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CHICAGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Education, income and mental health disparities within the Asian Pacific American (APA) community continue to impact their higher education journey. To help address the needs of APA students, McDonald's is launching APA Next, an education program aimed at empowering and uplifting students throughout their academic journey – both in the classroom and beyond – with financial and personal development resources. The distribution of income among APAs being the most unequal among all racial and ethnic groups1, paired with a higher level of unmet mental health needs and lower level of mental health service engagement among APA youth2, showcase the need for programs like APA Next.

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LISLE, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, today announced continued development in driving major advances across its Industry 4.0 and digital manufacturing initiatives. These advances and the introduction of Flexible Automation Modules (FAMs) further extend Molex's Industrial Automation Solutions (IAS4.0) by empowering supply chain stakeholders to build software-defined machines, robots and production lines that meet escalating demands for connected, secure, scalable and efficient operations.

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LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Former building supply executives Ken Fishbein and David Fishbein are pleased to announce the grand opening of their 3PL company, Coast To Coast Logistics. The company is based in Lincolnshire, Illinois and will offer freight and logistics services across the United States beginning July 27th, 2021.

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SAINT CHARLES, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerapy, a leading manufacturer of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI or UV) products, was recognized for excellence in product design in the 18th annual Dealer Design Awards, sponsored by The Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (ACHR) News magazine, the leading trade magazine for the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) industries. An independent panel of contractors acted as judges in the contest that awarded bronze in the Indoor Air Quality category to Aerapy's Zone360X, a groundbreaking upper room UV unit with built-in fan that helps increase air flow.  

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CHICAGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hightower today announced it has acquired Farr, Miller & Washington, a wealth management firm based in Washington, D.C. with offices in Naples, Fla., and Devon, Pa. With $2 billion in assets under management, Farr, Miller & Washington provides individuals, families and institutions with comprehensive, conservative, long-term investment portfolios and trusted strategic advice.  

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EVANSTON, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Investment Partners ("Spirit") of Stamford, CT in partnership with Irvine, California based The Bascom Group, LLC ("Bascom") have acquired the 415 Premier apartments in Evanston, Illinois for $49,110,000 or $222,217 per unit. The acquisition closed on July 21, 2021.  Dan Cohen of CBRE represented the seller.  Peter Marino, also of CBRE, arranged the acquisition financing through Rialto Capital Management.

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CHICAGO, July 27, 2021  /PRNewswire/ -- American Standard Circuits (ASC), a leading manufacturer of high-performance printed circuit boards, was recapitalized by management in partnership with Gemini Investors and Plenary Partners. Sikich Investment Banking served as the exclusive adviser to ASC in the recapitalization.

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CHICAGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Capital Group (Redwood), a vertically integrated multifamily investment manager, today announced it has acquired Adley City Springs, an apartment community in Sandy Springs, Ga., and Ascent Cresta Bella in San Antonio. The properties were acquired in separate transactions and reflect Redwood's commitment to aggressive but strategic growth in the Southeast and Texas.

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CHICAGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- HammerTech, a project-driven construction safety management software, is today announcing an integration with Procore, a leading provider of construction management software, that will make HammerTech's Safety Control Tower technology available through the Procore Marketplace. The integration enables construction teams to leverage proactive, data-driven, connected worker and subcontractor information to and from the jobsite.

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Networks (NASDAQ: CMBM), a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced that it has deployed more than 100,000  Point-to-Multipoint (PMP) fixed wireless access solutions, leveraging the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) frequency band in the United States and its territories in the 18 months since the FCC made the spectrum available. The PMP 450m system, featuring cnMedusa™ Massive MU-MIMO technology, enables service providers to rapidly expand their networks by using the CBRS frequency bands to provide broadband service to business and residential locations.

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OAK BROOK, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Delta Dental Plans Association shows that Americans value the cost-savings, peace of mind, and overall health benefits of dental insurance. A vast majority of Americans with dental insurance reported* that having coverage helps them to maintain good oral health (96%), saves money in the long run (91%), is well worth the cost (91%), and provides relief from having to worry about dental emergencies (95%). They also recognize other overall health benefits, such as peace of mind (95%) and the opportunity to lead a healthy life (93%).

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CHICAGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Connex®, a cutting-edge media management platform developed by Rise Interactive, one of the top performance marketing agencies in the world and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quad, a worldwide marketing solutions partner featuring a singular Integrated marketing platform, has won at Business Intelligence Group's 2021 Sales and Marketing Technology Awards (aka, The Sammys).

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CHICAGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Home Network (MHN), a Chicago-based not for profit focused on transforming care in the safety net and building healthier communities, is teaming up with local nonprofits to provide internships and fellowships that help young adults from under-resourced communities gain work experience and land quality jobs after college.

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Starting Jan. 1, most insurance companies doing business in Illinois will be required to provide their beneficiaries with timely and proximate access to treatment for mental, emotional, nervous or substance abuse disorders.

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Starting Jan. 1, most insurance companies doing business in Illinois will be required to provide their beneficiaries with timely and proximate access to treatment for mental, emotional, nervous or substance abuse disorders.

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Starting Jan. 1, most insurance companies doing business in Illinois will be required to provide their beneficiaries with timely and proximate access to treatment for mental, emotional, nervous or substance abuse disorders.

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HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Quest Velocity LLC, an early-stage virtual cycling start-up, announced it has raised $3.4M in seed round funding. The investment round was led by strategic financial partners.