Texas Business News - Page 13

Page 13 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



U.S. Residential Group Picks Up CMBS Special Servicing Assignment in Texas

CARROLLTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Another CMBS special servicing assignment has been awarded to U.S. Residential Group, Inc. through its Real Estate Services division. The assignment is for management services on Eagles Landing, a recently foreclosed 200 unit garden style apartment community located in Garland, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.

Music Computing Announces Next Generation Music Keyboard Workstations for Studio and Live Performance: StudioBLADE and iKeyDOCK

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Computing, Inc. today announced their brand new line of keyboard workstations for both gigging musicians and any size recording studio, are now shipping. The StudioBLADE and iKeyDOCK are complete, portable production stations, which either include a built-in Windows 7 64-bit PC with touch-screen and DAW software and virtual software instruments, or a docking system for any PC/Mac notebook.

Music Computing Rolls out New Large Format Motion-Controlled Multi-Touchscreens for Music and Non-Music Lovers Alike

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They’re all the rage. They’re used by musicians, newscasters, business professionals, home theatre lovers and more. They’re large format multi-touchscreen controllers and they’re everywhere! And, Music Computing is the first company to deliver this revolutionary technology for amazingly low prices.

Union Ironworkers Prepare for ‘Green’ Jobs with Specialized Wind Turbine Training

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As more and more wind turbines are erected across the open plains, farmlands, and mountain ridges of the United States, the need for ironworkers with specialized construction skills has naturally grown, says the Iron Workers International Union. Ask anyone knowledgeable about wind energy, and you’ll quickly learn that the latest ‘green’ technology is nothing new to union ironworkers.

Brew Entrepreneur Takes Personal Passion to the Next Level with U.S.-Made Beer Accessory

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James M. Beale, CEO of JMB Brewcraft, didn’t know what he was getting into when he traded in his teaching position for a life as a brewing entrepreneur – or did he? His patent-pending product (U.S. serial 12/789,329) was created by experimenting with some simple tools in his garage – a kitchen tablespoon, hammer and anvil, vice grips and clamps; the Brewcrafter(TM) beer-layering spoon was born.

Brian Gavin Diamonds Launches ‘Diamonds in Your FACEbook Sweepstakes’ – Facebook Fans can Win Diamond Pin or Grand Prize Diamond Pendant

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin Diamonds announced today the launch of its ‘Diamonds in Your FACEbook Sweepstakes’ as part of its ongoing efforts to embrace social networking and reach out to new friends, current customers and fans online through social media.

The Thermal Angel Blood Warmer – Not Just for the Military Anymore

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer, announced this week its plans to distribute its fluid warming product line through Progressive Medical International (PMI).

Thermal Angel Blood Warmer Company Recruits Former Air Force Surgeon General to Sit on Medical Advisory Board

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood Warmer, announced this week that Paul K. Carlton, Jr., M.D., Lt. General, USAF (Ret) has joined its advisory board. The Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer is a patented medical device that is being used by U.S. hospitals and military and emergency responders around the globe.

Veteran Programmer Launches CryptoFD for Flash Drive and Memory Device Protection

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hodson’s Software, LLC this week announced the launch of a brand new product – CryptoFD – designed to protect files on flash memory devices such as flash drives, SD cards, Micro-SD cards, compact flash cards and memory sticks. ‘There is no longer a need to limit use to expensive, protected USB flash drives,’ says Howard Hodson, software developer.

U.S. Residential Group Expands Property Base Throughout The United States

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Residential Group – a full-service, fee-based multi-family management company with corporate offices in Texas, California and Connecticut – has been awarded the contracts on over 8,300 units over the last 60 days. Located coast-to-coast, these properties represent the full spectrum of conventional, affordable and special services properties and include both large and small multi-family communities.

Sharewell L.P. Completes the Purchase of its Electro-Trac EM Technology from E-Spectrum Technologies, Inc.

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell L.P. is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the patented, proprietary EM MWD technology jointly developed pursuant to an exclusive license agreement between E-Spectrum Technologies and Sharewell L.P. This unique technology was initially developed by E-Spectrum in cooperation with the Department of Energy.

First Houston Flamenco Festival

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In keeping with its mission to teach, preserve and promote Flamenco in its most authentic form, Del Espadin Flamenco and Spanish Dance Academy is proud to present Houston’s very first Flamenco Festival. From Thursday, October 28th, to Sunday, October 31st, Houston flamenco lovers and students will have the opportunity to experience first-hand all the passion and excitement of true ‘flamenco puro.’

Belly Dance Workshop with Suhaila Salimpour

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soraya’s School of Belly Dance will host a workshop taught by internationally acclaimed belly dancer Suhaila Salimpour on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, 2010. Ms. Salimpour is a well-known performer, teacher and choreographer of belly dance.

