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2014-08-18 16:23:43

Lega Nazionale Dilettante (LND) to purchase Cardiac Science Powerheart products through distributor Bioforma WAUKESHA, Wis., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian soccer leagues have been at the forefront of promoting automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at sporting events ever since 2012 when Piermario Morosini, a 25-year-old midfielder for Livorno, suffered sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during a match and died. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080306/AQTH510LOGO An...

2014-04-25 23:01:31

The Waukesha County Business Alliance to host a public and giveaway-packed Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of 101 Mobility Milwaukee. Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Small Business Alliance of Waukesha is hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of 101 Mobility Milwaukee – the state’s first 101 Mobility franchise location. The new business opened mid-March; they sell, install, and repair a variety of mobility equipment including stair lifts,...

2014-02-13 12:27:47

WAUKESHA, Wis., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in schools has been a business and social imperative for Cardiac Science since the company's founding. The reason is clear: Studies show that one in 50 high schools has had a SCA incident-either student or faculty-on school grounds each year-according to Parent Heart Watch, a CPR/AED Advocacy Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080306/AQTH510LOGO An important ally in this fight is School...

2013-07-30 23:32:38

Rentapen Inc. and FundCrowd Benefits teamed up to raise money for a Waukesha man as he battles Mitochondrial Disease. Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 On July 27, 2013 there was a Charity Co-Ed (3 girls and 3 guys) Volleyball Tournament held at Sunset Bowl Entertainment Center. There were over 30 people in attendance and the charity helped raise roughly $400.00. All of the events were open to the public and all donations and profits raised have gone directly to the “Supporting Jeremy...

2013-07-24 23:26:09

Rentapen Inc. Listens to Customers, Makes Alterations to Product Line and Creates Four New RAPid Blocks™ Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 On June 21, 2013 Rentapen Inc. added four New RAPid Blocks™ to their collection of six RAPid Blocks™. Rentapen Inc., located in Waukesha, WI, first developed RAPid Tooling Components™ in the year 2002. The RAPid Tooling Component™ product line was inspired by Rentapen’s customers’ need for dramatic reductions in the overall design,...

2013-07-09 23:25:33

Rentapen Inc., the weld fixture specialist, has a web app that Manufacturing Engineers are utilizing to save time and money. Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 On July 1, 2013, Rentapen Inc. introduced four new RAPid Blocks™ to their free web app which features an exclusive line of weld-tooling components, known as RAPid Tooling Components™ (RTC). Rentapen Inc. has been helping manufacturers, specifically CAD Drafters and Machine Design Engineers, with their weld fixture designs....

2013-07-03 23:21:48

The Engineering Manager at Rentapen Inc., a growing weld fixture design and build company, flew to Georgia to gain knowledge to better assist customer in 2013. Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 On June 18, 2013 Blake Peterson, Engineering Manager at Rentapen Inc met with the management team at a large Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) company that has been a customer for over a year. Peterson went to Georgia to take a tour of their plant and to see the products that they are...

2013-06-28 23:20:44

Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it is expanding its selection of gas engines to include several refurbished Waukesha gas compression engines. The rebuilt Waukesha 9390 GSI units that WPP is purchasing have been factory refurbished to manufacturer’s specifications and fully inspected. (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients...


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.'