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2014-10-06 20:21:03

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, announced today that it has acquired Shakespeare Composite Structures (www.skp-cs.com). Shakespeare, a U.S. market leader in fiberglass reinforced composite structures and products, and the originator of the composite light pole, has two manufacturing facilities in South...

2014-10-02 23:09:49

Industry Leaders Share Best Practices Through Case Studies and Strategic Discussions Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions for biopharmaceutical development, today announced highlights of its European Summit, held September 23 - 24, 2014 at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Ware, UK. The meeting featured customer case studies and discussions of best practices in high throughput research and data management. At this...

2014-09-29 12:21:21

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. and MARKHAM, Ontario, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robocom Systems International announced today that Safelite AutoGlass(®), the nation's leading vehicle glass repair and replacement company, has launched Robocom's Labor Management System (R-Labor) in its Braselton, Georgia Distribution Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140228/NY74623LOGO Safelite AutoGlass manages over 600,000 sq. ft. of distribution center space in the US, leveraging software...

2014-09-22 23:13:37

Investment in associate performance demonstrates commitment to culture of innovation and superior customer service Long Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 TZA, a leader in workforce and operational productivity solutions, announced today that Saladino’s, Inc. a premiere foodservice distributor in the Western United States, has selected TZA’s ProTrack Workforce Management Software to enhance labor productivity, utilization, quality and safety across their three distribution centers....

2014-09-22 23:13:30

Enables Effective Collaboration with Disney, Marvel and Other Clients Redwood City, Calif. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable video conferencing systems, today announced that Just Play Products uses its telyHD Pro video conferencing appliances to improve collaboration and increase productivity. Working with the world’s leading children’s entertainment brands, including Disney Consumer Products, Marvel Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox...

2014-09-22 23:10:54

Small enough to fit in your palm, the CSN110 ScanTape™, METTLER TOLEDO’s new handheld, mobile dimensioning device, quickly and accurately measures parcels and pallets anytime, anywhere. Programmable data capture and easy Bluetooth transfer reduce human error for time and monetary savings. Olso, Norway (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to launch its convenient new parcel and pallet measuring device CNS110 ScanTape™. Replacing a traditional tape measure, ScanTape™...

2014-09-09 00:20:31

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI) has declared a quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share payable on October 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 26, 2014. The dividend indicates an annual rate of $1.50 per share. Valmont is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity. Its products for...

2014-09-03 08:39:55

BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced that it has received a follow on order for the Company's Purion XE(TM) high energy implanter. The Purion XE, will be installed as part of a capacity expansion at another one of the chipmaker's fabs in the Asia Pacific Region, and will be used in high volume production of 28nm low power and specialty...

2014-09-03 08:36:38

- Proprietary metalworking "application optimization" process has helped customers save millions of dollars by controlling indirect costs and improving productivity MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. (NYSE: MSM), a leading distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout North America, will feature the company's metalworking expertise and ControlPoint inventory management...

Do Plants In The Office Make Us More Productive?
2014-09-02 03:50:14

University of Exeter 'Green' offices with plants make staff happier and more productive than 'lean' designs stripped of greenery, new research shows. In the first field study of its kind, published today, researchers found enriching a 'lean' office with plants could increase productivity by 15%. The team examined the impact of 'lean' and 'green' offices on staff's perceptions of air quality, concentration, and workplace satisfaction, and monitored productivity levels over subsequent...


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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.