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Titanium Issues Stock Options and Deferred Share Units

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CALGARY, Alberta, June 11, 2019 — Titanium Corporation Inc. (“Titanium” or the “Company”) announced that it has issued an aggregate of: (i) 805,000 stock options to executive officers and directors of the Company in accordance with the Company’s shareholder approved stock option plan; and (ii) 120,380 deferred share units of the Company (“DSUs“) to non-executive directors under the Company’s shareholder approved deferred share unit plan (the “DSU Plan“) in settlement of $83,063 of directors’ compensation for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. The DSUs are to be settled in common shares (“Common Shares“) of the Company when the director retires from all positions with Titanium.

The stock options are exercisable at a price equal to $0.69. The stock options expire in five years and vest over a period of 36 months with 1/3 of the options vesting at the end of each twelve-month period following the date of grant.

In accordance with the DSU Plan, the number of DSUs issued was based on a market price of $0.69, being the higher of the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV“) on June 10, 2019 and the 5-day weighted average price of the Common Shares for the period ended June 10, 2019.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. The common shares of Titanium will not be and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States, or to a U.S. person, absent registration or applicable exemption therefrom.

About Titanium Corporation Inc. Titanium Corporation’s CVW™ technology provides sustainable solutions to reduce the environmental footprint of the oil sands industry. The Company’s technology reduces the environmental impact of oil sands tailings while economically recovering valuable products that would otherwise be lost. CVW™ recovers bitumen, solvents and minerals from tailings, preventing these commodities from entering tailings ponds and the atmosphere; volatile organic compound and greenhouse gas emissions are materially reduced; hot tailings water is improved in quality for recycling; and residual tailings can be thickened more readily. A new minerals industry will be created commencing with the production and export of zircon, an essential ingredient in ceramics. The Company’s shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “TIC”. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.titaniumcorporation.com.

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Northwell Receives $1.4M NIH Grant to Establish Gun Violence Prevention Screening

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Northwell Health has been awarded $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to study gun violence prevention and establish and implement a first-of-its-kind protocol to universally screen among those at risk of firearm injury. The grant is part of the health systems We Ask Everyone. Firearm Safety is a Health Issue research study, which aims to shift the paradigm to view gun violence as a public health issue and approach firearm injury risk similarly to other health risk factors that are part of routine care, like smoking, substance use and motor vehicle accidents.

We Ask Everyone. Firearm Safety is a Health Issue will establish evidence-based screening and intervention strategies within three of its hospitals. Led by Drs. Chethan Sathya, director of Northwells Center for Gun Violence Prevention, and Sandeep Kapoor, the study will pilot at South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, NY, Cohen Childrens Medical Center, a pediatric trauma center on the Queens-Nassau County border that is the accepting facility for adolescent trauma for more than five counties, and Staten Island University Hospital each of which are in regions with critical need for firearm injury and mortality prevention, and areas with at-risk youth.

Northwell plans to expand We Ask Everyone. Firearm Safety is a Health Issue across the health system.

Gun violence is a public health issue and this NIH-funded study is a step in the right direction to finally addressing it as one, said Michael Dowling, Northwell president and CEO. Unfortunately, we have been dealing with two pandemics COVID-19 and gun violence. By screening for firearm safety in our facilities, we can better understand how and why this senseless blood shed continues to increase at historic rates.

Northwell received the NIH grant as gun violence continues to rise across the country and remains the leading cause of premature death in the US nearly 40,000 people dying each year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In August, shootings doubled and murders increased 50 percent in New York City, according to the NYPD, compared to the same timeframe in 2019. Since May, there have been 791 shootings in New York City alone, which was a 140-plus percent increase over the same period in 2019.

