CUMBERLAND, Maine, June 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Old and new myths about lightning protection continue to circulate through the internet and unsafe lightning protection products still manage to find their way into construction job specifications in many parts of the U.S. To help safeguard properties from a leading weather threat, the National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC) is stressing the importance of separating fact from fallacy about lightning protection systems (LPS).
CUMBERLAND, Maine, Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A commercial expected to air during Sunday’s Super Bowl has caught the attention of the National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC). The ad will feature a lightning strike survivor’s apparent phobia of electricity which developed after being injured while riding a motorcycle.
CUMBERLAND, Maine, Jan. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the National Lightning Safety Council, the lightning death toll of 11 in 2021 set a new record for the fewest documented U.S. lightning deaths in a year. The previous low recorded by NOAA was 16 deaths in 2017.
CUMBERLAND, Maine, July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Sunday marks the 70th anniversary of one of the deadliest lightning strikes in the U.S. and the National Lightning Safety Council is recalling the tragic event to spotlight the dangers of lightning, a common, yet underrated weather peril.
PORTLAND, Maine, July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven US manufacturing company, announces a breakthrough innovation – the first travel eye shield, known as Hover Shield, that attaches to any disposable mask. Unlike any of its conventional bulky design predecessors, the nearly invisible Hover Shield provides an attractive solution for traveling, seasonal allergies, yard work, large public gatherings, institutional settings, and working in dusty environments.
PORTLAND, Maine, April 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven US manufacturing company, announced the launch of wearable Vaccinated Tags, in response to the U.S. officials easing face mask guidance for COVID-19 vaccinated people.
PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zootility, a design-driven US manufacturing company, launches a mask to provide comfort and protection to both those who are wearing masks just for a quick trip to the grocery store as well as essential workers who are masked 8+ hours per day.
CUMBERLAND, Maine, Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is there a connection between the number of lightning death reports and the COVID-19 pandemic? The National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC) is trying to find out. Amidst uncertainty surrounding the accurate (actual recorded) number of strike deaths in the U.S., members of the NLSC are wondering if the pandemic could be a factor in the reporting of lightning deaths in 2020.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine, Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mealtime just got better for you… and your community. Women-owned, family-favorite brand, SIMEK’S, is on a mission to deliver quality products that make mealtime easier, while also giving back to local communities, further expanding in the Northeast with Hannaford.
STONEHAM, Maine, Aug. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TimberStone Adventures Inc., a Treehouse Resort and Disc Golf Course in Maine, is giving away their entire property through a photo contest. The winner of this contest, which requires one photo and an entry fee, will receive three incredible live-in treehouses, five-story Castle Tower with 360 degrees of breathtaking views.
WESTBROOK, Maine, April 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Abbott is hosting a clothing drive to benefit Preble Street and celebrate Earth Day from now through April 26. All 12 of Pratt Abbott’s dry cleaning and laundromat locations are accepting clothing donations during this period.
LEWISTON, Maine, Oct. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, October 7, 2018, The Herschel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation will be breaking ground for construction of the Maine Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. This memorial is one of 87 across 34 states that will honor all our Gold Star Families.
KITTERY, Maine, March 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maine residents will have an opportunity soon to witness the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, as seen through the eyes of a documentary filmmaker with a long record of acclaimed work. David Wittkower’s “Dead in the Water” will be shown at four Maine community theaters in April.
PORTLAND, Maine, March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hundreds of international flags again will sway in the breeze and the summer will HEAT UP on July 28, 2018 at the Deering Oaks Park; a feast for your eyes and ears will be displayed throughout the Sixteenth Annual Greater Portland Festival of Nations (FON). FON proudly celebrates and highlights Maine’s great ethnic diversity, perpetuates traditions, encourage ethnic understanding, and promote unity in Maine. FON’s theme this year is “FROM MANY DIFFERENT NATIONS, TO ONE MAINE.”
WESTBROOK, Maine, June 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, is proud to announce a Michael O. (Michael Odokara-Okigbo) benefit concert event “ON MY OWN” to take place July 13, 2017 at the beautiful Westbrook Performing Arts Center in Westbrook, Maine.
ELLSWORTH, Maine, April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beeswax Productions is excited to announce the Second Season of ‘Recess Stories,’ its ground breaking online comedy series for kids about life on the playground. It’s ‘Peanuts’ meets ‘The Little Rascals’ with a dash of ‘Seinfeld.’ Real kids. Real stories. Really funny.
PORTLAND, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a recent conference Todd Grove of Portland, Maine, was singled out as the nation’s ‘top producer’ in 2010 by LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP). Grove won the same honor in several previous years, distinguishing himself among colleagues nationwide.
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A U.S. patent has been filed by Enefco USA for a new process of applying Vitamin E as a surface coating on non-latex hydrophilic polyurethane cosmetic foam. The patent pending process adds Vitamin E to the foam after the foam is manufactured and impregnates the foam in a range from surface coating to complete saturation.
PORTLAND, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others. Maine residents can get involved now.
