Articles About YSI Inc.

  • BLOG-Bread, Salt, and Wine

    side dish of butternut squash and gnocchi

    Follow me through the day as my family prepares to host the main course of a progressive dinner to benefit the local nonprofit Yellow Springs Home, Inc.

  • YSI Inc. immerses kids in water

    Mills Lawn Elementary School fifth and sixth graders took a field trip last week to YSI Inc. (a Xylem brand) to learn about local and global water issues as part of a collaboration with the water-monitoring equipment manufacturer. YSI/Xylem has also purchased water test kits for the school to commemorate World Water Monitoring Day. Here students in Dionne Barclay’s fifth-grade class work together to keep a giant model of the earth afloat, symbolizing the need for everyone to chip in to save the planet. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    On a recent field trip, the Mills Lawn Elementary School fifth and sixth graders spent a day at YSI Inc. (a Xylem brand), learning about local and global water issues, and bounced a giant model of earth to symbolize the need for everyone to chip in to save the planet.

  • One year later, YSI is set to grow

    In its first year as a division of Xylem, YSI launched Exo, a new line of advanced water quality monitoring sonde systems. Here Rob Ellison, Director of Research and Development at YSI, tests an Exo sonde along Birch Creek in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve. YSI has continued double-digit growth since being acquired last year. (Submitted photo courtesy of Xylem)

    In its first year under new ownership, YSI Incorporated has continued double-digit revenue growth, added local jobs and launched two major new product lines from its Yellow Springs facility.

  • College in national spotlight

    Antioch College’s decision to continue the Horace Mann Scholarships had some unintended consequences. After an online article on the move was posted on Yahoo! News, the College was flooded with thousands of applications and deluged with inquiries.

  • Geis replaces Omlor at YSI

    Last week ITT, the company that acquired YSI this year, announced that Ron Geis of ITT was appointed general manager of YSI. Geis replaces former president and CEO Rick Omlor.

  • Hope, grit at revived Antioch

    Several hundred villagers and Antioch College community members came together for a potluck dinner last Friday evening at the college’s art building. Shown above are, bottom left, major gift officer Eric Miller, with alumni board member Karen Mulhauser of Washington, D.C. standing behind. At far right, Vice President of Academic Affairs Hassan Rahmanian talks with board of trustees member Fran Horowitz of New York City; standing behind is President Mark Roosevelt. After the potluck, a large group moved to Herndon Gallery, where President Roosevelt gave an update on the college’s progress. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The past few months have been hopeful ones for the Antioch College community, according to President Mark Roosevelt in an update Friday, Oct. 21, to Yellow Springers and college faculty, staff, students, alumni and trustees.

  • Village offers support

    At the meeting, Village leaders pledged their support to do what they can to ensure that YSI continues to stay in Yellow Springs.

  • YSI looking for a strategic partner

    YSI Incorporated, Yellow Springs’ largest employer, has announced its intention to seek a strategic partner, according to a March 18 press release. The action could mean major changes for the company, including leaving the community, or local job growth.

  • YSI helps during the Gulf oil spill

    A NOAA scientist took a water sample aboard a ship in the Gulf of Mexico last month with water quality sensors similar to YSI equipment. (submitted photo from the Associated Press)

    When a drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico this spring and millions of gallons of crude oil began gushing into the ocean, one local company jumped at the opportunity to monitor the toxic oil’s movement and measure its environmental contamination — YSI Incorporated.

  • YSI wins Third Frontier grant

    YSI Incorporated, in collaboration with Riehl Engineering and the University of Cincinnati, was recently announced as one of only six recipients statewide of a 2010 Ohio Third Frontier grant.

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