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  • 7/6/16 6:00 am EDT

    IHS review is first bottom-up feasibility analysis and economic assessment of these new commercial processes

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2016) – Two new steam-cracking processes developed by ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco, respectively, allow petrochemical producers to essentially skip the refining process in converting crude oil directly to light olefins. These new processes could potentially save refiners as much as $200-per-ton of ethylene produced, according to a comprehensive engineering analysis conducted by IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. “In 2014, ExxonMobilmore...
  • 7/5/16 3:00 pm EDT
    LONDON & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today announced that, in connection with the completion of the previously announced merger between IHS and Markit, the combined company, which will be renamed IHS Markit Ltd., will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the new trading symbol “INFO.” Jerre Stead, IHS chairman and chief executive officer, commented, “The INFO trading symbol introduces IHS Markit to the world –more...
  • 7/5/16 8:31 am EDT
    2016 June Paychex IHS Small Business Jobs Index
    • Small business job growth increases 0.21 percent in June, reversing May’s decline
    • South Atlantic claims top spot among regions, hitting record-level growth
    • Washington remains top-ranked state for sixth consecutive month
    • Seattle continues as top metro 
    • Construction industry has strongest gain in more than three years
    The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index rebounded 0.21 percent in June, increasing to 100.81, reversing the May decline of 0.18 percent. The second quarter of 2016 saw an overall gain of 0.07 percent, despite significant movement in the index month-to-month. The change in the pace of small business employment growth from May to June was the largest the national index has seen since June 2013. With a strong one-month growth rate, the South Atlantic hit a record level in June at 101.96 tomore...
  • 7/5/16 8:02 am EDT

    Flexible displays for tablet PCs, near-eye virtual reality devices, automotive monitors and OLED TVs expected by 2022

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (July 5, 2016) – As the popularity and penetration of wearable and mobile devices increase, so too will demand for innovative flexible displays. In fact, revenue from flexible displays is expected to increase more than 300 percent, from just $3.7 billion in 2016 to $15.5 billion in 2022. Flexible displays will comprise 13 percent of total display market revenue in 2020, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical informational and insight.Samsungmore...
  • 6/29/16 10:00 am EDT
    2016 June IHS PEG ECCI
    Construction costs fell once again in June, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 48.1 this month, down from 49.3 in May. The headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for the past 18 months. Although it had been rising towards the neutral mark since January’s low point, the headline index reversed this trend in June.This month, the currentmore...
  • 6/29/16 9:02 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (June 29, 2016) – An important milestone was passed in early 2016: more than half of TV sets shipped globally in first quarter 2016 were smart TVs. The acceleration in the uptake of internet-connected TVs was led by China, where four out of five TV sets shipped with smart functionality. Meanwhile, despite a seasonally quiet quarter, 56 percent of North American TV shipments were smart TVs, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information andmore...
  • 6/28/16 8:53 am EDT
    CEE Pay TV Subscribers and penetration - IHS Technology

    Poland and Russia are clear market leaders; Lack of local content will hurt Netflix growth in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (28 June 2016) – Pay TV revenue in Central and Eastern Europe totaled €5.02 billion in 2015, according to a new report from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.The report, entitled Central and Eastern Europe Pay TV Market Monitor, says there were 75.9 million homes in Central and Eastern Europe that had pay TV, an increase of 31 percent between 2010 and 2015.Cable accounted for 48 percent of pay TV subscribers in 2015 compared tomore...
  • 6/28/16 6:00 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today reported results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2016. Revenue of $588 million, up 6 percent from the prior-year period Total organic revenue growth of 2 percent when normalized for CERAWeek timing; reported organic revenue growth of negative 1 percent, with 1 percent subscription organic revenue growthmore...
  • 6/27/16 4:58 pm EDT
    LONDON & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today announced that Markit has commenced, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a confidential offering memorandum and consent solicitation statement dated the date hereof (the “Offering Memorandum”), an offer to exchange (the “Exchange Offer”) any and all of the outstanding $750.0 million aggregate principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Existing IHS Notes”) issued by IHS Incmore...
  • 6/27/16 11:17 am EDT

    Oil sands production growth enters new phase as growth continues into the next decade, IHS says

    CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source for critical information and insight, has released its outlook for Canadian oil sands production through 2025. IHS expects continued oil sands production growth through the period, with oil sands growth entering a new phase driven primarily by the expansion of existing facilities with more attractive economics. Oil sands production is forecast to grow by nearly one million barrels per day (more...

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