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2009-06-23 11:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced that their BioMedical Division will be exhibiting at the upcoming Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Meeting. UHMS is an international, non-profit organization and is the primary source of scientific information for diving and hyperbaric medicine physiology worldwide. The 2009 Annual UHMS meeting will be held June 25-27 in Las...

2009-06-22 12:10:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Division today announced that the Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has given accreditation to ETC as a foreign manufacturer in Japan. ETC worked closely with our Japanese distributor (Koike Medical Co., Ltd.) to help ensure that our monoplace hyperbaric chambers passed every certification requirement. Obtaining the...

2009-06-22 07:00:00

New Kit is First to Offer Full Integration with Patient and Chamber ANAHEIM, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sechrist Industries, world leader in technology for hyperbaric healthcare, today announced the availability of a new Patient and Chamber Ground-Check System which will provide verification of all NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) hyperbaric chamber ground requirements and is the first to be fully integrated into any hyperbaric chamber. The new system eliminates the need for...

2009-06-18 08:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Division today announced the sale of an additional BARA-MED(R)XD monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chamber to St. John Wound Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. The state-of-the-art monoplace chamber is among the first computer-controlled hyperbaric chambers to be placed into service in Oklahoma. Hyperbaric chambers are used in Hyperbaric Oxygen...

2009-05-20 10:59:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (NYSE AMEX LLC: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division recently hired Mr. R. Todd Giager as Mid-West Sales Director. Mr. Giager's responsibilities include sales and brand marketing of ETC's BARA-MED(R) XD Monoplace Hyperbaric Chamber and our other hyperbaric products in the Mid-West portion of the United States. Mr. Giager has an extensive background in hyperbaric medicine, diving,...

2009-05-05 15:16:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman was killed and her 4 year old grandson is left in critical condition Friday, when a hyperbaric chamber filled with 100% oxygen caught fire. The exact cause of the fire is unknown and is currently under investigation. "I was shocked to hear the news this morning. This is a horrible tragedy and our hearts and prayers go out to the family," said Ms. Shannon Kenitz, Director of the International Hyperbarics Association. The IHA is a non-profit...

2009-05-04 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (NYSE AMEX LLC: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division announced today the addition of Mr. Ray Wyngarden as Western Regional Sales Director. Mr. Wyngarden will be responsible for expanding market awareness of the BARA-MED(R) XD Monoplace Hyperbaric Chamber and ETC's other hyperbaric products in the western portion of the United States. Mr. Wyngarden's background includes over 20 years...

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2009-03-15 08:10:00

Researchers report that a decompression chamber may help children with autism after study participants showed significant improvements in social interaction and eye contact. The BMC Pediatrics study treated autistic children with 40 hours of hyperbaric treatment. The study could not show if the results were permanent, but it should encourage additional investigation of the treatment, according to US researchers. So, how does the process work? Well, one popular theory is that oxygen can help...

2009-02-23 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced that their BioMedical Division's Hyperbaric Chambers are equipped to satisfy the requirements of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) compilation. In a speech at George Mason University on January 8, 2009, then President-Elect Barack Obama stated, "...To improve the quality of our health care while lowering its costs, we will make the immediate investments...

2009-02-17 13:10:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division today announced the sale of two (2) BARA-MED(R) XD Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers to Oasis Hyperbarics, Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA. ETC is delighted to work with Oasis Hyperbarics, a new hyperbaric medical practice run by Eric Brittain, MD and Tim Osbon, MD. Oasis Hyperbarics is affiliated with Hyperbaric Therapy of Low Country in Hilton Head,...