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Women's Foodservice Forum Names Therese Gearhart as President and CEO

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF) announced today that following an extensive search, Therese Gearhart has been selected to serve as the organization's new President and CEO.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF) announced today that following an extensive search, Therese Gearhart has been selected to serve as the organization's new President and CEO.
  • "We are confident she is the right person to bring our strategy to life and lead WFF into the future."
  • Throughout her career Gearhart has developed a reputation for unlocking business performance by being an inclusive and authentic leader.
  • A 20-year veteran of The Coca-Cola Company, Gearhart led Business Units in Latin Center and Southern Africa and spent six years working within the North America Foodservice business.

Ripcord Selected to Digitize Document Lifecycle for Coca-Cola Bottling Sales & Service on the Back of Significant International Expansion with Japanese Mega Bank

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:08pm

Coca-Cola Bottling Sales and Service (CCBSS), which supports the fulfillment for The Coca-Cola Company customers, has selected Ripcord to digitize the document lifecycle for 72 bottlers across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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  • Coca-Cola Bottling Sales and Service (CCBSS), which supports the fulfillment for The Coca-Cola Company customers, has selected Ripcord to digitize the document lifecycle for 72 bottlers across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
  • The innovation Ripcord brings to the digitization space is extremely refreshing and years ahead of the competition, said Sean Lee, senior procurement manager of CCBSS.
  • MUFG Bank has hundreds of millions of sheets of paper kept in a central location that isnt readily accessible to branch locations.
  • Ripcord is excited to further our global expansion into Japan while working with Japans largest and most respected bank, MUFG Bank, said Alex Fielding, CEO of Ripcord.

The ASR Alert System Is Revolutionizing Safety for Coca-Cola and its Employees

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 3:30pm

Coca-Cola Bottling Plants in both Kokomo and Plymouth, Indiana have become the first plants to install the ASR Threat Alert System (TAS) to enhance the safety and security of its employees.

Key Points: 
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Plants in both Kokomo and Plymouth, Indiana have become the first plants to install the ASR Threat Alert System (TAS) to enhance the safety and security of its employees.
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Plant Manager, Mike Fox says,"Here at Coca-Cola of Kokomo, we feel it's important to be proactive when it comes to safety.
  • The ASR Threat Alert System is a game-changer, by allowing us to do both."
  • Collectively, the system has more than 90,000 employees in the United States, including those in both Kokomo and Plymouth, Indiana.

Odyssey Media's Annual IN THE BLACK Tour is BACK!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:37pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Odyssey Media will launch its Fifth Annual IN THE BLACK tour on November 7, 2019 in Fort Pierce, Florida at the Treasure Coast Lexus.

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  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Odyssey Media will launch its Fifth Annual IN THE BLACK tour on November 7, 2019 in Fort Pierce, Florida at the Treasure Coast Lexus.
  • The four-city tour presented by The Coca-Cola Company's 5by20 initiative, seeks to empower and inspire multicultural-women entrepreneurs nationwide.
  • More than 8,000 women have participated in previous IN THE BLACK programs in over 30 cities worldwide.
  • During the tour, entrepreneur hopefuls will take the stage to share their business ideas and take away up to $3,000 in capital.

American Beverage Association Announces Election Of Members To Board Of Directors

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Beverage Association (ABA) today announced the election of members to its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Beverage Association (ABA) today announced the election of members to its Board of Directors.
  • The member elected for a first term is William H. O'Brien, chief executive officer, Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling, LLC.
  • "It is my honor to welcome both our new Board member and those elected to serve an additional term," said Katherine Lugar, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association.
  • Members of ABA's Board of Directors serve a four-year term and participate in semi-annual meetings that help shape association programs, policies and initiatives.

Global Pitch Coke Market 2019-2023 | Advances in Mining Industry to Boost Growth | Technavio

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 8:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191029005864/en/

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191029005864/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global pitch coke market 2019-2023.
  • This will have a positive influence on the growth of the global pitch coke market.
  • The advances in the mining industry are expected to foster the growth of the global pitch coke market over the forecast period.
  • This market report segments the global pitch coke market by application (aluminum smelters, graphite electrodes, and others) and geography (Americas, APAC, Europe, and MEA).

SixAxis Secures Utility & Design Patents on Ingenious ErectaStep Products

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 11:20am

(Graphic: Business Wire)

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  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    We want customers to understand the huge difference between ErectaStep metal stairs and anything else on the market, explains co-founder and CEO of SixAxis and ErectaStep Rob Honeycutt.
  • SixAxis has been providing access and safety systems to the truck, rail, ship, aviation, and aerospace industries using state-of-the-art technology since 2003.
  • Their award-winning products and patents have helped support the efforts of industry-leading Fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Dow, and Coca-Cola.
  • For more information about ErectaStep products please visit https://www.erectastep.com .

FEMSA Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 1:44pm

For its part, Coca-Cola FEMSA saw a resilient consumer environment in Mexico and solid growth in South America, combining to deliver a positive operating performance.

Key Points: 
  • For its part, Coca-Cola FEMSA saw a resilient consumer environment in Mexico and solid growth in South America, combining to deliver a positive operating performance.
  • 2 Comparable Results: Starting on the first quarter of 2019, we adopted the International Financial Reporting Standard 16 Leases (IFRS 16) across all our business units.
  • The Comparable Results is a set of numbers which estimate the retroactive effect that the adoption of IFRS 16 would have had on FEMSAs 2018 financial results.
  • The performance comparisons expressed in this document will be made relative to the Comparable Results unless stated otherwise.

CRU: Why Steelmakers Should Make Rather Than Buy Metallurgical Coke

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Steelmakers also benefit from using coke with consistent technical specifications, namely CSR and ash content in their BFs.

Key Points: 
  • Steelmakers also benefit from using coke with consistent technical specifications, namely CSR and ash content in their BFs.
  • For these reasons alone it is prudent for steelmakers to fully control their coke supply by building their own coke ovens, but there are other factors that may impact their coke supply strategy.
  • This Insight explores the patterns of coke plant investment and the financial factors that steelmakers must consider when deciding to invest in making their own coke or sourcing it from the third-party market.
  • CRU has conducted significant primary research on investment into the construction of both brand new and remediated coke capacity over this decade.

CRU: Why Steelmakers Should Make Rather Than Buy Metallurgical Coke

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Steelmakers also benefit from using coke with consistent technical specifications, namely CSR and ash content in their BFs.

Key Points: 
  • Steelmakers also benefit from using coke with consistent technical specifications, namely CSR and ash content in their BFs.
  • For these reasons alone it is prudent for steelmakers to fully control their coke supply by building their own coke ovens, but there are other factors that may impact their coke supply strategy.
  • This Insight explores the patterns of coke plant investment and the financial factors that steelmakers must consider when deciding to invest in making their own coke or sourcing it from the third-party market.
  • CRU has conducted significant primary research on investment into the construction of both brand new and remediated coke capacity over this decade.