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2014-09-24 08:23:05

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kevin McMullen will speak at the Deutsche Bank 22(nd) Annual Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. OMNOVA's presentation will be webcast live at approximately 11:05am ET/8:05am PT. The live webcast may be accessed by visiting the Investors page of OMNOVA Solutions' website at www.omnova.com. Following the presentation, an...

2014-09-24 08:23:02

Liberty Power and United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation award $20,000 in Scholarships to the nation's top STEM students FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Power, the nation's largest independent retail electric supplier, is proud to announce the top three winners of its second annual Liberty Power Bright Horizons Scholarship program. The scholarship - a collaborative effort between Liberty Power and the United States Hispanic Chamber of...

2014-09-24 08:22:54

HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) today announced the closing of a $925 million private placement of senior unsecured notes, an acquisition of approximately 30,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford Shale and an update on its share repurchase program. Private Placement of Senior Unsecured Notes The Company recently closed a private placement of senior unsecured notes to a group of institutional investors. In total, the Company raised $925...

2014-09-24 08:21:38

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (NASDAQ: OBCI), announced the acquisition, of the membership interest in OdorStar Technology, LLC. (OdorStar) that it previously did not own from its joint venture partner, BBL Distributors, LLC (BBL). As a result of the acquisition, OdorStar is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ocean Bio-Chem. OdorStar owns patents relating to a device for producing chlorine dioxide. The Company markets disinfectant products...

2014-09-24 08:21:05

TUCSON, Arizona, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TitanX, a world supplier of medium and heavy-duty diesel engine cooling systems, officially broke ground on its new 156,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico. With the support of The Offshore Group, TitanX will begin production in its Mexico facility by the end of the second quarter of 2015. Expanding into Mexico is a growth opportunity for TitanX that will allow the company to efficiently serve the...

2014-09-24 04:22:47

SHANGHAI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the background of the new international division of labor, the global competition for Chinese manufacturers is becoming increasingly fierce. So it's believed that, in the new-era international trade, how to maximize advantages and earn the favor from purchasers is the uppermost concern for every exporting manufacturer. As a proven one-stop foreign trade solution provider, Firstinfo Intelligence Co., Ltd. (www.firstinfo.com.cn) has...

2014-09-23 23:12:30

Aries TCO is excited to announce they have released two powerful business solutions, ACE and SIERA Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 After seven years of development, Aries TCO is excited to announce they have released two powerful business solutions, ACE and SIERA, which will benefit companies of all sizes. These systems are designed to help businesses operate more efficiently and profitably by providing real-time insights into their operations, as well as enabling them...

2014-09-23 23:01:20

Register now for group discounted tickets to hear top business luminaries address the creation of a customer driven culture to grow a business New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 SarderTV, the popular online media company, is hosting a full day conference on November 4, 2014 at Microsoft's New York City headquarters where attendees will hear top organizational leaders and entrepreneurs discuss the topic how to create a customer centric business. The conference is a perfect...

2014-09-23 16:25:36

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Christopher Winfrey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. The session is scheduled to begin at 10:10 a.m. MST (1:10 p.m. ET). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO A live webcast of the event can be accessed on...

2014-09-23 16:22:54

Annie Zipfel, senior vice president of Marketing; Julie Averill, vice president of Information Technology; Mark Stoddard, vice president of Planning, Inventory Management and Operations SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At REI's annual leadership conference, a gathering of leaders representing 135 stores and all headquarters divisions, company president and CEO Jerry Stritzke announced that Annie Zipfel has been promoted to senior vice president of Marketing. This follows the...


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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • 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.
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