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Bamako, Mali-Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Despite the lack of adequate infrastructure in the remote regions of Mali, where Ecolog is mostly operating, including Tessalit, Kidal, Menaka and Doentza, Ecolog has been performing remarkably well and is making a positive impact with its environmental services.

With waste collection and recycling projects in ten different locations across the country, Ecolog services have not only improved the physical environment and the living conditions of the inhabitants but also created jobs: in 2016, over 80 local employees were dedicated solely to Ecolog’s waste collection and management projects.
The mission also requires equipment assets and vehicle, as the waste is collected by a fleet of sixteen waste collection trucks and then delivered to nine specially constructed waste incinerators, for appropriate treatment according to international standards.

Ecolog started delivering its services in Mali t ... Read more »

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SANTA MONICA, Calif.-Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with Hong Kong Meisheng Culture Company Ltd. (“Meisheng”) to sell 3,660,891 million shares of the Company’s common stock to Meisheng for a total purchase price of $19.3 million. The transaction is subject to approval by the shareholders of Meisheng’s parent company (Meisheng Culture & Creative Corp., Ltd.), and regulatory filings in China by Meisheng.

Stephen Berman, JAKKS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “As a manufacturer of kids’ consumer products and toys, as well as a producer of animated content, we appreciate the significant and broad possible new opportunities the Chinese market represents. We are pleased that Meisheng has made the investment decision to acquire an equity stake in JAKKS. This should fortify our existing relationshi ... Read more »

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Panasonic’s cutting-edge technology fuses with traditional Japanese craftsmanship to create an inspiring space that can be visited from April 4th to 9th in Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera

MILAN & OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will take part in Milano Salone 2017, to be held in Milan, Italy, from April 4 to 9, 2017. This year, Panasonic will present at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, an exceptional installation and various design products, showcasing state-of-the-art craftsmanship and aesthetic awareness that highlight the theme, “Electronics Meets Crafts."

Panasonic’s installation will bring to light an aesthetic awareness and allure of space combined with Panasonic's imaging and audio technologies. This outdoor exhibition features an installation where Panasonic’s projectors, speakers, and lighting create not only an inspiring space for visitors but ... Read more »

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 Celebrating 500 hotels, brand unveils collection of DoubleTree Cookie-inspired recipes

 

MCLEAN, Va.-Thursday, March 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For those who believe balanced diet is a cookie in each hand, DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, has perfected the recipe … make that recipes.

To celebrate reaching a milestone of 500 hotels worldwide, the upscale brand known for its signature welcome and warm DoubleTree Cookie, unveils its first-ever cookbook – aptly titled “We Have Cookies: Taste the World of DoubleTree by Hilton.” As a new way to welcome guests around the world, the digital cookbook is comprised of a collection of recipes reflecting the distinct flavors of the brand’s 500 hotels with 33 recipes spanning 16 countries and five continents. Curated by DoubleTree by Hilton hotel teams, each recipe contains the warm DoubleTree Cookie and refl ... Read more »

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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Brazil-based Instituto de Ciências Farmacêuticas (ICF) today announced a research collaboration aimed at developing a mucoadhesive rectal delivery system to treat anal fissures and to improve quality of care for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Anal fissures are a common complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). They can represent a challenging problem for patients with IBD but have been overlooked, with current treatments not sufficient to give long-lasting pain relief and promote healing. 1

“Ferring is committed to enhancing the quality of life and quality of care of IBD patients through innovative scientific research,” said Alan Harris, Senior Vice President R&D Executive Office, Ferring Pharmaceuticals. “This collaboration is focused on meeting a number of unmet needs - from alleviating the pain of ... Read more »

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HOUSTON -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpinalCyte, LLC, a Texas-based tissue engineering technology company focused on the regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus using human dermal fibroblasts, announced the first injection of fibroblasts for the regeneration of the spinal disc. CybroCell is the first dermal fibroblast product for treatment of degenerative disc disease. The procedure was completed in less than 15 minutes using a local anesthetic. The patient experienced no complications and was discharged within an hour.

“This historic moment marks the first time a human patient has received dermal fibroblasts for treatment of degenerative disc disease,” said SpinalCyte Chief Executive Officer Pete O’Heeron. “Our preclinical trials resulted in significant regrowth of the spinal disc nucleus, increases in disc height, and gene expression such as proteoglycan with only one injection of fibroblasts. Usin ... Read more »

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First SES hybrid satellite with high throughput capability to serve leading inflight connectivity and entertainment providers; also carries WAAS payload to augment the GPS

LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite has arrived at the European space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for its launch by a Soyuz vehicle in April 2017.

Designed and manufactured by Boeing, SES-15 will carry a hybrid payload, with additional Ku-band wide beams and Ku- as well as Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capability. The satellite will be equipped with an electric propulsion system for orbit-raising and in-orbit maneuvers. The satellite will also carry the Wide Area Augmentation Systems (WAAS), a US government-funded hosted payload to augment the Global Positioning Systems (GPS).

SES-15 is the first SES hybrid satellite to be launched and is ... Read more »

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Joint Venture Introduces New High-Voltage Winding Wire to the European Automotive Industry

ATLANTA & BAD AROLSEN, Germany & TOKYO -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Essex Magnet Wire, a division of Superior Essex Inc., and Furukawa Electric Co., LTD. (“Furukawa Electric”) today announced the establishment of a joint venture to provide high-voltage winding wire (HVW) to the European automotive industry. The new HVW will provide the latest technology advancements to automotive customers demanding lighter weight, thinner wires, and higher voltage for electric motors.
The joint venture will operate under the name “Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire Europe GmbH” and be based in Bad Arolsen, Germany, operating within the existing Essex site. The joint venture will capitalize on the Essex leadership and sales force in the European automotive market, global supply chain, local manufacturing capability and Furukawa’ ... Read more »

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HOUSTON -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a global price increase for all of its Vydyne® branded polymers and compounds.

The price increase takes effect April 1, or as contracts allow and includes the following price changes:
                                                      
Materials                 Geography        Price Increase       Terms

Ascend Vydyne® (PA 66)        North America   $0.15/lb       As contracts allow
polymers  and compounds           &nbs ... Read more »

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