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2014-10-16 16:21:14

A Series of Celebrations across the U.S. that Bridge 100 Years of Maserati ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maserati North America, Inc. today announced it will celebrate Cento anni di Maserati- 100 years of Maserati- in true Italian style. This epic series of driving events to honor the Trident's 100th Anniversary will take place in key cities across America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152624 Maserati owners and enthusiasts will be drawn...

2014-10-16 12:21:35

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia North America, the sixth-largest automotive supplier in North America, has been named Corporation of the Year in the Manufacturing Level II category, and Faurecia's Glenn Donell was designated National Buyer of the Year by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). The honors were announced this week at the 31(st) Annual MMSDC Awards Ceremony in Detroit. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Faurecia North...

2014-10-16 08:30:59

Wearable and consumer mHealth app proliferation will enable traction for mobile telehealth solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The telehealth industry is on the verge of a dramatic growth surge significantly disrupting the healthcare sector in North America. With millions of new patients entering the U.S. healthcare system, owing to the Affordable Care Act, escalating demand coupled with the lack of easy access to health professionals will strengthen the market for...

2014-10-16 08:23:27

- Record revenue of $6.25 billion for the quarter, up 5% sequentially HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today results for the third quarter of 2014 are as follows: Q3 2014 Q3 2013 Q2 2014 ------- ------- ------- Revenue (millions) $6,250 $5,787 $5,935 Adjusted net income (non-GAAP, millions)...

2014-10-16 00:20:40

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Integrated sales up 3 percent[1], with growth in all regions -- ELATUS(TM) orders exceed $200m in first nine months -- Full year integrated sales growth target of 6 percent maintained Group sales, including Lawn and Garden, increased by 2 percent at constant exchange rates in the third quarter of 2014. The increase in reported sales was also 2 percent. For the first nine months of 2014, sales rose by 3 percent at constant...

2014-10-15 12:27:10

TREVOSE, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- alphabroder, the leading distributor of imprintable sportswear and accessories in North America, is pleased to announce the completion of the Ash City(®) integration. With the widest selection of choice and product in the industry, alphabroder is now happy to welcome Ash City(®) to its family of brands on www.alphabroder.com. Customers across the USA can shop online for the following industry-leading private label brands: North End...

2014-10-15 12:20:53

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Toomey, Senior Vice President of Regional Procurement for BASF in North America, will assume responsibility for the BASF Coatings business in North America, effective November 1. He succeeds Juan Carlos Ordonez, Senior Vice President, who will move to lead the BASF Performance Materials division in Wyandotte, Michigan. Before joining BASF in 2011, Toomey worked for Cognis, where he was Vice President and General Manager of...

2014-10-14 23:03:24

Automotive Drivetrain Market provides a comprehensive review of market drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges, and key issues in the automotive drivetrain market. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Automotive Drivetrain Market Projected to $314.4 Billion by 2019- New Report By MarketsandMarkets The report "Automotive Drivetrain Market by Drive Type (FWD, RWD, & AWD), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, & HCV), & Region (Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America, & ROW) -...

2014-10-14 16:20:53

Global spending on defense to increase at a CAGR of 2.25 percent with Asia-Pacific region showing the fastest growth BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global spending on defense will grow to over $2.1 trillion by 2023 over the 2013 to 2023 ten-year period with the Asia-Pacific region showing the fastest growth. The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) service report, "Opposing Trends in North America and Asia-Pac will Dictate Defense Spending Outlook," predicts that while...

2014-10-14 12:22:53

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since bringing the Long Fiber Technology (LFT) process to North America 14 years ago, Romeo RIM has continuously looked for opportunities to advance the technology and meet the evolving needs of the marketplace. Now, they've done it yet again. Using LFT and polyurethane products supplied by longtime collaborator Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Romeo RIM has produced a prototype agricultural combine side panel measuring 111"x73"x5" deep....


Latest North America Reference Libraries

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

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...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.