Foundation News

The Ray and Energy Institute at UT Austin Partner for Groundbreaking Solar Energy Research Focused on Highways

The Ray and the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin will partner to create ground-breaking research in solar energy. Through this research, the Energy Institute will analyze United States interstate shoulder, known as rights-of-way, mile by mile, for solar energy generation potential.

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Innovators Tackling Humanity's Biggest Problems Seek Solutions by Studying Nature

Reprinted from Entrepreneur.com

"Biomimicry" is the study of living systems for clues to create human designs that are better for both people and planet.

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Interface to Acquire Nora

Interface has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nora Systems in a stock purchase transaction valued at approximately $420 million.

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WheelRight Tire Safety Station on The Ray Now Includes Sidewall Reading

This week, The Ray and WheelRight have upgraded the unique WheelRight drive-through tire safety station to include tire sidewall reading. The WheelRight system previously allowed for tire pressure and tread depth readings, but this additional capability contains all the critical information necessary to describe the tire and identify a suitable replacement.

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Interface Declares Whole Line Carbon Neutral

Interface is the first global flooring manufacturer to declare that all of its products-including all carpet tile and luxury vinyl tile (LVT)-are carbon neutral across the entire product lifecycle.

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The Ray Joins World Class Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center

The Ray is excited to announce a new partnership with Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) Research Center, led by Utah State University.

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“Georgia Climate Research Roadmap” Identifies Georgia’s Top 40 Climate Research Questions

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NextGen Spotlight: McCall Langford

Each of us on the NextGen Committee brings something special to the table. We’re each making our own unique brushstrokes on the canvas that is Daddy Ray’s legacy.

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The Ray Celebrates Infrastructure Week

This week is Infrastructure Week and The Ray is proud to be one of 400 affiliates around the country talking about the critical importance of updating our national infrastructure. 

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Biomimicry Institute Introduces New Launchpad Accelerator Program

The Biomimicry Institute Introduces the new Biomimicry Launchpad, a business accelerator program that helps early-stage entrepreneurs bring biomimetic innovations to market.

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