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Government Association Endorses Blockchain for Elections

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 7:32am

Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.

Key Points: 
  • Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.
  • Susan Eustice, Chair of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Voting Working Group has a lifetime of experience with elections.
  • Eustice stated, "The same technologies banks use to move trillions of dollars each day can be made private and secure enough for elections by adding blockchain technology."
  • However, there are two reasons why mobile devices and blockchain are typically not used for federal elections:
    - There is a concern that internet-connected systems cannot be made private and secure for elections.

VIAVI Provides Benchmarking and Validation for Global O-RAN PlugFest, Demonstrating Technology Maturity, Performance and Security

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 7:05pm

"Open Radio Units (O-RUs) are completing fronthaul conformance certification, and moving beyond certification into performance testing.

Key Points: 
  • "Open Radio Units (O-RUs) are completing fronthaul conformance certification, and moving beyond certification into performance testing.
  • And with security of open networks growing in importance, this PlugFest session also included running O-RAN and 3GPP security test cases."
  • RIC VIAVI demonstrated near real-time RIC platform performance benchmarking by integrating another vendor's xApp with the VIAVI TeraVM RIC Test .
  • VIAVI offers the most comprehensive test suite on the market for lab validation, field deployment and service assurance of O-RAN networks.

Valify Named Company of the Year by CIOReview

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 12:35pm

Valify , Inc., a healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to helping clients manage purchased services expense to reduce the overall cost of healthcare, has been named Company of the Year by CIOReview, a leading resource for innovative IT solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Valify , Inc., a healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to helping clients manage purchased services expense to reduce the overall cost of healthcare, has been named Company of the Year by CIOReview, a leading resource for innovative IT solutions.
  • Valify Solutions Group is the first tech-enabled group purchasing organization exclusively dedicated to purchased services for healthcare.
  • Valify , Inc., an HCA Healthcare company , is the only healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to managing purchased services expense.
  • Valify Solutions Group, powered by Valify, is the first tech-enabled GPO program exclusively dedicated to purchased services for healthcare.

Rotary's New Wide Smartlift Designed to Help Car Dealerships and Shops Future Proof Business

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 9:15pm

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary, part of Vehicle Service Group (VSG) and Dover (NYSE: DOV), today announced the launch of the Rotary Wide Smartlift®, offering forward-thinking dealerships and repair shops a versatile lift that works with both current and next-generation vehicles. Rotary's new Wide Smartlift is one and a half times wider and two times faster than a standard in-ground lift, enabling greater access and speed for technicians when servicing vehicles.

Key Points: 
  • The Wide Smartlift's redesigned superstructure increases unobstructed under-vehicle space for easy service of air dams, batteries and more.
  • In addition, its patented TRIO three-stage arms offer improved reach for faster, easier spotting of exotic and low-profile cars.
  • With an available interchangeable adapter kit, the lift is able to service cars, trucks and electric vehicles on the same arm.
  • Rotary's Wide Smartlift in-ground lifts are designed, tested and manufactured in Madison, Indiana and are now available from local Rotary distributors.

Platte River Equity Announces the Sale of Vertical Supply Group

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 1:38pm

DENVER, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") is pleased to announce the sale of Vertical Supply Group ("VSG" or the "Company") to Gridiron Capital, LLC ("Gridiron Capital").

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") is pleased to announce the sale of Vertical Supply Group ("VSG" or the "Company") to Gridiron Capital, LLC ("Gridiron Capital").
  • "It has been a great partnership with Tripp and the entire VSG team," said Peter Calamari, Platte River Managing Director.
  • BlackArch Partners served as the lead financial advisor to VSG and Platte River, and Canaccord Genuity served as co-advisor.
  • Platte River utilizes conservative capital structures in order to invest in future growth opportunities and withstand changing economic environments.

Gridiron Capital Invests in Vertical Supply Group

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Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 4:30pm

NEW CANAAN, Conn., April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Gridiron Capital, LLC ("Gridiron Capital"), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, today announced an investment in Vertical Supply Group ("VSG" or the "Company"), a trusted supplier of high-cost of failure, fall protection equipment and arborist tools serving the tree care industry and other work-at-height professionals.

