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News Article | November 10, 2016
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NuCurrent, the world leader in wireless power solutions featuring thin, high quality (Q) factor, printed wireless power transfer solutions, announces Vice President of Business Development Michael Gotlieb will present at the Wireless Power Summit 2016 to be held November 10-11 at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, Washington. Gotlieb will present “Coil Considerations That Really Matter in Wireless Power: A Practical Discussion” on November 11 at 8:45 a.m. Wireless power is actively being implemented today, changing the way electronic devices distribute power and people interact with their devices. With 2016 wireless power receiver growth expected to reach 62 percent year-over-year, this disruptive technology will see 300 million enabled products by year-end. Companies are designing wireless power into systems to improve user experience, overcome field failures and improve safety. Gotlieb’s presentation will provide key insights into realizing the benefits of wireless power with an emphasis toward magnetics optimization. The discussion will highlight low and medium power implementations for single and multimode ultrathin designs. As VP of Business Development, Michael leads all customer and partner interactions, helps shape the company’s strategic and operational focus, plus guides the product development roadmap. Prior to joining NuCurrent, Gotlieb served in several leadership positions at Motorola and spinoff Freescale Semiconductor, where he helped enter and lead markets, build and enhance organizations, grow and improve revenues, and develop and execute a successful turnaround corporate strategy. During his tenure, Freescale launched its IPO and successfully transformed the corporate profile, resulting in the sale of the company in a $17.6B leveraged buyout. Before Motorola, Gotlieb exceeded goals in various sales and business development roles for Analog Devices, Inc. His vast experience extends to software and services through a variety of startup companies as an angel investor and advisory board member. The 8th annual Wireless Power Summit will focus on business strategies and technology developments in this rapidly changing field, with a focus on how wireless power has evolved to higher power applications including laptops, tools and vehicles. The 2016 agenda features topics that are at the forefront of industry including high wattage uses, challenges of miniature application, high-power users from the end-user side and much more. Some of the biggest names in the industry are confirmed to present such as Disney, Dell, Robert Bosch GmbH, ZPower, OFS Brands and more. To learn more about NuCurrent, please contact info(at)nucurrent.com or visit http://nucurrent.com. About NuCurrent NuCurrent is a leading developer of high-efficiency antennas, modules and systems for wireless power and wireless charging applications. Compliant across Wireless Power Consortium (Qi) and AirFuel Alliance (formerly PMA and A4WP standards), NuCurrent works closely with electronic device OEMs and integrators to custom-design, rapid-prototype and integrate high Quality (Q) Factor antennas and modules for a broad range of applications. NuCurrent’s patented structures, proprietary tools and design techniques mitigate typical high frequency effects, offering higher efficiency, smaller sizes, higher durability and lower cost wireless power development. Based in Chicago, NuCurrent has been defining the cutting edge of wireless power design since 2009 and has over 50 patents granted or pending worldwide. For more information, visit http://nucurrent.com and follow us on Twitter at @NuCurrentTweets.


HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 15, 2017) - OFS Portal announced today it has reached a total of 312 operator and network agreements since its inception in 2000. Less than two months into the new year, OFS Portal welcomes Kaisen Energy Corporation, Canbriam Energy Incorporated, Pennsylvania General Energy Company, and Headington Energy Partners LLC into its community of operators. The OFS Portal Community now has 278 operator agreements and 34 network agreements. The steady increase in the number of agreements demonstrates that operators are continuing to adopt eCommerce and the use of industry standards at a rapid pace. Key aspects of the agreements include preservation of data ownership, confidentiality, use of open and non-proprietary standards, and reliability of information delivered between the new operators and OFS Portal Members through the approved cloud networks. "Major buyers trust OFS Portal because of their proven track record in the industry for implementing eCommerce standards over the last 17 years," said Sara Yarbrough, Credit & eBusiness Manager at Select Energy Services. "OFS Portal is built on the strong belief in the use of a standardized eCommerce process, and it shows in the work they do on behalf of its Members, the Operators in their Community and the close collaboration they do with the networks." OFS Portal has become a one-stop shop in providing turnkey eCommerce implementations, and continues to help suppliers integrate to their operators' purchase-to-pay systems in addition to consultative assistance on Members' day-to-day operational pain points, such as the need for 100% digitization. "Cost-reduction is integral for both buyers and suppliers. Standardizing digital transactions creates a streamlined process and is therefore beneficial to a company's daily operations," said Chris Welsh, OFS Portal CEO. "Meeting the drive for Digitizing the supply chain from the operators requires scalable capability from the supplier. We help our Members in the deployment of cost-efficient, standardized, effective eCommerce implementations which benefits our entire industry." According to a 2016 Microsoft and Accenture survey, 72% of upstream oil and gas executives believe cost-reduction to be one of the most important challenges that a digitized business process can address. Approximately 80% of those surveyed also believe that over a period of three to five years from now they intend to invest more than they currently do in the digitization of their business processes. Current OFS Portal members include: Baker Hughes, GE Oil & Gas, Halliburton, Schlumberger Oilfield Services, Select Energy Services, and Weatherford International. Membership is open to any oilfield supplier, for more information visit www.ofs-portal.com.


