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2012-08-21 10:25:27

SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Government agencies are having to do more with less amid budgetary constraints. As a result, term or recurring contracts have become the purchasing choice of an ever-growing number of agencies as a way to cut costs and increase efficiency. But are vendors equipped with the strategies and tactics that will enable them to take advantage of this trend and win more revenue from term-contract awards? (Logo:...

2012-08-21 02:20:44

WESTLAKE, Texas, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH), the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, today announced that one of its subsidiaries has acquired (the "Acquisition") 100% of the equity interests of License Monitor, Inc. ("LMI"). LMI provides sophisticated driver violation monitoring solutions that enable operators of government and commercial vehicle fleets to quickly ascertain driver...

2012-08-20 02:26:18

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ARI Network Services, Inc. (OTCBB: ARIS), a leader in creating, marketing, and supporting SaaS and DaaS solutions that connect consumers, dealers, distributors, and manufacturers in select vertical markets, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Ready2Ride Inc., of Floyds Knobs, Ind., the first-to-market and leading provider of enhanced aftermarket fitment data for the powersports industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed....

2012-08-15 14:20:29

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand" or the "Company") (NYSE: DRC) today announced that it has entered into a new labor agreement with the members of Moore Lodge No. 1580, affiliated with District Lodge No. 65 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO, representing 357 workers at Dresser-Rand Company's Wellsville, New York facility. The contract is effective August 16, 2012, through August 9, 2015. Jerry Walker,...

2012-08-15 10:24:14

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) today announced it is ceasing production at two North American beverage packaging manufacturing plants to consolidate the company's 12-ounce beverage can and end production capacity to meet changing market demand. Ball will cease production at its metal beverage packaging plants in Columbus, Ohio, and Gainesville, Fla., by the end of the fourth quarter of 2012, subject to customer requirements. The Columbus plant...

2012-08-15 02:29:48

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors and Executive Management of Bioflamex Corp. (the "Company" or "BFLX")(OTCBB: BFLX) recently announced the shift in the Company's business strategy to the Telecommunications Market, focusing on the underserved rural areas of the United States. The Company plans to implement this strategy on a nationwide basis through acquisitions, and through strategic alliances with international telecommunication equipment manufacturers, local...

2012-08-15 02:20:28

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide security and engineering services in support of operational requirements of the U.S. Navy and various government activities. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year...

2012-08-13 06:21:31

HONG KONG, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- LJ International Inc. (NASDAQ: JADE) ("LJI" or "the Company"), a leading colored gemstone and diamond jeweler with retail and wholesale businesses, today announced that its Board of Directors has received a preliminary, non-binding proposal letter dated August 13, 2012 from Mr. Yu Chuan Yih, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Urban Prosperity Holding Limited, an affiliate of FountainVest...

2012-08-13 02:28:24

SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, today announced it is broadening its geographic reach into the Middle East and North Africa with the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire certain IT businesses of Dubai-based Aptec Holdings Ltd. Aptec is a leading value-added distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa, with products and solutions covering data...

2012-08-10 23:02:19

Fundamentals of Pricing Government Bids [a PDF download] explores how successful contractors are responding to a pressing federal sales challenge - the government awarding more contracts to the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable bidder. Chantilly, Virginia (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Gary P. Loyd, CEO of Centurion Research Solutions, announced the release of a new white paper, Fundamentals of Pricing Government Bids, as part of Centurion´s Federal Contractor Knowledge series of webinars,...