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Kioxia Commences Construction of New Fabrication Facility at Yokkaichi Plant to Support Sixth-Generation 3D Flash Memory Production

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:00am

The facility will be one of the most advanced manufacturing operations in the world, dedicated to production of its proprietary 3D flash memory BiCS FLASHTM.

Key Points: 
  • The facility will be one of the most advanced manufacturing operations in the world, dedicated to production of its proprietary 3D flash memory BiCS FLASHTM.
  • Construction of the new facility will be divided into two phases to allow for continued production and shipment of cutting-edge flash memory products to meet ongoing market demand.
  • Located in Yokkaichi Plant, which offers the worlds largest flash memory production capacity, the Fab7 facility will further boost Kioxias entire production capacity by introducing an advanced manufacturing system that utilizes AI.
  • Accordingly, Kioxia and Western Digital expect to continue their joint venture investments for the Fab7 facility, including the creation of sixth-generation 3D flash memory.

Latest NVMe™ SSDs From Kioxia Now Available on Supermicro PCIe® 4.0 Server and Storage Platforms

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:33am

The transition to PCIe 4.0 is in full swing, and Kioxia Corporation , a world leader in memory solutions, is leading the way forward.

Key Points: 
  • The transition to PCIe 4.0 is in full swing, and Kioxia Corporation , a world leader in memory solutions, is leading the way forward.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224006220/en/
    KIOXIA CM6, CD6 Series PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs (Photo: Business Wire)
    Users are moving to NVMe SSDs to address the demands of enterprise performance requirements, cloud-based data center architectures, and performance-centric and latency-sensitive applications.
  • At the center of this movement is heightened demand for NVMe-based storage where PCIe 4.0 is the latest performance upgrade, and Kioxias CM6 and CD6 Series SSDs are delivering these enhanced capabilities.
  • While NVMe SSDs are penetrating server platforms at an increased pace, interoperability between the two cannot be taken for granted.

PGT Innovations Announces Election of Xavier Boza to Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:30pm

PGT Innovations, Inc. (NYSE:PGTI), a national leader in premium windows and doors, including impact-resistant products and products designed to unify indoor/outdoor living spaces, today announced that it has elected Xavier Boza to its board of directors, effective March 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • PGT Innovations, Inc. (NYSE:PGTI), a national leader in premium windows and doors, including impact-resistant products and products designed to unify indoor/outdoor living spaces, today announced that it has elected Xavier Boza to its board of directors, effective March 1, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224006146/en/
    PGT Innovations Announces Election of Xavier Boza to Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)
    We are excited to welcome Xavier as a new independent director to the PGT Innovations board, and especially value the significant experience he has gained in all aspects of human capital management, through serving in senior human resources roles with public and private companies for more than twenty years, said PGT Innovations CEO and President, Jeff Jackson.
  • He will serve as a Class I director and the board expects to nominate him to stand for election as a director at PGT Innovations 2022 annual meeting of stockholders.
  • The PGT Innovations family of brands include CGI, PGT Custom Windows & Doors, WinDoor, Western Window Systems, CGI Commercial, Eze-Breeze and NewSouth Window Solutions.

Aptar Named One of Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. for the Third Consecutive Year

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a global leader in drug delivery, consumer product dispensing and active material solutions, has again been named one of Barrons 100 Most Sustainable Companies.

Key Points: 
  • AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a global leader in drug delivery, consumer product dispensing and active material solutions, has again been named one of Barrons 100 Most Sustainable Companies.
  • Aptar is ranked number 76 for 2021 and this marks the third consecutive year Aptar has been included on Barrons esteemed list.
  • This is the fourth year Barrons has published its list of companies with the highest ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) scores.
  • Barrons full list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies can be found here .

nVent Electric plc to Host Live Webcast of Investor and Analyst Meeting on March 3

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (nVent), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, today announced it will host a meeting with institutional investors and security analysts on Wednesday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m. EST.

Key Points: 
  • nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (nVent), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, today announced it will host a meeting with institutional investors and security analysts on Wednesday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m. EST.
  • nVent executive leaders will discuss the companys strategy and their views on its future opportunities in the electrification of everything.
  • A link to register and attend the live event is available here or at https://investors.nvent.com/investor-relations where the materials and audio replay will be posted.
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    nVent, CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER are trademarks owned or licensed by nVent Services GmbH or its affiliates.

Atkore Inc. Acquires FRE Composites® Group

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

Atkore Inc. (Atkore), today announced that it has acquired FRE Composites Group, a leading manufacturer of fiberglass conduit solutions for the electrical, transportation, telecommunications and infrastructure markets ( https://frecompositesinc.com ).

Key Points: 
  • Atkore Inc. (Atkore), today announced that it has acquired FRE Composites Group, a leading manufacturer of fiberglass conduit solutions for the electrical, transportation, telecommunications and infrastructure markets ( https://frecompositesinc.com ).
  • With several decades in the industry, FRE Composites has leading-edge products and a strong reputation for innovation, commented John Pregenzer, President of Atkores Electrical business.
  • FRE Composites manufactures fiberglass conduit systems that are lightweight, corrosion resistant and easy to install.
  • Atkores focus on serving its customers with superior products and timely delivery is strengthened with the acquisition of FRE Composites.