Wisconsin Tech & Science
Anyone Can Train Like Ryan Reynolds Now with the DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training System
09 03 2018
Strength, stability, mobility, power, motor control you name it, and you can train it using Ultimate Sandbags! " Dan McDonogh,Performance Training at Under Armour
LAS VEGAS March 09, 2018
The Ultimate Sandbag and Dynamic Variable Resistance Training (DVRT), is the strongest and most trusted sandbag fitness program in more than 80 countries, is currently being used by Deadpool 2 Star, Ryan Reynolds. Under the direction of trainer Don Saladino, Reynolds is incorporating real world fitness in new ways utilizing the DVRT Ultimate Sandbag.
“I’ve found the Ultimate Sandbag requires instability demands that engage more muscles, requiring more work, with each and every repetition,” said strength coach, and creator/owner of DVRT Ultimate Sandbag, Josh Henkin. “Not only do you work more efficiently when using the Ultimate Sandbag, but you can hit angles and positions that are almost impossible with other fitness equipment.”
The Ultimate Sandbag was not created to be lifted; it was...
MGX Minerals Announces Engagement of Dr. James G. Blencoe to Develop a Thermochemical Process for Extracting Lithium from Spodumene; Case Lake Lithium Project Drill Core to be Tested
08 03 2018
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 08, 2018 -- MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE:XMG) (FKT:1MG) (OTC:MGXMF) is pleased to announce it has executed a Letter of Intent (the “LOI”) with Orion Laboratories, LLC (“Orion”) of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Light Metals International Inc. (“LMI”) of Vancouver, British Columbia, to jointly develop and commercialize a new process for extracting hard-rock lithium from spodumene concentrate.LMI has developed a thermochemical technology to rapidly manufacture lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) and/or lithium hydroxide (LiOH) from a variety of spodumene (LiAlSi2O6-rich) concentrates. The method is modular and highly scalable, thereby enabling a small “factory footprint,” and holds the potential to significantly decrease overall hard-rock lithium production costs. Unique features of the technology include:Only three feedstock materials are required: (i) a spodumene concentrate, to produce high-purity Li2CO3 and/or high-purity...
Dan Kaiser Named Vice President of Research and Development at Cook Medical
07 03 2018
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Cook Medical announced Dan Kaiser as the leader of global research and development (R&D). This dedicated engineering team will connect product development more closely to customer needs and accelerate the process of getting new products to market.
“Our R&D team has been reorganized under a global structure that can better align to our customers’ needs and adapt as those needs evolve,” said Pete Yonkman, president of Cook Group and Cook Medical. “This team will drive product innovation with consistently high standards of design integrity and efficiency. Dan has managed many challenging roles in the industry preparing him to lead this group.”
Cook’s R&D teams are focused on three main areas including: product development within the Vascular and MedSurg business divisions, new ventures that will manage the process for developing new technology, and operations that will monitor performance metrics to continuously improve...
Dr. Angela Cotey, Mount Horeb, WI Dentist, Joins Philippines Mission Trip, Offers Vital Dental Care to Taytay, Rizal
07 03 2018
Dr. Angela Cotey Offers Tooth Extractions and Dental Care During Mission Trip to the Philippines
Mount Horeb, WI March 07, 2018
Dr. Angela Cotey, respected dentist in Mount Horeb, WI, recently participated in a mission trip to the Philippines with the Taytay Association of America (TAA). The mission trip supports the 290,000 residents of Taytay, Rizal, including infants and children who do not have access to proper medical care. Dr. Cotey performed a variety of dental procedures including numerous tooth extractions.
The TAA’s mission is to serve residents of Taytay, Rizal who cannot afford basic living and medical care. Since 2006, the organization raises funds and sends volunteers from both the U.S. and the Philippines for a three-day medical and dental fair. Since the inception of the mission, the TAA has served over 8,000 patients and performed hundreds of tooth extractions with the help of Dr. Cotey.
When a tooth is damaged beyond repair or infected by disease, it may need...
