Wisconsin Technology & Science

Modine to Host Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call on May 25, 2017

2017-05-11

RACINE, Wis., May 11, 2017 — Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a diversified global leader in thermal management technology and solutions, announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its fourth quarter and full fiscal year financial results for the period ended March 31, 2017, on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time). Results are scheduled to be released after the market closes on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. During the call, Modine President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Burke, and Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Michael B. Lucareli, will review the company’s fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2017 financial results. To access the live webcast, including presentation slides, please log on through the investor relations section of Modine’s website at http://www.modine.com at...

Pantera Global Technology Launches Ground-Breaking Mobile App
Pantera Global Technology Launches Ground-Breaking Mobile App

2017-05-10

“We see a comprehensive product with each module seamlessly functioning as one and being able to provide far more features at a significantly lower cost than any other preconstruction or mobile field app company.” PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WISCONSIN May 10, 2017 — Pantera Global Technology has officially launched its Field Communications Mobile App. Available on both iOS and Android, and operating as a module of the Panteratools.com family of products, the Pantera Mobile App is the first of its kind construction mobile application to combine Building Plans, Document Management, RFI’s, Bid Invitations and Project Leads directly to Subcontractors. For Pantera General Contractor customers, Pantera currently offers Resource Allocation, Markup and Annotation, Submittals...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Updated Guideline Now Include a Recommendation for Triclosan-Coated Sutures
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Updated Guideline Now Include a Recommendation for Triclosan-Coated Sutures

2017-05-10

SOMERVILLE, N.J., May 10, 2017 — Ethicon*, a trusted leader in suture technology, supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) updated Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017. Recently revised, the CDC guideline now includes a recommendation that health care professionals “consider the use of triclosan-coated sutures for the prevention of SSI [surgical site infection].” The guideline appeared in the May 3 edition of JAMA Surgery online. This announcement adds to the growing support from other prestigious organizations, including the World Health Organization, the

ZeroWater Aiding Pittsburgh, PA in Its Lead Level Water Crisis
ZeroWater Aiding Pittsburgh, PA in Its Lead Level Water Crisis

2017-05-10

TREVOSE, Pa., May 10, 2017 — As high lead levels in Pittsburgh’s city water have prompted officials there to declare a “public health crisis,” ZeroWater is stepping in to assist with the most recent lead findings. The manufacturer of the five-stage filtration system that removes virtually all (99.6%) Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) will distribute its 10-cup filtration pitchers and replacement filters to the city of Pittsburgh. The distribution began last week, with expectant mothers and families with children less than six years old being given first priority. This latest Pittsburgh initiative continues ZeroWater’s history of helping cities with lead concerns. Such efforts began back in late 2015 when the Flint, Mich. water crisis unfolded. To date, the company has donated over $300,000 worth of filters and pitchers to the city of Flint to help with the ongoing situation. It followed up those efforts with assistance to Milwaukee, Wisconsin as well as other cities across...

SC Johnson Renames Insect Science Research Centers and Announces Insect Research Expansion
SC Johnson Renames Insect Science Research Centers and Announces Insect Research Expansion

2017-05-10

RACINE, Wis., May 10, 2017 — SC Johnson today announced the renaming of its insect science research centers in Racine and Shanghai, China to the SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science for Family Health and the expansion of new research centers. This reflects the company’s 60-year insect science research leadership and longtime commitment to family health. “Insect-borne diseases continue to be a serious threat to families around the world. We remain dedicated to continuing our leadership in researching insects to help improve family health,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. SC Johnson is also renaming its flagship center in Racine to honor Imogene Powers Johnson, wife of fourth-generation SC Johnson leader Sam Johnson and mother of Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson. “I am honored to recognize my mother’s legacy by renaming our Racine research facility after her. She has worked for decades to promote education and the sciences, especially...

