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HOUSTON - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greene, Tweed, the provider of the Chemraz® line of perfluoroelastomers and Arlon® and Avalon® advanced thermoplastics announces the formation of Greene, Tweed Energy, focused on expanding our innovative, critical application solutions into all aspects of the Oil & Gas value chain.

As a diversified company, Greene, Tweed is uniquely positioned to align with the scalability of the market and rapidly adjust capacity to market demand. Combining the global resources and operations of our upstream (Exploration & Production), downstream (Refinery, Petrochemical), and Power Generation markets makes the Greene, Tweed Energy portfolio of advanced materials among the most comprehensive available. Our holistic systems approach and commitment to quality make Greene, Tweed the market’s preferred resource for custom-designed components as well as a vast selection of standard parts and ... Read more »

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IRVINE & SAN MATEO, Calif. - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On August 19, 2016, the Sares-Regis Multifamily Value-Add Fund II (the “Fund”) held a final close, having raised over $300 million in total equity commitments. Utilizing leverage, the Fund will seek to acquire approximately $850 million of assets in its target markets.

“We are very pleased to have exceeded our target raise of $250 million, bringing together a number of repeat investors from our first fund with several new top tier institutional investors,” said Ken Gladstein, the Fund’s President. Investors in the Fund include insurance companies, public pension funds, wealth managers and other institutional investors from the United States, Europe and Asia. “The focused strategy of the fund allows for immediate deployment of investor capital to take advantage of numerous value-add acquisition opportunities in our pipeline,” he added ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the 2017 Global Mobile Awards (Glomo Awards) are now open for entry. With 39 awards over eight categories, the Glomo Awards celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations across the mobile industry. Entries for the 2017 awards will be accepted through Wednesday, 23 November 2016, with the winners announced at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

“Mobile connectivity is fundamental in our everyday lives and has transformed the way we live, work, access essential services and communicate,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The Glomo Awards provide a global platform to showcase the most significant, dynamic and revolutionary innovations that are shaping the future of the mobile industry. We look forward to a wide range of exciting entries for 2017.”

The 2017 Glomo Awards will be presented in the fo ... Read more »

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Hilton’s expanded Meet with Purpose program offers solutions to rejuvenate attendees and deliver on meeting goals

MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With one in three attendees falling asleep or feeling drowsy during a meeting, and productivity for the average meeting dropping around 2 p.m., it’s clear that corporate meetings need a new agenda. Attendees around the world are desperate for a change – and meeting professionals are taking notice. According to a recent global survey* by Hilton (NYSE: HLT), while most meeting attendees consider themselves active and healthy in their daily lives, more than half admit that they don’t maintain this routine when on the road for meetings.

To help meeting professionals increase meeting productivity and attendee satisfaction, today, Hilton is expanding its successful Meet with Purpose program. The health-focused initiative is being introduced to meeting and ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    A new analysis from two Phase III trials published in Annals of Oncology showed that adjusting afatinib dosing based on tolerability reduced the incidence and severity of treatment-related adverse events with no apparent impact on efficacy
    The delay in tumour growth (median progression-free survival) was similar in patients whose dose of afatinib was reduced during the first six months of treatment compared to those whose dose was not reduced

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Results from a new post-hoc analysis of two large Phase III trials (LUX-Lung 3 and LUX-Lung 6) assessing the impact of dose adjustments for Giotrif® (afatinib*) in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) were published in Annals of Oncology. The analysis suggests specific dose reductions, as described in SmPC / prescribing information, led to decreases in the incidence and severity o ... Read more »

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 The renewed multi-year agreement will help Globecast’s customers access pan-African content distribution

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the renewal of a long-term agreement with Globecast, global media solutions provider, for capacity on SES-5 at 5 degrees East.

The multi-year agreement will provide Globecast with the use of more than one transponder on the SES satellite. SES will deliver capacity as well as uplink services from the SES teleport in Betzdorf, Luxembourg, primarily for free-to-air channels targeting sub-Saharan countries.

“At Globecast we provide bespoke content management and delivery solutions, helping our customers reach audiences all over the world. This is only possible with reliable partners at all stages of the content delivery chain and we are happy to continue our long-term partnership with SES,” said Di ... Read more »

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 Market-leading stent-graft has evolved to address range of indications, patient needs 

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis, the market-leading stent-graft for the treatment of complex peripheral vascular disease. The device has been engineered to effectively cover and seal off diseased tissue, providing an endoluminal bypass option for physicians faced with complex, challenging lesions. Since the first implant in Europe in 1996, the device formerly known as the GORE® HEMOBAHN® Endoprosthesis has continuously evolved, now offering CBAS Heparin Surface, lengths up to 25 cm, radiopaque markers, a low profile design, and multiple indications for use. The GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis is backed by an ever-growing body of clinical data, including nine randomized or prospec ... Read more »

