Hurco Announces Cash Dividend
16 03 2018
INDIANAPOLIS, March 16, 2018 -- Hurco Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HURC) today announced that its Board of Directors approved the payment of a cash dividend of $0.11 per share of common stock. The dividend will be paid on April 16, 2018, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 2, 2018. Future declarations of dividends are subject to approval of the Board of Directors and may be adjusted as business needs or market conditions change.Hurco Companies, Inc. is an international, industrial technology company that sells its three brands of computer numeric control (CNC) machine tools to the worldwide metal cutting and metal forming industry. Two of the Company’s brands of machine tools, Hurco and Milltronics, are equipped with interactive controls that include software that is proprietary to each respective brand. The Company designs these controls and develops the software. The third brand of CNC machine tools, Takumi, is equipped with industrial controls that...
Michelman to Showcase High-Performance Waterborne Coatings Solutions for Wood Applications at ACS 2018
15 03 2018
We expect to hear customer requests for more bio-based and renewable products, and for differentiated solutions that increase coating performance properties.
CINCINNATI March 15, 2018
Michelman will showcase its waterborne surface modifiers and polymer chemistries with a focus on high performance wood applications at the American Coatings Show (ACS) 2018, being held April 10-12, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Show attendees will find Michelman in booth #749.
Recognized globally for its waterborne emulsification and dispersion technologies for interior and exterior wood applications, Michelman will introduce ACS visitors to environmentally conscious solutions developed through collaborative partnerships along the value chain. By combining collaborative innovation with polymer design expertise and smart surface/interface modification, Michelman is delivering unique and optimized wood coating solutions to its customers and the industry.
According to John Hurban, Michelman’s Vice...
Spartan Motors Introduces Spartan Connected Coach Improved Driver Interface With Select 2019 Entegra Coaches At FMCA's 97th International Convention & RV Expo
15 03 2018
CHARLOTTE, Mich., March 15, 2018 -- Spartan Specialty Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company")—a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing, and assembly—and Entegra Coach®, a division of Jayco, Inc., which is a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO), is set to unveil the 2019 model year Entegra Coach Cornerstone® and Anthem®, which features new Spartan Connected Coach™ technology, at the Family Motor Coach Association's (FMCA) 97th International Convention & RV Expo in Perry, Georgia.
Introducing Spartan Connected Coach
For Spartan, this year's chassis improvements began with a concerted effort to improve the driver interface. Introducing Spartan Connected Coach, a technology bundle that today includes a new 15-inch digital dash displaying typical automotive gauge functions, with the ability to switch to the navigation screen. The surrounding screen...
Fifth Third Names Christopher J. Bell President of Insurance Services
15 03 2018
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that Christopher J. Bell has been named president of insurance services, reporting directly to Brian Lamb, executive vice president and head of Wealth & Asset Management.
Bell joined Fifth Third Bank in 1998 and has served in a number of key leadership positions within the Wealth & Asset Management division. Most recently, he served as head of business operations and strategy.
“Chris has been an integral part of our Wealth & Asset Management leadership team and, in addition to a proven track record of success, he understands the industry and the opportunity that insurance solutions represents for clients,” said Lamb. “Chris has also led several insurance and wealth acquisitions. This experience makes him a terrific choice as we look to grow the business.”
As head of insurance services, Bell will be responsible for developing and leading a comprehensive insurance strategy across Fifth Third,...
Larry Snow Encourages Readers to ‘Prosper Up!’
15 03 2018
GOLD CANYON, Ariz. March 15, 2018
For over 40 years, Larry Snow has been personally and actively involved in developing a prosperity-building program that he calls the Circle of Competence Prosperity Concept®. For 30 of those years, he was able to build a substantial level of personal prosperity and wanted to share the method, the ways and the means, of doing it with others to help them in their achievements. It prompted him to write “Prosper Up!: Learning How to Become Prosperous Today” (published by Xlibris).
The book is an entirely unique educational prosperity-building program created for the benefit of the participants for the common good and future prosperity for each of them. It has become Snow’s personal and passionate pursuit and one that has created a Christian-based formula for prosperity success for each of their participants. His goals in writing this book are twofold. First, he hopes to paint a picture of what it was like to go from virtually nothing (except...
‘Mankiya’ Shares Story of Author’s Aunt’s Emigration from Russia, Struggles in Canada
15 03 2018
CASTLEGAR, B.C. March 15, 2018
Growing up in British Columbia, Canada, Vee Konkin enjoyed hearing her aunt Mankiya tell stories about her life. Inspired by these stories, Konkin wrote the biography entitled “Mankiya: A Memoir” (published by iUniverse) about her aunt’s life.
Written using notes she had collected over the years listening to her aunt’s tales, the book shares Mankiya’s life and struggles, especially her experience with immigrating to Canada in the late 1800s. The book begins in Russia before moving to the Isle of Crete and on to Saskatchewan and ending in southern British Columbia. Konkin describes an illness her aunt contracted as a result of a midwife’s mistake and how Mankiya had to cope with mishaps and skin grafts to parts of her body. Konkin also details how her aunt endured comments from strangers about her looks and missing thumb because of her sickness.
Konkin hopes that her aunt’s story help readers realize, “how lucky we are to be living today,...
Caroline Cutmore Announces Marketing Campaign for Debut Book, ‘The Crows of Spooky Wood’
15 03 2018
COWBEECH, England March 15, 2018
Caroline Cutmore’s first children’s novel in a planned adventure series, “The Crows of Spooky Wood: Book One” (published by AuthorHouse UK) introduces the reader to the world of Spooky Wood, featuring a special group of crows that call themselves “The Scavengers.” Cutmore is embarking on a marketing campaign to expand the book’s reach.
Cutmore’s book is intended to be “the perfect bedtime story for a younger child or a compelling chapter novel for the older, junior reader.” She states, “It will make you smile and may even make you shed a tear but, at the end you will definitely have become completely absorbed into the crow’s special, strange World above the tree tops!”
The murder of crows, with the invaluable assistance of Sniper, the gamekeeper’s dog and their irrepressible and unforgettable Gran, embark upon an adventure to solve two mysteries at once. Their mission is to discover the whereabouts of the recently abducted...
Winnebago Industries Board of Directors Approve Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.10 Per Share
14 03 2018
FOREST CITY, Iowa, March 14, 2018 -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), a leading recreation vehicle manufacturer, today announced that on March 14, 2018, the Company’s Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable on April 25, 2018, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on April 11, 2018.About Winnebago IndustriesWinnebago Industries, Inc. is a leading U.S. manufacturer of recreation vehicles under the Winnebago and Grand Design brands, which are used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products. Winnebago Industries has multiple facilities in Iowa, Indiana, Oregon and Minnesota. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago...
Wayne Homes Announces New Construction Manager in Hartland
14 03 2018
Justin Field has been promoted to Construction Manager at the company’s new Hartland, Michigan location.
Justin’s attitude and desire to learn and improve are impressive. Additionally, his experience in remodeling taught him how to troubleshoot several construction issues. This wide variety of experiences in construction, service, and management will serve him well in his new role.
UNIONTOWN, Ohio March 14, 2018
Wayne Homes, an Ohio-based custom home builder that specializes in custom on-your-lot homes, has announced the promotion of Justin Field as Construction Manager at the company’s new Hartland, Michigan location.
As the Construction Manager, Field will maintain relationships with homeowners, co-workers, and trade partners, as well as recruit, hire and train production staff at the new model center. He will also lead the production team responsible for building homes throughout the large building area, which includes Southeast and Central Michigan.
Field is a licensed...
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