Hatmaking

Penetron Helps Bring Vancouver, WA Innovation School to Life

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 9:00am

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- After a ceremonial ribbon cutting celebration in August 2022, the new Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School (VITA) in Vancouver, Washington, welcomed its first students to the new campus. The new school follows a project-based learning concept with a focus on arts and innovation. PENETRON ADMIX SB was specified to waterproof the concrete foundation slab and below-grade retaining walls.

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  • The new school follows a project-based learning concept with a focus on arts and innovation.
  • The new school follows a project-based learning concept with a focus on arts and innovation.
  • PENETRON ADMIX SB was specified to waterproof the concrete foundation slab and below-grade retaining walls.
  • The new Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School (VITA) accommodates 300 children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade.

AKU AND PAPER PLANES COME TOGETHER FOR A FIRST OF ITS KIND COLLABORATION

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 8:15pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Aku, the cryptonative NFT character created by artist and former professional athlete Micah Johnson, and Paper Planes, New York based fashion brand that combines culture and streetwear fashion, announce their collaboration to create a special edition, limited run of 350 Aku x Paper Planes 9Fifty Snapback hats, which will be available exclusively to Akutar holders.

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  • The limited run Aku x Paper Planes 9Fifty Snapback Hat is black with a green undervisor, features the embroidered Paper Planes logo alongside Aku graphic details on the front, removable Paper Planes and Aku logo pins on the crown, and additional Aku artwork on the right side.
  • The original Paper Planes hat has become highly coveted within the streetwear community, often referred to as the "The Crown."
  • "Paper Planes and Aku both remind us to dream, and aim to inspire us with the confidence and patience to pursue greatness in achieving our dreams.
  • Aku and Paper Planes first collaborated in December 2021 for Aku's Chapter 7: Candle following an organic "aha" moment between Paper Planes Co-Founder Emory Jones, Aku Co-Founder Summer Watson and Aku Creative Council founding member Upscale Vandal.

Zurich North America named Apprenticeship Ambassador by U.S. Department of Labor

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 6:54pm

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Zurich North America has been selected as an Apprenticeship Ambassador by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in recognition of the company's exemplary apprenticeship program, which enables people representing diverse backgrounds and experiences to launch careers in insurance while earning a college degree.

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  • SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug.3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Zurich North America has been selected as an Apprenticeship Ambassador by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in recognition of the company's exemplary apprenticeship program, which enables people representing diverse backgrounds and experiences to launch careers in insurance while earning a college degree.
  • Dating to 2016, the Zurich Apprenticeship Program was the first Registered Apprenticeship Program in commercial insurance.
  • "We're honored to be recognized as an Apprenticeship Ambassador by the U.S. Department of Labor," said Zurich North America CEO Kristof Terryn .
  • "We look forward to serving as an Apprenticeship Ambassador," said Al Crook, Head of HR Business Partners and Apprenticeship at Zurich North America.

Twin HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Shows and Simply Shopping Fest Conclude

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 11:00am

Diamond jewellery and gourmet food most popular, with sales boosted by livestreaming

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  • Diamond jewellery and gourmet food most popular, with sales boosted by livestreaming
    HONG KONG, Aug 3, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, the 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and the inaugural Simply Shopping Fest have all concluded successfully.
  • Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show concluded successfully yesterday.
  • HKTDC Acting Executive Director Sophia Chong said: "The two jewellery shows were open to the public this year, bringing local retail opportunities for exhibitors.
  • - Hong Kong International Jewellery Show: https://hkjewelleryshow.hktdc.com
    - Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show: https://hkdgp.hktdc.com
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Figue and Tuluminati Release Limited Edition Hat Collection

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 9:27pm

The collection features three hats, the Katuk Palm Hat -- handcrafted from 100% fine palm leaf, the Katuk is adorned with a braided cotton band interlaced with jute fabric and a handstitched logo of the Figue Serpents. The Puka Suede Hat blends shells and suede for a fiercely independent style. Hand-selected Cowrie shells stitched across a jute fabric band accentuate a subtle, 100% suede construction. Embossed with the Figue Serpents on the crown, the Puka Suede Hat comes together to create the perfect accessory for poolside parties or Pacific panoramas. The Soga Suede Hat makes an unforgettable statement. Crafted from 100% white suede, and embossed with the Figue Serpents, the Soga is a hat dedicated to detail. Embellished in an array of avian accessories, the Soga Suede Hat tucks white peacock, ostrich, goose, and silver pheasant feathers behind a cotton rope band adorned with a golden safety pin. With a luxurious look and legendary style, the Soga Suede Hat is a symbol of timeless taste.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Figue and Tuluminati announced today a limited-edition capsule collection of iconic hats.
  • The collection features a series of unique hats embodying the adventurous spirit of Figue with the unique styling and craftsmanship of Tuluminati.
  • Tuluminati's style, quality, and brand are a perfect complement to Figue, and I couldn't be more excited by our collection."
  • Crafted from 100% white suede, and embossed with the Figue Serpents, the Soga is a hat dedicated to detail.

