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Boehringer Ingelheim invests €100 million: Expanded Respimat® production in Dortmund
9/30/2014 9:50:53 AM
Boehringer Ingelheim is investing more than €100 million at its Dortmund site to expand production capacity for the Respimat® inhaler to 44 million units per year. With this expansion, the research-driven pharmaceutical company is creating approximately 100 new jobs on site. “The Respimat® is a success story – for Boehringer Ingelheim and for the patients,” explained Dr …
JBL Ropes in Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra as Brand Ambassadors
JBL Ropes in Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra as Brand Ambassadors
9/30/2014 9:44:23 AM
HARMAN International, the premium audio and infotainment group today announced the signing of Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra as ambassadors for the JBL brand in India. The talented and dynamic duo will be seen endorsing a range of new JBL products in the upcoming festive season in an extension of JBL’s Hear the Truth Campaign. The actors’ recent successes and their …
eBay & PayPal to Become Independent Companies in 2015
eBay & PayPal to Become Independent Companies in 2015
9/30/2014 9:39:21 AM
eBay Inc.  today said its Board of Directors, following a strategic review of the company’s growth strategies and structure, has approved a plan to separate the company’s eBay and PayPal businesses into independent publicly traded companies in 2015, subject to customary conditions. Creating two standalone businesses best positions eBay and PayPal to capitalize on their …
American Express Appoints Neal Sample President, Enterprise Growth
9/30/2014 8:30:21 AM
The following announcement from American Express (NYSE: AXP) is in the form of a letter to employees from Kenneth I. Chenault, CEO:  “I’m writing to let you know about a change in the leadership of Enterprise Growth. Dan Schulman , Group President of Enterprise Growth, has informed me of his decision to leave American Express and join eBay, Inc., where he will become CEO …
Ricoh Publishes Ricoh Group Sustainability Report 2014
An Integrated Financial, Social and Environmental Report
Ricoh Publishes Ricoh Group Sustainability Report 2014 An Integrated Financial, Social and Environmental Report
9/30/2014 8:28:44 AM
Ricoh Company, Ltd. (President and CEO: Zenji Miura) today issued its Ricoh Group Sustainability Report 2014. Since fiscal 2012, Ricoh has released a sustainability report that integrates financial information with non-financial information on society and the environment. This year’s report introduces the Ricoh Group’s activities aimed at enhancing corporate value with a focus …
BASF and Smart Planet Technologies target strategic partnership
9/30/2014 8:23:28 AM
BASF and Smart Planet Technologies are currently discussing a possible strategic partnership concerning the mineralized coating technology, EarthCoatingTM, for paper packaging applications. EarthCoating is a sustainable and cost efficient alternative to traditional extrusion applied coatings providing excellent barrier and heat seal performance and focusing on improving the …
New Continuent Tungsten 3.0 Combines The Power Of Highly Available Open Source DBMS With Real-Time Analytics
9/29/2014 4:19:32 PM
Oracle Open World 2014, Booth # 430 - Continuent, Inc., a leading provider of open source database clustering and replication solutions, today announced Continuent Tungsten 3.0, a powerful solution that combines advanced clustering and replication technologies to meet the transaction processing and analytic needs of the entire business. Continuent Tungsten 3.0 enables …
Macy’s, Inc. To Hire 86,000 Seasonal Associates In 2014
9/29/2014 4:05:46 PM
Macy’s, Inc. today said it plans to hire seasonal associates for approximately 86,000 positions at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2014 holiday season. The company’s 2014 season hiring plan compares to approximately 83,000 in 2013 (an increase of about 3.6 percent). “Macy’s and …
Change Your Search to Find Webinar – Registration Now Open
9/29/2014 2:40:58 PM
Concept Searching is pleased to announce registration is now open for the ‘ Change Your Search to Find – SharePoint and Office 365 ’ webinar, to be held on Tuesday, October 28th, 11:30am-12:30pm EDT. Enterprise search, once a hot topic, now faces new challenges with the adoption of Office 365 hybrid and stand-alone cloud environments. In SharePoint and Office 365, search …
Microsoft Software Architect Ulrich Homann Named as Banquet Speaker for SAE International 2014 Convergence
9/29/2014 1:31:23 PM
Ulrich Homann, Chief Architect, WW Enterprise Services, Microsoft Corporation will serve as the Banquet Keynote Speaker for the 40th annual SAE Convergence . SAE Convergence, which will be held Oct. 21-22, 2014, at COBO Center in Detroit, brings together technology leaders from across the Globe to address the impact of electronics systems and the issues critical to …
McMurray Stern Announces, “Speed and Feed: An Exclusive Client Appreciation Event.”
