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2014-04-01 08:26:53

Outsourced sales and marketing company receives Campaign Cup DES PLAINES, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Chicago, a leading sales and marketing company located in Des Plaines, has officially won the national excellence award known as the "Campaign Cup" for leading its respective campaign in sales on behalf of a well-known energy client. Managed by CEO Juan Olmos, One Chicago outperformed six other sales offices in both sales and quality in the fourth quarter of 2013....

2014-03-25 23:02:27

Los Angeles Jury Finds Helmet Maker Not Responsible for Football Player's Injury Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The law firm of Yukevich | Cavanaugh is pleased to announce a full defense verdict obtained on behalf of its client, Riddell, Inc. The unanimous verdict was reached on Thursday, March 20, 2014 and comes on the heels of a four week trial, brought by a 21-year old former player who claimed a Riddell helmet failed to protect him from severe brain damage during a...

2014-02-21 20:20:33

FUNDING SUPPORTS EDUCATION BASED PROGRAMS DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivers Casino presented a check for $20,000 to the Daniel J. Corkery Elementary School yesterday, bringing their total 2013 giving to over $1,500,000. Rivers Casino partnered with the WNBA's Chicago Sky basketball team to inspire and educate the students at Corkery to lead healthy lifestyles through the Sky's "Hoops 4 Health" program. Chicago Sky Star and WNBA's 2013 Rookie of the Year, Elena...

2013-11-06 23:00:47

Now, NFL players can choose any brand of helmet that complies with prescribed standards and it's a given they will get the best advice available. Considering the injuries so far this season, players should also ask their agents to provide expert advice on protecting their incomes, in the event a hit takes them out of football for good, says Frank N. Darras, of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The 2013-14 season will be the last to feature Riddell as the official...

2013-09-16 12:30:54

Numerous Plants Receive 2013 Gold Excellence in Safety Awards WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) (www.aggregate-us.com), a Holcim Group company, announced today that numerous AIUS facilities have received the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's (NRMCA) 2013 Gold Excellence in Safety Award. The contest and awards aim to foster safe practices at ready mixed concrete plants across the nation and recognize those plants with exemplary safety...

2013-04-12 08:28:12

DUBLIN, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7hvwbw/fuses_and_circuit ] has announced the addition of the "Fuses and Circuit Breakers - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7hvwbw/fuses_and_circuit ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fuses and Circuit Breakers in US$...

2013-01-30 08:23:43

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its UOP Oleflex(TM) process technology has been selected by China's Longgang Chemical Co. to produce key ingredients for fuels and synthetic rubber. Honeywell's UOP C(4) Oleflex process will be used to convert refinery-derived isobutane to isobutylene, a valuable petrochemical used in the production of fuels and synthetic rubber. This is UOP's second C(4) Oleflex process...

2012-10-18 15:22:11

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The next evolution of football helmet technology has arrived: introducing the Riddell 360. From a brand grounded in gridiron innovation, the Riddell 360 highlights the newest protection and performance benefits, allowing athletes at all levels to elevate their game from the top down. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/NY95264 ) Elite players at every level are turning to Riddell for its helmet's enhanced comfort features and increased...

2012-05-24 10:22:31

CHICAGO, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Riddell Sports and USA Football today announced a renewed commitment to educating athletes and parents about concussion awareness. Starting today every new Riddell football helmet shipped to retailers and customers will include a hangtag offering concussion education that includes information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Heads Up program. Riddell's concussion education hangtag is the first of its kind among sports helmet...

2012-05-01 06:26:37

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Riddell, the official helmet of the National Football League®, has reported that two of its newest helmets received the highest possible, 5-STAR ranking in the latest Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings(TM), released today. The Riddell Revolution Speed, the only 5-STAR rated helmet in the 2011 study, was joined by the Riddell 360, reviewed for the first time this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120104/CG29463LOGO-a)...