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PARIS & DARMSTADT, Germany-Thursday, June 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Worldwide Innovative Network in Personalized Cancer Medicine - WIN Consortium proudly announces today that Merck, which operates its biopharmaceutical business as EMD Serono in the U.S. and Canada, becomes a member of the WIN Consortium. WIN is a network of 40 academic institutions and industries across the globe, focusing on new generation biomarker-driven therapeutic clinical trials and biomarker discovery programs conducted worldwide, aiming to significantly impact the survival of cancer patients. Merck reinforces WIN’s pharmaceutical industry membership. WIN’s global collaborative research strategy will be presented at the WIN2017 Symposium in Paris, France, on 26-27 June. Merck’s strong corporate commitment to the development of drugs using a precision medicine approach, coupled with the company’s wide breadth of experience in the development of oncology therapeutics, its company’s goals and ca ... Read more »
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Passengers on board Silversea’s luxurious cruise ships are enjoying broadband connectivity with speeds of up to 150Mb/s through SES Networks’ Maritime+ Solution LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, June 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Telenor Maritime has signed a multi-year agreement to provide high-speed broadband access to Silversea’s luxurious cruise ships via SES Networks’ Maritime+ solution. Telenor Maritime will be using SES Networks’ fully-managed maritime solution to offer capacity of up to 150Mb/s to provide passengers on Silversea’s ultra-luxury cruise ships a true broadband experience at sea. Passengers onboard these eight ships will be able to stay connected through social network accounts, audio and video conferencing apps, and will also be able to stream video as they sail to the most exotic travel destinations ranging from the tropical paradise of Brazil to the epic wilderness of Antarctica. Designed especially ... Read more »
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SIAE MICROELETTRONICA is partnering with KOFRE for this turnkey project MILAN-Tuesday, June 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- COELBA, part of the Neoenergia group, is one of the first Power utility companies in Latin America offering a fully digital energy distribution system. In their effort to modernize and improve the quality of life in the state of Bahia, COELBA decided to invest in the upgrade and extension of its wireless communication backbone. The existing heterogeneous network comprised of satellite links and low frequency wireless links operating at 900MHz and 1,5Ghz. With the need of connecting new sites and transport new services COELBA decided to build a homogeneous, modern and reliable infrastructure across Bahia. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA technology was selected to implement the modern wireless infrastructure maximising reliability with protected configurations, performances with high capacity bandwidth and providing a single network management system. “SIAE MI ... Read more »
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Leading analyst firm STKI also recognizes Company as Fastest-Growing IT Vendor in Israel LAS VEGAS-Wednesday, June 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., a global provider of enterprise software services, and the leading independent support provider for Oracle® and SAP® products, today announced that leading Israeli analyst firm STKI has certified the Company as a Tier 1 vendor in the Application Support Outsourcing space. The Company was also recognized as the market’s Fastest-Growing IT Vendor. Rimini Street’s strong growth and momentum in the region is due to high demand from Oracle and SAP licensees for its unique premium-level software support. SKTI awarded the certification to Rimini Street at its annual STKI Summit 2017. Rimini Street is the only enterprise software support provider for Oracle and SAP products to receive this certification. “We have been tracking Rimini Street since the Company first entered Israel two years ago, and are impressed wit ... Read more »
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Popular Exhibition Space Includes Cutting-Edge Demos Showcasing the Impact of Mobile Technology; Partners include BICS, Cubic Telecom, HID Global, Huawei, Guiyang City Government, KT Corporation, myFC, PayPal, Qvantel and SI-TECH LONDON-Monday, June 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA Innovation City will return to Mobile World Congress Shanghai for the fifth year, the GSMA announced today. The popular exhibition space invites visitors to experience how mobile-connected products and services are improving the lives of citizens, enterprises and governments in Asia, as well as around the world. This year’s showcase explores a range of immersive, cutting-edge demonstrations from leading brands as well as start-ups, covering different sectors such as retail, transport, automotive and more. “The City is always one of the biggest draws at Mobile World Congress and we are focused on ensuring that it reflects the latest developments in mobile technology,” said Michael O’Ha ... Read more »
