Missouri Tech & Science

Fainsbert Mase Brown & Sussman, LLP Completes Acquisition Closing on 3.1 Million Sq. Ft. IBM Campus in Minnesota

24 02 2018

ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018 -- Fainsbert Mase Brown & Sussman, LLP (FMBS), a premiere Los Angeles law firm offering national services for real estate and business transactions, announced today the successful closing of the Industrial Realty Group, LLC (IRG) purchase of the 3.1 million sq. ft. IBM technology campus in Rochester, Minnesota. Today IRG finalized its purchase of IBM’s 3.1 million sq. ft. campus in Rochester, MN. The 490-acre, 34-building site will continue to be home to IBM and other similar office and industrial tenants. The site is comprised of approximately 490 acres and 34 existing buildings, including office, manufacturing, warehouse, data center and laboratory space. IRG's plan for the site envisions a dynamic, mixed-use, multi-tenant campus, which will bring businesses and job opportunities to Rochester. Affirming its continued commitment to the Rochester area, IBM signed a long-term lease agreement for eight campus buildings. "The...

IRG Finalizes Purchase of IBM's Rochester Campus

24 02 2018

ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 23, 2018 -- Industrial Realty Group, LLC (IRG), a nationwide real estate development and investment firm, is excited to announce its purchase of the IBM technology campus in Rochester, Minnesota, comprised of more than 3.1 million sq. ft. and 490 acres. IRG's plan for the site envisions a dynamic, mixed-use, multi-tenant campus, which will bring businesses and job opportunities to Rochester.  Today IRG finalized its purchase of IBM’s 3.1 million sq. ft. campus in Rochester, MN. The 490 acre, 34-building site will continue to be home to IBM and other similar office and industrial tenants. The site includes 34 existing buildings, including office, manufacturing, warehouse, data center and laboratory space. IBM will lease back eight of these buildings on the eastern portion of the campus, affirming its continued commitment to the Rochester area by signing a long-term lease agreement. In addition to its own business activities, IBM has...

Marketa McGuire Named Bureau of Reclamation's 2018 Engineer of the Year

24 02 2018

Marketa McGuire with Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman Engineers like Marketa are the heart of Reclamation. WASHINGTON, D.C. February 23, 2018 Marketa McGuire, a hydraulic civil engineer, has been named the Bureau of Reclamation's 2018 Engineer of the Year. McGuire was recognized as a top 10 finalist for Federal Engineer of the Year by a panel of judges established by the National Society of Professional Engineers. An awards ceremony was held in Washington, D.C., on February 23, 2018. "Engineers like Marketa are the heart of Reclamation," said Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman. "I'd like to extend my congratulations to Marketa for this incredible and well-deserved achievement. Her contributions to Reclamation's mission have enhanced our ability to meet our goals and will enable us to continue responding to long-term water resources needs in the western United States." The majority of technical work completed for the Klamath River Basin Study was performed...

Bipartisan Survey Shows Right, Left, and Center Agree on #1 Goal for 53% of 34 Issues

22 02 2018

NEW YORK and HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2018 -- In an era of political divide and confusion, a bipartisan coalition has announced surprising results from its nationwide survey What's Your American Dream? "The results demonstrate that despite different vocabularies, favorite news channels, local customs, or professions, Americans maintain many shared values," said Deborah Devedjian, Founder of TheChisel.com which spearheaded the survey. Right, Left, and Center agreed on their #1 goal for 53% of 34 issues surveyed. For a further 21% of issues, they shared the same top 2 or 3 goals in varying order. The survey addressed 7 themes: Economy; Social Justice; Liberty & Regulation; Health, Education & Care; Infrastructure & Services; Foreign Affairs; and Governance. TheChisel.com's survey grew out of discussions with former Members of Congress and everyday Americans. All are frustrated with being out of touch with one another. The coalition—30 universities, media outlets,...

Peraton Names Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Stephanie O’Sullivan to Its Advisory Board

22 02 2018

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peraton has named former Intelligence Community leader Stephanie O’Sullivan to its Advisory Board. Appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in February 2011, Ms. O’Sullivan served until January 2017 as the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI), the second highest intelligence position in the country. As PDDNI, she led efforts across the Intelligence Community to integrate disparate information technology environments and improve the research, development, and deployment of advanced collection systems. “We are extremely honored to welcome Stephanie as a member of our Advisory Board,” said Stu Shea, Peraton president and CEO. “Stephanie is the consummate intelligence professional, leader, mentor, and technologist. Peraton will benefit greatly from her unique perspective and her deep understanding of intelligence needs, and help us position our technology solutions to advance our customers’ missions.” From...

