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2009-04-06 12:54:00

Columbus Citizens Foundation Calls on Americans to be Prepared to Offer Contributions, Goods, and Assistance as Scores Die and Tens of Thousands are Left Homeless NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The catastrophic earthquake in Italy this morning that has left an undetermined number of people dead and tens of thousands homeless is a subject of grave concern and sadness for members of the Columbus Citizens Foundation in New York City. "Like all Americans, the members of our...

2009-03-26 15:39:58

Officials at an Ohio elementary school say there is a lesson for parents in this week's show-and-tell hand grenade scare. The grenade brought in by a third grader turned out to be a simple paperweight, although Columbus police had to be called to make certain. It wasn't anything secretive; the student didn't try to sneak it in, said district spokesman Lee Cole. It's a teachable moment to make sure parents know what their kids are bringing to school. The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch said Thursday...

2009-03-26 06:30:00

AMHERST, N.Y., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, announced President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy T. Tevens and Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer Karen L. Howard will be presenting at the BB&T Manufacturing and Materials Conference in New York on April 2, 2009. About Columbus McKinnon Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer,...

2009-03-18 06:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Ohio is expanding its national leadership in the aerospace and logistics industries through strategic economic development investments, including redevelopment of the Wilmington Air Park, the nation's largest privately owned airport. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071107/CLW113LOGO ) The Ohio Department of Development recently announced that Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES), www.airbornemx.com, a...

2009-03-04 14:16:00

ELKHART, Ind., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Hilliard, president and owner of Hilliard Photographics, is diversifying and growing his business during tough economic times. In a period when many photographers are struggling as marketing budgets evaporate, Hilliard used the Internet and his network of satisfied customers and contacts nationally to expand his business into new market niches. Hilliard, who depended heavily upon providing photography to the automotive, marine and recreational...

2009-02-20 06:30:00

AMHERST, N.Y.Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCO) a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, has named Robert S. Clare to the newly created position of Managing Director - Asia Pacific. For the past two years, Mr. Clare was the European Business Development Managing Director and successfully oversaw the integration of Columbus McKinnon products and brands into the European market. For 10 years prior to that, he...

2009-01-15 09:45:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A small, STEM-focused, early college high school in Columbus is leading the way to prepare students to succeed in the 21st century by teaching high school chemistry in Chinese to seven, second-year students. They are earning credit for high school chemistry and Chinese 4. All participating students have completed Chinese 1, 2 and 3. Metro is the only traditional immersion high school in the U.S. teaching Chemistry in Chinese. The class is...

2009-01-08 08:08:00

AMHERST, N.Y., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, announced today that it has scheduled a teleconference and webcast for Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time at which management will discuss the Company's fiscal 2009 third quarter financial results and strategy. The Company will issue its earnings release for the fiscal 2009 third quarter on January 22,...

2008-12-30 08:00:00

AMHERST, N.Y., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy T. Tevens and Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer Karen L. Howard will present at the 11th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference in New York on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 from 3:00 to 3:30 PM ET. An audio webcast of Columbus McKinnon's...

2008-12-22 10:12:00

- Realigns manufacturing and sales operations to support global growth objectives AMHERST, N.Y., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, announced today that it is making organizational changes to further its strategic goal of being a global leader in the material handling industry. Timothy T. Tevens, President and CEO of Columbus McKinnon, commented, "We have made excellent...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.