Contracts https://www.benzinga.com/views/taxonomy/term/87 en PNM and AVANGRID Formally File New Mexico Stipulation with Additional Parties https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21023041/pnm-and-avangrid-formally-file-new-mexico-stipulation-with-additional-parties <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- PNM Resources, Inc. (NYSE:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/PNM#NYSE" rel="nofollow">PNM</a>) wholly-owned <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">New Mexico</span> subsidiary, Public Service Company of <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">New Mexico</span> (PNM), and AVANGRID filed a revised stipulation with additional parties in its merger application before the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) today.</p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/284109/pnm_resources_Logo.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/284109/pnm_resources_Logo.jpg" title="PNM Resources (PRNewsFoto/PNM Resources, Inc.) (PRNewsfoto/PNM Resources, Inc.)" alt="PNM Resources (PRNewsFoto/PNM Resources, Inc.) (PRNewsfoto/PNM Resources, Inc.)" /><br /> </a> </p> </div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Parties to the filed stipulation include: Attorney General of the <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">State of New Mexico</span>, Western Resource Advocates, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 611, Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, Nava Education Project, San Juan Citizens Alliance, To Nizhoni Ani, the Coalition for Clean Affordable Energy, Interwest Energy Alliance, Walmart, Inc., and Onward Energy Holdings, LLC.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The addition of several parties to the stipulation demonstrates a growing consensus around the benefits of the merger to customers, employees and communities across <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">New Mexico</span>.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">If approved by the NMPRC, the agreement among the parties will bring over <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-money">$270 ...</span></p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21023041/pnm-and-avangrid-formally-file-new-mexico-stipulation-with-additional-parties alt=PNM and AVANGRID Formally File New Mexico Stipulation with Additional Parties>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Acquisitions Electrical Utilities Mergers News Oil PNM takeovers Utilities Commodities Contracts Press Releases Sat, 08 May 2021 04:16:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21023041 at https://www.benzinga.com NASA Selects Contractor for Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21021538/nasa-selects-contractor-for-quiet-supersonic-flight-community-testing <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">WASHINGTON</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a contract to <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-person">Harris Miller Miller</span> &amp; Hanson Inc. of <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Burlington, Massachusetts</span>, to support a national campaign of community overflight tests using the agency&#39;s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology research aircraft.</p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/326469/nasa_logo.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/326469/nasa_logo.jpg" title="NASA Logo. (PRNewsFoto/NASA) (PRNewsFoto/) (PRNewsfoto/NASA)" alt="NASA Logo. (PRNewsFoto/NASA) (PRNewsFoto/) (PRNewsfoto/NASA)" /><br /> </a> ...</p></div><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21021538/nasa-selects-contractor-for-quiet-supersonic-flight-community-testing alt=NASA Selects Contractor for Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Aerospace/Defense News Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 21:24:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21021538 at https://www.benzinga.com Educational Development Corporation Retains Three Part Advisors as Investor Relations Counsel https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/g21017730/educational-development-corporation-retains-three-part-advisors-as-investor-relations-counsel <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="left">TULSA, Oka., May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Educational Development Corporation ("EDC", or the "Company") (NASDAQ:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/EDUC#NASDAQ" rel="nofollow">EDUC</a>) (<a href="http://www.edcpub.com" title="http://www.edcpub.com" rel="nofollow">http://www.edcpub.com</a>) today announced it has retained Three Part Advisors, LLC, a rapidly growing, full-service investor relations (&#34;IR&#34;) consulting firm.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=5Bh_f2gcZAxTd2k3LWjDvbzQAtJXVZFcJynvBVM-vqikz1eLUGmQP7Y8Lc1wYCLq5w5oq-3Lff1olTX_il1zRQ==" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Three Part Advisors</a>, LLC will work directly with management of the Company to develop and execute a comprehensive, strategic investor relations program that focuses on educating investors and increasing exposure within the investment community. In addition to providing investor relations consulting services, Three Part Advisors, LLC also produces <a href="https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=lA3dBoj4nbKD3pJvCqFaIsfCoSrALlG7e4It63RWKWHqdsw9iSOv1BuKvIngvHgtR2SFx-IXjWm2OiBWLYB9d9LL6Yi5hVfPiRSxlYbbKuU=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">IDEAS Conferences</a>, which are annual independent regional investor conferences that attract more than 150 quality presenting companies and more than 1,000 investors and analysts.