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Air Products Signs Contract with Yongxin Glassware in China

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Integrated Oxy-fuel Solution with Innovative Combustion Technology Helps China’s Borosilicate Glass Manufacturers Meet Stringent Environmental Regulations While Improving Productivity and Quality

SHANGHAI, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Borosilicate glass is one of China’s focuses for development in its ready-to-release Outline of the 12th Five Year Plan for daily-use glass industry. It is widely used in laboratory glassware and cookware because of its high strength and heat resistance. As such specialty glass melts at a higher temperature, the manufacturing process consumes relatively more energy and fuel.

Air Products (NYSE: APD), a leader in oxy-fuel combustion technology and integrated solution supplier to the global glass industry, recently signed a contract to supply its integrated oxy-fuel solution to Kunshan Yongxin Glassware (hereinafter referred to as “Yongxin”), one of the leaders in heat resistant glass making for microwave oven and the other home appliances in China, to improve productivity and reduce emissions.

The integrated oxy-fuel solution includes the supply of Cleanfire(R) HRi(TM) oxy-fuel burners, automatic control skid for burners and PRISM(R) vacuum swing absorption (VSA) oxygen generator which will supply reliable and economical oxygen. In addition, Air Products provides consultation on furnace design, process and technique optimization with operation data analysis and solid experience to Yongxin.

“Air Products is honored to have been Yongxin’s long-term supplier from its first trial on oxy-boosting in 2007 through today’s full conversion to oxy-fuel combustion”, said Richard Huang, Air Products’ Asia industry manager for Glass. “This is another success story on how our innovative solution and glass experts can help China’s glass makers address increasingly stringent environmental regulations while improving productivity, efficiency and quality.”

An innovative combustion technology, Air Products’ integrated oxy-fuel solution brings glass manufacturers various benefits such as about 80% reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions, over 25% increase in productivity, reduction of capitals, 25-60% energy savings and improvement in efficiency and glass quality.

With over 50 years of experience in oxy-fuel technology, Air Products offers an integrated oxy-fuel solution, from gases supply to oxy-fuel burners and technology, customized control system, technical and design expertise, commissioning service, safety and site training, maintenance contracts and project management. Air Products has installed more than 1,500 Cleanfire burners around the world.

The company previously announced contracts for its oxy-fuel integrated solution with a fiberglass manufacturer in China and a container and tableware glass manufacturer in Korea. For more information, visit http://www.airproducts.com/industries/GlassMinerals.aspx.

About Air Products

Air Products (NYSE: APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. More than 18,000 employees in over 40 countries supply innovative solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2011, Air Products had sales of $10.1 billion. For more information, visit http://www.airproducts.com.

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the Company’s Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2011.

Media Inquiries:

Asia
Jessica Cheng
Tel: +852-2863-0585
E-mail: chengjs@airproducts.com

U.S.
Robert Brown
Tel: +1-610-481-1192
E-mail: brownrf@airproducts.com

Investor Inquiries:
Simon Moore
Tel: +1-610-481-7461
E-mail: mooresr@airproducts.com

SOURCE﹛Air Products

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April 11, 2012 at 4:18 pm

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Air Products Signs Contract with Yongxin Glassware in China

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Integrated Oxy-fuel Solution with Innovative Combustion Technology Helps China’s Borosilicate Glass Manufacturers Meet Stringent Environmental Regulations While Improving Productivity and Quality

SHANGHAI, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Borosilicate glass is one of China’s focuses for development in its ready-to-release Outline of the 12th Five Year Plan for daily-use glass industry. It is widely used in laboratory glassware and cookware because of its high strength and heat resistance. As such specialty glass melts at a higher temperature, the manufacturing process consumes relatively more energy and fuel.

Air Products (NYSE: APD), a leader in oxy-fuel combustion technology and integrated solution supplier to the global glass industry, recently signed a contract to supply its integrated oxy-fuel solution to Kunshan Yongxin Glassware (hereinafter referred to as “Yongxin”), one of the leaders in heat resistant glass making for microwave oven and the other home appliances in China, to improve productivity and reduce emissions.

