Banking

Bank of Marin has signed a corporate sponsorship deal with the San Rafael Pacifics baseball team. The deal makes Bank of Marin the first major sponsor for the team’s inaugural season leading off with opening day on June 4th. Terms of the Bank of the Marin deal include on-field signage and ongoing advertising in the team program, opportunities for employee and customer entertainment at the ballpark, and interaction with the team at local Bank of Marin branches, including hosting the Pacifics “Caravan” at several of the bank’s branches in May. These events will be open to the public. The Pacifics will play 42 home games in the 750-seat facility at Albert Park in downtown San Rafael between June 4 and August 26.

Clairmail, Inc., the San Rafael-based mobile banking company, has announced the release of Clairmail Plus, an offering specifically designed to help mid-tier regional banks, community banks and credit unions seamlessly deploy Clairmail's award-winning mobile banking and payments solution for their customers and members. The new solution is built on Clairmail's widely adopted enterprise-class mobile platform currently used by more than one-third of the top 50 financial institutions in North America. With the release of Clairmail Plus, the company said it is bringing its industry-leading mobile platform to traditionally underserved midmarket banks and credit unions, offering an unparalleled end user experience and higher adoption rates while maintaining a low price point for quick, efficient entry into the mobile channel.Technology

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced the availability of Autodesk Simulation DFM (Design for Manufacturing) software, the industry’s first real-time injection molding simulation software that provides real-time feedback. The CAD software plug-in provides designers of plastic parts with a faster and easier way to determine the impact of design decisions on manufacturability, cost and sustainability concerns. Based on Autodesk Labs technology also known as Project Krypton, Autodesk Simulation DFM seamlessly integrates with Autodesk Product Design Suite software, and specifically Autodesk Inventor software, and provides a complementary technology to Autodesk Simulation Moldflow software. Autodesk Simulation DFM also works with Dassault, SolidWorks and PTC Creo software to support companies working in a multi-CAD environment.Hospitality

The Doubletree Napa Valley-American Canyon Hotel & Spa, known as the first hotel to receive Gold LEED certification for outstanding green design, construction and operation by the U.S. Green Building Council, welcomed two new members to its family: two black necked swans. The swans come from the Newark New Jersey Zoo and will replace a pair that the hotel donated to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Now part of the lagoon maintained at the hotel, the duo will be the subject of a soon-to-come naming contest.