</p> <p>&#34;We believe Three Part Advisors will be instrumental in proactively increasing investor awareness and educating investors about the significant opportunities that lie ahead for our Company,&#34; said Randall White, Chief Executive Officer of Educational Development Corporation. &#34;Three Part Advisors employs seasoned Wall Street and investor relations professionals and has an excellent reputation for implementing successful IR programs.&#34;</p> <p>&#34;We are excited to work with Educational Development Corporation on its investor relations program,&#34; said Steven Hooser, Partner at Three Part Advisors, LLC. &#34;This is an opportune time to introduce its compelling investment story to a broad range of targeted prospective investors. We believe EDC&#039;s growth initiatives, equity return profile and strong balance sheet present a tremendous opportunity for new investors, which makes the Company a prime candidate for our strategic investor outreach and financial communications program."</p> <p><strong>About Educational Development Corporation (EDC)</strong></p> <p>EDC is ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/g21017730/educational-development-corporation-retains-three-part-advisors-as-investor-relations-counsel alt=Educational Development Corporation Retains Three Part Advisors as Investor Relations Counsel>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> EDUC News Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 18:52:38 +0000 Globe Newswire 21017730 at https://www.benzinga.com Virtual Medical International Signs Distribution Agreement With Cannonau Corporation https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21016422/virtual-medical-international-signs-distribution-agreement-with-cannonau-corporation <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">LAS VEGAS</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Medical International Inc. (OTC:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/QEBR#OTC" rel="nofollow">QEBR</a>), a Wellness company in the hemp-derived CBD sector, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cannonau Corp (OTC:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/CNNC#OTC" rel="nofollow">CNNC</a>) whereby it has obtained the rights to distribute or resell Cannonau&#39;s Full-Spectrum CBD products to the public online and in retail outlets on a worldwide basis. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">With an effective date of <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">April 30, 2021</span>, the agreement entitles Virtual Medical the rights to Cannonau&#39;s diversified business whose revenues are generated from CNNC&#39;s product sales through its company-owned retail stores, franchise stores, domestic and international franchise activities, third party contract manufacturing, e-commerce and corporate alignments. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-person">Larson Elmore</span>, CEO of QEBR, stated, &#34;in signing this agreement with Cannonau, Virtual Medical had ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21016422/virtual-medical-international-signs-distribution-agreement-with-cannonau-corporation alt=Virtual Medical International Signs Distribution Agreement With Cannonau Corporation>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> CNNC News QEBR Contracts Small Cap Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 17:22:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21016422 at https://www.benzinga.com Dermody Properties Acquires 90,725-Square-Foot Industrial Building in the Bay Area https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21014744/dermody-properties-acquires-90-725-square-foot-industrial-building-in-the-bay-area <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">SAN LEANDRO, Calif.</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- Dermody Properties, a national private equity real estate investment, development and management company focused exclusively on the logistics real estate sector, is pleased to announce that it has acquired 14490 Catalina Street, a 90,725-square-foot manufacturing facility situated on 4.49 acres of land. </p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1504136/14490_Catalina_St_Location_Aerial_Dermody_Properties.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1504136/14490_Catalina_St_Location_Aerial_Dermody_Properties.jpg" title="14490 Catalina Street - Location Aerial" alt="14490 Catalina Street - Location Aerial" /><br /> </a> </p> </div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Formerly a bakery manufacturing facility, the current tenant of the property will vacate upon its lease expiration in <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">July 2021</span> at which point Dermody Properties will complete substantial interior and exterior improvements. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;This is a rare opportunity for Dermody Properties to acquire an infill, value-add industrial building ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21014744/dermody-properties-acquires-90-725-square-foot-industrial-building-in-the-bay-area alt=Dermody Properties Acquires 90,725-Square-Foot Industrial Building in the Bay Area>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Banking/Financial Services commercial real estate News Contracts Press Releases Real Estate Fri, 07 May 2021 15:45:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21014744 at https://www.benzinga.com Nkarta, CRISPR Join Forces On CAR-NK Development For Cancer https://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/21/05/21010350/nkarta-crispr-join-forces-on-car-nk-development-for-cancer <ul> <li><strong>Nkarta Inc</strong>&nbsp;(NASDAQ:&nbsp;<a class="editor-rtfLink" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/nktx#NASDAQ">NKTX</a>) <a class="editor-rtfLink" href="https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/g20999383/crispr-therapeutics-and-nkarta-announce-global-collaboration-to-develop-gene-edited-cell-therapies">has collaborated</a> with <strong>CRISPR Therapeutics</strong> <strong>AG</strong>(NASDAQ: <a class="editor-rtfLink" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/crsp#NASDAQ">CRSP</a>) to co-develop and commercialize two CAR-NK therapies, in addition to an NK+T program.