Industry News

This is the page for news of our Corporate & Sustaining (C&S) Members. For more information on our various C&S Members, please visit the List of C&S Members for links to their websites.

April 24, 2015

May 2015 Corporate News Bites

These are shorter news items about some of our Corporate & Sustaining Members.

April 24, 2015

Air Canada Confirms Ratification of New Contract

Air Canada recently announced it had received confirmation from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), representing the airline’s U.S.-based workforce, that a new collective agreement reached February 4, 2015, had been ratified.

April 24, 2015

Baxter Supports IPOPI Initiative

Baxter International Inc. celebrated the fifth annual World Primary Immunodeficiency Week Campaign in April by collaborating with the International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI) to advance the global state of care for primary immunodeficiencies (PI, defined as a large group of disorders in which part of the body’s immune system is missing or does not function properly).

April 24, 2015

NIOSH Report Recommends Tobacco-Free Workplaces

A new report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends that all workplaces become tobacco-free and that employers make tobacco cessation programs available to workers.

April 24, 2015

ETC Awarded Multiple Contracts

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (ETC’s) Aircrew Training Systems (ATS) business unit announced recently the award of multiple contracts totaling $45.4M for customers in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Europe.

April 24, 2015

Essex Sponsors the Inaugural Collegiate Case Competition

Essex was proud to sponsor the inaugural Collegiate Case Competition organized by the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) in conjunction with the College of Business at Cleveland State University.

April 24, 2015

Mayo Clinic Identifies DNA Markers for Cancer

A team of Mayo Clinic researchers has succeeded in identifying the source of cancer in patients’ gastrointestinal tracts by analyzing DNA markers from tumors.

April 24, 2015

Spectrum Aeromed Plans Tour of Asia and Receives Award

Spectrum Aeromed recently announced that it will begin a tour in Asia and will showcase their medical interior in a new Pilatus PC-12 NG.

April 24, 2015

United Honors March of Dimes with Commemorative Aircraft

United Airlines recently welcomed a new Boeing 737-900ER aircraft to its fleet and, while it is not the first of the next generation Boeing planes the company will take delivery of this year, it is the first to feature a vibrant purple fuselage.

March 25, 2015

April 2015 Corporate News Bites

These are shorter news items about some of our Corporate & Sustaining Members.

March 25, 2015

United Continues Partnership with NAHJ

United Airlines recently announced that it has renewed its partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and will be the official airline of the organization’s special events throughout 2015.

March 25, 2015

Spectrum Aeromed Completes First of Four Installations

Spectrum Aeromed completed its first of four Agusta 109/119 equipment kit installations for TriState CareFlight.

March 25, 2015

SAA Wins Cargo Airline of the Year Award

South African Airways (SAA) Cargo has won another international award.

March 25, 2015

Mayo Clinic Develops New Scoring System for Dementia

Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of developing the memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.

March 25, 2015

Gentex Demonstrates Aircrew Systems

Gentex Corporation, together with its authorized distributors Capewell Aerial Systems, Gibson & Barnes, Pro Flight Gear, and Transaero, Inc., demonstrated their industry leading line of aircrew helmet and respiratory systems, including both the Gentex and ALPHA brands, at the world’s largest helicopter show, HAI Heli-Expo.

March 25, 2015

NIOSH Announces New Western Divisions

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the formation of the Spokane Mining Research Division (SMRD) and the Western States Division (WSD), both new expansions to the NIOSH family.

March 25, 2015

Baxter Announces Positive Results for BAX 817

Baxter International Inc. recently announced positive results from its Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of BAX 817, an investigational recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) treatment for people with hemophilia A or B who develop inhibitors.

March 25, 2015

ETC Delivers Fire Scenarios to the Netherlands

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (ETC’s) Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, has delivered new wildland fire simulation scenarios to the Netherlands Institute for Safety (IFV), including four different types of vegetation.

March 25, 2015

AOPA Presents Hartranft Award

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker presented the 2014 Joseph B. Hartranft Award to Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), a member of the House General Aviation Caucus and chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, in March on Capitol Hill.

March 25, 2015

Air Canada to Carry Top Canadian Hockey Teams

Air Canada announced recently that it is the airline of choice for Canada’s major professional hockey teams.

March 25, 2015

Monash University Newest Corporate Member

Monash University, located in Melbourne, Australia, is the Aerospace Medical Association’s (AsMA’s) most recent Corporate & Sustaining Member.