Florida Tech & Science

Glowforge Launches Proofgrade Materials after $70,000,000 in 3D Laser Printer Sales

09 01 2018

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glowforge©, the Seattle-based maker of the iconic 3D laser printer, is excited to announce the launch of its Proofgrade™ materials line. Proofgrade is the first line of materials that are sourced, encoded, and lab-tested for perfect printing, every time. They are specially formulated for the Glowforge 3D laser printer and work well with other cutter/engravers using CO2 laser technology. Current offerings include custom hardwoods, plywoods, veneer, acrylic, and leather, each manufactured especially for the Proofgrade line. The launch follows the industry-staggering introduction of the Glowforge 3D laser printer. In 2015, Glowforge set the record for the largest 30-day crowdfunding campaign in history with $27.9 million in pre-orders - a record it still holds today. Now, two years later and after more than $70,000,000 of product sales, thousands of the pre-ordered printers are being delivered to delighted customers. “I am deeply impressed with the fact that...

Dacor to Showcase its High-end Luxury Built-in Lineup at KBIS 2018

09 01 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 -- Dacor today announced that it will showcase its luxury built-in lineup, including its award-winning Modernist Collection, at the 2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando, Florida from January 9th to 11th. This is the first year Dacor and Samsung are both attending the event since Dacor joined Samsung in 2016. Dacor - Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2018 Dacor will be exhibiting in booth W1070, mainly displaying its Modernist Collection, which blends Dacor's luxury aesthetics and premium features with Samsung's advanced technology to create a suite of appliances that champion the affluent kitchen as the most important space to connect with family and friends and create unforgettable meals. "Our high-end luxury built-in collection brings game-changing product innovations that transform the kitchen into a social hub," said John Bacon, Vice President of Sales for Dacor. "Our partnership with Samsung further strengthens...

NIH Awards Longeveron Cutting-Edge Research Grant to Fight 'Metabolic Syndrome' of Obesity, High Blood Pressure, Unhealthy Cholesterol and More through Regenerative Medicine

09 01 2018

MIAMI, Jan. 9, 2018 -- New advances in regenerative medicine could improve the odds for a healthier life for people with metabolic syndrome. The National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging (NIA) recognized this, and recently awarded a prestigious research grant to Longeveron, a regenerative medicine therapy company based in Miami, Florida. An estimated 1 in 3 American adults live with Metabolic Syndrome every day. Obesity, high blood pressure, and/or increased blood glucose contribute to the risk, and the syndrome can lead to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and — in some cases — even death. Physicians often recommend diet, exercise and other lifestyle changes as part of a treatment plan. The goal is to help people lose weight, stay physically active and get more engaged in their health and wellness. But committing to significant behavioral change remains challenging for many people with Metabolic Syndrome, often long after New Year's resolutions...

Fifteen Dickinson Wright Attorneys Elected as Members

09 01 2018

DETROIT January 09, 2018 Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce the election of 15 new member attorneys to the firm, effective January 1, 2018. Vijay Brijbasi is a Member in the firm’s Ft. Lauderdale office. He focuses his practice on representing sophisticated and technology-oriented clients with respect to intellectual property, cybersecurity, unfair competition, and general business litigation matters. He has litigated several complex commercial and intellectual property cases in both state and federal courts. Mr. Brijbasi is a member of the Florida Bar and serves on the Board of Directors of the South Florida Technology Alliance. He is recognized as a Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Star”. Mr. Brijbasi received his B.B.A. from the University of Miami and his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. Joshua Burgener is a Member in the firm’s Nashville office. He focuses his practice on the areas of commercial & business litigation, labor &...

Brown Technical Media Corp., a Division of ProBility Media Corp., Brings Training Innovation to the 2018 AHR Expo

09 01 2018

HOUSTON, Jan. 09, 2018 -- via NetworkNewsWire – ProBility Media Corp. (OTCQB:PBYA) based in Houston, Texas, a leading technology company offering immersive experiences, digital learning and compliance solutions for the education and training markets, today announced that the Company will launch its new technologically advanced HVAC Training Course featuring virtual reality and digital animation at the AHR Expo 2018. The Company will be offering product demonstrations at booth #1649 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, January 22-24. Contact Samuel Kronman at 713-305-9768 for sales and appointments.Brown Technical Media Corp., a division of ProBility Media Corp., has continued as a one stop shop for HVAC education, exam preparation and compliance materials for over 70 years and is honored to introduce its latest offering, HVAC Online Training Course, taught by the venerated industry instructor, Chris Walters. Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the HVAC industry and holds a Class...

