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    Santa Fe Springs, California (MMD Newswire) January 17, 2013 -- Mike Thompson's RV Super Stores has once again been ranked as the #1 selling RV dealer in California for 2012.

    According to California Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association, (Granite Bay, CA) Mike Thompson RV Super Stores are again ranked the #1 motorhome, #1 towable, and #1 overall Dealer in California for 2012. CalRVDA is affiliated with the National RV Dealers Association and provides tracking data of all RV-motorized and RV-towable sales in the California market.

    Mark Rosenbaum, General Manager for Mike Thompson RV comments, "Finding out we are once again the customer choice of RV dealers in California is just is a huge accomplishment for the staff of Mike Thompson's RV. I often talk about the staff as family. We operate every single day with the same goal and that is to provide the best possible experience for our customers. We are a focused team from our detail department, sales staff, accounting office, management group, service department and trusted manufacturers. We work together to take care of our customers that have joined our family over the past forty years, and welcome new customers every day. Mike Thompson's RV Super Stores has created the best by offering something for everyone with our vast product selection from affordable travel trailers to the highest quality motorhomes including the number one selling coaches in the country. The manufacturers we sell are of the highest quality because the Mike Thompson's RV experience doesn't end when you drive off the lot, it's just beginning. Mike Thompson's RV has a solid history of taking care of its customers and supporting them not only during, but after the sale as well. A third party survey by Muse Surveys, (Riverside, CA) completed in December 2012, shows on average 95% of our customers would purchase from us again or recommend us to a friend. We fully understand that satisfied customers provide repeat business and that referrals make up the majority of our business. Happy customers are what keep us in the number one position of RV dealers in California. From all of the staff at Mike Thompson RV, we are so proud and honored to have once again reached this achievement and we're extremely excited to launch into 2013. Thank you."

    Mike Thompson RV offers a full range of RV's in every price point. From Tent Trailers to Diesel Pusher motor homes selling the top brands in the nation.

    Mike Thompson RV Superstores with fivesouthern California locations www.mikethompson.com

    Questions to be directed to Mellanie Ingle, The Mingle Agency, (714) 398-5049

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    KAIROS AUTONOMI COMPLETES THE FIRST PHASE OF DELIVERIES FOR NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU MOVING GROUND TARGET CONTRACT

    Unmodified ranges equipped with necessary technologies to operate unmanned moving ground targets as part of training operations

    Salt Lake City, Utah (MMD Newswire) January 7, 2013 -- Kairos Autonomi, Inc., a world leader in robotic appliqué kits and developer of the Pronto4 Robotic Appliqué Kit, has completed the 1st phase of its base year contract to deliver unmanned moving ground targets at National Guard Bureau training ranges across the United States.

    Working only two to three days at each range, the Kairos team modified the existing ranges and configured each of them for unmanned vehicle operation. Kairos personnel also installed radio infrastructure and ground control station hardware and software, and delivered an optionally unmanned moving ground target powered by the Pronto4.

    In addition to the hardware and software delivery and installation, Kairos personnel provided training to range personnel that will enable them to remotely operate the vehicles and maintain the radio and control station infrastructure for future missions. Kairos will complete phases two and three in the first half of 2013, and will continue releasing its Pronto4 Robotic Appliqué Kits to other ranges throughout the United States.

    "As we demonstrated at Airburst Range, give us a small budget and a few days, and we can provide any range with the ability to operate and maintain unmanned ground or surface targets," said Chandler Griffin, Director of Targets Programs at Kairos Autonomi. "Our effort with the National Guard Bureau shows our capability as a company to stand up existing ranges with solid infrastructure, robots and operational training in a short period of time."

    The Pronto4 Robotic Appliqué Kit can be installed in about 4 hours by a trained team of two technicians. For each NGB range, the Pronto4 enables an unmanned vehicle to drive by remote control operation in conjunction with communications infrastructure. The Pronto4 can also be upgraded to provide GPS path following capability.

    The Pronto4 enables existing vehicles or surface vessels to be utilized as realistic, unmanned moving ground targets as part of training and test operations. Kairos supports a broad training range customer base and continues to develop cost-effective, high-quality hardware and software products for training range customers worldwide.

    About Kairos Autonomi

    Kairos Autonomi, Inc. (Kairos) is a world leader in delivering unmanned moving ground targets and service for training, test and evaluation operations. These moving targets and services facilitate dynamic, realistic training and test scenarios by providing optionally unmanned (a human can still drive the vehicle manually) vehicle capabilities to existing manned vehicles at a cost-effective price. The unmanned targets are powered by the Pronto4 Robotic Appliqué Kit, an add-on vehicle autonomy system that provides unmanned capabilities to current manned vehicles, rendering them optionally unmanned. Pronto4-enabled unmanned vehicles are used at training ranges and test facilities across the United States, and deliver unparalleled dependability and functionality. For more information, please visit us at our website www.kairosautonomi.com or at YouTube.

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    January 8, 2013 (MMD Newswire) -- April Deshaynior is a Hollywood and Florida based fashion designer and creative director behind the fashion brand Deshaynior. April decided to step down from her position with the company she co-founded and created in 2008 with her late father, Anthony Glover. After learning of her father's illness the designer took time off to care for her dieing father. Now after a year of being away from the company the designer has returned as CEO/head designer and creative director. Upon April's return the company is ready to launch it's new men's 2013 winter/fall line. The brand has won several local awards including emerging designer of the year awards 2010 and has been featured in magazines and newspapers.

