Business News - Page 137

Page 137 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Service New to Oklahoma Area Hopes to Go Out of Business

SHAWNEE, Okla., Nov. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Child Shield, U.S.A.(TM), a national organization dedicated to the safety of America’s children has recently named a new registered Independent Agent for the Oklahoma City Area. Chad Mathews is a life long resident of Shawnee, Oklahoma and he shares with Child Shield, U.S.A. its goal of helping to prevent and recover lost, missing, abducted, and runaway children throughout America. ‘My goal in bringing this much needed service to the Oklahoma City area is that someday it will no longer be needed,’ says Mr. Mathews.

Biotronics, Inc., Announces Future Pork Grading Rivaling Beef, Ultrasound Technology Seen as a Major Advance in Online Pork Grading

AMES, Iowa, Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biotronics, Inc., a food animal ultrasound research and development company recently received a $150,000 Demonstration Grant from the Iowa Department of Economic Development. According to Doyle Wilson, President of the Company, these dollars supplement a $350,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant they have received to develop and test their first commercial prototype system to measure the amount of intramuscular fat, commonly called marbling, in the pork loin of carcasses in the packing plant.

InvoTech Selects M2SYS Technology for Leading-Edge Fingerprint Software Solution

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning fingerprint biometrics research and development firm, announced today that InvoTech Systems Inc., the leading provider of ‘back-of the-house’ inventory tracking systems for the hospitality industry, has chosen M2SYS Technology to provide its customers with M2SYS’ Bio-SnapON(TM) enterprise-ready fingerprint recognition software and with M2SYS’ M2-EasyScan(TM) optical fingerprint reader.

Voices.com Redesigns, Now Serves 100,000+ People

TORONTO, Canada, Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A revolution has been brewing, 12 months in the making, at the offices of Voices.com as they release their all-new, redesigned site and broaden their influence not just in the realm of voice over, but to the advertising industry and beyond. Voices.com is an online workplace where business owners can go to audition and hire the freelance professionals they need to get voice-over recordings done.

Happiness Spreads Through African Villages Thanks to Growing Contributions from Long Term Care Insurance Professionals

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AIDS-plagued Kenya isn’t on the big-bailout list, but an efficient, grass-roots movement is afoot that could produce more results than mountains of poorly-managed money. The movement is powered by human spirit and enough cash to ignite self-sufficiency and unstoppable progress. Called the Rabuor Village Project, it’s funded in part by LTC Financial Partners, LLC, one of America’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies and a few of the nation’s top insurance carriers. (VIDEO – VNR)

Rexin-G Controls Tumor Growth and Improves Survival in Chemotherapy-Resistant Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma

SAN MARINO, Calif., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of Phase I/II and II studies of Rexin-G in chemotherapy-resistant metastatic soft tissue sarcoma and osteosarcoma, as presented by Dr. Sant P. Chawla, principal investigator, at the CTOS 14th annual meetings held in London UK on November 13-15, 2008. Patients received repeated infusions of Rexin-G i.v. over a period up to 9 months.

Multi-Flow Industries Receives Gold Certificate of Recognition from Silliker Audit

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a manufacturer of fountain-dispensed beverages, announced that it has recently received the Gold Certificate of Recognition for passing its 2008 Silliker Audit with a score of 97.7 percent. The audit covered food safety as well as GMP requirements. Silliker is recognized as one of the world’s leading food safety auditing firms.

Retail Expert Doug Fleener Tells Retail Employees How to Overcome Holiday Challenges

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday shopping season is going to be a challenging one for the almost 1 in 10 Americans employed in the retail sector. In his annual holiday letter to specialty retail employees, retail and customer experience expert Doug Fleener discusses these challenges and opportunities and shares five tips that will enable stores to succeed in current economic conditions.

