Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct proposes GBP 61.4 million offer for Debenhams

Sports Direct is considering tabling a GBP 61.4million offer for Debenhams Offer would be for 70% of shares that Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley does not already own Offer also subject to installing Ashley as Debenhams CEO Sports Direct won’t make a firm offer until Debenhams agrees not to enter any new funding arrangements or … More Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct proposes GBP 61.4 million offer for Debenhams

Braskem America announces New U.S. Distribution Partnership with PolyQuest, Inc.

Partnership Leverages PolyQuest’s Resin Portfolio Expansion and Braskem’s Position as the Largest Producer of Polypropylene (PP) in the Americas Braskem (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest thermoplastics polyolefins producer in the Americas, and the leading producer of biopolymers in the world, announced on March 23, 2019, a new U.S. distribution … More Braskem America announces New U.S. Distribution Partnership with PolyQuest, Inc.

WIPO 2018 IP Services: Innovators file record number of International Patent Applications, with Asia now taking the Lead

Asia-based innovators filed more than half of all international patent applications via WIPO for the first time in 2018 on significant growth from China, India and the Republic of Korea, capping another record-setting year for WIPO’s global intellectual property (IP) services. “Asia is now the majority filer of international patent applications via WIPO, which is … More WIPO 2018 IP Services: Innovators file record number of International Patent Applications, with Asia now taking the Lead

Coating and laminating conference highlights new techniques and opportunities

Speakers and delegates gathered in Berlin, Germany, for the latest edition of the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating; TCL2019 on March 14-15, 2019.   The presentations given over the two-day conference highlighted the drive for individual, cost-effective and sustainable products whilst reducing consumption of water, chemicals and energy. New concepts and techniques were … More Coating and laminating conference highlights new techniques and opportunities

Technology leader presents the third generation of the successful Cray X model

Technology leader presents the third generation of the successful Cray X model German Bionic IO cloud platform connects exoskeletons with the Smart Factory and enables AI functionality. Robotics specialist German Bionic presents the first connected robot exoskeleton for use in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), at the Hannover Messe. The groundbreaking German Bionic IO … More Technology leader presents the third generation of the successful Cray X model