1. Id the company
• In 1969, Larry Hillbloom, Adrian Dalsey
and Robert Lynn started a company which
began by shipping papers by airplane
from San Francisco to Honolulu. With this
concept, a new industry was born; the
rapid delivery of documents and
shipments by airplane. Name the
company they started.
• First letters of the surname of the founders.
• Identify the factory that was established
more than 150 years back. Today the
place lends its name to a famous brand.
3. What are we talking about?
• A ____ ____ is a sizable pattern created by the flattening of a ____.
The documented cases have substantially increased from the 1970s
to current times. In 1991, two hoaxers claimed authorship of many
____ ____ throughout England.
• Twenty-six countries reported approximately 10,000 ____ ____ in
the last third of the 20th century; 90% of those were located in
Southern England. ____ ____ in the United Kingdom are not spread
randomly across the landscape, but they appear near roads, areas
of medium to dense population, and cultural heritage monuments,
such as Stonehenge or Avebury, and always in areas of easy
access.Archeological remains can cause ____ ____
in the fields in the different shapes, but they do not appear
overnight, and they are always in the same places every year.
• It is said that it is almost humanly impossible to create
____ ____ as precise as they have been discovered,
causing associations with extra-terrestrials activity.
• Esso is the international
trade name of Exxon
• Standard Oil New Jersey
(Exxon) and Standard Oil
New York (Mobil) merged
in 1999 in a $81 billion
dollar agreement to form
5. Identify X and Y
• News from 2012.
• Y’s acquisition made X the world's No. 2 savoury snacks player,
nearly tripling company's international snacks business
• In Y, X has acquired a terrific business, with exceptional employees,
world-class manufacturing facilities, iconic brand awareness, and a
tremendous platform for growth," said John Bryant, X Company's
president and chief executive officer.
• At that time, Y was the world's second largest player in savory
snacks, with $1.5 billion in sales across more than 140 countries.
Easily identified by its unique saddle shape and distinct canister
packaging, and with more than 80 flavors, snack lovers worldwide
have made Y a snack aisle favorite for more than four decades.
6. Id the award
• Named after a Japanese industrial engineer who
was born in Saga City, Japan in 1909, this
award is awarded annually by the Jon M.
Huntsman School of Business at Utah State
University, to companies around the globe that
"achieve world-class operational excellence
• It was established in 1988.
• Dubbed the “Nobel Prize of Manufacturing”
by Business Week.
8. Identify X
X is a proposed natural gas pipeline being
developed by the Asian Development Bank
and it is expected to be completed by 2017.
The pipeline will transport Caspian Sea
natural gas from Turkmenistan through
Afghanistan into Pakistan and then to India.
• X, launched in 1957 as a copy of the Morris
Oxford, became an icon of India's colonial past.
• It was once the most popular car in India as it
was perceived to be best suited to the harsh
Indian terrain. It has survived into the 21st
century because of sales to government officials
and ministers. But following the Mumbai terror
attack, these cars were replaced by Bulletproof
• Name X and the company
10. Identify X
• With the standard width of 1 7/8 inches, X was
originally developed during World War II in 1942
as a water resistant for aluminum cases.
• Later, NASA engineers and astronauts have
used X in the course of their work, including in
some emergency situations. X was also used to
repair Apollo 13’s failed carbon dioxide filters
and Apollo 17’s damaged fender on the lunar
rover, on the moon.
11. Identify the Product
• The word X is believed to come from German
Wasser ( water ) + Greek έλαιον (oil) + scientific
• The first known reference to the name X was by
the inventor of petroleum jelly, Robert
Chesebrough in his US patent for the process of
making petroleum jelly ( US patent 127,568) in
• “I, Robert Chesebrough, have invented a new
and useful product from petroleum which
I have named X...”
13. Name the Company they founded
• X was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi's brand
Indian nationalism. His family raised money to
send him to study chemistry in England, India's
colonial master, in 1924.
• Instead, he changed ships and went to
Germany, then the world's leader in his subject.
• On a Berlin lake, he met a Lithuanian Jewish
socialist, whom he later married. They fled as
Germany was shifting to Nazi hands and
founded this company in 1935.
14. What invention did this lead to?
• The idea came to Swiss engineer, George
de Mestral one day after returning from a
hunting trip with his dog in the Alps.
• He took a close look at the burrs (seeds)
of burdock that kept sticking to his clothes
and his dog's fur.
