Day: September 2, 2015

Terra Tech Subsidiary, MediFarm, Secures Permits to Operate Two Additional Nevada Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Las Vegas, Sept. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Terra Tech Corp  (TRTC), is pleased to give an update on the continued expansion and development of Blum ™ and MediFarm in Nevada. Today, Terra Tech’s subsidiary, MediFarm, received approvals from Unincorporated Clark County for two Land Use Applications for medical cannabis dispensaries to be located at 1130 East Desert Inn Road and 3650 South Decatur Blvd. The Company has already received a provisional operational certificate from the State of Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public and Behavioral Health on 11/3/2014. MediFarm was ranked sixth and seventh out of

Entegris Expands CMP Filtration Technology Solutions and Research, Analytical and Manufacturing Capabilities in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG), a leader in yield-enhancing materials and solutions for highly advanced manufacturing environments, announced today at the SEMICON® Taiwan tradeshow the development of a platform of CMP filtration solutions using nano-melt-blown (NMB) filtration technology, as well as the expansion of its CMP research, analytical services and manufacturing capabilities in Taiwan. These investments enable the company to further serve the growing demand for advanced CMP filtration solutions. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=35799 “CMP processes continue to grow in complexity in both the materials used and the need

LGI Homes, Inc. Reports August 2015 Home Closings

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LGI Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGIH) today announced 320 homes closed in August 2015, up from 183 home closings in August 2014, representing year-over-year growth of 74.9%. As of the end of August 2015, the Company had 49 active selling communities. About LGI Homes, Inc. Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, LGI Homes, Inc. engages in the design, construction and sale of homes in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, Colorado, North Carolina and South Carolina. LGI’s core markets include Houston, San Antonio, Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, Phoenix, Tucson, Tampa, Orlando, Atlanta, Albuquerque, Charlotte and

MediciNova Announces First Advanced ALS Patient Using Non-Invasive Ventilation Support Enrolled in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of MN-166 (ibudilast)

LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ:MNOV) and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Code Number: 4875), today announced that the first advanced ALS patient, using non-invasive ventilation (NIV), has enrolled in the Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating MN-166 (ibudilast) in both early and advanced stage ALS. MediciNova amended the protocol to expand its recruitment to include advanced ALS patients in the trial, and this amendment was approved by FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). The amended protocol now plans enrollment of 60 advanced

Q&A Session: Governor John Kasich and the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WHO: Governor John Kasich, Presidential Candidate and Javier Palomarez, President & CEO, USHCC.   WHAT: In the fourth of a series of sessions with 2016 presidential candidates, Governor John Kasich will join the USHCC for an open press Q &A session with Javier Palomarez, President & CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, to discuss his candidacy, and how he will address issues that are important to America’s 3.2 million Hispanic businesses, the community at large, and every day American citizens.   Our members are looking to see how Governor Kasich will distinguish himself from

Associa's Baywest Management Aligns its Leaders

SURREY, BC, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Baywest Management Corporation, an Associa company has promoted Frank Wood to senior vice president and hired Adam Lord to take on Wood’s former role as vice president of operations. “Frank has been with Baywest for a number of years and he is a true leader. I’m proud to say that he has earned this promotion through hard work, loyalty and top notch customer service,” remarks Baywest President Janice Moses. “Adam has a distinguished background in the community management industry and we are excited for him to join our Associa family at Baywest.”

Fenix Parts Announces Second Quarter 2015 Pro Forma Revenue

WESTCHESTER, Ill., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fenix Parts, Inc. (Nasdaq:FENX), a leading recycler and reseller of original equipment manufacturer (“OEM”) automotive products, today announced second quarter pro forma revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2015. On a pro forma basis, Fenix Parts generated second quarter revenue of approximately $27 million after intercompany eliminations. Fenix Parts’ combined pro forma revenues for the quarter include the revenues of its eight Founding Companies, which were privately owned and operated until their acquisition on May 18, 2015. Due to professional fees, corporate expenses and other acquisition and IPO-related costs incurred

MarketAxess Announces Monthly Volume Statistics for August 2015

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, today announced total monthly trading volume for August 2015 of $75.5 billion, consisting of $43.7 billion in U.S. high-grade volume, $26.7 billion in other credit volume, and $5.1 billion in liquid products volume. MarketAxess is providing both the reported and adjusted estimated U.S. high-grade TRACE volumes on its website. The Company believes that the adjusted estimated volumes provide a more accurate comparison to

Direct ChassisLink Inc. Named Recipient of The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers Award for the Best Maintained Equipment in the Port of New York-New Jersey

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers presented its 2015 Award for Best Maintained Equipment in the Port of New York & New Jersey to Direct ChassisLink, Inc. “The Port of NY&NJ has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years,” said Association President Jeff Bader, “and with that rapid growth inevitably comes challenges.  Consistently providing our drivers with reliable, good quality equipment is a key factor in keeping intermodal commerce running smoothly, and this year, we are happy to recognize DCLI for successfully rising to that challenge.”   DCLI would like to

Dual Publications in the New England Journal of Medicine Highlight Transformative Potential of Imetelstat in Hematologic Myeloid Malignancies