    April deshaynior  April deshaynior returns as head designer and ceo of deshaynior design house

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    January 8, 2013 (MMD Newswire) -- New Phase Painting and Carpet Care recently announced that they would be donating 10% of their proceeds to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization to support their fight against breast cancer. Stan Henry, owner of New Phase Painting and Carpet Care feel that it is incredibly important to support this vital organization and are proud to donate a portion of their proceeds to such an important cause.

    The company is well known in Georgia for their quality service and dedication to the community and donating to the fight against breast cancer is par for the course for Henry and his family-run business. The company is expert at painting and carpet care but is perhaps best known for their quality carpet cleaning services. Since 1973 carpet cleaning in Fayetteville, Georgia has been synonymous with New Phase Painting and Carpet Care.

    New Phase uses traditional steam cleaning equipment and a truck-mounted fresh water tank, waste water tank and heater. What sets the company apart from other carpet cleaning companies is the level of detail that Henry and his team of professionals bring to each client. Each job includes evaluating the carpet to be cleaned and offering special treatment to hard to clean areas or places in the carpet that contain pet odors. Henry and his staff consider themselves the equivalent of carpet investigators and will go out of their way to find a stain, identify what it takes to get rid of it and they won't stop until the stain is gone. This level of detail and their quality of their carpet cleaning has even been recognized by local authorities who have certified New Phase as crime scene cleaners. With 40 years of experience and thousands of carpets cleaned, locals consider New Phase Painting and Carpet Care and carpet cleaning Fayetteville, GA as one and the same.

    Those interested in learning more about the carpet cleaning services offered by the company can visit NewPhasePaintingAndCarpetCare.com or contact Stan Henry at 678.688.8182.

    CONTACT:

    Stan Henry

    New Phase Painting and Carpet Care

    http://newphasepaintingandcarpetcare.com

    pressrelease@newphasepaintingandcarpetcare.com

    (678) 688-8182

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    Venice, CA (MMD Newswire) January 8, 2013 -- Venice and Camarillo, California based clean energy startup Nitro-Turbodyne, Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement with GSM Energy Solutions of Calgary, Alberta, Canada to distribute next generation power generators throughout Canada and the Bakken Oil Fields in the northern portions of the United States. Nitro-Turbodyne will supply an initial order to GSM of 150 units for remote instrumentation power generation, labeled the RIPGU. Leveraging new technology to produce power leveraging renewable Liquid Nitrogen (LN2), each unit provides maintenance-free electrical power for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and telemetry systems for natural gas and oil wells.

    "These units are a significant advance in remote power generation with extremely long reliability and zero carbon emissions," stated Miles Molstad, Director for Calgary-based GSM Energy Solutions, "These products provide significant cost savings and solve multiple issues for remote oil field power generation."

    The contract, valued at over $1m Canadian over 2 years, is the first Canadian contract received by Nitro-Turbodyne for its revolutionary turbine-powered electrical generator. The unit leverages patented Micro Flash-Expansion Turbine (MFET) technology to produce clean, renewable and maintenance-free power in any environment and any weather.

    "We successfully demonstrated the RIPGU to over 80 companies at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary this past June," stated Ed De Reyes, the Chief Technology Officer for Nitro-Turbodyne. "We are very pleased to be working with GSM to introduce our units to the Canadian oil industry. GSM Energy Solutions is the perfect partner to provide this technology throughout the region."

    De Reyes went on to explain that that gas and oil well operators were searching for alternatives to solar and wind power production - especially in harsh Arctic environments - where the extremes of weather prevent the widespread use of those technologies. Several well operators had turned to thermoelectric generators ("TEGs"); however because TEGs use combustible gas and open flames to produce electricity, they tended to be unreliable and dangerous should a gas well develop a leak.

    The RIPGU's are designed to solve several problems for oil well operators including reliability, costs and safety. With only 1 moving part the unit's are designed to run continuously for 20 years. Additionally, the units work without combustion providing safety for uses near oil production facilities. Since December, Nitro-Turbodyne has booked over $2 million in orders for the years 2013 and 2014.


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    LOS ANGELES, CALI. (MMD Newswire) January 8, 2013 -- In response to Newsweek magazines complete transition to an all-digital publication, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Los Angeles artists Ryan McIntosh and XVALA will continue the print and subscription of Newsweek for 2013.

    "Death of Print: The Last Print Edition", a bimonthly print of 'Newsweek covers' capturing time-stamped events throughout 2013, was conceived by the two artists upon announcement from Newsweek editor Tina Brown of their decision to discontinue print media for their internationally acclaimed publication that had been in print since 1933.

    "Newsweek removes themselves and their reported content from being 'written in stone'," said Cory Allen. "It's going forward in reverse. In the digital realm, Newsweek will have the luxury to manipulate their original content to better serve future ratings."

    AIS Editions, located in the Brewery Arts Complex in Los Angeles and owned by McIntosh, will print and distribute a new issue of the 'Newsweek prints' on the 1st and 15th of every month. "Preservation of the printed medium for future generations is of vital importance," said McIntosh.

    The 18" x 24" prints are individually handmade with selected content based on newsworthy topics that the artists feel are significant to publish; maintaining the thematic presence that Newsweek has attained with their past issues. The artists have gone as far as employing several members of the paparazzi and selected hackers to help acquire exclusive images and information to remain competitive with TIME, Wired, People, and other major magazines.

