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Global Ship Lease, Inc. announced today that the Company’ s Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.546875 per depositary share, each representing a 1/ 100 th interest in a share of its 8.75% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares. The dividend represents payment for the period from July 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016 and will be paid on October 3, 2016 to all Series B Preferred Shareholders of record as of September 26, 2016.."/>
Global Ship Lease Declares Quarterly Dividend on its 8.75% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares
Nielsen announced today the launch of its Assortment and Space Optimization solution. Nielsen's ASO offering is the first-of-its-kind, integrated end-to-end solution for assortment and space planning and execution. Within the U.S. market, Nielsen will release the software on September 12 th at the 2016 Category Management Association conference in Las Vegas, Nevada."/>
Nielsen Launches Assortment and Space Optimization Solution for CPG to Maximize Demand and Minimize Out-of-Stocks
Equifax Inc., inaugurated its second shared services center in the country. The company expects to have 1000 employees by the end of 2017.. This enables Equifax— which has been in Costa Rica since 1995— to continue with the plan it initiated in 2015 to expand operations."/>
CINDE reports: Equifax invests US$ 4.5 million in its services center in Costa Rica
Seaspan Corporation announced today that it accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU containership, the Maersk Genoa. The new containership, which was constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., is Seaspan's eleventh 10000 TEU SAVER design containership and fifth delivery in 2016.. The Maersk Genoa will commence a five-year, fixed-rate time charter with Maersk Line A/S."/>
Seaspan Accepts Delivery of Eleventh 10000 TEU SAVER Containership and Commences Fixed-Rate Time Charter with Maersk Line
Seaspan Corporation announced today that it accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU containership, the Maersk Genoa. The new containership, which was constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., is Seaspan's eleventh 10000 TEU SAVER design containership and fifth delivery in 2016.. The Maersk Genoa will commence a five-year, fixed-rate time charter with Maersk Line A/S."/>
Seaspan Accepts Delivery of Eleventh 10000 TEU SAVER Containership and Commences Fixed-Rate Time Charter with Maersk Line
Douglas Dynamics, Inc., North America’ s premier manufacturer of vehicle attachments and equipment, today announced that pursuant to the Company's dividend policy its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2350 per share of the Company's common stock.. The declared $0.2350 per share cash dividend will be paid on September 30, 2016 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 20, 2016.. About Douglas Dynamics..."/>
Douglas Dynamics Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
BlueLinx Holdings Inc., announced today that it has completed the sale of its non-operating facility in La Puenta, California, which BlueLinx has historically used to serve the Los Angeles Market. The sale of the 9.25 acre facility generated aggregate net proceeds of approximately $14.5 million. With this sale, BlueLinx has realized approximately $16.4 million in net proceeds from real estate sales over the last three months."/>
BlueLinx Continues to Advance Deleveraging Strategy With Sale of Los Angeles Market Facility
ARC Group Worldwide, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced manufacturing and 3 D printing solutions, today reported its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 results. Highlights for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, compared sequentially to the quarter ended March 27, 2016:. Sales of $27.8 million, an increase of 5.0%; Adjusted EBITDA of $3.4 million, inline with the prior sequential quarter; and Net loss increased to $0.8 million.."/>
ARC Group Worldwide Reports Fiscal Year Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
CAI International, Inc., one of the world's leading transportation finance and logistics companies, today announced the estimated impact to the company of the Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. bankruptcy filing. On August 31, 2016 Hanjin, the world’ s 7 th largest container shipping line, announced that it had filed for court protection in South Korea from its creditors. A receiver was appointed on September 1, 2016.."/>
CAI International, Inc. Announces Impact of Hanjin Bankruptcy
Qualcomm Smart Campus showcase, giving customers and prospects insights and a blueprint on building their own intelligent enterprises. BOSTON-- The Qualcomm Smart Campus in San Diego is upping its IQ with the addition of smart, digital sensing technology from Current, powered by GE."/>
Qualcomm Collaborates with Current, powered by GE to Gain Further Intelligence and Efficiencies via Lighting Infrastructure in its Award-Winning San Diego Smart Campus
Granite Construction Incorporated authorised a quarterly cash dividend of USD0.13 per share on the company's common stock, it disclosed on Friday. Shareholders of record at the close of business on 30 September 2016 will receive the dividend payment on 14 October 2016.. Granite through its offices and subsidiaries is a heavy civil contractor and construction materials producer in the US."/>
Granite Construction announces dividend of USD0.13 per share for quarter
Brady Corporation authorised an increase in its annual class A common stock dividend of USD0.82 per share, the company reported on Friday. This dividend equals a quarterly dividend of USD0.205 per share that will be paid on 31 October 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on 11 October 2016. The company also stated that this dividend represents the 31st consecutive annual increase in dividends."/>
Brady announces higher annual dividend of USD0.82 per share for 31st consecutive year
A. O. Smith Corporation, a manufacturer of water heating equipment, on Thursday declared a two-for-one split of its stock. A. O. Smith Corporation said the two-for-one split of its stock will be paid in form of a 100% stock dividend to holders of common stock and Class A common stock. Holders of the company's common stock and Class A common stock will receive one additional identical share of such class of stock for every share they own as of the record date of 21..."/>
A. O. Smith Corporation's board authorises launch of two-for-one stock split
Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc., announced today that Hubertus Muehlhaeuser, President and CEO, John Stewart, Senior Vice President and CFO, and Rich Sheffer, Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer, will present at the Morgan Stanley 4 th Annual Laguna Conference in Laguna Nigel, California, on September 15 th at 7:35 a.m. PT/10: 35 a.m. A live audio webcast of the presentation and an archived replay can be accessed through the Investors Relations..."/>
Manitowoc Foodservice to Present at Morgan Stanley 4th Annual Laguna Conference
IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it has been named– for the fourth consecutive year- to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index by RobecoSAM, a globally renowned specialist in sustainability investing. IHS Markit officially formed in July 2016 as a merger of equals between IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd.. “This is an exceptional achievement,” Jerre Stead, CEO and Chairman of IHS Markit said of the just-released..."/>
IHS Markit Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index
Johnson Controls authorised the spin-off of its global automotive seating and interiors business that resulted in two independent, publicly traded companies, Johnson Controls International plc and Adient plc, the company revealed on Thursday. Also, the company said that the spin-off will be completed on 31 October 2016 and Adient will be a large global automotive seating supplier, while Johnson Controls will continue to operate as a building..."/>
Johnson Controls' board authorises spin off of Adient plc
Nederman Holding AB announced on Thursday that at the Extraordinary General Meeting, which took place on 7 September 2016, a total of 8 809 063 shares were represented at the meeting, equivalent to 75.41% of all shares outstanding. Reportedly, the EGM approved the proposal to increase the number of board members to eight with no deputies. Also, Gunilla Fransson was elected as a new member to the board of directors."/>
Nederman Holding reports on EGM

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