The integrated oxy-fuel solution includes the supply of Cleanfire(R) HRi(TM) oxy-fuel burners, automatic control skid for burners and PRISM(R) vacuum swing absorption (VSA) oxygen generator which will supply reliable and economical oxygen. In addition, Air Products provides consultation on furnace design, process and technique optimization with operation data analysis and solid experience to Yongxin.

“Air Products is honored to have been Yongxin’s long-term supplier from its first trial on oxy-boosting in 2007 through today’s full conversion to oxy-fuel combustion”, said Richard Huang, Air Products’ Asia industry manager for Glass. “This is another success story on how our innovative solution and glass experts can help China’s glass makers address increasingly stringent environmental regulations while improving productivity, efficiency and quality.”

An innovative combustion technology, Air Products’ integrated oxy-fuel solution brings glass manufacturers various benefits such as about 80% reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions, over 25% increase in productivity, reduction of capitals, 25-60% energy savings and improvement in efficiency and glass quality.

With over 50 years of experience in oxy-fuel technology, Air Products offers an integrated oxy-fuel solution, from gases supply to oxy-fuel burners and technology, customized control system, technical and design expertise, commissioning service, safety and site training, maintenance contracts and project management. Air Products has installed more than 1,500 Cleanfire burners around the world.

The company previously announced contracts for its oxy-fuel integrated solution with a fiberglass manufacturer in China and a container and tableware glass manufacturer in Korea. For more information, visit http://www.airproducts.com/industries/GlassMinerals.aspx.

About Air Products

Air Products (NYSE: APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases; performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. More than 18,000 employees in over 40 countries supply innovative solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2011, Air Products had sales of $10.1 billion. For more information, visit http://www.airproducts.com.

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the Company’s Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2011.

Media Inquiries:

Asia
Jessica Cheng
Tel: +852-2863-0585
E-mail: chengjs@airproducts.com

U.S.
Robert Brown
Tel: +1-610-481-1192
E-mail: brownrf@airproducts.com

Investor Inquiries:
Simon Moore
Tel: +1-610-481-7461
E-mail: mooresr@airproducts.com

SOURCE﹛Air Products

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April 11, 2012 at 4:18 pm

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MediaTek Announces Acquisition of Leading DSP Technology Provider Coresonic AB

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HSINCHU, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, during a meeting of its board of directors today, approved the purchase and acquisition of the Swedish company Coresonic AB, a global leader of Digital Signal Processor (DSP) technology. Following the formalization of the acquisition, Coresonic AB will become another wholly owned subsidiary of MediaTek in Europe.

Coresonic AB, founded in Sweden, has rapidly established itself as a market leader with its breakthrough DSP architecture for wireless baseband. MediaTek will use Coresonic’s DSP technology to further improve the efficiency and flexibility of its expanding product lines, strengthening MediaTek’s position as a leading provider of wireless communication and digital multimedia IC solutions. Prior to the acquisition, MediaTek has been working closely with Coresonic AB.

Johan Lodenius, CEO of Coresonic, said “We have been very successful with expanding the use of our DSP architecture in wireless communications projects world-wide. This acquisition provides strong synergies for both companies as it enables us to increase the pace of introducing new leading wireless products through MediaTek’s global network.”

Following the announcement of the acquisition, Ching-Jiang Hsieh, President of MediaTek said, “As a leader in digital consumer and wireless chipsets, MediaTek offers a broad range of highly competitive products. With the acquisition of Coresonic, MediaTek will significantly enhance its wireless technologies and sharpen the competitive edge of its product solutions.”

About MediaTek Inc.

MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SOC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TV, optical storage, and DVD and Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under the code “2454”, MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and has sales or research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, U.S., Japan, South Korea, Denmark, England and Dubai. For more information, please visit MediaTek’s website at http://www.mediatek.com.