    "People like information to be physical. They want to be smacked in the face by news," said XVALA. "I can't tell the difference between what's real or virtual. All news is just a picture you've never seen before."

    Currently, the prints can only be purchased online; however, Cory Allen is working with several vendors and distributors to have the prints made available in local stores across the United States, alongside their competitor's issues. "We are aiming to make these prints easily accessible before this summer and I feel we are making progress," said Cory Allen.

    The "Death of Print: The Last Print Edition" will be made available to the public at www.newsweekprints.com, where individuals may purchase individual issues or a full-year subscription.

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    Media Contact:

    Cory Allen

    info@cacanet.com

    323-393-3115

    "Death of Print: The Last Print Edition" by Ryan McIntosh and XVALA


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    LONDON (MMD Newswire) January 8, 2013 -- TCA Fund Management Group, the Investment Manager to the TCA Global Master Credit Fund, LP, announced some enhancements to management roles and additions to its senior level ranks today. The appointments are designed to strengthen the team and help in assuring the firm's long term succession and sustainability.

    Donna Silverman has added to her previous managing director role, the title of Portfolio Manager and will be a non-voting member of the Fund's board of directors, which has a majority of independent directors.

    Michael Vernon's increased areas of responsibility have elevated his title from Senior Analyst, to Director of credit and portfolio operations as he is charged with managing both the analyst team and coordinating all work with the Fund's service providers.

    TCA also announced the addition of Wayne Coy as Director of Global Originations to its management ranks. Wayne brings decades of banking and corporate finance experience to TCA and should enhance the firm's global deal footprint. Wayne's full biography can be obtained on TCA's website (www.tcaglobalfund.com).

    "We believe these changes help strengthen TCA's operations and management and also help pave the way for bettering the Investment Manager's depth, succession and sustainability" said Robert Press, CEO of TCA Fund Management Group. "Additionally, as TCA continues to try to maintain best practices in the areas of liquidity, governance, valuation, compliance and transparency, these management additions and responsibilities enhancements are all a part of a continuous improvement process" said Press.

    TCA Fund Management Group in its capacity as the Investment Manager for TCA Global Credit Master Fund. LP also acts as an advisor to many small companies from its offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. TCA's Fund is a short duration, absolute return fund specializing in senior secured lending to small, mainly listed companies in the U.S., Canada, Western Europe and Australia. The team has a level of domestic and cross-border expertise, long-standing experience in funding innovations, as is reflected in the number and types of transactions completed. This is a specialist business with an investment approach that fills an important finance gap in a finite number of leading markets. TCA Global Credit Master Fund provides a unique conduit for investors seeking uncorrelated returns in the small cap debt universe.

    For more information in the US:

    Write info@tcaglobalfund.com

    Visit www.tcaglobalfund.com

    Call 786-323-1650

    Fax 786-323-1651

    Address 1404 Rodman Street, Hollywood, FL 33020


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    ROCKVILLE, MD (MMD Newswire) January 8, 2013 -- Apex Companies, LLC - a leading national energy, water resources and environmental consulting and engineering firm - announces the acquisition of A2L Technologies, Inc. (A2L), which as of December 31, 2012 began operating under the Apex name.

    An environmental consulting, engineering and remediation company specializing in real estate and financial institutions, A2L is a privately held firm headquartered in Tampa, FL. Apex is a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, a private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented middle market companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

    "The merger will allow both entities to benefit," says Peter Young, Chairman of Apex. "A2L will expand our Firm's reach into the robust southern market, while Apex's growing breadth of resources will allow A2L to better service new and existing clients nationally."

    "Due to the commonality of our respective goals and cultures, it was quickly made apparent that a business relationship would be mutually beneficial," says Larry Schmaltz, Principal of A2L. "We are confident that this new bond will bring about great opportunities for both Apex and A2L."

    Focused on minimizing environmental liabilities and hurdles to maximize client's business opportunities, Apex continues to expand its service capabilities, geographic footprint, and client base through organic growth and acquisitions. Apex was recently named a Top 200 Environmental Firm and Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record Magazine (ENR Magazine).

    For more information: www.apexcos.com, 301.417.0200.

    Apex Companies Expands with Acquisition of A2L Technologies, Inc

    About Apex Companies

    Founded in 1988, Apex Companies, LLC is a leading national water resources and environmental services consulting and engineering firm dedicated to providing private and public sector clients with full-service, single-source solutions for routine and complex projects. Clients rely on the Company to provide the technical expertise and solutions requisite in the industry, while differentiating itself with a quick response time, professional performance, high-quality results and cost efficiency. Apex employs more than 450 professionals, including geologists, hydrogeologists, engineers, air quality experts, environmental scientists, industrial hygienists, safety specialists and field technicians, across a network of more than 35 offices throughout the United States.

    CONTACT:
    Kevin Satz
    301.417.0200
    ksatz@apexcos.com

    www.apexcos.com

    www.facebook.com/ApexCompaniesLLC

    www.twitter.com/apexcos

    About Tailwind Capital

    Tailwind Capital is a leading private equity firm investing in growth-oriented middle market companies in business and communications services and healthcare. Tailwind partners with management teams to build value through internal growth, acquisitions, and operational and strategic initiatives.

    For more information: www.tailwind.com.

