Study on Caffeine, Genetics and Athletic Performance Highlights the value of Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition

TORONTO, CANADA, August 31, 2018 / — New research from the University of Toronto shows that caffeine can either help or hinder athletic performance – or have no effect — depending on which version of a gene athletes carry. The randomized controlled trial (RCT) is the largest of its kind examining the effects of caffeine on athletic performance. Researchers sought to determine whether genetic differences in caffeine metabolism resulted in different performance outcomes in athletes.

“Many athletes use caffeine before training or competition, and we wanted to know who is benefiting and who is not.” says Nanci Guest, Sport Dietitian, PhD candidate and lead author of the study entitled “Caffeine, Genetics and Athletic performance”, which appears in the August issue of Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise and is featured in an invited commentary in the Sports Medicine Bulletin of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

With more and more athletes turning to genetic testing for personalized nutrition to gain a competitive edge, researchers at the University of Toronto continue to conduct studies to build the science, which helps to determine the best diet tailored to their genetic makeup. “There are many fad diets that claim to improve health or enhance performance, but we need to conduct rigorous studies to know what actually works for a given individual or athlete.” says University of Toronto Professor Ahmed El-Sohemy, senior author of the study who is also the Founder & Chief Science Officer of Nutrigenomix.

“From weekend runners to Olympic hopefuls and professional athletes, everyone is keen to use this technology to perform their best by tapping into their DNA” says Guest. Genetic testing allows us to provide recommendations for what foods to increase or limit, advice on ideal caffeine intakes for better health and sport performance and identify potential food intolerances and sensitivities.

The study was also selected as a finalist in the first annual NutraIngredients-USA Awards, in the Nutrition Research Award category for 2018. This category recognizes the best game-changing nutrition research projects that pushed the boundaries of nutritional science.

The research was partially funded by Nutrigenomix Inc., which is a global leader in genetic testing for personalized nutrition. The company originally developed a 45-gene test for health & wellness, but the findings from this latest research added valuable new data for the development of Nutrigenomix-Sport, which is a genetic test for optimizing athletic performance through personalized nutrition. Nutrigenomix-Sport is being offered by sport dietitians, nutritionists, physicians, coaches, and trainers to help athletes of all levels.

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Nutrigenomix Inc. was founded in 2011 as a University of Toronto start-up biotechnology company, which is dedicated to empowering healthcare professionals and their clients with comprehensive, reliable genomic information, with the ultimate goal of improving health through personalized nutrition. The company has a network of over 8,000 healthcare practitioners in 35 countries and the personalized nutrition reports are available in 8 languages. The current 45-gene test is available for health, sport and fertility. For more information visit or email

Stephanie Gladman
Nutrigenomix Inc.
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Team Rubicon named the 2018 Humanitarian Organization of the Year by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Men rebuilding roofs as a part of the Team Rubicon and SVDP Disaster Services collaborative in Puerto Rico

The 2018 Sam Carocci Humanitarian Disaster Relief Award to Team Rubicon for its support of St. Vincent de Paul’s disaster recovery work in Puerto Rico.

We have repaired or replaced 255 roofs on the island, returning more than 738 Puerto Ricans to safer, more stable homes. We look forward to continuing to work with SVdP in Puerto Rico and beyond.”

— David Burke, Vice President of Programs at Team Rubicon

IRVING, TX, UNITED STATES, August 31, 2018 / — San Diego, CA: Today the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will award the 2018 Sam Carocci Humanitarian Disaster Relief Award to Team Rubicon for its support of St. Vincent de Paul’s disaster recovery work after the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico. The 2017 Hurricane killed 2975 people and impacted 79 out of the 80 municipalities. FEMA has since registered 869,717 individuals for recovery assistance.

The award ceremony will take place at the opening luncheon of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Annual Assembly of its membership at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. The Sam Carocci Humanitarian Award is given each year to an outstanding organization in disaster relief and recovery.

