Valmont

Valmont Acquires 70% of West Coast Engineering Group

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 6 - Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI), a leading global manufacturer of engineered support structures for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services and tubular products, announced today that it has acquired a 70% interest in West Coast Engineering Group LTD, a manufacturer of steel and aluminum structures for the...

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Trapeze Networks

Leading Analyst Firm Positions Trapeze Networks in the Visionaries Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure 2007

Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision Evaluated in 2007 Report January 24, 2008 Trapeze Networks®, the award-winning provider of Smart Mobile(TM) wireless solutions, has announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the visionaries quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure" 2007 report. Gartner determines "visionary" vendors based on their "ability to...

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Verizon

U.S. Conference of Mayors Applauds Verizon for Creating Internet Access Program in the City of Elizabeth

'Innovative Access' Initiative Enables More Than 13,000 City Residents to Surf the Web NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 24 -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors recognized Verizon Thursday (Jan. 24) for creating an Internet access program that enables more than 13,000 Elizabeth residents to surf the Web. At a Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, Verizon was praised for its partnership with the city of...

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Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless Further Expands Voice and Wireless Broadband Service Across Vermont

End-of-Year Additions and Enhancements Give More Vermont Customers and Visitors Access to Fast Wireless Internet, E-mail, Mobile Music, and Videos WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 24 -- Verizon Wireless said today it has further expanded its wireless broadband service to nearly 60 additional Vermont communities across 14 counties. The year-end cell site enhancements and activations also expanded voice...

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3i Infotech Moves up to 3rd Position in MENA EAS Market

Dubai - January 16, 2008 - Global IT solutions and services provider, 3i Infotech, has been ranked as the third biggest Enterprise Application Software (EAS) vendor in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region by International Data Corporation (IDC) - a global provider of market intelligence and advisory services. Based on the recent available figures, IDC has ranked 3i Infotech third, after...

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IBM

IBM Donates Blue Gene/P Supercomputer to Spur Scientific and Socio-Economic Growth in Africa

Supercomputer Will Be Most Powerful on the Continent CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - 04 Dec 2007: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it will donate a 14-teraflop Blue Gene/P system to the Meraka Institute which will be hosted by the Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC) in Cape Town, South Africa, in an effort to spark scientific and socio-economic progress in the region. The $2 million Blue...

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Electro-Matic Products, Inc.

Electro-Matic Products, Inc. Launches Automation Products Website

Electro-Matic Products, Inc. proudly announces the launch of its Automation Products Website. Specially designed to meet the needs of Electro-Matic's automation products business unit, http://www.empautomation.com/ marks a great improvement in design, navigability and usability for customers as well employees. An attractive and easy to use website is an important marketing tool to promote our...

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Precision Metalforming Association

PMA releases January Business Conditions Report.

According to January 2008 report, metalforming companies expect business conditions to remain steady over next 3 months despite low current shipping levels. Thirty-one percent of companies predict increase in orders, 44% anticipate no change, and 25% forecast decrease in orders. Only 13% of companies reported that shipping levels are above 3 months ago, while 43% reported no change, and 44%...

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Precision Metalforming Association

U.S. Steel Imports drop again in December.

According to preliminary data issued today by U.S. Department of Commerce, overall steel imports decreased 15% in December to 1.79 million metric tons, down from November's level of 2.1 million metric tons. Imports of hot-rolled steel fell by 26% to 176,791 metric tons in December, capping off sizeable downward trend of 47% from 2006 end-of-year levels. Cold-rolled imports also declined in...

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Precision Metalforming Association

PMA urges support for small and medium-sized manufacturers.

In a letter to Committee Chairmen, CEOs - members of the Board of Directors, Government Relations Committee, and Past Chairmen of PMA urged support for provisions that promote competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers, including addressing illegal currency manipulation, giving manufacturers who use raw materials ability to testify before ITC, and rejecting practice of zeroing. Members asked that...

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