National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Assessment of Business Conditions improve in February.

Derived from survey of senior industry executives, Electroindustry Business Confidence Index for current North American conditions climbed to 69.6 in February, up 6 points from 63.6 in January. Index has topped 60 points in each of last 4 months, indicating sustained improvement in economic environment facing broad cross-section of electrical equipment manufacturers. According to index, 70% of...

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Registration is Open for PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011.

Registration and housing are open for September 26-28 PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011, which will feature near 600,000 ftÂ-² of exhibit space and is projected to bring in 1,200+ exhibitors and 25,000 attendees. Those present will be able to see technology in action, meet with suppliers, and engage experts in conversations. Also, 5 pavilions - Pharmaceutical, Processing Zone, Confectionery, Reusable...

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EPA's Energy Star Leaders drive greater energy efficiency.

EPA recognized 74 leading Energy Star organizations for achievements in energy efficiency across their entire building portfolios in 2010. Through commitment to energy management, organizations together have prevented equivalent of more than 460,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually and saved more than $100 million a year. To be an Energy Star Leader, organization must show 10% improvement...

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Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

FMA Seeks Participants for 2011 financial, operational survey.

Industry executives are encouraged to participate in 2011 Financial Ratios and Operational Benchmarking Survey, which will provide data for company owners and managers in metal forming and fabricating industry. Results will allow comparisons of liquidity, profitability, asset management, operational benchmarking, value proposition, and marketing effectiveness. Comparisons will be made based upon...

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE Winter Conference saw best attendance in 15 years.

Held January 29 to February 2 in Las Vegas, 2011 ASHRAE Winter Conference was attended by some 3,400 people, 400 of which were there for first time. Technical program offered near 300 sessions, 20 educational courses, and various social events. Also 600+ meetings of technical, standards, and standing committees took place, developing guidance for future of industry and ASHRAE. Updated energy...

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Prominent Technology Experts and Top IC Companies to Discuss New Smartphone Design and Other Hot Technologies at IIC-China in Shenzhen

Live product teardowns feature face-off of new Smartphones and tablet PCs; technical conferences also cover latest embedded system, analog and power technologies that fuel next-generation electronics HONG KONG, Feb. 17, 2011 -- Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) announces today that top international semiconductor companies such as ADI, Freescale, Intel, NXP and STMicroelectronics are scheduled to...

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Datatrend Technologies, Inc

Technology Infrastructure Solutions Provider Datatrend Technologies, Inc. Earns Multiple Awards from IBM

National IT Solutions Provider Recognized for Competitive Leadership, Technical Excellence, and Services Collaboration during IBM Business Partner Leadership Conference in Orlando MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 17, 2011 -- In recognition of its excellence in delivering a variety of technology solutions and services built around IBM solutions, Datatrend Technologies, a leading provider of technology...

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Aker Solutions

4th Quarter and Preliminary Annual Results 2010

Aker Solutions' operating revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 were NOK 15 billion and earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) was NOK 1 191 million. The preliminary results for full year 2010 show revenues of NOK 50.8 billion and EBITDA of NOK 4.3 billion. All of the above numbers are for Aker Solutions including discontinued operations, ie the parts of the former...

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Creform Corp.

Creform's Communication-Center Provides Shop Floor Answers

The new Creform Six-Board Communication Center saves valuable space and is ideal for displaying multiple subjects in training rooms Good communications and ongoing training are the foundations of any successful company. The ability to keep track of vital business metrics and make them conveniently available in centrally located areas is critical to smooth-running operations. But often training...

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Akzo Nobel

AkzoNobel Delivering on Growth Strategy

o 2010 revenue up 12 percent to Euros14.6 billion; EBITDA* up 16 percent to Euros1,964 million o Total 2010 net income increased to Euros754 million o Q4 revenue up 17 percent to Euros3.6 billion; Q4 EBITDA up 3 percent to Euros377 million o Adjusted EPS (earnings per share): Euros3.71 (2009: Euros2.06) o Outlook: aiming for more than 5 percent revenue and EBITDA growth in 2011, in line with...

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