Maintenance cost per mile for the AFCB was 26% lower than for CNG buses.
We're excited to build on the success of the first AFCB bus with these next generation fuel cell buses.
Steve Karaffa, Ballard Chief Commercial Officer said, "We are very pleased to continue our successful AFCB
partnership with BAE Systems and ElDorado National and look forward to working with the University of California in Irvine.
is an organization, comprised of family cord blood banking companies, dedicated to educating families and physicians on the benefits of cord blood preservation for related use, establishing industry standards, and working together to adhere to regulations within the industry.
In May 1997 AFCB provided the initial capitalization for Middlesex a de novo Massachusetts Trust Company.
On December 15, 1997 AFCB entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by UST Corp.
Hansberry, President & CEO of AFCB, stated, "We are very pleased to be able to provide this opportunity to Middlesex and its management which had been a moving force in the establishment of Middlesex prior to its association with AFCB.
Company backs its AFCB
with a two-year free replacement parts warranty.
has created a cost-effective customer alternative to regional bank consolidation using a strategy of affiliating high quality customer-focused community banks in a bank holding company.
30, 1996, AFCB
had total assets of $1 billion with loans and deposits of $612 million and $637 million, respectively.
Hansberry, president and chief executive officer of AFCB
said, "Newton has always represented an excellent potential expansion for us.
30, 1996 legislation, the estimated annual pre-tax cost reduction to AFCB
will be $530,000 or $.