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Paradigm Trading Cards Announces Limited Edition Trading Cards Commemorating Pope John Paul II

Author: Paradigm Trading Cards
Dateline: Thu, 21 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paradigm Trading Cards today announced their release 'A Pope for the Ages' a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set features a highlight in the life of one of the most influential men of the last century.”



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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paradigm Trading Cards (www.paradigmtradingcards.com) today announced their release "A Pope for the Ages" a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set features a highlight in the life of one of the most influential men of the last century.



Caption: Trading Card of Pope John Paul II with Ronald Reagan.

"A Pope for the Ages" trading cards are limited to just 25,000 sets," said Mark Currier, President of Paradigm Trading Cards. "We realize that this is an extremely limited quantity for a man that is admired by hundreds of millions of people around the world, but we are committed to keeping our production numbers low in order to ensure the long term value of this commemorative edition."

Each trading card set is individually numbered, and the 20th card in every set is an Official Certificate of Authenticity. Randomly inserted in the factory-sealed set boxes are 3 limited edition trading cards. This will be one of the most limited set of cards ever produced and each card will be individually hand numbered out of a run of only 4,000. The odds of getting one of these special limited edition cards in any given set are one in eight. As an added bonus, each set will also include a commemorative card of the new Pope Benedict XVI on his inauguration day.

"Pope John Paul II is without a doubt one of the most influential world leaders of the last century," said Currier. "Not content with just being a spiritual leader, John Paul II made it his responsibility to awaken the world to the dignity of human rights. Pope John Paul II will forever be remembered as a great man of God, and as a man of the people. He was indeed, a Pope for the ages."

The Paradigm Trading Card Company is committed to chronicling and honoring the lives of men and women who have a tremendous impact on the world we live in.

To order A Pope for the Ages limited edition tradition cards, or for more information visit: www.johnpauliitradingcards.com.

Contact: Mark Currier, President of Paradigm Trading Cards, +1-405-715-0728 ext. 204, or support@paradigmtradingcards.com.

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Tom Mangelsen Named as One of American Photo’s 100 Most Important People in Photography

Author: Images of Nature
Dateline: Thu, 21 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “OMAHA, NE - April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Images of Nature (www.mangelsen.com) today announced that Thomas D. Mangelsen has been named one of the 100 Most Important People in Photography in America in the May/June issue of American Photo Magazine.



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OMAHA, NE - April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Images of Nature (www.mangelsen.com) today announced that Thomas D. Mangelsen has been named one of the 100 Most Important People in Photography in America in the May/June issue of American Photo Magazine.

"Mangelsen, 59, is not well known by museum curators, but he is without a doubt one of this country's most successful wildlife photographers," said David Schonauer, Editor-in-Chief of American Photo Magazine, in his article "The 100 Most Important People in Photography." "His accessible images-shot in Alaska, Africa, Canada, and near his home at the foot of the Teton mountain range in Jackson, Wyoming-depict animals in styles that range from the merely adorable to the mighty and majestic...."

Nebraska native Thomas D. Mangelsen has long been recognized as one of the world's premier nature photographers. His images have been seen and admired by millions. Mangelsen's photographs have appeared in National Geographic, Audubon, National Wildlife, Smithsonian, Natural History, Newsweek, American Photo, Wildlife Art, and other publications. The Royal Photographic Society honored Mangelsen with an Honorary Fellowship in 2002. He received the North American Nature Photographer Association's (NANPA) Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year 2000 award, and was named the 1994 Wildlife Photographer of the Year by the British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) as well as British Gas. His work has been displayed in natural history museums across the United States, Canada and Europe.

Tom Mangelsen's Images of Nature galleries are in 17 locations across the western United States including Breckenridge Colorado, the Denver International Airport, Scottsdale, Arizona, and La Jolla, California. "By combining art with entrepreneurship, Mangelsen has brought nature and a heightened awareness of its beauty into the homes of thousands."

