Lionel Messi wins fight to register himself as trademark

A European court rules after a seven-year legal fight that the football superstar can trademark his name.

Facebook sales soar despite data scandal

The firm reports a near 50% revenue rise and says it is taking a broader review of its duties.

Singapore mourns Inuka, the world's only 'tropical polar bear'

The much-loved bear, Inuka, died in Singapore Zoo after battling a series of age-related ailments.

TSB chaos: 'We are on our knees,' says boss

But the bank's chief tells the BBC it will "come back fighting” after more than six days of IT chaos.

Lionel Messi wins fight to register himself as trademark

A European court rules after a seven-year legal fight that the football superstar can trademark his name.

Bookshop chain Waterstones sold to Elliott Advisors

The bookshop chain, which has 283 outlets, is snapped up by investment firm Elliott Advisors.

SSE-Npower merger could push up prices, competition body says

The competition watchdog says the planned merger of the two energy giants could face an in-depth inquiry.

Barclays pushed into loss by US payout

The bank says that while it paid $2bn to settle a lawsuit, it resolved a decade-old legacy issue.

UK car output slumps on poor demand

Production fell by 13.3% in March, with sharp falls in shipments to the UK and overseas.

Companies sign up to pledge to cut plastic pollution

More than 40 firms including Coca-Cola have promised to reduce harmful packaging.

Facebook threw us under bus, says data firm Cubeyou

Cubeyou denies that data collected through quizzes on the social media site was misused for marketing.

Samsung Electronics posts fourth quarter of record profits

Sales of memory chips and its new Galaxy S9 smartphone help boost the South Korean giant's performance.

Persimmon hit by investor revolt over executive pay

The housebuilder faced a backlash by shareholders over a plan to pay its boss £75m.


World stocks edgy as rising bond yields raise fears for growth and profits

LONDON (Reuters) - World markets remained edgy on Thursday, with shares eking out gains amid concern over the global economic outlook and with U.S. bond yields at four-year highs after breaking above the psychologically significant 3 percent line this week.

ZTE tells suppliers China trade row may be factor in U.S. ban: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - China's ZTE Corp held a conference call on Wednesday with major suppliers, during which a company representative suggested the trade dispute with Beijing may have been a factor in last week's U.S. order banning American firms from selling goods to the smartphone maker, according to a person familiar with the call.

U.S. probing Huawei for possible Iran sanctions violations: sources

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors in New York have been investigating whether Chinese tech company Huawei [HWT.UL] violated U.S. sanctions in relation to Iran, according to sources familiar with the situation.

Disney plays up local ties in China amid trade standoff

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shanghai Disneyland should be viewed as a local company in China, Walt Disney said on Thursday, shrugging off concerns that U.S.-China trade tensions could affect visitor numbers or import costs for the $5.5 billion theme park.

South Korea antitrust chief says activist Elliott's demand on Hyundai "inappropriate"

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's antitrust chief on Thursday said U.S. activist fund Elliott Management's proposal for Hyundai Motor Group to adopt a holding company structure is "inappropriate" and, if implemented, would be in violation of antitrust law.

Tesla's head of Autopilot leaves, ex-Apple exec to succeed

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Thursday Jim Keller, the head of its low-voltage hardware, Autopilot software and infotainment, is leaving the automaker to focus on microprocessor engineering with another company.

EU moves to regulate tech giants' business practices

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Tech giants including Google, Apple and Amazon will for the first time face rules governing their commercial relations with smaller businesses under a law proposed by the European Union on Thursday.

Deutsche Bank scales back investment bank as profit drops

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's new chief executive Christian Sewing took firm action on its long-troubled investment bank on Thursday, cutting back bond and equities trading after a dramatic drop in quarterly profit.

EU starts monitoring aluminum imports after U.S. tariffs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has started monitoring imports of aluminum to determine whether U.S. tariffs have led to a surge in shipments of the metal into Europe, the EU official journal said on Thursday.

Facebook's rise in profits, users shows resilience after scandals

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc shares rose on Wednesday after the social network reported a surprisingly strong 63 percent rise in profit and an increase in users, with no sign that business was hurt by a scandal over the mishandling of personal data.

EU funding supports ETCS on LGV Sud Est

FRANCE: The European Union is to provide €117m from the Connecting Europe Facility to support the...

UK railway news round-up

FirstGroup and joint venture partner Trenitalia have decided to withdraw from the East Midlands...

ETCS contract awarded

CZECH REPUBLIC: Infrastructure manager SŽDC has awarded AŽD Praha a KC383m contract to install ETCS...

Finland – Estonia Tunnel strategy to be published next month

EUROPE: The Finnish and Estonian joint working group, which is developing proposals for the...

København – Ringsted computer model developed

DENMARK: Infrastructure manager Banedanmark has used 3D scanning and BIM data to produce a detailed...

Rehabilitation of Šabac – Loznica line underway

SERBIA: Work has begun to rehabilitate two sections of the 65 km single-track line from Šabac...

China and Gulf states discuss OTIF accession to support international freight

INTERNATIONAL: China and the Gulf Co-Operation Council member states are discussing accession to...

Competition authority reviews open access bid

SPAIN: The National Commission on Markets & Competition has decided to resume work on reviewing...

Iranian railway expansion continues

IRAN: The city of Kermanshah was connected to the railway network when President Hassan Rouhani...

SB Rail awarded track machine contract

UK: Network Rail has awarded the SB Rail joint venture of Swietelsky and Babcock International...


Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) Wins Best Employer Ranking

LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) awarded best employer distinction in Bilan magazine 2018 ranking.

