2007 News

19OCT07: Kymanox Releases Website Version 3.0

Kymanox has released Version 3 of the Kymanox website, with enhanced navigation features. Enjoy the new site and please send us any comments.

16OCT07: Encova Consulting and Kymanox Sign Strategic Agreement

Kymanox and Encova Consulting have formalized an alliance partnership to provide reciprocal professional services. Encova Consulting, managed by Richard A. Mineo, PE, brings Kymanox additional resources and expertise in engineering, commissioning, validation and quality assurance. Additionally, Encova is able to provide Professional Engineering services for work requiring registered PE credentials. The two companies have been working together since 2005. This formalized agreement will strengthen the partnership as well as extend a variety of benefits to Encova's and Kymanox's clientele.

15AUG07: Solar Project Launched

Kymanox launches new project - visit to learn more.

13AUG07: Jeff Jones Fills Open VP Position

Kymanox is pleased to announce that Jeff Jones has taken the full-time position of Vice President of Midwest Operations. "Jeff is a high-caliber, senior executive that adds a new dimension to Kymanox; his extensive experience, knowledge base and network will prove to be an asset to our clientele," said Stephen Perry. "Additionally, Jeff is the kind of person that is able to attract and develop talented team members in support of our growing business in the Midwest." Please visit the team page to see Jeff's bio.

06AUG07: Kymanox Supports Alzheimers Cause

Kymanox made a small donation to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Illinois via Bryan Tillman's Chicago Marathon donation page. "Bryan's approach to fund raising is 'grass-roots' and makes donating a more personal experience; we wish Bryan the best as he trains for the marathon and raises funds for a great cause," said Stephen Perry.

02AUG07: Amy Finch Awarded JJD Scholarship

Kymanox has announced Amy Finch as the recipient of the 2007 James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship. The James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship is for study abroad students. Winners receive $1,000.00 (USD) for educational-related expenses. The goal of these funds is to encourage students to study abroad and experience something new to grow their knowledge of the world.

Our 2007/2008 winner is Amy Finch, a student at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA studying Public Health and Spanish. She is currently studying abroad in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil where she is doing HIV research and studying Portuguese. In the future, Amy hopes to assist AIDS patients in Africa and conduct more HIV research. Brazil has strong cultural ties to Africa and her time there will be a stepping stone to achieving her ultimate goal.

This scholarship is awarded in loving memory of James J. Davis. Mr. Davis, known to most as Jim, was a dear friend and colleague to Kymanox founder, Stephen M. Perry. Jim embraced continual learning through new experiences. He never took short cuts and didn’t feel they worked. In order to really know something, he felt you had to experience it, to live it. Jim was constantly seeking out new experiences to broaden his knowledge of the world. It is in this spirit that the scholarship was designed.

The James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship is offered by Kymanox. Founded in 2004, Kymanox is focused on facilitating effective and efficient knowledge transfer. The name Kymanox was derived from Greek and means Ideal Knowledge Transfer™. The company specializes in technical project management and engineering services within the Life Sciences industry.

01AUG07: Kymanox to Host Lecture & Learning Series at RTP’s NC Biotech Center

Kymanox is currently developing the outline and materials for this first-time event to be held in late 2007 or early 2008. Collaboration partners, guest speakers and ideas for focus group discussions are being sought. Please contact Stephen Perry at +1-847-239-2710.

23JUL07: New Careers Section on Kymanox Website

Kymanox unveils the "Careers" section of the company website. Continued growth and demand for technical project management and engineering services has created several new full-time positions at the company.

20JUL07: Kymanox Plans Expansion to Research Triangle Park (RTP), Raleigh, NC

Plans are underway to open a new office in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina by October 2007. Currently, Kymanox has one contract with an area firm as well as a strong network of potential clients and alliance partners. Based on all the current and planned biopharma projects in RTP and surrounding areas, the timing of the branch office opening is ideal. The new RTP office will strengthen Kymanox's overall offerings create a synergy with the Midwest office.

JUL07: Kymanox Awarded Contract to Qualify cGMP Biotech Lab at World-Renowned University

Details of this contract are confidential.

JUL07: Kymanox Awarded Contract to Provide Engineering Services for New Automated Sterilizing Unit

Details of this government contract are confidential.

05JUN07: Kymanox Welcomes New Team Member Thomas V. Colace

Thomas Colace, a rising senior at Northwestern University, is enrolled in the Chemical Engineering program. Thomas has done work in team project-based settings through academic research and past summer work experiences. He brings to the company his creativity and interpersonal skills to support Kymanox projects in the Chicago area as a Project Specialist.

JUN07: Kymanox Awarded Engineering Contract for Peptide Synthesizer and Purification Systems

Details of this contract are confidential.

