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HOUSTON -Saturday 4 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for all grades of its FlexaTram™- HMT (hexamethylenetetramine; hexamine).

The price increase will take effect June 1, 2019, and includes the following materials and terms:
Material                                           Price Increase           Terms
FlexaTram™- HMT-200                  $0.04/lb.                       As contracts allow.

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André Calantzopoulos Asks Attendees to Unsmoke the World

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Saturday 4 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- André Calantzopoulos, chief executive officer of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM), today addressed the Boston College Chief Executives Club, setting out how PMI is radically changing its business to unsmoke the world and encourage the hundreds of millions of current adult smokers who would otherwise continue smoking cigarettes to change to better options. The speech was delivered days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed that IQOS, PMI’s electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and authorized it for sale in the U.S.

“We need to cut through the fog of misinformation; not all tobacco companies are the same. No other company in our industry has stated such bold claims: To wholly change their business model and unsmoke the world,” ... Read more »

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NIAGARA FALLS, New York -Saturday 4 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Niagara Falls tour operator Maid of the Mist orders two new passenger vessels sailing on pure electric power, enabled by ABB’s technology

Visitors to the iconic Niagara Falls will soon be able to experience one of the US’s top landmarks emission-free. Two new Maid of the Mist passenger vessels will be powered entirely by high-capacity battery packs, becoming the first all-electric vessels ever built in the US.

The new vessels will benefit from ABB’s zero-emission technology when they start operating later this year, allowing guests to experience Niagara Falls undisturbed by engine noise, vibration or exhaust fumes from a conventional diesel engine.

Maid of the Mist, one of North America’s oldest tourist attractions, operates from April through to the first week of November, with boats departing for the base of Niagara Falls every 30 minutes, with an e ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, -Saturday 4 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) School of Engineering hosted its 14th annual IEEE Student Day 2019 to foster student innovation in the field of Engineering.

IEEE Student Day 2019, reaching the milestone of its 14th year of activity, was sponsored by ECOLAB and in partnership with IEEE UAE Section, Dubai Electronic Security Center, and Zero Ohm. The opening ceremony commenced with a welcome speech from Professor Mousa Mohsen, the Dean of School of Engineering, emphasizing the School of Engineering as a center of excellence for Engineering Research and Development. The event organizational and technical aspects were addressed by Professor Wathiq Mansour, the Chair of IEEE Student Day Steering Committee, and Dr. Maen Takruri, the event Organizing Chair.

Event activities included several competition categories for student teams: Common Design Project, Engineering D ... Read more »

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From the Stadium to the Startup Stage – Visa Invites the World to Celebrate Women’s Contributions to Sport, Business and Innovation

Visa Brings Payment Innovation to France with Sensory Branding, Payment-Enabled Wristbands and Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition

 

SAN FRANCISCO-Saturday 4 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, Visa (NYSE: V) today unveiled its global marketing campaign for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, “One Moment Can Change the Game.” The campaign amplifies the meaningful moments women are creating on and off the pitch, whether it be inspiring athletic greatness on the field, influencing business outcomes in the boardroom or driving economic impact at home and across industries.

Everyday, Visa supports women entrepreneurs, cardholders, small business owners and athletes. At the FIFA Women’s World ... Read more »

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STOCKHOLM -Saturday 4 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Favro, a leader in enterprise agile tools, has been named in the “Cool Vendors in Application Development” published on 5 November 2018 by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company.

According to Gartner analysts Keith Mann, Mike West, Nathan Wilson, “Cool Vendors in Application Development, 2018, are going far beyond coding and testing tools to address the application development challenges facing today’s application leaders. They are helping self-organizing teams realize their potential and gain a better understanding of how to provide value to customers.”

“With Favro we set out to support autonomous teams in any discipline being more agile and organizations to be more aligned. To us, being named as a Gartner Cool Vendor is a great accomplishment for the Favro team distributed across Uppsala, Stockholm, and Da Nang,” says Pat ... Read more »

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