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2014-04-01 08:31:18

LISLE, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply elevator and escalator service and maintenance through the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. The City and County of Denver, Colorado served as the lead public agency and awarded KONE the contract after carefully evaluating proposals from several other distributors. This is the second contract award for KONE as the elevator service and maintenance...

2014-03-25 16:20:15

MADISON, Ind., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift customers know they can turn to Rotary Authorized Installers (RAIs) for superior vehicle lift installations, service and warranties. Soon, lift owners across the country also will be able to rely on RAIs for professional lift inspections, as Rotary Lift now requires each RAI company to have at least one Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Certified Lift Inspector on staff. (Photo -...

2014-03-25 12:21:51

MADISON, Ind., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift(®), North America's leading enthusiast lift brand, has updated directlift.com to make it easier for car collectors, restorers and professional mechanics to connect with the company and find the motorcycle, car and truck lifts they need. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/CL90162 "When we started the website redesign process, we wanted to accomplish two things," says David Fischmer, marketing manager for...

2014-03-20 20:22:19

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/494tk4/china_elevator) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Elevator Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/494tk4/china_elevator ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) 'Concise Analysis of the International Elevator Industry' is a professional and in-depth...

2014-03-17 23:02:38

Butler Mobility’s Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is now easier to install, use, and service. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 To make installation easier, Butler Mobility has added a modular plug to the control tube wiring assembly in the power unit of all wheelchair lifts. One plug replaces the 8 separate wire nuts and wire connections. No more wasting time matching the different colored wires. Just use the plug and jack already installed and it’s done. No more calling the...

2014-03-11 20:22:44

PHILADELPHIA, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scannapieco Development Corporation, Philadelphia's Ultra Luxe Residential Developer, today announced its plan to construct 500 Walnut, an ultra-luxurious residential tower located in Philadelphia's most historic neighborhood. Facing Independence National Historic Park, the planned 26-story glass "needle" tower is designed by renowned, award-winning architect, Cecil Baker, and will bring to Philadelphia the most innovative luxury concept to...

2014-02-28 12:22:54

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift(®), North America's leading hobbyist lift brand, is going coast to coast with Goodguys and Barrett-Jackson this spring to help car enthusiasts find the right vehicle lifts for their garages. At each stop, Direct Lift representatives will educate visitors about the company's four-post, two-post, midrise, motorcycle and rotisserie lifts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140228/CL74396) Direct Lift's event schedule...

2014-02-25 23:21:34

The new state-of-the-art facility will focus on the fabrication of components visible to customers, such as doors, entrances, jambs and cab interiors; This is the first elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council; the plant is strategically located to achieve some of the shortest customer delivery lead times in the industry. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Schindler Opens North America’s First...

2014-02-24 12:28:43

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While rise and descent times are important numbers to consider when selecting a vehicle lift, other features that speed up the setup process can have an equally significant impact on boosting shop productivity. Mach((TM)) series mobile column lifts from Rotary Lift not only raise vehicles faster than comparable mobile column lifts, but they are also built to maximize operator efficiency and reduce downtime....

2014-02-21 12:25:30

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift is teaming up with fellow Indiana-based manufacturer Indiana Phoenix, Inc. at the upcoming CONEXPO-CON/AGG to demonstrate the benefits its Mach((TM)) series mobile column lifts offer to construction fleet managers. Rotary Lift will share a 1,600-square-foot booth (#62151 in the South Hall) with concrete mixer manufacturer Indiana Phoenix at the event, which runs March 4-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (Photo:...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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