As a follow on to our piece about American carpet manufacturer turned hunting apparel makers C. H. Masland of Pennsylvania, we’d like to share some recent additions. Unlike other outdoor clothing companies, Masland came to it relatively late, and almost by accident. They had a wartime contract for canvases, clothing and tent awnings, but their main business had always been carpet manufacturing.
http://armorbear.com/dhs-debars-scanner-maker-from-government-contracts/The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has sent OSI Systems, the manufacturer of airport body scanners, a debarment notice which would prevent the company from receiving government contacts in the future. The notice was sent to the company after TSAdetermined that the company had failed to address security concerns about its scanners.......Read more
Hedy Lamarr ~ Austrian/American actress and mathematician, the principles of her inventions are now incorporated into modern Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology, and she was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014.
£135m Aim float for Building firm Epwin BUILDING products firm Epwin Group is set to move on to Aim this week with a market value of £135million. - http://www.directorstalk.com/135m-aim-float-for-building-firm-epwin-building-products-firm-epwin-group-is-set-to-move-on-to-aim-this-week-with-a-market-value-of-135million/ - #EPWN