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Analog IC Services Market - an Insight on the Important Factors and Trends Influencing the Market

15 12 2017

New York, NY -- 12/14/2017 -- Texas Instruments, Inc. is being observed as the largest manufacturer of analog IC products in the world. Along with Infineon Technologies AG, STMicroelectronics NV, Analog Devices Inc., and Skywork Solutions, Inc., these companies will continue to communally account for 40% share of global analog IC market revenues through 2024. NXP Semiconductors NV is also known for offering performance-based analog IC products. US-based ON Semiconductor Corporation is also a leading player in the global analog IC market, owing to its credibility for catering to applications such as power management and logic & timing. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., and Renesas Electronics Corporation are also prominent manufacturers of analog IC products, profiled in this report.A recent report published by Persistence Market Research projects that, the global market for analog IC products, which was valued at US$ 48.73 billion in 2016, will soar steadily...

Power Battery Pack Market Flourishing in Asia Pacific Region

15 12 2017

New York, NY -- 12/14/2017 -- Soaring Demand for Li-Ion & Li-Polymer Power BanksSimilar to their prevalence today, Lithium-ion (Li-ion) power banks will remain to be the dominant type of power battery packs being preferred by consumers. Efficiency of Li-ion batteries in charging and transmitting power will keep factoring the growth in global demand for Li-ion power battery packs. Through 2024, every second power bank that will be sold globally will be equipped with a Li-ion battery. However, popularity of Li-ion power battery packs will contested with rising preference to Lithium-polymer (Li-polymer) power banks. By 2024-end, nearly 500 million units of Li-polymer power battery packs are anticipated to get consumed, globally.Mobile Phones – Largest End-user Product for Power BanksMore than two-third of global power bank revenues amassed between 2016 and 2024 will be accounted by smartphones and mobile phones. Prominence of mobile phones over other multimedia devices is less likely...

Chipless RFID Market Up-to-Date Analyses of Market Trends and Technological Improvements

15 12 2017

New York, NY -- 12/14/2017 -- "The US$ 477.7 Million chipless RFID market is estimated to reach US$ 3,058.2 Million by 2024-end, reflecting a robust CAGR of 26.1% during the forecast period (2016-2024). The retail sector will play a crucial role in driving the market growth globally over the next couple of years. Adoption of chipless RFID is expected to remain high in stores for smart shelves and item-level tagging." --- Persistence Market Research (PMR)Global Chipless RFID Market: Key StakeholdersUS-based chipless RFID manufacturers will continue their dominance with companies such as Xerox Corporation and Zebra technologies leading the pack on a global level. PMR's analysis reveals that strategic partnerships amongst players will remain a key trend throughout the forecast period in order to penetrate narrower channels of the market. Thin Film Electronics ASA, Spectra System, Tag Sense, Politronica, and Molex are some of the other companies who have significantly increased their...

CCHS Health Council Debuts Pigs Not Cigs Anti-Smoking Video

15 12 2017

We plan to send the video to the junior high school to be viewed on televisions during all lunch shifts. Some of the health and wellness classes have already shown it during lessons. We want those who see it to share it as well. HENDERSON, Tenn. December 14, 2017 Chester County High School’s Health Council recently debuted its Pigs Not Cigs Anti-Smoking video. The three-minute video features students, community members and pop culture references from the films “Mission Impossible” and “The Breakfast Club.” A creative team and the students spent several months on the project. In the video, students receive a mission to replace smokers’ cigarettes with pieces of bacon, which builds on the Smoke Pigs, Not Cigs anti-smoking campaign from the 2016-17 school year. Last year students designed anti-smoking posters and presented them to local dignitaries. CCHS Director of Coordinated School Health Heather Griffin said members of the city council, school board and chamber of commerce...

Commencement of Tender Offer for up to US$50 million of 2020 Notes and Announcement of Redemption of 2018, 2021 and 2028 Notes by Gol Finance

15 12 2017

SÃO PAULO, Dec. 14, 2017 -- GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. ("GOL" or the "Company"), (NYSE: GOL and B3: GOLL4), Brazil's #1 airline, announced today that, following the successful completion of its US$500 million offering of 7.00% Senior Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes"), Gol Finance (formerly known as "Gol LuxCo S.A.") ("Gol Finance"): has commenced a partial cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to US$50 million in aggregate principal amount of its 9.250% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes") (144A CUSIP / ISIN Nos. 38045U AD2/US38045UAD28 and Reg S G3980P AD7/USG3980PAD71); and    intends to give formal notice to the holders of its 9.50% Senior Secured Amortizing Notes due 2018 (the "2018 Notes"), 9.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2021 (the "2021 Notes") and 9.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2028 (the "2028 Notes" and, together with the 2018 Notes and the 2021 Notes, the "Notes") on or around December 21, 2017 that it plans to redeem (the "Redemption")...

