Massachusetts Business News

Massachusetts Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Massachusetts, U.S.A. (Mass., MA), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Ndex Systems launches a significant breakthrough in consolidating data for reporting to clients on investment, fixed indexed annuity and insurance accounts

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ndex Systems today announced the launch of a major enhancement in its ability to generate consolidated reports for portfolios that include indexed annuities and insurance accounts.

Levy Konigsberg LLP Wins $43.1 Million Lung Cancer Verdict in Tobacco and Asbestos Exposure Case

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 12, 2018, a jury in Boston awarded $43.1 million dollars in a historic lung cancer trial involving both tobacco and asbestos claims. The case began in June of 2015 when Levy Konigsberg LLP, and its co-counsel Shepard Law, filed the case on behalf of Louis E. Summerlin and his wife Joanna M. Summerlin, against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“Reynolds”), Philip Morris USA, Inc. (“Philip Morris”) and numerous companies who manufactured and sold asbestos-containing products with which Mr. Summerlin worked as a brake mechanic.

Moduline Cabinets Chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic Racing Team

BROCKTON, Mass., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moduline Cabinets, a leading high-alloy aluminum cabinet manufacturer, was recently chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic racing team to outfit their work containers. The team is a combination of The New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association. They will compete in the upcoming 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2021.

Clean PVC Certification Announced for PVC-Based Products

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clean PVC LLC, an environmental consulting organization, today announced the launch of its Clean PVC(R) Certification program. The program identifies flooring, wallcovering, upholstery, and other PVC-based products that have been found safe via REACH compliance for use in sustainable building projects. REACH is a regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals.

Advalent Launches Network 360 to Drive Multi-Dimensional Provider Performance in Value-Based Care Contracting

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent, a market-leading healthcare technology company focusing on payer solutions announced today the launch of a new network contracting and analytics product – Network 360(TM). Designed for payers and risk bearing healthcare providers, Network 360 is a breakthrough analytics platform that analyzes network, enables value-based contracting, and manages both upside and downside risk.

Carpe Diem Technologies Receives Grant for Nanoimprinted Lithography (NIL) Next-generation Tech

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carpe Diem Technologies, Inc. is the recipient of $2.1 of $7 million in new Advanced Manufacturing Awards (M2I2) announced by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker on July 12, 2018.

Advalent Partners with Novus Healthcare to Close the Gap in Value-Based Care

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent Corporation signed a partnership in early 2018 with Novus Healthcare to identify patients who could benefit from value-based care and implement that approach using Advalent’s Value-Based Care Platform and Novus’ population health management programs.

Getting 100 percent off the grid – award winning state of the art Mark Richey Woodworking is nearing its goal

NEWBURYPORT, Mass., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recent addition of Mark Richey Woodworking’s 500-kW solar array marks the company’s place as one of the greenest architectural millwork firms in the U.S. Mark Richey Woodworking (MRW) is a national model in manufacturing with the continual use of its 600-kilowatt wind turbine and solar array allowing the 130,000 square foot facility to operate entirely from renewable energy.

SunBug Solar Becomes a Certified B Corporation

ARLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, a local solar installer in Arlington, Mass. is proud to announce it is now a Certified B Corporation. In so doing, SunBug joins the global movement of people using business as a force for good. B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.

Carpe Diem Technologies Issued Critical NIL Patent for VR, Holographic, Microfluidic, and Integrated Printed Electronic Devices

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carpe Diem Technologies has been issued Patent US9804488 for the production of products incorporating NIL features. The system is entitled “System and method for fabricating miniature structures on a flexible substrate.” The patent’s key claims facilitate roll-to-roll or flexible panel manufacturing of very precise complex devices – inexpensively.

Premiere Set for ‘Dead in the Water,’ a Film on the ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry

ROCKPORT, Mass., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, “Dead in the Water,” produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.

Glenn Koenig Celebrates Release of his First Book, ‘A Man Wearing a Dress’

ARLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After three years of work, first time author Glenn Koenig is celebrating the publication of his first book, “A Man Wearing a Dress” (ISBN: 978-0998583303) now available from publisher Message Rain. He plans to host a book release party on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., in Arlington center.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Honors The Legacy Of America’s Most Famous Trial Lawyer At The Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar

BOSTON, Mass., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh from the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, joined with fellow trial lawyers from around the United States in honoring the legacy of America’s most famous trial lawyer, Melvin M. Belli.

