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Biogen Canada receives Top 50 Best Workplaces™ in Canada and Best Workplaces™ for Women distinctions

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 7:00pm

I congratulate the team for their unwavering dedication and contribution to patients living with neurological conditions and the Canadian Healthcare system.

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  • I congratulate the team for their unwavering dedication and contribution to patients living with neurological conditions and the Canadian Healthcare system.
  • Biogen discovers, develops, and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases as well as related therapeutic adjacencies.
  • Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world\'s Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA).
  • Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.

Canon U.S.A. Receives ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'MELVILLE, N.Y., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that it is the proud recipient of the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Sustained Excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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  • b'MELVILLE, N.Y., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that it is the proud recipient of the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Sustained Excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • This award exemplifies the company\'s leading contributions and strategic partnership with ENERGY STAR for over 20 years and further demonstrates Canon\'s commitment to its Kyosei philosophy.
  • This award also marks the sixth time overall (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021) that Canon has won the esteemed Partner of the Year Award with ENERGY STAR, and the fourth consecutive year (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021) in which the company\'s efforts earned the Sustained Excellence accolade.\nAs the highest honor bestowed, the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award is given only to those partners who have received Partner of the Year recognition for a minimum of two consecutive years.
  • Canon U.S.A., Inc. stands out for its commitment to the ENERGY STAR program as demonstrated by the company certifying nearly 90% of eligible products in 2020.

2020 Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Surge 19% to Industry Record $71.2 Billion, SEMI Reports

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

The data is now available in the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report .\nFor the first time, China claimed the largest market for new semiconductor equipment with sales growth of 39% to $18.72 billion.

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  • The data is now available in the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report .\nFor the first time, China claimed the largest market for new semiconductor equipment with sales growth of 39% to $18.72 billion.
  • Sales in Taiwan, the second-largest equipment market, remained flat in 2020 with sales of $17.15 billion after showing strong growth in 2019.
  • Receipts in North America decreased 20% in 2020 following three years of consecutive growth.\nGlobal sales of wafer processing equipment rose 19% in 2020, while other front-end segment sales grew 4%.
  • Assembly and packaging showed strong growth across all regions, resulting in a 34% market increase in 2020, while total test equipment sales increased 20%.\nCompiled from data submitted by members of SEMI and the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ), the Worldwide SEMS Report is a summary of the monthly billings figures for the global semiconductor equipment industry.

Panasonic Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award, Honored for Ninth Year in a Row

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'NEWARK, N.J., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

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  • b'NEWARK, N.J., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Panasonic has earned this accolade nine years in a row.\nThe ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award is the highest honor bestowed by the ENERGY STAR program.
  • Winners are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency.
  • More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: https://www.energystar.gov/about and https://www.energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/energy_star_numbers\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/panasonic-earns-2021-energy-star...\n'

2020 Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Surge 19% to Industry Record $71.2 Billion, SEMI Reports

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

The data is now available in the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report .\nFor the first time, China claimed the largest market for new semiconductor equipment with sales growth of 39% to $18.72 billion.

Key Points: 
  • The data is now available in the Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report .\nFor the first time, China claimed the largest market for new semiconductor equipment with sales growth of 39% to $18.72 billion.
  • Sales in Taiwan, the second-largest equipment market, remained flat in 2020 with sales of $17.15 billion after showing strong growth in 2019.
  • Receipts in North America decreased 20% in 2020 following three years of consecutive growth.\nGlobal sales of wafer processing equipment rose 19% in 2020, while other front-end segment sales grew 4%.
  • Assembly and packaging showed strong growth across all regions, resulting in a 34% market increase in 2020, while total test equipment sales increased 20%.\nCompiled from data submitted by members of SEMI and the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ), the Worldwide SEMS Report is a summary of the monthly billings figures for the global semiconductor equipment industry.

Worldwide Agricultural Robots Industry to 2026 - Players Include Trimble, AG Eagle and IBM Among Others

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:45pm

b'DUBLIN, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Agricultural Robots Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global agricultural robots market reached a value of US$ 5.4 Billion in 2020.

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  • b'DUBLIN, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Agricultural Robots Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global agricultural robots market reached a value of US$ 5.4 Billion in 2020.
  • Agricultural robots, also known as agribots, are one of the latest innovations in the agriculture industry.
  • As a result, farmers are now shifting towards modern tools and equipment, such as agricultural robots, to increase their total productivity and generating more revenue.
  • Moreover, several established and start-up agricultural companies are investing in research and development activities to introduce an innovative range of agricultural robots.