</li> <li>The companies will split all the R&amp;D costs and any worldwide profits, 50/50.</li> <li>CRISPR and Nkarta will start with ...</li></ul><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/general/biotech/21/05/21010350/nkarta-crispr-join-forces-on-car-nk-development-for-cancer alt=Nkarta, CRISPR Join Forces On CAR-NK Development For Cancer>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Biotech Briefs cancer CRSP News NKTX Health Care Contracts Small Cap General CRSP NKTX News Biotech Health Care Contracts Small Cap General Benzinga Fri, 07 May 2021 15:38:35 +0000 Vandana Singh 21010350 at https://www.benzinga.com Kneat Announces Selection by Top Ten Biopharma as the Corporate Solution for Global Manufacturing and Provides an Update on its Recent Financing https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21012374/kneat-announces-selection-by-top-ten-biopharma-as-the-corporate-solution-for-global-manufacturing- <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">LIMERICK, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Ireland</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /CNW/ -<b xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> kneat.com, inc. (TSXV:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/KSI#TSXV" rel="nofollow">KSI</a>) (&#34;Kneat&#34;) </b>announces it has signed a five-year corporate Master Services Agreement (MSA) with another top ten biopharma company, and provides an update on its recent financing.  </p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505528/kneat_com__inc__Kneat_Announces_Selection_by_Top_Ten_Biopharma_a.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505528/kneat_com__inc__Kneat_Announces_Selection_by_Top_Ten_Biopharma_a.jpg" title="kneat.com, inc. (CNW Group/kneat.com, inc.)" alt="kneat.com, inc. (CNW Group/kneat.com, inc.)" /><br /> </a> </p> </div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><b xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Top Ten Biopharma Selects Kneat as its Corporate Validation Platform for Global Manufacturing</b></p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">December 2020</span>, Kneat announced its SaaS platform was chosen by this research and development-focused biopharma leader for a single site. Today, we are pleased to announce it has selected Kneat as its corporate-wide manufacturing e-Validation platform. The company has more than seventy thousand employees across multiple operations in six continents,  and the selection of Kneat follows an extensive formal evaluation by the company&#39;s digital manufacturing solutions team. This agreement, which is effective immediately, allows the company and its Affiliates to deploy Kneat across all their manufacturing sites, representing a considerable opportunity for the expansion of SaaS ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21012374/kneat-announces-selection-by-top-ten-biopharma-as-the-corporate-solution-for-global-manufacturing- alt=Kneat Announces Selection by Top Ten Biopharma as the Corporate Solution for Global Manufacturing and Provides an Update on its Recent Financing>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News TSXV:KSI Offerings Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 13:53:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21012374 at https://www.benzinga.com Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Myrsini With Bocimar https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/g21011693/diana-shipping-inc-announces-time-charter-contract-for-mv-myrsini-with-bocimar <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="start">ATHENS, Greece, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/DSX#NYSE" rel="nofollow">DSX</a>), (the "Company"), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Bocimar International N.V., for one of its Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Myrsini. The gross charter rate is US$27,750 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a time charter period until minimum October 15, 2021 up to maximum November 30, 2021. The charter is expected to commence on May 10, 2021. The m/v Myrsini is currently chartered, as previously announced, to Ausca Shipping Limited, Hong Kong, at a gross charter rate of US$11,500 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties.</p> <p align="justify">The "Myrsini" is a 82,117 dwt Kamsarmax dry bulk vessel built in 2010.</p> <p align="justify">The employment of "Myrsini" is anticipated to generate approximately US$4.3 million of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled period of the time charter.</p> <p align="justify">Upon completion of the previously announced sale of one Panamax dry bulk vessel, the m/v Naias, Diana Shipping Inc.&#039;s fleet will consist of 36 dry bulk vessels (4 Newcastlemax, 12 Capesize, 5 Post-Panamax, 5 Kamsarmax and 10 Panamax). As of today, the combined carrying capacity of the Company&#039;s fleet, including the m/v Naias,  is approximately 4.7 million dwt with a weighted average age of ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/g21011693/diana-shipping-inc-announces-time-charter-contract-for-mv-myrsini-with-bocimar alt=Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Myrsini With Bocimar>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> DSX News Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 13:28:00 +0000 Globe Newswire 21011693 at https://www.benzinga.com PAOG Partners With PURA, ALKM and USMJ To Launch CBD Nutraceutical Product Line https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21011316/paog-partners-with-pura-alkm-and-usmj-to-launch-cbd-nutraceutical-product-line <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">SANDUSKY, Ohio</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- PAO Group, Inc. (OTC:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/PAOG#OTC" rel="nofollow">PAOG</a>) today released a preview of the company&#39;s plan to launch a CBD Nutraceuticals line of products.  