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AM Best Offers Limited Advertising Opportunities for The Greening of Insurance Asset Management Series

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:56pm

AM Best is offering a limited number of advertising opportunities in our special series, The Greening of Insurance Asset Management, airing the week of Apr.

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  • AM Best is offering a limited number of advertising opportunities in our special series, The Greening of Insurance Asset Management, airing the week of Apr.
  • The four-part cross-media series will examine how the insurance asset management sector is adapting to meet emerging standards and expectations for climate risk and social responsibility.
  • Contact us at advertising_sales@ambest.com for more information on advertising opportunities in this special presentation series.
  • AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry.

SiebenCarey Welcomes Attorney Amy C. Wallace

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:54pm

SiebenCarey today announced the addition of Amy C. Wallace who joined the firm.

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  • SiebenCarey today announced the addition of Amy C. Wallace who joined the firm.
  • Wallace comes to SiebenCarey from former St. Paul law firm Hallberg Law, where she focused exclusively on medical malpractice, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases.
  • Wallace is a cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) where she received her Juris Doctor degree in 2014.
  • Prior to her career as an attorney, Wallace worked in a prominent national medical professional association to improve quality of care and increase patient safety.

Magnolia placed in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:54pm

Leading content management system provider, Magnolia today announced that the company has been positioned for the first time by Gartner in the January 2021 Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms.

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  • Leading content management system provider, Magnolia today announced that the company has been positioned for the first time by Gartner in the January 2021 Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms.
  • Magnolia was placed furthest on completeness of vision among the Niche Players in the Magic Quadrant.
  • Tim Brown, CEO at Magnolia said, Were thrilled that Magnolia has been positioned for the first time in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for DXP report as a Niche Player.
  • View a complimentary copy of the Magic Quadrant report to learn more about Magnolias strengths and cautions, among other providers offerings, at:
    * Source: Gartner, "Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms 2021", Irina Guseva, Mick MacComascaigh, Mike Lowndes, 26 January 2021.

Worldwide Cadmium Industry to 2025 - Profiles of Major Producers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:53pm

Profiles of the main manufacturers.

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  • Profiles of the main manufacturers.
  • The report will help you:
    Get a bigger picture of the market;
    Rewire your business around market trends;
    This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.
  • In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
    While doing this research, the author combines the accumulated expertise of the analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence.
  • The AI-based platform, developed by data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.

Outlook on the Chocolate Confectionery Global Market to 2025 - Increase Profit Margins - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:45pm

The "World - Chocolate Confectionery (Not Containing Fillings) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "World - Chocolate Confectionery (Not Containing Fillings) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report provides an in-depth analysis of the supply and demand for chocolate confectionery (not containing fillings).
  • This report contains the latest data on market trends and opportunities, consumption, production, imports, exports and price developments.
  • This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers of chocolate confectionery (not containing fillings) , as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

Online Children's And Maternity Apparel Market in MENA will Accelerate at a CAGR of 10.14% during 2020-2024 | Technavio

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:42pm

COVID-19 will have a low impact on the online children and maternity apparel market in MENA.

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  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the online children and maternity apparel market in MENA.
  • Related Reports on Consumer Discretionary Include:
    Global Online Apparel Retailing Market- The online apparel retailing market is segmented by product (upper wear apparel, bottom wear apparel, and others), end-user (men apparel, women apparel, and children apparel), and geography (Europe, North America, APAC, South America, and MEA).
  • In a bid to help players strengthen their market foothold, this online children and maternity apparel market in MENA forecast report provide a detailed analysis of the leading market vendors.
  • Online Children's and Maternity Apparel Market in MENA 2020-2024: Segmentation
    The online children's and maternity apparel market in MENA is segmented as below:

Dialpad Awarded 2021 TMCnet Remote Work Pioneer Award

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:41pm

Dialpad , Inc., the leading AI-powered cloud communications platform, announced today that TMC , a global integrated media company, has named Dialpad as a 2021 TMCnet Remote Work Pioneer award winner.

