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2013-03-07 12:23:32

WORCESTER, Mass., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Tech, a contract manufacturing division of Coghlin Companies, has stated that they are committed to social and environmental responsibility in their supply chain in regards to conflict minerals and the Conflict Region. There has been increased awareness of violence and human right violations in the mining of certain minerals from the "Conflict Region", an area in the eastern portion of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and...

2013-03-01 08:23:14

Raisman to Offer Advice, Reflect on Her Journey, and Provide a Sneak Peek into Her Training Routine for 2016 BOSTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water welcomes two-time Olympic gold-medalist Aly Raisman back from the west coast. Poland Spring and Raisman will be at the American Cup at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. to celebrate her preparations for 2016 with fans. Poland Spring was Raisman's first New England sponsor after returning...

2013-02-21 16:24:57

WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation is pleased to announce a hat trick of three grants totaling $60,000, in support of local activities to help bring families together and encourage children to become enthusiastic readers. The grants will help promote a city-wide reading program for elementary school students, provide at-risk children with tickets to attend Worcester Sharks games, and sponsor a free community skate at the Worcester Common...

2013-02-20 12:26:56

Seeks Nurses' Input in Developing Definition of an "Emergency Situation" Where Mandatory Overtime May Be Allowed Nurses along with other advocates will be on hand to push for a clear definition of a government declared emergency to prevent hospitals from skirting the law and endangering patients WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: (Logo:...

2013-02-12 12:28:05

WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coghlin Companies has recently hired a new Director of Global Field Service Operations to take their national field service and support group to a global level. Coghlin Companies' Field Service Support division is well known and respected for being a 24/7 experienced technical resource group with solid core competencies in deploying equipment and providing custom on-site services associated with preventative maintenance,...

2013-01-31 12:31:28

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Tech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies, Inc., is proud to announce their recent expansion with the addition of a new facility in Westborough, Massachusetts. The facility adds 68,000 square feet of warehouse, distribution, manufacturing and office space, enhancing overall capabilities to provide world class contract manufacturing and global fulfillment services. The operation is state-of-the-art and has stringent quality...

2013-01-24 12:29:54

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coghlin Companies have made a substantial investment in a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system by upgrading to Epicor E9. The new system is completely redesigned and is a service-oriented, architecture based system. E9 provides a fully integrated enterprise management system with end-to-end supply chain management capabilities. This facilitates lean manufacturing capabilities, which reduces costs and increases flexibility for customers,...

2013-01-20 00:20:19

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dodge Park Rest Home is pleased to announce that it's been named a "Caring Star" of 2013, an annual nationwide designation recognizing service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on Caring.com. Consumer Reviews on Caring.com Used to Determine Best Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Communities in the United States Dodge park Rest Home is pleased to announce that it's been named a "Caring Star" of 2013, an annual...

2013-01-15 07:14:53

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BRIDGE Energy Group, the leading Utility business consulting and systems integration solutions provider, today announced that National Grid has selected the organization as the project leader and primary system integrator for the company's Smart Grid project in Worcester, Massachusetts, which covers approximately 15,000 customers. National Grid's smart grid pilot, developed in partnership with customers, the city of Worcester and other key...

2013-01-02 16:22:23

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microbiotix, Inc., a privately-held, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel small molecule anti-infective drugs, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. As part of this agreement, Microbiotix gains worldwide rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize MBX-700 and MBX-701 (formerly SCH 900942...