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Optical Filters USA Replaces Sage Accounting System with Modern Web-Based ERP

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00am

Now they've successfully replaced their old Sage Accounting system with the new cloud Cetec ERP manufacturing and accounting business platform to keep up with the growing demand for their product.

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  • Now they've successfully replaced their old Sage Accounting system with the new cloud Cetec ERP manufacturing and accounting business platform to keep up with the growing demand for their product.
  • Optical Filters USA sought a cloud based ERP software system that could integrate their manufacturing, inventory, and accounting requirements together under a single unified operation.
  • "We wanted an ERP system with better functionality, a more modern interface, and fewer click throughs," explained Nicola Dent, President of Optical Filters USA, "Keeping it cost-effective was also a factor."
  • By running their old system and the Cetec ERP system side by side for just a quarter, Optical Filters USA was able to discover gaps in their inventory.

USW Local 7600 will seek strike authorization from 7,400 Kaiser Permanente workers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:50am

Roughly 7,400 health care workers in USW Local 7600, in conjunction with the 20 other local unions who make up the Alliance of Health Care Unions (AHCU), have been bargaining with Kaiser Permanente since this past spring.

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  • Roughly 7,400 health care workers in USW Local 7600, in conjunction with the 20 other local unions who make up the Alliance of Health Care Unions (AHCU), have been bargaining with Kaiser Permanente since this past spring.
  • As a result, members of USW Local 7600 plan to vote on whether to grant negotiators the authority to institute a strike if necessary.
  • The decision to hold the vote comes after the local decided to pause their labor-management partnership with Kaiser last Friday over similar concerns.
  • USW Local 7600 represents workers in more than 200 different job classes, including licensed vocational nurses, appointment clerks, housekeeping attendants, medical assistants, customer service representatives, pharmacy assistants, phlebotomists, pharmacy technicians, membership service representatives and dietary aides, across 72 Kaiser Permanente locations in Southern California.

FSD Pharma Announces Engagement with Capital Markets Communications Providers and Market Maker

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:30pm

Management has made this decision following a thorough review of capital on hand and allocated these resources to investor relations.

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  • Management has made this decision following a thorough review of capital on hand and allocated these resources to investor relations.
  • North Equities' engagement is for a term of seven months (contract signed July 23, 2021).
  • The FSD Shares will be subject to the statutory hold period of four months and one day.
  • KCSA, a leading New York City-based communications firm, has been engaged month to month to develop strategic communications.

The Gabriel South Beach, Curio Collection By Hilton™, To Open In Miami Beach, Fall 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 10:01pm

MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today The Gabriel South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton , a new lifestyle hotel on Ocean Drive, announced it will open on Miami Beach this fall.

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  • MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today The Gabriel South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton , a new lifestyle hotel on Ocean Drive, announced it will open on Miami Beach this fall.
  • The sprawling property is the sister property to The Gabriel Miami, Curio Collection by Hilton located in downtown Miami.
  • The Gabriel South Beach will be part of Conscious Certified Hotels (CCH), CGI's one-of-a-kind collection of socially minded hotel properties throughout North America and the Caribbean.
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    SOURCE The Gabriel South Beach, Curio Collection by Hilton

Ardagh Group S.A. Declares Special Cash Dividend of $1.25 per Share

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:47pm

LUXEMBOURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardagh Group S.A. (NYSE: ARD) announces that its board of directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.25 per common share, payable on October 12, 2021, to shareholders of record on October 4, 2021.

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  • LUXEMBOURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardagh Group S.A. (NYSE: ARD) announces that its board of directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.25 per common share, payable on October 12, 2021, to shareholders of record on October 4, 2021.
  • The special cash dividend is separate from, and in addition to, the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of Ardagh Group S.A. payable on October 1, 2021, to shareholders of record on September 17, 2021.
  • Ardagh Group is a global supplier of infinitely recyclable metal and glass packaging for the world's leading brands.
  • Ardagh operates 57 metal and glass production facilities in 12 countries, employing more than 16,000 people with sales of approximately $7bn.

