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Landmark announcement builds on existing efforts to enhance SME integration into the Expo 2020 Dubai global supply chain, boosting the economic impact of the mega-event for the international business community

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, September 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Expo 2020 Dubai – the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region – has announced that 20% of the Expo’s total direct and indirect spend, representing more than US$1.36 billion in contracts, will be allocated to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), both local and international.

The landmark announcement is the latest in a series of SME-focused operational and legacy driven initiatives that have emerged as the result of Expo 2020 Dubai’s belief in the important role that both local and international SMEs have to play in contributing towards the delivery of an exceptional World Expo.

Earlier this month, G20 lea ... Read more »

Views: 95 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.22.2016 | Comments (0)

TOKYO - Thursday, September 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) today unveils its newly-developed, industrial label printer, B-EX6. The 6-inch width label printer implements Toshiba’s state-of-the-art technology to help achieve elite performance with lower total cost of ownership.

Toshiba’s B-EX series of label printers are recognized as the reliable series in the market. Toshiba’s newest flagship model in its B-EX series couples the performance and speed necessary to handle even the most rugged industrial applications.

B-EX6 model is capable of printing on various types of 6-inch labels, which is essential for the manufacturing (including automotive and chemical), transportation, logistics, and healthcare industries. It is particularly well-suited for the manufacturing industry, which requires labeling for large parts as well as material labels that describe the type and contents of the handling un ... Read more »

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BREA, Calif. - Thursday, September 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Printronix Auto ID, Inc., a global leader in industrial printing solutions, unveiled the T6000, its next generation of high-performance thermal barcode printers. Designed for the mid-range market, the T6000 is engineered for industrial applications such as manufacturing, automotive, transportation, retail, transport and logistics. The T6000 is loaded with advanced features, online data validation (ODV) technology and the industry’s most comprehensive emulation package that allows for easy integration into legacy environments.

The T6000 is built for speed, versatility, and reliability. With its 14 inches per second (ips) print speed, RFID capabilities and Postscript/PDF support for complex labeling requirements, this printer is designed to boldly address businesses’ challenges such as performance and productivity.

Plamen Petkov, General Manager at Printronix Auto ID, said, ... Read more »

Views: 79 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.22.2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Sahara Tower 6 to be completed in December 2019
    One, two and three bedroom apartment units at coveted location
    The project’s foundation is laid and development is in full swing

Al Thuriah Properties, the UAE’s premier property developer that specializes in high-rise residential towers and communities, today announced the launch of Sahara Tower 6, the final jewel in the crown that is Sahara Complex, a master development with a built up area of 3,100,000 square feet that includes 1,348 apartments.

Al Thuriah revealed that the foundation of the majestic two-block tower is already laid and development continues apace. The 376 residential units of Sahara Tower 6 are built within two towers of 39 and 21 floors respectively. The units are now on sale for home owners and investors, with handover of the completed a ... Read more »

Views: 112 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.22.2016 | Comments (0)

ZURICH - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Complementary strengths to create a leading player in the cable industry
    ABB and NKT Cables sign agreement for long-term strategic partnership
    The sale has a total enterprise value of EUR 836m (US$934m)
    Sale demonstrates ABB’s commitment to active portfolio management

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NKT Cables is acquiring ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business with a total enterprise value of 836 million euros (US$934 million). High voltage cables are key components in sustainable energy networks, used for transmitting large amounts of electricity over long distances. The business is part of ABB’s Power Grids division, which is currently undergoing a strategic review.

NKT Cables designs, manufactures and supplies power cables for low-, medium- and high-voltage solutions mainly in the Alternating Curr ... Read more »

Views: 115 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.22.2016 | Comments (0)

‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and global leader in supply chain planning and optimization, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today a partnership with the objective of optimizing WFP’s global humanitarian supply chain.

