Category: Business

Is Amazon the Trail to Growth?

Newswise — Chris Pew, an expert backcountry skier, was a founder and the CEO of 12-year-old TREW Gear, a leading premium brand for technical backcountry ski apparel. TREW Gear’s products – snow bibs, jackets, pants, and accessories – were selling well through independent and specialty retailers and direct to consumers on Trewgear.com, but heavy on […]

With technology innovations from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, industrial hemp promises to modernize sustainable buildings and offer farmers a crop for the future

Newswise — Hemp is going to be a game-changer across many industries, from building and construction to agriculture, all while reducing our carbon footprint, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is leading the way in making that a reality.  A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is creating several innovative and cost‐effective hemp processing technologies that […]

American Chemical Society names a chief operating officer

Newswise — WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2022 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced the establishment of a chief operating officer position, naming LaTrease Garrison as its inaugural COO. Garrison will provide leadership and direction for programs in the areas of human resources, corporate development, membership, education and scientific advancement. “Establishing a COO position enables […]

US Department of Labor recognizes Sandia Labs for hiring veterans

Newswise — ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recently recognized Sandia National Laboratories as one of 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by the Department of Labor. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act Medallion Program recognizes employers who successfully […]