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2014-07-31 12:31:12

But 2014 Data Trending Better; Exports Remain Major Segment of State Economy LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new economic analysis finds that since the recession, the recovery of Oregon's export industry has lagged the recovery in the nation, and as a result, the state's share of total U.S. exports has declined. According to the analysis by Beacon Economics, from 1997 to 2008, the decade prior to the downturn, average real growth for exports was nearly 7% annually in Oregon and...

2014-07-31 12:31:02

ATLANTA, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BWAY Intermediate Company, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that BWAY Holding Company (the "Issuer"), the direct subsidiary of the Company and an affiliate of Platinum Equity, LLC ("Platinum Equity"), intends to offer $770 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021 (the "Notes"), subject to market and other customary conditions. The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities...

2014-07-31 12:29:35

- New Funds Will Support Commercialization and Regulatory Filings for Novel Vascular Intervention Devices - CAMPBELL, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazarus Effect, a medical device company focused on the development of novel interventional devices to facilitate removal of blood clots, announced the closing of a $5 million financing. Proceeds from the financing will support EU commercialization of several approved Lazarus Effect devices, as well as regulatory filings for the...

2014-07-31 12:29:17

CONCORD, N.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CosaTron, the leading U.S. manufacturer of air contamination control systems for commercial HVAC systems sold worldwide, announces that it has established Energy International Corporation (EIC) as the representative to the Middle East. EIC has key strategic locations in Qatar, UAE, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/132058 CosaTron has been solving IAQ problems in the...

2014-07-31 12:27:25

APEX and The Communicator Awards give feature writing "awards of distinction" to Alta College's Bill Ojile and GroundFloor Media's Gil Rudawsky DENVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An article on managing public opinion during a media crisis for ACC Docket was given the 2014 Feature Writing "2014 Award of Excellence" by APEX and a "2014 Communicator Feature Writing Award of Distinction" by The Communicator Awards. The eight-page article was written by Bill Ojile, senior vice president and...

2014-07-31 12:26:00

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In June 2014, annual inflation as measured by the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) declined in the U.S. and Japan, but was mixed across Euro Area countries compared. Although inflation remained steady in the Euro Area as a whole, price growth slowed in Belgium (from 0.8 to 0.7 percent), France (from 0.8 to 0.6 percent), Italy (from 0.4 to 0.2 percent) and Spain (from 0.2 to 0.0 percent), while it accelerated in Germany (from 0.6 to...

2014-07-31 12:23:45

Could Cost U.S. Economy $3.4 Trillion, Endanger Millions of American Jobs WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NERA Economic Consulting and commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) reveals that a more stringent ozone standard from the Obama Administration could reduce GDP by $270 billion per year and carry a compliance price tag of $2.2 trillion from 2017 to 2040, increasing energy costs and placing millions of jobs at risk. At this price,...

2014-07-31 12:22:28

Hertz Opens 17 New Hertz Local Edition Locations NAPLES, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) continues to add to its neighborhood market network with the opening of another 17 Hertz Local Edition locations in 13 states (listed below). These new locations are in addition to the approximately 80 neighborhood locations opened since January 2014, and more than 2,900 locations currently open across the U.S. The openings are part of a company-wide strategy...

2014-07-31 12:22:04

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith will speak at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York City on Aug. 14 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Visit http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff84/ba to access a link to the live broadcast of the conference. Individuals should check the website prior to the session to ensure access to the audio stream. Contact: Boeing Communications(312) 544-2002 SOURCE Boeing

2014-07-31 08:42:06

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diablo Technologies, a proven innovator in enterprise memory system architectures, is pleased to announce that on April 29, 2014 the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded U.S. patent No. 8,713,379, entitled a "System and method of interfacing co-processors and input/output devices via a main memory system," to the company. This newly issued patent protects an important portion of Diablo's technology assets and expands its...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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