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Veterinary Endoscopes Market Growth Opportunities and Forecast Up to 2025

16 01 2018

Albany, NY -- 01/16/2018 -- Endoscope is an instrument used to examine the internal organs of the body. The word endoscope is derived from the Greek words "endo" meaning internal and "skopos" meaning to examine. Endoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure, which aids in the diagnoses of disorders and assists veterinarians with treatment options. The endoscope is made of three main components: insertion tube, handpiece, and umbilical cord. The insertion tube comprises either charge-coupled device (CCD) chip (video endoscope) or fiberoptic glass bundles (fiberscope), along with an irrigation or insufflation channel, biopsy or suction channel, and deflection control cables. The handpiece encompasses deflection control knobs, accessory channel entrance, irrigation system, and suction valves. The umbilical cord functions as a light transmitter.Report Overview @ https://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/veterinary-endoscopes-market.htmlThe global veterinary endoscopes market has witnessed rapid...

Global Medical Cameras and Microscopes Market Is Expected to Be Worth US $1.3 Bn by 2023

16 01 2018

Albany, NY -- 01/16/2018 -- The medical cameras and microscopes market is exceedingly consolidated, wherein the top four companies - Carl Zeiss Meditec, Olympus Corporation, Nikon Corporation, and Leica Microsystems - accounted for a massive 90% in 2014. Among these, Carl Zeiss Meditec alone held a share of 40%. Transparency Market Research has found that an increasing number of acquisitions by top companies has resulted in this high level of consolidation, which has, in turn, lowered the opportunity for small and new players. Many players are making use of product launches as their business strategy so as to gain a competitive edge above other players. Another key strategy adopted by players in the medical cameras and microscopes market is to expand their businesses in developing nations.The global medical cameras and microscopes market is expected to be worth US$1.3 bn by 2023. On the basis of type, the microscopes segment not only led in the past but is estimated to expand at the highest...

Global Biomaterials Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2013 to 2019

16 01 2018

Albany, NY -- 01/16/2018 -- According to a recent market research report published by Transparency Market Research, the global biomaterials market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.1% during the period between 2013 and 2019. The report, titled "Biomaterials Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," projects the global biomaterials market to reach a valuation of US$33.6 bn by 2019. The overall market was worth close to US$25.3 bn in 2012.Biomaterials can be derived from either synthetic or natural sources and are used extensively in treating various medical conditions such as tissue damage, dental problems, cardiovascular problems, and orthopedic injuries. The report points out that the rising number of successful medical implants have led to their increased preference among the medical fraternity, thereby propelling the growth of the global biomaterials market. However, post-implantation infections and implant product recalls have restrained...

Deadline Upcoming in $16 Million Settlement in the World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) Investor Lawsuit

16 01 2018

San Diego, CA -- 01/16/2018 -- A deadline is coming up on January 17, 2018 in the settlement reached in the securities class action lawsuit filed on behalf of investors who purchased shares of World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) between January 30, 2013 and August 10, 2015.Investors who purchased a significant amount of shares of World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) between January 30, 2013 and August 10, 2015, have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation by email at [email protected] or call 858-779-1554.The settlement proof of claim form or detailed settlement notice for the settlement in the World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) Investor Securities Class Action Lawsuit can be downloaded at: http://shareholdersfoundation.com/case/world-acceptance-corporation-nasdaq-wrld-investor-securities-class-action-lawsuit-04232014In order to submit a claim an investor has to submit the claim proof to the class action claim administrator in...

Top 10 U.S. Gas Station Brands Ranked By Customers

16 01 2018

BOSTON January 16, 2018 The words "gas station" may stir up thoughts of oil-stained floors, bathrooms keys attached to a hubcap, or small racks of gum near the cash register, but today’s top brands prove that buying gas can be a whole new experience. GasBuddy, the only smartphone app that connects more than 70 million drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop, today issues its list of the Top 10 Gas Station Brands in the U.S.—revealing which gas station convenience store brands made the rankings in 2017. “These are destination brands that directly compete with restaurants, coffee shops, and—in some cases—even supermarkets,” said Frank Beard, convenience store and retail trends analyst at GasBuddy. “Although gas stations are still in the business of selling gas, the leading brands have become so much more. They’re a refuge for motorists looking for great food, an amazing cup of coffee, or some of the best customer service you’ll find anywhere.” Top 10 Gas Station Brands...

