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Grundfos Unveils Three new Installer Champions in the Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 6 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump and water application systems, offered a thrilling experience for pump installers around the Middle East to test their skills, with three Grundfos Installer Championships that took place in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The Grundfos Installer Championship is a prize competition organized curtsey of Grundfos, which aims to assemble installers from all over the region to compete in installer-related capabilities and showcase their skills in various disciplines and becoming the best!

The competition is designed to boost awareness of Grundfos’ DBS products (Domestic Building Services) and to make Grundfos the preferred brand for both domestic and well driller installers. The first phase in the search for the next Grundfos Installer Champion took place on November ... Read more »

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Findings Released as World Cancer Day Seeks to Reduce the Global Impact of Cancer

WASHINGTON-Wednesday 6 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Look Good Feel Better, the global cancer support program, today announced the results of its 2018 global participant survey, which reveals the extent of the groundbreaking program’s impact on self-image. Across 11 countries on five continents reporting results, Look Good Feel Better reported that women who participate in the program emerge 93% more confident about their appearance.

Established in 1989, Look Good Feel Better is a free public service program that teaches beauty techniques to help people with cancer manage the appearance side effects of cancer treatment. Now in its 30th year, the program has served 2 million people globally.

This year’s global participant survey includes responses from more than 10,000 women gathered during 2018. Key findings include:

Fewer than half ... Read more »

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CIP transfers Vantage into new perpetual investment fund to support long-term growth

NEW YORK-Wednesday 6 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Corsair Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”), the global infrastructure investment business of Corsair Capital (“Corsair”), today announced that a new fund established and managed by CIP has closed on the acquisition of 100% of Vantage Airport Group (“Vantage”) from Gateway Infrastructure Investments (“Gateway”), another CIP-managed fund.

The new CIP fund is a perpetual partnership with no fixed duration, capitalized by high-quality long-term institutional investors. The transaction provides Vantage with a strong and stable ownership structure, as well as access to capital to pursue a full pipeline of opportunities in developing, managing, and investing in airports and related infrastructure worldwide. The acquisition also creates an attractive realization event for ... Read more »

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New Standalone Business Will Operate as The LYCRA Company, an Independent Subsidiary

WILMINGTON, Del.-Saturday 2 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding, one of the leading textile and apparel companies in China, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business. The transaction includes all associated assets and contracts.

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The new company will operate as The LYCRA Company, an independent subsidiary, and will continue to manufacture advanced fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and hygiene industries. The LYCRA Company is named for LYCRA® fiber, the original spandex/elastane fiber and the company’s best-known product. The purchase includes a robust portfolio of highly respected consumer and trade brands: ... Read more »

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HYOGO, Japan-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the ongoing effort to battle world hunger and expand the production of healthy livestock, House Wellness Foods’ groundbreaking, immunobiotic-based Feed LP20® has once again produced conclusive research, as it previously did in the case of Whiteleg shrimp, proving that the stock of Nile Tilapia [Oreochromis niloticus], one of the most commercially viable farmable seafood species available, can be expanded with greater health and efficiency, bestowing benefits to worldwide commerce while simultaneously producing a better, safer and more nutritious food for consumers.

Increased tilapia consumption brought issues with water quality, disease, increased use of pesticides, disinfectants, and antibiotics. Yet despite interventions, producers were unable to stem a trend toward poor growth and high mortality, and consequently, decreased profitability. Heightening the problem, nationwide food conc ... Read more »

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Visual MESA Multi-Period Optimizer (VM-MPO) 6 will reduce costly uncertainty in planning, scheduling and trading of energy over multiple time periods across portfolios of generation assets and different asset classes

HOUSTON-Tuesday 5 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KBC (A Yokogawa Company) today announced the release of a new high-fidelity analytics technology, VM-MPO 6. It will allow scheduling engineers and operators to incorporate more precise forecasts into the decision making process, over various time horizons when dealing with multiple time-dependent constraints, resulting in increased optimization benefits of their energy systems.

Changes in electricity price contracts (e.g. real-time pricing, time of use pricing, critical peak pricing), variability of natural gas prices, and the capability of process plants to become electricity providers to the grid while managing a wide variety of energy sources (fossil fuels, renewables, et ... Read more »

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PESES's ventilating fan production reached 200 million units in 2018, 60 years after manufacturing its first model. The company is contributing to the improvement of indoor air quality for customers worldwide through the ventilation business.

OSAKA, Japan-Saturday 2 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation announced that Panasonic Ecology Systems Co., Ltd. (PESES), a Panasonic group company focusing on indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental systems, had marked a cumulative global production of 200 million ventilating fans in December 2018. It has been 60 years since the manufacture of its first ventilating fan in 1958. Since its foundation in 1909, PESES has been dedicated to improving the IAQ through the provision of ventilating fans, electric fans, and air purifiers. The company produces over seven million units of ventilating fans, its flagship product, annually. Offering them in more than 40 countries and regions, PESES is con ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 5 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]
 Pope Francis Delivers Historic Mass for 180,000 Catholics in The United Arab Emirates (Press Video: AETOSWire)

His Holiness Pope Francis, the Head of the Catholic Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City, has delivered an historic Papal Mass to 180,000 Catholics in the United Arab Emirates that was televised around the world.

