Weekly Update  September 9, 2008

Weekly Update September 9, 2008

First CGI Engines in Domestic Truck Production Pacific Cast Parent Gains $50 Million for "Value Creation" The End of Business as Usual?

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Weekly UpdateSeptember 9, 2008
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This Week's Metalcasting News Review

First CGI Engines in Domestic Truck Production
SinterCast AB reports that Navistar International Corp.’s International Truck and Engine division has begun manufacturing the first vehicles in North America to include a SinterCast CGI engine. Read more

Pacific Cast Parent Gains $50 Million for “Value Creation”
Ladish Co. Inc. has secured $50 million in long-term financing through a private placement of senior notes with several institutional investors. Read more

Featured This Week

The end of business as usual? Or a new way of doing business
As 2008 continues to be overshadowed by fallout from the U.S. sub-prime market, we see banks tightening lending and consumers tightening their belts. But an inconsistent market is not universally bad news. While the outlook is still ‘somewhat uncertain’ according to economists, we need to get this into context. Read more

Forums And Blogs

REB blog: Too easy money
The domestic automakers' argument that their industry will advance technically as a result of the federal loans should not be the interest of the federal government. Read more

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