Re: Vicale Corporation the parent company to BBC Design Group to purchase the website and business concept.

From: Doug Groh (
Date: Fri Sep 28 2001 - 15:04:17 EEST

Congratulations Karl and Emil.
The best of luck to you.

Doug Groh wrote:

> For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 27, 2001
> Vicale Corporation the parent company to BBC Design Group to purchase
> the website and business concept.
> Commerce Township, MI.The sale of announced several
> months ago by founder Karl R. Denton prompted several offers from
> various companies world wide."The final selection of Vicale
> Corporation as the purchaser was a very easy one from my point of
> view" said Karl."Emil Vicale the owner and president of Vicale
> Corporation was the only person that showed any enthusiasm about not
> only the original concept but the continuation of that concept" Mr.
> Denton continued.The web site which offers the general public the
> opportunity to have custom products made started in July of 2000 and
> started taking orders in August of the same year.
> Web traffic at the site had been averaging nearly 250,000 hits per
> month and in addition to consumer based products it has been receiving
> requests for prototype parts from various companies."I can't tell you
> how excited I am that the site and business is going to such a dynamic
> leader as Mr. Vicale, his long term involvement in 3D design and
> prototyping will ensure that's current and future
> clients will have the professional attention that they deserve" said
> Karl.The sale of was completed on September 27, 2001
> and the terms of the sale have not been made public.
> "When I heard about I thought it was a very cool idea"
> says Emil Vicale of Vicale Corporation "To take our industry, design,
> engineering and rapid prototyping, which is basically a technically
> oriented principle in the background of business and society and move
> it to the forefront was just a dynamic concept!" Mr. Vicale continued:
> "The union between Vicale Corporation and will be
> seamless and will complement each others unique business
> position".Both Mr. Denton and Mr. Vicale expressed their enthusiasm in
> having Vicale Corporation be the one to bring custom product
> manufacturing and to the next level.
> About Emil Vicale and Vicale Corporation: Emil Vicale started Vicale
> Corporation in 1990 when he left his position as Design and
> Development Director at Habitat International.Vicale Corporation (dba
> BBC Design Group) is a product design and development company based
> in Danbury, CT.And is a full service industrial design and development
> company that has all rapid prototyping technologies in house in
> addition to tooling technologies for both prototyping and production
> runs.
> More information can be found at
> About Karl Denton: Karl Denton the founder of has been
> a long time user of Rapid Prototyping technologies for automotive,
> aerospace and other goods.His involvement has resulted in over 50
> technical papers and presentations on various aspects of prototyping
> and manufacturing.He is currently working on a new series of
> children's books that introduce them to science and technology, the
> 1st one dealing with Stereolithography.More information can be found
> at
> For more information contact:
> Emile VicaleKarl Denton
> BBC Design GroupP.O. Box 621
> 1C Sunrise Rd.WalledLake, MI 48390
> Danbury, CT06810Phone: 248-363-1478
> Phone: 203-790-6556Fax: 248-363-7488
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