During the past two years, more flexible sourcing strategies across the wind power supply chain have resulted in cost reductions, enabling greater geographic market access while reducing risk and ensuring profitability for wind turbine vendors and their partners in the component value chain.
A recent report from MarketsandMarkets entitled “Automotive Composite Market by Type (Polymer Matrix Composite, Metal Matrix Composite, and Ceramic Matrix Composite) and by Application (Interior Components, Exterior Components, Chassis & Powertrain Components and Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019” defines and segments the global automotive composite market with an analysis and forecast of its global volume and value.
Murata and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) recently signed a research collaboration agreement that marks Murata’s entry into the EcoCampus research program, led by the Energy Research Institute at NTU (ERI@N).
Continuing strength in China and a resurgent U.S. economy are combining to drive accelerated growth in the worldwide market for semiconductors used in industrial applications this year, according to IHS Technology.
Kyocera Corp. recently announced that the company’s Kagoshima Kokubu manufacturing plant has received the 2014 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity in recognition of its environmental protection activities.