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Shambaugh & Son L.P. Provided Design-Build Services on Award-Winning Cheese Processing and Drying Plant

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Shambaugh & Son L.P. (Shambaugh), a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc., designed and constructed this approximately 400,000 square foot cheese processing and whey drying facility for MWC, LLC (MWC).

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  • Shambaugh & Son L.P. (Shambaugh), a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc., designed and constructed this approximately 400,000 square foot cheese processing and whey drying facility for MWC, LLC (MWC).
  • This plant is the largest piece of a recent billion-dollar investment in the Michigan dairy industry.
  • MWC is one of the largest greenfield cheese and whey processing facilities built, receiving and processing 120 milk tankers each day.
  • EMCOR Group, Inc. is a Fortune 500 leader in mechanical and electrical construction services, industrial and energy infrastructure and building services.

Emerson Introduces Digital Maturity Tool to Help Companies Target Digital Transformation Priorities

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Global technology and software company Emerson (NYSE:EMR) has created a new, free online tool that builds upon several well-established maturity models and Emersons long-standing experience consulting and partnering with clients on their digital transformation programs .

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  • Global technology and software company Emerson (NYSE:EMR) has created a new, free online tool that builds upon several well-established maturity models and Emersons long-standing experience consulting and partnering with clients on their digital transformation programs .
  • Emersons Digital Maturity Quick Index is an interactive diagnostic tool designed to help companies benchmark their competitiveness against industry peers.
  • Our new Digital Maturity Quick Index is a tool to help customers in their journey to execute a digital transformation roadmap that addresses specific challenges, is adaptable to dynamic market demands and provides the greatest return on investment.
  • The Digital Maturity Quick Index operates using Emersons Digital Transformation Roadmap at its core with input supplemented from the industry recognized BioPhorum Digital Plant Maturity Model and the Smart Industry Readiness Index.

Prospero Health Launches in California to Increase Access to Home-Based Medical Care for People With Serious Illness

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Prospero now supports patients across 21 states with an innovative care model that combines team-based in-home care with enhanced video consultation capabilities and 24/7 telemedicine support for people living with serious health conditions.

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  • Prospero now supports patients across 21 states with an innovative care model that combines team-based in-home care with enhanced video consultation capabilities and 24/7 telemedicine support for people living with serious health conditions.
  • We specialize in providing compassionate care for vulnerable people with advanced illness, said Prospero co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Doug Wenners.
  • Many of our patients have more than one chronic health issue and often face severe challenges associated with adverse social determinants of health.
  • Prospero Health is a team-based home health care company providing compassionate care and support for a growing population of people living with serious health conditions.

Ping Identity to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

For events with presentation times listed, each will be available via live audio webcast and archived replay on Ping Identitys investor relations website at http://investor.pingidentity.com .

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  • For events with presentation times listed, each will be available via live audio webcast and archived replay on Ping Identitys investor relations website at http://investor.pingidentity.com .
  • Ping Identity is the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise.
  • The Ping Intelligent Identity platform provides customers, workforce, and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise.
  • Over half of the Fortune 100 choose us for our identity expertise, open standards, and partnerships with companies including Microsoft and Amazon.

Suffolk Hires Joshua Englander as Senior Director of External Affairs in West Region

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Suffolk , one of the most innovative and successful builders and real estate enterprises in the country, has announced it hired Joshua Englander as the Senior Director of External Affairs in the West Region.

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  • Suffolk , one of the most innovative and successful builders and real estate enterprises in the country, has announced it hired Joshua Englander as the Senior Director of External Affairs in the West Region.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005060/en/
    Suffolk hires experienced public affairs professional to expand and strengthen its relationships in California state government.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Were excited Joshua has joined our team at such a pivotal moment of Suffolk growth and expansion in California, said Tony Rango, President of the West Region at Suffolk.
  • Suffolk serves clients in every major industry sector, including healthcare, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation/aviation, and commercial.

AT&T to Webcast John Stephens Keynote at Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on March 8

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:30pm

AT&T Inc. * ( NYSE:T ) will webcast a talk by John Stephens, AT&T Inc. senior executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on March 8, 2021.

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  • AT&T Inc. * ( NYSE:T ) will webcast a talk by John Stephens, AT&T Inc. senior executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on March 8, 2021.
  • The webcast will be available live and for replay at AT&T Investor Relations .
  • Viewers should start the webcast a few minutes before the planned start time in case the conference schedule changes.
  • AT&T Communications provides more than 100 million U.S. consumers with entertainment and communications experiences across TV, mobile and broadband.

Caduceus Capital Partners Launches Health System Innovation Council

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Thus, Caduceus Capital Partners , LLC has launched the Health System Innovation Council (HSIC) a powerful strategic alliance that brings Caduceus proven early stage digital health investment model to health systems wanting access to transformative technologies.