News Article | November 2, 2016
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The 10th edition of the landmark research report “The Organization in the Digital Age” was released today, revealing significant new findings about the current state of the digital workplace. Researched and authored by leading digital workplace analyst Jane McConnell, the report is based on survey data, case studies and interviews from over 300 participants across 27 countries. The report, available at http://www.organization-digital-age.com, is supported by digital innovation agency Modus (http://www.modusagency.com) “This year’s research has uncovered clear and powerful lessons for businesses and organizations pursuing digital strategies,” said Jane McConnell, the report’s author and lead researcher. “We’re seeing how central the role of vision is in driving transformation, how digitally mature organizations are crafting and implementing successful initiatives, and how challenges faced by many organizations are being overcome.” “Modus is proud to support Jane’s research, which has served as the backbone to organizational thinking on the digital workplace for over a decade,” said Scott McDonald, co-founder and managing director of Modus. “Revealing major opportunities and challenges in digital transformation, the 2016 report presents an invaluable tool for organizations of all types looking to advance their digital strategies.” The Organization in the Digital Age includes case studies from Merck, Société General, The Guardian, Australian DTO, Danish Demining Group, Air Liquide, Navy-Marine Relief Corps Society, ALE, and a look at workplace design from Kimball Office and OFS Brands. The report also provides in-depth interviews with Alice Obrecht, specialist on innovation in humanitarian contexts; Anne Rogers, information specialist in a global organization; Fillip Callewaert, on lean knowledge culture; and Haydn Shaughnessy, author and authority on platforms and ecosystems. About Jane McConnell Jane has 18 years experience advising organizations on their internal digital strategies. She has been at the forefront of digital inside organizations for years, and was one of the first thought leaders to give meaning to the term digital workplace in 2010. Jane gives briefings to management on what leadership means in the digital age. Based in Provence, Jane has dual US and French citizenship. http://www.netjmc.com. About Modus Modus is a digital innovation agency founded to help global brands and visionary startups more fully harness the business potential of the digital age. Founded in New York City with offices in Buenos Aires and Manila, the firm’s practice areas include intranets, mobile and e-commerce experiences and digital products and services, Clients include ADP, Dow Jones & Co., Cleveland Clinic, Comcast, Allianz, NBC Universal and Wyndham Hotel Group.


SAINT PETER PORT, GUERNSEY--(Marketwired - Feb. 13, 2017) - Avnel Gold Mining Limited ("Avnel" or the "Company") (TSX:AVK) is pleased to report the first results of the 2016 Kalanako drilling programme with the receipt of the first batch of assays. The drill programme objective is to provide additional information in support of an updated Mineral Resource Estimate for its Kalanako prospect in south-western Mali, West Africa. Howard Miller, Avnel's Chairman and CEO stated, "I am pleased to report that we have received the first batches of assays from the 2016 drilling programme successfully concluded at the Kalanako deposit. The Kalanako current maiden mineral resource is based on a wide drill spacing (75m x 25m). The RC infill drilling campaign has been designed to improve the grade/tonnage continuity inside and outside the March 2015 resource pit shells. Inside the South-East Resource pits, the first results received are encouraging and should support the conversion of a meaningful portion of our Inferred Resource into the Measured and Indicated categories. Outside the existing resource pits, although not all of the extension drilling was fruitful, the first batch results show high grade mineralisation has been intercepted in the Central and Central-South zones. These results have been obtained in a portion of the previous block models that reported no economic resource," said Mr. Miller. The results reported in this news release reflect the first batch of assays from 21 holes over 2,173m, from a total programme of 82 holes over 8,635m. This first batch represents nearly one-quarter of the total drill programme (holes RC204 to RC225). Maps of the general layout of the drill programme, the location of individual drill holes and significant intersections is provided in figures 1 and 2 near the end of this news release. Drill holes for the entire historical drill programme, including IAMGOLD's 2010 to 2012 and Avnel's 2016 drill programmes, and geophysical gradient IP are respectively presented in figures 2 and 3. Select composite assays and related drill hole information from this first batch is presented in the tables at the end of this news release. The majority of the assays reported in this news release are from the South-East and Central-South zones of the deposit. Results reported in the existing MRE pit shells are encouraging and should support the conversion of a large part of the Inferred Resource into Measured or Indicated categories. High grade results reported outside the existing MRE pit shells provide a significant opportunity to improve known mineralisation into large portions of the bock model that were not classified as resources. Significant intervals (>25g/t.m) from the South-East zone (inside the 2015 resources pit shells): Significant intervals (>25g/t.m) from the South-East zone (outside the 2015 resources pit shells): A summary of select composite assays and drill hole information from the 2016 drilling campaign are