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galvanize

verb animate, arouse, astonish, astound, confound, dumbfound, electrify, enkindle, excite, fluster, impress, infuse new life into, inspire, inspirit, petrify, put about, quicken, shock, spur on, stagger, startle, stimulate, stir, strike dumb, stun, stupefy, thrill, turn one's head, wake
See also: foment, impress
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Not only are we home to the UK's leading galvaniser, B E Wedge which has almost a third of the market, but the headquarters of the Galvanisers Association is in Sutton Coldfield.
Metnor Group, the Geordie galvaniser which wants to buy Black Country engineer Ash & Lacy, has hit out at the board of the Midland company for thwarting its bid and depriving shareholders of the possibility of a better deal.
Ash & Lacy is currently the second largest galvaniser in the country, with a 27 per cent market share, while Metnor and Hill & Smith are vying for third spot, with around a ten per cent market share each.
The issue came into focus last week when Mr Fane Vernon, former chairman of Ash & Lacy, appealed for support for an all-cash counter-bid for the company, which faces competing cash-and-shares offers from Hill & Smith in the Black Country and Metnor, a Tyneside galvaniser.
The position concerning the rival contenders for Ash & Lacy has been complicated by a sudden surge on the Alternative Investment Market in the price of the tightly held shares of Metnor, the Tyneside galvaniser.
Ash & Lacy is currently the second largest galvaniser in the country with a 27 per cent market share, while Metnor and Hill & Smith are vying for third spot with around a ten per cent market share each.
Hereford-based galvaniser JOSEPH ASH has appointed Mr Gary Summers as a divisional manager, Mr Clive Trenchard as sales manager and Mr Steve Catley as sales engineer.
Nine times out of ten the Aussie battler will come up trumps as an immovable object in the middle order and galvaniser of collective ambition.
Steve Flood of Nuaire, Lucy Hoggins of Carbon Trust Wales and Gareth Heath of Cardiff Galvanisers
The proposed remedy ensures that competition in the European zinc metal market is preserved, so that European customers such as steel galvanisers and car makers can continue to produce valuable consumer goods at low prices and good quality".
The proposed remedy ensures that competition in the European zinc metal market is preserved, so that European customers such as steel galvanisers and carmakers can continue to produce valuable consumer goods at low prices and good quality," EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said in the statement.
The production supervisor has been forced to take a break from his job at Cardiff Galvanisers since slipping the lower disc in his back at work.