Greatest Hits Volume Three: xTuple Comes Alive
16 03 2018
xTuple’s Greatest Hits Volume Three: xTuple Comes Alive!
How can the company take this to the next level, to 11 perhaps? If we need that extra push over the cliff?
NORFOLK, Va. March 16, 2018
Just released! Representing the company’s latest product development lustrum from 2013 to 2018, xTuple's third "greatest hits" album (GHV3) is a best-of collection of the most well-regarded and highest-rated features — developed in partnership with an engaged global customer and community base.
Back in March 2008, the dull and dreary world of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software was rocked by a breathtaking new concept — major enhancements to a business management software designed and contributed by the actual users. Thus was born the first collection of "xTuple's Greatest Hits" — 13 features that launched the upstart ERP vendor on a rocket ship up the charts.
In February 2013 — five years later — lightning struck twice. "xTuple's Greatest Hits, Volume 2"...
Tae Yun Oh Honored for Contributions to Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
16 03 2018
SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, March 16, 2018 -- Tae Yun Oh, MD, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.An expert in the field of medicine, Dr. Oh is a professor with the Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine. In this role, he focuses on the surgical treatment of patients with various chest diseases, such as lung cancer and esophageal cancer. Initially inspired to pursue a career as a doctor because of his attraction to the humanistic element of the profession, Dr. Oh received an MD from Kyungpook National University and a PhD from Hanyang University. Board certified by the Korean Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Korean Board of Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Oh completed...
Gatorade® National Boys Basketball Player Of The Year: R.J. Barrett
16 03 2018
ORLANDO, Fla., March 15, 2018 -- In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced R.J. Barrett of Montverde Academy (Orlando, Fla.) as its 2017-18 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum surprised Barrett with the news at dinner.
"I still remember the day when I was honored as the Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year and winning the award is one of the most memorable moments in my career," said Tatum. "It's such a rare accomplishment, so I was honored to be able to be a part of today's celebration by surprising R.J. with the award."
The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the court, distinguishes Barrett as the nation's best high school boys basketball player. A national advisory panel comprised of sport-specific experts...
Premium Brands Holdings Corporation Announces $150,000,000 Financing of Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures
15 03 2018
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 15, 2018 -- Premium Brands Holdings Corporation ("Premium Brands" or the "Company") (TSX:PBH), a leading producer, marketer and distributor of branded specialty food products, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Capital Markets, CIBC Capital Markets, and Scotiabank (collectively, the "Underwriters"), pursuant to which the Company will issue on a "bought-deal" basis, subject to regulatory approval, $150,000,000 aggregate principal amount of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") at a price of $1,000 per Debenture (the "Offering"). The Company has also granted the Underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional $22,500,000 aggregate principal amount of Debentures, on the same terms, exercisable in whole or in part at any time for a period of up to 30...
Minnesota Small Business Defaults on the Rise in January
15 03 2018
Press Release - updated: Mar 15, 2018 12:26 CDT
Saint Paul, MN, March 15, 2018 - PayNet, the premier provider of small business credit data and analysis for the commercial and industrial lending industry, announces that in January 2018 overall defaults increased among Minnesota's small businesses, despite default rates in 9 of the 18 major industries falling in the state.
Despite a 2 basis point rise from December, Minnesota's PayNet Small Business Default Index (SBDFI) at 1.04% was best nationally and was 78 basis points below the national SBDFI level of 1.82%. Financial health is stronger than a year ago in the state despite the recent uptick in defaults. The national SBDFI dropped 2 basis points year-over-year, while Minnesota's SBDFI dropped 9 basis points.
Transportation and Warehousing (2.27%); Public Administration (1.90%); and Wholesale Trade (1.66%) exhibited the worst default rates of all industries in Minnesota. Nationally, Transportation and Warehousing had...
