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Keeping Check Scans Clean with a Cleaning Card for Panini's I:Deal Check Scanner
Mon, 19 Oct 2009, 12:46:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine and TURIN, Italy (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Panini and KICTeam, Inc. are pleased to announce the approval of the Panini Waffletechnology Check Scanner Cleaning Card for the Panini I:Deal Check Scanner. The removal of built-up paper dust and endorsement ink residue from the scanner lens is critical to maintain consistent scans with any check scanner. This product, originally designed to work with Panini My Vision X and Vision X Check Scanners, is now available for use on the new Panini I:Deal as well.
KICTeam Becomes a Local International Company - Offering Products for All Industries
Thu, 15 Oct 2009, 12:25:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine and LONDON, UK (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam is pleased to announce its successful expansion in both Europe and Asia. KIC Products UK, which operated as an independent exclusive European distributor, is now KICTeam Europe Limited and is a wholly owned subsidiary of KICTeam, Inc. located in Auburn, ME. KICTeam Asian/Pacific has also plans to establish offices in key locations in 2009 to facilitate the growth in this area of the world.
Sticky Adhesives Removed from Thermal Print Heads Using The New Dual Action Cleaning Pen now Available from KICTeam
Mon, 12 Oct 2009, 16:07:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The new Dual Action Cleaning Pen, designed to remove stubborn adhesive build up from thermal print heads, is being released today by KICTeam. Using the same convenient marker-style design currently found with the EZ Thermal Printer Cleaning Pen, this new pen has two separate marker nibs to perform two very distinct functions. The first nib carries an adhesive remover to make it possible to easily remove adhesives caused during printing of label stock and linerless labels.
KICTeam Announces the Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Tool Software
Fri, 17 Jul 2009, 16:36:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacturing of cleaning cards, today introduced the Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Tool Software to be used in conjunction with their Waffletechnology Cleaning Card. In an effort to help increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs, this new software allows for a more efficient and streamlined cleaning process, resulting in less down time and a better quality of overall maintenance.
Patent Awarded for Waffletechnology Cleaning Cards to KICTeam
Wed, 08 Jul 2009, 16:48:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A patent has been issued for a unique feature of KICTeam's Waffletechnology cleaning cards, adding a level of protection to a growing cleaning card market. 'We have been pursuing this patent since the early stages of Waffletechnology development and are pleased to have received the first of what we anticipate will be multiple patents,' said Peter Klein, President and CEO at KICTeam, Inc.
Accurate Boarding Passes and Reducing Lost Luggage is Easy When Using VidTroniX Printers
Mon, 01 Jun 2009, 18:36:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine, June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Airline Industry spends millions in locating and delivering misplaced luggage to their patrons. VidTroniX is now offering a solution that will cost a fraction of what the airlines are currently spending. Two new cleaning cards for the VidTroniX ATP Series and MAP Thermal Printers used to print bag tags and boarding passes are being launched today through KICTeam, the world leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards.
JCM DBV Series Bill Validators Cleaning Card Now Available from KICTeam
Mon, 18 May 2009, 16:00:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine, May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new Cleaning Card for the JCM Global DBV Series Bill Validators is being launched today through KICTeam, the world leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards. Designed for the DBV 300, 301, 302, 303 Bill Validators, this cleaning card, featuring Waffletechnology™ incorporates a tension release waffle pattern. This pattern allows the cleaning card to maintain maximum cleaning waffle height as it passes through the currency validators.
South Carolina's Lean Manufacturing Experts Offering X2Order's ForeSight
Mon, 23 Mar 2009, 11:58:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBIA, S.C., March 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) is making available to SC manufacturers an advanced productivity improvement solution that will be featured at next week's InnoVenture Southeast 2009 conference in Greenville. This solution, called ForeSight, a software-as a-service (SaaS) framework developed by X2Order, Inc., is the only application developed specifically to drive effective customer order fill rates.
New Currency Counter Cleaning Card Now Available from KICTeam
Mon, 16 Feb 2009, 17:28:05 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine, Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Currency Counter Cleaning Card utilizing Waffletechnology(TM) is being released today by KICTeam. This advanced design employs state-of-the-art cleaning card 'waffles' to clean the note recognition lenses within the machine. These optics are critical for accurate counting and denomination recognition but were previously unreachable without dismantling the equipment.
KICTeam and TransAct Technologies Announce a New Cleaning Card System for the Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printer
Fri, 05 Dec 2008, 11:43:39 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine, Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and TransAct Technologies, a global leader in cashless ticket printers for the gaming and lottery-based industries, today announce the release of the TransAct Technologies Cashless Ticket Printer Cleaning System designed using Waffletechnology(TM) to clean the Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printer. The new Cleaning Card System will enable gaming properties and retail outlets to increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs. The Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printers, a critical component in modern slot machines, can now be effectively cleaned, easily and quickly, without opening the printer.
