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Farmers Edge Launches New Solution to Boost Business Growth for Agricultural Professionals

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Farmers Edge„¢, a global leader in decision agriculture, announced the launch of a new solution designed exclusively for agricultural professionals to enhance their relationships with customers and spike their business growth through the use of precision digital tools.

SmartPro pairs Farmers Edge industry-leading precision digital technology with the trusted agronomic expertise agricultural retailers, representatives, crop advisors, and agronomists are known for. With unique offerings powered by field-centric data collection, advanced analytics, integration and real-time data, ag professionals will have access to insights that provide a deeper understanding of growers needs, allowing them to deliver a higher level of service. Ag professionals are limited by time and resources; SmartPro is a scalable solution for providing sampling, scouting, and Variable Rate programs across more fields, in less time.

Through SmartPro, were putting data-driven insights directly into the hands of ag professionals, said Wade Barnes, CEO of Farmers Edge. By giving them access to eSample, a precision soil sampling app; RxPro, a complete Variable Rate Technology system; and eScout, an advanced scouting platform, they can work confidently knowing theyre utilizing the most comprehensive toolset on the market. SmartPro relieves the burden of manual work for ag professionals enabling smart decision-making and creating more opportunities for growth.

This is an opportunity to collaborate with Farmers Edge to help growers recognize the power of their farm data. It has proven to be valuable as I expand my business, said Travis Wiens, agronomist and owner of Annex Agro who was the first to access SmartPro tools. Up until now, options for agronomists were limited, but SmartPro goes beyond the program that most of us were using. Not only does it help me save time and costs, it also brings tremendous value to my growers by increasing their efficiency and profitability.

SmartPro is available in all the regions Farmers Edge currently operates in: Canada, USA, Australia, Brazil, Russia. Visit farmersedge.ca/smartpro for more details.

About Farmers Edge

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modeling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less.

Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making. For more information about Farmers Edge, visit FarmersEdge.ca or FarmersEdgeUSA.com.

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WPO expands in Asia by supporting The Blue Circle in the management of its Vietnamese wind farm

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WPO, the leading European group of independent platforms for asset management and services specialized in renewables, is now supporting the developer The Blue Circle in the management of its wind farm in Vietnam.

PARIS, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Blue Circle, the leading renewable energy company in Southeast Asia, identifies, develops, finances, and operates renewable energy projects in geographical areas throughout the Asia-Pacific region. As part of its contract with The Blue Circle, WPO will now provide data management services for the Dai Phong wind farm located in the Bình Thuận province in Southeast Vietnam.

The Dai Phong wind farm, with a total capacity of 42 MW, includes ten Vestas V150-4.2 wind turbines. These turbines, with blades as tall as 27 storeys building, are first of their kind in Asia and to be connected onto WPO’s systems.

Thanks to its expertise, WPO supports The Blue Circle in its commitment to building responsible and sustainable projects not only using the most advanced turbines but also the most advanced tracing technologies such as Blockchain.

Olivier Duguet, founder and CEO of The Blue Circle, comments: "We are looking forward to working with WPO and support their expansion in Southeast Asia. Their expertise and range of services will be a great asset for managing the performance of our wind power site in Bình Thuận. As The Blue Circle is rolling out construction of its pipeline of projects, we need reliable and experienced partners such as WPO".

The first step in WPO’s regional development

European leader in its sector, WPO is now diversifying into new territories including Asia and more specifically South-East Asia. With its expertise, WPO hopes to develop its activities in the region, especially after the GreenToken Public Offering timely launched on the 8th of September.

"Our company has been growing steadily for more than a decade in a particularly fast-growing European market. Asia is our next target on which we place a lot of hope, I am convinced that our unique know-how will allow us to further develop our presence here. Given the growth of installed wind power capacity forecasted for the region, we are particularly excited by the prospects of this first contract", adds Barthélémy Rouer, CEO of WPO.

