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Applied DNA Sciences Announces Closing of Upsized $12.0 Million Underwritten Public Offering

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 5:08pm

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Applied DNA or the Company) a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity, traceability solutions and nucleic acid-based biotherapeutic research, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,285,000 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,285,000 shares of common stock.

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  • Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Applied DNA or the Company) a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity, traceability solutions and nucleic acid-based biotherapeutic research, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,285,000 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,285,000 shares of common stock.
  • Gross proceeds, before underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, were approximately $12.0 million, not including any amounts received upon exercise of the warrants.
  • The shares of common stock and the accompanying warrants were sold together in the offering, but were issued separately.
  • Maxim Group LLC acted as the book-running manager and Joseph Gunnar & Co. LLC acted as a co-manager in connection with the offering.

Gert Boyle Celebration of Life to Be Held on December 5

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:30pm

The family of Gert Boyle, former Chair of Columbia Sportswear Company, will host a Celebration of Life in her honor on December 5, 2019.

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  • The family of Gert Boyle, former Chair of Columbia Sportswear Company, will host a Celebration of Life in her honor on December 5, 2019.
  • The event will be held at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland and will begin at 10:00am.
  • Family, friends and employees of Columbia Sportswear Company are invited to attend.
  • In addition to the Columbia brand, Columbia Sportswear Co. also owns the Mountain Hardwear, SOREL and prAna brands.

Thasunda Brown Duckett Joins NIKE, Inc. Board of Directors

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 10:00pm

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today announced that Thasunda Brown Duckett has been appointed to the Companys Board of Directors.

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  • NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today announced that Thasunda Brown Duckett has been appointed to the Companys Board of Directors.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191114005883/en/
    NIKE, Inc. today announced that Thasunda Brown Duckett has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.
  • Duckett is executive sponsor of JPMorgan Chases Advancing Black Pathways program which is directed toward helping black Americans achieve economic success through wealth, education and careers.
  • A graduate of the University of Houston where she earned a Bachelors degree in Finance and Marketing, Duckett holds an MBA from Baylor University.

NIKE, Inc. Announces 11 Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:15pm

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.245 per share on the companys outstanding Class A and Class B Common Stock.

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  • NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.245 per share on the companys outstanding Class A and Class B Common Stock.
  • This represents an increase of 11 percent versus the prior quarterly dividend rate of $0.22 per share.
  • The dividend declared today is payable on January 2, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business December 2, 2019.
  • This dividend increase, combined with the four-year $15 billion share repurchase program announced in 2018, reflects continued confidence in our strategies to generate long-term, profitable growth as we accelerate execution of our Consumer Direct Offense.

Rocky Brands Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:05pm

Rocky Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCKY) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of outstanding common stock, which will be paid on December 17, 2019 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 3, 2019.

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  • Rocky Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCKY) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of outstanding common stock, which will be paid on December 17, 2019 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 3, 2019.
  • Those statements include, but may not be limited to, all statements regarding intent, beliefs, expectations, projections, forecasts, and plans of the Company and its management.
  • Therefore there can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate.
  • All forward-looking statements made in this press release are based on information presently available to the management of the Company.

FANUC America Named Top Workplace for 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 5:29pm

FANUC America Corporation was named a top work place in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press for the eighth consecutive year.

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  • FANUC America Corporation was named a top work place in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press for the eighth consecutive year.
  • Its an honor to be named a top work place again this year, said FANUC Americas President and CEO, Mike Cicco.
  • In 2019, FANUC achieved a variety of milestones including:
    Completed its new 461,000 square foot North Campus facility in Auburn Hills, MI just one year after breaking ground.
  • FANUC America Corporation is a subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION in Japan, and provides industry-leading robotics, CNC systems, and factory automation.

Minted Launches Personalized Gifts and Children’s Home Decor

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Minted , the design marketplace known for bringing unique design from the best independent artists to consumers everywhere, today announced the launch of personalized gifts and childrens decor, to expand on its stationery, art, and lifestyle businesses.

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  • Minted , the design marketplace known for bringing unique design from the best independent artists to consumers everywhere, today announced the launch of personalized gifts and childrens decor, to expand on its stationery, art, and lifestyle businesses.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191114005168/en/
    Minted, the design marketplace known for bringing unique design from independent artists to consumers everywhere, today announced the launch of personalized gifts and childrens decor, to expand upon its custom art and stationery gift business.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    This holiday season, were excited to introduce an even wider range of personalized gifts, says Minted Founder and CEO Mariam Naficy.
  • Minteds entire range of personalizable gifts includes:
    Minted brings independent design and beautiful customization to another part of the homeyour kids space.

Basanite Industries Positions Itself with Federal Agencies and Municipalities

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:06pm

In North America, and across the globe, the concrete industry is moving toward greater sustainability in manufacturing and increasing resiliency in structures, said Richard Krolewski, Basanite CEO.

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  • In North America, and across the globe, the concrete industry is moving toward greater sustainability in manufacturing and increasing resiliency in structures, said Richard Krolewski, Basanite CEO.
  • Our BasaFlexreinforcement product has a low carbon footprint, and the non-corrosive aspects that make it highly resilient.
  • Krolewski is currently talking with a variety of federal agencies, state DOTs and municipalities to gain acceptance of BFRP.
  • About the company: Basanite Inc. is a publicly traded company that wholly owns Basanite Industries LLC, with primary interests in the manufacture of concrete reinforcement products made from basalt fiber reinforced polymers.

Global 1,4-Butanediol (BDO), Polytetramethylene Ether Glycol (PTMEG) & Spandex Market Report 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 3:10pm

The "1,4-Butanediol (BDO), Polytetramethylene Ether Glycol (PTMEG) & Spandex Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (THF, PBT, Urethanes, Textiles), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "1,4-Butanediol (BDO), Polytetramethylene Ether Glycol (PTMEG) & Spandex Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (THF, PBT, Urethanes, Textiles), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Rapid industrialization and exponential GDP growth in emerging markets such as India, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, and Thailand is expected to boost the growth.
  • Moreover, increasing sports activities and consumer awareness regarding fitness and healthy lifestyles is estimated to drive the market growth over the projected period.
  • These initiatives are expected to further boost the global BDO market over the forecast period.