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A foundation for success; Greenpac founder Susan Chong recognised early on that it needed a strong organisational system in place in order to grow rapidly.
October 31, 2014
WHEN it comes to training her employees, Greenpac founder and CEO Susan Chong is not afraid to lead from the front. Even as she spent the last 12 years building up one of the region's leading makers of environmentally friendly packaging, the entrepreneur has found time to pursue leadership and management programmes here and abroad. She took up a two-year executive MBA programme at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2009, and more recently has attended management courses at Harvard Business School as well as one conducted by management consultants McKinsey & Company. Ms Chong also strives for self-improvement outside the classroom. She is one of the founding members of the Business Leaders Alumni Club and has taken part in Spring Singapore's Business Advisors Programme, where external consultants were assigned to mentor the company on its operations.

Evutec Launches New Karbon SI Series For iPhone 6; Evutec's DuPont(TM) Kevlar® Constructed Cases One of the Strongest and Thinnest Available For New iPhone Models
October 30, 2014
Evutec Corporation today launched its new Karbon SI Series for the iPhone 6. The new case in "Osprey", a high-tech, black and grey color combination represents the most advanced protective technology used today. The Karbon SI Series will be available to consumers online, at www.evutec.com and at select Best Buy stores on November 2.

Immersion Names Mahesh Sundaram as Vice President of Worldwide OEM Sales; Sundaram brings over 20 years of business development, marketing and sales management in the mobile & consumer electronics markets
October 30, 2014
Immersion Corporation (Nasdaq:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, today announced that Mahesh Sundaram has joined as Vice President of Worldwide OEM Sales. An experienced and accomplished executive in the mobile and consumer entertainment markets, Mahesh will lead Immersion's worldwide OEM sales organization to support the growing opportunities for Immersion technology. "Our vision of enhancing digital experiences with tactile effects requires a global strategy that speaks to the broader ecosystem - promoting the design of content and applications using tactile effects and ensuring a high quality experience in the consumer device. Mahesh has established and grown successful businesses by creating ecosystem-level initiatives with content creators, content distributors and device manufacturers," explains Victor Viegas, President and CEO at Immersion. "This strategic perspective, along with his experience working with both licensing and software business models, is a powerful asset to Immersion and Mahesh is a great addition to the Immersion executive team."

iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 Accessories to Debut at iLounge's iProducts Marketplace at the 2015 CES; Curated marketplace to feature most innovative i-related products
October 30, 2014
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that a newly-curated and sold-out version of the successful iLounge Pavilion will debut as the iProducts Marketplace at the 2015 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2015 CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, will run January 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Exhibitors are expected to debut many of the first new products and accessories for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, all of which were released in late 2014. New speakers, battery cases, styluses, and keyboards are just a few of the products to be featured.

1800Recycling.com Profiles Recycling Efforts in Austin, St. Petersburg, Knoxville, Champaign, Cambridge, and Other North American Cities
October 30, 2014
1800Recycling.com , an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience while making practical suggestions about green living, continues to provide consumers with new regional recycling profiles, expanding on its series of blog articles about the unique recycling options and programs in various metropolitan areas throughout the US and Canada.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Against GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. Executives -- GTAT
October 30, 2014
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. ("GT Advanced" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:GTAT) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, District of New Hampshire, and docketed under 14-cv-00485, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased GT Advanced securities between November 5, 2013 and October 6, 2014, inclusive (the "Class Period"). This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"). If you are a shareholder who purchased GT Advanced securities during the Class Period, you have until December 8, 2014 to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class. A copy of the Complaint can be obtained at www.pomerantzlaw.com. To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll free, x237. Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and number of shares purchased.

Mondi PLC Upgrade of Moody's Long Term Credit Rating to Baa2
October 30, 2014
Mondi Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number: 1967/013038/06) JSE share code: MND ISIN: ZAE000156550

MIDA TO WOO MORE IC PACKAGING FIRMS
October 30, 2014
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) plans to attract more foreign and local integrated circuit (IC) design houses that focus on producing IC packaging, given its positive potential in the global market.

SPIL reports EPS of NT$1.04 for Q3, 50% year-on-year growth
October 28, 2014
Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL) on Monday reported earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.04 for the third quarter, an increase of 48.57 percent yearonyear.

Berghs students present packaging concepts for Spotify
October 23, 2014
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