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2009-03-07 12:17:44

Hoover U.K. will close its factory in south Wales, cutting more than 300 jobs with the move, the electric goods manufacturer says. Company officials said Friday Hoover will end production at the 60-year-old plant in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, where the company makes washing machines, washer/dryers and tumble dryers, The Daily Telegraph reported. In a statement, Hoover officials said that despite extensive discussions and far-reaching analysis, there was no escaping the conclusion that our...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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