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2014-09-04 23:07:45

Leading noodle manufacturer chooses cloud platform to streamline global treasury operations TOKYO (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Nissin Foods Holdings, one of Japan’s largest manufacturers of noodles and instant foods, has chosen Kyriba, the leader in cloud-based treasury management solutions, to improve its global cash visibility, and support business growth strategies. Nissin Foods Group will use the Kyriba Enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) treasury management system to streamline...

2014-09-03 16:29:57

RIVER EDGE, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB: NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and an on-line mid-dilution hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients, today announced that the company has entered into a bridge loan and security agreement with Lambda Investors LLC, an affiliate of Wexford Capital LP and the company's largest shareholder. On August...

2014-09-03 08:41:53

The Partnership aims to make SBCK Tinkerine's exclusive sales and distribution partner for Korean and Asian Pacific Markets VANCOUVER, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Tinkerine Studios Ltd. (TSXV: TTD and OTC Pink: TKSTF), Canada's leading manufacturer and distributor of 3D printers, today announced it has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding ("MOU") with SBCK Corp. ("SBCK"), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp, a global company and one of Asia's biggest technology related service providers....

2014-09-03 08:36:50

Rating is SANLUIS Rassini's second upgrade from S&P in approximately twelve months MEXICO CITY, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) announced that it has upgraded SANLUIS Rassini S.A. de C.V.'s long-term corporate credit rating from 'B+' to 'BB-' with a 'Stable' outlook. S&P commented the following: -- Mexico-based auto supplier, SANLUIS Rassini, has continued to strengthen its financial policy, as seen in the prepayment of debt and...

2014-09-03 00:22:33

MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) today provided an update on its capital position in response to a negative outlook on Torchmark issued by Standard and Poor's on August 29, 2014. Frank Svoboda, Torchmark's Chief Financial Officer, indicated that the revised outlook is due to a change in S&P's view of certain components of Torchmark's existing capital position, rather than an actual change in the capital position itself. "There has...

2014-09-02 23:01:33

New CEA product series raises performance levels of compact electric actuators Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced the launch of the Compact Electric Actuator (CEA) Series from Flowserve Limitorque. The CEA features a multitude of user benefits which are combined into one unit to provide a genuine breakthrough in capability for compact,...

2014-09-02 08:23:53

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) announced today that it has acquired Compco Pty. Ltd. ("Compco"), located near Melbourne, Australia, for $6.7 million in cash. Compco is a manufacturer of a variety of plastic compounds and products including masterbatches and custom performance colors. Key markets include packaging, wire & cable and pipe. Compco achieved revenues of nearly $15 million for its fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. Joseph M. Gingo,...

2014-08-29 23:03:09

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China PVDC Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China SBS Industry” market research reports to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Global and China SBS Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the SBS industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure....

2014-08-29 16:25:11

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dg7fsd/global_cam ) has announced the addition of the "Global Cam Follower Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dg7fsd/global_cam ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Cam Follower Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the...

2014-08-29 16:24:34

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5dfhds/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Oscilloscope Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5dfhds/global ] report to their offering. The Global Oscilloscope Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global oscilloscope industry. The report provides a basic overview...


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