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Pereira, Colombia

: an economic, social and political history." Cambridge University Press, 25 July 2002. p162. ISBN 0521528593, 9780521528597. Accessed at Google Books 29 December 2013. Manufacturing Pereira's main manufacturing product is apparel. Other products include aluminium goods, motorcycles and telecommunications technology. Pereira also hosts multinational corporations such as Avesco, Nestle and Coats. In the future, Ethanol may be produced in Pereira, as sugarcane (an essential raw material for ethanol production) is farmed in the nearby Cauca valley. Toasa J. "Colombia: a new ethanol producer on the rise?" Diane publishing and Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, USA 2009 p4. ISBN 1437923674, 9781437923674. Accessed at Google Books 29 December 2013. Logistics Pereira is a centre for transport logistics. Logistics companies include Servientrega International Logistics, FedEx, DHL, Central and TCC. There are logistics centres in Dosquebradas and Alpina. Trade and commerce Trade and commerce is the second biggest employment sector in Pereira and in 2010, Pereira is the city with the highest rate of unemployment in Colombia. Commercial enterprises include malls, home centres, hypermarkets and supermarkets. There are also fast food outlets, hotels and a convention centre. Services Pereira is a service centre for surrounding rural areas. Tourism Pereira has several landmarks which attract tourists. Lake Otún and Santa Isabel (Santa Isabel (volcano)), provide a destination for sports adventure tourism. Pereira also has a "night life" with bars and nightclubs. Drugs Pereira has been affected by drug trade. In 1979, "social cleansing" of criminals was reported in Pereira. Solimano A. "Colombia: essays on conflict, peace, and development." World Bank Publications, 2000 p. 17. ISBN 0821346709, 9780821346709. Accessed at Google Books 28 December 2013. In 2001, "White Horse", a joint US (United States of America) Colombian investigation into the transportation of heroin between Periera and Philadelphia. Marcella G. "The United States and Colombia: the journey from ambiguity to strategic clarity." Diane Publishing May 2003 p28. Accessed at Google Books 29 December 2013. Transportation thumb right 200px Unit Integrated Mass Transit System Megabús (File:Megabus g.jpg) parked in the station at the Lucy Tejada Cultural Center. Air Pereira's airport is the Matecaña International Airport. It was built between 1944 and 1946 and opened in August 1947. It operates both nationally and internationally. It is currently undergoing a large expansion which will include a new control tower, a longer runway, new access roads and new destinations such as New York, which will make Matecaña International Airport one of the most important of the country, Road Pereira is a transport hub for Caldas and Quindio. Interdepartmental roads make up the Autopista del Café (Coffee Freeway). "En servicio calzada de la Autopista del Café." Eldiario website. Accessed 1 February 2013. Other routes include: 30 August Avenue, Circunvalar Avenue, Americas Avenue, Railway Avenue, Belalcazár Avenue, The River Avenue and streets Sixth, Seventh and Eighth and other highways. Megabus Megabús is the mass transport system of Pereira which was founded in 2006. It compromises 3 trunk routes that link Dosquebradas and Cuba, and feeder routes which connect the rest of the metropolitan area including La Virginia, Puerto Caldas, Cerritos, Morelia, and many other neighbourhoods, which connect with the trunk routes at Interchanger stations. Cesar Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct thumb right 200px Pilares del Viaducto César Gaviria Trujillo. (File:Viaducto Pereira.jpg) The architectural award winning César Gaviria Trujillo Viaduct, a cable-stayed bridge, was opened on 15 November 1997. It is named after César Gaviria, the 40th president of Colombia, who was born in the city of Pereira. The viaduct links Pereira with Dosquebradas and the cities of Armenia, Pereira and Manizales. The length of its centre span is Suolahti (consolidated in 2007 with Sumiainen to make Äänekoski), Finland (status unknown) image 300 px (Image:266368 10150687251515634 868425633 19614070 4645723 o.jpg) location Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Colombia broke_ground '''Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas''' is a multi-purpose stadium in Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Colombia. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches. It is also the home of Deportivo Pereira. The stadium holds 30,313 people. The stadium was built in 1971. The stadium is now under reconstruction for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2011. The stadium is going to host some games and is going to hold 40.000 people. Nuevo Estadio, Así quedaría el estadio de Pereira, July 6, 2009. An upper tier is being added to the stadium to match with the existing west upper tier. Main urban centers *Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Risaralda Department *Armenia (Armenia, Colombia), Quindío Department *Juan Valdez (International gourmet coffee brand) *Pereira (Pereira, Colombia), Risaralda (Risaralda Department) (Colombian City) *Armenia (Armenia, Colombia), Quindío (Quindío Department) (Colombian City)


