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The Much Anticipated NPE2024 Returns to Orlando, Fla., With A Completely Redefined Show

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced today that NPE2024: The Plastics Show registrations are now open through May 2024. NPE2024 will be the most impactful trade show of the year for all plastics industry sectors in the U.S. and globally, with more than 55,000 attendees expected.

Every three years, NPE offers the plastics industry a global platform to highlight innovation across a show floor with more than 1.1 million net square feet of exhibit space at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Matt Seaholm, President and CEO of PLASTICS, highlighted that NPE2024 will return bigger and better than ever, “We look forward to welcoming our industry back to NPE2024: The Plastics Show next May. The plastic industry serves a critical and sustainable role in modern life; this show will be a testament to that.&rdq ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. welcomes a new strategic partner to the Advanced Clean Energy Storage project in Delta, Utah. Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, recently closed a transaction to acquire a majority interest in ACES Delta, LLC (ACES Delta) which is developing the project. ACES Delta is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Power and Magnum Development, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron.

The addition of Chevron to ACES Delta underscores the immense potential the project brings to the advancement of lower carbon intensity solutions, specifically in the areas of hydrogen production, storage, and utilization. ACES Delta will leverage Chevron’s experience in the fuels business, alongside Mitsubishi Power’s industry-leading clean energy technology solutions and services. The goal is to further advance decarbonization efforts, facilitate growth in demand for hydrogen, and devel ... Read more »

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Building on the foundations of a broad initiative to drive quality across the solar value chain, the Tigo Green Glove program takes customer service and training to the next level.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tigo Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: TYGO), a leading provider of intelligent solar and energy storage solutions, today announced the launch of the Green Glove service program to provide a premium support experience for first-time installers of Tigo systems. Reinforcing Tigo's commitment to driving quality across the solar value chain, the Green Glove program enhances the installer experience with customer support interactions when the first installer deploys Tigo products.

With a process that includes three formalized support engagements for first-time Tigo residential installers, the Green Glove service program provides installers new to Tigo products an exceptional level of service before, during, and after the first installation. As such, Green ... Read more »

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Empowering global energy solutions: APstorage offers unmatched flexibility and capability

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- APsystems, a pioneer in advanced solar power conversion technology, proudly announces the global launch of its innovative APstorage product line at the RE+ trade show in Las Vegas. This comprehensive offering includes a range of state-of-the-art battery inverter models, designed to set new standards in energy storage solutions worldwide.

Battery Agnostic: Setting a New Global Standard

A standout feature of the APstorage solution is its unique battery-agnostic capability. APsystems' ELS battery inverters, which stand for Energy Storage, Low Voltage, Single-phase, can seamlessly connect to a myriad of industry-leading battery models. Additional models continue to be added to the detailed list of compatible batteries readily available on the APsystems website.

Dr. Yuhao Luo, CTO of APsystems, remarked, “The launch of the APstorage ELS li ... Read more »

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Agreement includes renewal of one transponder, uplinking and ground services.

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viewers across the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland will continue to enjoy their favourite TV programming as SES and UKTV agreed to extend their capacity agreement at SES’s key TV neighbourhood at 28.2 degrees East through the end of the decade, both companies announced today.

In addition to the renewed transponder for UKTV’s bouquet of channels, the agreement will see SES provide new uplinking and ground services and give UKTV the flexibility to add additional capacity to expand to more channels in the future.

“We have relied on SES for distribution of our video content for many years and we are pleased to extend our agreement with additional services,” said Andrew Kemp, Head of Operations at UKTV. “As we continue to strengthen and invest in our linear business, it is key for us to ensure we have a reliable, high- ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Tuesday, 12. September 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--teamLab Planets TOKYO in Toyosu, Tokyo was announced as the winner of the World Travel Awards 2023 for “Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2023” on September 6 at the ceremony in Ho Chi Minh.

Following this ceremony, the winner from each region across the world will be nominated to win the “World's Leading Tourist Attraction 2023” in December, 2023. The World Travel Awards, which has its 30th anniversary this year, celebrates the best travel destinations based on votes not only from travel industry professionals but also regular voters. Wall Street Journal has described it as the travel “industry's equivalent of the Oscar's".

The nominees for Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2023 were as follows (in alphabetical order):

Angkor Temples (Cambodia)
Borobudur (Indonesia)
Great Wall of China
Ha Long Bay (Vietnam)
Intramuro ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, 12. September 2023

Global cohort includes 23 disruptive tech startups from North America and EMEA, takes total companies in Lab to 92
69 companies from previous cohorts have raised more than $207M in additional funding following participation in accelerator program

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the 2023 global cohort of the Inclusive Ventures Lab, with 23 companies selected across North America and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), double the size of previous cohorts. The Lab offers a five-month in-house accelerator program for underrepresented founders of technology and technology-enabled startups in the post-seed to Series A funding round stage.

Chosen from over 7,900 applicants – more than three times last year’s pool – the selected startups represent a range of disruptive technologies in industries including healthcare, sustainable solutions, customer service, ... Read more »

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TORONTO - Tuesday, 12. September 2023

Payments GPS unlocks a new era of payment transparency, providing real-time status updates on cross-border payments.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Corpay1, a FLEETCOR® (NYSE: FLT) brand and global leader in business payments, is proud to announce that Corpay’s Cross-Border business has launched Payments GPS, a proprietary tracking technology that allows clients and partners to monitor payments in real time.

Leveraging best-in-class technologies, including SWIFT GPI (Global Payments Innovation), Payments GPS allows for a comprehensive infrastructure for clients and partners to continuously monitor payments. It provides an intuitive user experience, API Suite, and push notifications – making payment tracking more convenient than ever before.

