Preformed Line Products

Preformed Line Products Forms PLP Solar with the Acquisition of the Direct Power and Water Corporation

CLEVELAND, April 12: Preformed Line Products (PLP) announced the formation of a new solar energy division with its acquisition of Direct Power and Water Corporation (DP&W), a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of solar power systems based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Established in 1993, DP&W employs approximately 55 people, and specializes in engineering, designing and installing...

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QIAGEN Signs Agreement for the Acquisition of eGene

VENLO, The Netherlands, April 12: QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA), the world's leading provider of sample and assay technologies for research in life sciences, applied testing and molecular diagnostics, today announced, that its subsidiary QIAGEN North American Holdings, Inc. has signed a definitive merger agreement with eGene, Inc. (Nasdaq OTC/BB: EGEI) pursuant to...

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ROFIN-SINAR Acquires 100% of ES Technology Ltd., a Manufacturer of Custom Laser Marking Systems

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, April 12 -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance laser beam sources and laser- based solutions, today announced that its British subsidiary, Rofin-Baasel UK Ltd., has acquired 100% of the common stock of Oxford, UK-based ES Technology Ltd., in a cash transaction. Further...

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Horton Inc.

Horton Hires New Vice President Of Engineering

ROSEVILLE, Minn.- Horton, Inc. has appointed Joe Herzog as vice president of engineering for all Horton products. Herzog will be based at Horton's Roseville, Minn. headquarters, reporting to Randall Nord, president and chief executive officer. Joe Herzog's experience with engine design and development makes him a great asset for our company," says Nord. "His understanding of our markets and his...

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Air-Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute

ARI applauds reintroduction of energy conservation legislation.

Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) applauds U.S. Rep. Peter Hoekstra for reintroducing Cool and Efficient Buildings Act, which would provide incentive for building owners to replace inefficient cooling equipment with modern technology. Act would amend U.S. tax code to reduce depreciation period for commercial cooling systems to 20 yr, and spur replacement of more than 35,000...

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NASA awards contract for Green science building.

NASA awarded a contract to Manhattan Construction Company of Fairfax, Va., for construction of Exploration Sciences Building at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. Contract consists of the construction of the base building and site utilities, gypsum wall board partitions at lab module lines, computer room air conditioning units, bitumen roof system, blast walls, uninterruptible power...

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NASA extends contract with Russia space agency.

NASA signed a $719 million modification to current International Space Station contract with Russia's Federal Space Agency for crew and cargo services through 2011. Firm-fixed price extension covers crew rotations for 15 crew members, as well as delivery and removal of 5.6 metric tons of cargo. Flight opportunity to allow astronaut from International Partners to spend 6 months on station in 2009...

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MAPI Report shows manufacturing is on the rise.

According to analysis from Donald A. Norman, PhD, Economist for Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI, index of manufacturing production rose 0.7% in March, up from 0.1% in February even though overall industrial index fell by 0.2%. Production from durable goods manufacturing industries rose by 0.9%. Capacity utilization increased from 79.7% in February to 80.1%, which should spur additional capital...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM Seminar focuses on supply chain management trends.

Scheduled for June 4-6, 2007 at Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, TN, Supply Chain/Purchasing Seminar is designed to specifically address equipment industry needs and help industry professionals manage complex supply chain, purchasing, and procurement processes. It will explore key elements of supply chain cycle, such as forecasting and planning, order/demand management, sourcing,...

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Electric Power Supply Association

ESPA urges STB to increase rail competition.

Electric Power Supply Association released comments submitted to Surface Transportation Board praising progress made in way of increasing transparency in surcharges, and urges STB to include competitive electricity suppliers on newly created Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee to address congestion and transmission rates. EPSA suggests that committee should include members from variety...

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