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  • Thus, Caduceus Capital Partners , LLC has launched the Health System Innovation Council (HSIC) a powerful strategic alliance that brings Caduceus proven early stage digital health investment model to health systems wanting access to transformative technologies.
  • With this new endeavor, the HSIC aligns Caduceus Capital Partners and Florida Community Health Network (FCHN).
  • Caduceus Capital Partners is actively seeking additional health systems from around the country to join this strategic alliance.
  • Caduceus Capital Partners is a venture capital and private equity company focused on early stage digital health investments.

Paul Fillbrook Joins Axis Insurance as Senior Underwriter for International Accident & Health

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced the hiring of Paul Fillbrook as a Senior Underwriter, International Accident & Health, effective immediately.

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  • AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced the hiring of Paul Fillbrook as a Senior Underwriter, International Accident & Health, effective immediately.
  • In this role, Mr. Fillbrook will be responsible for Accident and Health underwriting in the Personal Accident, Illness and Travel markets, with a specific focus on the Aviation and Marine industries.
  • He is based in London and reports to Guy Bonwick, Head of International Accident and Health for AXIS Insurance.
  • Mr. Fillbrook joins AXIS from Brit Insurance Group, where he was a Senior Underwriter for Accident and Health, focused on the Aviation and Marine industries.

Bank of Southern California Hires Chief Information Officer

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

(OTC Pink: BCAL), a commercial bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffery T. Hurtik as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer.

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  • (OTC Pink: BCAL), a commercial bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffery T. Hurtik as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer.
  • The appointment of a Chief Information Officer is both timely and important.
  • Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer for Silvergate Bank.
  • Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Luther Burbank Savings Bank.

Zoho/ManageEngine Recognized as a Leader in Two IDC MarketScape Vendor Assessments for UEM

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:15pm

ManageEngine , the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, today announced that Zoho/ManageEngine has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: "Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Apple Devices 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US46965620, January 2021)" and the "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide UEM SMB 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US46965720, January 2021)."

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  • ManageEngine , the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, today announced that Zoho/ManageEngine has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: "Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Apple Devices 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US46965620, January 2021)" and the "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide UEM SMB 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US46965720, January 2021)."
  • More than 18 UEM vendors were evaluated by the IDC MarketScape as part of this year's Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Vendor Assessment.
  • IDC MarketScape's UEM vendor assessment also highlighted Desktop Central's vulnerability management, patching capabilities and extensive automation of PC life cycle management routines.
  • IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market.

Insight School of Minnesota Now Accepting Enrollments for the 2020-2021 School Year

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:30pm

Insight School of Minnesota (ISMN), a full and part-time online public school program of the Brooklyn Center Community School District, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • Insight School of Minnesota (ISMN), a full and part-time online public school program of the Brooklyn Center Community School District, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • With innovative technology and an interactive curriculum, ISMN combines online instruction with the support of state-licensed teachers to provide a personalized learning experience for its middle school and high school students.
  • Insight School of Minnesota (ISMN) is a tuition-free, full- and part-time online public school program of Brooklyn Center School District that serves students in grades 6 through 12.
  • As a Minnesota public school, ISMN is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12, a Stride company (NYSE: LRN).

Set Your Child Up For Success: Lonestar Online Academy at Roscoe Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:30pm

After an academic year like no other, Lonestar Online Academy at Roscoe (LSOA), a public school program of the Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District serving students in Preschool through 6th grade statewide, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • After an academic year like no other, Lonestar Online Academy at Roscoe (LSOA), a public school program of the Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District serving students in Preschool through 6th grade statewide, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Parents want their child to have a school that supports their growth, said LSOA Head of School Elizabeth Nelson.
  • Students choose online school for a variety of reasons, including advanced learning, a bullying-free environment, and the ability to support extracurricular pursuits or medical needs.
  • Lonestar Online Academy at Roscoe (LSOA) is a public school program of the Roscoe Collegiate Independent School District that serves students statewide in grades Pre-K-6.

Trust a Leader in Online School … North Carolina Virtual Academy Now Accepting Enrollment Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), a public charter school authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, is accepting enrollment applications for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

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  • North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), a public charter school authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, is accepting enrollment applications for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.
  • Combining online instruction, a rigorous curriculum and the support of state-licensed teachers, NCVA provides a personalized learning experience for every student.
  • The schools enrollment season comes at a time when more than 70% of U.S. parents agree that online education should be an ongoing option after the pandemic subsides.
  • North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA) is a full-time public school program that serves students in grades K-12.

RPM to Webcast Presentation at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Virtual Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced today that Frank C. Sullivan, chairman and CEO, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Virtual Conference.

