Critical raw materials have a high economic importance to the EU.
October 1, 2014
Jack Bedder, senior analyst with Roskill, shares details regarding the European Commission’s (EC) assessment of critical materials, including a report updated in 2014 that includes materials such as borates, fluorspar, magnesite, rare earths and more.
Permanent magnets are a vital part of modern life. They are found in or used to produce almost every modern convenience today, from air conditioners and washing machines to speakers in mobile phones and electric motors in hybrid cars.
We evaluated survey details combined with information gleaned from company websites, annual reports, press releases, etc. to develop the rankings.
September 2, 2014
We’re pleased to present the second annual CI Top 10! Following the success of the inaugural ranking last year, and taking into account your suggestions, we’ve expanded the scope of the CI Top 10 to include not only the leading worldwide manufacturers of advanced ceramics, but also advanced glasses and refractories.
The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon that is reshaping information technology (IT) in business offices now is spreading to the manufacturing sector, with employee-owned smartphones and media tablets playing an increasingly important role in manufacturing settings this year and beyond.