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May 22, 2018

Pins and Needles: Last French Sewing Needle Company Still Thriving

From sewing needles to pins, safety pins and glass head pins, Bohin has been in business for over 180 years.

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September 21, 2015

FedEx Uses Healthcare Credentials to Enable World Para-cycling Success in Switzerland

[Auf Deutsch] Road cycling is a sport that has grown hugely in popularity in recent years, with over 121 TV stations globally covering the 2015 Tour de France and an estimated 3.9 billion viewers worldwide for the race. And with racing cyclists covering distances of hundreds of kilometres against backdrops of stunning vistas and negotiating

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May 21, 2018

Inside the Boeing 777F EcoDemonstrator Plane

The Boeing 777F EcoDemonstrator is equipped with lasers, cameras, flies on 100% biofuel, and has a cargo bay outfitted with rows of computer test stations.Go behind the scenes in remote northern Montana as Boeing tests 35 new technologies on a FedEx 777F plane.

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May 16, 2018

How FedEx Air Operations Prepares for Earthquakes

Memphis, Tennessee – home of FedEx World Headquarters – is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, an earthquake zone. While even the smallest earthquake is not common in this area today, a look farther back in time reveals a history of rare, but strong quakes. In 1811 a massive earthquake of at least 7.5

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May 10, 2018

‘Series’ Offers Front Row Seat to Custom Chair Design

Find out how Series makes custom seating for auditoriums, movie theaters, churches and sports venues.

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March 20, 2018

King Tut Antiquities Take Flight in World Tour

Video: See how we transported priceless artifacts around the world for the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition.

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March 19, 2018

Autonomous Tuggers Pull Their Weight in FedEx Hub

Autonomous, or driverless, tuggers are being used by FedEx Ground to transport bulky packages through hub facilities. The tuggers know the shape of the building and are packed with sensors. These large e-commerce deliveries (trampolines, exercise equipment, canoes, etc) represent the fastest growing portion of FedEx Ground package volume, currently about 10% of total volume.

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March 5, 2018

Inspirational Advice for Entrepreneurs of Any Age

Whether you are launching a company, reviving an existing business, or just a girl with a dream, women all over the world have been in your shoes. In honor of International Women’s Day, we salute women in business who share inspirational advice for future entrepreneurs.

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March 5, 2018

The Make Up of Makeup: How One Entrepreneur is Changing the Cosmetics Industry

Energetic, enthusiastic and fun are three words to describe Alina Lucía Imbeth Luna

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March 2, 2018

How a Pop of Color Kept a Century-Old French Business Alive

Nestled in the south of France, Tissage Moutet has modernized the centuries-old tradition of Basque weaving.

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