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Patrick Dempsey contests World Endurance Championship with Porsche
Patrick Dempsey contests World Endurance Championship with Porsche
11/26/2014 3:25:22 PM
Patrick Dempsey will tackle the 2015 motorsport season at the wheel of a Porsche 911 RSR in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, including the world famous Le Mans 24-hour race. The American actor and race driver, who thrills fans all over the world in his role as “McDreamy” in the medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy”, has been following his passion for racing since 2013 …
Infineon Acquires a 9.4 Percent Stake in PCB Manufacturer Schweizer Electronic
11/26/2014 1:04:14 PM
The semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and the printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer Schweizer Electronic AG (FSE: SCE) announced today that Infineon will acquire a 9.4 percent stake in Schweizer. The relevant contracts were concluded today. Both companies agreed on strict confidentiality on the terms By investing into Schweizer …
Canon U.S.A. and Virtual Imaging, Inc. to Display New RadPRO DELINIA 200 Digital X-ray Acquisition Cart that Provides a New Cost-effective Way to Transition to Canon DR Technology at RSNA 2014
11/26/2014 1:00:17 PM
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions and Virtual Imaging, Inc. will feature their complete lineup of digital radiography (DR) solutions at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting on November 30 - December 5, 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Located in the South Hall, Booth #1241 North Building, the companies will showcase a wide …
Inmarsat and ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership
11/26/2014 12:43:32 PM
Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service is to play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. Inmarsat has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Iris Precursor partnership which will upgrade SwiftBroadband to meet the demanding standards set for ground-based VHF data links. This will enable Single European …
The Carlyle Group and Old Mutual Private Equity to acquire 100% of Tiger Automotive
11/26/2014 11:27:03 AM
Global Alternative Asset Manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Old Mutual Private Equity today announced that they have agreed to acquire 100% of South African tyre retailer and wholesaler Tiger Automotive (TiAuto) from Ethos Private Equity and the founders. Funding for this investment will come from the Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund and Old Mutual Private Equity Fund …
VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus
VietJet Air celebrates delivery of first aircraft ordered from Airbus
11/26/2014 11:07:32 AM
Vietnam’s VietJetAir has celebrated the delivery of its first A320 ordered directly from Airbus at a special ceremony in Toulouse today. The event was attended by top management from the airline, including Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao and Managing Director Luu Duc Khanhm, and witnessed by Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Transport Pham Quy Tieu. The delivery marks the …
Deutsche Telekom and Orange are having exploratory discussions with BT
11/26/2014 10:43:21 AM
Deutsche Telekom AG and Orange SA, the joint shareholders of EE Ltd, regularly analyse the development of the market in which EE operates, evaluating various strategic options which have the potential to create value for EE’s shareholders and strengthen the market position of EE. As one of these options, Deutsche Telekom AG and Orange SA are having  highly preliminary …
GEA becomes a partner of the Dairy Farming Institute in China
11/26/2014 9:53:49 AM
GEA Group will contribute its expertise to Nestlé’s freshly inaugurated Dairy Farming Institute in Shuangcheng in Northeast China (Heilongjiang Province) as a designated partner for milking and hygiene. The institute has the mission of helping to advance dairy farming practices and sustainably ensuring high quality domestic milk supplies to meet the growing consumption of milk …
VIZ Media Acquires The Supernatural Action Manga Series Twin Star Exorcists
11/26/2014 9:52:08 AM
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, notably expands its publishing roster as it announces the acquisition of the supernatural action manga (graphic novel) series, TWIN STAR EXORCISTS . Created by Yoshiaki Sukeno, TWIN STAR EXORCISTS is set to launch in the Summer of 2015 and will be published in print and …
Marubeni Corporation to Distribute Exclusively EnerG2’s Next-Generation Energy Storage Materials throughout Asia
11/26/2014 9:32:15 AM
Marubeni Corporation today announced an exclusive distribution agreement with EnerG2 ( www.energ2.com ), a Seattle-based company manufacturing advanced carbon materials for next-generation energy storage devices. Under the agreement, Marubeni will have the exclusive rights in Asia – including Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Malaysia – to distribute EnerG2’s carbon materials …
