Business News - Page 143

Page 143 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Kawasaki Announces Major Personnel Moves at Engines and Power Products Division

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Katsuyuki (Kent) Murakami, general manager of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.’s Engines and Power Products Division based here, announced that he will retire effective the end of this year. He will be replaced by Yoshiteru (Yoshi) Ueda, who headed the research and development program at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A.’s Maryville, Mo. production facility. Ueda has been with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. since 1972.

Farrell Appointed to Alabama Iron and Steel Council

ANNISTON, Ala., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alabama Governor Bob Riley has appointed Jim Farrell, President of Blastcrete Equipment Co. in Anniston, Alabama, to the Alabama Iron & Steel Council. With the completion of the ThyssenKrupp plant in Mobile, the state of Alabama is expected to become the second largest steel producer in the U.S. by 2010.

Business Leaders See Local Expertise and Sound Operational Plans as Key to Success in Emerging Markets, says McKinney Rogers

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerging markets offer increasing growth of purchasing power and greater opportunities for establishing market leadership, as long as investors have local expertise and sound operational plans, according to an international survey of senior business executives launched today by global business performance consultancy, McKinney Rogers.

Computer Geeks Rejoice: Resize Windows 2003 Server with EASEUS Partition Manager Server Edition

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS announces the release of its server version of Partition Manager V. 2.0. Partition Magic came first, but this new upgrade now supports: Windows 2000 Server SP4; Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP4; Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition; Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003 x64 Standard Edition; and Windows Server 2003 x64 Enterprise Edition.

Notre Dame’s Luck of the Irish Extended Twice to Southern Bleacher with Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium Wins

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nationally acclaimed men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse programs at Notre Dame will be looking to continue their winning ways in 2009 and beyond in newly constructed stadiums; thanks in part to Notre Dame’s $1.5 billion Spirit of Notre Dame capital campaign.

KICTeam and Canon U.S.A. Announce the Use of Waffletechnology in the New Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Card

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.

Targeting Metastatic Cancer from the Inside: Epeius Biotech Reveals a New Generation of Tools for Medical Gene Delivery

SAN MARINO, Calif., Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced the publication of another landmark paper describing recent technological advances in medical gene delivery. The latest scientific paper, entitled ‘Targeting metastatic cancer from the inside: A new generation of targeted gene delivery vectors enables personalized cancer vaccination in situ,’ was published in the October issue of the International Journal of Oncology.

Joss and Colosio Create a Country Song of Love and Remembrance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new song from country duo Scott Joss and Doug Colosio is Darlin’, a deeply-felt ballad that celebrates many aspects of love. Released by Golosio Publishing, Darlin’ is quietly exciting in a very peaceful and intimate style. ‘If ever a song could be said to wear its heart on its sleeve, this is the one,’ says John Scott G, a partner in Golosio Publishing.

Peoria Fertility Practice Welcomes New Physician

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(R)) have announced that Natalie Schultz, M.D. will assume the role of Medical Director of SIRM-Central Illinois, located in Peoria. Dr. Schultz brings to SIRM more than 20 years’ experience in assisted reproductive technologies. She has been involved with top IVF programs in Chicago, Boston and Indianapolis.

Resurrection Mary: New DVD Trades Blood and Guts for Psychological Thrills and Chills

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lock the doors, turn off the lights and settle in for High Integrity Productions’ recently released DVD – Resurrection Mary – a legendary ghost story that dates back to the 1930s. Distributed by Entertainment Studios, while the legend is not new, the way the story is told is; Resurrection Mary walks again! (VIDEO – VNR)

the testing group Formed by Merger of QA Industry Pioneers Intellikey Labs and Direct QC

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quality Assurance industry leaders Intellikey Labs and Direct QC have merged their operations to create the testing group, inc., a leading-edge testing facility serving the digital content and commerce marketplace. This merger is the first of several strategic initiatives that the testing group plans to take to accelerate mass acceptance of break-through consumer technologies. The announcement was made by Lauren K. Evers and James Richardson.

Van Millwork Introduces New England Retailers to the Van Mantel Collection

BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, a leading provider of fine cabinetry and architectural millwork, is pleased to bring to the retail market the Van Mantel Collection – 14 distinct traditional and contemporary mantel designs plus four adjustable mantel styles. The Van Mantel Collection complements Van Millwork’s custom cabinetry, coffered ceilings, paneled walls and other elaborate architectural millwork products.

Jimmy Jazz Announces Third Store Opening in Philadelphia Market; New Store Location Based in Roosevelt Mall

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban apparel and footwear retailer, announced today the opening of it’s latest retail site, located in the Roosevelt Mall, in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The new store opening is now the third Jimmy Jazz location in the city.

ISO27001 Experts Can Help Companies Meet Stringent Californian Information Security Legislation with Comprehensive Toolkit

ELY, England, Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent UK security experts IT Governance, the world’s leading specialist publisher of books and tools for ISO27001/27002 implementation, have adapted their best-selling information security toolkit so that it will work specifically for the California SB-1386 compliance regulation. The toolkit helps organisations apply recognised best practice to protect themselves from the consequences of a data breach.

