Tuesday, May 26, 2015

CloudPay Opens New Office in U.K.

RALEIGH, N.C. & LONDON, U.K. -- CloudPay, the world's only cloud-based platform for integrated global payroll and payments, today announced the opening of its new United Kingdom office, located in Andover, Hampshire.

Shurtape® on a Mission to Educate for Success

HICKORY, N.C. -- A quality education can provide a leg-up when entering the skilled trades workforce, but the costs related to that education can be high. That's why Shurtape Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of pressure-sensitive tapes, including HVAC tapes, is on a mission to educate for success. The company, through its Shurtape® Mission: HVAC, Educating for Success program, is following three students as they navigate through a trade program in pursuit of futures in the HVAC field. Each month, these students are challenged with a themed mission that tests their classroom learnings, as well as their real-life experiences and skills. Upon completion of each mission, students report their findings via blog posts on the Shurtape.com website.

Tergus CEO to Speak at 6th Dermatological Product Development Workshop

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Tergus (www.terguspharma.com), the industry leader in topical pharmaceutical development, skin biology & IVRT testing and Phase I - III cGMP clinical supply manufacturing, is excited to announce that CEO and co‐founder Vijendra Nalamothu is speaking at the 6th Dermatological Product Development Workshop in London, UK. He is also acting as a member of the steering committee for the event.

20/20 Imaging Boasts Record Sales of New Digital X-Ray System

GARNER, N.C. -- 20/20 Imaging, a leader in small market imaging with nearly 4,500 installations across the country, announced today record sales of its HF PXS-710D digital x-ray system, designed with a specific focus on the needs of podiatry. Since achieving FDA approval in early 2015, 20/20 Imaging sold out its first production run of 30 systems in only two months. The HF PXS-710D is a high frequency x-ray system with full software integration that provides advanced imaging capabilities and half the radiation dose when compared to conventional single-phase generators.

Blue Sphere Corp. Acquires 4 Producing Biogas Facilities in Italy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCQB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today they have acquired 4 fully operational biogas facilities in Italy. Each of these facilities produce 1MW. Blue Sphere Corp. established Blue Sphere Italy S.r.l as a wholly-owned subsidiary for all future Italian acquisitions. The Company anticipates the potential of 13 more acquisitions in the near future.

Ansible Announces the Simple OpenStack Initiative

DURHAM, N.C. -- Ansible, Inc., the leading provider of simple, agentless, and powerful IT automation for the enterprise, today announced its initiative to bring leading companies together to help simplify OpenStack deployment and management. Enterprises today are looking for cost-effective solutions to create their own private cloud infrastructures and OpenStack aims to deliver on that promise. However, the complexity and diversity of deployment and management tools for OpenStack has hindered mass adoption.

CBC New Media Releases Redesigned WRALSportsFan.com App

RALEIGH, N.C. -- WRAL’s popular local sports app gets a major league makeover, as CBC New Media Group hits a grand slam with the release of a new version to Apple iTunes and Google Play stores. The redesigned WRALSportsFan mobile app got a new uniform and will look different from the moment you enter, starting with a new splash screen and improved, easy to navigate, home screen.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Report Demonstrates Economic Impact of N.C. Court System

CARY, N.C. -- The North Carolina Court System generated more than $460 million in direct economic impact last year, according to a study commissioned by the North Carolina Bar Association. The Economic Impact of the North Carolina Court System on the North Carolina Economy report also revealed that more than 6,000 jobs were supported by the court system in fiscal year 2013-14. Combined with indirect and induced values, the court system generated $890 million in total economic impact on the North Carolina economy and supported more than 9,000 North Carolina jobs.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Happy Fix Launches Happy Notes Newsletter

THE PEAK OF GOOD LIVING: APEX, N.C.  – Triangle-based positive lifestyle company Happy Fix® has published the first issue of its Happy Notes newsletter updating the company’s growing number of Happbassadors -- Happiness Ambassadors -- on recent activities of America's happiest startup. The newsletter is one in a series of outreach efforts by Happy Fix to educate people that with positive thinking and focused action they can build the happiest lives possible.