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  • Dialpad , Inc., the leading AI-powered cloud communications platform, announced today that TMC , a global integrated media company, has named Dialpad as a 2021 TMCnet Remote Work Pioneer award winner.
  • Presented by TMCnet , the award honors companies whose solutions support the massive increase in remote working brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • With remote work here to stay, companies are increasingly turning to flexible and reliable cloud-based tools like Dialpad to help their teams stay productive and collaborative as they Work From Anywhere.
  • Recognizing leaders in the advancement of remote working software, TMC is proud to announce Dialpad as a recipient of the 1st Annual Remote Work Pioneer Award, said Rich Tehrani , CEO, TMC.

Global Pistachio Market Report 2020: Growth, Trend, and Forecast to 2025 - Progressive Demand For Healthy Snacks - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:39pm

The "Pistachio Market - Growth, Trend, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Pistachio Market - Growth, Trend, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Turkey and Greece are the significant pistachio exporters to the United States market despite the considerable production to meet the domestic demand.
  • The changing consumer lifestyle, rapid urbanization, high disposable income, are progressing the demand for on the go healthy convenience foods and snacks.
  • Turkey and Greece are the countries that export pistachio to the United States market to support domestic demand.

Global Bitumen Based Products Market to 2025 - Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:34pm

The "World - Products Based On Bitumen - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "World - Products Based On Bitumen - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report provides an in-depth analysis of supply and demand for products based on bitumen on the global market.
  • This report contains the latest data on market trends and opportunities, consumption, production, imports, exports and price developments.
  • This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers of products based on bitumen, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

2021 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Epidemiology Forecast to 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:34pm

The Spinal Cord Injury epidemiology data are studied through all possible divisions to give a better understanding of the Disease scenario in 7MM.

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  • The Spinal Cord Injury epidemiology data are studied through all possible divisions to give a better understanding of the Disease scenario in 7MM.
  • The Spinal Cord Injury epidemiology covered in the report provides historical as well as forecasted Spinal Cord Injury epidemiology scenario in the 7MM covering the United States, EU5 countries (Germany, Spain, Italy, France, and the United Kingdom) and Japan from 2017 to 2030.
  • The Spinal Cord Injury report covers a detailed overview explaining its etiology, pathophysiology classification, diagnosis and treatment patterns
    The Spinal Cord Injury report and model provide an overview of the global trends of Spinal Cord Injury in the seven major markets (7MM: US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, and Japan).
  • The Spinal Cord Injury Epidemiology report will allow the user to:
    Develop business strategies by understanding the trends shaping and driving the global Spinal Cord Injury market.

Schneider Awards Grants for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Work

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:32pm

They are giving young black men not only math, science, leadership and life skills, but they are also giving them hope.

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  • They are giving young black men not only math, science, leadership and life skills, but they are also giving them hope.
  • Grants from Schneider are helping organizations make strides in creating healthy dialogue and taking concrete actions to bring about change.
  • The YWCA creates safe spaces for hard conversations to compel change, and with wonderful grants like the one from Schneider, we can continue this work.
  • For more information about Schneider, visit Schneider.com or follow the company socially on LinkedIn and Twitter: @WeAreSchneider.

Global High-Performance Polyamides Market Report 2020-2025: Increasing Applications for High-Performance Polymers & Growing Demand from the Automobile Industry - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:26pm

The market for high-performance polyamides is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% globally during the forecast period.

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  • The market for high-performance polyamides is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% globally during the forecast period.
  • Increasing applications for high-performance polymers and growing demand from the automobile industry are driving the market growth.
  • High cost, the threat from substitutes, and the impact of COVID-19 are expected to hinder the market growth.
  • The global high-performance polyamides market is partially consolidated in nature with a few major players occupying a significant portion of the market.

mce Systems & PrologMobile Expand Their Successful Partnership

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

mce Systems Ltd. , the global leader in electronic device lifecycle and automation solutions and PrologMobile, the leading device intelligence platform provider, announce that they are building on the success of their existing partnership.

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  • mce Systems Ltd. , the global leader in electronic device lifecycle and automation solutions and PrologMobile, the leading device intelligence platform provider, announce that they are building on the success of their existing partnership.
  • Seth Heine, CEO of PrologMobile commented: For over 15 years, mce Systems has helped their customers maximize device lifetime value.
  • Liran Weiss, COO of mce Systems commented: The type of unique device information & insights that PrologMobile provides allows our customers to more effectively manage their smart-device portfolio across the lifespan of each device.
  • mce Systems is a software solution and integration provider, specializing in digital service solutions for those operating in the mobile device and consumer electronics space.

