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New facility initially will support local production of Renault Group vehicles

TANGIER, Morocco-Friday 13 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced the startup of a facility in Tangier, Morocco, that will produce automotive sealants for local vehicle production. The plant, which marks the company’s first automotive coatings production facility in Africa, initially will supply materials for Renault Group’s Dacia brand vehicles that are produced in Tangier and Casablanca.

“This facility’s startup is an important step in providing local supply for automotive original equipment (OEM) vehicle manufacturers in Morocco,” said Roald Johannsen, PPG vice president, automotive coatings, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “The country is already one of the largest and fastest-growing vehicle producers in Africa. Vehicle output is projected to increase significantly, with two more production facil ... Read more »

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Robust, dual-target test now available for sale in Australia

SYDNEY-Friday 13 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. announced today their PlexPCR® SARS-CoV-2* test received clearance from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Designed from a database of over 1,000,000 sequences, the two gene, single-well test detects all current circulating variants§ of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of COVID-19. The test is ideally suited to support rapid response to outbreaks, offering scalable 96- or 384-well capacity, automated software reporting, and liquid handling robotics in the form of the SpeeDx PlexPrep™. The combination of PlexPrep™ robotics and automated software analysis can support a scalable workflow for throughputs of 480 to 1,920 patient samples in an 8-hour shift.

“We have been supporting labs around the world with their COVID-19 te ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Friday 13 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In 2021, Mary Kay Inc. continued its decades-long commitment to enriching the lives of women around the globe, manufacturing irresistible products and building healthier, more sustainable communities even in response to COVID-19. In recognition of Mary Kay’s achievements in the last six months, the brand has taken home several coveted awards in the business, corporate citizenship, and leadership categories from various prestigious organizations.

The awards, which range from recognition of the brand’s COVID-19 response to accolades for a Mary Kay-produced documentary on the Gulf of Mexico’s preservation efforts, highlight the company’s unwavering business values and its dedication to the principles defined by the brand’s legendary founder, Mary Kay Ash.

Latest awards include:

COVID-19 Response Awards

Silver Globee® Winner – 13th Annu ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 13 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global bolsters its presence in Mauritania through a Collaboration Agreement with tax advisory firm AMC Consulting.

AMC Consulting, founded in 2013 by Managing Partner Abdel Mejid Cherif Boudadya, is a full-service tax firm that also provides business planning and other financial services, specializing in financial management and human resources. The Nouakchott-based firm serves local and international clients within several industries including technology, construction, mining, gas and energy, transportation, air transport, agriculture, fishing and telecom.

“Our firm is committed to providing our clients with best-in-class service through our team’s strong technical background and dedication to stewardship,” Abdel said. “Coupled with Andersen Global’s full suite of integrated, independent services through its member firms and collaborating firms, our ... Read more »

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