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Sep 16, 2014, 15:13 ET
The new Mars Chocolate North America manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED(R) Gold certification -an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing and operating green buildings-from the U.S. Green Building Council. The facility opened in March and produces M&M'S(R) Brand Candies and SNICKERS(R) Bars. To learn about Mars' commitment to sustainability, visit (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

Mars Chocolate Site In Topeka Achieves Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification

 Mars Chocolate North America announced today that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED® Gold certification...

Sep 16, 2014, 06:00 ET  (PRNewsFoto/Linde North America)

Linde Healthcare experts to present details on installation of medical oxygen storage and distribution systems at ASPE convention

 Two Linde Healthcare experts will present a paper on the critical elements of installing and maintaining U.S.P. (United States Pharmacopeia)...

Sep 15, 2014, 13:14 ET

North Highland Achieves "Best Firm to Work For" for Eighth Consecutive Year by Consulting Magazine

For the eighth consecutive year, Consulting Magazine, the leading magazine for consulting professionals, named North Highland as a best company to...

Sep 15, 2014, 12:00 ET
The Fuselage Automated Upright Build (FAUB) is a robotic manufacturing system being developed by KUKA Systems Aerospace Group for The Boeing Co. FAUB will automate most riveting on future Boeing 777s, including the new 777X. The robots will install up to 60,000 fasteners per fuselage, quickly and with great precision. (PRNewsFoto/KUKA Systems Corporation Nort...)

KUKA Systems develops robotic riveting system for Boeing 777 wide-body fuselage assembly

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - When the Boeing 777X twin-aisle passenger jet goes into full production...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:01 ET

Morguard North American Residential REIT declares September 2014 distribution of 5 cents per unit

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Morguard North American Residential Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX: MRG.UN) today...

Sep 12, 2014, 15:48 ET
Porsche launches "The Sound of Porsche" - A three-week, multisensory pop up in Manhattan (PRNewsFoto/Porsche Cars North America, Inc.)

Porsche launches "The Sound of Porsche" - A three-week, multisensory pop up in Manhattan

 Porsche Cars North America announces the launch of The Porsche Brand Pop Up in New York City on Monday, September 15, 2014. "The Sound Of...

Sep 12, 2014, 10:31 ET

North 6th Agency Launches "Root to Shoot" Fundraising Promotion For High-Scoring Iona Gaels This Season

 North 6th Agency (N6A), an award-winning communications agency based in New York City, today announced the launch of "Root to Shoot", a...

Sep 12, 2014, 07:00 ET  (PRNewsFoto/Linde North America)

Linde to showcase value of energized solutions and LNG as a fuel at Eagle Ford Convention

 Attendees at the DUG Eagle Ford Convention are invited to meet with Linde engineers who will be discussing Linde's extensive services for...

Sep 11, 2014, 15:26 ET
Chicago's North Park University announces the opening of the $45 million Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life. The three-story, 101,000-square-foot building is anticipated to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. (PRNewsFoto/North Park University)

North Park University Opens Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center For Science And Community Life

 North Park University, on Chicago's north side, announces the opening of the $45 million Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and...

Sep 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
Dynaudio Xeo 4 Wireless Loudspeakers (PRNewsFoto/Dynaudio North America)

Dynaudio Releases New High-Performance Xeo Wireless Loudspeaker Systems

Dynaudio, the high-end audio specialist from Denmark, has released the next generation of its groundbreaking Xeo wireless loudspeaker...

Sep 11, 2014, 10:22 ET

Dr. Paul Ridker to Deliver 3rd Annual Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Lecture on Thrombosis

 The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a non-profit organization working to increase public awareness and circulate information about...

Sep 11, 2014, 07:00 ET

North Star Group and Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering Co-sponsoring Executive Cyber Security Conference

 North Star Group, LLC today announced it is co-sponsoring with Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering and Information...

Sep 10, 2014, 14:23 ET

North Highland Names Jeff McMahon as New Market Lead for Charlotte Office

North Highland, a global management consulting firm, is excited to announce Jeff McMahon as the new market lead for the firm's Charlotte office....

Sep 10, 2014, 07:45 ET

Panasonic To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of Kid Witness News Video Competition At International Awards Ceremony In New Jersey

Global technology leader Panasonic will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Kid Witness News (KWN), its signature video education program, during an...

Sep 10, 2014, 05:00 ET
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Porsche Cars North America, Inc.)

120,000 Porsche cars delivered to customers worldwide

 The Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer has delivered 120,000 new vehicles to customers worldwide from January to August 2014, thus...

Sep 09, 2014, 07:00 ET  (PRNewsFoto/Linde North America)

Linde Bulk Oxygen and Oxygenation Systems Solve Water Treatment Issues Cost-effectively

 From industrial wastewater to municipal water treatment, bulk oxygen (O2) and oxygenation systems from Linde LLC can cost-effectively address...

Sep 06, 2014, 08:30 ET
TWIX (R) Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch with the code date: 421BA4GA60 (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

Mars Chocolate North America Issues Allergy Alert Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Peanuts and Eggs in TWIX® Bites 7oz Stand Up Pouch

Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its TWIX® Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch with the code date:...

Sep 05, 2014, 14:05 ET
Sherlock Limited Edition Gift Set (PRNewsFoto/BBC Worldwide North America)

Sherlock Limited Edition Gift Set

 This holiday season, there is one gift that is sure to be on every Sherlock fan's wish list: Sherlock: The Complete Seasons 1-3 Limited...

Sep 05, 2014, 00:00 ET

Stark Aerospace Names Senior Vice President Of Business Development

Stark Aerospace recently announced the hire of Thomas Curran as Senior Vice President of Business Development & Marketing. Mr. Curran brings...

Sep 04, 2014, 14:01 ET

North Castle Partners Completes Sale of Ignite USA, LLC to Newell Rubbermaid

 North Castle Partners and its co-investors announced today that they have completed the sale of Chicago-based Ignite USA, LLC ("Ignite"), a...