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2011-01-18 14:15:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Computer, a leader in providing specialized computer solutions, is scheduled to exhibit at West 2011 from January 25 - 27, 2011 at the San Diego Convention Center. Rave Computer will be in booth #1309 and is scheduled to display its rugged mobile computers, performance based small form factor systems, and rugged rackmount solutions. West 2011 is the largest state-of-the-art defense and technology exposition and conference on the...

2010-12-22 09:30:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Land Systems recently has been awarded three contracts by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to support the Stryker infantry combat vehicle. The contracts are worth a combined $92.3 million. General Dynamics Land Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under one contract for $72.8 million, General Dynamics will provide battle damage assessment, materials and...

2010-12-09 09:30:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded three contracts by the U.S. Army to support performance specification changes to and fielding of the Stryker vehicle. The contracts are worth a combined $112.2 million. General Dynamics Land Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). "The Stryker is called 'the backbone' of the Army's medium armored brigades and with these contracts, we will continue to...

2010-12-06 13:30:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Production launches of all-new 2011 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger Sterling Heights facility will build future products, beginning in 2013 Second shift to begin in the first quarter of 2011 Company's total investment in U.S. facilities exceeds $3 billion since June 2009 Plant embraces World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Chrysler Group LLC celebrated the extension of production, the addition of a second shift and an $850 million...

2010-12-01 13:58:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Computer announced today that it has increased its sales team with a local office in Minnesota and hired Tami Anderson as Regional Director of Sales and Business Development. Tami will be responsible for providing Sun OEM customers assistance during the continued transition with Oracle. She will also build strategic relationships in Minnesota while supporting Rave's national OEM sales objectives. "Tami's extensive background in...

2010-10-12 14:30:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year more than fifty percent of food pantries in Macomb and Oakland Counties turned away hungry people because of an insufficient amount of food. "The Suburban Collection is dedicated to eliminating hunger and today we're taking the first steps to do that," said David Fischer, chairman and C.E.O., The Suburban Collection. To combat the hunger problem, The Suburban Collection is donating two Ford Transit vans for the Ford Mobile Food...

2010-10-04 15:36:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Computer, a leader in providing standard and customized computing solutions, was named Technology Company of the Year at the 10th Automation Alley Awards Gala. The Gala was hosted by Automation Alley, Michigan's largest technology business association on Friday, October 1, at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Mich. "Each finalist exemplifies the tremendous business talent in the region," said Ken Rogers, executive director, Automation...

2010-08-05 16:34:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Computer today unveiled Rave Ignition, a full line of high-performance engineering workstations that are available in Standard, Premium, and Elite configurations. The new systems are designed specifically for engineering professionals operating compute intensive 3D CAD/CAM/CAE applications such as designers, scientists, geophysicists, and media professionals. The ultra quiet Rave Ignition series features the latest...

2010-06-17 12:53:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Computer, a computer hardware integrator headquartered in Sterling Heights, Mich., today announced the addition of new employees across several business functions. The expansion is in response to increased industry demands and significant performance growth. The growth includes new hires at its corporate headquarters in Sterling Heights, Mich. with the addition of employees in Marketing, Sales, Business Development, and Product...

2009-12-03 09:00:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $203 million contract to design the Stryker of the future. The Army announced an initial $42.6 million increment of this award on Nov. 25. "Strykers have performed exceptionally well for the U.S. Army over more than 25 million miles of combat experience," said Mike Cannon, senior vice president of Ground Combat Systems for General Dynamics...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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