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Market hammers IEC
for loss in quarter

IEC Electronics Corp., whose CEO and co-founder died earlier this month, continues its struggle to turn rising sales into a bottom-line payoff. The Newark contract manufacturer reported a third-quarter loss after yesterday’s market close.

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Kodak backs BBB online service

Eastman Kodak Co. has signed on as a founding sponsor of a new online Better Business Bureau data base. The service, called BBBOnline, was developed by the Council of Better Business Bureaus and launched at an interim World Wide Web ...

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Xerox sets pact with Fujitsu

Xerox Corp. today announced that its XSoft subsidiary has signed an agreement with Fujitsu Ltd. of Japan’s Fujitsu Middleware Division. The pact will let Fujitsu incorporate XSoft’s Information Visualizer technology into a Windows 95 version of Fujitsu’s OASYS-Win word-processing package.

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Hudson profit jumps in quarter

Hudson Hotels Corp. boosted earnings 108 percent in second-quarter results posted today. At the same time, however, the company’s profit for the first half of the year fell and sales were lackluster. For the quarter ended June 30, the budget-motel ...

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Ultralife Batteries
snags new contract

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has landed another juicy contract for its lithium batteries, the company announced today. Racal Electronics PLC placed $520,000 in orders for Ultralife High Rate lithium batteries, which will power respiratory-protection suits used by military personnel to protect ...

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Xerox rolls out new laser printers Xerox Corp. today unveiled two laser printers designed to “bridge the gap” between desktop and production check printing for workgroups and multiplatform enterprise networks. The Xerox 4220/MRP MICR and 4230/MRP MICR mid-range printers are ...

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Ultralife Batteries
snags new contract

Ultralife Batteries Inc. has landed another juicy contract for its lithium batteries, the company announced today. Racal Electronics PLC placed $520,000 in orders for Ultralife High Rate lithium batteries, which will power respiratory-protection suits used by military personnel to protect ...

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Hudson profit jumps in quarter

Hudson Hotels Corp. boosted earnings 108 percent in second-quarter results posted today. At the same time, however, the company’s profit for the first half of the year fell and sales were lackluster. For the quarter ended June 30, the budget-motel ...

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Web Sights

Want some practical tips on how to deal with banks? Like when you call, you should ask for the president’s office, because his or her secretary will be able to help you much more than the receptionist? Or that you ...

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Web Sights

Want some practical tips on how to deal with banks? Like when you call, you should ask for the president’s office, because his or her secretary will be able to help you much more than the receptionist? Or that you ...

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Strong Memorial workers
ratify two-year deal

Strong Memorial Hospital employees have ratified a new two-year contract and canceled a one-day strike originally called for Monday. Nearly 900 hospital and University of Rochester Medical Center staff are covered by the agreement reached with Local 1199-Rochester.

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Strong Memorial workers
ratify two-year deal

Strong Memorial Hospital employees have ratified a new two-year contract and canceled a one-day strike originally called for Monday. Nearly 900 hospital and University of Rochester Medical Center staff are covered by the agreement reached with Local 1199-Rochester. It is ...

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Rochester Blues affiliate
with Syracuse plan

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of the Rochester Area has affiliated with its counterpart in Syracuse, the plans announced today. Under the agreement approved by the organizations’ boards Thursday night, the Rochester plan and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ...

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R.J. Russell Realtors
to file for bankruptcy

The Prudential R.J. Russell Realtors plans to file a petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The filing–by one of Rochester’s largest residential brokers–is expected to have a ripple effect whose scope can now only be guessed at ...

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Mamasan’s owner opens cafe Mamasan’s owner Be Walters has opened Mamacita’s Cafe at 581 E. Main St. Located just around the corner from Mamasan’s–a popular Vietnamese eatery–the new cafe features Southwestern-style fare prepared by an experienced Southwestern-cooking chef. Walters will ...

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