Latest Innovation Stories

2013-11-07 23:30:00

Dimensional Innovations (DI) recently launched a white paper report that reveals the lack of real innovation in the workplace and offers ways to create a culture of change at any organization. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 While 66 percent of companies claim to have launched an innovative customer experience in the last 12 months, according to a Forrester Research survey, only eight percent of these companies received a top grade from their customers. What explains this gap...

2013-10-30 23:30:30

InnoState has selected Protomatic as one of its inaugural “Innovation Realization” firms. Protomatic was identified as a “New Product Contract Manufacturer” (NPCM) that specializes in helping businesses develop new products or processes. Dexter, MI (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Protomatic, a Dexter, Michigan CNC contract manufacturer, has been selected as an inaugural InnoState Innovation Realization firm. InnoState is a three-year project funded by the State of Michigan and five...

Latest Innovation Reference Libraries

2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.