James V McKeon Named to ReGear Life Sciences Board of Directors

ReGear Life Sciences, Inc. today announced that James V McKeon has joined ReGear’s Board of Directors. “Jim brings an impressive track record of operational and financial success in senior care that will help to further refine how we best serve the market,”” says Jeff Swoveland, CEO of ReGear. “Adding Jim to our board gives us an industry insider that can provide insight gained from decades of success.” James V. McKeon is the managing partner of Valentine Associates LLC, a Pennsylvania-based consulting practice specializing in strategic planning, finance, performance improvement, and merger and acquisition issues. Mr. McKeon has served in executive positions of health care facilities and services companies for more than 20 years.

Member Spotlight: Meet the PTC Membership

The Pittsburgh Technology Council has more than 1,300 member companies, all based in SWPA. We’ve got some of the most innovative tech ventures here in our backyard. We thought it would be most excellent to put a small spotlight on a handful of our members each and every week, so you can see the great diversity and talent that we have out there.  We encourage you to learn more about these technology companies:

Insight Rising - Insight Rising is a corporate services and consulting firm that works with companies and non-profit organizations to create more sustainable enterprises. Insight Rising uses a unique approach in our work with clients that increases profits, competitive advantage, and enterprise valuation through developing sustainable practices and socially responsibility activities using decision guidelines consistent with the client’s normal decision processes.

MECCO – MECCO offers the latest innovations in direct part marking for traceability, verification, and part identification in manufacturing, assembly, and other harsh environments. MECCO features a full range of marking technology, including MeccoMark fiber lasers, as well as CO2, diode-pumped, and flash lamp lasers as well as a complete line of dot-peen indent markers with portable, benchtop, integrated, and custom systems available.

New Perspective Productions – New Perspective is a full-service provider of corporate video, broadcast TV and radio spots and interactive multimedia solutions, including CD and DVD authoring and specialized Internet applications.

Pennatronics Corporation – Pennatronics Corporation provides electronic manufacturing services on a contract basis to original equipment manufacturers. We have a state-of-the-art facility in western Pennsylvania capable of assembling leading-edge component and design technology used in the printed circuit industry.

Reclamere – Established in 2001, Reclamere is a leader in Data Security and IT Asset Management specializing in the following services: Deployment of new IT equipment, data recovery,  computer forensics and e-Forensics litigation support, IT Audits & Assessments, on and off-site data destruction, redeployment of older and/or obsolete IT equipment and compliant recycling of IT equipment. Reclamere’s reputation is built on quality, value, and integrity.

SCA Technologies, LLC – SCA Technologies is the leading provider of Intelligent Cost Management solutions. Our methodologies focus clients’ enterprise processes on anticipating changes and taking timely action. Our solutions predict the impact of changes in demand and operations on revenue, cost and profits that drive decision making to improve results in anticipation of changes.

Sustainable Pittsburgh – Sustainable Pittsburgh affects decision-making in the Pittsburgh region to integrate economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental quality bringing sustainable solutions to communities and businesses.

Thar Technologies – Thar Technologies, Inc., is a global leader in supercritical fluid technology whose single-point-of-access platform delivers supercritical fluid process and equipment technologies to the food, chemical, electronics and pharmaceutical industries.

True Commerce, Inc. – TrueCommerce is a Pittsburgh-based EDI solutions provider founded in 1995. From the beginning, the company vision has been to provide small to mid-tier companies with a comprehensive, end-to-end EDI solution that is easy to implement and fully integrates with their accounting software.

Upper Cut Studios – Upper Cut Studios Inc.  is a production company that provides a full spectrum of motion graphics, animations, special effects and on-camera talent and a competitive edge that has Pittsburgh advertising agencies looking. Working with the largest regional advertising agencies, Upper Cut offers spacious editorial suites;  RED One Digital Camera in 4K resolution to create a master archive that can be used in SD, or HD;  a full multimedia studio for on-camera  talent and production shoots, plus video conferencing technology for casting talent.

ReGear Life Sciences Partners with Life Care Centers of America

ReGear Life Sciences has become an approved provider of its FDA cleared ReBoundTM Diathermy System to Life Care Centers of America (LCCA).

ReBoundTM is a noninvasive, non-pharmacologic therapeutic heating system that improves quality of life by accelerating the healing process and relieving pain associated with injury, aging and disease. 

Ease of use, portability, safety and the ability to induce therapeutic heating through anatomically specific garments allows LCCA the flexibility to utilize this therapy in a variety of settings. Therapeutic heating has been shown to be effective in the treatment of arthritis, back and muscle spasms, tissue and joint inflammation and soft tissues injuries among others.

“Our vision to help individuals live independently by managing pain, increasing mobility and hastening recovery coincides perfectly with Life Care Centers of America’s commitment to their residents and their continuum of care.  We are so pleased to be working with such a first-rate organization as Life Care,” said Jeff Swoveland, ReGear CEO.

“Partnering is a powerful tool for companies to enter new markets and introduce products to critical target customers,” said John W. Manzetti, President  & CEO of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, an investor in ReGear. “We look forward to watching this strategic partnership advance ReGear’s commercialization efforts.”