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2014-10-01 12:35:55

Leading Research University Leverages Jointly Created Learning, Analytics, and Content Solution WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has reaffirmed and expanded their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering for Internet2's higher education members. Announced earlier this year, Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ offering was developed in partnership with technology leaders from...

2014-10-01 12:35:53

SCARSDALE, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uBreakiFix the Nation's premiere professional electronics repair company, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location in Scarsdale, NY. This uBreakiFix location offers "while-you-wait" repairs, a low price guarantee, along with our unrelenting commitment and dedication to customer service, backed by a nationwide 90-day warranty. uBreakiFix, now rated the 13(th) fastest growing company in the 2013 INC Top 5000 List, was...

2014-10-01 12:35:48

Logic 5.0 Commercial Door Operators Helps Businesses Ensure the Security of their Commercial Doors ELMHURST, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiftMaster(®), the nation's leading manufacturer of commercial door operators, is making it even easier to ensure commercial facilities are secure with new LiftMaster Logic 5.0 Commercial Door Operators. Available this October, the new line represents the industry's first internet-connected commercial door operator, delivering even greater...

2014-10-01 12:35:44

Acquisition strengthens capacity in SuccessFactors consulting and expands opportunities in the cloud CINCINNATI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- itelligence, Inc. announced today it has acquired Symphony Management Consulting, an SAP and SuccessFactors partner in North America specializing in human capital management (HCM) consulting services, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. "Symphony has shown continuous growth since partnering with SAP in 2006 and becoming a SuccessFactors premier...

2014-10-01 12:35:42

Company joins U.S. Department of Homeland Security and nearly 350 other organizations to make the Internet safer and more secure NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA today announced that it has become a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2014, joining a growing global effort among colleges, universities, businesses, government agencies, associations and non-profit organizations to promote online safety awareness....

2014-10-01 12:33:44

NRCS invites Latino farmers/ranchers to seek technical and financial help DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Information on the new Farm Bill conservation opportunities is now available in Spanish, in time to help farmers plan for the 2015 planting season http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/enespanol/ley2014/. With the new federal fiscal year beginning October 1(st,) a new round of funding opportunities will open to all interested farmers and...

2014-10-01 12:33:42

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced the acquisition of Interior Specialists, Inc. (ISI), the leading provider of interior design and installation services for the homebuilding industry. Headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, ISI sells flooring, countertops, window coverings, cabinets and other products to homeowners and contracts with installers to install these products. ISI sources,...

2014-10-01 12:33:40

MILLS RIVER, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardenne Farm, a new prepackaged line of premium, gluten free baking mixes, was named the winner of The Gluten Free New Product Showcase award at the 2014 Natural Products Expo East (NPEE). The Gluten Free New Product Showcase Award is presented to the company with the most inventive gluten free products created in the past year. Ardenne Farm, based in Mills River, N.C., was selected by a vote of Expo East attendees. Ardenne Farm...

2014-10-01 12:33:31

HOLYOKE, Colo., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 1,958 adjacent acres of farmland near Holyoke, in Philips County, will be offered at auction Saturday, Oct. 25. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company is marketing the property and managing the event in cooperation with The Lund Company. "This contiguous land has 1,917 acres of FSA cropland, and 1,433 acres under center pivots, with 484 acres in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)," said R.D. Schrader, president of the...

2014-10-01 12:33:27

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) won a Unilever Partner to Win Award for Winning Capacity and Capability Building at Unilever's 4(th) Partner to Win supplier summit in London earlier this month. Ball was recognized for investing in its global facilities to support Unilever's growing needs. "I congratulate Ball Corporation for winning the Capacity and Capability Building award," said Dhaval Buch, chief procurement officer, Unilever. "It is...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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