16MAY07: Kymanox Welcomes New Team Member Sarah E. Gersdorf

Sarah Emily, a rising senior at University of Illinois – Chicago, is enrolled in the Bioengineering program with a specialty in Cell and Tissue Culture. Sarah has experience as a team leader and administrator for nonprofit organizations and a strong customer service focus. She will be working as a Project Specialist supporting Kymanox projects in the Chicago area and the James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship.

07MAY07: Kymanox hosts Booth at BIO 2007

Stephen M. Perry, John E. McLaughlin, Kevin C. Brown, Bryan A. Silletti and Sarah J. Perry all pitched in to greet colleagues at the company’s first BIO event as a vendor. The 2007 BIO Convention was held in Boston, MA and attracted over 22,000 attendees from all over the United States and 64 different countries.

27MAR07: Tour and Lecture for Notre Dame Alumnae and Friends

Regis Technologies and Kymanox hosted an event for Chicago area Notre Dame alumnae and friends on-site at Regis Technologies in Morton Grove, IL. The evening started with a presentation by Kymanox President, Stephen M. Perry. Notre Dame Professor Joan F. Brennecke gave a lecture about the benefits of using greener solvents and filled attendees in on new developments at the Notre Dame Energy Center, of which she is the director. Louis Glunz, IV, President of Regis Technologies, led a tour of the manufacturing facilities there. Dinner and an opportunity to network and catch up with old friends followed. Donations were collected for Notre Dame’s General Scholarship Fund at the end of evening.

15FEB07: Kymanox President Selected to Instruct Technical Project Management Training Course

Stephen M. Perry, PMP will be instructing multiple, two-day sessions in 2007 for PTi’s course titled, “Project Management in Drug Development: Phase III and Commercialization.” For the course outline, dates, locations and other information please visit PTi International’s web site at

15FEB07: Kymanox Announces 2007 Summer Internship Program

Continuing the program from 2006, Kymanox is searching for 1-2 candidates for a unique summer internship program. Visit the internship web page to learn more. William Padula, a graduate of the program, is coordinating this year's selection process; all finalists will interview with Stephen M. Perry, PMP, President.

Kymanox Announces the BETA Release of KymaPro™ Online Project Management Software

Kevin Brown and Stephen Perry have completed initial development of KymaPro™ - a second generation project management software that expands on Kymanox's current expertise in integrating available information technology for managing large, technical projects. Current and future customers will benefit from access to the best web-based, collaborative software available.

13FEB07: Kymanox Reaches Milestone and Issues Payment to Its 20th Hired Resource

Since the company’s inception in late 2004, Kymanox has qualified, hired, utilized and paid 20 individual employees, contractors and interns to work on and lead various company projects.

12FEB07: Kymanox Announces the 2007/2008 James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad

Kymanox, LLC is pleased to announce its second offering of the James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad. In its inaugural year, the scholarship attracted applications from a large and diverse pool of highly qualified students planning to study abroad. From the 327 applicants, 30 finalists were chosen and interviewed. The 2006 scholarship recipient, Javid Riahi, a Biology/Environmental Studies Major at St. Louis University is currently in Madrid, Spain on a year-long study abroad program. The 2007/2008 scholarship is open to all US undergraduate students studying abroad through accredited US colleges or universities. The selected recipient will receive $1000.00 (US) for 2007/2008 educational-related expenses. More details and the scholarship application can be found on-line at: “Kymanox is happy to invest in such promising students and proud to honor the memory of James J. Davis in this way,” says Kymanox President, Stephen M. Perry, PMP. Media Contact:

29JAN07: Regis Technologies and Kymanox to Host Tour and Lecture for Notre Dame Alumni and Friends

Regis Technologies and Kymanox announce a seminar event to be held on Tuesday, 27 March 2007 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM CT at Regis Technologies, Inc., 8210 Austin Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053, Phone (800) 323-8144. The event is aimed at Notre Dame Alumni who have backgrounds in chemistry and chemical engineering and are working in the Life Sciences. The event will include a tour of Regis’ manufacturing and laboratory areas, an introduction presentation, a featured lecture by distinguished Professor Joan F. Brennecke and a dinner to follow. The purpose of this event is to stimulate professional networking among Chicagoland alumni, exchange ideas and experience among academia and industry and expose individuals to new people and technology. For additional information or to RSVP, please contact Sarah at or telephone +1-224-766-6217.

22JAN07: Kymanox Hires Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Affairs

Sarah J. Perry, previously a senior manager at J.P. Morgan Chase, has taken a full-time position at Kymanox to lead all HR and administrative activities within the company. Visit the team page to learn more about Sarah.

16JAN07: Kymanox Awarded Contract to Provide Comprehensive Project Management, Process Engineering and Validation Services

Details of this contract are confidential.

09JAN07: Kymanox Completes Commissioning and Validation Package for cGMP Equipment Valued at 1 Million USD

Details of this work are confidential.

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