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Ingersoll Rand to Host Thousands of Future Skilled Workers at Its Facilities Around the World to Celebrate Manufacturing Day

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DAVIDSON, N.C., October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will participate in Manufacturing Day at its facilities around the world. During a month-long schedule of events, Ingersoll Rand is inviting students to tour their facilities and learn about career opportunities in modern manufacturing.

Tetra Pak Invests in State-of-the-art Technology in Denton Factory

€30-million investment in factory upgrades positions the Denton production factory to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets
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DENTON, Texas, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak's Packaging Material Converting Factory in Denton, TX is getting ready for new technology to support the growth of its business in the U.S. and Canada. The plant’s expanded capabilities are made possible through a sizeable €30-million investment in factory upgrades, including a new state-of-the-art laminator, that will ensure the facility is well positioned to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets with a wider range of packaging formats.

Former U.S. Diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello to Keynote CFSI Annual Conference

CFSI Conference Focuses on Responsible Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their minerals supply chains, today announced that former U.S. diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello will provide the keynote address at CFSI’s annual conference in Santa Clara, California on Oct. 19, 2017.

Thermo King Partnered with Fleet Equipment Magazine to Host an Industry Webinar on Transport Solar

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Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is helping their customers be more sustainable by developing solar panel battery chargers for transport customers.

Human Rights Activist and Actress Julia Ormond to Keynote Responsible Electronics 2017

EICC annual conference convenes industry, government and civil society leaders
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced that human rights activist and actress Julia Ormond will provide the keynote address at EICC’s annual conference in Santa Clara, Calif. on Oct. 17, 2017.

Ingersoll Rand CTO Sheds Light on Innovation and Global Macro Trends

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As a global provider of energy-efficient technology solutions, Ingersoll Rand is positioned to pursue opportunities that arise from the nexus between energy efficiency and climate change mitigation. While energy resource demands and climate change represent great risks for society and the planet, we recognize that the innovation that addresses these issues is a potential growth driver for our business.

#TechstarsATL: Get to Know Rapid RMS

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Techstars Atlanta is presented in partnership with Cox Enterprises and is part of a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Applications for the 2017 program’s 10 coveted spots came from 41 countries around the globe. Rapid RMS is one of the participants.

Rapid RMS provides iPad and cloud-based retail technology for convenience stores, liquor stores and gas stations. Rapid is the world’s first to control a gas pump using an Apple iPad as a cash register. Using next generation technology, we help the little retailers operate like a big enterprise.

#TechstarsATL: Get to Know Landing Lion

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Techstars Atlanta is presented in partnership with Cox Enterprises and is part of a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Applications for the 2017 program’s 10 coveted spots came from 41 countries around the globe.

Landing Lion, one of the participants, is a web publishing platform catered for digital marketers. By combining a smooth drag and drop editing experience with robust testing and analytics, Landing Lion allows marketers to peek into the black box of digital marketing attribution.

#TechstarsATL: Get to Know 2ULaundry

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Techstars Atlanta is presented in partnership with Cox Enterprises and is part of a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Applications for the 2017 program’s 10 coveted spots came from 41 countries around the globe. 2ULaundry is one of the participants.

Minivan Monday: Natural Product Helps Quiet the All-New Chrysler Pacifica

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The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is quieter, naturally.

Designers of the all-new minivan used a soy-based foam to keep noise from entering the passenger cabin of the Pacifica.

The plant-based foam blocks unwanted noise from entering the vehicle cabin while also saving on the overall weight of the minivan. The soy foam has a lower density than conventional acoustic material and weighs less.

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