    CONTACT:
    Melanie Harris
    212.271.3899
    mharris@tailwind.com
    
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    PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Contact:  Eric Branstad
    Phone:  515.720.1433
    Email: Eric.Branstad@jp2sri.org

    New Stem Cell Biobank Partnership to Accelerate Drug Discovery

    Coralville, IA (MMD Newswire) January 8, 2013 -- Cellular Engineering Technologies Inc. (CET), a stem cell biotech company, and the non-profit John Paul II Medical Research Institute (JP2MRI) announce a partnership to develop a private stem cell biobank. CET, a biomanufacturer of human stem cells, is collaborating with the JP2MRI to create over 5,000 patient and disease-specific stem cell lines and other human cell lines to advance drug discovery, offer personalized medicine, and biomanufacturing. These cell lines are derived from adult sources and do not include embryonic stem cells.

    A stem cell biobank will help overcome the greatest obstacle to offering personalized medicine and will accelerate the search for effective treatments. It will do so by enabling drug testing on patient specific stem cells, in contrast to the currently used models involving animal testing and clinical trials that are vastly more expensive and time consuming. The biobank stem cell lines will serve as models to better predict the outcome of drug therapy in patients and dramatically advance research to bring new treatments to market sooner and at less cost. The need to create a stem cell biobank of human somatic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem (IPS) cells, and other critical human cell lines is underscored by some sobering statistics. The annual rate of FDA-approved drugs has declined while the research and development cost has significantly increased. The cost of bringing a drug to market is currently more than one billion dollars and takes over ten years. A new heart drug has a 20 percent chance of succeeding in a clinical trial and a new cancer drug has only an 8 percent chance of succeeding.

    CET manufactures a variety of human somatic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem (IPS) cells, cancer cells, and specialized tissue culture media to grow and differentiate stem cells. CET has also introduced its contract manufacturing service to develop IPS cell lines for scientists. IPS cells are unique stem cells that are created by genetically reprogramming a patient's own cell into very primitive pluripotent stem cells that can differentiate into more than 200 specialized cells. Dr. Alan Moy, CEO and Co-Founder of CET said, "The collaboration with the JP2MRI will allow CET to provide scientists with the tools to accelerate drug discovery and advance personalized medicine."

    The CET and JP2MRI partnership will eliminate the barriers that typically impact government and academic biobanks because stem cell donations will come directly from patients recruited from private practice doctors and private hospitals. Jay Kamath, CEO of the JP2MRI, commented, "The Institute has launched its Give Cures program that has created a network of doctors in several private clinics and hospitals around the country to recruit patients to procure tissue to create the stem cell lines. The program is currently recruiting patients with genetic diseases, cancer, and disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease so that industry, government, and academia can be more productive in their drug discovery efforts."

    Doctors and patients are invited to visit the JP2MRI website (www.jp2mri.org) and sign-up on the Clinical Provider Registry or Patient Registry. Everyone is invited to share the Give Cures flyer (www.givecures.org) so more people will know how they can advance the adult stem cell research mission of JP2MRI.

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    About Cellular Engineering Technologies, Inc.

    CET is a stem cell biotech company co-founded by Dr. Alan Moy and whose mission is to fundamentally transform patient therapy by making drug discovery and the biomanufacturing process quicker, less expensive, more personalized, innovative, and regenerative through the use of human cells. CET's manufacturing facility is located in Coralville, IA.

    About the John Paul II Medical Research Institute.

    The John Paul II Medical Research Institute (JP2MRI) is a non-profit research institute whose mission is to advance ethical medical research and education with human somatic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells. The Institute's goal is to reduce the barriers of translating basic research into clinical research. This is accomplished by coordinating research activities between the Institute, academia, and industry to find treatment solutions for patients that could benefit from adult stem cell therapy. The Institute is located in Iowa City, IA.


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    January 9, 2013 (MMD Newswire) -- Our very own Miami based Chef Adrianne Calvo beat out some of the top chefs from around the country with her "Maximum Flavor" style of recipes, that only those of us who make the drive to her restaurant, are privileged to taste.

    The Master Holiday Chef Challenge is a national chef competition that features 14 of the best chefs from major cities across the U.S. including major metropolises like New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco. The chefs competed against each other to create innovative meals by using varieties of Alouette Cheese, Chavrie Fresh Goat Cheese, and Ile de France Cheese. The chefs had the chance to win the ultimate title of Master Holiday Chef & a grand prize of $20,000- but they needed your vote to win. It was ChefAdrianne's signature style, spontaneous creativity, and unrestricted approach to food that set her apart from her competitors - Adrianne being the youngest of the 14 competitors and 1 of 2 females. "I am so happy to bring home the win. What an honor to even be put in this category with these incredible chefs," says Calvo. In addition to finding some delicious recipes to try, there were other random drawings for daily and weekly prizes including a grand prize trip to the winning chef's restaurant.

    Miami based Chef Adrianne Calvo wins national Master Holiday Chef Challenge

    This was one of Chef Adrianne's busiest holiday seasons ever because of her other charitable endeavors. On December 11th, she returned from her yearly effort to bring comfort and joy to all the families battling childhood Cancer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospitals in Memphis, Tennessee via cooking a holiday feast, moreover, trying to win a $4,000 donation to one of her favorite charities The Hunger Project via Verizon's 4G4 Hunger campaign, where she was also chosen as one of four top culinary guru's in Miami.

