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CNH Industrial announces senior Bus leadership appointment in new On-Highway busines

London, July 12, 2021

Further to the recent announcements for its On-Highway business, which is expected to begin operations in early 2022, CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announces the following appointment: Domenico Nucera will head the Bus Business Unit, succeeding Sylvain Blaise, effective October 1, 2021.

Mr. Nucera has some 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, with a strong industrial background and roles of increasing responsibility on the business and manufacturing fronts. He served in the Powertrain Manufacturing function and, following his successful direction of FPT Industrial’s Turin Driveline and Engine plants, was promoted to Head of Quality and Product Support for Powertrain. He is currently responsible for Quality Powertrain and Head of Aftermarket Solutions for both Powertrain and Commercial & Specialty Vehicles.

“I would like to congratulate Domenico on this appointment. His broad qualifications, focus on customer service and work acumen have seen him prove himself as a capable and versatile manager, who understands how to address the needs of customers together with the demands of the shop floor,” said Gerrit Marx, designated CEO of the new On-Highway business.

“And to Sylvain Blaise, I want to thank you again for the tremendous work that you have done in taking our bus business forward during such a transformational moment for the mass transit sector. We are pleased to confirm that Sylvain will continue to represent our future Company in France, a key market in which we have been present for over a century with a pioneering role in public transport – where we are the current market leader – and in which the On-Highway business continues to foster a strong manufacturing and innovation footprint.”

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Company is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions. More information can be found on the corporate website: www.cnhindustrial.com

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Epicor Survey Finds Supply Chain Digital Acceleration is Critical to Fruitful Post-Pandemic Economy

As Tech Early Adopters, Midsize Organizations Predict Growth and Job Creation will Follow as 94% of Respondents Plan Cloud Adoption in 2021

Las Vegas, Nevada, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — News summary:

  • Cloud prioritization among midsize essential businesses accelerated from 25% consideration in 2020, to 94% adopting cloud this year.
  • 75 percent expect their business to be fully recovered from the impact of COVID-19 by 2022, 61% expect to expand in size and scale over the coming three years and 55% expect to create new jobs.

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software, today presented the findings from their annual Insights Report. The key takeaway is that leaders of midsize businesses across the supply chain are bullish about growth fuelled on investment in cloud-ready technologies.

The study exclusively surveys leaders from midsize1 businesses across the manufacturing, distribution and retail industries on the drivers of business growth over the coming year. The survey finds the nation’s most essential business leaders are not simply gearing up for a ‘bounce back’ year but rather, they are leaning into the accelerating forces of COVID-19 to ‘leap forward.’ The most significant indicator of progress is the radical swing in cloud adoption. In 2020, 25% of respondents declared cloud a strategic priority. In this year’s study, 99% of those surveyed confirmed they plan to move to the cloud, and 94% of them intend to do so this year.

“A key takeaway from this year’s study is the sea change in attitude toward cloud as a critical business accelerant. Leaders have moved from consideration to adoption. While the companies who make, move, and sell what is most essential to economic growth may be all aboard the cloud train, the data suggests their implementation needs vary vastly,” stated Steve Murphy, CEO Epicor Software Corporation, during his keynote address at the annual customer Insights conference. He added: “This is no longer a ‘why move’ conversation but rather a ‘how to move’ to gain advantage – which is exactly why Epicor will continue to prioritize partnership, and we are proud to share that our dedicated migration teams currently support over 75% of implementations, a number we expect to grow.”

Recognizing we have a vital role to play in supporting these essential businesses, Epicor prioritizes initiatives to address the needs and concerns of its customer base including, cybersecurity, implementation-as-a-service, total cost of ownership, and connectivity equity (read the blog post here).

The survey focuses on bringing to the forefront the voices of the essential businesses that keep the world turning and provides opinion from across the supply chain landscape. While the overwhelming message of digital acceleration is encouraging for the nation’s economic recovery and future growth, the data does provide signposts for the IT industry around the support these midsize essential businesses need to thrive. The full report can be accessed at epicor.com/industry, along with the summary fact sheet.

Survey Methodology

PSB conducted an online survey among n=1,250 IT decision-makers in the U.S. and the UK n=1,000 were based in the U.S. The interviews were conducted in English from February 22 to March 11, 2021.

The margin of error for the total sample is +/-2.77ppts and larger for sub-groups.

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation equips hard-working businesses with enterprise solutions that keep the world turning. For nearly 50 years, Epicor customers in the automotive, building supply, distribution, manufacturing, and retail industries have trusted Epicor to help them do business better. Epicor’s innovative solution sets are carefully curated to fit customer needs and built to respond flexibly to their fast-changing reality. With deep industry knowledge and experience, Epicor accelerates every customer’s ambitions, whether to grow and transform, or simply become more productive and effective. Visit www.epicor.com for more information.


