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2010-04-16 07:30:00

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Brewing a new space in the beverage world with its unique line of health & wellness coffees, BEAN & BODY is bringing a fresh take on coffee to America through retail partner Whole Foods. "BEAN & BODY is coffee re-imagined for health-conscious consumers," said Erik Lukas, one of the co-founders of the company. "I'm thrilled that we can share a new vision of what coffee can be through the first health-focused line of iced coffees." BEAN &...

2010-04-12 12:12:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Panolam Industries' Nevamar® and Pionite® High Pressure Laminates (HPL) have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification through the SmartWood program of the Rainforest Alliance, the world's premier certifier of non-timber forest products. FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. "The FSC certification...

2010-04-01 11:26:00

COHOES, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mohawk Fine Papers, a third-generation family-owned business, announced the launch of Mohawk Loop: the world's most comprehensive line of recycled and environmentally preferable papers. Made with renewable energy and post-consumer fiber -- including the largest selection of 100% postconsumer waste (pcw) options -- these papers offer an unquestionable environmental pedigree without sacrificing quality, variety or performance. The line also...

2010-02-22 13:00:00

COHOES, N.Y., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Fine Papers has announced the acquisition of LabPrints, a leader in workflow integration for professional photographers and photo labs. While continuing to develop its existing customer base, LabPrints joins Mohawk's growing list of marketing partners developing products and solutions for the converging worlds of print, photography, and graphic design. Mohawk's best-selling i-Tone(®) papers for the HP Indigo are the first...

2010-01-19 13:08:00

COHOES, N.Y., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Fine Papers Inc., a leading manufacturer of premium printing, writing and imaging papers, and a pioneer in sustainable manufacturing, has announced the appointment of Andy Patrick to its Board of Directors. "Andy's knowledge of the needs of creative professionals and understanding of customer experiences will add an increased level of strategic planning to our product development as we continue to explore growth in non-traditional areas,...

2010-01-07 12:24:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first largest eco-florist, OrganicBouquet.com, has been named the official eco-floral provider for the 2010 BCS National Championship Party. The party, which is presented by The Tournament of Roses® and the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission, was held on Wednesday, January 6th in Pasadena, CA. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071126/AQM061LOGO) The event, which hosted over 1700 celebrities,...

2010-01-05 13:19:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ushering in a new era of environmental responsibility in the home furnishings industry, The Sustainable Furnishings Council and World Market Center Las Vegas, in cooperation with World Wildlife Fund, Rainforest Alliance, Forest Stewardship Council and numerous other leading governmental, environmental, academic and trade organizations is launching the first cross-disciplinary ECOngress on legal and sustainable wood sourcing in the home...

2009-12-30 15:08:00

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Milwaukee, Wis.-based Glenn Rieder, Inc. (GRI) announces the successful completion of commercial interior contracting services for over 20 different venues at the recently unveiled CityCenter in Las Vegas, Nev. GRI is a national millwork and interior specialty contractor known for its work in high-end casinos, restaurants, hotels, corporate and institutional facilities. CityCenter is a joint venture between MGM MIRAGE and Infinity World Development Corp, a...

2009-12-18 10:08:00

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Milwaukee, Wis., - based Glenn Rieder, Inc. has formed a new relationship with Glenn Rieder Mid-Atlantic (Glenn Rieder MA) supplying premium grade architectural woodwork to corporate interiors, government, judicial, healthcare facilities, hotels, restaurants and casinos located in the mid-Atlantic region including Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Washington DC. A national premium grade architectural woodwork provider,...

2009-12-15 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that it has joined forces with several prominent environmental groups in an effort to create a program that recognizes the environmental attributes of wood flooring. Working with the Forest Stewardship Council-US and the FSC Family Forests Alliance, the NWFA created the Responsible Procurement Program, which recognizes wood flooring companies that work to sustain our world's forest. To...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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