Home / 2000 / October / 31

Daily Archives: October 31, 2000

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8 Industrial Management Council Training Session-“Coaching”-$190 members, $260 non-members-8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.-Training and Development Center, 919 Culver Road-Call Edna Smith at 224-2727 for additional information. M&T Bank Seminar-“Long-Term Care: Protecting Your Health and Your Wealth”-Speakers: Sandy Romeo, ...

Read More »

Torvec obtains patent for system

Torvec Inc. has been awarded a patent for its modular track suspension system, the cornerstone of the company’s Fast Tracked Vehicle. The suspension system can be substituted for the undercarriage of any full-size automobile that is built with a load-carrying ...

Read More »

Riedman buys N. Dakota company

Riedman Corp. has acquired a North Dakota company. The local company purchased Moran Insurance Inc., based in Jamestown, N.D. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Riedman Corp. is the nation’s ninth-largest privately held insurance firm and 26th-largest insurance broker. ...

Read More »

Genencor, Danisco ink partnership

Genencor International Inc. today signed a four-year agreement with Danisco A/S, establishing itself as Danisco’s exclusive partner for the development of bioingredients for the food industry. The agreement provides $20 million in funding for Genencor’s R&D efforts. The biotechnology company ...

Read More »

Mpower tops lowered expectations

Mpower Communications Corp. easily beat the Street’s diminished expectations for the third-quarter, including 206 percent jump in revenues. Mpower logged $45.9 million in revenues, up more than 200 percent from a year ago and nearly 50 percent from the second ...

Read More »

Mpower tops lowered expectations

Mpower Communications Corp. easily beat the Street’s diminished expectations for the third-quarter, including 206 percent jump in revenues. Mpower logged $45.9 million in revenues, up more than 200 percent from a year ago and nearly 50 percent from the second ...

Read More »

Genencor, Danisco ink partnership

Genencor International Inc. today signed a four-year agreement with Danisco A/S, establishing itself as Danisco’s exclusive partner for the development of bioingredients for the food industry. The agreement provides $20 million in funding for Genencor’s R&D efforts. The biotechnology company ...

Read More »

Riedman buys N. Dakota company

Riedman Corp. has acquired a North Dakota company. The local company purchased Moran Insurance Inc., based in Jamestown, N.D. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The merger allows the Jamestown office to deliver new products, services and expertise to ...

Read More »

Torvec obtains patent for system

Torvec Inc. has been awarded a patent for its modular track suspension system, the cornerstone of the company’s Fast Tracked Vehicle. The suspension system can be substituted for the undercarriage of any full-size automobile that is built with a load-carrying ...

Read More »

Russians, American head for space station

Two Russians and an American are headed for the $60 billion International Space Station. The Soyuz TM-31 rocketed took off today. They are due to dock with the station on Thursday.

Read More »

Telecom stocks enjoy rally

Better-than-expected results by France’s Alcatel today lifted the spirits of investors in North American telecom equipment suppliers. Ailing telecommunications suppliers such as Nortel Networks Corp., Lucent Technologies Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. all gained today.

Read More »

Death toll could climb in Taiwan crash

The death toll from the crash of a Singapore Airlines Boeing 747 in Taipei Tuesday may be 100, Taiwan officials said. There were four dead, 62 injured and another 93 unaccounted for. The plane took off during a storm and ...

Read More »

Consumer confidence slides in October

U.S. consumer confidence slumped to a one-year low in October over worries about oil prices, shaky stocks and slowing growth. New housing data showed the economy remained on a solid footing, however. Sales of new single-family homes in September shot ...

Read More »