OATI Obtains Sixth Consecutive Successful Completion of WEQ-012 Audit
15 03 2018
MINNEAPOLIS March 15, 2018
OATI is pleased to announce the sixth consecutive successful completion of the OATI webCARES WEQ-012 Business Practice Standards compliance audit. OATI’s third-party auditing firm, Schellman & Company, LLC (SCLLC) examined OATI webCARES for compliance with the NAESB WEQ PKI for ACA standards and the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Accreditation Requirements for ACA Business Practice Standards (collectively “WEQ-012 Business Practice Standards”). After a thorough examination, conducted in accordance with Standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SCLLC concluded that OATI webCARES is in compliance with the WEQ-012 Business Practice Standards.
The WEQ-012 Business Practice Standards were developed with the input of multiple industry participants through the NAESB standards drafting process in order to establish PKI cyber security standards for use in commercial transactions. The WEQ-012...
PulteGroup Promotes Michelle Hairston to Senior Vice President, Human Resources
15 03 2018
ATLANTA, March 15, 2018 -- PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) announced today that Michelle Hairston has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Human Resources, effective April 2, 2018. Hairston succeeds James Ellinghausen, who is retiring from PulteGroup after 13 years. Reporting directly to PulteGroup President and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Marshall, Hairston will be responsible for overseeing all human resource functions for the company’s approximately 5,000 employees across the United States.During her 15-year career with PulteGroup, Hairston has served in a number of increasingly senior human resource positions, most recently as Area Vice President of Human Resources for the company’s North Area, which spans from the Mid-Atlantic to Minnesota. In each of the roles she has held across the company, Hairston has acquired deep experience in talent management and acquisition, performance coaching and development, culture building, employee engagement, compliance, diversity...
3M and Nobel Media Bring Prestigious Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative to Minnesota
15 03 2018
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Working together to inspire students and the next generation of scientists, 3M and Nobel Media are bringing Nobel Laureates to Minnesota for a series of dynamic events, April 25-26, as part of the Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative.
“This unique and prestigious event is all about collaborating to solve current problems and the challenges we will face in the future,” said John Banovetz, 3M Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. “We are privileged to welcome three Nobel Laureates to Minnesota to inspire the problem solvers of today and tomorrow.”
Dr. Mario Molina, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1995, will engage with more than a thousand students and researchers during the two-day event, through lectures, discussion panels and Q&A sessions held at the University of Minnesota, the Science Museum of Minnesota and 3M. On the afternoon of April 25, he will be joined by Nobel Laureates Elizabeth Blackburn and David Gross to discuss the...
David Meismer’s New Book “Jim Daves Alaska Memories” is an Absorbing Tale About a Young Man’s Dreams of Moving to Alaska
15 03 2018
SALCHA, Alaska March 15, 2018
David Meismer, a native of Northern Minnesota who went to Duluth Trade School for welding, after which he found a job as a steel fabrication worker in Proctor, Minnesota, has completed his new book “Jim Daves Alaska Memories”: a memoir featuring astounding characters and landscapes in the Alaskan setting.
Author Meismer reflects on following one’s dreams no matter how impossible they may seem: “When we decided to head back to the Nowitna, it was −30. We gassed up the plane using a shammy (thin piece of leather) to strain any ice crystals from the gas. We loaded a 55 gal. drum of gas in the back and piled what we could around it and on top. The next morning we proceeded to take off. He gunned it and the plane turned down the runway okay but kept on turning, he gunned it some more and it wouldn’t respond. We ran into two other aircrafts then a flag pole, nobody got hurt but the plane was totaled. We weren’t overloaded, but FAA said we may...
Winnebago Industries Board of Directors Approve Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.10 Per Share
14 03 2018
FOREST CITY, Iowa, March 14, 2018 -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), a leading recreation vehicle manufacturer, today announced that on March 14, 2018, the Company’s Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable on April 25, 2018, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on April 11, 2018.About Winnebago IndustriesWinnebago Industries, Inc. is a leading U.S. manufacturer of recreation vehicles under the Winnebago and Grand Design brands, which are used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products. Winnebago Industries has multiple facilities in Iowa, Indiana, Oregon and Minnesota. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago...
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