About WPO

Founded in 2008, WPO is Europe’s leading independent asset management platform and service provider in renewable energy (wind and solar). The company oversees 600 production sites in 12 European countries with a capacity of more than 5 gigawatts, comprising 2,000 wind turbines and 12 million photovoltaic modules. Today, WPO is involved in the production of electricity from renewable sources for the equivalent of about two million people, i.e. almost the population of intramural Paris. It offers technical, commercial, and financial management solutions and counts more than 360 companies among its clients, including investment funds, insurers, reinsurers, developers, banks, semi-public companies, and independent electricity producers.

In a world where energy management is becoming more and more erratic, WPO’s mission is to ensure energy sustainability by creating the conditions for trust by issuing the first reliable and traceable renewable energy certificates on the global market.

WPO is listed in the Financial Times FT1000 – Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2017 ranking.

For more information: www.wpo.eu

About The Blue Circle

The Blue Circle, founded in 2013, identifies, develops, finances, owns and operates renewable energy projects in complex and challenging geographical areas of the Asia-Pacific region. The Blue Circle uses the most advanced technologies to build responsible and sustainable projects. With offices in Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and Phnom Penh, The Blue Circle is the leading renewable energy company in Southeast Asia. Its team is committed to changing the world one green electron at a time.

For more information: www.thebluecircle.sg

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Nomination Committee appointed for Electrolux Annual General Meeting 2021

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– The members of the Nomination Committee for Electrolux Annual General Meeting in 2021 have now been appointed

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In accordance with decision by the Annual General Meeting, Electrolux Nomination Committee shall consist of six members. The Nomination Committee shall include members selected by each of the four largest shareholders in terms of voting rights that wish to participate in the committee, together with the Chairman of the Electrolux Board and one additional Board member.

The members of the Nomination Committee have now been appointed based on the ownership structure as of August 31, 2020. Johan Forssell, Investor AB, is the Chairman of the committee. The other members are Carina Silberg, Alecta, Tomas Risbecker, AMF – Försäkring och Fonder, and Marianne Nilsson, Swedbank Robur Funds. The committee will also include Staffan Bohman and Fredrik Persson, Chairman and Director, respectively, of Electrolux.

The Nomination Committee will prepare proposals for the Annual General Meeting in 2021 regarding Chairman of the Annual General Meeting, Board members, Chairman of the Board, remuneration for Board members, Auditor, Auditor’s fees and, to the extent deemed necessary, proposal regarding amendments of the current instruction for the Nomination Committee.

The Annual General Meeting will be held on March 25, 2021, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Shareholders who wish to submit proposals to the Nomination Committee should send an email to [email protected].

For further information, please contact:

Electrolux Press Hotline, +46-8-657-65-07

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Johns Manville Breaks Ground on New Polyiso Production Plant in Texas

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Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway Company, broke ground this month on a new production plant in Hillsboro, Texas.

The plant, which is projected to be completed by mid-2022, will manufacture polyiso products including ENRGY 3 roof insulation, ProtectoR HD high density cover board, AP Foil Faced Foam sheathing and GoBoard tile backer. These products are preferred in the market due to their high R-value per inch and the strength and durability they offer.

We continue to invest in our business, customers and communities, said Joe Smith, President of Roofing Systems at Johns Manville. Increasing the availability of our products while creating new jobs is a win-win.

When complete, the Hillsboro plant will employ more than 50 people and include a JM roofing distribution center. The warehouse will stock many JM products, including TPO and accessories to expand customer service. Hughes Commercial Real Estate and Development will develop the site and FA Peinado Construction will be the general contractor.

The groundbreaking in Hillsboro comes on the heels of a recent expansion of JMs Milan, Ohio, roofing products plant. That expansion increased the facilitys production capacity and added approximately 50 jobs.

Career opportunities at all JM facilities can be found at JM.com/en/Careers.

About Johns Manville

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building and specialty products. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales over $3 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. Johns Manville employs 8,000 people and operates 46 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at JM.com.

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