presented in tables 1 and 2, respectively. Located less than 3 km northeast of the Kalana Main Project and the milling facilities proposed in the OFS-DFS, the Kalanako prospect is an old area of traditional mining activity (Figure 2). Several mineralised trends have been established from RC and diamond drilling at Kalanako, resulting in a single northwest-southeast corridor of 1,500 meters by 250 meters. These mineralised zones are typically less than 10-20 meters wide and appear to be steeply dipping to the East, often contain high-grade intercepts near surface (i.e. in the weathered zone). The depth of saprolite and saprock is between 70 m and 130 m, much deeper than that observed at the Kalana deposit. Diamond drilling at Kalanako intersected numerous high strain zones, packets of densely laminated quartz veins or vein stockwork with sulphides and locally highly altered and mineralised felsic intrusive rocks. Mineralisation is associated with these felsic intrusive rocks or quartz stockwork that occur along northwest-southeast striking shear zones, parallel or less than 10° in azimuth from the main IP boundary between a low and a high IP gradient domain (Figure 3). The March 2015 MRE for the Kalanako deposit was based upon information from 46 diamond drill holes and 232 RC drillholes. Historical drill-hole intersection were independently summarised and press-released in October 2016. The Kalanako Mineral Resource Statement completed by Denny Jones (Pty) Limited, has been reported above a cut-off grade of 0.9 g/t Au, and is summarised as follow: An infill drilling programme of 8,635 meters has been successfully achieved in December 2016, on time and on budget and with an excellent productivity and safety record (no Lost Time Injury). This programme was focused on Kalanako's saprolite and saprock weathered domains, a depth considerably deeper than observed at Kalana Main (drillhole depth of 50-175 meters). Targets of the Kalanako drilling campaign: A large part of the Kalanako prospect remains undrilled. The drilled portion of Kalanako located at the central part of a 5 km long geophysical structure (figure 3) defined as a contact between low and high IP gradient domains. Kalanako is open on strike. Some large collapses above old artisanal underground developments in the north and more modern artisanal pits in the south, highlights the continuity of the mineralisation along the main northwest-southeast structure. Future drilling campaigns would target extensions along strike following our low-risk infill programme. In addition to the resource defined at Kalana, we see significant potential to add satellite deposits on our existing permit. A potential opportunity exists that would allow us to increase the production profile outlined in the DFS-OFS. The mill proposed in our DFS-OFS can process 25% more saprolite ore than fresh rock due to the relative ease of processing saprolite through the crushing and grinding circuit. In keeping with our corporate strategy, as we progress into construction we plan on continuing to add to the quantity and quality our mineral inventory through exploration work focusing on the soft saprolite high grade ore with the aim to increase planned gold production and reduce our total cash cost per ounce using satellite targets to supplement Kalana. The high-grade and close proximity makes Kalanako our highest priority advanced stage exploration target. It has the potential to become a high-grade open-pit satellite deposit delivering additional ore to the operation proposed in the DFS-OFS. As a supplemental deposit to Kalana Main, Kalanako could help extend the mine life or increase average gold production. As Avnel commences construction on Kalana Main we will be accelerating our regional geology programme to progress our portfolio of exploration targets. To date, only 3 of our 30 targets have been partially drill tested. Exploration work is being conducted to evaluate and rank our premier targets. Exploration programmes are conducted under the supervision of Dr. Olivier Féménias, EurGeol 1115, Avnel's Vice-President, Geology. Dr. Féménias, is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators. Strict sampling and QA/QC protocol are followed, including the insertion of standards, blanks, and duplicates on a regular basis as well as laboratory visit by senior geologists. Sample intervals are usually 1.0 m. Samples are prepared on site and collected by BIGS Global Burkina SARL ("BIGS Global") and transported to Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso for analysis. Analytical method is a 2-kilogram bottle-roll cyanidation using a LeachWELL catalyst. The leach residues from all samples with a grade in excess of 0.1 g/t Au were prepared by BIGS Global and split to 50 grams and then analysed by standard Fire Assay. Composites presented in the assay results tables include intervals with a grade x thickness equal or greater than 5 grams of gold per tonne x metre ("g/t.m") with a minimum grade of 0.65 g/t Au over a 1 m minimum width with a maximum internal dilution of 3 m. No assays results were capped. Due to the exploratory nature of this programme the true width of the mineralisation has not been reported. The intersections presented herein may not represent the true width of mineralisation. Avnel Gold is a TSX-listed gold mining, exploration and development company with operations in south-western Mali in West Africa. The Company's focus is to develop its 80%-owned Kalana Main Project from a small underground mine into a low-cost, open pit mining operation. The Company is also advancing exploration on several nearby satellite deposits on the 387 km2 30-year Kalana Exploitation Permit. On January 9, 2017, the Company reported the results of an Optimized Feasibility Study ("OFS") prepared by Snowden Mining Industry Consultants. The OFS outlines an 18-year open-pit mine life at the Kalana Main Project recovering 1.82 million ounces of gold at an average "all-in sustaining cost" of $561 per ounce over the first five years of steady state production and $730 per ounce over the life of mine with an initial capital cost of $171 million. Utilising a gold price of $1,200 per ounce and a 5% discount rate, the DFS reported a net present value ("NPV") of $321 million after-tax and imputed interest, and an internal rate of return ("IRR") of 50% on a 100% project basis. