The AdvanFort Company, a world leader in providing comprehensive maritime security solutions for the commercial shipping industry, was officially approved last week by the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA) to conduct counter-piracy operations aboard vessels flying the Panama flag.
The next MONOPOLY game token to ‘Pass GO!’ and collect $200 will be…the cat! After a month of voting on Facebook, and an overwhelming response from fans and organizations from 185 countries around the world, the cat has been chosen and will become the newest addition to the classic game from Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS). The cat was able to scratch past the toy robot, guitar, helicopter, and diamond ring in the MONOPOLY “Save Your Token” campaign by receiving 31 percent of the fan vote.
A man who changed the world through international trade – and did so more than once – Guy F. Tozzoli, President Emeritus of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), died Saturday evening in his sleep in Myrtle Beach, SC. He would have turned 91 on February 12.
Cook Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) marketing approval for the first devices in its Zilver® PTX® Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent portfolio, company officials reported today. It’s the first time the FDA has approved a drug-eluting stent to treat blockages in a peripheral artery.
Eppendorf is proud to announce the release of the next generation New Brunswick CelliGen® BLU cabinet and the much anticipated 50L CelliGen® BLU single-use vessel. The New Brunswick CelliGen® BLU system combines the trusted performance of traditional bioprocess control with all the benefits of single-use technology. Featuring interchangeable pitched-blade, single-use vessels in 5, 14 and 50 L capacities, along with the first single-use vessel to feature New Brunswick’s proprietary packed-bed impeller, the CelliGen® BLU portfolio boasts the widest range of rigid-walled, stirred-tank, single-use vessels on the market today. The next generation cabinet has taken the term flexibility to new heights. Interchangeable gas flow options, traditional and optical pH probe technology, and an integrated scale interface are just a few of the features that allow the New Brunswick CelliGen® BLU to meet today’s vast range of process needs, making it the ideal choice for high density cell culture process from research through production.
Gillette, a P&G brand, today introduced a team of 24 world-class athletes from 18 countries that will represent the world’s leading male grooming brand at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The athletes include Roger Federer of Switzerland, Ryan Lochte of the United States, Lin Dan of China, Emmanuel Ginobili of Argentina and Sir Chris Hoy of Great Britain. Each of these athletes will participate in activities to help inspire and encourage future generations to achieve greatness through great starts in athletics – and in life.