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NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I.-Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Clarke Industrial Engineering ("Clarke") completed the sale of $10 million of Series B Preferred Stock to a group of investors led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures ("SAEV"). Chevron Technology Ventures (“CTV”) participated in the round. Daniel Carter of SAEV US, stated, "Clarke's unique Shutter Valve design provides a step change in control valve technology. We see wide ranging applications for this new type of valve in the Oil and Gas industry and beyond." President & CEO of Clarke, Kyle Daniels stated, "Saudi Aramco and Chevron, as two of the world's largest companies who regularly purchase large quantities of control valves, have significant expertise in industrial valve technology. We are very honored that they recognize the value of our proprietary Shutter Valve design and have chosen to make significant investments in Clarke." Bill Dambrackas, Clarke's Chairman, stated, "There hasn’t bee ... Read more »
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• Le prix le plus élevé dans l'histoire du tournoi et Jiu-Jitsu Abu Dhabi, Émirats Arabes Unis-Vendredi 9 Février 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] La Fédération des Emirats Arabes Unis de Jiu-Jitsu (UAEJJF) a annoncé que la 10ème édition du Championnat du Jiu-Jitsu Professionnel d'Abu Dhabi, le plus grand événement du calendrier mondial du Jiu-Jitsu, fera son grand tour le 16 avril. L'annonce a été faite lors d'une conférence de presse élargie organisée par UAEJJF au Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, où elle a révélé le calendrier des événements pour 2018. En tant qu'organisateur du championnat, UAEJJF a annoncé que l'édition de cette saison sera unique, comme elle fête 10 ans d'excellence au niveau local et international. La Fédération a également annoncé une participation sans précédent de joueurs locaux, régionaux et internationaux. Sur une période de 13 jours, le Championnat réunira les plus grands noms du Jiu-Jitsu au Mubadala Arena à Abu Dhabi. Le Championnat démarrera avec le Festival Inte ... Read more »
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SHANGHAI-Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT) and Jiaxing Petrochemical Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Tongkun Group Co., Ltd, announce the successful start-up of Jiaxing Petrochemical’s second PTA Line, utilising INVISTA’s latest P8 technology. The first reaction train reached 100 percent design rate in just 10 days from the first introduction of feedstock. P8 is the very latest PTA technology platform from INVISTA, representing industry-leading capital productivity, variable cost and environmental footprint. It is the latest demonstration of INVISTA’s 30-year track record in successfully deploying new generations of PTA technology that create competitive advantage for licensees. A ceremonial session was held by Jiaxing Petrochemical to celebrate the outstanding achievement. Mr. Xu, president of Tongkun Group, expressed his trust in INVISTA’s PTA technology and the capability of its engineers and scientists. He said, “We ar ... Read more »
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SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As the international LiDAR community convenes in Denver, Colorado this week for ILMF (the International LiDAR Mapping Forum), YellowScan’s innovative new Surveyor Ultra system will also take flight – quite literally– with the assistance of Velodyne’s VLP 32C Sensor and the Applanix APX-15 IMU. With 600,000 shots per second, this high-density system catalyzes high-speed UAVs’ capacity to catapult into the sky, so that they can soar, even across long-range flights, as the system can cover up to 100 m. Drones, including VTOLs, can utilize this breakthrough innovation based on its feather-light weight of 1.7kg, through YellowScan’s innovative integration of Velodyne LiDAR’s VLP 32C Sensor. Like the Surveyor system, the Surveyor Ultra provides users with a turn-key system that can be easily utilized; however, the Ultra will dazzle its users even further, based on its distinctive dimensions of crystal clear un ... Read more »
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Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study of more than 15,000 globetrotters finds carrying cash can come with concerns for travelers worldwide SAN FRANCISCO & SINGAPORE-Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced the findings of the payment network’s comprehensive look at travel and tourism in 2017. Visa’s Global Travel Intentions (GTI) Study highlights various parts of the travelers’ journey and found a key motivator for travel is stress relief. The Study also uncovered certain aspects of travel can lead to anxiety and stress, including getting, carrying and exchanging cash. Visa’s cashless solutions offer the freedom to pay anywhere in the world while helping you get a competitive exchange rate when you pay in local currency. While paying in one’s home currency may seem familiar, those purchases, when made overseas, can usually assess conversion-related commissions and overall price mark ups. 2018 Macro Trends in Travel In addition to e ... Read more »
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Enterprise Dashboard Surveys Patients, Analyzes Data and Delivers Personalized Content; Connected Engagement App Educates, Alerts & Empowers Patients/Employees & Families BALTIMORE-Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Emerging digital health company ICmed, LLC, today launched its Enterprise Engagement Solution. The customizable solution enhances patient & family engagement, driving improved medical outcomes and lower healthcare costs. The product is licensed by clients such as Aging-In-Place Facilities, wellness-focused businesses, care management organizations, health systems and employee benefits leaders. Enterprises can deploy the solution for use with a general managed population or an at-risk population, such as seniors, postoperative patients, those with health conditions, like diabetes or heart disease, or new mothers. The product can be white labeled by an enterprise. Through an easy-to-use dashboard, an enterprise can survey, message and educate i ... Read more »
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Transition delivers streamlined and strengthened portfolio and operations ZURICH-Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB (SWX:ABBN): This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: FULL YEAR 2017 HIGHLIGHTS Base orders up 5%1, higher in all divisions and regions; total orders steady Revenues +1% ABB AbilityTM drives growth across all divisions Streamlined and strengthened portfolio: B&R, Keymile acquisitions completed; GE Industrial Solutions acquisition signed High-voltage cables divested, two joint ventures signed for EPC activities Business model change in Power Grids, Robotics and Motion and Industrial Automation under way Operational EBITA margin2 12.1%, impacted 30 bps due to charges related to the EPC businesses Net income up 17% to $2,213 million Cash flow from operating activities steady; net working capital as a percentage of revenues reduced to 11.3% 9th consecutive ... Read more »
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• The highest prize fund in the history of the tournament and Jiu-Jitsu Abu Dhabi, United Arabic Emirates-Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) announced that the 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, the largest event on the Jiu-Jitsu world calendar, will take place on April 16th. The announcement came through an expanded press conference organized by UAEJJF at the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, where it highlighted the schedule of events for 2018. As the Championship’s organizer, UAEJJF announced that this season's edition will be unique as it celebrates 10 years of excellence at both local and international levels. The Federation also announced unprecedented participation of local, regional and international players. Over the course of 13 days, the Championship will be bringing together the most famous names in Jiu-Jitsu at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi. The Championship will launch with the Abu Dhabi Worl ... Read more »
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