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2010-09-09 10:15:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Boral Composites Inc., an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Boral USA, broke ground today on a new manufacturing facility located in East Spencer, N.C. The Rowan County facility is scheduled for completion in September 2011, and when fully built out will employ up to 25. In attendance at the ceremony were Keith Crisco, secretary of commerce for the state of North Carolina, Carl Ford, Rowan County commissioner, and John Cowan, mayor of East...

2010-08-17 09:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional has undertaken a series of improvements and investments in its San Antonio, Texas, facility to meet the growing global demand for its skin care products and other hygiene offerings. The upgrades have enabled the facility to increase production of its Kleenex brand instant hand sanitizers, foam, lotion and other skin cleansers as well as a ground-breaking new surface disinfecting product, which was launched in the U.S. in...

2010-08-11 09:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all of the safety professionals in a survey released today said that workers in their organizations had at some point failed to wear the necessary safety equipment while on the job. An exceedingly high 98 percent of respondents who attended the recent American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) show in Baltimore answered "yes" when asked if they had observed workers not wearing safety equipment when they should have been, according to the...

2010-06-24 04:20:00

ROSWELL, N.M., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Roswell is more excited than ever to welcome visitors from throughout the universe to the 2010 Amazing Roswell UFO Festival. The annual festival is on and going strong! "The UFO Festival is an important piece of our history and valuable to the City of Roswell's economic future," said City Councilor Art Sandoval. "We're excited to welcome visitors to our All-American city." New to the festival is the first annual Aliens in Cinema Film...

2010-06-09 09:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) received another environmental accolade, achieving its first ever LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its Kimberly-Clark Professional headquarters building (Building 100) in Roswell, Ga. The building obtained LEED Certification under the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance program for existing and new practices in energy use, water use, and indoor environmental...

2010-06-03 11:30:00

ROSWELL, Ga., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Boral Bricks Inc., the nation's largest brick manufacturer and distributor of masonry products, announced today its Terre Haute, Ind. manufacturing facility has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100603/PH15080 ) Boral Bricks, an Australian based company with U.S. headquarters outside of Atlanta, has become a...

2010-05-24 10:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Boral Bricks, 90 percent of all homeowners find aspects of brick homes appealing. The study was commissioned by Boral Bricks, Inc. to determine consumer appreciation for key attributes of brick. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH09587 ) The survey, conducted in April, surveyed 2,449 U.S. adults of whom 1,618 are homeowners; which of the following...

2010-04-14 09:30:00

ROSWELL, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- To support environmental projects across the country, Kimberly-Clark Professional has launched the Green Patrol, a program that will bring employees and other volunteers to communities throughout the United States to help plant trees, aid in cleanup and recycling projects and other environmental efforts. The Green Patrol will also provide rewards to people for random acts that benefit the environment, such as putting trash into recycling bins or...

2010-03-04 09:33:00

ROSWELL, Ga., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As businesses struggle to rebound from one of the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression, those executing outsourced networking strategies "achieved business benefits between 10 and 30 percent" in 2009*. Using 'managed IT services,' companies can gain access to the latest technologies, accelerate time to market, and reduce costs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091228/LA30713LOGO) To help small-and-midsized businesses...

2010-03-02 10:30:00

ROSWELL, N.M., March 2, /PRNewswire/ -- Uncover the mystery and help discover the truth at The Amazing Roswell UFO Festival. The City of Roswell invites UFO enthusiasts and skeptics alike to join in the celebration of one of the most controversial incidents in history this July 1-4, 2010. The four-day event will feature guest speakers, authors, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and possibly an alien abduction. Visitors welcome! The City is expecting thousands of...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.