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ME Newswire / Business Wire

STARNBERG, Germany - Saturday, December 8th 2012

Maynards Europe GmbH, Hilco Industrial Europeand Heritage Global Partners Europetoday announced that they have been retained by Schüco International, a worldwide pioneer in glass-glass photovoltaics (PV), including unique building-integrated (BIPV), to jointly manage a series of sales for its state-of-the-art solar module production and related capital assets located at Germany-based plants in Osterweddingenand Großröhrsdorf,and an R&D Center in Bielefeld.

"We are pleased that Schüco TF GmbH & Co. KG and Malibu Gmbh & Co. KG have selected our Joint Venture Team to maximize the value of their assets. We believe our global presence and familiarity with the international marketplace, paired with our expert local knowledge, will attract significant interest from worldwide buyers for this wealth of high quality equipment,” stated Daniel Kröger, Managing Director of Maynards Europe.< ... Read more »
Views: 107 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.09.2012

EMMEN, Netherlands - Saturday, December 8th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Menicon building 4,675m2 multipurpose contact lens facility in Emmen
    125 people under one roof – production, logistics, R&D, marketing and management – striving for seamless Europe-wide service

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Contact lens maker Menicon Co., Ltd. (head office: Nagoya, Japan) today announced the latest step in its long-term effort to meet the vision needs of customers across Europe. Construction is now underway on a new multipurpose facility at Emmen (140 km. NE of Amsterdam), that will craft and distribute made-to-order lenses to customers across the continent and beyond.

Slated for completion in July, 2013, the new 4,675 square-meter facility combines in a single structure the production, distribution, R&D, marketing and management functions for Menicon subsidiaries Menicon Holding BV (MHBV) and N ... Read more »
Views: 126 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.09.2012

A Norwegian study recently showed that better energy labelling could help European consumers save both money and 10 megatons of CO2 every year.

OSLO, Norway - Friday, December 7th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In cooperation with Scandinavia’s biggest electrical retail chain, Elkjøp, the Norwegian NGO GreeNudge informed customers about total lifetime costs of household appliances. We did this by adding a second price tag to the conventional sales price: lifetime energy cost. We used this cost information to nudge customers to buy more energy efficient products.

GreeNudge initiated and funded the study, which was conducted by researchers from CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo. The results were published in the Journal of Consumer Policy. The combined effect of lifetime cost labelling of tumble driers, and training sales staff to promote energy efficient products, was a 5 % net reduction in energy use from the appliance ... Read more »
Views: 115 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.09.2012

MCLEAN, Va - Friday, December 7th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide issued the following statement today from President & CEO Christopher J. Nassetta:

"Hilton Worldwide commends the U.S. Senate for voting to extend Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) to Russia, which is very much in the interest of the United States and American companies conducting business there. PNTR will enhance transparency and rule of law in Russia and allow international service providers like Hilton Worldwide to compete on a fair playing field.”

Russia has become Hilton Worldwide’s fastest growing market in Europe, after opening its first hotel in Russia only four years ago. The total number of the company’s hotels operating or under development in Russia has already reached 32.

Hilton Worldwide is committed to playing an active role in supporting Russian tourism over the long term. This year the company conducted an in-depth, independent study titled, "Ba ... Read more »
Views: 128 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.09.2012

Latest 8th generation process products for use in lithium-ion battery protection circuits and mobile phone power management switches

TOKYO - Friday, December 7th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has launched a low ON-resistance MOSFET, TPN2R503NC, fabricated with the latest 8th generation process, for use in lithium-ion battery protection circuits and mobile phone power management switches. Two other 8th-generation products, TPN4R203NC and TPN6R303NC, have also been added to the line-up as successors to existing models. All three products can contribute to the reduction of device thickness and overall size and improve efficiency.

Applications

1. Lithium-ion battery protection circuits

2. Mobile phone power management switches

Key Features

1. Lower ON-resistance over existing Toshiba secured with the latest 8th generation process.

2. TSON Advance package, which offers good heat radiation perform ... Read more »
Views: 101 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.09.2012

SÃO PAULO - Friday, December 7th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Cinterion, Gemalto’s (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) machine-to-machine (M2M) business segment and the global leader in cellular M2M communication technology, announces that its TC65i quad-band wireless module has been fully integrated in the AirGate-GPRS system for remote monitoring and site automation. Developed by Novus Automation, a leading manufacturer of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), the system links industrial equipment to backend computer systems providing 24/7 remote supervision.

The Cinterion high-performance plug-in and play module provides secure wireless connectivity for remote monitoring and management of industrial processes in manufacturing and building automation environments.

With a powerful embedded Java™ engine, the Cinterion solution runs AirGate software directly on the module freeing up valuable computing power for innovative automat ... Read more »
Views: 114 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.09.2012

HONG KONG - Friday, December 7th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Red Flag Group, a global professional-services firm in the areas of corporate governance and compliance, today released the third edition of its quarterly publication, Compliance Insider®. Following the last edition’s features surrounding global business and third party risks, this edition delivers a wide coverage of anti-corruption compliance framework and field experts’ advice for legal and compliance leaders.

Scott Lane, Editor in Chief of Compliance Insider®and CEO of The Red Flag Group, says, "Our focus in this issue is continuing to provide innovative methods and highly-practical advice to the readers. Best practices in anti-corruption compliance don’t arise anecdotally but are products of compliance officers’ efforts under tightening international regulations and pressures to increase their competitiveness and apply innovative mechanisms and tools to their global compliance programmes ... Read more »
Views: 122 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.09.2012

Announcement Solidifies Europe’s Best Airline’s Partnership with Global Sports Figures to Promote Brand

BARCELONA, Spain - Friday, December 7th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International soccer superstar Leo Messi was named Global Brand Ambassador for Turkish Airlines at a ceremony today in Barcelona, Spain, after signing the agreement in September 2012. The FC Barcelona forward joins the ranks of Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki who have been brand ambassadors since 2011 and 2010 respectively.

"I would like to thank Turkish Airlines because it’s a great honor for me to be the brand ambassador of such a fast growing [airline] among the world’s biggest and Europe’s Best Airline company,” said Messi. "I believe that by joining with a global network company such as Turkish Airlines, we will sign many more successful projects. As an Argentinian, I am happy Turkish Airlines is adding another destination – Bue ... Read more »
Views: 107 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.09.2012