Texas Tech & Science

HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction Unwraps New, Immersive, Sensory Experience in Times Square

14 12 2017

HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 14, 2017 -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced the grand opening of New York City’s sweetest landmark – the new, expanded location of Hershey’s Chocolate World Times Square Attraction. The new store will give approximately four million visitors a year more ways to experience chocolate and Hershey brands than ever before, from an authentic camper where customers can enjoy made-to-order s’mores, to the warm-baked goods and Hershey-inspired treats at the HERSHEY’S Kitchens Bakery.“Hershey was the first confectionery company to create a destination for people to experience our brands firsthand, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years,” said Suzanne Jones, Vice President, The Hershey Experience. “Today, we’re proud to push our legacy forward in Times Square, the crossroads of the world. We’ve succeeded in creating a landmark destination where chocolate lovers will experience something unlike anything they’ve seen, smelled or tasted before.” The...

Voodoo Robotics Improve Quality and Productivity in Warehouse Operations

14 12 2017

Plano, TX, December 14, 2017 -- Trevor Blumenau, CEO of Voodoo Robotics, recently authored an article in Quality Digest magazine. Blumenau profiled an inexpensive wireless pick-to-light system placing warehouse productivity in reach for everyone.Blumenau observed many companies responding to shrinking product margins from the competitive forces of Amazon and Walmart by adopting a direct-to-consumer model. These changes create enormous pressures on corporate warehouses as they transform from shipping pallet, to shipping singles or small-batches.Mis-picks, picking the wrong item, is enormously costly to modern warehouses, particularly when shipping directly to consumers. Along with picking accuracy, pick lines per hour are useful for evaluating the productivity of the overall warehouse, and picks per hour for a particular employee can also be useful in directly incentivizing and rewarding employees.A pick-to-light (PTL) system, such as the one offered by Voodoo Robotics, has an effect on...

WooCommerce Partners Now Available for ShipStation Solutions Providers Program

14 12 2017

Making the decision to partner with ShipStation was easy. The technology is wonderful and our clients love it. Past News Releases RSS AUSTIN, Texas December 14, 2017 ShipStation, the leading web-based e-commerce shipping solution, today announced the addition of SAU/CAL and Cool Blue Web to its Solutions Providers Program. These partners provide website development and support to online merchants using the WooCommerce platform. With participation in the Solution Providers Program, these partners can offer e-commerce companies the ShipStation features and benefits they know and love, as well as additional options. "We love working with ShipStation because they make it easy for us to look good when we deliver WooCommerce solutions to our customers,” said SAU/CAL’s CEO, Mitchell Callahan. “The features and support are unparalleled, and they are one of the main reasons we are able to build great stores that help our clients grow quickly." "Store owners and developers know...

ADDvantage Technologies Announces Financial Results for the Fiscal Fourth Quarter of 2017

14 12 2017

BROKEN ARROW, Oklahoma, Dec. 14, 2017 -- ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEY), today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2017. The twelve month period includes the financial results for the Company’s asset acquisition of Triton Miami, Inc. (“Triton Datacom”) from October 14, 2016 to September 30, 2017.“We reported strong top line revenue growth in both the fourth quarter and full fiscal year, driven by the acquisition of Triton Datacom’s assets which expanded our Telco offering into the desktop phone segment and broadened our customer reach,” commented David Humphrey, President and CEO of ADDvantage Technologies. “We see significant room for further growth in our Telco segment, specifically at Nave Communications, which reported a disappointing sales performance in fiscal 2017. We have identified the challenges faced by Nave and are directing resources into improving its sales infrastructure to allow it to...

Pain Therapeutics Announces New Publication on Alzheimer’s Disease

14 12 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTIE), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced a new publication for PTI-125, a clinical-stage drug candidate with a novel mechanism of action for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The new publication in Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation describes an altered form of a protein called filamin A (FLNA) that is critical to the formation of neuropathologies associated with Alzheimer’s disease. PTI-125, a small molecule drug, reverses these neuropathologies by selectively binding the altered form of FLNA and restoring its normal shape.  These data, while still subject to clinical translation, support a promising new therapeutic approach to slow the course of Alzheimer’s disease.The new publication can be freely accessed online: http://nnjournal.net/article/view/2313“This is very exciting data that we believe supports a sound scientific rationale to continue with the clinical evaluation of PTI-125 in...