SOURCE﹛MediaTek Inc.

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April 11, 2012 at 2:47 pm

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MediaTek Announces Acquisition of Leading DSP Technology Provider Coresonic AB

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HSINCHU, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, during a meeting of its board of directors today, approved the purchase and acquisition of the Swedish company Coresonic AB, a global leader of Digital Signal Processor (DSP) technology. Following the formalization of the acquisition, Coresonic AB will become another wholly owned subsidiary of MediaTek in Europe.

Coresonic AB, founded in Sweden, has rapidly established itself as a market leader with its breakthrough DSP architecture for wireless baseband. MediaTek will use Coresonic’s DSP technology to further improve the efficiency and flexibility of its expanding product lines, strengthening MediaTek’s position as a leading provider of wireless communication and digital multimedia IC solutions. Prior to the acquisition, MediaTek has been working closely with Coresonic AB.

Johan Lodenius, CEO of Coresonic, said “We have been very successful with expanding the use of our DSP architecture in wireless communications projects world-wide. This acquisition provides strong synergies for both companies as it enables us to increase the pace of introducing new leading wireless products through MediaTek’s global network.”

Following the announcement of the acquisition, Ching-Jiang Hsieh, President of MediaTek said, “As a leader in digital consumer and wireless chipsets, MediaTek offers a broad range of highly competitive products. With the acquisition of Coresonic, MediaTek will significantly enhance its wireless technologies and sharpen the competitive edge of its product solutions.”

About MediaTek Inc.

MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SOC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TV, optical storage, and DVD and Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under the code “2454”, MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and has sales or research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, U.S., Japan, South Korea, Denmark, England and Dubai. For more information, please visit MediaTek’s website at http://www.mediatek.com.

SOURCE﹛MediaTek Inc.

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April 11, 2012 at 2:46 pm

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MediaTek Announces Acquisition of Leading DSP Technology Provider Coresonic AB

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HSINCHU, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, during a meeting of its board of directors today, approved the purchase and acquisition of the Swedish company Coresonic AB, a global leader of Digital Signal Processor (DSP) technology. Following the formalization of the acquisition, Coresonic AB will become another wholly owned subsidiary of MediaTek in Europe.

Coresonic AB, founded in Sweden, has rapidly established itself as a market leader with its breakthrough DSP architecture for wireless baseband. MediaTek will use Coresonic’s DSP technology to further improve the efficiency and flexibility of its expanding product lines, strengthening MediaTek’s position as a leading provider of wireless communication and digital multimedia IC solutions. Prior to the acquisition, MediaTek has been working closely with Coresonic AB.

Johan Lodenius, CEO of Coresonic, said “We have been very successful with expanding the use of our DSP architecture in wireless communications projects world-wide. This acquisition provides strong synergies for both companies as it enables us to increase the pace of introducing new leading wireless products through MediaTek’s global network.”

Following the announcement of the acquisition, Ching-Jiang Hsieh, President of MediaTek said, “As a leader in digital consumer and wireless chipsets, MediaTek offers a broad range of highly competitive products. With the acquisition of Coresonic, MediaTek will significantly enhance its wireless technologies and sharpen the competitive edge of its product solutions.”

About MediaTek Inc.

MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SOC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TV, optical storage, and DVD and Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under the code “2454”, MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and has sales or research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, U.S., Japan, South Korea, Denmark, England and Dubai. For more information, please visit MediaTek’s website at http://www.mediatek.com.

SOURCE﹛MediaTek Inc.

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April 11, 2012 at 2:45 pm

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Afghan Wireless Communications Company: Reconnecting Afghans To The World For More Than A Decade

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KABUL, Afghanistan, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Mr. Ehsanollah Bayat, Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) is pleased to celebrate a decade of providing essential wireless telephony services reconnecting Afghans in even the most remote parts of the nation with the world.