KICTeam Develops New Cleaning Product for Epson's TM-J9000 Series Check Scanners
Tue, 28 Oct 2008, 14:21:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of technical cleaning cards, is pleased to announce that the company has developed the Waffletechnology(TM) Cleaning Card for Epson's TM-J9000 series of check scanners. The cleaning card provides Epson customers a way to efficiently clean all parts of the device including the transport, track, MICR head and scanner glass.
KICTeam and TransAct Technologies Announce a Joint Development Project to Create a Cleaning Card System for the Epic 950(R) Ticket Printer
Tue, 14 Oct 2008, 15:20:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and TransAct Technologies (Nasdaq: TACT), a global leader in cashless ticket printers for the gaming and lottery-based industries, today announce a joint development project to incorporate the use of Waffletechnology(TM) in a Cleaning Card System to maintain the Epic 950(R) Ticket Printer.
KICTeam and Canon U.S.A. Announce the Use of Waffletechnology in the New Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Card
Mon, 06 Oct 2008, 16:31:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of digital imaging technology, today announce the use of Waffletechnology(TM) in the new Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Card. In an effort to increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs, the Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Card with Waffletechnology enables banking and retail outlets to effectively clean Canon imageFORMULA CR-Series transports.
Panini and KIC Products Announce the Release of a Panini Waffletechnology Check Processor Cleaning Card for Use in the Panini My Vison X(R) Check Scanner
Fri, 12 Oct 2007, 21:56:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
AUBURN, Maine - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Panini and KIC Products are pleased to announce the release of the Panini Waffletechnology Check Processor Cleaning Card. This product is designed to work with Panini My Vision X(R) Check Scanners through strategic positioning of the Waffletechnology design.
New IRAQ Non-fiction Novel Unravels the Mystery of Iraqi Politics and Apparent Chaos
Wed, 25 Jul 2007, 17:19:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTLAND, Maine - July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Iraq decoded' (ISBN: 978-0-9794922-0-4, Fazeli Publishing), a book by Dr. Jabbar Fazeli is scheduled for release on August 10, 2007. Iraq decoded is an up-to-date, non-partisan overview of the facts surrounding events in Iraq, coupled with a unique analysis and realistic options for moving forward. The author is a Maine resident and a native of the Middle East
Maine-based Bar Harbor Camping Resorts' $4.5 Million Renovation Responds to Growing RV Population
Wed, 30 May 2007, 13:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
BAR HARBOR, Maine - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a recent Recreation Vehicle Industry Association study, more than 7 million U.S. families own RVs. That number is expected to grow to 8 million by 2010 as baby boomers age into their prime RV-buying years - ten percent of all Americans 55 and older are RV owners.
Inventive Coffee Roaster Changing the Way Americans Drink Coffee
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 06:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTLAND, Maine - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- X Cafe LLC, a Portland Maine based coffee roasting company founded in 1999 has never sold one coffee bean! X Cafe is recognized nationally as the originator of shelf-stable coffee extracts. Paul Kalenian, President, notes, 'Our liquid coffee extracts have made Coffee on Demand possible and that is revolutionizing the coffee industry, providing a continuous supply of fresh and great tasting coffee on demand 24/7, cup after cup.'
Aurora Photos Launches Select - An Assignment Division to be Headquartered in New York City
Thu, 22 Mar 2007, 13:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
PORTLAND, Maine - Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aurora Photos is excited to announce the launch of Select, a photographer representation division in New York City. Aurora Select works with editorial photographers of exceptional vision and story telling skills, representing them in magazine and commercial areas of photography.
KIC Products Revolutionizes Removal of Damaging Electrostatic Discharge Plaguing Card Readers and POS Terminals
Wed, 13 Dec 2006, 21:07:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
AUBURN, Maine - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KIC Products Waffletechnology engineers in cooperation with NCR have created a product to protect Magnetic stripe readers from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) that can cause MSR failures and system lockups. ESD issues are more common in low humidity environments when customers use the new Debit/Credit cards with holographic images.
New Tool Easily Adds Single Sign-On to Domino Sites
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 02:03 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CUMBERLAND, ME - September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NCT Simple Signon is a vendor neutral tool which ties IBM Lotus Domino(TM) based sites to corporate intranets, channel partner networks, and third party applications. It provides a seamless mechanism for accepting user credentials without requiring additional prompts, and passes credentials to other sites. NCT Simple Signon, from Northern Collaborative Technologies (NCT), allows companies to create powerful, information-rich sites that seamlessly integrate content hosted at many locations while maintaining highly granular access control.
