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Research April 17, 2012

PV module suppliers switch tactics as wafer prices fall 70%

The average price of photovoltaic wafers in the first quarter of 2012 fell by more than 70% due to a global oversupply leading companies to buy in their wafer supply according to the latest research released by IMS Research.

By Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research March 22, 2012

IHS acquires IMS Research

IHS Inc., a global source of information and analytics, has acquired IMS Research, an independent provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.

By Source: IMS Research
Research March 2, 2012

Medium voltage drives growth in Brazil to outpace China

High growth in Brazil is predominately driven by oil and gas and mining expansion, as well as projects for infrastructure improvement

By IMS Research (acquired by IHS)
Research November 14, 2011

Frost, Sullivan report finds industrial automation ‘is at a crossroad’

With market at saturation, new “megatrends” are emerging, report finds.

By Source: Frost and Sullivan
Research September 6, 2011

IMS Research: PV market under heavy price, supply pressures

The PV market is undergoing changes and challenges, especially in the U.S., because of rapid growth potential globally

By CFE Media
Research September 6, 2011

Chinese wage inflation opens market for linear motion products

With wages increasing in China, Chinese factories are turning more to automation to keep costs down and increase productivity

By CFE Media
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Research July 11, 2011

IMS finds medium voltage soft start market sparks solid growth

Oil and gas sector of the market continues to drive growth in the medium voltage market.

By CFE Media
Research October 6, 2010

STEM partnership between FIRST, Automation Foundation, ISA

"Global strategic alliance" to bring professionals, students together

Research September 2, 2010

Smart Grid management software shows global growth potential

ARC report: Smart grid operations management software is a critical element in the development of more efficient and reliable electric grids.The United States, China, and India are the countries currently allocating the greatest amount of public capital to grid expansion and improvement initiatives.

Research November 15, 2007

Rugged digital storage

The EE25 series 5400.2 hard disc drive is designed for digital storage in extreme environment locations. It provides up to 80 GB of data storage in areas where temperature, vibration, humidity, shock and altitude could affect equipment operation. Features include SATA and PATA interfaces, operating vibration protection up to 2 Gs, temperature range of -30 to 85 C, altitude limit of 5,000 meters...

By Plant Engineering Staff