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida -Monday, June 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)- Leading aviation company GA Telesis, LLC (or the “Company”) announced the closing of a new five year, $225 million ABL credit facility led by HSBC Securities USA and Fifth Third Bank as Joint Lead Arrangers. The company originally sought a new $200 million facility. Due to overwhelming interest from existing and new banks, however, the company upsized the facility with better terms than its previous credit facility. The facility comprises seven global, super-regional, and regional banks with HSBC Bank USA as Administrative Agent. The facility is a refinancing of an existing $150 million ABL facility led by HSBC which was set to expire in 2018. The new facility has a higher loan amount, longer maturity, and pricing and terms consistent with or better than the current facility with the support of a larger and more diverse bank group. The proceeds from the facility will be used for general corporate purposes ... Read more »
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L'application d'une formule spéciale de pâte à souder peut améliorer les rendements, tout en économisant du temps et en réduisant les coûts de production EAST PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island-Mardi 20 Juin 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Nordson EFD, une société de Nordson (NASDAQ: NDSN), premier fabricant mondial de systèmes de dosage de fluides de précision, propose une nouvelle formule de pâte à souder pour dispensing SolderPlus® qui permet d’améliorer l'adhérence pour les étiquettes RFID (identification par radiofréquence), les cartes à puce à double interface (DI), et les passeports biométriques. Ces applications nécessitent la connexion électrique d’une antenne à une puce. Les fabricants utilisent souvent un époxy chargé argent pour coller ces composants. Cette méthode nécessite une polymérisation, si celle-ci n’est pas complète à 100 %, la qualité de l’adhérence peut être impactée. Parmi les autres considérations à prendre en compte, signalons les exigences de température de ... Read more »
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Another step towards a smoke-free future ● USD 320 million investment in new Dresden facility ● 500 new jobs expected LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Monday, June 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) announces plans to invest approximately USD 320 million in a new high-tech facility in Dresden, Germany, to produce HEETS, the tobacco units to be used with the electronic tobacco heating device IQOS. Construction of the 80,000 m2 facility is scheduled to begin in late 2017. Once fully operational in early 2019, the factory is expected to employ about 500 people. IQOS and HEETS have been available for adult smokers in Germany since June 2016, starting with pilot commercialization in Munich, Frankfurt and Berlin. IQOS is currently available in key cities in more than 25 markets around the world. Commenting on the announcement, André Calantzopoulos, PMI’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “This investment represents another ... Read more »
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Applying a specialized solder paste formula can improve production yields while saving time and reducing costs EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Thursday, June 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, offers a new SolderPlus® dispensing paste formula to improve bond reliability in RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags, dual interface (DI) smart cards, and biometric passports. These applications require attaching an antenna electrically connected to a chip. Manufacturers often use a silver filled epoxy to bond these components. This method requires a curing process, which can affect bond strength if not enough time is allotted for complete curing. Other process considerations include low storage temperature requirements of minus 32° F (0° C). The process of applying Nordson EFD solder paste is faster and easier because there is no curing time required. Also, solder paste ... Read more »
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Gaining Foothold along "the Belt and Road" ASTANA, Kazakhstan-Monday, June 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the ongoing Expo 2017 in Astana, the leading Chinese automaker JAC Motors and its Kazakhstani distributor showcased three models: the S3, the iEV6S and the iEV5. Echoing the theme of China Pavilion, “Future Energy, Green Silk Road”, JAC also took the opportunity to exhibit their latest green energy vehicle technologies and concepts. Making a mark in Kazakhstan As an important nation along the corridor, Kazakhstan connects China with Central Europe via “the Belt and Road” economic zone. The country covers a large region of Central Asia and Eastern Europe and is one of JAC’s most valuable markets. In March 2015, with the blessing of China’s Premier Li Keqiang and Kazakhstan’s Premier Karim Masimov, JAC and its distributor Allur Group, officially signed the KD assembly licensing agreement. As per the agreement, Allur Group, a Kazakhstan automotive company, will be res ... Read more »
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