The scale of the event, which took place at Zayed Sports Stadium in Abu Dhabi, is unprecedented for an event of this kind in the Arabian Peninsula and saw tens of thousands come from every corner of the UAE and overseas to participate.

The event saw 1500 paramedics, police and security staff on duty to ensure the safety and security of the Catholics attending the Mass.

There were 100 Emiratis on duty managing gate security for the thousands who flocked to the event – the majority of whom traveled on the 2000 buses organised by the UAE Governm ... Read more »

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Chief Services Officer (CSO) John Baughn to lead global customer services while new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Ruy Pinto appointed to head integrated global technology team

LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday 5 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES is streamlining customer support and services by forming a global services delivery team under the leadership of a Chief Services Officer (CSO). This underscores SES’s commitment to place customers at the heart of its business and deliver exceptional customer experience following the successful implementation of two market-facing business units in 2017, SES Video and SES Networks.

The newly created CSO position consolidates all customer support and operational delivery, logistics and services related resources across the video and data businesses. It unifies functions across the organisation into a single team charged with delivering exceptional services to its customers. John Baughn, formerly Executive Vice ... Read more »

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HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologic solutions, is launching DUROLANE, its single-injection joint-fluid osteoarthritis (OA) treatment, in Malaysia and has selected Athrotech as its exclusive distribution partner for the market.

OA involves the breakdown, or degeneration, of cartilage and the synovial fluid that cushions and lubricates joint tissues. It’s estimated that up to 20% of the adult population of Malaysia suffers from osteoarthritis and the most common form of OA in the country is knee OA.1 Hyaluronic acid (HA)-based products like DUROLANE, help manage pain in the knees and hips of patients with OA.

“Athrotech is a great fit for Bioventus as we continue to grow in Asia and expand our reach with HA products like DUROLANE,” said Tony Bihl, CEO of Bioventus. “Malaysia is the fourth market in Asia where Bioventus has introduced DUROLANE, prov ... Read more »

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Award-winning cable and high-speed internet provider now offers customers access to crystal-clear pictures with seven new 4K channels from the North American SES Ultra HD Platform

LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday 5 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RCN, an award-winning provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and phone services, has announced its commercial launch of Ultra HD services through a partnership with SES, the world’s leading satellite operator. RCN is featuring seven dedicated 4K channels from the North American SES Ultra HD Platform, which will be available on RCN’s Signature TV channel tier for new and existing customers.

RCN’s initial 4K launch will feature a broad range of Ultra HD channels, including Insight TV, Travelxp 4K, The Country Network, NASA TV UHD, C4K360, NatureVision TV, and UHD1, as well as special 4K live events coverage. To provide this selection, RCN is leveraging the content and reach of the SES Ultra HD p ... Read more »

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Convergence of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and digital health technologies will drive care delivery innovation, finds Frost & Sullivan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 5 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

By the end of 2019, up to 15 percent of the global healthcare spending is expected to be directed toward value-based care concepts. This will cause a surge in the number of risk-sharing contracts between providers and drug/device original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), driving business value for providers. While developed countries will adopt the more sophisticated outcome-based models, emerging markets will employ the best practices most suited to their local needs. Digital health technologies enabling out-of-hospital care and monitoring are forecast to grow by 30 percent to cross the $25 billion mark. As the lines between retail, IT and healthcare industries continue to blur, digital marketplace providers such as Amazon and Ali Health will make f ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 5 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Leading global health management company, The Health Bank (THB) and Napier Healthcare, a worldwide leader for innovative technology solutions, have announced they will go-live with their Clinic Management System (CMS). The CMS implementation at The Health Bank will provide greater flexibility to create health packages based on customer’s needs, with the ability to collect critical data to enhance customer engagement and experience.    

Napier Healthcare and The Health Bank share a common vision to power excellence at various healthcare touchpoints. It is a vision that enables seamless access to healthcare with specialized doctors in different care settings: at home, clinics, hospitals and rehabilitation centers. Na ... Read more »

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Spanning Six Categories, 2019 AMOs Reflect Developments Across the Broad Mobile Ecosystem

HONG KONG-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the Asia Mobile Awards (AMO Awards) at MWC19 Shanghai are open for entry. Judged by a panel of leading independent industry experts, the AMO Awards honour the greatest achievements and innovations across the Asian mobile industry. Comprising 10 awards over six categories, the 2019 AMO Awards will be presented during MWC19 Shanghai, which will be held 26 – 28 June at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Entries for the AMO Awards will be accepted until Wednesday,10 April 2019.

“Asia is a leading centre of innovation, driving new developments across the broad mobile ecosystem,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “The AMO Awards will recognise the companies and individuals that are leading this innovation on a global basis and we look forward ... Read more »

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