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Owens Corning Declares Third-Quarter 2021 Dividend

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:30pm

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per common share.

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  • Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per common share.
  • The dividend will be payable on November 5, 2021, to shareholders of record as of October 22, 2021.
  • Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader.
  • Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity.

Renrui HR Strategically Acquired Two Regional Leading Providers of Comprehensive Flexible Staffing Services to Commercial Banks

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:43am

The target companies are the leading HR service providers in the regions, mainly engaged in provision of comprehensive flexible staffing services to local commercial banks in the PRC.

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  • The target companies are the leading HR service providers in the regions, mainly engaged in provision of comprehensive flexible staffing services to local commercial banks in the PRC.
  • Renrui HR has been committed to continuing to strengthen the capability to deliver fast and professional comprehensive flexible staffing solutions.
  • Renrui HR's business includes Comprehensive Flexible Staffing Services, Professional Recruitment, OC SaaS, and overseas human resource services.
  • It mainly provides flexible staffing services to agricultural commercial banks and city commercial banks.

Edison Investment Research Limited: Immunicum (IMMU): Primed for value appreciation

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:06am

Given the changes to the R&D pipeline and updated strategy, we have revised our forecasts and valuation and present a new investment thesis.

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  • Given the changes to the R&D pipeline and updated strategy, we have revised our forecasts and valuation and present a new investment thesis.
  • We value Immunicum at SEK1.95bn or SEK9.76 per share (rNPV using a 12.5% discount rate and SEK212m cash at end-Q221).
  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.
  • Having been the first in-market 17 years ago, Edison now has more than 100 analysts covering every economic sector.

Canadian Adult Obesity Guidelines Take the World Stage

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

Developed by Obesity Canada and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons and launched in August 2020, the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines were compiled by over 60 Canadian health professionals, researchers and individuals living with obesity.

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  • Developed by Obesity Canada and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons and launched in August 2020, the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines were compiled by over 60 Canadian health professionals, researchers and individuals living with obesity.
  • The Canadian CPGs authors performed a monumental task and created the most thoroughly researched obesity guidelines in the world to date, and the first to be truly patient-centred, Dr. Forhan says.
  • This is a great opportunity to leverage Canadian expertise and allow other jurisdictions to benefit from Obesity Canadas leadership, Dr. Forhan concludes.
  • Learn more about the Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines: www.obesitycanada.ca/guidelines
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Owens Corning Awarded as a "2021 National Preferred Partner" by David Weekley Homes

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 9:30pm

The Insulation business of Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) has earned the National Preferred Partner Award from David Weekley Homes 17th annual National Preferred Partner Survey.

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  • The Insulation business of Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) has earned the National Preferred Partner Award from David Weekley Homes 17th annual National Preferred Partner Survey.
  • We are honored to once again to receive this distinction from David Weekley Homes, which highlights our strong partnerships throughout the channel.
  • Owens Corning ranked among the top 12 companies to earn the National Preferred Partner status from a total of 140 companies evaluated.
  • Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 100,000 homes.

Fast Radius Appoints Prithvi Gandhi as Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 9:02pm

CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fast Radius, Inc. (Fast Radius), a cloud manufacturing and digital supply chain company, today announced the appointment of Prithvi Gandhi as Chief Financial Officer.

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  • CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fast Radius, Inc. (Fast Radius), a cloud manufacturing and digital supply chain company, today announced the appointment of Prithvi Gandhi as Chief Financial Officer.
  • With his prior financial leadership roles at publicly traded companies, combined with his expertise in hyper-growth technology companies and global industrials, Prithvi is an ideal member of our leadership team, said Lou Rassey, CEO of Fast Radius.
  • We are excited to welcome him to the Fast Radius team and look forward to his contributions.
  • As previously announced , Fast Radius and ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corporation (NASDAQ: ENNV) entered into a definitive merger agreement.

BeSmartee CEO and Co-Founder Tim Nguyen Recognized as a Finalist in the 2021 High Tech Awards

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BeSmartee , award-winning fintech company and leading software developer of modern digital mortgage platforms, is pleased to announce that CEO and Co-founder Tim Nguyen has been recognized as a finalist for the "Best Small Tech CEO" category in the High Tech Awards (HTA) presented by Octane OC .

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  • HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BeSmartee , award-winning fintech company and leading software developer of modern digital mortgage platforms, is pleased to announce that CEO and Co-founder Tim Nguyen has been recognized as a finalist for the "Best Small Tech CEO" category in the High Tech Awards (HTA) presented by Octane OC .
  • "It's a big honor to be recognized as a finalist for the Best Small Tech CEO in the 2021 High Tech Awards," said Tim Nguyen, CEO and Co-founder of BeSmartee.
  • The 2021 High Tech Awards will take place Thursday, September 23, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. PDT at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California.
  • Learn more about High Tech Awards at https://octaneoc.org/high-tech-awards/
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Expanding Access to Affordable Associate Degrees for All Learners

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

Associate degrees provide that necessary and flexible foundation for students post-high school, regardless of their academic goals.

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  • Associate degrees provide that necessary and flexible foundation for students post-high school, regardless of their academic goals.
  • According to Rob Reynolds, TEL Education's Executive Director, these on-demand associate degree programs are part of the organization's mission to provide equitable access to college learning for everyone.
  • "These associate degrees are designed specifically to lower the traditional barriers that keep people from continuing their education journey.
  • As part of its mission to support affordable life-learning, TEL also maintains a free reference library and offers low-cost certificate courses.

Pamplona To Acquire Pelsis, A Leading Global Manufacturer And Distributor Of Pest Control Products

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pamplona Capital Management ("Pamplona"), a specialist investment manager, is pleased to announce it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Pelsis, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of pest control products.

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  • LONDON, Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pamplona Capital Management ("Pamplona"), a specialist investment manager, is pleased to announce it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Pelsis, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of pest control products.
  • Pelsis is a trusted global supplier to the world's largest pest control operators, distributors and retailers through leading brands such as Edialux, Insect-O-Cutor, B&G, Curtis Dyna-Fog and Pest-Stop.
  • Pelsis is recognised for its technical products and innovation, with a strong presence in global pest control markets.
  • "We have always been focused on our objective to become a world leading supplier of pest control products.

Owens Corning Announces Acquisition of vliepa GmbH

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 12:30pm

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced today that it has acquired vliepa GmbH, which specializes in the coating, printing and finishing of nonwovens, paper and film for the building materials industry.

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  • Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced today that it has acquired vliepa GmbH, which specializes in the coating, printing and finishing of nonwovens, paper and film for the building materials industry.
  • With this transaction, Owens Corning has taken ownership of two production facilities in Brggen, Germany.
  • I am very excited about our new opportunities with Owens Corning, said Eric Schillings, Managing Partner of vliepa GmbH.
  • Leveraging their broad enterprise capabilities and market-leading positions, Owens Corning will help us expand in our markets and accelerate our growth.