July 29 (Reuters) - Electrical components maker XP Power Ltd said first-half profit rose 8 percent as an increase in revenue from its healthcare and industrial divsions offset the broadly challenging technology market. Pretax profit for t... Read More


(Reuters) - Boeing Co posted a better-than-expected 13 percent jump in second-quarter profit on Wednesday and raised its full-year forecast to reflect rising deliveries of commercial jets and strong foreign orders for military aircraft. T... Read More


(Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Co Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said the company is making "good progress" in negotiations with the Pentagon about the next two batches of F-35 fighter jets and hopes to complete an agreement in th... Read More


British manufacturer Invensys could be taken over by a French company after receiving a £3.3bn preliminary bid. Schneider Electric  has offered 505p per share for the FTSE 250 firm - 319p in cash and 186p in new Schneider ... Read More


LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) - One of Europe's largest biorefineries, capable of meeting up to a third of Britain's bioethanol demand, opened officially near Hull in eastern England on Monday. The 350 million pound ($520.9 million) biorefi... Read More


Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply waste heat recovery systems from Alfa Laval Aalborg for two diesel power plants in the Middle East. The order, booked ... Read More


The sun shone on Mark Carney's first day as governor of the Bank of England as the sharpest rise in manufacturing activity for more than two years added to signs of an economic revival. A key index of activity in the manufacturing sector j... Read More