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2014-10-22 08:22:08

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) Air Maintenance Technology (AMT) for commercial vehicles will begin testing on U.S. trucking fleets in the next few months, as part of a research project supported by United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Vehicle Technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153499 Since 2011, Goodyear has been developing and testing its Air Maintenance Technology, which can aid in fuel...

2014-10-20 23:08:59

Rockynol Retirement Community broke ground on a new Assisted Living Center on Oct. 14. Akron, OH (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Rockynol Retirement Community broke ground on a new Assisted Living Center on Oct. 14. The $11 million project will include the latest in Assisted Living amenities and services, and a cooked-to-order kitchen with full-service restaurant style dining. “We are excited to bring forward Akron’s premier choice for first class Assisted Living apartments,” said Kara...

2014-10-20 12:32:58

AKRON, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WoodMaxx announces that it offers a variety of PTO 3 point wood chippers to consumers. As more landowners and landscapers recognize the advantages of owning wood chippers with three-point attachments, products made by WoodMaxx have continued to rise in popularity. Today, WoodMaxx offers several chipper shredder models featuring a variety of power levels and options. Although options vary among different models, the same high level of dependability...

2014-10-20 12:21:56

One of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) global headquarters building here has earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design(®) (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council(®). At 639,000 square feet, it is among the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio. The LEED green building program ensures buildings conserve energy, water and other...

2014-10-15 12:22:47

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at the Weatherhead School of Management will host Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit (Forum) Oct. 15-17, 2014, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. GOJO, the global leader in hand hygiene and healthy skin and inventor of PURELL(®) Hand Sanitizer, is serving as a platinum sponsor for this "unconference," which will explore how cutting-edge...

2014-10-09 23:09:46

PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge Encourages Healthy Habits to Keep Kids in School AKRON, Ohio (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Nearly 22 million school days are lost each year due to colds alone.* To help fight absenteeism due to illness, GOJO Industries, Inc., the makers of PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer, invites teachers across the nation to participate in the PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge. By participating in this challenge,...

2014-10-09 12:20:37

Goodyear FUEL MAX LHD G505D Outperforms Leading Competitors In Fuel Efficiency AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional truck drivers traveled 421.3 billion miles of road in the United States last year - consuming more than 52 billion gallons of fuel along the way, according to data from the American Trucking Associations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO "Fuel is the average trucking fleet's top expense," said Brian Buckham, general manager, commercial...

2014-10-08 16:26:39

Research conducted on slaughterhouse workers with chronic pain symptoms. AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the National Research Centre for the Working Environment in Copenhagen, Denmark compared the effectiveness of Biofreeze(®) topical analgesic and a placebo gel on reducing chronic pain and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome in slaughterhouse workers. Compared to the placebo gel, Biofreeze Pain Reliever reduced hand/wrist pain by 31%. Carpal tunnel...

2014-09-30 08:22:14

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) selected Aiman Abdrabou as the 2014 International Energy Manager of the Year. Abdrabou is Global Manager--Energy & Greenhouse Gas (GHG) for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The International Energy Manager of the Year Award is recognition for an individual who has excelled in promoting the practices and principles of energy...

2014-09-25 16:22:52

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, will present its broad range of products at the Fakuma plastics processing exhibition on October 14-18, 2014, in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Moreover, A. Schulman will showcase the product portfolios of several of the Company's recent acquisitions: The Perrite Group, Ferro Corporation's Specialty Plastics business and Compco Pty....


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.