CoreLogic Reports Early-Stage Mortgage Delinquencies Increased Following Active Hurricane Season

09 01 2018

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released its monthly Loan Performance Insights Report which shows that, nationally, 5.1 percent of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due including those in foreclosure) in October 2017. This represents a 0.1 percentage point year-over-year decline in the overall delinquency rate compared with October 2016 when it was 5.2 percent. As of October 2017, the foreclosure inventory rate, which measures the share of mortgages in some stage of the foreclosure process, was 0.6 percent, down 0.2 percentage points from 0.8 percent in October 2016. The foreclosure inventory rate has held steady at 0.6 percent since August 2017, the lowest level since June 2007 when it was also at 0.6 percent. Measuring early-stage delinquency rates is important for analyzing the health of the mortgage market. To monitor mortgage performance...

Brian Duffner Realtor/Admin, Has Joined the Firm Producers Realty of Florida, a 100 Percent Commission-Based Office Located in Jupiter, Florida

09 01 2018

JUPITER, Fla., January 9, 2018 - Brian F. Duffner Realtor/Admin and Jayne Carruthers/Broker, with Producers Realty of Florida, today announced the opening of the new office in Jupiter, Florida. Producers Realty of Florida is a new company based in Jupiter, Florida with a business model of 100 percent-based commission to its agents and offering over 70 years of real estate experience to its clients. The new office is located at 110 Front Street, Suite #300, Jupiter Florida 33477. Brian F. Duffner who has joined Producers Realty of Florida in the capacity of Realtor/Admin/Technology Webmaster is excited about the new office and continuing to present the best in Florida living. "We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our community and with our clients, which has led to us to being ranked in the top producing teams in the area," said Brian F. Duffner. "We want to help our clients start the new year right and look forward to working with them in our new year." Brian Duffner advised...

Vector Solutions Onboards Carla Luke as New Chief Financial Officer

09 01 2018

“Carla’s expertise aligns perfectly with our growth strategy. She's a tenured financial executive who expands enterprise value by driving strategic transactions and cultural change. We’re confident Carla will help us reach our goals in 2018 and beyond.” - Jeff Gordon, CEO, Vector Solutions TAMPA, Fla. January 09, 2018 Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support solutions, announced today that Carla Luke has taken the role of Chief Financial Officer, leading the Finance, Legal and Human Resource teams. Luke comes to Vector with over 25 years of experience helping build high-growth companies, both publicly traded and privately held. “Carla’s expertise aligns perfectly with our growth strategy,” said Jeff Gordon, CEO of Vector Solutions. “She's a tenured financial executive who expands enterprise value by driving strategic transactions, revenue growth, cost efficiencies, process re-engineering and cultural change - this is a very exciting...

KnowBe4 Explosive Year-Over-Year Sales Increase of 255% for Q4 2017

09 01 2018

KnowBe4 achieves 19 quarters of consecutive growth Cybercrime continues to become more sophisticated and the potential harm from ransomware, CEO fraud (BEC), phishing and other social engineering attacks can be staggering for an organization. - Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 CEO TAMPA BAY, Fla. January 09, 2018 KnowBe4, the world’s largest platform for integrated security awareness training and phishing announced its explosive year over year sales increase of 255% for Q4 2017, with a record number of new corporate accounts in December, bringing customer accounts to well over 15,000. “The continued accelerated growth we’ve seen this quarter is due in part to our exceptional focus on our customers and providing them with a best-in-class platform,” said KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman. “We’ve continued to innovate and provide always-fresh content for their training needs.” Sjouwerman (pronounced “shower-man”) continued: “Cybercrime continues to become more sophisticated and...

2018 ISPE Aseptic Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

09 01 2018

BETHESDA, Md. January 09, 2018 The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) announced its full technical program and keynote speakers for their 27th Annual Aseptic Conference taking place 06–07 March in Reston, Virginia. The following keynote addresses will showcase industry leaders offering compelling and enlightening presentations in their own respected areas of aseptic processing. Keynote Speakers: Joyce M. HansenJoyce M. Hansen is currently Vice President of Sterility Assurance for Johnson & Johnson. Her presentation will focus on a call to industry to act as change agents in addressing the challenge of legacy facilities and creating a vision to upgrade them. With 38 years of experience, she is a recognized industry leader in sterility assurance and sterilization practices. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Joyce was the President and Founder of the consulting firm J.M. Hansen & Associates, Inc. Robert SausvilleRobert Sausville is Director,...

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