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Industrial Truck Association Supports the North American Free Trade Agreement

22 02 2018

For more than 65 years, ITA has been the leading organization of industrial truck manufacturers and suppliers of component parts and accessories that conduct business in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. NAFTA provides the opportunity for U.S. manufacturers to sell American made forklifts shipped to Canada and Mexico duty free. Without NAFTA these products would face substantial tariffs, putting them at a competitive disadvantage with manufacturers from other countries that enjoy duty free status. WASHINGTON, DC February 22, 2018 The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) supports the North American Free Trade Agreement, stating NAFTA’s success of creating American jobs and contributing to the growth of the U.S. economy. The powered industrial truck (forklifts) industry annually exports over $900 million of equipment to Canada and Mexico duty free under NAFTA. This equates to an annual trade surplus of over $400 million. “NAFTA provides the opportunity for U.S. manufacturers to sell...

Iteris Announces Agreement to Distribute TAPCO Intelligent Warning Systems in Texas

22 02 2018

SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, today announced an exclusive agreement with Traffic & Parking Control Co., Inc. (TAPCO), a manufacturer of solar, wireless and eco-friendly intelligent transportation systems products, to distribute its Intelligent Warning Systems (IWS) products throughout Texas. The deal spans TAPCO’s complete offering of IWS solutions, which includes solar-powered and LED-enhanced systems for pedestrian crosswalks, stop sign intersections, work zones, parking facilities and more. TAPCO’s popular BlinkerChevron™ Dynamic Curve Warning System will also be offered as part of the agreement, along with its innovative wrong-way driving prevention solutions. “TAPCO’s range of advanced roadway technology complements our own offerings and will position us to deliver end-to-end solutions in a key strategic market for Iteris,” says Nader Ayoub, regional vice...

Healthcare Cyber Security Market Forecast 2018-2028 - Visiongain Report

22 02 2018

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Moleculin Announces Conference Call to Discuss Recent Discovery of New Molecule and Business Update on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

22 02 2018

Moleculin Announces Conference Call to Discuss Recent Discovery of New Molecule and Business Update on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 SOURCE: Moleculin Biotech, Inc. February 22, 2018 08:30 ET HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - February 22, 2018) - Moleculin Biotech, Inc., (NASDAQ: MBRX) ("Moleculin" or the "Company"), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of anti-cancer drug candidates, some of which are based on license agreements with The University of Texas System on behalf of the MD Anderson Cancer Center ("MD Anderson"), today announced it will host a conference call to discuss the recent discovery of a new molecule for cancer treatment and provide a business update. The call will be at 4:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Participants can dial (800) 860-2442 or (412) 858-4600 to access the conference call, or can listen via a live Internet web cast, which is available in the Investor...

Dalfen America Corp. Hires Don Benningfield as COO

22 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 22, 2018 08:35 EST DALLAS, February 22, 2018 - Dalfen America Corp. (DAC) today announced that Don Benningfield has joined the firm’s newly created position as chief operating officer. Reporting to President and CIO Sean Dalfen, Mr. Benningfield will be based in Dallas, Texas.   Mr. Benningfield has extensive capital markets experience and has completed in excess of $350 billion in transactions. “For nearly 20 years, Don has served in a variety of senior roles at best-in-class institutions," said Sean Dalfen. “His huge, directly relevant experience will prove invaluable to our company's continued growth and success.”  Prior to joining Dalfen, Mr. Benningfield held senior positions at BlackRock Inc. and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. At BlackRock, he led diverse project teams executing client mandates and initiatives as the global head of real estate portfolio management. At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mr....