    Restaurant: http://www.chefadriannes.com/?page_id=13

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/chefadrianne

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/ChefAdrianne

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    Miami, Florida (MMD Newswire) January 10, 2013 -- Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. today announced that Intradeco Apparel has been selected as the Dickies® licensee for men's lifestyle and casualwear tops, beginning January 1, 2013. Started in 1982, Miami, Florida-based Intradeco is a recognized leader in branded product design, knit textile production and apparel manufacturing.

    "Our goal with licensing endeavors is to establish categories that complement our core product and deliver what our consumers expect from the Dickies brand," states Michael Penn, head of licensing for Williamson-Dickie. "We're excited to have Intradeco as the newest member of our licensing portfolio and are eager for them to show the marketplace why they are a dominant resource."

    This reassignment of the Dickies license includes the movement of key design, merchandising, customer service and sales personnel from Dynasty Apparel to Intradeco Apparel, allowing uninterrupted service to major customers such as Walmart, Sears Holdings Corporation, AAFES and the rest of the customer base.

    "With 90 years of work wear heritage under our belt, it's important to align with strategically focused brands, vendors and suppliers to ensure our future success," said Matthew McCartin, head of marketing for Williamson-Dickie. "Intradeco is a renowned apparel company and we're thrilled to have them on board with the Dickies brand."

    Dynasty Apparel, which held the license for Dickies® men's tops since 2002, will assist in the transition of the business. They will continue to independently operate their licensed business which consists of brands such as Major League Baseball and entertainment brands.

    "Intradeco is very excited to be the new Dickies brand licensee for men's lifestyle and casualwear tops as well as the lifestyle and casual children's wear categories," says Terry Trofholz, executive vice president for Intradeco. "This is a perfect match of Intradeco's core competencies in design and supply chain management with one of the most recognized brands in apparel. What a great way to begin 2013!"

    Starting with Spring 2014 deliveries, Intradeco will become the Dickies lifestyle and casualwear licensee for infant/toddlers, 2T-20 boys and girls.

    About Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co.

    Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. is the world's leading provider of authentic work apparel, specializing in innovative performance work wear since 1922. The company offers premium quality products at an unmatched value across a vast assortment of apparel, footwear, and licensed goods in more than 100 countries. Williamson-Dickie operates through wholly-owned affiliates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, Japan and the Middle East; exclusive licensees and distributors in Africa and the Asia Pacific region; and under the Dickies®, Workrite®, Kodiak® and Terra® brands. For more information, visit www.williamsondickie.com.

    About Intradeco Apparel

    Intradeco is a division of Milady Holding Corp., a vertical manufacturer of textiles and finished goods based in El Salvador and Nicaragua. Intradeco Apparel began in 1982 as a family run business in Miami, FL, overseeing textile and apparel trading operations. It is a major supplier of quality fashion basics and thermal underwear to major retailers in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company oversees production in Central America through its subsidiaries - Hilcasa, Intradesa, and Prone. The finished products are sent to and distributed from distribution centers in Miami and El Salvador. Other operations include a sales office in Bentonville, Arkansas; and design studios in New York City and Miami. For more information, visit www.intradecoapparel.com

    Misty Otto
    Dickies
    817-810-4461
    motto@dickies.com
    
    Jamie Dammrich
    Zeno Group
    312-396-9715
    jamie.dammrich@zenogroup.com
    
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    January 11, 2013 (MMD Newswire) -- In March 2012, Industrial Adhesive Solutions (Indasol) of Warwickshire purchased Avanti Tapes Ltd of Wednesbury for an undisclosed sum. The newly formed company will as a result be one of the largest protection tape and industrial adhesive suppliers in the UK. The acquisition of Avanti Tapes allowed Indasol to both expand its current market share in existing sectors and to expand into previously unexplored sectors. The deal was described as a "tremendous opportunity" by the company director of Indasol Martin Sadler.

    Indasol has been in operation for over 25 years, providing businesses with a wide range of technical tapes and adhesives. Today they offer a vast range of single and double sided tapes as well as protective tapes and sign makers. The acquisition of Avanti Tapes will strength Indasol's market share in the manufacture of protective tapes as well as introducing new markets to the company. From its base in Wolston in Warwickshire Indasol offers businesses the benefit of its accumulated knowledge and experience on bonding and sealing free of charge. The company prides itself on providing an exceptional standard of customer service and an expanding range of products.

    Prior to its acquisition by Indasol earlier this year, Avanti Tapes had been producing an extensive range of protective tapes and films for a number of years. The company will continue to trade under its existing name although now part of the Indasol Group. The Avanti Tapes range has proved to be a worthwhile acquisition for Indasol, greatly expanding the company's interests in the protective tapes market. The company continues to be focused upon delivering high quality products to its clients while encompassing a broad range of applications. Avanti Tapes produce a range of tapes specific to the material which they are designed to protect.

    Industry insiders have expressed the promise in the Indasol acquisition of Avanti Tapes at a time when the number of mergers and acquisitions in the region are particularly low. As a result of the "significant increase in activity" currently being experienced by Indasol industry insiders have speculated that this may reflect confidence gradually beginning to return to domestic manufacturing. The move has certainly proven beneficial within this particular market sector with Indasol's position in the adhesives and tapes market being firmly secured.

