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Alphatec Holdings, Inc.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc. Names Veteran Spinal Orthopedics Executive J.P. Timm as Vice President of Research and Development
CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 11, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), a leading medical technology company focused on the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, announced today that veteran research and development executive, Jens Peter ("J.P.") Timm, has agreed to join the company as Vice President of Research and Development. Alphatec will leverage J.P.'s substantial product development and clinical research and development experience in order to successfully commercialize Alphatec's significant product pipeline.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Acquires Sweden-based Akerstroms Trux AB for Approximately $15.5 Million
ATLANTA and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 11, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG), announced today the acquisition of Akerstroms Trux AB, of Stockholm, Sweden, from BrainHeart Capital, for approximately (US) $15.5 million. EMS expects the acquisition to accelerate the market share growth of EMS's LXE business for vehicle-mount computers (VMC's) used in warehousing and distribution applications globally, by leveraging the strengths of two leaders in key industrial mobile computer markets.
Europlasma's Developments in Traditional Business: Plasma Torch Exported to Korea
BORDEAUX, France, Feb. 11, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Europlasma (Paris:MLEUP) has today announced an order for a plasma torch system to equip the water treatment plant sludge incinerator in the town of Yongin, 40 km south of Seoul. This order follows the agreement signed last July with the Korean company Kolon regarding a license for ash vitrification know-how.