9/29/2014 1:24:51 PM
McMurray Stern, Southern California’s leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, is proud to announce an exclusive Client Appreciation Day to be held at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.  “Whether we’re just getting to know you and your business, or you consistently work with us to create amazing storage solutions for your …
National Law Journal Names Whistleblower Rights Firm as one of America’s Top Plaintiff’s Law Firms
National Law Journal Names Whistleblower Rights Firm as one of America’s Top Plaintiff’s Law Firms
9/29/2014 12:12:58 PM
Washington, D.C., September 29, 2014.  In recognition of the growing importance of whistleblower litigation, The National Law Journal named the whistleblower advocacy law firm of Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto as one of top fifty plaintiff’s law firms in the United States.  The firm’s partners were officially named as among “ America’s Elite Trial Lawyers. ”  In its September …
MHI Receives Order for Very Large LPG Carrier from Astomos Energy
MHI Receives Order for Very Large LPG Carrier from Astomos Energy
9/29/2014 12:06:51 PM
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. The LPG carrier on order is identical to vessels ordered to MHI by Astomos Energy late last year and again this past spring. The carrier will provide the world’s highest level of energy-saving performance, flexibility to …
Adam Equipment Welcomes Reiner Schlosser as Business Development Manager for Germany
9/29/2014 11:44:40 AM
Adam Equipment is pleased to announce the arrival of Reiner Schlosser as the business development manager for Germany. In his new role, Mr. Schlosser will be responsible for building Adam’s brand and reputation as a world-class manufacturer of professional weighing solutions in the region. Mr. Schlosser has worked in the scale and balance industry since 1996 and brings …
Accuride Corporation Extends Lease, Maintains Headquarters in Evansville
9/29/2014 11:31:16 AM
Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW), a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry, and the City of Evansville today announced that the Company has decided to remain headquartered in Evansville, Ind., reaching agreement on a 10-year lease extension for its 7140 Office Circle headquarters building, effective January 1, 2015. Accuride’s decision …
TomTom and Bosch SoftTec team up to deliver advanced driver assistance systems
9/29/2014 11:27:25 AM
TomTom (TOM2) has today announced a partnership with Bosch to integrate its navigation technology and maps into Bosch’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). This partnership will enable Bosch to develop more advanced applications including intelligent cruise control, upcoming curve alerts, and jam tail warnings, which are all critical components for car manufacturers …
Roche purchases shares in tender offer for InterMune, Inc.
9/29/2014 11:26:17 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that Roche’s wholly owned subsidiary Klee Acquisition Corporation has accepted for payment all shares validly tendered pursuant to its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of InterMune, Inc. at USD 74.00 per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New …
A Simple Approach To Managing Complexity
9/29/2014 11:10:13 AM
It is common these days to assume that because the world is undergoing what is generally accepted to be unprecedented change brought about to a large extent by ever-smarter technology then business must necessarily be complex. Certainly, it can look that way and leaders are inclined to emphasize the challenges they say they confront on an almost daily basis. But does it …
Fall Exam Time Begins this Week for Industrial Hygienists Working Towards CIH Certification
Fall Exam Time Begins this Week for Industrial Hygienists Working Towards CIH Certification
9/29/2014 11:03:47 AM
The Fall Exam window for successful Applicants looking to take their industrial hygiene careers to the next level begins on the first day of October.   The CIH exam is administered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) and approved candidates have until the last day of November to take the exam.   ABIH offers two exam windows each year: April-May and …
Christie Brings Its House of Worship Visual Display Solutions to Life at WFX 2014
9/29/2014 10:54:53 AM
Christie® is bringing its visual display solutions to life at the Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX) 2014 , which takes place October 1-2 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. The Christie booth features the new Christie GS Series laser phosphor projectors, Christie Q Series and Christie M Series projectors, a Christie FHD651-T touch panel, …