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2010-03-05 14:39:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, has been selected by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies and ranked #1 in the Medical and Other Precision Equipment category, according to its peers. The list is based on survey results ranking companies' Nine Key Attributes of Reputation. Among these areas, BD ranked #1 in Financial Soundness, People Management, Quality of...

2010-03-05 14:36:00

MADISON, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it has been included on FORTUNE magazine's 2010 "World's Most Admired Companies" list. Quest Diagnostics ranked third in the "Health Care" industry category of "Pharmacy and Other Services." The 2010 ranking is the third consecutive year that the company has been included on FORTUNE magazine's...

2010-03-04 14:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FORTUNE magazine today named DuPont (NYSE: DD) among the 50 "Most Admired Companies" in the world for 2010. FORTUNE cited the company for its innovation, financial soundness, people management and social responsibility where DuPont ranked no. 1 in each of the categories within its industry. Overall, DuPont moved up three spots from last year to no. 49 in 2010. FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list is widely considered among the...

2010-01-25 15:23:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The February 8 issue of FORTUNE Magazine is scheduled to arrive on newsstands today featuring the business publication's annual listing of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Agricultural leader Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has been named to the list; ranking 59th overall and 22nd among the largest companies named to the list. Monsanto is the only agricultural technology company to make the top 100 list. "This recognition by Fortune is...

2010-01-21 11:58:00

COPPELL, Texas, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- FORTUNE announced Thursday that Shared Technologies Inc. ranked 33 on the 13th annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. This is the third consecutive year that Shared Technologies has placed on the prestigious listing. The full rankings and related stories will appear in the February 8 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands January 25th, and now at www.fortune.com/bestcompanies. (Logo:...

2010-01-21 10:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FORTUNE magazine named National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) to its annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the 11th consecutive year. The annual survey randomly polls employees from hundreds of companies nationwide regarding the quality of their corporate cultures and filters results through strict criteria to select the best workplaces. "We are honored that, in a time when the U.S. went through the most challenging job...

2010-01-21 09:49:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt, has once again been named to Fortune magazine's prestigious list of Best Places to Work For. This marks the 12th consecutive year that Aflac has held a spot on the list of Best Places to Work For. Aflac is listed at Number 37 on the prestigious list. "We are proud to have been named one of Fortune's 100 Best Places to Work For for the 12th consecutive year," Dan Amos, Aflac chairman...

2010-01-21 08:31:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced today that it has been ranked one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine in its 13th annual survey which appears in the February 8 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands on Monday, January 25, and now at fortune.com/bestcompanies. In its first year as an entrant, MBUSA - the only automaker on the list - ranked 49th. FORTUNE Deputy Managing Editor Hank Gilman says, "The most important...

2010-01-21 06:43:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced today that it has been ranked one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine in its 13th annual survey which appears in the February 8 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands on Monday, January 25, and now at fortune.com/bestcompanies. FORTUNE Deputy Managing Editor Hank Gilman says, "The most important considerations for this year's list were hiring and the ways in which companies are helping...

2009-12-07 09:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been named to FORTUNE magazine's 2009 list of 25 Top Companies for Leaders in North America. This is the first time that Raytheon has been included in this prestigious biennial ranking. An expert panel of judges selected and ranked winners based on criteria including strength and depth of leadership practices, culture, business performance and company reputation. This year 537 organizations were surveyed and...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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