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Leading beverage company in Brazil benefits from immediate savings and timely delivery of tax, legal and regulatory updates LAS VEGAS & SÃO PAULO -Thursday, April 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail, Oracle Agile PLM and Oracle ATG Web Commerce software, today announced that Petrópolis Group, one of the largest beverage companies in Brazil, has selected Rimini Street for support of its SAP ECC 6.0, BusinessObjects and Business Warehouse systems. By switching to Rimini Street from vendor support, Petrópolis Group immediately saved 50% on its annual maintenance fees, and gained a premium-level, ultra-responsive service for its SAP systems. The compa ... Read more »
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La société de premier plan dans le secteur brésilien des boissons va bénéficier d'économies immédiates et de livraisons en temps opportun de mises à jour fiscales, juridiques et réglementaires LAS VEGAS et SÃO PAULO -Jeudi 27 Avril 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc., principal prestataire mondial indépendant de services de support aux logiciels d'entreprise pour les logiciels Business Suite, BusinessObjects et HANA Database de SAP SE (NYSE : SAP) ainsi que pour les logiciels Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail, Oracle Agile PLM et Oracle ATG Web Commerce d’Oracle Corporation (NYSE : ORCL), a annoncé aujourd'hui que le Groupe Petrópolis, l'une des plus grandes entreprises de boissons au Brésil, avait sélectionné Rimini Street pour le soutien de ses systèmes SAP ECC 6.0, BusinessObjects et Business Warehouse. En abandonnant le soutien proposé par le vendeur et en passant à Rimini Street, l ... Read more »
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SHANGHAI -Thursday, April 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- With a portfolio of nearly 40 models including commercial vehicles, passenger cars and green energy vehicles, JAC has all of them displayed at Auto Shanghai 2017 from April 17th to 28th. While A60, M6, and N-series truck attracted the highest public attention, JAC’s newly unveiled S7 SUV was also in the spotlight at the Auto Show. High-performance and Sophistication The S7 is another JAC passenger vehicle equipped with intelligent high-end configurations, such as self-adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning system, anti-collision warning system, automatic emergency braking and blind spot monitoring. Under the hood, the S7 has a 1.5T GDI & 6DCT platinum transmission, turbocharged engine and DVVT. The maximum power of the SUV is 128Kw, and the maximum torque is 251Nm. It is ranked among the “Top 10 Engines” in China. JAC Trucks to Enter the Global Market JAC World Truck is a pioneer in the industry due to ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Barco, a global leader in events, large venue and laser projection, launched a game-changing new projector range: the UDX 4K laser phosphor projectors at ‘Excite Middle East’, an Open House event organized by Barco at the prestigious Versace hotel in Dubai held on 25 and 26 April. Barco showcased the power of its new UDX series which revolutionizes large venue and event projection. The event also featured Barco’s F90 4K laser phosphor projector and premiered the ultra-flexible F70 projector – two robust, low-maintenance solutions that guarantee razor-sharp images in theme parks, event venue or amusement parks, and the Revolutionary R10 bendable LED display. In line with the event name - ‘Excite Middle East’, the new Barco solutions impressed all the attending customers, business partners and AV experts. The star of the show was the UDX large venue projector, which Barco developed after extensive market research. “ ... Read more »
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With this new factory in China, Panasonic establishes a global battery cell production system for eco-friendly vehicles OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, April 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752) announced today that it held an opening ceremony for a new automotive lithium-ion battery factory in Dalian, China. The factory is Panasonic's first automotive battery cell production site in China. Panasonic will further strengthen its global competitiveness in the automotive battery industry by the establishment of production sites in Japan, the United States, and China. With an increasing awareness of environmental issues, the market for eco-friendly vehicles is expanding every year, including hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric vehicles. Panasonic has provided automotive lithium-ion batteries to a number of auto manufacturers on a global basis and is leading the automotive battery market. Furthermore, in response to further increase in the dema ... Read more »
