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2013-05-14 08:24:39

Visalia Plant Milestone Signifies Greater Commercial Viability for Cellulosic Ethanol and Sugars VISALIA, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edeniq, a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, today announced the company's first demonstration plant, located at its Visalia, CA headquarters, has completed a successful "performance test" that exceeded the benchmark of 1,000 hours of continuous operation. The Corn-to-Cellulosic Migration plant utilizes Edeniq's proprietary...

2013-01-24 08:26:34

VISALIA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edeniq, Inc., a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, today announced Dr. Dan Michalopoulos as a key new addition to the company's core technology team. Dr. Michalopoulos brings over 20 years of experience in both business and academia across chemical technology and alternative fuels sectors to his new role at Edeniq. Most recently Dr. Michalopoulos served as Director of Technology at Ineos Bio, where he was responsible for successfully...

2013-01-11 12:21:02

VISALIA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edeniq, a biomaterials and sustainable fuels company, today announced that California ethanol producer, Pacific Ethanol, Stockton LLC ("Pacific Ethanol"), has entered into an agreement to install Edeniq technology at the company's Stockton, California ethanol plant. Pacific Ethanol will install Edeniq's proprietary Cellunators(TM) to boost ethanol yields, and will also deploy Edeniq's patented OilPlus(TM) corn oil extraction process to increase...

2012-09-18 14:20:50

Attorney General joins plaintiffs as Court of Appeals reverses trial court ruling; disapproving of fast-tracked, new distribution warehouse in Visalia. FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a stunning development, the 5(th) District Court of Appeals in Fresno reversed the Tulare County Superior Court's ruling on the city's approval of a 500,000-square-foot Visalia-based warehouse by VWR International, a global laboratory and chemical supply company. (Logo:...

2012-09-17 10:22:33

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Visalia to their three-day grand opening weekend. The store will open its doors on Tuesday, September 18 and begin the celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, September 21 at 8:00 a.m. at the retailer's new location at Gateway Plaza, 3637 S. Mooney Blvd. Special extended store hours will also be in effect for Friday...

2012-04-12 14:22:16

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced it is bringing the nation's largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Visalia, California, in the coming weeks. With the 4G LTE network, customers can use 4G LTE wireless devices in Visalia to access the Internet faster; listen to music or watch video on their phones; use thousands of apps; and stay in touch with family and friends, all with speeds up to 10 times faster than before. When Verizon...

2011-09-12 16:14:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa called on Dr. Rebecca Blank, Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce to rescind a $2 million grant to Visalia, Calif., that is being used to destroy good jobs in the State of California rather than create them, in a letter last week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "American taxpayers should not foot the bill for rich private equity firms like Chicago-based...

2011-02-07 15:22:00

VISALIA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul, North America's largest propane-refilling network, has added a new Propane with Fast Pay-at-the-Pump location to U-Haul of Visalia, located at 2310 East Main St, Visalia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) Click here to download the photo accompanying this press release. The handheld scanning device makes refilling your propane cylinder or tank faster and easier than ever before! In addition to the...

2010-12-20 21:30:00

Visalia City Council Questioned on Tax Increases, Warned of Environmental and Public Health Threats from New Facility and Urged to Conduct Full Environmental Study VISALIA, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental and legal experts urged Visalia City Council members today to conduct a full environmental impact study pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) before rubber stamping VWR's planned 500,000 square foot medical equipment and chemical supply...

2010-10-11 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadian Community Care, a subsidiary of Arcadian Health, has just announced the debut of a new office location in Visalia, CA at the South Side Plaza located at 3338 S. Mooney Blvd. The office location will give representatives the opportunity to have an even stronger presence in the community. They will be available to answer questions, provide insight into Medicare Advantage, and help guide people in making important decisions about their health...