“Team Rubicon assisted us with roof repairs for survivors that were on fixed income, living in poverty, geographically isolated, elderly and households with special and functional needs. Building partnerships is critical to doing disaster recovery and St. Vincent de Paul is honored to be working with our National Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster partner, Team Rubicon in Puerto Rico,” said Elizabeth Disco-Shearer, CEO of the Disaster Services Corporation of SVDP- USA.
Team Rubicon boasts an 80,000-strong, highly skilled volunteer force that helps communities stabilize and recover after disasters. Since its inception following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Team Rubicon has responded to over 280 disasters, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

“The need for assistance in Puerto Rico is staggering. It’s a privilege to partner with St. Vincent de Paul to get even a small number of Puerto Ricans affected back on the road to normalcy in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria,” said David Burke, Vice President of Programs and Field Operations at Team Rubicon. “Together, we have repaired or replaced 255 roofs on the island, returning more than 738 Puerto Ricans to safer, more stable homes. We look forward to continuing to work with SVdP in Puerto Rico and beyond.”

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Disaster Services is a founding member of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and its Disaster Services Corporation provides relief and recovery to disaster survivors across the United States and American Territories. The House in a Box Program® is a disaster recovery program started by St. Vincent de Paul after Hurricane Katrina and the program provides new household items to families impacted by disaster who have unmet recovery needs. SVDP Disaster Services supports Disaster Resource Centers and Multi-Agency Resource Centers at the start of recovery, provides specialized long- term recovery training, contracts with State governments and FEMA on disaster case management programs, and works at the state and local government level on Economic Recovery Programs Summits.

About the Society of St. Vincent de Paul
One of the largest charitable organizations in the world, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul ( is an international, nonprofit, Catholic lay organization of about 800,000 men and women who voluntarily join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy and suffering in 150 countries on five continents. With the U.S. headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., membership in the United States totals nearly 100,000 in 4,400 communities. SVdP offers a variety of programs and services, including home visits, housing assistance, disaster relief, education and mentoring, food pantries, dining halls, clothing, assistance with transportation,
prescription medication, and rent and utility costs. The Society also works to provide care for the sick, the incarcerated and the elderly. Over the past year, SVdP provided over $1.2 billion in tangible and in-kind services to those in need, made more than 1.8 million personal visits (homes, hospitals, prisons and eldercare facilities) and helped more than 23.8 million people regardless of race, religion or national origin.

About Team Rubicon
Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Team Rubicon is a nonprofit organization offering veterans a chance to continue their service by helping those affected by disasters, and also themselves. Programs and services are made possible by the support of individual donors, corporate partners, and the dedication of volunteers across the country. To join or support Team Rubicon’s mission, visit

Monique Brent
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Expert Speakers from US Air Force and Royal Navy join 7th Annual Military Flight Training Conference

Military Flight Training 2018

Military Flight Training 2018

SMi Reports:New developments in Military Flight Training Conference as senior military representatives from US and UK join international host of expert speakers

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, August 31, 2018 / — In less than 2 months, international military representation from all over the world will be coming together in London for the 7th annual Military Flight Training conference on the 10th and 11th October, to discuss the latest developments in the world of flight training.

This year’s event has seen a number of exciting developments in the last few weeks as new expert speakers from the Royal Navy and US Air Force join the expert speaker line-up; Colonel Russell Driggers, 80th Flying Training Wing Commander, US Air Force, and Lieutenant Commander Duncan Dart, Commando Helicopter Force, Royal Navy

The two-day conference is set to host high-ranking military experts from leading countries such as the US and Canada, who will be giving their perspectives on the latest training programmes and tactics covering fast jet, rotary wing, fixed wing, and joint force platforms, as well as the use of new simulators.

Featured US and Canadian speakers and their respective presentations:

• Colonel Russell Driggers, 80th Flying Training Wing Commander, US Air Force presenting "An Overview of the 80th Flying Training Wing"
• Colonel Byron Newell, Commandant, Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, 139th Airlift Wing (ANG) presenting "The Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center (AATTC), St. Joseph, MO"
• Lieutenant Colonel David Max, Commandant, Inter-European Air Forces Academy, US Air Force Europe presenting "Enabling Combined Air Operations through Aviation Education and Training"
• Lieutenant Colonel Erik Rozema-Seaton, Commanding Officer, 426 Transport Training Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force presenting "Simulation Use in Training of RCAF C130J Personnel"

Day two will feature an interactive panel discussion on "Challenges to Flight Training in Uncertain Climates", with panellists Lieutenant Colonel David Max and Lieutenant Colonel Erik Rozema-Seaton, as well as military experts Major Michael Rosenquist, Project Manager, Military Flying Training System (MFTS), Swedish Air Force, and Air Commodore (Ret'd) Terry Jones, Former Director Flying Training, UK MoD. The panel debate will explore the topics of:

• Standardising the flight training for a variety of operational scenarios
• Countering interoperability roadblocks to ensure continued international cooperation
• Balancing cost, live and synthetic training priorities
• Flight training in five years – where to next?

