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Jul 31, 2015, 10:54 ET

Research in Wind Energy Focuses on Cost-Effective, Lightweight Materials, Finds Frost & Sullivan

 Lightweight materials are seeing greater adoption in wind turbine manufacturing as evidenced by patent trends. High-strength materials...

Jul 31, 2015, 08:00 ET

Rise in Food Recalls Catalyzes Development of Improved Safety Technologies

 Recent food product recalls due to potential health hazards have created the need for detailed monitoring of food safety at every step along...

Jul 31, 2015, 02:30 ET

Mining Boom in Sub-Saharan Africa Bolsters the Explosives and Chemicals Market

The rapid growth of the mining industry, especially in Central Africa, is being mirrored in the market for mining explosives and chemicals across...

Jul 31, 2015, 02:17 ET

Frost & Sullivan: Hybrid IT and cloud-enabled technologies will define the new normal

 Hybrid IT is fast becoming the new normal across organizations in Asia-Pacific. With the increasing utilization of data centers and cloud...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:33 ET
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Cullen/Frost Bankers Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend For Common Stock And Preferred Stock

 The Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. board of directors declared a third quarter cash dividend of $.53 per common share. The dividend is payable...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:52 ET

Frost & Sullivan's GIL 2015: Silicon Valley Explores the Endless Possibilities Created by Technology and Convergence in the Connected Home

 In an era massed with technology in our hands, cars and clothes, technology has gradually taken a leap into our homes. Frost & Sullivan,...

Jul 30, 2015, 07:45 ET

Product Differentiation Crucial to Tap North American Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Services Market

The North American hosted Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and unified communications and collaboration (UCC) services market is undergoing major...

Jul 30, 2015, 04:00 ET

Frost & Sullivan Lauds KRAIBURG TPE's Provision of Best-in-class Products and Services in the TPE Market

 Based on its recent analysis of the thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) market, Frost & Sullivan recognises KRAIBURG TPE with the 2015...

Jul 29, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Cullen/Frost Announces Executive Leadership Transition

Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. today announced that Cullen/Frost Chairman and CEO Dick Evans will retire effective March 31, 2016. At that time,...

Jul 29, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Cullen/Frost Reports Second Quarter Results

 Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE: CFR) today reported results for the second quarter of 2015, with solid increases in average loans and net...

Jul 29, 2015, 07:30 ET

Working Capital Management Seizes Priority in North American and European Pharma Industry

 Efforts to improve working capital efficiency are becoming entrenched in the growth strategy of pharmaceutical firms in North America and...

Jul 29, 2015, 03:49 ET

Frost & Sullivan: Mobile Health may be the Answer for Australia, but is Australia ready?

In spite of the tremendous development of hospital infrastructure, Australia currently only has about 4 beds per thousand and a medical workforce...

Jul 29, 2015, 02:00 ET

Impact of Driverless Cars on Logistics and Insurance at GIL 2015: Monaco

 Disrupting unsustainable business models is the only way to survive and thrive in the current economy. Many companies are at a crossroad and...

Jul 29, 2015, 01:02 ET
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Frost & Sullivan 2015 GIL New Zealand: The Internet of Things and IT-Led Disruptions will Transcend Industry Sectors

 Cloud computing and mobility has significantly changed the information and communication technologies (ICT) industry. Cloud computing, big...

Jul 28, 2015, 09:00 ET

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes KeyPoint Technologies' Game-Changing Mobile Marketing Solution, the Xploree Platform

 Based on its recent analysis of the mobile marketing market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes KeyPoint Technologies with the 2015 North America...

Jul 28, 2015, 08:00 ET
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North American Gas Detection Market Persists with Emphasis on Risk Management

 The North American gas detection market is on a steady growth path. The need to avoid industrial accidents caused by undetected gas leakage as...

Jul 28, 2015, 07:48 ET

Advancement of Cloud Communications Gives Pause to Enterprise Communication Technology Investors

 Businesses continue to rely on legacy premises-based assets as challenging economic conditions, as well as the success of subscription-based...

Jul 28, 2015, 07:30 ET

Reinventing Healthcare: Non-Healthcare Companies are Initiating a Surge of Innovation Within the Existing Market

 The healthcare industry is reinventing itself faster than ever. New ideas and technologies are paving the way for the world's largest industry...

Jul 28, 2015, 05:00 ET

Frost & Sullivan Steers Buyers of Contact Centre Services toward Best-fit Options

Migrating communications systems to the cloud has been one of the dominant trends in the European contact centre industry over the past decade. An...

Jul 28, 2015, 03:59 ET

Stem Cell Therapy to Redefine Regenerative Medicine, says Frost & Sullivan

 Faced with increasing challenges such as costly treatments and treatments that are palliative rather than symptomatic, the global healthcare...