Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Program to Meet Melamine Detection Challenges

SAN JOSE, Calif. (December 2, 2008) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced it has launched a program focused on assisting government and commercial food testing laboratories in the development and implementation of methods for the analysis of melamine in food products imported from China. This new program comes in response to the recent alert issued by the...

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ARRK Product Development Group Sponsors Museum of Modern Art Exhibit

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 11, 2008) - ARRK Product Development Group - a global leader in full-line product development - recently sponsored one of Neri Oxman's prototypes for The Museum of Modern Art's new exhibition, Design and the Elastic Mind. Oxman, an architect, experimental designer and Presidential Research Fellow at MIT, was inspired by one of the first ever rapid prototyping technologies...

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Endicott Interconnect Technologies Receives Department of Defense Trusted Foundry Accreditation

Endicott, NY, October 29, 2008 - Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc. (EI) has received Trusted Accreditation by the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) as a trusted source to the Department of Defense and all other U.S. government agencies. EI, a world class supplier of engineered electronic interconnect solutions for mission critical and high performance applications, has been awarded...

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Kontron AG Expands its Sales and Support Presence in South East Asia

Global market leader in embedded computer technology establishes sales & technical support office in Taipei, Taiwan to address the needs of customers in South East Asia Eching, Germany/Taipei, Taiwan, December 02, 2008 - Kontron AG, world market leader in Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announced today the opening of its new sales and technical support center, 'Kontron Technology Taiwan'...

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Carlos Herrera, Former Director of Manufacturing, Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer for ARRK Product Development Group U.S.A. and Mexico

San Diego, CA. - July 7, 2008 - ARRK, a leading provider in full-line product development services for a variety of industries, today announced the appointment of Carlos Herrera, former Director of Manufacturing, to its President and Chief Operating Officer in hopes to enhance efficiency and improve profits. Herrera's primary responsibilities will include executing ARRK strong growth plans for...

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GAO releases report on genetically engineered crops.

Released by U.S. Government Accountability Office, report makes minor recommendations on how USDA, FDA, and EPA can better coordinate their efforts regarding regulation of genetically engineered crops. According to BIO's Sharon Bomer Lauritsen, BIO and member companies are confident in rigorous testing and approval regimes of biotech products put in place by government authorities. GAO's...

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American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

Transportation Projects could put millions to work.

President-elect Barack Obama is pledging to put millions of Americans to work by building and repairing nation's highways and bridges. According to John Horsley, Executive Director of AASHTO, survey of state ready-to-go transportation projects is has identified more than 5,000 projects worth $64 billion. These projects are considered ready-to-go because they could be under contract within 180...

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The Tire Industry Association (Tia)

TIA supports electronic registration for tires.

The NHTSA rule allows registration of new tires purchased from independent tire dealers to be done electronically. Taking effect on January 27, 2009, it is expected to help alert consumers of any potential recalls or other similar actions as well as increase registration rates. Consumers can also register new tires themselves. According to TIA Executive VP Roy Littlefield, the rule will help...

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Airlines for America

ATA announces new chairman of Board of Directors.

The ATA announced that it has elected United Airlines Chairman, President, and CEO Glenn F. Tilton as chairman of the ATA Board of Directors. Tilton succeeds Douglas M. Steenland and will serve a 2-yr term. With a modernized air traffic control system, he believes that optimized financial, operational, and environmental results will benefit customers, employees, stakeholders, and communities...

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American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE Report provides roadmap for energy policy.

As federal government prepares for presidential transition, ASHRAE report provides roadmap for addressing nation's dependence on foreign energy sources and greenhouse gas emissions while growing the economy. Report recommends requiring annual measurements of building energy use, and providing funding and direction for data collection and analysis regarding energy use in buildings. It also...

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