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LRM Industries Re-brands, Launches New Web Site

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. -- LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has re-branded and launched a new Web site showcasing a range of developing new thermoplastic/composite products for the environmental engineering and green building markets. The designs of these innovative products were enabled by the unique size and structural features capabilities of LRM's unique patented STF Sheetless ThermoForming and TPF ThermoPlastic Flowforming technologies.

Suit Against LTC Financial Partners Dropped, Industry Leader Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- A suit against LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), the nation's largest producer-owned long term care insurance agency, has been dropped, the company reports today. The suit, for more than a million dollars, was by a former agent, Linda Caruthers of Richmond, Virginia, who was seeking compensation for providing an introduction that helped land a large account.

12 EDGE Fund Applications Approved to Advance to Second Phase of 2010 Funding Process

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Economic Development Generating Excellence Policy Board announced that 12 pre-proposal applications from an initial field of 62 have been approved to advance to the next step in the 2010 funding evaluation process. This year represents the third round of funding disbursement from the EDGE fund; in 2009, five awards were granted totaling $7.5 million.

Vitamin E Cosmetic Foam Patent Filed by Enefco

AUBURN, Maine -- A U.S. patent has been filed by Enefco USA for a new process of applying Vitamin E as a surface coating on non-latex hydrophilic polyurethane cosmetic foam. The patent pending process adds Vitamin E to the foam after the foam is manufactured and impregnates the foam in a range from surface coating to complete saturation.

Multimodal Workshop by Lion Technology Teaches Hazmat Shippers The Latest Regulations

DALLAS, Texas -- 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.

Six-Part Training Is Key to Long Term Care Insurance Leader's Rapid Growth

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Companies tend to do well when they hire good people, but even the best people can do better when given good training. That's the philosophy of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. It must work, judging from the company's rapid expansion in a down economy. For three years in a row LTCFP has been named one of America's 5,000 fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine.

Tightening Restrictions for Shipments that Include Lithium Batteries Increases Need for Specialized Shipper Training

LAFAYETTE, N.J. -- Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique two-hour training session to address the new domestic and international shipping regulations for lithium batteries. A live Web seminar hosted through Lion.com will be held on July 22nd, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT.

Kaiser Roof Garden: Unveiling of the Bay Area's Largest Roof Top Wedding and Event Space on August 3rd, 2010

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland's hidden gem, and America's first roof top garden constructed after WWII, proudly opens its doors for event hosting on August 3rd, 2010, featuring an event industry exclusive reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Kaiser Roof Garden overlooks picturesque Lake Merritt and provides stunning 360-degree views of architectural and scenic beauty. Now under management by Oakland Venue Management and Inspire Productions.

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

AUSTIN, Texas -- 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.

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates California Receiving the Most Clean Tech Investment in No. America

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday (July 9) issued the following statement celebrating the latest numbers released by the Cleantech...

Telovations Wins 'Outstanding Business of the Year' Award

TAMPA, Fla. -- Telovations, a leader in innovative business communications solutions, today announced that they are a winning recipient of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce's Outstanding Business of the Year award. This year's award was presented to Telovations on June 30th, 2010 at the Chamber's annual awards gala that included more than 200 supporters of local businesses and non-profits that was in attendance.

Professional Athletes Join Trinity Financial Advisory Board

WALL, N.J. -- Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, announced that former NHL hockey player Nick Fotiu and former NBA basketball player Bo Kimble have joined the company's advisory board. 'The purpose of Trinity Financial Advisory Board is to provide guidance to our firm's unique niche clientele,' says Grandich.

Taylor Wilshire to Receive Prestigious Award at Executive Business Conference

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- CEO Taylor Wilshire has been honored with the Women Executives in Business (WEIB) most prestigious award for outstanding achievement in business, the organization announced at the WEIB international conference, held in New York, New York. The award honors the highest standard of excellence in business.

How to Sell a Business and Defer Taxes: Georgia Business Brokers Discuss 1031 Exchanges

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Business sellers can postpone paying thousands of dollars of taxes on the sale of their business if they use a special section of the U.S. tax code, according to Atlanta tax attorney Ricky Novak. Novak, president of Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors, will describe the process for using 1031 exchanges at the July 27, 2010 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB).