Attendees will have the opportunity to benefit from two days of unrivalled networking opportunities, interactive panel debates, and in-depth presentations from expert military speakers.

View the latest agenda and speaker line-up, as well as other exclusive content on the event website. Book by 31st August and receive a £200 discount, register here

Military Flight Training
10th – 11th October 2018
Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London, UK

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World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market (Defense, Scientific Research, Commercial) Research to 2023

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Market Research Nest adds “World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Market Research Report 2023 (covering USA, Europe, China, Japan, India, South East Asia)”

PUNE, INDIA, August 30, 2018 / — adds “World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market Research Report 2023 (covering USA, Europe, China, Japan, India, South East Asia and etc)” new reports to its research database. The report spread across 111 pages with tables and figures in it.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) market research report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability.

The industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

The report includes the forecasts, Analysis and discussion of important industry trends, market size, market share estimates and profiles of the leading industry Players.
Global Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market: Product Segment Analysis
Shallow AUV (depth up to 100 m)
Medium AUVs (depth up to 1000 m)
Llarge AUVs (depth more than 1000 m)

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Global Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market: Application Segment Analysis
Scientific Research

Global Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market: Regional Segment Analysis
South East Asia

The Players mentioned in our report
Kongsberg Maritime
Teledyne Technologies
Bluefin Robotics
Atlas Elekronik
Boston Engineering
Subsea 7
Oceanserver Technology

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Major Points in Table of Content

Chapter 1 About the Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Industry
1.1 Industry Definition and Types
1.2 Main Market Activities
1.3 Similar Industries
1.4 Industry at a Glance

Chapter 2 World Market Competition Landscape
2.1 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Markets by Regions
2.2 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market by Types
2.3 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market by Applications
2.4 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market Analysis

Chapter 3 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market share
3.1 Major Production Market share by Players
3.2 Major Revenue (M USD) Market share by Players
3.3 Major Production Market share by Regions in 2017, Through 2023
3.4 Major Revenue (M USD) Market share By Regions in 2017, Through 2023

Chapter 4 Supply Chain Analysis
4.1 Industry Supply chain Analysis
4.2 Raw material Market Analysis
4.2 Manufacturing Equipment Suppliers Analysis
4.3 Production Process Analysis
4.4 Production Cost Structure Benchmarks
4.5 End users Market Analysis

Chapter 5 Company Profiles
5.1 Saab
5.1.1 Company Details (Foundation Year, Employee Strength and etc)
5.1.2 Product Information (Picture, Specifications and Applications)
5.1.3 Revenue (M USD), Price and Operating Profits
5.2 Fugro
5.3 Kongsberg Maritime
5.4 Teledyne Technologies
5.5 Bluefin Robotics
5.6 Atlas Elekronik
5.7 Boston Engineering
5.8 Subsea 7
5.9 Oceanserver Technology
5.10 Oceaneering
5.11 Seebyte
5.12 ECA SA

Chapter 6 Globalisation & Trade
6.1 Business Locations
6.2 Supply channels
6.3 Marketing strategy
6.4 Barriers to Entry

Chapter 7 Distributors and Customers
7.1 Major Distributors and contact information by Regions
7.2 Major Customers and contact information by Regions

Chapter 8 Import, Export, Consumption and Consumption Value by Major Countries
8.1 USA
8.2 Germany
8.3 China
8.4 Japan
8.5 India

Chapter 9 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market Forecast through 2023
9.1 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Demand by Regions Forecast through 2023
9.2 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Price(by Regions, Types, Applications)Analysis Forecast through 2023
9.3 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Revenue (M USD)(by Regions, Types, Applications) Forecast through 2023
9.4 World Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market Analysis

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Blue Angels Fighter Pilot to Speak at 2018 Aviation Gala

Aviation Explorer’s Washing the Squadron Plane

Aviation Explorer Squadron 8 at Billard Airport in Topeka

Aviation Explorer Squadron 8 Hosts Fundraiser Gala for Student Airplane

I was fortunate to have been a member when I was in high school, and attribute my success as a pilot to what I learned in the program.”

