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Prestige Yachts to Become First to Demonstrate Raymarine DockSense System that Automates and Simplifies the Boat Docking Experience

 

WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Thursday 24 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the Raymarine DockSense™ assisted docking system, the marine industry’s first intelligent object recognition and motion sensing assisted docking solution for recreational boating. DockSense system uses FLIR machine vision camera technology and video analytics to integrate intelligence gathered from surrounding imagery with the vessel’s propulsion and steering system to assist boat owners in tight quarter docking maneuvering. Additionally, FLIR announced that Prestige Yachts, a Groupe Beneteau brand, will become the first to demonstrate the technology.

Docking a boat can be a stressful experience, even for the most experienced captains. Often wind and tides ... Read more »

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 Union Acquisition Corp.’s Sponsor and/or affiliates announce intent to make open market purchases of Union’s securities 

NEW YORK-Thursday 24 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bioceres, a leading Latin American agricultural biotech company (the “Company”), and Union Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: LTN) (“UAC”), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced the Company’s unaudited operating results for the quarter ended December 31, 2018. The parties had previously announced the execution of a definitive share exchange agreement (the “Exchange Agreement”) pursuant to which the Company will contribute its agricultural solutions business in exchange for equity of UAC.

The Company reported unaudited revenues of $62.6 million during the quarter ended December 31, 2018, which represents a 33% growth rate over the same period a year ago. The adjustments and the translation mechanism from ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Thursday 24 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that it has been included in the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index (Global 100). This is Yokogawa’s first time on the Global 100, one of the world's leading sustainability indices. Now in its 15th year, the 2019 Global 100 was disclosed in Davos on January 22nd by Corporate Knights, a Canadian media and research company focused on clean capitalism, to coincide with the World Economic Forum.

To determine the 2019 ranking, Corporate Knights undertook a rigorous analysis of more than 7,500 companies with US$1B+ in revenues against global industry peers on a suite of up to 21 quantitative key performance indicators, weighted to reflect each industry’s impact profile. Yokogawa was ranked in the top 25% in both the clean revenues* and innovation capacity categories.

In its core industrial automation and ... Read more »

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• Collaboration brings together expertise from Ferring, Rebiotix and Karolinska Institutet to unlock the potential of the human microbiome

• The collaboration will investigate the role of the microbiome in reproductive medicine and women’s health and gastroenterology through 10 clinical studies involving approximately 9,000 people

• The data collected will support future research and development in areas of high unmet need, including recurrent pregnancy loss, preterm birth and inflammatory bowel disease

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland-Tuesday 22 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet announced today a five-year extension of their collaboration to explore the potential of the human microbiome in reproductive medicine and women’s health and gastroenterology. The collaboration brings together specialist expertise from Karolinska Institutet in early stage research, Rebiotix Inc. ... Read more »

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Only Tobacco Company on This Year’s List Recognized by Environmental Nonprofit CDP

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Wednesday 23 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by environmental impact nonprofit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A List for the fifth consecutive year. As the only tobacco company to have scored an A, PMI has been recognized for cutting emissions, mitigating climate risks and developing the low-carbon economy, based on its 2018 disclosure to CDP.

“Climate change is one of major concerns for humanity, and companies can make a difference. Just like we are leading our industry’s transformation toward a smoke-free future, we are focused on bettering every part of our business and supply chain to become a leader in sustainable business practices,” said André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Off ... Read more »

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 GSMA Announces Additional Keynote Speakers, Programme and Event Updates

 

LONDON-Wednesday 23 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced final updates for MWC19 Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress), including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. Taking place 25-28 February 2019, with events being staged at Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet, MWC19 Barcelona is set to attract more than 107,000 professionals from over 200 countries and territories.

“With the anticipated arrival of 5G, this year’s event is set to be one of the most exciting as the industry convenes to showcase Intelligent Connectivity across new technologies on the brink of reaching millions of people across the world,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “Over the four days of MWC19, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leaders who are driving ... Read more »

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