Novelis Inc., one of the world’s leading companies in the field of rolled aluminium products, recently made an announcement regarding the considerable amount of progress the company has been able to achieve in its responsibility to the decrease of its carbon footprint and delivering on strategic measures of sustainable business performance.
Dell Inc. revenue and income dropped in the second quarter. As a result of weak results Dell decided to cut its third-quarter and full-year profit outlook. Currently customers are reducing their spending on computer purchases as they are waiting for the introduction of Microsoft’s Windows 8 Software. But Dell is not the only one affected by the decreasing trend; the whole PC business continues to struggle as a sluggish economic recovery immerges demand for personal computers.
Cisco Systems Inc., the world’s largest maker of computer-networking equipment, has published its quarterly profit and sales. The company noted a sales increase of 4 percent as well as a gain in profit for its fourth-quarterly results. Even though Cisco was affected by the economic turmoil as other companies all over the world, its latest financial results show that company is strong enough to increase its dividend.
The rise to prominence in the automotive industries for Hyundai KIA Automotive Group (HKAG) was capped by the acquisition of Kia Motors in 1998. From the near collapse of Hyundai Motors in 2000 to the current successes, the company has sharpened its focus on progressive development of markets. Currently, Hyundai Owns 49% of KIA Motors, in an intricate private ownership arrangement, through which financing for expansion and operations is done.
Sharp Corporation is a company known worldwide for its unique one-of-a-kind electronic products and solutions. Sharp Corporation’s challenge is to create a balance between work time and personal time, with products that can benefit people’s lives at work, at home, and everywhere in between.
Nestlé is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Nestlé was founded and headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. Nestlé originated in a 1905 merger of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Company, established in 1867 by brothers George Page and Charles Page, and Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé, founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé.
The Timken Company is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered bearings, alloy steels, and related components and assemblies. Timken’s technologies and products turn up virtually everywhere equipment moves or power is transmitted. By applying its knowledge of friction management and power transmission, the Timken Company helps its customers’ products to run smoother, faster and more efficiently and to deliver unparalleled value and innovation all around the world.
Many reasons have been cited for these 2011 drug shortages. A recent study from the IMS Institute found that health manufacturing problems, discontinuations and suspension of production, inability to meet demand, raw material problems, and contamination or other quality issues are particularly relevant. Business decisions by manufacturers and industry leaders, often involving profitability, also play a key role in shortages, and this issue extends beyond the low return on investment of generics.
For those that already have a robust aviation industry, another way to take the aviation industry further is with green aviation. Boeing is taking this idea further by partnering with Hawai’i BioEnergy for the development of a green aviation fuel based on renewable energy sources. The two companies will look at various crops, including sorghum and eucalyptus as potential sources that can be grown locally and converted to green aviation fuel. The collaboration will also look to assess new supporting technologies for additional green aviation production.
With a growing global consciousness of environmentalism and carbon footprints, comes the growth and opening of various green industries that haven’t previously had a chance. One of those budding green markets is that of hybrid vehicle manufacturing, with production to blossom worldwide with many different countries and companies.
NASA launched an Earth-watching satellite on 28th October 2011, a year after its planned launch. The primary purpose of the satellite is to monitor climatic and weather changes and provide enhanced weather forecasts. The NASA satellite was launched in a Delta 2 rocket a little earlier than 3:00 a.m. on Friday, from the […]
Latest automotive news from the constantly changing auto industry reveals stiff competition between auto industry greats BMW and Audi. One of the all-time favorite auto trends, the Audi A-4, now faces some serious threats from the tweaked BMW 3-series.
Produced By Rachel Allen Powering Through… An established leader in Tanzania’s manufacturing sector, Tanelec Limited has been awarded the Tanzanian Presidential Award for the best large electrical manufacturer in the country for the last two years. Tanelec limited commenced its operations in Arusha, Tanzania in 1981 and is the largest manufacturer of electrical distribution transformers […]
Mirror, mirror on the wall; who’s the fastest of them all ? Before Hennessey’s dream machine, the Venom GT was introduced, no one would’ve dared question the Bugatti Veyron’s supremacy where being the world’s fastest, hottest, best-looking car was concerned. Seems like John Hennessey has had enough of that. The Veyron-Slayer The guy who’s known […]
When the entire world is thinking up ways of bettering the environment by using technology and methods that reduce air pollution, Catalytic Clothing’s newest foray goes one step further, with their ethical fashion project that purifies surrounding air as one walks along. Ethical fashion, defined as “an approach to the design, sourcing and manufacture of […]
In its largest-ever acquisition deal, Google announced on Monday an all-cash acquisition bid to buy Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion. The move is aimed at increasing the search engine giant’s leverage in the highly competitive mobile computing market. The deal with Motorola would give Google over 17,000 mobile technology patents. At a time when […]
After winning the R&D 100 Awards, also known as the “Oscars of Innovation”, for three successive years in a row, the ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) has been awarded this year for two eco-friendly technologies, one of which is the rewritable i2R e-Paper, basically a liquid crystal panel. Promising to be both environmentally friendly and […]
The 3D printing world has, in recent times, often focused specifically on 3D food printing, while 3D printing involving larger complex mechanical assemblies has been a much less talked about subject. However, the world’s first 3D printed aircraft, designed and flown by engineers at the University of Southampton, promises to be a landmark development with […]
Bye-bye Vasectomies (and if women can have it their way, bye-bye oral contraceptive pills too) ! This wonder drug, which has been developed at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, India, promises to be a much safer, easier and reversible contraceptive method for men, and has garnered widespread global interest. As opposed to a vasectomy, […]