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On drawings, abbr. for “acoustical plaster ceiling.”

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APC

(1) (American Power Conversion Corporation, West Kingston, RI, www.apcc.com) The leading manufacturer of UPS systems and surge suppressors, founded in 1981 by Rodger Dowdell, Neil Rasmussen and Emanual Landsman, three electronic power engineers who had worked at MIT. Although created to develop solar electricity, the company introduced its first UPS system three years later as government funding for solar energy dissipated.

(2) (Application Performance Characterization) A graphics benchmark that tests actual application performance. See GPC.
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Added Monochrome Mode interface (only compatible with the RAW data from SD1, SD1 Merrill, DP1 Merrill, DP2 Merrill, DP3 Merrill)
We will showcase our Global Vision lens lineup, the new Sigma Photo Pro black and white photo editing mode and our latest DP Merrill compact camera, the DP3, which completes the DP Merrill camera set with its 50mm F2.
For the first time since 2006, the DP3 will become open to nontraditional moving companies and containerization on a broad scale will now be possible.
LONDON -- Given rising customer demand, Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) has exercised one of two options for an additional advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship based on the Samsung GF12000 hull design.
The project would be overseen from the Ocean Installer Stavanger Head office, and the high capacity DP3 Construction Support Vessel Normand Vision would be used for the offshore execution.
Based on our positive outlook, we recently ordered our eighth Samsung DP3 drillship, ENSCO DS-10, and our seventh Keppel FELS B Class jackup, ENSCO 110.
Since the majority of shipments started moving in DP3 in 2010, the program has achieved significant increases in customer satisfaction and an overall reduction in cost.
The vessel, ENSCO DS-8, will be the sixth Samsung DP3 drillship in the Ensco fleet, extending the benefits of Ensco's fleet standardization strategy.
The project will be managed from the Ocean Installer Stavanger Head office, whilst the high capacity DP3 Construction Support Vessel Normand Vision will be utilised for the offshore execution.
There are steps that can be taken to integrate this new generation of containers into the DP3 program, but it will take time and program changes.
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BP is a repeat customer of our Samsung DP3 drillship series and we commend our crews currently working for BP for their safety record and operational performance, which favorably influenced the contracting for ENSCO DS-6.