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2014-07-25 12:22:44

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the appointment of Naren Gursahaney to its board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO "We're extremely pleased to welcome Naren to the board of NextEra Energy," said Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy. "His strong leadership and extensive experience in driving growth through innovation, operational excellence and financial...

2014-07-24 23:11:53

New TrichoView® Hair & Scalp Analysis Now Available at Hair Club Locations, Free Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 North America's largest provider of all proven hair restoration solutions, Hair Club (http://www.hairclub.com) announces its brand-new proprietary hair loss diagnostic system. Statistics show that half of one’s hair has already been lost before it becomes visible to the human eye. The revolutionary TrichoView technology allows Hair Club’s trained...

2014-07-24 23:09:24

Lightwell, a leading information technology services, solutions and staffing firm, has moved its U.S. headquarters from Westerville to Dublin, Ohio to accommodate growth. Dublin, OH (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Lightwell announced today that it has relocated its headquarters from Westerville, Ohio to 565 Metro Place South in Dublin, Ohio. The larger and newly renovated office space at the Metro Place office park will serve as Lightwell’s home office for its U.S. operations. The company also...

2014-07-24 23:00:44

The Texas State Aquarium (TSA) is pleased to announce its nomination for the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America. The Texas State Aquarium is one of 20 contenders vying for the top 10 spots, and is the only nominee from Texas. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Texas State Aquarium (TSA) is pleased to announce its nomination for the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America. The Texas State Aquarium is...

2014-07-24 16:29:42

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) today announced its second quarter 2014 results. Results of Operations for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2014, Compared with the Three Months Ended June 30, 2013 Overview Net sales increased 6.4% to $207.9 million for the second quarter of 2014 from $195.3 million for the second quarter of 2013. The Company had net income of $20.5 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to...

2014-07-24 16:27:20

-- Record revenues of $192.5 million, up 17.5% year-over-year SAN JOSE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2014 (Q2'14) were a record $192.5 million, a 17.5% increase year-over-year. Clear aligner case shipments in Q2'14 were 119.3 thousand, a 12.4% increase year-over-year. Net profit for Q2'14 was $35.6 million, or $0.43 per diluted...

2014-07-24 16:27:16

Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend UNION CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014. First quarter overview: -- Revenues of $47.5 million, up 10% over last year's comparable quarter. -- Diluted EPS of $0.21, up 50% over last year's comparable quarter. Revenues highlights: -- Medical...

2014-07-24 16:22:29

EnerCare has jointly served with Direct Energy more than one million home services and water heater rental customers in Ontario for 12 years HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, today announced an agreement with EnerCare for the sale of the Direct Energy-branded home and small commercial services business in Ontario to EnerCare for $550 million (CAD). Direct Energy and EnerCare have jointly...

2014-07-24 12:27:32

Constant innovation and entrepreneurship resulted in rapid business growth: Company grew from a single travel health clinic to a network of over 230 locations offering multiple healthcare services all over North America. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Passport Health, the largest and leading provider of travel medicine and immunization services in North America, celebrates its 20 year anniversary. The company was founded in 1994 by Fran Lessans, a...

2014-07-24 08:44:30

Leading Provider of Linux-Based Enterprise Computing Solutions Gains Real-Time Visibility and Control While Improving IT Efficiency SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce suites, today announced that Penguin Computing, one of the largest private suppliers of Linux-based enterprise and high performance computing solutions in North America with more than 18,000 systems...


Latest North America Reference Libraries

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Corbicula fluminea
2013-10-11 11:17:31

Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Corbiculidae. This species is originally from Asian origin, therefore it is often referred to as the Asian Clam or Asiatic Clam. Within the aquarium and koi pond trade it is frequently called the Golden Clam or Golden Freshwater Clam. Within southeast Asia its known as the Prosperity Clam or the Good Luck Clam. It has been introduced into many parts of the world such as North America...

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

Brown Bear, Ursus arctos
2013-05-17 22:30:23

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...

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