Bill Romick, DNA Vice President, Business Development was invited by Appliance Design Magazine to speak at the 2013 Sensors Expo & Conference located in Rosemont, IL on the topic of Sensing the Smart Grid Stream: From Technology to Business Solutions. One of two panelists, Bill was able to help educate conference attendees on how the smart grid is evolving, anticipated development milestones [...]
DNA Group presents smart grid solutions for thermostats to Research Triangle Region Cleantech Clusteradmin
On May 7th, 2013 DNA Group appeared at the tenth annual Sustainable Energy Conference to present the latest smart grid technology and its applications for thermostats. The Sustainable Energy Conference audience of over 1,000 people included executives from leading “cleantech” companies, or companies that improve operational performance, productivity or efficiency while reducing costs, inputs, energy consumption, waste or pollution. Representatives from ABB, [...]
DNA Group hosted Manufacturer Representatives and Supplier Partners alike during a two day sales meeting appropriately themed, Partnership Advantage. This event was designed not only to inspire the sales force but also provide them a chance for face to face meetings with overseas partners and hands on access to samples of the latest capabilities and product offerings. The format of this event [...]
In an effort to provide more streamlined service and technical support DNA Group created six Solution Teams structured around a core competency, complimentary product, or technology. Each team comprised of both technical and commercial staff will act as product and project managers as well as serving as in-house experts and advocates and are responsible for develop pro-active sales campaigns. DNA Group’s Program [...]
The purchasing department of Aprilaire, a division of Research Products, recently presented Group Defond with a bronze performance award for their work in 2011. The award is part of an annual award system rewarding suppliers performing to the highest expectation levels of the Aprilaire Supplier Evaluation System for an entire calendar year. The performance award is based on quality performance in three [...]
The Research Triangle Regional Partnership is hosting the 2012 State of the Region event Thursday, May 24th, 2012. The annual forum provides economic data and analysis on the region's competitive position, examines the dynamic factors shaping the region's economy, and briefs the community on the five-year economic competitiveness strategy designed to ensure a prosperous economic future for all 13 counties in the [...]
On Tuesday, March 6th, DNA Group hosted Jon Rappaport, Chairman of the USNAP Alliance, for a luncheon seminar on Smart Grid communications. Mr. Rappaport discussed developments enabling Smart Grid Interoperability, including the Modular Communication Interface standard that USNAP co-authored with EPRI. "The diversity of vertical markets, protocols and competition of networks for the transport layer all create a lot of confusion and [...]
DNA Group is planning a luncheon seminar on Smart Grid communications, featuring Jon Rappaport, Chairman of the USNAP Alliance as the guest speaker. Jon will be speaking specifically about the developments enabling Smart Grid Interoperability, including the Modular Communication Interface standard that USNAP has co-authored with EPRI. About USNAP: The term USNAP is an acronym for Universal Smart Network Access Port, a [...]
Defond North America is the supporting partner of Smart Grid Update's Smart Home Energy Management Conference in San Jose, CA, November 8th-9th, 2011. Doug Lavendar of Smart Grid Update interviewed Bill Romick, VP of Business Development for Defond North America, LLC.
DNA Group, Inc’s Logistics Services exhibited in the 2011 Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase event on August 23rd at the North Raleigh/Midtown Hilton. The Business Showcase was sponsored by Triangle Business Journal, WPTF 680AM and the Curtis Media Group.
On June 4th DNA employees helped a great cause, the North Carolina Special Olympics Summer Games. This year our volunteers greeted athletes, helped keep them hydrated and escorted them to the track for their events. Listening to the awe-inspiring stories of these spirited athletes and seeing the pure joy on each participant's face as they competed or cheered on their fellow athletes [...]
DNA Group, Inc., announced the hiring of Mark Gowland to serve as its corporate controller. As controller, Mr. Gowland will be responsible for the development and analysis of company wide financial metrics. He will also direct the management of all corporate treasury functions and compliance with federal, state, and local tax requirements.
DNA Group, Inc., joins a growing list of US companies aiding Japan’s relief efforts. Following Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11th, DNA Group responded by contributing with a monetary donation to AmeriCares.
DNA Group, Inc., a leading provider of integrated power delivery solutions for OEMs, today announced the launch of a Smart Grid development initiative aimed to help OEMs more easily incorporate solutions for current sensing and wireless communication at the appliance level into their products.
In order to continue to provide our customers with a high level of service and support, DNA Group has expanded its Program Development Specialist team within the Business Development department. This expansion offers customers additional pre-sales technical review, coordination of project schedules and materials supporting speed to market initiatives, and assists in resolution of quality related issues.