Established in 1961, WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency dedicated to fighting hunger across the globe. Each year, WFP assists around 80 million people in over 80 countries through food and cash-based assistance. WFP has approximately 15,200 staff, many of whom work in remote areas, directly supporting the most vulnerable communities. On any given day, WFP operates an average of 70 aircraft, 40 ocean shipments, and 5,000 trucks. WFP also works with retailers, financial service providers and other local partners to deliver cash and food vouchers. To provide life-saving food assistance to families in ... Read more »

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced that Kowloon Tong School of Hong Kong and Assumption Samutprakarn School of Thailand won the Grand Prix for their videos titled "The Bigger Picture" and "Missing Game," respectively, in the Panasonic Kid Witness News (KWN) Global Contest 2016. The students were honored at the awards ceremony held in Rio de Janeiro on September 15 during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Students from the seven finalist schools representing six countries, including three finalists in the Primary School category and three in the Secondary School category as well as one representing the host country, Brazil, attended the ceremony, where they were acknowledged with category awards, including "Global Citizens Award" and "True Sportsmanship Award."

The seven finalist videos focused on issues closely linked to children's lives through the e ... Read more »

Views: 122 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.22.2016 | Comments (0)

COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced that it is working in close collaboration with the SESAM-Vitale economic interest group (EIG) on two key contracts for the French health system. Starting end of 2015, OT has a three-year exclusive contract to supply 3.5 million Cartes Vitale national health cards and 4 million European Health Insurance Cards.

SESAM-Vitale is one of the most powerful electronic healthcare systems in the world, with 50 million cardholders, more than a billion treatment forms transmitted remotely each year and with more than 340,000 healthcare professionals involved. OT has been a long-standing partner since the launch of the Carte Vitale health card system in the early 1990s, and brings SESAM-Vitale its full range of expertise in the healthcare market, its comprehensive knowledge of s ... Read more »

Views: 62 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.22.2016

Sakr Real Estate holds an exclusive roadshow in Dubai offering unparalleled living opportunities and exclusive promotions.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Sakr Real Estate is pleased to announce their presence in the UAE from the 21st till the 24th of September at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai. Their visit comes on the occasion of their participation and recognition at the International Property Awards 2016; which reinforces their mark of excellence on an international level.

Holding a strong position amongst residential and commercial property professionals from around the globe, Sakr Real Estate has been redefining the real estate market and setting higher standards through advancements and innovation.

Mr. Fady Jreissati, CEO of Sakr Real Estate commented on the occasion stating “We are honored to be present in Dubai and to be recognized on such an international scale.  Through this roadshow, ... Read more »

Views: 120 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.22.2016 | Comments (0)

WALTHAM, Mass. - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first three production units of Olympus’ new Vanta portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer have been sold to CSIRO.

CSIRO is a leader in portable XRF application development and research and is committed to using the latest in portable XRF technology. CSIRO helps explorers and miners optimize the practical implementation of XRF technology via research and publications about real-time data acquisition methods and workflows.

Optimized for mining applications, Olympus’ Vanta analyzer is designed to work in the world’s harshest environments, providing maximum uptime and a faster return on investment. Vanta analyzers are IP65 rated* for protection against dust and water and built to pass a 4-foot drop test (MIL-STD 810G). With an optional fan, they can work continuously in an ambient operating temperature range of -10 °C to 50 °C (14 °F to 122 ° ... Read more »

Views: 124 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.22.2016 | Comments (0)

Platform leveraging transchromosomic cattle shows promise for global response to epidemics

BETHESDA, Md. & SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SAB Biotherapeutics (SAB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical development company, announced today that its DiversitAb human antibody production platform, leveraging transchromosomic cattle (Tc Bovine™), was identified as of one of the six most meritorious proposals emerging from the World Health Organization (WHO) public consultation on platform technologies for priority infectious diseases with epidemic potential.

This consultation was part of the WHO Research & Development Blueprint, a global strategy and preparedness plan that allows the rapid activation of R&D activities that can be used to save lives and avert large-scale crisis during epidemics. SAB Biotherapeutics’ technology was the only immunotherapy platform among the six finalists (of 35 ... Read more »

Views: 89 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.22.2016 | Comments (0)