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Accessibility to a multi-user market will maximize CRISPR’s life-enhancing potential DENVER -Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC today invited holders of CRISPR-Cas9 patents to participate in the creation of a global CRISPR-Cas9 Joint Licensing Platform that will make their groundbreaking technologies widely accessible. “Pooling the foundational CRISPR patent rights under a single nonexclusive, cost-effective, transparent license will allow the market to focus on the creation of new products and therapies that accelerate and expand CRISPR’s deployment,” said Larry Horn, MPEG LA President and CEO. “Just as MPEG LA’s pioneering efforts to manage licensing overhead and mitigate litigation risk helped assure the success of digital video in the consumer electronics industry, the CRISPR-Cas9 Joint Licensing Platform can do the same for healthcare and other biotechnology industries but with an impact far more profound.” “At t ... Read more »
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Avoir accès à un marché multi-utilisateurs permettra de maximiser le potentiel d’amélioration de la vie de CRISPR DENVER -Jeudi 27 Avril 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--MPEG LA, LLC, leader mondial de licences, invite aujourd’hui les titulaires de brevets CRISPR-Cas9 à participer à la création d’une plate-forme mondiale de licences conjointes CRISPR-Cas9 qui rendra largement accessibles leurs technologies révolutionnaires. « La mise en commun des droits de brevet fondamentaux CRISPR sous une seule licence non exclusive, rentable et transparente permettra au marché de se concentrer sur la création de thérapies et de produits nouveaux qui accélèrent et élargissent le déploiement de CRISPR », a déclaré Larry Horn, PDG de MPEG LA. « Tout comme les efforts pionniers de MPEG LA pour la gestion des frais généraux de licences et la réduction des risques de litiges ont contribué à assurer le succès de la vidéo numérique dans l’industrie électronique grand public, la plate-forme conj ... Read more »
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–Optimizing operations and reducing maintenance costs at all phases of the product lifecycle– TOKYO -Thursday, April 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that it has developed the ADMAG Total Insight (TI) series, a new portfolio of electromagnetic flowmeters, and will release it on May 15. The ADMAG TI series consists of the ADMAG AXG and the ADMAG AXW electromagnetic flowmeters. The ADMAG AXG is a complete redesign of the ADMAG AXF and will accommodate bore diameters from 2.5 mm up to 500 mm, while the revamped ADMAG AXW will accommodate bore diameters ranging from 25 mm to 1800 mm. Total Insight is a Yokogawa concept for optimizing operations and reducing maintenance costs through every phase of the product lifecycle. Based on this concept, Yokogawa aims to better meet its customer needs and expand its share of the electromagnetic flowmeter market. Development Background Thanks to their versatile ability to handle a ... Read more »
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Combining ABB AbilityTM and IBM Watson for superior customer value ZURICH-Tuesday, April 25th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Replace first paragraph: ABB and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure. Customers will benefit from ABB’s deep domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of digital solutions combined with IBM’s expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning as well as different industry verticals. The first two joint industry solutions powered by ABB Ability and Watson will bring real-time cognitive insights to the factory floor and smart grids. “This powerful combination marks truly the next level of industrial technology, moving beyond current connected systems that simply gather data, to industrial operations and machi ... Read more »
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LONDON -Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Essel Group ME (“EGME”) is pleased to announce that Simba Energy Inc. has become “Simba Essel Energy Inc.” effective on Monday, April 24, 2017. At its recent annual general meeting, shareholders of Simba voted in favour of approving the two agreements that Simba entered into with EGME in 2015. This included an agreement under which EGME was granted the right to earn a 60% interest in Simba’s production sharing contracts (the “PSCs”) in Kenya, Chad, Liberia, Ghana and Guinea, by contributing 100% of the funding to carry out an exploration program on the PSCs. Following receipt of shareholder approval, the TSX Venture Exchange has also advised that it has no objection to Simba proceeding with the EGME transactions. Simba’s Board of Directors is to meet in the near future to review the seismic programme and other related data assembled in preparation of a drill program later this year on Block 2A, Kenya. -ENDS- Abo ... Read more »