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained in this news release. This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements". All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this release, including the future plans and objectives of Avnel Gold, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Avnel Gold's expectations include, among others, risks related to international operations, the actual results of current exploration activities, conclusions of economic evaluations and changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined as well as future prices of gold and silver, as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Avnel Gold's most recently completed Annual Information Form, which is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). Although Avnel Gold has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Except where indicated, the disclosure contained or incorporated into this news release of an economic, scientific or technical nature, has been summarised or extracted from the National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects("NI43-101") compliant technical report titled "NI43-101 Technical Report on Kalana Main Project", dated effective 30 March 2016 (the "Kalana Technical Report"), prepared by Snowden Mining Industry Consultants (Pty) Ltd. ("Snowden"), Denny Jones Ltd ("Denny Jones"), DRA Projects SA (Pty) Ltd ("DRA") and Epoch Resources (Pty) Ltd ("Epoch Resources"). The Kalana Technical Report was prepared under the supervision of Mr. Allan Earl (Executive Consultant - Mining Engineering of Snowden), Mr. Ivor Jones (Executive Consultant - Applied Geosciences of Denny Jones (Pty) Limited), Mr. Glenn Bezuidenhout (Principal Process Engineer of DRA), Mr. Sybrand van der Spuy (Civil Engineer of DRA), Mr. Guy Wiid (Principal Consultant -Tailings and Waste Rock Facilities of Epoch Resources), and Mr. Stephanus (Fanie) Coetzee (Principal Consultant -Environmental and Social of Epoch Resources), all of whom are independent "Qualified Persons" as such term is defined in NI 43-101. Readers should consult the Kalana Technical Report to obtain further particulars regarding the Kalana Project, which contains the Kalana Main Project, the Kalana Mine, plus a number of mineral exploration prospects. The Company filed the Kalana Technical Report in support of the Feasibility Study and the ESIA on SEDAR on May 6, 2016. Table 1: Kalanako Drilling - Select Composite Intervals Includes intervals >5 g/t.m, cut-of grade of 0.65 g/t Au, maximum 3m of internal dilution, no assay are capped To view Figure 1: Kalanako mineralisations, 2016 campaign drilling pattern and batch 1 significant intercepts (>5g/t.m), please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Significant%20intersections.jpg To view Figure 2: Kalanako mineralisations, drilling pattern, maiden resource pit shells and Historical Traditional mining footprint, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Historical%20traditional.jpg To view Figure 3: Induced Polarisation (IP) gradient map highlighting the structural location of the Kalanako prospect and the area drilled to date, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/IP%20gradient.jpg


Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Plastic Optical Fiber Market & Technology Assessment Study - 2016 Edition" report to their offering. Developments in the past several years have propelled POF as a leading contender with copper wire for high speed data and video applications. The market for POF could never be brighter with the trend to all opticalnetworks, need for higher bandwidth, EMI protection, lower cost, lighter weight, ease of use and other factors. POF's main competitor copper is fast running out of steam. New applications are starting to appear in data centers, commercial aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Internet of Things (IoT), machine vision, sensors for structural health monitoring, and home networking for Ultra High Definition TVs (UHD TV/4K and 8K), to only name a few. We forecast sustained growth and opportunities in the Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) market. Major developments in these new applications are providing the key drivers pushing POF technology into the mainstream. Major factors behind this sharp increase in market demand are the need for lower-cost interconnections, increased performance requirements (higher speeds),introduction of digital electronics, electromagnetic noise and interference, and the development of standards. In addition, POF technology has shown dramatic developments in lower loss and higher performance, due to the recent commercialization of new perfluorinated (PF) graded index (GI) and PMMA GIfibers, and of new optical sources. The market and technology assessment study includes both updated and new market information. These include: - Updated market forecasts through 2020 - Estimates of Over-the-Top connected devices through 2017 - Optical interfaces using GI POF for consumer Ultra High Definition Video - Visible LEDs for up to 5 Gbps short reach transmission over SI POF - 110 Gbps POF link for ultra HD television - Home networking for Ultra High Definition TVs(UHD TV/4K and 8K) - Silicon for Gigabit POF data links - New polystyrene GI POF - New ITU POF home network standard - New