1 Decision-makers from midsize companies are representative of the manufacturing, distribution, and retail sectors with revenues between $20 million and $250 million were interviewed in March 2021.

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Raelle Alfaro
Epicor Software
[email protected]

Epicor Survey Finds Supply Chain Digital Acceleration is Critical to Fruitful Post-Pandemic Economy

As Tech Early Adopters, Midsize Organizations Predict Growth and Job Creation will Follow as 94% of Respondents Plan Cloud Adoption in 2021

Las Vegas, Nevada, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — News summary:

  • Cloud prioritization among midsize essential businesses accelerated from 25% consideration in 2020, to 94% adopting cloud this year.
  • 75 percent expect their business to be fully recovered from the impact of COVID-19 by 2022, 61% expect to expand in size and scale over the coming three years and 55% expect to create new jobs.

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software, today presented the findings from their annual Insights Report. The key takeaway is that leaders of midsize businesses across the supply chain are bullish about growth fuelled on investment in cloud-ready technologies.

The study exclusively surveys leaders from midsize1 businesses across the manufacturing, distribution and retail industries on the drivers of business growth over the coming year. The survey finds the nation’s most essential business leaders are not simply gearing up for a ‘bounce back’ year but rather, they are leaning into the accelerating forces of COVID-19 to ‘leap forward.’ The most significant indicator of progress is the radical swing in cloud adoption. In 2020, 25% of respondents declared cloud a strategic priority. In this year’s study, 99% of those surveyed confirmed they plan to move to the cloud, and 94% of them intend to do so this year.

“A key takeaway from this year’s study is the sea change in attitude toward cloud as a critical business accelerant. Leaders have moved from consideration to adoption. While the companies who make, move, and sell what is most essential to economic growth may be all aboard the cloud train, the data suggests their implementation needs vary vastly,” stated Steve Murphy, CEO Epicor Software Corporation, during his keynote address at the annual customer Insights conference. He added: “This is no longer a ‘why move’ conversation but rather a ‘how to move’ to gain advantage – which is exactly why Epicor will continue to prioritize partnership, and we are proud to share that our dedicated migration teams currently support over 75% of implementations, a number we expect to grow.”

Recognizing we have a vital role to play in supporting these essential businesses, Epicor prioritizes initiatives to address the needs and concerns of its customer base including, cybersecurity, implementation-as-a-service, total cost of ownership, and connectivity equity (read the blog post here).

The survey focuses on bringing to the forefront the voices of the essential businesses that keep the world turning and provides opinion from across the supply chain landscape. While the overwhelming message of digital acceleration is encouraging for the nation’s economic recovery and future growth, the data does provide signposts for the IT industry around the support these midsize essential businesses need to thrive. The full report can be accessed at epicor.com/industry, along with the summary fact sheet.

Survey Methodology

PSB conducted an online survey among n=1,250 IT decision-makers in the U.S. and the UK n=1,000 were based in the U.S. The interviews were conducted in English from February 22 to March 11, 2021.

The margin of error for the total sample is +/-2.77ppts and larger for sub-groups.

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation equips hard-working businesses with enterprise solutions that keep the world turning. For nearly 50 years, Epicor customers in the automotive, building supply, distribution, manufacturing, and retail industries have trusted Epicor to help them do business better. Epicor’s innovative solution sets are carefully curated to fit customer needs and built to respond flexibly to their fast-changing reality. With deep industry knowledge and experience, Epicor accelerates every customer’s ambitions, whether to grow and transform, or simply become more productive and effective. Visit www.epicor.com for more information.


1 Decision-makers from midsize companies are representative of the manufacturing, distribution, and retail sectors with revenues between $20 million and $250 million were interviewed in March 2021.

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Raelle Alfaro
Epicor Software
[email protected]

COVID: Being PPV volunteer helps boost PWD student’s self-confidence

Being a volunteer at a vaccination centre (PPV) is likened to killing two birds with one stone for Siti Nurhikmah Razlan, because apart from helping to boost her confidence in front of strangers, the social service job gives her self-satisfaction.

Siti Nurhikmah, 23, is a person with disability (PwD). Visually impaired in one eye since birth, she said that the desire to serve in this COVID-19 pandemic situation caused her to always look out for opportunities at any PPV, before being informed that the PPV Dewan Jubli Perak Sultan Ahmad Shah, here, was looking for volunteers.

The eldest of two siblings, she is grateful to her father, Razlan Ramli, 46, and mother Diana Hussin, 44, for their support by allowing her the use of their car to get to the PPV, which is located about 20 kilometres from their house in Balok Perdana, here.

“Since childhood, my father has kept reminding me not to feel inferior to others. In fact, he often took me to welfare or community programmes related to his work in the navy, which may have served as training grounds for me to be more self-confident.