PAOG&#39;s CBD Nutraceuticals are expected to generate revenue this year, in 2021, while the company continues with its long-term CBD pharmaceutical developments.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">PAOG is working on the development of a CBD pharmaceutical product under the name RespRx, for the treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) derived from a patented cannabis extraction method - U.S. Patent No. 9,199,960 entitled &#34;METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING HERBACEOUS PLANT MATERIALS INCLUDING THE CANNABIS PLANT.&#34;</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Starting in the fourth quarter of 2021, PAOG plans to begin the introduction of three CBD Nutraceuticals.</p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The first CBD Nutraceutical under development will sell under the name CBD ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21011316/paog-partners-with-pura-alkm-and-usmj-to-launch-cbd-nutraceutical-product-line alt=PAOG Partners With PURA, ALKM and USMJ To Launch CBD Nutraceutical Product Line>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> ALKM New Products/Services News PAOG PURA USMJ Contracts Small Cap Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 13:04:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21011316 at https://www.benzinga.com Trailer Bridge signs first long-term agreement with Puerto Rico Ports Authority https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21011101/trailer-bridge-signs-first-long-term-agreement-with-puerto-rico-ports-authority <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">JACKSONVILLE, Fla.</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- Trailer Bridge Inc., headquartered in <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Jacksonville, FL.</span>, announced today it has signed a 20-year lease agreement with Puerto Rico Ports Authority for the Army Terminal. This is the company&#39;s first long-term agreement with the port since its inception, signaling Trailer Bridge&#39;s continued commitment to providing weekly sailings to support shipper&#39;s needs to and from the island. </p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505053/Trailer_Bridge_San_Juan_Deck_Barge.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505053/Trailer_Bridge_San_Juan_Deck_Barge.jpg" title="Trailer Bridge provides ocean transport between the U.S. and the Caribbean with its fleet of ocean-going deck barges." alt="Trailer Bridge provides ocean transport between the U.S. and the Caribbean with its fleet of ocean-going deck barges." /><br /> </a> </p> </div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#34;For thirty years we have been serving <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Puerto Rico</span> and this agreement solidifies our strong relationship with our partners there as we continue to grow our service offerings to the island,&#34; said Trailer Bridge Chief Executive Officer <span ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21011101/trailer-bridge-signs-first-long-term-agreement-with-puerto-rico-ports-authority alt=Trailer Bridge signs first long-term agreement with Puerto Rico Ports Authority>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Maritime/Shipbuilding News Transportation/Trucking/Railroad Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 12:55:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21011101 at https://www.benzinga.com Edible Animal Fat Market to Reach USD 63.98 Billion by 2028; Increasing Demand for Sustainable Animal Fat Oil to Aid Growth, Says Fortune Business Insights™ https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/g21010528/edible-animal-fat-market-to-reach-usd-63-98-billion-by-2028-increasing-demand-for-sustainable-anim <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.globenewswire.com/styles/gnw_nitf.css" /> <p align="justify">Pune, India, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global <a href="https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/edible-animal-fat-market-105143" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>edible animal fat market size</u></a> is expected to experience significant growth by reaching USD 63.98 billion by 2028. Fortune Business Insights in its latest report, titled, <b>"Edible Animal Fat Market, 2021 – 2028.", </b>mentions that the market stood at USD 41.50 billion in 2020 and is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.9% between 2021 and 2028. Factors such as the increasing preference for sustainable animal fat oil is expected to propel the demand for the product worldwide.</p> <p align="justify"><br /></p> <p align="justify"></p> <p align="justify"><b>COVID-19 Impact: Market Exhibited a Sluggish Growth Rate of 15% in 2020 </b></p> <p align="justify">The shutdown of convenience stores and halted industrial operations have led to the slowdown of the market. The animal husbandry sector has also suffered owing to the lockdown announced by government agencies worldwide. These factors led to the market suffering from a falling growth rate of 15% in 2020. </p> <p align="justify"><b><u><br /></u></b></p> <p align="justify"><b><u>Key Market Segmentation:</u></b></p> <p align="justify">Based on type, the global market is segregated into butter, lard, tallow, and others. On the basis of source, the market is categorized into cattle, pig, and others. Moreover, on the basis of application, the market is bifurcated into food and non-industry. </p> <p align="justify">Based on application, the food segment is expected to experience considerable growth backed by the increasing adoption of animal by-products in several food applications across the globe. </p> <p align="justify">Lastly, on the basis of region, the market is segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.