For more information please visit: www.mangelsen.com

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Time In, Morris County’s #1 Children’s Play and Party Center, Sees Franchising as Best Plan for Growth

Author: Time In Franchises, LLC
Dateline: Wed, 20 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “RANDOLPH, NJ - April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karl Lens, President and Operator of Morris counties' most talked about children's play center, has expanded to form Time In Franchises, LLC (www.Timeinfun.com). Time In is now interviewing interested parties and plans to award 4 to 5 locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut this year. In addition, filings for New York State will soon be completed allowing for opportunities there as well.”



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RANDOLPH, NJ - April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karl Lens, President and Operator of Morris counties' most talked about children's play center, has expanded to form Time In Franchises, LLC (www.Timeinfun.com). Time In is now interviewing interested parties and plans to award 4 to 5 locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut this year. In addition, filings for New York State will soon be completed allowing for opportunities there as well.

"Customers kept telling me what a great concept we had. They wanted to know when we were opening one near them; they wanted to know how they could own a Time In," says Karl Lens, president of Time In Franchises.

Time In believes the best way to maintain its reputation as the cleanest, best run, private party facility in the area is to include owner operators in its growth plans. "To own a Time In facility, you really have to love children and have a very good sense of customer service. The rest we can teach you." Time In's franchise philosophy demonstrates its commitment to its owners. The business model is very customer-friendly and offers a great deal of assistance to new franchisees. The business is perfect for people who want to spend time with their children as they grow. It offers a reasonable work schedule with the rewards of owning your own business. This model is perfect for business professionals who are looking to make a change in their lifestyle or for stay-at-home parents who want to turn their interest for good family fun into a business.

Time In's franchise fee is $25,000 with an estimated initial investment range of $230,000 to $290,000 (including franchise fee).

About Time In, LLC:

Karl Lens opened Time In in November of 2002. After disappointing visits to child entertainment centers with his own three children, he set out to design a play center that catered both to the children and their parents. A one-stop party place where children could play freely without being distracted by video games and inappropriate toys.

Four months after opening the doors, Time In had exceeded all of Karl's initial expectations; it was a hit! Time In quickly became synonymous in the Morris County NJ area with safe, clean fun. Visitors to the facility continually expressed interest in Time In and its expansion and in 2004, Time In Franchises, LLC was born.

Time In Franchises, LLC, 4 Middlebury Blvd., Suite 11, Randolph, NJ 07869.

More information: www.Timeinfun.com


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Trade-pals.com Launches Business Networking Site with Goal to Drastically Reduce Cold Calling in North America

Author: Trade Pals Inc.
Dateline: Wed, 20 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “TORONTO, ON, Canada - April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trade Pals Inc. today has announced the launch of their new website, www.trade-pals.com. With it the company hopes to drastically reduce cold calling in North America while giving individual business people the opportunity to advertise their services to the mass market for free.”



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TORONTO, ON, Canada - April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trade Pals Inc. today has announced the launch of their new website, www.trade-pals.com. With it the company hopes to drastically reduce cold calling in North America while giving individual business people the opportunity to advertise their services to the mass market for free.

www.trade-pals.com is an inventive business directory/business networking hybrid website. Although there are dozens of business directory and business networking websites, TradePals is unique in that it takes the best features from the two and combines them into one website.

Trade Pals Inc.'s Marketing Director, Gordon Glavan says that "TradePals takes the best features from Traditional business directory and business networking sites and combines them into one."

The website directory is set up like the Yahoo! directory but instead of being a directory of businesses it is a directory of business people, sales people, trades people, and professionals. It is a way for these individuals to be able to advertise their services to the mass without the costs involved with traditional media outlets, such as radio, TV, and print.

It is free for people to create a profile and become a member and the only cost is if someone sees their profile and wants to contact them, they would be charged a nominal fee to receive the "sales lead." Buyers have advantages as well; it is always free for people to browse the profiles and contact one of the listed professionals, but they will also have the opportunity to rate and leave public testimonials. This ensures accountability and gives the buyers leverage like they've never had before.

