BigLever Launches Next-Gen Enterprise Product Line Engineering Solution, Extends PLE to Advance Digitalization

Enterprise Gears Lets Organizations Easily Extend PLE to All Users, Tools, Systems for Reduced Complexity, Increased Competitive Advantage AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BigLever Software, the long-standing leader in Product Line Engineering (PLE), today announced its next generation Gears solution – Enterprise Gears. The new solution delivers a web-based interface that makes Gears fully accessible for all users, and a server API that enables the seamless integration of PLE with other tools, processes and enterprise systems. With Enterprise Gears an organization can advance and accelerate its digitalization efforts by…

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Jean Charest Kicks Off Vision 2025 Aerospace Engagement Days in Toronto

TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Former Deputy Prime Minister and Quebec Premier Jean Charest kicked off the first Vision 2025 engagement day in Toronto today, meeting with industry leaders, government officials and educators to begin charting a course for the future of aerospace in Canada. “Global competition has never been fiercer, and we’re at a turning point where Canada must step up to compete, or risk being left behind,” said Mr. Charest. “Ontario has 21,000 aerospace jobs, and almost as many indirect jobs as well. We need to…

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Park Electrochemical Corp. Announces Election of Two Officers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the election of Mark Esquivel as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and the election of Ben Shore as Senior Vice President — Sales, Marketing and Business Development of the Company.  In these positions, Mark and Ben will report to Brian Shore, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Park Electrochemical Corp.  Mark Esquivel has been Senior Vice President — Aerospace of the Company since October 2017 and served as Vice President —…

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Catalyst Space Accelerator Wins Colorado Business Roundtable Award

Champions in Industry Aerospace Award Presented to Accelerator Team Colorado Springs, Colo., Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Catalyst Space Accelerator Team – consisting of Air Force Research Lab Space (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate, Catalyst Campus LLC, Center for Technology, Research and Commercialization (C-TRAC), the Boulder Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) – is thrilled to announce that the Catalyst Space Accelerator has won the Colorado Business Roundtable Champions in Industry Award in the Aerospace category. The Catalyst Accelerator is a defense and…

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Registration opens for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference, Supported by the DSA

The Defence Aviation Safety Conference will convene in London on the 29-30 April 2019 Conference organisers, SMi Group are delighted to announce that registration has officially opened for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference, the leading event dedicated to aviation safety in the defence and military environment. Supported by the Defence Safety Authority (DSA), UK MoD, this highly anticipated two-day event will bring together senior military leaders with responsibility for safety in the aviation domain as well as international defence experts from government and industry. Whilst it will predominantly be focused…

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Air Force Research Laboratory and Catalyst Accelerator Announce Applications Are Open for Space Communications Cohort

Catalyst Accelerator seeks commercially viable startups and small businesses with dual-use space communication technology solutions for third accelerator cohort Colorado Springs, Colo., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Catalyst Accelerator announced it will launch the third space technology cohort focused on innovative Resilient Commercial Space Communications in April 2019. The semi-residential, 12-week, cohort-based Catalyst Accelerator program is hosted by Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate at Catalyst Campus and includes seed investment, network connections, mentorship, workshops, and opportunities for future investment and growth.  The accelerator’s mission is…

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Park Electrochemical Corp. Announces Completion of Sale of Its Electronics Business to AGC Inc.

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the completion of the previously announced sale of its Electronics Business to AGC Inc., formerly Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo, Japan, for USD $145 million in cash. The Electronics Business develops and manufactures high-technology digital and RF/microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure, enterprise and military/aerospace markets, and includes manufacturing facilities in Singapore, France, Arizona and California and R&D facilities in Arizona and Singapore. Brian Shore, Park’s Chairman and CEO, said,…

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Endeavor reveals design, images of new Scorpion™ robot for U.S. Army’s Common Robotic System-Individual program

All-new robot a finalist for up to $429 million/3,000-unit production build expected early 2019; Will give Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Infantry and other warfighters an advanced, multi-purpose robot for the modern battlefield BOSTON, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Endeavor Robotics, the world’s leading provider of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), has revealed design details and images of its closely guarded Scorpion™ robot, developed for the U.S. Army’s Common Robotic System-Individual (CRS-I) program. Announced in April, Endeavor is one of two finalists now in a run-off to provide the Army with a new multi-mission,…

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Registration Opens for the 10th Annual Air Mission Planning and Support Conference 2019

SMi Reports: Registration for SMi’s 10th annual Air Mission Planning and Support is now open, with an early bird saving of £400 valid until 14th December. SMi’s 10th Annual Air Mission Planning and Support Conference is returning to London, UK on the 9th & 10th April 2019, with registration now open for the highly-anticipated event. As revolutionary new aircrafts like the F-35 become more commonplace, technologies are rapidly developing resulting in operational environments requiring more flexible solutions, and mission planning becoming more complex as well as requiring extra tools for…

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Esterline Reports Fiscal 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

Fiscal 2018 Fourth Quarter Results Sales of $535.3 million GAAP income from continuing operations of $49.9 million, or $1.69 per diluted share Adjusted income from continuing operations of $55.3 million, or $1.87 per diluted share, excludes $5.3 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, of expenses comprised of discrete tax expenses resulting from enactment of U.S. tax reforms and expenses related to the company’s proposed transaction with TransDigm   Fiscal 2018 Full Year Results Sales of $2.035 billion GAAP income from continuing operations of $68.8 million, or $2.32 per diluted share…

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