Building Systems

Ferro Reports Third-Quarter 2019 Results

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 11:22pm

Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE), a leading global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and color solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2019.

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  • Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE), a leading global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and color solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2019.
  • Ferro products are sold into the building and construction, automotive, electronics, industrial products, household furnishings and appliance markets.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191111005687/en/
    Ferro will conduct an investor teleconference at 9:00 a.m. EST Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
  • Webcast replay: Available on Ferros Investor website at ferro.com beginning at approximately 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on November 12, 2019.

BGE Relocates Its Office in Fort Worth

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 10:51pm

BGE, Inc. announced today the relocation of its office in Fort Worth.

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  • BGE, Inc. announced today the relocation of its office in Fort Worth.
  • We are excited about the move and the future of BGEs presence in Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.
  • Located downtown, the new office is less than a mile away from the previous office space.
  • The new office address is 777 Main St., Suite 1900, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.

Smart Lock Market 2019-2023 | Evolving Opportunities with Allegion Plc and Honeywell International Inc.| Technavio

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 10:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191111005528/en/

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191111005528/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global smart lock market 2019-2023.
  • In addition, the integration of advanced technologies in smart locks is anticipated to further boost the growth of the smart lock market.
  • In January 2019, the company launched Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt smart lock, a Wi-Fi-enabled smart lock that can connect with Amazon and Ring devices.
  • The company provides the August Smart Lock and August Smart Lock Pro + Connect product offerings for the global smart lock market.

PPG Earns R&D 100 Recognition for PPG POWERCRON® 160 Anionic Epoxy Electrocoat

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 7:08pm

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its PPG POWERCRON 160 anionic epoxy electrocoat (e-coat) technology has earned a 2019 R&D 100 Award in the Mechanical/Materials category.

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  • PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its PPG POWERCRON 160 anionic epoxy electrocoat (e-coat) technology has earned a 2019 R&D 100 Award in the Mechanical/Materials category.
  • PPG Powercron 160 anionic epoxy e-coat is a significant technical advance in electrocoat technology because it enables high film builds (greater than 6 mils) over multiple substrates and pretreatment chemistries.
  • PPG Powercron 160 coating cures at lower temperatures than conventional anionic e-coats, which further reduces energy use and related carbon emissions.
  • The R&D 100 Awards Committee and R&D World magazine honor the 100 most innovative technologies and services of the past year with the R&D 100 Awards.

Hot Property: Best-in-class ams Temperature Sensors

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 4:00pm

In this Internet-of-Things era, the new AS621x family of temperature sensors uniquely enables ams customers more simply to integrate this tiny 1.5mm2 Wafer Level Chip Scale Package (WLCSP) into their designs without paying a power or space penalty.

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  • In this Internet-of-Things era, the new AS621x family of temperature sensors uniquely enables ams customers more simply to integrate this tiny 1.5mm2 Wafer Level Chip Scale Package (WLCSP) into their designs without paying a power or space penalty.
  • The new AS621x family of temperature sensors from ams is ideally suited for battery-operated devices, including wearables, laptops and tablets.
  • The new generation of sensors is all about helping customers to integrate the temperature sensor into their system more easily.
  • For greater sensitivity to temperature change, the resolution of the temperature value output has also increased to 16 bit.

Global Smart Building Market Study 2019: World Market Anticipated to Record a CAGR of 32.7% During 2020-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 10:59am

The "Global Smart Building Market, By Building Automation Software, By Services (Professional Services & Managed Services), By Building Type, By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Smart Building Market, By Building Automation Software, By Services (Professional Services & Managed Services), By Building Type, By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Global Smart Building Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 32.7% during the forecast period.
  • Smart building refers to the automatic and centralized control of a building's heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, security and other systems.
  • Some of the leading players in the Global Smart Building Market are Honeywell International, ABB, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Cisco, Johnson Controls, Emerson Electric, Legrand, United Technologies Corporation, etc.

GEON Performance Solutions Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:22pm

GEON Performance Solutions (GEON, GPS or the Company), a global leader in the formulation, development and manufacturing of performance polymer solutions, announced today the appointment of Tracy Garrison as the Companys new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2020.

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  • GEON Performance Solutions (GEON, GPS or the Company), a global leader in the formulation, development and manufacturing of performance polymer solutions, announced today the appointment of Tracy Garrison as the Companys new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2020.
  • GEON Performance Solutions is a global leader in the formulation, development and manufacture of performance polymer solutions.
  • GEON Performance Solutions is a leading innovator in the development of performance material solutions for a broad range of markets including appliances, building & construction, electronics, healthcare, transportation, wire & cable and more.
  • GEON Performance Solutions has 1,100 global associates and 12 world class manufacturing plants with headquarters in a western suburb of Cleveland, Ohio.

Retail Value Inc. Declares 2019 Year-End Common Stock Dividend of $2.05

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 9:05pm

Retail Value Inc. (NYSE: RVI) declared a common stock dividend of $2.05 per share (approximately $39.1 million in the aggregate) on account of annual taxable income generated in Puerto Rico.

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  • Retail Value Inc. (NYSE: RVI) declared a common stock dividend of $2.05 per share (approximately $39.1 million in the aggregate) on account of annual taxable income generated in Puerto Rico.
  • Similar to the dividend declared in December 2018, the Company has elected to pay the 2019 year-end dividend in a combination of cash and common shares with the cash component not to exceed 20% of the aggregate dividend.
  • In accordance with Internal Revenue Service guidance, shareholders may make an election to receive their dividend in all cash or all common shares.
  • The value of the shares distributed in the dividend will be based upon the volume weighted average trading prices of the Company's common stock on December 27, December 30 and December 31, 2019.

Corvias Embarks on $15.8 Million Renovation Project at Fort Polk

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:02pm

The company will launch a $15.8 million renovation project at Fort Polk in Louisiana this month with work slated to be complete in 2021.

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  • The company will launch a $15.8 million renovation project at Fort Polk in Louisiana this month with work slated to be complete in 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191108005591/en/
    Corvias announced today a $15.8 million renovation project at Fort Polk in Louisiana, slated to begin this month and be completed in 2021.
  • This $15.8M renovation project utilizes remaining BAH funds accumulated over previous years which are now being reinvested back into Fort Polk housing.
  • Over the last two years, Corvias has invested $49 million in renovations at Fort Polk to improve the standard of living for residents.

Roof Maxx Named 2019 BizTech Awards Honoree in Two Categories

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:48pm

Columbus Business First has recognized Roof Maxx, www.RoofMaxx.com , a U.S.-based network of new-breed roofing restoration experts, as an honoree for two 2019 BizTech Awards.

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  • Columbus Business First has recognized Roof Maxx, www.RoofMaxx.com , a U.S.-based network of new-breed roofing restoration experts, as an honoree for two 2019 BizTech Awards.
  • The company is receiving honors as a Green Innovation for 2019, and Mike Feazel, Roof Maxx CEO and co-founder, is being recognized as a 2019 Executive of the Year.
  • Roof Maxx is delighted to see the recognition of our technology," said Mike Feazel, CEO and co-founder at Roof Maxx.
  • Roof Maxx Technologies, LLC, is the provider of Roof Maxx, a scientifically formulated, and 100% safe, plant-based roof rejuvenating spray treatment that was developed by Battelle Labs, the worlds largest private research and development company.