Georgia Tech & Science
Global Revenues from Produce Packaging Across the Globe Are Estimated to Reach Nearly US$ 35,400 Mn by 2022-End
16 03 2018
Valley Cottage, NY -- 03/16/2018 -- According to the latest research report by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global produce packaging market will register a moderate CAGR throughout the forecast period – 2017 to 2022. Revenues from produce packaging across the globe are estimated to reach nearly US$ 35,400 Mn by 2022-end.Adoption of Local Fresh ProduceThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been taking unprecedented, major steps in preventing foodborne disorders by establishing and enforcing food safety standards for food importers and local produce farms. This had led consumers in purchasing local food, seeking product freshness as well as providing support to local economy. However, only one-third consumers think purchasing local food will offer better food value. Such perception is highly important, particularly in a post-recession economy. Retailers and large brands are now highlighting adoption of local fresh produce as an implication toward product freshness.Request Report...
Blue Bird Bus Company Deploys GuardRFID’s Real-time Asset Tracking System to Rapidly Locate Their Buses
16 03 2018
Solar powered fully wireless RTLS system at Blue Bird
We no longer have a person dedicated to knowing where the buses are. The days of spending hours to find a bus are over.
Vancouver, BC March 16, 2018
In 2017, Blue Bird Corporation selected GuardRFID’s real-time asset tracking solution to track its in-process buses across its 40-acre facility located at Fort Valley, Georgia. After almost a year of use, the system has exceeded expectations. Previously, it could take hours to find a bus. With this new system in place, locating a bus can now be achieved within seconds by seeing its location on a graphical user interface. A specially-equipped golf cart can also be used to ping the RFID tag as it drives by the bus, which sends a notification to the hand-held device. In addition to significant cost reductions, the system also enhances the quality of on time delivery to customers.
GuardRFID's real-time Asset Tracking solution at the Blue Bird site provides a real-time view of...
Rita R. Frady, Ed.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
16 03 2018
CANTON, GA, March 16, 2018 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rita R. Frady, Ed.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Frady celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her 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.With more than two decades of professional experience in Title I schools, she is noted for curriculum enhancement and integration of technology in music classes, organizational skills, ability to think outside the box, and providing a nurturing environment for...
Softwood Lumber Market Pegged to Expand Robustly During 2017–2027
16 03 2018
Valley Cottage, NY -- 03/15/2018 -- The term 'Softwood' refers to the species of trees from which the wood can be reaped. Softwood lumber is usually a timber obtained from trees such as pine, cedar or spruce. The softwood timber is processed and the properties of the wood are optimized to be utilized in various applications. Moreover, the softwood obtained from various trees differ in their properties. Softwood lumber obtained from Cedar tree is one of the most durable owing to its unique cell structure and high resistance to water. Moreover, the softwood lumber obtained from fir tree is relatively weaker and is not considered suitable for utilization in general woodworking processes. Softwood lumber obtained from Pine tree is one of the most utilized softwood lumber famous for its applications in indoor applications because of its property of being non-resistant to insects. The other two commonly used Softwood lumber are Redwood and Treated lumber. Treated Softwood lumber is...
Ready for the Future: Futurist to Speak on Emerging Trends Impacting Heating, Cooling, and Refrigeration
15 03 2018
Award-winning author and international futurist Simon J. Anderson will be in Florida on April 5th to share his insights with Carrier Factory Authorized Dealers
Press Release - updated: Mar 15, 2018 17:00 CDT
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL, March 15, 2018 - International keynote speaker, award-winning author, and emerging trends and technologies consultant Simon J. Anderson will share his insights on the near-future possibilities for the heating, cooling, and refrigeration industry at the Carrier Enterprise Factory Authorized Dealer meeting in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL on April 5th.
In his closing keynote presentation, Anderson will bring attention to how emerging trends and new technological advancements are creating exciting opportunities for those working in the HVAC industry, but might also present some unexpected challenges. For example, how are "Digital Natives" (those raised with the internet and mobile devices) changing how we buy and sell? How...
