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2014-10-21 08:37:06

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today reported third quarter 2014 results, updated its guidance for full-year 2014 adjusted earnings per share to take into account the pending spin-off of its health care business and initiated an organization restructuring. Executive Summary -- Third quarter 2014 net sales of $5.4 billion increased 3 percent compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 4 percent, including a 10 percent...

2014-10-21 08:36:59

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Quarter Highlights -- Q3 Net Sales increased $49.3 million or 4.9%, after adjusting for the impact of divested businesses. -- Q3 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share increased to $0.17 versus $0.12 in the prior year period. -- Q3 Adjusted EBITDA increased to $190.6 million versus $175.2 million in the prior year period. -- Q3 Adjusted EBITDA margin was 18.2% versus 15.1% in the prior year...

2014-10-21 08:36:50

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today announced third quarter net earnings of $50.6 million or $0.56 per share compared with $46.2 million or $0.50 per share last year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130724/CG52107LOGO Third quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of $53.5 million or $0.59 per share were over six percent higher than third quarter 2013 adjusted earnings of $50.4 million or $0.54 per share. Sales of $581.6 million for the...

2014-10-21 08:35:35

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: KERX), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI), Sangamo BioSciences Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO), and Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:...

2014-10-21 08:35:14

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ: HZNP), Hospira Inc. (NYSE: HSP), VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), and Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ: ECYT). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Monday, October 20, 2014, ended on a...

2014-10-21 08:34:34

ALBANY, New York, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Hospital Pharmaceuticals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" the global hospital pharmaceuticals market was valued at USD 26.5 billion in 2013 and is estimated to reach USD 11.6 billion by 2020 declining with a CAGR of (10.5)% from 2014 to 2020. The report defines hospital pharmaceuticals as...

2014-10-21 08:33:55

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (Aptose) (TSX:APS), a clinical-stage company developing targeted agents and molecular diagnostics to treat the underlying mechanisms of cancer, announced today that its common shares have been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "APTO". Aptose will begin trading on NASDAQ on or around October 23, 2014. The Company will retain its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange under...

2014-10-21 08:32:37

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken confirmed today that their global cold chain network will be expanded to respond to the growing need for just in time conditioning and preparation of temperature controlled packaging solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110930/NY78064LOGO By the end of 2014, Marken will have additional qualified equipment and capacity at all of its 30 locations. Marken's dedicated focus on clinical trials and new GDP...

2014-10-21 08:31:18

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Newspaper Publishing Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Publishing is a process that involves the production and distribution of the information. It includes the development, acquisition, copyediting, design, production, and marketing and distribution of content through both physical and electronic media. Newspaper publishing is...

2014-10-21 08:30:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CamberView Partners, LLC announced today that Juan Bonifacino has joined the firm as a Principal. As a senior member of Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.'s (ISS) Mergers & Acquisitions and Proxy Contest Research team, Mr. Bonifacino led and contributed to research on more than 100 contested situations, working with management teams, board members and investors to develop thoughtful analyses utilized by institutional investors....


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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)...

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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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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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