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.

July 25, 2014

August Corporate News Bites

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

July 25, 2014

Wyle Awarded Defense Systems Contract

Wyle has been awarded a 5-year contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Centers to provide research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) services to DoD.

July 25, 2014

United Offers Carbon Offset Options to Cargo Customers

United Airlines recently announced the launch of CarbonChoice(SM), a new business tool for corporate cargo customers to easily track and offset the emissions associated with their air freight accounts.

July 25, 2014

Piedmont Patients Donate Umbilical Cord Blood

Donation of a newborn's umbilical cord blood can save lives since cord blood is rich in blood-forming cells that can be used in transplants for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell anemia, and other life-threatening blood diseases.

July 25, 2014

Mayo Clinic Finds Widowhood May Delay Dementia

A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that the care and support family members give to elderly widows following the death of their spouse may be a factor in delaying dementia.

July 25, 2014

HeartSine AEDs Used in World Lacrosse Championship

HeartSine® Technologies was an official sponsor of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, which took place in July in Denver, CO, and provided its popular Samaritan® PAD automatic external defibrillators (AED) for the medical tents at the event.

July 25, 2014

Gentex Demonstrates Helmet Systems at Farnborough Air Show

Gentex Corporation demonstrated new and enhanced products from their 2014 Aircrew product line at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in July in Farnborough, UK.

July 25, 2014

ETC Ships Altitude Chambers to USAF

Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC) recently announced the shipment of the third and fourth chambers, completing the requirement of four research altitude chambers, to the 711th Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH.

July 25, 2014

NIOSH Launches Worker Health Affiliate Program

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Office for Total Worker Health (TWH)™ recently launched an Affiliate Program in order to increase the number of work environments that support the overall safety, health, and well-being of workers.

July 25, 2014

Baxter Acquires AesRx

Baxter has acquired AesRx.

July 25, 2014

Air Canada Named Best Airline in North America

Air Canada has been named Best Airline in North America in the Skytrax 2014 World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow.

July 25, 2014

ALPA Expands Laser Threat Awareness Campaign

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l. (ALPA), recently collaborated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to expand its campaign raising public awareness about the consequences of illegal laser attacks on aircraft to include all 50 states.

July 25, 2014

AOPA Praised by FAA Administrator

FAA Adminstrator Michael Huerta praised the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) during a visit to AOPA Headquarter in July.

June 24, 2014

July Coporate News Bites

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

June 24, 2014

Air Canada President Named IATA Chair

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced that Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a 1-year term, effective immediately.

June 24, 2014

AOPA Offers Resources for Airport Managers

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's (AOPA's) Eastern Regional Manager visited Hampton Airfield in North Hampton, NH, in June to take part in the Granite State Airport Management Association quarterly meeting and deliver a presentation on AOPA resources for airport managers.

June 24, 2014

Baxter Presents Safety Data at ERA-EDTA Congress

Baxter International Inc., recently announced the presentation of clinical data supporting the safety and efficacy of the VIVIA hemodialysis (HD) system.

June 24, 2014

NIOSH Branch Wins Excellence Award

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (OMSHR) Hearing Loss Prevention Branch has been given this year’s Research and Educational Excellence Award from the largest international society of professionals in the minerals industry.

June 24, 2014

ETC Awarded Homeland Security Training Center Contract

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (ETC) Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, recently announced the signing of a contract with Concordia University Portland to deliver a complete, multi-level ADMS-Command training suite to its new Homeland Security Simulation Center in Portland, OR.

June 24, 2014

Mayo Clinic Discovers New Form of Cancer

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a new class of tumor that has not been previously described.

June 24, 2014

Piedmont Wins Emmy Award

Piedmont Healthcare earned its first Emmy at the 40th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards in June at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead.

June 24, 2014

SAA Flies Contest Winners to Brazil

South African Airways (SAA), flew nine lucky young winners—one from each province—who won a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an all-expenses paid- trip to Brazil where they attended a world cup soccer match between Iran and Nigeria in June.

June 24, 2014

Spectrum Wins Small Business of the Year Award

The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce named Spectrum Aeromed Small Business of the Year at the ChamberChoice Awards held in May at the Ramada Plaza & Suites and Conference Center with nearly 800 people in attendance.

June 24, 2014

United Offering Route for the Home Team Promotion

United Airlines is ready to play ball with the "Route for the Home Team" social media promotion, offering fans, friends, and followers on its social media channels the chance to see their favorite Major League Baseball teams play in their hometowns.

June 24, 2014

NSBRI Helps Select Proposals to Support Crew Health on Deep Space Missions

NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will fund 26 proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future deep space exploration missions.

June 23, 2014

NASTAR Center Featured in Video of Space Passenger Training

A Fox News correspondent interviewed Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic, who is making it possible for civilians to go into space, and then attended space passenger training.