The Carpenters' Line: Japan House London showcases 1,300 years of Woodworking Mastery from Hida, Japan

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 6:26pm

The Carpenters' Line uncovers the art of master woodworking from the densely forested Hida region of Gifu Prefecture, central Japan.

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  • The Carpenters' Line uncovers the art of master woodworking from the densely forested Hida region of Gifu Prefecture, central Japan.
  • Starting with the wood itself, the free exhibition also explores tools, techniques and products synonymous with Hida's woodworking heritage.
  • LONDON, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan House London presents The Carpenters' Line: Woodworking Heritage in Hida Takayama, an exhibitionexploring the art of master woodworking from Japan's well-known woodworking region.
  • Japan House London is a cultural destination offering guests the opportunity to experience the best and latest from Japan.

Orbis Brakes launches in historic fashion as Preferred Brake of Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 5:09pm

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbis Brakes is launching its innovative line of Periodic Wave™ disc brakes in a dramatic way, serving as the Preferred Brake of the 2022 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 17- 20 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

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  • It is one of only two events worldwide to feature cars currently in private collections or museums returned to racetrack performance.
  • Weighing50% less on average than conventional cast iron brakes, Orbis Brakes are expected to lower carbon consumption across the supply chain, while reducing harmful brown emissions.
  • Attendees at Laguna Seca will be given a first look at Orbis brake designs, including the NextWave and FutureWave models engineered to bridge the full brake spectrum.
  • Another Stellar Performance Award will be awarded to one of this year's Rolex Reunion competitors as determined by a panel of judges.

BlackCloak Bolsters Malware Protection With QR Code Scanner and Malicious Calendar Detection Features

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 3:25pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BlackCloak, the leading provider of digital executive protection for corporate executives, board members, and high-access employees and their families, today announced the addition of three new mobile device security features to its award-winning Concierge Cybersecurity & Privacy Platform™.

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  • New digital executive protection features unveiled at Black Hat 2022:
    QR Code Scanner - An additional layer of malware protection on personal devices, BlackCloak's QR Code Scanner will automatically validate the legitimacy of a QR codes' underlying URL, and proactively alert members to navigate away from websites determined to be malicious.
  • Malicious Calendar Detection - Using proprietary anti-malware technology, the BlackCloak mobile app will automatically determine the legitimacy of invitations or newly added calendars, giving members the opportunity to delete potentially malicious events before malicious code can be injected.
  • The QR Code Scanner, Malicious Calendar Detection feature, and VPN will be available in Q3 on the BlackCloak Platform.
  • Meet BlackCloak at Black Hat 2022 BlackCloak will be exhibiting at Black Hat's Innovation City Booth 52.

ELYSIAN, Jan Zakin Team Up to Launch Inaugural NFT Collection Aimed at Women Over 40

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 3:00pm

The collection, featuring 41 unique NFTs in all, is inspired by Jan Zakin, an OB-GYN and co-owner of the Zakin winery.

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  • The collection, featuring 41 unique NFTs in all, is inspired by Jan Zakin, an OB-GYN and co-owner of the Zakin winery.
  • Zakin is an ELYSIAN Inspiring Woman and is on the cover of the magazine's Fall 2022 Travel & Technology issue.
  • Each NFT in this inaugural collection is embellished with a chic circuit board design, bridging the gap between the print and digital worlds.
  • An ELYSIAN NFT doubles as an all-access pass, and some include a gift of Zakin wine, tickets to upcoming events and other perks.

HKTDC Twin Jewellery Shows Are Back This Summer

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Saturday, July 30, 2022 - 7:24am

The twin jewellery shows play host to more than 430 exhibitors, offering the public an eventful place to explore a dazzling array of exquisite jewellery and jewellery-making materials, and enjoy a one-stop jewellery shopping experience.

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  • The twin jewellery shows play host to more than 430 exhibitors, offering the public an eventful place to explore a dazzling array of exquisite jewellery and jewellery-making materials, and enjoy a one-stop jewellery shopping experience.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220729005547/en/
    HKTDC Twin Jewellery Shows Are Back This Summer (Photo: Business Wire)
    This year's Hong Kong International Jewellery Show consists of seven distinct zones, including World of Glamour, Fine Jewellery, Antique & Vintage Jewellery, Silver and Finished Jewellery, Watch Avenue, Jewellery X Creativity and Tools & Equipment and Packaging.
  • Jewellery lovers can choose their favourite jewellery materials and match them with different accessories to design and make their own unique jewellery items.
  • Since the twin shows are fully opened up this year, a wide range of activities have been specially arranged for visitors.