CVD Names Dr. Max Shatalov VP of Engineering and Technology

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CVD Equipment Corporation (Nasdaq: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, today announced that Dr. Max Shatalov has been named to the Company’s newly created position of Vice President of Engineering and Technology. Dr. Shatalov has over twenty (20) years of experience serving the semiconductor research and device industry and is the holder of more than 75 U.S. patents in the field of process equipment, semiconductor devices and thei

Sallie Mae Recognized as a Leader in Board Diversity

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#2020WOB--Sallie Mae Recognized as a Leader in Board Diversity

Wiley Inclusive Access Increases Affordability and Access for Students

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JWA)(NYSE:JWB) today launched a comprehensive program to partner with leading content platform providers to make it more affordable and easier for students to purchase their Wiley course materials, as part of their tuition and fees. Wiley Inclusive Access, in partnership with Barnes and Noble College, Follett, Red Shelf and VitalSource enabled campus stores, not only saves students more than 60% off the cost of a bound text, but al

Origami Risk Named #1 Company to Work for in Chicago

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#RMIS--Origami Risk, the preeminent risk and insurance technology platform, has been ranked #1 overall in Crain's 100 "Best Places to Work in Chicago."

Agilent Thought Leader Award Presented to Drs. Brandon Ruotolo and Kristina Hakansson

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that two leading scientists at the University of Michigan—Brandon Ruotolo and Kristina Hakansson—have received an Agilent Thought Leader Award in support of their research into understanding the structure and function of proteins and protein complexes via mass spectrometry. Growing interest in developing protein-based therapeutics is driving the need for more rapid and informative analytical instrumentatio

The Population Association of America’s 86th Annual Meeting to Feature Leaders from the U.S. Census Bureau, Academia and the Scientific Community

SILVER SPRING, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Population Association of America (PAA), the leading non-profit scientific population association dedicated to the study of research on the individual, societal, and environmental implications of human population change, will feature new demographic research findings at its Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado on April 26-28, 2018. Globally recognized demography experts will showcase findings around the 2020 Census, fertility, mortality and other pressing

Apexian Pharmaceuticals’ Dr. Mark Kelley Recognized as an Outstanding Researcher at Indiana University/Purdue University IUPUI

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apexian Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing safe and effective therapy for patients with high unmet medical needs, is pleased to announce that its Chief Scientific Officer, Mark Kelley, PhD, was recognized as an outstanding scholar and researcher during the annual IUPUI Chancellor's Academic Honors Convocation on April 20. Dr. Kelley was named the recipient of the Glenn W. Irwin Jr., M.D. Research Scholar Award for his hig

First American Financial Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Current Quarter Highlights Total revenue of $1.3 billion, down 1 percent compared with last year Title Insurance and Services segment pretax margin of 8.6 percent Purchase revenues up 8 percent compared with last year Av

LSC Communications Awarded Multi-Year Book Publisher Services Agreement with Taylor & Francis Group

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) has embarked on a new strategic relationship with international academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group, a division of Informa plc, to provide print, fulfillment and distribution services. According to Dave McCree, President of Book Sales at LSC Communications, “We are very excited about the opportunity to work with Taylor & Francis. LSC has been diligently focused on creating a scalable, customizable and fully integrated suppl

Nielsen Reports 1st Quarter 2018 Results

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) today announced its first quarter 2018 results. Revenues were $1,610 million for the first quarter of 2018, up 5.5%, or 2.4% on a constant currency basis, compared to the first quarter of 2017. “In the first quarter, we continued to execute on our key initiatives while focusing on our Path to 2020 objectives. Through continuous innovation, we are transforming our business in three major areas, Watch, Buy, and Operations, to drive a fas

Protolabs Reports Record Revenue and Net Income for First Quarter 2018

MAPLE PLAIN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proto Labs, Inc. (NYSE: PRLB), a leading online and technology-enabled, quick-turn, on-demand manufacturer, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. First Quarter 2018 Highlights include: Revenue for the first quarter of 2018 was a record $107.7 million, representing a 34.4 percent increase over revenue of $80.2 million in the first quarter of 2017. The number of unique product developers and engineers served through our

Innovus Pharma Announces the Launch of its Hemorrhoid Drug Xyralid® in Canada

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Innovus Pharma" or the “Company”) (OTCQB Venture Market: INNV), an emerging commercial-stage pharmaceutical company that delivers safe, innovative and effective over-the-counter medicine and consumer care products to improve men’s and women's health and respiratory diseases, today announced the launch of its lidocaine-based cream Xyralid®, for the relief of pain and symptoms caused by hemorrhoids. Xyralid® received a Product License Ap

GSMA在世界各地舉辦活動,以慶祝「國際資通訊年輕女性日」

倫敦--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美國商業資訊)--GSMA將於本週慶祝一年一度的國際電信聯盟(ITU)「國際資通訊年輕女性日」(International Girls in ICT Day),屆時將在全球舉辦一系列活動,旨在鼓勵和協助年輕女性探索在科學、科技、工程和數學(STEM)領域的就業機會,並幫助全球企業從更多女性加入科技領域中受益。2018年國際電信聯盟「國際資通訊年輕女性日」活動將於4月26日(週四)舉行,屆時GSMA的亞特蘭大、巴塞隆納、布魯塞爾、杜拜、香港、倫敦和奈洛比的當地辦事處將紛紛舉辦活動以示慶祝。 GSMA會長葛瑞德(Mats Granryd)表示:「GSMA很高興能夠連續第五年支持國際電信聯盟『國際資通訊年輕女性日』活動,邀請來自世界各地的年輕女性瞭解行動產業及更廣泛的資通訊科技領域可能存在之有價值的職業。行動產業未來的成功取決於能否吸引到有才華的女性,我們希望激勵新一代的年輕女性成為明日的業界領袖。」 GSMA將邀請來自布里奇學院(The Bridge Academy)的一群女孩到訪其位於倫敦的全球總部,參加由BT在其創新活動場地舉辦的活動,布里

GSMA在世界各地举办活动,以庆祝“国际信息通信年轻女性日”

