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Opening of five new locations in Montreal airport
Opening of five new locations in Montreal airport
1/28/2015 1:02:55 PM
In conjunction with the Airport’s redevelopment plan, the openings include Découvrir Montréal, Cirque du Soleil, Lolë and two RELAY stores. Découvrir Montréal is a tailored version of LS’ proprietary concept, Discover. The only international airport-exclusive souvenir brand with locations across four continents, Discover offers a wide range of gifts that embody the …
Haninge, Nynäshamn and Södertälje municipalities extend IT operations agreement with Tieto
1/28/2015 10:36:11 AM
The Södertörn municipalities of Haninge, Nynäshamn and Södertälje south of Stockholm have decided to extend their IT operations agreement with Tieto. The contract is worth approximately SEK 120 million and is valid until March, 2018. Since 2001, Tieto has developed IT platforms for the three municipalities, making their IT use easier and ensuring that the needs of both staff …
Copa Airlines selects SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service reservations system and broad technology portfolio to enhance retailing offerings
1/28/2015 10:27:12 AM
Copa Airlines , one of the leading network carriers in Latin America, and a Star Alliance member, has selected Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) as the airline’s leading technology provider. Copa will leverage the breadth of Sabre’s leading technology portfolio, including the SabreSonic Customer Sales & Service (CSS) reservations system, and airline retailing solutions, …
MicroSearch® Demo At American Correctional Association Winter Conference
1/28/2015 9:34:09 AM
MicroSearch ®, ENSCO Rail’s human presence detection system, will be featured in an exhibit at the American Correctional Association ’s Winter Conference in Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 8-10. ENSCO’s booth (#237) will feature a demonstration of the system, which uses advanced technology to determine if an unauthorized person is hiding in a vehicle or container by detecting the …
Atrion Announces Merger With New Jersey-Based Sister Company
1/28/2015 9:26:59 AM
Atrion Networking Corporation, a leading IT services firm, has announced its formal merger with New Jersey-based IT integrator Atrion Corporation. The two companies will operate under the name Atrion, Inc. moving forward. Atrion’s merger with the 18-person, $15 million IT integrator will allow the company to grow its top line revenue by 30 percent by the end of 2015, reinvest …
Ricoh Recognized “Prime” on the Oekom Sustainability Rating
Ricoh Recognized “Prime” on the Oekom Sustainability Rating
1/28/2015 9:07:32 AM
Ricoh Company, Ltd. has been awarded the “Prime” status of Sustainability rating by the German company oekom research AG. Points for which Ricoh was especially highly rated are as follows. ・The introduction and implementation of comprehensive guidelines in relation to product reuse and recycling ・Positive development and launch of energy-efficient …
Scania Year-end Report, January–December 2014
1/28/2015 8:56:14 AM
Scania’s net sales rose to a record level of SEK 92 billion and earnings for the full year 2014 increased to SEK 8,721 m. Record service volume, record earnings in Financial Services and positive currency rate effects were partly offset by a weaker market mix. Summary of the full year 2014 Operating income rose by 3 percent to SEK 8,721 m. (8,455)  Net sales rose by …
BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition now open
BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition now open
1/27/2015 5:12:29 PM
The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco is now accepting submissions for the second annual BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition following the success of its launch in 2014. Spotlighting the work of high-level nature and conservation photographers, the competition focuses a visual lens on the wonders of the natural world and critical conservation issues …
Schneider Electric creates a new centre of excellence in Colombia to further support its actions towards vocational training
1/27/2015 1:25:10 PM
Schneider Electric announces the signature of a three-way partnership agreement between the French Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research, and the Escuela Tecnologica Instituto Tecnico Central (ETITC) in Colombia. Under this agreement, a training centre of excellence will be set up in Colombia to develop knowledge and skills in the energy sector. It was …
Agilent Technologies Microarray Scanner Approved for In Vitro Diagnostics in China
1/27/2015 1:19:25 PM
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the China Food and Drug Administration has approved the company’s SureScan Dx microarray scanner as a medical device for in vitro diagnostic use. "Bringing microarray scanning technology to clinical-quality standards is an important milestone in moving the advancement of genome-wide chromosome analysis to the …
Axios Systems selects CenturyLink to host its cloud-based IT Service Management across Canada
1/27/2015 1:05:05 PM
Axios Systems today announced it has selected CenturyLink Cloud as the hosting platform for Axios Systems’ IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions in Canada. CenturyLink, a global provider of communications and IT services, joins other leading technology providers across North America, Europe and APAC to help Axios’ international customers drive efficiencies and innovation …
50 Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson Hotels win Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015
50 Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson Hotels win Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015
1/27/2015 11:15:19 AM
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has recognised 50 Carlson Rezidor properties across Europe, the Middle East and Africa at its TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2015. For the 13th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. The hallmarks …
Lenovo Named to World’s 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index
1/27/2015 11:00:58 AM
Lenovo (HK: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that is has been selected for inclusion in Corporate Knights 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) Index.  As a result, starting February 1, Lenovo will now be included as a constituent stock in the Global 100 Index that is widely tracked by global sustainability investors and investment funds. The …
Entrepreneurs Create Must-Have Products Inspired by Parenthood
1/27/2015 10:09:43 AM
According to Entrepreneur Magazine , entrepreneurial spirits are those who are motivated by challenges and feel the need to take action and fill needs.1 Today, Huggies MomInspired Grant Program is delighted to announce the 2014 class of eight grant recipients who embody just that. These parents have created must-have products and ideas inspired by parenthood and an unmet …
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
1/27/2015 9:41:28 AM
Continuing its rapid global expansion, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Delta Hotels and Resorts® brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) for C$168 million (approximately $135 …
CIHs Help Employers Comply with New OSHA Reporting Requirements
CIHs Help Employers Comply with New OSHA Reporting Requirements
1/27/2015 8:23:48 AM
In the past, employers under the federal jurisdiction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) were required to report all workplace fatalities and when three or more workers were hospitalized in the same incident.  This all changed on January 1st of this year when new OSHA reporting requirements went into effect.   As of 2015, employers are now required …
“American Sniper” Hits $200 Million at the Domestic Box Office
1/26/2015 4:19:15 PM
Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ Oscar-nominated mega hit “American Sniper” has surpassed $200 million at the domestic box office on only its tenth day in wide release.  The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution. Following its record-breaking first weekend in wide release, the Clint Eastwood-directed film has …
Neste Oil listed among the world’s most sustainable companies in 2015
Neste Oil listed among the world’s most sustainable companies in 2015
1/26/2015 4:17:50 PM
Neste Oil has been selected for the ninth time for inclusion in The Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2015, the company ranks 31st on the list. The top position in the 2015 list of most sustainable corporations is held by an American biotechnology company Biogen Idec. In addition to Neste Oil, the list includes four other Finnish companies.  "I’m …
Intertek Engineers Bring Expertise, Engagement Opportunities to 2015 AHR Expo
1/26/2015 3:04:35 PM
Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, will connect with HVACR stakeholders and share knowledge about ongoing industry trends, standards development, and testing, inspection, and certification needs at the 2015 AHR Expo, taking place January 26–28, 2015, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Bring your questions and curiosities to us at Booth #4042 to …
Metso strengthens its complete offering for mining customers by acquiring certain intellectual property rights related to Rexnord’s Falk Mill Products business
1/26/2015 2:55:58 PM
Metso has acquired from the US-based company Rexnord Industries, LLC certain intellectual property rights related to Rexnord’s Falk Mill Products business. The acquisition allows Metso to provide replacement gears and pinions for its customers utilizing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) drawings and specifications for mills and kilns purchased through Metso and certain …