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2012-02-13 09:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Murray Books, Australia, (www.murraybooks.com) has retained TransMedia Group to help revolutionize the struggling book publishing industry by distributing books in the shape of what they're about. TransMedia (www.transmediagroup.com) said it will publicize the entry into the US market of Murray Books' globally acclaimed TOOTS collection of tactile books whose shapes reflect their content, such as a book about wine comes in the...

2012-01-26 07:59:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it will move existing manufacturing from its Newbern, Tennessee facility to its McDonough, Georgia facility. The Company will also close its Ostrava, Czech Republic plant, shifting production to the Company's Murray, Kentucky facility. Also, the Company will continue reducing capacity by reconfiguring and idling certain assets at its Poplar Bluff, Missouri facility. "We continually...

2012-01-23 07:15:00

"Teach-a-Thon" to Benefit AdMeTech Foundation's Dance for a Cure of Prostate Cancer BOSTON, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following is being released by AdMeTech Foundation: WHAT: On January 27, 2012, between noon and midnight Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Boston is taking dance steps with its 4th Annual Teach-A-Thon to benefit AdMeTech Foundation's Dance for a Cure of Prostate Cancer. "One in six men is diagnosed with prostate cancer, and every 16 minutes a man...

2011-12-15 09:00:00

S. John Murray of Danvers, MA has been honored with a recognition by Origination News in its selection of "Top Originators." DANVERS, Mass., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the June, 2011 issue of Origination News published by Thomson Media. S. John Murray was selected for the following honor: "Top Originators." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111215/DC23177) S. John Murray commented on the recognition: "This is...

2011-11-02 15:44:00

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it has acquired Premier Power Equipments and Products Private Ltd. of Tamil Nadu, India (Premier) for approximately $3 million in cash, subject to adjustments. The transaction was closed today. Premier is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of tillers, weeders, harvesters, transplanters, pumps and portable generators used primarily in agricultural applications throughout India. In...

2011-11-01 11:36:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Murray Resources, a leading recruiting and staffing firm based in Houston, Texas, today announced that the company's President, Marsha Murray, will be featured on "The Price of Business" on News Talk 1070 AM, KNTH, Home of Bloomberg Radio in Houston, TX, as a contributor. The bi-monthly program, hosted by long-time business radio personality Kevin Price will feature interviews with some of Houston's leading CEOs and company leaders. "We are thrilled...

2011-10-18 07:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation recently awarded their "Distributor of the Year" award to Magneto Power, LLC., with headquarters located in Mequon, WI, and warehouses in Anoka, MN, Dallas, TX, and Tualatin, OR. Todd Teske, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer for Briggs & Stratton was on hand to present the award to Mark Polzin, President of Magneto Power, LLC. Doug Dougherty, Senior Director of Distributor Support for Briggs &...

2011-09-13 15:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association will present Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) with the prestigious Wings of Liberty Award September 13, in recognition of her longtime support of the aerospace and defense industry. Senator Murray is a founding co-chair of the Senate Aerospace Caucus, where she continues to call attention to the important issues facing the nation's transportation infrastructure and the U.S. aerospace industry. She...

2011-09-06 10:34:00

Proceeds from Sept. 11 event to be donated to Vada Murray Fund for Cancer Research at U-M ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A champion football player under Bo Schembechler, Vada Murray learned the value of teamwork early in his college career. After leading his fellow players to a Rose Bowl victory, Murray went on to become a police officer with the city of Ann Arbor, where he worked hand in hand with his colleagues to protect his beloved city. Murray's former...

2011-08-22 12:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation today announced the publication of the company's second annual Sustainability Report. This report outlines Briggs & Stratton's commitment to sustainability efforts and initiatives, which build on its 103-year legacy of environmental stewardship, community involvement, social responsibility, and economic performance. Furthermore, it highlights the progress Briggs & Stratton has made in the area of...