Tag: North America

Student Transportation Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2016 Results

BARRIE, Ontario, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Student Transportation Inc. (TSX:STB) (NASDAQ:STB) (“STI” or “the Company”) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. All financial results are reported in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. “We were very pleased with our strong performance and solid results in fiscal 2016 which were in line with our internal objectives and we are well-positioned for continued improvements in fiscal 2017,” said Denis J. Gallagher, STI Chairman and CEO. “Our year-end results reflect the positive impact of our fuel management and early stage returns from strategic

Nasdaq Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced it has been selected to join the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). Nasdaq is one of 16 companies added to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index in 2016, which is comprised of 146 companies. Nasdaq actively supports its 3,500 listed companies in their sustainability efforts, and strives to create an open dialogue between listed companies, investors, analysts, regulators, and academics on the economic value of sustainability. Nasdaq also works closely with international groups such as the World Federation of Exchanges, The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, and

Canadian Linen and Uniform Sponsors Third Annual 'Day of Service'

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Linen and Uniform Service today announced that its 47 branches and other locations across North America will participate in the 3rd annual ‘Day of Service’ community giving program in which employees are given the opportunity to spend all or part of their work day volunteering, donating goods and services, or participating in community events. “I am very pleased with the enthusiastic participation of our employees across the organization and the continued success of this program,” said Bill Evans, President and CEO of Canadian Linen. “We have been growing this event over the

AmeriPride Services Sponsors Third Annual 'Day of Service'

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AmeriPride Services today announced that its 47 branches and other locations across the U.S. and Canada will participate in the 3rd annual ‘Day of Service’ community giving program in which employees are given the opportunity to spend all or part of their work day volunteering, donating goods and services, or participating in community events. “I am very pleased with the enthusiastic participation of our employees across the organization and the continued success of this program,” said Bill Evans, President and CEO of AmeriPride Services. “We have been growing this event over the

Investment, Policy and Holistic Planning Integral to Drive Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new white paper from Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure (SII) business examines the current hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the U.S. and challenges that complicate development. Costs, financing, siting, policies and safety education are cited as the keys, and sometimes barriers, to greater fueling station deployment. Recent reports estimate that in California alone more than 34,000 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) will be on the road by 2021. Even with states like California investing heavily in new hydrogen fuel stations, the rate of consumer adoption is quickly outpacing fueling

New Study Reveals Customer Experience is Getting Worse; Contact Centers Out of Touch with the Reality of Today’s Consumer

BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new study from BoldChat by LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) and Ovum reveals that customer experience has worsened over the last two years despite investments in new engagement channels.  The report, which surveyed hundreds of contact center managers and consumers globally, found that the consumers surveyed believe it takes 6 different interactions to resolve an issue while the surveyed contact center managers believe it takes only 1-2 touchpoints.  This disconnect can be largely due to the fact that 72% of consumers surveyed search for information online before contacting an agent but the majority of contact center

Global Almond Oil Market to Witness Rapid Growth on Account of Rising Demand from Cosmetic Industry

Brooklyn, NY,, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Furthermore, the research study has provided the past performance of the global almond oil market along with the forecast figures with the help of tables, graphs, charts, and infographics. Inputs given by industry specialists have been added in the study to help the existing and new players in the market in formulating effective business decisions in the next few years. Get Sample Copy of Report for more Professional and Technical insights at: http://www.qyresearchreports.com/sample/sample.php?rep_id=734805&type=E The global almond oil market can be divided on the basis of product type into bitter almond oil and

Low Smoke Halogen Free Flame Retardant PP Market Worth $893.9 Million By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.

San Francisco, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global low smoke halogen free flame retardant polypropylene (PP) market is expected to reach USD 893.9 million by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The increasing construction spending particularly in emerging economies is one of the major reason fueling the market growth. Favorable government regulations are further anticipated to benefit the overall market. The government bodies across the globe have been formulating new regulations and safety norms to reduce the occurrence of fire mishaps. Halogen-free flame retardant polypropylene is believed to be an effective way to overcome

Epoxy Resin Market Projected To Reach $14.26 Billion By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.

San Francisco, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global epoxy resin market is expected to reach USD 14.26 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is anticipated to be driven by end-use industries including automotive, aerospace, transportation, composites, decorative coatings, construction, industrial & marine coatings, electrical & electronics, especially in Asia Pacific. Epoxy resins are the most preferred thermoplastics for manufacturing composite materials owing to their superior properties as compared to other materials. Huge production capacities of epichlorohydrin and bisphenol A, especially in China, ensure consistent raw material supply. However, fluctuating raw

Global Paper Packaging Material Market will reach around USD 362.65 Billion by 2021

Sarasota, FL, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zion Research has published a new report titled “Paper Packaging Material Market (Liquid Packaging Cartons, Corrugated Cases, Carton & Folding Boxes and Others) for Beverages, Fast Foods, Fresh Foods, Dairy & Bakery, Frozen Foods and Other Applications – Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Segment, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2021”. According to the report, global paper packaging material market was valued at around USD 286.61 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach USD 362.65 billion in 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 4.4% between 2016 and 2021.

