Texas Business News - Page 14

Page 14 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization

BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called ‘Helping Hands.’ One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2010.

Diamond Expert Brian Gavin Launches Engaging State-of-the-Art Web Site and a More Personalized Diamond Buying Experience

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brian Gavin, fifth generation diamond cutter and creator of his internationally renowned Signature Hearts and Arrows diamond brand, has launched a new state-of-the-art and visually exciting Web site that offers diamond buyers the perfect balance between a highly personalized shopping experience and an extensive selection of quality original and custom jewelry designs.

Pacific West Management, Inc. Joins U.S. Residential Group, Inc. to Serve Multi-Family Industry Nationwide

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pacific West Management, Inc. is pleased to announce its affiliation with U.S. Residential Group, Inc., a Dallas-based company established to provide multi-family real estate services on a nationwide scale. U.S. Residential Group is a full-service, fee-based management company for conventional and affordable multi-housing communities.

U.S. Residential Group, Inc. Formed to Serve Multi-Family Industry Nationwide

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Residential Group, Inc., a company based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has been formed to provide management and real estate services to the multi-family housing industry nationwide. USRG is a full-service, fee-based management company for conventional and affordable multi-housing communities.

Muscle Mechanics Promotes Positive Health in Negative Economic Environment

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The current state of the economy continues to be on the minds of many. And, while the primary focus is on the financial bottom line, an even more worrisome impact of a poor economy is poor health. Muscle Mechanics works to alleviate some contributing stressors. Today, people are faced with some of life’s toughest challenges.

Financial Foundation Group and Special Olympics Hoop it up at Tournament

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Foundation Group (FFG) started their year with some familiar athletes as they volunteered in this year’s Special Olympics Basketball Competition. This is the third athletic competition FFG – San Antonio has been a part of within the last two quarters. Nearly 200 local athletes competed in this year’s basketball competition that was held February 19th and 20th at the Jimmy Brought Fitness Center located on the Fort Sam Houston Army Base.

New Book Encourages the Starting of a New Beginning

FORT WORTH, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have a friend or loved one who is ready for a new start, please consider the inspirational book ‘Getting Up & Starting Over’ (ISBN: 978-0-9842743-0-7, Trading Life Publishing) by Steven D. Smallwood. Sometimes it takes a third party to speak the same things we speak to our loved ones over and over. In this inspirational book about starting over, in his own conversational approach, Steven shares his thoughts on getting up wherever you may find yourself in life’s journey.

Biometric Signature ID Announces CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Student ID Verification Pilot Completed with University of Maryland University College

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that its CEO, Jeff Maynard, will be a featured speaker at the 2010 eLearning conference in Ft. Worth Texas. Mr. Maynard is scheduled to speak on Monday February 22, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. on ‘Biometric Signatures for Student ID Identity Authentication and Results of pilot with University of Maryland University College.’

Sharewell L.P. Continues to Successfully Deploy its Electro-Trac EM system in Unconventional Basins in the Continental United States

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell L.P. announced that it continues to successfully deploy its Electro-Trac EM system in major producing unconventional basins. The Company’s patented, proprietary EM-MWD system has now been successfully deployed in the Rocky Mountains, Barnett Shale, Fayetteville Shale, Haynesville Shale, and New Albany Shale. The Company’s next challenge will be a test in the Eagleford Shale which should occur in the next two weeks.

Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest DOT, IATA and IMDG Rules at Lion Technology Workshop

HOUSTON, 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, says Lion Technology. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids, as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Financial Foundation Group helping the Marines gather Toys for Tots

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the year came to an end, Financial Foundation Group – San Antonio continued the giving through the holiday season. Through the months of November and December, FFG – San Antonio collected toys for the Marine’s Toys for Tots Program of San Antonio.

Financial Foundation Group and Special Olympics in Need of Strikes

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Financial Foundation Group San Antonio continued to expand through this last quarter, so has their commitment to the community. On Friday, November 13, 2009, FFG closed their office and volunteered their time with the Special Olympics San Antonio chapter. The associates of FFG met at the Bandera Bowl and Funplex in San Antonio, to help the athletes of Special Olympics complete the finals of the bowling tournament as they volunteered as guides, scorekeepers and award presenters.

Lion Technology Presents Federal and Texas Hazardous Waste Regulations

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas businesses who generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present its three-day workshops on Federal and Texas-specific industrial and hazardous waste management.