Viela Bio Merger Investigation: Halper Sadeh LLP Announces Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Viela Bio, Inc. Is Fair to Shareholders; Investors Are Encouraged to Contact the Firm – VIE

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:24pm

Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whether Viela Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIE) and its board of directors violated the federal securities laws and/or breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders in connection with the proposed sale of Viela Bio to Horizon Therapeutics plc for $53.00 per share in cash.

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  • Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, is investigating whether Viela Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIE) and its board of directors violated the federal securities laws and/or breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders in connection with the proposed sale of Viela Bio to Horizon Therapeutics plc for $53.00 per share in cash.
  • On behalf of Viela Bio shareholders, Halper Sadeh LLP may seek increased consideration for shareholders, additional disclosures and information concerning the proposed transaction, or other relief and benefits.
  • Halper Sadeh LLP represents investors all over the world who have fallen victim to securities fraud and corporate misconduct.
  • Our attorneys have been instrumental in implementing corporate reforms and recovering millions of dollars on behalf of defrauded investors.

Global Investment Casting Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trends & Drivers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:22pm

The "Investment Casting - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Investment Casting - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 179-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • This segment currently accounts for a 41.1% share of the global Investment Casting market.
  • Competitors identified in this market include, among others:
    Dongfeng Motor Parts & Components Group Co., Ltd.
    Dongying Changrui Precision Investment Casting Co., Ltd.
    Dongying Giayoung Precision Metal Co., Ltd.

Teleperformance Earns 7th Consecutive Full Enterprise-wide Social Responsibility Standard Certification From Verego

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:45pm

Teleperformance (Paris:TEP), a leading global group in digitally integrated business services, today announced it has received the Enterprise-Wide Social Responsibility Standard (SRS) Certification Award from Verego for the seventh consecutive year.

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  • Teleperformance (Paris:TEP), a leading global group in digitally integrated business services, today announced it has received the Enterprise-Wide Social Responsibility Standard (SRS) Certification Award from Verego for the seventh consecutive year.
  • The Verego SRS Certification provides a comprehensive framework for ensuring the effective management of corporate responsibility initiatives.
  • Teleperformance once again achieved Enterprise-Wide Certification in all five defined areas of the Verego SRS standard.
  • Clmentine Gauthier, Global Director Corporate Social Responsibility, Teleperformance, commented: We are very pleased to attain our seventh consecutive annual Verego SRS certification.

$225.8 Million Worldwide Electronic Pressure Switches Industry to 2027 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:14pm

The "Electronic Pressure Switches - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Electronic Pressure Switches - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 122-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Electronic Pressure Switches estimated at US$225.8 Million in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$303.4 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.3% over the period 2020-2027.
  • This segment currently accounts for a 31.2% share of the global Electronic Pressure Switches market.

Gabelli Funds’ Actively Managed ETF Love Our Planet & People (LOPP) Available to Invest in Beginning Today

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:14pm

Gabelli Funds Love Our Planet & People (NYSE: LOPP), an actively managed ETF focused on the E in ESG (Environmental Social & Governance) investing, is available to invest in beginning today.

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  • Gabelli Funds Love Our Planet & People (NYSE: LOPP), an actively managed ETF focused on the E in ESG (Environmental Social & Governance) investing, is available to invest in beginning today.
  • LOPP provides investors the ability to invest in a broad range of companies across these sectors while leveraging our research-driven investment process.
  • LOPP offers a loyalty program under which the first $100 million invested will incur no fees or expenses for at least one year.
  • Through this program, we hope to encourage investment, and acknowledge our appreciation for our private wealth and mutual fund clients.

dvm360® Kicks Off 2021 With Virtual Conference Experience in February

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:12pm

1 multimedia platform in the veterinary industry, is taking learning to the next level in 2021 by hosting Fetch Virtual, a dvm360 conference, from Thursday, Feb. 25, to Saturday, Feb. 27.

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  • 1 multimedia platform in the veterinary industry, is taking learning to the next level in 2021 by hosting Fetch Virtual, a dvm360 conference, from Thursday, Feb. 25, to Saturday, Feb. 27.
  • We are excited more than ever to start the new year with new learning opportunities at our Fetch Virtual, a dvm360 conference, said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences, the parent company of dvm360.
  • There truly is something for everyone at this conference, added Adam Christman, D.V.M., MBA, chief veterinary officer of dvm360.
  • In addition, dvm360 hosts continuing education (CE) conferences that provide a 360-degree educational engagement experience for veterinary professionals.

