Florida Tech & Science

Locust USA, Inc Signs $19 Million Technology Investment Agreement With The U.S. Army

21 02 2018

MIAMI, Feb. 21, 2018 -- Locust USA, Inc, through its wholly-owned subsidiary UAV Turbines, Inc. ("UAVT"), a developer of advanced heavy-fuel microturbine propulsion systems, announced that it has entered into a $19 million Technology Investment Agreement ("TIA") with the U.S. Army to collaborate in development of an efficient and reliable/durable small turboprop gas turbine engine for propulsion in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) arena.The development goals encompass engine capabilities beneficial to both military and commercial markets. This initiative is part of the Army's "Reliable Advanced Small Power Systems (RASPS) Technology Demonstration" program whose overall objective is to design, manufacture and test a 200 shp class advanced technology engine to technical readiness level (TRL) 6."As the demand for UAV missions increases, a reliable heavy-fuel propulsion system that also produces sufficient electrical power is the key to a successful program," said Dan Mikkelson,...

TPI Composites Inc. to Participate at Upcoming Investor Conferences

21 02 2018

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2018 -- TPI Composites, Inc. (“TPI”) (Nasdaq:TPIC), the only independent manufacturer of composite wind blades with a global footprint, today announced that its management team will attend the following investor conferences:Morgan Stanley Utilities, Clean Tech and Midstream Energy ConferenceFebruary 26, 2018New York, New YorkJMP Securities Technology ConferenceFebruary 27, 2018Presentation – 11:30 a.m. Local TimeSan Francisco, CaliforniaRaymond James & Associates’ 39th Annual Institutional Investor ConferenceMarch 5, 2018Presentation – 1:05 p.m. Local TimeOrlando, Florida30th Annual ROTH ConferenceMarch 12, 2018Presentation – 9:00 a.m. Local TimeLaguna Beach, CaliforniaAbout TPI Composites, Inc.TPI Composites, Inc. is the only independent manufacturer of composite wind blades for the wind energy market with a global footprint. TPI delivers high-quality, cost-effective composite solutions through long term relationships with leading wind turbine...

Maggie Hardy Magerko Donates Metal Detectors to Brownsville School District

21 02 2018

BROWNSVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Math. Science. English. Active Shooter Drill. Gym. That has become the unfortunate reality for today’s schoolchildren. Another reality is that despite all the best intentions, many school districts lack the funds to deter and detect the weapons that are used in these violent incidents. That’s why Maggie Hardy Magerko, President and Owner of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, yesterday presented the Brownsville School District with a $7,300 check to purchase metal detectors to protect the children of Fayette county. Following the thwarted shooting scare at Uniontown High School last month and the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Magerko felt compelled to do something to avoid any other situations in her backyard. “I don’t know all the answers to preventing violence in our schools, but I do know that we have to do more,” said Magerko. “I can’t overstate my gratitude to the dedicated police officers and security guards...

MagneGas Completes Acquisition of Green Arc Supply a Leading Industrial Gas Distributor in Texas & Louisiana

21 02 2018

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - February 21, 2018) - MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading clean technology company in the renewable resources and environmental solutions industries, announced today the acquisition of all the assets of Green Arc Supply L.L.C., a leading independent industrial gas and welding supply company with three locations in Texas and one in Louisiana. The gross purchase price was $2.5 million, which was comprised of a $1.0 million cash payment and $1.5 million in restricted common stock. All cash costs related to the transaction were paid in full with cash on hand at closing. Upon consummation of closing, the Company immediately began business operations in Texas and Louisiana. "We are pleased to complete this next step in our expansion strategy," commented Ermanno Santilli, CEO of MagneGas. "This acquisition alone will immediately grow our revenue run rate by over 50%, when we combine this transaction with the acquisition we completed...

FanLogic Interactive to Present and Unveil Soon to be Launched Blockchain/Wallet/Token Model at the Wall Street Conference

21 02 2018

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 21, 2018 -- FanLogic Interactive Inc. (TSXV:FLGC) (OTCQB:FNNGF) (“FanLogic” or the “Company”) is a market leading digital promotions software company, unlocking the power of loyalty and social influence. FanLogic is excited to announce our attendance to present at the Wall Street Conference on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center in Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton, Florida.  Our Blockchain expert and advisor, Rishan Bhagowat, will be presenting our plan in more detail in the Blockchain Summit portion of conference.The Company has begun the process for the minting and launch of our agnostic loyalty token.  FanLogic is working to fast track the minting, creation of our signature wallet, and registering the tokens. The token creation with an initial minting is currently underway.Tokens are the currency used within a specific blockchain. By using tokens, FanLogic will reward users, allow users to trade tokens...

