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2013-09-24 16:27:53

Adds Key Clientele and Posts 22nd Straight Quarter of Record Growth SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grasp Technologies has entered into a strategic partnership with Sabre Pacific where Grasp Business Intelligence and Analytics software, Grasp Data, will offer seamless integration into Sabre Pacific's systems. Sabre Pacific Chief Information Officer, Mark Mison, said, "Many of our clients have asked if we integrate with Grasp, so it was only natural for us to explore a...

2013-01-22 12:30:42

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grasp Technologies reported fiscal year 2012 growth of over 60% today. The company continues to produce record revenues and client growth each quarter and is celebrating its 20(th) consecutive quarter of record growth. In support of the client growth Grasp increased its staff count by 40% over 2012 and anticipates adding an additional 40% in 2013. When asked about what has contributed to the consistent growth of Grasp, CEO Erik Mueller said, "Our...

2012-04-10 06:30:57

SAN DIEGO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grasp Technologies has just completed its 17th straight quarter of record growth clocking in at over 125% above its first quarter of 2011. "Our team does an incredible job at executing our strategic plans. We continue to grow because we solve our clients' most challenging problems and give them the tools they need to stay ahead of the competition," said Dave Lukas, vice president of global sales for Grasp. "By continuously improving our products...

2012-02-08 13:17:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grasp Technologies posted record growth in revenues for 2011. Revenues were up more that 54% and new client growth increased by more than 60%. Grasp predicts it will double its revenue in 2012 and further expand its staff. "The Grasp team executed our 2011 strategic plans perfectly and we are extremely pleased with the results," said David M. Lukas, vice president of global sales. "We could not have reached our goals without our fantastic...

2009-05-01 05:00:00

Critically endangered, rarest of all great apes receives increased attention in the Year of the Gorilla BUEA, SW Cameroon, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the declaration of 2009 as the Year of the Gorilla, the African Conservation Foundation (ACF) and the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) are launching a special campaign aimed at raising awareness about the plight of the Cross River Gorilla. The Cross River Gorilla Campaign assists the international efforts of the Great...

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2005-09-09 07:20:00

KINSHASA, Congo -- Nearly two dozen countries were to commit themselves Friday to saving primate habitats and stopping poaching in a historic push to protect the world's dwindling great ape populations. The Kinshasa Declaration is the culmination of a five-day conference held this week in Congo's capital. Experts warn that without urgent action, chimpanzees, orangutans, bonobos and gorillas in Africa and Asia could disappear within a generation. "The declaration affirms political will at...

2005-09-05 20:33:50

KINSHASA, Congo -- Governments and conservationists opened a week of talks Monday in Congo's capital to study ways to save endangered apes around the world from extinction during a conference expected to produce a new global agreement to protect them. Great apes - gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans - are threatened by logging, poaching and conflict worldwide. There are believed to be about 400,000 left Africa and Asia, compared to millions in the 19th century, according to the United...

2005-09-05 12:02:36

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Poaching, logging and disease will soon wipe out the last of the world's great apes unless new strategies are devised to save humankind's closest relatives, conservationists said on Monday. From Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria in Africa to the islands of Borneo and Sumatra in Asia, scientists fear populations of gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans could disappear within a generation without urgent action. "As we sit today, it is...

2005-08-31 17:50:00

Washington, DC -- A combination of natural and man-made threats is killing gorillas and chimpanzees in Central Africa, and experts say $30 million is needed for special programs to save some of mankind's closest relatives from disappearing. An action plan drafted by more than 70 primatologists and other experts who met in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, in May designates 12 areas for emergency programs intended to increase security against illegal hunting, protect great apes and tropical...