Author Explores Debate Over Whales in Fishing Gear - Tensions Rise Amid Whale Deaths, Lawsuits, and Proposed Regulations
Thu, 23 Jun 2005, 06:06 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BAR HARBOR, ME - June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Several endangered right whales have been found dead in recent months, prompting federal officials to move quickly to propose sweeping new regulations on fisheries and shipping. Whale advocates and fishermen are again at odds in the debate over the critically endangered whale. In her new book, 'Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen,' Tora Johnson digs into the conflict over whale protection and lends insight into new developments. On tour this summer, Johnson will offer background on the issue and discuss recent developments.
Ashley Gilbertson Iraq Photography Receives the Distinguished Robert Capa Gold Medal Award
Thu, 28 Apr 2005, 10:57 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Maine - April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson of the Aurora photography agency has won the Robert Capa Gold Medal in the Overseas Press Club (OPC). Mr. Gilbertson won the OPC award for best photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise for his work, 'The Battle for Fallujah.' This honor places him among a long list of revered conflict photographers.
By News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
GlobalDie of Maine Announced Today the Acquisition of New Era Die of Pennsylvania
AUBURN, ME - September 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- GlobalDie of Maine
(www.globaldie.com) announced today the acquisition of New Era Die, the second
acquisition within only 4 weeks. GlobalDie clearly is on an exciting growth course
in bringing employment to the area. A clear vision for the future and a focused
management team is driving the growth of GlobalDie.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Acquisition of Key Competitor Propels Leading Cutting Die Company to the
AUBURN, ME - August 17, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- ENEFCO of Maine
acquires Industrial Cutting Die of Georgia and forms "GlobalDie" as a new
Business Unit. GlobalDie manufactures precision, cost-effective cutting tools for leading
companies and converters. With over 25 years of experience, Global Die
utilizes the latest technology to custom engineer quality, long lasting
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Inventive Releases iClip 3 Productivity Software for Apple Mac OS X
Major Update Features Pop-up Previews, Launcher Capabilities, Dock-less Operation, Clipping
Naming, Valentina Database Engine
AUGUSTA, Maine - May 17, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Inventive, Inc. (www.inventive.us)
announces the release of iClip version 3 productivity software for Apple Macintosh computers
with OS X. iClip is a multiple clipboard/scrapbook application designed to improve user
efficiency and productivity for various computing tasks.
[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
E-Commerce For Mom & Pop Shops
A Small Maine Company Uses Open Source Software to Help Mom & Pop
Businesses Sell Online
ROCKPORT, Maine - Dec. 22, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- BLACKSUN
networks, Inc. announced today the launch of
a new E-commerce service that makes it quick and easy for small "mom &
pop" businesses to build online stores. Until now, many small businesses
have been unable to sell online because of the substantial investment
required. The expertise needed for the design and maintenance of online
storefronts put them out of reach of the smallest businesses.
> READ NEWS ARTICLE
[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
PIONEER TELEPHONE EXPERIENCES DRAMATIC EXPANSION, HIRES NEW MANAGERS
PORTLAND, MAINE - (Send2Press Newswire) - Oct. 22, 2003 -- Pioneer
Telephone, a carrier of global long distance
telephone services, recently expanded operations by nearly doubling its
force of customer service representatives and adding 6 new managers.
Pioneer is enjoying an increasing share in the national
telecommunications market and is adding thousands of new residential and
business customers each month.
> READ NEWS ARTICLE
[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
SELL IT, BABY! - MARKETING ANGEL PUBLISHES FIRST BOOK ON MARKETING, BRANDING AND SALES
DURHAM, MAINE - Sept. 16, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Kimberly McCall,
a.k.a. Marketing Angel, has published her first book, "Sell it, Baby!
Marketing Angel's 37 Down-to-Earth & Practical How-To's on Marketing,
Branding & Sales" (Booklocker, $14.95 trade paperback, $9.95 e-book). A
business writer and marketing consultant, McCall is president of McCall
Media & Marketing, Inc. McCall is the monthly "Sales Force" columnist for
Entrepreneur Magazine and the "Marketing Angel" columnist for
> READ NEWS ARTICLE
[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
INVENTIVE RELEASES ICLIP 2.5 PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE FOR MAC OS X
New Version Improves Accessibility With Hot Keys, Allows Editing and
Multiple Copying of Text Clippings, and Adds Full Unicode Support
AUGUSTA, MAINE - Sept. 9, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Inventive, Inc.
(www.inventive.us) announces the release of iClip version 2.5 productivity
software for Apple Macintosh computers with OS X. iClip is a multiple
clipboard/scrapbook application designed to improve user efficiency and
productivity for many computing tasks.
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