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2014-02-21 12:28:03

Hermes to Showcase Its Full-Service Offering at the Retail Supply Chain Conference LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hermes (www.hermesworld.com), a leading provider of end-to-end e-commerce services for fashion and lifestyle brands, announced today that it will attend the Retail Supply Chain Conference in San Diego, Calif., from February 23-26. Billed as the industry's premier event for retail supply chain professionals and their suppliers, Hermes will showcase its...

2013-12-31 12:21:53

Euler Hermes named Best Trade Credit Insurance Brand in Middle East 2013 United Kingdom, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Euler Hermes, a subsidiary of Allianz SE, was the recipient of the Best Trade Credit Insurance Brand in Middle East for the year 2013. The award is a testimonial of the firm's efforts in providing Trade Credit Insurance, Bonding, Installment Credit Insurance, Debt Collection and Bonding Services in the region. (Photo:...

Space Foil Aids In Build Safer Cars
2012-03-19 03:49:51

A special foil sensor developed to measure the pressure on a spaceplane´s wings during reentry into Earth´s atmosphere is now helping to build safer cars. This ℠space´ foil has been transformed into a new super-thin and accurate sensor used by VW to measure every deformation suffered by cars during crash tests. Space research leads to new technology It all started in the early 1990s, when German engineer Paul Mirow was working on Europe´s Hermes spaceplane...

2010-06-21 06:58:00

LONDON, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hermes Fund Managers, a leading multi-boutique asset manager offering investment solutions aimed at institutional clients, has selected client communications specialists Equipos Limited to deliver its enterprise-wide client reporting infrastructure. Hermes will use Equipos Coric to automate the production of client reports and significantly streamline client communications. The Coric suite enables end-to-end management of the client reporting...

2008-07-06 09:00:14

By TOM BONCZA-TOMASZEWSKI *** When the battered body of a young woman is discovered on a remote Greek island the local police seem in far too much of a hurry to get the body buried and catalogued as a case of accidental death. Anne Zourodi's hero, Hermes Diaktoros, generally referred to as "the fat man", arrives on the island to investigate the crime apparently uninvited, and uncovers a sordid mess of lies and secrets: the death is anything but accidental. In places the story is highly...

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2008-05-14 10:37:41

European firm EADS has announced that plans may be in the works to launch its own independent manned spacecraft.News of the plans came on Tuesday in Bremen, Germany. More information is expected to come later this month during the Berlin Air Show.EADS Astrium and the German Space Agency (DLR) have discussed ideas of manning their own craft, with plans to complete the project by 2017.ESA's Jean-Jaques Dordain has made it clear that he hopes to see an independent system, and NASA chief Mike...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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