Pryor Knowledge Systems Verified as a Veteran-Owned Small Business: Pryor Knowledge Systems announced last week that it has been verified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise as a Veteran-owned Small Business. This status means that the company is now eligible to participate in the VA’s Veterans First Contracting Program opportunities, as a contractor or subcontractor, and in the VA’s Veteran-Owned Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program. Pryor Knowledge Systems, founded in 1993, provides consulting services in several areas of engineering, physics and materials science to engineering and advanced research organizations in Michigan and throughout the United States. Since 2006, as a COMSOL Certified Consultant, the company also provides mathematical modeling services and training, helping researchers and engineers to understand the nature of physical interactions in their device designs under varied environmental and processing conditions. Pryor Knowledge Systems is a member of Automation Alley. For additional information, visit http://www.pksez1.com.