Delcam is to hold four meetings for users of its ArtCAM artistic CADCAM software across North America in October. The meetings will be in Toronto, Ontario, on Tuesday October 4th, in Orlando, Florida, on Friday October 7th, in Grapevine, Texas, on Saturday October 15th and in Santa Monica, California, on Thursday October 20th.
Business sales deteriorated further in July as the lacklustre performance in retail spending spread across the Australian economy, according to the latest Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator (BSI).
The in April 2011 announced acquisition of the Germany based ultrafiltration specialist inge watertechnologies AG by BASF SE was closed successfully. The anti-trust authorities approved the transaction unconditionally.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces their 9th hotel in Poland and 2nd hotel in Warsaw: The Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel featuring 435 rooms is scheduled to be re-branded in Q3 2011.
From the start of September, Swisscom customers will benefit from simplified and harmonised contractual conditions for all products: after any minimum contract period, the notice period will generally be 60 days. This makes Swisscom the only Swiss provider to do away with automatic contract extensions and offer customers greater flexibility.
Green GECCO GmbH & Co. KG, the joint venture company for renewable energies, has been able to attract three additional partners. Since the end of July, AVU as energy utility for the Ennepe-Ruhr district, Emscher Lippe Energie GmbH (ELE) and Rheinische Energie AG (rhenag) have been strengthening the alliance of now 29 municipal utilities and RWE Innogy.
Counsel Corporation ("Counsel" or the "Company") (TSX: CXS), a financial services company, today reported its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011. All amounts are stated in Canadian dollars, unless noted.
Canada Business to Be Sold to TD Bank Group. Will Exit U.K., Ireland Card Businesses. Follows Sale of U.K. Business Lending Portfolio and Agreement to Sell Spain Credit Card Business. Continues Sale of Assets Not Aligned to Core Customer Strategy.
Lonza Group Ltd, one of the world’s leading suppliers to the life science industries, announced that LG Acquisition Corp., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Lonza, has extended the expiration date for its previously announced tender offer for 100 percent of the outstanding shares of common stock of Arch Chemicals, Inc.
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE and LSE: GSK) and XenoPort, Inc. (Nasdaq: XNPT) announced today that a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting approval of Horizant™ (gabapentin enacarbil) Extended-Release Tablets for the management of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) in adults. The sNDA has been submitted to the FDA by GSK.
In the first six months of 2011 Commerzbank has made considerable progress. The Core Bank with the operating segments Private Customers, Mittelstandsbank, Central & Eastern Europe, as well as Corporates & Markets, was able to double its operating profit in a year-on-year comparison (EUR 2.1 billion following EUR 1.1 billion in the first half of 2010).
On 2 August 2011, 232 young people begin their apprenticeships at Swisscom, training to become mediamatics technicians, IT technicians, retail specialists, retail assistants, telematics technicians and customer dialogue specialists. The training programme for customer dialogue specialists is being offered this year for the very first time.
BASF, the global leader in catalysis, today announced that it is raising prices worldwide for its activated bleaching clays by 9 percent, or as contracts allow. The price increase will be effective September 1, 2011. Bleaching clays are used by vegetable oil refiners, among others, to remove impurities and clarify the oil.
BASF will exhibit at the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), presenting its range of innovative products for the solar industry. This year's conference and exhibition, which belong to the most important in this field, will be taking place in Hamburg, Germany.
E.ON, RWE and WindMW today presented their plans for the construction of a base for the maintenance and operation of their offshore wind farms planned in the German North Sea. The plans provide for the development of the southern port of Heligoland to create a service and operating station.
Antares Pharma, Inc. announced the positive results of a clinical study evaluating VIBEX(TM) MTX, a proprietary auto injector product designed to give a rapid subcutaneous injection of methotrexate (MTX) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
The latest NC Software and Related Services Market report from leading US analysts CIMdata shows that, in 2010, Delcam again had the highest vendor revenues and received the highest end-user payments of all the CAM-centric companies.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a one-year, $4.3 million recompete IT services contract to support the U.S. Army Dental Command at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and U.S. Army dental clinics around the world.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced that its SureSelect Target Enrichment System for next-generation sequencing has reached a significant milestone by playing a key role in 100 published studies since its introduction in early 2009.
