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6K Raises $51M to Accelerate Advanced Battery Material Development and Global Expansion of Additive Manufacturing Powders

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

With this investment, 6K will complete its Battery Development Center of Excellence, adding 33,000 sq ft of state-of-the-art product development space and doubling its 6K Energy team.

Key Points: 
  • With this investment, 6K will complete its Battery Development Center of Excellence, adding 33,000 sq ft of state-of-the-art product development space and doubling its 6K Energy team.
  • "We are joined by world-class investors who are aligned with our vision to transform the way performance materials are produced.
  • 6K's mission is to provide a solution for global decarbonization in the production of performance materials, critical to manufacturing and production infrastructure.
  • 6K ENERGY: 6K has announced its intent to invest $25M over 24 months in its Battery Development Center of Excellence, enabling unique business models with partners for rapid product development and deployment.

6K Raises $51M to Accelerate Advanced Battery Material Development and Global Expansion of Additive Manufacturing Powders

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:01pm

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 6K, a leader in the production of sustainable advanced materials for energy storage and additive manufacturing powders, announced that it has closed a $51M Series C financing round.  With this investment, 6K will complete its Battery Development Center of Excellence, adding 33,000 sq ft of state-of-the-art product development space and doubling its 6K Energy team. Funding will also enable a tripling of production capacity for 3D metal powders at its 6K Additive division, increase the portfolio of powder product offerings, and expand its commercial sales activities globally. The financing round was led by Volta Energy Technologies, joined by new investors Catalus Capital and S Cap/Prithvi Ventures, and existing investors Anzu Partners, Launch Capital, Material Impact, and RKS Ventures.

Key Points: 
  • With this investment, 6K will complete its Battery Development Center of Excellence, adding 33,000 sq ft of state-of-the-art product development space and doubling its 6K Energy team.
  • "We are joined by world-class investors who are aligned with our vision to transform the way performance materials are produced.
  • 6K's mission is to provide a solution for global decarbonization in the production of performance materials, critical to manufacturing and production infrastructure.
  • 6K ENERGY: 6K has announced its intent to invest $25M over 24 months in its Battery Development Center of Excellence, enabling unique business models with partners for rapid product development and deployment.

Solar Farm Developers Industry Revenues Are Expected To Steadily Increase Over The Next Five Years

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

Today, over 3% of U.S. electricity comes from solar energy in the form of solar photovoltaics(PV).

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  • Today, over 3% of U.S. electricity comes from solar energy in the form of solar photovoltaics(PV).
  • Energy.gov continued: "Moreover, the solar industry is a proven incubator for job growth throughout the nation.
  • A report from IBISWorld added: "Over the (next) five years, revenue within the Solar Farm Developers industry is expected to increase more steadily, albeit at a slightly slower pace...
  • Mr. Morali serves as the Creative Solar Advisor of Green Rain Solar, LLC, a division of the Company focused on development of next-generation solar greenhouses.

Solar Farm Developers Industry Revenues Are Expected To Steadily Increase Over The Next Five Years

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

Today, over 3% of U.S. electricity comes from solar energy in the form of solar photovoltaics(PV).

Key Points: 
  • Today, over 3% of U.S. electricity comes from solar energy in the form of solar photovoltaics(PV).
  • Energy.gov continued: "Moreover, the solar industry is a proven incubator for job growth throughout the nation.
  • A report from IBISWorld added: "Over the (next) five years, revenue within the Solar Farm Developers industry is expected to increase more steadily, albeit at a slightly slower pace...
  • Mr. Morali serves as the Creative Solar Advisor of Green Rain Solar, LLC, a division of the Company focused on development of next-generation solar greenhouses.

Restoring Lives: 2021 Heart of Case Management Awards

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:01pm

These skills were evident in the nominations received for the 6th annual Heart of Case Management Award, which was expanded this year to include hundreds of Coventry case managers as well.