Harlow

Pearson Education, the main research division of GlaxoSmithKline (on a former BP site), the European headquarters of Pitney Bowes, Synthomer (polymers), and the main manufacturing plant of Raytheon UK (Raytheon). Rexel UK (Rexel) (electrical supplies) is based at the A111 (A111 road (England)) A1000 (A1000 road) junction in Potters Bar. Architecture The Festival architects tried to show by the design and layout of the South Bank Festival what could be achieved by applying modern town planning ideas. ''A Tonic to the Nation'' The Festival Style, (also called "Contemporary") '''Matthew John Spring''' (born 17 November 1979, in Harlow, Essex) is an English central midfielder who plays for Leyton Orient (Leyton Orient F.C.). DATE OF BIRTH 17 November 1979 PLACE OF BIRTH Harlow, England DATE OF DEATH


Hermosillo

68,300 jobs, employing about thirty percent of the population. Other than cars, products manufactured here include televisions, computers, food processing, textiles, wood products, printing, cellular phones, chemicals, petroleum products and plastics. Lanix electronics (Lanix) has a major research and design facility and its main manufacturing plant in Hermosillo. The city and its municipality (Hermosillo (municipality)) have twelve industrial parks, which house over one hundred smaller manufacturing enterprises. There has been slowing of this sector especially the automobile industry because of the global economic downturn that began in 2008. Commerce employs more than half of the population. While locally owned business still predominate this sector, international brands such as Costco, Wal Mart, Sam's Club, The Home Depot, Cinemark, McDonald's, BlockBuster Video, Domino's Pizza, Dairy Queen, IHOP, Subway, Carl's Junior and others figure prominently at Northeastern Hermosillo and Southern Hermosillo. Tourism is mostly limited to the coastal communities of Bahia de Kino, Kino Nuevo and Punta Chueca, where there are cave paintings and a recreational park named La Sauceda. In 2009, Standard and Poor's rated the municipality of Hermosillo (Hermosillo (municipality)) as (mxA Estable -) based on its administrative practices, financial flexibility and limited financial risks. Financial management of the municipality has been prudent, with adequate documentation of practices. Debt levels have also been prudent at about 33% of gross income, which might decline in 2010. However, the municipality has limited liquid capital. Sports The city has a professional baseball team called Naranjeros de Hermosillo (Orange Growers) that plays in the Estadio Sonora. Baseball had always been popular in this city since the late 19th century. The club has its beginnings in the 1950s, when the '''Liga Invernal de Sonora''' (Sonora Winter League) was founded as a complement to the already existing '''Liga de la Costa del Pacifico''' (Pacific Coast League). The Naranjeros were officially organized in 1958. Since then, the team has won 16 championships in the Pacific Coast League and two championships in the Caribbean Series. Wikipedia:Hermosillo Dmoz:Regional North America Mexico States Sonora Localities Hermosillo Commons:Category:Hermosillo


