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Airgas High School Welding Education Initiative Expands to 65 Schools for the Class of 2024

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, April 4, 2024

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, will welcome 65 schools into the company’s High School Welding Education Initiative for the 2024 academic year, expanding the ongoing program to help students across the country prepare to enter welding, engineering and technical careers.

Key Points: 
  • Airgas, an Air Liquide company, will welcome 65 schools into the company’s High School Welding Education Initiative for the 2024 academic year, expanding the ongoing program to help students across the country prepare to enter welding, engineering and technical careers.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240404955598/en/
    Since 2018, the Airgas High School Welding Education Initiative has assisted 117 schools, over 8,100 welding students and nearly 560 instructors across the country.
  • Since 2018, the Airgas High School Welding Education Initiative has assisted 117 schools, over 8,100 welding students and nearly 560 instructors across the country.
  • Together, we can collectively prepare job-ready welding program graduates and support the communities in which we operate.”
    Congratulations to the 2024 participating schools representing 29 states:
    Albertville City School - Albertville, AL
    Anniston High School - Anniston, AL
    Barbara Jordan High School - Houston, TX
    Barnwell County Career Center - Barnwell, SC
    Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School - Anchorage, AK
    Boone County Area Technology - Hebron, KY
    Brantley County High School - Nahunta, GA
    Buckeye Hills Career Center - Rio Grande, OH
    Carter Tech Center - Hampton, TN
    Charles Page High School - Sandspring, OK
    Charlton County High School - Folkston, GA
    Clearfield Career and Technology Center - Clearfield, PA
    Crescent City High School - Crescent City, FL
    Crisp County High School - Cordele, GA
    Douglas County High School - Castle Rock, CO
    Elba High School - Elba, AL
    Elvis J Ballew High School - Pharr, TX
    Ernest Righetti High School - Santa Maria, CA
    Father Judge High School - Philadelphia, PA
    Franklinton High School - Franklinton, NC
    Galena Park High School - Galena Park, TX
    Genesee Career Institute - Flint, Michigan
    Hamburg High School - Hamburg, AR
    Hanford West High School - Hanford, CA
    Happy Valley High School - Elizabethton, TN
    Houston County Career Academy - Dothan, AL
    Interlachen High School - Interlachen, FL
    John F. Kennedy High School - Richmond, CA
    Journey Soaring Impact - Cincinnati, OH
    Kelso High School - Kelso, WA
    Lake Arthur High School - Lake Arthur, NM
    Largo High School - Largo, FL
    Lima Senior High School - Lima, OH
    Madison Park Vocational High School - Boston, MA
    Mountain Empire Community College - Big Stone Gap, VA
    Nathan Hale High School - West Allis, WI
    Newcomb High School - Newcomb, NM
    Nipomo High School - Nipomo, CA
    North Monterey County High School - Castroville, CA
    Northlands Job Corps Center - Vergennes, VT
    Owatonna High School - Owatonna, MN
    Page High School - Page, AZ
    Paso Robles High School - Paso Robles, CA
    Randolph Technical High School - Philadelphia, PA
    Region 9 School of Applied Technology - Mexico, ME
    Riverside High School - Painesville, OH
    Roswell High School - Roswell, NM
    Rush Springs High School - Rush Springs, OK
    Scott County Career And Technical Center - Gate City, VA
    Serrano High School - Phelan, CA
    Strom Thurmond High School - Johnston, SC
    Tampa Bay Technical High School - Tampa, FL
    The Learning Centers at Fairplex, Career and Technical Education Center - Pomona, CA
    Thomson High School - Thomson, GA
    Thurston High School - Redford, MI
    Tourtelloutte Memorial High School - North Grosvernordale, CT
    Valley High School - West Des Moines, IA
    Veterans Resource Center - Dallas, TX
    Washington County Career and Tech - Abingdon, VA
    Weld Like A Girl - Yuma, AZ
    West Ridge High School - Blountville, TN
    Zion Benton High School - Zion, IL
    Airgas®, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammonia products and process chemicals.

Teleperformance Citizen of the World philanthropy programs benefitted nearly 225,000 vulnerable people in 2023

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Over the past few years, people around the world have grappled with the impact of war and several natural disasters.

Key Points: 
  • Over the past few years, people around the world have grappled with the impact of war and several natural disasters.
  • Entire communities, schools, and families have suffered, and Teleperformance has worked closely with global and local organizations to provide aid and support .
  • Since its inception in 2006, the Teleperformance Citizen of the World program has made more than €70 million in cash and in-kind donations to help improve lives around the world, particularly vulnerable children and their families.
  • Teleperformance aided 46,000 people affected by the ongoing conflict in Sudan, through nutrition, vaccination and water sanitation programs for displaced children and families.

Jean-Michel Thibaud is joining Waga Energy as the group's Chief Financial Officer and Deputy General Manager

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Waga Energy (EPA: WAGA), a global expert in the production of Renewable Natural Gas from landfills, announces the appointment of Jean-Michel Thibaud as the group's Chief Financial Officer and Deputy General Manager starting April 3, 2024.

Key Points: 
  • Waga Energy (EPA: WAGA), a global expert in the production of Renewable Natural Gas from landfills, announces the appointment of Jean-Michel Thibaud as the group's Chief Financial Officer and Deputy General Manager starting April 3, 2024.
  • As the group's Chief Financial Officer and Deputy General Manager, Jean-Michel Thibaud will be responsible for Waga Energy’s support functions.
  • His arrival as the group's Chief Financial Officer and Deputy General Manager marks a new stage in the development and structuring of Waga Energy worldwide.
  • In 2013, he joined Orange Business Services as Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, strategy, transformation, and general services.

