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2010-12-29 10:59:00

Teamsters Union and City Resident Sue VWR and City of Visalia to Stop Illegal Project VISALIA, Calif., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Teamsters Joint Council 7 and Visalia resident Kevin Long have filed suit in California Superior Court against Madison Dearborn's laboratory supply company VWR International, the City of Visalia and others, to stop the unlawful construction of a 500,000 square foot distribution center that will generate up to 10,000 truck trips daily. These...

2010-09-27 16:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced that it has secured a substantial investment from Madison Dearborn Partners. The transaction, which values Fieldglass in excess of $220 million, validates Fieldglass' leadership position in the growing services procurement market. Upon completion of the investment, Madison Dearborn will hold a majority ownership position in Fieldglass. Jai...

2010-06-08 12:32:00

ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BWAY Holding Company (NYSE: BWY) (the "Company"), a leading North American supplier of general line rigid containers, today announced that its stockholders have approved the proposal to adopt the merger agreement providing for its acquisition by entities created by certain affiliates of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC ("MDP"). The approval included both the affirmative vote of the holders of (i) a majority of the outstanding shares of common stock...

2009-02-28 11:53:01

Univision Communications has laid off 300 of its employees, a spokeswoman for the U.S. media group says. An unidentified spokeswoman for the Spanish-language company said the company was forced to cut nearly 6 percent of its overall work force due, in part, to the recession gripping the United States, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. Given the continued economic challenges facing the country and downward pressure this has caused on advertising-related businesses, Univision has been working...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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