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California Based, Feit Electric, Introduces LED Product Line Compliant with 2018 California Energy Commission Standards

16 01 2018

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feit Electric, a leading global lighting manufacturer and pioneer in energy efficient lighting, today announced the expansion of the company’s product line to offer a complete LED lighting program for California, compliant with the state’s more rigorous guidelines. “Feit Electric is thrilled to celebrate its 40th anniversary of being founded and headquartered in California, and introduce a full line of lighting products with the highest level of light quality and energy efficiency, specially designed for our home state,” said Aaron Feit Founder and President Feit Electric. “We have a full CEC compliant product line available so our customers can be prepared for both voluntary and required levels of compliance with minimal supply chain disruption,” said Alan Feit Senior Vice-President Feit Electric. In 2016 the California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted new standards updating the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations for regulated lighting...

Marktech Optoelectronics Introduces Its SERIES 4 Photodiode Process

16 01 2018

Specifically designed for use @365nm (.22A/W) or in Blue/Green applications requiring very high sensitivity, low noise and long-term stability against UV and Gamma Radiation Press Release - Jan 16, 2018 11:02 EST Latham, New York , January 16, 2018 - Marktech Optoelectronics, a Latham, New York-based manufacturer of standard and custom optoelectronics, has announced its new SERIES 4 photodiode process. SERIES 4 was specifically designed for use @365nm (.22A/W) or in Blue/Green applications requiring very high sensitivity, low noise and long-term stability against UV and Gamma Radiation. These photodiodes are well suited for measurements in photometry or in analytical systems as well as for fluorescence measurements. In addition to measurements in the optimized blue and UV spectral range the photodiode can be used for measurements in the entire wavelength range between 300 nm and 1100 nm. Currently available from stock in two sizes 1.2mm² or 7.5mm² in hermetic packages, this process can...

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Expands Leading Business Litigation Practice With the Addition of New Partner Dan Rozansky

16 01 2018

Press Release - updated: Jan 16, 2018 08:00 PST Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 2018 - ​​​Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, Southern California’s leading business law firm, has announced that Dan Rozansky has joined the firm as a partner in its Sherman Oaks office. Mr. Rozansky will join the Business Litigation practice group. “Dan is a fantastic addition to our firm” commented Scott Alderton, Managing Partner. “Not only does he augment our litigation practice at a very senior level, which is the fastest growing segment of our firm, he also brings a synergy to our entertainment and digital media practices, which are at the core of our technology expertise. Dan would be a great asset to any firm in the country, and we feel very fortunate that Dan chose to join Stubbs Alderton & Markiles.” Mr. Rozansky concentrates his litigation practice on entertainment, privacy, First Amendment and complex business and real estate disputes. Recognized as an industry leader, Dan has...

Trent Peaker Has Been Recognized Among the Top in His Industry by the Expert Network

16 01 2018

Press Release - updated: Jan 16, 2018 10:45 EST DENVER, Colo., January 16, 2018 - Trent Peaker, Mortgage Broker, MegaStar Financial Corp, has joined The Expert Network, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. Mr. Peaker has been chosen as a Distinguished Mortgage Professional based on peer reviews and ratings, dozens of recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career. Mr. Peaker outshines others in his field due to his extensive educational background, numerous awards and recognitions, and career longevity. He earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Today, he is a licensed mortgage broker in California, Colorado, Washington, and Minnesota, and has been recognized as one of the top 1% of performing residential loan originators for the past five years in the US. With nearly 20 years of experience dedicated to mortgages, Mr. Peaker brings a wealth of knowledge to his industry, and, in particular, to his area of expertise,...

Brother and Sister Duo Launch ‘Meehab’ App to Support AA Community

16 01 2018

Browse meetings in the area, connect with others, and form healthy relationships Let’s meet on the path to recovery; we’re not letting you tackle addiction recovery alone. Los Angeles, CA January 16, 2018 Available today on the App Store and Google Play, Meehab offers members day-to-day support and a community experience on the path toward addiction recovery. A directory of AA meetings with convenient directions and member-generated reviews is augmented by profiles of rehab facilities and a comparison of insurance coverage. But the app goes further, providing members with a private social network to find sponsors, share support, and engage with others that have similar experiences. Meehab was built with the understanding that no two paths toward addiction recovery are ever the same. Chances are, though, that someone has some insight to share, or a shoulder to lean on, or an ear to listen, and maybe they’re just around the corner or headed to a nearby meeting. Hailed as “Meetup...

