Convergys Corp.

Convergys: One of America's Most Admired Companies for the Eighth Consecutive Year

(Cincinnati; March 17, 2008) - For the eighth consecutive year, Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) has been rated one of America's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE Magazine. In the latest survey, FORTUNE named Convergys, a global leader in relationship management, a Most Admired Company in the Diversified Outsourcing category. Convergys received high marks in all of FORTUNE's eight key...

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International Barrier Technology Reports Overall Sales Revenue Growth of 52% Year-to-Year for the Month of February.

Manufacturer of proprietary fire resistant building materials company realized highest monthly sales volumes since June 2007. Watkins, MN; Vancouver, BC March 17, 2008 - International Barrier Technology Inc. ( Barrier") (IBTGF: OTCBB; IBH: TSXV), a manufacturer of proprietary fire resistant building materials, is pleased to report double digit growth in overall sales revenue and sales volume for...

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Liquavista Secures 8 Million Euros to Start Production

Existing investors Amadeus, GIMV and New Venture Partners participate in B round March 17, 2008 - Liquavista BV, the fabless display manufacturing company based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, with offices in the UK and Hong Kong, has announced the completion of an 8 million Series B fund raising, comprising equity and debt. Existing investors Amadeus Capital Partners, GIMV and New Venture...

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Columbia Lighting

Columbia Lighting Unveils New Corporate Logo, Same Singular Focus

March 10, 2008, Greenville, SC - More than a hundred years after Columbia Lighting began in 1897, the CreateChange(TM) campaign culminates in the company's rebranding including a full redesign of the Columbia Lighting logo. The pervasive change that will be incorporated throughout 2008 into binders, literature, booth graphics, and advertisements, reflects Columbia Lighting's commitment to change...

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NIST seeks public comments on proposed regulations.

NIST is seeking public comments on its proposed regulations (rule) for operating the Technology Innovation Program (TIP) created as part of the America COMPETES Act. The proposed rule describes evaluation and award criteria and other specifics of the new competitive funding program. It covers research grants and/or cooperative agreements to single small- or medium-sized businesses and joint...

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PMMI Inc.

PMMI compiles press releases from Interpack companies.

PMMI has compiled a series of press releases on PMMI.org from many of the exhibiting companies at Interpack including Sidel, R.A. Jones, IMA, Nordson, and MeadWestvaco. There will be 135 member companies exhibiting at Interpack from April 24-30, 2008 in Dusseldorf, Germany. PMMI's Press Luncheon at Interpack - Packaging Trends from PMMI: Making Sense of Packaging's Future will be held at 1:00 pm...

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Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc

SPE announces 6th European Thermoforming Conference 2008.

With theme of Crossing Frontiers", 2008 Thermoforming Conference will be held at Maritim Hotel in Berlin from April 3-5. Alongside presentations from experts in thermoforming industry and debates on technical and commercial issues, event hosts exhibition of product developments as well as training course on "Fundamentals of Thermoforming". PARTS competition will combine originality, complexity,...

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RIA offers 2008 Robotics Industry Directory.

Available free in North America, Robotics Industry Directory includes more than 200 members of Robotic Industries Association. It features Who's Who listing of Platinum level supplier and integrator members, as well as How To articles on Top 10 Robotics Application Mistakes. Each company profile in directory includes unique details about participation in RIA events such as safety conferences,...

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OSHA releases new ergonomics guidelines for shipyards.

OSHA announced the release of Ergonomics for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders: Guidelines for Shipyards, a guidance document that provides practical recommendations to help employers and employees reduce the number and severity of musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace. Implementing Solutions section offers examples of ergonomic solutions that may be used to control exposure to...

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OSHA Chief testifies on combustible dust safety measures.

Edwin G. Foulke Jr. testified on Capitol Hill to discuss OSHA's efforts to protect workers from combustible dust hazards and investigate the cause of the Febraury 7 explosion at the Imperial Sugar Refinery in Savannah, Ga. A fact sheet titled Hazard Alert: Combustible Dust Explosions is available online and Foulke has ordered OSHA to refine and expand the combustible dust National Emphasis...

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