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Panasonic Headquarters Becomes First Newly Built Office Tower in Newark, NJ to Earn Both Platinum and Gold LEED Certifications
11/7/2014 9:57:12 AM
Panasonic Corporation of North America announced that its headquarters at Two Riverfront Plaza, a state-of-the-art, 340,000-square-foot, 12-story Class A office tower, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for Commercial Interiors. Earlier this year, the building earned LEED Gold …
Coca-Cola Life Arrives On Shelves Nationwide
Coca-Cola Life Arrives On Shelves Nationwide
11/7/2014 9:55:06 AM
Life is genuinely sweet with the cold, refreshing taste of Coca-Cola Life . The new beverage is The Coca-Cola Company’s first reduced calorie cola* to use a blend of cane sugar and stevia leaf extract. Coca-Cola Life joins other trademark brands Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero . Coca-Cola Life underscores The Coca-Cola Company’s global commitment to provide an …
Mentor Graphics Signs Macnica Americas as a Distributor for EDA Software
11/7/2014 9:51:45 AM
Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced it has signed Macnica Americas, Inc., a technical component distributor and supplier of intellectual property and design services, as a new distributor for North America. The Mentor Graphics® products offered by Macnica Americas include the ModelSim® simulator, the Questa® functional verification platform , and the …
PPG completes acquisition of Comex
11/6/2014 3:47:10 PM
PPG Industries (NYSE:PG) today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. (“Comex”), an architectural coatings company with headquarters in Mexico City, in a transaction valued at $2.3 billion. “We are pleased to have successfully completed this acquisition, the second-largest in our company’s history, as it adds a leading architectural …
Former McKinsey, eBay, Prezi, and Evernote Alums Launch Chartcube, an iPad App that Puts a New Spin on Data to Help Teams Break the ‘Cycle of Indecision’
11/6/2014 1:03:43 PM
BURLINGAME, Calif. -- November 6, 2014 -- Today, Chartcube is launching a free app for the iPad (link to the app store) that helps anyone easily review, share and discuss data, from retail sales figures to website traffic, in a fun and intuitive new way. The company includes former executives from McKinsey , eBay , Prezi and Evernote, and is backed with $4 million in …
Eiffage-led consortium including Schneider Electric and Krinner wins a contract for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of Europe’s largest photovoltaic power project, worth €285 million
11/6/2014 11:44:45 AM
A consortium comprising Eiffage, acting through its Clemessy subsidiary (consortium leader), Schneider Electric and Krinner has been awarded a contract for the construction of a solar farm and an extra-high voltage substation – representing the largest photovoltaic power project in Europe – in Cestas, near Bordeaux, France. The consortium will also be responsible for the …
Mazda to Build Engine Plant in Thailand
11/6/2014 11:40:07 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation today announced plans to construct an engine plant in the Chonburi Province of Thailand. Operations are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015 when the plant will begin assembling the SKYACTIV-D 1.5 clean diesel engine for the all-new Mazda2 for the Thai market. In February 2014, Mazda applied with the all-new Mazda2 to the second phase of …
Warner Music Group and SoundCloud Announce Groundbreaking Partnership
11/6/2014 11:33:09 AM
Warner Music Group (WMG) and SoundCloud today announced that WMG is the first major music group to forge a partnership with the audio platform which is currently used by 175 million unique listeners every month. The deal covers SoundCloud’s ad-supported, creator partner program, "On SoundCloud", and its subscription streaming service that is due to launch in the first half of …
Warner Bros. Pictures to Release "We Are Your Friends"
11/6/2014 11:07:00 AM
Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that it has obtained the domestic distribution rights for Max Joseph’s (MTV’s “Catfish: The TV Show”) feature film directorial debut, “We Are Your Friends.” The film, from Working Title Films and Studiocanal, stars Zac Efron (“Neighbors”), Emily Ratajkowski (“Gone Girl”) and Wes Bentley (“Interstellar,” “The Hunger Games”). The …
Wärtsilä renews long-term operation and maintenance agreement with Cemex Colombia
Wärtsilä renews long-term operation and maintenance agreement with Cemex Colombia
11/6/2014 10:50:54 AM
Wärtsilä, a leading global supplier of power plant and ship power solutions and services, has renewed its Asset Management Agreement with Cemex Colombia, one of the major cement companies in Colombia. The agreement was signed during summer 2014 and it is valid for five years. It is a continuation of an earlier Asset Management Agreement which was signed 15 years ago already in …
Xerox Takes Customers from Manual to Digital Information Workflows; Partners with Hyland and Datawatch
11/6/2014 10:43:10 AM
