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January 31, 2022

Hightech Multimedia Tutorials Announces Release of Foundation™ Fieldbus Distance Learning Program

Multimedia fieldbus tutorial now available on-line

Port Angeles, WA (PRWEB) January 31, 2022 -- Hightech Multimedia Tutorials (HMT) today announced the release of a new on-line Foundation™ fieldbus Distance Learning Program. This self-paced study is ideal for individual learning at home, in the office, or in the classroom.

Individuals, universities, colleges and technical institutions around the world use HMT’s Foundation fieldbus Concepts CD-ROM to provide academic and industrial fieldbus training. It is now available on-line in a cost effective Distance Learning format.

Foundation fieldbus Concepts presents introductory and advanced fieldbus training material in an easy-to-understand, self-paced learning and reference guide. It uses an easy-to-navigate tree type graphical user interface and is suitable for students, technicians, engineers and the sales force. Topics include the Foundation fieldbus Physical and User Layers, Communication Stack and Interoperability, as well as an introduction to Foundation fieldbus High-Speed Ethernet (HSE). The benefits of Foundation fieldbus technology and a comparison to Profibus PA are also covered. Distance Learning includes hours of multimedia instructional slides, including all of the material contained in HMT’s Flagship CD-ROM.

HMT Distance Learning is the most affordable quality fieldbus training available with new media and updates always added at no additional cost. It aids the instructor in developing course materials and can be used for overhead classroom projection during instructor lectures. Distance Learning serves the student for independent self-study during the learning process and provides excellent post-classroom reference material during project implementation. Special pricing is available for educational institutions.

Distance Learning will stream to any PC platform capable of running Real® Player Version 10 or later. It requires a minimum 800 x 600 display resolution with 256 colors or more and a sound card with speakers or headphone. Internet connection must be DSL or faster.

About Hightech Multimedia Tutorials:
HMT produces introductory and advanced instructional media in the area of high-tech learning. The company applies high-tech multimedia techniques to produce easy to understand, quality-training materials that enable its customers to stay current with technology with a minimal investment in instructional time. Now you can learn Foundation fieldbus Concepts on-line at your own pace using HMT’s newly released Distance Learning Program. Additional information is available at

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January 29, 2022

In Line With New Major European Research Projects, New Procedures for Optimising Weld Repairs are Being Developed

How can residual stresses for pressure equipment integrity be managed effectively? And what are the potential inadequacies of the current code requirements for post weld heat treatment of pressure vessels and piping?

(PRWEB) January 29, 2022 -- Our forthcoming seminar will highlight recent developments in measurement techniques and the use of sophisticated numerical analysis to predict residual stresses with more confidence. Practical ways for reducing the risk of plant damage influenced by residual stress will be illustrated through case studies.

Post Weld Heat Treatment and the Management of Residual Stress
1 Day Seminar
1 March 2022
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, One Birdcage Walk, London

This seminar will enable delegates to:
- understand the code rules for post weld heat treatment and how to reduce or avoid it
- increase awareness of the effects of residual stress on integrity and how they can be managed
- appreciate the new technology that can assist in optimising welding and heat treatment
- network with colleagues and meet some of the leading workers in this field

For further information, please visit

About the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
The Institution has been the home of mechanical engineers for 150 years. around 80,000 engineers world-wide are members. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is the United Kingdom's qualifying body for mechanical engineers.

Members work in research, design, development, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, contracting, consulting and teaching in fields as diverse as lubrications, satellite launching, surgical implants and power stations. all find out about the latest developments in their own related fields through the Institution's hundreds of Conferences, Seminars and Events.

Contact Information
Victoria Gatt
Events Assistant
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Tel +44 (0)20 7973 1316

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January 27, 2022

Camden Electronics DIN Rail Enclosures Go Worldwide With OKW Distribution Deal

Camden Electronics' extensive range of DIN rail enclosures is now available worldwide through a distribution agreement with German company OKW.

(PRWEB) January 27, 2022 -- Camden Electronics' extensive range of DIN rail enclosures is now available worldwide through a distribution agreement with German company OKW.

Camden's DIN rail enclosures range is being marketed by OKW under the Railtec brand. OKW, one of the world's largest producers and suppliers of enclosures with offices and distributors across the globe, has exclusive selling rights in Russia, Japan, Korea, Switzerland and France.

