Business News - Page 148

Page 148 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



E-Commerce Site Supports American-Made Products and Encourages a Sustainable Future

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Sustainable” has become an American buzz word and ‘buy local’ is a message that is popping up everywhere. That’s why a newly launched e-commerce site, MadeinUSAForever.com, promises to sell items made only in the U.S.

Arclinea Boston Wins Two Gold Awards at 2007 Prism Awards

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston is the winner of two 2007 PRISM Gold Awards, for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 and Best Remodeling of a Kitchen $50,000 – $100,000. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Plaza Hotel, the PRISM Awards honor exceptional building, design, sales, and marketing.

World’s First Spiritual Perfume and Connecting to God – Scent Makes Sense … According to God and Science

ORANGE, Calif., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recent scientific findings indicates new niche fragrance, Virtue(R) parfum, and its inspirational concept are on solid ground with olfactory research, associative behavior research, and the Bible. ‘Virtue was created to be a reminder for Godly focus and help a person connect through fragrance. We developed it for anyone seeking a relationship with their Creator,’ said Vicki Pratt, President, of IBI.

Residential Phone Customers’ Move to Cable Calling Means Phone Companies Lose $8 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The top 11 cable operators continue to grab share of the residential phone markets, a move that will cost the incumbent phone companies nearly eight billion dollars over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research Corp.

LBA Group Makes Premier List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing U.S. Businesses

GREENVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Group, Inc. announces that it has made Inc. magazine’s list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing businesses in the nation with a ranking of 3,613 and a three-year sales growth of 80 percent. Inc. 5,000 lists companies, that when put together, represents the backbone of the U.S. economy.

American Information Strategies, Inc. Forms Strategic Partnership with Powerhouse Business Leader

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Information Strategies (AIS), a premier investor lead generation company based in San Clemente, CA, recently entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Ron Huntington, partner of Verne Harnish, author of ‘Mastering the Rockefeller Habits.’ Renowned for his keen insights and expertise, Mr. Huntington is a distinguished business leader with over 30 years of entrepreneurial, ownership, and management experience.

CADFORCE, Inc. Announces Hiring of Former RTKL Principal and National Quality Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced the hiring of Cliff Moser, AIA, MSQA-LEED(R) AP as Vice President of Architecture. Moser, a licensed architect with over 30 years of architecture and construction experience, is an authority on quality control and is the author of numerous articles and whitepapers.

National Property Tax Consulting Firm Opens North East Regional Office

ST. CHARLES, Ill. – Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based property tax consulting firm Advantax(R) announced today the opening of their new northeast regional office in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The office will be headed by John Palvelko, Jr., Advantax’s newly appointed Manager of Client Services.

Service Providers Cut Application Connectivity CAPEX / OPEX Using Application Session Controllers, says Insight Research White Paper

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Service Providers continue to look for new cost effective means for efficient and effective application-to-network connectivity. As a result, hundreds of millions of dollars will be spent by Service Providers to connect or migrate existing applications as well as build new applications to retain customers and enhance meaningful ARPU across their networks. According to a new white paper by Insight Research, Application Session Controllers (ASCs) are an important new approach.

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

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.

Cimaware Software Releases DeleteFIX Photo, Deleted Photo Recovery Software

MADRID, Spain – Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cimaware Software has launched their newest product DeleteFIX Photo, a utility for the recovery of deleted digital photos. DeleteFIX Photo recovers deleted photo and video files from most digital cameras and other media including memory cards, hard drives, USB devices, pen drives and other removable devices.

Stabilus Appoints Anthony Haba to President

GASTONIA, N.C. – Oct. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stabilus, the world market leader in the design and manufacture of gas springs and hydraulic dampers, has appointed Anthony ‘Tony’ Haba as President Stabilus Inc. Mr. Haba will be responsible for Stabilus business operations in the North American market with facilities in North Carolina, Mexico and Michigan.

BandCon Taps New Vice President – Industry Veteran Set to Guide Sales Efforts

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale network infrastructure provider BandCon announced today that Matthew Haentzschel has joined the firm’s senior management team as vice president of sales. Mr. Haentzschel will lead BandCon’s national sales team in developing and implementing strategies to reach and communicate with their growing customer base.

Jacob Holtz Company Acquires Table Shox(R)

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jacob Holtz Company has acquired the product line Table Shox(R) from Fundamental Design, Inc., a British Columbia Corporation. Table Shox is an automatic, self-adjusting, hydraulic glide that replaces manual table glides

RenderX Releases a New Product – Visual-XSL (VisualXSL 1.5)

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, a market leader in ‘XML to PDF’ and ‘XML to PostScript’ technology, officially released a new software product Visual-XSL (VisualXSL). The VisualXSL application is a powerful tool that can be used in all business applications where forms need to be filled in.