    From this point the now larger Indasol Group looks set to move from strength to strength as it expands its range both within pre-existing markets and within the new markets inherited from Avanti Tapes. The new giant in the world of industrial adhesives can be sure to retain its competitive edge through this acquisition. Only time will tell whether this hopeful acquisition marks the beginning of a return of confidence to the UK manufacturing industry. If the signs are correct the result can only be a significant boost for the region as well as for the country's manufacturing industry as a whole. One thing for sure is that the new, enlarged Indasol Group is a force to be reckoned with.

    Contact

    Avanti Tapes Limited

    Office: 0121 556 9900

    Fax: 0121 556 9034

    Email: sales@protectiontapes.co.uk

    Website: www.protectiontapes.co.uk


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    January 11, 2013 (MMD Newswire) -- MetaOption, LLC receives the prestigious 9001:2008 certification from International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

    MetaOption, LLC has been serving as a Software Application Design & Development company globally for almost a decade now. It was already having worlds' top most IT solution providers like Microsoft, Adobe, IBM, Oracle, Mac, Quark, etc. as its valued partners and now, the ISO 9001:2008 certification has certainly added one more feather in its hat of achievements.

    International Organization for Standardization or ISO provides this certificate only to those companies that persistently have its Quality Policy and Quality Goals and Objectives in place. Hence, this certification in itself endorses the unmatched class of service provided by MetaOption, LLC. ISO certification also results in increased involvement of top management with regards to the Quality Management System in the business. Thus, the current and potential clients could expect enhanced quality of service and product from MetaOption, LLC that already is a preferred name in the IT industry.

    About MetaOption, LLC

    MetaOption, LLC is a global Information Technology Company providing IT services to clients, worldwide. Its spectrum of services include software designing and development, mobile application development, IT staffing and consulting, Quality Assurance (QA) Consulting, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Web and web application development, Search Engine optimization, etc. MetaOption, LLC specializes in providing fully - scalable, custom tailored IT solution and support to its clients.

    Contact Information

    METAOPTION LLC

    Phone: +1 (201) 377-3150; Fax: +1 (201) 377-3150

    Website: www.metaoption.com

    Email: info@metaoption.com


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    LAGUNA BEACH, CA (MMD Newswire) January 11, 2013 -- Wells of Life announced today the donation from an ABC Studios executive.

    The funds received were donated on behalf of the following television shows:

    -Cougar Town

    -Criminal Minds

    -Family Tools

    -Kings of Van Nuys

    -Malibu Country

    "As momentum for Wells of Life continues to grow, we were excited to receive this unsolicited donation late last month from ABC Studios", said Nick Jordan, President of Wells of Life. "Our reach is expanding and includes individuals, families, schools and various corporations. A donation from the entertainment industry is a first and will hopefully mark the beginning of many to follow."

    About Wells of Life

    Wells of Life is a Laguna Beach, California based non profit organization. Wells of Life was founded in 2008 with the sole purpose of providing East African communities with access to clean and safe drinking water. Wells of Life is committed to drilling wells and empowering East African communities with the gift of water. To learn more about Wells of Life and how to get involved,

    please visit http://www.wellsoflife.org.

    CONTACT:

    Nick Jordan, Wells of Life

    949-584-6166 (cell)

    jpg.inc@verizon.net

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    Sacramento, CA (MMD Newswire) January 11, 2013 -- The CBS Channel 47 Fresno area news story (January 9, 2013) claiming that, "Fresno police are busting pawn shops allegedly buying stolen gold. The Fresno Gold Stop was one of three pawn shops busted on Tuesday", was in error according to the records of the California Department of Justice. The Gold Stop is not a pawn shop but rather a secondhand dealer. In several instances, incorrect references were made by various news organizations that called the affected businesses pawn shops rather than secondhand dealers, according to the California Pawnbrokers Association (CAPA).

    "These businesses were not licensed pawn shops," said CAPA President Elect Tony De Marco. Illegal gold buyers are typically unlicensed and do not follow the stringent state and local laws with respect to the reporting, holding, and capturing of customer information. Licensed pawn shops are financial institutions that fall under the jurisdiction of the Department of Justice and are held to rigid standards of practice under state "Business and Professions" and "Financial" codes. According to De Marco, "Licensed pawn shops report all transactions to local law enforcement, follow all holding requirements, and, as is required by law, capture detailed identification of each pledger." Pawn shops file this information with local law enforcement agencies on a daily basis.

    CAPA led the initiative to pass the recent "Statewide Digital Database" bill, AB 391 that was signed into law by the Gov. Jerry Brown. This bill, under the direction of the Department of Justice, will make it possible for law enforcement to quickly and decisively track tangible personal property transactions.

    As the association for California's pawn industry, CAPA is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of professional conduct to the public and cooperation with law enforcement at all levels. CAPA applauds Fresno Police Department for their vigilance in shutting down the illegal gold buying businesses in their jurisdiction.

    California Pawnbrokers Association

    For more information about CAPA, visit www.CaliforniaPawnbrokers.org.

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    California Pawnbrokers Association (CAPA) is an association of pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers and is the only one of its kind in California. CAPA's members strive to maintain the highest level of ethical conduct by following established best practices and adhering to federal, state and local laws and regulations. Since its founding in 1956, we have served the interests of tens of thousands of responsible pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers. The association serves its membership through legislative advocacy, professional education, industry programs and legal resources. Our members strive to be valued and respected by their communities by taking part in community outreach programs, as well as encouraging and fostering good relationships with law enforcement, state legislators, local government and community leaders. For more information please visit www.CaliforniaPawnbrokers.org.


