Innovation

Oakland-Based Startup City Flavor LLC Strengthens the Mobile Food Industry Throughout Pandemic

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 6:43pm

Oakland-based startup company, City Flavor LLC announced the launch of a new program, the Food Trucks First Initiative.

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  • Oakland-based startup company, City Flavor LLC announced the launch of a new program, the Food Trucks First Initiative.
  • When COVID-19 turned the food and hospitality industry upside down, City Flavor, assisted by their proprietary software, helped Bay Area and Los Angeles food trucks earn more than $750,000 in revenue.
  • As pandemic lockdowns extended in California, the City Flavor team watched their food truck partners struggle more than they had before, and as former food truck owners , they knew they had to step in.
  • After the first few months of the pandemic ruined small food businesses nationwide, we had to get creative, said City Flavor co-founder, Travis Pillon.

Economic Policy Advisor Provides Analysis of the United States Economy During 2000-2016 and Solutions for Improving Growth in Comprehensive Treatise

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

ZOETERMEER, Netherlands, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dutch economic policy advisor and international independent consultant Marc Stoffers has long been intrigued by the United States economic development.

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  • ZOETERMEER, Netherlands, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dutch economic policy advisor and international independent consultant Marc Stoffers has long been intrigued by the United States economic development.
  • Using the GII, Stoffers investigates how the U.S. meets the pillars for Innovation Input and Innovation Output compared to other countries.
  • After completing his military service, he served as a policy advisor for the Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (Centraal Planbureau).
  • Since retiring, he has acted as an independent freelance consultant involved in model building and economic analysis for macroeconomic projects in various international countries.

InRule Technology® Eyes a Promising 2021 After Achieving Significant Growth in 2020

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

InRule Technology , provider of the industry-leading InRule Decision Platform, has begun 2021 with significant momentum after an extraordinary year of growth in 2020 driven by product innovations, new partnerships, and an expanded team.

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  • InRule Technology , provider of the industry-leading InRule Decision Platform, has begun 2021 with significant momentum after an extraordinary year of growth in 2020 driven by product innovations, new partnerships, and an expanded team.
  • InRule also participated in The Forrester Wave: Digital Decisioning Platforms, Q4 2020, which evaluated the most significant digital decision platform providers in the market.
  • In 2020, InRule remained committed to hiring and retaining top talent to expand and accelerate its ability to deliver market-leading solutions.
  • InRule and InRule Technology are registered trademarks of InRule Technology, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged.

Quantzig Examines the Reasons Behind the Increased Focus on Innovation in Food and Beverage | Submit RFP for Industry Specific Insights

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 2:10pm

However, technology and sustainability continue to be the topmost factors driving innovation in the food and beverage industry .

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  • However, technology and sustainability continue to be the topmost factors driving innovation in the food and beverage industry .
  • As such, leading food and beverage companies are focusing on innovation to implement the right technology and drive performance.
  • To help food and beverage companies grow, Quantzig has developed a comprehensive portfolio of analytics solutions with a core focus on driving innovation.
  • Quantzig possesses the cross-functional domain expertise and industry knowledge to help food and beverage companies find new growth opportunities using data.

APITech Announces Technology and Engineering Leadership Positions: Ian Dunn joins as CTO / Chief Technologist, John Tyhacz transitions to Chief Engineer

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 2:03pm

In their respective roles, Ian and John will partner to drive growth across APITech.

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  • In their respective roles, Ian and John will partner to drive growth across APITech.
  • In the CTO role, Ian will focus on Technology Development, Technology Roadmaps, New Product Innovation, and Product Differentiation.
  • In the role of Chief Engineer, John will focus on Process Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Test, Design for Manufacture, and Process Excellence.
  • Before joining APITech, Ian held positions as VP of Advanced Technology and the Chief Scientist at Mercury Systems.

Green Plains Announces Clean Sugar Project at York, Nebraska Innovation Center

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) and Ospraie Management, today announced that recently-acquired Fluid Quip Technologies (Fluid Quip) is engineering and constructing a fully scalable commercial Clean Sugar Technology (CST) production facility at the Green Plains York Innovation Center.

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  • OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) and Ospraie Management, today announced that recently-acquired Fluid Quip Technologies (Fluid Quip) is engineering and constructing a fully scalable commercial Clean Sugar Technology (CST) production facility at the Green Plains York Innovation Center.
  • Fluid Quip is leveraging our York Innovation Center to validate and develop technologies, beginning with their patented CST system.
  • biorefinery campus, the Green Plains York Innovation Center was originally built by the previous owners for over $70 million.
  • Green Plains expects the initial CST project at the York Innovation Center to begin production by the end of the first quarter.

Distributel Acquires Primus, Bringing Even Greater Value to More Canadians

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

"Bringing Primus into the Distributel family will mean more options, increased innovation and better value for Canadians and ultimately a better alternative for our country," says Matt Stein, CEO of Distributel.

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  • "Bringing Primus into the Distributel family will mean more options, increased innovation and better value for Canadians and ultimately a better alternative for our country," says Matt Stein, CEO of Distributel.
  • "This is truly a case of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts," says Stein.
  • Primus and Distributel were both early players in the competitive space, advocating for Canadians and delivering innovative products and services to a burgeoning industry.
  • Distributel was certified as a Great Place to Work in 2020 and was recently recognized one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2021.

Protolabs Reaches Agreement to Acquire 3D Hubs, Creates the World’s Broadest Digital Manufacturing Offer for Custom Parts

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

The transaction creates the worlds most comprehensive digital manufacturing offer for custom parts, providing Protolabs with a network of manufacturing partners to fulfill a breadth of capabilities outside of its current envelope, as well as a broader offering of pricing and lead time options.

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  • The transaction creates the worlds most comprehensive digital manufacturing offer for custom parts, providing Protolabs with a network of manufacturing partners to fulfill a breadth of capabilities outside of its current envelope, as well as a broader offering of pricing and lead time options.
  • Founded in 2013, 3D Hubs has facilitated the production of over 6 million custom parts and products through its digital platform.
  • The entire 3D Hubs team is thrilled to join Protolabs and continue to revolutionize the manufacturing industry through innovation.
  • 3D Hubs is an online manufacturing platform that provides companies with on-demand access to a global network of manufacturing services.

Nova to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results on February 18, 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

Nova is a leading innovator and key provider of metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing.

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  • Nova is a leading innovator and key provider of metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing.
  • Nova delivers continuous innovation by providing state-of-the-art high-performance metrology solutions for effective process control throughout the semiconductor fabrication lifecycle.
  • Nova acts as a partner to semiconductor manufacturers from its offices around the world.
  • Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.

BMO Recognized with 2021 BIG Innovation Awards for Digital Leadership

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 1:30pm

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2021 /CNW/ -BMO today announced that it has won two 2021 BIG Innovation Awards, recognizing both a new digital solution as well as a BMO Digital leader.

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  • TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2021 /CNW/ -BMO today announced that it has won two 2021 BIG Innovation Awards, recognizing both a new digital solution as well as a BMO Digital leader.
  • Additionally, BMO's Head of Canadian Digital Service and Innovation, Peter Poon, was one of seven global executives recognized for his leadership in innovation to deliver leading experiences and improve financial outcomes for both customers and the bank.
  • The BIG Innovation Awards recognize those organizations and people who bring new ideas to life.
  • Organizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the BIG Innovation Awards.