Advanced technology

Winnebago Industries to Establish Dedicated Research and Development Facility

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading outdoor lifestyle product manufacturer, today announced the development of a new facility and expanded resources dedicated to innovating next-generation technologies for the recreational vehicle and marine industries.

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  • EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading outdoor lifestyle product manufacturer, today announced the development of a new facility and expanded resources dedicated to innovating next-generation technologies for the recreational vehicle and marine industries.
  • Development of the Advanced Technology Innovation Center, which will be located in the Twin Cities, will begin in early 2023.
  • We are committing to combining Winnebago Industries growing bench of research and development talent, new technology applications and a growing ecosystem of technology partners under one roof.
  • For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news releases, visit http://investor.wgo.net .

CHTF 2022 Showcases Future-proof Technologies in Shenzhen and Online

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

The 24th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2022), which opened in Shenzhen, China on November 15 and will last until November 19, has surprised visitors both offline and online during the first three days with numerous future-facing technologies and innovations on display in the fields of IT, high-end medical equipment, new energy, aviation and aerospace.

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  • The 24th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2022), which opened in Shenzhen, China on November 15 and will last until November 19, has surprised visitors both offline and online during the first three days with numerous future-facing technologies and innovations on display in the fields of IT, high-end medical equipment, new energy, aviation and aerospace.
  • This years CHTF is expected to gather over 8,000 innovative items from over 5,000 exhibitors from nearly 40 countries and regions.
  • On the domestic side, the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology alone brought 250 items to this years CHTF, including rapid imaging technology, a flexible tactile sensor based on a six-dimensional force, and a wearable brain function enhancement system.
  • Technologies designed for smarter living have drawn particular interest in the exhibition hall, and include inspection robots for parking lots, translation headsets, and ultra-thin transparent holographic screens.

Accenture to Acquire ALBERT After Completing Tender Offer

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Accenture (NSE: ACN) is to acquire Japanese data science company ALBERT Inc. (President and CEO: Tokyo Stock Exchange Growth Market, Securities Code: 3906), after completing a tender offer.

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  • Accenture (NSE: ACN) is to acquire Japanese data science company ALBERT Inc. (President and CEO: Tokyo Stock Exchange Growth Market, Securities Code: 3906), after completing a tender offer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221114005781/en/
    Japanese data science company ALBERT Inc. will become part of Accenture.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The tender offer was launched on September 29 and closed on November 14.
  • The number of ALBERT's common shares and stock acquisition rights tendered to Accenture significantly exceeds the threshold required for ALBERT to become part of Accenture, equal to two thirds of the ALBERT stock.

Mariam O. Afolabi at Tsinghua SIGS Open FIESTA: An Inspiring Journey

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Monday, November 21, 2022

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariam O. Afolabi shares her unique experiences at Tsinghua SIGS in the series "My SIGS Story".

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  • SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariam O. Afolabi shares her unique experiences at Tsinghua SIGS in the series "My SIGS Story".
  • My beautiful journey at Tsinghua SIGS began in August 2019 when I started my Master of Precision Medicine and Healthcare (Biology-Nanobiology-Bioinformatics) degree at Open FIESTA.
  • The entire SIGS environment is always inspiring and challenges you to strive for excellence on a daily basis.
  • My desire for knowledge and motivation to improve my previous skills led me to apply to Open FIESTA's program.

Canadians Cutting Spending Now to Make the Most of Holiday Season, Accenture Survey Finds

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Overall, Canadians expect to spend $643 this season, an increase from last year's average spend of $635 but still less than the pre-pandemic spending level of $721 in 2019.

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  • Overall, Canadians expect to spend $643 this season, an increase from last year's average spend of $635 but still less than the pre-pandemic spending level of $721 in 2019.
  • Perhaps unsurprisingly, many Canadians (25 per cent), anticipate spending less this year compared with than last with 54 per cent sayingthey can't afford to.
  • As in 2021, this year 57 per cent of Canadians say they would do the bulk of their holiday shopping in-store, rather than online.
  • "We're seeing Canadians be more strategic this holiday season and retailers that offer promotions combined with convenient, hassle-free shopping, will be rewarded by consumers."

TVH digitizes its global network of warehouses with Körber and Accenture

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

HAMBURG, Germany, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Körber and Accenture announced that Thermote & Vanhalst (TVH) selected the Körber K. Motion Warehouse Management System (WMS) and K.Motion Warehouse Control System (WCS). This will involve implementations across five continents and 48 sites, including warehouses in North and South America, Western Europe, South Africa, and China. The unique combination of Körber's WMS, WCS and the cloud brings a new level digitization and automation to TVH.