Commenting on the agreement, Christoph Schneider, OKW's managing director, said, "We are very pleased to be able to offer our customers Camden's extensive range of DIN rail enclosures which complements our existing range of housings. We decided to add these exceptionally versatile enclosures to our line as they bring a number of unique features to the market and offer superior quality compared with alternative brands."

Andy Hatter, Camden's managing director, commented, "We are delighted to add OKW to our worldwide distribution network. Everybody wins with this agreement: customers benefit from OKW's extensive global support network that offers local back up; Camden gains a sales partner with unrivalled international experience in the enclosure market that will significantly increase the worldwide presence of our DIN rail offering; and OKW gains a strong product line offering high quality and unique features."

Camden's UK-manufactured snap-fit DIN rail enclosures sport a wide variety of features allowing users to produce housings to meet almost any conceivable requirement. Unlike competitive products, these patented DIN rail mounting enclosures are UL94V0 flame retardant as they are moulded in polycarbonate instead of Noryl and other lower grade materials. Seven versions are available offering lengths of 17.5, 36, 53, 71, 89, 106 and 160mm all 90mm wide.

The range has recently been enhanced with the addition of a new extended height module and curved cover options.

The new extension module adds 15mm to the height of the original enclosure and enables two additional PCBs to be mounted horizontally. It simply snap fits to the top of existing enclosures enabling additional space to accommodate larger components and sub-assemblies where necessary. Like the original enclosures, the new extension module is moulded from Lexan polycarbonate to ensure the finished moulding meets UL94V0 flame retardancy ratings.

The new curved covers are designed to provide improved aesthetic appeal for the enclosures and offer an enhanced look that allows customers to deliver their systems in housings that appear to be custom designed rather than a standard box from any supplier. They are available in solid grey, clear, red transparent and smoky grey transparent. The design allows the hinged lid to be locked in the opened position so adjustments can be made to circuits within the enclosure without having to hold the cover.

Like their flat counterparts, the new curved covers can be supplied with or without a small hole that enables units to be sealed with wire, preventing unauthorised tampering with circuitry.

Camden Electronics Ltd., based at St. Albans, Hertfordshire, UK, is a leading manufacturer & supplier of PCB terminal blocks, fuses & fuseholders, sealed lead acid batteries, LEDs, miniature switches, interface modules, enclosures, IC & PLCC sockets and relay bases for the electronics, telecommunications, lighting, and electrical industries. The company has ISO 9002 accreditation and exports a significant proportion of its production to Europe and the Far East.

Information from, Camden Electronics Ltd., 15 Porters Wood, Valley Road Industrial Estate, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6PQ, England. Tel.: +44 (0)1727 864437 Fax: +44 (0)1727 855400.
Web site:

Press information from: Tim Jennings, Marshall Jennings PR Ltd, Wyvols Court, Swallowfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1WY, England. Tel: +44 (0)118 988 0288 Fax: +44 (0)118 988 0388.
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Directi Offers .INFO Domains for $1.11

Resellers can register unlimited .INFO domains at this low price

(PRWEB) January 27, 2022 -- Directi (, a leading private-labeled Web Services Provider and one of the fastest growing ICANN Accredited Domain Registrars, recently announced the availability of the .INFO domain names, the most popular and rapidly growing new TLD, at a break-through price of $1.11. The new promotional price, effective from Jan 1st 2005, will be available for the entire year until Jan 1st 2006

According to research reports from WebHosting.Info (, the largest information and statistics portal dedicated to the Web Services industry, there are currently 3.3 Million .Info's on the Internet, up by 63% from 1.2 Million in August 2004. The growth was triggered off primarily during the promotion months of September and October, during which 300,000 and 1.1 Million domain names were registered respectively.

"Directi has built a reputation to offer the most competitive domain name prices in the industry. The availability of the low-cost .info domain is just another example of the value we provide our resellers, thereby enhancing Directi's 'economical' brand image, across the VAR segment," says Bhavin Turakhia CEO, Directi.

This promotion offers tremendous value to resellers and is a great way to boost volumes and make your customers smile! All new .INFO Registrations for the FIRST year will attract a special pricing of USD 1.11. The registrations will last for one year, and if registrants want to renew the domain after a year, they can do so for the going domain rate.

"There are more than 29 million available .info domain as against .COM domain names, thus, our resellers should be able to find great domain names for their customers," says Divyank Turakhia, President Directi. "Between the flexibility and affordability of the packages we offer, we anticipate this special New Year's offer will bring even more users into the growing Directi fold."