Basware Exec Recognized Among Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management
11/25/2014 6:35:28 PM
Basware, the leading provider of e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay solutions , today announced that Ilari Nurmi, the company’s senior vice president of products and services, has been recognized by Global Finance, a leading trade magazine, in its annual “Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management” issue. He was selected for helping companies more effectively manage spend, …
BASF contributes $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama
11/25/2014 6:34:34 PM
The BASF site in McIntosh contributed $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama. The funds will assist more than 50 United Way partner agencies in Clarke, Washington, and Mobile counties. “BASF is pleased to support United Way of Southwest Alabama,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh. “In addition to the company’s contribution our employees …
Duke Energy residential customer rates to decrease for Florida customers in January 2015
11/25/2014 6:27:13 PM
Duke Energy today announced a reduction in residential electricity bills beginning with the first billing cycle of January 2015. As approved by the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) today, residential customers will see a decrease of approximately $0.16 per month on a 1,000-kilowatt-hour (kWh) residential bill. This will reduce the current price of $125.29 to …
CA Technologies, adhoc International and Radix Technologies Partner to Create Comprehensive, APMaaS
11/25/2014 10:33:08 AM
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA), adhoc International and Radix Technologies today announced a comprehensive, SaaS Application Performance Management (APM) offering for customers in Switzerland. By accessing the APM solutions through a secure hosted environment, customers will gain a simple, flexible and cost-effective way to proactively manage the end-to-end performance of their …
Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan
Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan
11/25/2014 10:30:26 AM
Scania has sold an additional 200 luxuary coaches in Taiwan. Deliveries to the Boshen bus bodybuilder will start in January 2015. This deal further strengthens Scania’s top position in the Taiwanese coach market. “This year, 2014, marks a record since Scania entered the Taiwanese bus and coach market in 1982,” says Managing Director Per Lilljequist, Scania …
EXHIBITOR Magazine Survey Confirms Technology as a Marketing Tool will Increase in 2015
EXHIBITOR Magazine Survey Confirms Technology as a Marketing Tool will Increase in 2015
11/25/2014 9:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced  the results of EXHIBITOR magazine’s 2014 Marketing Technology Survey, the third in a series of research efforts that has been tracking the adoption and application of exhibit- and event-related technologies, along with their associated benefits. A …
Event Programs To Go launches website making it easy to create professional event programs!
11/25/2014 8:48:35 AM
Shelby Township, MI – Events Programs to Go, a leading personal and professional publishing company is pleased to announce the launch of the eventprogramstogo.com website which offers a user-friendly website for creating printable event programs for any occasion.  It’s fast, easy and affordable!   “We couldn’t be more thrilled about our new website launch and the …
David Rothwell’s Best Selling Book, Adwords: Marketing that Pays, will be FREE for the next 5 days on Amazon
11/25/2014 7:00:00 AM
The constantly changing atmosphere of AdWords is clearly explained in David Rothwell’s best-selling book Adwords: Marketing that Pays . The marketing world is all about results: how much return can you get on your investment? AdWords can be an incredibly effective tool in your marketing strategy.   This book will teach you why AdWords always works, and how to “follow …
Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton wins DHL Fastest Lap Award 2014
Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton wins DHL Fastest Lap Award 2014
11/24/2014 11:34:54 AM
DHL, the Official Logistics Partner of Formula 1®, recognized Lewis Hamilton as the winner of this year’s DHL Fastest Lap Award at a special ceremony during the 2014 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX on November 23. Hamilton, FIA Formula One™ Drivers’ World Champion of this year and 2008, won the award a nose ahead of Nico Rosberg, who scored 5 fastest laps this …
Hazardous Chemical Exposures in the Workplace
Hazardous Chemical Exposures in the Workplace
11/24/2014 10:21:01 AM
Earlier this month, four workers were killed at a chemical refinery in La Porte, Texas.  The tragedy occurred when methyl mercaptan leaked at the plant and the workers were overcome by the release.  A team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is currently investigating the deadly incident.   While sudden deaths, like what occurred in Texas may not happen on daily basis, …