Xerox today announced two strategic partnerships to accelerate the migration of paper to digital for government customers, the retail, healthcare, insurance and financial services industries. “Enterprises know the value of digitization and are looking for ways to get there faster. Partnering with Hyland and Datawatch further strengthens our next generation managed …
Michelman Launching Variety of Solutions for Engineered Wood Panel Manufacturers at 2014 EWTA Info Fair Supplier Exhibition
Michelman Launching Variety of Solutions for Engineered Wood Panel Manufacturers at 2014 EWTA Info Fair Supplier Exhibition
11/6/2014 10:22:55 AM
Visitors to Michelman’s booth at the 2014 EWTA Info Fair Supplier Exhibition will be introduced to a trio of new Michem® Wood Release solutions for manufacturers of pMDI as well as conventional resin-based engineered wood panels.  Michelman will be exhibiting in Booth 14 at the EWTA Exhibition being held in San Antonio, Texas from November 8-11, 2014. New Michem Wood …
Colorado Home Builder, Berkeley Homes, Earns Prestigious MAME Award for Home of the Year for its Residence 4 Plan in South Denver’s NorthSky Community
Colorado Home Builder, Berkeley Homes, Earns Prestigious MAME Award for Home of the Year for its Residence 4 Plan in South Denver’s NorthSky Community
11/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
Denver, Colorado, October 29, 2014 -- Colorado homebuilder Berkeley Homes, in partnership with Harvard Communities, was recently awarded this year’s prestigious MAME Award for Home of the Year .  MAME stands for Marketing and Merchandising Excellence and serves as the Denver area home building industry’s annual award ceremony to honor top marketing and architectural …
APT Announces Partnership with Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.
11/6/2014 9:55:08 AM
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced that Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., the world’s second-largest Quick-Service Restaurant chicken concept based on number of units, has signed an agreement to license APT’s Test & Learn® Management System. Popeyes is using APT to test strategic initiatives across its network of more than 1,700 domestic restaurants. With this …
New AMC Partner Program Provides Dedicated Resources to Drive Enhanced Value for AMCs
11/6/2014 9:48:26 AM Inc., the leading provider of integrated web-based member management software, job board and career center services, and buyers’ guides, today announced the launch of an innovative, dedicated Partner Program designed specifically to meet the evolving membership management needs of Association Management Companies (AMCs).’s …
Sage ERP Document Management by Altec Featured at Sage Connect 2014 Customer and Partner Conferences as Innovative Way to Grow Business
11/6/2014 9:42:12 AM
Altec Products, Inc., a leader in enterprise document management and workflow solutions, announced today their involvement in the annual Sage Connect 2014 Customer and Partner Conferences to take place next week in Australia. The first Sage Connect customer event will take place at the InterContinental Melbourne Rialto on November 11th, the second will take place at the …
ADM Names Juan Luciano Next CEO; Pat Woertz Remains Chairman
11/6/2014 9:25:27 AM
Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that Juan R. Luciano has been named the company’s next chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He was also elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Luciano currently serves as president and chief operating officer responsible for leading and running the company’s global operations. …
German Court Rules Patent Infringement Case in Favor of ITW Zip-Pak®
11/5/2014 2:14:53 PM
The Düsseldorf Regional Court recently ruled in favor of Zip-Pak®, a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW) in a patent infringement case against Elplast Sp.z o.o. (case number 4a O 107/13) initiated in November 2013. The court ruled that an Elplast product infringed several claims of the Zip-Pak patent in question.  The ruling was pronounced final October 6, 2014. Krieger Mes …
Vaisala’s Next Generation Road Weather System Help Cornwall Prepare for Winter Conditions
11/5/2014 1:44:35 PM
Vaisala has recently completed the first full-scale installation of 12 next generation RWS200 Road Weather Stations in the United Kingdom. Cornwall Council is the first customer to take delivery of Vaisala’s new road weather stations putting the local road authority on the crest of the latest technology. The system including RoadDSS (TM) information services is now fully …
KONE to equip Collins Square, one of Australia’s largest mixed-used development with sustainable people flow solutions
KONE to equip Collins Square, one of Australia’s largest mixed-used development with sustainable people flow solutions
11/5/2014 1:40:21 PM
KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, will supply 25 elevators and escalators to Tower Two at 727 Collins Street, as part of one of Australia’s largest mixed-use developments Collins Square in Melbourne. The 38-floor tower includes 55,000 square meters of retail and commercial space and will be the tallest building constructed in the city’s central …