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Veteran Financial Expert Rejoins Superconductor Technologies Board of Directors

27 12 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 27, 2017 -- Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI) (Nasdaq:SCON) announced the appointment of David Vellequette to its board of directors effective December 26, 2017. Vellequette, 61, previously served on STI’s board from 2007 to 2014.“David’s strong background in innovative technology companies will be a significant asset as we implement our strategy to commercialize Conductus® wire’s unique HTS technology,” stated Jeff Quiram, STI’s president and CEO. “We are very pleased to welcome back such a distinguished member to our Board.”“STI’s next generation HTS wire addresses a growing market opportunity,” stated Mr. Vellequette. “I’m excited to rejoin STI’s board and I look forward to helping position the company for the future, including capitalizing on the numerous applications for our world class Conductus wire for existing and emerging next generation applications.”Vellequette will serve as Chairman of the Audit Committee and is also designated...

Nutritional High Announces Calyx Receipt of Temporary Medicinal Distributor License and Submission of Application for Temporary Recreational Distributor License

27 12 2017

TORONTO, Dec. 27, 2017 -- Nutritional High International Inc. (the "Company" or "Nutritional High") (CSE:EAT) (OTCQB:SPLIF) (FRANKFURT:2NU) is pleased to announce that Calyx Brands Inc. (“Calyx”), a leading distributor of cannabis products in California, has received a Medicinal – Distributor Temporary License from the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (“Temporary Medicinal Distributor License”). Nutritional High has entered into an agreement to purchase the business of Calyx (as announced in a press release on November 7, 2017). The Temporary Medicinal Distributor License will enable Calyx to distribute cannabis to licensed medical dispensaries beginning January 1, 2018.Calyx has also applied to the California Bureau of Cannabis Control for a Recreational – Distributor Temporary License (“Temporary Recreational Distributor License”) and expects to receive such licensing in short order.Jim Frazier, CEO of Nutritional High, commented - “We are excited about this development...

Smart Circle Has Been Named One of the Top Workplaces in Orange County by the Orange County Register

27 12 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 27, 2017 -- The Orange County Register has recognized Smart Circle (www.smartcircle.com), a leading face-to-face marketing and direct sales company, as one of the top workplaces in Orange County! The Top Workplaces program, run by Energage, LLC (formerly Workplace Dynamics), is set-up to recognize companies that have healthy and employee-focused work environments in the Orange County area. The evaluation, conducted through a 22-question employee survey, is based purely on employees' opinions of their companies."Smart Circle strives for excellence in service to our clients, independent corporate distributors, and to our employees," says Jigna Patel, General Counsel of Smart Circle. "Smart Circle is dedicated to providing a top workplace and is eager to continue our growth and success with our most valuable assets – our people.""The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it's all about fancy perks...

MassRoots Announces Plan to Scale its Market Share in Multi-Billion Dollar California Market

27 12 2017

DENVER, Dec. 27, 2017 -- MassRoots, Inc. ("MassRoots" or the "Company") (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the regulated cannabis industry, today announced a comprehensive action plan to aggressively scale its market share of cannabis consumers and businesses in the California market. On January 3, 2018, the first recreational cannabis sales are expected to begin in California, which ArcView Market Research projects will grow to $6.5 billion by 2020. Powered by more than one million registered users, MassRoots enables consumers to rate products and strains based on their efficacy (i.e., effectiveness for treating ailments such as back-pain or epilepsy) and then presents this information in easy-to-use formats for consumers to make educated purchasing decisions at their local dispensary. Businesses are able to leverage MassRoots by strategically advertising to consumers based on their preferences and tendencies. MassRoots has launched a comprehensive social media...

Smart Circle Has Been Named One of the Top Workplaces in Orange County by the Orange County Register

27 12 2017

Press Release - updated: Dec 27, 2017 14:00 EST NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., December 27, 2017 - The Orange County Register has recognized Smart Circle (www.smartcircle.com), a leading face-to-face marketing and direct sales company, as one of the top workplaces in Orange County! The Top Workplaces program, run by Energage, LLC (formerly Workplace Dynamics), is set-up to recognize companies that have healthy and employee-focused work environments in the Orange County area. The evaluation, conducted through a 22-question employee survey, is based purely on employees’ opinions of their companies. “Smart Circle strives for excellence in service to our clients, independent corporate distributors, and to our employees,” says Jigna Patel, General Counsel of Smart Circle. “Smart Circle is dedicated to providing a top workplace and is eager to continue our growth and success with our most valuable assets – our people.” “The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And...

