Thursday, 29 September 2016

Military Demand for Ammunition Market Keeps Player Revenues Trends Forecast 2021

By the end of 2021, the revenue share in the ammunitions market held by the military sector is expected to be 57.14%. The military receives significant financial aid and interest from the national governments, which allows the military to create a consistent level of research and development efforts in making efficient, precise, and tougher rounds. The military sectors is currently showing a high demand in all types of bullets and in all calibers. Law enforcement and civil sales of ammunition are primarily done in small caliber rounds. The sale of commercial ammunitions, meanwhile, is reducing in developed economies and is increasing in the emerging ones, primarily as a source of self-defense.

Concerns over terrorism are escalating in several regions across the world and especially in Europe. Terrorist disturbances are growing in count and government bodies are doing what they can to curb it. This includes increasing expenditure on ammunitions of all types and calibers. Countries such as South Korea, Indian, China, and Pakistan are also increasing their spending on ammunition due to disturbances created by neighboring countries.

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A related event is the growing pace of the arms race in countries from the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. Several countries from these regions are strengthening their troop count as well as modernizing their military equipment. This growing arms race is creating a very high demand for ammunitions, further driving its global market.

However, the U.S. and several European countries are on their way to steadily demilitarizing themselves, a move which started after the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The demilitarization, coupled with the recent economic meltdown, have caused North America and Europe to lose share values in the global ammunition market.

The resultant effect of all the above factors and more can be seen in a predicted CAGR for the market’s revenue, which is 3.7% from 2015 to 2021. By the end of 2021, the revenue is expected to reach US$14.87 bn.

APAC and MEA Demand for Ammunitions Increases Rapidly

Although North America and Europe currently hold leading shares in the market value for ammunitions, their growth rate is expected reduce over the coming years due to substantial reductions in overall demand. At the same time, the demand for ammunitions is expected to increase rapidly in Asia Pacific and the MEA region. By the end of 2021, the share of ammunitions revenue held by Europe will be 31.78%.At the moment, most of the demand for ammunitions in Europe is coming from the strengthening of national defense forces to combat the rising waves of terrorism.

 Both North America and Europe are currently focusing more on the replacement and refurbishment of older weapons and ammunitions, creating a moderate demand for new ammo. The current largest market for ammunitions lies in Russia, a country which is expected to maintain its leading position till 2021.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Global Bullet-proof Glass Market: Key Trends and Opportunities

Global Bullet-proof Glass Market: Overview 
Bullet-proof glass, also referred to as transparent armor, ballistic glass, or bullet-resistant glass, is an important element of security systems installed at places that are likely to encounter violent assaults such as robberies, or in cash trucks, banks, premium vehicles, display cases, ATM booths, and other applications that call for advanced security features and protection from bullets and small projectiles. Bullet-proof glasses are intended to resist one or more rounds of bullets depending on the thickness of the glass or on the weapon used to fire at them. 
Bullet-proof glasses are made from a variety of materials, including thermoplastics, acrylics, polycarbonates, and glass-clad polycarbonates, depending on the level of protection sought for an application. Most bullet-proof glasses are made of layers of one or more types of these materials or the conventional tempered glass. In some cases, bullet-proof glasses may not contain even a miniscule amount of actual “glass” to call it so. 
The global bullet-proof market is projected to expand at a healthy rate over the report’s forecast period. Rising concerns regarding public safety and security and rising applications of these glasses will emerge as the major driving forces. 
The report on the global bullet-proof market gives detailed insights about the crucial elements of the market and the factors that are projected to have substantial influence on the development prospects of the market over the period 2016-2024. The report provides a detailed analysis of the present state of market elements and the major drivers, restraints and trends, and the way present situations are expected to impact the market over the report’s forecast period. 
Global Bullet-proof Glass Market: Key Trends and Opportunities 
The global market for bullet-proof glasses is being driven by rising concerns regarding safety and security of the global population as the world finds itself in the midst of an upheaval owing to the rising terrorist attacks and the rising sophistication of robberies and thefts. The market is also substantially driven by the several government regulations that have been introduced with a view of ensuring maximum safety to financial institutions and reducing risks to human life. 
Some of the major applications of bullet-proof glasses are their use in high precedence bank kiosks, ATM booths, premium vehicles, display cases, residential buildings, defense vehicles, and cash trucks. Over the past few years, the market has witnessed a significant rise in demand from sectors such as residential buildings and premium vehicles. 
Some of the most prominent end users of bullet-proof glasses are industries such as financial services, construction, automobiles, and defense. 
Global Bullet-proof Glass Market: Region-wise Outlook 
From a geographic standpoint, the global bullet-proof glasses market is dominated by North America, followed by Europe. The rising number of armed robberies in North America and the flourishing defense industry of the region can be attributed for the high demand for bullet-proof glasses in the region. 
However, the market is also expected to witness significant growth in Asia Pacific and the Rest of the World (RoW) regional sectors over the report’s forecast period owing to the flourishing finance sector in Asia Pacific and rising infrastructure development activities in RoW. 
Global Bullet-proof Glass Market: Competitive Outlook 
The global bullet-proof glass market is witnessing rising investments in research and development activities aimed at improving existing glasses, raw materials, and manufacturing technologies. Some of the key vendors operating in the market are Asahi Glass co. Ltd, Taiwan Glass Ind. Corp., Saint-Gobain S.A., China Glass Holdings Limited, PPG Industries Inc., Nippon Sheet Glass, Sisecam, China Glass Specialty AG, and Guardian Industries. 