About Directi
Founded in 1998, Directi is a privately held Web Services company. As one of the fastest growing Domain Registrars worldwide, Directi's strategy focuses on providing competitively priced private-label solutions to resellers. Through a reseller network of over 17,000 resellers, Directi serves a client base in excess of 500,000 customers in 230+ countries. Directi's current service portfolio includes Domain Name Registration, Web Hosting Solutions, Payment Gateway Services, Managed DNS Services, Domain Forwarding, E-Mail Solutions and various other services.

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January 26, 2022

The Endurance Group is Poised for Growth

2005 Marks the Opening of New Industry Markets in the Professional Services Sector

(PRWEB) January 26, 2022 -- Due to recent significant growth The Endurance Group announced the promotions and new addition to their Business Development Outsourcing organization. When John Gregoire, Managing Director of The Endurance Group, was asked about the recent changes he commented, “I’m pleased that the team is in place to achieve the aggressive growth goals set for the 2005, including opening new industry markets in the professional services sector.”

The organizational changes included the recent promotions of Jane Clabby and Bob Rose to newly created positions of Vice President. In their roles Ms. Clabby and Mr. Rose are responsible for providing the direction for the Outsourced Business Development teams and implementing client initiatives. Prior to joining The Endurance Group, Ms. Clabby spent over 16 years at EMC Corporation and Data General in senior level marketing and sales roles. Mr. Rose has 25 years of experience with sales, marketing, and management roles in the financial services industry including SunAmerica, Aetna Investment Services, and Lincoln Financial. This combined talent brings a complementary and seasoned sales experience for The Endurance Group’s client base.

Additionally, Dave Volin has been recruited to serve as Vice President of Business Development. The scope of his position includes continuing the expansion of clients and opening new industry markets. After graduating from the Air Force Academy, Dave spent 10 years serving in the U.S.Air Force. He then began his second career in senior level sales, sales training, and marketing roles at IBM.

The Endurance Group is a provider of Outsourced Business Development services for companies in professional services, technology, telecommunications, and manufacturing. The company is based in Yarmouth, Maine. The Endurance Group can be found on the web at:

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FlowSense Awarded Contract to Supply Respirator Fit Testing System to the Army

FlowSense announced today that it has received a contract to supply Respirator Fit Testing System to the US Army.

(PRWEB) January 26, 2022 -- The award specified that a TSI Portacount Plus Respirator Fit Test System be supplied to the US Army Soldier Systems Center. Respirator Fit Test Systems are used to meet OSHA respirator standards for employees and personnel who may require respiratory protection in their working environment. FlowSense is an authorized distributor of TSI Inc., a market leader in the design and manufacturing of precision instruments used to measure flow, particulate, and other key environmental parameters.

"This award is a milestone for FlowSense, as our marketing objectives to pursue US government business were just recently put into practice," acknowledged Paul Smallwood, president of FlowSense. “After conducting several environmental seminars during a state sponsored trade mission to Vietnam in 2004, the trade mission affirmed our vision to become the leader in dealing with global environmental issues concerning outdoor and indoor air quality. We are convinced that FlowSense is on the right track towards establishing advanced protection and preventative measures against poor air quality. This award upholds FlowSense's integrated technical capabilities in providing superior environmental systems and quality engineering services worldwide.”

FlowSense LLC is a privately held veteran owned small business (VOSB) and 8(a)/SDB certified Technology Company providing integrated technical solutions in Environmental Systems, Security Technology (biometrics), and Industrial Solutions to the environmental, medical, industrial, electronics, military/defense, and government agencies.

For more information visit FlowSense website at

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January 25, 2022

Domestic Contract Manufacturing Firm Vaults onto Inc. 500 List

Contract Manufacturer Zentech Manufacturing experiences 574% growth since 2000, despite stiff overseas competition

(PRWEB) January 25, 2022 -- With the topic of offshore outsourcing so hot, few would expect a domestic company specializing in contract manufacturing to make Inc. Magazine’s top 500 list of fastest growing privately held companies for 2004. Yet with 574% growth over four years, The Baltimore, Maryland-based Zentech Manufacturing Inc. ranked #255 in annual sales growth out of more than 500,000 businesses contacted and vetted by financial statements.

Zentech is a full service contract manufacturer offering high speed, precision assembly of all types of printed circuit boards for the defense, medical, aerospace, industrial, telecom, and computing industries. The company also provides a full range of PCB testing and mechanical assembly services.

