Protecting Cultural Heritage Landmarks from Lightning Strikes

Humanyu Tomb is located in Delhi, India and is a unique piece of archeological history. Built in 1570 AD, this historic masterpiece inspired several major architectural innovations, including the infamous Taj Mahal. It was designed by renowned Persian architect Mirza Ghyas, and the red sandstone combined with ornate colored tiles signifies the beginning of a new design era known as Mughal...

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Balcon Enterprises, Inc.

Balcon Enterprises, Inc Receives 2009 Best of Burbank Award

U.S. Commerce Association's Award Plaque Honors the Achievement WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 -- Balcon Enterprises, Inc has been selected for the 2009 Best of Burbank Award in the Industrial Supplies category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies...

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Littelfuse, Inc.

Littelfuse Picks University Research Park Site for New Tech Center

Access to University of Illinois resources will foster collaboration and expand new product development efforts DES PLAINES, Illinois - September 22, 2009 - Littelfuse, Inc., a global leader in circuit protection products and solutions, will create a new Technical Center at a state-of-the-art research park located on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus. Scheduled for completion...

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Newsweek Ranks Sonoco One of the 100 Greenest Large American Companies

Hartsville, S.C., Sept. 23, 2009 - Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been ranked as one of the 100 greenest large companies in the United States in Newsweek's inaugural Green Rankings, which evaluated the country's 500 largest companies on their environmental performance, green policies and reputation. Sonoco was listed 94th in the rankings....

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Pratt & Whitney Power Systems, Inc.

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Service Receives Frost & Sullivan MRO Best Practice Award

HAMBURG, Sept. 23 -- MRO EUROPE -- Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower engine wash service has been recognized with the 2009 North American Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) Product Innovation of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan. The award, presented at Frost & Sullivan's Growth Excellence Awards Banquet, recognizes EcoPower engine wash as an industry best practice. Pratt & Whitney is a division of...

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NTSB Chairman Announces Two Senior Staff Designations

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman this week filled two senior management positions at the agency. Dr. David L. Mayer was named Managing Director, the senior career position at the Safety Board. Dr. Mayer has been Deputy Managing Director since January 2005. Mayer began his career at the Safety Board in 1991 in the Office of Research and Engineering, where he was...

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Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation Acquires Assets of Reactive NanoTechnologies

Indium Corporation (Indium) of Clinton, NY, today announced that it has acquired the processes, equipment, and know-how of Reactive NanoTechnologies, Inc. (RNT), developer and manufacturer of NanoFoil®. Indium will move the RNT process and equipment, and a core staff, into its Utica Business Park (Utica, New York) facility. There will be minimal disruption in the RNT business operation as...

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Schmitt Industries, Inc.

Schmitt Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire Assets of Optical Dimensions

Lasercheck® roughness gauges to enhance Schmitt's laser-based surface measurement product line Portland, Oregon - Schmitt Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMIT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the assets of Optical Dimensions®, a sole proprietorship that designs, manufactures and markets the Lasercheck® line of roughness gauges, for...

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Metglas Celebrates $22.5 Million Expansion of Horry County Facility

Conway, SC - Thursday, September 17, 2009 - On Thursday, Metglas, Inc, a subsidiary of Hitachi Metals Inc. and world leader in amorphous metals, celebrated its recent operations expansion of its $22.5 million capital investment that is expected to create 25 new jobs over the next three years. Elected officials, delegates and business leaders attended the celebration and dedication. Metglas,...

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Airgas Increases Quarterly Dividend by 33%

RADNOR, PA - October 23, 2008 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that the Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock to $0.16 per share from $0.12. The dividend will be payable December 31, 2008 to shareholders of record as of December 15, 2008. We continue to return value to shareholders in appropriate ways, one of which is dividend growth...

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