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IoT Pioneer Wiliot Secures $200 Million Investment Round Led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Wiliot, the Sensing as a Service company and Internet of Things (IoT) technology leader whose self-powered, stamp-sized computer is changing the relationship between manufacturers and their products, announced today it received $200 million in a Series C funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2i (SoftBank).

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  • Wiliot, the Sensing as a Service company and Internet of Things (IoT) technology leader whose self-powered, stamp-sized computer is changing the relationship between manufacturers and their products, announced today it received $200 million in a Series C funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2i (SoftBank).
  • Wiliot has created a vision of the future of AI-enabled IoT, and we are delighted that SoftBank is supporting us in making this future a reality, said Tal Tamir, Wiliots CEO.
  • We are pleased to play a part in helping Wiliot dramatically scale the ever-expanding application of IoT globally.
  • As part of the investment, Amit Lubovsky, Investor for SoftBank Investment Advisers, will join Wiliots Board of Directors.

2021 European Market for Kitchen Furniture Report and Company Directory, Featuring 380 Companies Including Aviva Cuisines, Eggo, Ikea, Lupus, Nolte and More - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:47am

The value and weight of the built-in appliances on the domestic sales of kitchen furniture are considered, too.

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  • The value and weight of the built-in appliances on the domestic sales of kitchen furniture are considered, too.
  • Kitchen furniture imports and exports in the 30 European countries considered, broken down by country and by geographical area of destination/origin.
  • Overview of the main distribution channels active on the European kitchen furniture market, at European level as a whole and for country clusters considered.
  • Addresses of about 380 European kitchen furniture companies are also provided.

Cedo Commits to Climate Neutrality By 2030

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Cedos remaining factories in Vietnam, Poland and the Netherlands are also on target to achieve climate neutrality over the next few years.

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  • Cedos remaining factories in Vietnam, Poland and the Netherlands are also on target to achieve climate neutrality over the next few years.
  • Cedos aim is to become a climate neutral business worldwide by 2030.
  • As we approach Earth Overshoot Day on 29 July, Cedo is one quarter of the way to achieving its 100 per cent renewable energy goal, which will see it becoming a climate neutral business by 2030.
  • By 2030 the business will be climate neutral across its global operations.

JIMMY’s New PowerWash HW8 Pro Combines Washing, Scrubbing, Vacuuming, Sterilizing, and Mopping in One.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:00am

Regular cleaning tasks are consuming, and you dont want to spend too much time, effort, procedures, and energy on keeping the house clean.

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  • Regular cleaning tasks are consuming, and you dont want to spend too much time, effort, procedures, and energy on keeping the house clean.
  • JIMMY released the PowerWash HW8 Pro to help you with cleaning tasks.
  • This machine combines washing, scrubbing, sterilizing and mopping in one.
  • This cordless PowerWash HW8 Pro vacuums, washes, and scrubs the floor at the same time and dries the floor instantly without leaving any stains.

UNIFI's REPREVE® Receives First Higg MSI Scores

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:23pm

The companys flagship recycled brand has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores.

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  • The companys flagship recycled brand has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores.
  • The Higg MSI study confirms that U.S.-manufactured REPREVE reduces the global warming potential by 21% compared to generic, mechanically-recycled polyester and 42% compared to conventional virgin polyester.
  • We continue to build on our commitment to transparency by having the results of our REPREVE Life Cycle Assessment verified and accepted into the Higg MSI, said James Cooper, Unifi Sustainability Manager.
  • The Higg MSI scores are used to communicate credible data about a products performance and validate sustainability progress.

Top Consumer Trends for 2021 in the US Outdoor Living Products Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:37pm

The "US Outdoor Living Products Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "US Outdoor Living Products Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This industry study analyzes the $33 billion US outdoor living products market.
  • The study analyzes the US market for consumer-grade outdoor living products for residential do-it-yourself (DIY) applications, and excludes products intended for professional or commercial use.
  • Historical data are provided for 2019 and 2020 and forecasts for 2021 and 2025 for outdoor living products at the manufacturers' level in current dollars (i.e., not adjusted to account for inflation).

Fortune Brands Announces Additional $400 Million Share Repurchase Authorization and Declares Quarterly Dividend

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

The $400 million share repurchase authorization announced today is in addition to the $306 million remaining from a prior authorization which expires on September 21, 2022.

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  • The $400 million share repurchase authorization announced today is in addition to the $306 million remaining from a prior authorization which expires on September 21, 2022.
  • The newly announced share repurchase authorization does not obligate the Company to repurchase any dollar amount or number of shares of common stock.
  • This authorization is in effect until July 23, 2023, and may be suspended or discontinued at any time.
  • Additionally, on July 23, 2021, the Board declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per common share.

Insights on the Smart Refrigerators Global Market to 2026 - Featuring Electrolux, GE Appliance and Haier Group Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:48am

Based on Geography, the Smart Refrigerators Market was examined across Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa.

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  • Based on Geography, the Smart Refrigerators Market was examined across Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa.
  • What are the inhibiting factors and impact of COVID-19 shaping the Global Smart Refrigerators Market during the forecast period?
  • What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Global Smart Refrigerators Market?
  • What modes and strategic moves are considered suitable for entering the Global Smart Refrigerators Market?

PPG to Expand Production Capacity for PPG ISENSE Gloss Beverage Can Coatings at Delaware, Ohio, Plant

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:02pm

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, Ohio, plant.

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  • PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, Ohio, plant.
  • Beverage can manufacturers around the world are facing unprecedented demand for their products, said Todd White, PPG general manager, U.S. and Canada, and global strategic accounts, packaging coatings.
  • PPG is the largest global supplier of overvarnish and two-piece non-BPA internal beverage coatings, said Robyn McMillan, PPG global beverage segment manager.
  • With can makers scaling up, were investing in our production capacity to ensure they have localized sources of the PPG coatings that they rely on.