May 15, 2012

Arkal Automotive USA Hosts Grand Opening in Auburn

ARKAL Automotive hosted a grand opening for its brand new 32,000 square foot facility on May 3rd in Auburn Technology Park West in Auburn, Alabama.  AICC Vice President Guy Tessler participated in the ribbon cutting.  This is the first US manufacturing operation for the Lower Galilee-based company where ARKAL will produce durable, life-long plastic parts by utilizing advanced thermoplastic technologies […]
May 15, 2012

Finalists Announced for Eagle Star Israeli Company of the Year and Deal of the Year

Winners to be Named at June 12th Gala The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region (AICC), announced today the finalists for the 11th annual Eagle Star Awards Gala on June 12.  The event, which also commemorates AICC’s 20th anniversary, will be held at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North hotel from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. (7 Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328).  […]
May 15, 2012

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May 15, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Tel Aviv-based Gaia Real Estate Holdings and its US partner Starwood Capital Group bought 9,500 rental apartments across the US for $446 million.  They are located across the Sun Belt with the majority in Dallas and Phoenix and the rest in Atlanta, Nashville, Houston, Corpus Christi, Ft. Lauderdale, and Orlando. Global Technology giant EMC Corporation has acquired Jerusalem-based XtremIO for […]
May 14, 2012

Israeli Smart Energy Solutions Showcased

Caption:  Ben Taube (l) and Israeli and US company panelists share latest energy efficiency strategies at AICC’s May 2nd event As the business best seller Start Up Nation so well documented, Israel is the leading entrepreneurial innovation economy in the world.  Among the many sectors in which the Israelis excel is Energy.   At an earlier this month organized by AICC’s […]
May 14, 2012

Bibliotheca and Ex Libris Partner on Library Technology Solutions

Bibliotheca, with its US operation in Norcross, Georgia, has announced a global partnership with Jerusalem-based Ex Libris Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions. The agreement enables Ex Libris to provide seamless integration between their solutions and Bibliotheca’s circulation, security and materials management products. “Ex Libris solutions are known for their open architecture and robust integration […]
April 16, 2012

Georgia to Exhibit at BioMed Israel

Capitalizing on Israel’s fast growing life science industry that is eager for new, innovative products and services, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is organizing a delegation to the 2012 BioMed Israel conference in Tel Aviv, May 21-23.   Israel’s leading international biomedical, healthcare, and life sciences conference, BioMed last year attracted 1,000 participants from 42 countries with more than […]
April 16, 2012

College of Charleston Spearheads Interdisciplinary Israel Initiative

The College of Charleston is spearheading its first interdisciplinary study abroad initiative in Israel with its inauguration scheduled for Fall 2012.  Select Fall courses on Israeli culture and an independent study in business course will lead up to taking College of Charleston students to Israel during the 2012 winter break. Jonathan Zucker (The InterTech Group), founder and chairman of the […]
April 16, 2012

Office Products

Rishon LeZion-based company, Israel’s largest in the commercial project market of floor covering and furniture, has 35 points of sale and a logistics center serving over 1,000 customers a week.   Now adding office furniture to their line of products, and has the target to become at least #2 in this field and capture major market share within 2 years.  Seeking […]
April 16, 2012

Facial Rejuvenation

Ashkelon-based developer of a proprietary dynamic implant to expand and maintain its new configuration underneath the skin, thus holding it in the desirable position. The active nature of the implants stems from their special configuration and elastic nature of the material that eliminates the need for cumbersome fixation sutures or bone drilling, thus improving both results and longevity of the […]
April 16, 2012

e-Recruitment

Rosh Ha’ayin-based developer of HR recruiting SAAS software using a unique real-time and reciprocal matching technology which enhances the  online recruitment marketplace.  Enables HR professionals to streamline their recruiting process, intelligently and automatically match relevant candidates with open positions, efficiently oversee and track the recruitment process, and reduce cost-per-hire and time-to-hire.    Seeking introduction to corporations and distributors in the Southeast.
April 16, 2012

Bone Disorders

Beersheva-based developer of revolutionary dietary supplements and drugs for the treatment and prevention of human metabolic bone disease, based on unique calcium-based bio-mineralogical substances used by crayfish during the mineral deposition processes that enable them to survive in freshwater environments low in minerals and calcium.  Completed clinical trial that shows efficacy over current treatments.  Seeking introduction to potential strategic partners […]
April 16, 2012

Economic News from Israel

Bnei Atarot-based MyHeritage has made available the first online index search of 132 million people and 3.8 million scanned documents included in the 1940 Census, searchable in 38 languages and with a mobile search app being launched for iPhones, iPads, and Android SmartPhones.  While Ancestry.com and the Mormon Church are also providing search platforms for this census, the Israeli company […]
April 15, 2012

Trendlines Group Portfolio Companies Present in Atlanta

  Thirteen exciting Israeli start ups presented to Southeast investors at an event organized by AICC on March 28th. Under the auspices of The Trendlines Group, owner of two of Israel’s top technology incubators–Mofet Venture Accelerator and Misgav Venture Accelerator—these companies were seeking funding to bring their innovative products to the US market.  Participants had an opportunity to hear the […]
April 15, 2012

AICC to Celebrate 20 Years’ Accomplishments June 12th Eagle Star Awards Gala

Israeli Technology Business Leader, Jonathan Medved, will Keynote The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Region (AICC), will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the 11th annual Eagle Star Awards Gala on June 12, 2012. It will be held at the Westin Perimeter Atlanta North Hotel, 7 Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328 from 7 – 9:00 p.m. The Eagle Star Gala is AICC’s […]
April 13, 2012

Cresa Atlanta’s David Rubenstein Receives 2011 CoStar Power Broker Award

  ATLANTA, GA. – April 10, 2012 – Cresa Atlanta is pleased to announce that David J. Rubenstein, Principal, has been named a 2011 CoStar Power Broker by CoStar Group, commercial real estate’s leading independent research firm. This annual award recognizes distinguished professionals in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the achievements of the U.S. firms and individual brokers who closed the […]
April 13, 2012

Jonathan Zucker Named South Carolina 40 Under 40 Winner

April 9, 2012

DaVita & AICC Member Wellness Layers Create New MyDaVita Social Patient Support Portal

A partnership between DaVita, a leading provider of kidney care and patient and wellness portal provider, Wellness Layers, led to the restructuring of DaVita’s online platform, MyDaVita. The social support site seamlessly integrates with the DaVita website and patient portal.The new platform features an enhanced patient social network designed to create a closed support environment for DaVita patients, families and […]
March 22, 2012

AICC President Tom Glaser interviewed on Business Radio X

This week, Tom Glaser was interviewed by Dawn Ely, an AICC member with The Global Success Centers on her show “Corporate Conversations“.  Tom talked about the Chamber’s work over the years and our impact on the economies of Israel and the Southeast. Click to listen to the interview
March 20, 2012

The 2012 Georgia Technology Summit

March 28, 2012 Cobb Galleria Centre 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339 6:45am  – 1:45pm AGENDA The Georgia Technology Summit is TAG’s flagship event that brings together C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community. This year’s theme,Innovation: The Path to a Bright Future, builds upon TAG’s public awareness campaign to promote Georgia’s technology […]