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ABC: President Biden’s Inflationary PLA Schemes Hurt Taxpayers and Construction Job Creators

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 5:24pm

The FAR Councils proposed rule will hand over construction contracts to powerful special interests at the expense of hard-working taxpayers and the principles of free enterprise and fair and open competition in government contracting.

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  • The FAR Councils proposed rule will hand over construction contracts to powerful special interests at the expense of hard-working taxpayers and the principles of free enterprise and fair and open competition in government contracting.
  • When mandated by governments, PLAs increase construction costs to taxpayers by 12% to 20%, reduce opportunities for qualified contractors and their skilled craft professionals and exacerbate the construction industrys worker shortage of 650,000 , said Brubeck.
  • On Feb. 4, President Biden signed EO 14063 requiring federal construction contracts greater than $35 million to be subjected to PLAs.
  • Visit the construction industry coalition website BuildAmericaLocal.com to learn more about government-mandated PLAs and urge lawmakers to support fair and open competition on taxpayer-funded construction projects.

PLA Announces Opening of Houston Pallet Management Facility

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PLA (the "Company"), a portfolio company of Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC ("Silver Oak"), is pleased to announce the opening of its newest pallet services facility in Houston, Texas.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PLA (the "Company"), a portfolio company of Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC ("Silver Oak"), is pleased to announce the opening of its newest pallet services facility in Houston, Texas.
  • The new location is centrally located to bring new and recycled pallet supply, transportation, and other supply chain services to customers throughout the greater Houston metro area.
  • The Houston facility will bring at least 35 new jobs to the area and is located at 112221 N. Houston Rosslyn Road, Houston, TX, 77086.
  • Operating under the Pallet Logistics of America, Pallet Repair Services ("PRS"), Pal-Serv, Propak, Valley Pallet, and Yancey Pallet brands, PLA operates over 75 facilities across the US, providing a comprehensive suite of supply chain management solutions.

LG Chem and ADM Launch Joint Ventures, Announce Intended Location for U.S. Production of Lactic Acid and Polylactic Acid Production

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 12:00am

Pending final investment decisions, the joint ventures have chosen Decatur, Illinois, U.S., as the location of their intended production facilities.

Key Points: 
  • Pending final investment decisions, the joint ventures have chosen Decatur, Illinois, U.S., as the location of their intended production facilities.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The first joint venture, GreenWise Lactic, would produce up to 150,000 tons of high-purity corn-based lactic acid annually.
  • The second joint venture, LG Chem Illinois Biochem, would be majority-owned by LG Chem.
  • I am thrilled that LG Chem and ADM have chosen Decatur as home for their joint ventures, said Illinois Governor JB Pritzker.

University of Phoenix announces agreement with MedCerts that supports healthcare and IT learners with upskilling and pathway to degrees

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 4:00pm

The agreement with University of Phoenix allows learners to access a broad set of educational options.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement with University of Phoenix allows learners to access a broad set of educational options.
  • Yet, there are critical and ongoing staffing shortages in allied health which can be addressed through retention and upskilling efforts .
  • University of Phoenix offers a range of degree programs in healthcare, nursing, and IT, offering MedCerts learners a pathway to higher degrees.
  • Through this collaboration with University of Phoenix, many of MedCerts's programs may also support an accelerated pathway to a degree at the University.

Bioplastic Textiles Market to Advance at CAGR of 11.9% During 2022-2031: TMR Study

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 2:30am

The global market study on bioplastic textiles market found that spiralling plastic waste problem and its devastating impact on environment has nudged industry players to grow their R&D spending on bioplastics.

Key Points: 
  • The global market study on bioplastic textiles market found that spiralling plastic waste problem and its devastating impact on environment has nudged industry players to grow their R&D spending on bioplastics.
  • Bioplastic fabrics and yarns made from polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT) are on the path of commercialization, thereby generating enormous revenue potential for firms in the bioplastic textiles market.
  • Environmental Benefits Spurring Adoption in Textile Industry: The study found that there is a massive demand for bioplastic textiles among clothing manufacturers.
  • The pursuit of new materials with novel characteristics will pave the way for product innovations in the bioplastic textiles market.

