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2011-06-14 06:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC®" or the "Company") today announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended April 30, 2011. The Company achieved increases in net sales and gross profit for both the quarter and year-to-date periods compared to the same periods in fiscal 2010. Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Consolidated net sales for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 increased 12.6% to...

2011-05-04 13:01:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today launched Asset Answers, the only simple, automated benchmarking tool for quick asset-performance comparisons with companies around the world. Billions are spent annually to purchase, operate and maintain manufacturing assets, but companies have struggled with a structured approach to globally benchmark performance at the asset level...

2011-05-03 20:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, hosted more than 450 people at the opening reception of Meridium Conference 2011 this evening at the company's newly renovated global headquarters building in downtown Roanoke, Virginia USA. The event featured live music, regional cuisine, and tours of the former warehouse and retail space. Additional Meridium Conference events and sessions...

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...


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