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2016 Analysis of New Patterns and Future Trends in Global Agriculture

2017-08-22

2016 Analysis of New Patterns and Future Trends in Global Agriculture

By Grace Yuan, editor of AgroPages, grace@agropages.com

Looking back at 2016, it is obvious that the agri-input industry has experienced a lot of integration. In the future, the indispensable technical resources for future global food production are expected to be dominated by 15 to 20 companies worldwide. Looking into the future, th...

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Four keys to successful digital transformations in healthcare

2017-08-22

Four keys to successful digital transformations in healthcare

By Sastry Chilukuri and Steve Van Kuiken

Healthcare companies (device manufacturers, payors, and providers, among others) have long relied on technology as a core utility—for tracking R&D efforts and patient information, scheduling payments and services, launching new care options, and generally keeping the lights on.

The digitization of products and processes, how...

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Second high temperature FRAM for automotive and industrial applications announced by Fujitsu

2017-08-22

Second high temperature FRAM for automotive and industrial applications announced by Fujitsu

Fujitsu Electronics Europe (FEEU) has launched a second high temperature FRAM MB85RS128TY. This 128kbit Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) device is designed for an operating temperature of up to 125°C and is qualified according to AEC Q100 industrial standard.

Following the release of a first automotive FRAM in February, this second de...

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Self-Renewing Hematopoietic Stem Cells for Transplantation Created

2017-08-22

Self-Renewing Hematopoietic Stem Cells for Transplantation Created

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have discovered an innovative method to make an unlimited supply of healthy blood cells from the readily available cells that line blood vessels. This achievement marks the first time that any research group has generated such blood-forming stem cells.

“This is a game-changing breakthrough that brings us closer not only to treat blood disorders, b...

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An executive's guide to software development

2017-04-21

In his 2013 message to GE shareholders, CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt wrote, “We believe that every industrial company will become a software company.” Last year, he doubled down, moving GE’s corporate headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut, to Boston, in large part to lure world-class software engineers in the area.

GE is not alone in upping its bet on software-driven innovation. Today, a Tesla car has more lines of code than macOS or the Windows Vista operating system. H...

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New Bottles for Soaper Duper by M&H Plastics

2017-04-21

Soaper Duper is a new beauty brand on the block that was launched in luxury store Liberty London at the end of 2016 and has now rolled out into Tesco stores nationwide. Soaper Duper is committed to providing an indulgent, yet guilt-free, wash experience.

This desire to be different is obvious when you look at Soaper Duper’s range of apple green coloured body washes. The distinctive bottles are a quirky custom bubble shape and are provided by M&H Plastics bas...

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Will car users share their personal data?

2017-04-21

Advanced data analytics comes with a significant set of challenges, such as determining data quality, rendering data in functional form, and creating sophisticated algorithms to achieve practical insight. But one of the first problems to solve is whether the data can be viewed at all. This can be especially sensitive when companies seek personal information from private individuals. Will people share the data they have? And if so, what kind? Would they share only technical data (such as oil t...

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How the convergence of automotive and tech will create a new ecosystem

2017-03-26

As the high-tech and automotive worlds merge—with four disruptive technology trends driving change—a complex ecosystem is creating new rules for success.

As four technology trends reshape the global automotive sector, customer preferences are moving away from its traditional strongholds, such as chassis and engine development...

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Chemicals 2025: Will the industry be dancing to a very different tune?

2017-03-26

Chemical companies have been riding high, but the trends that have underpinned that performance are shifting. Companies should reflect carefully on their strengths as they move into this new territory.

Whenever over the past decade we have examined the chemical industry’s capital-markets performance, a very similar picture has emerged. On the basis of total returns to shareholders (TRS), the chemical sector has, over the long term, outperfo...

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SAFE LABELS FOR FOOD PACKAGING

2017-03-26

Ritrama has enhanced its range of high-performance food labelling materials with the introduction of TC8 top coating, the fully certified treatment which is perfectly combined with selected adhesives to come into contact with food.

14 Mar 2017

All packaged foods come with a nutrition label to provide dietary information. The food packaging industry must meet strict regulations to guarantee the safe use of packaging, which does not contaminate food. This includ...

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Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry

2017-03-26

Technology-driven trends will revolutionize how industry players respond to changing consumer behavior, develop partnerships, and drive transformational change.

Today’s economies are dramatically changing, triggered by development in emerging markets, the accelerated rise of new technologies, sustainability policies, and changing consumer preferences around ownership. Digitization, increasing automation, and new business models have revolut...

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PCI Pharma Services Announces Significant Expansion in Serialization Technology

2017-03-26

Leading outsourcing services provider PCI Pharma Services (PCI) has announced a significant expansion of its market leading Serialization capability.  PCI will increase Serialization capacity across its global supply network to support clients in advance of meeting both US DSCSA and EU FMD implementation dates. 

PCI has been actively serializing commercial products for both domestic and international markets for the past five years, with products destined fo...

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