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2014-07-21 16:27:44

PHILADELPHIA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights -- Income per diluted share $0.76; Before Certain Items $1.01 -- Mivisa acquisition closed April 23 -- Global beverage can volumes up 3% in Q2, 4% YTD -- New beverage can plant in Teresina, Brazil began commercial production in the quarter Net sales in the second quarter grew to...

2014-07-21 16:27:41

BENTON, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 765 acres of southern Illinois land - most of it tillable cropland - will be offered at auction Monday, Aug. 25, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and managing the auction. The property will sell in 13 tracts, including one tract with a four-bedroom home. "This auction features some of the better farmland in Franklin County, and nine of the 13 tracts - including the majority of the tillable land - are...

2014-07-21 16:26:54

New Study Published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal SAN DIEGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Puregraft LLC, a leader in the development and commercialization of autologous fat (adipose) grafting systems, is pleased to announce that a peer-reviewed paper evaluating the use of the Puregraft adipose filtration technology has been published in the July 2014 issue of Aesthetic Surgery Journal(1). In this study, the investigators compared the rates of graft retention (an important measure...

2014-07-21 16:26:51

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the repurchase of up to $5 billion of the company's common stock. Repurchases may be made at management's discretion from time to time on the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. The repurchase program has no time limit and may be suspended for periods or discontinued at any time. Any shares acquired will be available for...

2014-07-21 16:26:50

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pckqlg/market_snapshot) has announced the addition of the"Market Snapshot: Transcatheter Heart Valves 2007 to 2020 - Americas (US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pckqlg/market_snapshot ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report provides...

2014-07-21 16:26:26

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vbcrsg/prefilled) has announced the addition of the "Pre-Filled Syringes Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vbcrsg/prefilled ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Most of the data presented in this report has been gathered by secondary research. We have also conducted...

2014-07-21 16:26:21

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hjmbvk/latestage) has announced the addition of the "Late-Stage Four-FCritical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - New andactor PCCs and Recombinant Products to Drive Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hjmbvk/latestage ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report provides...

2014-07-21 16:26:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today announced that it will report its operating results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 on Wednesday, August 6. The company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and operating activities, open to all interested parties, at 1:30 p.m., Pacific...

2014-07-21 16:26:17

SAN FRANCISCO and DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicines360, a non-profit women's health pharmaceutical company, and Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing Medicines360's New Drug Application (NDA) for Levosert(TM) (levonorgestrel), a hormonal intrauterine contraceptive (IUC) for use by women to prevent pregnancy. In June 2013, Medicines360 and...

2014-07-21 16:26:15

Advanced Bare-Metal Stent Provides Additional Treatment Option for Interventional Cardiologists and Patients MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received FDA approval for the REBEL(TM) Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System, the company's latest generation bare-metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Bare-metal stents continue to play an important role in the treatment of CAD and represent a...


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DINA S.A.
2014-06-23 06:49:58

DINA S.A. is a Mexican automotive manufacturer of heavy trucks, specialty trucks, urban buses, armored military vehicles and intercity coaches. The company was founded in 1951 and is owned by the Gomez Flores family located in Ciudad Sahagun, Hidalgo, Mexico. Products manufactured by DINA are distributed to the UK, US, Russia, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Mexico, Nicaragua and other Central and South American countries. The company was founded under the name Diesel Nacional S.A. with an...

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

Cheetah Racing Cars
2014-06-23 06:16:01

Cheetah Racing Cars is a manufacturer of race cars in Australia. The design, engineering and production of Cheetah Race Cars are done by Brian Shead at a factory behind his home in Mordialloc, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The first car produced by Shead was for his own use in 1960 to race in the Formula Junior. He built another Cheetah in 1962 and a third in 1963. In 1970 he produced a MK4H Hill-climb car V-8 Oldsmobile, adding a redesign to previous cars. In 1973, Shead started to...

Holden
2014-06-18 08:33:12

Holden is the shortened name for GM Holden LTD located in Australia. It is an automaker that began in 1856 as a manufacturer of saddles and entered into automobile manufacturing in 1908. In 1931 the company became a subsidiary of GM and was named GM Holden LTD. In 1998 the name was changed to Holden LTD and adopted the name Holden in 2005. On December 11, 2013, Holden announced they will cease production at the end of 2017. Holden produces GM vehicles in Australia along with other brand...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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