Based on his fierce desire to assist the people of Afghanistan, founder and Chief Executive Officer Ehsan Bayat has guided Afghan Wireless to overcome challenges such as logistical problems, political instability, physical insecurity, and unreliable power supplies to pioneer the delivery of mobile telephony services to Afghanistan. Mr. Bayat’s initial mission was to help serve Afghans who 每 up until the arrival of Afghan Wireless 每 were unable to possess phones of any kind and were resigned to waiting in lines, sometimes for hours, to make calls at a small number of public call centers.

On April 6, 2002 每 a mere seven weeks after the arrival of AWCC’s initial network equipment in Afghanistan 每 His Excellency Hamid Karzai inaugurated the Afghan Wireless GSM network with an international call to Germany. And, today, more than one decade later, Afghan Wireless and Mr. Ehsan Bayat are proud to celebrate the establishment of a modern telecommunications industry and service structure in Afghanistan.

According to Mr. Bayat: “We are not just celebrating a decade of success for Afghan Wireless 每 we are celebrating the arrival of a world-class telephony system and broadband services market for all Afghans. Gone are the days of wondering where and how a phone call can be made 每 now Afghans are able to access sophisticated value added services and reliable connectivity in all parts of the nation. Afghan Wireless is pleased to have helped pioneer this industry and have played an integral role in reconnecting Afghanistan with the world. With over 98% of our team being comprised of talented Afghan staff and technicians, we have made AWCC a reflection of our nation as a whole, and we are proud to celebrate ten years of significant achievements with all of Afghanistan despite so many who have tried to undermine our country’s progress.”

About Afghan Wireless

Founded by Ehsanollah Bayat and headquartered in Kabul, Afghan Wireless (AWCC) 每 a joint venture between Telephone Systems International, Inc. (TSI) and the Ministry of Communications 每 serves approximately 4,000,000 subscribers throughout Afghanistan. Employing over 4,500 people directly and another 100,000 indirectly, Afghan Wireless is one of the largest employers of in Afghanistan, and is a leader in delivering wireless and broadband communication solutions to residential and business customers. Additional information is available at http://www.afghan-wireless.com.

CONTACT:
Alberto Lopez
a.lopez@tsiglobe.com
+97-142278695

SOURCE﹛Afghan Wireless Communications Company

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April 11, 2012 at 2:07 pm

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CDP Secures Series-C Funding From CBC

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Aims to Build up China’s Largest and Most Advanced Cloud-based Platform for One-Stop Human Capital Management Services

SHANGHAI, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — CDP Group Ltd.( http://www.cdpgroupltd.com )(www.CDPgroupLtd.com), the leading One-Stop Human Capital Management Services Provider in Greater China and Asia, today announced the closing of its Series-C round of funding led by China Broadband Capital (CBC), which is the top private equity investment firm in China. The Series C funding allows CDP Group to enhance its management team, sales force and operation capacity; extend the range of services and R&D capability on its industry-leading products and services; and to build the China’s largest and most advanced internet based cloud computing platform for its renowned “One-Stop HCM Services”.

Prior to this, CDP had completed its B Round of Funding about US$10 million in 2006. The B round was led by three world-class investment institutions — Investor Growth Capital Asia Limited (IGCA) — a wholly owned subsidiary of Investor AB, Fidelity Growth Partners Asia and Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia Limited.

The existing shareholders including Investor AB and CSV Capital Partners are also participating in the C Round of funding. They all showed great confidence in CDP’s innovative capacity and strong growth potentials.

In recent years, CDP has achieved series of impressive milestones on Human Capital Management Services in Greater China and Asia Pacific region. CDP not only introduced the advanced concepts of HR BPO into China HR service industry, but also strived to promote and practice SaaS/Cloud based HR BPO in real cases. CDP is already the leader of China HR service industry for leading a significant revolution on Human Capital Management Services. Since 2011 CDP had pioneered the concept of cloud computing on its award-winning “One-Stop HRO Services”, which have been well received by a lot of large size, high-end customers. CDP has also established industry records on customer retention ratio and satisfaction level.