Travelong Awarded First Ever Peak of Excellence Award from Sabre Travel Network

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Travelong, a travel company that's one part travel management, one part travel web site and one part technology infrastructure, has recently been honored as a recipient of Sabre Travel Network's first ever Peak of Excellence award for its achievements in 2009. Travelong, established in 1933, is located in New York City and serves more than 100 corporate clients.

US Hispanics Will Spend $257 Billion on Telecommunications Services over the Next Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. -- Over the next five years, US Hispanic communities will spend $257 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for 17 percent of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Early analysis of Census 2010 data suggests that Hispanics will surpass the 50 million mark and that they will command over $1 trillion in buying power.

Meeting DOT Mandates in 2010: Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshops

ATLANTA, Ga. -- To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. Training on all three shipping modes will be held in Atlanta, GA on August 10-13 and Nashville, TN on August 16-19, 2010.

Thin Film Coating Witness Samples Now Being Stocked by Lattice Materials

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- In response to growing demand for rapid delivery and competitive pricing, Lattice Materials recently started stocking thin film coating witness samples for its customers. The program takes the burden and expense of inventory off the company's customers and improves their experience with Lattice.

Professional Auditing Services of America Launches New Data Matrix Solution

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Professional Auditing Services of America (PAS) a leading Michigan based A/P recovery firm, which was established in 1993, announced today that for its 17th year anniversary they will be launching a new data matrix solution as a free service provided to their clients. This includes various quantifiable and measurable cost savings or cost avoidance opportunities.

A New Era in Anti-Aging: E'shee Clinical Esthetic Launches Advanced Technology Skin Care Product Line

SOMERVILLE, N.J. -- E'shee Skin Care products are the result of a careful collaboration of skin care professionals, doctors and chemists; these revolutionary new products are the next step in skin care. Specifically formulated to use very small molecular structures to maximize penetration and dispersion of their beneficial properties, these patented skin care products are redefining state of the art.

Former Agent Sues LTC Financial Partners

RICHMOND, Va. -- Linda Tsironis Caruthers (Caruthers), CSA, LTCP and founder/president of Long-Term Care Consultants based in Richmond, VA, has sued her former insurance broker (otherwise known as a field marketing organization or FMO), LTC Financial Partners, LLC (Partners) for an amount in excess of one million dollars.

Midwest Wind Energy Announces Two Promotions

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce two key staff promotions from within the organization. Timothy W. Polz, a Senior Project Developer for the past three years has been promoted to Vice President and General Counsel. In his new role, Tim will oversee all aspects of company operations with a focus on business, finance, administration and legal matters.

'Why Deals Blow Up:' Advice from Georgia Business Broker Attorneys on Legal Troubles

ATLANTA, Ga. -- When you're trying to buy or sell a business, things can go wrong. Three attorneys who belong to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) will discuss how to spot and avoid common legal pitfalls at a free breakfast meeting on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

Cochran, Cochran and Yale Designated a SDVOSB and GSA Preferred Supplier

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Cochran, Cochran and Yale, LLC (CCY), who has been offering comprehensive Executive Search services nationwide since 1979, has been designated a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and awarded a GSA Preferred Supplier Contract valued at $1M.

TeleManagement Technologies Announces New Partnerships in Licensed, Outsourcing Services for Telecom Expense Management

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- TTI, the leader in Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software solutions (WinBill), and Enterprise Call Accounting and CDR reporting software solutions (WinCall), is pleased to announce three new client partnerships in the past 60 days. All three companies are leaders in their industry and have chosen to answer their organization's TEM needs with TTI's WinBill Telecom Inventory and Expense Management Software solution.

USMotivation Announces Tina Weede as President

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Chris Cummings and Eric Webb, with General Yellow Pages Consultants (GYPC), owners of Marquette Group and USMotivation (USM), announced Tuesday that Tina Weede will be President of USMotivation.

