Food processing industry shifting to healthier alternatives to reduce foods’ trans-fat content, but alternatives not without challenges
HOUSTON (Jan. 22, 2016) – Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—once common ingredients in foods ranging from chocolate candy to frozen pizza—are nearing the end of the line as part of the U.S. food supply, but the global outlook for fats and oils remains positive, according to new analysis from IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. In June 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that PHOs were no longer generally recognized asmore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 22, 2016) – Though the Web would seem to be the obvious go-to medium for advertisers in the smartphone era, Japanese advertisers are still primarily focusing their attention on television commercials to deliver their brand message. In 2015, TV commercials accounted for 41 percent of total net advertising revenues in Japan, the world’s third largest advertising market, while online ads made up only 23 percent. This situation stands in contrast to other maturemore...
IHS Automotive analysts available to discuss breaking news, industry trends, global developments and more
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business information provider IHS has opened a new in-house television
studio at its IHS Automotive offices in Southfield, Mich., near Detroit.
The studio can transmit in High Definition or Standard Definition and
can be received via the VYVX fiber network or The Switch fiber network.
IHS Automotive experts in Southfield and other locations are available
for live or pre-recorded television and radio interviews with media
The overall market for all types of sensor hubs exceeded 1.0 billion units in 2015, rising to nearly 2.0 billion in 2019
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 20, 2016) – The demand for sensor hubs, dedicated processing elements used for low-power sensor processing tasks, is booming. In fact due to “always on” sensor processing trends and the limitations of battery technology, the overall market for all types of sensor hubs will exceed 1.0 billion units in 2015, rising to nearly 2.0 billion in 2018, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. Samsung, Apple and Motorolamore...
Supply-side and demand-side constraints drag down demand; but “recovery killers” are a distant threat
DAVOS, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The global economy is stuck in low gear and, as a result, global growth
is expected to hover between 2.5 and 3.0 percent in 2016, according to
new analysis released today at the World Economic Forum in Davos by IHS
Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and
“The world economy is being dragged down by supply-side and demand-side
constraints,” said Nariman Behravesh, IHS
chief economist. “Whilemore...
South Korean TV giants plan to lower panel allocation to their captive panel suppliers
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 19, 2016) – Leading global TV brands Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, seeking to complete their product lineups, increase back-up supply and boost savings, plan to rely less on their captive panel suppliers and turn to outsourcing instead. The two South Korean TV brands made up 41 percent of the total panel shipments of Samsung Display and LG Display in 2015, down from 46 percent in 2014. The figure will decline even further to 37 percent in 2016, according tomore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 19, 2016) – Battery cost reductions, government funding programs and utility tenders led to a 45 percent increase in the global energy storage pipeline in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015 compared to the previous quarter. According to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, the global pipeline of planned battery and flywheel projects had reached 1.6 gigawatts (GW) in Q4 2015. “Continued battery cost reduction,more...
Senate Majority Whip and Chairman of Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to participate in special policy dialogue at world’s preeminent energy conference, February 22-26, 2016
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Senators John Cornyn (Texas) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) will
participate in a special policy dialogue during the 35th IHS CERAWeek,
February 22-26 at the Hilton Americas—Houston. Senator Cornyn, the
Senate Majority Whip and Senator Murkowski, who chairs the Senate Energy
and Natural Resources Committee, will join Daniel Yergin, IHS vice
chairman and conference chair, for a discussion on the U.S. and global
energy future, Friday, February 26more...
Attacks in Ukraine up three-fold; Islamic State attacks up over 50 percent and are more than six times the attacks numbers of next active group
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A total of 18,987 attacks in total by non-state armed groups was carried
out in 2015, according to open source data collected by IHS Inc. (NYSE:
IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.
Almost half of these attacks took place in Syria and Iraq and 3,317 of
them, or 17 percent, were claimed by the Islamic State, according to the
2015 IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre Global Attack Index.more...
Chemical industry leaders, decision-makers to address opportunities and risks in volatile market at world’s preeminent petrochemical conference in Houston, March 15-18, 2016
In a period marked by continued global economic uncertainty, a volatile energy market and margin erosion, many chemical producers are refocusing their strategies and portfolios in favor of higher value products and core assets. These market realities will drive much of the conversation when major industry executives, along with other leading IHS experts, speak at the IHS Chemical 31st Annual World Petrochemical Conference (WPC) and Workshops, March 15 – 18, 2016, at the Hilton Americas Hotelmore...