Women with Curves Can Now Get Denim Jeans that Fit Just Right

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toombas Jeans & Denim Wear announces this week their new line of no-gap-in-the-waist jeans and other denim clothing, sizes 0-24. Inspired by millions of curvaceous women who have gone unnoticed in the fashion world, the founders of Toombas Jeans & Denim set out to change women’s negative self images by simply stating, ‘Love Your Curves.’

Interim HealthCare Recognizes Outstanding Franchisees at National Clinical Symposium

SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s largest provider of home care and health care staffing services, announced the recipients of the ‘National Quality Awards’ for 2008 at their annual National Clinical Symposium meeting in Savannah, Georgia. The awards recognize Interim home care offices for patient satisfaction, and Medicare-certified offices for performance on CMS public measures of quality.

USPTO Issues a Notice of Allowance for MMDI’s BetaWire(TM) Guidewire Patent

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for the company’s BetaWire(TM) guidewire technology. The BetaWire(TM) is a super-torque interventional guidewire manufactured from a Beta Titanium alloy. Guidewires are thin, flexible wires that are used to facilitate the placement of balloon catheters and other diagnostic and therapeutic devices.

GSA Approves SecuGen’s SDA04(TM) OEM Fingerprint Module for FIPS 201 APL

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that the SDA04(TM) fingerprint sensor module has been approved by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for government-wide acquisition through GSA’s Approved Products List (APL) for FIPS 201 implementations. The SDA04 joins SecuGen’s Hamster IV USB fingerprint reader and MINEX-certified fingerprint algorithms in being listing on the GSA APL.

Arthur Goes Green in New Board Game – Arthur(TM) Saves the Planet

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameron McCandless, U.S. Marketing Director of FRED Distribution, Inc. announced this week that the popular book and public television character, Arthur, embarks on a mission to ‘go green’ in a new award-winning children’s board game – Arthur(TM) Saves the Planet, One Step at a Time.

Sales Talent Inc. Named a Fastest-Growing Private Company by Puget Sound Business Journal

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc. was named a Fastest-Growing Private Company by the Puget Sound Business Journal at an invitation-only event which drew more than 500 people to Qwest Field on Oct. 23. At the awards event, all 100 companies that made the list were honored and the rankings were announced. The 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies are listed, with select companies profiled, in a special publication of the Business Journal on Oct. 24.

Backbone Announces Partnership with Perlustro L.P.

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the industry leader in digital steganalysis software, has entered into an agreement with Perlustro L.P. to include hash values of files associated with digital steganography applications in the new ILookPI(TM) toolkit. ILook forensics tools have trusted and court validated 10 year history of use by law enforcement, military, and intelligence agencies around the world, and it is the only analysis tool used by many large government agencies.

Mitchell Construction Group Takes Gold Twice in 2008 Contractor of the Year Awards

MEDFIELD, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitchell Construction Group, Inc., a multi-award winning design and renovation firm located in Medfield, is pleased to announce they are the recipient of two 2008 Gold Contractor of the Year (CoTY) Awards from the Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM NARI) in the categories of Best Kitchen Remodeling and Best Exterior Renovation.

The Princeton of Preschools Brings Quality Childcare to Cincinnati

CINCINATTI, Ohio, Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preschool children can now enjoy the past and present while preparing for the future. The Gardner School (TGS), an academically-focused preschool that serves children ages six weeks through pre-K, has recently expanded their award-winning preschool into the Cincinnati market. Their new location is in Blue Ash, Ohio at 9920 Carver Road.

Passware Exposes Private Data Indexed by Windows Search

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passware, Inc., the expert in cryptanalysis, introduces a new evidence discovery solution for Windows Vista, XP, and Server 2003. Passware Search Index Examiner makes all the data indexed by Windows Search instantly accessible to computer forensics and IT professionals.

Liberty Travel Selects Perillo Tours as Preferred Tour Partner

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Liberty Travel, one of the largest retail travel agencies in the U.S., has selected Perillo Tours, America’s largest escorted tour operator to Italy as its most recent preferred partner for escorted tours.

