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  • 5/5/16 9:02 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 5, 2016) – Overall public display shipments and revenue will rebound in 2016, as regional economies recover and more large projects are installed. In fact, unit shipments of public displays are expected to grow 9.3 percent year over year, reaching approximately 3 million units in 2016, as revenue increases 15.3 percent. Total public display revenue will rise $1 billion per year to reach $9.7 billion in 2020. The average selling price (ASP) of a public display willmore...
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  • 5/4/16 8:00 am EDT

    Wireless was a bright spot in fading semiconductor market last year, but growth may dim in 2016

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 4, 2016) – Revenue associated with the wireless competitive landscape continued to serve as a bright spot in the larger semiconductor market in 2015, growing almost 4 percent to over $56 billion, year over year, while total semiconductor revenue fell 2 percent to $347 billion during the same period. The wireless competitive landscape includes logic and analog semiconductors used in connectivity, mobile phones, media tablets, mobile infrastructure and other applications.more...
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  • 5/4/16 7:01 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (May 4, 2016) – Production of Global Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) is expected to reach more than 70,000 vehicles annually by 2027, as more automotive OEMs bring FCEVs to market, according to a new FCEV report from IHS Automotive, part of IHS, Inc. (NYSE:  IHS). The report takes a holistic view on FCEV production, components and hydrogen and infrastructure markets.“Recently there has been an increasing focus on battery electric vehicles and batterymore...
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  • 5/3/16 8:00 am EDT
    2016 April Paychex IHS Small Business Jobs Index
    • Consistent rate of expansion for small business employment continues 
    • Mountain remains top-ranked region
    • Washington continues as top state, followed by Tennessee and North Carolina
    • Seattle leads among metros, with Dallas ranked second
    • Other Services and Construction remain top two industry sectors
    The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index was up modestly in April, increasing to 100.77 compared to 100.74 in March. Following the strong 0.28 percent one-month gain in January, the national index has increased further during the past three months, by 0.12 percent. At 101.87, the Mountain region continues as the leading regional index. Washington expanded its performance as the top state by moving to an index level above 104, while Seattle again ranks as the top metro area for smallmore...
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  • 5/2/16 9:42 am EDT

    New event, June 13-14 in Houston, to examine strategic importance of Gulf Coast to importers/exporters

    NEWARK, N.J. (April 29, 2016) – IHS Maritime & Trade today announced the launch of the JOC Gulf Shipping Conference, a new event for the containerized and breakbulk/heavy-lift shipping sectors. The conference, to take place June 13-14 in Houston, Texas, will pull together some of the industry’s foremost thought leaders and practitioners to examine the Gulf region just as it’s poised to take on increasing strategic importance for importers and exporters. The Port of Houston Authority hasmore...
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  • 5/2/16 5:42 am EDT

    Highest quarterly attack total since group took Mosul in June 2014; Al-Qaeda affiliates take a back seat five years after Bin Laden, but are significant threats

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Islamic State has increased the tempo and intensity of operations in Iraq and Syria over the past three months, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. “Following territorial losses, we are seeing a steady upward trend in the tempo of Islamic State operations worldwide, but particularly in Syria and Iraq,” said Matthew Henman, head of IHSmore...
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  • 4/29/16 10:00 am EDT

    Invitation-only workshops co-hosted with IHS CERAWeek Strategic Partner Siemens in Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and Boston

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world’s preeminent annual energy conference, IHS CERAWeek, today announced a new series of regional dialogues co-hosted by IHS CERAWeek Strategic Partner, Siemens. The series, Reducing Carbon Footprints: The Strategic Challenges Facing the U.S. Electrical Sector will gather senior power sector leaders, major industrial power users and other key stakeholders for a series of invitation-only dialogues in Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco andmore...
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  • 4/28/16 7:00 am EDT

    With its rapid penetration in smartphones, tablet PCs, smartwatches and virtual reality devices, AMOLED is bolstering the flat-panel display industry

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (April 28, 2016) – Active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) displays are rising fast, thanks to lowering costs, wider use in end-market consumer electronics devices and the ramp-up of new manufacturing capacities.  While liquid crystal display (LCD) technology is still the dominant technology in the display industry, AMOLED display shipments will grow 40 percent, year over year, to reach 395 million units in 2016. AMOLED display revenue is expected tomore...
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  • 4/28/16 7:00 am EDT

    Even as the economic crisis worsens, threat of petty crime and protests lingers - Brazil has developed a strategy to help make visitors safe

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics just a little less than four months away, the city is facing several pressing issues such as crime, civil unrest and counter-terrorism. Also, questions continue to swirl around Rio’s health-service readiness, due to the Zika virus. However, in the latest special report focused on the city’s readiness, business information provider IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) believes Rio remains well-prepared for the bigmore...
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  • 4/27/16 10:00 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (April 27, 2016) – Current construction costs fell in April, according to a new report from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 48.5 this month, up from 44.6 in March. The headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for 16 months.The current materials/equipment price index showed some improvement again, moving up from 41.8 in March to 47.5 inmore...
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