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NOVI, Mich
~New service builds on acquisitions of Sun Valley Cold Storage and Kloosterboer Group and the construction of new refrigerated storage facility in Savannah, Georgia set to open in Q1 2023~

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced Lineage Fresh, a new strategic service providing fresh storage options for major importers, grocers, and producers of fresh fruit and produce.

Lineage Fresh will allow products with a short shelf-life to face fewer obstacles, less risk, and less spoilage with Lineage’s cold storage technology and leading logistics network. Leveraging the Company’s expertise as a global temperature-controlled provider, Lineage Fresh is designed to cater to businesses in which food safety is critical and speed to market is essential. The new val ... Read more »

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JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Refugee Education Fund are funding a two-year US$10 million initiative with SPARK, an international non-governmental organization, to support refugees and vulnerable communities in Jordan and Lebanon.

Employability and jobs are very important, but quality and decent jobs are scarce commodities. Lebanon and Jordan have the highest unemployment rate in the Middle East, at almost 30% and 23% respectively, according to the ILO. The fragility of the situation in these countries is making opportunities rare, with increased social tension causing more conflict.

The IsDB, as an AAA rated multilateral development bank that works to promote social and economic development and Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Refugee Education Fund have developed a 2-year regional program with SPARK that aims to support the "Skills Training Education Program" (STEP) in Jordan and Lebanon ... Read more »

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Fund will support University to develop farm solutions to increase efficiency in crop production

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through sustainable agricultural development, today announced a CHF 195,000 donation to Bern University of Applied Sciences (School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences). The donation will support the implementation of a three-year farm project that seeks to promote the application of non-tillage-based weed control methods on lightweight field robots in a cool and wet climate of Central Europe.

The project will focus on non-contact weed control methods in combination with small robots to help increase the sustainability of crop production, prevent soil compaction and minimize weed emergence. The project work will be completed within the framework of University students' engagement to complete master's and bachelor's theses on the pr ... Read more »

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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany - Monday, 10. October 2022

“Greatness is doing it consistently"

(BUSINESS WIRE)--German ice hockey star Leon Draisaitl spoke about his motivation to keep performing at the highest level in a video interview with sports company PUMA, ahead of the new NHL season.

After winning the pre-game with his team, Leon Draisaitl, who was named most valuable player in 2020, is more than ready to rock the upcoming season starting with the first game October 13th.

“Individual awards are always great. You know, they show you that your hard work has paid off. But I’m in a team sport, right? So, winning the ultimate trophy as a team is more important at the end of the day.”

With the ‘Only See Great’ campaign, PUMA explores the career path of its brand ambassadors, as they talk about their own paths to greatness, listening to their hearts, and finding a vision that no one else can see.

Afte ... Read more »

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DALLAS - Tuesday, 11. October 2022

 

Mary Kay Shares Commitments on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mary Kay Inc., a long-standing champion and global advocate for women’s empowerment and gender equality, has released a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) statement celebrating Global Diversity Awareness Month and hosted a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit in conjunction with World Inclusion Day.

Through these efforts, Mary Kay is holding itself accountable to its DEI commitments which are centered around three fundamental concepts: understanding through Know ... Read more »

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RALEIGH, N.C. - Tuesday, 11. October 2022

Percona President Ann Schlemmer set to lead Percona in continued growth as new CEO, taking over for founder Peter Zaitsev

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Percona, a leader in open source database software, support, and services, today announced that Ann Schlemmer, former President, is officially stepping into the role of CEO, while Peter Zaitsev is transitioning from CEO to the role of Founder, where he will remain strategically engaged with the company.

Ann Schlemmer’s rise to the chief executive role is the latest expansion of her responsibilities in her ten-year tenure with Percona. Schlemmer has served as President at Percona for the past two years. Since joining the company in 2013, Schlemmer has assumed a number of senior leadership roles, including Senior Director of Consulting, Vice President of Customer Success and General Manager.

“First and foremost, I’d like to thank Peter Zaits ... Read more »

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KAMPALA, Uganda - Tuesday, 11. October 2022 AETOSWire 


Renew Capital Angels want to see the private sector put more food on African tables.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Food security. It’s a challenge in many parts of the world, especially as global supply chains break down and environmental imbalances leave lands barren. The Ugandan tech company Inputi is improving the odds in its region with funding from Renew Capital, an impact investment firm growing small and medium-sized businesses in East Africa through its network of investors, Renew Capital Angels.