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  • RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced today that Frank C. Sullivan, chairman and CEO, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Materials Virtual Conference.
  • The presentation will focus on RPM's growth strategy; financial performance, including its 47 consecutive years of dividend increases ; capital structure; global operations and highly regarded acquisition program .
  • A live, listen-only webcast will be accessible via RPM's website, www.rpminc.com , under Investors/Presentations & Webcasts .
  • RPM International Inc. owns subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services.

Generational Equity Advises Sports Floors in Sale to Private Investor

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:05pm

Generational Equity , a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of Sports Floors, Inc. to a Private Investor.

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  • Generational Equity , a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of Sports Floors, Inc. to a Private Investor.
  • Located in Memphis, Tennessee, Sports Floors installs and maintains specialty athletic flooring for schools, universities, churches, and athletic facilities throughout the Southern United States.
  • Generational Equity Executive Managing Director of M&A - Central Region, Michael Goss and his team, led by Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Jon LePage successfully closed the deal.
  • Generational Equity , Generational Capital Markets (member FINRA/SIPC), Generational Wealth Advisors , Generational Consulting Group , and DealForce are part of the Generational Group , which is headquartered in Dallas and is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

Vinythai Public Company Limited Selects Aspen Technology Software to Accelerate Digital Transformation, Reduce Failure and Improve Reliability

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, today announced that Vinythai Public Company Limited (Vinythai), a petrochemical company based in Thailand, has selected Aspen Mtell software to achieve business sustainability via embedded artificial intelligence.

Key Points: 
  • Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, today announced that Vinythai Public Company Limited (Vinythai), a petrochemical company based in Thailand, has selected Aspen Mtell software to achieve business sustainability via embedded artificial intelligence.
  • The company plans to deploy the predictive and prescriptive maintenance software at its petrochemical plants in Rayong, Thailand to reduce failure and improve reliability.
  • Khun Apichart Kijjaroenvisal, Plant Manager, Vinythai, said: In conjunction with Vinythais SMART factory, the company plans to deploy Aspen Mtell software to achieve operational excellence by saving cost and time.
  • 2021 Aspen Technology, Inc. AspenTech, aspenONE, the Aspen leaf logo, Aspen, and Aspen Mtell are trademarks of Aspen Technology, Inc. All rights reserved.

The D. E. Shaw Group Welcomes ExxonMobil’s Announcements

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:58pm

Edwin Jager, Managing Director of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P., said, We welcome todays additions to the Exxon Board of Directors.

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  • Edwin Jager, Managing Director of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P., said, We welcome todays additions to the Exxon Board of Directors.
  • We look forward to continuing our constructive dialogue with Exxons management team and Board of Directors.
  • The D. E. Shaw group is a global investment and technology development firm with more than $55 billion in investment and committed capital as of December 1, 2020, and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia.
  • We have a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing economies.

Nation’s PFAS Leader, Eurofins, Expands Reporting to 75 Compounds

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:56pm

With over 30 dedicated PFAS instruments, Eurofins currently holds the largest PFAS capacity in North America.

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  • With over 30 dedicated PFAS instruments, Eurofins currently holds the largest PFAS capacity in North America.
  • Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) refer to a group of man-made compounds that can persist in the environment, bioaccumulate and biomagnify in wildlife.
  • With 20 years of experience, Eurofins environment testing laboratories utilize gold-standard methodology to support PFAS analysis and analyze an extensive list of matrices for PFAS contamination.
  • Eurofins list of 75 compounds goes beyond testing for common replacement chemicals GenX, DONA and F-53B and provides insight into the next generation of PFAS.

Global $2.1 Bn Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Market to 2027: Increasing Numbers of Research Operations in the Oil & Gas Industry to Propel Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:53pm

The global autonomous underwater vehicle market size is expected to reach USD 2.10 Billion by 2027, according to the study.

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  • The global autonomous underwater vehicle market size is expected to reach USD 2.10 Billion by 2027, according to the study.
  • Increasing numbers of research operations in the oil & gas industry, combined with growing public expenditure on marine water surveillance to preserve the equilibrium of aquatic life, are anticipated to drive the global AUV market over the forecast period.
  • The creation of an intricate seabed map ensures that petroleum and gas enterprises build pipelines and facilities is assisted by the use of autonomous underwater vehicles.
  • Furthermore, mapping the ocean floors by autonomous underwater vehicles makes installation of submerged floors more cost-effective without harm to the underwater environment.

Moody’s Analytics Wins Five InsuranceERM Awards

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:48pm

Throughout this period of uncertainty they have trusted Moodys Analytics to help them achieve their goals, said Colin Holmes, General Manager of Insurance Solutions.