— Stephen Osborne

TOPEKA, KANSAS, UNITED STATES, August 29, 2018 / — Ticket sales for the 2018 Gala supporting Aviation Explorer Squadron 8 are officially available to the public. The local aviation group announced today that they hope to raise $30,000 during the fundraiser to purchase a new plane for the 65 year old organization as they have been using the same CESSNA 150, and Cherokee 180 airplanes for over 40 years.

The Aviation Explorer Squadron was originally founded to help students achieve their pilots license for a very minimal cost to them.

Board of Directors Stephen Osborne states: “I was fortunate to have been a member when I was in high school, and attribute my success as a pilot to what I learned in the program. This organization really gave me a lot of leadership experience that I would not have had without it.”

Andrew Talbott, a strike fighter pilot for the United States Navy and former member of the Blue Angels, will be the featured speaker at the 2018 Gala & Fundraiser. Talbott, of Hanford, California, has accumulated more than 3600 flight hours and has 335 Carrier arrested landings. His decorations include a Meritorious Service Medal, a Strike Flight Air Medal, four Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and various personal and unit awards. He currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

The 2018 Aviation Gala will be held on September 8th from 5pm-9pm, and hosted by Vaerus Aviation at Forbes Field. For tickets or more information, visit here.

About Your Company: Aviation Explorer Squadron Post 8 was founded in 1953 as a 501c3 non-profit and strives to provide young adults an experience and exposure to career opportunities in the field of aviation. Their goal is to enable these young adults to become responsible individuals by teaching positive character traits, leadership, and life skills. As members of Post 8, teens get opportunities to:
• Earn an FAA Private Pilot License
• Help maintain and repair aircraft
• Meet professionals from all facets of the aviation industry
• Go on field trips and participate in hands-on learning activities

The organization encourages visitors to come to their hangar any Saturday morning during the school year to sit in on ground school, take a tour of our hangar, and learn more about aviation.

Katie Whisman
Aviation Explorer Squadron 8
(785) 232-6393
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Norman Filter Company receives the AS9100D with ISO 9001 certification

BRIDGEVIEW, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, August 29, 2018 / — Norman Filter Company (NFC), a manufacturer of high-end Aerospace and Defense filtrations, proudly announces that they have been certified under AS9100D with ISO 9001:2015 as of August 6, 2018. Norman Filters previously earned certification under AS9100C with ISO 9001:2008 in 2015 and has been audited and registered by the NSF-ISR since October 2006.

The AS9100 standard supplements the ISO 9001 requirements with conditions needed for work with the United States Department of Defense (DOD), NASA, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). AS9100 certification, which is recognized internationally as the Quality Management System standard for manufacturers and suppliers to the aviation, space, and defense industries. Achieving the AS9100D certification proves that Norman Filters’ quality processes and continuous improvement methodologies meet the high industry standards.

“The AS9100D certification and NFC’s quality management system are essential to the success of our company. Achieving, maintaining and continually improving the QMS is at the foundation of our culture and operations, providing transparency, repeatability, and reliability in our processes and product. This achievement is a clear reflection of the team’s dedication to detail and providing a superior product and service that meets or exceeds our customers’ expectations.” –Phil Netznik II President of Norman Filter Company

Norman Filters have passed rigorous design and testing requirements for many U.S. Defense and Aerospace end applications. Our filters are currently in operation on the following programs and applications: International Space Station (ISS), Orion Crew Capsule, B-52 Bomber, Private Sector’s Space Transport Service Rockets and Crew Capsules, Ground Support Equipment for both the Public and Private Industries, Shipboard on U.S. Navy Fire Suppression Systems, Oil and Gas – Blowout Preventer Assemblies, and many more.

About Norman Filter Company

Norman Filter Company was established in 1978 as a manufacturer of hydraulic filters and filtration systems for the industrial and aerospace markets. Over time, design and testing capabilities have been added to provide maximum value to our customers. Norman Filters offers a diverse filtration product line including high, medium and low pressure inline and T-Type standard filtration solutions. In addition, Norman Filters provides custom design and manufacturing solutions to meet our customer’s unique needs. All product is designed and manufactured at our Bridgeview, IL facility.

