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2010-12-14 12:15:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle cargo management solutions, today announced its acquisition of Hubco Automotive Ltd., Australasia's leading brand of rooftop car racks, based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Formerly owned by phil&teds, Hubco designs and manufacturers Whispbar(TM) (www.whispbar.com) the world's quietest vehicle rack and Prorack (P-Bar, T-Bar and X-Bar). All Whispbar and Prorack products...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.