The website goes one step further than other business networking websites. Such websites take the traditional model of six degrees of separation and apply it to the Internet. That is, you have to know someone, who knows someone, who knows someone, etc., before you can get a sales lead. TradePals is set up as one degree of separation. So, the buyer chooses who he/she wants to work with and contacts that business professional directly.

www.trade-pals.com launched on April 13, 2005 and in this short time it has received immense interest. The website is positioned for phenomenal growth.

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Arclinea Boston Wins ‘Best In Show’ at Luxury Living Awards

Author: Arclinea Boston
Dateline: Wed, 20 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “BOSTON, MA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston and Feinmann, Inc. were presented with the 'Best in Show' award at the first annual Luxury Living Awards in Boston on April 6, for their design of a spectacular kitchen in Arlington, Massachusetts, referred to as the 'Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen.'”



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BOSTON, MA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston and Feinmann, Inc. were presented with the "Best in Show" award at the first annual Luxury Living Awards in Boston on April 6, for their design of a spectacular kitchen in Arlington, Massachusetts, referred to as the "Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen."

"The Arclinea/Feinmann kitchen was chosen as the Best in Show winner because it has been so beautifully conceived as an innovative, yet functional living space," says John Kenney, publisher of HomeWorks Sourcebook, which organized the Luxury Living Awards. "From among many wonderful entries, our jury chose the Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen because it is both visually striking and marvelously functional while seamlessly integrating architecture, design, and finishing elements."

The Arlington kitchen was also named the Platinum Award winner in the kitchen category at the Luxury Living Awards, which celebrate New England's most beautiful living spaces and the talented design professionals who created them. A distinguished panel of jurors drawn from the home design, real estate, and media fields recognized Arclinea Boston and Feinmann, Inc. at an elegant reception and dinner, held at Boston's World Trade Center in conjunction with Build Boston's new Residential Design 2005 show, sponsored by the Boston Society of Architects.

Arclinea Boston architect Mercedes Farrando consulted with the Arlington home's owners on the dramatic re-imagining of their kitchen. "The clients are a chef and her husband. They wanted to make a bold, lively statement in their kitchen with color and materials, but they also needed it to be a thoroughly ergonomic and functional space," she says.

The kitchen was fastidiously laid-out to meet the requirements of a chef. Designed to allow comfortable movement from storage to preparation, cooking, and cleaning stations, the room features two islands and a dramatic wall of tall units in highly reflective and durable blue solid ray. (The color represents something special to the client: it's the color of the Cordon Bleu in Paris, where she studied.) Deep drawers provide easy access to pots and pans, and the storage units are coupled with a ladder to allow easy access to items used less frequently.

"This kitchen truly represents the spirit of Arclinea. It's a standard for the serious chef and the product of exquisite design," says Arclinea Boston owner Philip Guarino. "We were proud to work with Feinmann, Inc. in realizing this ambitious project."

Arclinea Boston is the first flagship showroom in the United States for Arclinea - an industry leader in the manufacturing of luxury, contemporary kitchens, designed and coordinated by the acclaimed Italian architect Antonio Citterio. Arclinea kitchens are differentiated by their innovative design, creative technology and exquisite materials. The Boston showroom at 10 St. James Avenue showcases elements of the Arclinea Collection, and offers consumers a full-service, turnkey solution to their kitchen design process.

More information: www.arclineaboston.com



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Payday Loan and Check-Cashing Leader Cash Now Offering Special Bulk Pricing and Flexible Plans for Entrepreneurs

Author: Cash Now Corporation
Dateline: Tue, 19 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cash Now Corporation (CHNW.PK), a business aggregator and a pioneer in the sub prime payday loan lending and continuing leader in the payday loan and check-cashing industry, (www.cashnow.com) begins offering Enterprise Solutions for the payday loan and check cashing industry.”



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FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cash Now Corporation (CHNW.PK), a business aggregator and a pioneer in the sub prime payday loan lending and continuing leader in the payday loan and check-cashing industry, (www.cashnow.com and www.cashnow.net) begins offering Enterprise Solutions for the payday loan and check cashing industry.

