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2014-04-09 23:29:24

$19.9 million investment expected to create 57 new skilled jobs. Alupress AG is transferring specialists to train U.S. workers. Laurens, S.C. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Alupress AG, an Italian-German aluminum casting company, is investing $19.9 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Laurens, SC. The $19.9 million investment is expected to generate 57 new jobs in addition to the 75 existing jobs. With a surface area of 30,000 square feet, the new aluminum casting plant in Laurens will...

2014-04-09 23:21:55

Saint Peter’s University recently became a member of the IBM Academic Initiative, a program that provides educators with the training materials, curriculum guides, software and hardware needed to teach in-demand business and technology skills. The resources provided through the IBM Academic Initiative will be incorporated into the master’s program in data science with a concentration in business analytics. Jersey City, N.J. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Saint Peter’s University recently...

2014-04-09 16:27:15

Nearly 3,000 new homes to have access to ultra-fast, 100 percent AT&T fiber network AUSTIN, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* and PulteGroup, Inc. today announced an agreement to offer AT&T U-verse® with GigaPower(SM) over a fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network to four currently open for sale single-family communities and five existing communities in the Austin area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/CG99935LOGO With the agreement, AT&T will offer its...

2014-04-09 12:35:09

HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MasterWorks International ("MasterWorks"), an authorized distributor of HP®, Dell® and IBM® products, has added to its list of certifications by becoming an Authorized Refurbisher for Microsoft®. "We're thrilled to receive an authorization from the world's largest software manufacturer," said Bob Munn, founder and CEO of MasterWorks International. "The ability to offer full reimaging of Microsoft's operating systems gives us a compelling...

2014-04-09 12:25:50

Dividend Rate Increases $17.8 Billion NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that dividend net increases (increases less decreases) rose $17.8 billion during the first quarter of 2014 for U.S. domestic common stock compared to a $14.5 billion increase in the first quarter of 2013 - equating to a 22.9% quarter over quarter increase. 1,078 dividend increases were reported during the quarter, displacing the prior first quarter record of 1,069...

2014-04-09 12:20:32

PEORIA, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of sixty cents ($0.60) per share of common stock, payable May 20, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 21, 2014. "I am pleased to announce we are maintaining Caterpillar's dividend. Our global team's 2013 operational performance delivered record cash flow and resulted in the strongest balance sheet in more...

2014-04-09 08:33:29

Organizations Can Now Use Private IP to Securely Connect Multi-Cloud Environments Around the Globe NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon is addressing the growing need for organizations to connect more than one cloud seamlessly and securely, with the launch of its Secure Cloud Interconnect service (SCI). Enterprise organizations will be able to use Verizon's Private IP service to connect to multiple cloud services including the Verizon cloud and Microsoft Azure, with an...

2014-04-09 08:31:31

BEIJING, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YONG) ("Yongye" or the "Company"), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of crop nutrient products in China, today announced that it has entered into an amendment (the "Amendment") to its previously announced agreement and plan of merger dated as of September 23, 2013, among Full Alliance International Limited ("Holdco"), Yongye International Limited ("Parent"), Yongye International Merger...

2014-04-08 08:29:17

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer goods and services sector briefing with recent announcements and achievements: GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC: GRLT), Sysco's (NYSE: SYY), Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD). GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC Pink: GRLT) today announced that it has completed an agreement effective as of April 1, 2014 for the sale of GRILLiT master franchise rights in the State of...

2014-04-08 08:29:12

Former Claire's CEO and Disney Stores President to Lead Multi-Platform Media Company into Retail LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- James D. Fielding, a passionate and experienced consumer products executive, is joining AwesomenessTV as Global Head of Consumer Products and Retail. Fielding, who has an extensive track record in retail, having served as CEO for Claire's and President of Disney Stores Worldwide, will oversee all consumer products and retail efforts for...