Actelion announced that the primary endpoint - reduction in the number of new active inflammatory lesions in the brain - has been met with its selective S1P1 receptor agonist, ponesimod, in a Phase IIb dose-finding study in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
Delcam will preview the latest version of its PartMaker software for programming turn-mill centres and Swiss-type lathes at the EMO World of Metalworking exhibition to be held in Hannover from 19th to 24th September.
The 2012 versions of Delcam’s PowerMILL CAM system for high-speed and five-axis machining and its FeatureCAM feature-based programming software will make their UK debuts at the TCT/Interplas exhibition to be held at the NEC, Birmingham, from 27th to 29th September.
Delcam will launch new software releases from both its Advanced Manufacturing Solutions Division and its Healthcare Division at imX – the interactive manufacturing eXperience, to be held from September 12th to 14th at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Two new Essent power plants that are currently under construction, Claus C and Moerdijk 2. have undergone their ‘first fire'. This means that the power plant's gas turbine is put into operation for the first time. This is an important milestone towards the final completion of the power plants later this year (Moerdijk 2) and in mid 2012 (Claus C).
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it has been awarded an exclusive contract by the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) in South Africa for the support of the Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) Programme.
Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services research business of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq:SIAL) announced the launch of CompoZr Targeted Integration Kit - mRosa26, which can precisely and rapidly integrate transgenes into the mouse genome at the Rosa26 safe harbor locus.
Delcam will hold a series of seminars next month to update North American users of its PowerINSPECT inspection software on new developments in the latest releases. The seminars will be held at Sandvik in Schaumburg, Illinois, on 1st August, at Seco in Troy, Michigan, on 3rd August and at Sandvik in Mississauga, Ontario, on 5th August.
Delcam Italia has appointed Nuovamacut Spa Automation (Team System Group) as the main reseller in Italy for Delcam’s integrated CAM system for SolidWorks, Delcam for SolidWorks. This appointment continues the growing popularity of Delcam for SolidWorks within the SolidWorks reseller channel since the software was awarded Gold Product status.
BASF is planning to double production of its phthalate-free plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH from 100,000 metric tons to 200,000 metric tons per year at the Ludwigshafen site by 2013. Therefore a second production plant will now be built in Ludwigshafen. This will enhance supply security worldwide while continuing to ensure consistently high quality.
Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), will be a featured speaker at the Jefferies 2011 Global Industrial and A&D Conference on Thursday, August 11, 2011 in New York City. Lance's presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, will continue to shape Alaska's air transportation system as part of a 10-year, $85 million contract awarded to the company by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The contract has a five-year base, with five one-year options.
Delcam has launched a multi-lingual learning zone for the 2011 version of its PowerSHAPE Pro CAD software for product design, tooling design and reverse engineering. This includes full details on the new release, including "What’s New” videos from expert Application Engineers, and customer testimonials. The learning zone can be found at www.delcam.tv/PS2011/lz.
The Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany can now test components for acoustic emissions. This is possible because sound-absorbing molded parts made of Basotect®, the melamine resin foam from BASF, have been installed in the institute’s laminar wind tunnel.
Utrecht (NL) / Ludwigshafen (D), 25 July 2011 – The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) in the Netherlands and BASF are to start another joint research programme on magnetocaloric materials.
Delcam is pleased to announce the continuing expansion of its support team based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, with the addition of an another application engineer, Todd Steele. Todd has 22 years of CADCAM experience working with leading aerospace companies in both Maryland and Oregon, and so will provide additional expertise in this growing area for Delcam’s manufacturing software.
Since the launch of Delcam’s entry level CNC software, ArtCAM Express 2011 only 2 months ago, it has had enormous success in the signage industry. The customisable software, developed to design and machine 2D and 3D signage, is being sold by Delcam for only $149, making it even easier for those sign makers amongst us to expand our sign-making portfolio.
"Our customers view us as their problem-solvers and as the company that is willing to do what others aren’t willing, or able, to do,” claimed Scott Garbarino, Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Pacific Tool Inc. (PTI). A big part of that capability is the company’s FeatureCAM feature-based CAM software from Delcam.