Although they count Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and Becton Dickinson among their clients, Zentech strives to provide clients of any size a responsive, one-to-one, partnership experience.

“What sets Zentech apart is its willingness to partner with you to get the job done -- not just a premium facility, the best equipment, technicians, and technique,” says Byron Knowles, founder of Aerospace Technology Group (ATG), an aerospace supplier that has relied on Zentech for contract manufacturing over the past six years. “At a typical contract manufacturer, you’re just another customer work order.”

Recently, ATG was bidding for a contract with a major aerospace OEM to implement a next generation, electromechanical window shade. To remain in the bidding process, ATG was asked to produce a working prototype quickly, before they started developing the controller board. ATG presented their dilemma to Zentech.

“Drawing on their design and development resources, Zentech produced a working prototype at a price that enabled us to win the contract,” says Knowles. “They compressed six months of development into six weeks.”

“Most contract houses say, ‘Give us your specs and we’ll make it for you,’” continues Knowles. “But Zentech can not only help develop your specs, but also make sure the result is manufacturable. They ensure our motors comply with FAA regulation and test for EMI shielding, for example. It’s a rare relationship.”

At Zentech’s new 42,000-sq. ft. facility, which is designed for high quality circuit board assembly, a flexible, continuous flow, contract manufacturing process allows for on-the-fly modifications to meet changing customer needs and demands. A fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning/Material Requirements Planning (ERP/MRP) system streamlines data, scheduling, and communication.

“We’re dealing with changing regulatory issues and individual customer standards in our industry,” says Knowles. “There’s always a need to adapt, modify, or add -- but most contract manufacturers will not. Zentech has worked with us on short notice, no matter what the lead time or customer demand. They are more our partner than vendor.”

When ATG found its customers pressing them to implement stringent supply chain management criteria, Knowles felt confident in Zentech’s zero-defect approach. This includes not only quality systems such as Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), high tech selective soldering equipment, and temperature, humidity, and electro-static discharge (ESD) controls, but also a systematic process to prevent and eliminate errors in processes, equipment, facilities, training, and personnel.

“As we grow and develop future product, we rely on Zentech,” says Knowles. “They’ve been so essential to our success; we’ve actually built our business around them. Their ability to see potential in our product, adapt to our needs, and get the job done right is unique in contract manufacturing.

Zentech is ISO 9000:2000 certified, as well as ANSI and RAB accredited.

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January 18, 2022

AValonRF Presents its Miniature Digital Wireless Long Range Links Based on a Unique Modular Concept Where Each Link is Composed from a Combination of Micro Modules

AValonRF presents its Miniature Digital Wireless long range links based on a unique modular concept where each link is composed from a combination of micro modules. Typical applications are UAV, UGV, USV, Robotics, Industrial control, Video Signage, Telemetry, Broadcast and Security.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2022 -- AValonRF presents its Miniature Digital wireless long range links for based on a unique modular concept where each link is composed from a combination of micro modules, connected together via a 100Mbaud full duplex daisy chained serial bus.

Typical applications are UAV, UGV, USV, Robotics, Industrial control, Video Signage, Telemetry, Broadcast and Security.

Approximate size and weight of each module: 60mm x 33mm x 9mm, 14 grams

AValon RF digital module lineup includes:
· RF UHF Encrypted Transceivers
TR423-1 76Kbaud/0.25W UHF transceiver
TR430-2G - 200Kbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS
TR430-2+G - 325Kbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS
TR430-3G - 1.53Mbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS
TR430-3+G - 3.06Mbaud/1W UHF transceiver with GPS

· Interfaces
Module A - NTSC/PAL to MJPEG/MPEG1/MPEG2/MPEG4 Encoder based on the WISchip GO7007SB MPEG Encoder and Includes a smart video pre-processor DSP, RTC and VITC
Module B - Same as Module A with camera on board
Module C - Power PC with TCP/IP + USB 2.0 + IDE/ATA interface
Module D - MPEG4 to NTSC/PAL decoder software dependent)
MPEG4 low latency CODEC or MPEG4 video conferencing controller.
Module F - CPU, running Windows XP at 1.5GHz, 512MB DRAM, AGP display controller with resolution of 800x600 to 1280x1024, 4GB HDD, 802.11g, 802.15 and GSM/GPRS for Wearable Computers

· Modules: General & Mechanical
Power - 5V-10V unregulated
Size - 60mm x 33mm x 9mm
Weight - approximately 14 grams

About AValon RF Inc.:
AValonRF designs and produces state-of-the-art wireless links that include receivers, transmitters, Wearable computers, In Car Video Systems, remote display units, DVRs, rugged wireless PDAs, Rugged PCs, No moving parts tracking Antennas, Wireless Microphones, Miniature MPEG 4 Encoders, Miniature MPEG4 Decoders and a variety of specialized antennas. Our intelligent true diversity technology provides broadcast quality interference-free video links over the frequency spectrum of 56MHz to 2.5GHz. A wireless link from Avalon RF is an affordable easy to install video solution with superior image quality.

