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2014-09-15 16:22:42

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has again achieved a leadership position among the top 10 percent of companies in its industry as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2014/2015, a gold standard benchmark for corporate sustainability performance. Air Products also is a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which places it among the top 20 percent of companies in its industry in North...

2014-09-15 16:21:31

Allows Auto Dealers to Instantly Update Videos with New Promotion Information URBANDALE, IA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today introduced Timeline Marketing, a powerful tool that allows auto dealer personnel to update new and existing videos with dealership marketing messages in the form of banners and overlays. With a few simple clicks, inventory and dealership videos on both the dealer's...

2014-09-15 16:21:27

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced several projects to expand production and office space at its Heartland subsidiary in Elkhart. The projects include the purchase and renovation of an existing office building, expansion of a plant dedicated to production of lightweight travel trailers, expansion of a production facility to produce Toy Haulers, the renovation and dedication of a single facility to the production of...

2014-09-15 16:21:16

Survey reveals our fears about our fellow passengers. PERTH, Australia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The seat recliner, the passenger who lets their children run riot, the chatterbox or the lurking smelly traveler, who you wish would travel somewhere else? The smelly passenger, who we've dubbed 'Smellus Incredibilus' has soared up to be the number two hate of air travelers. This "hell" passenger comes in just behind those who recline their seat, affectionately known by us as...

2014-09-15 16:21:08

Four consecutive quarters of net profit cap a turnaround year, highlighted with decreased operating expenses, improved margins, and solid contribution from new service offerings NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NasdaqCM: SINO) ("Sino-Global" or the "Company"), a diversified shipping company that provides customized shipping agency and logistic services, today announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014....

2014-09-15 16:20:42

Hertz Car Rental Partners with NYC Development to Offer Convenient New Service NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), in partnership with Peter Cooper Village, today announced it will be the preferred car rental company of Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town (PCVST) in New York City, offering Hertz 24/7 service with its on demand technologies and latest award winning Hertz ExpressRent(TM) Kiosks to offer the best car rental convenience in...

2014-09-15 16:20:28

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO, a leader in comprehensive transportation solutions and product lifecycle logistics® services, has named eight carriers as winners of the company's first "Carrier of the Year" awards. "The selected carriers represent the 'best of the best,'" says Tom Nightingale, president of GENCO's Transportation Logistics business unit. "GENCO makes every effort to ensure that, as we draw from our deep carrier base, we find mutually beneficial...

2014-09-15 12:31:14

-- Largest ISV in Asia Pacific to port its leading enterprise management software to IBM's DB2 platform -- ARMONK, N.Y. and GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Yonyou Software Co. Ltd, the largest enterprise ISV in the Asia Pacific region, today announced a strategic collaboration to accelerate the adoption of IBM Big Data & Analytics technologies to help customers gain business insight and run their applications more efficiently and at much lower...

2014-09-15 12:30:54

Winners in ABA's Tech & New Product Awards Ceremony Announced in San Francisco SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BP Logix, a provider of BPM solutions for rapid workflow app development, was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Technology Innovation of the Year category at the 12(th) Annual American Business Awards. Held in San Francisco, the Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process. The...

2014-09-15 12:30:45

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity software to both capital markets and corporate investor relations professionals, announced that it has hired Agnies Watson as EVP and Managing Director, Corporate Workflow Solutions. Watson has 20 years of global financial services experience. She joins Ipreo from Georgeson/Computershare where she was a Senior Vice President, spearheading their web-based investor...


Latest Business Reference Libraries

The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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2010-10-26 18:29:03

A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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