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2014-09-16 12:28:11

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. today selected Shoptech Software as one of the fastest growing 5,000 companies in the United States. This is the eighth consecutive year that Shoptech has won the prestigious Inc. 5000 award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146419 "We are very honored and humbled to win such a prestigious award," said Phillip M. Hutchinson, President and CEO of Shoptech Software. "The fact that we've won the award for eight consecutive...

2014-09-16 12:28:02

New sectors such as biomedicine and pharmaceutics will evolve into high-potential applications for PLM adoption LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discrete industry manufacturers' quest to reduce capital expenditure, shorten lead times, and improve productivity is expected to fuel investments in the global product lifecycle management (PLM) market. The growing emphasis on product innovation will also catalyse the adoption of PLM across all tiers of business. The proliferation of the...

2014-09-16 12:27:52

"Sundown Heaven Town Radio" will also carry live simulcast of Tim McGraw's concert for American Express Unstaged NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that country superstar Tim McGraw will be in the SiriusXM studios as part of a special edition of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series. The "Town Hall" special will include McGraw answering questions from a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners; the "Town Hall" will also feature an intimate, stripped-down...

2014-09-16 12:27:27

-- Currently one of world's largest private video advertising technology providers -- 50% of dollars now coming from television buying groups -- International operations nearly triple from 2013 to 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Videology - one of the world's largest video advertising technology platforms - today announced escalating growth in the digital video sector, with 2014 revenue on track to approach $300 million, up from $135.5 million in 2012....

2014-09-16 12:26:36

The Internet Retailer 2015 Leading Vendors to the Top 1,000 Reveals Which Specialized E-Commerce Technology and Services Categories Are Growing the Fastest CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With online retail sales growing by 16% in Q2, according to the Commerce Department, more web merchants are heavily investing in e-commerce technology. Fully 87% of e-retailers recently surveyed by Internet Retailer say they will increase their spending on e-commerce technologies and...

2014-09-16 12:25:03

Manhattan-based Insurance Company Makes List for Fastest Growing Private Companies in America NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schaefer Enterprises Inc., one of the largest Manhattan-based private insurance agencies, today announced its recognition as no. 1738 on the Inc. 5000 list for America's Fastest Growing Private Companies. To commemorate their appearance, Schaefer Enterprises Inc. will be hosting a celebratory party on Thursday, September 18(th) at Parlor (286 Spring...

2014-09-16 12:23:46

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marco Antonio Quirino has been named President of Univar Latin America, effective September 1. The announcement was made by David Flitman, Chief Operating Officer and President of Univar USA and Latin America, to whom Quirino now reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100630/SF28924LOGO In his new role, Quirino will manage the company's businesses in Mexico and Brazil in support of Univar's operations in the Latin America...

2014-09-16 12:23:19

7 New Facilities Qualify for "Excellence" Ranking WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) announced today that 21 member facilities are now exceeding key ChemStewards® benchmarks, qualifying them for the Excellence Tier - the program's highest ranking. Seven facilities are new to the Excellence Tier: -- Lonza (Rochester, NY, Facility, and Lake Charles, LA, Facility) -- South Coast Terminals (Port Terminal...

2014-09-16 12:21:37

Provides members access to car rental focused on flexibility and cost savings CLEVELAND, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate United, the nation's largest horizontal indirect group purchasing organization, today announced the launch of a new flexible, competitive car rental program for members through Enterprise Holdings, which owns and operates the National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car brands. The nine-month sourcing initiative was focused on a single source supplier for both...

2014-09-16 12:21:27

Role will oversee the delivery of systems and technology to support Southwest's Legendary Customer Service DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the promotion of Joe Migis to Vice President Technology of Product Solutions, where he will oversee a Team of about 1,000 and lead overall product development efforts in support of the airline. Migis will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Randy Sloan, and he will...


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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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