Design & Supply Chain

Design & Supply Chain

  • 3/29/16 8:01 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 29, 2016) – Managed security service global revenue totaled $17.4 billion in 2015, up 9 percent from the prior year, and it is forecast to grow by one‑third over the next five years. More than half (54 percent) of security service revenue in 2015 came from customer-premises-equipment- (CPE-) based services, with cloud-based offerings contributing 46 percent; however, this ratio is expected to reverse by 2020, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global sourcemore...
  • 3/28/16 8:00 am EDT
    TOKYO, Japan (March 28, 2016) – Positive growth returned to India’s liquid crystal display (LCD) TV market in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015, after the industry posted declines in the second quarter (Q2) and no growth in the third quarter (Q3). With more Indians transitioning from cathode-ray tube (CRT) TVs to LCD, the overall consumer LCD TV market in India grew 18 percent in Q4 2015 to reach 2.6 million units, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of criticalmore...
  • 3/23/16 10:07 am EDT

    New data shows signs of stabilization within the index with a small rally starting to percolate

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 23, 2016) – Current construction costs fell again in March, said IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 44.6 this month, up from 41.3 in February. The headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for 15 months.The current materials/equipment price index showed some improvement, moving up from 36.9 in February to 41.8 in March. The sub-indexmore...
  • 3/23/16 8:01 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 23, 2016) – Unit demand for display glass used for liquid crystal display (LCD) TVs, desktop monitors, mobile PCs and other major large panel applications is forecast to fall in 2016. However average diagonal screen sizes for each application are expanding, which means display glass area demand will continue to increase, even as unit shipments decrease. Total LCD glass capacity is now matching glass area demand, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading globalmore...
  • 3/22/16 8:56 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 22, 2016) – The industrial semiconductor market will post an 8 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), as revenue rises from $43.5 billion in 2014 to $59.5 billion in 2019. Increased capital spending and continued economic growth, especially in the United States, will spur demand and industrial semiconductor sales growth, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. Commercial aircraft, LED lighting, digital videomore...
  • 3/22/16 8:00 am EDT

    U.S. polysilicon manufacturers have essentially lost access to China, while Asian countries have greatly benefited from their ability to increase market share there

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 22, 2016) – The ongoing trade dispute between China and the United States continues to affect the manufacture of polysilicon used for solar-photovoltaic (PV) modules in both countries, but not equally. A rush to install projects in China before the deadline for feed in tariff (FIT) levels of those projects on June 30, 2016 is the primary reason polysilicon prices are increasing, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information andmore...
  • 3/21/16 6:05 am EDT

    Combined company creates a global information powerhouse with leading positions in energy, financial services and transportation, serving a world-leading customer base with the opportunity to deliver a broader set of next-generation solutions across industries

    Immediately accretive to combined adjusted earnings; expected combined free cash flow of more than $900 million in 2017

    Significant value creation through clearly identified cost synergies of $125 million and revenue opportunities of $100 million

    $1 billion share repurchase program in each of 2017 and 2018

    LONDON & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-share merger of equals to create a global leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Based on the closing prices of IHS and Markit common stock on March 18, 2016, the implied equity value of the transaction is more than $13 billion. The transaction has been unanimously approved by themore...
  • 3/21/16 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 first quarter ended February 29, 2016. Revenue of $548 million, up 7 percent from the prior-year period Total organic revenue growth of 3 percent, with 1 percent subscription organic revenue growth Adjusted EBITDA of $180 million, up 13 percent from the prior-year periodmore...
  • 3/16/16 11:10 am EDT

    Analysis from the IHS Conflict Monitor shows tide of war turning against group


    LONDON, UK (16 March, 2016) – IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced findings from its analysis of territory controlled by insurgent groups in Syria and Iraq.Between 1 January and 15 December 2015, the Islamic State lost control of 14 percent of its territory. New analysis carried out by the team that runs the IHS Conflict Monitor indicates that in the last three months, the Islamic State has lost a further 8 percent of itsmore...
  • 3/16/16 8:00 am EDT

    As the largest US natural gas producer, ExxonMobil’s olefin feed slate changing during next five years to advantaged ethane

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical, the world’s fourth-largest chemical company, continues to ensure its competitiveness in a low oil-price environment, according to a new report from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. This competitiveness, the report says, is due largely to the status of ExxonMobil Chemical as a world leader in proprietary technology, a geographically diversified portfolio, its access tomore...

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