Katharina Brekke Powers

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Vandeventer Black was established in 1883 and is now an international business law firm that covers all sectors, some of which include regular business transaction, government contracts, labor, immigration, and tax. The firm employs 75 attorneys, and Katharina Brekke Powers is one of them. Many of Mrs. Powers’s clients are Scandinavian or northern European, which is a specialty of Vandeventer Black. They have 5 office locations in the United States and a satellite office in Hamburg, GA. The Chamber interviewed Katharina, a native Norwegian, for our January 2014 member spotlight. It is an honor to share with our members a […]

Bay Diesel

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Bay Diesel, initially a diesel engine sales and service company, was started in 1982 by Mr. Scott Wheeler who had previously worked ten years for Caterpillar, Inc. Today, Bay Diesel has been in business for 30 years, 31 years in February. Bay Diesel is a multifaceted industrial business with several divisions that distribute standby power products used to power institutions like hospitals and banks, the company does maintenance and repairs on ships with up to 100,000 horsepower as an authorized workshop for engine manufacturers, and deal engines made by almost all major engine manufacturers. Bay Diesel is also an authorized […]

Transatlantic Science Week 2013

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Last week from Monday to Wednesday, the Royal Norwegian Embassy hosted its annual Transatlantic Science Week conference at the Washington Hilton. The event was a huge success, bringing speakers from the Peace Research Institute Oslo, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Research Council of Norway, as well as several Norwegian and American universities. The speakers were arranged into panels to speak on topics relating to “Shared Solutions to Common Challenges,” the title of this year’s event. Topics for the panels ranged from global trends in world conflict to MOOCs (massive open online courses). Attendees left with a better sense […]

Pratt & Whitney

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The Chamber is pleased to welcome Pratt & Whitney as our new beneficiary corporate member. Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company is a world leader in the design,manufacture and service of civil and military aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. The company has more than 600 customers in 140 countries that operate Pratt & Whitney’s large commercial engines powering more than 30 percent of the world’s passenger aircraft feet. The commercial aircraft engines includes engines for the well known Boeing 747, 757 767 and 777 and Airbus A300, A310, A318, A319, A320, A321, A330 and […]

Mr. Peter Sioma, President NAMMO, Inc.

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The Chamber is pleased to announce that Mr. Peter Sioma will continue as President and Chairman of NACC MA for 2012-2013. Pete Sioma is also serving as the President and CEO of NAMMO, Inc. an active member and a generous sponsor of NACC MA. As the President, his primary responsibility is to provide the organization focused leadership the meets the objectives and needs of our members. NAMMO Inc. was established in 1999; today NAMMO’s US Head Office is located in Arlington, Virginia and is mainly focused on sales and marketing. The office coordinates NAMMO’s interests in the US defense market, which includes: armor […]

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