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2011-04-26 07:30:00

ROANOKE, Va., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC®" or the "Company") today announced that it has refinanced $8.3 million in real estate term loans to lower OCC's fixed interest rate and extend the maturity date. Pursuant to a loan modification agreement entered into by OCC and Valley Bank, the fixed interest rate of OCC's two real estate term loans was lowered to 5.85% from 6.0%, and the maturity date of the loans was extended...

2011-02-08 22:59:00

ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today announced new mobile software capabilities that will be utilized by Rockwell Automation to support their strategic maintenance service offering. Meridium's Tablet Application Framework is a platform that allows for the rapid development and deployment of mobile, tablet-based applications, which completely integrate to the Meridium APM...

2011-02-07 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today announced that Emerson Process Management, SGS Malaysia, and Bureau Veritas (Malaysia) have joined existing providers Chiyoda Advanced Solutions, Fujitsu (Japan), and Silcar in the Meridium Certified Services Provider program. The Meridium Certified Services Provider (MCSP) program is a collaborative partnership established to allow...

2011-01-26 08:03:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business and the Roanoke Times will gather the region's key business and workforce development leaders on January 26 to talk about 2011 job growth forecasts for the Roanoke Valley region. This symposium is part of the Cox Business "Executive Discussion Series." The session will take place on Wednesday, January 26 and will be held at the Hotel Roanoke, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Admission to the Executive Discussion Series is...

2011-01-20 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting services, announced that Bonz Hart, Meridium CEO, and Joe Nichols, Meridium Vice President Product Strategy, will join Bernie Cooper, CEO of Silcar (2001-2010), and Jeff Dudley, Maintenance Technology Center Director for The Dow Chemical Company, at ARC Advisory Group's 2011 World Industry Forum taking place February 7-10, 2011, in Orlando. The topic of Mr....

2011-01-10 12:20:00

App Developed by Hollins Communications Research Institute as a Fluency Treatment and Practice Tool ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a year of clinical trials, Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI - www.stuttering.org), a non-profit center for stuttering research and treatment, has introduced a sophisticated stuttering therapy application that runs on iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch devices. Featuring proprietary voice monitoring technology, the...

2011-01-10 11:59:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PixelOptics (Pixel) of Roanoke, Va., announced today that its emPower! electronic focusing eyeglasses received significant recognition by major news organizations at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. CES is the top annual International consumer electronics show in the world with approximately 2,700 exhibitors and over 140,000 attendees. Exhibitors included the likes of Sony, Motorola, Panasonic, LG...

2010-12-13 07:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PixelOptics (Pixel) of Roanoke, Virginia USA announced today that Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd. of Ehime, Japan (Panasonic) will manufacture electronic lenses for PixelOptics' electronic focusing eyeglasses named emPower!(TM). The emPower! eyeglasses focus faster than the blink of an eye, have no moving parts, and change focus without making a sound. In March of 2010 at Vision Expo East in New York, New York, Pixel and Panasonic announced that...

2010-12-06 23:07:01

A well-known paper-based medical chart used by pediatric emergency personnel across America is undergoing a 21st century boost in an collaborative effort between Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, Roanoke-based Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, and the physician who created the original method some 25 years ago. The Broselow Pediatric Emergency Tape "“ otherwise known as the Broselow Tape -- has been a staple of ERs and child trauma units for nearly three decades. Created by...

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Burris Computer Forms ®, provider of Print-Your-OwnSM postcards, labels and tags, announces the addition of 6-UP Weather-Resistant / Tear-Resistant Tags to the company's Blank Printable TagsTM line. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) November 23, 2010 Burris Computer Forms ®, provider of Print-Your-OwnSM postcards, labels and tags, announces the addition of 6-UP Weather-Resistant / Tear-Resistant Tags to the company's Blank Printable TagsTM line. Burris Blank Printable Tags TM are tags...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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