“Interest in volunteer work may also have arisen because I used to follow my father around a lot (on his work-related matters), making me realise that my lack (disability) is not an obstacle to anything you are passionate about,” she told Bernama when met on her first day of duty at the PPV, today.

Siti Nurhikmah, a Bachelor of Office System Management student at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) in Puncak Alam, Selangor, said that there are some people who have the habit of staring into her eyes. Uncomfortable as it may be, she dismisses their actions as just curiosity.

Talking more about her job as a volunteer, Siti Nurhikmah said she will work until September before undergoing industrial training to complete her study requirements. Among her roles at the PPV is to manage the registration of vaccine recipients and give out instructions (about the process).

According to her, meeting with various sections of the community at the PPV helps her to improve her communication skills, one of the main requirements when she enters the working world in her field later.

“Now I don’t have to attend lectures online because it’s almost the end of the semester but I just have to complete the assignments given by the lecturers, which I do in the evening as my daytime is spent at the PPV,” she added.

Siti Nurhikmah also hopes that more young people will become volunteers as a sign of participation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

COVID: New cases dip below 9,000 mark

— After breaching the 9000 mark for three consecutive days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in the country dropped to 8,574 today, bringing the cumulative total to 844,870.

In his tweet, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor still has the highest daily tally with 4,308 new cases, followed by Negeri Sembilan (794); Kuala Lumpur (609); Kedah (415); Melaka (411); and Johor (407).

Pahang recorded 314 cases; Sabah (298); Sarawak (235), Penang (231); Perak (168); Terengganu (140); Kelantan (133); Labuan (66), Putrajaya (45) while no cases were recorded in Perlis.

Meanwhile, Dr Noor Hisham said in a statement that of the 8,574 new cases, 8,534 were local transmissions and 40 were imported infections.

He said 5,041 recoveries were reported today, bringing the cumulative figure for recovered cases to 747,338.

“Active cases now stand at 91,272 while the number of COVID-19 patients being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU) is 964, with 452 requiring ventilators,” he added.

He said 102 more fatalities were recorded, involving 97 Malaysians and five foreigners, raising the death toll from the pandemic to 6,260.

He also said 16 clusters were detected today, with eight in the community, five at workplaces and three linked to high-risk groups.

The community clusters are Kampung Pulau Kundur, Jalan Dusun Langgar and Lorong Kubur Maras in Kelantan; Tanjung Gelam and Tok Molor in Terengganu; Rantau Kesidang in Pahang; Ketior Dalam in Perak; and Kampung Kendaie in Sarawak.

The workplace clusters are Resort Sepang and Industri Jalan Utas di Selangor; Jalan Cendana Construction Site in Kuala Lumpur; Lorong Sentosa Satu in Negeri Sembilan and Putrajaya 15 in Putrajaya.

The three clusters linked to high-risk groups are Bayam Tiga in Selangor; Taman Utama Satu in Johor and Seksyen 14 Jalan Bayam in Kelantan.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

4,500 Proton staff in Tanjung Malim to be vaccinated under PIKAS

— A total of 4,500 employees of Proton Holdings Bhd in Tanjung Malim near here will receive the first dose of vaccination through the first Public-Private Partnership COVID-19 Industry Immunisation Programme (PIKAS) for workers in the manufacturing sector in the state.

Perak Industry, Investment and Corridor Development Committee chairman, Datuk Shahrul Zaman Yahya, said the vaccination centre (PPV) at the Proton Sports Complex in Tanjung Malim targets to administer 800 doses of vaccine daily.

The centre will be open from today until July 17.

“PIKAS PPV in Tanjung Malim is one of the four centres suggested in Perak. Three more PPVs will be set up in stages at several districts after obtaining approval from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).

He said MITI would be assisted by InvestPerak and the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) through the Industrial Support Coordination Centre to identity several new locations to implement the PIKAS initiative at industrial centres in the state.

Under the initiative, the government aims to vaccinate at least two million workers in the manufacturing sector by the third quarter of this year.

As of July 11, a total of 485,403 people in Perak have received their first dose while 270,092 have fully completed both COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

Country’s COVID-19 infectivity rate at 1.15, as of July 11 – Health DG

— The country’s COVID-19 infectivity rate (Rt) stood at 1.15, as of yesterday (July 11), with Putrajaya recording the highest Rt value at 1.31.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a statement today said that other states with Rt above 1.0 were Selangor (1.18), Kuala Lumpur and Kedah (1.17), Pahang (1.14) as well as Sabah, Melaka and Terengganu (1.08), Perak (1.07), Penang (1.05) as well as Negeri Sembilan and Johor (1.02).

The Rt value refers to the level of infectivity of COVID-19 that is the number cases which can be infected by one positive case.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency