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BD Expands Efforts to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance with New Automated ID/AST Sept. 30, 2016 FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 30, 2016 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of its next generation diagnostic instrument for the rapid identification of bacteria and detection of antimicrobial resistance. The global health care community is facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of multidrug resistant organisms, and today’s clinical microbiology laboratories are under increasing pressure to provide fast and accurate bacterial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (ID/AST) results to influence clinical decision and outcomes. The new BD Phoenix™ M50 ID/AST system helps deliver the same rapid, accurate and cost-effective testing as the legacy BD Phoenix™ 100, within a smaller footprint. The system is highly reliable and requires no preventative maintenance, thanks to innovative materials and engineering techniques employed during its development. In addition to being robust, the system offers multiple languages, facilitating even broader adoption in laboratories around the world. The new system benefits from the demonstrated performance of the legacy BD Phoenix 100 system for detecting current and emerging resistances as well as the extended testing capabilities provided by BD Phoenix™ Emerge AST panel with 136 wells. The BD Phoenix M50 system also offers integration with multiple other analyzers, including the BD BACTEC™ and BD Bruker™ MALDI Biotyper systems, through BD EpiCenter™ middleware connectivity that enables data traceability and security, paperless workflow and flexible communication capabilities to deliver the efficiencies expected by laboratories of all sizes. The BD Phoenix M50 system joins the overall BD diagnostics portfolio to help drive the transformation of microbiology. About BD BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes. The company partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD has more than 45,000 associates across 50 countries who work in close collaboration with customers and partners to help enhance outcomes, lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve health care safety and expand access to health. For more information on BD, please visit

Mayo Clinic Discovers Protein Doubles Down on Cancer Oct. 5, 2016 ROCHESTER, Minn. — The human cell cycle, the normal process of replication by which cells divide, separate and become two, is also a juncture where many mistakes can happen. Most of those errors are automatically repaired by the safeguards in our DNA. But when that repair system breaks down, cancer can result from the resulting mutations. Now comes the discovery of how part of that protection system works. Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that the protein that regulates the cell cycle — cyclin A2 — does double duty. In addition to its role as an RNA binding protein to coordinate DNA duplication during cell division, researchers have discovered that it also plays a role in establishing the machinery that fixes cancercausing DNA replication errors. The researchers’ article, which appears in the latest issue of Science, identifies cyclin A2 is a first example of a protein that binds to RNA to control the production of a single protein, Mre11, a key DNA repair protein. “Cyclins constitute a family of proteins that all living organisms possess to orchestrate ordered progression through the cell division cycle,” explains Jan van Deursen, Ph.D., senior author of the study. “Most family members were discovered 25-30 years ago and thought to uniquely function in the sequential activation of specific cyclin-dependent kinases at different stages of the cell cycle clock. Disruption or deregulation of the cell cycle is a common cause in the development of cancer, so researchers have been interested in understanding this process in the greatest detail in the hope to use this knowledge to develop new medicines to treat human cancers.” Investigation of cyclin A2’s functions in living organisms posed a unique technical hurdle for the team because of the crucial importance of this protein for survival of cells engaging in cell division. The normal approach for this kind of study would involve making genetically altered “knockout” mice with their cyclin A2 removed, so that the effects of this omission could be detected and linked to the protein’s function. But, in this case, because the function of the protein is essential for cell division, none of the mice survived; the “knockout” was lethal. This research, which involved 17 Mayo Clinic researchers from three departments, was supported by three grants from the National Institutes of Health: CA126828, CA168709 and CA166025. About Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing. For more information, visit or

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Owens & Minor Receives US EPA 2016 SmartWay Excellence Award Jan. 6, 2016 RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) announced today that it received the prestigious SmartWayÂŽ Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This designation positions Owens & Minor as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. Owens & Minor has adopted an innovative program called "Road to Rewards" that incentivizes drivers for improvement in their personal driving statistics for targeted sustainability initiatives, including improved miles per gallon, significant reductions in "stop idle percentage" (the time trucks are stopped, but idling), and improved route optimization. The enthusiastic response of the Owens & Minor drivers enabled the company to achieve and exceed standards that make it an industry leader in transportation. "We recognize that our drivers are key to achieving improvements in our fleet operations, so we incentivize them to achieve their goals," said Michael Fath, Operating Vice President, Global Transportation for Owens & Minor. "We are doing the same amount of work, but we are doing it with fewer trucks and trailers and more efficient routes." This year, Owens & Minor was one of 43 truck carriers to receive this distinction, representing the best environmental performers of SmartWay's 3500 Partners. The carrier Excellence Awardees were honored at the American Trucking Associations Annual Management Conference & Exhibition held in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 3, 2016. "As the SmartWay program completes its 12th year, EPA recognizes its top Carrier Partners for their commitment to an efficient and environmentally responsible freight transportation supply chain," said Christopher Grundler, EPA's Office Director of Transportation & Air Quality. "We all depend on the freight sector, and these award-winning SmartWay carriers have demonstrated that it is possible to compete in this space while placing an emphasis on environmental integrity, allowing for reduced fuel costs which increase revenue while also lowering greenhouse gas emissions." Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a global healthcare services company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of CareTM by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor provides logistics services across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens & Minor's customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal government. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion. For more information about Owens & Minor, visit the company website at

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Japan Airlines Extends Boeing Parts Solutions Agreement 10 Years Sept. 28, 2016 SINGAPORE -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today an agreement with Japan Airlines to extend its partnership with the company to provide spare parts solutions for another 10 years. The renewed Japan Airlines agreement for Boeing’s GoldCare Expendables, formerly Integrated Materials Management (IMM), is an expendable parts service solution that builds on more than a decade of success. The partnership reduces the airline’s operating costs by having Boeing manage a majority of its spare parts inventory, providing items to the airline mechanic as needed. Under the agreement, Boeing will provide the service through 2026. According to Japan Airlines, Boeing’s exceptional customer support and parts solutions were key factors in the decision to extend the contract. “Boeing is pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with Japan Airlines, helping to improve operating efficiencies through our parts service,” said Rick Anderson, vice president of sales and marketing, Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. “Our focus is on providing our customers what they need, before they know they need it. This approach, along with our world-class customer support, is what continues to make Boeing a preferred parts provider across the globe.” The Japan Airlines order demonstrates the increased flexibility of Boeing’s parts business, which continues to evolve and improve based on customer needs and requirements. In 2015, Boeing increased inventory by 35,000 parts and lowered prices on 24,000 parts. In addition, Boeing has nearly doubled stocked parts for out-of-production airplanes and is offering emergent-build capabilities for customers who need to find parts for out-of-production fleet types. Boeing is a leader in providing 24/7 support and service to the global aviation industry. In addition to its expanded parts business, Boeing offers the industry’s largest portfolio of services, including retrofits and modifications, subscription-based maintenance programs, engineering support, crew training, route planning, digital crew scheduling, advanced data analytics and software to enhance airlines and leasing company operations. About Boeing Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. For more information, visit

General Dynamics Wins $430 Million Contract from U.S. Census Bureau Sept. 29, 2016 Fairfax, Va. -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract to provide contact-center systems and operations support for the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 Census Questionnaire Assistance (CQA) program. The single-award contract has a value of approximately $430 million over five years. Under the contract, General Dynamics Information Technology will deliver its Customer Experience Platform solution, hire and train new staff, provide equipment and facilities, perform technology integration and testing and deliver a multi-channel, multi-lingual contact center. “General Dynamics Information Technology has extensive experience providing cutting-edge IT services,” said Marcus Collier, senior vice president of General Dynamics Information Technology’s Health and Civilian Solutions division. “The CQA program is a key component of the 2020 Decennial Census and our world-class customer experience solution will help the U.S. Census Bureau achieve mission success.” In 2010, General Dynamics Information Technology supported the U.S. Census Bureau and successfully managed data capture and citizen-contact operations. During that time, the company processed more than 75 million census forms and handled more than 11.5 million citizen-contacts. For more information about General Dynamics Information Technology, please visit More information about General Dynamics is available

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract from US Air Force to Support GPS Modernization Sept. 27, 2016 The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $50 million contract option to upgrade four additional Mk 45 Naval Guns on guided missile destroyers (DDG 51s), converting the guns to a fully-digital Mod 4 configuration. The option, exercised under an initial 2015 award, brings the full value of the contract to $130 million for a total of 10 modernized gun systems. Key updates to the Mod 4 configuration include a mechanically strengthened gun mount and a completely digitized control system. The stronger mount allows the gun to achieve 50 percent higher firing energy, and the new digital control system provides significantly more computing power while utilizing a user interface similar to that of a smartphone. These major enhancements enable the seamless integration of targeting and fire control data, such as GPS, positioning the Mk 45 to fire precision guided munitions at unprecedented ranges. “The proliferation of high-volume, low-cost threats is driving the need for multi-mission, cost-effective precision fire from naval guns like the Mk 45,” said Joseph Senftle, vice president and general manager of Weapon Systems at BAE Systems. “As a leader in large-caliber naval guns and precision guided munitions, our team is committed to developing reliable and affordable technology that adapts faster and reaches farther than ever before.” The updated Mk 45 guns are expected to remain in service for decades to come, making the cost-effective Mod 4 conversion and the continued development of advanced munitions — such as the Hyper Velocity Projectile and Standard Guided Projectile — essential components of future surface warfare. Work on the Mk 45 Mod 4 conversions will be performed at the BAE Systems’ facility in Louisville, Kentucky, with support from its facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Delivery of the first upgraded gun will take place in late 2017 with the last delivery scheduled for 2020. BAE Systems has designed, produced, and supported Mk 45 Mods 0-4 for more than 40 years. The Mk 45 is the lightest, most compact 5-inch fully-automatic naval gun in the world and also the most widely deployed, with more than 260 deliveries to the U.S. Navy and 10 international fleets. The company’s Louisville facility houses its Naval Guns Center of Excellence for manufacturing, providing component and spares fabrication, as well as final system assembly and testing of new and modernized gun systems. For more information, visit