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  • Throughout this period of uncertainty they have trusted Moodys Analytics to help them achieve their goals, said Colin Holmes, General Manager of Insurance Solutions.
  • Moodys Analytics capabilities in economic forecasting help insurers to project and test financial outcomes.
  • These wins add to the recognition for Moodys Analytics, which in 2020 totaled more than 70 awards.
  • Moody's Analytics, Inc. is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO).

Kennedy Wilson Announces Proposed $150 Million Senior Notes Offering

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:48pm

Kennedy Wilson, Inc. (Kennedy Wilson), a wholly owned subsidiary of global real estate investment company Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:KW), today announced that it has commenced an offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes, consisting of senior notes due 2029 (the 2029 notes) and senior notes due 2031 (the 2031 notes and, together with the 2029 notes, the notes).

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  • Kennedy Wilson, Inc. (Kennedy Wilson), a wholly owned subsidiary of global real estate investment company Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:KW), today announced that it has commenced an offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes, consisting of senior notes due 2029 (the 2029 notes) and senior notes due 2031 (the 2031 notes and, together with the 2029 notes, the notes).
  • The notes will be issued as additional notes under the indentures pursuant to which Kennedy Wilson previously issued $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.75% senior notes due 2029 and $500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.00% senior notes due 2031 (together, the initial notes).
  • Kennedy Wilson intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with the proceeds of the offering of the initial notes and cash on hand, to redeem the entire outstanding balance of $573.1 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.875% senior notes due 2024 (the 2024 notes) pursuant to the indenture governing the 2024 notes, and pay related transaction expenses.
  • Kennedy Wilson may not consummate the proposed offering or redemption described in this press release and, if the proposed offering or redemption is consummated, cannot provide any assurances regarding the final terms of the notes or the amount of 2024 notes redeemed, or Kennedy Wilsons ability to effectively apply the net proceeds from the proposed offering.

Worldwide Articulated Robot Industry to 2026 - North America Expected to Witness Significant Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:48pm

Moreover, the applications of such articulated robots play a vital role to increase productivity, production, efficiency and also for reduction of energy consumption in the automotive industry.

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  • Moreover, the applications of such articulated robots play a vital role to increase productivity, production, efficiency and also for reduction of energy consumption in the automotive industry.
  • Moreover, articulated robots have been traditionally used for repetitive and dangerous jobs that humans can't handle.
  • Manufacturing companies have adopted robots in their processes to improve productivity and enhance the quality of their respective vehicles.
  • Industrial robots such as the articulated robots are providing manufacturers in North America with multiple prominent and measurable benefits, such as decreased operating costs and increased throughput of materials.

Cerberus and Koch to Acquire PQ Performance Chemicals

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:47pm

Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, Cerberus) and Koch Minerals & Trading, LLC (Koch) today announced a partnership that has agreed to acquire the PQ Performance Chemicals business of PQ Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PQG) (PQ) for approximately $1.1 billion.

Key Points: 
  • Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, Cerberus) and Koch Minerals & Trading, LLC (Koch) today announced a partnership that has agreed to acquire the PQ Performance Chemicals business of PQ Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PQG) (PQ) for approximately $1.1 billion.
  • With its industry-leading position across its three product categories, PQ Performance Chemicals serves a strong customer base of leading companies around the world.
  • Together with Koch, we look forward to leveraging our combined operational and industry expertise to drive PQ Performance Chemicals continued success as an independent company.
  • Vance Holtzman, Senior Vice President at Koch Minerals & Trading, added, We are looking forward to joining forces with Cerberus in this exciting partnership with the PQ Performance Chemicals team.

Outlook on the Media & Entertainment Global Market to 2026 - Growing Need for Fast Internet Connectivity With Ultra-Low Latency for OTT Media is Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:44pm

With consumers across all age groups streaming more content than ever before, there is an ongoing dynamic shift from traditional pay TV, to subscription-based paid streaming video services along with the growth in the number of smartphone & tablet devices.

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  • With consumers across all age groups streaming more content than ever before, there is an ongoing dynamic shift from traditional pay TV, to subscription-based paid streaming video services along with the growth in the number of smartphone & tablet devices.
  • The rising popularity of high-quality videos in terms of their clarity is expected to boost the demand for better streaming media services.
  • Integration of new OTT services across the already existing subscription-based streaming devices among the US household is expected to drive the media & entertainment sector across the region.
  • Such high deployment of the OTT services across the region is expected to drive the demand of the video & entertainment industry.

Global Containerized Data Center Industry (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:39pm

Although technology giants like Microsoft and Google were among the prominent users of containerized data centers, defense deployments have been evident since the 2000s.

