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2014-10-16 16:32:15

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Elevators and Escalators in Units by the following Product Segments: Elevators (Gearless Elevators, Geared Elevators, & Hydraulic Elevators), Escalators (Moving Stairways {Heavy-Duty Transit & Standard-Commercial}, and Moving Walkways). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual...

2014-10-16 16:29:13

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prepackaged Medical Kits and Trays in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: ENT Custom Trays, Ophthalmic Custom Trays, Custom Basin Kits, Custom Ob/Gyn Kits, General Delivery Kits, Hysterectomy Kits, Open Heart Surgery Kits, Angiography/Angioplasty Kits, Orthopedic Kits & Trays, Anesthesia Kits, Blood Gas Kits, Urology Kits, Biopsy Kits, Enema Kits, Laceration Kits, Suture Removal Kits,...

2014-10-16 16:28:30

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Safes and Vaults in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Safes, and Vaults. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived...

2014-10-16 08:31:53

Atelier Eyewear's survey results provide further insight into this issue of poorly fitting eyewear. LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted amongst prescription eyeglass wearers in the UK and USA by Atelier Eyewear (www.ateliereyewear.com), the leader in custom made glasses and sunglasses, proves that more than eight out of ten people are wearing poorly fitting glasses frames. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152392 Photo -...

2014-10-16 08:27:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalorama Information believes an experimental vaccine distribution in the United Kingdom and other similar developments point to a growing flu vaccine market, as well as a growing market for the production of these vaccines. The healthcare market researcher said that two- to four-year-olds in the UK are for the first time to be offered for free an egg-based nasal vaccine. The intention is to prevent influenza (flu) in hopes of not just...

2014-10-15 23:14:08

Sweden, Denmark, Spain, UK and Netherlands top the list of Europe's leading technology, media, and telecom companies Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 White Bull Summits (http://www.whitebull.com), champions of European innovation, today announced the winners of the 2014 Bully Awards, honouring outstanding technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies. White Bull Summits conducted a rigorous evaluation of over 500 TMT companies. A complete list of the 2014 Bully...

2014-10-15 23:07:01

LunaDress has recently introduced its new prom dresses online. These elegant items are made for the global customers, especially those from the UK. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 LunaDress, an innovative company that provides many kinds of wedding dresses and women’s special occasion outfits, has made its goal to deliver the right product to worldwide clients. With that in mind, the company has recently introduced its new prom dresses online. These elegant items are made for the global...

2014-10-15 12:26:43

Lithium survey highlights online behaviors and attitudes in five digitally savvy countries SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Technologies today released data from a global survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Lithium Technologies, capturing the views of over 6,100 online adults in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, France, and Germany - shedding light on how the Internet is rapidly changing customer expectations and challenging companies to keep up. "We...

2014-10-15 08:39:59

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PubMatic, the programmatic advertising platform company for leading publishers, today announced twelve new premium publishers in the UK have recently started using its programmatic advertising platform. These publishers include: The Economist, Haymarket, ESI Media (Independent, London Evening Standard), Northern & Shell, Local World, Shortlist Media, Vice, Coull Ltd., talkSPORT Radio, TV Guide UK, Press Holdings Media Group (including The...

2014-10-15 08:37:13

DONCASTER, England, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UK Households are making it easy for fraudsters to attack New independent research[1] released today reveals that more than a half of UK households are careless when it comes to protecting confidential information and are unknowingly sharing their salary details, bank statements and credit information with their neighbours or strangers. The findings are published as National Identity Fraud...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

The Cotswold sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from and was named after the Cotswold Hills in England. Some experts assert that this breed was present in this area of England when the Romans arrived sometime around 54 B.C., during which time legend says they discovered sheepcotes along the hills. Later, the area was supposedly given the Anglo-Saxon name of Cottes-wealds, which meant wind swept hills scattered with Cotes. If this legend were true it would mean that the hills...

Clun Forest Sheep
2014-09-23 08:05:26

The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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