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2011-09-20 18:00:00

Madison Dearborn Partners Denies Chicago VWR Workers Good Working Conditions CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters distributed thousands of free player rosters to fans outside Wrigley Field today, warning that Madison Dearborn Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, wants Chicago to lose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Teamsters alerted fans that Madison Dearborn's founder and managing partner, John Canning, is part owner of...

2011-09-14 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, along with N.E.W. Customer Service Companies, LLC (NEW), the leader in buyer protection programs and service solutions, today announced a comprehensive partnership with PlumChoice, a pioneer in the delivery of remote technical services in the Service 2.0, service-at-first-contact model. For end-users experiencing loss, damage or difficulty with a device, such...

2011-09-02 08:02:00

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR International, LLC, a global leader in distributing laboratory supplies and services, announced today that it has acquired INTERNATIONAL P.B.I. S.p.A., based in Milan, Italy. Established in 1956, INTERNATIONAL P.B.I. is a leading supplier for laboratory equipment and products in Italy, with state of the art expertise in the microbiology field. The Company represents several well-known brands, in addition to its own P.B.I. product...

2011-08-31 09:24:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LA Fitness is proud to announce the launch of Zumba® classes available at club locations nationwide. With an average of five Zumba® classes per week, members and guests can now find a class convenient with their schedules at their nearest LA Fitness. Zumba® brand dance-fitness workouts use international beats and Latin rhythms to help participants get fit in a party like environment....

2011-08-04 08:03:00

RADNOR, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR International, LLC, a global leader in distributing laboratory supplies and services, announced today that it will acquire LabPartner (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., subject to customary closing conditions and Chinese regulatory approval. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/NY97837LOGO ) Based in Shanghai, LabPartner is an established provider of lab equipment, reagents, consumables, and services for research and development....

2011-08-02 07:05:00

RADNOR, Pa., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR Funding, Inc., the parent company of VWR International, LLC, a leading global laboratory supply and distribution company, will hold a conference call on Friday, August 5, 2011, to discuss its second quarter 2011 financial results. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/NY97837LOGO ) Who: John M. Ballbach, Chairman, President and CEO Gregory L. Cowan, Senior Vice President and CFO When:...

2011-08-01 09:14:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) and Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, today announced an open enrollment period for Sprint's Total Equipment Protection (TEP) handset insurance program. Sprint TEP protects against loss; theft; damage, including water damage; and out-of-warranty mechanical failure; by quickly sending a replacement phone, usually overnight, re-connecting customers with the people and places that matter most to them....

2011-07-28 09:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, today announced the three winning entries in its "*#%&!, I CAN'T BELIEVE I _____ MY CELL PHONE!" contest, which invited consumers to submit peculiar, odd, outrageous, incredible and downright funny stories of how their cell phones met an untimely end. For their winning efforts, Jillian Middlebrook, Armond Gonzalez and Kris Anderson each received a 64MB Apple iPad 2 from...

2011-06-13 10:24:00

MIAMI, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- La Embajada de la Republica Deportiva, the national experiential mobile tour for Univision's famed "Republica Deportiva" (Sports Nation) sports show, got off to a great start in Texas setting the tone for a successful tour. Back this year for a 10-city tour across the U.S., La Embajada de la Republica Deportiva has partnered with presenting sponsor Coke Zero to provide Hispanic fans with an all-encompassing sports adventure. "We are thrilled to once...

2011-06-01 11:05:00

RADNOR, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR International, LLC, a global leader in distributing laboratory supplies and services, announced today that it acquired the business of BioExpress Corp. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/NY97837LOGO ) Founded in 1985, BioExpress is a well-respected distributor in the education, biotechnology and government market segments, and offers over 200 well-known, multi-national brands, including its private label brand, GeneMate....