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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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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