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Thursday, December 5, 2013

  • 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

Monday, November 25, 2013

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The National Pork Board will launch a social media promotion - "21 Dias de Tradiciones Navidenas" (21 Days of Christmas Traditions) - on its Spanish-language Facebook page as part of its efforts to engage with Hispanic consumers during the holidays. The promotion will run Dec. 1-21 and will celebrate 21 Latin American countries in 21 days and promote pork consumption to Spanish-speaking consumers. Pork, the most consumed protein in the world, is a staple in the Hispanic culture, especially during ... read more

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    CIVCO Medical Solutions advances the standard in real-time planning with FDA 510(k) clearance of the EX3 Stepper for Low Dose Rate (LDR) and High Dose Rate (HDR) ultrasound-guided brachytherapy for prostate cancer detection and treatment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/AQ85801LOGO) LDR prostate brachytherapy involves internal radiotherapy where tiny radioactive 'seeds' are delivered through a needle and are permanently placed into or near the tumor for treatment. HDR prostate brachytherapy is a similar internal treatment that involves the temporary placement of a ... read more

Thursday, November 14, 2013

  • Posted at 11:25 AM
    Fitness360Online, a gym outsourcing and consulting company that specializes in 24 hour gym management software, has just announced the release of a free training video that will help gym owners transform their businesses to a 24 hour gym system. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131114/MN16854) As the new video explains, over 5,000 gyms have closed so far this year in the United States. As gym owners and personal trainers look for ways to cut their overhead, boost sales and stay in business, many are ... read more

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Union City, Tenn.-based First State Bank has launched its latest website from Banno (@BannoHQ), which uses responsive design to provide customers with a consistent Web experience, regardless of the device and browser. Banno was an early advocate of responsive Web ... read more

Monday, November 11, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

  • McCord Research Advances Quality Department --- CORALVILLE, Iowa, Nov. 6, 2013
    Posted at 8:27 AM
    McCord Research has advanced its regulatory department to facilitate new product development. McCord Research has hired an expert in the Quality Assurance field who was born and raised in Iowa. She has returned to Iowa to reside after many years of working in large cities throughout the US and Canada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Sue Rhomberg will serve as the Director of Product Development and Quality Control for McCord Research. Rhomberg's background includes expertise in quality, sustainability, and operations with 15 ... read more

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

  • AT&T 4G LTE Available In Des Moines --- DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 6, 2013
    Posted at 10:01 PM
    AT&T* has turned on the nation's fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network** in Des Moines, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile Internet technologies***. Customers can stream, download, upload ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Rockwell Collins, a world leading provider of innovative and trusted solutions for commercial aviation and defence applications, today unveiled a new simulation and training center of excellence in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, U.K. The company combined its operation located in Horsham, U.K., a facility gained through ... read more

Friday, November 1, 2013

  • Posted at 5:33 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today the successful completion of an End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its lead pain candidate, KP201 (benzhydrocodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen). Based on the results of the meeting, KemPharm believes the completed and ongoing clinical, non-clinical and CMC development programs will allow for the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for KP201 ... read more

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  • McCord Research Appoints Wound Care Education Expert --- CORALVILLE, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2013
    Posted at 6:56 AM
    McCord Research has expanded its research and development division to pursue the future of innovative healing. McCord Research has recently hired a new expert in the wound care education field. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Michelle Moore RN, MSN, WCC, CWCMS, is the new Vice President of Clinical Affairs for McCord Research. Moore holds a Masters in Nursing from The University of Missouri and is certified in wound care. She has been a visionary in the nursing industry for 23 years, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:47 AM
    Visit AccuScope's website at www.accuscopeusa.com for more information or watch how AccuScope transforms manual sight in procedure to electronic sight in at http://youtu.be/BzpoJdFweUg (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/CG01667) AccuScope®, a sight in tool to easily and accurately sight in a firearm scope has released 2 apps for smart phone users. Whether used for initial sight-in or in the field adjustments, AccuScope® will get you zeroed in. Anyone that uses scopes for hunting, police departments, shooting ranges, or military duty can benefit from saving rounds ... read more

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has expanded its exclusive license agreement with AlphaVax, Inc. to include all companion animals diseases, in addition to all livestock animal diseases (swine, cattle, horses, poultry, and farmed aquatic animals). Today's announcement significantly expands the Harrisvaccines product portfolio, transforming it from a primarily production livestock-focused company to a full-service veterinary animal health company, developing vaccines for animals large and small. Harrisvaccines will begin its work in the companion animal realm by developing vaccines ... read more

Thursday, October 24, 2013

  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com), the leading media and marketing company serving 100 million American women, today reported fiscal 2014 first quarter earnings per share of $0.53, compared to $0.55 in the prior-year period. Total revenues rose 1 percent to $356 million. Meredith recorded $12 million, or $0.16 per share, less of political advertising revenues in the first quarter of fiscal 2014 than in the prior-year period, as expected in an off-election year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090810/CG58830LOGO) "We're off to a strong ... read more

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

  • Posted at 1:53 PM
    McCord Research has expanded its research and development division to pursue the future of innovative healing. McCord Research has hired a former research specialist from The University of Iowa to enhance its bioscience department. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Nancy B. Ray, Ph.D., will hold the position of Director of Quality and Scientific Affairs for McCord Research. Ray received her bachelor's of science education in Chemistry and Microbiology, as an Honor's Program Scholar from the University of Montana in Missoula, MT. She then ... read more