Bioplastic Textiles Market to Advance at CAGR of 11.9% During 2022-2031: TMR Study

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 2:30am

The global market study on bioplastic textiles market found that spiralling plastic waste problem and its devastating impact on environment has nudged industry players to grow their R&D spending on bioplastics.

Key Points: 
  • The global market study on bioplastic textiles market found that spiralling plastic waste problem and its devastating impact on environment has nudged industry players to grow their R&D spending on bioplastics.
  • Bioplastic fabrics and yarns made from polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT) are on the path of commercialization, thereby generating enormous revenue potential for firms in the bioplastic textiles market.
  • Environmental Benefits Spurring Adoption in Textile Industry: The study found that there is a massive demand for bioplastic textiles among clothing manufacturers.
  • The pursuit of new materials with novel characteristics will pave the way for product innovations in the bioplastic textiles market.

Bioplastics to Rapidly Expand With CAGR 10.1%, Says IDTechEx

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 5:19pm

Together, these major factors are pressurizing players across the bioplastics industry to commercialize their materials and ramp up production.

Key Points: 
  • Together, these major factors are pressurizing players across the bioplastics industry to commercialize their materials and ramp up production.
  • With all this activity, IDTechEx forecasts global annual bioplastics production capacity to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% over the next ten years.
  • IDTechEx have released their latest research on bioplastics in the report " Bioplastics 2023-2033: Technology, Market, Players, and Forecasts ", which evaluates the technologies and trends that are bringing more sustainable biobased materials to the plastic industry.
  • In the report, IDTechEx evaluates the technologies for polymerizing synthetic biobased polymers and extracting naturally occurring polymers.

CGTN America: Response to Pelosi's Provocation over Taiwan

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 11:00pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- (This material is distributed by MediaLinks TV, LLC on behalf of CCTV. Additional information is available at the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.)

Key Points: 
  • Additional information is available at the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.)
    The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has conducted joint operation drills in the Taiwan Strait in response to U.S. politician Nancy Pelosi's highly provocative trip to Taiwan.
  • On August 2, Pelosi sneaked into Taiwan, becoming the first Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives to visit the island in 25 years.
  • Her trip has drawn swift criticism around the world for her reckless, high-profile, and unnecessary provocation at a time when relations between China and the U.S. are at an all-time low.
  • Those are some of the key questions we answered on "The Past and Present of the Taiwan Question."

Rising company Anacotte announces new product line of mobile phone accessories

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 11:00am

WEST COVINA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Anacotte.com announces the immediate release of a comprehensive line of smartphone cases and accessories. These include innovative options targeted to specific consumer needs, such as smartphone temperature regulation, the use of eco-friendly biodegradable materials, and more. Every product in the Anacotte portfolio has been designed with the goal of addressing these needs with a luxury aesthetic and the use of sustainable materials at every step possible. Anacotte has developed these products alongside an in-house fabrication system to streamline the research, development, and production of its product range.

Key Points: 
  • WEST COVINA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Anacotte.com announces the immediate release of a comprehensive line of smartphone cases and accessories.
  • Anacotte is a rising company looking to disrupt the mobile phone accessory market with innovative solutions to common problems.
  • In a marketplace saturated with lookalike phone accessories, Anacotte stands out by developing and fabricating products in-house, thus exercising total creative and technical control over its product line.
  • View the entire line of mobile phone accessories and more at anacotte.com , catch up with the latest news on Instagram @anacotte.official , and follow on Facebook at Anacotte.official .

CGTN America Releases: Pelosi lit a fire that could consume the Asia-Pacific

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:50pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CGTN America releases "Pelosi lit a fire that could consume the Asia-Pacific"

Key Points: 
  • It is the sacred duty of all the Chinese people, including our fellow Chinese in Taiwan, to achieve the great reunification of the motherland."
  • And U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region is a brazen violation into China's most sacred principle.
  • And U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region is a brazen violation into China's most sacred principle.
  • Despite all the forewarning, Pelosi still went ahead with her plan and flew to Taiwan.