Key Points: 
  • NEW CANAAN, Conn., April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Gridiron Capital, LLC ("Gridiron Capital"), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, today announced an investment in Vertical Supply Group ("VSG" or the "Company"), a trusted supplier of high-cost of failure, fall protection equipment and arborist tools serving the tree care industry and other work-at-height professionals.
  • John Warner, Managing Director at Gridiron Capital, added, "We have long admired VSG for its leadership in the work-at-height safety and PPE sector and its proven track record of organic and acquisition-led growth.
  • Gridiron Capital was advised by EC Mergers & Acquisitions and Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP on the partnership.
  • Vertical Supply Group is a manufacturer and supplier of the world's leading products that keep climbers, 'industrial athletes,' and technical rescue personnel safe and efficient while operating high above the ground.

Covetrus Names Matthew Salois President of Veterinary Study Groups (VSG)

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 12:30pm

Veterinary Study Groups, Inc. (VSG), a subsidiary of Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, has named Matt Salois, Ph.D. to the role of President of VSG.

Key Points: 
  • Veterinary Study Groups, Inc. (VSG), a subsidiary of Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, has named Matt Salois, Ph.D. to the role of President of VSG.
  • In this position, Salois will be responsible for enhancing the success of VSG, a membership organization for the owners of more than 1,800 veterinary practices.
  • Matts combination of economic knowledge and veterinary industry experience is unrivaled, and his leadership will be invaluable as we work with each Veterinary Management Group (VMG) member and Covetrus to shape the future of veterinary care.
  • Salois team of veterinarians, business leaders, event planners, and administrative professionals will work to meet the needs of each VMG member practice.

Chief Collision Technology Expands Paintless Dent Repair Network Offering Total Management of Hail Damage Repair

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 9:15pm

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Collision Technology , part of Vehicle Service Group (VSG) and Dover (NYSE: DOV), and a leading provider of collision technology repair solutions, has expanded its network of Paintless Dent Repair ("PDR") shops across the United States.

Key Points: 
  • DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Collision Technology , part of Vehicle Service Group (VSG) and Dover (NYSE: DOV), and a leading provider of collision technology repair solutions, has expanded its network of Paintless Dent Repair ("PDR") shops across the United States.
  • Each shop is carefully monitored by Chief Hail Solutions to meet Chief's strict quality standards in tech training and customer service.
  • Chief is a collision technology leader that provides modern body shops the tools, technology and training needed to perform accurate repairs, including repairs after a hail storm as part of its Chief Hail Solutions.
  • Chief Collision Technology is one segment of the Vehicle Service Group companies, which is a part of Dover Corporation's Engineered Products sector.

New Water Capital Affiliate Acquires Chainlogix to Merge with Nelson Miller

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 11:48am

"Like Nelson Miller, Chainlogix creates value for its customers through its management of difficult-to-manage aspects of the product lifecycle, such as niche component design, engineering, assembly and end-to-end supply chain management," said Nelson Miller President Jim Kaldem.

Key Points: 
  • "Like Nelson Miller, Chainlogix creates value for its customers through its management of difficult-to-manage aspects of the product lifecycle, such as niche component design, engineering, assembly and end-to-end supply chain management," said Nelson Miller President Jim Kaldem.
  • "Chainlogix provides services and expertise that complement and support Nelson Miller's strengths, including advanced off-shore sourcing and technical sales capabilities."
  • With the CLX acquisition, New Water Capital's Fund II platform adds global sales and sourcing expertise to Nelson Miller.
  • "We are excited to build upon our first platform in Fund II through the Chainlogix acquisition," said Matt Carlos, Principal at New Water Capital.

Ravaglioli Partners with TEXA to Expand Automotive Workshop Offering

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 9:15pm

Ravaglioli and TEXA have already been working together in the field of radar and cameras calibration.

Key Points: 
  • Ravaglioli and TEXA have already been working together in the field of radar and cameras calibration.
  • The new agreement enables Ravaglioli to offer expanded automotive workshops designed to respond to the challenges that have been introduced by new generations of vehicles.
  • This enhanced collaboration is expected to further strengthen the leadership of both companies in innovation and research across the automotive workshop equipment sector.
  • "TEXA and Ravaglioli each have been successful in focusing on a specific and complementary know-how.