• He examined them under a microscope,
and noted their hundreds of "hooks" that
caught on anything with a loop,
such as clothing, animal fur, or hair.
15. Identify the tool
• A visual control device in a production
area, typically a lighted overhead display,
giving the current status of the production
system and alerting team members to
16. Identify the delivery technique
• In logistics, this is a round
trip that facilitates both
distribution and collection.
• Goods are either collected
from several suppliers and
transported to one customer,
or goods are collected from
one supplier and transported
to several customers.
• The benefit is the higher
utilization of trucks and the
resulting reduction of
transport costs by up to 30%.
17. Id the List
1 United States 132
2 China 89
3 Japan 62
4 United Kingdom 37
5 France 31
6 Germany 29
7 Netherlands 22
8 Switzerland 14
8 South Korea 14
10 Canada 9
11 Australia 8
11 Italy 8
11 Brazil 8
11 Spain 8
11 India 8
16 Russia 7
17 Taiwan 6
18. Who are we talking about?
• X is the most prolific inventor in the world,and has been
granted 4,629 US utility patents as of 25 June 2013.
Internationally, he has 9,847 patents or patent
applications registered at the international patent
document database (INPADOC)
• X has made numerous inventions in the fields of digital
music synthesis, digital video, digital printing, internet
commerce, liquid crystal displays, robotics, 3D
printing, image processing, nanotechnology, polymers,
• X was Executive Director of Canon Information
Systems Research Australia (CiSRA) from its
inception in 1990 until 1994.
• Born in1958
• He is an Australian
19. Name the company
• It first entered the commercial vehicle sector in 1954
after forming a joint venture with Daimler-Benz of
• In India, it entered the passenger vehicle market in 1991.
• In 2006, it acquired a 21% controlling stake in the
Spanish bus and coach manufacturer Hispano
Carrocera. It acquired full ownership in 2009.
• In 2012, it announced that it would invest around 6 billion
in the development of Futuristic Infantry Combat
21. What are we talking about?
• In 1896 Adamiecki invented a novel method to enhance
the visibility of production schedules. In 1903 his theory
caused a stir in Russian technical circles. In 1931 he
published a more widely-known article describing his
diagram, which he called the harmonogram or
harmonnograf. Adamiecki had, however, published his
work polish and Russian, languages little known in the
English-speaking workd. By this time a smiliar method
been popularized in the West n another name. In what
name do we know this now.
22. Identify X and Y
• Due to wartime restrictions on shipping
between Germany and US, the German
bottling plant couldn’t get X syrup. The CEO
of the plant needed a product to keep the
plant in operation and devised a fruit
flavored drink Y made from available
23. Identify X
• This word X comes from a French word
meaning “Carbide”. The word means to
combine with carbon. In fuel chemistry,
the term has the more specific meaning of
increasing the carbon( and therefore
energy) content of a fuel by mixing it with
a volatile hydrocarbon.
24. Which company did he found?
• In 1886 his family left Switzerland to live in Beaune,
France. It was there as a young man, he developed his
mechanical skills and interest in auto racing.
He worked for the Roblin mechanics shop from 1895 to
1899, at which time he went to Paris, where he worked
for a short time before emigrating to Montreal, Quebec in
Canada in 1900 to work as a chauffeur/mechanic.
In 1905, he was hired by FIAT as a racing car driver, and
a year later became employed by a Philadelphia
company developing a then-revolutionary front-wheel
drive racing car.
2. Identify Y
• The name of this company was changed from X to Y - one you will
probably hear if you go on one of the plant tours, for several
• One, the owner wanted to make a distinction between his family
(private life) and his company (public life).
• In Japan, people count the number of strokes it takes to write kanji,
hiragana or katakana. In katakana, it takes 10 strokes to write Y and
8 strikes to write X. In Japanese, eight is a good number because
the kanji used to write eight also has the meaning of ‘infinity’.
• By using the name Y, he was expressing his hope for ‘unlimited’
possibilities for his new company.
4. Identify X
• X is the largest employer in the world, with the
estimated number of employees being close to
• It first featured on the Fortune 500 list as
America’s largest corporation in 2002 and
continues to be featured on the first spot every
year (except in 2006, when it was replaced by
• If X is treated as a separate nation, it would be
the 23rd largest economy in the world with
revenue of approx. $405 billion in 2010.