National Geographic and United Technologies Launch “Urban Expeditions,” a Multimedia Series Exploring Sustainability in Global Cities Sept. 14, 2016 Urban Expeditions will identify cutting-edge research and exploration projects that are leading the way in sustainable urbanization in three key areas:   

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L-3 Selected by All Nippon Airways to Supply Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator Sept. 21, 2016 NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its Commercial Training Solutions (L-3 CTS) business has been awarded a contract by All Nippon Airways (ANA) to build and deliver an Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator (FFS). Based on L-3’s RealitySeven™ flight training simulation solution, the device will be installed at ANA’s flight training facility in Tokyo, Japan, and ready to deliver training in September 2017. This will be the first RealitySeven A320 FFS to be installed at ANA’s flight training center and will join an existing RealitySeven B787 FFS at the airline’s Tokyo facility. “We are excited to build on our partnership with ANA and to expand L-3’s international business,” said Michael T. Strianese, L-3’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The strong demand we are experiencing for our Commercial Training Solutions business is indicative of the growing global need for qualified pilots and the state-of-the-art tools and comprehensive training options we offer that address all proficiency levels.” “This award demonstrates our commitment to delivering high-quality training products and services to meet ANA’s long-term fleet expansion plans,” added Alan Crawford, President of L-3 Commercial Training Solutions. “By continuing our long-standing relationship, ANA has affirmed its confidence in L-3’s flexible and cost-effective RealitySeven simulation solution. Delivery of this trainer will enable ANA to grow its training capacity fleet-wide and ensure its requirements are met into the future.” L-3’s A320 RealitySeven FFS will deliver high degrees of reliability, maintainability and supportability for ANA. RealitySeven simulation solutions – including digital electrical control loading and electric motion systems – will reduce power consumption and provide high trainer availability for the airline, facilitating the lowest life-cycle costs for each device. "Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. L-3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems. The company reported 2015 sales of $10.5 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at L-3 uses its website as a channel of distribution of material company information. Financial and other material information regarding L3 is routinely posted on the company’s website and is readily accessible.

Celebrating a 30 Year Business Anniversary! February 23, 2016 - For the past 30 years, InstaKey Security Systems has prided themselves on client-driven best practices to help meet the demand of a changing business landscape. It began in 1986, when the business was formed from the search for a simpler alternative to rekeying a facility after hours. “There just had to be a better way. We knew the day the rekeyable lock technology was invented, that we had something powerful”, recalls Scott Serani, President and CoFounder. Early in the 1990’s, InstaKey Security Systems added additional product lines such as small format interchangeable cores (SFIC) and unique serialized keys to help meet the increased demand for simplicity and cost savings. Significant government contracts and client referrals helped raise awareness about this revolutionary program. As the lock and key technology matured, InstaKey Security Systems didn’t just stop with the hardware, as they felt there was a better way to manage the information. In 2003, their integrated KeyControl® Program was released. This new program would link together the four Key Control cornerstones, setting them apart as a solution provider. Through restricted serialized keys, rekeyable lock cylinders, patented key management software, and a devotion to program administration, a total Program was born. In 2006, the cloud-based management software platform,®, was patented, making “real-time” key tracking and decentralized program administration a reality. Through accessing KeyControl® Program information from anywhere, security management became much simpler to utilize and communicate. In 2014, a KeyControl® Dashboard was next released into the® platform allowing clients transparency and visibility into all of their Program’s requirements. Through a simplistic design on their homepage, visual charts identify exceptions leading to detailed reporting. When asked what makes him most proud of his 30 year tenure, Scott Serani replied, “It’s the relationships with our clients. They are not just clients, but our partners and friends. We know they rely upon us and that we share the same level of commitment and dedication to their security and safety.” Through developing and retaining talent, over 50% of current personnel are tenured with 10+ years. This combined industry knowledge and commitment to their clients provide the most simplistic and cost effective KeyControl® Program. InstaKey Security Systems would like to take this opportunity to express its appreciation to all clients, distributors, vendors, and business partners for their continued support and commitment over the years. It’s the collective efforts of these amazing people that has made simple Key Control possibilities, a reality. What’s next for InstaKey Security Systems? You’ll just have to wait and see! ###