ball point pencil connectors - Active Optical Cables using POF - Applications of POF sensors for structuralhealth monitoring - Application of POF for commercial air planes, UAVs and robotics - Newly published cost comparison of Fiber vs. Copper study - CoolPOF - New materials for high temperature POF - 40 Gbps POF receivers developed Key Topics Covered: Executive Summary 1.0 Introduction 2.0 Why POF? 3.0 Comparison Between Copper, GOF, and POF 4.0 POF Historical Development and Organization 5.0 Technical Characteristics of POF Fibers Systems 6.0 Light Sources 7.0 Optical Connectors and Splicing 8.0 Couplers 9.0 POF Cables 10.0 Integrated Optics 11.0 Lenses 12.0 Fiber Bragg Gratings 13.0 Optical Amplifiers 14.0 Test Equipment 15.0 POF Systems - Ethernet Example 16.0 POF Hardware for Ethernet 17.0 Illustrative Examples of POF Data Communications Applications 18.0 POF Cost Comparisons 19.0 POF and Related Standards 20.0 Components and Testing 21.0 POF Components - Present Status 22.0 POF Suppliers 23.0 POF Component Price Trends 24.0 Market Drivers 25.0 POF Markets and Forecasts 26.0 POF Activities in Various Countries 27.0 Opportunities in the Emerging POF Business 28.0 Strategies for Success in the POF Market Companies Mentioned - Asahi Glass - Asahi Kasei - Fuji Film - Jiang Daisheng Co. Ltd. - Luvantix - Mitsubishi Rayon - Nanoptics - Nexans - OFS-Fitel (now Chromis Fiber Optics) - Optimedia - Redfern Polymer (Cactus Fiber) (Kiriama) - Sekisui Chemical Company - Shenzhen Dasheng Optoelectronic Technology Co. Ltd. - Toray Industries Inc. For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g6jw6q/plastic_optical Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager press@researchandmarkets.com For E.S.T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716


This report studies sales (consumption) of Ribbon Fiber Optic cable in Europe market, especially in Germany, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Benelux and Spain, focuses on top players in these countries, with sales, price, revenue and market share for each player in these Countries, covering Corning Furukawa?OFS? Fujikura Sumitomo Prysmian Nexans FiberHome Futong Hengtong YOFC ZTT Tonding Interconnection General Cable CommScope View Full Report With Complete TOC, List Of Figure and Table: http://globalqyresearch.com/europe-ribbon-fiber-optic-cable-market-report-2016 Market Segment by Countries, this report splits Europe into several key Countries, with sales (consumption), revenue, market share and growth rate of Ribbon Fiber Optic cable in these countries, from 2011 to 2021 (forecast), like Germany France UK Russia Italy Spain Benelux Split by product type, with sales, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, can be divided into Metallic Dielectric Type III Split by application, this report focuses on sales, market share and growth rate of Ribbon Fiber Optic cable in each application, can be divided into Duct Underground FTTX Lashed Aerial Europe Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Market Report 2016 1 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Overview 1.1 Product Overview and Scope of Ribbon Fiber Optic cable 1.2 Classification of Ribbon Fiber Optic cable 1.2.1 Metallic 1.2.2 Dielectric 1.2.3 Type III 1.3 Application of Ribbon Fiber Optic cable 1.3.1 Duct 1.3.2 Underground 1.3.3 FTTX 1.3.4 Lashed Aerial 1.4 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Market by Countries 1.4.1 Germany Status and Prospect (2011-2021) 1.4.2 France Status and Prospect (2011-2021) 1.4.3 UK Status and Prospect (2011-2021) 1.4.4 Russia Status and Prospect (2011-2021) 1.4.5 Italy Status and Prospect (2011-2021) 1.4.6 Spain Status and Prospect (2011-2021) 1.4.7 Benelux Status and Prospect (2011-2021) 1.5 Europe Market Size (Value and Volume) of Ribbon Fiber Optic cable (2011-2021) 1.5.1 Europe Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales and Growth Rate (2011-2021) 1.5.2 Europe Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Revenue and Growth Rate (2011-2021) 10 Europe Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Manufacturers Analysis 10.1 Corning 10.1.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.1.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.1.2.1 Type I 10.1.2.2 Type II 10.1.3 Corning Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.1.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.2 Furukawa?OFS? 10.2.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.2.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.2.2.1 Type I 10.2.2.2 Type II 10.2.3 Furukawa?OFS? Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.2.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.3 Fujikura 10.3.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.3.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.3.2.1 Type I 10.3.2.2 Type II 10.3.3 Fujikura Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.3.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.4 Sumitomo 10.4.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.4.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.4.2.1 Type I 10.4.2.2 Type II 10.4.3 Sumitomo Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.4.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.5 Prysmian 10.5.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.5.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.5.2.1 Type I 10.5.2.2 Type II 10.5.3 Prysmian Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.5.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.6 Nexans 10.6.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.6.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.6.2.1 Type I 10.6.2.2 Type II 10.6.3 Nexans Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.6.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.7 FiberHome 10.7.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.7.