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2011-04-18 08:00:00

WARSAW, Ind., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it will release first quarter 2011 financial results for the period ending April 2, 2011 before the market opens on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Symmetry Medical will host an accompanying conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 5, 2011. A live Web cast of the conference call...

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2011-04-04 11:38:32

A new way of understanding the structure of proteins, polymers, minerals, and engineered materials will be published in the May 2011 issue of the journal Nature Materials. The discovery by two Penn State University researchers is a new type of symmetry in the structure of materials, which the researchers say greatly expands the possibilities for discovering or designing materials with desired properties. The research is expected to have broad relevance in many development efforts involving...

2011-02-17 08:00:00

WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today preliminary unaudited revenue for the full year ended January 1, 2011. Symmetry anticipates full year 2010 revenue of approximately $361 million, in line with previously issued guidance of $360 to $364 million. For the full year 2011, the Company issued revenue guidance of $363 to...

2011-02-09 15:01:00

WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that Thomas J. Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Fred L. Hite, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at Canaccord Genuity's Musculoskeletal Conference in San Diego, CA. Event: Canaccord Genuity's Musculoskeletal...

2011-02-08 08:00:00

WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that the Company will host an Investor Breakfast on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7:30 a.m. PT. Tom Sullivan, President & Chief Executive Officer; Brian Moore, President of Business Development; and Fred Hite, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will host the...

2011-02-03 18:57:49

New experiments show that common scientific rules can apply to significantly different phenomena operating on vastly different scales. The results raise the possibility of making discoveries pertaining to phenomena that would be too large or impractical to recreate in the laboratory, said Cheng Chin, associate professor in physics and the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago. Chin and associates Chen-Lung Hung, Xibo Zhang and Nathan Gemelke will publish their results in the...

2011-01-10 15:30:00

WARSAW, Ind., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas J. Sullivan as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 17, 2011. Brian S. Moore, Symmetry's current President and Chief Executive Officer, will remain with the Company as President of Business Development. Mr. Moore...

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2010-12-21 08:03:19

By Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab Möbius symmetry, the topological phenomenon that yields a half-twisted strip with two surfaces but only one side, has been a source of fascination since its discovery in 1858 by German mathematician August Möbius. As artist M.C. Escher so vividly demonstrated in his "parade of ants," it is possible to traverse the "inside" and "outside" surfaces of a Möbius strip without crossing over an edge. For years, scientists have been searching for an example...

2010-11-23 09:08:00

WARSAW, Ind., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that Brian S. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to participate in a fireside chat presentation at the 22nd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference in New York City. Event: 22nd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference Date:...

2010-11-03 15:20:00

WARSAW, Ind., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it has entered into a $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility, effective November 3, 2010. The credit facility includes an "accordion feature" that permits expansion of the borrowing capacity up to $300 million. The credit facility has a term of five years. Initial...