Industry experts point out that there are still relatively fewer matured services delivered over the cloud today. The top three viable cloud-based applications are e-commerce, IT and HR. The emergence of some of the applications delivered over the cloud really subverted the existing service delivery model. For as long as clients connect to the net, they can enjoy the services. CDP is the first One-Stop HR Outsourcing services provider to launch services delivered over the cloud. Up till today, CDP is the first and the only provider in the HR Services Industry that has established a comprehensive cloud based platform and accumulated a number of real successful cases across Greater China and Asia, which greatly differentiates itself from the rest of the crowd.

“We are always aiming at Internet, media, telecom and high-tech enterprises, and ‘cloud computing’ is one of our major investment focuses. CDP has integrated the Internet, cloud-based platform and traditional HR services together, and emerge as the real HR cloud services Leader in China and Asia, which is the one of the most important factors for us to select CDP,” said Mr. “Edward” ShuNing Tian, Chairman of CBC. “We are very optimistic about the development of CDP’s HR Cloud Services, and will help CDP to become one of the best world-class HR cloud service providers.”

“Services delivered over the cloud are not illusory story, but rather a reality exists around us and brings us comprehensive benefit with greatest growth potentials in the future. Especially in HR Services industry, we see opportunities to simplify the technology infrastructure and enhance the transaction efficiency dramatically and reaching cost reduction of about 30+ percent across through our cloud-based platform as versus the normal practice of manual processing currently adopted by the rest of the industry,” said Mr. Wayne W. Wang, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CDP Group Ltd. “The successful closing of the Series C funding is very significant achievement for CDP, which will help our company enter into a new stage of fast growth. Through our closer cooperation with CBC, we expect to leverage their strategic resources and gain valuable management experience. CDP is aiming to be the world-class player in the Cloud HR Services and the most successful HR BPO provider in the Asia-pacific region, and to achieve our goal of IPO in the near future.”

About CDP Group

CDP is the leading one-stop Human Capital Management Services provider in Asia and Greater China. CDP provides a full set of comprehensive HR Managed Services of Payroll Outsourcing, Benefit Outsourcing, HR On-demand, HR Shared Services, Performance On-demand, Recruitment Services, Expatriate Services and other Value-added Services. Our Services empower companies to manage and optimize their Human Capital management capacity and services capability through our “3P” — PEOPLE, PROCESS and PLATFORM model. At the end of 2011, CDP have more than 450,000 employees across 35 industries under management. Currently, our services can cover 180+ cities across China and the major hubs of Asia Pacific.

For more information, visit http://www.CDPgroupLtd.com

About China Broadband Capital

China Broadband Capital (CBC) is a China-based private equity firm with focus on media and communications investment. Since its foundation in 2006, CBC has won the reputation as one of the most influential investors in telecom, Internet, broadband, media and technology sectors in China. CBC has an exceptional investment team with complementary backgrounds and experiences consisting of industry leaders and executives, private equity professionals and entrepreneurs.

For more information, please visit http://www.cbc-capital.com

SOURCE﹛CDP Group

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April 11, 2012 at 11:30 am

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CDP Secures Series-C Funding From CBC

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Aims to Build up China’s Largest and Most Advanced Cloud-based Platform for One-Stop Human Capital Management Services

SHANGHAI, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — CDP Group Ltd.( http://www.cdpgroupltd.com )(www.CDPgroupLtd.com), the leading One-Stop Human Capital Management Services Provider in Greater China and Asia, today announced the closing of its Series-C round of funding led by China Broadband Capital (CBC), which is the top private equity investment firm in China. The Series C funding allows CDP Group to enhance its management team, sales force and operation capacity; extend the range of services and R&D capability on its industry-leading products and services; and to build the China’s largest and most advanced internet based cloud computing platform for its renowned “One-Stop HCM Services”.

