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2013-03-31 23:03:43

Pent up demand reaches critical mass as homeowners plan spring renovations. CFS Floors expands manufacturing sources to meet increased demand. Shanghai, China (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 As the trend in manufacturing globalization continues U.S. companies like CFS Flooring expands their global presence. U.S. sales continue to trend positive as home renovations expand into spring. CFS executives visit China: Bill Einhaus, Bin Liu and Jerry Balthrop are on a fact-finding mission in China this...

2013-02-27 23:04:29

Research and Markets Announces Global Chemical Logistics 2012, an in-depth analysis of the trends impacting the market and at how these in turn will affect supply chains. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 The chemical industry is one of the foundations of the modern economy; its products are used in almost every aspect of manufacturing and retailing. Like the rest of the world's economy, the chemical industry has experienced intense volatility over the past few years. However, this...

Consumers Are Eating Up Earth At Astounding Rate
2012-11-27 16:07:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new report, consumers eat a gallon of diesel fuel, 63 pounds of soil, and over two tons of water, in the form of food each day. A book entitled “The Coming Famine: the global food crisis and how we can avoid it” suggests that these numbers are what it takes to feed the typical human being. Science writer Julian Cribb, author of the new book, told the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra that...

2012-10-05 23:00:58

Uptick in Japan's Energy Related Business in 2013: Following the triple disaster of March 11, 2011, Japan is experiencing a true renaissance in energy efficiency. World class mega solar, wind and other renewable energy projects are set to begin in earnest from 2013 and firms across the globe are keeping a close eye on Japan-based developments. With over 24,000 participants at the first meet last year, Smart City Week 2012 in Yokohama Japan will be the place to network and learn about current...

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.