Aramark Chefs Earn Prestigious ProChef Certification from The Culinary Institute of America

14 12 2017

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is pleased to announce the graduation of 18 chefs from the distinguished ProChef® Certification program at The Culinary Institute of America. These Aramark chefs create the menus for and serve colleges, universities and preparatory schools across the United States and Canada, and join the 250 Aramark chefs who have already received their ProChef certification. “These chefs are dedicated to honing their craft. The CIA’s ProChef Certification gives them a way to benchmark their accomplishments,” says Certified Master Chef Brad Barnes, director of CIA Consulting and Industry Programs. “We applaud Aramark for continuing its commitment to chefs, food, and our profession.” The CIA ProChef Certification is a three-tiered, comprehensive professional development and culinary proficiency program which measures core culinary, managerial and financial acumen, including a chef's...

LINN Energy Provides Strategic Update

14 12 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 14, 2017 -- LINN Energy, Inc. (OTCQB:LNGG) (“LINN” or the “Company”) announces the following strategic updates:Intends to commence a tender offer to purchase at least $250 million of its stock at a premium to the current market price prior to year-end 2017Plans to separate LINN into three standalone companies by mid-2018Provides an operational update on Roan Resources LLC (“Roan”), a Merge/SCOOP/STACK pure play companyProposed Tender OfferPrior to year-end 2017, the Company intends to commence a tender offer to purchase for cash at least $250 million of shares of its common stock at a premium to the current market price. LINN intends to use a portion of the available cash from the recently completed sales of its Williston and Washakie properties for a combined contract price of $485 million to finance the tender offer. Pro forma for the tender, the Company expects to have a positive cash balance to maintain operational flexibility.  This tender offer...

New Look Laser College Brings Advanced Laser Tattoo Removal Training to Detroit, MI Featuring Astanza Laser Technology

14 12 2017

DETROIT, Dec. 14, 2017 -- New Look Laser College, the world's leading laser tattoo removal training program, announced its 2018 course schedule earlier this month. The Dallas training program's first course outside of Texas will take place in Detroit, Michigan on February 10 and 11 at The Office Coffee Shop. New Look Laser College, Astanza's Training Division, is hosting its first Detroit, Michigan laser tattoo removal training course on February 10 and 11, 2018. "We are very excited to host Detroit's first ever New Look Laser College training course," said Michael Hauswirth, Detroit Medical Concepts. "The in-depth training and comprehensive material will give students everything they need to know in order to thrive in the laser tattoo removal industry." New Look Laser College is a 2-day training course that educates students on how to perform advanced laser tattoo removal and successfully run a tattoo removal business in their market. The course...

Lightspeed Systems Honored With Two Awards of Excellence From Tech & Learning Magazine

14 12 2017

Lightspeed was awarded a prize in each of the categories, including Best New Product for its Chromebook filtering and monitoring solution, Relay for Chrome; and Best Upgraded Product for Web Filter 3: Longhorn, a device-agnostic K-12 filtering solution. AUSTIN, Texas December 14, 2017 The leading news authority on K-12 technology, Tech & Learning magazine, has again recognized ed-tech company Lightspeed Systems in its annual Awards of Excellence. Lightspeed was awarded a prize in each of the categories, including Best New Product for its Chromebook filtering and monitoring solution, Relay for Chrome; and Best Upgraded Product for Web Filter 3: Longhorn, a device-agnostic K-12 filtering solution. Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence are a 35-year tradition recognizing the best in education technology, including devices, applications, software, hardware, and AV tools. A panel of Tech & Learning advisors tested hundreds of entries to select the elite group of winners,...

Walter Erich Penk, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

14 12 2017

    NEW BRAUNFELS, TX, December 14, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Walter Erich Penk, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Penk celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress, Dr. Penk serves as a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences with the Texas A&M College of Medicine. In this position, he advises students majoring in psychology who...

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