SunBug Solar Completes Solarize Campaign Out of New Western MA Office

WESTFIELD, Mass., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar is proud to announce the completion of the sign-up phase of the Solarize Windsor, Cummington, Goshen and Worthington (Solarize Mass WCGW) initiative. Solarize Mass WCGW is part of a Solarize Mass, a partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Green Communities Division of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that encourages the adoption of small scale solar in Massachusetts communities.

WorldAPP Secures Financing Round to Fuel Growth

BRAINTREE, Mass., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WorldAPP, a leading provider of mobile data collection and process optimization software today announced that it has completed financing round with Providence-based Bay Capital Investment Partners. The transaction amount was not disclosed.

Knox Trail Council and Old Colony Council Approve Merger

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following their respective Special Council Meetings, the Knox Trail Council and the Old Colony Council announced today the approval of their consolidation and merger to form a new Boy Scout Council. This new council will serve youth and young adults from the metrowest to southeastern Massachusetts.

Artist Recreates The Infamous Boston Massacre

SOUTHBURY, Conn., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally renowned Southbury Connecticut artist-historian Don Troiani has unveiled his painting of the momentous Boston Massacre. That encounter on a cold March night set forth a series of antagonistic events that climaxed in the start of the American Revolution 5 years later.

SunBug Solar Selected as Installer for Solarize WCGW

ARLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar has been selected as the installer for the upcoming Solarize Mass program for the western Massachusetts towns of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen, and Worthington. The installer selection process was highly competitive, and SunBug Solar was unanimously chosen by town representatives from a competitive pool of eight solar providers.

Boston Event Presents Revolutionary Look at the Source of America’s Founding Principles

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameron/Baxter Films announces the premiere of their film “Seeds of Freedom: A Vision for America” which is the inaugural event for the James Phinney Baxter Lecture Series at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, November 10 at the Central Library in Copley Square. The film is written, directed, and produced by Andrew Cameron Bailey and Connie Baxter Marlow of Cameron Baxter Films LLC.

Colson Gallery and The Griffin Museum of Photography at Colson Gallery announce Grand Opening

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing Colson Gallery at Eastworks and The Griffin Museum at Colson Gallery – opening in September 2016: The Pioneer Valley’s newest dedicated photography gallery and a satellite location for The Griffin Museum of Photography is due to open at Eastworks in Easthampton in Suite 246. There will be a gallery preview all day during the Easthampton Artist Walk on September 10 and a Grand Opening from 5 – 8 p.m. on September 16, 2016.

New, Unique Service for Senior Citizens is Launched

BOSTON, Mass., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping seniors stay emotionally engaged and interested in the outside world is an important part of healthy aging. Now, a new program called Uplift Senior Citizens is offering social engagement as a service to help improve the social and emotional well-being of senior citizens.

EPIC’s Daniel Houston to Present at American Gas Association’s Risk Management Committee Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Daniel Houston will present at American Gas Association’s (AGA) Risk Management Committee Meeting on Monday, July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Aloft Boston Seaport in Boston, Mass.

New Webcast Network Invites Participation in Inspiring Events

BOSTON, Mass. and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., May 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Internet service co-created by Growthnet and students from Stanford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne and Tsinghua University, invites participants to witness and even join in “Transformative Moments,” meaning peak events experienced by people as diverse as new mothers, scientific researchers, musicians, the deaf-blind, and famous authors.

New Bedford Tattoo of New Bedford, MA is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater New Bedford area with New Bedford Tattoo’s co-founders Val Garnett and Venessa Kollars.

Your Quick Guide to the Best Divorce in Massachusetts: A Successful Start to Your New Life

EASTON, Mass., Jan. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting divorced? At stake is your financial future as well as your relationship with your children if you have any, says Massachusetts divorce lawyer Bill Farias. Will you just wing it and see how things go or will you instead take steps to ensure that you give yourself the best chance of a favorable outcome? As with anything else in life, preparation for divorce can significantly increase your chances of getting the results you want.

