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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany-Wednesday 1 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sports company PUMA is the most sustainable brand in the industry according to the latest ranking by publication Business of Fashion, which ranked the 30 largest companies in the fashion business.

Business of Fashion noted that PUMA had leading scores for water & chemicals, worker’s rights and transparency, while also sharply improving its emissions score compared to last year. Overall, PUMA scored 49 out of 100 points, well above the industry average of 28.

“We welcome the recognition in the Business of Fashion Sustainability Index 2022 and will take our leadership position as an encouragement to take the next step on our sustainability journey,” PUMA CEO Bjørn Gulden said. “We agree with the conclusions that much remains to be done to bring our industry in line with the Goal of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change as well as the United Nations Sustai ... Read more »

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Expanded Offering Builds on Success of U.S. Fractional Shares

GREENWICH, Conn-Wednesday 1 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Brokers (Nasdaq: IBKR), an automated global electronic broker, today announced the launch of fractional shares trading for European stocks and ETFs. Clients of Interactive Brokers can now buy and sell fractional shares of eligible U.S. and European stocks and ETFs, providing a simple way to build a balanced portfolio and invest in shares regardless of the share price. Fractional shares are stock units that amount to less than one full share.

With fractional shares, there is no minimum for European shares and investors can invest in U.S. shares with as little as USD 1.00, irrespective of the stock price. Investors can use fractional shares to maximize returns by putting small cash balances to work quickly, instead of holding cash and potentially earning lower returns. In addition, Interactive Brokers offers cash quan ... Read more »

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KINGSTON, Jamaica-Wednesday 1 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As Jamaica pursues its Vision 2030 development plan which will transform the island’s economy, the country’s government continues to develop and seek innovative investments that can accelerate economic and social growth.

These investment projects will not only provide economic rewards, but will also be sustainable, create new avenues for development in communities, towns, and cities, and will lead to significant improvement in Jamaica’s overall business environment.

Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Honourable Aubyn Hill, noted that the government has expended significant resources to foster an enabling environment for economic growth. “Our long term goal is for investment products and partnerships that are sustainable, that will energize our economy and drive positive change at all levels of society,” the Minister u ... Read more »

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LONDON-Wednesday 1 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Baker Tilly International is delighted to announce the appointment of Francesca Lagerberg as Chief Executive Officer of the global network.

Ms Lagerberg brings more than 25 years of experience in professional services, most recently as global leader with a mid-tier network, specialising in cross-border and international business support. For many years, Ms Lagerberg has been a champion of diversity and inclusion in boardrooms and has worked directly with senior leadership teams on their inclusion strategies.

Baker Tilly International Chairman and CEO of Baker Tilly US, LLP, Alan Whitman said Ms Lagerberg is the right leader at the right time to lead the growing global network as it accelerates its strategic markets.

“Francesca is a progressive leader who brings a wealth of experience and has ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 1 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Hive Furniture Show, the GCC’s only dedicated event focusing on big-box retailers and wholesale traders, is preparing to roll up its sleeves for a second edition that is twice as big as last year’s. The 2022 edition will be taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah from 13 – 16 June, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

Showcasing exquisitely curated furniture from around the world, Hive Furniture Show will grant visitors the opportunity to explore the latest furniture trends and network with manufacturers from across the globe under one roof. The show will host over 100 global exhibitors who will showcase their collections, spanning furniture pieces for offices, living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, and outdoor furniture.

Gautam Mulani, co-founder of Hive Furniture Show, said: “We were pleased with the great response we received during last year’s event and anticipate the hug ... Read more »

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WILMINGTON, Del-Wednesday 1 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the textile and apparel industry, will join a panel discussion at the inaugural United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network Annual Meeting taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on June 2.

With its recent commercialization of COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® fibers made from 100% textile waste, The LYCRA Company is uniquely positioned to participate in the discussion titled Responsible Consumption and Production: Designing for Our Times. Jean Hegedus, sustainability director, The LYCRA Company, will share her perspective on how the company is scaling recycling solutions to help address the challenge of textile waste.

The meeting will welcome United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network advisory committee members and registered partnerships by indust ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kioxia Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, announced today it has been awarded the 2022 Invention Prize by the National Commendation for Invention for its Invention of Optimization of Read Method for Multi-level Flash Memory (patent no. 4892307). Dating back to 1919, the National Commendation for Invention is a Japanese program dedicated to promoting science, technology and recognizing industries with outstanding inventions, ideas and designs. This is the third consecutive year that Kioxia has received an award from this prestigious program.

Awardees (both Kioxia employees):

Mitsuaki Honma, Chief Specialist, Memory Design Managing Department, Memory Division

Noboru Shibata, Assistant to General Manager, Device Technology Research & Development Center, Institute of Memory Technology Research & Development

By adopting a new innovative and more evenly distributed-assigned bit-coding, Kioxia’s award-winning ... Read more »

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BIRMINGHAM, England-Wednesday 1 June 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ICCPP launched the full-range ceramic coil solution including disposable ceramic coil at Vaper Expo UK in Birmingham on May 27, 2022 -- a new category empowered by its "Digital Transformation" strategy, marking a new era in the global vape industry.

For the first time, ICCPP exhibited as a group and showcased its branded ODM+ solution and full-range ceramic coil solution. Adopting the Gene Tree technology, ICCPP’s ceramic coil will be integrated with the ODM+ business to promote a greater evolution in the industry. The ceramic coil, ICCPP’s first product released since it jointly launched the digital strategy with SAP and PwC, is bound to become a benchmark in the global vape industry.

Breakthrough: ceramic coil solution for disposable and multiple categories

In the vape industry, the ceramic coil technology is a key indicator of technological advancement ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kioxia Holdings Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, announced today that it completed the acquisition of Chubu Toshiba Engineering Corporation. The company entered into a share purchase agreement with Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation (a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation) on February 24, 2022, in connection with the acquisition to further strengthen Kioxia Group’s technology development capabilities.

This acquisition brings in-house a highly experienced engineering team while also enabling cost efficiencies, which together will improve the enterprise value of the company. The acquisition will enhance Kioxia’s technology development capabilities, as well as deliver synergies across the design, operation and production of its manufacturing plants.

Going forward, Chubu Toshiba Engineering Corporation will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kioxia Corporation under the name of Kioxia Engineering Corporation.

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