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) today announced the publication of two papers in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in which the company’s telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat, was shown to have disease-modifying activity thought to be associated with selective inhibition of the malignant progenitor cell clones responsible for the underlying disease in two hematologic myeloid malignancies, essential thrombocythemia (ET) and myelofibrosis (MF). The papers are available online in the September 3rd issue at www.NEJM.org. “The data in the ET and MF study publications in The New England Journal of Medicine provide compelling evidence

Shareholders Approve Acquisition of DigiCore Holdings by Novatel Wireless, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novatel Wireless (NASDAQ:MIFI) (the “Company”), a leading provider of solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and inventor of MiFi® technology, today announced that the Company’s shareholders have approved the use of funds for its acquisition of DigiCore Holdings Limited (JSE:DGC), a leading provider of advanced fleet, usage based insurance, SaaS, and IoT solutions. The Company was also informed today that the shareholders of DigiCore have approved the acquisition. The transaction is expected to close in October 2015, subject to governmental and regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. “These

Gartner Names BMC as a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools for Two Years in a Row

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BMC Software today announced it has been positioned as a leader by Gartner Inc. for the second consecutive year in the August 26, 2015 Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools (ITSSM).1 With this report, Remedy ITSM Suite is positioned furthest along the completeness of vision axis in the Magic Quadrant. The full Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for IT Service Support Management Tools (ITSSM) report can be downloaded here. In addition, Gartner released its Critical Capabilities for IT Service Support Management Tools, 2015*. BMC Remedy received the highest scores in three out

LogMeIn Announces Management Succession Plan

BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a succession and transition plan for the company’s chief executive officer (CEO) position. Effective at the end of 2015, Michael K. Simon, the company’s co-founder and CEO for the past 12 years, will step down as CEO. He will be succeeded as CEO by William “Bill” R. Wagner, currently the company’s president and chief operating officer. Simon will remain as the company’s chairman of the board and will also serve in an advisory role to Wagner. Wagner was hired in 2013,

Mercury's High Density Server-Class Processing Solutions Exceed Objectives in US Air Force-led Open Architecture Study

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), announced the results of its participation in the US Air Force-led Next Generation Radar (NGR) Processor Study. The goal of this program is to assess the capability of current embedded computing open architectures to perform airborne radar signal processing on future USAF platforms. Mercury demonstrated that its scalable and rugged high-density server modules exceeded the target benchmarks in the study, enabling affordable capability evolution of radar processors through open, non-proprietary and standards-based systems for airborne solutions. “Mercury’s exceptional performance in this study reflects our ongoing investment and

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in On Deck Capital, Inc. to Contact Brower Piven Before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit – ONDK

STEVENSON, Md., Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of On Deck Capital, Inc. (“On Deck” or the “Company”) (NYSE:ONDK) common stock pursuant or traceable to the Registration Statement and Prospectus (collectively, the “Registration Statement”) issued in connection with On Deck’s December 17, 2014 initial public stock offering (the “IPO”).  Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until October 5,

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Investment Technology Group, Inc. to Contact Brower Piven Before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit – ITG

STEVENSON, Md., Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of purchasers of Investment Technology Group, Inc. (“ITG” or the “Company”) (NYSE:ITG) securities during the period between February 28, 2011 and July 29, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”).  Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until October 5, 2015 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff. If you have suffered a loss from investment in

Sysco Updates Its Sustainability Report

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has updated its online sustainability report, providing information on the company’s economic, environmental and social responsibility performance. The report, titled “Delivering on Our Commitments,” outlines Sysco’s strategic approach to sustainability in its three focus areas of food, operations and community. Some notable highlights in the report include: Food – Our industry-leading Integrated Pest Management Program has expanded to include standards that help protect bee populations. Operations – Warehouse efficiency initiatives have generated energy savings of nearly 40 percent since the program’s inception in 2006. Community – Purchases from minority- and women-owned

Franklin Electric Announces Renee Peterson Elected to be a Director of the Company

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The board of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:FELE) has elected Renee Peterson to be a director of the company effective September 1, 2015. Ms. Peterson was elected Vice President, Finance and CFO of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) in 2011. She was appointed as Toro’s Treasurer in 2013. Prior to joining The Toro Company, Ms. Peterson was the Vice President of Finance and Planning at Eaton Corporation, where she provided finance and business development leadership to the Truck and Automotive segments. Ms. Peterson began her career at Eaton Corporation in

Five Below, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results

EPS of $0.13 Sales increased 19.5% to $182.2 million Reiterates full year fiscal 2015 guidance PHILADELPHIA, PA Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) today announced financial results for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended August 1, 2015. For the thirteen weeks ended August 1, 2015: Net sales increased by 19.5% to $182.2 million from $152.5 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014; comparable store sales increased by 3.0%. Operating income decreased to $11.6 million from $13.3 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 driven by the expected deleverage associated with the new distribution center,

Photo Release — RLHC RedLion.com Website Earns Top Honors

SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) (NYSE:RLH) today announced the company and HeBS Digital were awarded Best Hotel and Lodging Website for redlion.com, earning a perfect score in the WebAwards 2015 from the Web Marketing Association. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/3dd33d3f-e055-4b4a-906b-f7a4d130c82f “Stunning visuals, modern design, clear calls to action, original content, and a bit of innovation,” were the comments received from the WebAwards 2015 judges.  “This is what an award-winning web site should be. Well done!” “We knew the website was achieving what we set out to accomplish, which