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  • These skills were evident in the nominations received for the 6th annual Heart of Case Management Award, which was expanded this year to include hundreds of Coventry case managers as well.
  • The Genex Heart of Case Management Award recognizes seven case managers who have made the greatest impact on the injured employees they served.
  • Debbi Gillespie took over case management responsibilities four months after, due to her catastrophic case management expertise.
  • Genex telephonic case manager Tammy Zivic was assigned to the case, promptly making contact with the injured employee.

DJO® Expands Active, Adaptive Healing Offerings with Introduction of MedShape® DynaNail Hybrid™

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

DJO, a subsidiary of Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX) and a leading global provider of medical technologies to get and keep people moving, today announced the launch of the MedShape DynaNail Hybrid Fusion System.

Key Points: 
  • DJO, a subsidiary of Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX) and a leading global provider of medical technologies to get and keep people moving, today announced the launch of the MedShape DynaNail Hybrid Fusion System.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210922005218/en/
    DJO MedShape DynaNail Hybrid Fusion System (Photo: Business Wire)
    Subtalar fusion surgery is often performed to correct severe foot deformity or relieve pain.
  • As its name suggests, the DynaNail Hybrid features a combined screw/nail design to provide todays surgeons with a winning balance of ease and reliability.
  • For more information on the DynaNail Hybrid and the entire DynaNail Mini family, please visit https://www.djoglobal.com/dynanail-hybrid .

A Journey in Innovation: Piaggio Fast Forward is Leading the Way With Revolutionary Technology Solutions that Unlock a More Pedestrian Future

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

Automobile spaces are being transformed for pedestrian use making room for community, outdoor dining, retail and people.

Key Points: 
  • Automobile spaces are being transformed for pedestrian use making room for community, outdoor dining, retail and people.
  • The launch of the gitamini robot is a continued progressive step forward in support of a healthy local lifestyle within the micro-mobility ecology.
  • Leading to fun, freedom and exploration for consumers in their communities, gitamini inspires an ethos where people and robots move together.
  • Smart following technology leader Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF) is a Boston-based company founded in 2015 by the Piaggio Group, the Italian manufacturer and creator of the iconic Vespa scooter.

Innosphere Ventures Fund leads investment into bioscience company, GelSana Therapeutics

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:41pm

Golden, CO and Fort Collins, CO, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innosphere Ventures Fund (Fund), a venture capital fund leading early-stage investments, has announced its second seed-stage investment into GelSana Therapeutics (GelSana).

Key Points: 
  • Golden, CO and Fort Collins, CO, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innosphere Ventures Fund (Fund), a venture capital fund leading early-stage investments, has announced its second seed-stage investment into GelSana Therapeutics (GelSana).
  • GelSana received a first investment from Innosphere Ventures Fund back in 2020 to accelerate their product development plan.
  • This is the first time Innosphere Ventures Fund has invested in a technology that is licensed from the Colorado School of Mines .
  • For more information on Innosphere Ventures and this investment, contact Mike Freeman, General Partner of Innosphere Ventures Fund, at mike@innosphereventures.org or (970) 817-4791.

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes Provides an Update on the Northeast Alliance and Action by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:23pm

JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) CEO Robin Hayes today issued the following message to the airlines 20,000 crewmembers:

Key Points: 
  • JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) CEO Robin Hayes today issued the following message to the airlines 20,000 crewmembers:
    This press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210921006083/en/
    Our Alliance with American Airlines means more flying for JetBlue.
  • Given our focus on the NEA, I wanted to talk about action the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is taking in federal court to unwind the NEA.
  • JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles, Orlando and San Juan.

XO World Project Unveils Public Artwork at World Trade Center in Honor of World Peace Day

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 4:12pm

The sculptures XO World and XO Play were designed by artist Daniel Anderson to promote equality, unity, peace, and love.

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  • The sculptures XO World and XO Play were designed by artist Daniel Anderson to promote equality, unity, peace, and love.
  • The XO World is located in front of One World Trade Center on the West Plaza at 285 Fulton Street.
  • We are pleased to partner with the XO World Project to bring the XO World and XO Play sculptures to the World Trade Center campus in honor of World Peace Day, said Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton.
  • XO World Project plans to install the XO World and XO Play sculptures in Paris in 2022, and in London, Hong Kong, Moscow, and Dubai thereafter.