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2014-08-21 23:04:07

Inclined Platform Lift is not only for people, but can be used for dogs, like Sasha. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Sasha is a 10 year old Alaskan malamute, and is a very lucky dog. Sasha is getting a little older, and is having trouble getting up and down, and especially navigating stairs. But Sasha just happens to have an owner who purchased a Butler Mobility Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift.     Her owner Judy had an accident, and could no longer get up...

2014-08-18 08:21:23

The heavy-duty vehicle lift is perfect for servicing more vehicles and increasing profits. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive shops need to be able to provide general service to as many vehicles as possible for optimal productivity and profitability. The right vehicle lifts can help make this possible. Challenger Lifts, a leading car lift manufacturer, has released a new two post lift to provide such benefits to more auto shops. Photo -...

2014-08-17 23:00:18

Matan Companies plans major capital improvements and upgraded to include a new 62 seat state-of-the-art conference center, renovated lobby and bathrooms, renovated elevator cabs, new building entrance, and building facade upgrades. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Matan Companies announced today the signing of an 11-year deal with the American Counseling Association to occupy the sixth and seventh floors of their 6101 Stevenson Avenue project in Alexandria, Virginia. ACA is scheduled...

2014-08-05 23:04:41

Supplied 37 high-rise elevators; PORT Technology destination-dispatch system; Six eco-friendly escalators; Seamless integration of technology and design help 4 World Trade Center achieve world-class mobility, security and sustainability; 4 World Trade Center received LEED Gold certification from USGBC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Schindler Elevator Corporation has provided state-of-the-art elevator technology at 4 World Trade Center including 37 custom high-performance Schindler 7000...

2014-07-30 12:22:36

MADISON, Ind., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- See for yourself how easy it is to work on a vehicle using Rotary Lift Mach((TM)) series mobile column lifts. Stop by the Rotary Lift booth (#531) at the APWA 2014 International Public Works Congress & Exposition for a demo of a Mach series lift raising a Vactor(®) HHX Prodigy(®) vacuum excavator to a comfortable working height. The event takes place Aug. 17-20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto....

2014-07-23 12:34:15

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Elevators and Escalators - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Elevators and Escalators in Units by the following Product Segments: Elevators (Gearless Elevators, Geared Elevators, & Hydraulic Elevators), Escalators (Moving Stairways {Heavy-Duty Transit &...

2014-07-23 08:25:31

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two men whose innovations changed the way the world built cities shared more than just a creative streak -- they also share a bloodline. Experts at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston have confirmed that Willis Carrier's great-grandmother, Lydia Otis, was cousins with Elisha Otis, making Carrier and Otis fourth cousins. Now, the Carrier and Otis brands are parts of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, the world's...

2014-07-17 23:05:09

2014 marks 100 years of industry leadership for elevator/escalator trade organization. For the last century, NEII® has been the preeminent trade association and foremost authority for codes and standards in the building transportation industry. Salem, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first recorded meeting of the Elevator Manufactures' Association (EMA), which later became NEII. In 1914, the first...

2014-07-17 23:00:54

With a little inspiration, 101 Mobility Austin rose to the occasion to install a patient lift for a very deserving Georgetown woman. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Debra Dowden, co-owner of 101 Mobility Austin, found herself presented with a special opportunity to install a patient lift for a deserving community member. Debra’s business, a local provider of mobility solutions such as wheelchair ramps, patient lifts, and vertical lifts, was recently approached by Erin Kiltz for the...

2014-07-16 16:20:29

MADISON, Ind., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six more employees of Forward Lift distribution/installation companies have achieved Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification so far this year, joining nine others from the inaugural class. While they are affiliated with Forward Lift for sales and service, the newly certified inspectors are qualified to professionally inspect lifts built by any manufacturer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127611...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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