Card Cafe Announces Fund Raising Tool for Non-Profits

OREM, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Card Cafe, a global technology provider, today announced the launch of Charity Builder. Charity Builder is a tool which enables non-profit organizations throughout the United States to leverage the vast greeting card industry to help them raise money. With the Charity Builder, businesses who donate to non-profits can now give even more money by simply purchasing customer gifts, employee incentives, etc. through the non-profit’s site.

New NevaSlip Anti-Slip Floor Treatment Lasts 8 Years

LYNN, Mass., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NevaSlip, a 19 year old safety company, announces the development of a new formula for their anti-slip floor service. The company claims the new formula works more effectively than the old formula and is guaranteed to last for a minimum of 8 years.

Maxx Merchants Announces Expansion for the Western United States

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maxx Merchants announced today that it has signed an agreement to launch a Maxx Merchants Office to service the Western Region with an office located in Greenwood Village, CO. Maxx Merchants is looking to revolutionize the merchant processing industry by focusing on the client. In order to achieve this, Maxx is rolling out offices throughout the United States.

Non-Profit Organizations to Receive $25K in Free PR Grants and Marketing Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $25,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy 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. Organizations may apply for this program starting today.

New Survey Provides Insights from Users of Over 80 Restaurant Point of Sale Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com, a membership website for independent restaurant operators, has released, on their website, the results of a detailed survey of their members’ experiences with their current point of sale systems. Over 1,100 individual independent operators participated and provided detailed feedback on over 80 different POS systems.

Made in USA E-Commerce Site Reports Record Growth Despite Economic Downturn

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MadeinUSAForever, an e-commerce site that sells products made only in America, announces that they continue to grow their business in spite of the Wall Street chaos proving that people are re-focusing their energies on Main Street. ‘There is hope,” Todd Lipscomb, president and founder says. ‘One area that is paramount to America’s turnaround is showing strength despite the current grim economic news.’

Million Dollar Expansion at Syntec Optics Supports Focus on Innovation

PAVILION, N.Y., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, recipient of the prestigious 2008 Frost & Sullivan Growth Excellence Award in the North American polymer optics market, announces new manufacturing capacity that directly correlates with its focus on innovation. Syntec is also actively seeking more staff. To quote the Frost and Sullivan award, ‘Syntec Optics, through its commitment to innovation and consistent focus on profitability, is rapidly growing at an average annual growth rate of 16-percent.”

Premium Spanish Obsello Absinthe Sweeps West and East Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, is quickly becoming recognized as the highest quality absinthe available to U.S. consumers. Obsello officially launched last month in San Francisco and has been picked up by scores of upscale restaurants, bars and night clubs in S.F., Los Angeles, and, now, New York.

Pioneer Magician Dorothy Dietrich of the Houdini Museum Changes Old Magic to New

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pioneer magician Dorothy Dietrich is the first woman ever to catch a bullet in her mouth. She did it in a specially designed metal cup. This was recently done by David Blaine in a special devoted to Houdini. Prior to this magicians caught the bullet in a plate, in a handkerchief, in a box or in their teeth. This new presentation was pioneered by Dorothy Dietrich bringing the classic stunt into the modern age.

New Skype PBX Software Supports Multiple Business Environments and Enhances Productivity

SUZHOU, China, Sept. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PrettyMay Inc. announces the launch of a new Skype PBX software that allows users to set up different phone systems for multiple small businesses – it’s the new Skype business solution. Building business solutions for Skype, the PrettyMay Skype PBX/Phone system for Windows is a software-based IP telephone solution that can make and receive calls over the Internet and provides a range of common PBX features. No special hardware is required, just a reasonably well-specified Windows PC.

Leaders from Fast-Growing Company Met in Tampa to Discuss Nationwide Hiring and to Give Back to the Community

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What has building bikes for charity got to do with filling 1,000 insurance jobs? Not much, you might say; but LTC Financial Partners LLC, (LTCFP), a fast-growing insurance agency, thinks otherwise. Says CEO Cameron Truesdell, ‘While tightening bolts and pumping tires, our sales leaders brainstormed how to find and hire really good people.’

Jimmy Jazz Announces Third Store Opening in Atlanta Market; New Store Location Based in The Southlake Mall

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban apparel and footwear retailer, announced today the opening of its latest retail site, located in the Southlake Mall, in the city of Morrow, Georgia. The new store opening is now the third Jimmy Jazz location in metro Atlanta. ‘We are very excited to open our third store in the Atlanta market in Southlake Mall. The city of Atlanta has given Jimmy Jazz a warm welcome and we look forward to future growth in the area,’ stated Martin Badour, VP of Stores.