Peopletrail Named the Preferred Screening Provider of The NAIA

22 02 2018

“Knowing who is ready to work with the athletes is absolutely essential so we can put safety first in sports.” DRAPER, Utah February 22, 2018 Peopletrail announced today that it has become the preferred screening services provider of The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the governing body of small, intercollegiate athletics programs. This partnership between Peopletrail and The NAIA will help expand the use of background checks at NAIA member institutions. Peopletrail will also extend special pricing to screen sports officials and other NAIA staff. “Peopletrail is a leader in the athletics industry and will be instrumental in providing the tools our institutions need for unbiased and customized screening programs,” said Jim Carr, president and CEO of NAIA. Wallace T. Davis, President and CEO of Peopletrail, is confident that this partnership will deliver an easy and precise safety solution for many athletic organizations across the country. “We...

Jillian Stewart Looks Back on Her Medical Training and Career, From Canada to the Caribbean and Beyond

21 02 2018

Jillian Stewart's career in medicine has seen her travel thousands of miles in the pursuit of excellence. Press Release - updated: Feb 21, 2018 14:59 EST JENSEN BEACH, Fla., February 21, 2018 - A Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2017 saw Jillian Stewart celebrate a decade in her profession as a medical practitioner. "My first big move, as part of my medical career, was from Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, to the Netherlands Antilles," says Stewart. From there, she would travel across the U.S., spending time in Georgia, Missouri, South Dakota and Florida. "I originally started a course in general biology at Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, before transferring to the University of British Columbia to complete a Bachelor of Science," says Stewart of her early medical education. It was from Vancouver's University of British Columbia that she would graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology, in 2002. "I...

Nonprofit welaunch to Co-sponsor an Ag-tech and Food-tech Tour of Israel to Establish Business Ties Between Silicon Prairie and the Start-up Nation

21 02 2018

(welaunch.org), a U.S.-based not-for-profit facilitating U.S. and Israel business development and investment opportunities, is co-sponsoring an Israel tour, May 6-10, promoting commerce, investment an The Israel tour, May 6-10, focuses on opportunities in agriculture and food technologies that can bring ideas and partnerships from Israel, known as the Start-up Nation, to the Midwest, known as Silicon Prairie. CHICAGO February 21, 2018 welaunch (welaunch.org), a U.S.-based not-for-profit facilitating U.S. and Israel business development and investment opportunities, is co-sponsoring an Israel tour, May 6-10, promoting commerce, investment and partnerships between Israel and the Silicon Prairie (a multi-state region comprised of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Indianapolis, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin). welaunch is collaborating with the Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest and The Jewish National Fund (JNF). Focusing...

Avid Celebrates Its Customers’ Successes at BAFTA Film Awards

21 02 2018

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 21, 2018 -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID), a leading global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, congratulates its customers who received awards at this year’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA®) Film Awards. Avid’s industry-leading creative tools, Media Composer® and Pro Tools®, powered by MediaCentral® — the industry’s most open, tightly integrated and efficient platform designed for media — were used by winners and nominees in all sound and editing production craft categories.  The BAFTA Film Award for Editing went to Jonathan Amos, ACE and Paul Machliss, ACE for Baby Driver who used Media Composer to edit this blockbuster film.  “Without Media Composer, I simply could not have worked in the manner that was required,” said Machliss. “The ability to edit in a ‘near-live’ environment...

Apex Plastics adds Capabilities and Capacity with New Equipment

20 02 2018

BROOKFIELD, Mo., Feb. 20, 2018 -- Custom blow-molder Apex Plastics has added a new Aoki 250LL-50S injection blow molding machine.  By adding the new Aoki machine, Apex has not only added additional capacity, but also added to their already impressive list of capabilities.  Apex Plastics has established themselves as a leader in extrusion blow-molding, and with the addition of the Aoki 250LL-50S they have the added capability of injection blow-molding.     Apex Plastics new Aoki 250LL-50S Injection Blow Molding Machine The Aoki is a versatile injection blow-molding machine that is able to mold a variety bottles and containers from narrow neck to wide mouth.  With the Aoki, Apex Plastics gained the added capability of running PET material.  This has opened up a wide range of new products for Apex to pursue.  "The new equipment is a key component of our overall growth strategy," says Damon Neff, President of Apex Plastics. ...

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