NextEra Energy Honored as One of America's Best Employers
NextEra Energy Honored as One of America's Best Employers

2017-05-09

JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 9, 2017 — NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that, for the second consecutive year, Forbes has named it one of America’s Best Employers. “At NextEra Energy, our team of 14,700 talented employees is our greatest competitive advantage,” said Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy. “Our three core values – commitment to excellence, doing the right thing and treating people with respect – drive everything we do. We’re particularly focused on pursuing innovative ways to recruit, engage, retain and reward our talented team as we continue to meaningfully invest in our nation’s energy infrastructure. The fact that our own employees were surveyed as part of Forbes’ evaluation process makes this honor all the more gratifying, and I couldn’t be more proud of the...

Inland Adds HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press to Support Flexible Packaging Growth
Inland Adds HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press to Support Flexible Packaging Growth

2017-05-09

LA CROSSE, Wis., May 9, 2017 — Inland, a leader in advanced packaging technology, completed installation of an HP Indigo 20000 to extend the benefits of digital printing to brands in flexible packaging, shrink sleeves, and pressure sensitive products. The first digital acquisition for Inland, the purchase comes as Inland continues to heavily invest in the company and expand their product offerings and capabilities. “We are committed to investing in state-of-the-art equipment and processes to support the growth of our customers.” Shared Jackie Kuehlmann, Director of Marketing for Inland. “Customization is becoming more and more popular with consumers and therefore desired by brand owners. Having the digital capabilities that the HP 20000 offers allows us to provide expanded customization, personalization and variable data options to our customers.” Well known in the industry as the premier label printer, Inland will use the new press...

Axalta Recognizes Winner of 2016 Refinish Sustainable Star Award
Axalta Recognizes Winner of 2016 Refinish Sustainable Star Award

2017-05-09

GLEN MILLS, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, sustainability involves a commitment to minimize the company’s environmental footprint across its entire spectrum of business activities, from product development and manufacturing, to distribution and waste disposal. Axalta’s Sustainable Star Award program, in its inaugural year, recognizes refinish customers in North America that implement sustainable initiatives to not only benefit the bottom line, but also assist in preserving the environment. Axalta named Marshall Auto Body of Waukesha, Wisconsin the 2016 Sustainable Star Award winner. Marshall Auto Body is credited with installing energy efficient equipment, motion sensors, and timing controls. The company uses Axalta’s Cromax® Pro waterborne paint, the Greentech Dryers arch system, which dries paint in 53...

Investigational New Drug Application is Now Effective for Babesia Screening in Blood Donations Using Grifols Procleix Panther System in the US
Investigational New Drug Application is Now Effective for Babesia Screening in Blood Donations Using Grifols Procleix Panther System in the US

2017-05-09

BARCELONA, Spain, May 9, 2017 –  Test is designed to detect the presence in whole blood, of the four clinically relevant species of Babesia (B. microti, B. duncani, B. divergens, and B. venatorum), a parasite that can be transmitted to humans by tick bite or through blood donations from Babesia-infected donors FDA has allowed the use of the test under an Investigational New Drug (IND) study for selected blood banks in the U.S. Procleix® Panther® system is a fully automated platform utilizing Nucleic Acid Technology (NAT) for blood screening Grifols (MCE: GRF, MCE: GRF.P and NASDAQ: GRFS) announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed collection and testing of blood samples for screening with Procleix Babesia assay under an Investigational New Drug...

Expera Specialty Solutions Receives 3M Canada Service Quality Supplier Award
Expera Specialty Solutions Receives 3M Canada Service Quality Supplier Award

2017-05-09

KAUKAUNA, Wisc., May 9, 2017 – Supporting its mission to provide innovative solutions and always be our customer’s first choice, Expera Specialty Solutions was recognized for its quality service at the 3M Canada Supplier Awards ceremony on May 4 in London, Ontario. Expera received the “3M Canada Service Quality Supplier Award” for 2017 in the area of “Supplier Ideation.”  3M Canada’s annual “Service Quality Supplier” awards recognize suppliers who consistently exceed the company’s expectations, and deliver “best in-class” performance.  Suppliers must also share in 3M’s commitment to quality, service, and the responsibility to the environment, while driving considerable and often measurable value for 3M, and the customers it services. “We are extremely honored and humbled to receive this achievement,” said Jeff Murphy, Director of Sales and Marketing at Expera Specialty Solutions.  “Expera has been collaborating with...

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