Good Luck, Chase: Atlanta Motor Speedway Seeking Fans' Good-Luck Charms As Georgia Native Chase Elliott Eyes First NASCAR Cup Series Win

16 01 2018

Georgia native Chase Elliott is receiving an extra boost of good luck from his home track, Atlanta Motor Speedway, for the 2018 NASCAR season. We had a lot of ups and downs and a couple missed opportunities (in 2017). But I think we have to take them for what they are and learn from them. I'm looking forward to 2018. We have some great things to build on, and I am excited to get back behind the wheel of the No. 9. HAMPTON, Ga. January 16, 2018 Entering his third fulltime season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Dawsonville, Ga. native Chase Elliott is getting an extra boost of goodwill from his home track as the 22-year-old driver seeks his first victory at NASCAR’s top level. For an added measure of good luck in 2018, Atlanta Motor Speedway is soliciting good-luck charms of any size, shape or form from race fans across the country. Rabbit’s feet, horseshoes, lucky pennies – whatever it takes, fans are encouraged to ship their lucky charms to Atlanta Motor Speedway,...

Rajesh Mirchandani named new Chief Communications Officer at the United Nations Foundation

16 01 2018

WASHINGTON January 16, 2018 The United Nations Foundation today announced that Rajesh Mirchandani has been named the Foundation’s new Chief Communications Officer to lead the Foundation’s strategic communications work supporting the United Nations and UN causes. Mirchandani brings to the Foundation a wealth of experience communicating international issues to global audiences as an experienced BBC News journalist and broadcaster and, most recently, as Vice President of Communications and Policy Outreach at the Center for Global Development, a leading voice in innovative and critical thinking about international development. “Rajesh Mirchandani is taking the communications helm at the UN Foundation at a pivotal time in world affairs when making the case for the United Nations, global engagement, and collaborative solutions is more vital than ever,” said Kathy Calvin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the UN Foundation. “Rajesh is a strategic and creative communicator who...

Aquantia Announces Appointment of Pirooz Parvarandeh as Chief Operating Officer

16 01 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aquantia Corp., (NYSE: AQ), a leader in high-speed, Multi-Gigabit Ethernet connectivity solutions, today announced the appointment of Pirooz Parvarandeh as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Faraj Aalaei, Aquantia’s Chairman and CEO, effective immediately. The company also announced today the departure of Ramin Shirani, Senior Vice President of Engineering. With over 33 years of experience, Mr. Parvarandeh was formerly the Group President and the first Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Maxim Integrated where he spent 27 years building leading edge technology businesses, helping scale the company from 150 employees, when he joined, to over 8,000 employees and revenues of $2.4 billion when he left. Mr. Parvarandeh held technical and management positions and had P&L responsibility for highly profitable business units with revenues of $800M per year. Mr. Parvarandeh launched multiple initiatives to enhance innovation at Maxim Integrated and started...

Hurricane Electric Deploys Coriant Groove™ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform in Silicon Valley Transport Network

16 01 2018

NAPERVILLE, Ill. & FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coriant, a leading supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, today announced that Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has deployed the Coriant Groove™ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform in a Data Center Interconnect (DCI) application to enhance the performance of its high-speed, high-quality IP transit solutions. The Coriant Groove™ G30 solution will enable Hurricane Electric to meet increasing customer demand for higher capacity service connectivity with flexible, efficient, and low latency multi-terabit optical transport. Hurricane Electric operates an International Internet backbone that is ranked among the top in the world, with connections ranging from multiple 10 GigE to multiple 100 GigE. Leveraging a highly modular, scalable, and power-efficient system design, Hurricane Electric selected the Coriant...

GomSpace signs contract for low-inclination launch on Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne

16 01 2018

Tue, Jan 16, 2018 16:00 CET 2019 launch will deploy several nanosatellites for aircraft and ocean vessel tracking constellation GomSpace has purchased a launch for several nanosatellites onboard a LauncherOne rocket from the California based company Virgin Orbit. The flight, which is bound for a low-inclination orbit, is scheduled to occur in early 2019. GomSpace will use the launch to further build out a constellation of small satellites that will use Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) and Automatic Identification System (AIS)  signal monitoring to track civilian aircraft and ocean-going vessels. This satellite constellation will provide continuous monitoring between 37 degrees North and 37 degrees South, helping provide global situational awareness for air-traffic controllers and shipping companies, and aiding in the identification and location of wayward or missing planes and ships. The satellites slated for flight on LauncherOne are based closely on the flight-proven...

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