Business News Archive - December 11, 2008

FRANKFUT/MAIN, Germany, December 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The current global economic slump is also affecting air traffic worldwide. Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served 3.9 million passengers in November 2008, a drop of 7.0 percent year-on-year.

Credit Reports Give Consumers Important Car-Buying Insight in a Slowing Economy IRVINE, Calif., Dec.

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Deer Consumer Products, Inc. (Website: http://www.deerinc.com ) (OTC Bulletin Board: DCPI), a market leader in the design, manufacture and sale of home and kitchen electronics, today announced a sales contract with Applica Inc., a major U.S.

Focusing on financial strength and flexibility, maintaining production at expected 2008 levels CALGARY, Dec.

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- LRM Industries, LLC(TM), headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been selected by Eastern Rail Corporation to manufacture thermoplastic composite infrastructure components for the nation's electric railways.

LOURES, Portugal, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announced today that it has agreed with Pfizer to acquire their Loughbeg Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) site in Ireland.

Frost & Sullivan to Host Quarterly Analyst Briefing on Chemicals, Materials & Foods on Tuesday, December 16, 2008. MEXICO DF, Mexico, Dec.

Customer to Realize $200,000 Annual Savings by Reducing Talk Time through inContact(R) Echo(R) SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCN, Inc.

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