NTSB Determines Separate Causes of OK crash, passengers' injuries.

As determined by National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB),- truck-tractor driver's use of- synthetic cannabinoid resulted in his crash with- medium-sized bus that consequently killed 4 members of North Central Texas College softball team that were not wearing seatbelts. NTSB issued several recommendations addressing impairing substances not tested for under federal regulations and called...

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The Optical Society (OSA)

Mary Lou Jepsen keynotes Light the Future speaker program.

On March 23, members of the media are invited to join OSA for the second event in its Light the Future speaker series with special guest Mary Lou Jepsen, executive director of engineering at Facebook and head of display technologies at Oculus. One of the world’s foremost display innovators, Jepsen will explore how the objectives, struggles, and achievements of the great optical scientists and...

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Aerospace Industries Association

ASA and AIA Sign Agreement to grow workforce, jobs, economy.

Aerospace States Association (ASA) and AIA signed agreement to grow high-paying jobs, increase economic development, and inspire America's youth to join future aerospace workforce. In addition to helping inform aerospace state officials as well as better positioning them to wisely legislate/regulate/engage, collaboration benefits aerospace professional education/training; new technology...

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BIO Applauds Advancement of biomedical innovation legislation.

BIO's Jim Greenwood, in his statement regarding Senate HELP Committee mark-up of legislation as part of Senate biomedical innovation initiative,- applauded bipartisan votes. Specifically, Greenwood cited passage of The Advancing Hope Act of 2015, reauthorizing Pediatric Rare Disease Priority Review Voucher Program. He also spoke to passing of- Medical Countermeasures Innovation Act of 2015 as...

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BIO Announces Dennis McGinn as industrial biotech event speaker.

As part of 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, held in San Diego, CA from April 17–20, Honorable Dennis McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Energy, Installations,- and Environment, will address biofuel and biorefining technology developers during Overcoming Challenges to Biorefinery Scale Up plenary. This general session, addressing what is needed to ensure successful scale...

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Circuit Breaker Sales North East

Circuit Breaker Sales Northeast Acquires Sertec Relay Services

Seymour, CT - Circuit Breaker Sales Northeast, Inc. (CBS Northeast), a Group CBS company and a leading provider and servicer of new and used circuit breakers, switchgear, and related components, is pleased to announce its acquisition of the assets of protective relay specialist service company Sertec, LLC (Wallingford, CT). Sertec specializes in buying, selling, and repairing protective relays...

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E2open Acquires Terra Technology

Leading supply chain operating network to combine with industry leader for demand sensing, inventory optimization, and transportation forecasting AUSTIN, Texas - E2open, the largest and most comprehensive supply chain operating network, today announced that it has acquired Terra Technology, a provider of innovative supply chain solutions that help the world's largest consumer product companies...

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Southern Company Subsidiary Acquires East Pecos Solar Facility in Texas

ATLANTA - Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the company's second solar project in Texas and its 35th generating facility overall - the 120-megawatt (MW) East Pecos Solar Facility. Southern Power's acquisition of the East Pecos Solar Facility underscores the company's commitment to strategically develop renewables across America, said Southern Company...

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Westport Innovations

Westport Signs Amendment to Merger Agreement with Fuel Systems

Updated agreement reflects current market conditions; provides greater certainty to Westport and Fuel Systems shareholders VANCOUVER - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / Nasdaq:WPRT) ( Westport ), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, announced today that it has signed an Amendment to the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Amendment ) in relation to the proposed...

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The Johnson & Johnson Institute

Ethicon Announces Agreement to Acquire NeuWave Medical, Inc.

NeuWave Medical Technology Offers Minimally Invasive Intervention Option for Patients with Soft Tissue Lesions CINCINNATI - Ethicon, a medical device company of the Johnson Johnson family of companies, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire NeuWave Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company that manufactures and markets minimally invasive soft tissue microwave ablation...

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