NASA SBIR/STTR Program

NASA announces study proposal for human lunar lander.

NASA's Constellation Program has released announcement for study proposals to evaluate human landing craft concepts for exploring the moon. Late in next decade, Altair spacecraft will deliver 4 astronauts to lunar surface, and NASA plans to establish outpost on moon through series of lunar missions beginning no later than 2020. NASA is seeking responses for evaluation of NASA's developmental...

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Metso Minerals Industries, Inc

Metso Minerals to Partner in Logistics in Europe

Metso Minerals has signed a 5-year contract with SKF Logistics Services over Metso's parts logistics and warehousing operations in the European construction market. With this partnership Metso Minerals targets to improve parts availability and lead times in Europe for higher customer satisfaction. The new distribution center managed by SKF Logistics Services will start its operation within the...

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Metso Minerals Industries, Inc

Metso to Expand Manufacturing Capacity in China

Metso Minerals will expand its manufacturing capacity at the Tianjin factory in China with a EUR 5 million investment. The investment will double the capacity of the Tianjin factory, allowing it to take a global role in the manufacturing of small unit crushers. The investment will also release capacity at Metso Minerals' other factories for manufacturing large and special crushers. This way the...

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Metso Minerals Industries, Inc

Metso Opened Process Technology Center in South America

Metso Minerals has launched a new Process Technology Center in Sorocaba, SÃ-£o Paulo state, Brazil. With this Center, Metso expands its global process technology knowledge base and provides local support to existing consulting services. The Center will also conduct research and development as well as provide testing services to the South American mining and construction markets. Process...

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Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008

DURHAM, N.C., JANUARY 22, 2008 - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market-leading innovator of semiconductors that enhance the value of solid-state lighting, power and communications products, today announced revenue of $119 million for its fiscal second quarter ended December 30, 2007. This represents a 5% increase compared to the fiscal first quarter of 2008 and a 34% increase compared to revenue of...

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ATI

Allegheny Technologies Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2007 Results

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- January 23, 2008 Full Year 2007 Results o Sales increased 10.5% to a record $5.45 billion o Net income increased 30% to a record $747.1 million, or $7.26 per share o Segment operating profit increased 19% to $1.27 billion, or 23.2% of sales o Return on capital employed of 31.2% o Return on stockholders' equity of 40.1% o Gross cost reductions of $111.6 million o Cash...

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Honeywell Consumer Products

Honeywell Opens New Office in Anchorage to Meet Growing Automation Needs for Industrial Customers

New project services aimed at increasing productivity for oil, gas and refining customers to help better meet world's energy demands ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 23, 2008 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced the opening of a new project services office in Anchorage, Alaska, for its Honeywell Process Solutions business. The office enables Honeywell to provide automation and control solutions to...

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Alsius Corporation Announces Presentation at the 2008 Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23 / -- Alsius Corporation (NASDAQ:ALUS), which designs, manufactures and sells advanced patient temperature management therapies, announced today that Bill Worthen, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate update at the 2008 Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference on Wednesday, February 6, 2008. The presentation...

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ARRIS to Present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology, Telecom & Internet Conference 2008

SUWANEE, Ga., Jan. 23 / -- ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) a global telecommunications technology leader, today announced that Company management will present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology, Telecom & Internet Conference 2008 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on Monday, February 4, 2008, at approximately 8:35 am PST. Investors may listen to the investor conference webcast by ARRIS management...

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Siperian Secures $25 Million in Expansion Funding

Latest Funding for Master Data Management Software Leader to Support Additional European Expansion and Channel and Product Development San Mateo, CA - January 23, 2008 - Siperian, Inc. - developer of the market-leading master data management (MDM) platform - today announced that the Company has closed an oversubscribed $25 million Series E financing. Led by new investor, Investor Growth Capital...

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