Marketing Strategy Expert Dawn Westerberg to Present Workshop on Social Media for Nonprofits

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC, will present two sessions on marketing strategy employing social media and online marketing for nonprofits at the Fourth Annual High Road to Success Conference to be held in St. Louis, MO, October 20-22 2010 for nonprofit professionals.

Whiteflash.com Offers Red Hot Fall Promotion

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online jewelry retailer Whiteflash Inc. offers customers a complimentary pair of platinum and diamond stud earrings with the purchase of award-winning ‘Jennifer’ platinum and diamond engagement ring from Designs by Vatche.

Assure Regulatory Compliance with Lion Technology’s Hazardous Waste Management Training

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Businesses that generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Annual training is required by law.

The Dating World Gets a Companion

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ever wonder why people pay a dating coach hundreds or even thousands of dollars? Otter Creek Motion Pictures announces the release of a new DVD – ‘Secrets of Successful Dating.’ This new DVD is designed to give the advantage of a dating coach and provides positive reinforcement in the privacy of the client’s living room.

Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC Selected as Authorized Area Coach for Duct Tape Marketing Small Business Marketing System

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC in Austin, TX, is one of a growing group of entrepreneurs nationwide selected to participate in the Duct Tape Marketing Authorized Coach program.

Introduction to New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules at Environmental Regulations Workshop

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management.

Bank Repossessions Hit Record High

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Foreclosure-Support, a market-leading source of foreclosed home listings and foreclosure market analysis, reported today that bank repossessions during the second quarter of 2010 topped out at 269,962 properties, the highest ever quarterly total since the foreclosure crisis began. The figure was up 5 percent from the previous quarter, and 38 percent from the second quarter of 2009.

Inmate Has Inside Scoop

AMARILLO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas prison inmate, Eric Remerowski, is receiving much attention lately for his blog, ‘Saints Inside,’ where he discusses his life behind the walls and razor wire. His goal is to raise awareness about the many people with excessive sentences who have changed for the better and deserve a second chance at life.

Expert Diamond Cutter, Brian Gavin, Speaks on Hearts and Arrows Diamond Grading System at American Society of Appraisers International Conference

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin, fifth generation diamond cutter and creator of his internationally renowned Signature Hearts and Arrows ‘super ideal’ diamond brand, was a featured speaker at the ASA International Conference Gems and Jewelry Program in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 26-28, at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa. Gavin detailed the development of his Hearts and Arrows Grading System and the strict parameters he enforces to ensure true, symmetrical hearts and arrows patterning.

Sandlin Custom Homes Breaks Ground on New Homesites in the Dallas-Fort Worth Market

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Signs of a recovering market are becoming more evident. The number of homes and developed lots continues to decrease steadily. One of Dallas-Fort Worth’s major homebuilders is doing what seemed impossible 18 month ago – rolling out an entire new phase in one of their most popular north Texas communities.

Multimodal Workshop by Lion Technology Teaches Hazmat Shippers The Latest Regulations

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Union Ironworkers Raise the Bar with Continuous Training, Competitions, and New OSHA Relationship

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While U.S. industries struggle to rebuild, today’s union ironworkers are preparing to lead the next wave of new business construction. That’s because amidst the economic challenges of the past several years the Iron Workers International Union – teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) and the Ironworkers National Training Fund – has invested heavily in worksite-ready training programs for union ironworkers.

Whiteflash.com Searches for a Diamond in the Rough with New Design Competition

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Not only known for their prestigious selection of ‘A Cut Above’ (ACA) branded diamonds, Whiteflash.com, one of the most comprehensive and user-friendly online marketplace for fine diamonds and diamond jewelry, also has a robust custom design option. To celebrate Whiteflash’s 10th Anniversary and showcase their meticulous custom design work, they have partnered with online bridal portal RecycledBride to create the Design and Win Your Wedding Bands Contest.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates at Two Day Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Little Rock, AR on August 9-10; Tulsa, OK on August 12-13; Houston, TX on August 18-19; and Dallas, TX on August 23-24, 2010.

Pat Summerall’s Sports Angels and Southern Bleacher Make a Difference

BEDFORD, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do Pat Summerall, Mike Kiselak, Raghib ‘Rocket’ Ismail, Nancy Lieberman, Texas Legend’s (Dallas Maverick’s D-League) and Southern Bleacher have in common? They all came out to Bedford, Texas to help bring a run-down basketball court and field to life again for the community of the small Texas town. An overwhelming success and stunning turnaround, every one of Pat Summerall’s SPORTS ANGELS had great time helping to make a difference.