Insight Recognized Among Fortune 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:11pm

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations of all sizes, has been recognized at No.

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  • Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations of all sizes, has been recognized at No.
  • 7 in the information technology services industry among the Fortune 2021 Worlds Most Admired Companies, a ranking of the worlds companies that enjoy the strongest reputations within their industries and across all business.
  • The most admired companies were picked from a pool of 670 of both the 1,000 largest U.S. companies, ranked by revenue, and non-U.S companies in Fortunes Global 500 database with revenues of $10 billion or more.
  • Go to Fortune.com for the complete listing of 2021 Worlds Most Admired Companies.

Insights on the Polyacrylate Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Arkema, BASF and DowDuPont Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:11pm

The "Polyacrylate - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Polyacrylate - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 292-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • This segment currently accounts for a 32.1% share of the global Polyacrylate market.
  • China, the world second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of US$335 Million in the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 7.5% through 2027.

Capital Investment Companies Expands Across North Carolina

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:05pm

Sheree, Jameshia and the firm will be a welcomed addition to the thriving Southern Pines market, said Ben Brooks, President of Capital Investment Companies.

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  • Sheree, Jameshia and the firm will be a welcomed addition to the thriving Southern Pines market, said Ben Brooks, President of Capital Investment Companies.
  • Matt Vaughan started his career in the Operations Department of Capital Investment Companies.
  • About Capital Investment Companies Capital Investment Companies is comprised of Capital Investment Brokerage, Inc. and Capital Investment Group, Inc., registered broker/dealers (Members FINRA/SIPC), Capital Investment Counsel, Inc. and Capital Investment Advisory Services, LLC (two SEC registered investment advisory firms) and their affiliates.
  • Capital Investment Companies ( www.cico.us ) is one of the largest independent financial services and brokerage organizations in the Southeastern United States.

Antares’ Healthcare Commitments Reach More Than $4.5 Billion

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:05pm

Despite a turbulent year in the U.S. healthcare market, Antares announced today that it closed more than 55 healthcare industry transactions in 2020 bringing total commitments to healthcare borrowers to more than $4.5 billion.

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  • Despite a turbulent year in the U.S. healthcare market, Antares announced today that it closed more than 55 healthcare industry transactions in 2020 bringing total commitments to healthcare borrowers to more than $4.5 billion.
  • In 2020, healthcare deals represented 21 percent of Antares unique pipeline deals, making it the firms most active year supporting the needs of middle market healthcare borrowers.
  • Since its founding in 1996, Antares has been recognized by industry organizations as a leading provider of middle market private debt.
  • Antares Capital is a subsidiary of Antares Holdings LP, (collectively, Antares).

Food Allergen Testing Markets, 2020-2025: Growth, Trends, and Forecasts Featuring Neogen Corporation, Eurofins SGS Group, Bureau Veritas, Intertek Group PLC, and TUV SUD - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:05pm

The "Food Allergen Testing Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Food Allergen Testing Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The increased awareness among consumers regarding the safety of food products they consume is expected to fuel the demand for the food allergen testing market.
  • The global food allergen testing market is driven by the increasing number of food allergies reported to medical establishments.
  • Major players in the global food allergen testing market include Neogen Corporation, Eurofins SGS Group, Bureau Veritas, Intertek Group PLC, and TUV SUD.

Big Data Services Market 2020-2024- Accenture Plc, Atos SE, Datameer Inc., Among Others to Contribute to the Market Growth | Industry Analysis, Market Trends, Opportunities and Forecast 2024

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:04pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005653/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Big Data Services Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Worried about the impact of COVID-19 on your Business?
  • The report on the big data services market provides a holistic update, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis.
  • The big data services market analysis includes end-user segment and geography landscape.
  • This study identifies the big data in blockchain technology as one of the prime reasons driving the big data services market growth during the next few years.

