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2012-10-04 23:01:13

Acuity Healthcare, LP Announces Acuity Hospital of South Texas Has Earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 Mark Stepanik, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Acuity Healthcare, LP, and Laurie Lewis, Vice President and Corporate Chief Clinical Officer of Acuity Healthcare, LP announced that Acuity Hospital of South Texas has joined seven other Acuity owned and/or managed Long Term Acute Care Hospitals in their achievement of...

2011-07-11 11:00:00

HOUSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- M&G Group, the largest producer of PET for packaging applications in the Americas, has selected Corpus Christi, Texas, as the location for construction of its previously announced one million tons per year PET plant (2.2 billion pounds) and accompanying 1.2 million tons per year (2.6 billion pounds) PTA plant. The new plants will generate approximately 250 new jobs. An additional 700 indirect positions are anticipated and as many as 3,000 jobs...

2011-06-21 09:27:00

EDINBURG, Texas, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santana Textiles, a Brazilian denim manufacturer, recently completed development of a 33-acre facility in Edinburg, Texas. The new plant will house the company's spinning and weaving operations and storage warehouses, along with its 800 employees. The Edinburg facility will be Santana Textiles' largest, and will produce high quality denim lines for fashion designers. "The fact that a Brazilian manufacturer chose to build their newest plant...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).