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2014-04-17 16:21:14

ORANGE, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.cbtechinc.com/who-we-are/) CB Technologies, Inc. (CBT) today announced that it has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. CBT maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2012, to Sept. 30, 2013. This year, Boeing recognized 582 suppliers...

2014-04-17 16:20:50

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a federal judge ruled that General Motors cannot be forced to issue an emergency "Park It Now" alert to drivers of GM vehicles with faulty ignition switches. Bob Hilliard, the Texas attorney who requested the mandatory injunction on April 4, says the decision puts motorists' lives at risk. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DA03259 GM'S WIN MEANS SOMEONE WILL DIE Hilliard of Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP (HMG) says that GM...

2014-04-17 12:29:45

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United States Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_states_trauma_fixation_market_outlook_2020.htmlUnited States Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United States Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States Trauma Fixation market. The report...

2014-04-17 12:24:17

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts for 9 a.m. EDT Friday, April. 25. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast will include audio of the call as well as visuals of charts and graphics referred to by AEP management during the call. The call will be archived on http://www.aep.com/webcasts for use by those...

2014-04-17 08:32:41

ATLANTA, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiologix, Inc. (OTC Pinks: AXLX) announced today that it has executed definitive agreements to acquire a controlling interest in iTeknik Holding Corporation, located in Commerce, Michigan, USA, that will bring nearly $11 million in additional annual revenues to Axiologix. On closing, Axiologix will acquire a 55.6% controlling interest in iTeknik Holding Corporation with a cash payment of $975,000 U.S. Dollars and deferred payments of $800,000...

2014-04-17 08:29:03

Event Will Be Held in San Francisco, Site of the Heart Rhythm Society 35th Annual Scientific Sessions NATICK, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) will host an investor event on May 8, 2014 to provide an update on company Cardiac Rhythm Management and Electrophysiology initiatives as well as developments and technologies in connection with its attendance at the 2014 Annual Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Session in San Francisco, CA. The...

2014-04-17 08:28:18

Women's Retailer Launches Its Fourth Annual Campaign to Boost Awareness and Raise Funds For Local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc., and its family of brands - Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma, and Boston Proper - announce the launch of its fourth May is For Miracles campaign, a multi-faceted program to raise funds for the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals) across the United States and...

2014-04-17 08:26:46

Hiring plans remain consistent; concerns about available pool of qualified workers on the rise NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimism regarding the direction of the domestic economy rose among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the first quarter of 2014, according to the Q1 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released today by PwC US. The positive sentiment about the prospects of U.S. commerce in the next 12 months reached the highest level since the fourth quarter of 2005....

2014-04-17 08:26:10

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, college students nationwide face a special challenge that has nothing to do with passing final exams, paying tuition bills or getting into the fraternity or sorority of their choice. The question they must answer is: Where am I going to put all stuff during the summer? Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75794 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75795 It's a particular quandary for the more than half...

2014-04-17 08:25:32

Positive Role Models Are Helping Youth in High-risk Situations Across America ROCKVILLE, Md., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill is enhancing its successful national youth mentoring program in an effort to assist more youth in high-risk situations to make better life choices. At this critical moment, with high youth unemployment discouraging many teens, young people need positive role models who show them that they can indeed succeed....


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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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