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LONDON-Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Essel Group ME (“EGME or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that both the Company and its joint venture partner, Gensource Potash Corporation (“Gensource”), have appointed directors to their joint venture Vanguard Potash Corp. (“Vanguard”). The directors of Vanguard are: From EGME: Mr. Gagan Goel, Chairman & Managing Director, EGME Mr. Punkaj Gupta, Joint Managing Director & Group CEO, EGME Mr. Manoj Kumar Pa laria, General Manager, Finance, EGME From Gensource: Mr. Dwayne Dahl, Director, Gensource Potash Corporation Mr. Mike Ferguson, President & CEO and Director, Gensource Potash Corporation Pursuant to the Shareholder Agreement for Vanguard (the “Agreement”), Gensource and EGME are entitled to appoint a total of five directors to Vanguard: two nominated by Gensource and three nominated by EGME. The directors of Vanguard will now appoint management and begin detailed planning to complete the developme ... Read more »
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PHILADELPHIA -Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lombard International, a global leader in wealth structuring solutions, today announced the appointment of Sandra Locke to the new role of Executive Vice President, Global Director of Human Resources In this role, Sandra will be responsible for developing the global HR strategy. Reporting to John Hillman, Executive Chairman, she will be partnering with the leadership teams in Europe, the US, Latin America and Asia to ensure that Lombard International’s Human Capital initiatives are aligned with our global goals. Sandra joins from Guy Carpenter, part of Marsh & McLennan, where she was Managing Director, Global Head of Human Resources, and a member of the Executive Committee, responsible for their human capital strategy. John Hillman, Executive Chairman of Lombard International, said: “Sandy will be a great asset to our leadership team. Her exceptional operational and strategic HR skills will be invaluable to ... Read more »
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KYOTO, Japon-Jeudi 27 Avril 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation (« NTT Communications ») et Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (« DNP ») proposent une démonstration de leur service PaN de partage d'appareil photo (« Photo et réseau ») avec la collaboration de deux temples de Kyoto, au Japon : Kenninji, le plus ancien temple zen de Kyoto, et Entokuin, connu pour ses jardins. [Vidéo] Service de service PaN de partage d'appareil photo dans deux temples à Kyoto YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63bBn__2GGA Vimeo : https://vimeo.com/214614669/8467947a27 Qu'est-ce que le service PaN ? PaN est un nouveau service qui permet aux visiteurs de partager des appareils photos préinstallés dans des endroits touristiques, des parcs d'attractions et des lieux d'événements pour prendre leurs propres photos souvenir. Ce service a été déployé en combinant la technologie photo de Panasonic et les technologies réseau/cloud de NTT Communications. ... Read more »
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DANBURY, Conn. -Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Addivant™, the world leading supplier of liquid phosphite antioxidants for plastics, announced today that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, has received formal approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in infant formula and human milk plastic packaging. It covers the use of WESTON® 705 at levels up to 2000 ppm in multiple types of polymers for repeat use articles intended for infant formula and breast milk, as well as in polymers intended for use with powdered infant formula. “FDA has tightened even further its scrutiny on infant formulation using the most stringent screening procedures for this application,” said John Steitz, Addivant’s CEO. “WESTON® 705 has been developed to surpass global regulatory standards providing a complete profile of its Non-Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS), allowing food packaging companies to stay ahead of the industry curve. This approval ... Read more »
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KYOTO, Japan-Wednesday, April 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation, NTT Communications Corporation ("NTT Communications") and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. ("DNP") are conducting a demonstration of their camera sharing service PaN ("Photo and Network") with the cooperation of two temples in Kyoto, Japan: Kenninji, the oldest zen temple in Kyoto, and Entokuin, known for its gardens. [Video] Camera Sharing Service PaN at Two Temples in Kyoto YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63bBn__2GGA Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/214614669/8467947a27 What is PaN? PaN is a new service that allows visitors to share pre-installed cameras arranged at tourist destinations, amusement parks, and event venues to take their own souvenir photos. This service has been brought to life by the combination of Panasonic's photo-shooting technology and NTT Communications' cloud-network technology. The photographs are stored automatically online in the cloud and can be downloaded easi ... Read more »
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