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2011-08-15 05:00:00

EASTON, Pa., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniels Sharpsmart Inc., the world's largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal and the second largest company in the medical waste disposal industry in the United States, will be celebrating the launch of their new facility at 925 Conroy Place in Easton, Pa. with a grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, August 16 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The grand opening will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony with Dan Daniels, founder of Daniels...

2011-08-01 07:00:00

Riddell and Bears Continue Leadership in Player Protection CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riddell and the Chicago Bears today announced that the Bears will be the first organization in the National Football League (NFL®) to offer its players Riddell's new RipKord shoulder pad technology as part of the Bears' standard equipment package during the 2011 season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/DC44415) Riddell's RipKord Shoulder Pad,...

2011-06-20 10:22:00

In the news release, Riddell(TM) Introduces RipKord(TM) Shoulder Pad Technology, issued 20-Jun-2011 by Riddell over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline should read " Riddell® Introduces RipKord(TM) Shoulder Pad Technology " rather than " Riddell(TM)" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Riddell® Introduces RipKord(TM) Shoulder Pad Technology New Emergency Management Technology Allows...

2011-06-20 08:46:00

New Emergency Management Technology Allows Safer, Quicker Access to Injured Players ROSEMONT, Ill., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riddell today unveiled a new shoulder pad technology that could significantly improve the way in which spine and head injuries can be treated on the football field. The Riddell RipKord is being featured at the National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA) 62nd Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia this week in New Orleans. RipKord will be offered...

2011-05-09 16:55:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Riddell announced that they will offer $50 off the catalog purchase price of any Riddell Revolution(®) family (Riddell Revolution(®), Riddell Revolution(®) Speed, Riddell Revolution(®) IQ and Riddell 360(TM)) adult helmet for the trade-in of any VSR-4 adult helmet. "This is a continuation of our practice of encouraging football programs to transition to the most...

2011-05-09 16:04:00

Hugh Hamill, Senior Vice President of Product Creation, to Lead Effort VAN NUYS, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Easton-Bell Sports today announced it has created a new organization that centralizes product development, design, engineering, and product costing across the company's flagship brands - Easton, Bell, Giro and Riddell. Hugh Hamill has been appointed Senior Vice President of Product Creation and tapped to lead the effort. "Our individual brands have long been leaders in...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.