Global Commercial Aircraft Market to Rise at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2013 to 2019 due to Increasing Demand from Emerging Economies in Asia Pacific

Transparency Market Research has recently published a research report about the global commercial aircraft market. This research report, titled “Commercial Aircraft Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019,” offers a complete analysis of the global commercial aircraft market. The research report evaluates the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in the global commercial aircraft market with the help of SWOT analysis.
Additionally, it also identifies the threat of new entrants, the threat of substitute products or services, the bargaining power of customers, the bargaining power of suppliers, and the intensity of competitive rivalry in the market by implementing Porter’s five forces analysis. For a thorough overview of the market, the research analysts have studied the market through the political, economic, legal, social, and environmental point of view.

According to the research report, the global commercial aircraft market stood at US$189.2 bn in 2012 and is expected to reach US$265 bn towards the end of 2019, rising at a CAGR of 5.0% between 2013 and 2019. The study suggests that the global commercial aircraft market is mainly being driven by the increasing demand for single-aisle and narrow-body aircraft. Furthermore, the expanding projects in the commercial aircraft sector are also fueling the growth of this market.

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The global commercial aircraft market is segmented on the basis of engine type, component, aircraft type, and geography. The types of engines in this market are turbofan and turboprop. On the basis of component, this market is segmented into airframe, engine, systems, avionics, interior, and landing gear. The types of aircraft available in this market are large widebody, medium widebody, small widebody, narrow body, regional jets, and business jets. Geographically, this market is segmented into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World.

In terms of regions, North America led the global commercial aircraft market in 2012. Europe followed very closely with a 38.0% share in the global commercial aircraft market in 2012. However, analysts predict that Asia Pacific is likely to grow at a fast pace due to the accelerated pace of industrialization in the emerging economies in the region and a huge demand for low-cost airlines from countries such as Singapore, China, and India.

Some of the top players in the global commercial aircraft market are GE Aviation (General Electric Corporation), Boeing Company, Bombardier Inc., Airbus S.A.S, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc., and Pratt and Whitney (United Technologies Corporation) amongst others. The research report profiles these companies and shares details pertaining to their financial overview, research and development activities, business and marketing strategies, strategic mergers and acquisitions, and product portfolio. Additionally, the report also offers a detailed explanation of the competitive landscape of the global commercial aircraft market.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Automotive Heat Shield Market Outlook 2023

