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2014-09-22 20:22:22

Apple saved the sapphire industry in 2013 and will transform it in 2014. How will this revolution happen? LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APPLE SAVED THE SAPPHIRE INDUSTRY IN 2013...The sapphire industry recently ended an 18 month period of depressed pricing and achieved US$936 million in revenue for wafer products. Recovery was helped by an increase in LED demand due to growing adoption in general lighting and a resilient LCD backlight market. But the saving grace was new...

2014-09-22 16:23:05

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lnlrtk/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Triethanolamine Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lnlrtk/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Triethanolamine Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth...

2014-09-22 16:22:58

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3h6rxv/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese PVDC Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3h6rxv/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese PVDC Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state...

2014-09-22 16:22:27

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Carrageenan Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Carrageenan Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global carrageenan industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-09-10 08:23:53

DUBLIN, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese DL-Mandelic Acid Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese DL-Mandelic Acid Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global DL-Mandelic acid industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-08-22 12:28:09

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Microswitch Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Microswitch Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global microswitch industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-08-22 12:26:45

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Protection Helmet Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Protection Helmet Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global protection helmet industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-08-22 12:21:03

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Auto Sensors Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Auto Sensors Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global auto sensors industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-08-20 23:04:54

Increasing competition is expected to reverse the growth trend in average industry profit margins in coming years, due to the twin pressures of price competition and increased spending on labor to pursue new product development. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry in the United States...

2014-08-18 12:22:58

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Linalool Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Linalool Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global linalool industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'