Inputi is an online marketplace, aggregator and distributor for farm inputs. Through versatile digital platforms, it delivers quality crop and livestock inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides to 1,000 rural agro shops, 20 dairy cooperatives and 12 meat cooperatives, sending them directly to buyers or to regional agro and vet shops at a fixed transportation cost. Inputi is projecting 50% growth i ... Read more »

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Agreement Will Enable Saudi Arabia to Leverage GIS for Improved AEC Planning and Operations

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ROSHN, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's national real estate developer, backed by the country's Public Investment Fund (PIF), supports government efforts to increase the rates of homeownership while delivering high-quality living standards. The Saudi Arabia developer builds communities that look both to the nation's heritage as well as evolving resident aspirations. To support its vision and ongoing projects in the region, ROSHN has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Esri, the global leader in location intelligence.

The agreement enables ROSHN to adopt Esri's suite of geographic information system (GIS) products and solutions to improve the planning and development of 200 million square meters of sustainable neighborhoods across Saudi Arabia.

"This is an incredibly exciting development for ROSHN and the wider real estat ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 11. October 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Digital Check Corp. is proud to announce the TellerScan TS250 at Gitex Global 2022, where the product will be on display at a booth jointly shared with Globalis. The TS250 is Digital Check’s latest high-speed check scanner for the banking industry, designed for everyday use at the teller window or for high-volume remote deposit capture. The new model is the planned successor to the popular TellerScan TS240, with thousands of units deployed over the past decade, and which remains the company’s best-selling multi-feed device of all time. General availability of the new TS250 is expected to occur in early 2023.

Based on the design of Digital Check’s SmartSource® Elite series scanners, the TS250 shares many mechanical components in common with that model, and versions are available that run in traditional USB-mode using either the Digital Check API or the SmartPVA API. The Te ... Read more »

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TAMUNING, Guam - Tuesday, 11. October 2022


Local company continues its major investments in digital infrastructure

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GTA, Guam’s telecommunications leader, held a groundbreaking ceremony recently to mark the start of construction of the Alupang Data Center, a world-class designed and engineered Data Center and Cable Landing Station in Tamuning, Guam. This state-of-the-art data center will offer over 31,000 square feet of floor space built to Tier III standards with 4.0 megawatts (MW) of power capacity. Energy sustainability and efficiency are inherently built into the data center design. This new facility will be able to receive new undersea fiber cables, providing even more connectivity on and through Guam.

Under US-based Huntsman Family Investments (HFI) ownership, GTA continues to expand its communications infrastructure across the island and internationally. Paul Huntsman, President and CEO of HFI and GTA Board Chairman, says ... Read more »

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Group EBIT rose by 15% to around EUR 2.040 billion in third quarter 2022
2022 EBIT guidance will be increased on November, 8
CEO Frank Appel: “The breadth of our well diversified logistics services provides us with resilience to successfully cope with a fast changing economic environment.”
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world’s leading logistics company, has today released preliminary results for the third quarter of 2022. The Group’s EBIT reached around EUR 2.040 billion in the third quarter 2022 (Q3 2021: EUR 1.771 billion). Thus, Group EBIT for the first nine months of this year reached around EUR 6.5 billion (9M 2021: EUR 5.765 billion). Therefore, 2022 EBIT guidance (currently: EUR 8.0 billion +/-5%) will be revised upwards with the formal release of full third quarter 2022 earnings on November 8, 2022.

E-commerce driven shipment volumes coming closer to strongly elevated levels delivered last year

The Gro ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NuriFlex Holdings Inc. (www.nuri.ca, “NuriFlex”) announced that it has successfully completed 1st round of $NBLU token private sales. $NBLU token is intended to be a native token in NuriTopia (www.nuritopia.io), which is a metaverse platform for global users’ social interactions.

As NuriFlex successfully launched NuriTopia community channels (Telegram : NuriTopia and NuriTopia Korea) and completed 1st round private sales of $NBLU, the native token for NuriTopia, the company is now planning to focus on expanding NuriTopia’s business ecosystem and listing $NBLU token on a global exchange.

There are approximately 90,000 members interacting and sharing various information in the NuriTopia community channels (Telegram : NuriTopia and NuriTopia Korea, Twitter), and pre-registration event is going on until October 31, 2022 for all community members. For all members who pre-registered, there will be pre-registrant exclusive items th ... Read more »

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