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WALTHAM, Mass. - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Olympus’ new Vanta™ handheld XRF analyzer is designed for durability in harsh industrial environments, providing maximum uptime and a low cost of ownership. The instruments in the Vanta family provide fast and accurate elemental analysis and quantification for a wide variety of materials in as little as 1–2 seconds. Combined with revolutionary new Axon™ technology, results are faster, more accurate and more reliable than ever.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160906005174/en/

Vanta analyzers are the only handheld XRF devices that are IP65 rated for protection against dust and water and drop tested to military standards. Their rugged design enables the analyzers to work in harsh environments for applications such as positive material identification (PMI), scrap recycling, and mini ... Read more »

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CHICAGO - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Equity International (EI), Sam Zell's investment firm focused on emerging markets, announced today the closing of ZEI Co-Invest 1 Fund, L.P. (ZEI Asia Fund), with $205 million of commitments. The ZEI Asia Fund is expected to co-invest alongside other capital in over $2 billion of Asian logistics real estate projects to be developed by ESR (e-Shang Redwood), an affiliate of EI.

Equity International CEO Tom Heneghan commented, "This is the first Asian-focused fund in our history. It reflects the opportunities we are seeing in the region's logistics sector, particularly in Japanese warehouse assets. We are pleased to have a sophisticated institutional investor base that invests alongside EI in various vehicles to take advantage of specific marketplace opportunities, and we look forward to continuing to work with ESR to create a leading pan-Asian logistics platform."

Charles ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, and Toppan (Toppan Printing), one of Japan’s leading printing companies, announced during the FIT exhibition in Tokyo, their partnership to provide Japanese cardholders with OT MOTION CODETM, a dynamic cryptogram payment card, and with COSMO OTP, a payment card that generates One-time passwords (OTP).

The OT MOTION CODETM solution provides an extra layer of security for e-commerce. The technology replaces the static printed 3-digit security code printed on the back of the card, by a mini screen that displays a random code that changes automatically, typically every hour. In addition to cards, the solution includes a specific server synchronized with the algorithm and refreshing rules defined in the cards. For cardholders, the solution is fully transparent and secure: no plug-i ... Read more »

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 ZEROCELL is the Nerve Center for Smart Zero Energy Home Open-Source IoT Platform

BERLIN - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HOUZE® Advanced Building Science, a global-leading smart zero energy innovation company, will introduce its ZEROCELL™ smart energy storage appliance in Euronics International stores starting in December 2016. The company made the announcement in Berlin during IFA 2016, the leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances.

Euronics is an international organization of independent electrical retailers who have joined together to form a cooperative partnership representing Europe’s largest electrical buying group and its second-largest consumer electronics retailer with more than 10,000 stores covering 36 countries. Euronics will showcase the ZEROCELL in select stores starting in December. ZEROCELL and HOUSE® will start accepting online reservations at www.ZEROCELL.World an ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

RAKtherm®, the leading and internationally certified brand of innovative PPR and PEX piping systems, has devised its Solid Growth Plan to increase its international footprint in response to growing global market demand for piping technology solutions. The three-pronged plan comprises investment in capital expenditures, market dominance strategies, and product innovation which has resulted in a 34% increase in production capacity. This has ensured adequate global supply, strengthening of resources for wider market penetration and reinforced an already extensive distribution network in 35 countries worldwide.

Mr. Ali Hashim, Chairman of Hashim Group said, “Having established ourselves as market leaders in the global arena with a portfolio that boasts the world’s most versatile and comprehensive piping systems to provide the LUXURY of piping systems to WORLDWIDE, we have realigned ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Interim data suggest long-term benefit with consistent yearly changes in forced vital capacity up to 3 years in patients treated with OFEV® in INPULSIS® and INPULSIS®-ON
    Long-term treatment up to 51 months had a manageable safety and tolerability profile, with no new safety signals identified
    Additional INPULSIS® analyses showed that OFEV® slows disease progression regardless of baseline physiologic impairment as measured by several pulmonary function tests

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim presented eight IPF-related abstracts at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2016, including new interim data from the INPULSIS®-ON extension trial assessing long-term treatment with OFEV® (nintedanib). The results demonstrated that nintedanib has a long-term effect on slowing disease progre ... Read more »

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 Study to evaluate vaccine protection against all four strains of dengue virus, regardless of previous exposure

OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, September 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) today announced that it has vaccinated the first subject in the Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study (TIDES), a Phase 3 double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial of its live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003).

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160907006014/en/

TIDES will enroll approximately 20,000 healthy children between the ages of four and 16 years living in dengue-endemic countries in Latin America and Asia. The study will evaluate the efficacy of the vaccine candidate to protect subjects against symptomatic dengue fever caused by any of the four dengue ... Read more »

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