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    Phoenix, Arizona (MMD Newswire) January 14, 2013 -- Life Line Screening, the nation's leading provider of community-based health screenings, has partnered with Genius Avenue, experts in the engagement, enrollment and empowerment of employees, to provide payroll-deducted administration of health screening benefits in the employer group marketplace. Until now, Life Line Screening has been primarily available only as a direct-to-consumer benefit.

    Life Line Screening is available to employer groups on a national basis and will be offered through the employee benefits brokerage community. Genius Avenue will provide enrollment and administration services to Life Line Screening to make it easy for employers to offer screenings on a payroll-deducted basis. According to Ben Rozum, president of Genius Avenue, "Life Line Screening is a trusted name that offers life-saving preventive care service. Our partnership will offer a unique benefit for employer groups, and brokers will feel confident recommending Life Line Screening to their clients."

    Employers can choose to pay for all or part of their employees' cost or they can offer Life Line Screening packages on a voluntary basis. Additionally, employers may offer a scheduled on-site screening at their location for employees participating.

    With Life Line Screening, employers can reduce future health care costs and motivate employees to make healthier lifestyle decisions. Life Line Screening's mission is to make employees more aware of unrecognized health problems, such as vascular disease, and encourage them to seek follow-up care with their personal physician. Vascular diseaseoften times represents the most costly condition to cover for any employer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year nearly 800,000 Americans experience a new or recurrent stroke, which is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. Research shows starting at age 40, an individual's risk for vascular disease and catastrophic events such as a stroke doubles every five years due to a number of risk factors which can be easily detected and treated before costly events occur.

    Offering Life Line Screening as an employee benefit is a great way for benefit brokers and consultants to diversify and provide unique solutions to their clients. For more information on offering Life Line Screening as an employee benefit, please contact your insurance broker.

    About Genius Avenue

    Genius Avenue transforms how companies engage, enroll and empower their employees by helping employers develop stronger relationships with employees, improve recruiting and retention, improve employee satisfaction, simplify benefits administration and achieve a significantly better bottom line.

    To learn more, visit www.geniusavenue.com.

    MEDIA CONTACT:
    Curt A. Wieden
    Genius Avenue
    Phone: 602-795-5464
    E-Fax: 602-687-7844
    curt.wieden@geniusavenue.com
    
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    Pervasip Corp.'s (OTCQB: PVSP) VoX Mobile VoIP calling application is now available to more than one hundred million PayPal users

    WHITE PLAINS, NY (MMD Newswire) January 14, 2013 -- The subscription-free VoX plan called "Pay and Go" can be topped up with amounts as little as one dollar from a PayPal account. The Pay and Go plan enables users to call anywhere in the world, without paying a recurring monthly fee or connection fee, and includes a second phone number, voice mail service and some of the lowest international calling rates in the world.

    VoX's Chief Information Officer, Mark Richards, noted, "We are continuing our vision to position our Android App for the coming global marriage between mobile VoIP and mobile wallet. PayPal is arguably the number one global mobile payment company, and is our first step toward that vision. Our App has been well received in the industry and is currently listed in the number 2 position in the Google Play Store when searching for "mobile VoIP." We intend to be best of breed and listed in the number 1 position, by continuing to add additional benefits like PayPal. Millions of people globally do not have a credit card or do not want to enter it into a mobile device for security or other personal reasons."

    "We are following a simple model, we believe that as more people see our app, more people will appreciate and use it," continued Richards. "We think mobile VoIP and mobile wallet is a perfect marriage in 2013 and we are excited to be one of the pioneers in this area."

    A VoX user can subscribe entirely on the phone or tablet and choose a U.S. phone number without leaving the interface, which makes the sign-up process more elegant than many competitors. The mobile VoIP paid plans are a low cost of entry for a high quality and reliable mobile VoIP service offering. New subscribers can download the app for a free 60 minute trial and make calls to any country on the unlimited calling list or sign up for the Pay and Go plan for as little as a dollar, literally a "pay as you go" plan with no monthly subscription fees.

    The VoX Mobile VoIP Android App with updated PayPal payment option will be available on January 15, 2013 and can be viewed or downloaded at the Google Play store.

    About VoX Communications:

    VoX Communications delivers VoIP and video telephone service anywhere in the world that has a stable broadband connection. It recently entered the mobile VoIP services and applications arena so that its VoIP can utilize any 3G/4G or WiFi connection. VoX differentiates itself through a unique combination of high quality voice services, flexible back-office capabilities and automated provisioning systems that enable a quick turn-up for app users who are looking for a second mobile phone line or low-cost international calling, without using any voice-plan minutes from their mobile phone carrier. It offers a feature-rich, low-cost, high-quality alternative to traditional wireless phone services. For more information, please visit www.voxcorp.net.

    Forward-looking statements:The information contained herein includes forward-looking statements. These statements relate to future events or to our future financial performance, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond our control and which could, and likely will, materially affect actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Any forward-looking statement reflects our current views with respect to future events and is subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to our operations, results of operations, growth strategy and liquidity. We assume no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

    Contact:

    Paul H. Riss

    Chief Executive Officer

    Ph: 212-404-7633

    phriss@pervasip.com


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    HAVERTOWN, PA (MMD Newswire) January 15, 2013 -- Our Care Community, an online forum where members find creative solutions for all their elder care needs, announces that Molly McBryan has joined the company as Director of Provider Relations.