Location Based Services Spending in 2008 Tops $1.6 Billion, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for location-based telecommunication services is expected to exceed $1.6 billion in 2008 as an ever increasing number of cellular and other wireless carriers provide customized services based upon a location-awareness of their end-users. According to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation, location-based telecommunication services are most popular in European and Mid-East countries, where they provide wireless subscribers with tailored information based upon their current physical location.

EV Rental Cars, LLC Takes Delivery Of New Fleet

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EV Transportation, Inc. (OTC:EVTP / EVTP.OB), owner of EV Rental Cars, LLC, today announced it is taking delivery of new 2008 Toyota hybrids. ‘As part of our restructuring, we are defleeting our older cars and are bringing in new Toyota hybrids,’ said Bill Plamondon, Chairman and CEO of EV Transportation, Inc. ‘We will continue to bring in new cars over the next six to nine months.’

‘Kentucky Monthly’ Votes Moonlite the Best Barbecue in Kentucky for the Fifth Year in a Row

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because of Moonlite’s stunning set of victories, the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky Tradition in Owensboro Kentucky since 1963, will be inducted into the Kentucky’s Best Hall of Fame; the category of Kentucky’s Best Barbecue will be retired from the magazine’s reader poll.

Neotrope Extends Non-Profit PR Grant Application Deadline

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. of 1983, has extended the 2009 grant application deadline for non-profit organizations, from Nov. 12th, to Dec. 7th, 2008, due to the recent U.S. elections. The company is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy smaller non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and $22K in 2005; and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years.

CheapOair is a Hitwise Award Winner 10 Times Consecutively

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair Wins Hitwise U.S. Top 10 Award for the quarter ending July – September 2008. During this period, CheapOair ranked No. 10 based on market share of visits among all U.S. websites in the Hitwise Travel Agencies industry.

Jimmy Jazz Stores Announces 3 New Locations in North Carolina; Leading Urban Clothing Retailer’s First Entrance into the State of N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban fashion and footwear retailer, will be opening three new locations in the state of North Carolina. This is the specialty apparel retailer’s first entrance into the state. With the additional openings, Jimmy Jazz will now have over 60 stores in the eastern United States.

EASEUS Makes Partition and Disk Copy Easy and Free with New Disk Copy Freeware

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When upgrading a hard drive, it is inevitable that computer users will come face-to-face with the challenge of reinstalling an operating system and all its applications. The process, while necessary, is very time consuming. EASEUS has made the process short and sweet with the release of its new Disk Copy V2.3.

Biometric Technologies Inc. Selects SecuGen’s Hamster(TM) IV Fingerprint Reader to Reduce Phantom Billing

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that Biometric Technologies, Inc. has integrated the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV into BIOCLAIM(R), their flagship software product. BIOCLAIM is the only medical billing solution that provides biometric confirmation that a patient was actually present to receive healthcare services.

Philatron International Winner of 2008 Latin Business Association Annual Sol Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored at the 2008 Latino Business Association Annual SOL awards as top business of the year. Top business with over $5 million in sales.

USA Book News Names Dee Dee Phelps Finalist in The National Best Book 2008 Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altergate Publishing announced today that author Dee Dee Phelps’s ‘Vinyl Highway’ (ISBN: 978-1934321751) is a finalist in the National USA Book News Best Book Awards Autobiography category. Vinyl Highway goes on tour across the 1960’s in this humorous chronicle of destiny and rock-and-roll, as 18-year old Mary transforms from shy college student to hit singer/songwriter, half the singing team Dick and Dee Dee, one of the most popular recording duos of the era.

