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2014-07-15 16:23:55

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), through its subsidiary in Brazil, today reported that it has reached an agreement with Procter & Gamble do Brasil S.A. to acquire their sulfonation production facility in Bahia, Brazil subject to approval by the Brazilian antitrust authorities and by the Industrial Development Superintendence of Bahia State, as well as other customary closing conditions. The facility is located in the northeast region of...

2014-07-10 23:06:46

Data-Driven, Statistical, Top-Down Cost Estimating Enables More Credible Proposals That Minimize Risk and Expense for Both Contractors and Government Agencies Mt Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a June 15 article on The Washington Post website, more than $13 billion in large and small-business contracts with the federal government is likely to come up for competition in the three-month period ending September. Bidders can improve their odds by eliminating the uncertainties...

2014-06-26 23:13:21

A wire machine manufacturer from Spain improves their profits by using Costimator Should Cost estimating software. West Springfield, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 MTI Systems, Inc announced today that since the company's cost estimating software was implemented by Automat (Barcelona, Spain) in 2010, they have seen a 20% increase in profits. Manufacturers worldwide, both suppliers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), select Costimator to help them with their estimating challenges....

2014-06-18 00:20:11

Five most expensive states along Eastern Seaboard IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the check engine light illuminates on the dashboard, drivers along the Eastern Seaboard now pay the most for related car repairs, according to CarMD's analysis of more than 145,000 vehicles needing check engine repairs in 2013. Drivers in North Carolina, which is home to the most visited Great Smoky Mountains National Park, paid the most in the nation to have the check engine light diagnosed...

2014-06-03 23:08:50

Innovative data-driven estimating framework for faster, more robust decision-making to be showcased at upcoming industry event Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 PRICE® Systems LLC, pioneer in the science of parametric estimating and developer of PRICE® TruePlanning®—the global standard for accurate cost estimating—announced that it will proudly serve as the Gold Sponsor of the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA) 2014 Professional...

2014-05-24 23:01:09

Innovative estimating framework for credible big & proposal validation to be showcased in Booth 2 at upcoming industry event Mt. Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 PRICE® Systems LLC, pioneer in the science of parametric estimating and developer of PRICE® TruePlanning®—the global standard for accurate cost estimating—will attend APMP®’s annual Bid & Proposal Con, to be held at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, in Chicago, Illinois, this May 26 – 29. While in...

2014-05-01 08:25:17

LONDON and PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CRU's North American and European hot-rolled coil marginal and average cost indices are now exclusively available to CRU steel price indices data providers. Dr Paul Butterworth, Research Manager for CRU steel raw materials and steel costs commented on this development, "The cost indices represent movements in steel production costs for HRC based on the latest information on regional raw material, energy...

2014-05-01 08:24:10

LITTLETON, Colo., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE MKT:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") announces it has filed the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml and with Canadian securities authorities on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. These filings also may be accessed on the Company's website at www.ur-energy.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110913/LA67628LOGO...

2014-02-27 23:25:48

New, data-driven framework for faster, more robust decision-making unveiled at ICOSMOS Worldwide Workshop in Rome. Mt. Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 PRICE® Systems LLC, pioneer in the science of parametric estimating and developer of the PRICE® TruePlanning™, and its partner, Creasys, an Italian consultancy and business monitoring firm, have introduced an entirely new framework for cost management. The framework supports faster, more robust decision-making by...

2014-02-14 08:27:37

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that Sonoco Protective Solutions will be increasing prices, as contracts allow, from six percent to 12 percent, effective Feb. 15, 2014. The increases, which are in addition to any previously announced increases, are necessary to adjust pricing for inflationary input costs incurred as a result of continued escalating raw material and energy costs over the last 12 months. The announced increases will...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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