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DULUTH, Ga. - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today held an official opening ceremony of its Future Farm and Learning Center near Lusaka, Zambia. “We are very pleased to announce the grand opening of our first Future Farm in Africa,” said Rob Smith, AGCO Senior Vice President and General Manager for Europe, Africa and Middle East. “Africa has tremendous growth potential in the agricultural equipment sector and our mission on the African Continent is to provide agricultural solutions for all African farmers. The Future Farm will help to empower local communities to develop a sustainable food production system and to increase farm productivity by implementing modern farming techniques.”

AGCO’s Future Farm vision is to support sustainable food production systems and increase farm output by using agricultural resources more efficien ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International confirms sustained rates of illegal tobacco trade across the EU

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The scale of the illegal trade in cigarettes remains sizeable in the European Union (EU), with a total of 56.6 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in 2014, representing 10.4% of total consumption, according to the latest annual report by KPMG. This illegal market costs taxpayers and communities more than €11 billion a year in lost tax revenue. If combined, the thousands of transactions made by criminals involved in the illegal tobacco trade would equate to them being the fifth largest cigarette supplier to EU consumers.

The source and type of products available on the illegal tobacco market have continued to evolve, while the upward trend of illegal trade levels in the EU has moderated in recent years. Fo ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Posiflex Technology, Inc. (TSE:8114.TW) will showcase its multi-award winning mobile POS MT-4008W at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015, the largest IT trade fair in Asia. After the accolade of the Red Dot Award, the MT-4008W has also won the COMPUTEX Design & Innovation Awards (d&i awards) and the COMPUTEX Best Choice Award in Best Design category. These three major design awards solidify Posiflex’s reputation and position as the world’s leading brand in innovative POS hardware solutions.

“The award-winning mobile POS MT-4008W is a hybrid solution that raises the bar for mobile experience, allowing mobile and stationary POS to coexist seamlessly. When these two sparks ignite into one hybrid terminal, it is a fire burning bright in today’s mobile-driven business environment,” said Owen Chen, President and CEO at Posiflex Technology, Inc.

Following the success of t ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France. - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced its selection by QUI! Group in Italy to provide MasterCard smart payment cards to dematerialize luncheon vouchers.

QUI! Group decided to innovate by providing consumers with smart payment cards in order to dematerialize traditional paper vouchers and optimize invoicing and administration processes for merchants for faster reimbursement. OT has been selected to provide the payment cards and to personalize them. Thanks to these cards, consumers will no longer need to use paper luncheon vouchers; they will remotely load money into their specifically designed reloadable prepaid banking cards and use them to pay in the same way as they use their personal payment cards issued by banks.

“OT is delighted to have been selected, as the unique supplier, by QUI! Group in order to ... Read more »

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