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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 »
Views: 221 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.19.2012

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 www.ClinicalResearch.com. The Quintiles-created site has now been recognized with its third Web Health Award in as many years.

ClinicalResearch.com 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 ClinicalResearch.com. The goal of the cancer microsite is to empower cancer patients in understanding th ... Read more »
Views: 200 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.19.2012

ME Newswire / Business Wire

LONDON - Tuesday, December 18th 2012

Mobile Messaging and Voice Provider Releases Viber 2.3 with Fun Stickers and Emoticons; Update Includes Holiday-Themed Stickers to Help Users Celebrate

Viber, the leading mobile communications platform offering free text and photo messages and HD-quality phone calls, announces today that it has passed the 140 million users milestone with 400,000 users being added every day. The announcement coincides with the release of a special fun version of its popular mobile app.

The new version for both Android and iPhone includes:

    Playful emoticons
    Fun stickers
    A new "Send Location” feature that allows you to share a map of any location you choose
    An enhanced messaging experience with an updated user interface

Additionally, the Android version of the application includes a new setting, allowing users to sel ... Read more »
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