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2014-08-29 12:27:02

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global machine health monitoring market is expected to reach $2.50 Billion at a CAGR of 7.16% from 2014 to 2020. Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product (vibration monitoring, thermography, ultrasound emission, lubricating oil analysis, corrosion monitoring, motor current signature analysis), Component, Application and Geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020 research report is of 353 pages and includes the detailed value chain...

2014-08-29 12:26:54

shopgoodwill.com®, Goodwill's Premiere E-Commerce Platform, Celebrates Milestone ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's favorite online thrift store -- and the nation's first nonprofit online auction site -- is celebrating its 15(th) anniversary, proving that Goodwill® is not only a leader in job placement but also an innovative social enterprise through its use of e-commerce and sustainability. The site has auctioned off an array of art, antiques, musical...

2014-08-29 12:24:55

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on September 9, 2014. He is scheduled to present at approximately 8:35 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously...

2014-08-29 12:24:42

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnoPharma, Inc. today announced the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for decitabine for injection, a generic version of Eisai Inc.'s DACOGEN®. InnoPharma developed the generic formulation of decitabine for injection and entered into an agreement with Sandoz, Inc., pursuant to which Sandoz will sell, market and distribute decitabine for injection in the United...

2014-08-29 12:23:55

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that President Obama has nominated firm partner Danny Marti as U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. Mr. Marti, who is currently Managing Partner of Kilpatrick Townsend's Washington, D.C. office, would become just the nation's second U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator by replacing Victoria Espinel who stepped down from the position in August 2013. The Office of...

2014-08-29 12:21:20

CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Officer Ray Conner will speak at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference in Laguna Niguel, California, on Sep. 16 at 12:25 p.m. PT. Visit http://cc.talkpoint.com/morg007/091514a_jw/?entity=16_1DW1JPK 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)...

2014-08-29 08:27:01

MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London-based Barclays Bank has selected McKinney, Texas, as the new site for one of the company's innovative technology centers. Barclays, a Global Fortune 500 company, is an international financial service provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. Barclays will move into the McKinney Corporate Center 1 building at Craig Ranch, developed by VanTrust Real Estate, LLC....

2014-08-29 08:22:53

2014 Marks Voluntary Insurance Leader's Eighth Consecutive Year on Prestigious List COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, today announced that the company has been named to LATINA Style Magazine's 2014 list of 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work. It is the 15(th) time and 8(th) consecutive year that Aflac has been named to this prestigious list. According to a letter addressed to Aflac from LATINA Style...

2014-08-29 04:20:13

Transaction Establishes Norbert Dentressangle as a Leading Third Party Logistics Provider in the Fast-Growing U.S. market LYON, France, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norbert Dentressangle today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all the shares of privately held U.S. third party logistics (3PL) provider, Jacobson Companies from Oak Hill Capital Partners. The transaction was valued at $750 million (EUR560 million) in cash on a debt-free and...

2014-08-28 23:16:05

Storage.com received nearly 2,000 applications for the $2,500 college scholarships. Three scholarships were awarded, one to a high school student enrolling for the first time at a college or university in 2014, one to a current college student enrolled at a college or university and returning in 2014, and one to a parent or guardian of a student enrolling at a college or university in 2014. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Storage.com, an online directory where storage seekers can find,...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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