Business News Archive - November 16, 2009

EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed installing reinforcements within the side-of-body section of two more 787 Dreamliners.

LONDON, November 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Lights Energy (NLE), initiator of Iceland's Project 2012 and provider of infrastructure and services for electric vehicles (EVs) has signed an agreement with Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) to develop the electric vehicle market in Iceland.

NEUHAUSEN AM RHEINFALL, Switzerland, November 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris Europe announced today a price increase of 50 Euros per ton for deliveries to mainland Europe and 60 GBP per ton for deliveries to the UK on the total conversion price of aluminium coil and sheet products delivered to European distributors and industrial end users. The price increase is effective for all new monthly and quarterly orders and contracts booked on or after November 16, 2009, that are not covered by existing contractual agreements. Aleris Europe is a business segment of Aleris International Inc.

PHOENIX, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from the Choice Hotels corporate offices in Phoenix and Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun are dedicating their time to improve Casa Linda Lodge, a group home for expectant teenage mothers on Monday, November 16, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

FRANKFURT, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the United Nations 2010 International Year of Biodiversity, the Union for Ethical BioTrade and Food Ingredients Europe are proud to announce the first Ethical BioTrade Awards for Biodiversity at the Fi Europe fair 2009.

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airline Corporation, the largest independently held regional airline in the U.S., has retained Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc. to assist Air Wisconsin's management and communications teams during emergency situations.

HARBIN, China, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China XD Plastics Company Ltd.

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the 2010 Kia Soul urban passenger vehicle has been named a 2010 Active Lifestyle Vehicle (ALV) award winner in the "Super Value Award" category by The Active Network, Inc.

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Portec Rail Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRPX) was recently named to the Forbes magazine listing of the 200 Best Small Companies.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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