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Ken Castle
Norman Filter Company
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eProcurement Services Pledges Support to National Veterans Business Development Council`

Certification of Veteran Businesses

The country’s leading Certification Organization for SD/VOBs of all sizes.

ePS offers cloud based eProcurement and eMarketplace solutions

We recognize the value that the NVBDC brings to veteran business owners and stand in support of their organization”

— David Saroli, CEO – ePS

DETROIT, MI, UNITED STATES, August 28, 2018 / — eProcurement Services (ePS), a Michigan-based provider of eMarketplace and eProcurement solutions, announces its sponsorship of the National Veterans Business Development Council. With deepest respect for those that have served our nation in the military, ePS is proud to support this veteran certification agency.

David Saroli, CEO of ePS, explains the strong tie to Veteran suppliers through the ePS Diversity program. “For more than a decade, ePS has provided eMarketplace solutions to small-businesses, particularly those with diversity certifications. As the technology partner to these organizations, ePS understands the needs of the small business owner. Using automation provided by their eMarketplace solutions, the small business can support the financial and procurement processes of large, enterprise accounts, enabling the small business to seek and win large contracts. We are honored to partner with certified Veteran-owned businesses throughout the nation.”

NVBDC is the nation's leading certifying body for Service Disabled and Veteran Owned businesses – creating access and opportunity so that veteran business owners may take advantage of the more than $80 billion in corporate spending within the supplier diversity space. They act as a conduit between corporations and veteran businesses. In today's marketplace, corporations demand that businesses in their diverse supply chains be certified, and NVBDC is the gold standard in veteran certification. NVBDC is the only veteran certifying body that is approved and accepted by the Billion Dollar Roundtable. 

“In addition,” Saroli continues, “we also support corporations with certified Veteran spend initiatives. Our eMarketplace and eProcurement solutions allow corporations to bring all certified diversity-owned suppliers into one portal, making it easier for their users to shop from these businesses. Our strength is in bringing buyers and suppliers together, and when we can help increase spend to certified veteran-owned businesses, it is a win-win.”
NVBDC President Keith King said, “Our mandate is to work with Veteran Businesses of all sizes in order to help them successfully obtain the gold standard of certification. We are proud that an organization like ePS supports NVBDC as a credible and reliable certification agency.”

Saroli concludes, “We recognize the value that the NVBDC brings to veteran business owners and stand in support of their organization.”

About ePS
ePS is a privately-held business based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Since 2005, it has offered specifically designed, cloud based eProcurement and eMarketplace solutions, providing complete, intuitive, scalable eProcurement solutions, supporting and maximizing, the buyer-supplier-reseller relationship.
To learn more about ePS, please contact:
ePS (eProcurement Services)
691 N. Squirrel Road, Suite 220
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

The NVBDC is the only Veteran Owned Business Certification organization developed by Veterans, for Veterans. The purpose is to provide a credible and reliable certifying authority for all size businesses ensuring that valid documentation exists of Veteran ownership and control.

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National Veteran Business Development Council
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$600 Million in Free Workforce Development Courses

Eric Richardson, CEO Growth Development Associates

Al McCambry, President NCCET

A large percentage of college graduates are either unemployed or underemployed five years after graduation. Option to enhance or change careers available now.

Working with NCCET, we saw the need for people to be better trained. Acknowledging not everyone would have the resources to gain access to these types of training, we are offering them tuition-free.”

— Eric Richardson

NAPLES, FL, UNITED STATES, August 27, 2018 / — National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET) is Offering One Million Tuition-Free Online Courses to Students and Alumni for a 2018 Labor Day campaign.

The National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET), in collaboration with its premier sustaining partner, Growth Development Associates (GDA), will make available two tuition-free online Workforce Development courses for up to one million students, alumni and professionals from colleges and schools across the U.S. Their goal is to help students and alumni, as well as professionals in the workforce, develop skills to immediately qualify for open jobs or enhance their performance and qualifications in their current position.
There are two courses being offered for up to one million individuals where tuition will be waived. There is a registration fee of ten dollars ($10) per course. One course focuses on internal workplace communications and the other on consultative selling, which can enhance or open the opportunity for a high-level sales position in any corporation.

Course One – Workplace Communication – $599 tuition waived
The most direct impact on job performance is an employee’s skill in interacting and working with others in the workplace. The course builds and integrates six skills necessary for effective workplace communication. Participants will gain expertise to establish connection, gain engagement, understand perspective, propose solutions, resolve issues, and gain agreement.

Course Two – Consultative Selling – $599 tuition waived
The highest number of job ads in any category, within any city in the country, are jobs for professional salespeople. Participants will build and hone the fundamental skills necessary for effective sales and customer support conversations. They will also learn to build relationships, gain interest, understand needs, present solutions (not pitches), close for true commitment, and handle genuine customer objections.