伦敦--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--GSMA将于本周庆祝一年一度的国际电信联盟(ITU)“国际信息通信年轻女性日”(International Girls in ICT Day),届时将在全球范围内举办一系列活动,旨在鼓励和赋权年轻女性在科学、技术、工程和数学(STEM)领域寻求就业机会,并帮助全球企业从更多的女性加入科技领域中获益。2018年国际电信联盟“国际信息通信年轻女性日”活动将于4月26日(周四)举行,届时GSMA的亚特兰大、巴塞罗那、布鲁塞尔、迪拜、香港、伦敦和内罗毕的当地办事处将纷纷举办活动以示庆祝。 GSMA会长葛瑞德(Mats Granryd)表示:“GSMA很高兴能够连续第五年为国际电信联盟‘国际信息通信年轻女性日’活动提供支持,并会邀请来自世界各地的年轻女性了解移动产业及更广泛的信息通信技术领域可能存在的、可施展才华的职业。移动产业未来的成功取决于能否吸引到才华横溢的女性,我们希望激励新一代的年轻女性成为明日的行业领袖。” GSMA将邀请来自布里奇学院(The Bridge Academy)的一群女孩到访其位于伦敦的全球总部,参加由BT

Alibaba Cloud Receives MySQL Corporate Contributor Award

HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Cloud has won the 2018 MySQL Community Awards: Corporate Contributor.

Global Digital Marketing Courses Market Trends, Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Digital Marketing Courses Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The analysts forecast the global digital marketing courses market to grow at a CAGR of 12.09% during the period 2018-2022. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global digital marketing courses market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis

IntechOpen Embeds Dimensions Badges from Digital Science

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at the STM Conference, an annual gathering of the STM publishing community, IntechOpen, the first native scientific publisher of Open Access books, announced the first ever implementation of Dimensions badges by a book publisher. The badges are live now and can be found on IntechOpen books pages. IntechOpen is the market leader in scientific publishing of Open Access books with more than 3,350 published OA books to date and 1.7 million downloads of scientifi


Stantec Commences Strategic Review of MWH Constructors

EDMONTON, Alberta & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TSX, NYSE:STN Stantec, today announces that it has initiated a strategic review for MWH Constructors, Stantec Treatment and Slayden (“Constructors”). Stantec acquired Constructors through its acquisition of MWH Global, completed in May 2016. As part of this review, Stantec will evaluate a range of strategic options to optimize the value of Constructors, to provide the best prospects for our people, clients and shareholders. Constructors provides co

First American Financial Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Current Quarter Highlights Total revenue of $1.3 billion, down 1 percent compared with last year Title Insurance and Services segment pretax margin of 8.6 percent Purchase revenues up 8 percent compared with last year Av

Executive Chairman David Maura Named Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers every day, announced today that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Maura succeeds Andreas Rouvé, who has stepped down as CEO and a Director. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new three-year, $1 billion common

Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results from Continuing Operations and Lowers Full-Year Guidance

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers and customers every day, today reported results from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended April 1, 2018. The Company also lowered its fiscal 2018 full-year guidance. Separately this morning, the Company announced that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executi

D.R. Horton, Inc., America’s Builder, Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Earnings and Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.125 Per Share

ARLINGTON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$DHI #drhorton--D.R. Horton, Inc. reported that net income attributable to D.R. Horton for the second fiscal quarter increased 53% to $351.0 million.

Radian Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN) today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, of $114.5 million, or $0.52 per diluted share. This compares to net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2017, of $76.5 million, or $0.34 per diluted share. Key Financial Highlights (dollars in millions, except per-share data)                   Quarter EndedMarch 31, 2018   Quarter EndedMarch 31, 2017   PercentChange Net income (1)   $114.5   $76.5   50% Diluted net inc

CEMEX Reports Flat Operating EBITDA Adjusted for Seasonal Effects During the First Quarter of 2018

MONTERREY, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$CEMEX #CEMEX--CEMEX reports flat operating EBITDA adjusted for seasonal effects during the first quarter of 2018

CEMEX REPORTA FLUJO DE OPERACIÓN ESTABLE AJUSTADO POR EFECTOS DE ESTACIONALIDAD DURANTE PRIMER TRIMESTRE DE 2018

MONTERREY, México--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$CEMEX #CEMEX--CEMEX reports flat operating EBITDA adjusted for seasonal effects during the first quarter of 2018

Hilton Reports First Quarter Results; Raises Full Year Outlook

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its first quarter 2018 results. All results herein, including prior year, reflect the adoption of new accounting standards, including Accounting Standards Update ("ASU") No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) ("ASU 2014-09"). Highlights include: Diluted EPS was $0.51 for the first quarter, and diluted EPS, adjusted for special items, was $0.55, a 45 percent

Allegion Reports First-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions, today reported first-quarter 2018 net revenues of $613.1 million and net earnings of $72.2 million, or $0.75 per share. Excluding charges related to restructuring and acquisitions, adjusted net earnings were $76.6 million, or $0.80 per share, up 9.6 percent when compared with first-quarter 2017 adjusted EPS of $0.73. First-quarter net revenues increased 11.7 percent, when compared t


ExxonMobil Announces Further Efforts to Fight Malaria

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Announces Further Efforts to Fight Malaria

Atlanta Tops Walgreens Every One Counts Hometown Challenge in Support of Red Nose Day in the U.S., For the Week of April 16

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In support of the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., Walgreens today released the latest rankings for its Every One Counts Hometown Challenge, which shows Atlanta as the top market for overall Red Nose Day fundraising activity. The challenge features 10 U.S. markets – deemed Walgreens ‘Red Rally Markets’ for their integral role in helping to rally their communities to help end child poverty – going nose-to-nose in a challenge to raise the most money for th

穆迪寻求开启更美好未来的大门

纽约和伦敦--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody’s Corporation launched a global approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) focused on empowering people around the world.

