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Freudenberg Strengthens Filter Business in U.S.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:15pm

WEINHEIM, Germany, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg is expanding its filter business strategically. In the United States, the Freudenberg business group Filtration Technologies is acquiring Protect Plus Air Holding, Inc. from its current owner, the Indianapolis-based private equity firm HKW. Based in Hickory, North Carolina, Protect Plus Air is a leading producer of high-quality air filters that are mainly sold through retailers for residential buildings. The company has 940 employees and generated $118 million in revenue in 2020. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

Key Points: 
  • WEINHEIM, Germany, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg is expanding its filter business strategically.
  • In the United States, the Freudenberg business group Filtration Technologies is acquiring Protect Plus Air Holding, Inc. from its current owner, the Indianapolis-based private equity firm HKW.
  • The Freudenberg Filtration Technologies business group is providing its expertise in innovation, materials and production to the company.
  • In 2020, the Freudenberg Group employed about 48,000 people in some 60 countries worldwide and generated sales of some 8.8 billion.

Secura Bio Announces European Distribution Agreement for COPIKTRA® with Clinigen Healthcare Limited

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Secura Bio will promote and distribute COPIKTRA directly in Germany and the United Kingdom.

Key Points: 
  • Secura Bio will promote and distribute COPIKTRA directly in Germany and the United Kingdom.
  • Secura Bio is currently working with the haematology community and relevant authorities to ensure COPIKTRA is widely reimbursed and commercially launched across Europe in the coming months.
  • We are excited to be working with Clinigen to ensure successful market access, commercialization and supply of Copiktra across the European geographies".
  • Sam Herbert, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Products Division at Clinigen said that"Clinigen is very pleased to be partnering with Secura Bio.

Secura Bio Announces European Distribution Agreement for COPIKTRA® with Clinigen Healthcare Limited

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Secura Bio will promote and distribute COPIKTRA directly in Germany and the United Kingdom.

Key Points: 
  • Secura Bio will promote and distribute COPIKTRA directly in Germany and the United Kingdom.
  • Secura Bio is currently working with the haematology community and relevant authorities to ensure COPIKTRA is widely reimbursed and commercially launched across Europe in the coming months.
  • We are excited to be working with Clinigen to ensure successful market access, commercialization and supply of Copiktra across the European geographies".
  • Sam Herbert, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Products Division at Clinigen said that"Clinigen is very pleased to be partnering with Secura Bio.

Inetum Extends Partnership to Become Exclusive Distributor of WSO2 Products in Spain

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Madrid, Spain; London, UK; and Santa Clara, CA, USA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inetum , European leader in digital solutions and services, and WSO2 , the leader in digital transformation technology, announced today that Inetum is now the exclusive distributor of WSO2 products in Spain for customers and other technology partners.

Key Points: 
  • Madrid, Spain; London, UK; and Santa Clara, CA, USA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inetum , European leader in digital solutions and services, and WSO2 , the leader in digital transformation technology, announced today that Inetum is now the exclusive distributor of WSO2 products in Spain for customers and other technology partners.
  • Together, Inetum and WSO2 will provide Spanish customers with open-source, business-oriented, API-driven solutions to support their digital initiatives.
  • WSO2 customers in Spain include public and private institutions from various sectors, such as banking and insurance, telco and energy and local government.
  • As the exclusive distributor for Spain, Inetum is expanding upon its role as a WSO2 Platinum Partner in bringing WSO2 closer to mutual customers.

Contentsquare Names Chip Winslow as Americas Chief Revenue Officer and Orly Lynn as VP Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Contentsquare, the global leader in digital experience analytics, announced today that Chip Winslow and Orly Lynn have joined the company to lead global efforts in revenue growth and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Key Points: 
  • Contentsquare, the global leader in digital experience analytics, announced today that Chip Winslow and Orly Lynn have joined the company to lead global efforts in revenue growth and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • Both Chip and Orly bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their respective roles, and will be critical to Contentsquares next phase of growth.
  • Chips hands-on, collaborative but driven leadership style, and focus on customer value will be pivotal to the sales teams success.
  • Most recently, Chip served as the Group Vice President, America's Commercial and Digital Sales at Splunk.

