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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...

2010-10-14 15:05:00

WARSAW, Ind., Oct. 14 /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 it will release third quarter 2010 financial results for the period ending October 2, 2010 before the market opens on Thursday, November 4, 2010. Symmetry Medical will host an accompanying conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, November 4, 2010. A live Web cast of the...

2010-09-07 15:30:00

WARSAW, Ind., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), a leading independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that Fred L. Hite, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at two upcoming investor conferences. The first presentation will be at the Stifel Nicolaus 2010 Healthcare Conference in Boston, MA. Event: Stifel Nicolaus 2010 Healthcare Conference Date:...

2010-08-27 07:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty Surgical Instrumentation, Inc. (SSI) a division of Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA) and leading provider of surgical instruments and sterilization products, announced today the launch of a new interactive, e-commerce Web site at www.specsurg.com. The new Web site provides customers with an enhanced and simplified experience. It makes it easy to find product information and features a streamlined log-in portal where customers will be...

2010-08-16 17:53:37

Surprisingly large matter/antimatter asymmetry discovered in Fermilab experiments A large collaboration of physicists working at the Fermilab Tevatron particle collider has discovered evidence of an explanation for the prevalence of matter over antimatter in the universe. They found that colliding protons in their experiment produced short-lived B meson particles that almost immediately broke down into debris that included slightly more matter than antimatter. The two types of matter...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.