Belite Aircraft in Wichita plans to unveil two new ultralight aircraft models at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Fla., this week.
The show runs Thursday through Sunday.
Belite Aircraft CEO James Wiebe says the new models, called the Trike and Superlite, "will provide recreational flyers with an easy-to-land or a higher performance variant of the Belite 254."
Medicare certifies Envision center
Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center has been named a certified outpatient rehabilitation facility by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It is the first such designation in Kansas.
The designation, which ensures Medicare beneficiaries a variety of rehabilitation services at one outpatient location, means Envision can bill low-vision services to Medicare.
"The CORF process made us take a very organized approach to ensuring we are meeting the health and safety regulations... and that we are meeting the CORF standards under CMS," said Jennifer Barclay, manager of the Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center.
Taco Bell founder dies
Glen W. Bell Jr., an entrepreneur best known as the founder of the Taco Bell chain, has died. He was 86.
Bell died Sunday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., according to a statement posted Monday on the Taco Bell Web site.
Bell launched his first restaurant, called Bell's Drive-In, in 1948 in San Bernardino after seeing the success of McDonald's. His restaurant sought to take advantage of Southern California's car culture by serving hamburgers and hot dogs through drive-in windows.
The World War II veteran next helped establish Taco Tias in Los Angeles, El Tacos in the Long Beach area, and Der Wienerschnitzel, a national hot dog chain.
Bell launched Taco Bell in 1962 in Downey after cutting ties with his business partners and quickly expanding around Los Angeles.
He sold the first Taco Bell franchise in 1964. In 1978, Bell sold his 868 Taco Bell restaurants to PepsiCo for $125 million in stock.
Case supporting recovery in Haiti
Case New Holland said Monday that it is providing equipment and financial support to Haiti.
The manufacturer of agricultural and construction equipment has provided equipment through its dealer there, Soged S.A., including excavators and wheel loaders.
It also has offered several pieces of heavy construction equipment, including crawler excavators ranging from 7 to 16 tons, a tractor loader backhoe and motor grader, through the United Nations.
Case also said it will match each employee cash donation dollar-for-dollar to $100,000, in addition to making a company donation of $50,000.
Borders disappointed as holiday sales fall
Borders Group said Monday that sales fell nearly 15 percent at its Borders bookstores for the 11-week period that ended Jan. 16.
Sales at those stores totaled $649.2 million for the period.
"We are disappointed with holiday results and must intensify our focus on creating and delivering a shopping experience that delivers profitable sales," said Borders Group CEO Ron Marshall.
Marshall said the company's decision to exit sales of low-margin music and video "is right long-term, but impacted comp store sales by 3.7 percent."