ASE Optics Expands Service to Pinpoint Optics Solutions Quickly

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- ASE Optics, an optical engineering services firm that provides high tech companies with outsourced optical design expertise and short-run lens assemblies, is expanding their unique Discovery Service to reach companies worldwide. ASE's Discovery Service includes 20 hours of focused optical engineering for a discounted cost of $1750.

DITEC Research and Development Enters into an Agreement with Presentwater AS

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- DITEC Research and Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of DITEC International Corporation focused on development of environmental chemicals and technologies, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Presentwater AS, an innovative Norwegian company with a strong maritime network and strategic alliances towards world-leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM).

Ohio Laser Adds One-Two Punch of ISO 9001:2008 Certification and New 3D Laser Scanning Technology

PLAIN CITY, Ohio -- Ohio Laser LLC announced today that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification and installed a new advanced 3D laser scanning system, two crucial steps toward achieving world-class quality control of laser cut parts and fabricated metal parts in production. Companies that require quality control (QC) inspection, first article inspection and high quality repetitive processing will benefit from the new certification and technology at Ohio Laser.

Nelson Tree Service, Inc. Appoints Terry L. Jobson as Corporate Safety Director

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Nelson Tree Service, Inc., Dayton, Ohio announces the appointment of Terry L. Jobson as Corporate Safety Director. He has been an employee of Nelson Tree Service since 2006. Nelson offers a full range of vegetation management including customary line clearance trimming, complete storm restoration services, herbicide application and specialty off-road trimming programs.

FREE California Board of Equalization Women Entrepreneur Seminar – Thursday, June 24

BEL AIR, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is promoting a free "Connecting Women to Power" seminar for women...

ACANA Plays Major Role in Shaping DOT Policy

BOSTON, Mass. -- Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the most significant policy change concerning the air charter brokerage industry since 2004. The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), in keeping with its mission to protect the business interests of members and to foster a compliance disposition relative to the various regulatory agencies, played a pivotal role in shaping this recent policy shift.

Enterprise Spending on Carrier Ethernet Services Will Top $37 Billion Over Five Years, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J. -- US enterprises and consumers are expected to spend more than $37 billion over the next five years on Ethernet services provided by carriers, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. With metro-area and wide-area Ethernet services readily available from virtually all major data service providers, the market is expected to grow at a compounded rate of almost 25 percent.

Promoting African Women Economic Empowerment through Trade

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Women of Africa Marketplace debuts in Vienna, described as Europe's Cultural Capital, to be held from July 30 through August 15, 2010 at the beautiful Danube Island in Vienna. California based World Women Trade Fair announced today that it has chosen the 'Afrika-Tage-Wein,' a popular social and cultural event, to launch the first Women of Africa Marketplace; theme: Promoting African Women Economic Empowerment through Trade.

Pathbuilders Engages 15 New Clients in the 2010 ACHIEVA Program for High-Potential Women

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Pathbuilders Inc. kicked-off its 2010 Achieva program on May 21 at Cobb Galleria with 70 high-potential women from 39 companies. Fifteen of the companies are new to the Pathbuilders client roster: AFC Enterprises, Inc, Atlanta Education Fund, Bard Medical, Carter's, Cbeyond, EarthLink, Inc., Equifax, Georgia Institute of Technology, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, Imerys North America Performance Minerals, Manhattan Associates, Moore Colson, OFS, The Coca-Cola Company, and Troutman Sanders LLP.

Insects Beware: Griffin Pest Solutions Has Four Certified Entomologists on Staff

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Four (4) Griffin Pest Solutions employees successfully earned their Associated Certified Entomologist (ACE) certification from The Entomological Society of America (ESA). They include company vice president Jeff Spencer, service managers Jim Moyer and Brian Kuemin, and service technician John Dawson.

Patent Attorney Richard Bone Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that noted patent attorney Richard Bone has joined the firm as a partner from Fish and Richardson. Dr. Bone's practice encompasses all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution, and post-grant review in technical fields such as pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, materials, nanotechnology, medical devices, and computer science.

The Savannah Economic Development Authority Board of Directors Announces Search for Next President and CEO

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The Succession Planning Committee of the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) Board of Directors announced on Monday the selection of Heidrick and Struggles to lead the search for SEDA's next president and CEO. The process will begin immediately and is expected to take 90 to 120 days to name the selected candidate.

