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Business News Archive - October 19, 2009

TOKYO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tokyo Big Sight Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mundus Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MNDP) announced that it is focusing upon a new client base that will increase revenue streams and provide market driven sales and services in areas with little competition.

GENEVA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weatherford International Ltd.

HOUSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the 30th Anniversary for Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI), the global industry leader for consulting to the chemical, plastics, fibers and chlor-alkali businesses.

LONDON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Emissions from new vehicles have fallen more than 13 per cent in the past decade and most CO2 emissions today are produced by aging car fleets.

ACCRA, Ghana, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony held in Accra, the World Cocoa Foundation today announced the launch of the Cocoa Livelihoods Program (CLP) in Ghana.

LONDON, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS (http://www.icis.com ), a leading global provider of news and information for the chemical and energy sectors, today announces the winners in the ICIS Innovation Awards 2009 (http://www.icis.com/awards ). The annual awards are supported by Dow Corning (http://www.dowcorning.com ) as lead sponsor, with CRA International (http://www.crai.com/chemicals ) sponsoring the category for Best Product Innovation. The winners of the four categories are: Best Product Innovation: CECA/Arkema (France) Best Innovation by an SME: Oxford Catalysts/Velocys (UK/US) Best Business Innovation: DSM (Netherlands) Best Innovation in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Tata Chemicals (India) Lucite International (UK) was nominated for a special mention in the Best Product Innovation category. Overall winner for 2009 The panel of five leading industry experts (see below) awarded CECA/Arkema the prize for best overall innovation.

SEATTLE, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Xanthus Communications welcomes Tom Flood to its client list. Tom is the founder of Diluvian LLC, a Seattle-based studio that primarily designs, creates and manages habitable sculptures.

DALLAS, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ATX Group, a leading provider of customized connected vehicle (or telematics) services to global automobile manufacturers, announced today a new multi-year agreement to continue providing services to BMW vehicles in North America.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.