Prior to this, CDP had completed its B Round of Funding about US$10 million in 2006. The B round was led by three world-class investment institutions — Investor Growth Capital Asia Limited (IGCA) — a wholly owned subsidiary of Investor AB, Fidelity Growth Partners Asia and Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia Limited.

The existing shareholders including Investor AB and CSV Capital Partners are also participating in the C Round of funding. They all showed great confidence in CDP’s innovative capacity and strong growth potentials.

In recent years, CDP has achieved series of impressive milestones on Human Capital Management Services in Greater China and Asia Pacific region. CDP not only introduced the advanced concepts of HR BPO into China HR service industry, but also strived to promote and practice SaaS/Cloud based HR BPO in real cases. CDP is already the leader of China HR service industry for leading a significant revolution on Human Capital Management Services. Since 2011 CDP had pioneered the concept of cloud computing on its award-winning “One-Stop HRO Services”, which have been well received by a lot of large size, high-end customers. CDP has also established industry records on customer retention ratio and satisfaction level.

Industry experts point out that there are still relatively fewer matured services delivered over the cloud today. The top three viable cloud-based applications are e-commerce, IT and HR. The emergence of some of the applications delivered over the cloud really subverted the existing service delivery model. For as long as clients connect to the net, they can enjoy the services. CDP is the first One-Stop HR Outsourcing services provider to launch services delivered over the cloud. Up till today, CDP is the first and the only provider in the HR Services Industry that has established a comprehensive cloud based platform and accumulated a number of real successful cases across Greater China and Asia, which greatly differentiates itself from the rest of the crowd.

“We are always aiming at Internet, media, telecom and high-tech enterprises, and ‘cloud computing’ is one of our major investment focuses. CDP has integrated the Internet, cloud-based platform and traditional HR services together, and emerge as the real HR cloud services Leader in China and Asia, which is the one of the most important factors for us to select CDP,” said Mr. “Edward” ShuNing Tian, Chairman of CBC. “We are very optimistic about the development of CDP’s HR Cloud Services, and will help CDP to become one of the best world-class HR cloud service providers.”

“Services delivered over the cloud are not illusory story, but rather a reality exists around us and brings us comprehensive benefit with greatest growth potentials in the future. Especially in HR Services industry, we see opportunities to simplify the technology infrastructure and enhance the transaction efficiency dramatically and reaching cost reduction of about 30+ percent across through our cloud-based platform as versus the normal practice of manual processing currently adopted by the rest of the industry,” said Mr. Wayne W. Wang, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CDP Group Ltd. “The successful closing of the Series C funding is very significant achievement for CDP, which will help our company enter into a new stage of fast growth. Through our closer cooperation with CBC, we expect to leverage their strategic resources and gain valuable management experience. CDP is aiming to be the world-class player in the Cloud HR Services and the most successful HR BPO provider in the Asia-pacific region, and to achieve our goal of IPO in the near future.”

About CDP Group

CDP is the leading one-stop Human Capital Management Services provider in Asia and Greater China. CDP provides a full set of comprehensive HR Managed Services of Payroll Outsourcing, Benefit Outsourcing, HR On-demand, HR Shared Services, Performance On-demand, Recruitment Services, Expatriate Services and other Value-added Services. Our Services empower companies to manage and optimize their Human Capital management capacity and services capability through our “3P” — PEOPLE, PROCESS and PLATFORM model. At the end of 2011, CDP have more than 450,000 employees across 35 industries under management. Currently, our services can cover 180+ cities across China and the major hubs of Asia Pacific.

For more information, visit http://www.CDPgroupLtd.com

About China Broadband Capital

China Broadband Capital (CBC) is a China-based private equity firm with focus on media and communications investment. Since its foundation in 2006, CBC has won the reputation as one of the most influential investors in telecom, Internet, broadband, media and technology sectors in China. CBC has an exceptional investment team with complementary backgrounds and experiences consisting of industry leaders and executives, private equity professionals and entrepreneurs.

