Day: September 30, 2015

Synalloy's Bristol Metals Subsidiary and Other U.S. Pipe Producers File Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions Against Welded Stainless Pressure Pipe From India

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Synalloy Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNL), a growth oriented company that engages in a number of diverse business activities including the production of stainless steel pipe, fiberglass and steel storage tanks and specialty chemicals and the master distribution of seamless carbon pipe and tube, announces that on September 30, 2015 its subsidiary Bristol Metals, LLC, joined by co-petitioners Felker Brothers Corp., Outokumpu Stainless Pipe, Inc., and Marcegaglia USA, petitioned the Department of Commerce (DOC) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to apply antidumping and countervailing duties to imports of welded stainless pressure pipe from


SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Council on Exercise (ACE) issued the following statement in response to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America 2015 report, released last week by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The annual report is one of the most widely read and referenced documents on the current state of the obesity epidemic in the United States. “We wholeheartedly agree with and support the report’s call to place a higher priority on, and increased investment in, both policies and programs that give children the

Jhpiego's Girls Helping Girls Worldwide Program Spurs Local Schools to Help Girls in Kenya Stay in School

BALTIMORE, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Four schools in the Baltimore and Washington, DC, area have partnered with Jhpiego, a nonprofit global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, to donate nearly 50,000 feminine sanitary pads to schools in Kenya. Many girls in Kenya lack easy access or the financial means to obtain feminine hygiene products. During their menstrual cycles, these girls stay home because of pain, shame and embarrassment—some missing as many as 36 days of school annually. Although they have overcome many challenges to attend school, the girls miss class work and sometimes fail exams, which puts them

Subscription businesses see increase in declined payment cards

Boston, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Subscription and recurring revenue businesses are experiencing an increase in the rate at which payment card charges are declined, according to a newly published report from Subscription Insider and Paul Larsen Consulting, LLC (PLC). The report, “Account Updater Trend Report,” aggregates and compiles PLC payment card usage data from merchants who processed recurring subscription or membership payments without a payment card being physically present — also known in the industry as “Card-Not-Present” (CNP) transactions. The report analyzes transactions made by merchants that used Account Updater, a service provided by Visa, MasterCard, and Discover

Get Kids Moving with Plastic Safety Gear

TORONTO, ON, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Doctors everywhere are urging kids to get off the couch and onto the sports field. Public health officials encourage parents to teach their children early the value of exercise and how it can help lead to a healthier life. But before parents rush their kids onto the soccer field or the baseball diamond, they should stop and review the importance of safety gear. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, 40% of child and youth injuries are sports and recreation related. That number can be reduced with the proper use of

Bridgespan Group Announces Launch of India Office

BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Bridgespan Group today officially announced that it has opened a new office in Mumbai, India. The office is currently being led by Bridgespan Partner Rohit Menezes, formerly of the Group’s New York office. According to Bridgespan’s managing partner and co-founder Jeff Bradach, “The social sector is at a tremendously exciting point in India. There is an uptick in indigenous philanthropy, a growing focus on results, and an extraordinary range of nonprofits doing innovative work. We believe that India will be an integral part of Bridgespan’s future. More broadly, it will be impossible

Mobetize Closes on Additional Mobile Wallet Partnerships

BLAINE, Wash., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mobetize Corp. (OTCQB:MPAY), a technology leader in mobile commerce payments solutions, today announced that it has signed contracts with Assist Wireless and Global Hawk Telecom providing each telecom operator’s customers with a convenient and low cost method to utilize alternative financial services (AFS) via their mobile devices. Assist Wireless and Global Hawk Telecom customers can now fund their accounts with direct deposit paychecks, government checks or any other type of checks. Users can also fund their accounts using PayPal, bank ACH or credit/debit cards. Other mobile enabled services available to the telco’s

Fonon Corporation’s Market Growth Strategy Insures Long-Term Shareholder Value

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fonon Corporation (“Fonon”) (OTC:FNON) is pleased to update its shareholders on the continued rollout of the company’s ‘2015 Reorganization Plan’.  The company is targeting three major growth markets that support its Value Chain, Multi-Market business model. 3D Additive Manufacturing (AM) Metal Printing Systems Market  The 3D printing market is expected to reach $8.43 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 14.37% (Markets and Markets). Flat Panel Display and Derivatives MarketFlat Panel Display market expected to reach $135B by 2020 (Future Market Insights). Laser-based Materials Processing MarketGlobal laser processing market to reach

HGH Infrared Systems Supporting UK Navy with Revolutionary, Mobile C2S Platform for Protection of Ships at Sea

BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International manufacturer of award-winning panoramic infrared thermal imaging systems, HGH Infrared Systems, have been selected by the British Navy to incorporate their Spynel-S 3500 into an integrated Compact Combat System (C2S) for situational awareness and ship-based protection against small fast inshore attack crafts (FIACs). The innovative system has already been tested in trials in the UK and will be used in part towards securing war ships in perilous locations. Leading the project is UK-based Qinetiq, research and technology group, who have paired HGH’s Spynel sensor alongside the SharpEye radar from Kelvin Hughes and

UPDATE — Incyte Corporation to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index Beginning October 7, 2015

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that Incyte Corporation (Nasdaq:INCY), will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (Nasdaq:NDX) and the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) prior to market open on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  Incyte Corporation will replace Altera Corporation (Nasdaq:ALTR). Incyte Corporation is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, and has a market capitalization of approximately $19 billion. For more information about the company, go to About Nasdaq Global Indexes Nasdaq Global Indexes has been creating innovative, market-leading, transparent indexes since 1971. Today, our index offering spans geographies and asset classes and includes

UPDATE — New Independent Research Shows Marketers Fall "Drastically Short" in Solving the Cross-Channel Puzzle

