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Business News Archive - May 13, 2009

Frost & Sullivan's Web Conference will Analyse the Current Situation and Rebound Opportunities LONDON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- While still navigating their way through the current recession the building technology markets are already looking ahead to rebound. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Despite dependence on the construction sector, market segments driven by legislation and the omnipresent issues of energy efficiency and sustainability, are expected to fare relatively well through recession and to bounce back strongest when the economy recovers.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and nine-time Grammy Award winner Eminem will bring approximately 200 laid-off auto workers from Eminem's home state of Michigan to Hollywood, CA for an exclusive late-night musical event on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" airing Friday, May 15 on ABC (12:05 a.m.

DALLAS, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Allard Research and Development, LLC, the leader in small to medium sized ethanol systems, today announced the availability of two new families of Ethanol Production Systems.

- For Fares As Low As $39*, Going on a Trip Doesn't Take a Leap of the Imagination - ORLANDO, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc.

JIASHAN, China, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL) (AIM: SOLA), a leading Chinese manufacturer of solar wafers, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 before the U.S.

KEY WEST, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SharkDefense Technologies and HEFA Rare Earth Canada, Co. Ltd. announced today that shark-repellent metal alloys are available for sale.

BAODING, China, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") product manufacturers, today announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009, before the U.S. market opens on Friday, May 22, 2009. The Company has scheduled a corresponding conference call and live webcast to discuss the results at 8:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Friday, May 22, 2009, which corresponds to 8:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong time the same day. The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follows: -- U.S.

Propane-powered LEHR Eco Trimmer awarded EPA Clean Air Excellence Award for dramatic reduction in air pollutants WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative handheld propane grass trimmer for home use earned accolades from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee at the 9th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Program in Washington, D.C., on May 13. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/PH15739 ) The LEHR Eco Trimmer uses environmentally friendly propane, which creates up to 70 percent less smog-producing hydrocarbons and 96 percent fewer toxins and carcinogens than gasoline, according to studies by the Southwest Research Institute.

COMPANY ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST HOUSTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) today announced the schedule for its first three quarterly earnings releases and conference calls in fiscal 2009: First Quarter June 10, 2009 Second Quarter September 9, 2009 Third Quarter December 9, 2009 The timing of the Company's quarterly earnings release has changed this year to coincide with the week that the Company files its Form 10-Q.

LONDON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western European above the neck personal protection equipment (PPE) market is highly competitive with producers vying for greater or larger market share in a slow growing industry.

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