"Some entrepreneurs are ready to develop their own marketplace further, and they have the ability and the resources to take advantage of the bigger picture," said Andrea Zecevic, Cash Now's president. "What we're offering is flexibility. People can create their own brand or work in conjunction with Cash Now to explore other markets under our Enterprise Solution or International Enterprise Solution Master Licensees solutions."

Part of Cash Now's flexibility, Zecevic said, is the ability to arrange special bulk pricing and plans structured individually, according to a customer's needs. Whatever the option, said Zecevic, the idea is to make it as easy as possible for those who want to undertake a number of operations simultaneously, but lack the technology or the business know-how to move forward with confidence.

"We're a leader, and we've been doing this for a long time, and so we have it all down to a science," said Zecevic. "We can offer out-of-the-box turnkey operations that enable people to get into operation quickly. The faster you get going the faster you can start making money."

Training is essential, Zecevic added, and Cash Now offers that as well.

"If you are overseeing other operations, your sub-Licensees will be looking to you for their daily support," she said. "Therefore, understanding how single outlets operate is essential to understanding a Master License option. We can and do help with all training and education needed."

For more information on these offerings visit www.cashnow.com or call 1-866-763-2274 (CASH).


ABOUT CASH NOW

Cash Now Corporation (OTC CHNW Pink Sheets), a pioneer in the payday loan industry, is developing the most comprehensive menu of services in the cash advance industry, all centered on the Cash Now brand. The company's proven business model includes licensing to corporately operated joint venture locations across the U.S. and Canada. Additionally, Cash Now's Web site is the most advanced payday-lending portal, offering key insight to clients and potential clients alike - as well as the ability to complete payday loans online, via a phone call or in person.

Cash Now offers a payday loan license program, Payday Express; a payday loan and check-cashing license known as Check Express; and a host of related financial services for small and medium-size businesses. Profit Guide magazine recently ranked the Cash Now Group 10th in its list of the 50 fastest growing and most promising emerging companies.

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Forward-looking statements in this news release are made pursuant to the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks relating to the ability to close transactions being contemplated, risks related to sales, continued acceptance of Cash Now's products, increased levels of competition, technological changes, dependence on intellectual property rights and other risks detailed from time to time in Cash Now's periodic reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities.


More information: www.cashnow.com

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M2SYS Forms Strategic Partnership with CSI Software to Fulfill Surging Biometrics Demand in Fitness Industry

Author: M2SYS Technology
Dateline: Tue, 19 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “ATLANTA, GA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology, a global leader in biometric technology research and development, today announced that it has executed a long-term partnership agreement with CSI Software to integrate and support the sale of its patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) and its M2-S(TM) fingerprint reader. The technology will be added to CSI's Spectrum(TM) membership management software and made available to its growing customer base of fitness clubs throughout the U.S.”



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Fitness Club Software Provider Integrates M2SYS Fingerprint Recognition Technology for Immediate Distribution to Global Customer Base

ATLANTA, GA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M2SYS Technology (www.m2sys.com), a global leader in biometric technology research and development, today announced that it has executed a long-term partnership agreement with CSI Software to integrate and support the sale of its patent-pending fingerprint recognition solution called Bio-Plugin(TM) and its M2-S(TM) fingerprint reader. The technology will be added to CSI's Spectrum(TM) membership management software and made available to its growing customer base of fitness clubs throughout the U.S.


Bio-Plugin(TM) enables software companies to adopt a complete, seamless fingerprint recognition system, including a robust 1:N identification engine, within hours and without the headache of system dependencies, extensive development, and having to manage the complexities of fingerprint technology. Relieving these burdens enables software companies to remain focused on supporting their core product, while instantly enhancing its value and establishing a new revenue channel.

The M2-S(TM) optical, USB fingerprint reader is engineered for use in high throughput environments where reliability and ruggedness are critical success factors. Its patent-pending, ergonomic design guides finger placement to produce consistently high-quality images necessary for accurate fingerprint identification. The low maintenance device also works well with rough, dry or moist prints, and automatically encrypts all image data.

