Strange but true: greeting cards are going negative. The United States Postal Service has recently agreed to promote talking cards to deliver political attack messages to voters. MailPOW ensures that anything you say can and will be mailed against you. USPS is now featuring MailPOW in a media marketing kit developed for political consultants to use in this election. According to company founder Crystal Martin, of Yuba City, Ca., "MailPOW leaves an impression that POWers voters from the mail box to the ballot box."
When opened, most of the cards play an audio clip of a political opponent saying something
In support of the third and final presidential debate of the 2012 election, Cohoes, New York-based Mohawk has partnered with Océ and Lynn University to provide the printed materials for the event.
A paper wrist strap similar to the bands worn at festivals can help prevent over-exposure to the sun and reduce the risk of cancer.
The device lets people know when they have been exposed to a certain amount of UV radiation by changing color.
The monitor works by changing color from yellow to pink as the strength of UV radiation increases.
It operates through an acid-release agent which picks up ultraviolet light and a dye which responds to pH levels in the indicator.
Developed by Strathclyde University, the technology will be commercialized by Swedish-based company Intellego Technologies.
Ennis has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub-par growth in net income.
Designed to drive online product purchases by putting mobile-optimized promotional offers, coupons and catalogs into consumers' hands, the U.S. Postal Service's 2012 Holiday Mobile Shopping Promotion will offer online merchants an upfront 2 percent postage discount on Standard Mail and First-Class Mail letters, flats and cards (presort and automation) that include a mobile barcode or print/mobile technology—such as a QR code—that can be read or scanned by a mobile device and leads the mail recipient to a mobile-optimized shopping website. The promotion will run Nov. 7 - Nov. 21, 2012.
Mohawk, locates in Cohoes, N.Y., has named George William Wurtz III to its board of directors. Wurtz is currently CEO and president of WinCup Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of a broad line of disposable foodservice products.