Business News - Page 145

Page 145 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



NW Chicago Suburban Affinity Healthcare LLC Opens New Medical Office Building

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affinity Healthcare LLC, a multi-specialty medical group practice, with northwest Chicago suburban offices located in Arlington Heights and Buffalo Grove, IL, began seeing patients today at its newly constructed 64,860 square foot medical office building, situated on 6.3 acres at 1450 Busch Parkway, Buffalo Grove, IL., within The Corporate Grove business park.

HVT Expands LCD Module Service Capability to 80 Inches

NORCROSS, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hong Video Technology, Inc. (HVT), a leading provider of custom services for small- and medium-sized LCD modules, today announced that it will expand LCD module services to include LCD modules up to 80 inches. With a sufficient number of large LCD modules now used in digital signage, industrial and consumer products, HVT is eager to expand its capabilities to service them.

Kids Learn the Art of Magic, Star in YouTube Video

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Families are invited to ‘Magic Tricks and Secrets Live,’ a combination magic workshop, DVD release party, and a chance for kids to star in their own magic video on Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. at the King County Library System Service Center. Admission is free; ‘Living Room Magic’ DVDs are available for purchase. Kids learn magic with rubber bands, paperclips, playing cards, and more. All props and hands-on instruction are provided.

Free Backup Software to Secure Your System and Data with One Click Backup and Restore

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EASEUS wins a lot of users’ applause with its EASEUS Partition Master and Data Recovery Wizard, and now enters the backup field with its newly developed free backup software: EASEUS Todo Backup 1.0, which is especially designed for system state backup and system disaster restore. The release of this free backup software, EASEUS Todo Backup 1.0, aims to provide a quick and safe solution for system and data.

A Sharp Alternative to Healthcare TVs

ELKHART, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Multimedia has introduced their next-generation healthcare interface with ProTune Technology – the HC20. This product, designed for patient in-room television entertainment systems, is about the size of a deck of cards and will radically change the way healthcare TVs are purchased. Paradigm Multimedia and DEHCO Commercial have recently teamed up and are changing the rules for healthcare TVs.

Pardon Me, Is That Deca-bromine In Your Food Shipment? The Hidden Dangers of Plastic Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent letter of warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the potential dangers of plastic pallets was posted on the Refrigerated Frozen Food website. According to Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of shipping pallets, ‘Food producers thinking of switching from wooden pallets to plastic for environmental reasons should think again. Plastic pallets can contain the fire retardant deca-bromine. Is that a problem? The FDA thinks so.’

Popular File Management Tool on Download.com – Four and a Half Stars in CNET Editors Rating

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A plucky little piece of freeware that packs a subtle punch and partitions hard drives like a reigning champ, has been positively reviewed by the editor from Download.com. EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition topped No. 1 in the ‘More popular File Management Downloads’ on Download.com and rated Four and a Half Stars in CNET editors rating and Four Stars for average users rating.

Wealthy Taste Launches Online High-end Directory to Protect Businesses and Consumers

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This summer Wealthy Taste Inc. launches its high-end online directory of products and services with the goal of protecting businesses and consumers. ‘Deep inside, people want the very best from life and most are willing to spend extra to purchase that Louis Vuitton bag or wait to get a table at The Tavern On The Green. They make the sacrifice willingly, knowing they will be rewarded with an excellent product or service,’ states Willie Garcia, CEO and President.

Innovention Lab Pulls Back the Curtain on Amazon’s Sales Rank with Metric Junkie

CARY, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovention Lab, Inc. releases Metric Junkie, a free Web service designed to help independent authors and musicians better visualize their Amazon Sales Rank through automated tracking and graphing services. Thinking of writing your own book or publishing your own song? Print on Demand services have made self-publishing an attainable goal for millions of people. But once your book or CD is out, how do you know if your marketing efforts are paying off?

Financial Foundation Group – Picking Up the Pieces Financially and Environmentally

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first half of 2009 has been an exciting and rewarding year for the representatives of the Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG. The Financial Foundation Group continues to grow at a very fast pace. As a company, FFG is committed to their employees and the community which helps bring them success. Giving back and creating a team environment outside the office is something that they pride themselves upon.

1998 Camry is Now a Prize Possession

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attending this year’s Italian American Social Club of North Brunswick summer festival proved more than just a fun day in the park for one Kendall Park resident. At the conclusion of the five-day festival, Cathy Reed was selected from more than 2,000 entries as the winner of a classic Toyota Camry. The prize, an immaculate 1998 Toyota Camry LE with a well-maintained 126,000 miles was donated for the event by DCH Brunswick Toyota/Scion.

Sex Appeal Magazine Announces its Launch and Challenge of the Definition of Sex Appeal

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sex Appeal Magazine announces its official launch on August 1st, 2009, at a promotional event with The Official Ed Hardy Runway Show. The event will kick off at Clutch Cargos in Pontiac, Michigan, and will feature the fashion show and live entertainment. The event is from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

The Scuby Group Announces the Next Generation of Visual Web Advertising

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scubys is the most unique visual advertiser on the Web. Clients set their price and visitors to the site can quickly locate a business, service or product with the simple click of a mouse. What makes the Scubys.com site truly unique is its beautiful images and mapping. Users can literally cruise America with their favorite Internet-connected device.