</p> <p><b><br /></b></p> <p><b>Get Sample PDF Brochure:</b></p> <p align="justify"><a href="https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/enquiry/request-sample-pdf/edible-animal-fat-market-105143" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><u>https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/enquiry/request-sample-pdf/edible-animal-fat-market-105143</u></a></p> <p align="justify"><b><br /></b></p> <p align="justify"><b>What does the Report Include?</b></p> <p align="justify">The global market for the edible animal fat report includes a detailed analysis of several factors such as the key drivers and restraints that will impact growth. Additionally, the report provides insights into the regional analysis that covers different regions, which are contributing to the growth of the market. It includes the competitive landscape that involves the leading companies and the adoption of strategies by them to introduce new products, announce partnerships, and collaborate that will further contribute to the market growth between 2021 and 2028. Moreover, ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/g21010528/edible-animal-fat-market-to-reach-usd-63-98-billion-by-2028-increasing-demand-for-sustainable-anim alt=Edible Animal Fat Market to Reach USD 63.98 Billion by 2028; Increasing Demand for Sustainable Animal Fat Oil to Aid Growth, Says Fortune Business Insights™>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> M&A News Contracts Press Releases General Fri, 07 May 2021 12:15:00 +0000 Globe Newswire 21010528 at https://www.benzinga.com Plintron welcomes Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC) decision empowering its regional MNOs https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21010238/plintron-welcomes-canadian-radio-television-and-telecommunications-commissions-crtc-decision-empow <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">TORONTO</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /CNW/ -- CRTC, in mid-April, announced a new regulation allowing certain regional MNOs of <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Canada</span> to negotiate and sign interconnect agreements with the country&#39;s National MNOs. This step is expected to empower the regional MNOs to ramp up their services and provide connectivity to its consumers all over the nation. </p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" id="prni_dvprnejpgccd1left" style="WIDTH: 100%; TEXT-ALIGN: left" dir="ltr"><img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" id="prnejpgccd1left" title="Plintron Logo" border="0" alt="Plintron Logo" align="middle" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1459856/Plintron_Logo.jpg" imagelabel="Logo" /></div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Regional MNOs will now have the chance to provide fully packaged solutions to its customers. They will also have the opportunity of capitalising on the thriving global MVNO market as well. Large brands and resellers, not only from <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Canada</span> but also from around the world, are keen to launch their MVNO services in <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Canada</span>, to the Canadian audience, for different target segments. MVNOs ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21010238/plintron-welcomes-canadian-radio-television-and-telecommunications-commissions-crtc-decision-empow alt=Plintron welcomes Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission&#039;s (CRTC) decision empowering its regional MNOs>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Mobile devices/Apps New Products/Services News Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21010238 at https://www.benzinga.com CASETiFY Launches Sporty Capsule Collection with Champion® Athleticwear https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21010199/casetify-launches-sporty-capsule-collection-with-champion-athleticwear <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">HONG KONG</span> AND <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">LOS ANGELES</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- Global lifestyle brand CASETiFY today announced its first collaboration with Champion Athleticwear. The limited-edition collection draws inspiration from Champion&#39;s collegiate legacy, giving CASETiFY&#39;s signature accessories a fresh, sporty look. Customers can join the waitlist for priority access to shop the Champion x CASETiFY collection at<u xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="http://www.casetify.com/champion" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"> casetify.com/champion</a></u>, with products shipping worldwide on launch day, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 21, 2021</span>.</p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505159/image.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505159/image.jpg" title="The collaboration brings Champion&#039;s iconic aesthetic to limited-edition lifestyle accessories" alt="The collaboration brings Champion&#039;s iconic aesthetic to limited-edition lifestyle accessories" /><br /> </a> </p> </div> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">As the latest partner to join the CASETiFY Co-Lab program, Champion inspires a winning lineup of custom products, paying tribute to its long-running reputation as a leader in making authentic athletic apparel. The Champion x CASETiFY collection introduces limited-edition tech accessories and new lifestyle products, incorporating genuine materials associated with both brands, such as Champion&#39;s iconic Reverse Weave&#x2122;. For this collaboration, customers can find reimagined jocktags, Champion graphics, and vintage logo throwbacks on CASETiFY&#39;s military grade Impact series, Material Cases, and Crossbody styles, retailing for <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-money">$40 USD</span> and up. The new sweatshirt-inspired accessories are part of CASETiFY&#39;s year-long 10th anniversary celebration, which introduces new products paying homage ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21010199/casetify-launches-sporty-capsule-collection-with-champion-athleticwear alt=CASETiFY Launches Sporty Capsule Collection with Champion® Athleticwear>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> HBI New Products/Services News Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21010199 at https://www.benzinga.com Unisys Announces Range of First-Quarter Contract Wins for ClearPath Forward® Business https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21010071/unisys-announces-range-of-first-quarter-contract-wins-for-clearpath-forward-business <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">BLUE BELL, Pa.