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2012-05-31 06:24:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that Corning Painter, senior vice president of Corporate Strategy, Technology and Supply Chain, will participate in the JP Morgan Diversified Industries Conference in New York City on June 5, 2012 at 2.00 p.m. EDT. Painter will respond to questions about Air Products' businesses. An audio webcast of the Q&A discussion will be available on Air Products' Investor Relations web site at...

2012-05-29 22:20:11

BERWICK, Pa., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County, Pa., shut down on Wednesday (5/30) for a planned inspection of its turbine. Workers will inspect turbine blades from the Unit 2 low-pressure turbine for indications of cracking following the discovery of cracks during recent inspections of the Unit 1 turbine. The cracks on the Unit 1 turbine were similar to, but less extensive than, those discovered and repaired on both turbines in...

2012-05-29 10:21:25

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has signed a long-term contract with Xiamen Tianma Microelectronics Co. Ltd. for the supply of bulk gases including ultra high-purity nitrogen and oxygen, hydrogen, argon, and helium at its new facility, which is China's first 5.5 Generation low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) and color filter production line, at Xiamen Xiang'an Industrial Park,...

2012-05-24 10:24:47

In the news release, Capital BlueCross selected as Preferred Provider by The Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care, issued 24-May-2012 by Capital BlueCross over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that a subheadline was included inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Capital BlueCross selected as Preferred Provider by The Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross recently...

2012-05-24 10:24:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross recently learned that it has been selected as one of only two Preferred Providers by the Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care (Coalition). According to the Coalition, plans selected for a Preferred Provider designation demonstrate better plan performance, pricing or enhanced service capabilities, giving employers more flexibility in selecting administrators who best meet their needs. The Lehigh Valley Business...

2012-05-22 02:33:27

ATLANTA, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, today announced that Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, Pa., has selected the Agilysys InfoGenesis(TM) POS system to streamline operations at the newly opened 3,000-seat entertainment venue. "We had heard great things about the Agilysys InfoGenesis POS system, so when it came time to select a point-of-sale...

2012-05-17 10:22:01

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Air Products (NYSE: APD) today declared a quarterly dividend of 64 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on August 13, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 2, 2012. Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive,...

2012-05-17 06:21:38

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that Corning Painter, senior vice president of Corporate Strategy, Technology and Supply Chain, will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York City on May 24, 2012 at 08.35 a.m. EDT. Painter will provide an overview of Air Products and present the company's growth opportunities and leadership positions in key markets and geographies around the world. An audio webcast and...

2012-05-16 06:23:02

BETHLEHEM, Pa., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is a fundamentally different company compared with two years ago, having changed its business mix, nearly doubled its asset base and grown its market capitalization by 40 percent, the company's top executive told shareowners Wednesday (5/16) at PPL's annual meeting. "We are forecasting that 70 percent of PPL's 2012 ongoing earnings will come from our rate-regulated businesses in the United Kingdom, Kentucky and...

2012-05-16 02:24:03

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) on Wednesday (5/16) declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.36 per share, payable July 2, 2012, to shareowners of record as of June 8, 2012. This is the company's 266th consecutive quarterly dividend. PPL Corporation, headquartered in Allentown, Pa., through its affiliates owns or controls about 19,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the United States, sells energy in key U.S. markets, and delivers...