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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...

2014-08-04 12:21:24

DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new study released today show that the major automakers - in fact, most manufacturing companies - could significantly improve their profits simply by improving their supplier relations. The results are determined by the development of a unique economic model that proves and predicts a direct cause-effect relationship between an automotive OEM's supplier relations and the OEM's profitability, or in other words, an automaker's return on...

2014-07-31 23:05:39

The new 'Record Tagging' feature of Suntico can help businesses to improve the flow of information and increase productivity companywide. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Studies show that knowledge workers can spend up to 19% of their time looking for and sifting through information. For many small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs), having access to information that is timely, accurate and up-to-date can be a serious issue. The latest release of Suntico can help busy SMBs to drastically...

2014-07-15 23:08:04

METTLER TOLEDO offers an expert guide with valueable advice on measuring, weighing and inspection for the food industry. Learn how to effectively use filling, batching, checkweighing, and inspection techniques such as x-ray, metal detection and final product package vision for excellent product quality and efficient processes. Nänikon, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 METTLER TOLEDO has published a comprehensive Food Productivity Guide for all food and beverage manufacturers....

2014-07-02 23:08:22

B2B Sales Managers Can Remotely Listen in on Live Conversations and “Mentor” Reps With “Whisper Mode” Feature (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 ConnectLeader® announces the availability of the Remote Coach function as part of the ConnectLeader Version 5.0 enhancements. Remote Coach allows sales managers to listen in on calls in real time. The “Whisper Mode” allows the manager to ‘whisper’ instructions to the sales rep. without the customer hearing them. “Before we added the...

2014-07-01 23:13:19

ABUKAI Partners with Exact to Promote New Services to Customers San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 ABUKAI, Inc., the innovative leader in actionable business productivity, announced today their partnership with Exact, a leading global supplier of business software. This partnership will enable customers from both companies to benefit from their cooperative endeavors. Initial efforts include availability of a direct integration between ABUKAI Expenses and Exact Online and...

2014-06-30 23:06:57

Suntico have released the latest version of their account management software for companies using Sage 50. The new release represents a milestone in functionality for Suntico and includes a number of new features that help SMBs to close the productivity gap between them and their larger rivals. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Studies show that knowledge workers can spend up to 19% of their time looking for and sifting through information. The latest version of Suntico, released on June 27th, boosts...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.