West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) announced that its Board of Directors increased the size of the Board to twelve and appointed two new directors, Mr. Mark A. Buthman and Mr. Douglas A. Michels. Each of their terms are effective immediately and will expire at the 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, when they will stand for election to serve for the balance of their terms. The appointments anticipate the August 2011 retirement of directors John P. Neafsey and Geoffrey F. Worden under the Board’s retirement policy.
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. manufactures and sells components and systems for injectable drug delivery and plastic packaging, and delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and consumer products industries.
Benefits of Using Wood-Waste Fuels for Federal Facilities ;
• Stabilizes energy costs and protects facility from volatility of gas and electricity prices.
• Enhances energy security—reduces vulnerability to power grid interruptions.
• Environmental benefits—lower NOX and SOX emissions and no net increase in CO2 emissions.
• Diverts material from landfills and avoids disposal costs.
• Progress toward federal goals for use of renewable energy.
Cleantech Transit Inc. (“Cleantech”) (OTCBB:CLNO) was founded to capitalize on technology advances and manufacturing opportunities in the growing clean energy public transportation sector. The Company has expanded its focus to invest directly in specific green projects that can maximize shareholder value. Recognizing the many economic and operational advances of converting wood waste into renewable sources of energy, Cleantech has selected to invest in Phoenix Energy (phoenixenergy.net). This project can generate shareholder returns as well benefit the Company’s manufacturing clients worldwide.
CLNO announced freshly that funding to be provided to Phoenix Energy for the commercialization of a 500 Kilowatt biomass gasification plant should be eligible to apply for a renewable energy cash back incentive program offered by the U.S. Federal Government. If it concludes its planned investment in Phoenix Energy, under Section 1603 of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, Cleantech Transit will be entitled to receive its pro-rata share of 30% cash grant payments. Once the final interconnect process and application are complete the grant should be received within 60 days. The 5-year grant vesting period, means all parties must remain owner of record for that length of time, underscoring Cleantech and its partners’ commitment to this project and the host community.
More about CLNO at: www.cleantechtransitinc.com
Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) announced that James H. Bloem, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, will make a presentation to investors at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at 10:15 a.m. eastern time. A live audio webcast of the presentation along with the accompanying slides will be available via Humana’s Investor Relations page at www.humana.com.
Humana Inc. offers various health and supplemental benefit plans in the United States. Its Government segment comprises beneficiaries of government benefit programs and operates in three lines of businesses: Medicare, Military, and Medicaid.
Given the age of the industry, it is not surprising that the technologies for converting wood to energy are well established.
Whether for space heat, process heat, or electricity production, no other type of fuel has been used successfully in more types of system designs.
National Health Partners, Inc. (National Health) (OTCBB:NHPR.OB), a leading provider of unique discount healthcare membership programs, announced that the Company has achieved positive earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 compared to a loss of $522,542 for the same period last year. Revenues for the 3rd quarter grew 12.3% over the same period last year. The Company attributes the net earnings to the significant cost-cutting initiatives taken over the past couple of quarters and which is continuing in the 4th quarter.
Mr. Daniels further states “We are seeing continuous growth during the current 4th quarter which should provide strong momentum for the 1st quarter of 2011. Our future has never looked brighter and I am quite confident that we will be able to see accelerating growth in both revenues and earnings. With our continued focus on keeping our operating costs down while at the same time building our revenues at an accelerating rate, we are in a very good position to see very strong earnings growth going forward. I will be providing more information on new business ventures in the very near term that will change the entire complexion of the company and I look forward to continuing to build on the success that we have already started achieving in the 3rd quarter.”
More about NHPR at: www.nationalhealthpartners.com
Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZMH) announced that it will be participating in the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Healthcare Conference in Miami, Florida, on March 15, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed via Zimmer’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.zimmer.com. The webcast will be archived for replay following the conference.
Zimmer Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of orthopaedic reconstructive implants, dental implants, spinal implants, trauma products, and related surgical products in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.
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