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  • Although technology giants like Microsoft and Google were among the prominent users of containerized data centers, defense deployments have been evident since the 2000s.
  • For instance, PacStar, a prominent communication technology provided its service for defense in the US, launched PacStar Modular Data Center (MDC) in October 2018.
  • Plans for the deployment of two modular data centers in Iraq with Schneider Electric's prefabricated modular data center range called Smart Shelter Container initiated a major market shift in the global defense sector for containerized datacentres.
  • Thus, the penetration of containerized data centers in North America has been strong over the past few years.

Global 5G Smartphone Market Report 2020-2027: Current Market Dynamics and Analysis of Future Market Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:35pm

The "5G Smartphone Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Operating System; By Sales Channel; By SIM Type; By End User; By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2020-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "5G Smartphone Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Operating System; By Sales Channel; By SIM Type; By End User; By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2020-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • 5G Smartphone are devices that support the fifth generation of mobile networking.
  • Xiomi, for instance, is bringing down its operational expenses by partnering with platforms such as Walmart and Amazon for 5G smartphone sales.
  • Samsung, for instance, supports dual-SIM technology in A51 5G smartphone, which was launched in April, 2020.

Global Proteinase K Market Analysis Report 2020-2027 Featuring Key players - Merck, BBI Solutions, Codexis, SBS Genetech, Hoffmann-La Roche, Amicogen Amano Enzyme & Advanced Enzymes Technologies - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:33pm

The "Proteinase K Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Therapeutic Area; By Form, By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2020-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Proteinase K Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Therapeutic Area; By Form, By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2020-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global proteinase K demand is anticipated to grow owing to the increasing prevalence of COVID-19 cases, establishment of universities and government-funded laboratories, population-based studies, and innovations in bio-catalysts.
  • Furthermore, the increasing demand for point of care diagnostics and the growing utility of proteinase K in PoC is expected to drive market demand.
  • In addition, the use of proteinase K for in situ hybridization is likely to complement the proteinase K industry growth.

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

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

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

Key Points: 
  • The "World - Shampoos - 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 shampoos 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 shampoos , as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

State Street Completes First Trade with ICE Clear U.S. as a FICC Sponsored Member

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced the first trade with ICE Clear U.S., a clearing house owned by Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), as a sponsored member counterparty.

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  • State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced the first trade with ICE Clear U.S., a clearing house owned by Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), as a sponsored member counterparty.
  • This announcement comes after ICE signed on as a Sponsored Member of State Street Bank and Trust within the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) Sponsored Repo Program.
  • This partnership with a clearing house will be the first of its kind for State Street in an effort that underscores the continued expansion of the types of clients sponsored across jurisdictions.
  • In this effort, State Street worked with ICE Clear U.S. to determine the best way to support the clearing houses specific investment needs.

Insights on the Napkins and Napkin Liners for Babies Global Market to 2025 - Increase Profit Margins - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:27pm

The "World - Napkins and Napkin Liners For Babies - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "World - Napkins and Napkin Liners For Babies - 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 napkins and napkin liners for babies.
  • It will help you to find actionable insights and make data-driven decisions for growing your business.
  • This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers of napkins and napkin liners for babies, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

Easter Pokie Springs Into Action on PlayCroco Online Casino

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:22pm

Australias best online casino is springing a welcome surprise with the launch of Spring Wilds, a colourful caper fresh for PlayCroco s popular pokie platform.

Key Points: 
  • Australias best online casino is springing a welcome surprise with the launch of Spring Wilds, a colourful caper fresh for PlayCroco s popular pokie platform.
  • Bruce Fern, Casino Manager at PlayCroco, said: Easters approaching, so we needed no egging on when it came to adding Spring Wilds to our ever-growing pokie collection.
  • This cracking creation is the ideal Easter gift for our PlayCroco players, and we hope this game is to their taste.
  • PlayCroco is an online casino for Australian pokie lovers.

$3.4 Billion Sales Performance Management Markets, 2021-2025: Opportunities in Integration of Audio-Video Conferencing Application Programming Interfaces to Increase Personalization and Productivity - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:21pm

The global Sales Performance Management (SPM) market size is projected to grow from USD 1.5 billion in 2020 to USD 3.4 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 14.9% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The global Sales Performance Management (SPM) market size is projected to grow from USD 1.5 billion in 2020 to USD 3.4 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 14.9% during the forecast period.
  • The SPM market is expected to grow at a fast pace with growing automation to improve visibility and avoid incentive compensation calculation inaccuracies, rising demand for metric-driven sales tools, and increasing enterprise mobility to increase agent engagement and performance.
  • Steady income growth, dynamic workforce requirements, and significant consumer spending have compelled organizations across APAC to improve their business processes with high-technology diffusion.
  • Owing to this, companies in the region are expected to increasingly adopt SPM solutions to manage their sales representatives' commissions and gain holistic visibility in their performance.