    "We are delighted to welcome Molly into the Our Care Community family. Her experience in working with, and developing relationships with Providers will be a great asset to our company and to our Providers," stated Matt McCloskey, Our Care Community's Managing Partner.

    Molly was born and raised in Philadelphia. She is a graduate of LaSalle University-Philadelphia, with a BA in Sociology and has eight years experience in customer service and provider relations in the mental health field. Molly enjoys working with and talking to people and is very interested in helping and guiding families who need direction finding senior care for their loved ones. For her recreational interests, she loves running, reading, and taking bike rides with her family.

    "I have two close friends who both needed to find assisted living facilities for a loved one. Listening to them talk about how stressful and overwhelming the process was, I knew this was an area that I could be helpful, given my background. When Matt and Michael McCloskey asked me to accept the position as Director of Provider Relations, I was thrilled with the opportunity. I very much look forward to working for a company that not only cares about their care seekers but also about their relationships with their providers."

    OurCareCommunity.com is an online community connecting Care Seekers, Caregivers, Elder Care Experts and Industry Professionals all with the common goal of sharing knowledge, creating bonds and enriching lives. Sons and daughters, husbands and wives and all those responsible for the care of a loved one, now have a trusted source for advice, support and conversation on elder care topics.

    To find out more about Our Care Community:

    Phone: 888-730-3992

    Website: www.OurCareCommunity.com

    Email: info@ourcarecommunity.com


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    Mississauga (MMD Newswire) January 15, 2013 -- Krishani is an engineering company based in Toronto, Canada, and they have a development center in China. They provide custom solutions for tool designing and development. They also offer reliable services through their highly skilled engineers and technicians. Their services include concept designing, mass production, reverse engineering and machining. So, the engineering solutions provided by Krishani are integrated and of top quality. They focus on customer service and satisfaction and that is the reason they are able to build long term relationships with their clients.

    A rich experience in multiple industries and products such as home appliances, automotive tools and medical equipment has resulted in the key strength of Krishani to deliver a big range of products while maintaining high quality. They interact with the clients and get their ideas and their team of professionals focuses on these ideas and specifications, so that they can deliver exactly the same product the client needs. Their entire team and management policies are dedicated towards meeting the clients' requirements proficiently.

    Krishani, always use latest technologies, so that they are able to deliver nothing but the best quality. This integration of technologies offers them an unmatched functional efficiency. Their other areas of strength are on-time delivery, competitive pricing, precision and quality services, which not only keeps them in business but also keeps their clients satisfied and keeps them consistently placing the orders for their requirements. It is not only just a matter of customer service and satisfaction, the motto of Krishani is to make the tools and equipment that perfectly meet the specific purpose, they are designed for. They specialize at making CNC Milling and Turning and CNC Lathe Machine.

    For any kind of Lathe Machine and CNC Lathes, you can contact:

    Krishani Engineering Designs,

    3131 Pepper Mill Court Suite

    # 3 Mississauga,ON

    Ph: 1-855-747-4264

    Email: info@Krishani.com

    Web: www.krishani.com


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    TROY, MICH. (MMD Newswire) January 15, 2013 -- Doeren Mayhew, a Michigan-based certified public accounting and advisory firm with locations in Troy, Houston and Ft. Lauderdale, announces the promotions of audit managers to shareholders within its headquarters. As of January 2013, Todd Groeneveld and Stephen R. Mihalik joined the rankings of more than 40 shareholders in the firm.

    Todd Groeneveld, CPA, MSIS, has been promoted to shareholder within the firm's Audit and Assurance practice. Since beginning his career with the firm in 2000, he has focused on supervising risk-based assurance engagements for a variety of manufacturers, construction companies and auto dealerships. Additionally Groeneveld is part of the firm's Information Technology Assurance Group, assisting clients with their accounting systems issues. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Davenport College in 1995, he went on to earn a Master of Science in Information Systems from Walsh College in 2010. Upon receiving his CPA license in 1998, Groeneveld became an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

    Steve Mihalik, CPA, has been promoted to shareholder within the firm's Audit and Assurance practice. For 26 years he has specialized in providing public accounting services to the construction industry, including general contractors, road and bridge builders, and underground, demolition and other specialty trade contractors. As a dedicated member of the firm's Audit and Assurance practice, he focuses on providing risk-based assurance services to clients. Prior to joining the firm, Mihalik served as vice president and minority shareholder at R.W. Frickel Company, PC, which was acquired by Doeren Mayhew in 2010. He received his Bachelor of Accountancy from Walsh College in 1986. Upon receiving his CPA license in 1989, Mihalik became an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

    About Doeren Mayhew

    Founded in 1932, Doeren Mayhew is a leading group of CPAs and trusted advisors who go beyond traditional accounting to help mid-sized businesses grow and prosper. With CPAs in Michigan, Texas and Florida, Doeren Mayhew serves industries such as non-profits, manufacturing, construction, financial institutions, health care, service, retail/restaurant, wholesalers/distribution with a full range of accounting, audit, tax, merger and acquisition, and business advisory services. Combining a deeply rooted history with a progressive mindset, the firm offers insight into the business, oversight to ensure best practices and foresight for what's ahead. Please visit www.doeren.com for more information.

    CONTACT:

    Taryne Spirovski, Marketing Director

    Doeren Mayhew

    248.244.3159

    spirovski@doeren.com

    http://doeren.com


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