穆迪尋求開啟更美好的未來

紐約和倫敦--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moody’s Corporation launched a global approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) focused on empowering people around the world.

ムーディーズがより良い未来への扉を開く

ニューヨーク & ロンドン--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- ムーディーズ・コーポレーション(NYSE:MCO)は本日、世界中の人々に自分自身、地域社会、環境にとってより良い未来の創造に必要な情報、リソース、自信を与え、力をつけることに重点を置いた企業の社会的責任(CSR)に対する世界的な取り組みを導入しました。中小企業の成長を支援するための金融エンパワーメント・イニシアチブである「Reshape Tomorrow」は、ムーディーズの世界的なCSR戦略の柱です。 ムーディーズの社長兼最高経営責任者(CEO)のレイモンド・マクダニエルは、次のように述べています。「世界中の人々とそれぞれの目標追求のための知識、機会、ツールとをつなげることにより、私たちはより良い未来への扉を開ける手助けをします。当社のCSR戦略は、進化する世界経済において成功を収めるための障害の克服を支援することにより人々の暮らしに持続的な影響を及ぼすことのできる当社の事業面での比類ない強みに根差しています。」 「Reshape Tomorrow」を通じて、ムーディーズは世界中の組織と連携して

NuStar Energy L.P. and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC Announce Earnings Results for First Quarter 2018

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first quarter of 2018, NuStar Energy L.P.’s (NYSE: NS) (the “Partnership” or “NuStar” or “NS”) net income applicable to common limited partners was $107 million, or $1.15 per unit, up 178% from $38 million, or $0.49 per unit for first quarter 2017, while earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) were $250 million, up 62% from $154 million for first quarter 2017. During the first quarter of 2018, the partnership received hurrica

Q1 2018 Results Announced for EQT Midstream Partners and EQT GP Holdings

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: EQM) today announced first quarter 2018 results, including net income of $177.2 million, adjusted EBITDA of $204.4 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $182.4 million, and distributable cash flow of $187.2 million. EQM operating income was $178.3 million, which was 23% higher than last year. The Non-GAAP Disclosures section of this news release provides reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures to their most co

Superior Drilling Products Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

VERNAL, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Superior Drilling Products (NYSE American: SDPI) announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Foresight Energy LP Schedules First Quarter 2018 Earnings Call

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foresight Energy LP (“Foresight”) (NYSE: FELP), a Delaware limited partnership, will report its first quarter 2018 earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. A conference call to discuss financial results will take place on the same day at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Participating on the call will be Robert D. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jeremy J. Harrison, Chief Accounting Officer. Participants may access the call using the

Executive Chairman David Maura Named Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers every day, announced today that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Maura succeeds Andreas Rouvé, who has stepped down as CEO and a Director. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new three-year, $1 billion common

Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results from Continuing Operations and Lowers Full-Year Guidance

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers and customers every day, today reported results from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended April 1, 2018. The Company also lowered its fiscal 2018 full-year guidance. Separately this morning, the Company announced that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executi

EQT Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) today announced financial and operational performance results for the first quarter 2018. Highlights: Announced plan to separate midstream and upstream businesses Announced midstream streamlining transaction details Recorded $2.3 billion non-cash impairment charge for Huron and Permian Plays Increase in adjusted operating cash flow of 116% Decrease of 26% in Production’s per unit cash operating costs Financial Results   Three Months Ended

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Announces Accretive Acquisition in the Core of the Williston Basin

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Announces Accretive Acquisition in the Core of the Williston Basin

EQT Midstream Partners, EQT GP Holdings, and Rice Midstream Partners Announce Streamlining Transaction

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: EQM), EQT GP Holdings, LP (NYSE: EQGP), and Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: RMP), today, announced a midstream streamlining transaction that includes: EQM’s acquisition of EQT Corporation’s (NYSE: EQT) retained midstream assets and Gulfport Energy’s (NYSE: GPOR) 25% ownership in the Strike Force Gathering System for $1.69 billion. EQT will receive $1.15 billion in cash and 5.9 million EQM common units and Gulfport Energy will rece

EQT Midstream Partners, EQT GP Holdings and Rice Midstream Partners Announce Quarterly Distributions

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM), declared a quarterly cash distribution of $1.065 per unit for the first quarter of 2018. The distribution will be paid on May 15, 2018, to all EQM unitholders of record at the close of business on May 4, 2018. The quarterly cash distribution is 4% higher than the fourth quarter of 2017, and 20% higher compared to the first quarter of 2017. EQT GP Holdings, LP (NYSE:EQGP), declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.258 per uni


Samenvatting: Smithers Viscient Europe benoemt Jane Gray tot senior manager in de terrestrische ecotoxicologie

HARROGATE, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smithers Viscient, een wereldwijde contractonderzoeksorganisatie (CRO), heeft de benoeming aangekondigd van Jane Gray tot Senior Manager in de terrestrische ecotoxicologie. Gray sluit zich aan bij Smithers als zeer ervaren Terrestrische Ecotoxicoloog met meer dan 17 jaar CRO-ervaring. Gray houdt toezicht op het beheer van een multidisciplinair team en leidt de introductie van nieuwe onderzoekstypes, evenals het ontwerp en de uitvoering van richtlijnstudies e

ReTo Eco-Solutions, Inc. Announces Second Half and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ReTo Eco-Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:RETO) (“ReTo” or the “Company”), a manufacturer and distributor of eco-friendly construction materials as well as equipment used for the production of these eco-friendly construction materials, and consultation, design, project implementation and construction of urban ecological environments including those for the purpose of capturing, controlling and reusing rainwater, commonly called “sponge cities”, today announced its financial res

Nexa Resources S.A. Announces That the Preliminary License for Its Aripuanã Greenfield Project Was Granted

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NEXA RESOURCES S.A. ANNOUNCES THAT THE PRELIMINARY LICENSE FOR ITS ARIPUANÃ GREENFIELD PROJECT WAS GRANTED

Eagle Crusher Names New Ind. and Ky. Crushing and Screening Plant Distributor

GALION, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#EagleCrusherCompany--Eagle Crusher announces new Ind. and Ky. distributor, Franklin Rock & Recycle, to represent Eagle's full line of crushing and screening plants.