For more information, please visit http://www.cbc-capital.com

SOURCE﹛CDP Group

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April 11, 2012 at 11:30 am

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Back to Back Wins for Kelly!

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Kelly Services wins coveted “Best Headhunting Company in Greater China” Award for the second year running

SINGAPORE, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — For the second year running, Kelly Services, a global leader in providing workforce solutions, has garnered the prestigious “Best Headhunting Service Provider in Greater China 2011 – 2012” award from Human Capital Management Magazine – the largest circulated HR Management Journal in the Greater China.

The annual award, which started six years ago, is considered one of the highest recognitions in the HR profession for Greater China.

Kelly Services won the award for outstanding client solutions, in helping to establish global strategic transitions for traditional brands. The award is also in recognition of Kelly’s efforts in helping new companies break into new markets and in improving recruitment ROI process and systems for conglomerates. The award was decided through extensive consultation with Human Capital Magazine’s readers and an International panel of judges. The specific assessment details included loyalty, intelligence, value, experience, perspective, tactic, object and performance, change management, employee support, organization structure and information flow.

This is another notch in a series of achievements that Kelly China has garnered in the last year. Some of the other recent wins include:

— The Best HR Service Provider: Recommended Recruitment
Firm at the 2011 HRA Awards.
— Best HR Consulting Firm 2011 at the 18th Asia HR Summit
Annual Awards.
— A finalist in the Best Recruitment Agency category, at
the 2011 China STAFF Annual Awards.

“We are extremely proud to be named as the Best Headhunting Company in Greater China again as it is one of the coveted awards within the Recruitment Industry. This win further cements our strength and reputation in finding the best career opportunities in mainland China (and beyond) for top talent,” said Mark Hall, General Manager for the Professional & Technical Division of Kelly China. “We at Kelly leverage on global experience and local understanding to support clients in achieving business success, through the world’s Best Professional & Technical Specialist Recruitment solutions,” he added.

Randy Xu, Managing Consultant represented Kelly in receiving the award at the Award Ceremony held at the Shanghai World Finance Centre.

Notes for Editors:

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB( http://ir.kellyservices.com/index.cfm?StockTicker=KELYB )) is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly(R) offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provides employment to more than 550,000 employees annually. Revenue in 2011 was US$5.6 billion.

Globally Kelly Services has more than 2600 offices spanning across 37 countries and proudly partners with more than 90% of the worlds Fortune 500 companies.

In Asia Pacific, Kelly Services has had a presence since 1979 and operates over 100 locations in 12 countries. Kelly Services is able to leverage these resources to offer clients a full geographic solution.

Kelly Services Global website http://www.kellyservices.com

SOURCE: Kelly Services, Inc.

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April 11, 2012 at 10:54 am

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Three Overseas Purchasing Groups with Professional Associations and Delegations Participate at FMC China 2012

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Event to take place in Shanghai from September 11 – 14, 2012 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center

SHANGHAI, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Purchasing groups from Vietnam, India and Mexico will bring 30-40 furniture manufacturers respectively to FMC China 2012 from 11 – 14 September to visit the related enterprises and factories. The Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA) and the Italian Woodworking Machinery Association (ACIMALL) will each have more than 30 exhibitors participating at FMC China 2012 to show visitors the latest product technology. The organiser is now contacting Furniture Associations around the world, in order to attract more overseas purchasing groups.

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FMC China 2011 successfully moved to Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, at which overseas visitors increased by 50%. In 2012, FMC will use Hall 4 and the total area will be 71,000 square metres, representing an increase of 20% over last year. There are 850 exhibitors expected in 2012, an increase of 14% over last year. And the visitor numbers are up to 35,000, 10% increase over last year.

FMC received positive feedback last year. Cheng Jue, the Representative of Zhongwei Holding Group, said, “This is the fourth time that we have attended FMC China. We are glad to see FMC moving to a new venue. We used to get an outdoor booth at SNIEC. The air-conditioner was not powerful enough and many customers complained. This year we will move indoors where the hall environment is clean and comfortable, so all customers are well taken care of.”

