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WELLINGTON, Fla. - Thursday, November 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival to Have Five CSI 5* Events and a Record 51 FEI Ranking Classes Over the Circuit

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) and Rolex SA signed an unprecedented 10-year sponsorship agreement to make Rolex the "Official Timepiece” of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) and of the world-renowned FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). The FTI WEF serves almost 6,000 horses and 2,000 riders from 50 states and over 30 countries.

The long-term partnership will facilitate a record US $1.63 million dollar increase in prize money bringing the grand total to over US $8 million dollars at the FTI WEF, making it one of the richest circuits in the world. Three new FEI-rated CSI 5* events will be added to the schedule, which will make five of the 12 weeks during the circuit at the highest level in Show Jumping. There will also be ... Read more »
Views: 89 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.28.2013

TOKYO - Wednesday, November 27th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today received a Promotion of Electrical Science and Engineering Award from the Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering for "Development of CoPt-SiO2 granular medium for perpendicular magnetic recording”. This follows on from the September award to Toshiba of the "Innovative Technology & Product Award 2013" by the Magnetic Society of Japan for "Development of CoPt-Oxide/Ru granular magnetic film for perpendicular magnetic recording media”. These achievements underline Toshiba’s leadership in the development of advanced magnetic materials and manufacturing processes for perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology.

The principle of PMR was proposed in 1977 by Dr. Shunichi Iwasaki, now Professor Emeritus at Tohoku University, who received the Japan Prize in 2010 and the Order of Culture in 2013 for his distinguished services in inventing the te ... Read more »
Views: 95 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.28.2013