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ORFID Corporation Scientific Advisor Robert H. Grubbs Wins 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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ORFID Corporation Scientific Advisor Robert H. Grubbs Wins 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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San  Fernando, CA (October 17, 2005) –Precision Dynamics  Corporation’s (PDC) recently funded company, ORFID Corporation, a company developing a new class of organic electronic technology  that will enable manufacturing of new products such as thin-film flat panel  displays, smart labels and intelligent packaging, announces its congratulations  to Dr. Robert H. Grubbs, Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California  Institute of Technology (Caltech), and winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize in  chemistry. Dr. Grubbs is a member of ORFID's Science and Engineering Advisory  Board (SEAB).
 
According to the official statement by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm,  Dr. Grubbs and two other winners will share this year's prize in chemistry  "for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis."  Metathesis is an organic reaction that makes many scientifically and  commercially important chemical processes more efficient, and enables the  production of "custom-built" molecules with novel properties.
 
Walter Mosher, Chairman and Chief Technology  Officer of PDC, said, “When PDC funded ORFID early in 2004, we were delighted  to have such brilliant advisors on the company’s boards, and having a  distinguished scientist of Bob Grubbs’ caliber on ORFID’s SEAB is a great honor. We congratulate him for his remarkable  accomplishment.”
 

About ORFID Corporation

 
ORFID  is a privately held company developing novel organic electronic devices for  displays, smart labels, intelligent packaging and other applications. The  company's suite of technologies for development and processing of organic  electronics, backed by an expanding intellectual property portfolio, has the  potential to improve substantially the economics of the electronics industry.  ORFID is based in Los Angeles and can be found on the  web at www.orfid.com.
 

About Precision Dynamics

 
With nearly 50 years of experience, PDC is the global leader and pacesetter in  the development of automatic identification wristband systems and quality  healthcare products. The company introduced the first patient bar code ID  wristband in 1984 and radio frequency identification (RFID) wristbands in 2000.  PDC also provides premium healthcare products for labor & delivery,  urology, and other applications. PDC is committed to 100% quality in service,  design, and manufacturing. This is substantiated by their ISO-9001: 2000 and  ISO-13485 certification at their main facility in San Fernando, CA. Plans to  establish certification at their new facility in Tijuana, Mexico are  underway. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com.
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