AValonRF is a privately held company headquartered in El Cajon (San Diego). More information about AValonRF is available online at

AValonRF Contact:
Tommy Orpaz
Vice President, Business Development
AValonRF, Inc
San Diego, CA
(619) 401-1969

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CCIM Institute to Update Commercial Real Estate Sector at Equipment Leasing Event

National Funding & Syndication Showcase Expected to Sell Out

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) January 18, 2022 -- Tennyson Williams, Instructor for the CCIM Institute has been scheduled to deliver an Industry Update presentation on the commercial real estate sector to an exclusive audience of senior equipment leasing & finance executives attending the Lessors Network National Funding & Syndication Showcase at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead hotel in Atlanta, March 30-31, 2005

CCIM will also be featured in the National Association Showcase forum along with the American Hospital Association representing the healthcare industry, the American Electronics Association representing the technology industry and the Machinery Dealers National Association representing the machine tool industry.

Twice each year from the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead hotel in Atlanta, the Lessors Network, the world’s largest equipment leasing network, produces high profile networking events for the equipment leasing and finance markets.

In 2004, the Lessors Network launched the National Association Alliance to promote industry associations serving markets traditionally financed by equipment lessors. Participating association executives are invited to deliver Industry Update presentations and promote membership in their organizations at Lessors Network events.

The Lessors Network invites all national association executives to serve as an advocate for their membership. There is no cost for approved associations to participate in the National Association Alliance or the National Funding & Syndication Showcase; however, space is limited and available on a first come basis. Interested parties may visit the Lessors Network for details or contact John Semon at 770-993-0085.

About The Lessors Network
The Lessors Network, the world's largest equipment leasing network, facilitates new business development opportunities within the equipment leasing community. From the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead hotel in Atlanta, the Lessors Network delivers extraordinary networking events showcasing industry associations, borrowers, lenders and service providers from the asset based "equipment leasing" markets.
Web site programs and services provide member access to news, events and the promotion of important resources facilitating funding/syndication, technology and outsourcing services exclusive to the equipment leasing & finance markets. Additional information can be viewed from

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OMNI Technologies, Inc. Reports Profitable Fourth Quarter and Historic Annual Growth Rate

OMNI Technologies, Inc. (OTI) An established supplier of Engineered Systems, Automation/Process Technology, Skid/Cart Fabrication and Instrumentation Services, today released financial performance information for the fourth quarter 2004. For the quarter ending December 31, 2004, OTI reported revenues of $868 thousand compared to revenues of $359 thousand for the quarter ending December 31, 2003. This increase along with a positive third quarter represents a net increase of 95% in annual revenues for calendar year 2004 over the previous year.

Kulpsville, PA (PRWEB) January 18, 2022 -- “We are pleased to see that OTI has performed well for a second consecutive quarter, this is an important trend for the company’s financial health as well as an indicator that our ‘Transformation Initiative’ is being embraced by our market segments,” said Carmela Fabiano, President of OMNI Technologies, Inc.

Greg Cicio, Director of Sales/Marketing commented, “We are firing on all cylinders! Sales are up for all three business units (Systems Integration, Field Services, Productized Solutions). We’ve added new customers, increased our value to existing strategic customers, expanded our process system maintenance/calibration services group, improved our skid/cart/panel fabrication processes, aggressively tightened our internal quality business practices, and began a progressive campaign to develop global representation for our CIP-Cart Products. All-in-all it was a pretty great year but it’s only the beginning.”

OMNI Technologies, Inc is a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) with a 15 year history of providing Industrial Control Services: Design, Engineering, Project Management, Programming, Installation, Validation Documentation, Project Implementation, Operations & Maintenance Training, and Lifecycle Service Agreements. OMNI has worked with a veritable who's who of regulated manufacturers across vertical markets such as: Pharmaceuticals Finishing, Medical Device Manufacturing, Batch/Continuous Process, Water Systems, and Refining Operations.

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