Global Activated Carbon Market to 2023 - Analysis by Type, Application, End-User Industry and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Activated Carbon Market - Segmentation by Type, Application, End-User Industry and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Activated Carbon Market was valued at USD 3,124.73 million in 2017 and is expected to expand significantly with an estimated CAGR of 6.24%, mainly due to the growing water treatment industry during the forecast period, 2018-2023. The market for activated carbo

Xylem Brings Together Leading Water Industry Experts to Discuss Modernizing Water Infrastructure at May 17th Summit

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative solutions for the world’s water challenges, is bringing together water industry leaders and utility operators to discuss Modernizing Water Infrastructure. During the workshop, experts on water, sustainable water management and infrastructure will share insights, best practices, and innovative approaches on optimizing water distribution. All sessions of the live workshop

TEP Ranks Among Nation's Top Utilities for Expanding Energy Storage

TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tucson Electric Power (TEP) ranks among utility industry leaders for developing energy storage systems, according to a report out today.

More Renewable Energy Helps Fight Climate Change

ROSEMEAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern California Edison named No. 1 energy storage utility and No. 2 solar utility in the U.S.; More Renewable Energy Helps Fight Climate Change

Craft Brew Alliance Releases 2017 Annual Sustainability Highlights

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CertainTeed® and Unity Homes Announce Strategic Partnership

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CertainTeed--CertainTeed, a leading North American brand of building materials and subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and most innovative building products companies, announced its newly formed joint development agreement with Unity Homes, the Walpole, New Hampshire-based home manufacturer with the mission to raise the bar on high performance, low energy and affordability. The partnership was spearheaded by NOVA, Saint-Gobain’s external ventures arm dedicat


エンビジョンテックが新たに最高解像度の大型フレーム3Dプリンターを提供

米ミシガン州ディアボーン--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- デスクトップ型/フル生産向けの3Dプリンターと材料を製造する世界一流企業のエンビジョンテックは本日、当社の大型フレーム3Dプリンター製品シリーズについて、クラス最高の解像度を実現するハードウエアアップデートを発表しました。 エンビジョンテックは、人間の髪の毛の断面積の約半分に相当する25ミクロンのXY解像度を、当社最大の3Dプリンターのうちの下記2機種で実現できるようになりました。 Vector UHD 3SP:造形エリアは300 x 200 x 275ミリ(11.8 x 7.9 x 10.8インチ) Xede UHD 3SP:造形エリアは457 x 457 x 457ミリ(18 x 18 x 18インチ) この性能向上は新しいFPGA(フィールド・プログラマブル・ゲート・アレイ)による制御で実現されており、これによりエンビジョンテックはYスキャン方向のレーザーを超高速でオンオフすることができます。 最高経営責任者(CEO)のアル・シブラニは、次のように語っています。「今回のハードウエアアップグレ

Stantec Commences Strategic Review of MWH Constructors

EDMONTON, Alberta & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TSX, NYSE:STN Stantec, today announces that it has initiated a strategic review for MWH Constructors, Stantec Treatment and Slayden (“Constructors”). Stantec acquired Constructors through its acquisition of MWH Global, completed in May 2016. As part of this review, Stantec will evaluate a range of strategic options to optimize the value of Constructors, to provide the best prospects for our people, clients and shareholders. Constructors provides co

Entegris Reports Record Sales and Earnings in First Quarter of 2018

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ENTEGRIS REPORTS RECORD SALES AND EARNINGS IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2018

Hyundai Mobis Is Transforming into a Future Technology-focused Company Expected to Record Post-Merger Sales of 44 Trillion Won by 2025

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Automotive--Hyundai Mobis announced its long-term blueprint for future growth to transform into a future technology focused company.

Super Absorbent Polymers: Global Market Forecasts to 2023: Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Super Absorbent Polymers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report predicts the global super absorbent polymers market to grow with a CAGR of 4.8% over the forecast period of 2017-2023. The study on super absorbent polymers market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW for the period of 2015 to 2023

Superior Drilling Products Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

VERNAL, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Superior Drilling Products (NYSE American: SDPI) announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Anixter International Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE) today reported sales of $2.0 billion for the quarter ended March 30, 2018, a 3.6% increase versus the prior year quarter. Organic sales increased 1.6%, excluding the impact of the following items: $10.3 million favorable impact from the higher average price of copper $28.3 million favorable impact from the fluctuation in foreign currencies All commentary in this release reflects first quarter 2018 results, and all compariso

Executive Chairman David Maura Named Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers every day, announced today that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Maura succeeds Andreas Rouvé, who has stepped down as CEO and a Director. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new three-year, $1 billion common

Gorman-Rupp Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

MANSFIELD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) reports financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. First Quarter 2018 Highlights First quarter earnings per share were $0.37 compared to $0.19 per share for the first quarter of 2017 First quarter of 2018 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.01 per share First quarter of 2017 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.04 per share Lower effective tax rate due primarily to the U.S. Ta

Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results from Continuing Operations and Lowers Full-Year Guidance

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers and customers every day, today reported results from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended April 1, 2018. The Company also lowered its fiscal 2018 full-year guidance. Separately this morning, the Company announced that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executi