CSI was able to quickly integrate the innovative solution into its membership management software and immediately enable its fitness club customers to leverage the security, ease, and efficiency of a robust fingerprint identification system. M2SYS even enabled use of the system by MVP Sportsplex, a $17 million, 96,000 square foot facility located on 10 acres in Grand Rapids, MI, which distributes the Spectrum(TM) software to multiple workstations through a CITRIX metaframe server.

"This partnership is yet another testimony to the power and revolutionizing impact of our Bio-Plugin(TM) solution," commented Michael Trader, President of M2SYS. "With its selection of Bio-Plugin(TM), CSI was able to add immediate value to its software without having to hamper internal development resources and endure the strain of supporting a system outside of its core competency. We look forward to seeing CSI and its customers help realize our dream of making biometrics technology simple to integrate, affordable, and available for mainstream use."

"As our customers have increased their awareness of the benefits of fingerprint recognition, demand for this functionality has followed suit," noted Jonathan Ross, Business Development Director for CSI Software. "M2SYS has enabled us to immediately meet this need with a powerful, accurate, and complete system, accelerating time to market by eliminating extensive internal development. And, their flexible partnership model has enabled us to lower the barrier to entry for this advanced technology so that all of our customers can capitalize on its value."

About M2SYS Technology

M2SYS Technology, www.m2sys.com, is a proven innovator in the field of biometric software engineering, research and development. Its portfolio includes Bio-Plugin(TM), a patent-pending, biometrics "plug-in" solution that software providers can use to quickly adopt a seamless fingerprint recognition module with minimal development effort. Leveraging its core biometric processing server, the technology facilitates one-to-one verification and one-to-many identification, enabling fast, secure, and highly accurate human recognition processing.

About CSI Software

CSI Software, www.csisoftwareusa.com, was incorporated in 1978 and began writing Health and Fitness related programs for health clubs such as General Fitness Assessment and Exerlog. The company creates integrated software packages that help clubs keep track of their memberships and facility usage, make payments via EFT or credit card, and provide touch screen point-of-sale systems for food and beverage sales. Other programs allow clubs to schedule classes and equipment, create contracts, sell services, track commissions for employees, accounts payable, inventory, general ledgers and reporting functions.


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InvestmentWizard.Com Introduces CramerWatch, The First Independent Service to Track Jim Cramer’s Stock Market Recommendations on CNBC’s Mad Money

Author: Oz Software, Inc.
Dateline: Tue, 19 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “HOUSTON, TX -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InvestmentWizard.com (www.investmentwizard.com) announced today the launch of CramerWatch, the first independent service to track the recommendations made by stock market guru Jim Cramer on the CNBC TV show Mad Money. Mad Money airs each weeknight on CNBC at 6:00 p.m. EST.”



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Covering Wall Street's Hottest Guru since Joe Granville

HOUSTON, TX -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InvestmentWizard.com (www.investmentwizard.com) announced today the launch of CramerWatch, the first independent service to track the recommendations made by stock market guru Jim Cramer on the CNBC TV show Mad Money. Mad Money airs each weeknight on CNBC at 6:00 p.m. EST.

CramerWatch collects and displays every stock, industry sector, and market recommendation that Mr. Cramer makes on the show, along with a digest and summary of his analysis. CramerWatch then tracks the performance of each stock recommendation after 7, 30, 90 days and to date, and compares that performance to the overall market.

By tracking all of Jim's Mad Money predictions, CramerWatch helps individual investors to better judge the reliability of his stock market recommendations. Investors will know much better whether following Jim's buy or his sell recommendations will make them the most profit, in up and in down markets. What Jim Cramer is saying about a stock on the popular show can easily influence the price an investor pays for, or sells for, that stock.

"James Cramer is emerging as the most influential stock market guru since Dan Dorfman and Joe Granville," said InvestmentWizard.com Editor and Publisher, Derek Hoggett. "Jim's show Mad Money on CNBC is a big hit with viewers, and his buy and sell stock recommendations are already having a significant impact on the price the stocks he mentions trade at the day after the show. The more popular the show becomes, the greater will be Jim's influence, and the more self-fulfilling his recommendations will become." added Hoggett.

