Asbestos Issues Will Linger in Libby, Montana

For the residents of Libby, Montana, the word asbestos conjures up fear, resentment, anger, and worry. Now that the W. R. Grace trial has ended, those who live in this small, close-knit mountain town just want to move on. Libby was once home to a W. R. Grace vermiculite mine. Founded in 1854 by an Irish immigrant named William Russell Grace, the company had interest in several industries, including shipping and manufacturing, but in Libby, the focus was the lucrative business of vermiculite mining. At least every family in Libby knew someone who worked in the mines, whether it was […]

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Japan’s Pharma Sees Growth in Generics

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 19, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – The generics segment is a newly emerging area in the Japanese pharmaceutical industry. Currently, it accounts for just 5% of the Japanese drug market but the market size is likely to grow many folds. The government officials with a view to bring down healthcare costs are encouraging doctors to prescribe generics to the patients. Our new research report, “Japanese Generic Market Forecast to 2013,” also says that the generics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 9% during 2009-2013. The report further states that the country’s per capita […]

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General Insurance Continues to Grow in Hong Kong; Defying Crisis

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 18, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report Hong Kong Insurance Market to 2013″, with rising demand for accident & health, motor and liability insurance, general insurance premiums are projected to grow at a CAGR of close to 13% during 2009-2013. Our research has found that accident & health insurance will continue to be an important contributor to general insurance business in Hong Kong. By premium, it accounts for over one -quarter of general insurance business in the country and is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 16% during 2009-2013. People […]

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AMTELCO Welcomes Black Box Into New Dealer / Distribution Program

McFarland, WI (MMD Newswire) May 13, 2009 — AMTELCO recently announced a new dealer/distribution program that allows partners to offer a number of different AMTELCO telecommunications products to their customers. AMTELCO is pleased to announce that Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX) has become a member of this program. “AMTELCO is very happy to be partnering with Black Box as their breadth is so wide across all industries and the products they will sell, including AMTELCO’s Soft Agent, Just Say It,’ Pro Show, eCreator, and RED ALERT systems, compliment communications systems and provide a superior customer service experience,” stated AMTELCO President […]

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Up to 50% off on Report – Booming Global Obesity Drug Market

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 13, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – RNCOS is offering up to 50% discount on Market Research Report titled Booming Global Obesity Drug Market. This latest research on the obesity market, states that the prevalence of obesity is increasing globally at alarming rates. Obesity drugs market has shown a radical growth in recent times but in contrast, the market for weight loss drugs has failed to match this growth. By 2012, it’s expected that more than two billion people will be overweight and 600 Million will be obese, representing immense opportunities for both the markets. The market for […]

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Nanotechnology Market Poised for Growth

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 13, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report, Nanotechnology Market Forecast to 2013, the global market for nanotechnology is projected to grow from an estimated US$ 14.5 Billion in 2009 to more than US$ 30 Billion by 2013, representing a CAGR of around 20% during the period. The study further says, The nanotechnology market currently remains in its developing stage and with the nanotechnology-based products gaining acceptance worldwide, the future prospects for the same looks bright. Nanotechnology has potential applications in many sectors of the global economy, including consumer products, healthcare, transportation, energy […]

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FirstAlerttm 5/13, 2009: Sellers Make Their Presence Known

May 13, 2009 (FinancialWire) (By Dr. Joe Duarte) The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) moved higher, on the strength of companies like Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and Dupont (NYSE: DD), but the Nasdaq Composite (COMPQ) and the S&P 500 (SPX) were lower and flat respectively. Also troubling was the markets breadth on a day when the industries recovered but the broader market did not. This, then, is what technicians call a negative divergence. And in this case its a sign of weakness. There are two ways for this market to go from here, if it is to correct. One is sideways. […]

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Ensign Group Names Snapper As CFO

May 12, 2009 (FinancialWire) The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG) has appointed Suzanne D. Snapper to succeed CFO Alan J. Norman, who is retiring. Snapper has been serving as the vice president of finance for an Ensign subsidiary that operates the companys service center. Norman plans to transition the CFO role to Snapper over a period of around 90 days, to coincide with the anticipated filing of the companys second quarter 2009 10-Q. Snappers appointment will become fully effective at the time of the filing. As VP of finance, Snapper played a role in taking the company public in 2007. […]

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Patients Flocking Turkey for Low Cost Medical Treatment

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 12, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report titled Emerging Medical Tourism in Turkey, the medical tourism market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of over 50% between 2009 and 2013 on the back of low cost of treatment and improved healthcare infrastructure. Turkey is gaining the reputation of providing excellent medical and healthcare services in many fields, including cosmetic and plastic surgery, cardiac procedures, vision, orthopedics, dentistry and many more. A Senior Research Analyst at RNCOS says that one of the major driving forces for the Turkish medical tourism industry is […]

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Consulting Firm Gives Away Services to Celebrate National Hospital Week

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 12, 2009 ) DETROIT Enovasis Healthcare Solutions(http://www.enovasis.com), a Michigan-based health care consulting firm, is celebrating National Hospital Week by giving away its services to improve hospital profitability, quality and efficiency. During the week of May 10-16, 2009, which is designated as National Hospital Week, Enovasis will give away consulting hours and a WhereToFindCare.com Premium Home Page to one lucky hospital. The consulting hours will be applied to data analysis services that will identify opportunities within any patient population (up to 1,000 1,000 patients). Enovasis will analyze the data set for revenue, cost or quality improvement opportunities. Similar projects […]

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