エンビジョンテックが新たに最高解像度の大型フレーム3Dプリンターを提供

米ミシガン州ディアボーン--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- デスクトップ型/フル生産向けの3Dプリンターと材料を製造する世界一流企業のエンビジョンテックは本日、当社の大型フレーム3Dプリンター製品シリーズについて、クラス最高の解像度を実現するハードウエアアップデートを発表しました。 エンビジョンテックは、人間の髪の毛の断面積の約半分に相当する25ミクロンのXY解像度を、当社最大の3Dプリンターのうちの下記2機種で実現できるようになりました。 Vector UHD 3SP:造形エリアは300 x 200 x 275ミリ(11.8 x 7.9 x 10.8インチ) Xede UHD 3SP:造形エリアは457 x 457 x 457ミリ(18 x 18 x 18インチ) この性能向上は新しいFPGA(フィールド・プログラマブル・ゲート・アレイ)による制御で実現されており、これによりエンビジョンテックはYスキャン方向のレーザーを超高速でオンオフすることができます。 最高経営責任者(CEO)のアル・シブラニは、次のように語っています。「今回のハードウエアアップグレ

Stantec Commences Strategic Review of MWH Constructors

EDMONTON, Alberta & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TSX, NYSE:STN Stantec, today announces that it has initiated a strategic review for MWH Constructors, Stantec Treatment and Slayden (“Constructors”). Stantec acquired Constructors through its acquisition of MWH Global, completed in May 2016. As part of this review, Stantec will evaluate a range of strategic options to optimize the value of Constructors, to provide the best prospects for our people, clients and shareholders. Constructors provides co

Entegris Reports Record Sales and Earnings in First Quarter of 2018

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ENTEGRIS REPORTS RECORD SALES AND EARNINGS IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2018

Hyundai Mobis Is Transforming into a Future Technology-focused Company Expected to Record Post-Merger Sales of 44 Trillion Won by 2025

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Automotive--Hyundai Mobis announced its long-term blueprint for future growth to transform into a future technology focused company.

Super Absorbent Polymers: Global Market Forecasts to 2023: Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Super Absorbent Polymers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report predicts the global super absorbent polymers market to grow with a CAGR of 4.8% over the forecast period of 2017-2023. The study on super absorbent polymers market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW for the period of 2015 to 2023

Superior Drilling Products Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

VERNAL, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Superior Drilling Products (NYSE American: SDPI) announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Anixter International Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE) today reported sales of $2.0 billion for the quarter ended March 30, 2018, a 3.6% increase versus the prior year quarter. Organic sales increased 1.6%, excluding the impact of the following items: $10.3 million favorable impact from the higher average price of copper $28.3 million favorable impact from the fluctuation in foreign currencies All commentary in this release reflects first quarter 2018 results, and all compariso

Executive Chairman David Maura Named Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers every day, announced today that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Maura succeeds Andreas Rouvé, who has stepped down as CEO and a Director. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new three-year, $1 billion common

Gorman-Rupp Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

MANSFIELD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) reports financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. First Quarter 2018 Highlights First quarter earnings per share were $0.37 compared to $0.19 per share for the first quarter of 2017 First quarter of 2018 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.01 per share First quarter of 2017 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.04 per share Lower effective tax rate due primarily to the U.S. Ta

Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results from Continuing Operations and Lowers Full-Year Guidance

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers and customers every day, today reported results from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended April 1, 2018. The Company also lowered its fiscal 2018 full-year guidance. Separately this morning, the Company announced that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executi


エンビジョンテックが新たに最高解像度の大型フレーム3Dプリンターを提供

米ミシガン州ディアボーン--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- デスクトップ型/フル生産向けの3Dプリンターと材料を製造する世界一流企業のエンビジョンテックは本日、当社の大型フレーム3Dプリンター製品シリーズについて、クラス最高の解像度を実現するハードウエアアップデートを発表しました。 エンビジョンテックは、人間の髪の毛の断面積の約半分に相当する25ミクロンのXY解像度を、当社最大の3Dプリンターのうちの下記2機種で実現できるようになりました。 Vector UHD 3SP:造形エリアは300 x 200 x 275ミリ(11.8 x 7.9 x 10.8インチ) Xede UHD 3SP:造形エリアは457 x 457 x 457ミリ(18 x 18 x 18インチ) この性能向上は新しいFPGA(フィールド・プログラマブル・ゲート・アレイ)による制御で実現されており、これによりエンビジョンテックはYスキャン方向のレーザーを超高速でオンオフすることができます。 最高経営責任者(CEO)のアル・シブラニは、次のように語っています。「今回のハードウエアアップグレ

Stantec Commences Strategic Review of MWH Constructors

EDMONTON, Alberta & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TSX, NYSE:STN Stantec, today announces that it has initiated a strategic review for MWH Constructors, Stantec Treatment and Slayden (“Constructors”). Stantec acquired Constructors through its acquisition of MWH Global, completed in May 2016. As part of this review, Stantec will evaluate a range of strategic options to optimize the value of Constructors, to provide the best prospects for our people, clients and shareholders. Constructors provides co

Entegris Reports Record Sales and Earnings in First Quarter of 2018

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ENTEGRIS REPORTS RECORD SALES AND EARNINGS IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2018

Hyundai Mobis Is Transforming into a Future Technology-focused Company Expected to Record Post-Merger Sales of 44 Trillion Won by 2025

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Automotive--Hyundai Mobis announced its long-term blueprint for future growth to transform into a future technology focused company.