Spencer Cox Joins UBS as a Financial Advisor in Iowa

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

UBS Wealth Management USA announced today that Spencer Cox has joined the firm as a Financial Advisor within the Alpha Wealth Consulting Group in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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  • UBS Wealth Management USA announced today that Spencer Cox has joined the firm as a Financial Advisor within the Alpha Wealth Consulting Group in West Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Spencer has been a Financial Advisor for 10 years, most recently working at Morgan Stanley.
  • In his new role, Spencer will be tasked with advising business owners, and foundations and endowments in the local community.
  • UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland.

Trustar Bank Announces Full-Service Branch in Great Falls, VA

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:03pm

Trustar Bank has announced the opening of a full-service branch at 9883 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066.

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  • Trustar Bank has announced the opening of a full-service branch at 9883 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066.
  • This Great Falls Shopping Center location offers clients the convenience and service they have come to know and expect from Trustar Bank, featuring a full-service lobby, convenient drive-through, smart ATM, and Saturday hours.
  • Great Falls is the third Trustar Bank branch in the Greater Washington market, joining the Reston and Tysons, VA branches.
  • About the Bank - Trustar Bank is a full-service bank offering comprehensive banking products and services to small- and medium-sized businesses and consumers.

INVESTIGATION REMINDER: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft and Encourages Investors with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:01pm

The Schall Law Firm , a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Deutsche Bank or the Company) (NYSE: DB ) for violations of the securities laws.

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  • The Schall Law Firm , a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Deutsche Bank or the Company) (NYSE: DB ) for violations of the securities laws.
  • The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors.
  • Deutsche Bank announced on January 24, 2021, that it had launched an internal investigation of its engagement with certain customers.
  • The Schall Law Firm represents investors around the world and specializes in securities class action lawsuits and shareholder rights litigation.

Global Terminal Automation Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trajectory & Analytics - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

The "Terminal Automation - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Terminal Automation - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The publisher brings years of research experience to the 6th edition of this report.
  • The 173-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.3 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 4.7% CAGR
    The Terminal Automation market in the U.S. is estimated at US$1.3 Billion in the year 2020.

Zendesk Unveils New Suite With Powerful Messaging Solution

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN), a customer service software company with support and sales products designed to improve customer relationships, today announced the general availability of its comprehensive messaging solution as part of the new Zendesk Suite.

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  • Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN), a customer service software company with support and sales products designed to improve customer relationships, today announced the general availability of its comprehensive messaging solution as part of the new Zendesk Suite.
  • Zendesks messaging solution also offers advanced capabilities including proactive notifications, enabling specialized third-party bots, and allowing customers to transact directly within the conversation when browsing products, reserving seats, or making payments.
  • Within hours, Zendesk can help businesses deliver great customer experiences, with messaging front and center.
  • As part of the new Zendesk Suite, Zendesk also packaged all its service capabilities into one comprehensive solution with five new plans that include everything a business needs to succeed.

Eastman Board Elects New Director

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

The Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has elected Vanessa L. Allen Sutherland as a director.

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  • The Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has elected Vanessa L. Allen Sutherland as a director.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005627/en/
    We are pleased to welcome Vanessa to Eastmans Board of Directors.
  • I look forward to adding Vanessas diverse skills and perspectives to our board as we continue our transformation to a leading material innovation company.
  • As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion.

DispatchHealth and Humana Team Up to Provide Hospital-Level Care in the Home

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Last November, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a waiver program to allow qualified health care providers to offer acute, hospital-level care in the home.

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  • Last November, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a waiver program to allow qualified health care providers to offer acute, hospital-level care in the home.
  • The Dispatch-Humana agreement is believed to be the countrys first program to provide hospital-level care involving a national payer.
  • Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Humana has seen a substantial increase in demand for in-home care.
  • Our Advanced Care services safely provide in-home medical care for acutely ill patients requiring multiple days of treatment.

Kala Gibson Recognized as a Top Black Leader by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Fifth Third Banks head of Business Banking and Chief Enterprise Corporate Responsibility Officer Kala Gibson has been recognized as a top black leader by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.

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  • Fifth Third Banks head of Business Banking and Chief Enterprise Corporate Responsibility Officer Kala Gibson has been recognized as a top black leader by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005612/en/
    Kala Gibson has been recognized as a top black leader by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber (Photo: Business Wire)
    The past year has been one of racial reckoning, finding new systems of operations, and shifting whats normal.
  • We are thrilled that Kala Gibson is recognized as a top black leader by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, said Greg Carmichael, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bank.
  • The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber grows the vibrancy and economic prosperity of the Cincinnati region.