Global Carotenoids Market Expected To Reach USD 1.52 Billion in 2021 – MarketResearchStore.Com

Deerfield Beach, FL, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zion Research has published a new report titled “Carotenoids Market by Type (Astaxanthin, Beta-carotene, Lutein, Lycopene, Canthaxanthin, Zeaxanthin, and Others) for Feed, Food, Supplements, Cosmetics, and Pharmaceuticals – Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2015 – 2021”. According to the report, global demand for beverage packaging market was valued at USD 1.23 billion in 2015, is expected to reach USD 1.52 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% between 2016 and 2021. Carotenoids are natural pigments found mainly in plants, algae, and few bacteria. Carotenoids

Woodbridge International Closes Sale of CT Gardens to Capitala

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, CT Gardens, Inc. to Capitala Investment Advisors based in Charlotte, North Carolina. A platform acquisition for Capitala, CT Gardens, Inc. is one of the largest Agway dealerships in the U.S. The Company sells products in diverse categories such as pet food and supplies, lawn and garden, grills, patio furniture, farm feed and supplies. Capitala Group, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a private equity firm focused on lower and traditional middle-market companies. Since 1998,

Global Business Intelligence Market worth USD 26.50 billion by 2021: By Cloud BI, Mobile BI and Other Deployments

Sarasota, FL, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zion Research has published a new report titled “Global Business Intelligence Market by Mobile BI, Cloud BI, and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015-2021.” According to the report, the global business intelligence market accounted USD 16.33 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach USD 26.50 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 8.4% between 2016 and 2021.  Business Intelligence defined as the process of analyzing huge volumes of enterprise data usually stored in large databases such as data warehouses. BI detects the hidden trends and patterns in

Fuel Economy and Stringent Emission Standards are Increasing Demand for Low-viscosity Grade Basestocks, According to Kline

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The improving quality of finished lubricants and the burgeoning supply of high quality basestocks continue to create greater pressure on Group I basestocks to exit the market in the face of stagnant overall demand. In 2015, Group I basestocks account for less than half of the global basestock demand, down from over two-thirds a decade earlier, according to the recently published Global Lubricant Basestocks: Market Analysis and Opportunities report by global market research and management consulting firm Kline. Passenger car motor oils formulation changes are driven by improvements in fuel economy, increasing

Global Smart Contact Lenses Industry to Benefit from Rising Infrastructure

Brooklyn, NY, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report, titled “Global Smart Contact Lenses Market 2016 Industry, Analysis, Research, Share, Growth, Sales, Trends, Supply, Forecast to 2021,” defines smart contact lenses and focuses on its applications, classifications, and specifications. The report also briefs readers about the industry chain structure and development policies. Additionally, the report also highlights the changing trends in the market. For instance, Google was in the news recently for its new smart contact lenses. Google’s X spin, now named Verily, uses a radio antenna thinner and miniature sensor to track blood glucose level of the wearer.

Growing Awareness amongst Individuals on Benefits of Stem Cells to Fuel Global Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Market

Brooklyn, NY, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The first section of the report presents an overview of induced pluripotent stem cells. This section encapsulates the specifications, definition, and classification of induced pluripotent stem cells. Pluripotent stem cells refer to embryonic stem cells that have the ability to make each and every kind of adult cell types. They also help repair the damaged tissues in the body of human beings. An induced pluripotent stem cell is extracted from any tissue, primarily from blood or skin of an adult or child after which it is genetically modified in order for it

Efforts by Governments to Spread Awareness Regarding the Disease to Boost Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections Market

Brooklyn, NY, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections occur when Staphylococcus aureus bacterium infects any part of the body. High resistance of these pathogens to the commonly used antibiotics such as amoxicillin, methicillin, oxacillin, and penicillin makes the treatment of MRSA infections very difficult. The bacterium mainly infects body parts such as surgical wounds, skin, blood streams, IV, lungs or other sites such as urinary tract through which catheters enter the body. Infections caused due to these bacteria could be life threatening.   Get Sample Copy of Report for more Professional and Technical insights at: http://www.qyresearchreports.com/sample/sample.php?rep_id=736479&type=E

Testing, Inspection and Certification (T.I.C.) Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 – 2024

Albany, NY , Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The primary role of testing, inspection, and certification companies is to ensure the maintenance of health, safety, and quality requirements of their clients’ products. Testing, inspection, and certification companies are engaged in inspection, verification, testing and certification services wherein the major purpose is to help increase the productivity and also help local manufacturers to comply with the global standards. The global testing, inspection, and certification market on the basis of application has been segmented into seven types; oil & gas (onshore facilities and offshore facilities), aerospace (avionics, interior and exterior lighting systems,

Molecular Diagnostics Market To Reach $17.9 Billion By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.

San Francisco, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global molecular diagnostics market is expected to reach over USD 17.9 billion by 2024, based on a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing prevalence of infectious diseases including human papillomavirus and influenza is expected to be the primary driving force for the growth of the molecular diagnostics market. In the underdeveloped regions of Africa and Nigeria, other infections, such as HIV and tuberculosis, are soaring at a high growth rate since the last few years. This is estimated to increase the demand for early and accurate diagnostic techniques to curb their

North America Fragrance Wax Melts Market Worth $2.90 Billion By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.

San Francisco,, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — North America fragrance wax melts market is expected to reach USD 2.90 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for home fragrance products coupled with rising significance of aromatherapy will augment product consumption over the forecast period. The absence of exposed flames and harmful emissions, makes wax melts a safe and eco-friendly option which will drive its demand over the forecast period. Fragrance wax melts are expected to witness strong growth over the upcoming years on account of increasing demand for air care. Growing consumer