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HOUSTON-Wednesday 29 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials, one of the largest fully integrated producers of polyamide 66 resin, recently presented on PA66 solutions for electric vehicles at Chinaplas 2019. The presentation focused on improving EV safety, reliability and performance using PA66.

The presentation is the latest demonstration of Ascend’s growing presence in Asia. Last fall the company strengthened leadership in the region with the hiring of Dr. Kevin Wu to lead Ascend’s Asia-Pacific region.

Global EV sales grew by 62 percent last year, with China accounting for over half of all EVs sold in 2018. But EVs still lag behind internal combustion engine vehicles, largely due to concerns around range and safety.

“China is currently the biggest EV market and is driving the trend to transition away from ICE vehicles. However, the technology is still evolving – consumers are expecting more in ... Read more »

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Initial Patent Owners Include GE, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Robert Bosch, and Siemens

DENVER -Wednesday 29 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced the availability of the EV Charging Patent Portfolio License (“EV Charging License” or “License”) providing one-stop access to technologies underlying worldwide standards for conductive AC and DC charging, connection, communication and safety used in equipment that provides electric charging in and to electric vehicles. Standards used in China, Europe, India, Japan and the US are included.

“Just as MPEG LA’s one-stop licenses addressed the marke ... Read more »

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HONG KONG-Wednesday 29 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Langham Hotels & Resorts unveils today its new logo and brand campaign to affirm its well-earned position within the ultra-luxury hotel segment. Through the use of video, photography, and digital experience platforms, “Celebrate The Everyday,” which has been a year in the making, draws on The Langham brand’s respected reputation to set the scene where people choose to celebrate their lives’ most significant milestones.

“As The Langham brand grows with new hotels being established throughout the world, we wanted a landmark campaign that clearly defines those rare and exceptional things that characterize true luxury and what our hotels do best,” said Stefan Leser, chief executive officer of Langham Hospitality Group.

“For the past year, we have been listening to our guests and immersing in deep-dive discussions about what they want from their luxur ... Read more »

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YIWU, China -Wednesday 29 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2019 China Yiwu Imported Commodities Fair, a key platform to accelerate Yiwu’s opening up to the world, closed on May 26, 2019 in Yiwu City of China.

With an exhibition area of 50,000m2, the Fair of this year gathered exhibitors from 85 countries and regions, including Spain, Italy, Germany, Russia, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Australia, and Tanzania, to show more than 100,000 varieties of daily necessities covering handcrafts, household goods, maternal and baby care, clothing accessories, food and beverage.

The four-day event attracted 119,600 person-times of visitors, including 48,800 professional buyers, up 48.41% compared to last year, from 81 oversea countries and all over China.

This year, three professional business matching meetings, namely Comprehensive Imported Commodities Purchasing Meeting, Spanish Products Purchasing Meeting and Chained Retail Ent ... Read more »

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Tarr’s extensive experience leading data and technology-enabled services companies will usher in a new phase of growth 

WESTLAKE, Texas -Wednesday 29 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solera Holdings, Inc. (“Solera”), a global leader in risk and asset management data and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for the automotive and insurance industries, today announced that Jeff Tarr has joined the company as a director and its new CEO. Tarr, who replaces Tony Aquila as Solera’s CEO, will be leading the company in its next phase of growth.

Tarr has two decades of experience leading data and technology-enabled services companies spanning multiple sectors. Most recently, Tarr served as CEO and President of DigitalGlobe, Inc. where he led the launch of innovative products that leveraged AI and other new technologies, entered new markets and nearly tripled the company’s revenue. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Tarr was President ... Read more »

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Solution Maximizes Storage and Increases Backup Speed While Securing Data with Encryption-at-Rest


MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Wednesday 29 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced that Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) uses ExaGrid disk-based backup systems to significantly increase data protection with secure backups.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190528005580/en/

PRI is a leading provider of professional liability insurance for physicians and medical facilities. As the second largest medical malpractice insurer in New York State and one of the top ten in the U.S., PRI is recognized as one of the most respected names in its field.

PRI replaced its previous system with ExaGrid and Veeam after its IT staff spent too much time troubleshooting backup issues. Al ... Read more »

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