Renesas’s Expands RA MCU Family With New RA4 Entry-Line Group Offering Optimal Value With Balanced Low Power Performance And Feature Integration

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

The new 100-MHz RA4E1 Group has best-in-class power consumption balanced with high performance and optimized feature integration.

Key Points: 
  • The new 100-MHz RA4E1 Group has best-in-class power consumption balanced with high performance and optimized feature integration.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210922005283/en/
    RA4E1 Entry-line MCUs Provide Low Power Consumption and Optimized Features (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Renesas RA Family now boasts over 150 parts ranging from 48MHz to 200MHz.
  • The RA Family MCUs offer industry-leading power consumption specifications, a very wide range of communications options, and best-in-class security options, including Arm TrustZone technology.
  • The RA4E1 Group is ideal for cost-sensitive applications and other systems requiring an optimal combination of performance and low power consumption.

Taste of SLS To Launch at SLS Baha Mar with a Special Performance from John Legend

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:59pm

Michele Caniato, Chief Brand Officer, sbestates: "We are delighted to bring back Taste of SLS to this very special property in the heart of The Bahamas, SLS Baha Mar and the entire resort of Baha Mar.

Key Points: 
  • Michele Caniato, Chief Brand Officer, sbestates: "We are delighted to bring back Taste of SLS to this very special property in the heart of The Bahamas, SLS Baha Mar and the entire resort of Baha Mar.
  • We are thrilled that John Legend is headlining our event and bringing his signature LVE French Ros to Baha Mar.
  • We are thrilled that this year's Taste of SLS will feature a spectacular performance by the extremely talented, John Legend."
  • Taste of SLS Baha Mar 2021 is presented in collaboration with Chase Sapphire, LVE Wines, and Baha Mar, all of which represent some of the major global brand affiliations across the SLS portfolio.

iMedia Brands Announces Proposed $75.0 Million Public Offering of Senior Notes

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:17pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMedia Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMBI) (iMedia Brands or the Company) today announced that it intends to offer and sell $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2026 in an underwritten public offering.

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMedia Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMBI) (iMedia Brands or the Company) today announced that it intends to offer and sell $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2026 in an underwritten public offering.
  • iMedia Brands also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional $5.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes in connection with the public offering.
  • In connection with the Offering, the Company has applied to list the notes on the Nasdaq Global Market (the Nasdaq) under the symbol IMBIL.
  • iMedia Brands and this issuance of notes received a rating of BB from Egan-Jones Ratings Company, an independent, unaffiliated rating agency.

Volocopter and Geely Joint Venture Orders 150 Volocopter Aircraft

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:32pm

Operating under Volocopter (Chengdu) Technology Co., LTD (Volocopter Chengdu), the JV has signed an agreement to purchase 150 Volocopter aircraft.

Key Points: 
  • Operating under Volocopter (Chengdu) Technology Co., LTD (Volocopter Chengdu), the JV has signed an agreement to purchase 150 Volocopter aircraft.
  • At the opening ceremony, Volocopter also signed a Contract Manufacturing Agreement with Volocopter Chengdu and General Aviation Manufactory Base of Geely Technology to produce Volocopter's aircraft and parts in China.
  • As an investor for both Aerofugia and Volocopter, Geely looks forward to Volocopter Chengdu realizing urban air mobility in the near future."
  • In April 2021, Geely and Volocopter confirmed that they would form a joint venture to introduce the new mode of transportation to China.

A Journey in Innovation: Piaggio Fast Forward is Leading the Way With Revolutionary Technology Solutions that Unlock a More Pedestrian Future

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

Automobile spaces are being transformed for pedestrian use making room for community, outdoor dining, retail and people.

Key Points: 
  • Automobile spaces are being transformed for pedestrian use making room for community, outdoor dining, retail and people.
  • The launch of the gitamini robot is a continued progressive step forward in support of a healthy local lifestyle within the micro-mobility ecology.
  • Leading to fun, freedom and exploration for consumers in their communities, gitamini inspires an ethos where people and robots move together.
  • Smart following technology leader Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF) is a Boston-based company founded in 2015 by the Piaggio Group, the Italian manufacturer and creator of the iconic Vespa scooter.