Engineering

Former Flex Executive Paul Humphries Joins Westfall Technik’s Board of Directors

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 2:19am

b"Westfall Technik Inc. has added industry veteran Paul Humphries to its board of directors.

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  • b"Westfall Technik Inc. has added industry veteran Paul Humphries to its board of directors.
  • Humphries worked with Westfall CEO Brian Jones and COO Mark Gomulka while at NASDAQ-listed Flex Ltd. (formerly Flextronics), and he has three decades of experience leading outsourced manufacturing services businesses.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210418005057/en/\nPaul Humphries, a former long-time, senior Flex executive, brings a wealth of experience to Westfall's board.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)\nUntil his retirement in November 2020, Humphries spent two decades at Flex, the 160,000-employee, Singapore-based, multinational electronics contract manufacturer.

Willdan Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 9:05pm

b"Willdan Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: WLDN) today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Stacy McLaughlin, will resign to pursue other interests.

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  • b"Willdan Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: WLDN) today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Stacy McLaughlin, will resign to pursue other interests.
  • Creighton (Kim) Early, currently Executive Vice President of Willdan Energy Solutions, will become Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Willdan Group, Inc.\n\xe2\x80\x9cOver the past 10 years, Stacy has played an integral role in the growth and development of Willdan,\xe2\x80\x9d said Tom Brisbin, Willdan\xe2\x80\x99s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Early currently serves as Executive Vice President of Willdan Energy Solutions, and as Chief Financial Officer of various Willdan subsidiaries, positions he has held since December 2015.
  • Early served as Chief Financial Officer of both public and privately held companies, including three years with Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives LLC, a renewable energy construction company.

Global $1.6 Bn Flexible Heaters Market Trajectory & Analytics to 2027 - U.S. Market is Estimated at $286.7 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 9.8% CAGR - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 2:44pm

China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$352.9 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 9.8% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.

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  • China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$352.9 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 9.8% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.
  • Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.4% and 5.7% respectively over the 2020-2027 period.
  • Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 4% CAGR.\nIn the global Polyester-based segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 5.6% CAGR estimated for this segment.
  • Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$220 Million by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 7.3% CAGR through the analysis period.\n'

nVent Electric plc to Release First Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Host Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, April 29

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 1:30pm

b"nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (\xe2\x80\x9cnVent\xe2\x80\x9d), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, will report first quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

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  • b"nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (\xe2\x80\x9cnVent\xe2\x80\x9d), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, will report first quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, April 29, 2021.
  • The company will also hold a conference call with analysts and investors at 10:00 a.m. EST.\nThe financial results will be posted on the company\xe2\x80\x99s website at http://investors.nvent.com .
  • We believe our inventive electrical solutions enable safer systems and ensure a more secure world.
  • Our principal office is in London and our management office in the United States is in Minneapolis.

Kärcher and R-Zero Partner to Deliver UV-C Disinfection Solution across North America

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

K\xc3\xa4rcher will leverage its robust North American presence to deliver Arc\xe2\x80\x99s sustainable disinfection technology to more organizations as the nation reopens.\nK\xc3\xa4rcher makes powerful and efficient cleaning solutions for home and professional use.

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  • K\xc3\xa4rcher will leverage its robust North American presence to deliver Arc\xe2\x80\x99s sustainable disinfection technology to more organizations as the nation reopens.\nK\xc3\xa4rcher makes powerful and efficient cleaning solutions for home and professional use.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWhen choosing a UV-C partner, we wanted best in-class technology, ease of use and affordability - all features we found in Arc.
  • K\xc3\xa4rcher North America is one of the largest subsidiaries of the K\xc3\xa4rcher Group with over 1,000 employees.
  • BLE and LTE-M connectivity shares usage data in real time, providing organizations with an auditable trail of all disinfection activities.

Immersion to Report First Quarter 2021 Results and Host Quarterly Conference Call on May 6, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 1:30pm

ET on May 16, 2021, by dialing 888-203-1112 and entering the conference ID: 8181866.

