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2012-08-13 10:22:17

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Farr, executive vice president and chief financial officer of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), will participate on two panels at the Goldman Sachs Power and Utilities Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Farr is taking part in a 9 a.m. EDT panel on merchant power markets in the U.S., and in a 10:15 a.m. EDT panel on regulatory strategies and tactics. Both panel discussions will be available via a live webcast on PPL's website, www.pplweb.com. For...

2012-08-13 06:22:52

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following several years of losses, industrial employment in Pennsylvania increased by a half percent over the past twelve months according to the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Register(®), an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Pennsylvania gained 3,776 industrial jobs between June 2011 and June 2012. Manufacturers' News reports Pennsylvania is now home to 17,363 manufacturers...

2012-08-05 23:03:31

The outstanding Today in America TV is excited to announce August air dates for the great Philadelphia area, including Bethlehem and Reading, PA. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 The Telly award-winning Today in America TV is pleased to release the August air dates for the Philadelphia area, which includes Bethlehem and Reading, Pennsylvania. These two American cites are notable for the contributions they make to the state and country. Bethlehem is the home to Just Born© candy...

2012-08-02 10:22:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air quality forecasts predict Friday, Aug. 3, to be code Orange for ozone in seven regions across the state, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today. DEP and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an Orange air quality action day for ozone for Friday in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley and Liberty-Clairton regions. DEP has also issued code Orange air quality forecasts for...

2012-08-01 10:22:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that Paul Huck, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Industrial and Aerospace & Defense Conference in New York City on August 8, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. Huck 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...

2012-07-30 06:22:52

ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) plans to issue its consolidated second-quarter 2012 earnings results before the stock market opens Aug. 8. William H. Spence, PPL chairman, president and chief executive officer, and other members of PPL's executive management team will discuss these results and the company's general business outlook during a conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EDT that day. The call will be available online...

2012-07-26 18:20:18

ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities crews are working hard to restore service to customers following extensive storm damage caused by a line of severe thunder and lightning storms accompanied by strong, gusty winds. Significant outages have been reported in almost all areas of the utility's service territory, with areas north of Interstate 80 generally being hardest hit. Field crews and assessors are reporting broken poles, trees on wires, downed trees...

2012-07-18 02:25:08

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Publishing and NBC Sports team up with Rodale Books to release the children's illustrated chapter book RING FORCE [July 17, 2012; $6.99; ISBN 978-1-60961-568-0 Trade Paperback, Rodale Books; ISBN 978-1-938069-30-7 eBook, NBC Publishing]. This adventure story about a team of exceptional young athletes fighting a mysterious evil force will be released in both paperback and eBook editions to coincide with the 2012 Olympic Games, opening in London July...

2012-07-17 10:21:53

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has been awarded a major contract from Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in support of its new fabs in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, western China. This investment marks Samsung Electronics' largest ever overseas investment and the most advanced fabs in China. The contract reinforces Air Products' global leadership position in the electronics industry and also strengthens its leading role in China by further...

2012-07-16 06:26:30

NEW YORK, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. (AMI), today announced the appointment of Joe Bilman as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for AMI. Mr. Bilman's role is a newly created position at AMI, as the publishing company further expands its digital platforms. Mr. Bilman will report to Mr. Pecker. His appointment is effective July 31, 2012. In his new role, Mr. Bilman will be responsible for developing the company's digital...