Mitchell Construction Group Named to 2008 Qualified Remodeler Top 500

MEDFIELD, Mass., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitchell Construction Group, Inc., a multi-award winning design and renovation firm located in Medfield, is pleased to announce they have been named to the 2008 Top 500 list of remodeling firms in the country by Qualified Remodeler Magazine. This marks the fifth consecutive year Mitchell was named to the list.

Telephone Companies Ready to Offer Green Services Promoting Environmental Improvements, says INSIGHT Research

BOONTON, N.J., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Telephone companies, ISPs, and cellular phone carriers can bring to bear an expansive array of technologies and services to aid consumers and enterprises in improving the environment while generating over $1 trillion in new industry revenue over the next five years, according to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation.

Magician David Blaine Nominated for Consideration for First Ever Houdini Award from Scranton’s Famous Houdini Museum

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because of David Blaine’s Houdini-esque stunts the Board of Directors of The Houdini Museum in Scranton has decided to place David Blaine up for nomination for the first ever Houdini Award to be given out by the prestigious museum. When David Blaine is buried alive for seven days, frozen in a block of ice or hung upside down for 60 hours, he credits Harry Houdini’s legendary escapes as his inspiration.

Home Shopping Latino adds Latino Industry Veteran, Ms. Rosario Moreno, to its Executive Staff

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HSPL / HSPL.pk) today announced that Ms. Rosario Moreno has joined Home Shopping Latino, as it prepares to launch its Shopping Channel. Rosario will report directly to Federico Teran, Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Moreno brings a 30 year experience in DRTV and television. She has created and produced first time DRTV and PR campaigns for top companies like Procter and Gamble and Unilever.

Guangdong Food Industry Institute / LP Food Ingredients Vindicated by Initial ITC Determination regarding Patented Sucralose Manufacturing Technology

EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.

Be Vista Ready Now: Resize a Partition for Free in Windows Vista

CHENDU, China, Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS announces the release of its free Partition Manager V. 2.0. As a Partition Magic alternative, it creates, deletes, formats and moves a logical disk to reallocate space and simply complies with the system requirements of a tricky application. Face it: Sooner or later, most people have to reshape their hard disks. Now, this is possible without having to wipe out the entire disk and reinstalling software.

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle Addresses Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will lagging revenues eventually mean higher taxes? Are more layoffs looming amid the state’s budget crisis? Which businesses and industries are likely to turn around first when the economy recovers? Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, a successful small-businessman before entering politics, will face tough questions like these during today’s meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc. (GABB), a statewide group with almost 200 members.

Chicago Faucets ECAST(TM) Line Allows California Schools to Immediately Address Latest Lead-Free Safety Standards for Drinking Water

DES PLAINES, Ill. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ongoing efforts by state legislators to provide the safest drinking water possible to the residents, and especially to the children of California, has resulted in the creation of California Assembly Bill 1953 (AB1953). Slated to take effect on January 1, 2010, this new bill requires residential and commercial faucets that dispense water for human consumption must not exceed a total weighted average of 0.25 percent maximum lead content.

Hurricane Gustav Reveals Gap in Otherwise Successful Marine Industry Preparations

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers and inland barge industry have collaborated extensively since the 2005 hurricane season to better prepare for and respond to hurricane events along the Gulf Coast. Specifically, the collaboration produced a detailed, written protocol for storm preparation, communications and response efforts as they pertain to the marine industry.

Artisteer – Web and Blog Design Automation Software Unveiled at BlogWorld Expo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extensoft announced today the release of Artisteer, its Web design automation software to create professional blog themes and Website templates, at this week’s BlogWorld Expo show at the Las Vegas Convention Center – South Hall S-3 (booth number 508). The product eliminates the need to learn Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS or other Web technologies to produce original Website designs.

Napatech Announces 20GbE Pattern Matching Adapter for Security Applications and for Detailed Packet, Flow or Protocol Analysis

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP — Napatech today announces an upgraded version of its Pattern Matching Adapter based on Tilera’s TILE64 Multicore processor. The new Pattern Matching Adapter can be used as a stand-alone product utilizing the two new added 10 Gbps ports on the board, or in advanced configurations in conjunction with the Napatech 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters.

Napatech Announces New Optical Bypass Adapter for Their Optical 1GbE and 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTEROP — Napatech announces NEW Optical Bypass Adapters for their 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters. Available in two versions supporting both Long Range single-mode on 9-micrometer optical fibers and Short Range multimode on 50-micrometer optical fibers, see product displays at INTEROP in New York, September 17-19 2008.

US Renewables Group Partners with Citi, Credit Suisse on $140MM Solar Investment

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today SolarReserve, a developer of utility scale solar power plants, announced that it has closed a second round of funding totaling $140 million. The financing was led by the renewable energy private equity group within Citi Alternative Investments, Sustainable Development Investments (SDI), and Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group.

Napatech Announces New Feature Set For Their NT20 Family 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech announces the latest release called ANAHEIM for their NT family of 10GbE high-performance network adapters for PCI-Express. The ANAHEIM release includes new additional features to the earlier announced TUCSON software release. Product Displays at INTEROP in New York, September 17-19 2008.