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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Wednesday, December 19th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Serco, the international services company, today announces that it has acquired the arm of MENA Business Services FZ LLC (MBS) based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. MBS is a fully-owned, Dubai-registered company that provides Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services across the Middle East.

The Saudi Arabian business has 150 employees, based in Al Khobar, near Dammam, providing high quality IT and BPO services to Saudi Aramco (Arabian Refining & Marketing Company), the world’s largest petroleum business.

This is a key milestone for Serco’s Global BPO business which entered the Middle East market last year by setting up a center in Dubai. The Saudi acquisition brings additional skills and capabilities to support expansion in areas of technical and back office support in the Saudi Arabian Market, the largest economy within the Middle-Eastern region. It adds to Serco’s significa ... Read more »
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First Massey Ferguson tractors produced in Algeria

DULUTH, Ga. - Wednesday, December 19th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, held a ceremony yesterday to mark the production of the first Massey Ferguson tractor produced by AGCO’s joint venture in Constantine, Algeria. "Together with our Algerian partners, we are pleased to produce Massey Ferguson tractors locally in Africa. This is a significant step in our long term growth strategy for the African continent,” stated Martin Richenhagen, AGCO’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "AGCO is committed to grow its presence within Africa by investing in local manufacturing, distribution infrastructure and new training sites. We have committed to invest US$ 100 million in Africa over the coming years.”

The new joint venture in Algeria for the production of Massey Ferguson branded tractors was esta ... Read more »
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SAN ANTONIO - Tuesday, December 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc.announced today that it has completed its acquisition of MoMelan Technologies, Inc., a privately held medical technology company developing innovative skin grafting solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Cambridge, MA, MoMelan Technologies was founded in 2009 as a spin-off from the labs of Prof. Rox Anderson at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The company’s mission is to standardize autologous skin grafting to serve patients who could benefit from epidermal grafts.

"MoMelan will strengthen KCI’s reputation as an innovation leader and nicely complement our objective to meet the evolving needs of our customers,” said Joe Woody, president & CEO, KCI. "We’re excited about the work they are doing, and we look forward to bringing to market technologies that improve healing and surgical outcomes.”

MoMelan developed an innovative epiderm ... Read more »
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Wednesday, December 19th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cancer patients looking for clinical trials of oncology therapies in their own areas plus information and news to help them understand the disease and its treatments have a valuable new online resource at The Quintiles-created site has now been recognized with its third Web Health Award in as many years. is a patient community of more than 230,000 registered users. The site is dedicated to educating patients and the general public about clinical trials and providing an abundance of information on therapeutic areas such as cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. It features a global database of ongoing clinical trials searchable by condition and global geography.

This year’s Web Health Award is for a cancer microsite within The goal of the cancer microsite is to empower cancer patients in understanding th ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Mercredi 19 Décembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

nano tech 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)--SMRJ (Organisation pour les petites et moyennes entreprises et l'innovation régionale, JAPON) produit « la zone de soutien aux petites et moyennes entreprises » dans l'exposition « nano tech 2013 » du mercredi 30 janvier au vendredi 1 février au « Tokyo Big Sight » à Ariake, Tokyo.

En tant qu'agence administrative indépendante sous la tutelle du ministère de l'économie, du commerce et de l'industrie (METI), SMRJ soutient les petites et moyennes entreprises et les communautés régionales dans la résolution de leurs problèmes et dans la réalisation de leurs rêves, en offrant des mesures de soutien personnalisées et ciblées. Au « nano tech 2013 », « la zone de soutien aux petites et moyennes entreprises » présente au monde entier trente entreprises comm ... Read more »
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