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launching pad

[′lȯnch·iŋ ‚pad]
(aerospace engineering)
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Venky Venkatachalam, project director of the Green Launching Pad and a UNH professor of decision sciences, said the focus on green manufacturing was deliberate because "it will help address economic and environmental concerns simultaneously through job creation and help stimulate the manufacturing sector through use of environmentally friendly materials, and a reduction in energy use in the manufacturing process and in unwanted by-products and waste.
When the Green Launching Pad was developed with a Department of Energy grant, proponents had ambitious goals for it -energy savings, emissions reductions and business and employment growth.
In the third and latest round, there were 18 businesses that submitted Green Launching Pad applications, but the GLP advisory board picked three existing manufacturing companies--Earthtec and LDI Corp.
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu named Therma-Hexx and other Green Launching Pad grant recipients in late April.
Lynch, who spearheaded the effort to create the Green Launching Pad, said, "Over the last two years, this partnership has had tremendous results, helping to launch 11 New Hampshire companies and create good jobs in the process.
Our green manufacturing focus will help address economic and environmental concerns simultaneously through job creation and help stimulate the manufacturing sector through use of environmentally friendly materials and a reduction in energy use in the manufacturing process and in unwanted byproducts and waste," said Venky Venkatachalam, project director of the Green Launching Pad and a HNH professor of decision sciences.
What we see through the Green Launching Pad is a release of entrepreneurial talent, an academic focus and the development of a community focused on green energy--renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Where did the Green Launching Pad get its template from?
You can find out more about the Green Launching Pad at greenlaunchingpad.
In addition to the Launching Pad, TRW has offered an on-site preschool program at its facility in Carson, Calif.
Application: Tread shoe for transporter that carries space shuttles to launching pads.
21) to find two missile launching pads on the Kahlaa-Qalaat Saleh road, southern Amara," Colonel Sadeq SalamAa told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.