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.

June 25, 2015

July Corporate News Bites

These are shorter stories about some of our Corporate and Sustaining Members.

June 25, 2015

SAA Receives More Awards

South African Airways (SAA) received more awards at the World Travel Awards™ in late June, where it was named Africa’s Leading Airline for 21 years in row.

June 25, 2015

Mayo Clinic Named a Yellow Ribbon Company

In mid-June, Mayo Clinic was named a Yellow Ribbon Company — the first health organization in Minnesota to receive this recognition.

June 25, 2015

ETC Wins ADMS Contract

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (ETC’s) Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, has been awarded a contract to deliver an Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS™) to the Rochester Fire Department.

June 25, 2015

NIOSH Offers Musicians Guidance for Hearing Protection

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published new guidance to help musicians and those who work in the music industry protect their hearing.

June 25, 2015

Baxter Releases Sustainability Report

Baxter International Inc. recently issued its 16th annual Sustainability Report detailing the company’s progress creating social, environmental, and economic value by addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.

June 25, 2015

ALPA Continues to Work on Increasing Laser Awareness

For years, ALPA has been on the front lines to increase public awareness of the serious safety hazard posed by laser attacks on aircraft cockpits.

June 25, 2015

AOPA's Pilot Education Supported by NTSB

The head of the National Transportation Safety Board told Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker that he supports AOPA’s development of a new course to educate pilots on medical health and well-being.

May 26, 2015

June 2015 Corporate News Bites

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

May 26, 2015

Spectrum Aeromed CEO Named EY Entrepeneur of the Year Finalist

EY recently announced that Chief Executive Officer Dean Atchison of Spectrum Aeromed is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Upper Midwest.

May 26, 2015

SAA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with DTI

South African Airways (SAA) announced recently that the airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in a commitment to develop and support inclusive supplier sourcing and procurement.

May 26, 2015

Mayo Clinic Develops New Mouse Model for ALS and FTD

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have developed a mouse model that exhibits the neuropathological and behavioral features associated with the most common genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD), which are caused by a mutation in the C9ORF72 gene.

May 26, 2015

NIOSH and OSHA Release New Toolkit to Protect Workers

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released the Hospital Respiratory Protection Toolkit, a resource for health care employers to use to protect hospital staff from respiratory hazards.

May 26, 2015

Baxter Receives FDA Approval for Spanish Manufacturing Site

Baxter International Inc. announced recently that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company's supplemental drug application to establish its Sabinanigo, Spain, facility as an approved manufacturing site for 0.9% sodium chloride injection, USP, for the U.S. market.

May 26, 2015

ALPA Hails ICAO Action to Create New Packaging for Lithium Battery Shipments

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recently lauded the Dangerous Goods Panel of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for committing to develop new packaging standards for lithium battery shipments on aircraft.

May 22, 2015

2015 AOPA Fly-In Season Kicks Off in Salinas

The agricultural central California town of Salinas welcomed pilots in mid-May to AOPA’s first fly-in of 2015.

May 22, 2015

AAAT Is Newest Corporate Member

Adams Advanced Aero Technology (AAAT) is the newest Corporate and Sustaining Member of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA).