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Business News Archive - February 09, 2011

Crown Equipment unveiled today the Crown RM 6000 forklift, which is the first-ever monomast narrow aisle reach forklift for use in warehouses and distribution centers.

Crown Equipment, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, has revolutionized low-level order picking with today’s release of the QuickPick™ Remote Advance system.

Nearly two dozen innovators in the field of weed science were honored during the society's annual meeting, including three who received prestigious Fellow awards.

A Los Angeles photographer has developed a technique to create extremely detailed images of flowers. Using technology used by NASA on Mars, David Leaser’s innovative Nightflowers collection shows large scale botanicals with such detail you can literally see the pollen glistening on the stamens.

Tampa Web design and development firm Bayshore Solutions features the Redgrave LLP website as an example of not only a full brand identity engagement, but featuring a website design and launch in a nontraditional timeline of only 10 business days. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 Tampa Web design and development firm Bayshore Solutions features the Redgrave LLP website as an example of not only a full brand identity engagement, but featuring a website design and launch in a nontraditional timeline of only 10 business days.

Sedate State held its inaugural summit for business leaders. This year's summit focused on the necessity of worklife balance; businesses that understand what attracts top talent will be better able to compete in a global information-based economy.

Procter & Gamble (P&G) Professional™ is hosting the “Family Hotelier of the Year” award competition in conjunction with the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), an organization representing more than 10,000 members owning more than 20,000 hotels nationwide.

Green Feed Systems launches patent-pending innovation that grows super-nutrient green sprouts and stabilizes farm and ranch feed costs Tulare, CA (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 The EnerG Feedâ„¢ brand introduced today at the 2011 World Ag Expo promises to change what you feed your horses, livestock, poultry, swine and exotic ranch animals.

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently announced they will be paving a major section of Interstate 15 with a rubber paving material. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) recently announced they will be paving a major section of Interstate 15 (I-15) with a rubber paving material.

NRG Miser cuts prices of Energize Delaware Energy Audits.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'