Atlas Holdings Completes Sale of Merchants Metals

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:15pm

Atlas Holdings (Atlas) announced today that it has closed the sale of Merchants Metals (Merchants) to The Sterling Group, an operationally-focused, middle market private equity firm headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Key Points: 
  • Atlas Holdings (Atlas) announced today that it has closed the sale of Merchants Metals (Merchants) to The Sterling Group, an operationally-focused, middle market private equity firm headquartered in Houston, Texas.
  • Atlas acquired Merchants in 2015 through a corporate carve-out from Oldcastle Building Products, Inc. Over the last six years, the Merchants Leadership Team has transformed the business optimizing its operations, strengthening talent, and prioritizing the safety of each associate.
  • Our journey with Merchants Metals represents a lifecycle that is quintessentially Atlas, said Jason Squire, Partner at Atlas Holdings.
  • We prioritized talent at Merchants Metals from the very beginning, partnering with Andrea as Chief Executive Officer immediately upon acquisition.

ACCO Brands Corporation Announces Private Offering of $650 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:04pm

ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO), one of the worlds largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded academic, consumer and business products, today announced a private offering of $650 million of senior unsecured notes due 2029.

Key Points: 
  • ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO), one of the worlds largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded academic, consumer and business products, today announced a private offering of $650 million of senior unsecured notes due 2029.
  • The redemption of the existing notes will be conditioned on completion of the offering of the new notes.
  • Any offers of the notes will be made only by means of a private offering memorandum.
  • ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the worlds largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded academic, consumer and business products.

LFB Announces that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Has Accepted for Filing the Marketing Authorization Application for eptacog beta (activated), a Recombinant Coagulation Factor VIIa

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

LFB today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European regulatory authority, has accepted for filing the Marketing Authorization Application for eptacog beta, a recombinant coagulation Factor VIIa (rFVIIa).

Key Points: 
  • LFB today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European regulatory authority, has accepted for filing the Marketing Authorization Application for eptacog beta, a recombinant coagulation Factor VIIa (rFVIIa).
  • An exclusive license for the commercialization of SEVENFACT in the USA has been granted to HEMA Biologics, a joint venture between LFB and US WorldMeds.
  • Created in France in 1994, LFB is today one of the leading European companies providing plasma-derived and recombinant medicinal products to healthcare professionals.
  • Exploratory in vitro evaluation of thrombin generation of eptacog beta (recombinant human FVIIa) and emicizumab in congenital haemophilia A plasma.

Ouster to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

Ouster, Inc. (Ouster), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial automation, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive industries, and Colonnade Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CLA) (Colonnade), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today that Ouster will be presenting virtually at the following upcoming investor conferences.

Key Points: 
  • Ouster, Inc. (Ouster), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial automation, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive industries, and Colonnade Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CLA) (Colonnade), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today that Ouster will be presenting virtually at the following upcoming investor conferences.
  • In December, Ouster entered into a definitive merger agreement with Colonnade in a transaction that would result in Ouster being listed on the NYSE.
  • Ouster has previously announced a merger agreement with CLA, a special purpose acquisition company, that would result in Ouster becoming a publicly listed company.
  • Neither Ouster nor CLA gives any assurance that either Ouster or CLA will achieve its expectations.

SG Blocks Sub-Leases COVID-19 Vaccination Site to Cook County, Illinois

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX) (SG Blocks or the Company), a leading designer, innovator and fabricator of container-based structures, announced today that the Company, SG Blocks, via its partnership with Chicago Airport Testing LLC, successfully completed a sub-lease for COVID-19 vaccinations with Cook County for the former K-Mart site in Des Plaines, Illinois, a suburb outside of Chicago.

Key Points: 
  • SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX) (SG Blocks or the Company), a leading designer, innovator and fabricator of container-based structures, announced today that the Company, SG Blocks, via its partnership with Chicago Airport Testing LLC, successfully completed a sub-lease for COVID-19 vaccinations with Cook County for the former K-Mart site in Des Plaines, Illinois, a suburb outside of Chicago.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005494/en/
    Rendering of an SG Blocks testing site (Photo: Business Wire)
    We were happy to support the leadership team at Cook County in transitioning the space to a COVID-19 vaccination site.
  • With approximately 200,00 square feet of indoor and outdoor testing space, the facility will soon be used by Cook County for a mass vaccination program to combat the spread of COVID-19.
  • Each project starts with GreenSteel, the structural core and shell of an SG Blocks building, and then is customized to client specifications.

Altice USA to Acquire Morris Broadband

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Morris Broadband, LLC (Morris Broadband).

