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- People and Places
- Hewlett-Packard, Recasting Itself, Is Looking Beyond PCs and Printers
- The 2007 Collectors Guide
Largest employers: ranked by number of employees in the greater San…
Free with registration – San Fernando Valley Business Journal – AccessMyLibrary.com – Dec 25, 2006
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People and Places
Insurance Journal – Dec 25, 2006
From 1989 to 1997, she served as Commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles. Prior to her that, Cline served as deputy commissioner for the West Virginia Division of Highways. The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies has named Nancy Grover as its new media relations director. Grover, who will be based in NAMIC’s Washington, D. office, will promote the positions of the organization and the member companies it serves to key target audiences. Grover has been a journalist in the broadcasting and publishing fields for two decades, serving most recently as managing editor for a Florida-based publishing company where she wrote a newsletter devoted to workers’ compensation, as well as articles for Risk and Insurance magazine… Campbell has 25 years in underwriting, product development and agency roles. His focus will be new and existing products. Swing has 30 years of experience with Home Insurance, Royal, CNA, Continental, Liberty Mutual and TIG. He was most recently chief underwriting officer for Ramsgate Insurance Inc. He will focus on managing the Equipment Program, which includes construction, forestry, agricultural and lawn and garden. Additionally, he will oversee a new Timber Harvesting Program.
Hewlett-Packard, Recasting Itself, Is Looking Beyond PCs and Printers
New York Times – Dec 25, 2006
could do both,” said Benjamin Reitzes, an analyst with UBS Investment Research. ”A company with almost $100 billion in revenue should be doing both. ” It has some ideas. It is moving quickly to build printers for almost any application in which ink hits paper. Analysts say that is a slam dunk. Two other areas that the company has identified for growth, selling cost-efficient corporate data centers and consumer electronics, pose considerably more risk.
The 2007 Collectors Guide
Forbes – Dec 25, 2006
Thousands were displayed in the Patent Office–a popular tourist attraction during the early 19th century. But by 1880, even though two large fires had culled 86,000 models from the collection, the Patent Office decided that the 200,000 or so models in existence were taking up too much space and dropped the model requirement for nearly all applications. From that point on the government seemed to just want to get rid of the models, moving them into storage, sending some back to their owners and allowing the Smithsonian to take some important ones–Isaac Singer’s sewing machine, for example, and Samuel Colt’s revolver. After his purchase, Sir Wellcome intended to build a national museum. The stock market crash in 1929 quashed that dream. Wellcome died in 1936. Since then the collection has passed through the hands of fortune hunters… After graduation he joined the family pharmacy business his father started but branched off to form Rothschild Medical Supply, which had $2. 5 million in sales in 2004. He sold that company last year but still runs the Rothschild Cos. , a home health care and real estate development outfit with $4 million in annual revenues. In 1990 Rothschild saw his first patent model at an antique show in upstate New York. “It rang a bell in my head,” he says. Cars and apothecary items were fun to collect, but the miniatures offered a chance to gather one-of-a-kind items.