Lithium Battery Shippers Need Hazardous Materials Training

LAFAYETTE, N.J. -- Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique two-hour training program to address the latest domestic and international rules for shipping lithium batteries. A live Web seminar hosted through www.Lion.com will be held on June 8th, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST/EDT.

Village 1 Hour Cleaners in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Earns International Dry Cleaning Award

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. -- Village 1 Hour Cleaners has earned the prestigious Award of Excellence for Quality and Customer Service. This prestigious international award program is administered by the Clothing Care Council, a Washington D.C. based group. Dry cleaners must pass rigorous tests not only in the area of advanced dry cleaning but also in customer service. To date, approximately 140 companies around the world have attained the Award of Excellence.

Rebound Appears Sustainable, Worst Over for Housing, Federal Reserve Official Tells Georgia Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The recent U.S. economy rebound is expected to continue and housing looks to be bottoming out, Federal Reserve Bank official Michael Chriszt will tell the Georgia Association of Business Brokers at a meeting Tuesday, May 25. Michael Chriszt, an assistant vice president with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's research department, thinks the current economic rebound is sustainable because most sectors are up.

World Women Trade Fair Announces Launch of a New Export Program that Enhances African Women in Business Access to Export Markets

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California-based World Women Trade Fair, today announced the launch of Women of Africa Marketplace, a touring exhibition and marketplace, that allows African women in the creative and cultural business to promote and sell their products and services directly to the public and retail buyers in North America and Europe.

Momentum Wins Award for Third Consecutive Year

HOUSTON, Texas -- 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.

Comergence Compliance Monitoring Selects DepthPR for Public Relations and SEO Services

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Depth Public Relations, an Atlanta, Georgia, provider of public relations, Internet search visibility and marketing strategies for the mortgage lending and financial services industry has signed Comergence Compliance Monitoring, a leading provider of third-party originator (TPO) monitoring and due diligence solutions based in Orange, Calif.

One-Day Workshop Focuses on Critical Waste Responsibilities in New York State

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its one-day Managing Hazardous Waste in New York workshop series during the month of June. This training program is designed to help the regulated community meet New York's annual training mandate. Workshops will be held in Buffalo on June 7; Syracuse on June 9; White Plains on June 11; Rochester on June 14; Albany on June 16; and Long Island on June 18, 2010.

Avoid Costly Penalties with Hands-On Training on Hazardous Waste Management Rules

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- 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 June 2010. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Portsmouth, Boston, Albany, Hartford, Northern NJ, Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Ballantine Provides Tips for Choosing Right Vendor for Direct Mail Campaigns

WAYNE, N.J. -- Direct mail continues to be one of the most effective ways to reach a targeted audience. In addition, choosing the right vendor can make or break a direct mail campaign. So, this week the Ballantine Corporation announced that they are offering their expertise in a newly-released white paper that focuses on how to make the best vendor choice.

Stylish Eco-Retailer bambeco Celebrates One Year Anniversary During Earth Day's 40th Year Celebration

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Stylish and innovative eco-retailer bambeco, which launched on Earth Day 2009, is celebrating a banner first year. The company has become recognized for its retail innovations, and for presenting a complete collection of beautiful and affordable green home furnishings and decor that meet stringent eco-friendly standards. This commitment has created a retail destination that consumers trust.

Industry Veteran Roger Harvey, former COO of Crunch Fitness International, Joins the Technique Fitness, Inc.'s Board of Advisors

CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- Technique Fitness, Inc, a leader in online fitness management, announced today that industry veteran Roger Harvey has joined the company's Board of Advisors to spearhead its fitness center personal training management initiative, which is branded as Technique Fitness 'Gym Management Solution' or GMS(TM).

13 Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $30 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The economy may be in a slump, but 13 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped enough business owners buy and sell $30 million worth of businesses to earn membership to the organization's prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2009. Each year the GABB, the state's only professional association dedicated to buying and selling business, recognizes the state's outstanding business brokers.

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