"Jim is not shy when it comes to self-promotion, and constantly reminds his viewers of his predictive success and past accomplishments." said Hoggett. "By tracking all of Jim's recommendations, CramerWatch brings independent verification of his true performance, and gives investors the whole picture when evaluating Jim's latest advice," he added. "So far, and to his credit, his recommendations are beating the market," said Hoggett.

CramerWatch is included in the InvestmentWizard Premium service, which costs $9.99 per calendar month, or $85 per year. InvestmentWizard's basic service is free. InvestmentWizard is at www.investmentwizard.com.


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InvestmentWizard has been gathering Wall Street analyst and expert opinion and recommendations on stocks, the economy, interest rates, and the financial markets since 1989.

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Architecture

Arclinea Boston Named ‘Best of the New’ by Boston Globe Magazine

Author: Arclinea Boston
Dateline: Tue, 19 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “BOSTON, MA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a special issue of The Boston Globe Magazine, celebrating 'all that is great and new in our city and our suburbs,' Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com) has been named 'Best of the New.'”



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BOSTON, MA -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a special issue of The Boston Globe Magazine, celebrating "all that is great and new in our city and our suburbs," Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com) has been named "Best of the New."

In its March 13 issue, the magazine profiled the showroom: "Arclinea, which opened in Boston last February, is more a problem solver than a store. Staffed by architects and architects-in-training, this kitchen showroom features the most ingenious use of space since the skyscraper. Baseboards become drawers. Cabinet doors slide instead of pulling out. And every component is sleek and functional, custom-made in Italy. You control the final design and cost, choosing from thirteen pricing levels of materials. Now you're cooking."

As one of Boston Globe Magazine's selected "favorite new stores, ideas, spaces, faces, hot spots, and restaurants," Arclinea Boston was also awarded a commemorative plaque. The showroom, at 10 St. James Avenue in Boston's Design District, recently reopened after a dramatic redesign. Arclinea moved to its Boston location from Cambridge in February 2004.

"In the short time since the Arclinea Boston showroom opened, the response from designers, building professionals, and homeowners has been amazing," says Philip Guarino, owner of the Arclinea Boston showroom. "To be recognized by The Boston Globe Magazine in this way is a wonderful validation of Arclinea's very high design and production standards."


Arclinea Boston is the flagship showroom in the United States for Arclinea -- an industry leader in the manufacturing of luxury, contemporary kitchens, designed and coordinated by the acclaimed Italian architect Antonio Citterio. Arclinea kitchens are differentiated by their innovative design, creative technology and exquisite materials. The Boston showroom showcases examples of the entire Arclinea Collection, and offers consumers a full-service, turnkey solution to their kitchen design process.

More information: arclineaboston.com


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Employment, HR and Outsourcing

TimeIPS by Stratitec Enhances Their Line of Intelligent Personnel Systems

Author: TimeIPS by Stratitec
Dateline: Tue, 19 Apr 2005

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: “WICHITA, KS -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stratitec today announced the availability and shipping of their enhanced TimeIPS systems (www.timeips.com) for small, medium and enterprise level organizations looking to control overtime and lower employee-related costs. Patent pending e-mail alerts help business owners & managers reign in employee overtime, tardiness and early clock-ins.”



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Patent Pending E-mail Alerts Help Business Owners & Managers Reign in Employee Overtime, Tardiness and Early Clock-ins

WICHITA, KS -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stratitec today announced the availability and shipping of their enhanced TimeIPS systems (www.timeips.com) for small, medium and enterprise level organizations looking to control overtime and lower employee-related costs.

Customer driven enhancements include additional payroll system compatibility including ADP, QuickBooks, PayChex and many others, flexible time-clock rules which include time-snapping and rounding features specifically designed to help manufacturing and other businesses that have a large number of employees that start work at a specific time, but enter the building and clock-in prior to work actually starting. With time-snapping, the time is able to be auto-forwarded to the actual employee start time.

In addition to significant system enhancements, the TimeIPS biometric fingerprint reader was also released today. The fingerprint reader uses a more advanced indexed method of verification which virtually eliminates the possibility of an incorrect fingerprint match by an employee. The new readers are compatible with all TimeIPS systems, including the thousands of systems previously shipped by the company.