Easton, Pennsylvania

: www.crayola.com factory directions.cfm title Directions to The Crayola FACTORY accessdate 2009-06-26 separate from the main manufacturing plant in Forks Township, Pennsylvania. The Crayola Factory is open to the public. Despite its name, the Crayola Factory is not a manufacturing plant, but rather a museum and visitor center geared toward familiarizing guests with Crayola's history and products. History The Fountain House was one of seven taverns constructed in the mid-18th century by William Doyle, the founder of Doylestown. The first part of the building was constructed in 1758. Owned by a Tory during the American Revolutionary War, it was seized by government authorities and sold by auction. Throughout the 19th century, The Fountain House hosted, in addition to a tavern, the first Doylestown post office, and a stagecoach line connecting Philadelphia and Easton (Easton, Pennsylvania). The Fountain House was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The theater department puts on several productions each year, including one large musical. In the spring of 2006, the arts department was honored with 5 Freddy Awards (The Freddy Awards) given out by the State Theater in neighboring Easton, Pennsylvania, including "Best Female Lead" and "Best Overall Production" for its rendition of Disney's ''Beauty and the Beast (Beauty and the Beast (musical))''. Nominated for 16 Freddys in 2008, Parkland won the award for Outstanding Scenic Design for their production of ''Les Misérables (Les Misérables (musical))''. Each year, the Freddys are awarded to recognize excellence in high school theater in the Lehigh Valley. Before he played in the major leagues, Abadie played first base for a semi-professional team in Easton, Pennsylvania. In 1874, the team beat the Philadelphia Athletics (Philadelphia Athletics (1860–1876)), the Philadelphia Whites, and the Brooklyn Atlantics. When the National Association (National Association of Professional Base Ball Players) expanded in 1875, Abadie and seven of his teammates were drafted because of the team's success. thumb 250px left AmeriGas, Ypsilanti, MI (Image:AmeriGas_Ypsilanti.JPG) Under the UGI Utilities, Inc., UGI serves 544,000 natural gas and 60,000 electricity customers in eastern and central Pennsylvania, including customers of UGI Penn Natural Gas (formerly PG Energy) and UGI Central Penn Gas (formerly PPL Gas Utilities). UGI Utilities operates in the urban areas in and around Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), Easton (Easton, Pennsylvania), Hazleton (Hazleton, Pennsylvania), Wilkes Barre (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), Lock Haven (Lock Haven, Pennsylvania), Pottsville (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), Stroudsburg (Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania), Lewistown (Lewistown, Pennsylvania), Huntingdon (Huntingdon, Pennsylvania), Shippensburg (Shippensburg, Pennsylvania), Lewisburg (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania), Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania) and Williamsport (Williamsport, Pennsylvania).


Xiamen

Xiamen Wushipu oil painting village has been named as “the second of the world oil painting industry base” and the second batch of national cultural (art) industry base” by the China artist association and the culture property department of Culture Ministry. Xiamen has strong industry advantage in hand painted oil painting, which has two main manufacturing bases here, Xiamen Wushipu Oil Painting Village and Xiamen Haicang Oil Painting Village. 80% market

shares in European and American market is taken up by products exported from Xiamen. Xiamen travel, Xiamen tour,, Xiamen travel information, Xiamen introduction. Chinatour.com. Retrieved on 2011-08-28. As the main manufacturing base of hand painted oil painting in China, Xiamen Wushipu Oil Painting Village has more than 5,000 artists. It has the ability to produce all kinds of oil paintings with different specifications and styles. With the support of Xiamen Municipal Government, it has formed a powerful industrial chain, provided related accessories such as frames, brushes and paint colors and formed stable target customers composed by hotels, villas, high-class departments, galleries and so on. As another mail manufacturing base of oil painting, Xiamen Haicang Oil Painting Village has more than 3,000 painters. The scale of Xiamen Haicang Oil Painting Village has developed rapidly in recent years, which is from originally 28 enterprises to more than 250 enterprises at the moment. The combination of manufacturing, sales and distribution makes it become industrial base of commercial oil painting. Wikipedia:Xiamen


Oshawa

''' ('''GM Canada''') (French (Canadian French): ''General Motors du Canada Limitée'') is General Motors' Canadian division. Its national headquarters office, Canadian Regional Engineering Centre, and main manufacturing plants are located in Oshawa, Ontario. GM Canada is 100% owned by GM.


Dar es Salaam

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Tallinn

conditions, and in 1945 to Germany, and then in 1957 a new headquarters and production facility was established in Switzerland. The business was continued by Mihkel's sons Robert and Toomas, with both the Swiss and German operations as the main manufacturing centres. Anatoliy Kinakh was born in the village of Brătuşeni in the Moldavian SSR (now Moldova) on August 4, 1954. In 1978, he graduated from the Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) Shipbuilding Institute as a shipbuilding engineer


Christchurch

Union Tasman and West Coast (West Coast Rugby Football Union) North and central South Island, including Christchurch, Nelson (Nelson, New Zealand), Blenheim (Blenheim, New Zealand) and Timaru AMI Stadium (Lancaster Park) (38,628) Rugby League Park (18,600) Christchurch The main manufacturing business which had started in the workshop at Irishman Creek in 1939 moved to Christchurch in 1948 from here supplied with heavy machinery - in particular


Guangzhou

Irkutsk, Russia Jardine was a resident in China from 1820 to 1839. His early success in Canton (Guangzhou) as a commercial agent


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