Delcam will launch the 2012 version of its PowerMILL CAM system for high-speed and five-axis machining at the EMO World of Metalworking exhibition to be held in Hannover from 19th to 24th September. The new release will include a number of new strategies, together with more general enhancements to make programming faster and machining more efficient with the best-possible surface finish.
Only one month after the successful Kick Off Meeting held in June, the 4th working group of the 10 M€ FOFdation project assembled again in Athens. This time to discuss which machine tool and process parameters affect lead times and surface quality in milling processes.
The solar thermal power plant Andasol 3 in Andalusia, southern Spain, for the first time produced solar generated steam during a test phase in which the rows of parabolic mirrors were aligned with the sun. This test is another successful step on the way to completing and commissioning the solar power plant which will generate 50 megawatts.
Batteries are the key technology for the electromobility of the future. Over the next five years, BASF will be investing a three-digit million euro sum in researching, developing and the production of battery materials.
Novartis announced today Phase III trial results that showed more than one-third of patients taking Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets* experienced a 50% or greater reduction in the size of their subependymal giant cell astrocytomas (SEGAs), non-cancerous brain tumors associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC),,.
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced that F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. will return its development and marketing rights for CSG452, a SGLT2 inhibitor, discovered by Chugai and in development for type II diabetes.
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces two new key properties in the United Arab Emirates: The Radisson Royal Hotel, Dubai featuring 471 rooms and the Radisson Blu Resort, Fujairah Dibba with 257 rooms – both managed by JAL in the past – will be operated under the group’s successful core brand with immediate effect.
Delcam, the world’s leading specialist supplier of CAM software, has acquired a 25% holding in Fabbify Software GmbH, a new, Bremen-based software development company specialising in additive manufacture.
BASF presents its "Sustainability, Eco-efficiency, and Traceability" program (S.E.T.) for sustainable nutrition at this year's Agrifood Conference in Singapore, on July 4 and 5. S.E.T. is an initiative launched by BASF which helps its customers in the nutrition industry to produce more sustainable food.
Novartis announced today that an interim analysis of a pivotal Phase III study showed Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets in combination with exemestane significantly extended progression-free survival (PFS), or time without tumor growth, when compared to placebo plus exemestane in women with advanced breast cancer.
BASF Crop Protection and Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), the leading Brazilian agricultural research institution, signed an ambitious technical cooperation agreement to develop and bring new agriculture technologies and products to Brazilian growers.
The Children’s Museum of South Dakota in Brookings, USA uses various acoustic panels made from BASF’s melamine resin foam Basotect ® for sound absorption and noise control in several rooms and exhibits throughout the museum.
As of July 1, 2011, Dr. Wolfgang Weber (44) will assume as Vice President responsibility for BASF’s Brussels office in Belgium. His predecessor Johanna Coleman, Vice President, has been appointed head of „Wissensfabrik (Knowledge Factory) – Unternehmen für Deutschland e.V.“ as of May 1, 2011.
Delcam was this week presented with its latest Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Midlands, Paul Sabapathy CBE. This was the company’s third Queen’s Award in this category, and its sixth Award in total having also won three Awards in the Innovation category.
After adding Delcam’s FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system, Bruce Waugh has been able to move into 3D machining in the one-person machine shop, Waugh Machine, he runs in his garage in Camp Verde, Arizona.
Delcam will launch the first 64-bit version of its ArtCAM software for artistic applications such as engraving, woodworking and signmaking with a series of webinars on 26th and 28th July and 4th August.
Delcam has launched a new learning zone for the 2011 version of Delcam for SolidWorks, its integrated CAM system for SolidWorks. The guide, which is available at www.delcam.tv/dfs2011/lz, includes a range of videos detailing the expanded functionality in the new release, customer testimonials and an option to request an evaluation copy of the software.
Delcam customer Zytek took an emphatic LMP2 class victory at this year’s Le Mans 24-hours race. The Zytek-Nissan Z11SN entered by the Greaves Motorsport team of Karim Ojjeh, Tom Kimber-Smith and Le Mans newcomer Olivier Lombard won the category by a massive six lap margin.