These courses are also an excellent resource for veterans, those looking for advancement in their current employment situations, or developing new career opportunities. Anyone with the drive and desire to advance themselves should take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity.
“It is time for industry and academic leaders to work together to build a bridge to successful employment,” states Al McCambry, President. “NCCET is doing their part by offering two courses focused on the workforce development skills needed to enhance employee engagement and improve individual productivity through our partnership with GDA.” McCambry hopes that by offering these courses, tuition free for a limited time, graduates and alumni can gain the mainstream, high-paying employment they deserve, and employers will reap the benefits of highly qualified new and existing employees.

“Anyone doing a local search in the community for open job positions, will find that one in four jobs are sales based,” states Eric Richardson, CEO, GDA. “Working with NCCET, we saw the need for individuals to be better trained. Acknowledging not everyone, especially students and the underemployed, would have the resources to gain access to these types of training, we felt a need and a responsibility to give people a hand up.”

The $599 course tuition is waived for anyone who enrolls between Monday, August 13, 2018 and Friday, September 28, 2018. Participants only need pay a $10 per course registration fee. Consultative Selling requires about 34 hours of training in which the participant will be qualified for open sales positions (one in four jobs in the marketplace are sales positions). Essentials of Workplace Communications takes approximately 26 hours to complete. Effective communication drives success and sustainability in any workplace environment. Participants may take the courses at any time until December 31, 2018.
Participants can enroll at

About NCCET and GDA
National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET) provides member institutions and continuing education professionals with proven best practices that help with the implementation and execution of effective and profitable programs. As an affiliate council of the AACC, NCCET advocates for prioritizing continuing education and training issues among policymakers and community college leaders to ensure the important work our members do is recognized, valued and supported.
Growth Development Associates (GDA) is a dedicated training company with an experienced and committed team that has been serving clients for the last 29 years. Though GDA’s customized consulting approach GDA helps organizations to improve their bottom line and achieve long lasting results. Employing our nationally certified curriculum in Workplace Communication, Consultative Selling, Account Management, and Leadership, GDA assists individuals at all levels of the organization to improve their skills, as well as, assists students and alumni who are looking for a job.

Eric Richardson
Growth Development Associates, Inc.
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NCCET in partnership GDA is offering $60MM in free tuition

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Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) Acquires Workforce Solutions Arm Of Manufacturing & Industrial Technologies, Inc.

CPI solidifies presence in aerospace vertical with purchase of MIT workforce solutions.

WATERFORD, MICHIGAN, USA, August 24, 2018 / — A service disabled veteran owned global workforce solutions company with a mission to put military veterans to work, Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) recently acquired the workforce solutions arm of Lake Orion, Michigan based Manufacturing & Industrial Technologies Inc. (MIT).

Part of a strategic growth plan, the acquisition of the workforce solutions arm of MIT is just the beginning for CPI. “I came to CPI for the express purpose of growing the company,” said Jim Cowper, President, CPI. “The acquisition of MIT is part of my overall plan to create a larger national footprint for CPI, by establishing a more substantial presence in our target aerospace and defense verticals.”

Based in Green Bay Wisconsin, John Simmons, Director of Business Development, CPI has been tapped to oversee the development of CPI’s newly acquired client base. “The acquisition of MIT gives us an opportunity to expand our service offerings, and thereby create a greater value for our job seeking candidates including out-processing military personnel and veterans.”

Part of the MIT acquisition also included an agreement that one of MIT’s most valuable employees, Shelly Husek, would join the CPI team. Ms. Husek brings more than 20 years of human resource and human capital management experience to CPI.

Kristie Lohmeier
Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI)
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Globalsat Group, Iridium, Cobham and Thales train partners and users on Certus Solutions

At an open event which took place in Santiago, Chile, Iridium, Cobham Satcom and Thales showcased the upcoming Certus satellite data services and terminals.

There are markets where maritime VSAT has stopped making sense due to the technical advantages of L-band systems”

— Christian Gerhard

SANTIAGO, RM , CHILE, August 24, 2018 / — At an open event which took place in Santiago, Chile, Iridium, Cobham Satcom and Thales showcased the upcoming Certus satellite data services and terminal hardware.