</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /PRNewswire/ -- <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=3155463-1&amp;h=474599427&amp;u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.unisys.com%2F&amp;a=Unisys+Corporation" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">Unisys Corporation</a> (NYSE:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/UIS#NYSE" rel="nofollow">UIS</a>) today announced a series of contracts for <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" target="_blank" href="https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&amp;l=en&amp;o=3155463-1&amp;h=2620165204&amp;u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.unisys.com%2Fofferings%2Fclearpath-forward&amp;a=ClearPath+Forward" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow">ClearPath Forward</a><sup xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#xAE;</sup> – Unisys&#39; flagship enterprise-computing environment. </p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">All awarded during the first quarter of 2021, the Unisys contracts announced today are:</p> <ul xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" type="disc"> <li xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A contract of more than <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-money">$20 million</span> with a European financial-services company to continue providing support for its credit card processing, card production, call center and back-office services in <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">Southeast Europe</span>. The solution – which enables the company to process 13.3 million payment cards, handle more than 1.4 billion transactions and deliver customer services more efficiently – includes ClearPath Forward professional services and technology, along with consumption-based computing capacity. In addition, the contract includes the Unisys Stealth<sup xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">&#xAE;</sup> zero-trust solution to secure communications between key financial applications. </li> <li xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">The extension of a relationship with a European air navigation service provider to ...</li></ul><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21010071/unisys-announces-range-of-first-quarter-contract-wins-for-clearpath-forward-business alt=Unisys Announces Range of First-Quarter Contract Wins for ClearPath Forward® Business>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News UIS Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 11:55:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21010071 at https://www.benzinga.com Pivotree Selected to Implement Direct to Consumer eCommerce Channel For Global Electronics Manufacturer https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21009141/pivotree-selected-to-implement-direct-to-consumer-ecommerce-channel-for-global-electronics-manufac <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="prntac"><i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Commitment to frictionless commerce combined with SAP and manufacturing expertise <br xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" />key factors in latest client agreement</i></p> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-location">TORONTO</span>, <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="xn-chron">May 7, 2021</span> /CNW/ - Pivotree Inc. (TSXV:<a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/PVT#TSXV" rel="nofollow">PVT</a>) (&#34;Pivotree&#39;&#39; or the &#34;Company&#34;), a leading provider of Frictionless Commerce solutions, today announced that it has been selected to help implement a direct to consumer (D2C) eCommerce platform for one of the world&#39;s leading consumer technology manufacturers, a critical step toward developing a seamless omnichannel experience where customers can easily access products online or in store.</p> <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" class="PRN_ImbeddedAssetReference" id="DivAssetPlaceHolder1"> <p xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <a xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" href="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505006/Pivotree_Inc__Pivotree_Selected_to_Implement_Direct_to_Consumer.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="nofollow"><br /> <img xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" src="https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1505006/Pivotree_Inc__Pivotree_Selected_to_Implement_Direct_to_Consumer.jpg" title="Pivotree Inc. logo (CNW Group/Pivotree Inc.)" alt="Pivotree Inc. logo (CNW Group/Pivotree Inc.)" /><br /> </a> ...</p></div><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/21/05/n21009141/pivotree-selected-to-implement-direct-to-consumer-ecommerce-channel-for-global-electronics-manufac alt=Pivotree Selected to Implement Direct to Consumer eCommerce Channel For Global Electronics Manufacturer>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> News TSXV:PVT Contracts Press Releases Fri, 07 May 2021 11:00:00 +0000 PRNewswire 21009141 at https://www.benzinga.com