New Micro Blogging Web Site Rivals Twitter and Facebook – Share Tips with TipDrop

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TipDrop is a place where people come to give and receive tips on just about anything. In fact, in its first five days the site has had 1,000,000 page views and more than 3,000 tips. Do you want tips on the best new digital camera to buy? Need tips on how to drive traffic to your Web site? Check out TipDrop.

DAVIDESIGNED Begins Accepting Appointments for New Customers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer has recently completed renovations on his new workspace to allow for completely private consultations with new customers; particularly those needing to avoid the ‘public eye,’ such as celebrities, political dynamos and high caliber businesswomen. The new addition to his quarters in Beverly Hills, California, makes it possible to afford customers his trademark Exclusive Prive’ service while avoiding the common hassles of the usual commercial building atelier.

PC Magazine’s 2009 Windows Utility Guide: EASEUS Partition Master is Top Disk Utility

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recently, PC Magazine, the famous and authoritative technology magazine, released its highly recommended 2009 Windows Utility for users – 2009 Windows Utility Guide on its site; and EASEUS Partition Master, the comprehensive hard disk partition tool and system optimization software for Windows-based administration, topped the list of recommended Disk Utilities.

LifeSpan Treadmill Awarded BEST TREADMILL by Health Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Magazine awarded the LifeSpan TR4000i treadmill Best Treadmill for its innovative features; most notably its ability to save exercise data and transfer results to a personal online health and fitness management account to track progress. The LifeSpan TR4000i treadmill, made by PCE Health and Fitness, was rated #1 over all other treadmills, as judged by experts from Health magazine. The Best Treadmill award is part of Health magazine’s annual America’s Healthiest Fitness Awards.

Private Tea Party Highlights Rare Jade at the Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki, Honolulu Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki, Honolulu hosts a unique Private Tea Party in which rare exquisite jade will be on display. The date is July 24, from 2 to 6 p.m., and the location is Cina Cina, the premier fine gift shop at the Royal Hawaiian, right off the main lobby. The Tea Party is sponsored by Jade Gallery Hawaii and its owner, Ruby Zhou – one of the leading experts in fine jade in the Islands.

Brain Grenade Entertainment Announces the Release of D.a. Thompson’s CD ‘Disclaimer’ and Seattle Release Party on August 18th, 2009

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brain Grenade Entertainment (BGE) proudly announces the release date and CD Release Party for D.a. Thompson’s new extended play album titled ‘Disclaimer’ on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 at Galerias in Seattle, Washington. The first single off of D.a. Thompson’s EP is entitled, ‘Just you and me.’

Creative Imaging Group opens its doors in the Beverly, Massachusetts Cummings Center

BEVERLY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Imaging Group opened its new shop in the Beverly, Massachusetts Cummings Center in June bringing over 20 years of photographic processing and imaging experience as the former Short Stop Photo. Creative Imaging Group provides photo and digital imaging services and enhanced products including high-quality photo finishing, graphic design, photo restoration, photo and slide scanning, enlargements, photography services, fine art replication, giclee printing and custom framing to the greater New England area.

LRM Industries Invents Twin Sheet Direct Thermoforming

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the invention of TSD Twin Sheet Direct™; a new innovative production process, extending the product value of its patent-pending STF Sheetless ThermoForming™ technology, which was invented and commercialized by LRM in 2007.

Community Banks Accelerate Residential Real Estate Recovery by Offering Mortgage Warehouse Lending to Local Mortgage Bankers

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community banks that add mortgage warehouse lending to their commercial lending services not only make it possible for local mortgage businesses to operate, but they also play a role in stimulating local economies by energizing real estate markets, according to Titan Lenders Corp, an outsource services provider for mortgage lenders and their warehouse line providers.

Van Dorn Gourmets Introduces New Line of Gourmet Specialty Items

BURBANK, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After shopping at numerous farmers’ markets and frequenting food shows, Brian Van Dorn, owner of Van Dorn Gourmets, realized that he could come up with better and more creative spice blends, rubs, dip mixes and more. As a result, he started crafting a line of handmade goods and recently launched VanDornGourmets.com.

Consumer Guide Parent Denied New Trial, Ordered to Pay $5.6 Million

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On May 28th, 2009, Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division declined to order a new trial or to reverse a $5.6 million jury verdict against Publications International of Lincolnwood, Ill. (PIL), the parent company of Consumer Guide, on a breach of contract claim brought by The Smart Marketing Group of Los Angeles, Calif. (SMG).

KICTeam Announces the Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Tool Software

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.

Central South Distribution, Inc. Makes Historical Merger with Lataillade Entertainment and Ruff Town Entertainment Group

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Central South Distribution, Inc., which has been the number one independent faith based record distributor in the world for the past decade, has formed a partnership with Lataillade Entertainment, headed by contemporary gospel label / publishing / marketing guru Vicki Mack-Lataillade and her husband, Claude Lataillade, and Grammy® nominated songwriter producer Rene Moore, head of Ruff Town Entertainment Group. The multi-million dollar stock purchase marks the first time in history that African Americans will have a principal stake and partnership in a major contemporary music distribution company.