Heat shields are one of the major automotive components used in automobiles. During internal combustion of engine in automobiles, huge amount of heat is generated and heat shields are used in engines to protect the bodywork and other components from high temperature. In addition, heat shields provide performance benefit by reducing the under bonnet intake temperature. The price of heat shields vary by type and size and can be easily fitted by high temperature tapes or stainless steel clamps. There are two major types of heat shields – rigid heat shield and flexible heat shield. Rigid heat shields are generally made from solid steel and aluminum. High-end rigid shields are made from aluminum sheets and other materials that usually come with a ceramic thermal barrier coating in order to improve the heat absorbing capacity. Flexible heat shield is made from thin aluminum sheets, which are either sold in a roll or flat. As the name suggests, flexible heat shields are malleable, which can be bent easily by hand to fit into suitable parts of an automobile. High-end flexible heat shields include ceramic insulation which is applied by plasma spraying. Such high performance flexible heat shields are used in Formula 1 motorsport. The other type of heat shield known as textile heat shield is used in other automotive components such as exhaust system, DPF and turbo.
The global automotive heat shield market can be classified by type of vehicle; namely, passenger car, light commercial vehicle and heavy commercial vehicle. The applications can be sub-divided into under chassis heat shield, under bonnet heat shield, engine compartment heat shield, turbocharger heat shield and exhaust system heat shield. Moreover, the global automotive heat shield market has been segregated by geography under the regions, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (MEA) and Latin America.
Some of the major factors driving the growth of the automotive heat shield market are the increasing production and usage of vehicles across the globe, and technological advancements leading to numerous application of heat shield in various automotive components. The factors inhibiting the growth of the market are the rise in the prices of vehicles and emerging trend of battery driven vehicles. In addition, the opportunities for the automotive heat shield market are the increasing stringent government regulations for reducing the Nvh level in automobiles and downsizing trend of engines in vehicles.
Europe is expected to hold the largest market share in the global automotive heat shield market followed by North America, Asia Pacific, (MEA), and Latin America. Advanced automotive heat shields are largely in demand in North America and Europe. Although countries such as India, China, Japan, UAE, Russia and Brazil are the major automotive heat shield market in the Asia Pacific, MEA and Latin America region, yet the three regions are considered as emerging markets for automotive heat shield.
Some of the key players in the global automotive diagnostics scan tools market include: Dana Holding Corporation, Covpress Ltd., UGN Inc., Happich GmbH, Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG, Federal-Mogul Corporation, Morgan Advanced Materials, Autoneum Holding AG, Elringklinger AG and Lydall Inc.

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

Military Vetronics Market is expected To Reach US$10.71 Bn By The End Of 2023; Advanced Electronic Systems to Fight Against Terrorist Activities

Military Vetronics Market: A Snapshot

The two ways players in military vetronics can approach business is through integrating their systems into new vehicles and retrofitting them to older ones. Most of the defense agencies across the world possess a large number of older vehicles that hold major opportunities for use of modern and more rugged vetronics systems. Additionally, key players are also focusing on the high demand for embedded technology through the implementation of advanced SWaP specs on modern vehicles. Another driver that vetronics players can look out for is the rapidly growing demand for real time data tools in the defense industry.

However, the growing rate of demilitarization in Europe and North America is discouraging several players in the region from continuing to expand in conventional vetronics. Players will soon need to look for opportunities in implementing vetronics systems in unmanned vehicles.

As a result of the above factors, the revenue earned in the global military vetronics market is expected to progress at a CAGR of 5.3% between 2015 and 2023. This market is expected to reach US$10.71 bn by the end of 2023.

North America Defense Industry Pulling Large Number of Vetronics Players

The average pace of the revenue generation for vetronics players is expected to ramp up rapidly in the immediate future and eventually slow down to maturity later on. The military expenditure in Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East have recently witnessed significant growth rates, while Europe has shown a very low growth. North America on the other hand had shown a decline in military expenditure between 2013 and 2014, with the trend remaining consistent till 2016. Despite the fall in expenditure, North America, particularly due to the U.S., holds the top share of expenditure in the world.