AUBURN, Maine and TURIN, Italy (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Panini and KICTeam, Inc. are pleased to announce the approval of the Panini Waffletechnology Check Scanner Cleaning Card for the Panini I:Deal Check Scanner. The removal of built-up paper dust and endorsement ink residue from the scanner lens is critical to maintain consistent scans with any check scanner. This product, originally designed to work with Panini My Vision X and Vision X Check Scanners, is now available for use on the new Panini I:Deal as well.
AUBURN, Maine and LONDON, UK (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam is pleased to announce its successful expansion in both Europe and Asia. KIC Products UK, which operated as an independent exclusive European distributor, is now KICTeam Europe Limited and is a wholly owned subsidiary of KICTeam, Inc. located in Auburn, ME. KICTeam Asian/Pacific has also plans to establish offices in key locations in 2009 to facilitate the growth in this area of the world.
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new Dual Action Cleaning Pen, designed to remove stubborn adhesive build up from thermal print heads, is being released today by KICTeam. Using the same convenient marker-style design currently found with the EZ Thermal Printer Cleaning Pen, this new pen has two separate marker nibs to perform two very distinct functions. The first nib carries an adhesive remover to make it possible to easily remove adhesives caused during printing of label stock and linerless labels.
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacturing of cleaning cards, today introduced the Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Tool Software to be used in conjunction with their Waffletechnology Cleaning Card. In an effort to help increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs, this new software allows for a more efficient and streamlined cleaning process, resulting in less down time and a better quality of overall maintenance.
AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A patent has been issued for a unique feature of KICTeam’s Waffletechnology cleaning cards, adding a level of protection to a growing cleaning card market. ‘We have been pursuing this patent since the early stages of Waffletechnology development and are pleased to have received the first of what we anticipate will be multiple patents,’ said Peter Klein, President and CEO at KICTeam, Inc.
AUBURN, Maine, June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Airline Industry spends millions in locating and delivering misplaced luggage to their patrons. VidTroniX is now offering a solution that will cost a fraction of what the airlines are currently spending. Two new cleaning cards for the VidTroniX ATP Series and MAP Thermal Printers used to print bag tags and boarding passes are being launched today through KICTeam, the world leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards.
AUBURN, Maine, May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new Cleaning Card for the JCM Global DBV Series Bill Validators is being launched today through KICTeam, the world leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards. Designed for the DBV 300, 301, 302, 303 Bill Validators, this cleaning card, featuring Waffletechnology™ incorporates a tension release waffle pattern. This pattern allows the cleaning card to maintain maximum cleaning waffle height as it passes through the currency validators.
AUBURN, Maine, March 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An Adhesive Remover Swab is being released today by KICTeam. This Swab is combined with an adhesive remover solution to ease the removal of sticky adhesive residue from hard surfaces. The product will come enclosed in a foil pouch and the swab will be saturated with the adhesive remover solution. The swab was designed especially for use on thermal printers which incur adhesive build up from regular use during label printing.
AUBURN, Maine, Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Currency Counter Cleaning Card utilizing Waffletechnology(TM) is being released today by KICTeam. This advanced design employs state-of-the-art cleaning card ‘waffles’ to clean the note recognition lenses within the machine. These optics are critical for accurate counting and denomination recognition but were previously unreachable without dismantling the equipment.
AUBURN, Maine, Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and TransAct Technologies, a global leader in cashless ticket printers for the gaming and lottery-based industries, today announce the release of the TransAct Technologies Cashless Ticket Printer Cleaning System designed using Waffletechnology(TM) to clean the Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printer. The new Cleaning Card System will enable gaming properties and retail outlets to increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs. The Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printers, a critical component in modern slot machines, can now be effectively cleaned, easily and quickly, without opening the printer.
AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of technical cleaning cards, is pleased to announce that the company has developed the Waffletechnology(TM) Cleaning Card for Epson’s TM-J9000 series of check scanners. The cleaning card provides Epson customers a way to efficiently clean all parts of the device including the transport, track, MICR head and scanner glass.
AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and TransAct Technologies (Nasdaq: TACT), a global leader in cashless ticket printers for the gaming and lottery-based industries, today announce a joint development project to incorporate the use of Waffletechnology(TM) in a Cleaning Card System to maintain the Epic 950(R) Ticket Printer.
AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of digital imaging technology, today announce the use of Waffletechnology(TM) in the new Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Card. In an effort to increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs, the Canon CR-Series Check Transport Cleaning Card with Waffletechnology enables banking and retail outlets to effectively clean Canon imageFORMULA CR-Series transports.
PORTLAND, Maine – Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — X Cafe LLC, a Portland Maine based coffee roasting company founded in 1999 has never sold one coffee bean! X Cafe is recognized nationally as the originator of shelf-stable coffee extracts. Paul Kalenian, President, notes, ‘Our liquid coffee extracts have made Coffee on Demand possible and that is revolutionizing the coffee industry, providing a continuous supply of fresh and great tasting coffee on demand 24/7, cup after cup.’