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STAMFORD, Conn. - Monday, June 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) ASG, a leading global specialty-packaging manufacturer, announced today it has acquired the Bydgoszcz, Poland-based beauty and personal care folding carton business of MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Bydgoszcz is an important supplier of packaging to major global and regional consumer goods companies, including cosmetics and beauty brands. ASG, already one of the largest packaging suppliers for the home entertainment industry, will leverage the Bydgoszcz operation’s assets to expand its footprint in the European consumer-packaging market. The acquisition is part of ASG’s multiyear strategy to develop additional world-class packaging solutions for the beauty and personal care, spirits, confectionery, and healthcare markets.

“In bringing Bydgoszcz into our group, we increase our level of technical capability, experience, and ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Monday, June 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles, the world’s largest biopharmaceutical services provider, has been named to the Fortune 500 list of largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue.
“Being named to the Fortune 500 is a significant milestone in Quintiles’ history,” said CEO Tom Pike. “We operated as a private company for a full decade before returning to the public markets via IPO in 2013. Our inclusion in the Fortune 500 is another indicator that Quintiles is one of the most important companies headquartered in the United States, conducting business in 100 countries.
“Quintiles’ management and our 29,000-plus employees around the world take great pride in what this accomplishment says about the impact and forward thinking of this company,” Pike continued. “We come to work every day seeking to help patients and improve our customers’ probability of succ ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, June 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with the del19 EGFR mutation lived a median of more than one year longer if they started treatment with afatinib rather than standard chemotherapy1
    Afatinib is the first treatment to demonstrate an overall survival benefit for patients with specific types of EGFR mutation-positive NSCLC1

2014 ASCO Annual Meeting

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For Ex-US and Ex-UK Media only

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced results of the pre-specified individual, as well as the exploratory combined, analyses of two Phase III trials (LUX-Lung 3 and LUX-Lung 6). These data, to be presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), demonstrated for the first time that patients with NSCLC with the most common epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation (exon 19 deletions; del19) lived more than on ... Read more »

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Global Collection to Include Highly Anticipated SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

MCLEAN, Va. - Monday, June 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -  Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Curio – A Collection by Hilton, including plans for the first hotels to join the new brand.

Created for travelers who seek local discovery and authentic experiences, Curio will be a carefully selected, global collection of distinctive four to five star hotels. Just as the word “curio” can refer to something of interest, unique or even rare, each Curio hotel will be different from the next, with individuality being a common thread, along with the quiet reassurance of the Hilton name behind every location. Letters of intent have been signed for the following properties: SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino; The Sam Houston Hotel in Houston, Texas; Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, S.D.; The Franklin Hotel in Chapel Hill, N.C.; and a soon to b ... Read more »

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LONDON. - Monday, June 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Williams Lea has appointed Dan Ellerton as the new Williams Lea Group CEO, effective 1 June.

Ellerton will be based in the UK and has global responsibility for the Group, including Williams Lea, Tag and the Group’s other branded businesses.

Williams Lea is a global leader in providing specialist Business Process Outsourcing services to support organizational transformation through re-engineering processes, deploying technologies and highly experienced collaborative teams to improve client efficiency and cost reduction. Tag, a leading brand services agency, works with global brands to implement effective marketing communications consistently across all media and markets through the smart centralization of their production.

Ellerton is appointed from the Group’s owner Deutsche Post DHL. His appointment indicates the ongoing commitment to leverage the Deutsche Post DHL client base ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

SUMMIT, N.J. - Monday, June 2nd 2014

2014 ASCO Annual Meeting

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced updated Overall Survival (OS) results from a post-hoc analysis of its phase III MPACT (Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Clinical Trial) study of ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension) (albumin-bound) in combination with gemcitabine in treatment-na├»ve patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer. A poster discussion of the analysis is scheduled for Sunday, June 1st at 11:30 am CT at the 50th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

The extended data cutoff occurred at final database lock in May 2013 and allowed for an OS analysis of mature data from 90% of the patients in the study. The extended analysis showed that ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine demonstrated an improvement in OS in the intent-to-treat population compared to patients that receive ... Read more »

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App developers and publishers reach more smart TV consumers faster with single-contract, single-window app publication

SAN RAMON, Calif. - Monday, June 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Smart TV application developers can now use a single, integrated process to publish their applications to compliant Smart TV Alliance members’ smart TVs. Successful completion of the Alliance’s Joint Quality Assurance process now triggers multi-manufacturer app publication through the Common Developer Portal, allowing publishers to reach more devices and users in one simple process. This makes the publication process simpler, more cost-effective and significantly faster.

Smart TV Alliance was launched in 2012 to unite the fragmented smart TV market and provide consumers with richer smart TV experiences and access to more content and better services. In less than two years, the Smart TV Alliance has streamlined the application development, QA and publishing pro ... Read more »

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