Coordinate Metrology Society® Opens Online Registration for its 34th Annual CMSC Conference in Reno, NV

RENO, Nev., Feb. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) today announced online registration is open for the 2018 Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC). This year, the conference opens its doors from July 23 – 27, 2018 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV. The eminent membership association for 3D measurement professionals has traditionally served the portable metrology community for more than 30 years. For the first time, the organization cordially invites the coordinate measurement machine (CMM) industry at large to attend the CMSC and join…

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Iridium Certus(SM) Mission-Critical Broadband Readies for Department of Defense Users with COMSAT

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that COMSAT, Inc., has signed an agreement to become an Iridium Certus service provider for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) users. This unique, long-term deal will allow COMSAT Inc. to provide Iridium’s secure global satellite broadband connectivity for mobile voice and data services to the Department of Defense (DoD) beginning in mid-2018. COMSAT, Inc., a leader in delivering world-class, secure satellite solutions to government, military and maritime customers, will bring its full suite of value-added services to…

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AVX is the First to Offer Space-Level X7R BME MLCCs Approved to MIL-PRF-32535

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., Feb. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is the first — and currently only — company to offer space-level, X7R base metal electrode (BME) MLCCs with “M” and “T” reliability levels approved to the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) MIL-PRF-32535 specification. Exhibiting high CV capabilities superior to those of precious metal electrode (PME) MLCCs, which have long been the standard for the global aerospace industry, AVX’s leading-edge, space-level, X7R BME MLCCs…

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Esterline Notice On Timing of Form 10-Q Filing

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL) (www.esterline.com) (“the Company”), a leading specialty manufacturer serving the global aerospace and defense markets, today confirmed that its Form 10-Q for the period ended December 29, 2017 (the “Form 10-Q”), has not been timely filed. As previously disclosed in the Company’s earnings press release and associated Form 8-K dated February 1, 2018, and in a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 7, 2018, the Company is investigating an accounting error identified in…

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Sonaca Group Names Dickinson LMI Aerospace CEO

Ed Dickinson brings more than three decades of aerospace industry experience, including 23 years with LMI Cliff Stebe, who served as interim CEO since October, continues as CFO ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sonaca Group has named Lawrence E. “Ed” Dickinson III as chief executive officer of LMI Aerospace, effective immediately. Dickinson originally joined LMI in 1993 as chief financial officer, and later took on other roles before retiring in June 2016. In his brief retirement, Dickinson continued to serve as a consultant to the company….

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Maritime Industry Readies for a New Era of Choice with Iridium Certus(SM) Global Launch Partners

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that Marlink, Speedcast, Applied Satellite Technologies Ltd (AST) and Satcom Global are the initial global maritime launch partners for Iridium Certus.  The first regional maritime launch partner, Arion, will focus on delivering Iridium Certus to the Asian market. These commitments represent a major milestone for the Iridium Certus program, allowing each company to deliver a new choice in the maritime industry and offer what will soon become the market’s fastest L-band satellite connectivity. For decades, the…

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Woodward Comments on WSJ Originated Story

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). There are various articles today originating from a Wall Street Journal article stating, “Boeing Co. is in talks to buy aerospace parts maker Woodward Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.” This rumor is incorrect. Woodward is not in discussions with Boeing over a possible acquisition of Woodward, and will not provide any further comment on this story.  About Woodward, Inc.Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control system solutions and components for the…

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Iridium Announces First Land-Mobile Service Providers for Iridium Certus(SM)

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) today announced the first Iridium Certus service providers for land-mobile applications, planned for commercial availability in mid-2018.  This initial group of six world-class land-mobile service providers play a pivotal role in bringing Iridium Certus to market. Enabled by the Iridium® NEXT satellite constellation, Iridium Certus will deliver reliable, global broadband connectivity and high-quality voice service to the land-mobile industry. The initial Iridium Certus service providers for land mobile applications include: Applied Satellite Technology Limited (AST) – www.theastgroup.com Arion…

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EMCORE Introduces New EMCORE-Hawkeye™ Series of Precision Single-Axis Fiber Optic Gyroscope Modules

ALHAMBRA, Calif., Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR), a leading provider of advanced Mixed-Signal Optics products that provide the foundation for today’s high-speed communication network infrastructures and leading-edge defense systems, announced today the introduction of the new EMCORE-HawkeyeTM series of precision, single-axis Fiber Optic Gyroscope (FOG) modules. The new EMCORE-HawkeyeTM EG-120 and EG-200 models will deliver the industry’s best Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) compared to competing products. The EMCORE-HawkeyeTM EG-120 FOG module is an ultra-compact, state-of-the-art design that is the smallest, most affordable closed-loop FOG available…

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World Micro CEO Joins ECIA Foundation Board of Directors

ATLANTA, GA, Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — World Micro is proud to announce the appointment of President & CEO Dan Ellsworth to the ECIA Foundation Board of Directors.  “It is an honor to join the ECIA Foundation Board of Directors. I look forward to collaborating with other leaders in raising awareness of STEM opportunities, and the many other career possibilities within our industry,” stated Dan Ellsworth. Dan has served as President & CEO of Atlanta based World Micro since 1995. During his tenure, World Micro has focused and expanded…

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