Mortgage Leader Hires Home Building Expert to Lead Construction Lending Program
06 03 2018
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“new construction is going to lead the purchase housing market”
EDINA, MInn. March 06, 2018
A leading innovator in the mortgage industry has added an experienced specialist to oversee its Construction Lending program, the company announced today.
Marketplace Home Mortgage, L.L.C. believes that new home construction will be a driving source of purchase business opportunities and has hired Mark Muth to lead the division. Muth joins MHM as the Director of Construction Lending and will oversee the firm’s new Construction Lending program.
With 15 years of experience in the home building industry, Mark brings enthusiasm and expertise in providing cutting edge programs focused on helping homebuyers build their dream homes, while providing builders with tools and services simplifying the new construction finance process.
“Building our team with experienced industry leaders like Mark allows us to enhance the exceptional services we already...
Orquidea Olvera Named Library Journal’s 2018 Paralibrarian of the Year
06 03 2018
Orquidea has reached far beyond the confines of the library walls to help bring voice to all in the Monte.rey community.
NEW YORK March 06, 2018
Monterey County Free Libraries’ (MCFL) Orquidea Olvera has been named LJ’s 2018 Paralibrarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by DEMCO, Inc., of Madison, Wisconsin, recognizes the essential role of paralibrarians in providing excellent library service. Paralibrarians, or those working in libraries who do not hold the professional degree, make up the largest pool of employees in the field. Olvera will receive a $1,500 cash prize and is featured in Library Journal’s March 1, 2018 issue, available in print and online.
Children and teachers alike love Olvera, who consistently goes the extra mile in her service to the community as a key member of the MCFL Outreach team. Selected from a national field of library workers, Olvera is the driving force behind The Reading Safari van, MCFL’s Early Literacy Mobile Outreach (ELMO) program’s...
Automated Business Designs Honored by Daily Herald Business Ledger’s Annual Awards of Business Excellence
06 03 2018
CHICAGO March 06, 2018
Automated Business Designs (ABD), developers of Ultra-Staff Staffing Software, was recognized as a Daily Herald Business Ledger 28th Annual Awards of Business Excellence (AABEs) Honoree for Innovation in Business.
The AABEs are presented to honor business achievement, growth, and community involvement in the suburban Chicago circulation area of the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
The Innovation in Business category recognizes companies and organizations for positive and lasting innovations that have a profound effect on a business, industry, or community through the invention or creation of new products, services, programs or processes.
ABD’s nomination included detail of their 35 year history dedicated to innovation. Since 1982, ABD has been creating and supporting innovate software solutions for the staffing and recruiting industry. Their flagship product Ultra-Staff helps tens of thousands do their jobs effectively and efficiently. The software handles every...
Ray Schroeder Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
06 03 2018
SPRINGFIELD, IL, March 06, 2018 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ray Schroeder with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Schroeder celebrates many years of 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.With nearly 50 years of professional experience in the field, Mr. Schroeder has served as the director of the University of Illinois at Springfield Professional and Continued Education Center Online Leadership and Strategy, Director of the National Council for...
John H. Perepezko, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
06 03 2018
MADISON, WI, March 06, 2018 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present John H. Perepezko, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Perepezko 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.With more than 40 years of industry experience to his credit, Dr. Perepezko has worked as an IBM-Bascom professor of materials science and engineering for the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 2001. Prior to this appointment, he held the positions...
ITC Executives to Participate in IHS CERAWeek 2018
05 03 2018
NOVI, Mich., March 5, 2018 -- Executives from ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) the largest independent electricity transmission company in the United States, will be participating in CERAWeek 2018 by IHS Markit, the premier annual international gathering of energy industry leaders including innovators, business executives, government officials and policymakers as well as leaders from the technology, financial and industrial communities.
CERAWeek 2018 will take place March 5-9 in Houston, Texas. As described by IHS Markit, the event will include speeches, panel discussions and opportunities to network to "examine the changing dynamics of the energy markets, the impact of technology, government policies, the environment, and the global economy and explore strategies to navigate the opportunities and challenges ahead for energy."
ITC executives will be present at events throughout the week as well as participate on three panel discussions on Thursday, March 8. These executives...
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