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  • ET on May 16, 2021, by dialing 888-203-1112 and entering the conference ID: 8181866.
  • The company invents, accelerates, and scales haptic experiences by providing technology solutions for mobile, automotive, gaming, and consumer electronics.
  • Haptic technology creates immersive and realistic experiences that enhance digital interactions by engaging users\' sense of touch.
  • Learn more at www.immersion.com .\nImmersion and the Immersion logo are trademarks of Immersion Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Booz Allen Hamilton to Host Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2021 Results on Friday, May 21, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE: BAH), the parent company of management and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, will host a conference call at 8 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 21, 2021, to discuss the financial results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2021 (ending March 31, 2021).

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  • b'Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE: BAH), the parent company of management and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, will host a conference call at 8 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 21, 2021, to discuss the financial results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2021 (ending March 31, 2021).
  • A news release containing the results will be issued before the call.\nAnalysts and institutional investors may participate on the call by dialing (877) 375-9141 International: +1 (253) 237-1151, using the passcode 2580189.
  • The conference call will be webcast simultaneously to the public through a link on the investor relations section of the Booz Allen Hamilton website at investors.boozallen.com .
  • We are a key partner on some of the most innovative programs for governments worldwide and trusted by its most sensitive agencies.

Astronics Establishes Muirhead Avionics, a division of AMETEK®MRO, as Approved Calibration Service Center for Europe, U.K. and Middle East

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics Test Systems (\xe2\x80\x9cATS\xe2\x80\x9d), has approved Muirhead Avionics, a division of AMETEK\xc2\xae MRO, as an Approved Service Center for Astronics\xe2\x80\x99 CTS 6000 series of communication test solutions.

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  • b'Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics Test Systems (\xe2\x80\x9cATS\xe2\x80\x9d), has approved Muirhead Avionics, a division of AMETEK\xc2\xae MRO, as an Approved Service Center for Astronics\xe2\x80\x99 CTS 6000 series of communication test solutions.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210416005029/en/\nCTS 6025 CSAR Calibration Test Set (Photo: Business Wire)\nJim Mulato, President of Astronics Test Systems, commented, \xe2\x80\x9cWe are excited to announce Muirhead Avionics as an approved Astronics Test Systems Service Center.
  • Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges.
  • Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, militaries, completion centers and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

CyberOptics First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call Scheduled for April 27

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'CyberOptics\xc2\xae Corporation (NASDAQ: CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D sensing technology solutions will hold its conference call to review operating results for the first quarter of 2021 on April 27th at 4:30pm Eastern.

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  • b'CyberOptics\xc2\xae Corporation (NASDAQ: CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D sensing technology solutions will hold its conference call to review operating results for the first quarter of 2021 on April 27th at 4:30pm Eastern.
  • The replay will be available for 30 days following the call.\nCyberOptics Corporation ( www.cyberoptics.com ) is a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D sensing technology solutions.
  • CyberOptics\xe2\x80\x99 sensors are used for inspection and metrology in the SMT and semiconductor markets to significantly improve yields and productivity.
  • Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, CyberOptics conducts worldwide operations through its facilities in North America, Asia and Europe.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210416005018/en/\n'

PPG Reports Record First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 9:17pm

b'PPG (NYSE:PPG) today reported first quarter 2021 net sales of approximately $3.9 billion, approximately 15% higher than the prior year.

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  • b'PPG (NYSE:PPG) today reported first quarter 2021 net sales of approximately $3.9 billion, approximately 15% higher than the prior year.
  • The first quarter 2021 reported and adjusted effective tax rates were both approximately 23%, compared to the first quarter 2020 reported and adjusted effective tax rates of about 22%.
  • Detailed reconciliations of the reported to adjusted figures are included below.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe delivered record adjusted EPS in the first quarter which is significantly above 2020 first quarter results, and also 27% higher than first quarter 2019 despite sales volumes not yet having fully recovered to pre-COVID levels,\xe2\x80\x9d said Michael H. McGarry, PPG chairman and chief executive officer.
  • The company will hold a conference call to review its first quarter 2021 financial performance tomorrow, April 16, at 8 a.m.