Briefly …

Cabling Standards Update, a newsletter for the datacom, telecom, security and automation industries, is changing its format to become a 9- to 12-page PDF, sent twice monthly via e-mail. A/E/P and environmental consulting firm profits are on the rise again, after hitting a low in 2001, according to a recent report from ZweigWhite.

08/01/2003


Cabling Standards Update, a newsletter for the datacom, telecom, security and automation industries, is changing its format to become a 9- to 12-page PDF, sent twice monthly via e-mail.

A/E/P and environmental consulting firm profits are on the rise again, after hitting a low in 2001, according to a recent report from ZweigWhite. Overall median net pre-tax, pre-bonus profit on net service revenue rose to 9.5% in 2002 from 8.8% the previous year.

Semco, Inc., Columbia, Mo., and Venmar CES have settled patent litigation in a U.S. District Court. Venmar acknowledges that U.S. Patent No. 4,769,053, which deals with heat exchange media and is owned by Semco, is valid and enforceable and that Venmar will not make, use, sell, offer for sale or import products that infringe Semco's patent rights.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Mass., announced a new memorandum of agreement with industrial property insurer FM Global in which the latter will provide more than $570,000 to the former in financial and equipment contributions.





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