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2013-08-27 08:26:43

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich(®) Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) today announced that Sigma(® )Life Science, its innovative biological products and services business, released Sigma CRISPRs, an inexpensive mammalian genome editing tool suitable for screening and exploratory studies. Sigma CRISPRs are packaged in a single plasmid vector containing GFP for fast enrichment of gene-edited cells and can be custom-designed online using an exclusive bioinformatics tool...

2012-11-19 16:29:27

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 1, 2013, Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) will align its organization into three market-focused business units that are defined by the customers and markets they serve. This new organization will enable Sigma-Aldrich to better address the needs of its global customers and to further drive global sales growth. Frank Wicks will transition from his current role as President of the Research business to become President of the...

2012-11-16 12:21:29

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend is payable on December 14, 2012 to shareholders of record on November 30, 2012. About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company whose biochemical and organic chemical products, kits and services are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic...

2012-10-22 04:03:08

Profits and studies show that today's corporate programs fail to eliminate costly manufacturing scrap. Joe Dunn learned this the hard way when he entered the manufacturing world 16 years ago. Creator of Scrapkillers.com, he has helped manufacturers in several countries and US states increase net profits, productivity and lead time response through quality-cost reduction. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 For two decades, Six Sigma has been the method of choice for improving quality and...

2012-04-11 02:21:20

ST. LOUIS, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) today announced that its custom manufacturing and services business unit, SAFC® (www.safcglobal.com), is launching the CHOZN® Platform system, a CHO (Chinese Hamster Ovary) cell expression system that allows for faster, simpler selection and scale-up of high-producing clones for the production of recombinant protein drugs. The new platform consists of the cGMP-produced and tested CHOZN® ZFN Modified...

2012-01-20 08:00:00

KnowWare International Inc. announces a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training and certification program. Students will learn how to solve problems involving unnecessary and preventable delays, defects and deviation using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) process. Denver,CO (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 KnowWare International Inc. announces a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training and certification program. Students will learn how to solve problems involving unnecessary and...

2011-10-27 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) today announced that its custom manufacturing and services business unit, SAFC® (www.safcglobal.com), is introducing a novel CHOZN® GS-/- Zinc Finger Nuclease (ZFN)-modified Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell line. Designed for use in the production of biopharmaceuticals, the new CHOZN GS-/- cell line is the first commercially available glutamine synthetase (GS) knockout CHO...

2011-08-03 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services research business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced a major breakthrough in the development of its proprietary CompoZr zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) technology with the release of more Knockout ZFNs covering the entire genomes of both mice and rats, while the pricing of products within the CompoZr ZFN portfolio by half. A new dedicated high-throughput...

2011-07-07 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAFC®, a member of the Sigma-Aldrich® Group (NASDAQ: SIAL), today announced the launch of the first offering in a product line of Zinc Finger Nuclease (ZFN)-modified Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell lines. Designed for use in the production of biopharmaceuticals, the CHOZN® cell lines are expected to enable customers to reach the market faster and more cost-effectively by reducing timelines...

2011-06-01 00:06:51

KnowWare International Inc. announces Jay Arthur's revised book on Lean Six Sigma DeMYsTiFieD (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 KnowWare International Inc. announces Jay Arthur's revised book on Lean Six Sigma DeMYsTiFieD. Readers say: I'm glad there's a book that cuts through the theory and gets down to business. I love what you wrote: "˜...be a money belt: someone who can find ways to make dramatic improvements in speed and quality that translate into cost savings or more sales because of...