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.
Texas Business News - Page 15
Page 15 of Texas Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Hand2Live
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.
| From: Titan Wood Inc.
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
| From: Roemtech, LLC
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.
| From: Environmental Resource Center
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
| From: Momentum Transport
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.
| 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
| From: ASAME Technology
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.
| From: DynaStudy, Inc.
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
| From: Dr. Dralves Edwards
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.
| From: Pitch Control TV
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
| From: Sharewell HDD Services
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.
| From: TIC Interests LP
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.
| From: DuraSeal Pipe Coating Company, LLC
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.
| From: Lion Technology Inc
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.
| From: 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.
| From: Pitch Control TV
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.’
| From: Houston Guitar Lessons
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.
| From: Momentum Transport
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.’
| From: Whiteflash Inc
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.
| From: Financial Foundation Group
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.
| From: Financial Foundation Group
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.
| From: Algordanza
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.
| From: Southern Bleacher Company
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.
| From: MyGlengarry.com Conservation Trust
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.
| From: SALUS Medical Solutions
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
| From: Intelli-Source, LLC
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.
| From: Financial Softworks, LLC
HOUSTON, Texas, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a successful year on the market, adding user-friendly product components that dramatically improve front and back office operations for publishers of books and ebooks, today Financial Softworks, LLC, announced the release of DashBook 3.0 – with new features and functions designed to handle sales tracking and complex royalties for the music industry.
| From: Lone Star LTC Co.
DALLAS, Texas, May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lone-star state residents seeking long term care insurance can now enjoy one-stop shopping via the Internet. The site, ‘Long Term Care Insurance for All of Texas’ is operated by Lone Star LTC Co., headquartered in Dallas and with offices in Austin and Houston.
TimeForge Certification Provides Employee Scheduling and Online Labor Management to Dinerware Customers
| From: TimeForge
LUBBOCK, Texas, May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TimeForge, a best-of-breed online labor management solution for the hospitality and retail industries announced its certification with Dinerware, a leading developer of restaurant Point Of Sale (POS) systems. This move continues a key Dinerware objective, allowing customers to choose from many excellent products that interoperate with the Dinerware POS platform.
| From: Momentum Transport
HOUSTON, Texas, May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second straight year, Momentum Transport — the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider — has earned the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award, presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.
| From: Mueller, Inc.
BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. One organization will be chosen to receive a new Mueller steel building through applications submitted by June 1, 2009.
| From: Estill Medical Technologies, Inc.
DALLAS, Texas, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in portable blood and IV fluid warming therapy, announces the expansion of its Thermal Angel sales and marketing efforts. The Thermal Angel reduces the chance of mortality by quickly controlling core body temperature and infection risk.
At Peace Floatation Spa Where ‘East Meets West’ – As The Fastest Growing Spa Therapy in Europe – ‘Floating’ Has Landed in Colleyville, Texas
| From: At Peace Floatation Spa
COLLEYVILLE, Texas, April 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Peace Floatation Spa – with their television debut on Home and Lifestyle Television – is quickly gaining attention with their European-styled and famous Floatation therapy. Floatation Therapy consists of floating in 12-inches of body-tempered water, made incredibly dense with 800 pounds of toxin-extracting Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate). (VIDEO – VNR)
| From: Momentum Transport
HOUSTON, Texas, April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the Automobile Industry’s transportation leader, announces the release of the Dealer Transport Management System (DTMS). Momentum’s proprietary online vehicle transportation tracking system both automates and simplifies vehicle transportation – for auto dealers and car carriers alike.
Myth vs Fact: Censor Bias? New Research Covers Culturally Misrepresented Groups: Gypsies, Jews, Indians, Mestizos, Arabs, Women
| From: Eagle Feather Research Institute
AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Feather Research Institute (eaglefeather.org) provides current research of different cultural groups that have been misrepresented via distorted or biased cultural histories due to political, racial or religious reasons. The goal is to present factual cultural data that is not political; it purports to go beyond superficial layers of information and question the validity of sources.
| From: My Christmas Sweater
HUMBLE, Texas, March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Want to win the office prize this year for the ugliest Christmas sweater around? The new company, My Christmas Sweater, may be the key to victory. The recently launched Christmas sweater company sells retro Christmas sweater designs in a wide array of colors and styles. Customers will be delighted by the funky and kooky designs and colors; they are tightly knitted just like granny used to make.
Trees With Meaning Wins USDA Approval for First U.S. Release of Authentic Olive Trees from The Holy Land
| From: Trees With Meaning Inc.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a hard-earned U.S. Department of Agriculture signoff now in hand, Trees With Meaning Inc. becomes one of the first companies in the U.S. approved to bring living olive trees from Israel to the North American market. For owners-and brothers-Bruno and Jerome Schneider, building the company was an intricate business challenge requiring four years of negotiations, planning and inspired persistence.
Vertex Business Services Selects Cogent’s Software to Reconcile Customer Billing Information with ERCOT SCR727 Data
| From: Cogent Technology Group, Inc.
DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group, Inc. announced today that their Energy Marketer Data Reconciliation System (EMDRS) software product has been chosen by Vertex Business Services to provide a select number of its clients operating in the Texas deregulated electricity market with a means to reduce variances between ERCOT’s SCR 727 ESIID Service History & Usage Extract data and their internal customer billing data.
Ironworkers Union Focused on Building Long-Term Profitability for Workers – and for Construction Industry Employers Who Hire Them
| From: Ironworkers Union
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the advent of IMPACT – the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust – the Iron Workers Union launched a robust and far-reaching campaign designed to benefit both business and labor. IMPACT’s innovative initiative aims at building a strategic, modern-day alliance between union workers and their employers while dissolving employers’ historic objections to hiring union. (VIDEO – VNR)