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GeoInsight Added to National Platform

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 7:10pm

With the addition of GeoInsight, the combined company now also offers clients Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and compliance services on a national scale.\nGerry Salontai, CEO of the platform, explained, \xe2\x80\x9cGeoInsight brings additional leadership to the platform, a great culture fit and a complementary set of capabilities to further solidify our presence in the Eastern US, while adding a strong EHS practice to our business.

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  • With the addition of GeoInsight, the combined company now also offers clients Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and compliance services on a national scale.\nGerry Salontai, CEO of the platform, explained, \xe2\x80\x9cGeoInsight brings additional leadership to the platform, a great culture fit and a complementary set of capabilities to further solidify our presence in the Eastern US, while adding a strong EHS practice to our business.
  • At GeoInsight, we are excited about this partnership and the ability to bring additional resources to our existing clients, as well as the opportunity to introduce our talented and committed staff to a broader set of clients across a national footprint.\xe2\x80\x9d\nGeoInsight President, Brian Kisiel, offers, \xe2\x80\x9cThis new venture offers GeoInsight the chance to bring what we do best to a whole new level.
  • GeoInsight will continue to do great technical work while building and maintaining its long-term relationships with our business partners and our clients, which is the essence of who we are.
  • Ashley Chang, Vice President and member of the founding team at RTC, said, \xe2\x80\x9cWe are very pleased to welcome the entire GeoInsight team to the platform.

Global Natural Extracts Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report 2021-2028: Significant Demand for Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Supplements and Functional Food and Beverage Products - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:10pm

However, it created a significant demand for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical supplements and functional food and beverage products that supported the market growth.\nThe pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals application segments are likely to offer prominent opportunities as the demand for naturally healthy and nutritional supplements is increasing.

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  • However, it created a significant demand for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical supplements and functional food and beverage products that supported the market growth.\nThe pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals application segments are likely to offer prominent opportunities as the demand for naturally healthy and nutritional supplements is increasing.
  • Immunity-boosting supplements are expected to favor the market growth, especially post the COVID-19 impact.
  • Essential oils are expected to witness considerable growth in the forecast period owing to their demand in the flavors and fragrances application.
  • Global adoption of aromatherapy as a stress-releasing and relaxing activity is likely to boost product sales in the near future.

PaperWorks Names Brian Janki as President & CEO

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

b'PaperWorks Industries, Inc. has announced the appointment of Brian Janki to the posts of President & CEO and member of the Board of Directors effective May 10, 2021.

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  • b'PaperWorks Industries, Inc. has announced the appointment of Brian Janki to the posts of President & CEO and member of the Board of Directors effective May 10, 2021.
  • Mr. Janki replaces C. Anderson \xe2\x80\x9cAndy\xe2\x80\x9d Bolton.\n\xe2\x80\x9cI am extremely excited to join PaperWorks,\xe2\x80\x9d says Janki.
  • Janki most recently served as an advisor to the PaperWorks Board of Directors, and previously as President & CEO of Dunn Paper.\nMr.
  • Janki has deep industry experience working with vertically integrated companies in recycled board substrates and folding carton segments.

Syngenta Crop Protection and Valagro Withdraw from Potential SICIT Group transaction

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:30am

Syngenta and Valagro continue to be impressed with the SICIT Group team, business and products.\nNonetheless, the latest circumstances have left it difficult for Syngenta and Valagro to develop a reasonable path forward for a transaction and, as a result, Syngenta and Valagro will not be proceeding with the proposed transaction.

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  • Syngenta and Valagro continue to be impressed with the SICIT Group team, business and products.\nNonetheless, the latest circumstances have left it difficult for Syngenta and Valagro to develop a reasonable path forward for a transaction and, as a result, Syngenta and Valagro will not be proceeding with the proposed transaction.
  • We, of course, continue to wish the best success for SICIT Group and all associated with SICIT Group.\nSyngenta is one of the world\xe2\x80\x99s leading agriculture companies, comprised of Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds.
  • Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds are part of Syngenta Group.
  • Valagro became part of Syngenta Crop Protection in 2020.\nData protection is important to us.

Pennsylvania American Water Signs Agreement to Purchase Foster Township West End Wastewater System

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:45pm

b'Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Foster Township, Luzerne County, to purchase its West End wastewater collection system for $3.75 million.

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  • b'Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Foster Township, Luzerne County, to purchase its West End wastewater collection system for $3.75 million.
  • The agreement follows a recent vote by Foster Township\xe2\x80\x99s Board of Supervisors to accept Pennsylvania American Water\xe2\x80\x99s bid.\nUpon ownership, Pennsylvania American Water plans to invest approximately $1.28 million in upgrades to improve the system, including targeted improvements to address inflow and infiltration, new technology and control systems, and safety and security improvements at the system\xe2\x80\x99s four pump stations.\nAs part of the agreement, Pennsylvania American Water will adopt Foster Township\xe2\x80\x99s wastewater rates.
  • Pennsylvania American Water offers grants and discounted service to its low-income wastewater customers who qualify through its H2O Help to Others Program.\nPennsylvania American Water and Foster Township will seek approval of the acquisition from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
  • The transaction is expected to be complete by the end of 2021.\nPennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.4 million people.