Irish Minister of State Visits New FINEOS Office in U.S. to Strengthen Financial Service Trade Relations
15 03 2018
ATLANTA & DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FINEOS Corporation, the market-leading provider of core systems for Life, Accident and Health insurance, today welcomed Minister Michael D’Arcy TD, Ireland’s Minister of State at the Department of Finance to its new offices in Atlanta, Georgia. The purpose of the Minister’s visit is to raise the profile of Ireland’s financial services and fintech capabilities amongst key decision makers in the US. FINEOS was selected for the visit because of its record of success in the US market. Since entering the market in 2003, FINEOS has acquired a dominant position with eight of the top 20 US Life and Health carriers selecting FINEOS products. Customers include the Principal Financial Group, Mutual of Omaha and Assurant. The new Atlanta Office will service and support new customers for FINEOS Claims, Absence, Paid Family Leave and FINEOS Cloud operations.
Speaking on his arrival in the US Minister D’Arcy said, “I am very proud to be here at FINEOS’...
Mercedes-Benz USA Celebrates Grand Opening of New Headquarters
15 03 2018
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today held the official grand opening of its new headquarters in Sandy Springs, 14 miles outside of the heart of Atlanta. Among the distinguished guests joining Dietmar Exler, MBUSA president and CEO, were Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of Atlanta; Axel Harries, Daimler vice president sales Mercedes-Benz Cars and product management Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars; and Rusty Paul, Mayor of Sandy Springs.
“All the stars are aligned. Our new Atlanta headquarters marks a highpoint for Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. market,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “Not just in terms of being the leading luxury brand in the U.S. for the past two years, but also in terms of this building which is designed from the inside out to enable a creative, innovative and empowered workforce more representative of a start-up than a conventional corporation.”
Building designed from the inside out
The 200,000 square-foot...
Global Partnership for Telehealth Announces New Stethoscope Software
15 03 2018
We were searching for a stethoscope software that was both high-quality and affordable for our partners.
WAYCROSS, GA March 15, 2018
Global Partnership for Telehealth, a South Georgia-based telehealth networking agency, announced today that TeleSensi, the company’s stethoscope streaming software, is now available for purchase nationwide. The product was previously only available to entities who held a signed contract with the agency.
Sherrie Williams, COO of Global Partnership for Telehealth, said that the company initially developed TeleSensi to meet the immediate needs of its network. “We were searching for a stethoscope software that was both high-quality and affordable for our partners, many of whom live in rural areas with limited resources and budgets,” Williams said. “With TeleSensi, we were able to accomplish both goals."
Williams said that TeleSensi was well-received by their network partners and that after nearly a year of internal use and beta testing,...
Spartan Motors Introduces Spartan Connected Coach Improved Driver Interface With Select 2019 Entegra Coaches At FMCA's 97th International Convention & RV Expo
15 03 2018
CHARLOTTE, Mich., March 15, 2018 -- Spartan Specialty Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company")—a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing, and assembly—and Entegra Coach®, a division of Jayco, Inc., which is a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO), is set to unveil the 2019 model year Entegra Coach Cornerstone® and Anthem®, which features new Spartan Connected Coach™ technology, at the Family Motor Coach Association's (FMCA) 97th International Convention & RV Expo in Perry, Georgia.
Introducing Spartan Connected Coach
For Spartan, this year's chassis improvements began with a concerted effort to improve the driver interface. Introducing Spartan Connected Coach, a technology bundle that today includes a new 15-inch digital dash displaying typical automotive gauge functions, with the ability to switch to the navigation screen. The surrounding screen...
theClubhou.se and Augusta University Present 5-City Southeast Startup Challenge
15 03 2018
Technology startups have opportunity to solve community challenges, & gain new customers, plus an invite to pitch for $25K in cash prizes.
Press Release - updated: Mar 15, 2018 10:25 EDT
AUGUSTA, Ga., March 15, 2018 - It’s a fact: 40 percent of the nation lives in mid- and small-size communities, which provides a huge and mostly untapped market for companies—particularly startups—to grow.
The Southeast Startup Challenge aims to connect entrepreneurs with some of that market.
Presented by theClubhou.se and the Augusta University College of Allied Health Sciences, the Southeast Startup Challenge takes place over three weekends in five cities in Georgia—Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon and Rome—from March 16 to April 16.
"As you can imagine, the most difficult part of starting a company is identifying customers. With the support of Augusta University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Southeast Startup Challenge offers a unique opportunity for technology startups across...
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