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Thursday, February 6, 2014

  • Pinnaclife Animal Health to Attend WVC 2014 --- CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 6, 2014
    Posted at 1:23 PM
    Pinnaclife Animal Health will be attending the 2014 Western Veterinary Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference will be held February 17-19(th) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Pinnaclife Animal Health is owned by parent company McCord Research, Inc., both founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Visit Pinnaclife Animal Health at booth #1775 and take advantage of our exclusive WVC show special, buy three products and get a FREE Wound Shield! Pinnaclife Animal Health products are based ... read more

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

  • Posted at 10:56 AM
    Collaboration between member firms of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, enables the Alliance to share best practices and function like a large national organization, although each company is an independent, local building automation, security, systems integration and energy services expert. Baker Group, a leading provider of critical building infrastructure systems based in Des Moines and a long time member of InsideIQ, has frequently partnered with other InsideIQ firms in order to provide ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Banno (@BannoHQ) a provider of data-enriched Web and transaction marketing services for financial institutions, has launched a new responsive designed website for Citizens National Bank Texas (CNB Texas). ... read more

Monday, February 3, 2014

  • Posted at 8:47 AM
    AMES, Iowa, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The software services company Xpanxion has been recognized with an Economic Impact Award by the Ames Economic Development Commission for its influence in the city of Ames, Iowa, and surrounding Story County. Xpanxion CEO Paul Eurek accepted the award at Thursday night's Ames Chamber banquet. The annual award is given to companies that have made significant contributions to the greater Ames community through business growth and job creation. The selection is ... read more

Thursday, January 30, 2014

  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) autogenous licensure of the company's Rotavirus C vaccine utilizing its SirraVax(SM )RNA Particle Technology, approved by the Department's Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) for disease caused by Rotavirus subtype C. Rotavirus C is a cause of diarrhea and mortality in young piglets. Preparing effective vaccines using traditional methods is difficult, due to the poor growth characteristics of Rotavirus C in laboratory cell culture. "Our ... read more

Monday, January 20, 2014

  • AT&T 4G LTE Available In Cedar Rapids --- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Jan. 20, 2014
    Posted at 12:34 PM
    AT&T* has turned on the nation's fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network** in Cedar Rapids, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G***. Customers can stream, download, upload ... read more

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • Posted at 7:39 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today the appointment of Richard Pascoe, CEO of Apricus Biosciences, and Joseph B. Saluri, Vice-President - General Counsel, Stine Seed Company, to the company's Board of Directors. The additions of Mr. Pascoe and Mr. Saluri bring extensive public company and business development experience to KemPharm as the company prepares for multiple clinical and business milestones in 2014, including ... read more

Thursday, January 9, 2014

  • Posted at 12:46 PM
    Pinnaclife, Inc., owned by McCord Research Inc., and founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, produces supplements that promote the health of both the gut (digestive tract) and the brain. The gut has been called the second brain due to its many analogies with the cognitive brain, including the use of its own neural network and neurotransmitters, and its ability to sense the environment and danger. In addition, the second brain (gut) produces most of the body's serotonin and ... read more

Thursday, December 26, 2013

  • Posted at 1:48 PM
    McCord Research, Inc., founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, has produced a valuable guide to help people with diabetes take care of their feet for a lifetime. Dr. McCord has over 30 years of experience in the skin and wound care industry. Ten years ago she also created the most successful skin and wound care product line in North America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Dr. McCord has a long-standing interest in helping people with diabetes care for their skin. ... read more

Monday, December 16, 2013

  • Iowa-based Retailer Launches www.TagalongDog.com --- TITONKA, Iowa, Dec. 16, 2013
    Posted at 7:03 AM
    Iowa-based internet retailer, Coddington Online Enterprises LLC, today announced that its new online store at www.TagalongDog.com is open for business. Company founder and owner, Beth Coddington, has owned dogs for most of her life. The founder states, "A lot of people treat their pets like family. We wanted to launch an online store where dog owners could continually go to find extremely durable products for keeping their pets happy, healthy, and safe." TagalongDog.com currently stocks dog gates, pet carriers, dog ... read more

