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BritishVolt boosts its board expertise with appointment of Peter Rolton as non-executive director

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:00am

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Britishvolt, the UK's foremost investor in battery technologies, has announced the appointment of Peter Rolton to the Board of Directors as a non-executive director.

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  • LONDON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Britishvolt, the UK's foremost investor in battery technologies, has announced the appointment of Peter Rolton to the Board of Directors as a non-executive director.
  • Peter Rolton is Chairman of the Rolton Group, which has already been working extensively with Britishvolt, providing high-level strategic advice and undertaking all engineering design for the UK's first battery gigaplant.
  • Peter has extensive expertise in energy, low carbon design and engineering of the built environment and has over 30 years' experience in engineering complex construction projects.
  • BritishVolt CEO, Orral Nadjari said: "We are delighted and honouredthat someone with Peter's experience and expertise has agreed to join the board of Britishvolt.

BritishVolt boosts its board expertise with appointment of Peter Rolton as non-executive director

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:00am

- Britishvolt building the UK's first battery gigaplant, targeted to start production in 2023

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  • - Britishvolt building the UK's first battery gigaplant, targeted to start production in 2023
    LONDON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Britishvolt, the UK's foremost investor in battery technologies, has announced the appointment of Peter Rolton to the Board of Directors as a non-executive director.
  • Peter Rolton is Chairman of the Rolton Group, which has already been working extensively with Britishvolt, providing high-level strategic advice and undertaking all engineering design for the UK's first battery gigaplant.
  • Peter has extensive expertise in energy, low carbon design and engineering of the built environment and has over 30 years' experience in engineering complex construction projects.
  • BritishVolt CEO, Orral Nadjari said: "We are delighted and honouredthat someone with Peter's experience and expertise has agreed to join the board of Britishvolt.

HomeValet Completes Strategic Acquisition of Envolve Engineering

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

HomeValet, emerging leader in contactless home delivery, today announced the acquisition of Envolve Engineering, LLC, Indiana based engineering firm with over 150 years of combined appliance industry experience.

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  • HomeValet, emerging leader in contactless home delivery, today announced the acquisition of Envolve Engineering, LLC, Indiana based engineering firm with over 150 years of combined appliance industry experience.
  • Founded in 2013 by former Whirlpool engineers of more than two decades, Mike Stagg, Greg Hortin, Patrick Boarman and Garett Strandemo, Envolve Engineering specializes in refrigeration engineering, appliance design, testing and safety.
  • HomeValet has worked with the team at Envolve Engineering for over two years developing its next-generation home delivery platform technology.
  • Envolve Engineering will additionally maintain its existing engineering staff with expertise in mechanical, electrical, software, and CAD design and continue to ensure engineering services for existing clients as a division of HomeValet.

The Meet Group Announces World’s Largest Virtual Speed Dating Event

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:07pm

The Meet Group, Inc. , a leading provider of interactive dating solutions, has announced it will host the worlds largest virtual speed dating event, partnering with Plenty of Fish to each donate $10,000 for a total of $20,000 to Feeding America in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • The Meet Group, Inc. , a leading provider of interactive dating solutions, has announced it will host the worlds largest virtual speed dating event, partnering with Plenty of Fish to each donate $10,000 for a total of $20,000 to Feeding America in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005298/en/
    The Meet Group Announces Worlds Largest Virtual Speed Dating Event (Photo: Business Wire)
    According to Guinness World Records, the largest known speed dating event, which drew 964 people, occurred on February 14, 2019, Valentines Day, in Dublin, Ireland.
  • The Meet Group anticipates twice as many people will participate in the Worlds Largest Virtual Speed Dating event.
  • We are thrilled to partner with Plenty of Fish to host the world's largest speed dating event."

Plenty of Fish Hosts World's Largest Virtual Speed Dating Event

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

to host the world's largest virtual speed dating event on September 20 from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. EDT.

