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VEVEY, Switzerland & SEATTLE-Tuesday 28 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation today announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops.

Through the alliance, the two companies will work closely together on the existing Starbucks range of roast and ground coffee, whole beans as well as instant and portioned coffee. The alliance will also capitalize on the experience and capabilities of both companies to work on innovation with the goal of enhancing its product offerings for coffee lovers globally.

“This partnership demonstrates our growth agenda in action, giving Nestlé an unparalleled position in the coffee business with a full suite of innovative brands. With Starbucks, Nescafé and Nespresso we bring together the world’s most iconic coffee brands,” said Mar ... Read more »

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Casablanca, Morocco, -Monday 27 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Océ Colorado 1640 – Canon’s heralded and first 64 inches durable wide format graphic arts roll-to-roll printer, built on the revolutionary new Canon UVgel technology - is now available on the Moroccan market.

The ARKEOS Group Showroom, located at 26 rue de Lille, Casablanca, has been completely refurbished to showcase the Océ Colorado 1640 and introduce it to a targeted clientele. The launch took place in the presence of the Canon Central Africa and North Africa and ARKEOS group teams.

The Océ Colorado 1640: mastery, excellence and know-how

The revolutionary roll-to-roll printer has been engineered to meet the new the peak production challenges and requirements of the wide format market. Thanks to the distinguished know-how, it produces high volumes of wide format for businesses of all sizes, within the short turnaround times demanded by clients. The game-changing UVgel technol ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Tuesday 28 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a study recently published in Anesthesia & Analgesia in which researchers at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and Ghent University, Belgium, investigated the ability of Masimo ORi™ (Oxygen Reserve Index) to show trends in oxygenation in the moderate hyperoxic region (partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood [PaO2] in the range of 100 to 200 mmHg).1 ORi is available outside the U.S. and is intended as a noninvasive, relative indicator of a patient’s oxygen reserve during moderate hyperoxia. ORi can be trended and has optional alarms to notify clinicians of changes in oxygenation.

Noting that monitoring oxygenation using pulse oximetry alone “gives little information on PaO2” during conditions of normoxia and hyperoxia, Dr. Jaap Jan Vos and colleagues sought to evaluate the correlation of ORi ... Read more »

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TOKYO & LOS GATOS, Calif.-Monday 27 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO:6701) today announced an investment in Tascent, Inc., a U.S.-based biometric system company, with the aim of accelerating the global expansion of its safety business. The amount of the investment is not disclosed.

Recently, the demand for multimodal biometric identification to further bolster security is rapidly growing. Within this environment, the iris identification market is expected to experience significant growth. NEC has been developing biometric identification technologies for more than 40 years, and systems using NEC’s Bio-Idiom biometrics have been introduced through more than 700 systems in 70 countries and regions around the world. Moreover, earlier this year, NEC’s iris recognition was named the world’s most accurate by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, which has also recently named NEC’s face re ... Read more »

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-Saturday 25 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Universal Laser Systems (ULS) announces the addition of Dyneema®, Quadrant and ISOVOLTA materials to its materials database, the most extensive repository of laser material processing parameters for materials in the range of 10 watts to 500 watts.

The Dyneema, Quadrant and ISOVOLTA materials new to the ULS materials database were specifically added for laser processing with the ULTRA and XLS platforms, suited for high accuracy and precision laser cutting, laser ablation and laser surface modification.

The materials include:

    Dyneema® UHMWPE Fabric
    Dyneema® Composite Fabric
    Quadrant Acetron® GP Acetal
    Quadrant Ketron® PEEK 1000
    ISOVOLTA ISONOM® NMN 0881 Flexible Film
    ISOVOLTA VOLTAFLEX® F 6642 Flexible Film

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HARTFORD, Conn. -Friday 24 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

   • Broadens and deepens The Hartford’s product offerings and underwriting risk appetite
   • Expands global underwriting reach; includes an established presence at Lloyd’s
   • Brings together two underwriting-centric organizations with a commitment to attracting and retaining top talent
   • Expected to be accretive to The Hartford’s net income and core earnings* in 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Hartford has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding common shares of The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG), a global specialty underwriter, for $70 a share, or $2.1 billion in cash. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is subject to approval by Navigators’ shareholders and other customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. It is expe ... Read more »

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WASHINGTON-Monday 27 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) announces Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau’s membership on ECO’s Scientific and Technical Committee, which will judge $1 million and $5 million prize contests.

Mr. Cousteau, son of the world-renowned Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and Founder of Cousteau Divers said, “I am excited to be working with ECO to find deployable and active solutions to the multi-faceted problem of removing the plastics in the ocean, micro and macro, and to prevent non-biodegradable plastics from entering our oceans.”

“I am pleased to be associated with ECO’s global and innovative effort to use the time-tested method of offering a prize for the best solution to these vexing problems that are polluting the oceans on a massive, global scale and are increasingly responsible for the deaths of some of our most magnificent ocean life.”

“It is time to l ... Read more »

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