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Century Old Company Stays Competitive by Designing for Manufacturability

August 11, 2010 8:19 am | by A. T. W. Companies | Articles | Comments

The ATW Companies (A. T. Wall Company, located in Warwick, RI, Judson A. Smith Company, located in Boyertown, PA, and Parmatech Corporation, based in Petaluma, CA.) have found a niche as a valuable resource and strategic partner with its customers, rather than simply a supplier. By focusing on the factors driving its customers’ business and communicating with them to solve their problems, the firm has earned a reputation for making its customers successful.

Elsevier launches Malaria Nexus, global malaria resource

August 11, 2010 7:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Malaria Nexus, Elsevier's Global Malaria Resource.


CNC Plasma Cutter Offers Ease of Operation

August 11, 2010 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Techno Inc. offers the HPLC CNC Plasma Cutter Series, a low cost, operator-friendly machine, designed for small to mid-sized shops that wish to bring their manual plasma process to a whole new level.


Corrosion-Resistant Plating Provided on Valves

August 11, 2010 6:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Noshok has recently experienced excellent results with salt spray (fog) corrosion testing on samples of its valve products using Zinc Nickel (ZnNi) plating.

Kairos Partners III Announces Its Support for the Concerned Osteotech Stockholders

August 11, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kairos Partners III, LP ("Kairos"), today announced its intention to vote for the dissident slate of directors for the board of Osteotech, Inc. proposed by the Spencer Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P., Boston Avenue Capital LLC and Heartland Advisors, Inc. (the "Concerned Osteotech...

Stainless Steel Filter Screens Provided With Finer Features

August 11, 2010 6:44 am | Hutchinson Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Hutchinson Technology Inc (HTI), an industry leader in manufacturing precision components, offers thinner stainless steel filter screens with smaller features.

Dicerna rounds out $25M Series B financing

August 11, 2010 6:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. a Watertown-based RNA interference platform development company, has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by new backer Domain Associates, based in New Jersey and California.

Small Line Process Flow Meter Delivers Superior Accuracy

August 11, 2010 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Process and plant engineers will find the ST98L In-Line Mass Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) is the reliable flow measurement solution for virtually any air or gas mixture in small process line sizes...


IPC The Hospitalist says it bought Conn. practice

August 11, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IPC The Hospitalist Co., which provides in-hospital medical services, said Wednesday it acquired a practice based in Bristol, Conn., to boost its presence in the New England market.Financial terms weren't disclosed.Hospital Internists of Bristol LLC sees around 18,000 patients per year, the...

Genzyme in the red amid more discarded drugs

August 11, 2010 5:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Genzyme Corp. has discarded some batches of four of its drugs, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing, bringing the company to a $3.8 million net loss for the second quarter.

Initial Trials on New Ovarian Cancer Tests Exhibit Extremely High Accuracy

August 11, 2010 5:34 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have attained very promising results on their initial investigations of a new test for ovarian cancer. Using a new technique involving mass spectrometry of a single drop of blood serum, the test correctly identified women with ovarian...


Will Federal Grant Give New Life to Data Exchange?

August 11, 2010 4:55 am | by Lorraine Fernandes | Articles | Comments

The recent federal announcement of its $547 million grant release to facilitate Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) at the state level seems like new life is being given to the data exchange landscape.

China Kanghui prices IPO, raises $68.4 million

August 11, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese medical device maker China Kanghui Holdings priced shares of its initial public offering in the middle of its expected range, raising $68.4 million, the company said late Tuesday.China Kanghui makes orthopedic implants. The company and its stockholders priced 6.7 million American...

Spinal muscular atrophy may also affect the heart

August 10, 2010 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Nationwide Children's Hospital) Along with skeletal muscles, it may be important to monitor heart function in patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). These are the findings from a study conducted by Nationwide Children's Hospital and published online ahead of print in Human...


Total Artificial Heart Manufacturer Launches Industry's 1st E-Commerce Site

August 10, 2010 6:36 pm | by SynCardia | News | Comments

On Aug. 11, SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced the launch of its new online store, SynCardia is the first company in the mechanical circulatory support industry to make its products available to...



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