Business News Archive - May 14, 2009

WEIFANG, Shandong, China, May 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International Inc.

HAIFA, Israel, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) announced today that its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army for the Mortar Fire Control (MFC) Systems Integration program.

LONDON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Grid, the international electricity and gas company, today announced preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2009. In a video interview, National Grid Chief Executive Officer Steve Holliday said: "We're very pleased with these results.

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) was awarded a contract from the U.S.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- EoPlex Technologies, the company that mass produces complex miniature devices in a high speed, low cost process known as "print-manufacturing," has received the Red Herring 100 North America Award.

TEC(R) G-Sport Infrared Green Grilling Offers Authentic Charbroil Flavor COLUMBIA, S.C., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With grilling season just around the corner, the new G-Sport, introduced by TEC(R) Infrared Grills, is the perfect choice for your family's outdoor barbeques this summer.

BEND, Ore., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WindowAlert announced today that it has sent technologically advanced window decals to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The decals help prevent wild birds from striking windows.

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer fun and adventures started early for American Airlines customers. Those who seek the sights, culture, and experiences of Spain can join them. On Friday, May 1 American launched daily nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Madrid.

Open Public Bidding on Clunker Vehicles Unlocks Flood Gates to Potential Vehicle Fraud FAIRFAX, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With environmentalists recently expressing their strong disappointment regarding the "Cash for Clunkers" compromise legislation, it is not good news to learn that Congress is set to establish a loophole that allows widespread public access for individuals to bid on "clunker" vehicles that are supposed to be retired under the program.

BRUSSELS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) has reached another milestone with the launch of Version 2.0 of its prestigious Best Management Practice (BMP) Guide, the industry standard for the disassembly of aircraft engines and frames. Three AFRA member companies have received first accreditation under BMP Version 2.0 namely Bonus Tech, headquartered in the U.S., Orange Aero from the UK, and Volvo Aero Services Corp, based in Sweden.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.