Hanmi Financial Corp. to Raise Minimum Hourly Wage by 36% to $15

27 12 2017

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27, 2017 -- Hanmi Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:HAFC) (“Hanmi”), the holding company for Hanmi Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that it is increasing its hourly minimum wage by 36% to $15 per hour, effective January 1, 2018.Approximately 100 Hanmi employees, or 13% of the total workforce, will benefit from the new minimum hourly wage.  With this move, Hanmi is well in excess of the minimum wage requirements in all states in which it operates, including California, where some employees will see their wages increase by as much as 36% from current levels.“Our employees are Hanmi’s most important asset and today’s announcement is in alignment with the Bank’s core values,” said C. G. Kum, President & CEO of Hanmi. “The recent tax reforms enacted by Congress, including significantly lower corporate tax rates, have provided an opportunity for Hanmi to review our current compensation policies and pass along some of the benefits to employees....

Goodyear Reimagines Mascots as Giant Tire Sculptures

27 12 2017

DALLAS, Dec. 27, 2017 -- In celebration of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and college football, Goodyear has teamed up with the Classic to create tire-based sculptures of the two participating teams' mascots for the second consecutive year. The Ohio State University's Brutus and University of Southern California's Tommy Trojan were constructed from more than 400 Goodyear-branded tires, took 375 hours to make, stand more than six feet tall and weigh between 250-300 pounds.The mascots made of tires will serve as the centerpiece for many of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic festivities leading up to the game on Dec. 29 in Texas. Each sculpture will be donated by Goodyear to the Universities and permanently installed at their respective campuses after the game."We received a tremendous response from college football fans last year when we introduced the Wisconsin Badger and the Western Michigan Bronco and we are pleased to again celebrate college football in a way...

United States Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market Size (Value, Volume) by Manufacturers, States, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

27 12 2017

Albany, NY -- 12/27/2017 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) is intelligence exhibited by machines. In computer science, an ideal "intelligent" machine is a flexible rational agent that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of success at some goal. Colloquially, the term "artificial intelligence" is applied when a machine mimics "cognitive" functions that humans associate with other human minds, such as "learning" and "problem solving".Scope of the Report:This report focuses on the Artificial intelligence (AI) in United States market, to split the market based on manufacturers, states, type and application.Request for sample copy of report : https://www.marketresearchreports.biz/sample/sample/1445976Market Segment by Manufacturers, this report coversGoogle Inc.IBM CorporationMicrosoft CorporationNvidia CorporationIntel CorporationGeneral Vision, Inc.Numenta, Inc.Sentient Technologies Holdings Ltd.Fingenius LimitedInbenta Technologies, Inc.Market Segment by States,...

United States Plastic Pallet Market Size (Value, Volume) by Manufacturers, States, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

27 12 2017

Albany, NY -- 12/27/2017 -- Plastic pallets are cost effective than wooden pallets as they are durable and resistant to damage. Manufacturers and distributors are preferring plastic pallets for shipments as they are 30% lighter and 42% more durable than wood. This helps in less wear and tear on equipment during transportation and as it is lighter, it reduces the cost of shipment and transportation by around 50%. The proper utilization of plastic pallets also minimizes costs with respect to floor space, load weight, labor and sanitization, and helps in cutting the shipment expenditures and saving time. Also, factors like decrease in product breakage due to pallet damage, drop in cleaning expenses, decline of repacking costs and problem-free disposable system significantly contributes to the growing applications of plastic pallets in the logistics section of various industries like, grocery, pharmaceutical and automotive.Request for sample copy of report : https://www.marketresearchreports.biz/sample/sample/1445994Scope...

United States Pharma and Healthcare Social Media Market Size (Value, Volume) by Manufacturers, States, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

27 12 2017

Albany, NY -- 12/27/2017 -- The high and rapidly increasing popularity of social media platforms is expected to revolutionize the marketing strategies employed in the pharmaceuticals industry. In addition to marketing, an increasing number of pharma players have also begun leveraging these platforms to enhance consumer relationships and improve brand management, based on the market intelligence generated by monitoring and analyzing user-generated content.This report mainly introduces volume and value market share by players, by regions, by product type, by application and also their price change details.Report study focuses on major leading industry players with information such as company profiles, product pictures and specification, capacity, production, price, cost, revenue and contact information.Request for sample copy of report here : https://www.marketresearchreports.biz/sample/sample/1445992Scope of the Report:This report focuses on the Pharma and Healthcare Social Media in United...

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