Key Points: 
  • Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Morris Broadband, LLC (Morris Broadband).
  • Dexter Goei, Chief Executive Officer of Altice USA said: We are very excited to extend Altice USAs footprint into neighboring communities in North Carolina by acquiring the very fast-growing Morris Broadband.
  • The Adjusted EBITDA for Morris Broadband referenced in this press release has been derived from unaudited financial information prepared by Morris Broadband, without adjustment to conform to the accounting policies and methodologies used by Altice USA.
  • The accounting policies and methodologies used by Morris Broadband differ in certain respects from those used by Altice USA, but Altice USA does not believe these differences are material.

Jefferies' Clients, Employees and Shareholders “Do Good” by Donating $8,300,000 to 129 Charities

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

Provides housing and supportive services to help young people transform their lives and put them on a path to independence.

Key Points: 
  • Provides housing and supportive services to help young people transform their lives and put them on a path to independence.
  • University of Rochester/ Rochester Board of Education partnership ensuring success of high school students through great teaching and emotional support.
  • Uses surfing as an educational tool and providing at-risk youth with the chance to ride the wave and succeed.
  • Supports education, community outreach, and health and wellness by providing on-the-ground programming that builds opportunities for children and their families.

Cummins Names Lamb-Hale Vice President and General Counsel

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:10pm

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale is succeeding Sharon Barner as Vice President and General Counsel, effective in May.

Key Points: 
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale is succeeding Sharon Barner as Vice President and General Counsel, effective in May.
  • The company announced on February 2 that Barner is being promoted to Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.
  • Prior to serving as Assistant Secretary, Lamb-Hale served by presidential appointment as the Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • In this role, she was the Chief Operating Officer of the Office of General Counsel, where, among other duties, she assisted the General Counsel as the legal advisor to the Secretary of Commerce.

CIIG Merger Corp. Announces Registration Statement in Connection With Its Proposed Business Combination With Arrival S.à r.l. Has Been Declared Effective and Sets the Record Date and Meeting Date for the Special Meeting of Stockholders

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

333-251339) (as amended, the Registration Statement), which includes a definitive proxy statement/prospectus in connection with CIIGs special meeting of stockholders (the Special Meeting) to consider the previously announced proposed business combination (the Business Combination) with Arrival S. r.l.

Key Points: 
  • 333-251339) (as amended, the Registration Statement), which includes a definitive proxy statement/prospectus in connection with CIIGs special meeting of stockholders (the Special Meeting) to consider the previously announced proposed business combination (the Business Combination) with Arrival S. r.l.
  • Additionally, CIIG today announced that it has set a record date of February 16, 2021 (the Record Date) and a meeting date of March 19, 2021 for its Special Meeting.
  • CIIG recommends that stockholders wishing to vote at the Special Meeting log in at least 15 minutes before the Special Meeting starts.
  • Neither Arrival Group, Arrival nor CIIG gives any assurance that either Arrival Group, Arrival or CIIG will achieve its expectations.

Foresight: Eye-Net Successfully Completes Trial with a Top Global Vehicle Manufacturer

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

The trial was streamed in real time from the test ground in Israel to the Japanese vehicle manufacturer.

Key Points: 
  • The trial was streamed in real time from the test ground in Israel to the Japanese vehicle manufacturer.
  • The trial is part of a pilot project with the vehicle manufacturer for possible integration into the vehicle manufacturers smart city project, as reported by the Company in January 2021.
  • In all cases, the participants in the trial used the Eye-Net Protect application installed on their smartphones and in-vehicle infotainment system.
  • Eye-Net successfully completed another controlled trial and met all predefined objectives and key performance indicators, demonstrating Eye-Net Protects system capabilities.

MediaKind Advances Viewing Experience Through Integration of Dolby Vision HDR Technology

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

MediaKind, a global change leader in media technology and services, has announced that it has integrated Dolby Vision technology within its encoding portfolio.

Key Points: 
  • MediaKind, a global change leader in media technology and services, has announced that it has integrated Dolby Vision technology within its encoding portfolio.
  • Dolby Vision will be supported within MediaKind Packaging and MediaKind Encoding Live products, and MediaKinds Aquila Streaming and Aquila Broadcast solutions providing any resolution from standard definition (SD) to Ultra High Definition (UHD).
  • Boris Felts, Head of Products, MediaKind, said: We are delighted to announce the integration of Dolby Vision within our Aquila consumer delivery solutions and encoding product portfolio.
  • Dolby Vision is an advanced imaging technology that combines high dynamic range (HDR) with wide color gamut capabilities to deliver ultra-vivid picture quality incredible brightness, contrast, color, and detail.