Consumers Adopting Dual Mode Phones for Fixed Mobile Convergence While Enterprises Lag Behind, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. – Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Led by consumer demand, fixed mobile convergence (FMC) is taking off around the world, even as businesses watch from the sidelines, says a new study from Insight Research. According to the new market research report, over the next five years FMC will generate more than $35 billion in revenue for service providers and hardware vendors.

HotGigs Welcomes Consultant Member 100,000 to its Online Staffing Exchange Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HotGigs Inc., an innovative provider of staffing solutions and services, announced that it achieved a membership milestone on the HotGigs Staffing Exchange, when Minneapolis-based business planning and management consultant Craig Kalscheur registered as the 100,000th consultant member.

M2SYS Technology Partners with TeraCorp Enterprises to Provide Added Security within Check Cashing Solution

ATLANTA, Ga. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a leading biometric technology research and development firm, announced today its partnership with TeraCorp Enterprises, a leading provider of check cashing and verification solutions, to integrate the M2SYS Bio-Plugin(TM) fingerprint solution into TeraCash, a cutting-edge check cashing system.

Social Platform Grows – Social Networking Software Provider Moves, Adds to Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Social Platform, a social networking software provider of scalable web-based solutions for branded, high end social applications announced today their move to larger facilities in Los Angeles. ‘We wanted to be nearer to our media and entertainment customers in the Los Angeles area while remaining close by our state of the art data center in the downtown area,’ remarked Eric Schlissel, CEO.

Executive Search Firm Opens New Office in Everett Washington

EVERETT, Wash. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc., a national executive search firm, opened its second office Sept. in Everett to provide consulting services to local and national companies. Sales Talent Inc. will reside in the Everett Public Market Building on the third floor and will be employing eight to 10 new consultants.

A&A Screening Solutions Pulls Ahead of The Competition in the Background Screening Industry by Utilizing deverus’ New MX Advance Software Solution

AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — deverus Inc., the leader in background screening technology, today announced the signing of the first client onto the MX Advance version of their newest and most innovative software for background screening, enterpriseMX. After being on the ZipTuit platform with deverus for the past 3 years, A&A Screening Solutions will now be operating on enterpriseMX Advance and will benefit in many ways from the numerous strategic features included in this system.

Howell and ADP Sign Service Provider Agreement

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Howell Benefit Services, Inc. (Howell) located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania recently signed an exclusive, multi-year service provider agreement with ADP Major Accounts Services, part of the Employer Services Division of Automatic Data Processing (ADP). Howell will distribute, install and support ADP HR Benefits Solution.

DomRey Cigar, Inc. Awarded U.S. Distribution of Royal Agio Cigar

BRADENTON, Fla. and DUIZEL, Holland – Sept. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DomRey Cigar, Inc. is proud to announce that effective October 1, 2007, it will be the exclusive distributor of the Royal Agio Cigar brands, Panter and Mehari’s, in the United States. In addition, DomRey Cigar distributes the Cuvee, Cusano, and Perfect Cut brands.

Red Herring Names Gameshastra as one of the 100 Most-Promising Private Technology Ventures in Asia

HYDERABAD, India and BELMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Red Herring Magazine announced that Gameshastra, India’s largest Game Services provider, has won the prestigious Red Herring 100 Asia 2007 awards. The Red Herring 100 Asia winners were selected from a pool of more than 500 applicants based in 16 countries/regions including China, India, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Australia, and Vietnam.

Voices.com Honoured with 2007 CRM Market Award

TORONTO, Canada – Sept. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, the leading online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of voice over and voice acting services, was named a winner in CRM Magazine’s 2007 CRM Market Awards. CRM magazine and the sixth annual CRM Market Awards honored the companies that focused on creating and cultivating rewarding customer experiences.

ElectionMall and CompleteCampaigns Combine to Give Internet Boost for Campaigns

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Benjamin Katz of CompleteCampaigns.com and Ravi Singh of ElectionMall.com announced today that they are forming a strategic partnership to offer campaigns a ‘one-stop-shop’ online. Alliance dramatically changes how candidates run in 2008.

Peer-to-Peer and File Sharing Services Revenue Will Reach $28 Billion Over Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. – Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The worldwide market for peer-to-peer and file sharing services is expected to generate $28 billion in revenue for carriers and ISPs over the next four years. According to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation, peer-to-peer and file sharing services are widely available on fixed line and mobile networks.