Baxter Design Group Celebrates 25 Years of Timeless and Beautiful Design

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baxter Design Group (BDG) is celebrating 25 years as the premier San Antonio based interior design firm serving private and commercial clients throughout the Southwest and New York City area. BDG growth and vision has been guided by founder and president, Debbie Baxter, who believes that interior spaces should be comfortable and timeless. The soundness of this vision is evidenced by BDG’s impressive body of portfolio quality work, which continues to be appreciated and enjoyed by many clients today.

Fire Captain Makes Dramatic Discovery about Children’s Inability to Escape Home Fires

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annually, the United States Fire Administration reports that 3,000 to 5,000 people die in fires. This figure includes 800 children, nine and younger, and 1,200 seniors. One fire captain, owner of Hand2Live, has set out to alter those statistics. Career firefighter, Captain Greg Lawler, knows that many children and the elderly often experience difficulty opening windows.

Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. to Distribute Accoya Wood

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. (UFP-WD) and Titan Wood Inc., a subsidiary of Accsys Technologies, PLC (AIM and EURONEXT: AXS), are pleased to announce UFP-WD will distribute Titan’s Accoya wood in the United States. Accoya is a modified wood produced only from certified sustainable sources, using an environmentally responsible process. It offers outstanding durability, dimensional stability, and reliability.

Roemtech Introduces New PMA-245 PlenumAmp with More Power and Greater Clarity for Classroom and Commercial Installation

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roemtech, LLC has announced the availability of their new Plenum Classroom Amplifier, model PlenumAmp PMA-245. It is designed and approved for above ceiling installations allowing end users to have a more powerful amplifier system that is easily concealed. Commercial and educational environments with data projectors need an amplifier that provides clear, powerful sound without taking up excess room. This product fills that need without sacrificing power or clarity.

Hazmat Training Comes to San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training, Oct. 20-22, 2009.

Momentum Transport Moves 239 Cars for Private Collector – Vintage Cars Offered through Leake Auction

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — G&G Vintage and Classic Cars commissions Momentum Transport to move 239 classic vehicles to the Leake Auto Auction for an unnamed private collector. The auction – presented in joint partnership by Leake Auto Auction of Tulsa and Coys of London – showcased an incredible collection of classic cars.

Houston’s DJ Screw, Big Moe, HAWK, and Pimp C honored in new DVD from Pitch Control TV

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DJ Screw, HAWK, Big Moe, and Pimp C’s influence on the sound and culture of Houston, TX is immeasurable. Aside from Rap-A-Lot Records, the Screwed Up Click and Underground Kingz are entirely responsible for crafting Texas’ distinct musical identity. Pitch Control TV is honoring H-Town’s Fallen Soldiers in Volume 3 of its Mixtape DVD Series, which is being released today. The project includes video tributes and prized moments with the artists prior to their passing.

ASAME Technology Offers Online Demos for Strain and Geometry Measurements Made with Digital Camera-Based Systems

CEDAR PARK, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ASAME Technology LLC today announces the addition of online demonstrations for its digital camera-based strain measurement systems – ASAME (Automated Strain Analysis and Measurement Environment) Target Model; and GPA (Grid Pattern Analyzer) 100 Model. The demonstrations provide step-by-step overviews of how the software and hardware work together to obtain strain data over areas of deformed sheet metal or plastic parts.

Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Wins Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Award

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings – Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on ‘quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation’ to identify ‘the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.’

Texas Doctor Files Case Pro Se in U.S. Supreme Court Against Insurance Giant on Integrity and Unethical Practices

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Dralves Edwards, a board-certified family physician in Dallas today filed a civil case in the U.S. Supreme Court against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, the contractor for Medicare. For the past 13 years, Edwards has challenged the integrity and unethical practices of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) and is confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in a responsible way that every Medicare provider and patient benefits.

Pitch Control TV – Mixtape DVD Vol. 3 in Stores September 29th!

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the 3rd Coast to the East Coast and now nestled back home in the South, Pitch Control TV Mixtape DVD series traveled to the East Coast to be recognized as a part of Country Rap Tunes: The 3rd Coast/Dirty South Film Festival held in Harlem, premiering PCTV’s Mixtape DVD Volume III, which will be released and in stores Tuesday, September 29th.

Sharewell L.P. Successfully Transmits Electro-Magnetic MWD Data through the Highly Resistive Marble Falls Formation in the Barnett Shale

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell L.P. announced that it successfully drilled through the Marble Falls formation in the Barnett Shale in North Texas with its new Electromagnetic Telemetry (EM) MWD. The company’s patented, proprietary EM-MWD system effectively transmitted data on a Barnett Shale horizontal well at a depth of 6,533 feet through 430 feet of the Marble Falls (Lower Pennsylvanian) formation, a high resistivity formation. The Sharewell EM technology decoded quality survey, tool face and gamma ray data at bottom and during connections.