Airgas Named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024 Lists

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has been featured on two of Newsweek’s prominent lists: America’s Greatest Workplaces for 2023 and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024.

Key Points: 
  • Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has been featured on two of Newsweek’s prominent lists: America’s Greatest Workplaces for 2023 and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240215454405/en/
    Airgas Named to America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024 List (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024 list, by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group, features the top large and mid-size companies recognized by their employees for respecting and valuing individuals from different walks of life.
  • Categories within the survey included the proactive management of diverse workforce, work-life balance, company image, working environment and compensation and benefits.
  • Airgas was also recently recognized as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023.

Diapason accelerates its growth and international expansion by joining forces with PSG Equity

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Monday, November 27, 2023

Diapason, a leading French provider of treasury and risk management software ("TRMS") for large and mid-sized companies, continues its growth strategy by joining forces with PSG Equity ("PSG"), a leading growth equity firm partnering with software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth.

Key Points: 
  • Diapason, a leading French provider of treasury and risk management software ("TRMS") for large and mid-sized companies, continues its growth strategy by joining forces with PSG Equity ("PSG"), a leading growth equity firm partnering with software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth.
  • Diapason will benefit from PSG's sector expertise, having supported the successful growth of Nomentia, one of Europe's leading cash management software companies.
  • With PSG, Diapason will be able to expand and capitalize on the growing opportunities in the digitalization of financial processes within companies.
  • This investment in Diapason is in line with PSG's second European fund, PSG Europe II, which invests exclusively in European software companies.

Revolutionizing Fiber Optic Communication: 400G ZR from Approved Networks - Next-Gen Ultra-High-Speed Transmission Technology for Networking and Telecommunications Professionals

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Friday, October 20, 2023

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231026242283/en/
    Approved Networks, a brand of Legrand presents the 400G ZR and ZR+ (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The 400G QSFP-DD ZR addresses challenges that require high-capacity, long-range connectivity solutions.
  • "We are thrilled to introduce the 400G QSFP-DD ZR to the market," said Brian Patton, VP of Engineering at Approved Networks.
  • For more information about the 400G QSFP-DD ZR and Approved Networks' broad range of networking solutions, please visit www.approvednetworks.com .
  • About Approved Networks: Approved Networks is a proud brand of Legrand in the Data, Power, and Control Division.

Airgas Donates Nearly $2.0M of PPE to Emergency Preparedness Organizations

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Monday, August 28, 2023

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has donated PPE items that were obtained for the COVID-19 pandemic to local emergency preparedness and disaster response organizations throughout the United States.

Key Points: 
  • Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has donated PPE items that were obtained for the COVID-19 pandemic to local emergency preparedness and disaster response organizations throughout the United States.
  • These donations include face coverings, disposable gloves, and protective covers that can be used in local emergency or disaster recovery efforts.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230828187405/en/
    Airgas coordinated with FEMA’s National Response Coordination Center who identified and connected Airgas with local aid organizations in their network.
  • With nearly 18,000 associates, over 1,400 locations, a robust eBusiness platform, and Airgas Total Access® telesales channel, Airgas is ready to help customers fill their potential, every day.

EssilorLuxottica and Kodak Announce Perpetual Worldwide Brand License Agreement

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, July 27, 2023

EssilorLuxottica and Eastman Kodak Company announced today that they have signed a perpetual worldwide license agreement granting EssilorLuxottica the exclusive right to use the Kodak registered trademarks for products and services in connection with EssilorLuxottica’s business.

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  • EssilorLuxottica and Eastman Kodak Company announced today that they have signed a perpetual worldwide license agreement granting EssilorLuxottica the exclusive right to use the Kodak registered trademarks for products and services in connection with EssilorLuxottica’s business.
  • Under the terms of the new agreement, EssilorLuxottica will continue to develop, manufacture and distribute optical products and services featuring the Kodak brand indefinitely.
  • “Kodak is an iconic brand rich in innovation and trusted by tens of millions of consumers around the world.
  • “We are excited about the opportunity to expand our brand licensing arrangement with a vision care industry leader like EssilorLuxottica.

Airgas Strategically Adds Argon Storage Capacity to Reinforce U.S. Supply Chain Network

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230711461718/en/
    Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has installed two strategically located argon storage nodes to further strengthen the argon supply chain for customers.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The argon nodes were completed in late 2022/early 2023, and are located in Moraine, Ohio and Guilderland, NY.
  • Airgas will be installing a third Argon node, which is expected to be operational by the end of this year.
  • Airgas continues to take action as a company to minimize supply chain disruption effects, safely enhance essential operations and meet customer needs throughout the country.

Safran and Terran Orbital Sign a Memorandum of Agreement to Produce Satellite Electric Propulsion Systems in the United States of America

Retrieved on: 
Friday, June 23, 2023

(Photo: Business Wire)

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  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Safran Electronics & Defense, via Safran Spacecraft Propulsion, and Terran Orbital will undertake an in-depth analysis to determine the technical, industrial and economic prerequisites for a new U.S.-based production line for electric propulsion systems.
  • Safran Spacecraft Propulsion, a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense, is the European leader in plasma propulsion.
  • Safran Spacecraft Propulsion offers a complete range of electric thrusters and propulsion subsystems for more sustainable satellites and spacecraft.
  • Learn more about Safran at www.safran-group.com and www.safran-group.com/fr/societes/safran-electronics-defense , and follow Safran on Twitter @SAFRAN , @SafranElecDef, LinkedIn at Safran , Safran Defense , Safran Space , Safran Equipment and Safran N&T , on Facebook at GroupeSafran and Instagram at Safran Group .