Also released is the new TimeIPS relay module which is able to control up to 3 switched devices. This can be used in conjunction with the fingerprint reader to securely control door access, or used to trigger buzzers, horns, lights or any other electronic device that needs to be operated based on a time schedule or on regularly scheduled employee related activities.

TimeIPS (www.timeips.com) systems are the first network time clocks of their kind to offer affordable automation of time and attendance recording and reporting for up to 15 times less money than comparable Time and Attendance systems.

The TimeIPS product line, launched in 2004, is designed to provide substantial savings, potentially thousands of dollars per year per employee, compared to manual cards or digital punch-clock devices. Each system integrates time and attendance records, detailed employee personnel information and scheduling, payroll data collection and calculation, allowing for accurate, REAL-TIME reporting and control of payroll costs and employee related issues. TimeIPS TimeStation Clients range in price from $500 to $1000 depending on features and employee input preferences. The optional TimeIPS dedicated servers range in price from $999 to $2999. All TimeIPS systems are backed by free technical support and a 12-month product warranty.

Sana Zunker, Owner of Austin, Texas based Aus-Tex PCS with 16 employees, explains the ways in which the fully automated TimeIPS system began saving her business money in multiple locations. "Although I only have two employees at a satellite store location, I purchased a unit for that store, and all my stores are now integrated on one system. An employee can leave my main store, clock out, and go to the second store and clock in. This eliminates any 'guestimating' as to when the employee arrived at the other store, plus I can view all my employees at both stores as a group. I am so impressed with the TimeIPS capabilities, that I'm in the process of purchasing and installing a third unit for my location in Killeen. Because TimeIPS eliminated the need for a data entry clerk, as well as saving me an entire morning to concentrate on running the business versus mulling over payroll, I've been able to save thousands of dollars in unnecessary payroll this year. With TimeIPS, I'm able to save money and be super efficient."

TimeIPS is designed with virtually every business in mind - even businesses with as few as 5 employees can operate more efficiently, increase productivity and generate more profits. For larger scale enterprises, the most powerful TimeIPS systems can handle a maximum of 2,500 employees and are powered by enterprise class hardware.

Time IPS operates as an integrated network appliance, connecting to an existing computer network and can also be accessed securely through LAN, WAN, VPN, over a T1 connection or other similar network architectures. Every TimeIPS system is password protected and incorporates enterprise level security. TimeIPS is designed for easy set-up and configuration, requiring no technical training or advanced I.T. operations - making it very cost-effective with easy "out of-the-box" installation. Managers can use the system's easy-to-navigate, secure internal web page to update and edit employee information including schedules, hours worked, overtime alerts, job cost tracking and more.

The TimeIPS system provides for a designated person to be the system administrator. This administrator maintains master passwords, controls employee system access and permission levels, creation of employees within the system, manages company information and configuration of backup and system upgrade options. Multiple password protected permission levels are available within the system, assigning each employee the appropriate level of system access according to the operating requirements of the business owner or manager.


TimeIPS - Ideal for virtually any industry, business or organization

Retail, Automotive, Construction, Call Centers, Health Care, Manufacturing, Assembly and Production, Warehousing, Food Service, Daycare, Airport FBOs, Restaurants, Education/Schools, Student attendance tracking, Non-Profit Organizations - virtually any industry, business or organization.


About Stratitec

Stratitec has established an outstanding track record as a diversified supplier of high technology productivity and computing products. Our products are developed with vision, innovated with enthusiasm, designed with over 20 years of extensive industry knowledge, engineered with leading technology, manufactured with excellence, guaranteed to perform, sold with lifetime or extended warranties and backed with incredible support from the Stratitec Solution Center. Stratitec products are available nationwide at retailers and e-tailers worldwide. With millions of customers worldwide, Stratitec is a proven provider of high quality products that offer unsurpassed value and performance, and empower businesses and individuals with tools to succeed.

For more information on TimeIPS systems please visit www.timeips.com or call toll-free at 888-336-4418.

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