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2013-06-17 23:19:03

VARTA Microbattery, the company behind the world's best-engineered batteries, has announced the opening of its new North American Headquarters in Rye, NY. On June 12, Westchester County´s business community received an inside look at the company who propelled the first electric car and powered the camera Neil Armstrong used to capture his monumental moon landing in an opening celebration showcasing VARTA´s many historic achievements and innovative new technologies. Westchester...

2010-12-20 16:00:28

The reproductive success of men and women is influenced by the food they receive at an early stage in life, according to new research by the University of Sheffield. The research, which was published online this month (17 December 2010) in the journal Ecology, is the first study of its kind to show that early life food can have a serious influence on the life-long fertility of individuals. The research team, led by Dr Ian Rickard from the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the...

2010-05-14 08:58:00

RYE, N.Y., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Resurrection School, a Catholic parish school serving K-8, has flipped the switch on a 24.6 kilowatt solar energy system. The school is the first non-residential institution in the City of Rye to install a solar energy system. Mercury Solar Systems designed and installed the system and helped the school secure a grant from The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), which financed the majority of the project cost. To...

2010-04-15 15:05:00

RYE, N.Y., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter 2010, after the close of regular stock market trading hours, on Thursday, April 29, 2010. Jarden will host a webcast/dial-in conference call to discuss its financial results at 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 29, 2010. Participants on the call will include Martin E. Franklin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Ian G. H....

2010-03-09 16:10:00

RYE, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized an increase in its stock repurchase program to allow the Company to repurchase an aggregate of up to $150 million of its common stock. This authorization increases the remaining capacity under its previously authorized $100 million repurchase program, of which approximately $52 million had been utilized. Acquisitions under the stock repurchase program may...

2009-04-20 11:52:00

RYE, N.Y., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) announced today that it has been recognized for the second consecutive year on Fortune Magazine's Fortune 500 annual listing of America's largest corporations. Rising 50 positions on the list this year, Jarden ranked #442, up from #492 in 2008 which was the company's inaugural inclusion in the prestigious rankings. For the year ended December 31, 2008, Jarden's net sales increased 16% to $5.4 billion compared to...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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