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SCHAUMBURG, Ill - Tuesday, June 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PSAV announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase Staging Connections Group Limited (Staging Connections), a leading audiovisual and event specialist company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Staging Connections enjoys a strong presence in Australia, Singapore, China, Fiji, and New Zealand. The Parties anticipate closing the transaction during the fourth quarter of this year, subject to Staging Connections shareholder approval and closing conditions.

Staging Connections has been creating unforgettable events for nearly 30 years and is known as the event technology leader in their markets with solutions that include staging, styling, event theming, set design, multimedia and more. They have more than 750 dedicated event professionals working in 100 locations at over 75 hotels, leading venues, and convention centers.

The acquisition of Staging Connections Group Limited i ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, represented by Al Ain Residency and Foreigners Affairs, organized an outreach program to enhance awareness of its staff members and customers on the health risks of smoking. The event was organized in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), to mark the World No Tobacco Day and featured a myriad of events that focused on health risks associated with tobacco use.

As a part of the program, the Media and Public Relations team at the Department distributed health awareness leaflets. SEHA doctors conducted routine medical examinations, and highlighted the adverse impacts of smoking on human life. They also called upon smokers to leverage the World No Tobacco Day (during which tobacco users worldwide abstain from using tobacco products for 24 hours) to quit the bad and harmful habit of smoking. “Reduc ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During the holy month of Ramadan, the Traffic Investigations Branch at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police will be intensifying traffic control on roads in the city and near markets, commercial centers, and mosques. This comes within the traffic safety plan launched by the directorate in order to reduce all causes of accidents, fatalities, and serious injuries. The plan additionally aims to prevent haphazard parking during the Taraweeh prayers in a bid to prevent traffic congestion.

Lieutenant Colonel Hamad bil Atilah Al Shamesi, Acting Head of the Traffic and Patrols Investigation Section explained that the section has prepared a comprehensive plan in order to intensify traffic control on both internal and external roads. He highlighted the importance of abiding by traffic laws and regulations and to reduce speeds; always wear seatbelts; avoid using handheld mobile phones ... Read more »

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Acquisition to strengthen global capabilities and accelerate innovation

DEINZE, Belgium - Monday, June 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velcro Companies, a global leader in fastening solutions, today announced that it has acquired Alfatex, a leading manufacturer of hook and loop fasteners in the medical, automotive and industrial sectors, and Gevaert, which manufactures elastic and rigid webbings for the apparel industry. The move will expand Velcro Companies’ presence in Europe, broaden its product portfolio and open the way for investment in research and development to speed the pace of product innovations.

“We are rapidly building global capabilities to reach greater scale and efficiency, while at the same time strengthening our local presence to remain close to customers,” said Fraser Cameron, President and CEO of Velcro Companies. “This approach will help us respond to customer needs, spot opportunities for new product i ... Read more »

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During a ceremony hosted to honor partners

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, stressed that the efforts exerted by the UAE in the area of child and youth protection and care have established the country both as a leader and a pioneer in this field, through a wide number of procedures, initiatives and legislations.

These remarks were made by the Secretary General during a ceremony to honor partners of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior that was held recently at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ). Major General Al Nuaimi underlined the Higher Committee’s support for local and international efforts, in response to the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior to establish the U ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Directorate General of Central Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ hosted a lecture to educate the Indian community in Abu Dhabi on the importance of ensuring tire safety in order to avoid traffic accidents.

The awareness lecture was recently organized at the Indian Islamic Centre- Abu Dhabi. It is part of the awareness programs intended to educate the different communities living in the UAE and reinforce their traffic education in order to reduce all causes of accidents and the fatalities, and serious injuries resulting from such incidents.

Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the traffic awareness program organized for the benefit of the Indian community is an integral part of the Abu Dhabi Police’s safety strategy to make roads safe ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met a delegation from Etisalat, headed by Jamal Saeed Al Nuaimi, General Manager of Etisalat- Abu Dhabi. The meeting took place this morning at the ministry’s headquarters.

During the meeting, both parties discussed ways to promote cooperation between Etisalat and the Ministry of Interior, so as to upgrade the level of police services provided to the public, as well as to keep pace with the progress that the UAE is experiencing in all fields.

Jamal Saeed Al Nuaimi, General Manager of Etisalat- Abu Dhabi, praised the distinguished efforts exerted by the MoI in ensuring safety and stability across the UAE and providing citizens, residents and visitors with the highest components of safety and peace of mind. He also hailed the efficient achievements made by the MoI in building a constructive and e ... Read more »

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Parker increases focus on its strategy of global reach, local focus to customers

PARIS - Monday, June 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Parker Aerospace’s Customer Support Operations announces the introduction of its global customer response center. With an official launch planned for the third quarter of 2015, Parker Aerospace is pleased to expand its service offering through this center which will provide a full range of business and technical customer services to its maintenance, repair, and overhaul customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

The global customer response center provides around-the-clock material, logistic, and technical support for aircraft on the ground (AOG); spare part quotations, order execution, and delivery; repair order management; and management of Parker’s worldwide parts pooling network.

The major benefit of the new response center is that it offers customers a single place to conta ... Read more »

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PARIS - Monday, June 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the aviation leasing and financing arm of GE (NYSE: GE), today announced a firm order for 60 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. All of the aircraft will be powered by CFM’s LEAP-1A engine.

The agreement was jointly announced today by GECAS President and CEO Norman C.T. Liu and Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers John Leahy. This new order brings the total number of A320neo aircraft ordered by GECAS to 120.

“We continue to see demand from our customers for reliable and fuel-efficient narrow body aircraft like the A320neo and this order positions GECAS to meet that demand,” said Norman C.T. Liu, President and CEO of GECAS.

“GECAS’ order for more of our best-selling A320neo aircraft underscores the continuing strong market demand for these innovative, fuel-efficient and productive aircraft. These undisputed credentials ma ... Read more »

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