Alchemy Software Releases Catalyst 2021 Software Localization Management Platform

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Alchemy Software Development , the world leader in visual software localization solutions and a division of TransPerfect , marks its 20th anniversary with the release of Alchemy Catalyst 2021, the latest iteration of its enterprise translation platform.

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  • Alchemy Software Development , the world leader in visual software localization solutions and a division of TransPerfect , marks its 20th anniversary with the release of Alchemy Catalyst 2021, the latest iteration of its enterprise translation platform.
  • Already recognized for its support of leading software formats in the industry, Alchemy Catalyst 2021 adds several key features and capabilities for translators to streamline the localization process.
  • Alchemy Software Developments Catalyst platform offers software localization solutions for top multinational organizations looking to expand applications into new markets.
  • For more information, visit the Alchemy Catalyst website: https://www.alchemysoftware.com/products/alchemy_catalyst.html
    Alchemy Software Development's flagship product, Alchemy Catalyst, is the market leader in visual localization technology.

Len Fox Elected as Controller, Corporate Vice President; David Rosenthal to Retire

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:15pm

The Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) board of directors has elected Len M. Fox as vice president and controller for the company, effective March 1, 2021.

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  • The Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) board of directors has elected Len M. Fox as vice president and controller for the company, effective March 1, 2021.
  • Fox will replace David Rosenthal, who is anticipated to retire on or about July 1, 2021.
  • Fox has worked for ExxonMobil since 1988, starting as an analyst in Exxon Coal and Minerals controllers organization in Houston, Texas.
  • More recently, Fox served as treasurer for ExxonMobil Chemical Company, and the assistant controller and assistant treasurer for Exxon Mobil Corporation.

Quantzig Takes Lead in Helping Middle-Market Companies Succeed in a Digital-only Future | Submit RFP to Gain Exclusive Insights on Data Strategy Creation

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:27pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005500/en/
    Adopting a holistic approach to data management can help mid-market companies optimize technology investments and costs.
  • As a result, analytics and digital data management strategy creation will soon become key to survival across industries, says Quantzig.
  • Having a robust data management strategy can help organizations tackle the most pressing data management challenges facing their business.
  • But the question haunting millions of decision-makers is - Can middle-market companies that arent entirely built around data compete on data and analytics?

Monoethylene Glycol Market Procurement Intelligence Report With COVID-19 Impact Analysis | Global Forecasts, 2021-2025 | SpendEdge

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005488/en/
    SpendEdge has announced the release of its Global Monoethylene Glycol Market Procurement Intelligence Report (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Key benefits to buy this report:
    What are the market dynamics?
  • Our Monoethylene Glycol market procurement intelligence report offers actionable procurement intelligence insights, sourcing strategies, and action plans to mitigate risks arising out of the current pandemic situation.
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  • Some of the top monoethylene glycol suppliers listed in this report:
    This monoethylene glycol procurement intelligence report has enlisted the top suppliers and their cost structures, SLA terms, best selection criteria, and negotiation strategies.

Securian Financial Names George Connolly Executive Vice President

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Securian Financial has promoted George I. Connolly to executive vice president, Individual Solutions, reporting to Chris Hilger, chairman, president and CEO.

Key Points: 
  • Securian Financial has promoted George I. Connolly to executive vice president, Individual Solutions, reporting to Chris Hilger, chairman, president and CEO.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005297/en/
    George I. Connolly, Securian Financial Executive Vice President, Individual Solutions (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Individual Solutions division includes Securian Financials Individual Life, Individual Annuity and Wealth Management Group businesses, as well as their related wholesaling functions.
  • Connolly has served Securian Financial for more than 30 years and has led the companys broker-dealer, Securian Financial Services, for more than 20 years.
  • He was promoted to second vice president in 1998, vice president in 2005 and senior vice president in 2007.

Variety Fun Features Health Warrior In Snack Subscription Box

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Health Warrior will soon be introduced into the Variety Fun snack subscription boxes, bringing delicious and healthy seed snack bars to thousands of families across the US.

