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2011-08-18 11:08:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Therapy Products, Inc. announced today that Michael Hinson has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. The company, based in Oakdale, PA, manufactures and sells pneumatic compression devices targeted for the treatment of lymphedema, venous insufficiency and the sports medicine markets. Hinson joins Wright Therapy after holding senior financial and sales leadership positions at MEDRAD, Inc, a global leader of...

2008-08-21 09:01:01

By John Friel BY JOHN FRIEL Correspondent After a busy summer, Cocalico School District is ready for the new year. At its meeting Monday, the board reviewed preparations by administrators and staff to welcome students Aug. 25. The most visible change will be heightened security at all district buildings. The board approved payments of $980 to AEM Architects and $25,617 to E.F. Martzall for security renovations, including video cameras and remote-controlled locks at all buildings....


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.