SecuGen Delivers New OptiMouse Plus Fingerprint Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading vendor of optical fingerprint readers, is pleased to announce that it has released the OptiMouse™ Plus, an upgraded version of the world’s first combination fingerprint reader and optical mouse. Like all of SecuGen’s fingerprint readers, the OptiMouse Plus is very rugged, accurate, and affordable.

Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas Takes Home Three Awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care Convention

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest provider of home care and supplemental health care staffing services, is pleased to recognize Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas for their 25 years of service and their three local caregivers who received awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care convention in Durham, North Carolina: Clayton Rich of Garland; Jennifer Jones of Pink Hill, and Melissa Britt of Orrum.

Announcing formation of Bio Jet Fuel World Industry Trade Group – World Biojet Alliance

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitch Hawkins, CEO of JatrophaBioJet Corporation announced today founding of the World Biojet Alliance, a worldwide industry non-profit trade group to serve the needs of the rapidly forming Bio Jet Fuel sector. Mr. Hawkins, who will serve as Chairman of the Board of Governors, stated ‘The World Biojet Alliance will be an independent and impartial global organization founded to promote, conduct research, coordinate communications and provide innovative solutions for advanced biofuels used in aviation.’

Real Estate Experts Say Residential and Commercial Foreclosures Will Continue to Rise

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the real estate experts at ForeclosureDeals.com, foreclosed properties will continue to dominate the real estate marketplace in many regions. Recent reports have been released that support this prediction. For example, in Utah’s Washington County, the region’s foreclosure rate remains higher than the national average.

PALNET Solves the Pallet Buyer’s Dilemma

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The old adage goes, ‘buyer beware.’ Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, thinks that is especially true when it comes to pallets. According to Smith, ‘So much of the pallet purchase decision is based on the initial price quote that many of the other equally important factors don’t get the attention they deserve.’

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Names Dr. Michael Sundine to the Board

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge outpatient surgical facility located within the Pacific Medical Plaza building at 1640 Newport Blvd, has named Michael J. Sundine, M.D., F.A.C.S., as its physician representative to the Board of Directors. Dr. Sundine is a board certified plastic surgeon based in Newport Beach, Calif.

Survey Shows Support for Obama Economic Plans, says Foreclosure1

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A study conducted by Foreclosure1 of its users shows support for Obama’s economic proposals, particularly those geared towards homeowners. When President Obama took office in January 2009, one of his first actions was to begin assembling an economic stimulus plan that would help revive the U.S. economy. The bill passed, although its $787 billion price tag caused some controversy, particularly among Republicans.

Patent Awarded for Waffletechnology Cleaning Cards to KICTeam

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.

LRM Industries, LLC Acquired and Recapitalized as LRM Industries International, Inc.

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The former LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been acquired from NOVA Chemicals Inc. and Envirokare Tech, Inc., which have owned the company as a joint venture since 2005. A group of investors led by Zesiger Capital Group LLC funded the transaction that resulted in the recapitalization of the former company into LRM Industries International, Inc.

Financial Foundation Group – Building More Than Just Wealth

FT. COLLINS, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2009 has been all about helping others for the Financial Foundation Group (FFG). With the recent stock market fluctuations and devaluation, not only have representatives of FFG been helping clients protect their assets, but also helping others by volunteering more of their time. The Financial Foundation Group is excited to have been a big contributor to the Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity on June 12th, 2009. Instead of heading into the office, associates from the Loveland, CO, office were given permission to work on 2 different Habitat home sites located in Ft. Collins, CO.

ACS Technologies Selects M2SYS for Innovative Biometric Software

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an award-winning biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that it has finalized an agreement with ACS Technologies, the leading provider of information management solutions to nearly 50,000 churches, schools, and other faith-based organizations.

CustomXM – Custom Printing Company, Inc. – Becomes First in State to Offer Dimensional Printing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a central Arkansas marketing services provider, recently added the Kodak Dimensional Printing capability to its Nexpress 3000 Digital Production Color Press. CustomXM is currently the only provider of these services in the state of Arkansas

Momentum Transport Makes the Grade with Better Business Bureau

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, recently earned the Better Business Bureau’s highest ranking possible – receiving a grade of A+. After a recent change in the BBB grading system (replacing grades of ‘satisfactory’ or ‘unsatisfactory’ with grades ranging from A+ to F), Momentum received an upgrade from its prior rating of ‘satisfactory.’

Financial Foundation Group Texas – A World without Breast Cancer

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — December of 2004 was a tough time for Tiffany Heinzelman, wife of one of the founders of the Financial Foundation Group. She was just 34 years old; had a 2 year old daughter at home and a husband who was opening a new branch office. Tiffany had just returned from a family vacation and discovered a lump under her right arm pit. Blood tests were done and calmed her initial fear; her white cells were fine so it was not cancer or an infection.