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Member Press

As a benefit of membership, SBANE will gladly post press releases from member companies. It’s as easy as sending the press release to SBANE and the staff will take care of the rest. To include your company’s latest press release here, please contact Sarah Henry, Communications Manager at sarah@sbane.org.


Marsh & McLennan Agency Opens Providence, Rhode Island Office

Park Row West is the newest home to Marsh & McLennan Agency Providence, Rhode Island – November 7, 2016 – Marsh & McLennan Agency is excited to announce the official opening of its office at 50 Park Row West in Providence, Rhode Island.  This long-awaited move to Providence is further evidence of Marsh & McLennan Agency’s commitment to providing clients world-class resources with a local touch. 


McLane Middleton Ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

Manchester, N.H. and Woburn, Mass. (Nov. 1, 2016) – McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce it has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in one practice area and regionally in 38 practice areas. 


For a Fourth Year, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is Recognized for Patent Law by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"

November 1, 2016 (Boston,  MA) - Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is ranked in the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally and regionally as a top tier firm. Our firm has been recognized for each of the past four years for our professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from our clients and peers.  By achieving a top tier ranking, U.S. News - Best Lawyers confirms that Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds provides a unique combination of a quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. 


MFA Capital Advisors and MFA Securities Announce the Sale of Diamond Transportation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TEWKSBURY, Massachusetts—MFA Capital Advisors and MFA Securities are pleased to announce that Diamond Transportation Services, Inc. (Diamond) was recently acquired by National Express Group PLC, a leading transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the UK, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. MFA Capital Advisors provided consulting and advisory services to Diamond and the transaction was facilitated by MFA Securities. Terms of the cross-border transaction were not disclosed. 


Dunn Rush & Co. LLC Transaction Announcement

Dunn Rush & Co. LLC is pleased to announce the recent closing of the sale of Heyco Products, Inc. (“Heyco Products”) to Penn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp. (“PennEngineering”).  Dunn Rush & Co. served as financial advisor to Heyco Products in the transaction. 


MassDevelopment has Manufacturing Innovation Grants Available


RIW Business Attorney John F. Cohan to Chair MCLE Session

RIW Business Attorney John F. Cohan to Chair Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education session on Contract Review, Negotiation & Analysis on November 7th at the MCLE Conference Center. For more information, please click here


Bedford VA Research Corporation (BRCI)- 21st Annual Genesis Battlegreen Run Fundraiser sponsored by the Battlegreen Run Foundation

JOIN OUR TEAM Join our Bedford VA Research Corporation, Inc. (BRCI)  team as a runner  or sponsor on Sunday, November 6th  in Lexington, MA.  Registrations and donations may be made at anytime at https://battlegreenrunfoundation.org/  Proceeds from our team and donors will directly support research and education for the veterans locally at the Bedford VA Hospital. 


PowerDocks at the 2016 Defense Innovation Summit, November 20-December 1, 2016

PowerDocks, an E2SOL LLC new venture, was accepted to present its Autonomous Electric Charging of UAVs, UAVs and USVs product innovation at the 2016 Defense Innovation Summit - to be held November 20-December 1, 2016 at the JW Marriott in Austin Texas.  For more information about PowerDocks visit http://www.power-docks.com or the Innovation Summit at http://defenseinnovation.us/


Highlights & Resources from SBANE – NASA Stairway to the Stars Event

On September 16th, the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) hosted an informational and matchmaking event to connect regional manufacturers with NASA and several of its prime contractors including Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, United Technologies Aerospace Systems, Draper Laboratory, and Boeing.  As an event sponsor and supplier to many of the participants, Dynavac showcased several Space Simulation System projects including its participation in the James Webb Space Telescope program. Below are some event highlights along with useful resources for potential suppliers... To read this post in its entirety, please click here