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Page 5 of Massachusetts Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Massachusetts PI Releases Book to Guide Parents with Missing Children

BEVERLY, Mass., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unfortunately, the term ‘AMBER Alert’ is becoming more commonplace. That’s why David Almeida, PI, has authored and released a new book called ‘Abducted Dreams’ (ISBN: 978-1-606-96-261-9), in an effort to provide an insider’s view on missing child cases. Reasons for child abduction are numerous. Some cases are quickly solved while others are much more complicated.

S+H Construction to Present Solar Energy Workshops at the 2009 Residential Design and Construction Show

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area’s premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is one of the expert presenters at the upcoming Residential Design and Construction (RDC) Show, held April 1-2, 2009 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The company’s Renewable Energy Division is hosting two workshops, entitled ‘Get Solar Now,’ and one ‘Integrating Solar Technologies onto Your Renovation Project.’

K. Powers and Company Introduces Style Moderne – A New Line of Contemporary Rugs

NEEDHAM, Mass., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — K. Powers & Company, a leading provider of luxury carpet and rugs, is pleased to introduce Style Moderne – a new line of custom contemporary rugs inspired by Art Deco masters Jacques Emil Ruhlmann and Jean Michel Frank. This distinctive collection is exclusively designed and offered by K. Powers & Company – a leader in the resurgence of modernism in fine interior design.

GerrityStone to Present ‘From Quarry to Kitchen’ Workshops at The 2009 Residential Design And Construction Show

WOBURN, Mass., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GerrityStone, New England’s premiere interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to announce the company is participating as one of the expert presenters at the upcoming Residential Design and Construction (RDC) Show, held April 1-2, 2009 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

GerrityStone Featured on Premiere Episode of WBZ-TV’s ‘What’s In Store’

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GerrityStone, New England’s premier importer and master fabricator of marble, granite, travertine and limestone headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts is pleased to announce the company is featured on the first episode of ‘What’s In Store’ – WBZ-TV 4’s new locally-produced consumer education program premiering this month.

Expand Business Not Your Budget with LEC Power Translator 12

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With economic challenges come creative solutions, says Language Engineering Company, LLC (LEC). LEC Power Translator 12 Premium cost effectively expands product and company awareness to a potential global market. LEC Power Translator provides instant machine translation of 21 different languages in one convenient package (SRP: $79.99).

VHL Family Alliance Announced Partner in Rare Disease Day

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is coordinating the observance of Rare Disease Day in the United States on February 28, 2009. VHL Family Alliance announced today that on that day, and in the weeks leading up to it, they will join with others around the world in focusing on rare disease challenges and the importance of research in developing diagnostics and treatments.

Napatech Announces Support for Fiber Channel Over Ethernet for Their NT Family of 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today announces support for Fiber Channel over Ethernet also known as FCoE for the NT family of 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters. The new Napatech FCoE implementation is an integral part of later releases and is now in the field.

Coupon Sharing Site Provides Members with Discounts and Revenue

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s economy, saving money is more important than ever. And, if savings can be accompanied by additional revenue, it’s only an added perk. That’s why Banbona, LLC has created a community-based web site that allows members to post coupons and to save money while sharing in the revenue.

Starlight Children’s Foundation New England Hosts Afternoon Tea to Honor Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation New England is hosting a special Valentine’s event, Purses & Pearls, A Classic English Afternoon Tea, at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. At the Tea, Starlight is honoring Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art with its prestigious Heart of Gold Award to acknowledge the couple’s longstanding commitment to seriously ill children in New England.

NevaSlip Announces OSHA, ADA and Insurance Compliance

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, is proud to announce OSHA, ADA and major insurance carrier compliance. The service aims to minimize falling, which is the second leading cause of accidental death in 1996 according to the National Safety Council.

MVK Architectural Millwork Corp. Announces Move in to New Facility, Cooperative Efforts with Commercial Millwork Firm

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MVK Architectural Millwork Corp., offering architectural millwork services from design through installation, located in Worcester, is pleased to announce they have pooled cooperative efforts with Continental Consolidated Industries, of Central Massachusetts.

When the Economy is Down, Van Millwork is Up

BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a questionable economy with so many unknown variables, many companies are quick to react by slashing prices and searching far and wide for new business albeit small. Van Millwork has taken a different approach to the state of the economy and the results are paying off. Sales have started to rise at year end and the business has stayed in line with 4th quarter sales from 2007. The company is making profitable decisions at a time when the overall residential building and remodeling industry is down 30-40 percent.

Napatech Announces New Highly Configurable LibPCAP for Their NT Family of 1GbE and 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ISS World — Napatech today announces a new implementation of LibPCAP supporting the NT family of 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters. The new Napatech LibPCAP implementation can utilize all the below functionality without the need to modify the customer application. Product displays at ISS World in Washington DC, December 9 to 11, 2008.

Phoenix Construction Group Wins Two Contractor of the Year Awards

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Greater Boston’s premier residential and commercial design/build firms, has won two 2008 Contractor of the Year (COTY) Awards. In a ceremony held on November 5, the Watertown-based company received the COTY Gold Award for Best Commercial Project and the Silver Award for Best Residential Specialty Space.

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.

