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Northrop Grumman Corp.
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Sets Record for Preparing USO Care Packages for Troops
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- A manufacturing center in El Segundo, Calif. where Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) usually assembles major sections of military aircraft hosted a different kind of assembly process on Saturday, March 15. More than 400 company employees from throughout Southern California teamed up with the United Service Organizations (USO) to stuff Operation USO Care Packages for U.S. military personnel serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and other overseas locations, including members of the California National Guard.
Fieldturf's Artificial Turf Fibers are 100% Free of Heavy Metals
NEWARK, N.J., March 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Recent concerns surrounding the safety of fibers in the AstroTurf(r) brand product, specifically at Ironbound Stadium in Newark, New Jersey, are warranted. The nylon fibers in the AstroTurf(r) product contain heavy metals and the field in Newark has been rightfully shut down. The nylon AstroTurf(r) surface at Ironbound Stadium is a product that is not even remotely similar to the FieldTurf system. Unlike these AstroTurf(r) fibers, the grass-like blades used in FieldTurf fields are 100% heavy metal-free.
Entropic Communications and Browan Communications Expand Broadband Access to Additional Chinese Markets
SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Entropic Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTR), a leading provider of silicon solutions to enable connected home entertainment, today announced that its strategic partnership with Chinese-owned BROWAN Communications will expand to bring Entropic's c.LINK(r) Access technology to three additional Chinese cities: Tianjin, Suzhou and Guilin. BROWAN Communications' extended service region provides its customers in single-family homes as well as multi-dwelling units (MDUs) a cost-effective alternative for receiving multimedia content over the previously existing coax cabling.