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  • to host the world's largest virtual speed dating event on September 20 from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. EDT.
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  • We are thrilled to partner with Plenty of Fish to host the world's largest speed dating event."
  • Following the world's largest speed date event Plenty of Fish and The Meet Group will each donate $10,000 for a total of $20,000 to Feeding America in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Design, Engineering & Innovation Leaders Paramex Accelerate Growth With Appointment Of Wayne Burgess

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 9:00am

Established in 1999, Paramexis currently undergoing a period of accelerated growth and is to move into new facilities in Coventry, the heart of Britain's automotive industry.

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  • Established in 1999, Paramexis currently undergoing a period of accelerated growth and is to move into new facilities in Coventry, the heart of Britain's automotive industry.
  • A leader in digital design, visualisation & innovation, serving the automotive and engineering sectors, Paramex is expanding its services and setting up an academy to train future generations to help ease the shortage of highly-skilled young people joining the industry.
  • Burgess joins as Chief Design Officer and his appointment signals the start of a new era of contemporary, technology driven design practice.
  • Burgess will oversee the creative design, digital modelling, digital visualisation and engineering services Paramex offers to the transport design and consumer product industries.

U.S. Institute of Peace Announces Recipient of Inaugural Women Building Peace Award Rita M. Lopidia

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 6:01pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) is pleased to announce that Rita M. Lopidia , executive director and co-founder of the Eve Organization for Women Development in South Sudan, received the Institute's inaugural Women Building Peace Award .

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) is pleased to announce that Rita M. Lopidia , executive director and co-founder of the Eve Organization for Women Development in South Sudan, received the Institute's inaugural Women Building Peace Award .
  • This award recognizes the vital efforts of individual women pursuing peace in fragile or conflict-affected countries around the world.
  • "USIP is proud to honor Ms. Lopidia with the inaugural Women Building Peace Award," said Joe Lataille, the Institute's acting president and chief financial officer.
  • "In today's complicated, turbulent world, women like Ms. Lopidia remind us what's possible," said Megan Beyer, co-chair of the Women Building Peace Council.

The Possible Project Welcomes Alisha Collins as Vice President of Development and Corporate Giving

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Possible Project recently announced the appointment of Alisha Collins as their Vice President of Development and Corporate Giving.

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Possible Project recently announced the appointment of Alisha Collins as their Vice President of Development and Corporate Giving.
  • The Possible Project is a youth entrepreneurship program serving more than 250 high school students from Boston and Cambridge per year.
  • Collins will lead The Possible Project in strengthening the organization's corporate relationships and funding.
  • Prior to joining The Possible Project, Collins held corporate social responsibility and development positions with The Greater Boston Food Bank, Reebok International, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Apparis moves into knitwear with launch of vegan cashmere collection

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Apparis, the vegan fashion brand best known for its bold and colorful faux fur coats, today announced their entry into knitwear, partnering with PETA on the launch of a cashmere collection.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Apparis, the vegan fashion brand best known for its bold and colorful faux fur coats, today announced their entry into knitwear, partnering with PETA on the launch of a cashmere collection.
  • The new line from Apparis provides the luxury of cashmere without the unethical manufacturing practices harmful to animals and the environment.
  • "The launch of this new product category is a big milestone for us at Apparis; it took us a few years to bring vegan fur to the forefront and we are aiming to do just the same for our vegan knitwear," said Apparis co-founder, Lauren Nouchi.
  • The cashmere gives consumers the option of cruelty-free knitwear without compromising style or feel, and the collection is comfortable, easy to wash, and chemical free.

50 New Banks Leverage Teslar Software for PPP Forgiveness and Lending Initiatives

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:07pm

Teslar will help these banks manage the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan and forgiveness processes.

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  • Teslar will help these banks manage the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan and forgiveness processes.
  • And, several of the banks have committed to continuing to work with Teslar for long-term lending improvements.
  • And now, Teslar PPP Forgiveness is poised to help bankers efficiently collect and manage the documents required to work towards forgiveness of these PPP loans.
  • After handling the application process manually, the bank decided to implement Teslar PPP Forgiveness so that they could more efficiently handle the forgiveness process.