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22nd Century Announces New Non-GMO, Very Low Nicotine Flue-Cured and Burley Tobacco Varieties WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -Wednesday 27 June 2018

22nd Century strategically expands its proprietary lines of VLN™ tobaccos   (BUSINESS WIRE) -- 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE American: XXII), a plant biotechnology company that is a leader in tobacco harm reduction and Very Low Nicotine tobacco, announced today that the Company has...

International Retailers Selling to Australia: Start Collecting GST from 1 July 2018 -Wednesday 27 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- From 1 July 2018, online retailers must start collecting Goods and Services Tax (GST) on goods sold to consumers in Australia valued at A$1,000 or less. This applies to international retailers if they have a GST turnover of A$75,000 or more in a 12-month period. A...

PEI-Genesis Expands Footprint into India: Manesh Pratap Singh Appointed Country Manager  -Wednesday 27 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PEI-Genesis, a global leader in the design and assembly of custom engineered connectors and cable solutions, has expanded its footprint into the Indian market, naming Manesh Pratap Singh as Country Manager for India, it was announced today by Jane Fishetti, General Manager,...

FCF Fishery, Largest Tuna Supplier in Western Pacific, Granted Marine Stewardship Council Certification -Tuesday 26 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FCF Fishery Company (FCF) and the Western Pacific Sustainable Tuna Alliance announced today that the Western and Central Pacific skipjack and yellowfin free school purse seine fishery has been granted Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Standard for Sustainable Fishing...

Kuwait-Based NAPESCO and Safe Ports Agree to Develop Warehouse Complex at Regional Gateway in Jordan -Tuesday 26 June 2018

Safe Ports Holdings, U.S-based developer of Safe Ports Regional Gateway, a 1,000-acre site in Jordan that will serve as a thriving hub for global businesses looking to seize on Middle East growth opportunities, and National Petroleum Services Company (NAPESCO), a diversified publicly traded...

Red Wing Shoe Company Announces Opening of First Store in Bahrain -Tuesday 26 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Red Wing Shoe Company announced the opening of its first Red Wing Store in Bahrain, located in Sitra, block 606, on the main Highway. Red Wing has been a committed member of the Middle East energy industry for 50 years as a leading provider of safety footwear and...

Amazon Launches Support for Arabic Language Books on Kindle -Tuesday 26 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can now enjoy reading from a growing selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language Kindle books on Kindle devices and the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets and Fire...

Quadient Announces General Availability of Quadient Inspire R12 -Tuesday 26 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- www.quadient.com: Quadient, the award-winning leader in Customer Communications Management (CCM), announced the general availability of its newest release, Quadient Inspire R12, which includes the new Digital Advantage Suite. The updated version of Quadient Inspire is...

American Express Wins Major Antitrust Lawsuit -Tuesday 26 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Express (NYSE:AXP) issued the following statement today from Chairman and CEO Stephen J. Squeri regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit: “The Court’s decision is a major victory for consumers and for...

SM Optics Launches Its New WSS-Free Metro WDM ROADM Platform -Tuesday 26 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SM Optics, a centre of competence in optical networking and R&D power house, following the disruptive launch of the micro OTN solution in 2017, introducing a protocol innovation in the OTN framework, launches another block in their micro node vision, offering a new WDM...

Dhofar Insurance Selects Beyontec Suite -Tuesday 26 June 2018

Beyontec, a global insurance information and technology solutions provider, today announced that it has been chosen by Dhofar Insurance Company (S.A.O.G), a leading insurance provider in the Sultanate of Oman, to implement the Beyontec Suite, its core solution, across all major lines of...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly announce positive top-line Phase III data results for empagliflozin as adjunct to insulin... -Monday 25 June 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that both randomised controlled trials in the EASE phase III programme, investigating the use of empagliflozin in combination with insulin therapy in adults with type 1 diabetes, met their primary...

Lenovo Attains Status as Largest Global Provider of TOP500 Supercomputers -Monday 25 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Frankfurt, Lenovo Data Center Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) continued its global momentum, becoming the world’s largest TOP500 supercomputing provider measured by the number of systems ranked on the TOP500...

Regulations Moving towards Greener Products and Localisation will bring in Market Consolidation and Opportunities for... -Sunday 24 June 2018

Mass and industrial production of coating products in Iran dates back to the 1940s and started with a nominal capacity of less than 20 million litres per annum in the decorative sector only. The industry has significantly developed and diversified in terms of capacity and product portfolio over...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Price Increase for Intermediate Materials -Saturday 23 June 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for its intermediate materials. The price increase will take effect globally on July 1, 2018, and includes the following...

IBC2018 Announces Cyber Security Forum to Help Media Tackle Cyber Threats -Saturday 23 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, today announces a Cyber Security Forum to expand its position as the preeminent cyber security destination for broadcasters and media. The event will form part of the prestigious annual IBC show...

Boehringer Ingelheim bolsters biologics research and development with 230 million euro investment in new development... -Friday 22 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Boehringer Ingelheim announced a 230 million euro investment into a new Biologicals Development Center (BDC) at the company’s Research and Development site in Biberach, Germany during the foundation stone laying for the new center. “The BDC is another key building...

Wipro Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2018 for Oracle Application Services, Worldwide -Friday 22 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) (BSE: 507685) (NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2018 for Oracle Application Services,...

First Westinghouse AP1000® Nuclear Plant Sanmen 1 Completes Initial Criticality -Friday 22 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westinghouse Electric Company, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) announced today that the world’s first AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Sanmen, Zhejiang Province, China has successfully completed initial criticality. “Today we completed the...

Philip Morris International Makes Call to Creative, Media and Communications Communities -Friday 22 June 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM), today announced a bold call to action for the creative, media and communications communities to embrace its ongoing commitment to creating a smoke-free world. As part of this initiative, PMI will offer smoke-free...