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2014-01-06 23:26:04

Early this year, Poly2Petro’s Chief Executive Officer Steven Miles has announced the commencement regarding the company’s expansion and vision towards providing a cleaner greener environment through the process of diminishing plastic waste and producing valuable, cost efficient renewable fuels. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 The USA based start-up Poly2Petro LLC., one of the exclusive proprietors of the revolutionary plastic-to-fuel conversion technology, proudly announces...

Light Bulb Ban
2014-01-01 11:45:15

[ Watch the Video: Lights Out For The Incandescent Light Bulb ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Lighting homes since the 1800s, the incandescent light bulb can no longer legally be made in the United States starting today. In 2007 President George W. Bush signed a bill passed by Congress banning the iconic light source. The law was drafted on the grounds that it is not energy efficient enough. Last year, 75- and 100-watt incandescent bulbs were phased out, and 2014...

2013-12-19 16:21:56

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced that Bradley S. Seaman has been appointed to its Board of Directors as an independent director, to fill a vacancy created by the untimely death on October 18, 2013 of board member James A. Trethewey. The appointment is for the balance of Mr. Trethewey's unexpired term of one year, ending in May 2014. Mr. Seaman, age 53, has been employed, since August 1999, by Tricor Pacific...

2013-12-13 08:22:51

New leadership to accelerate growth at the predictive energy services leader MILLBRAE, Calif., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem Inc., a leader in advanced energy technology, today announced the appointment of John Carrington as Chief Executive Officer. Carrington has a distinguished track record with over 25 years of proven leadership in technology, energy and industrial companies. "Stem is at the forefront of bringing intelligence to the edge of the grid through its...

2013-12-11 12:26:43

BALTIMORE, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BrownIT Holdings Corporation announced that Mark Hogan has been confirmed as a member of the Board of Directors. Mark Brown, CEO of BrownIT Holdings said, "We are enthusiastic that Mr. Hogan has agreed to contribute his considerable talents and expertise to the board of BrownIT. His experience in the government contracting community will be invaluable to BrownIT as the company seeks aggressive expansion in the federal market." Mark Hogan, CEO...

2013-12-10 23:00:35

Nokero International, Ltd. announced a ramp up of production to an average of 10,000 N200 solar light bulbs each day. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Due to increasing demand for Nokero International, Ltd. products, they announced a ramp up of production to an average of 10,000 solar light bulbs each day through its Chinese manufacturers. Many of the lights have been sent to the Philippines to fulfill recent humanitarian and disaster relief efforts after the typhoon, and a large...

2013-12-09 08:28:12

LABSCO expands national presence and continues build of superior diagnostics distribution to support key manufacturer partnerships. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Laboratory Supply Company (LABSCO), the leading distributor of innovative laboratory technologies and products to hospitals, physician office laboratories and alternate healthcare settings, has successfully completed the acquisition of J & S Medical Associates (J & S). The two companies will be...

2013-12-07 23:04:00

Kalen Biomedical's premium lipoprotein products are now available for cardiovascular researchers located in India through the marketing and distribution expertise provided by Biogenuix Medsystems. Montgomery Village, MD (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Kalen Biomedical, LLC (http://www.kalenbiomed.com) is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with Biogenuix Medsystems in India. Kalen Biomedical, LLC is pleased work with Biogenuix to offer premium lipoprotein products to cardiovascular...

2013-12-06 04:20:22

First APR Energy mobile gas turbine project in sub-Saharan Africa JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces it has signed a new contract to provide fast-track power in Angola. Featuring GE mobile gas turbines, the deal represents APR's first turbine project in sub-Saharan Africa, and quickly follows the GE strategic alliance announced in October. The contract will bring APR's total footprint in Angola...

2013-12-05 08:23:34

Industry Veteran to Lead International Investment Activities WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) today announced that Ronnie Hawkins will join the firm as a Managing Director, effective January 6, 2014. As a senior member of EIG's investment team, Hawkins will lead the firm's efforts to identify, execute and manage energy investments outside the United States. Hawkins joins EIG from General Electric (GE) where he served as Executive Vice...


Latest Thomas Edison Reference Libraries

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2010-10-27 22:37:47

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...

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2010-10-26 18:09:56

Execution by electrocution, started in the United States, is an execution method in which the person being killed is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes placed on the body. Although its use is in decline the electric chair has become a symbol of the death penalty even though it was only used in the United States and briefly in the Philippines. The goal of the chair was to incapacitate the organs of the body in order to cause death. This was done...

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2010-10-07 11:54:11

Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat created the Vitascope, an early film projector, in 1895. They demonstrated the Vitascope at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, they called it the Phantoscope. Armat and Jenkins fought over the rights to the invention and eventually Armat, with legal authority, sold the rights to the Kinetoscope Company. The company eventually approached Thomas Edison to finance the manufacture of their machine before it was outdated. He agreed on the term...

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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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