Team Panasonic Gears Up for Olympic and Paralympic Games by Welcoming Two New Athletes and Expanding Social Impact Programming

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

"\nMaame Biney, the first African American woman to represent Team USA in an Olympic short track competition, competed in the 1500m and 500m at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

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  • "\nMaame Biney, the first African American woman to represent Team USA in an Olympic short track competition, competed in the 1500m and 500m at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
  • Known for her cheerful disposition and bright smile, Biney is a fierce competitor and already a trailblazer.
  • After being diagnosed with osteosarcoma bone cancer at 15-years old, Elliott set a goal to become a world-renowned snowboarder.
  • Learn more about Panasonic\'s ideas and innovations at http://www.panasonic.com/ .\nConnect with PanasonicCorporation ofNorth America:\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/team-panasonic-gears-up-for-olym...\n'

Quest Diagnostics and Blueprint Genetics to Present New Insights from Genetic Testing at the 2021 Annual American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:01pm

Too often, patients experience a diagnostic odyssey, spending months, years or even a lifetime searching for a diagnosis because they lack access to genomic testing insights," said Carrie Eglinton Manner, Senior Vice President, Advanced Diagnostics, Quest Diagnostics.

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  • Too often, patients experience a diagnostic odyssey, spending months, years or even a lifetime searching for a diagnosis because they lack access to genomic testing insights," said Carrie Eglinton Manner, Senior Vice President, Advanced Diagnostics, Quest Diagnostics.
  • "Quest and Blueprint Genetics are working together to bring innovative advanced diagnostics from test ordering to gene variant interpretation and clinical reporting to patient populations with unmet medical needs.
  • Quest Diagnostics is the leader in advanced diagnostics, including in genetics and genomics.
  • www.QuestDiagnostics.com .\nBlueprint Genetics, a Quest Diagnostics company, is a leading specialty genetics and bioinformatics company focused on providing genetic testing for inherited diseases.

Chevron And Honeywell Announce Start-Up Of World's First Commercial ISOALKY™ Ionic Liquids Alkylation Unit

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

"We are proud of the talent and teamwork demonstrated by our people and Honeywell UOP to bring this project to fruition.

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  • "We are proud of the talent and teamwork demonstrated by our people and Honeywell UOP to bring this project to fruition.
  • "Ionic liquids have strong acid properties that enable them to produce alkylate without the volatility of conventional acids, allowing for simpler handling procedures.
  • Together with Chevron, Honeywell UOP has commercialized a solution that meets the rising global demand for cleaner-burning fuels at a lower cost while simplifying complex handling requirements.
  • Ionic liquids are regenerated on-site , eliminating the need for road or marine transportation for offsite regeneration and polymer byproduct handling.

HCL Software has Emerged as 2021 SPARK Matrix Leader in the B2B and B2C Digital Commerce Platforms Market by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'MIDDLETON, Mass., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Knowledge Solutions announced today that it has named HCL Software as the 2021 technology leader in the SPARK Matrix analysis of both the global B2B and B2C digital commerce platforms market.\nQuadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix evaluation examined HCL Commerce and fifteen other vendors for B2B market, and 17 other vendors for B2C market, by evaluating the company\'s product portfolios, technology strategies, market presence, and customer value proposition.

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  • b'MIDDLETON, Mass., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Knowledge Solutions announced today that it has named HCL Software as the 2021 technology leader in the SPARK Matrix analysis of both the global B2B and B2C digital commerce platforms market.\nQuadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix evaluation examined HCL Commerce and fifteen other vendors for B2B market, and 17 other vendors for B2C market, by evaluating the company\'s product portfolios, technology strategies, market presence, and customer value proposition.
  • The platform may offer comprehensive commerce capabilities for B2B, B2C, B2B2C, C2C (consumer to consumer), and C2B (consumer to business) models.
  • The digital commerce platform vendors are focusing on enhancing the B2B functionalities and augmenting commerce workflows specifically through the mobile channel.
  • HCL Software has emerged as the top 3 technology leader in the 2021 SPARK Matrix of B2B and B2C Digital Commerce Platforms market.