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

  • Posted at 2:21 PM
    McCord Research, Inc., founded by the renown biochemist, Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, has submitted a new patent application entitled "Hydroxytyrosol and Oleuropein Compositions For Induction of DNA Damage, Cell Death and Inhibition of LSD1", based on the exciting discovery of the ability of two phytochemicals found in olives to inhibit a molecule expressed in various cancers. The two phytochemicals, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein, were discovered to inhibit cancer cells and inhibit the activity of lysine specific demethylase 1 (LSD1), an ... read more

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Banno (@BannoHQ) a provider of data-enriched Web and transaction marketing services for financial institutions, has introduced Derik Sutton as director of product strategy. His rich core banking experience will help Banno realize the full potential of its products in emerging ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    BirdDog, the leader in recruiting and applicant tracking solutions (ATS) for the construction and skilled trades industries, today announced Bardi Heating and Air selected the BirdDog ATS to execute the company's rapid growth and talent acquisition plan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131014/CG96547LOGO) Bardi Heating and Air uses the BirdDog ATS to power strategic recruiting to support company expansion, uncover top talent and build a talent community. Combining the BirdDog ATS, Wonderlic assessments, and Bardi's four-step interviewing process, Bardi efficiently doubled the company staff, increased ... read more

Thursday, December 5, 2013

  • Posted at 9:22 PM
    TeamQuest Corporation, the global leader in IT Service Optimization, today announced Suramericana as its newest customer using the TeamQuest Performance Suite of Capacity Management solutions. "Our ability to provide detailed analysis of the working environment will help Suramericana accurately and efficiently help the business deliver the services necessary to help the company meet the demands of their customers," said TeamQuest Director of Global Partners and Channel Sales Manuel Rivera. Suramericana will use TeamQuest Analyzer, TeamQuest Surveyor, TeamQuest Predictor and TeamQuest ... read more
  • New Des Moines Business Hosts Unusual Grand Opening --- DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 5, 2013
    Posted at 1:27 PM
    It is customary for a new business to announce its presence to the community by hosting a grand opening event, oftentimes with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, food, door prizes, special offers, entertainment, and opportunities for mingling and introductions. This month a new downtown Des Moines business is doing just that, but in a rather unusual way. Juicebox Interactive, a digital marketing firm specializing in web design, branding and related services, is hosting its grand opening event online and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    Students enrolled in Kaplan University’s College of Business and Information Technology were offered the insights of alumni in helping them chart the necessary traits that will help them get ahead, identify industries that offer the greatest opportunity, and gain from personal advice for guidance on building ... read more

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  • Posted at 11:23 AM
    Pinnaclife, Inc., a company owned by McCord Research, Inc. is introducing a new supplement, called Detox Support with Olivamine(10)MAX(TM). This supplement contains the highest amount of Olivamine, a synergistic blend of antioxidants, vitamins, and amino acids, which promote liver detoxification. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Olivamine(10)MAX(TM) is based on the same science as Olivamine(10), but is more potent. It includes the same powerful detoxification ingredients including, N-acetylcysteine, which restores glutathione, is anti-inflammatory, and has been scientifically shown to be protective ... read more

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    TeamQuest, a global leader in IT Service Optimization, today announced availability of new software capabilities that allow organizations to confidently predict and prevent future IT performance issues within their IT systems and services, as well as the ability to diagnose the root cause of performance issues across various infrastructures. These new capabilities are essential for organizations with investments in complex physical and virtual environments. The variety and complexity of today's dynamic infrastructures -- the physical, virtual and cloud systems ... read more

Monday, December 2, 2013

  • CompleWare Rebrands --- IOWA CITY, Iowa, Dec. 2, 2013
    Posted at 8:30 AM
    CompleWare announces the launch of its new website, www.compleware.com. The site reflects the intuitive, forward-thinking approach CompleWare demonstrates through its work in the clinical trials industry. A new logo and tagline were developed as part of the rebrand. Key points: -- Positions CompleWare as a leader in the Respiratory CRO landscape -- Emphasizes qualities that differentiate CompleWare from competitors -- Highlights CompleWare's flagship clinical trial software, ... read more