“We have witnessed a high demand for transparency in the cross-border payments space. Our vision for Payments GPS is to provide clients and partners ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 12. September 2023 AETOSWire

33 finalists selected from 5,213 submissions across 163 countries
Finalists are championing impactful climate action and supporting clean energy, water, food, and healthcare access

The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global sustainability and humanitarian award, has announced this year's finalists following a deliberation by its esteemed Jury.


The winners will be announced at the Zayed Sustainability Prize Awards Ceremony on 1 December during COP28 UAE, the 28th Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held from 30 November to 12 December.


The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s Jury elected the 33 finalists from 5,213 entries received across six categories: Health, Food, Energy, Water, Climate Action and Global High Schools – a 15% increase in submissions comp ... Read more »

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As digital payments go from being an option to a way of life, new research reveals what’s next: cross-border sales

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today revealed findings from the seventh edition of its Global Back to Business Study, which found that a majority of surveyed small and micro businesses (SMBs) plan to prioritize cross-border sales as they look to scale beyond Main Street and High Street to new geographies. Additionally, the survey found that a growing number of consumers are embracing cashless transactions, with nearly 60% of surveyed shoppers predicting they will use digital payments more frequently this year.

“It used to be that only big businesses could scale to access customers across the country or around the world, but today’s small business owner can be virtually borderless,” said Jeni Mundy, global head of merchant sales and acquiring, Visa. “At Visa, we’re seeing the small business ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, 12. September 2023

New initiative will foster collaboration among thought leaders on critical global challenges
MSCI’s Linda-Eling Lee to lead the Institute

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, today announced the launch of the MSCI Sustainability Institute (“the Institute”).

The Institute aims to drive progress on the role of capital markets in creating sustainable value and tackling global challenges such as climate change. It will leverage MSCI’s experience and expertise in the investment industry to spur collaboration across finance, academia, government, NGOs, think tanks and companies from different sectors, while helping to close the gaps between strategy-setting data, analysis, policy and action.

Advancing the transition to a clean-energy economy and addressing other long-t ... Read more »

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Offering extends legacy of SUREtechnology Platform™ for more efficient workflows and simplified processes

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KBI Biopharma, Inc. (KBI), a JSR Life Sciences company, today announced the launch of SUREmAb™, an offering built on the robustness of KBI’s SUREtechnology Platform™, that allows for optimized, safe, and cost-efficient monoclonal antibody (mAb) development and manufacturing.

SUREmAb is a vertically integrated global offering designed to minimize development timelines for global biopharmaceutical manufacturers, delivering research cell bank (RCB) development in as little as 9 weeks and the ability for customers to move from DNA to GMP drug substance in as few as 11 months. In addition, SUREmAb is engineered to achieve titers of up to 10 g/L with a lower-cost workflow to optimize operational efficiency and maximize ROI.

"SUREmAb represents not just the culmination of decades of biologics production expertise b ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, 12. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 

A “Technology for Good” partnership for a secure, reliable, and high-performance transportation service in the “Grand Paris” area

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Nokia have partnered together to power the Grand Paris Express, one of Europe’s largest metro rail projects.

The future subway includes 200 kilometres of new rail that will create four additional lines around Paris (lines 15, 16, 17, and 18) and extend the existing line 14. In addition, 68 new subway stations will be built, helping to create new sustainable urban centres in these locations.

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Nokia combined their complementary offers to provide certified and integrated end-to-end mission-critical infrastructure for the Grand Paris Express with solutions that include a Nokia state-of-the- ... Read more »

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Presented at the 62nd Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative and sustainable fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, announced today that two employees will be presenting at the 62nd Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress (GFC). The annual event occurs from September 13-15 at the Kulturhaus in Dornbirn, Austria. These presentations cover two key initiatives within the roadmap and vision of The LYCRA Company’s Planet Agenda platform and 2030 Sustainability Goals.

“Industrially-Compostable LYCRA® Fiber” is being presented in Hall A on September 13 at 2:20 p.m. CEST by Nicholas Kurland, Ph.D., innovation strategy manager at The LYCRA Company. The personal care market has been transformed through the incorporation of stretch fibers into diapers to improve fit and performance; however, to date, there are limited avenues to avoid landfill at end-of-life ... Read more »

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ISTANBUL - Tuesday, 12. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eczacıbaşı Monrol Nuclear Products Co. (Monrol), one of the world's leading radiopharmaceutical producers, has decided to invest 35 million Euros to increase its production capacity for non-carrier-added Lutetium-177 (n.c.a. Lu-177) in response to growing global demand for this product.

Monrol, which manufactures radiopharmaceuticals meeting high quality standards at its production facilities, plans to increase its current n.c.a. Lu-177 production capacity through the expansion of existing production lines at the Monrol Gebze facility in Turkey as well as the establishment of a new production facility at the Gebze campus. The expansion project will come into operation gradually and reach full capacity by 2026.

N.c.a. Lu-177 is the radionuclide that forms the basis of targeted radioligand therapy(*), widely used today in the treatment of prostate cancer and neuroendocrine tumors ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dahua Technology, a world-leading video-centric AIoT solution and service provider, has taken another important step in its commitment to cybersecurity. Notably, the company has obtained the CC (Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation) certificate for its Network Camera Series and released Product Security Whitepaper 3.0, enabling customers to better respond to today's cybersecurity challenges.

As part of its cybersecurity efforts, Dahua has recently released Product Security White Paper 3.0, which conducts an in-depth discussion and exploration on hardware product security. This transparent document provides a comprehensive look at Dahua’s strong security capabilities and practices for hardware products, including security engineering practices, security technology applications, security compliance, and security incidence response. By sharing insights and industry best practices, Dahua calls on customers, industry partners ... Read more »

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