The glaring statistics continue to spike not just here in New York, but across the United States as well, said Dr. Sathya, who is also associate medical director for trauma and a pediatric general and thoracic surgeon at Cohen Childrens. This NIH grant will fully support We Ask Everyone. Firearm Safety is a Health Issue and allow us to expand upon the limited clinical studies that have primarily focused on outpatient settings or used targeted vs. universal screening, which can exclude at-risk patients.

Adherence is key, and We Ask Everyone. Firearm Safety is a Health Issue combined with Northwell treating gun violence as the public health issue will push boundaries, eliminate knowledge gaps and prevent accidental deaths and even suicides.

Under We Ask Everyone. Firearm Safety is a Health Issue, clinicians in the ED will ask patients specific questions about having firearms in their homes and determine their risk of injury. Each response is scored and embedded into the patients electronic health record, which will help guide discussions and establish next steps for care. Motivational interviews, education and other resources will also be available.

The study follows a similar protocol as the health systems Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), a screening program that was implemented in its emergency departments several years ago to identify substance use and connect patients to treatment. Through SBIRT, Northwell completed 1.5 million patient screens across 18 EDs and many inpatient and outpatient settings, resulting in 23,000 brief interventions and 8,000 referrals. SBIRT was initially federally funded and has since been sustained across the health system.

We are creating opportunities for patients to speak with their trusted clinical teams about firearm safety and recognize firearm safety as a health care issue, said Dr. Kapoor, AVP for addiction services for Northwells Emergency Medicine Services and director of SBIRT. As we have seen with SBIRT, we can make a difference for our communities by asking the right questions and providing the right education and connections to resources.

The objective here is mirror that success and reverse the trend of rising suicides and preventable firearm injuries and deaths. Its a major sea change for health care and can prove to be a significant tool in fighting the gun violence epidemic.

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The NIH grant builds on the momentum from Northwells 2019 Gun Violence Prevention Forum, where Mr. Dowlings call-to-action encouraged health care and political leaders to work for sensible gun legislation, more investment in mental health, more education and greater preparation for staff and communities. He also pledged $1 million to the effort, which helped establish the Center for Gun Violence Prevention.

Mr. Dowling also appointed Dr. Sathya to head the center, which is tasked with shaping the role that health systems play in advancing safety, education, prevention and research, and he formed an advisory committee comprised of prominent voices on gun violence prevention.

Northwell is scheduled to host the second Gun Violence Prevention Forum virtually on December 10.

About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York States largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, nearly 800 outpatient facilities and more than 14,200 credentialed physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 74,000 employees 18,500-plus nurses and 4,500 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners are working to change health care for the better. Were making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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Foam Tray Market 2020 – 2024: Post-Pandemic Industry Planning Structure | Technavio

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The foam tray market is expected to grow by USD 588 million during 2020-2024, according to Technavio. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the foam tray market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.

The foam tray market will witness Positive and Superior impact during the forecast period owing to the widespread growth of the COVID-19 pandemic. As per Technavios pandemic-focused market research, market growth is likely to Increase as compared to 2019.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, organizations across the globe are gradually flattening their recessionary curve by leveraging technology. Many businesses will go through respond, recover and renew phases. Building business resilience and enabling agility will aid organizations to move forward in their journey out of the COVID-19 crisis and towards the Next Normal.

This post-pandemic business planning research will aid clients to:

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Major Three Foam Tray Market Participants:

Genpak LLC

Genpak LLC operates its business under various segments such as sustainable; microwave safe; plates, platters, and bowls; cups and cutlery; others. The company offers standard supermarket food trays, west coast only supermarket food trays, processor supermarket trays, and smart set foam.

Novipax LLC

Novipax LLC operates its business under a unified business segment. The companys key offerings include supermarket tray, processor tray, and sustainable tray

Reynolds Group Holdings Ltd.

Reynolds Group Holdings Ltd. has business operations under various segments, namely Reynolds consumer products, Pactiv foodservice, Graham packaging, Evergreen, and corporate. The company offers foam trays under its Pactiv segment. This segment manufactures different foodservice and food packaging products such as foamed and rigid trays, absorbent tray pads, and others.