It is believed that the move of the FMC China show will not only offer better conditions for exhibitors and visitors, but also create a stronger & more professional independent one-stop sourcing platform for woodworking machinery and furniture raw materials.

FMC China 2012 Booth Sales Completed Over 70%

— FMC visitor online pre-registration quick link which
save your 30 RMB onsite registration fee. Please click:
http://expo.fmcchina.com.cn/prereg/v2/fm.asp?fair_id=150

“Furniture Manufacturing & Supply China 2012” (FMC China 2012), “FMC Premium 2012” and the first ever “FFC 2012” will be staged at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC) from 11 to 14 September, concurrently with “Furniture China 2012” at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

At the beginning of 2012, FMC booth sales have reached 70% with a positive response from exhibitors.

Woodworking Machinery & Tools – Homag, Shanghai Chaolun, Weinig, Leitz, SCM, New Mas, Yuetong, Nanxin, Jangja, Yeheng, etc.

Office Furniture Supplies & Gas Springs – Hangzhou Zhongtai, Zhejiang Zhongyi, Anhui Laite, Union Star, Anji Sinuoer, Young, New Haowei, Zhongwei, etc.

Upholstery Furniture Components & Supplies – Meixin Decorative Fabric, BLW Leather, Qianding Leather, Zhulian Industrial, Feili Hardware Spring, Changzhou Regal, Ningbo Xianfeng, Haining Boyuan, etc.

Furniture Coatings & Chemicals – Shanghai Fuchen, TT Tooltechnic Systery, Guangdong Taiqiang, etc.

Cabinet & Wardrobe Fittings / Furniture Lighting – Includes the world’s leading hardware companies Hettich and Blum, which are participating in FMC again after an absence of nearly seven years.

Furniture Hardware & Fittings / Furniture Inspection – The exhibition area increased by 15%; exhibitors include Zhuo Kai, Shenfei, Meaton , Lusterful, SGS, etc.

Furniture Panels & Surface Deco – The exhibition area has increased by 55%, in which Xiongyi has booked 99 square metres. Changzhou Weixing, Xiamen C&D, Heibei Ams and Shandong Farrandly are all participating.

FMC Premium 2012- Elegant & Effective

— FMC Premium visitor online pre-registration quick link
which could give you free access to all the concurrent
exhibition including Furniture China 2012. Please click:
http://expo.fmcchina.com.cn/prereg/v2/fm.asp?fair_id=151

FMC Premium features uniform display upgraded stands without hindrance from walls and with catering service furnished. It provides exhibitors and visitors a harmonious, relaxed environment for concentrated business communications. FMC Premium 2012 has attracted many famous enterprises such as Frenchtimber, Okin, Taizhou Chenguang, Aoda, Yihuang, Huali, Kingdecor, Dupont, Jowat and the State of North Carolina, .Penncylvania hardwood pavilions

Concurrently with “Furniture China 2012”

Furniture China 2012 will be held from 11 to 15 September this year, which is one more day than FMC China 2012. Furniture China 2012 will use the new Halls N1 – N4, 4 more halls than last year. Thus 600 more furniture manufacturers as exhibitors will be in Furniture China in 2012.

There will be a total of 2,500 furniture manufacturers with 350,000sqm exhibiting at Furniture China 2012. They are the direct visitors for FMC!

FMC China 2012
Furniture Manufacturing & Supply China
Concurrently with FMC Premium 2012, Furniture China 2012
11 – 14 September 2012, Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
850 Exhibitors 71,000 sq m 35,000 Trade Buyers

For further enquiries, please contact:

Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co. Ltd
Tel: +86-21-64371178*268
Fax: +86-21-61154988*268
Email: grace.zhao@ubmsinoexpo.com
Website: http://www.fmcchina.com.cn

SOURCE﹛Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co. Ltd

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April 11, 2012 at 9:45 am

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