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  • HAMBURG, Germany, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Krber and Accenture announced that Thermote & Vanhalst (TVH) selected the Krber K. Motion Warehouse Management System (WMS) and K.Motion Warehouse Control System (WCS) .
  • The unique combination of Krber's WMS, WCS and the cloud brings a new level digitization and automation to TVH.
  • Lyes Ould Hamouda, EU warehousing lead at Accenture, explained: "At Accenture, we really value our relationship with TVH to be a long-term partner.
  • The Business Area Supply Chain is part of the global technology group Krber.

TVH digitizes its global network of warehouses with Körber and Accenture

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

HAMBURG, Germany, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Körber and Accenture announced that Thermote & Vanhalst (TVH) selected the Körber K. Motion Warehouse Management System (WMS) and K.Motion Warehouse Control System (WCS). This will involve implementations across five continents and 48 sites, including warehouses in North and South America, Western Europe, South Africa, and China. The unique combination of Körber's WMS, WCS and the cloud brings a new level digitization and automation to TVH.

Key Points: 
  • HAMBURG, Germany, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Krber and Accenture announced that Thermote & Vanhalst (TVH) selected the Krber K. Motion Warehouse Management System (WMS) and K.Motion Warehouse Control System (WCS) .
  • The unique combination of Krber's WMS, WCS and the cloud brings a new level digitization and automation to TVH.
  • Lyes Ould Hamouda, EU warehousing lead at Accenture, explained: "At Accenture, we really value our relationship with TVH to be a long-term partner.
  • The Business Area Supply Chain is part of the global technology group Krber.

Biden-Harris Administration Officials Meet with CEOs to Discuss Expansion of Apprenticeships

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Monday, November 14, 2022

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Accenture, a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, and Zurich North America, a leading multi-line insurance provider, are kicking off a weeklong celebration of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) in the U.S.  

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  • Additionally, there will be a roundtable on scaling and growing apprenticeships, which will include Secretary Walsh, White House officials and executives from JPMorgan Chase & Co., McDonald's, United Airlines, Walgreens Boots Alliance and others.
  • Apprenticeships are key to expanding the talent pipeline and helping companies create more inclusive workforces that embrace talented individuals who may not have earned four-year college degrees.
  • "Apprenticeships allow talented individuals to earn as they learn and build a foundation for future success.
  • NAW in the U.S. is an opportunity to highlight how Registered Apprenticeships are a proven and industry-driven training model.

NTT DOCOMO and Accenture Collaborate to Accelerate Adoption of Web3

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 8, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are collaborating to accelerate the adoption and application of Web3 for addressing social issues.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 8, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are collaborating to accelerate the adoption and application of Web3 for addressing social issues.
  • Together, NTT DOCOMO and Accenture will:
    - Promote ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Issues.
  • The ultimate goal of the collaboration between NTT DOCOMO and Accenture is to facilitate the adoption of Web3 globally -- enabling everyone to enjoy its advantages and benefits -- while positioning Japan as a leading Web3 market.
  • DOCOMO, in collaboration with Accenture, will revolutionize social infrastructure by utilizing blockchain and building a safe and secure Web3 environment.

DG Architects Completes Strategic Partnership and Admits 15 Principals to Partnership in Largest Expansion of Firm Ownership

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

In 2022, DGA was ranked the third largest laboratory architecture firm and the fourth largest science and technology architecture firm in the United States by Building Design + Constructions Giants 400 Report.

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  • In 2022, DGA was ranked the third largest laboratory architecture firm and the fourth largest science and technology architecture firm in the United States by Building Design + Constructions Giants 400 Report.
  • In addition,as part of the transaction,HennickCo andDGAs founding partners worked to expand the firms shareholder base by admitting 15 principals to the partnership in the largest expansion of the firms ownership since its founding nearly 30 years ago.
  • Nancy Escano, Managing Principal, added, HennickCos investment has allowed us to significantly expand our ownership group and we look forward to welcoming 15 deserving principals to our partnership.
  • DG Architects, Inc. is an award-winning architecture, laboratory planning and technical design firm serving the LifeSciences,Pharmaceutical, Advanced Technology, Research and Development, Mission Critical Infrastructure and Healthcare sectors.