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2010-08-24 14:51:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it has signed a long-term contract to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to ArcelorMittal Belgium N.V., a subsidiary of ArcelorMittal S.A., at its steel mill in Gent, Belgium. As part of the agreement, Air Products will build, own, operate and maintain a third on-site air separation unit (ASU) at the Gent site to supply ArcelorMittal with its industrial gases requirements. Scheduled to come...

2010-08-05 08:53:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today completed its acquisition of Argon ST Inc. (Nasdaq: STST). Argon ST, based in Fairfax, Va., develops C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) and combat systems. Boeing on June 30 announced its intent to acquire Argon ST as part of the company's strategy to expand its capabilities to address the C4ISR, cyber and intelligence markets. As a result of the...

2010-07-08 06:30:00

ST. LOUIS, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) is commencing today, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vortex Merger Sub Inc., a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Argon ST Inc. (Nasdaq: STST). Boeing announced on Wednesday, June 30 that it had entered into a merger agreement with Argon ST. Upon successful completion of the tender offer, shareholders of Argon ST will receive $34.50 in cash for each share of Argon ST...

2010-06-30 13:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the signing of a new long-term oxygen and nitrogen supply agreement, and that it will build a new air separation unit (ASU) and refurbish its existing ASU and liquefier at its facility in Granite City, Illinois. The new facility, planned to be onstream in the second quarter of 2012, will provide additional capacity for meeting both on-site customer demand for gases and merchant liquid products in...

2010-06-30 06:15:00

ST. LOUIS, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Argon ST (Nasdaq: STST) today announced that they have entered into an agreement for Boeing's acquisition of Argon ST in an all cash tender offer and merger for $34.50 per share, or approximately $775 million, net of cash acquired. The agreement to acquire Argon ST, a leading developer of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and combat systems,...

2010-06-08 14:26:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- RoundTable Healthcare Partners ("RoundTable"), an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the health-care industry, announced today that its portfolio company, Argon Medical Devices, Inc. ("Argon"), entered into an agreement with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) for BD's critical care systems product platform consisting of blood pressure monitoring devices, and central venous, pulmonary artery and extended dwell catheters....

2010-03-10 15:46:00

ATHENS, Texas, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive licensing agreement with privately held Rex Medical, LP ("Rex Medical") for exclusive rights to market and distribute the Cleaner(TM) Rotational Thrombectomy System in the United States, European Union and Canada. Cleaner is a medical device designed for the mechanical declotting of occluded native vessel dialysis fistulae and synthetic dialysis access grafts. Argon and...

2010-01-28 15:18:14

Phase transitions "“ changes of matter from one state to another without altering its chemical makeup "“ are an important part of life in our three-dimensional world. Water falls to the ground as snow, melts to a liquid and eventually vaporizes back to the clouds to begin the cycle anew. Now a team of scientists has devised a new way to explore how such phase transitions function in less than three dimensions and at the level of just a few atoms. They hope the technique will be...

2009-10-29 10:18:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced plans to build a new world-scale air separation unit (ASU) at its La Porte, Texas industrial gases facility. The energy efficient ASU will replace older assets at the site and provide benefits to customers through higher-reliability pipeline oxygen and nitrogen supply, and enhanced production of merchant and electronics products including argon and xenon. The new ASU is to be on-stream in...

2009-06-22 09:02:39

U.S. and Russian scientists say they have developed a technology that can create coherent, high-powered X-rays. Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Russian Academy of Sciences and Russia's Voronezh State University said their achievement moves three-dimensional, real-time X-ray imaging closer to reality. University of Nebraska Professor Anthony Starace said the new technology could be a contributor to a number of innovations. Starace's work focuses on a process called...