Award-winning Austin Ad Agency Keeps New Biz Wins Flowing in Tight Economy

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Hubbard, executive vice president and creative director for Austin ad agency MDS Advertising, announced today that MDS would serve as agency of record for the just completed AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at the University of Texas at Austin. MDS will create a comprehensive launch and awareness campaign for the $140 million, Lake/Flato designed hotel, meeting and executive education complex that opened in late September.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Wins ‘PIXI’ Award for Most Innovative Use of Xerox Technology

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This October 26th, on the printing industry’s equivalent of Oscar(R) night, Jonas Roeser rose to enthusiastic applause to accept a PIXI — one of the coveted 2008 Printing Innovation with Xerox Imaging awards. The PIXI’s are handed out once a year to honor producers of America’s most creative brochures, flyers, space ads, and other print objects. Roeser is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations of LTC Financial Partners.

Returning Patriotism to the Coffeehouse: Free Coffee to Thank Voters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by America’s rich history of the coffeehouse as a hotbed of revolution and political discourse, groundwork coffee company is offering a free cup of American joe to voters in this year’s presidential election. Those who vote can redeem their ballot stub at any one of groundwork coffee company’s six Los Angeles cafe locations, on November 4th or 5th, for a free 12-ounce cup of fresh brewed coffee.

Charlie Allen Restorations Principals Achieve Aging-in-Place and Green Remodeler Certifications

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen, founder and president of Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations, and Mark Philben, the firm’s project development manager, have recently been named Aging-in-Place specialists by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In addition, Philben has completed the green remodeler certification course offered by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).

Doctor Travels from Michigan to Mongolia to Lend a Hand

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allure Medical Spa announces that Dr. Kotlus, a cosmetic and oculofacial plastic surgeon in Shelby Township, Michigan, spent the last two weeks of September, 2008 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on a humanitarian medical mission. He worked with a group of Mongolian surgeons to train them in eyelid and facial reconstructive surgery. He assisted them with advanced surgical cases including facial bone reconstructions, eyelid reconstructions, and facial tumor resections.

LRM Industries, LLC Launches New Sheetless Thermoforming Production

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces a new innovative production line, custom designed for the unique, patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming(TM) technology, which was invented by LRM in 2007.

Dallas Cowboy Ring of Honor Inductee’s Son Tackles Innovative New Construction Business Multivista Construction Documentation Arrives in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multivista LLC, the nation’s leading construction documentation company, announced today the opening of Multivista Dallas. ‘There has been an overwhelming response for the Multivista service nationally and we have worked hard to secure the opportunity to bring it to Dallas,’ said David Jordan, one of the firm’s partners and son of Dallas Cowboy great LeeRoy Jordan.

Power Sports Factory, Inc. Announces Launch of Andretti Motorbikes in the State of California

PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Power Sports Factory, Inc. (OTC: PSPF) announced today that it has officially entered the California marketplace. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council, California is the largest market in the United States. California accounted for 13.2-percent of all U.S. retail sales for the first nine months of 2008. Power Sports Factory will initially sell the Andretti X50, Andretti X50I and Andretti M50 motorbikes.

Interim HealthCare Recognized at National Association of Home Care and Hospice Annual Meeting

SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s leading provider of home care, hospice and health care staffing, was recognized at the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting by opening keynote speaker, Author, Broadcast Journalist with CNN, Inside Politics, NBC, CBS and Humanitarian Judy Woodruff.

Telecommunications Future Remains Bright Despite Potential Threats to Network Integrity, Says Insight Research Corporation

BOONTON, N.J., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite perturbations in global financial markets, worldwide telecommunication industry revenues are predicted to continue growing at a healthy eight percent over the next five years, according to a new market analysis study from INSIGHT Research Corporation. Telecommunications revenue, including narrowband and broadband landline, wireless and cellular services, as well as Internet communications are expected to grow from $2.1 trillion in 2008 to more than $3 trillion by 2013.

TeamF1 Appoints Embedded Software Veteran to Leadership Team

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Michael Brockway as VP of Sales. Michael will oversee U.S. and Canada sales for TeamF1 and is also in charge of strategic customer relationships. Reporting to Mukesh Lulla, TeamF1 President and CEO, Brockway will focus on accelerating TeamF1’s key sales growth initiatives by leveraging his extensive background in embedded software sales and strategic business development.