Splitvolt Strengthens Market Leadership, Ranks First on Amazon

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

Splitvolt announced today that the company has expanded its full product offering across Amazon, following last years successful launch and ramp-up of its ecommerce website.

Key Points: 
  • Splitvolt announced today that the company has expanded its full product offering across Amazon, following last years successful launch and ramp-up of its ecommerce website.
  • After rapid sales growth of its portable EV chargers on Amazon, Splitvolt has now successfully launched its innovative, market-leading Splitvolt Splitter Switch on the largest U.S. ecommerce platform.
  • Since going live on the Amazon ecommerce platform, customer response to the products has been strong, with further validation coming from its 4.6 out of 5.0 rating by Amazon Verified Customers.
  • It has paid off already, establishing market leadership with clear competitive advantages in this new automatic power switching product category.

PanTheryx Inc. Acquires TruBiotics® Brand from Bayer HealthCare LLC

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

PanTheryx , the worlds largest colostrum-based nutrition and biotechnology company, announced today that it has acquired TruBiotics, a daily probiotic supplement brand, and its trademarks from Bayer HealthCare LLC.

Key Points: 
  • PanTheryx , the worlds largest colostrum-based nutrition and biotechnology company, announced today that it has acquired TruBiotics, a daily probiotic supplement brand, and its trademarks from Bayer HealthCare LLC.
  • Delivering strong TruBiotics growth is a strategic priority and we are pleased that Bayer is entrusting PanTheryx with the future of this highly respected probiotic brand, said David Abramson, executive chairman of the board of PanTheryx.
  • TruBiotics will continue to be available through existing retail and e-commerce channels and will be marketed under the PanTheryx portfolio of products.
  • Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development, and the Bayer brand stands for trust, reliability, and quality throughout the world.

Nomi Health Opens More Vaccine Appointments at More Locations for Eligible Utahns Ages 16+ via getmyshot.utah.gov

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:02pm

All eligible residents, ages 16+, can now register and receive an appointment for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at one of four Larry H. Miller Megaplex locations via https://getmyshot.utah.gov/ .

Key Points: 
  • All eligible residents, ages 16+, can now register and receive an appointment for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at one of four Larry H. Miller Megaplex locations via https://getmyshot.utah.gov/ .
  • As the State expands its eligibility for vaccines, Nomi Health is partnering with the Department of Health to ensure as many Utahns as possible can get their shots, explained Dr. June Steely, Medical Director, Nomi Health.
  • For any questions, call the vaccine program helpline at (801) 704-5911, where support is also available in both English and Spanish.
  • Our COVID-19 public health testing and vaccine programs are a perfect example of a more direct, digital-first health care model at work.

Michael Angelakis and Jeffrey Ubben Join ExxonMobil Board of Directors

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) said today that Michael Angelakis and Jeffrey Ubben have joined its board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) said today that Michael Angelakis and Jeffrey Ubben have joined its board of directors.
  • In those roles, Angelakis led strategic planning, capital allocation and corporate development, including overseeing Comcasts successful transition into media and other technologies.
  • Ubben co-founded Inclusive Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based investment firm focused on increasing shareholder value and promoting sound environmental, social and governance practices.
  • With the election of Angelakis and Ubben, the ExxonMobil board increased to 13 directors, 12 of whom are independent.

Herbalife Nutrition Further Strengthens Its Board of Directors with the Appointment of Three New Independent Members

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:55pm

I am delighted to be joining the Herbalife Nutrition Board as the company continues its growth trajectory in a terrific market.

Key Points: 
  • I am delighted to be joining the Herbalife Nutrition Board as the company continues its growth trajectory in a terrific market.
  • Herbalife Nutrition is making a real difference around the globe with their full line of nutrition products and their proven business opportunity.
  • Herbalife Nutrition is a global company that has been changing people's lives with great nutrition products and a proven business opportunity for its independent distributors since 1980.
  • Through the Companys global campaign to eradicate hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is also committed to bringing nutrition and education to communities around the world.

Accenture to Acquire Industrial Robotics and Automation Solutions Provider Pollux

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:14pm

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Pollux , a provider of industrial robotics and automation solutions, headquartered in Joinville, Brazil.

Key Points: 
  • Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Pollux , a provider of industrial robotics and automation solutions, headquartered in Joinville, Brazil.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005300/en/
    Accenture has agreed to acquire industrial robotics and automation solutions provider Pollux (Photo: Business Wire)
    Pollux provides solutions to optimize manufacturing and logistics processes.
  • This is Accentures first acquisition of an industrial robotics solutions provider and will encompass Polluxs operations in Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada and the United States.
  • Renato Improta, Latin America lead for Accenture Industry X, added: Polluxs expertise and experience in robotics and automation solutions will complement our industry consulting skills and industrial IT and applied intelligence capabilities.