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2009-04-02 11:18:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CMT) today announced results for the year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2008 was $5,643,000, or $.84 per basic and $.81 per diluted share, compared with $3,726,000, or $.43 per basic and $.41 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2007. Total net sales for 2008 were $116,655,000 compared with $122,712,000 for 2007. Product...

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2009-03-16 17:03:09

Three people were arrested and six injured when fights broke out among would-be contestants at a casting call for America's Next Top Model in New York. Usmagazine.com said the incident happened Saturday as hundreds of hopefuls gathered at the Park Central Hotel in Manhattan. The audition for the CW show drew an unusually high turnout because it was the first time contestants shorter than the 5-foot-7 requirement were invited to try out. Police were forced to shut the casting call down as the...

2009-02-26 14:13:00

WHEELING, Ill., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement by Daniel L. Twarog, President, North American Die Casting Association, was released today: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NADCALOGO) There is little doubt that the die casting industry is facing its share of challenges during these economic times. Die casters have had to take every measure possible to maintain a profit and stay afloat. However, good news seems to be on the horizon. In a recent...

2009-02-11 15:18:00

WHEELING, Ill., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release of its latest version of the Product Specification Standards for Die Castings Publication, NADCA, The North American Die Casting Association, is offering free individual level membership. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NADCALOGO) "NADCA represents the entire die casting industry," states Daniel L. Twarog, President of NADCA. "With this economic environment we believe it's more important than ever that...

2009-01-25 10:44:03

Thousands of people arrived at an open casting call in Crestwood, Mo., with hopes of appearing as an extra in the next George Clooney film, an official says. Missouri Film Commission Director Jerry Jones said while some participants in this weekend's audition at the Crestwood Court mall were after the extra pay of $56.40 a day, others simply wanted to be captured on film, the St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch said Sunday. There are some people here because they want to be in a movie, Jones said...

2009-01-08 07:31:00

HANFORD, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, is pleased to announce that the Company has established goals to expand its sales and marketing initiatives throughout the United States in the coming year. The Company will seek sales representatives to promote its product, introduce its services to a variety of new clients across several...

2008-12-19 10:59:00

WHEELING, Ill., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NADCA, The North American Die Casting Association, has received unanimous support from its Board of Governors to implement its own relief initiative for its corporate member base in an industry directly impacted by the stream of economic events. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NADCALOGO ) "Without a doubt the U.S. economy is facing some extremely tough times, its worst in more than a generation. In all reality, this...

2008-12-10 08:31:00

HANFORD, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR) is pleased to announce that the company plans to expand its business through the purchase of high pressure die casting technology. The company has agreed to purchase two Toshiba 350 ton and one hi-bred 650 ton high pressure die casting machine with a Wazniac high performance shot end and all support equipment including efficient high volume melt / hold furnaces. The new work cells will allow...

2008-12-02 07:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a successful beta phase, FindMyAudition.com ("FMA," http://www.findmyaudition.com) has officially launched -- and, thanks to the company's upcoming networking events in New York, so may the careers of many talented actors, musicians and models. Guided by renowned casting director Robert Russell, FMA allows up-and- coming talent to meet with major casting directors and a panel of industry insiders the old-fashioned way: through...

2008-12-03 12:33:00

WHEELING, Ill., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Automotive Metalcasting Report prepared by SupplierBusiness is a definitive market review that includes a detailed survey of metalcasters' views of the industry, and details the likely changes in the automotive industry and their implications right up to 2012. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NADCALOGO) Considerable change is currently underway. The production map of the global automotive industry is re-focusing...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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