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2014-04-16 16:33:15

Second annual event designed to inspire, foster and support entrepreneurship in Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking the helm at Microchip Technology at a time when the company was faced with a challenging business environment, now-President and CEO Steve Sanghi grew, shaped and led the company to become a sector giant in the lucrative market for microcontrollers and analog semiconductors. For its second annual Entrepreneur Global Thought Leader Lecture,...

2014-04-16 16:32:28

PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter Highlights -- Mivisa acquisition approved by European Commission -- Income per diluted share $0.17; Before Certain Items $0.57, an increase of 14% -- Global beverage can volumes grew 6%, driven by strong growth in Brazil and Asia Pacific Net sales in the first quarter grew to $1,993...

2014-04-16 16:32:25

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Susan Cameron elected President and CEO of Reynolds American Inc.; Daniel Delen to retire." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing...

2014-04-16 16:32:21

NASHVILLE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. ("ULNA") today announced the launch of Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), a new venture of ULNA's parent, Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV). CIFI will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived from sweet potatoes. CIFI expects to invest...

2014-04-16 16:32:18

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bqf7br/carpets) has announced the addition of the "Carpets (Wall-to-Wall) - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bqf7br/carpets ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,...

2014-04-16 16:32:17

RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), the leading global leaf tobacco supplier, announced today that it has entered the fruit and vegetable food ingredients market through its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingredients derived...

2014-04-16 16:32:13

THOMAS P. JOYCE, JR. TO SUCCEED H. LAWRENCE CULP, JR. AS PRESIDENT AND CEO IN MARCH 2015 WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) today announced that Executive Vice President Thomas P. Joyce, Jr. will succeed H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. as President and Chief Executive Officer upon Mr. Culp's retirement on March 1, 2015. Mr. Culp will continue at Danaher in an advisory role into the first quarter of 2016. Steven M. Rales, Chairman of the Danaher Board...

2014-04-16 16:32:09

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) today announced results for the first quarter of 2014. Net earnings for the quarter ended March 28, 2014 were $579.7 million, or $0.81 per share on a diluted basis, an 8% increase over first quarter 2013 non-GAAP adjusted diluted net earnings per share of $0.75. Sales for the first quarter of 2014 were $4.7 billion, 5% higher than the $4.4 billion reported for the first quarter of 2013. Core revenues...

2014-04-16 16:32:08

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) will announce its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, on Thursday, May 1, 2014, prior to the market opening. Bunge Limited's management will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT on May 1, 2014 to discuss the company's results. Additionally, a slide presentation to accompany the discussion of results will be posted on www.bunge.com. To listen to the call, please dial (866) 436-9172. If you are...

2014-04-16 16:32:06

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjjrq8/sewing_machines) has announced the addition of the "Sewing Machines - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjjrq8/sewing_machines ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...


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1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

1949 Plymouth
2014-04-14 09:04:15

Plymouth is a subsidy of the Chrysler Corporation formed in 1929 as a lower-end vehicle. During the depression of the 1930s, Plymouth’s sales kept the Chrysler Corporation intact and by 1931 it rose to third in the automobile industry. By the mid-1930s, Plymouth began to be exported to other countries around the world such as, Sweden, Denmark, UK and Australia. In 1939, 417,528 Plymouths were produced and 5,967 of them were convertible coupes with a rumble seat. It was advertised as...

1943 Willys Jeep
2014-04-13 09:44:48

Jeep is a division of Chrysler Group LLC as a brand of American automobiles that was acquired by the former Chrysler Corporation in 1987. The first Jeeps were produced as an off-road brand in 1941, the Willys MB used by the United State Army and its Allies during WWII. The first civilian model was produced in 1945. The origin of the word jeep has not been verified, but the best theory is the design was designated as a General Purpose vehicle (GP) and may have been coined into Jeep. Other...

General Motors Headquarters, Detroit, Michigan
2014-04-13 09:20:18

General Motors Company (GM) is an American automobile manufacturer located in Detroit Michigan. They also control multinational manufacturers around the globe. They design, produce, market and distribute vehicles and parts, as well as selling financial services. GM has ten brands of vehicles produced in 37 countries. They include, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Holden, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie, Fang and UZDaewoo. GM does business with 157 different countries and employees...

1919 GMC Truck Ad
2014-04-13 09:02:48

GMC is a division of American automaker General Motors (GM) that focuses on trucks and utility vehicles. William C. Durant, the founder of GM purchased the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company in 1909. The same year, Durant purchased the Reliance Motor Car Company. Rapid and Reliance merged in 1911 and GMC was formed in 1912. The first GMC truck went on exhibit in 1912 at the New York International Auto Show. Although 22,000 trucks were produced in 1912, only 372 were contributed by GMC. GM then...

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