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2014-10-27 16:28:15

The Next Evolution in Staplers Offers the Least Tissue Slippage during Firing SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon* announced today the launch of the ECHELON FLEX GST SYSTEM, a new powered stapler and reload system uniquely designed to provide a better grip on tissue for the least tissue slippage during firing.(1 )The device will be featured at The American College of Surgeons Clinical Conference in San Francisco this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154330...

2014-10-27 16:26:16

With a digital gift catalog and exclusive coupon, ConsumerCrafts makes shopping for gifts even easier for the shortened 2014 holiday season. WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick-off the 2014 holiday season, ConsumerCrafts has released its first ever, all-digital holiday gift catalog. The catalog features more than 40 pages of best-selling craft supplies, holiday décor and trending gift ideas, as well as an exclusive coupon code for 30% off*. Photo -...

2014-10-27 16:25:54

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) will host a conference call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time Monday, November 10, 2014, to review its third-quarter results. The call will be accessible in the Investor Relations section of www.caesars.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120607/LA21221LOGO If you would like to ask questions and be an active participant in the call, you may dial (877) 637-3723, or (832) 412-1752 for international...

2014-10-27 12:33:50

OML-TSX VENTURE CERRITOS, CA, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Omni-Lite Industries Canada Inc. is pleased to announce approximately $792,000 US ($890,000 CAD) in new orders. Of these orders, approximately 47% are in the Specialty Automotive division, 46% are in the Aerospace division, 4% are in the Military division and 3% are in the Sports and Recreation division. The Company is also pleased to note that these contracts include orders from two major U.S. military customers. One of...

2014-10-27 12:24:37

Company Acquires Equipment Sales and Service, Inc. of Florida TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Equipment Sales and Service, Inc. ("ESSI") of Clearwater, Florida. ESSI is an established industrial gas distribution company with...

2014-10-27 12:23:58

Award Continues Company's Successful Record of Project Delivery in the Region HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services to build four crude-oil storage tanks at the TengizChevroil oil production facility in Tengiz, Kazakhstan. The company also will modernize the fire and gas detection systems across the entire crude tank farm. TengizChevroil is a joint venture of Chevron, ExxonMobil,...

2014-10-27 12:22:41

LONGUEUIL, Quebec, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada, United Technologies Corp. companies (NYSE: UTX), have awarded the Supplier Sustainability Award to Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense. Airtomic was recognized for its excellence in ethics and labor standards, environment, health and safety, aggressive conservation goals and community outreach. "At Pratt & Whitney, we are committed to adhering to the highest ethical and labor...

2014-10-27 12:22:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK/B) NetJets, Inc. is demanding compensation and benefit cuts from more than 600 employees represented by the Teamsters Union as part of a plan to lower prices for its wealthy customers. The Columbus, Ohio-based business jet operator is owned by Warren Buffet's holding company and provides business and leisure travel to the global super-rich. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "The...

2014-10-27 12:21:52

Powersports industry's largest, longest running and most prestigious retail competition will celebrate dealer excellence at Dec. 4 awards dinner and gala during Dealer Expo in Chicago SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealernews, the premier business information resource for North American powersports retailers, announces the winners of the 23rd Annual Top 100 Dealer Awards, the motorcycle and powersports industry's largest, longest running and most...

2014-10-27 12:21:43

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New-vehicle retail sales are expected to reach their highest level for the month of October since 2004, according to a monthly sales forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail Light-Vehicle SalesNew-vehicle retail sales in October 2014 are projected to come in at 1.1 million units, a 6 percent increase, compared with October 2013. The retail seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) in October is...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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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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ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
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