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.7.2.1 Type I 10.7.2.2 Type II 10.7.3 FiberHome Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.7.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.8 Futong 10.8.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.8.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.8.2.1 Type I 10.8.2.2 Type II 10.8.3 Futong Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.8.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.9 Hengtong 10.9.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.9.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.9.2.1 Type I 10.9.2.2 Type II 10.9.3 Hengtong Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.9.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.10 YOFC 10.10.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors 10.10.2 Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Product Type, Application and Specification 10.10.2.1 Type I 10.10.2.2 Type II 10.10.3 YOFC Ribbon Fiber Optic cable Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2011-2016) 10.10.4 Main Business/Business Overview 10.11 ZTT 10.12 Tonding Interconnection 10.13 General Cable 10.14 CommScope Global QYResearch ( http://globalqyresearch.com/ ) is the one spot destination for all your research needs. 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News Article | October 26, 2016
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A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new soap molecule made from renewable sources that could dramatically reduce the number of chemicals in cleaning products and their impact on the environment. The soap molecules also worked better than some conventional soaps in challenging conditions such as cold water and hard water. The technology has been patented by the University of Minnesota and is licensed to the new Minnesota-based startup company Sironix Renewables. The new study is now online and will be published in the next issue of the American Chemical Society’s ACS Central Science, a leading journal in the chemical sciences. Authors of the study include researchers from the University of Minnesota, University of Delaware, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Sironix Renewables, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation and Argonne National Laboratory. “Our team created a soap molecule made from natural products, like soybeans, coconut and corn, that works better than regular soaps and is better for the environment,” said Paul Dauenhauer, a University of Minnesota associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science and a co-author of the study. “This research could have a major impact on the multibillion-dollar cleaning products industry.” Conventional soaps and detergents are viewed as environmentally unfriendly because they are made from fossil fuels. When formulated into shampoos, hand soaps, or dishwashing detergents, these soaps are mixed with many additional difficult-to-pronounce and harmful chemicals that are washed down the drain. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, researchers from the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation developed a new chemical process to combine fatty acids from soybeans or coconut and sugar-derived rings from corn to make a renewable soap molecule called Oleo-Furan-Surfactant (OFS). They found that OFS worked well in cold water where conventional soaps become cloudy and gooey rendering them unusable. Additionally, OFS soaps were shown to form soap particles (called micelles) necessary for cleaning applications at low concentrations, which significantly reduces the environmental impact on rivers and lakes. The new renewable OFS soap was also engineered to work in extremely hard water conditions. For many locations around the world, minerals in the water bind with conventional soaps and turn them into solid goo. “I think everybody has had the problem of trying to get shampoo out of their hair in hard water—it just doesn’t come out,” said Dauenhauer. To combat this problem, most existing soaps and detergents add an array of additional chemicals, called chelants, to grab these minerals and prevent them from interfering with soap molecules. This problem has led to a long list of extra chemical ingredients in most conventional cleaning products, many of which are harmful to the environment. The new OFS soap eliminates the hard water problem by using a naturally derived source that does not bind strongly to minerals in water. The researchers found that OFS molecules were shown to form soap particles (micelles) even at 100 times the conventional hard water conditions. As a result, a cleaning product’s ingredient list could be significantly simplified. “The impact of OFS soaps will be greater than their detergent performance,” said University of Minnesota chemical engineering and materials science graduate student Kristeen Joseph. “OFS is made from straight carbon chains derived from soybeans or coconut which can readily biodegrade. These are really the perfect soap molecules.” The researchers also use nanoparticle catalysts to optimize the soap structure for foaming ability and other cleaning capabilities. In addition to biodegradability and cleaning performance, OFS was shown to foam with the consistency of conventional detergents, which means it could directly replace soaps in existing equipment such as washing machines, dishwashers, and consumer products. The invention of new soap technology is part of a larger mission of the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI), a U.S. Department of Energy – Energy Frontier Research Center led by the University of Delaware. Initiated in 2009, the CCEI has focused on transformational catalytic technology to produce renewable chemicals and biofuels from natural biomass sources.