Key Points: 
  • Health Warrior will soon be introduced into the Variety Fun snack subscription boxes, bringing delicious and healthy seed snack bars to thousands of families across the US.
  • Founded in 2010, Health Warrior creates deliciously simple, healthy chia and seed snack bars to keep you healthy & energized.
  • According to Health Warrior, they aim to champion all Health Warriors, no matter where you are on your health journey.
  • Variety Fun is a snack subscription service that focuses on bringing the widest variety of both classic and healthy snacks to homes across the US.

Agilent Wins Trade Secret and Patent Infringement Litigation

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has won a judgement in federal court for patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation against Shanghai-based J&X Technologies.

Key Points: 
  • Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has won a judgement in federal court for patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation against Shanghai-based J&X Technologies.
  • The court victory in the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, requires J&X to pay Agilent more than $1.25 million for illegally using Agilent patents and trade secrets in developing gas chromatography equipment.
  • In addition, J&X is prohibited from disclosing or using Agilent gas chromatography information or other proprietary information.
  • This court victory reinforces the critical importance Agilent places on protecting our intellectual property, said Mike Tang, Agilent senior vice president and general counsel.

Entisys360 Joins Premier Inc.’s Group Purchasing Program

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:03pm

Effective December 11, 2020, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for healthcare IT solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Effective December 11, 2020, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for healthcare IT solutions.
  • In establishing a relationship with Premier, Entisys360 is adding a tremendous amount of value through our services offerings by providing Premier members with convenient access to healthcare IT solutions and services via a streamlined contracting process, combined with a competitive pricing structure.
  • Through this agreement, healthcare organizations can now make data-driven purchasing decisions for IT consulting services by leveraging the intelligence and robust analytics that are available through Premier.
  • M7 members also include AEC Group , Gotham Technology Group , Hogan Consulting Group , IntraSystems and IPM .

Venture West Funding Arranges $56.5M in Total Loans for Los Angeles Apartment Portfolio

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:15pm

Venture West Funding, Inc., a mortgage company headquartered in El Segundo, CA announced it has arranged loans totaling $56.5 million for the refinance of six apartment buildings located in prime areas of Los Angeles.

Key Points: 
  • Venture West Funding, Inc., a mortgage company headquartered in El Segundo, CA announced it has arranged loans totaling $56.5 million for the refinance of six apartment buildings located in prime areas of Los Angeles.
  • Matt Douglas of Venture West Funding secured the financing through First Foundation Bank.
  • Venture West Funding was founded more than 20 years ago and has placed more than $10 billion in loan originations since 2001.
  • Venture West Funding is headquartered at 2321 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 1255, El Segundo, California 90245 (310.706.4450).

James S. McDonnell Foundation Announces New 2020 Grants for The 21st Century Science Initiative Awards

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:15pm

The Officers and Directors of the James S. McDonnell Foundation today announced more than $6 million in grants in their ongoing program, the 21st Century Science Initiative.

Key Points: 
  • The Officers and Directors of the James S. McDonnell Foundation today announced more than $6 million in grants in their ongoing program, the 21st Century Science Initiative.
  • Other 21st Century Science Initiative grants are listed below.
  • The McDonnell Foundations 2020 21st Century Science Initiative Awards are:
    Expanding the Horizons for Research at the Developmental Interface of Brain, Body, and Behavior,
    Does social support buffer fatigue?
  • Since the inception of the 21st Century Science Initiative in 2000, more than $350 million in funding has been awarded.

Elligo Surpasses 100-Million-Patient Network Milestone

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Only Elligo can identify and enroll patients 10x faster than traditional recruitment models, which are often subject to delays or do not fulfill their enrollment requirement, said John Potthoff , Ph.D., CEO of Elligo.

Key Points: 
  • Only Elligo can identify and enroll patients 10x faster than traditional recruitment models, which are often subject to delays or do not fulfill their enrollment requirement, said John Potthoff , Ph.D., CEO of Elligo.
  • Elligo, from its inception, has been focused on maximizing access to research as a patient care option, said Potthoff.
  • With over 100 million patients in the Elligo network, were more able to do that today than ever before, and were excited to continue leading the industry in this crucial initiative.
  • Elligo Health Research, a healthcare-enabling research organization, uses electronic health records and the trusted patient and physician relationship to ensure all patients have access to clinical research as a care option.