Philippe Chow Celebrates 12th Anniversary

15 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Philippe is the eponymous Manhattan restaurant of Chef Philippe Chow, the talented Hong Kong native who helmed the famed Mr. Chow for 25 years before opening his own New York flagship restaurant. At Philippe, Chef Chow draws upon his classical culinary training, putting his own spin on traditional Chinese cuisine with results that are modern, flavorful, and theatrical. This December marks Philippe Chow's 12th year in the Manhattan's Upper East Side. The Upper East Side restaurant's atmosphere is minimalist and stylish, attracting a nightly following that makes up a virtual "who's who" of the music, film and sports industries, not to mention politicos, CEOs and an array of additional New York influencers. Diners have included A-List celebrities like Conor McGregor,  Rihanna,  Matt Damon, Kobe Bryant, Oprah Winfrey, Anna Wintour, Robert De Niro, Beyonce, Jay-Z and Puff Daddy.  Philippe's interior utilizes a signature...

McGraw-Hill Global Education Announces Preliminary Results of Tender Offer for 8.500% / 9.250% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2019

15 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2017 -- On December 8, 2017, MHGE Parent, LLC ("MHGE Parent") and MHGE Parent Finance, Inc. (together with MHGE Parent, the "Issuers"), two wholly owned subsidiaries of McGraw-Hill Education, Inc. ("McGraw-Hill"), amended a previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") such that it targeted up to $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount (the "Tender Cap") of the Issuers' outstanding 8.500% / 9.250% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2019 (the "Notes"), pursuant to the Amended and Restated Offer to Purchase dated December 8, 2017 (the "Offer to Purchase") and the related Letter of Transmittal (together, the "Offer Documents").  On December 11, 2017, the Issuers also delivered a conditional notice of redemption to the holders of the Notes with respect to the optional redemption on January 10, 2018 of an aggregate principal amount of Notes equal to the Tender Cap less the aggregate principal amount of Notes purchased by the Issuers pursuant to the Tender...

Commencement of Tender Offer for up to US$50 million of 2020 Notes and Announcement of Redemption of 2018, 2021 and 2028 Notes by Gol Finance

15 12 2017

SÃO PAULO, Dec. 14, 2017 -- GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. ("GOL" or the "Company"), (NYSE: GOL and B3: GOLL4), Brazil's #1 airline, announced today that, following the successful completion of its US$500 million offering of 7.00% Senior Notes due 2025 (the "2025 Notes"), Gol Finance (formerly known as "Gol LuxCo S.A.") ("Gol Finance"): has commenced a partial cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to US$50 million in aggregate principal amount of its 9.250% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes") (144A CUSIP / ISIN Nos. 38045U AD2/US38045UAD28 and Reg S G3980P AD7/USG3980PAD71); and intends to give formal notice to the holders of its 9.50% Senior Secured Amortizing Notes due 2018 (the "2018 Notes"), 9.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2021 (the "2021 Notes") and 9.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2028 (the "2028 Notes" and, together with the 2018 Notes and the 2021 Notes, the "Notes") on or around December 21, 2017 that it plans to redeem (the "Redemption") all of its outstanding...

“DC in D.C.” on MLK Weekend -- WBTV & DC Entertainment Bring the Worlds of Their TV Series and Comic Books to Washington for Landmark Pop Culture Event January 12–13

14 12 2017

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Produce industry, Brighter Bites join to boost produce consumption, families' health

14 12 2017

NEWARK, Del., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Empowering healthy families and boosting produce consumption are behind the Produce Marketing Association's (PMA) partnership with Brighter Bites, a nonprofit that delivers fresh produce, nutrition education, and a fun food experience to families in underserved communities. "At PMA, our vision is to grow a healthier world," said PMA CEO Cathy Burns. "Being able to grow healthier families through this community-based program helps PMA and our members bring that vision to life." (PRNewsfoto/Produce Marketing Association)... Brighter Bites was inspired and created by a mom who changed her children's eating habits. She envisioned creating the same change in underserved communities by channeling surplus produce to families, meeting them where their kids are – at school and summer programs. Since its inception (2012), Brighter Bites has delivered more than 15 million pounds of fresh produce to over 30,000 families. The program...

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