Super Absorbent Polymers: Global Market Forecasts to 2023: Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Super Absorbent Polymers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report predicts the global super absorbent polymers market to grow with a CAGR of 4.8% over the forecast period of 2017-2023. The study on super absorbent polymers market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW for the period of 2015 to 2023

Superior Drilling Products Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

VERNAL, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Superior Drilling Products (NYSE American: SDPI) announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Anixter International Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE) today reported sales of $2.0 billion for the quarter ended March 30, 2018, a 3.6% increase versus the prior year quarter. Organic sales increased 1.6%, excluding the impact of the following items: $10.3 million favorable impact from the higher average price of copper $28.3 million favorable impact from the fluctuation in foreign currencies All commentary in this release reflects first quarter 2018 results, and all compariso

Executive Chairman David Maura Named Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers every day, announced today that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Maura succeeds Andreas Rouvé, who has stepped down as CEO and a Director. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new three-year, $1 billion common

Gorman-Rupp Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

MANSFIELD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) reports financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. First Quarter 2018 Highlights First quarter earnings per share were $0.37 compared to $0.19 per share for the first quarter of 2017 First quarter of 2018 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.01 per share First quarter of 2017 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.04 per share Lower effective tax rate due primarily to the U.S. Ta

Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results from Continuing Operations and Lowers Full-Year Guidance

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers and customers every day, today reported results from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended April 1, 2018. The Company also lowered its fiscal 2018 full-year guidance. Separately this morning, the Company announced that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executi


エンビジョンテックが新たに最高解像度の大型フレーム3Dプリンターを提供

米ミシガン州ディアボーン--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- デスクトップ型/フル生産向けの3Dプリンターと材料を製造する世界一流企業のエンビジョンテックは本日、当社の大型フレーム3Dプリンター製品シリーズについて、クラス最高の解像度を実現するハードウエアアップデートを発表しました。 エンビジョンテックは、人間の髪の毛の断面積の約半分に相当する25ミクロンのXY解像度を、当社最大の3Dプリンターのうちの下記2機種で実現できるようになりました。 Vector UHD 3SP:造形エリアは300 x 200 x 275ミリ(11.8 x 7.9 x 10.8インチ) Xede UHD 3SP:造形エリアは457 x 457 x 457ミリ(18 x 18 x 18インチ) この性能向上は新しいFPGA(フィールド・プログラマブル・ゲート・アレイ)による制御で実現されており、これによりエンビジョンテックはYスキャン方向のレーザーを超高速でオンオフすることができます。 最高経営責任者(CEO)のアル・シブラニは、次のように語っています。「今回のハードウエアアップグレ

Stantec Commences Strategic Review of MWH Constructors

EDMONTON, Alberta & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TSX, NYSE:STN Stantec, today announces that it has initiated a strategic review for MWH Constructors, Stantec Treatment and Slayden (“Constructors”). Stantec acquired Constructors through its acquisition of MWH Global, completed in May 2016. As part of this review, Stantec will evaluate a range of strategic options to optimize the value of Constructors, to provide the best prospects for our people, clients and shareholders. Constructors provides co

Entegris Reports Record Sales and Earnings in First Quarter of 2018

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ENTEGRIS REPORTS RECORD SALES AND EARNINGS IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2018

Hyundai Mobis Is Transforming into a Future Technology-focused Company Expected to Record Post-Merger Sales of 44 Trillion Won by 2025

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Automotive--Hyundai Mobis announced its long-term blueprint for future growth to transform into a future technology focused company.

Super Absorbent Polymers: Global Market Forecasts to 2023: Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Super Absorbent Polymers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report predicts the global super absorbent polymers market to grow with a CAGR of 4.8% over the forecast period of 2017-2023. The study on super absorbent polymers market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW for the period of 2015 to 2023

Superior Drilling Products Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

VERNAL, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Superior Drilling Products (NYSE American: SDPI) announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results conference call on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Anixter International Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE) today reported sales of $2.0 billion for the quarter ended March 30, 2018, a 3.6% increase versus the prior year quarter. Organic sales increased 1.6%, excluding the impact of the following items: $10.3 million favorable impact from the higher average price of copper $28.3 million favorable impact from the fluctuation in foreign currencies All commentary in this release reflects first quarter 2018 results, and all compariso

Executive Chairman David Maura Named Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands Holdings

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers every day, announced today that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Maura succeeds Andreas Rouvé, who has stepped down as CEO and a Director. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new three-year, $1 billion common

Gorman-Rupp Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

MANSFIELD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) reports financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. First Quarter 2018 Highlights First quarter earnings per share were $0.37 compared to $0.19 per share for the first quarter of 2017 First quarter of 2018 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.01 per share First quarter of 2017 included a non-cash pension settlement charge of $0.04 per share Lower effective tax rate due primarily to the U.S. Ta

Spectrum Brands Holdings Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results from Continuing Operations and Lowers Full-Year Guidance

MIDDLETON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a portfolio of leading brands providing superior value to consumers and customers every day, today reported results from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended April 1, 2018. The Company also lowered its fiscal 2018 full-year guidance. Separately this morning, the Company announced that Executive Chairman David M. Maura has been named Chief Executi


Minneapolis Based Nonprofit Organization ‘PULSE’ to Host Free Concert Event at U.S. Bank Stadium, ‘Pulse Twin Cities’

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#PTCDanceOff--Pulse Twin Cities is a free, next-generation–focused, community event at U.S. Bank Stadium May 18th, 2018 featuring Grammy Award–winning artists

アブダビ開発基金がアフガニスタンのシェイク・ハリーファ・ビン・ザーイド・シティに1億9200万米ドルを融資

アラブ首長国連邦アブダビ--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) --アフガニスタンのムハンマド・アシュラフ・ガニ大統領は、アブダビ開発基金(ADFD)によるアフガニスタンのシェイク・ハリーファ・ビン・ザーイド・シティ複合住宅施設への融資を発表しました。ADFDは、アフガニスタンの首都カブールのカサバ地区で行われる公団住宅開発プロジェクトに概算1億9200万米ドルを助成します。 アフガニスタンでの安価な住宅オプションの供給増を目的としたこの重要なプロジェクトにより、住宅3330戸が建造されます。この開発プロジェクトは、道路、水道、電力網、支援サービスなどの大規模なインフラ整備を含み、停電を短時間に抑える発電量22メガワットの発電所により、住民の生活水準の向上を目指します。 プロジェクト始動イベントにはADFDのムハンマド・サイフ・アル・スウェイディ総裁、アフガニスタンのサイフ・アル・シャムシUAE大使館代理公使、アフガニスタンのサダット・マンスール・ナデル都市開発・住宅大臣、アフガニスタンの政府高官らが出席しました。 アル・スウェイディ総裁は、次のように述べています。

