Apollo Safety to be a 2014 UGIM sponsor

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(Newswire.net — March 12, 2014) Fall River, MA — Apollo Safety, Inc. a veteran-owned, Fall River, Mass.-based company specializing in safety products and services, recently announced it will be a sponsor of the 20th Biennial IEEE UGIM (University Government Industry Micro/nano) Symposium. The two-day symposium will take place June 15-17 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


“The UGIM symposium brings together leading educators and researchers from university, government, and industry around the world to discuss issues related to R&D cleanroom laboratories and trends,” said John V. Carvalho III, president of Apollo Safety, Inc. “With our company’s expertise in safety products and monitoring systems, particularly in a lab setting, this event is extremely important to us. We’re proud to be a sponsor because it helps us stay on top of what’s going on in labs across the U.S.”


UGIM presentations will take place in the Sanders Theater on the Havard Univesity campus at 45 Quincy, Street, Cambridge. The event typically draws representatives of university micro/nano fabrication facilities, as well as NSF, NIH, NIST, SEMATECH, SRC, DoD and ONR.

Apollo Safety’s offerings include a wide variety of portable and stationary gas detection systems suitable for large universities, including name brands like Industrial Scientific, RAE Systems, RKI, and GMI. These systems are available for purchase or rental at weekly or monthly rates. Rental equipment is certified to NIST standards and is guaranteed for the entire rental period.


In addition, Apollo Safety also provides on-site installation and training and 24/7 service. All Apollo Safety technicians are factory-trained and certified. In addition, Apollo offers its own training program, with five levels of certification.


Apollo Safety provides service in a “state of the art” in-house service center, as well as offering on-site support with factory-trained technicians for both portable and stationary gas detection systems. Apollo uses only factory-original parts for repairs and repairs are made exactly to client requirements. Apollo guarantees a 10-day turnaround time with pre-approval, though 66 percent of all repairs are completed in five days or less. Free software upgrades included with all repairs.   


For more information on the 2014 UGIM symposium, visit http://www.cns.fas.harvard.edu/UGIM2014/. For more on Apollo Safety products and services, please call 800-813-5408 or visit www.apollosafetyproducts.net.