Designers Chosen for Third Annual Festival of Wreaths – Celebrity and Premier Judges Also Announced

NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The following designers were selected from a large pool of applicants for the third annual Festival of Wreaths – a holiday showhouse which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th at the Van Millwork Showroom in Needham, MA. This festive event benefits the Room to Dream Foundation, dedicated to creating healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses.

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.

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).

Congressional Solar Energy Tax Credit Bill Creates Affordable Renewable Energy Systems for Homeowners

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A part of the bailout package recently passed by the U.S. government included a generous solar energy tax credit bill which will dramatically reduce the cost and hasten the payback to homeowners for installing residential solar energy systems. The Renewable Energy Division of S+H Construction, Inc. designs, integrates and installs solar electric power (PV), solar thermal hot water, and geothermal heating and cooling systems.

Van Millwork Presents Third Annual Festival of Wreaths to Benefit The Room to Dream Foundation

NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s largest interior millwork specialist, is proud to host the third annual Festival of Wreaths which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th. This open house fundraising event is bigger and better than ever with a new design competition element. The event takes place at the Van Millwork Showroom and benefits the Room to Dream Foundation.

Van Millwork Announces New Custom Shop Manager

BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s leading millwork and interior products supplier, is proud to announce the addition of Kevin Connors as the new Custom Division Central Manager. Kevin Connors, a native of Bedford, New Hampshire, comes to Van Millwork from Colonial Woodworking Inc., one of New England’s most highly respected designers and builders of custom stairs and rail systems.

KGA Inc. Receives Prestigious Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KGA Inc., a human resources consulting firm based in Framingham, Mass., was named a recipient of the 2008 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. The award distinguishes KGA, along with other honorees, as having the most flexible and effective work practices and policies in Massachusetts and across the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

Napatech Announces New Feature Set for Their NT4 Family of 1GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Napatech today announces the latest release called NEWARK for their NT family of 1 Gbps high-performance network adapters for PCI-Express. The NEWARK release includes these new additional features to the earlier announced ANAHEIM and TUCSON software releases. Product Displays at INTEROP in New York, September 17-19 2008.

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.

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.

Boston Area Resident and Business Owner Named to Business Week Top 25 U.S. Entrepreneurs Under 25

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge Inc, the nation’s leading college recruiting and research firm, announced today that its founder and president, Richard Bottner, age 23, has been published on the Business Week list of the Top 25 U.S. Entrepreneurs Under 25. Intern Bridge was started in 2005 by Bottner, while he was a student at Babson College in Wellesley.

Two Paintings by Ronald Tinney Are Selected for Prestigious Boston Competition

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out of 200 entries submitted by 70 artists from around New England working in the realist tradition, 35 paintings were selected for The Guild of Boston Artists’ Annual New England Representational Competition. Two of the 35 are Sunrise Magic and Resting Quietly by Ronald Tinney, an artist based in West Barnstable, Mass.

Van Millwork Adds Hardwood Flooring to Product Offerings

NEEDHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, announced today that they will now be offering a wide variety of hardwood flooring to their expanding design center product lines. The hardwood flooring – from all leading manufacturers including Bruce, Stuart, Hawa and BR-111 – comes in an array of exotic woods, unfinished, prefinished, and bamboo.

Interior Designer Gerald Pomeroy Featured in Latest Issue of ‘Traditional Home Magazine’

BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, one of the Boston area’s premier interior design firms specializing in creating residential spaces reflecting client’s individual style and personality is pleased to announce that company president Gerald Pomeroy is featured in the September 2008 issue of Traditional Home Magazine.

Chrisicos Interiors Bathroom Project Featured in Distinctive Kitchens and Baths Magazine

BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to announce one of their projects is featured in the current bi-annual 2008 edition of the national shelter publication Distinctive Kitchens & Baths. The feature story is on a bathroom renovation in Boston, Massachusetts.

Rimadesio Introduces Abacus Closet System, Designed Entirely of Aluminum and Glass

BOSTON, Mass., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rimadesio, the Italian manufacturer of luxury glass and aluminum passage doors, wall panels, and closet/shelving units, introduces Abacus, a dramatic and innovative walk-in closet system available exclusively in North America at Rimadesio Boston.

Chrisicos Interiors Recognized by the 2008 ReBrand 100 Global Awards

BOSTON, Mass., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to be honored with Notable Recognition in the fourth annual ReBrand 100 Global Awards competition. This distinction is for Chrisicos’ rebranding campaign, designed and implemented by JDCommunications, Inc. and Lauziere Design.

Renewable Energy Division Created at S+H Construction

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cambridge, Massachusetts-based S+H Construction, Inc., one of the greater Boston area’s premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, recently announced the creation of a Renewable Energy Division. With this new division, S+H can meet homeowner’s increased demand for solar energy.

S+H Construction Announces Renewable Energy Division

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area’s premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is proud to announce the company recently created a Renewable Energy Division. With this new division, S+H can meet the rising tide of residential demand for solar energy.

Van Millwork Presents the 3rd Annual Festival of Wreaths Call for Entries – Design Professionals

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Festival of Wreaths is a major annual fundraising event benefiting The Room to Dream Foundation, whose mission is to create healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses. This year’s event will be even more exciting with a design competition element.