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USA: IEA addresses natural gas workshop in US

Gas

USA: IEA addresses natural gas workshop in US

Dr Fatih Birol, the International Energy Agency’s Executive Director, recently held a high-level workshop on the strategic role of natural gas at the CSIS in Washington, the United States. read...

USA: Development of Machine Tools Market

Market Report

USA: Development of Machine Tools Market

According to Wise Guy Reports the analysts forecast the machine tools market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 4.34% during the period 2017-2021. read...

USA: Worrying protectionist policy

Trade Policy

USA: Worrying protectionist policy

Since it became clear that Donald Trump was going to beocme the US President, the economic world has also turned upon its head. Because he had spoken very clearly against free trade, among other things, in the election campaign – and also represented this position even after the election. read...

United States Machine Tool Market 2017

Market Report

United States Machine Tool Market 2017

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ‘US Machine Tool Market – Analysis and Forecast to 2025’ report to their offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the US machine tool market. read...

USA: Premiere of Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America

New Exhibition

USA: Premiere of Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America

Deutsche Messe is launching its first-ever energy-themed exhibition in the US market, Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America, which will be staged alongside Solar Power International at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from 10 to 13 September 2017. read...

USA: Profit from Trump Presidency

Chemicals

USA: Profit from Trump Presidency

The US chemicals industry could become one of the big profiteers of Donald Trump’s presidency: As the newly elected 45th US president announced to cut back regulations and establish trade barriers for foreign imports, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) sees an end of the “oppressive” business framework of the past… read...

USA: Reactions to Trump's victory

Presidential election

USA: Reactions to Trump's victory

The election outcome has been announced: Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America. Now there is a great concern in international associations what this election means for the business. read...

Mexico: Free trade attracts foreign investors

Trade agreement

Mexico: Free trade attracts foreign investors

Ten free trade agreements with 45 countries in all, besides 32 investment promotion and protection agreements and membership of all the relevant intergovernmental organisations: These numbers make Mexico the worldwide leader in free trade. It has also convinced foreign investors. read...

USA: Historically high demand for plastics

Trend Report

USA: Historically high demand for plastics

The SPI, the Plastics Industry Trade Association, released its annual Global Business Trends report at The Global Plastics Summit 2016 in Chicago. The report analyzes trade data from the year 2015 and gives a positive view on the US plastics industry. read...

USA: Highest Number of Exhibitors at International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016

Technology Show

USA: Highest Number of Exhibitors at International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016

The final numbers of IMTS 2016 show that the international exhibition for manufacturing technology was a full success. According to the report, the 31st edition of the show was the third largest in number of registrations and exhibit space and it had the highest number of exhibitors. read...

Chile is generating too much solar power

Solar power

Chile is generating too much solar power

A new report reveals that in Chile, spot prices on solar electricity dropped to zero for 113 days of the year through April, and many more days of free solar power are expected to come. read...

USA: A showcase for emerging technologies, automation and data-driven manufacturing

IMTS

USA: A showcase for emerging technologies, automation and data-driven manufacturing

America's largest industrial trade show, IMTS, is currently taking place in Chicago, occupying around 120,000 m² of exhibit space, featuring more than 2,000 exhibiting companies. The ETMM team was there and was impressed. read...

US show to be even bigger, stronger, pushing for innovation

IMTS 2016

US show to be even bigger, stronger, pushing for innovation

IMTS, the International Manufacturing Technology Show, will once again take place from 12 -17 of September 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, USA. IMTS is held every two years and with more than 2,000 exhibitors, it is one of the largest industry trade fairs in the world. read...

USA: More oil reserves than Saudi Arabia and Russia

Oil industry

USA: More oil reserves than Saudi Arabia and Russia

A new independent estimate of world oil reserves has been released by Rystad Energy, showing that the United States now holds more recoverable oil reserves than both Saudi Arabia and Russia. For US, more than 50 per cent of remaining oil reserves is unconventional shale oil. Texas alone holds more than 60 billion barrels of shale oil according to this new data. read...

USA: Largest producer of hydrocarbons

Oil & Gas

USA: Largest producer of hydrocarbons

U.S. petroleum and natural gas production first surpassed Russia in 2012, and the United States has been the world’s top producer of natural gas since 2011 and the world’s top producer of petroleum hydrocarbons since 2013. read...

Schaeffler investing nearly 84 million euros in the USA

Schaeffler investing nearly 84 million euros in the USA

The Schaeffler Group is increasing its capacity at two US locations by building new manufacturing halls and administration buildings. Excavators have already started work in Fort Mill, South Carolina and a June groundbreaking is planned for its ex-pansion in Wooster, Ohio. In total, Schaeffler is creating more than 350 new jobs in the US. read...

USA: Fair Landscape Offers an Event for Everyone

Export markets

USA: Fair Landscape Offers an Event for Everyone

Worldwide, the maximum number of fairs and congresses are held in the US, as analysed by the International sectoral association, International Congress and Convention Association. But European companies must make readjustments on the other side of the Atlantic. read...

USA: Industry 4.0 the American Way

Industrial Internet Consortium

USA: Industry 4.0 the American Way

The Industry 4.0 platform or the Industrial Internet Consortium? RAMI or IIRA? Observe the standards meticulously or just do it? In the matter of procedures to be followed for manufacturing in the future and the Internet of Things, the differences between Germany and the USA may not be unbridgeable, but they are definitely conspicuous. read...

USA: German Machine Manufacturers Bet Strongly on the US

Export markets

USA: German Machine Manufacturers Bet Strongly on the US

USA has arrived again – at least from the perspective of German machine manufacturers: in 2015 it became one of Germany’s biggest export destinations and this situation will persist in 2016 too, or so expects the VDMA. According to a survey conducted by the Association, the overwhelming majority of German machine manufacturers operating in the USA are expecting increased turnovers. read...

USA: For German Companies Business with the US is Gaining Real Momentum

Export markets

USA: For German Companies Business with the US is Gaining Real Momentum

A brisk economic growth, a strong Dollar – business with the USA is good for German companies. This is also reflected in the German balance of trade in which the US has become the most important export market. Machine manufacturers in particular can expect special impulses. read...

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