TIC Interests, L.P. announces Nutty News for iPhone

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TIC Interests, L.P. announces a new application: Nutty News for iPhone. The cost of the new application is 99 cents. With the new iPhone application readers will be able to read all of the bizarre and wacky news on their iPhone wherever they are. Nutty News for iPhone is updated all day everyday with new weird news stories from all over the world. When someone goes to Nutty News for iPhone, they will see all of the recent news story titles listed and a picture relating to the news story.

Highest Performing Metal Pipes for the Oil Patch with New DuraSeal Product says Ken Sachs

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask anyone who works on the production side of the oil business and they will tell you the key to success in the oil industry is extracting, producing and transporting, says Ken Sachs. The quicker and more cost effective it is the better. They will also tell you that while production costs can be controlled, well flow rates are often at the mercy of corrosion and pipe wear. A new product called DuralSil, made by DuraSeal.

Training Company Makes Sense of Complex Hazardous Waste Regulations

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present its three-day workshops on Federal and Texas-specific industrial and hazardous waste management. Workshops will be held in Houston, TX on August 19-21 and in Dallas, TX on August 24-26, 2009.

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.

Pitch Control – Houston Hip-Hop in Focus

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston has always been a hotbed of left-field musical talent, says Pitch Control TV. They have always done things their own way down south, and for that they should be applauded. But what was once the home of alternative country pioneers is now the center of one of the most vibrant and exciting hip hop scenes in the land. And that scene is captured brilliantly on the new DVD from talented filmmaker Ariel Santschi – ‘Pitch Control Mixtape Volume 3.’

HoustonGuitar Releases New Online Guitar Lesson Series

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner’s guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.

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.’

Overwhelming Success Out of The Ruins for WhiteFlash

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The results are in! In a contest based on the hit Fox Searchlight Pictures film ‘My Life In Ruins,’ WhiteFlash.com, the internet’s premier online jewelry retailer, found their site flooded with close to 12,000 hopeful winners of a diamond right hand ring.

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.

Financial Foundation Group Texas – Building Futures

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2009 has provided the Financial Foundation Group many opportunities to help others. Even though the economy and the stock market have hit many hard, the Financial Foundation Group has been diligent about providing assistance to those in need. Delia Rios spearheaded the venture for the entire San Antonio office to contribute to the Metro San Antonio Habitat for Humanity on June 6th, 2009.

Memorial Diamonds Deliver Eternal Life

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From ashes to diamonds: Algordanza, a Switzerland-based company, memorializes deceased loved ones through the creation of innovative memorial diamonds. Algordanza’s memorial diamonds are the result of a finely-tuned process whereby the ashes or hair from a deceased loved one are turned into genuine human diamonds that will last forever.

Legendary Cotton Bowl Galvanized for Years to Come

GRAHAM, Texas, June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Routinely recognized as an industry leader for their implementation of cutting edge technologies and delivering exceptional value, Southern Bleacher and project partner Aztec Galvanizing Services recently received their 3rd Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing award. The award, bestowed annually by The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), is awarded to only the premier manufacturers in the world that employ industry-leading galvanizing processes.

Texans Invited to Tour Invergarry Castle after the Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games

ARLINGTON, Texas, June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The MyGlengarry.com Conservation Trust invites participants of the Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games, taking place at the Maverick Stadium in Arlington, June 5 through June 7, to extend these Scottish festivities and take a unique Second Life tour of the Scottish Citadel, Invergarry Castle. The tour is scheduled to take place on June 8 at 2 p.m. and is open to all Texas residents.

Practitioners Face $3 Billion Loss to Silent PPOs

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SALUS Medical Solutions of Houston, Texas has developed new software technology that promises to quickly uncover unauthorized discounts, detect Silent PPO activity and spotlight undetected re-pricing methods used by insurance companies and third-party payers. The proprietary software, CLOAK2 (Computerized Logistic and Organizational Algorithmic (K)laims (K)alculator), was developed specifically to recover the lost revenue in the closed files from hospitals, clinics and private practitioners.

New Innovative Service to Recruit Healthcare Talent to Meet President Obama’s National Healthcare Initiatives

HOUSTON, Texas, May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelli-Source, LLC, announces key additions to strengthen and elevate level of services provided to the U.S. Healthcare market. During this time of extreme economic uncertainty and sky rocketing unemployment, the old guard of Human Resource Consultants and Executive Search Firms have elected to pare down and wait until the market unveils itself that it is safe to come back out and do business as usual.