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2014-06-19 08:32:57

Leading hotel distribution and booking company opens office in Dallas to service the Americas DALLAS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having completed a $30 million Series B funding this year and lined up key strategic partners, one of the hotel industry's leading online distribution and direct booking technology providers - SiteMinder - has opened its headquarters for the Americas as it continues to rapidly expand its global operations. The opening of SiteMinder's office in Dallas...

2014-06-19 08:25:41

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Polycarbonate Market 2014-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/plastics/global_polycarbonate_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Polycarbonate market to grow at a CAGR of 5.05 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the expansion of production capacities by vendors. The Global Polycarbonate...

2014-06-18 20:22:56

Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary in the Country HEREDIA, Costa Rica, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM celebrated its 10 year anniversary in Costa Rica with the opening of its latest Security Operations Center (SOC). Through an initial investment that includes infrastructure and education, the center will allow IBM to address the growing security needs of its clients in the region. "We would like to thank IBM for its confidence to reinvest in an operation that will create...

2014-06-18 20:22:30

US$ 50 million investment will generate 200 new jobs in the zone. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAE-A SPINNING S.R.L., a subsidiary of SAE-A TRADING CO., LTD, and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) today publically confirmed that the South Korea-based company will open a new thread manufacturing plant in Cartago at an investment of over US$50 million, generating 200 new jobs in direct employment. With the establishment of this plant, SAE-A...

2014-06-18 20:20:30

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Airways has announced the start of its non-stop service between New York, NY John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) and Georgetown, Guyana Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) beginning June 26th, 2014. Dynamic Airways' Boeing 767 will depart JFK every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Special introductory airfares for New York to Georgetown service will start at $499 roundtrip including taxes and fees. Dynamic Airways' new website is...

2014-06-18 12:26:33

Hemispheric Conservation Latino Network launches event Sept. 11 DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado has been selected today to be the home of the 2nd annual Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) taking place in Denver and Boulder, September 11-15, 2014. The event, A New Shade of Green, is produced by Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A) and is presented in part by The Sierra Club and The Dairy Center of the Arts. In addition, ALEF will be launching the Hemispheric...

2014-06-16 08:33:27

DALLAS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "2G, 3G & 4G Wireless Subscriptions, Spectrum Licensing, Ownership & Infrastructure Contracts Database: 2014 - 2020" market research reports for Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Americas (North, Latin & Central America) as well as Europe in its store. LTE is estimated to account for nearly 320 Million subscriptions at the end of 2014. Driven by ongoing deployments, LTE penetration will...

2014-06-15 23:01:46

ACS Group receives Supplier of the Year Award from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 ACS Group, Inc., an Atlanta‐based workforce solutions company, announced that it has again received a Supplier of the Year Award from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. The award was based on the ACS Group staffing delivery team achieving, “superior scorecard performance in Engineering, Reliability, Quality, Delivery Performance and Product Support for 2012 and/or...

2014-06-15 23:00:56

Global Biorefinery Market 2014-2018, new research report available at Sandlerresearch.org. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 A biorefinery is a facility that is used for converting biomass into fuels, power, heat and chemicals. Chemicals such as acetic acid, liquid fuel such as bioethanol and biodegradable plastics such as polyhydroxyalkanoates can be produced from biorefinery used woods and other biomass feedstocks. Analysts forecast the Global Biorefinery market will grow at a CAGR of...

2014-06-15 23:00:48

Global Protective Relays Market 2014-2018 a new research report added to Ssandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 A protective relay is a device designed to register over-current, over-voltage, reverse power flow, over- and under- frequency in order to avoid any major accidents and flash overs. It trips the circuit breaker when a fault is detected. If there is any discrepancy or the abnormality in the current voltage or any other power measurement, protective relay...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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cacodemon
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