Versa Networks is Once Again Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for WAN Edge Infrastructure

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:06pm

Versa Networks, the leader in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced that Gartner has recognized it as a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure 1, extending its leadership two years in a row.

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  • Versa Networks, the leader in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced that Gartner has recognized it as a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure 1, extending its leadership two years in a row.
  • According to Gartner, Digital transformation, remote work and cloud adoption drive WAN edge infrastructure choices for infrastructure and operations leaders in charge of networking.
  • Versa Networks was recognized for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
  • Note 1 Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, by Jonathan Forest, Naresh Singh, Andrew Lerner, Evan Zeng, on Sept. 20, 2021.

The MICHELIN Guide Celebrates 45 New Bib Gourmands in California

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:14pm

GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The MICHELIN Guide announced 45 new restaurants in the Bib Gourmand category in California.

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  • GREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The MICHELIN Guide announced 45 new restaurants in the Bib Gourmand category in California.
  • Here's the list of new Bib Gourmands, with inspector notes from each restaurant:
    The kitchen manages to infuse a bit of fun into its repertoire of serious food.
  • The entire Bib Gourmand selection will be available on the MICHELIN Guide iOS and Android app on Tuesday, Sept. 28, when the Star selection is announced.
  • Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

GLOSSLAB, The Hygiene-First, Membership Based Nail Studio Operator Teams Up With Federal Realty To Expand Locations

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:01pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GLOSSLAB, a hygiene-first, membership based nail studio operator, has announced its partnership with Federal Realty to open new GLOSSLAB locations in Miami, FL, Bethesda, MD, Darien, CT and Hoboken, NJ.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GLOSSLAB, a hygiene-first, membership based nail studio operator, has announced its partnership with Federal Realty to open new GLOSSLAB locations in Miami, FL, Bethesda, MD, Darien, CT and Hoboken, NJ.
  • "We are thrilled to partner with Federal Realty and their amazing properties to bring GLOSSLABto these vibrant communities," says Rachel Apfel Glass, founder of GLOSSLAB.
  • The hygiene-first, waterless, and membership based studio also features technology enhanced services such as online booking, cashless payment, and contactless check-in and check-out.
  • Rachel Apfel Glass founded GLOSSLAB with a mission to modernize the nail studio experience with its hygiene-first, membership based concept.

Patriot Glass Solutions, a Division of C-Bond Systems, Names its First Three Distributors to its Network of Security and Ballistic-Resistant Window Film Providers

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

The well-established distributors are geographically diverse, located in certain markets in Colorado, California, Michigan, Texas, Utah, Kansas, and Missouri.

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  • The well-established distributors are geographically diverse, located in certain markets in Colorado, California, Michigan, Texas, Utah, Kansas, and Missouri.
  • Patriot Glass Solutions protects personal, commercial and government property from looting, rioting, break-ins, and gunfire.
  • Its leading products are C-Bond BRS , a ballistic-resistant film system, and C-Bond Secure , a multi-purpose glass strengthening primer and window film mounting solution that deters forced entry, as well as other types of specialized window film including solar or green film, anti-eavesdropping film, graffiti control film, bird strike film, decorative film, and more.
  • When we acquired A1 Glass Coating and established Patriot Glass Solutions, it became our goal to grow our network of premier installers of our ballistic-resistant and security window film, said Michael Wanke, President of Patriot Glass Solutions.

Nikon Introduces the Next Generation of MONARCH: The M7 and M5 Series of Binoculars Offer Maximum Clarity, Comfort & Durability

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Nikon Inc. unveiled the next generation of the acclaimed MONARCH family of binoculars, the new M7 and M5 series.

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  • MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Nikon Inc. unveiled the next generation of the acclaimed MONARCH family of binoculars, the new M7 and M5 series.
  • The MONARCH M series binoculars take that performance to a new level, pushing resolution, brightness and field of view to the extremes.
  • The new MONARCH M5 series of binoculars has been completely redesigned with clean, straight lines, and a rubber-armored body for durability and grip.
  • Rubber armoring for shock resistance and a firm, comfortable grip
    The Nikon MONARCH M7 and M5 series of binoculars will be available in early October.