MP Materials to Participate in Upcoming Virtual Conferences

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'MP Materials Corp. (NYSE: MP), the largest rare earth materials producer in the Western Hemisphere, today announced that members of its executive management team are scheduled to participate in the following virtual conferences:\nA fireside chat at the Bank of America Global Metals, Mining & Steel Virtual Conference on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 9:20 a.m. Pacific Time.\nA fireside chat at the Jefferies Renewable Energy Conference on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.\nMP Materials Corp. (NYSE: MP) is the largest producer of rare earth materials in the Western Hemisphere.

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  • b'MP Materials Corp. (NYSE: MP), the largest rare earth materials producer in the Western Hemisphere, today announced that members of its executive management team are scheduled to participate in the following virtual conferences:\nA fireside chat at the Bank of America Global Metals, Mining & Steel Virtual Conference on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 9:20 a.m. Pacific Time.\nA fireside chat at the Jefferies Renewable Energy Conference on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.\nMP Materials Corp. (NYSE: MP) is the largest producer of rare earth materials in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Separated rare earth elements are critical inputs for the magnets that enable the mobility of electric vehicles, drones, defense systems, wind turbines, robotics and many other high-growth, advanced technologies.
  • MP Materials\xe2\x80\x99 integrated operations at Mountain Pass combine low production costs with high environmental standards, thereby restoring American leadership to a critical industry with a strong commitment to sustainability.
  • More information is available at https://mpmaterials.com/\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005901/en/\n'

Global Tilapia Market Report 2021-2027: Forecast by Production, Import/Export Countries, & Company Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:46pm

Globally, Tilapia is one of the numerous consumed farmed fishes.\nHistorically, this versatile fish was of prominent influence in mainly African and Middle Eastern provinces.

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  • Globally, Tilapia is one of the numerous consumed farmed fishes.\nHistorically, this versatile fish was of prominent influence in mainly African and Middle Eastern provinces.
  • Being an ideal choice for fish farming, Tilapia has become the second most cultured species after carps.
  • Tilapia fish are often vulnerable to Tilapia Tilapine virus or Tilapia lake virus, a negative-strand RNA virus that infects both the wild and aquaculture population Tilapia.
  • The dietary advantages and health benefits of tilapia fish, coupled with the awareness among the consumers in the U.S., are increasing the demand for tilapia fish in the U.S.\n"

Purely CRM Implements Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service for West Coast Reduction Ltd. to Improve Call Center and Customer Portal Capabilities

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

b'Microsoft Dynamics 365 Systems Integrator, Purely CRM, has completed a large project for West Coast Reduction Ltd.\xe2\x80\x99s (WCRL) call center solution and customer portal.\nOriginally reaching out to Purely CRM in December of 2019, WCRL was looking to replace their existing call center and online portal solutions.

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  • b'Microsoft Dynamics 365 Systems Integrator, Purely CRM, has completed a large project for West Coast Reduction Ltd.\xe2\x80\x99s (WCRL) call center solution and customer portal.\nOriginally reaching out to Purely CRM in December of 2019, WCRL was looking to replace their existing call center and online portal solutions.
  • As well, they wanted their future call center platform to have the ability to integrate and share data with other department systems.
  • WCRL found their new solutions in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Call Center and the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Self-Service Portal.\nPurely CRM was brought in as a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Systems Integrator to implement the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Call Center and the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Self-Service Portal.
  • NOTHING LEFT BEHIND\nPurely CRM is 100% focused on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform.

Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality for California American Water Customers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:58pm

b'California American Water published the 2020 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water service throughout its state districts.

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  • b'California American Water published the 2020 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water service throughout its state districts.
  • The annual reports compare California American Water\xe2\x80\x99s water quality with standards established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water.\nThe reports also cover drinking water sources, public health information, substances detected in the water and the levels of those substances.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe hope that customers will find these reports as educational and helpful in answering the questions they may have about the state of their water.\xe2\x80\x9d\nCustomers can look up their water quality reports by zip code by visiting: www.californiaamwater.com/water-quality .\nAbout California American Water: California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to more than 880,000 California residents.
  • Information regarding California American Water\xe2\x80\x99s service areas can be found on the company\xe2\x80\x99s website www.californiaamwater.com .\nAbout American Water: With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company.

Patagonia to Offer Drinking Water Sourced From the Sky, Made With Just Sunlight and Air

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:35pm

This first-of-its-kind technology uses sunlight to pull pure, clean and endlessly renewable water vapor out of the sky and create delicious, climate-resilient drinking water that\xe2\x80\x99s balanced with minerals for optimal health.

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  • This first-of-its-kind technology uses sunlight to pull pure, clean and endlessly renewable water vapor out of the sky and create delicious, climate-resilient drinking water that\xe2\x80\x99s balanced with minerals for optimal health.
  • Founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, Patagonia is an outdoor apparel company based in Ventura, California.
  • The company\xe2\x80\x99s SOURCE\xc2\xae Hydropanels create drinking water using sunlight and air as the only inputs, and can put the power of safe, sustainable drinking water in the hands of every person in nearly every climate and corner of the world.
  • For more information, visit www.source.co and follow us on Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter and Instagram .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005657/en/\n"