AGC today unveiled the official glass roof for player benches for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The glass roof, made from chemically strengthened glass, provides unparalleled visibility, durability and damage resistance, and is an evolution from the model provided last year by AGC to the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.
AGC, a world-leading supplier of glass, chemicals, ceramics and other high-tech materials and components, today announced that its Dragontrail™ damage- and scratch-resistant glass is now carried by 37 major brands of electronic devices worldwide. Sales of Dragontrail, a specialty glass used as protective cover glass in smartphones and tablets and other electronic devices, have grown 500% since its launch three years ago.
NIKE (NYSE:NKE) today unveiled the new Brasil National Team home kit at an event in Rio de Janeiro. The kit, which will be worn by the hosts next summer, combines performance innovation, cultural design cues and environmentally sustainable materials.
Nanum Nanotecnologia S.A., a Brazilian Company, is pleased to announce that it is supplying functionalized, water-based high concentrated magnetic dispersion to HP for the security magnetic inkjet ink MICR.
McKesson Corporation [NYSE: MCK] (“McKesson”), a leading North American healthcare services and information technology company, and Celesio AG [ISIN DE000CLS1001] (“Celesio”), a leading international wholesale and retail company and provider of logistics and services to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, announced today that McKesson has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Celesio for ˆ23 per share and to launch parallel voluntary public tender offers for the remaining publicly-traded shares and outstanding convertible bonds of Celesio. The offer price of ˆ23 per share represents a 39% premium over the three-month volume weighted average price prior to the market speculation that began on October 8, 2013. The total transaction, including the assumption of Celesio’s outstanding debt, is valued at approximately $8.3 billion(ˆ6.1 billion)*.
Rimini Street, Inc., the leading third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP AG’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NASDAQ: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database and Hyperion software, congratulates Alexandre Baulé, chief information officer at Embraer SA. (NYSE: ERJ), for being named Brazilian IT Executive of the Year – Cost Efficiency, by InformationWeek. Baulé received the
Heartbeat Experts, the global leader in stakeholder management solutions for the life sciences industry, announced today 350% year-over-year growth in emerging markets in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.
Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, and AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, announced today that they have entered into an agreement targeting the development of advanced tailored oils and commercial sales for near-term product supply.
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services and new Global Partner of the UEFA Europa League, and the Western Union Foundation, today announced they will turn every successful pass in this season’s competition into funding to support one day’s education for young people around the world.
To help biopharmaceutical companies enter the rapidly growing Brazilian biopharmaceutical market, Quintiles today announced the opening of its Global Commercial Solutions business in Brazil, offering customized sales forces, market penetration strategies and product solutions.