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2014-07-08 23:13:34

PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge rewards educators for teaching students healthy habits. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 During this back-to-school season, GOJO, the makers of PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer, invites teachers to participate in the PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge. In joining the Classroom Challenge, teachers are pledging that for 30 days (between now and December), they will focus on helping students understand the...

2014-07-02 08:22:05

TOW365 Provides Discounted Towing to Goodyear Tire & Service Network Locations AKRON, Ohio, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of Americans planning to hit the road during the Independence Day holiday weekend, it's important to be prepared--and few events can ruin a summer road trip faster than a vehicle breakdown. To help drivers get back on the road quickly and safely, Goodyear has introduced TOW365--a new roadside towing service with no sign-up or membership fee required....

2014-06-06 12:21:50

Reducing infections contracted during care a major challenge AKRON, Ohio, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teams at the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and OMNOVA Solutions today began working on a pioneering project to explore the interactions between disinfectants and common health facility surfaces, with the goal of developing solutions that effectively minimize the risk of infection while preserving physical assets. The partnership, which is being funded...

2014-06-05 12:21:39

AKRON, Ohio, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently unveiled and scheduled to be produced this fall, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 and the Dodge Challenger SRT with the supercharged HEMI(®) Hellcat engine will become among the most desired ultra-performance automobiles on the road. And helping to apply the traction to the road and the race track on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 models will be Goodyear Eagle tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The...

2014-06-03 12:25:48

AKRON, Ohio, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanMed 2014 is hosting leaders and organizations from across the nation interested in healthcare sustainability and greening of the healthcare sector at the CleanMed 2014 Conference & Exposition in Cleveland, Ohio, June 2-5. GOJO Industries, the global leader in hand hygiene and healthy skin and inventors of PURELL Hand Sanitizer, is participating at CleanMed, sharing its long history of creating sustainable solutions in healthcare that...

2014-06-02 16:20:41

AKRON, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with the beginning of June - the traditional kickoff of summer travel - and a national tire care observance this week, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is urging everyone to show a little TLC toward their tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The number of people expected to travel by car or motorcycle this summer is an increase over the period last year, according to the automobile group AAA....

2014-05-29 08:21:55

- Plan focused on capturing growth opportunities, increasing shareholder returns AKRON, Ohio, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) today announced an update to its 2014-2016 capital allocation plan focused on increasing shareholder returns and capturing high-return growth opportunities in North America and Latin America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Due to Goodyear's strong 2013 free cash flow, which enabled the full funding...

2014-05-20 12:33:04

GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium brings together global leaders in field of medicine and hand hygiene AKRON, Ohio, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is holding its 41(st) Annual Conference June 7-9. GOJO Industries, the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions, is hosting at APIC, the GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium: The Present and Future of Hand Hygiene Compliance...

2014-05-05 12:33:17

Kisses4Mom Promotion Will Invite Participants to Upload Photos for the Chance to Win Daily Jewelry Prizes AKRON, Ohio, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kay® Jewelers is celebrating the cherished bond between mother and child with a special promotion leading up to Mother's Day. The Kisses4Mom Promotion invites customers to share photos reflecting the love they have for the moms in their lives and the special moments shared with them. They will then be entered for a chance to win beautiful...

2014-05-01 12:24:53

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Langan Engineering & Environmental Services officially announced the opening of an office in Akron, Ohio. The new office will provide fully integrated technical services in support of the oil and gas industry focused on the Utica Shale play as well as land development projects and corporate real estate portfolios throughout the state. The Utica Shale is a vast oil and natural gas-bearing shale formation underlying parts of Ohio,...


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