South Shore and Cape Cod Coat Drive Now Collecting Winter Coats for Those in Great Need

BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Family-owned Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Homes has announced their fourth annual Winter Coat Drive for those in need. And if you were living in Massachusetts last winter, you remember not only how the snow kept coming and coming, but that it was so cold for so long that it didn’t melt for months.

Online Service Provides Free Counseling for Europe’s Refugees

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An Internet group therapy service has initiated a program to provide psychological support for the thousands of refugees from the Middle East and North Africa who are currently trekking across Europe seeking new homes. In cooperation with the Adelina Foundation and Friends Beyond Borders, Growthnet, a U.S. company that offers various kinds of group counseling via web conferencing, is offering no-cost online sessions to any refugee who applies, according to its CEO, John Toomey.

Vexti Signs License Agreement

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vexti Corporation announced on July 21, 2015 it has entered into a licensing agreement with Northeastern University and Brown University based on research and intellectual property in the fields of antimicrobial surface coating and surface modification technologies.

Forerun joins with Urgent Care Integrated Network to increase Efficiency and Productivity in Electronic Charting for Urgent Care with UrgiChart

WALTHAM, Mass., July 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) as a Premier Partner to help better serve the Urgent Care healthcare market with UrgiChart – an intuitive electronic health record system enabling physicians to document efficiently while streamlining clinical decision making thus freeing up more time for patient interaction and increasing operational improvement.

Forerun UrgiChart Joins ADP AdvancedMD Marketplace to Provide Innovative Solutions for Private Practices

WALTHAM, Mass., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forerun Inc. today announced it has joined the ADP(R) AdvancedMD(R) Marketplace to help private medical practices in urgent care by providing UrgiChart – an intuitive electronic health record enabling physicians to document efficiently, freeing up more time for patient interaction, streamlining clinical decision-making and increasing operational improvement.

Former FBI Agent Turns Back the Clock with Release of ‘784 Broadway’

BOSTON, Mass., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Ring, author of the 5-star terrorist thriller ‘Necessary Assets,’ has shifted genres with his second book, ‘784 Broadway’ (ISBN: 978-1506164182), where he brings to life his immigrant Italian heritage by recounting summer visits to his family’s small greengrocer store in New York’s Hudson Valley, Omni Publishing Company announced today.

Nick d’Arbeloff joins SunBug Solar as Vice President, Commercial Business

ARLINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, an established solar energy installation company based in Arlington and Somerville, Mass., announced that Nick d’Arbeloff has joined the SunBug team as Vice President of Commercial Business.

Harvard Innovation Challenge 2015: Student Showcase and Award Ceremony April 9

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Harvard College Student Startup Showcase and Award Reception will take place Thursday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. in the Harvard Faculty Club, according to Tiffany Lazo-Cedre, Co-Director of the i3 Innovation Challenge.

Truebridge Announces Cybersecurity Content Update

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge, a content marketing company serving the financial industry, is excited to announce the newest update to its Content Marketing System.

Miller Recycling Corporation Touts Benefits of Recycling on America Recycles Day

MANSFIELD, Mass., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miller Recycling Corporation celebrates America Recycles Day today by applauding all individuals who make a strong effort to recycle as part of daily life, and encouraging all to learn more about recycling and the industry. America Recycles Day, started in 1997, takes place every November 15 in a nationwide effort to promote and celebrate recycling in the U.S.

Weitz and Luxenberg – Lawsuit Filed in Industrial Chemical Case

WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.

Ms. Yun-Ju Choi Named New Executive Director of Coalition for a Better Acre – a Massachusetts NonProfit

LOWELL, Mass., April 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a comprehensive national search, the Board of Directors of the Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell proudly announces the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization’s new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre (CBA) is a membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.

East Cambridge Savings Bank Turns to Content Marketing to Boost Sales

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge, a financial marketing company based in Boston, is pleased to announce East Cambridge Savings Bank’s launch of their online Financial Answer Center. Their implementation of Truebridge’s Content Marketing System is one of many examples of financial institutions turning to Content Marketing to increase revenue.

EPIC announces acquisition of Altus Specialty Group’s Program Business

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC’s November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.

Designer Donna Terry Launches Boston Design and Interiors, Inc.: Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Famous Glen Magna Estate

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.