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Mycronic to showcase its latest line automation, dispensing and inspection solutions at APEX 2018

22 02 2018

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 14:00 CET Täby, 22 February, 2018 – Mycronic AB (publ) will demonstrate its growing range of next-generation line automation, dispensing and inspection solutions for just-in-time electronic assembly at IPC APEX EXPO 2018 in San Diego (Booth 3511, Feb. 27 – March 1). Inspection solutions became part of the product portfolio with the acquisition of Vi TECHNOLOGY. Vi TECHNOLOGY, with headquarters in France, is a leading provider of 3D optical inspection solutions. By combining next-generation 3D inspection with its latest product pick-and-place and jet dispensing platforms, Mycronic can now offer the most complete solution for tomorrow’s intelligent factory. Growing range of solutions on display Products on display at APEX 2018 will include the new MY300 pick-and-place solution, MY700 high-speed jet printer for solder paste and assembly fluids, 3D inspection systems, a new higher-capacity small-footprint storage tower as well as versatile dispensing and conformal...

Upstart Company Expedi is Re-Inventing Oilfield Servicing in North America

22 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 22, 2018 08:00 EST HOUSTON, February 22, 2018 - Just six months into product launch, a newly started company, Expedi (www.goexpedi.com), is re-inventing rig servicing for the North American oilfields. Called the Amazon meets Uber for shale drillers, Expedi has created a fully online, rapid-delivery means of supplying critical parts to keep rigs up-and-running 24/7.  CEO Tim Neal says, "The response we’re seeing from customers is truly amazing. We thought we were on to something beneficial to the industry, but to be honest, we didn’t expect the demand we are experiencing." Neal is a young veteran of the oil industry, having spent the last four years at Beijing, CN-based drilling rig manufacturer TSC, where he was head of business development and strategy. Expedi was started 12 months ago backed by a handful of industry veterans in the oil market. Its mission is to modernize MRO services for the upstream oil and gas industry. Says...

Englewood Community Hospital Announces Dr. Matthew Ercolani's Designation as UroLift® Center of Excellence

22 02 2018

"We are proud to be a national leader in treating patients with this durable and effective treatment." ENGLEWOOD, Fla. February 22, 2018 Englewood Community Hospital today announced that Dr. Matthew Ercolani has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Ercolani has demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from urinary tract symptoms and has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift System. "The UroLift System is a breakthrough minimally invasive treatment that takes less than an hour and offers multiple benefits for men with enlarged prostate - no cutting, heating, or removal of tissue, minimal downtime, no compromise of sexual function, and no need for continued medications," said Dr. Matthew Ercolani. "We are proud to be a national leader in treating patients with this durable and effective treatment." The UroLift System is a proven treatment that can get men off BPH medications and allow...

451 Research: Survey finds security continues to be top priority in deploying IoT projects

22 02 2018

Priorities for Deploying IoT Initiatives "As industrial equipment is increasingly connected to the Internet for data collection and analysis, enterprises open themselves to the sophisticated world of security intrusions." NEW YORK February 22, 2018 451 Research’s most recent Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things Vendor Evaluations survey found that security continues to be a major concern for IT professionals when deploying IoT projects within their organizations. When asked to rank which technologies or processes their organizations considered for current or planned IoT initiatives, 55% of respondents ranked IoT security as their top priority. Why so serious?As 451 Research data consistently shows, security is a headwind that must be overcome. Survey respondents have rated IoT security as their highest priority since the inaugural Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things survey in 2016 – but why? “The nature of IoT deployments make them particularly difficult to...

Garmin® introduces the revolutionary GFC 600H helicopter flight control system

22 02 2018

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GFC™ 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators – a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness. This attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter-tailored safety features, including stability augmentation system (SAS), Garmin Helicopter Electronic Stability and Protection (H-ESP™), dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode, hover assist, as well as overspeed and low speed protection. The GFC 600H can operate as a full-featured standalone flight control system, but also offers integration with compatible flight displays, including the Garmin G500H and G500H TXi flight displays, instruments and navigation sources. “Garmin designed the GFC 600H to significantly reduce inflight workload, fatigue and stress levels for helicopter pilots who are often faced...

