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Oct 31, 2014, 13:02 ET

ANSI and ASSE Announce Joint Webinar on New ISO Standard for Global Occupational Health and Safety

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will host a webinar featuring important...

Oct 31, 2014, 11:24 ET

ANSI Accreditation Program Gains International Recognition for Food Safety Scope

 Advancing the global notion of "one standard – one test – one mark of acceptance," the American National Standards Institute...

Oct 31, 2014, 08:30 ET

Cooper Standard Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

 Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. ("Cooper Standard" or "Company"), a leading...

Oct 30, 2014, 16:01 ET

Standard Pacific Corp. Reports 2014 Third Quarter Results

 Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. 2014 Third Quarter Highlights and...

Oct 30, 2014, 08:30 ET

Standard Motor Products, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results and a Quarterly Dividend

Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP), an automotive replacement parts manufacturer and distributor, reported today its consolidated financial...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

SASB Launches New Public Comment Portal

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™, a 501c3 non-profit organization that develops sustainability accounting...

Oct 28, 2014, 17:25 ET

Former Michigan Governor John Engler Discusses the Importance of Workforce Development during ANSI's Annual Business Meeting

 John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable (BRT) and former governor of Michigan, addressed attendees at the American National...

Oct 28, 2014, 16:58 ET

Standard Pacific Corp. Announces Share Repurchase Program

 Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) ("the Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $100...

Oct 28, 2014, 12:17 ET

Standard Motor Products, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call

 Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP), an automotive replacement parts manufacturer and distributor, is scheduled to report its earnings...

Oct 27, 2014, 14:32 ET

Standards Alliance to Co-host Mexico City Conference on Regulatory Issues in December

 The Standards Alliance, a public-private partnership between the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the United States Agency for...

Oct 24, 2014, 12:46 ET

CFP Board Censures Improper CFP® Professional Conduct

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today public disciplinary actions against the following individuals'...

Oct 23, 2014, 16:10 ET

Standard Financial Corp. Announces An Increased Quarterly Dividend Payment And Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year Earnings

 Standard Financial Corp. (the "Company") -  (OTCQX: STND), the holding company for Standard Bank PaSB, today announced earnings for the...

Oct 23, 2014, 08:00 ET
Some residential lots in Union Beach, N.J. remain empty after nearly two years since they were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Fourteen of these devastated homes were rebuilt using product donations from companies, including plumbing manufacturer American Standard.

Two Years After the Storm: American Standard a Familiar Sight in Hurricane Sandy Victims' New Homes

Imagine completing a major home remodeling project only to see it completely destroyed a few days later. For Jadwiga Parzych of Union Beach N.J.,...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Former FASB Chairman Robert Herz Appointed to SASB's Board of Directors

 The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™, a 501c3 non-profit organization that develops sustainability accounting...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:30 ET

Cooper Standard to Host Conference Call and Webcast on Oct. 31 to Discuss Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

 Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. ("Cooper Standard"), will host a conference...

Oct 17, 2014, 19:48 ET
Standard Pacific Homes unveils Cypress Bend at WaterGrass, a gated community of new home designs situated in upscale Wesley Chapel. The floor plans feature spa-like master suites, gourmet kitchens and innovative outdoor living spaces. Home shoppers are invited to tour the new model homes this weekend.

Standard Pacific Homes Announces Grand Opening Of Cypress Bend At WaterGrass

 Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the grand opening of Cypress Bend in Wesley...

Oct 17, 2014, 17:34 ET
Standard Pacific Homes expands presence in Chapel Cove with two new neighborhoods set to debut this weekend. The public is invited to tour new model homes at the grand opening celebration set for Saturday, October 18 at noon.

Standard Pacific Homes Expands Presence In Chapel Cove With Two New Neighborhoods

 Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced plans to unveil two new collections of homes...

Oct 16, 2014, 20:47 ET
Standard Pacific Homes announces the grand opening of Bradford Creek, the highly-anticipated, gated collection of luxury single-family home designs located in the prestigious city of Winter Garden. Home shoppers are invited to experience the new home designs by touring the two model homes. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Standard Pacific Homes Debuts New Homes In Winter Garden

Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the Grand Opening of Bradford Creek, the...

Oct 15, 2014, 10:22 ET

Hacked! What to Do When Personal and Financial Information Has Been Compromised

With a number of large retailers and banks reporting massive data security breaches in the last year, leaving hundreds of millions of consumers'...

Oct 15, 2014, 08:14 ET

New Nutrition Criteria an Important Evolution in Children's Advertising Initiative

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - In order to help parents and kids make healthier choices, eighteen leading food and beverage companies have come...