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new study released today by Forrester Consulting, (commissioned by IgnitionOne) entitled “Orchestrating The Cross-Channel Experience: How Changes To Data And Measurement Foster Cross-Channel Success” details current state of marketing data and channel integration among marketers across the US, UK, France and Germany. Findings include: Only 27% of marketers have unified their measurement capabilities to understand the holistic experience across channels and devices… The majority of firms remain channel-driven and siloed – 67% of firms report that employees do not understand how their tasks tie into larger cross-channel goals… Less than 30%

Clean Air Attribute Drives Support for Nuclear Energy, Survey Shows

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Awareness of nuclear energy’s leading role in preventing greenhouse gas emissions in the electric sector solidifies the conviction among an overwhelming majority of Americans that the technology is important to the nation’s energy and environmental future, a new national survey shows. Eighty-four percent of Americans—once informed that nuclear energy produces nearly two-thirds of the nation’s low-carbon electricity—agree that nuclear energy “should be important in the future,” according to the telephone survey of 1,000 adults. Fifty percent say it should be “very important.” “The impact of knowing the facts about nuclear energy’s clean air

Racemi Software Automates Migrations to Virtually Any Cloud Platform

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software, announces availability of updated DynaCenter software that is now capable of moving workloads to virtually any cloud computing platform, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM SoftLayer, OpenStack, vCloud Air, or Windstream. The automation software is especially suited for system integrators who can take advantage of DynaCenter’s server migration capabilities to speed project timelines, along with cloud providers as a means to streamline migrations to their cloud or hosting services. DynaCenter helps drive adoption of services by reducing the time to onboard customers. DynaCenter’s new

For the 10th Consecutive Year, Hologic (Nasdaq:HOLX) Will Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell on October 1, the First Day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ADVISORY, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:  For the 10th consecutive year, Hologic (Nasdaq:HOLX) will ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell on the first business day of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Steve MacMillan, Hologic’s Chairman, President and CEO, will preside over the Opening Bell ceremony along with Hologic employees and guests. He will discuss the importance of breast cancer screening and highlight the value of GeniusTM 3D MammographyTM, Hologic’s world-leading, clinically superior breast cancer screening exam. Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products.  The Company’s core business

Make Birthdays Un-FUR-gettable with New Warm Fuzzy Wishes(TM) Cards from American Greetings

CLEVELAND, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Consumers fell in love with our award-winning Warm Fuzzies™ gift bags (even mega pop star Miley Cyrus was photographed carrying one!), and now they can send that same furry awesomeness in a birthday card. Celebrate the coolest people you know with the coolest new card invention from American Greetings, a leader in continuously delivering the most exciting greeting card and gift packaging innovations in the industry. Warm Fuzzy Wishes™ are the latest new-to-the-world collection of greeting cards, and they’re ready to party! Each card in this fuzz-worthy collection features a winning combination of

Scientific Industries Reports Results for Fiscal 2015

BOHEMIA, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scientific Industries Inc. (OTCBB:SCND) — The Company reported net income of $8,700 ($.01 earnings per basic share) on net sales of $7,848,400, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, compared to a net loss of $75,300 ($.05 loss per basic share) on net sales of $6,793,200 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. The increased revenues resulted primarily from sales of Torbal brand products and increased sales of catalyst research instruments.  The results also reflected significant increases in depreciation and amortization expenses, primarily related to the Company’s February 2014 acquisition of the

New Research by Forrester Consulting Shows Marketers Fall "Drastically Short" in Solving the Cross-Channel Puzzle

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new report released today by Forrester Consulting, (commissioned by IgnitionOne) entitled “Orchestrating The Cross-Channel Experience: How Changes To Data And Measurement Foster Cross-Channel Success” details the current state of marketing data and channel integration among top marketers across the US, UK, France and Germany. Findings include: Only 27% of marketers have unified their measurement capabilities to understand the holistic experience across channels and devices… The majority of firms remain channel-driven and siloed – 67% of firms report that employees do not understand how their tasks tie into larger cross-channel goals… Less

Guerra Dental Appoints New Office Manager

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guerra Dental, a family and cosmetic dentistry office, recently announced the appointment of a new office manager. Heather Buckley, a member of the Guerra Dental team since 2008 was previously the lead assistant to Dr. Frederick Guerra. Heather is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and began her career in the dental field in 1997 as a dental assistant. As the office manager, Heather will handle the flow of patients as well as any customer service needs. With those and other duties, Heather offers her extensive knowledge

Great Companies Create Industries: Sunrun Ceo Lynn Jurich Shares Vision for Solar Growth at 2015 Fortune Brainstorm E

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, changed the way people buy electricity by making home solar simple and more affordable, said its co-founder and CEO Lynn Jurich, speaking this week at the 2015 Fortune Brainstorm E in Austin, Texas. “What’s undeniable is that consumers want distributed energy, they want clean energy, and they want solar,” said Jurich in a panel discussion on The Coming Renewable Revolution. “Overwhelmingly across all demographics, all political affiliations, all types of people, they want choice. That trend isn’t going away. That’s why

Oakridge Develops Sales and Marketing Team

MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. (OGES) is pleased to announce that it has reached agreements with CBX Electronics (Orlando, Florida) and BESTCREWS (Tokyo, Japan) to become major participants in the Oakridge Sales and Marketing team. CBX Electronics and their staff of 8 join the Oakridge in-house Sales and Marketing team consisting of Ken Davey, Lee Giles, Jason Gligorov, and Pete Alvarez as they continue to grow the business by adding key customers and markets to consume existing and future production capacity at its facilities in Melbourne and Palm Bay, Florida. The BESTCREWS