Westlake Raises Over $38K for Children and Families Affected by Cancer

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#WestlakeFinancialServices--Westlake Financial Services, through Westlake P.A.L.S (People Affecting Lives through Service); and its employees, raised $38,186 for the 2018 Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House Walk for Kids. On April 8th, 2018, the Westlake team gathered to participate in The Walk for Kids™ 5K designed to raise funds for the services and programs provided by Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. As a proud sponsor of Camp R

A Resilient and Caring City of the Future

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, United Way of Calgary and Area shared how they intend to expand reach, inspire relationships, and deepen community impact in new and innovative ways, including a digital transformation focused on providing highly personalized experiences and a new Social Impact Lab. Their 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, dubbed Our Way Forward, was guided by a year-long planning process that included numerous reports, research, analysis, consultations, and stakeholder engageme

A Team of Doctors and Researchers Launch Study on Child Alignment; Grant Funding Provided by Steel Partners Foundation

ASPEN, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#childalignment--A team of distinguished psychology and medical experts to conduct research on a family dynamic known as child alignment.

Craft Brew Alliance Releases 2017 Annual Sustainability Highlights

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CRAFT BREW ALLIANCE RELEASES 2017 ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY HIGHLIGHTS

All-Star Lineup of Sporting Legends to Compete at The Olde Farm in Bristol, Virginia

BRISTOL, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Golf with Nicklaus, Player, Trevino, Marino, Manning and more for Mountain Mission Kids on Sept. 10 at The Olde Farm.

National Council for Behavioral Health Honors Excellence in Addiction Treatment, Behavioral Health Integration, Advocacy

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Council for Behavioral Health honors "the best and the brightest in behavioral health,” at the NatCon18 annual conference near Washington.

Newly Revitalized Sites Spur Capital Investment and Create Jobs in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JobsOhio Revitalization Program Helps Breathe Life into Underutilized Sites

Fifth Third Reports Impact of Second Year of Five-year $30 Billion Community Commitment

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bancorp today reported the results of its $30 billion, five-year Community Commitment after the completion of its second full year (2017). The Community Commitment, developed in collaboration with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), positively impacted the communities served by Fifth Third through mortgage lending, small business lending, community development loans and investments, and Fifth Third Impact Initiatives, including philanth


First American Financial Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Current Quarter Highlights Total revenue of $1.3 billion, down 1 percent compared with last year Title Insurance and Services segment pretax margin of 8.6 percent Purchase revenues up 8 percent compared with last year Av

Helen of Troy Limited Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

EL PASO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ:HELE), designer, developer and worldwide marketer of consumer brand-name housewares, health and home and beauty products, today reported results for the three-month period ended February 28, 2018. Following the divestiture of Healthy Directions on December 20, 2017, the Company no longer consolidates the Nutritional Supplements segment’s operating results. The former segment’s operating results are included in the Company’s financia

FINEOS to Present at This Year’s DMEC FMLA/ADA Employer Compliance Conference

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FINEOS to present at the 2018 DMEC Compliance Conference

Nielsen Reports 1st Quarter 2018 Results

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) today announced its first quarter 2018 results. Revenues were $1,610 million for the first quarter of 2018, up 5.5%, or 2.4% on a constant currency basis, compared to the first quarter of 2017. “In the first quarter, we continued to execute on our key initiatives while focusing on our Path to 2020 objectives. Through continuous innovation, we are transforming our business in three major areas, Watch, Buy, and Operations, to drive a fas

Magellan Health Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magellan Health has announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

Radian Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN) today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, of $114.5 million, or $0.52 per diluted share. This compares to net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2017, of $76.5 million, or $0.34 per diluted share. Key Financial Highlights (dollars in millions, except per-share data)                   Quarter EndedMarch 31, 2018   Quarter EndedMarch 31, 2017   PercentChange Net income (1)   $114.5   $76.5   50% Diluted net inc

EQT Midstream Partners, EQT GP Holdings and Rice Midstream Partners Announce Quarterly Distributions

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM), declared a quarterly cash distribution of $1.065 per unit for the first quarter of 2018. The distribution will be paid on May 15, 2018, to all EQM unitholders of record at the close of business on May 4, 2018. The quarterly cash distribution is 4% higher than the fourth quarter of 2017, and 20% higher compared to the first quarter of 2017. EQT GP Holdings, LP (NYSE:EQGP), declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.258 per uni

Cannae Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Ceridian’s Initial Public Offering

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannae Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNNE) (“Cannae”) announced today that Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (“Ceridian”), a Cannae portfolio company, has priced its initial public offering of 21,000,000 shares of common stock at a price of $22.00 per share. In addition, the underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,150,000 shares at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The initial public offering is e

Praxair Declares Dividend in Second Quarter 2018

DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 82.50 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter.

FirstCash Reports First Quarter EPS of $0.90 and Raises Full Year Guidance; Announces Acquisitions and Openings of 156 Stores; Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 per Share; Completes Share Repurchase...

FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FirstCash, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: FCFS), the leading international operator of 2,247 retail pawn stores in the U.S. and Latin America, today announced record revenue, net income and earnings per share for the three month period ended March 31, 2018. In addition, the Company announced that it increased its earnings per share guidance for 2018, that the Board of Directors declared a $0.22 per share quarterly cash dividend and that the Company has completed