Auxis Recognized within the 2018 Top 100 Global Outsourcing Providers by IAOP for 3rd Year in a Row

22 02 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Auxis, a leading Business Operations and IT outsourcing firm, is pleased to announce that it has been re-selected by IAOP as one of the world’s top 100 outsourcing providers for 2018. This is the third year in a row that the early pioneer in the nearshore outsourcing industry has been recognized by the esteemed association. "We are thrilled to be recognized one more time alongside other leaders in the industry," said Raul Vega, Auxis CEO. Auxis’ outsourcing division has been growing exponentially within the last 3 years. Part of its growth has been driven by the increased demand of Global and North American organizations looking for an innovative, high-performance nearshore solution closer to the U.S. “Progressively, organizations are expecting much more than cost savings from their outsourcing partner,” said Vega. “They expect us to bring innovation faster and more cost-effectively than they can do internally, and this is definitely...

Complement to press release published on February 22, 2018 at 08.30 a.m. CET

22 02 2018

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 13:00 CET Press release complemented with information for the fourth quarter 2017. Year-end Report Cinnober Financial Technology AB (publ) October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017 Net sales amounted to SEK 85.7 million (98.4). The proportion of recurring revenue* amounted to 75.9 percent (66.7) of net sales. EBITDA was negative in the amount of SEK 42.8 million (positive 9.7). The operating loss amounted to SEK 43.6 million (profit 9.1). The loss before tax amounted to SEK 44.0 million (profit 8.3). Earnings per share before dilution were negative in the amount of SEK 1.97 (positive 0.30). Growth initiatives had a negative impact of SEK 46.6 million on EBITDA. January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017 Net sales amounted to SEK 348.6 million (330.9). The proportion of recurring revenue* amounted to 72.7 percent (66.8) of net sales. EBITDA was negative in the amount of SEK 90.7 million (positive 11.8). The operating loss amounted to SEK 93.4 million (profit 9.5). The loss before...

IDACORP, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Results, Initiates 2018 Earnings Guidance

22 02 2018

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 22, 2018 -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) recorded fourth quarter 2017 net income attributable to IDACORP of $38.9 million, or $0.77 per diluted share, compared with $33.2 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2016. IDACORP reported 2017 net income attributable to IDACORP of $212.4 million, or $4.21 per diluted share, compared with $198.3 million, or $3.94 per diluted share, in 2016. Idaho Power Company, IDACORP's principal operating subsidiary, reported fourth quarter 2017 net income of $37.2 million, compared with $28.9 million for the same period in 2016, and 2017 net income of $206.3 million, compared with $189.2 million in 2016. "Many factors contributed to IDACORP's tenth consecutive year of earnings growth," said IDACORP President and CEO Darrel Anderson. "Strong economic activity in our region, productive regulatory outcomes, and continued prudent oversight of our operating expenses helped lift our operating income." IDACORP...

Protein Ingredients Market Worth $48.77 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 7.4%: Grand View Research, Inc.

22 02 2018

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Tinyclues Closes $18 Million Investment Round for International Growth

22 02 2018

PARIS & LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tinyclues, provider of a leading AI-first marketing campaign intelligence solution, today announced the closing of a USD 18 million Series B investment. Lead investor in the round was the EQT Ventures fund (“EQT Ventures”), with participation from existing investors, Alven, Elaia Partners and ISAI. The Tinyclues solution uses a unique Deep AI technology that captures the latent business and customer insights contained in first-party data. It then predicts the future buyers for any product or service campaign with incredible accuracy, allowing brands to present highly relevant product offers to highly qualified audiences. Using Tinyclues to reinvent the way they create, target and orchestrate campaigns, Tinyclues customers have secured an outstanding +49% average increase in campaign revenue, in addition to a significant improvement in customer experience. Backed by EQT Ventures, Tinyclues will further accelerate its already impressive...

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