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2014-09-10 20:22:09

HONOLULU, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Company, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) (NYSE: HE), today announced that Alan Oshima has been named president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Electric Company, effective October 1, 2014. A respected business leader with almost 40 years of energy, regulated utility, legal and community relations experience in Hawaii, Oshima will succeed Dick Rosenblum, who has served in the position since 2009....

2014-09-10 16:26:14

DUBLIN, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Imaging Equipment Services - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Imaging Equipment Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: OEM, and Other Service Organizations. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...

2014-09-10 16:22:05

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy announced today that its president and chief executive officer, John Russell, will participate in a panel presentation webcast at the Wolfe Research 2014 Power and Gas Leaders Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Russell will be joined by Gale Klappa, chairman and chief executive officer of Wisconsin Energy Corp. The hourlong presentation is scheduled to start at 1:45 p.m. EDT. To access the presentation...

2014-09-10 12:32:52

Partnership Brings Value-added Tools for Both Advisors and Their Clients LOS ANGELES and OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AdvisoryWorld, a leader in portfolio analysis, investment planning and proposal-generation software, announced today that it has significantly enhanced its integration with Orion Advisor Services, LLC (Orion), a premier portfolio accounting bureau. In addition, AdvisoryWorld will participate in Orion's invitational hack-a-thon event in Park City,...

2014-09-10 12:22:14

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAS Energy Inc., a global technology company providing clean, modular energy solutions for the power generation industry, announced today that it has settled a patent infringement suit against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), relating to a turbine inlet air chilling system at SDG&E's Palomar Energy Center in California. In the suit, TAS Energy alleged that the chilling system at Palomar, which SDG&E purchased from General...

2014-09-10 08:24:41

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR International, LLC, a leading independent provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services to the global life science and research industries, announced today that it has acquired Klinipath BV and its affiliates Immunologic BV, Mortupath BV and Klinipath BVBA. This acquisition further extends VWR's capabilities and portfolio in histology, immunology and clinical chemistry across Europe....

2014-09-10 08:23:40

Top 25 American Companies Invested More Than $152 Billion In The U.S. Last Year WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Which U.S. companies are betting on America's future? The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today released U.S. Investment Heroes of 2014: Investing at Home in a Connected World ranking the top 25 American companies by their capital spending in the United States. For the third year in a row, AT&T was at the top of the Investment Hero list with...

2014-09-10 08:21:46

BERWYN, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Gretchen W. McClain as a new director of the Company. Ms. McClain most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for Xylem, Inc. "We are very pleased to welcome Gretchen to AMETEK's Board of Directors. She is an experienced business executive with a strong technology background and experience that nicely complements an already strong Board of Directors. I...

2014-09-09 23:09:28

New agreement provides enhanced flexibility; extends debt maturity to 2019 Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Schumacher Group (SG) today announced that it recently raised $120 million in senior credit facilities. The transaction was led by GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services. GE Capital Markets and Fifth Third Bank acted as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Runners. The new facilities include a $40 million five-year revolving credit facility and an $80 million five-year...

2014-09-09 23:02:23

Mr. Electric will be celebrating 20 years as an electrical franchising company in the month of September. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Mr. Electric, a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc., will be celebrating 20 years as an electrical franchising company in the month of September. The Mr. Electric franchise was founded in 1994 as the fourth company under The Dwyer Group franchising corporation. At that time, it did not have any name brand competitors and was the only company...


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