News Article | December 20, 2016
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BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) has published a Call for Sessions for its 13th annual OFA Workshop, taking place March 27-31, 2017 in Austin, TX. The OFA Workshop is a collaborative event designed to generate lively exchanges among OFA members, developers, users, research, and business professionals who share a vested interest in high performance networks. The Alliance has also opened early bird registration for the workshop. For more information and to support the OFA Workshop 2017, visit the event website. The OFA Workshop 2017 Call for Sessions encourages industry experts to spark lively event discussions by presenting on critical high performance networking issues. Sessions are designed to educate attendees on current development opportunities, troubleshooting techniques, and disruptive technologies affecting the deployment of high performance computing environments. The deadline to submit session proposals is February 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. PST. For a list of recommended session topics, formats, and submission instructions, download the official OFA Workshop 2017 Call for Sessions flyer. Early bird registration is now open for all participants of the OFA Workshop 2017. For more information on event registration and lodging, visit the registration webpage. The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) is a 501(c) (6) non-profit company that develops, tests, licenses and distributes the OpenFabrics Software (OFS) – multi-platform, high performance, low-latency and energy-efficient open-source RDMA software. OpenFabrics Software is used in business, operational, research and scientific infrastructures that require fast fabrics/networks, efficient storage and low-latency computing. OFS is free and is included in major Linux distributions, as well as Microsoft Windows Server 2012. In addition to developing and supporting this RDMA software, the Alliance delivers training, workshops and interoperability testing to ensure all releases meet multivendor enterprise requirements for security, reliability and efficiency. For more information about the OFA, visit www.openfabrics.org.


News Article | February 16, 2017
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St. Louis, Missouri non-profit organization to use grant for its healthy cooking program St. Louis, MO, February 16, 2017 --( Through two classes, Cooking Matters for Parents and Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals, participants will gain skills needed to plan, shop, and cook healthy affordable meals for young children. These courses encourage child care providers to create a healthy food environment for the children they care for and work with families to encourage healthy food choices at home. The program, which was created to ensure a healthy food environment for children ages birth to five, aims to reach at least 50 providers and 50 parents. OFS is working with a variety of partners to recruit program participants including Alexus Palace Child Development Center, Gateway Greening, Honey Bee Plus Preschool, Kornerstone Kids Preschool, United 4 Children and Youth in Need. “We are very grateful to PNC for this grant, which gives day care providers and families the confidence to provide children with the nutrition they need to learn and grow,” said Operation Food Search Executive Director Sunny Schaefer. “Poor nutrition early in life contributes to deepening disparities and can make a family’s climb out of poverty all the more difficult. This grant will enable us to address these issues and put a halt to these dietary patterns.” The PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group, actively supports organizations that provide services for the benefit of communities in which it has a significant presence. The foundation focuses its philanthropic mission on early children education and community and economic development, which includes the arts and culture. Through Grow Up Great, its signature cause that began in 2004, PNC has created a bilingual $350 million, multi-year initiative to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life. Founded in 1981, Operation Food Search (OFS) is a hunger relief organization that provides food and nutrition education. With a strategic focus aimed at ending childhood hunger, OFS empowers families with a range of programs and services proven to reduce food insecurity and increase access to healthy and affordable food. OFS helps feed more than 200,000 individuals on a monthly basis – one-third of which are children – through a network of 330 community partners in 31 Missouri and Illinois counties, as well as in the city of St. Louis. Operation Food Search is located at 1644 Lotsie Blvd. For more information, call (314) 726-5355. St. Louis, MO, February 16, 2017 --( PR.com )-- Operation Food Search (OFS), a hunger relief organization that provides food to the area’s hungry, recently received a $30,000 grant from the PNC Foundation. The grant will go toward OFS’ Cooking Matters programming with an initiative entitled “Starting Early: Creating a Healthy Food Environment for Infants and Toddlers.”Through two classes, Cooking Matters for Parents and Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals, participants will gain skills needed to plan, shop, and cook healthy affordable meals for young children. These courses encourage child care providers to create a healthy food environment for the children they care for and work with families to encourage healthy food choices at home.The program, which was created to ensure a healthy food environment for children ages birth to five, aims to reach at least 50 providers and 50 parents. OFS is working with a variety of partners to recruit program participants including Alexus Palace Child Development Center, Gateway Greening, Honey Bee Plus Preschool, Kornerstone Kids Preschool, United 4 Children and Youth in Need.