Iridium Certus, the new packet-switched data mode service made possible by a complete modernization of the Iridium satellite fleet known as the Iridium Next constellation, will start with speeds of 352Kbps (symmetric through some terminals), which during 2019 will increase to 704Kbps, surpassing L band service offerings from other providers and presenting an attractive profile for mission-critical military and civil mobile communications, capable of operating even at the north and south poles.

With the presence of staff from all four companies, the general public and local partners were able to clarify any doubts and learn details about the installation and operation of the Certus terminals from Thales and Cobham, soon to be available for purchase through Globalsat.

Essential customers from mining, telecommunications, energy, finance, government and other sectors witnessed the excellent content delivered by the experts, asked questions, got answers and later enjoyed a cocktail to celebrate at the end of the activity and the start of new business opportunities.

The entrance of Thales: increased functionality:

The French giant Thales, responsible for manufacturing the new Iridium satellites, has made a stellar premiere in the field of mobile satellite communication with the MissionLink product, with an initial version able to access symmetric 352Kbps service, in addition to 3 Iridium voice lines that can be assigned to multiple local terminals connected over Ethernet or Wi-Fi.

A built-in digital PBX, PoE ports, remote management, redundant power, wireless connection, filters for detailed access control and traffic reduction make the Thales Certus offering a complete system for comms-on-the-move. Both the terrestrial and maritime version (VesseLink), will be an aggressively competitive offer concerning L-band equipment available for connection to other constellations.

The Cobham offer: a better price:

The Sailor 4300 from Cobham Satcom is an affordable terminal designed for maritime use, with the added advantage of being compatible with FleetBroadband accessories; it can use the same cable, the same power source, the same pedestal (with an adapter) and even the same handset.

When the Iridium Certus service is available before the end of the year, this terminal will communicate at speeds of 352Kbps downstream and 176Kbps upstream, through 3 general-purpose Ethernet ports, and will also connect to up to 3 Iridium circuit-switched voice lines through a built-in SIP server.

Unlike similar previous equipment offerings for other constellations, the 4300 contains no moving parts, therefore it adapts faster and more efficiently to movement, there is no cumulative mechanical wear caused by waves or vibration, and it has an estimated life of 10 years without maintenance, a feature it shares with the Thales terminal and that will probably be present throughout the Certus hardware offerings going forward.

With the later upgrade to 704Kbps, these terminals will even present themselves as an option that could replace VSAT in some applications.

Christian Gerhard, Commercial Director of the Globalsat group of companies, said that "there are markets where maritime VSAT has stopped making sense due to the technical advantages of L-band systems. This effect increases with the arrival of Certus, due to both the attractive equipment pricing and its mechanical simplicity resulting in immunity to movement. In the South Seas, this is especially critical, the wear and tear which affects mechanically steered antennas are inevitable and being out at sea without service is no joke. Iridium and its hardware partners are presenting us with a great leap forward in operational continuity for maritime use, and the later addition of a GMDSS accessory will mean a high level of safety at a lower price than with separate systems, as was the case until now when using Inmarsat C for safety and others for data and telephony."

Iridium is just one launch away from completing the deployment of its new constellation. It is estimated that the pending launch will take place before October, and a few weeks later the satellites will be all in position to provide global uninterrupted 352Kbps service, with full continuity of traditional Iridium voice and data services, including SBD and PTT.

In the event it was also announced that Globalsat Group is one of the first 5 companies worldwide to start beta testing of the Certus service using the Thales terminal, which will result in advantages for Globalsat in terms early familiarity with the product, and will also deliver valuable real-world feedback from the field to both Thales and Iridium, helping with optimizing the end-user experience.

About Globalsat Group LLC

Founded in 1999, Globalsat Group is the first Pan-American Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) consortium and a leading provider of voice, data, M2M/IoT, software, and hardware development throughout the western hemisphere.

The group has offices in the continental United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Puerto Rico and Mexico as well as distributors in the most important cities in the region.

Continuously and efficiently, Globalsat land, maritime and aeronautical solutions provide mission-critical communications to thousands of clients across sectors which include energy, government, defense, media, mining, banking, agriculture, NGOs, and tourism.
Recently, Globalsat Group was honored with the “Top Land Mobility Satcom Innovation Award” by the Mobile Satellite User Association. Globalsat was also named “Latin America Satellite Communications Company of the Year” for two consecutive years (2016, 2017) by the highly recognized international consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. For more information about the consortium, please visit

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Source: EIN Presswire