Global Sailing Ropes Market 2018 Top Manufacturers: Marlow, Gottifredi Maffioli, Gleistein, Samson, FSE Robline

21 02 2018

Deerfield Beach, FL -- 02/21/2018 -- Global Sailing Ropes Market 2018 Industrial Analysis, Regional outlook, Top Manufacturer Shares, Growth, Sales, Supply, Forecast to 2023MarketNReports from its database gives Market study on "Global Sailing Ropes Market 2018" and provides unique research for evaluating market trends, highlighting opportunities and supporting stratagical and tactical decision making. This Market Research Report gives market dimensions and evaluation for the duration 2018 to 2022 in depth. Sailing Ropes Market report identifies rapid growth, profit and up-to-date marketing information which is essential to monitor performance and provide information on trends, development and Market Analysis on competitive environment. This Market Research study is a extremely important tool for experts, managers, analysts and to get ready-to-access analysis by the industry professionals.Sailing Ropes Market Research Report Split by Regions or Countries, Players/ Manufaturers, Type, product...

Yokogawa Lanza Paquete de Software Operations Management

21 02 2018

ORLANDO, Florida--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electric Corporation anunció que el 14 de febrero lanzará Operations Management un paquete de software para registrar y gestionar datos sobre el trabajo que realiza el personal de planta. Yokogawa ha desarrollado esta solución como parte de su Transformación para la Excelencia Operativa (una transformación de nuestros clientes para lograr la excelencia operativa) mediante una mayor oferta de servicios de asesorías y soluciones que conducen a la optimización de la cadena de suministro y de las operaciones. El software Operations Management asistirá al personal de gestión y operaciones de la planta al facilitar el intercambio de información sobre aspectos como: eventos inusuales, avances del trabajo y flujos de trabajo operativos. Al digitalizar y estandarizar la manera en que estos datos se manejan, este software ayuda al personal de planta a realizar su trabajo de manera adecuada, segura y eficiente y, por lo tanto, a mejorar el valor corporativo....

Small Footprint Awarded Contract to Build Autonomous Flight Management Software

21 02 2018

Aeronyde has a compelling vision of the future and we are very excited about this partnership. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. February 21, 2018 Under this contract, Small Footprint will initially design and develop proof-of-concept flight management capabilities for Aeronyde Corporation’s commercial drones. Aeronyde intends to introduce a multi-use UAV platform for Emergency Response and Utility Inspection sectors. Their full-service provider business model will allow customers to access on-demand UAV data collection services without the need to own or operate the equipment. Initial capabilities of the System of Systems (SoS) include route planning, autonomous navigation and sector-specific mission execution. The companies plan to complete and demo these capabilities to partner municipalities and government agencies later this year. Additionally, Small Footprint and Aeronyde will focus on collecting flight data, with data capture, exchange and analytics becoming another core in-house capability. Aeronyde...

Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Honors H. Frances Reaves as a Woman of Distinction

21 02 2018

Key Biscayne, FL, February 21, 2018 -- H. Frances Reaves of Key Biscayne, Florida has been honored as a Woman of Distinction for the first quarter of 2018 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of consulting. Each quarter one woman is chosen for the Distinction award. These noteworthy women deserve recognition for their exceptional accomplishments. They go the extra mile to achieve results and create a significant impact in their chosen profession.About H. Frances ReavesH. Frances Reaves is the founder and Principal of Parent Your Parents, a senior healthcare consulting firm. Based in Florida, Parent Your Parents assists families of seniors and seniors through the maze of pitfalls, paper and process. She and the Parent Your Parents team focus and provide services on the non-medical side of "aging." This includes selling the family home, seniorizing a house, moving furniture and treasures,...

Where Spirituality Intersects With Human Brilliance: The New Church of Scientology Opens in Silicon Valley

21 02 2018

Renowned for the digital revolution, the world's high-tech capital welcomes the evolutionary religious technology of L. Ron Hubbard. Silicon Valley, California, February 20, 2018 - ​There are locations so special that just their names evoke powerful images and words—Gettysburg, Stonehenge, the Parthenon, to name just a few. Places where fables, great deeds and histories were born and recorded. Here’s another storied locale: Silicon Valley, tucked between San Francisco Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains. This was where the Digital Age took root and blossomed, where just about everything in humankind’s civilization was transformed by computer chips and the internet, where the language of the future was written in ones and zeros. And on a bright, late winter day, February 18, 2018, another chapter was added to the Silicon Valley legend. In a special place where the brilliance of intellect was revered, 2,000 people gathered to celebrate the other defining dimension of humanity: the...

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