“We are very grateful to PNC for this grant, which gives day care providers and families the confidence to provide children with the nutrition they need to learn and grow,” said Operation Food Search Executive Director Sunny Schaefer. “Poor nutrition early in life contributes to deepening disparities and can make a family’s climb out of poverty all the more difficult. This grant will enable us to address these issues and put a halt to these dietary patterns.”The PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group, actively supports organizations that provide services for the benefit of communities in which it has a significant presence. The foundation focuses its philanthropic mission on early children education and community and economic development, which includes the arts and culture. Through Grow Up Great, its signature cause that began in 2004, PNC has created a bilingual $350 million, multi-year initiative to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life.Founded in 1981, Operation Food Search (OFS) is a hunger relief organization that provides food and nutrition education. With a strategic focus aimed at ending childhood hunger, OFS empowers families with a range of programs and services proven to reduce food insecurity and increase access to healthy and affordable food.OFS helps feed more than 200,000 individuals on a monthly basis – one-third of which are children – through a network of 330 community partners in 31 Missouri and Illinois counties, as well as in the city of St. Louis.Operation Food Search is located at 1644 Lotsie Blvd. For more information, call (314) 726-5355. Click here to view the list of recent Press Releases from Operation Food Search


News Article | February 22, 2017
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Receive press releases from The Battlegrounds at Cedar Lake: By Email The Battlegrounds Mud Run Obstacle Course to Hold Training Days St. Louis boot camp to prepare runners for upcoming May 20 race. St. Louis, MO, February 22, 2017 --( Assault Fitness owner Jason Rulo, who is a member of The Battlegrounds’ elite Battle Corps’ team, will lead the boot camp training. Challenges include everything from cargo net climbing and tire dragging to creek crossing and running. The Battlegrounds next race is Sat., May 20. Runners can enlist for either a 5K or five-mile mud run where they will experience the demands of more than 30 military-themed obstacles for those who want to test their physical and mental abilities. Proceeds and a canned food drive held at the mud run will benefit Operation Food Search (OFS), a hunger relief organization that provides food and nutrition education. The Battlegrounds will work with the ShoeCrew to collect racer’s shoes. Each training day costs $25 per person, and a package deal for all four sessions is available for $75. All participants must be 18 years of age or older. Reservations are required, and space is limited. For more information, call (314) 569-3005 ext. 114. St. Louis, MO, February 22, 2017 --( PR.com )-- The Battlegrounds, St. Louis’ largest permanent mud run obstacle course, will host pre-race training days on Saturdays, March 18, April 15 and May 6 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Runners will preview and experience the course, which is located at 11008 Schreckengast Rd. in Wright City, Mo. next to Cedar Lake Cellars winery and event venue. A fourth training day will be held at KōR Integrated Fitness, St. Louis’ first ninja warrior training course, on Sat., April 1 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 546 First Capitol Dr. in St. Charles, Mo.Assault Fitness owner Jason Rulo, who is a member of The Battlegrounds’ elite Battle Corps’ team, will lead the boot camp training. Challenges include everything from cargo net climbing and tire dragging to creek crossing and running.The Battlegrounds next race is Sat., May 20. Runners can enlist for either a 5K or five-mile mud run where they will experience the demands of more than 30 military-themed obstacles for those who want to test their physical and mental abilities. Proceeds and a canned food drive held at the mud run will benefit Operation Food Search (OFS), a hunger relief organization that provides food and nutrition education. The Battlegrounds will work with the ShoeCrew to collect racer’s shoes.Each training day costs $25 per person, and a package deal for all four sessions is available for $75. All participants must be 18 years of age or older. Reservations are required, and space is limited. For more information, call (314) 569-3005 ext. 114. Click here to view the list of recent Press Releases from The Battlegrounds at Cedar Lake

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