‘Thriller’ Creative Nets Silver Davey Award for Austin’s MDS Advertising, and Won More Healthcare-Industry Client Business

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In tough economic times, advertising dollars are held more tightly than gold. So it’s newsworthy when a company not only invests, but takes risks, to promote its business. Now MDS Advertising, an Austin ad agency, is winning the confidence of ROI-conscious companies with breakthrough creative that’s returning more than its weight in results-it already earned an industry award.

Premier Clothiers Opens New Office Providing Custom Suits and Shirts in Dallas/Fort Worth and Surrounding Cities

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Clothiers is announcing the opening of its new Dallas/Fort Worth location, specializing in custom suits and shirts for both men and women. Featuring designers such as Ermengildo Zenga, Lora Piana, and Dormeuil, they offer a wide variety of prices and styles. Offering to-your-door service, Premier Clothiers takes custom fittings to the next level.

Roemtech, LLC Introduces HummBuster Technology in their New PMA-245H Amplifier for Classroom Audio Systems

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roemtech, LLC announces its new PlenumAmp PMA-245H for release in July 2010. Designed and approved for above ceiling use, this plenum rated amplifier/mixer uses Roemtech’s exclusive HummBuster technology to remove random noise that can enter classroom audio systems. The PMA-245H is intended for commercial and educational environments providing clear, crisp audio in a compact design.

Biometric Signature ID Recommends Software Only Biometric Solution to Comply with New DEA Rule Mandating Multi-Factor Authentication for Electronic Prescribing

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that it submitted formal comments to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in response to the agency’s request for comments on the Interim Final Rule enabling electronic prescribing (ePrescribing) of controlled substances. BSI introduced its BioSig-ID(TM) software biometric as a logical solution for the DEA’s identity authentication requirements.

Local Chef lobbies the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill

PLANO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — June 10 will be a day of activities on Capitol Hill organized by the Food Action Research Center and other partner organizations such as Share Our Strength. The goal is to highlight the importance of fighting childhood hunger in America. Chef Ash Sengson of Please Enjoy Personal Chef and Catering Services from Plano, TX will lobby members of Congress to discuss the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill.

‘My Blankee,’ a Favorite Baby Blanket of Hollywood Stars, is Now Available at BrianGavinDiamonds.com

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin announced this week, that through a special arrangement, he will offer ‘My Blankee,’ the popular baby blanket of the stars, on his Web site. The Brian Gavin Signature orange-colored My Blankee will be given as a special complimentary gift to all customers who make a new mother’s gift, or push present purchase of $1,000 or more from Brian Gavin Diamonds.

Motivational Writings in One Black Woman’s Opinion Inspire and Entertain

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What started out as therapy, ended up as a compilation of motivational writings in ‘One Black Woman’s Opinion’ (ISBN: 978-0578-0412-09), by Valerie Stallworth Stephens. Written for all age groups, as well as men and women, the new book is designed to promote the power of positive thinking. Its mission is to motivate and to nurture the spirit.

DMD Exhibits DataTrac End-to-End Mortgage Lending Automation at Texas MBA 94th Annual Conference

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, document imaging and management, and loan process workflow tools, is an exhibitor at the May 16-18 Texas MBA’s 94th Annual Conference in San Antonio (Booth 26). DMD experts will demonstrate and discuss specific loan production improvements for mortgage bankers seeking growth in a slow market.

Momentum Wins BBB Award for Third Consecutive Year

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – Momentum Freight, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, has once again garnered the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award. This marks the third straight year (2008, 2009, and 2010) that Momentum has received this honor. The Winner of Distinction award recognizes companies who demonstrate a consistent commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

DataTrac Tools Help North Collin County, Texas Habitat for Humanity Compete for Funds, Advance Affordable Home Ownership

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Del Mar DataTrac(R), Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, document imaging and management, and loan process workflow tools, collaborated with the North Collin County Habitat for Humanity chapter in McKinney, TX, by providing its DataTrac Originator point of sale (POS) system which includes powerful tools to support the organization’s affordable home ownership initiatives.

CONIX Systems President Urges Banks to Address Acceleration of Exception Payment Processing, Identification of Duplicate Payments

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frank Stokes, president of technology, CONIX Systems, Inc., a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry and a pioneer in the creation of post-Check 21 exception management tools, asserts that the acceleration of check clearing due to the widespread adoption of remote deposit capture (RDC), image exchange, and ACH conversion has exposed banks to a new level of payments fraud and risk. Stokes will be on hand at TAWPI Fusion 2010 May 9-13 (booth #622).

2010 Mothers Day Diamond Giveaway

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Selecting a Mother’s Day gift can be a very tough job as it is not always easy to find a gift that is special and unique, and really conveys the depth of your appreciation for that special Mother in your life. But why buy something when you can win it from Whiteflash.com and Stylit.TV for free? Win big for the very special mama in your life.