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Megatrends Impacting the Chemicals Industry: What for 2010?  in

At the beginning of 2009, I published a list of the top 10 megatrends that we felt would have an impact on the Performance Materials industry through 2009. For 2010 however, we will be taking a different perspective on the key dynamics in our industr… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 08, 2010
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Growth in a Recessionary Market for Personal Protective Equipment Industry  in

Every manufacturer of PPE products is asking the question, “How do I grow under the current market conditions?” The current situation within the personal protective equipment (PPE) market is complex; the answer to this question is multi faceted, depe… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 08, 2010
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L-carnitine: Getting Noticed in a Challenging Market Place  in

In 2009, Frost & Sullivan turned its attention to the dynamic global weight management ingredients market. This research was presented at the 13th annual Supply Side West and market growth, product and application trends by region was discusses and i… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 08, 2010
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Sustainability: Key Challenges Facing Food and Beverage Ingredient Markets and Implementing Best Practices  in

Increasing media attention on changing climate fears, product recalls, and the volatile cost of energy has had an irreversible affect on consumer awareness of health, safety, and energy conservation issues as it related to the food and beverage produ… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 08, 2010
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Leveraging New Technologies to Optimize Business Opportunities  in

Technology constantly evolves, creating threats to existing products but also generating opportunities for savvy companies who can develop technology that is targeted at capturing new applications and markets. To be positioned to thrive rather than s… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 08, 2010
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Biodiesel, a reality in public transportation in Mexico  in

With the consolidation of the first mixed company that will utilize Biodiesel produced in Chiapas, a new era begins in the entity in transportation matter. Biodiesel for these vehicles is being obtained from a 10 thousand hectares Jatropha Curcas (al… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 08, 2010
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Outlook for Measurement & Instrumentation Industry from Industry Participants  in

The Growth Innovation Leadership 2009: NA Congress was concluded in Scottsdale, Arizona in September 2009. In spite of being 9 months into one of the toughest years for businesses in the past 50 years, it was a pleasant surprise to see a large turnou… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 07, 2010
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Collaborative Innovation: The Way Forward  in

Dateline 2002: Frost & Sullivan's Technical Insights group (TI) reports in its Managing Innovation for Profit, 9th Edition (2002) that collaborative innovation is a viable strategy for growth. Collaborative innovation involves external companies, ins… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 05, 2010
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Fast-paced changes in business visual communications  in

Our just-completed research into the development of the telepresence market shows this has moved on in a big way since Frost & Sullivan first covered the technology segment in 2007. Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Jan 05, 2010
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An Age Old Dilemma: The Challenge of Metrics-Based Marketing  in

Frost & Sullivan surveyed Marketing executives to identify their top challenges for 2009. Their primary challenge was the need for Marketing to prove the efficiency and effectiveness of their expenditures. This challenge is a longstanding one but has… Read More →

Posted by Holly Lyke Ho Gland on Dec 28, 2009
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An Age Old Dilemma: The Challenge of Metrics-Based Marketing  in

Frost & Sullivan surveyed Marketing executives to identify their top challenges for 2009. Their primary challenge was the need for Marketing to prove the efficiency and effectiveness of their expenditures. This challenge is a longstanding one but has… Read More →

Posted by Holly Lyke Ho Gland on Nov 19, 2009
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An Age Old Dilemma: The Challenge of Metrics-Based Marketing  in

Frost & Sullivan surveyed Marketing executives to identify their top challenges for 2009. Their primary challenge was the need for Marketing to prove the efficiency and effectiveness of their expenditures. This challenge is a longstanding one but has… Read More →

Posted by Holly Lyke Ho Gland on Oct 08, 2009
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Wireless: Let's Get to Work  in High Tech

A new crew is making its presence felt at many manufacturing companies. The members of this team, trained in the art of information sharing, can best be described as “grey collar workers.” They consist of executives on the road, engineers in the … Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Oct 02, 2009
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Linpac's Integrated ERP Packs Merger Punch  in CPG

The next time you pick up fresh vegetables from Carrefour in France or bread from Tesco’s in the United Kingdom, or change a part on your BMW, Ford Fiesta, or MG sports car, the chances are they will all have traveled along their supply chains in pla… Read More →

Posted by Paul Tate on Jun 29, 2009
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The On-Demand Interchange  in Global Value Networks

A couple of years ago, when energy drink and chewing gum maker Mad Croc was just getting started, top executives, like those at a growing number of small, young manufacturing companies, opted to effectively outsource the tasks of deploying and operat… Read More →

Posted by Jeff Moad on May 07, 2009
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Is PLM the New Enterprise Software?  in Global Value Networks

For the CEO of Novero GmbH — the former Nokia division that makes slick automotive communications gear — product design entails more than fancy modeling and manufacturing mock-ups. Equally important: the ability to integrate information across the t… Read More →

Posted by ML Admin on Mar 05, 2009
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Nissan Emphasizes Quality in 2012 Plan  in Automotive

Stung by the recurring below-average quality rankings of its vehicles, Japanese automaker Nissan will invest heavily in quality initiatives as part of a push to cut in half by 2012 the number of quality complaints it receives, according to a recent a… Read More →

Posted by Chris Chiappinelli on Sep 09, 2008
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