Bechtel to Upgrade Texas Refinery for ExxonMobil July 26, 2016

HOUSTON, TX -- Bechtel has been awarded a contract to upgrade the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, where the company will apply ExxonMobil's proprietary SCANfining technology to increase the production of motor fuels. "The Bechtel team will apply extensive technical knowledge and global experience to efficiently and safely deliver an enhanced refining facility at Beaumont," said Jack Futcher, president of Bechtel's Oil, Gas and Chemicals business unit. "We look forward to continued collaboration with ExxonMobil as they work to expand production of ultra-low sulfur fuels at their facility." Bechtel has already begun design work on the Beaumont refinery upgrades. Construction is planned to start in mid-2016 with targeted start-up in 2018. Bechtel is a global leader in the integrated design, procurement, construction, and project management of oil, chemical, and natural-gas facilities. In addition to 50 major oil and gas field developments as well as 110 gas processing plants, Bechtel successfully completed 265 refinery grassroots projects, expansions and modernizations, including several of the largest refinery complexes in the world, including Jamnagar Refinery Complex in India, the Motiva refinery expansion in Texas, and the Ruwais refinery expansion in the United Arab Emirates. ABOUT BECHTEL Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

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SAIC Awarded $47 Million Contract by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Pacific to Support a New Command and Control Facility Sept. 27, 2016 MCLEAN, Va.-- (BUSINESS WIRE ) -- The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Pacific awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to provide technical engineering and installation services to support a new Command and Control Facility (C2F) for the U.S. Air Force. Awarded under Naval Sea System Command’s SeaPort-e contract vehicle, the single-award task order has a one-year period of performance, three one-year options, and a total award value of more than $47 million. Work will be performed near Omaha, Nebraska. Under the task order, SAIC will support SSC Pacific in the design, installation, configuration, and transition of the IT infrastructure for the new C2F. SAIC will also support the development of a private cloud data center infrastructure for staff located in the new facility. “We are proud to broaden our support to SSC Pacific by providing subject matter expertise for the design and build of this new state-of-the-art facility,” said Linda Messano, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Department of Defense Agencies and Commands Customer Group. “Our cloud implementation services are currently deployed across the DoD. We are excited to expand our portfolio to include this critical SSC Pacific program by providing cutting-edge technical solutions for their critical systems.” SAIC will also support critical project management activities and logistic planning actions for the integration testing and eventual migration of mission systems to the new facility. The team will apply SSC Pacific’s shore installation processes throughout the engagement supporting engineering phases and providing corresponding deliverables during each phase. About SAIC SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC’s approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.3 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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Humana Offers Support to Communities Impacted by Hurricane Matthew Oct. 12, 2016 CHARLESTON, S.C. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies, announced today that it has launched a series of disaster relief efforts assisting its associates, members and communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew. Humana Southeast Regional Medicare President Jim Laughlin, said, “We know many of our associates and health plan members, across North Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, are suffering and in need of our help. We are particularly concerned about the health and wellbeing of those who may be without basic necessities, such as electricity, food and water.” In response, Humana has taken these steps to assist people and communities affected by the massive storm: Waiving all requirements for primary care physician (PCP) referrals Providing enrollees with the same cost-sharing they would get at an in-network facility Removing prescription drug limitations such as “Refill too soon” rejection notices that prevent replacing lost medications Additionally, the company will perform trade studies, assess the state of development of MGUE for upcoming applications and contribute to architecture development for next-generation GPS/inertial navigation systems. Opening its toll-free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) hotline beyond Humana associates and members to include the community. Counselors and Work-Life Specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-866-440-6556 to provide free, confidential assistance to anyone needing help and support in coping with the disaster and its aftermath. “Devastating storms like this can have a serious effect on the well-being of those trying to cope with the aftermath, which is why we’re encouraging not only our members and associates, but the community at large, to call our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program and speak to one of our counselors,” said Laughlin. Humana Medicare, commercial and individual members with questions about services available to them should call the toll-free phone number on the back of their Humana ID card. About Humana Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people we serve across the country. More information can be found at

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