Big Opportunity. Small Unit. Scotsman Introduces New Undercounter Flake And Nugget Compact Units

16 01 2018

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Jan. 16, 2018 -- Get the nugget and flake ice your customers love anywhere you need it with Scotsman's new Essential™ Nugget and Essential™ Flaker. With a proven, robust freezer design and sealed bearings, you'll have the reliable machine your facility requires – with a more compact design. These units are ideally suited for use in healthcare, foodservice and school applications. The Essential™ Advantage Maintenance free bearings ensure maximum reliability and contribute to a long machine lifetime Stainless steel evaporator for maximum durability 3 Year parts and labor warranty; 5 Year parts warranty on the compressor Only 24" wide, these ice makers can be placed in the tightest locations Optional floor mount kit lowers height to 33.5" Meets new US federal energy efficiency requirements With Scotsman Essential™ units, you get the ice you need, exactly where you need it. Plus, all products are manufactured and tested at our award-winning facility...

Service Credit Union Names VP of Marketing

16 01 2018

PORTMOUTH, N.H., Jan. 16, 2018 -- Service Credit Union is pleased to announce today the appointment of Wendy Bryant-Beswick to Vice President of Marketing. A seasoned executive with more than 20 years of marketing management experience, Beswick will oversee the planning and execution of Service Credit Union's marketing initiatives including positioning, brand oversight, acquisition, communications, public relations, and business development. She will report to Dan Clarke, SCU Chief Operating Officer. (PRNewsfoto/Service Credit Union)... Prior to joining SCU, Beswick was recently the Chief Retail Officer for Firstmark Credit Union responsible for all aspects of Retail Service and Marketing. As Chief Marketing Officer for Generations Federal Credit Union, she redeveloped the brand and contributed to significant business growth garnering multiple awards and recognition to include the National Desjardins for youth financial education efforts. Prior to these roles,...

KapStone Paper And Packaging To Release 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings On Wednesday, February 7, 2018

16 01 2018

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 16, 2018 -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2018 fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, February 7, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter.  All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webcast on KapStone's website, http://www.kapstonepaper.com, or for those unable to access the webcast, the following dial-in numbers are available: Domestic:     888-608-7946International:     484-747-6633Participant Passcode:    2695168 A presentation to be viewed in conjunction with the call will also be available on our website, http://www.kapstonepaper.com, in the "Investors" section. A replay of the webcast will also be on the Web site beginning at approximately...

Nestlé Agrees to Sell U.S. Confectionery Business to Ferrero

16 01 2018

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16, 2018 -- Nestlé today announced that it agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery business to Ferrero for USD 2.8 billion in cash. Nestlé's 2016 U.S. confectionery sales reached about USD 900 million. The transaction is expected to close around the end of the first quarter of 2018 following the completion of customary approvals and closing conditions.Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8255551-nestle-agrees-to-business-transformation/Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider commented: "With Ferrero we have found an exceptional home for our U.S. confectionery business where it will thrive. At the same time, this move allows Nestlé to invest and innovate across a range of categories where we see strong future growth and hold leadership positions, such as pet care, bottled water, coffee, frozen meals and infant nutrition."Nestlé's U.S. confectionery business represents about three percent of U.S. Nestlé Group...

LINN Energy Announces Sale of the Altamont Bluebell Field for $132 Million

16 01 2018

HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2018 -- LINN Energy, Inc. (OTCQB:LNGG) (“LINN” or the “Company”) announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its interest in properties located in the Altamont Bluebell Field to an undisclosed buyer for a contract price of $132 million, subject to closing adjustments.The properties to be sold consist of approximately 36,000 net acres in Utah with third quarter net production of approximately 1,450 BOE/d, proved developed reserves of ~5.8 MMBOE(1) and proved developed PV-10 of approximately $75 million(1). Annualized field level cash flow on these properties is approximately $8.4 million(2).The sale is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018 with an effective date of August 1, 2017. This transaction is subject to satisfactory completion of title and environmental due diligence, as well as the satisfaction of closing conditions. CIBC Griffis & Small and Jefferies LLC acted as co-financial advisors and Kirkland & Ellis LLP as legal...

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