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Foam Tray is segmented as below:

  • Material
    • Polystyrene
    • Polyethylene
    • Polypropylene
    • Polyester
  • Application
    • Food packaging
    • Industrial packaging
    • Pharmaceutical packaging
  • Geography
    • North America
    • Europe
    • APAC
    • MEA
    • South America

The foam tray market is driven by increasing food safety issues. In addition, other factors such as demand for fast food and processed food are expected to trigger foam tray market toward witnessing a CAGR of about 4% during the forecast period.

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Supplyframe VP Wins Supply & Demand Chain Executive Women in Supply Chain Award

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Supplyframe today announced that its own Sarah Rich, vice president of operations and customer success, has received The Women in Supply Chain award, which honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a companys supply chain network. The award was presented by Supply & Demand Chain Executive, which launched this award program to celebrate the magazines 20-year anniversary.

This is just the latest first for Rich, who joined Supplyframe in 2003 as its first employee and has been at the forefront of digital transformation in the electronics value chain for decades through her work in customer advocacy and change management. Supplyframe brought on Rich to launch the company and enable the initial go-to-market strategy through work on customer engagement, sales training and solution demonstrations.

As Supplyframe expanded globally, Rich developed teams to support customer adoption of Supplyframe software-as-a-service solutions addressing procurement, strategic sourcing and supply management. She was also instrumental in building teams for Supplyframe media solutions, which enable electronics distributors and component suppliers to understand and influence engineering design cycles and purchasing decisions for new product design cycles.

Businesses today source parts and manage supplier risk across a volatile global electronics value chain “ and recent events around the pandemic have only complicated this situation, said Rich. Companies today need to view their supply chain solutions as not just specialized teams with distinct platforms and tools, but as expert networks both inside and outside their organizations. This shift in thinking will allow high-potential leaders and creative problem-solvers to challenge the assumptions of current processes and departmental key performance indicators and review new opportunities more holistically across the supply chain.

Rich was selected for The Women in Supply Chain award from a field of more than 200 professionals in the industry. The winners will appear in September issue of SDCE. Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics, said: According to Gartners 2020 Women in Supply Chain Survey, 17% of chief supply chain officers are now women “ a 6% increase compared to 2019. This award resembles females supporting other female leaders; men supporting their female counterparts. It resembles the future. It represents growth, evolution and community. And, that future shows that its a great time to be a part of the supply chain industry. So, congratulations to these top female leaders. I look forward to seeing what else you do to grow the supply chain industry.

Supplyframe Chief Marketing Officer Richard Barnett added: We are excited that Sarah has been recognized for her meaningful contributions to the electronics supply chain industry. Sarah continues her work to make the supply chain process more connected, intelligent and dynamic. She is always inspiring customers to embrace the challenger philosophy, which presents them with the greatest growth and opportunity. She helps customers turn strategic visions into reality by encouraging them to adopt best practices and impactful new solutions to improve decision-making and drive near- and long-term product and business success.”

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Go to www.SDCExec.com.

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Supplyframe aligns electronics demand with supply and brings new levels of resiliency to the global electronics value chain, with transformative, intelligence-based solutions to deliver insights at key decision points throughout the entire design-to-source product lifecycle. Leveraging billions of continuous signals of design intent, demand, supply, and risk factors, Supplyframes Design-to-Source Intelligence (DSI) Platform is the worlds richest intelligence resource for the electronics industry. Over 10 million engineering and supply chain professionals worldwide engage with our SaaS solutions, search engines and media properties to power rapid innovation and optimize in excess of $120 billion in annual direct materials spend. Supplyframe is headquartered in Pasadena, Calif., with offices in Austin, Belgrade, Grenoble, Oxford, San Francisco, Shanghai and Shenzhen. To join the Supplyframe community, visit supplyframe.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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