Ash Brokerage Corp. Opens Houston Operation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ash Brokerage Corporation today announced that it is expanding its market presence with the opening of a sales and service office located in Houston, Texas. Ash Brokerage is one of the largest independently owned general agencies and financial service providers in the U.S.

HotGigs Inc. Names Gregg Bjork Executive Vice President of Sales

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HotGigs Inc., an innovator in web-based contract workforce solutions, announced that it has appointed Gregg Bjork as its new vice president of sales. Bjork has 15 years of senior management experience and more than 23 years experience in software and technology businesses.

Sdoia-Satz Announces Opening of Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians (DIMECC)

MIAMI, Fla., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ms. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, well-known educator, author, pianist, composer, clinician, lecturer and Owner/Executive Director of the prestigious music school, Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) in Miami, Florida has, this week, announced the opening of a new division of the school: DIMECC, the Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians.

SecuGen Partners with M2SYS’ Award Winning Bio-Plugin(TM) Solution

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint recognition technology company, announced today its partnership with M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development firm, to support their award winning Bio-Plugin(TM) software that allows software developers to rapidly integrate a complete, server-based, turn-key fingerprint software system with hardly any development effort.

Alterian Announces Global Partnership with Return Path

CHICAGO, Ill. – Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alterian (LSE: ALN), the leading global enterprise marketing platform provider, announced today a strategic partnership with global email deliverability specialist Return Path. Through the partnership, Alterian will integrate Return Path’s Sender Score email deliverability and monitoring technology with its own email marketing application Dynamic Messenger, giving users a comprehensive solution for ensuring deliverability success worldwide.

Little Scoops Dishes Up Three New Franchises

NANUET, N.Y. – Aug. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s birthday parties spell success for Michelle Violetto and Tanya Ehrlich, the co-founders of L.S. Franchise Corp., announcing today the opening of three more franchised units located in Rye Brook, NY, Aberdeen, NJ, and Happy Valley, OR. There are 8 Little Scoops party businesses open in the NY and NJ area, with the Happy Valley location representing their first West Coast location.

Solid State Networks and BandCon Announce Strategic Partnership

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Aug. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale network infrastructure provider BandCon and Solid State Networks, developer of high-performance, distributed content delivery solutions, announced today a strategic partnership that will enable content publishers and distributors to build their own peer-assisted Content Delivery Networks (CDN).

Opti-Sciences Introduces High End Multi-mode PAM Chlorophyll Fluorometer for Field Use

HUDSON, N.H. – Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Opti-Sciences, Inc., home of advanced field-portable fluorescence instrumentation, announced today a new high-end multi-mode pulse modulated chlorophyll fluorometer – the OS-5p. These products address fluorometery requirements in agriculture, forestry, agronomy, ecology, genetics and manufacturing inspection.

CYNACON/OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.) Names Edward J. Holland, M.D. to Medical Scientific Advisory Board

RICHMOND, Texas – Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CYNACON / OCuSOFT (OCuSOFT, Inc.), a company specializing in ophthalmic research, development and supply to ophthalmologists and optometrists, is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward J. Holland, M.D. to its Medical Scientific Advisory Board.

M2SYS Partners with SecuGen Corporation to Support Market Leading Hamster Plus Fingerprint Reader with Auto-On Technology

ATLANTA, Ga. – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development firm, announced today its partnership with SecuGen Corporation to support their revolutionary fingerprint reader, the Hamster Plus. The Hamster Plus fingerprint reader features innovative Auto-On technology that automatically checks for the presence of a finger.

Culinary Pro Trades Knives for Laptop

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Write Away, Inc., a full-service editorial company, announces today that a 20-plus year chef and culinary professional joins their creative team to meet the growing demands of businesses pertaining to the food industry. The company specializes in writing about the food and beverage industry.

Techway Services Impacting Supplier Diversity

DALLAS, Texas – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Techway Services, Inc. was named to the 100 WBE’s Impacting Supplier Diversity in 2007 by Women’s Enterprise USA magazine. Techway Services growing profile among Supplier Diversity Managers is due largely to Techway’s ability to successfully fulfill contracts, which is giving Diversity Managers the comfort level they need to champion Techway within their corporations.

Seattle-based CNT Technologies Promises Aircraft, Automobiles and Space Vehicles That are Lighter, Stronger, and More Fuel Efficient

SEATTLE, Wash. – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CNT Technologies, Inc. announced today its recent carbon nanotube fiber award from MICRO NANO 25 as ‘one of the most innovative products of 2007’ selected by the editors of R&D Magazine and MICRO/NANO Newsletter. CNT Technologies is the leading producer of carbon nanotube fiber.