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2014-09-03 12:24:57

Survey documents the journey many companies face on the path to sophisticated, quantitative ERM SEATTLE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today announced the availability of new research, "Creating value through enterprise risk management." The survey of North American risk executives is the result of a collaboration between the Milliman Risk Institute and Oxford Economics, and it details the evolution that is underway for most...

2014-09-03 12:23:14

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its creation 83 years ago by H. W. Heinrich, the safety triangle offered a ratio formula that encouraged safety professionals to focus on the causes of minor injuries as a way to reduce the probability of having major accidents. It sparked a new way of interpreting safety data that may be flawed. Dave Rebbitt, author of the cover story "Pyramid Power" in the September issue of the American Society of Safety Engineer's...

2014-09-03 08:21:39

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions for high-reliability applications, announced today it has received a new, $3.6 million order for microelectronics modules to be used in a major commercial airplane platform. The orders are scheduled for delivery throughout 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110629/NY28451LOGO "Growth in...

2014-09-02 12:21:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today it has sold $1.2 million worth of trace detectors to a customer in the European Union. The units will be deployed for critical infrastructure protection and homeland security. "We won this contract in a highly competitive environment. The contract win was a result of our trace...

2014-09-02 08:28:41

Says safeguarding protected health information has risen to the level of corporate risk management. Urges CEOs to take a more proactive and visible role. CARPINTERIA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of HIPAA security risk assessments and penetration testing services, today released an IT security advisory specifically for senior executives in the healthcare industry. "Today's healthcare CEOs are presiding over the most dynamic period in the...

2014-09-02 08:23:53

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) announced today that it has acquired Compco Pty. Ltd. ("Compco"), located near Melbourne, Australia, for $6.7 million in cash. Compco is a manufacturer of a variety of plastic compounds and products including masterbatches and custom performance colors. Key markets include packaging, wire & cable and pipe. Compco achieved revenues of nearly $15 million for its fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. Joseph M. Gingo,...

2014-08-29 16:25:09

PHOENIX, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BillingTree® has today announced that it has completed its examination in conformity with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization for the period May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014 that was performed by an independent auditing firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/LA66329LOGO Completion of the SSAE 16 Type II examination indicates that BillingTree processes,...

gamblers are greedy
2014-08-29 03:00:32

Tom Frew, University of Warwick Gamblers show the same tendencies as pigeons when they make risky decisions, new research has shown. Researchers, led by Dr. Elliot Ludvig of the University of Warwick's Department of Psychology, conducted tests that found that both human gamblers and pigeons were 35% more likely to gamble for high-value than low-value rewards. Published in Biology Letters, the researchers argue that the test results show the important role that memories of previous...

2014-08-28 16:20:59

QS-B220 now on TSA's Qualified Products List WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking a major milestone for the Company, Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today that its QS-B220 desktop explosives trace detector has successfully completed the certification process for the United States Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Explosive Trace Detection...

2014-08-26 16:28:50

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) today announced that it has acquired Strategic Healthcare Programs, LLC (SHP) and Innovative Product Achievements, LLC (IPA). Both companies will become part of Roper's Medical and Scientific Imaging segment. SHP, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, is a leading provider of software and informatics solutions to the post-acute healthcare market. SHP delivers data-driven insight to over 3,000 post-acute...


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