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Friday, January 30, 2015

  • The Big Game Weekend: Prevent TV Tip-Overs --- CINCINNATI, Jan. 30, 2015
    Posted at 8:25 AM
    The biggest national football game of the year is less than one week away and many families across the country are gearing up for game day celebrations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Because TVs will be such a large part of the festivities this weekend, the doctors and experts at the Comprehensive Children's Injury Center (CCIC) at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are sharing injury risks associated with TVs and some steps you can take to keep kids safe during this weekend and throughout the year. A ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    itelligence, Inc. announced last week at the annual SAP Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) the launch of ready2run.it, a comprehensive rapid implementation solution for SuccessFactors Human Capital Management (HCM). The solution provides essential, business-critical, pre-configured scenarios to allow organizations with budget and resource constraints to benefit from cloud HR solutions. "With our ready2run.it suite, there's no longer any reason why any organization needs to settle for anything less than state-of-the-art technology for their HR department," said Kellie Fitzpatrick, vice president, People Line ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    OM Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMG) today issued the following statement regarding FrontFour Capital's announcement that it intends to nominate three individuals to stand for election to the Company's Board of Directors at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The statement follows: Under the direction of our Board of Directors, OM Group is focused on creating a high-performing investment for shareholders through operating improvements, growth platform build-outs, and responsible returns of capital to shareholders. The Corporate Governance Committee of OM Group's Board will ... read more

Thursday, January 29, 2015

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Buckeye Health Plan (BHP) recognized Ashalata Patel, M.D., of Mercy Hospital in Toledo with a Physician Summit Award, the company's highest designation for a health care provider. Summit Awards are given each year to physicians, practitioners, and obstetricians for providing clinical excellence. "Buckeye Health Plan is committed to recognizing outstanding Ohio providers for the excellent care they give to our members," said Brad Lucas, M.D., chief medical officer for BHP. "We selected Dr. Patel based on our review of her own ... read more
  • Posted at 12:52 PM
    What’s the safest month on the roads? Where do the most car thefts and break-ins occur? The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies set out to answer these questions, and others, in its 2014 Year in Claims Report. Progressive analyzed all of its claims in all 50 ... read more
  • Posted at 11:54 AM
    Electric Productions presents Trending Today, the television series highlighting incredible innovators across the United States, airing January 30(th) at 7:30 AM ET/PT on the Discovery Channel, featuring Angstron Materials. In America's heartland a technological revolution is beginning and it's powered by graphene, a 2-dimensional, nano-sized material composed of Carbon atoms with the ability to reshape and innovate technologies and enhance the world's most important industries. Graphene is 100 times stronger than steel, conducts electricity and heat better than most metals, and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:03 AM
    Open Innovation firm NineSigma has extended submission deadlines for two innovation challenges currently underway on behalf of GE. These challenges are seeking solutions that will advance technology and manufacturing processes throughout the aviation industry. On behalf of GE, NineSigma is receiving proposals for both challenges from experts worldwide in all sectors. The response deadline for GE's Alternative Manufacturing of Aviation Castings Challenge is extended to February 18, 2015. The response deadline for GE's Aviation Inspection Technologies Challenge is extended to February ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    The Reynolds and Reynolds Company today announced the launch of ReyPAY, a new electronic payment processing solution for automobile retailers. Reynolds will add ReyPAY capabilities across dealership departments. With ReyPAY, dealers can offer consumers more convenient, secure payment options in-store, online, over the phone, and on mobile devices using applications such as Apple Pay. At the same time, ReyPAY improves efficiency and effectiveness of dealership personnel who process payment transactions. "Prominent among the pressures influencing how automobile retailers sell cars and serve ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    For its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change, Standard Register (NYSE: SR) has been awarded with a position on the CDP Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. The index, which is included ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced two key leadership appointments. Nisheet Gupta has been appointed vice president, international finance, while James Kastle has been appointed vice president and chief security officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080725/DIEBOLDLOGO Gupta will be responsible for finance operations in the company's international regions, as well as supporting Diebold's corporate strategy and development team. Kastle will lead the company's efforts to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of its data by overseeing physical security operations and principal information technology security functions. For three ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NAVB) today announced that an analysis comparing sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy procedures using Lymphoseek® (technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) injection (TcTM) + vital blue dye (VDB) to filtered [99mTc] sulfur colloid (fTcSC) + VBD in breast cancer patients was published in the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 AM
    Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today reported second quarter fiscal 2015 sales and earnings for the three months ended December 31, 2014. Net sales for the quarter were $691.7 million, an increase of 18.9% compared with $581.9 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for the quarter increased to $29.7 million from $25.9 million, and earnings per share rose 18.0% to $0.72 per share, compared with $0.61 per share in the second quarter of fiscal 2014. ... read more

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • Posted at 1:30 PM
    Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in customer management, today announced the appointment of Cheryl K. Beebe to its board of directors. Ms. Beebe will serve on the board’s Audit Committee. Ms. Beebe, 59, retired in 2014 as ... read more
  • Chuck Dana Joins MFG as Executive Vice President --- ASHTABULA, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2015
    Posted at 9:15 AM
    Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG) today announced that Charles E. (Chuck) Dana, most recently president of Owens Corning's Building Materials Group in Toledo, Ohio, will be joining MFG as an executive vice president and member of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to President and CEO Richard S. Morrison, effective April 1, 2015. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150128/171948 Mr. Dana is expected to serve in the role of executive vice president until he succeeds Morrison as CEO in 2016, after which time Morrison will ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Neuros Medical, Inc., a medical device company, announced it has enrolled the first patients in its pivotal clinical trial to evaluate the Company’s patented Altius® System High Frequency Nerve Block technology for the management of intractable limb pain of amputees. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Slate Rock Safety, LLC, an ecommerce retailer and distributor of safety clothing specializing in flame resistant (FR) clothing, announces notable growth in revenue for 2014. For the 7(th) straight year, Slate Rock Safety has seen at least double-digit growth. "What our growth tells us is that the strategic decisions we have made over the past 18 months are making a positive impact and we have the right players on the team. We continue to strive to provide the best customer ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    More business-to-business (B2B) small business marketers are now using social media content as a content marketing tactic. That's just one of the findings in research released today by the Content Marketing Institute. B2B Small Business Content Marketing: 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends--North America, sponsored by Rainmaker Platform by Copyblogger Media, shows how B2B small business marketers have changed their content marketing practices over the last year. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150127/171676 This year's research finds that 93% of B2B small business marketers use ... read more

Tuesday, January 27, 2015