Grant Thornton launches ptvault.x — a new platform to help companies manage personal-property taxes

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Grant Thornton LLP has launched ptvault.x, a new platform to help companies manage personal-property taxes.

Key Points: 
  • Grant Thornton LLP has launched ptvault.x, a new platform to help companies manage personal-property taxes.
  • Grant Thornton originally developed the platform which uses the firms proprietary version of optical character recognition (OCR) software for leasing companies.
  • Grant Thornton developed ptvault.x with the help of alyx, a digital platform it recently launched for transformation and innovation.
  • Grant Thornton refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL).

OneSpin’s Osmosis User Conference Delivers Deep Verification Insights from Industry Experts

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 5:00pm

Osmosis, which stands for OneSpin Meeting on Solutions, Innovation, & Strategy, transfers actionable insights and knowledge between OneSpin users and OneSpin experts to enable the best verification practices for assuring IC integrity.

Key Points: 
  • Osmosis, which stands for OneSpin Meeting on Solutions, Innovation, & Strategy, transfers actionable insights and knowledge between OneSpin users and OneSpin experts to enable the best verification practices for assuring IC integrity.
  • The complexity of todays designs makes it vitally important for verification engineers to address IC integrity or risk design errors and vulnerabilities.
  • At this second Osmosis event, customers received valuable knowledge from other users and OneSpin experts on a range of verification topics.
  • The OneSpin case study library includes user experiences on multiple verification topics such as:

GSA Welcomes Simon Segars as Chair; Continues to Expand its Vision and Market Initiatives

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Board of Directors has appointed Simon Segars, CEO of Arm, as its Chair.

Key Points: 
  • The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Board of Directors has appointed Simon Segars, CEO of Arm, as its Chair.
  • To support this expanded vision, GSA launched several initiatives including Interest Groups for automotive and Internet of Things (IoT).
  • While 2020 has been an unprecedented year in every sense, the semiconductor industry continued to grow and post strong results.
  • Im deeply grateful to Lisa for her vision, dedication, and passion with which she has led us over the past two years, said Jodi Shelton, CEO of GSA.

Aparna Dey of Cadence Joins Si2 Board of Directors

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Aparna Dey, senior product marketing group director at Cadence Design Systems, has been elected to the Silicon Integration Initiative board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • Aparna Dey, senior product marketing group director at Cadence Design Systems, has been elected to the Silicon Integration Initiative board of directors.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210201005009/en/
    Aparna Dey, senior product marketing group director at Cadence Design Systems, has been elected to the Silicon Integration Initiative board of directors.
  • John Ellis, Si2 president and CEO, said Dey has an "impressive record of achievement in her more than 25 years in the industry that makes her an ideal addition to the Si2 board.
  • I look forward to serving on the Si2 board of directors to foster EDA interoperability and support IC design industry ecosystem growth through standards solutions.

National Write Your Congressman Finds Small Business Owners Increasingly Uncertain About Their Business’ Future

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 3:57pm

National Write Your Congressman (NWYC), an organization that gives small businesses a voice in American government, released its Q4 2020 Quarterly Index finding 35 percent of business owners uncertain about the future of their business, an increase of 52 percent from last quarter.

Key Points: 
  • National Write Your Congressman (NWYC), an organization that gives small businesses a voice in American government, released its Q4 2020 Quarterly Index finding 35 percent of business owners uncertain about the future of their business, an increase of 52 percent from last quarter.
  • Business owners cite taxes, COVID-19s effect on their business, business regulations and hiring qualified workers as top concerns for the first quarter.
  • Findings show business sentiment is hopeful, as 55 percent of business owners have kept their business open with only a few modifications.
  • Nineteen percent of small business owners plan to grow their business in 2021 and only three percent foresee their business closing this year.

Xcel Energy Named a World's Most Admired Company for Eighth Consecutive Year

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 3:57pm

For the eighth year in a row Xcel Energy has been honored as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

Key Points: 
  • For the eighth year in a row Xcel Energy has been honored as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.
  • The ranking is based on nine criteria including innovation, social responsibility, financial soundness, long term investment value and quality of management.
  • We are honored to make Fortune magazines list of the Worlds Most Admired Companies for the eighth year in a row, said Ben Fowke, chairman and CEO of Xcel Energy.
  • Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL) provides the energy that powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern states.