Scott Everett Named as 2018 40 Under 40 Honoree

22 02 2018

Scott Everett named as DBJ 2018 40 Under 40 Honoree S2 Capital, co-founded by Scott Everett, boasts an asset value of $1.2 billion with revenue exceeding $175 million annually across 3 operating companies. Dallas, Texas February 22, 2018 More than 350 eligible nominations were submitted this year, representing nearly every industry of North Texas. In the end, judges found the most impressive group of 40 individuals under age 40. “This year’s class of honorees is a testament to the strength of the North Texas business community,” said Tracy Merzi, publisher of the Dallas Business Journal. “It’s clear that the region will be in capable hands years into the future.” Everett made an impression on judges for his work at S2 Capital, a firm he cofounded in 2012. Today it boasts an asset value of $1.2 billion and has invested more than $150 million in capital improvements, with revenue exceeding $175 million. The company has grown to 250 employees across three different regions. Even...

Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. President and Director, Ricky Bernard Joins Everett Jolly on Uptick Newswire’s “Stock Day” Podcast

22 02 2018

PHOENIX, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. (OTCBB:DRWN) ("the Company"), today announced interview on Uptick Newswire’s “Stock Day” podcast with Everett Jolly.“Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. has made some announcements recently to raise capital and increase share price in 2018,” said Jolly.  “The company is doing an ICO as well as 20% share buy-back.”Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. has a strong reputation in the medical industry and currently provides transportation services primarily to nursing home facilities.  The company is entering into data management for health care through acquisition and blockchain.  “We are raising $50 million through an ICO (Initial Coin Offering),” noted Bernard.  “The company will use this capital raise to develop out and launch our data management technology, QuantH, which will allow us to grow rapidly.  We believe we can raise about $45 million during the pre ICO, a 30-day period with...

Zipwhip Partners with Mavenir to Bring RCS to North American Businesses, Integrating Mobile RCS Capabilities with Existing Wireline Business

22 02 2018

SEATTLE & RICHARDSON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zipwhip, the original and leading software platform for two-way business texting, and Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced a partnership to bring Rich Communication Services (RCS) to North American businesses, bridging wireless and wireline for the first time. Zipwhip offers business-texting software and direct mobile-network connectivity, which combined with Mavenir’s carrier-grade RCS platform, reliably delivers RCS enablement to businesses. This move bridges the RCS disconnect between the roughly 200 million business phone numbers and the full base of Android mobile users across North America that will soon have an RCS enabled handset. Since Zipwhip’s software is built on text-enabling existing landline, VoIP and toll-free phone numbers, businesses will automatically begin having richer conversations with customers via the phone number they already...

Optium Cyber Systems Developing Cyber Security Solution for Mortgage Industry

22 02 2018

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS, Feb. 22, 2018 -- Optium Cyber Systems, Inc. (OCSI) (OTC:OCSY) today announces that it is commencing the development of a cyber security solution designed specifically to secure and protect private mortgage companies from the threat of hacking and theft of client information.  “The mortgage industry is the next big soft target for cyber thieves,” stated George Rutherford, President of Optium Cyber Systems. “Who knows more about you than your doctor, accountant or mortgage broker? Just think what would happen if your mortgage company was breached and all your personal information stolen! The potential liability is enormous not only to you but to your broker.  OCSI is taking a proactive approach by developing and offering a tailored product to protect mortgage brokers and business in the mortgage industry from this threat,” continued Mr. Rutherford.About Optium Cyber Systems, Inc.OCSI has developed a proprietary process to analyze, identify and...

Corporate Social Responsibility Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and Media Outlets

22 02 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following are the latest Corporate Social Responsibility news releases and story ideas available from Business Wire. These recaps, curated by Business Wire, provide reporters and bloggers around the globe instant access to the latest news releases, providing relevant and trending content to share with their audiences. Discover more news via Business Wire’s Hot Topic recaps or create a custom news feed specific to your needs here. This service is provided at no charge to members of the media and financial communities. ZURICH -- RepRisk data used in JUST Capital's 2017 ranking of America's Most JUST Companies Source: RepRisk GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Solar Generated Electricity Coming to More Six Flags Parks Source: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation SAN DIEGO -- UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro's NERF ENERGY Game Kits to Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Source: UnitedHealthcare TOKYO & MONTREAL -- Nominations Open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity...

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