North America held the leading revenue share in military vetronics in 2015 and is expected to retain its leadership till 2023. The growth of vetronics revenue in this region is primarily dependent on the increasing investments in research and development efforts for advanced vetronics systems. This applies especially to the fields of navigation systems, communication systems, and real time data transmission systems in modern combat vehicles.

High Demand for Autonomous Operations Propels Demand for Power Systems Vetronics

The revenue share of power systems in vetronics is expected to reach 32.2% by the end of 2023. Control and data distribution systems, the second-largest systems segment, is also expected to show a decent growth in market share. Meanwhile, display systems and vehicle management systems will show a very slow increase in market share between 2015 and 2023.

Most of the modern warfare tactics and military vehicular utilities are largely dependent on remote controlled operations and even fully autonomous military operations. These systems are increasingly being integrated with communication systems, creating a greater need for the implementation of high-end military vetronics. The development of power systems is mainly based on these factors on a global level.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Africa Lead Acid Batteries Market to hits US$1,014 mn by 2021, Driving demand for environment friendly batteries

Due to the improvement in the economy of Africa, there has been a rise in the purchasing power of individuals. In addition, there has been immense growth in the automobile sector. The demand for passenger vehicles has increased considerably and is set to grow further in the coming years.

 Therefore, the production of vehicles has increased due to the rise in demand for automobiles. This has resulted in the rise of lead acid battery manufacturing, thereby driving the growth of the Africa lead acid batteries market. The use of lead acid batteries in cars, buses, trucks, trains, and airplanes is supporting its growth in Africa. Major automakers in the commercial vehicle segment are also focusing on producing hybrid and electric vehicles across different model ranges, which are set to use lead acid batteries as the power source Therefore, with the rise in demand for vehicles, the requirement for lead acid batteries is set to grow uniformly. All these factors are expected to boost the demand for lead acid batteries in the automotive sector.

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The increasing requirement for UPS systems and inverters in homes and industries are also driving the demand for lead acid batteries. The use of UPS systems and inverters is complementary to that of lead acid batteries. All UPS systems and inverters require batteries to function and lead acid batteries are among the most efficient energy storage sources for such devices. Their low cost and reliability are set to increase the demand of these batteries in the coming years, in Africa. 

However, materials used in the manufacturing process of lead acid batteries such as lead and sulfuric acid are hazardous substances, and require appropriate handling. The lack of recycling systems and collection can result in environmental pollution. Therefore, the governments of various countries including Africa have issued stringent norms and regulations relating to lead acid batteries. Such regulations set up for limiting the lead emission in lead batteries are inhibiting the growth of lead acid batteries in Africa, thereby driving demand for other environment friendly batteries.

The competitive advantage that lead acid batteries possess, as compared to their substitutes, is their low price. Therefore, lead acid batteries are preferred by a large number of consumers in Africa. Lead acid batteries are facing strong competition from lithium-ion batteries because there are a number of positive traits to the latter. But the price of lead acid batteries being much lower than that of lithium-ion batteries makes the former more attractive to consumers in the developing nations of Africa.

There are numerous countries in Africa, which are either under-developed or developing. Therefore, the scope of affordable lead acid batteries in various application sectors is of great significance in such countries. In addition, the reliability factors of lead acid batteries are immense as they are shock and overcharge resistant and leak proof. Such notable features provide great opportunities to lead acid battery manufacturers to do business in numerous regions in Africa. 

Lead acid storage batteries have numerous applications, which range from small batteries used in hand tools to large battery structures used by electrical component companies for load leveling. Lead acid batteries used in electric vehicles need to undergo frequent and deep cycling and the batteries used for emergency lighting need to remain in ‘float’. Therefore, different type of lead acid batteries is used for specific applications depending upon the desired capacity, operating temperature, power requirements and voltage. By determining the battery’s duty cycle, its application is ascertained.

 The duty cycle of a battery include operating parameters of a cell in the battery. Such parameters are cycle length, discharge rates, length of time in the standby mode and depth of discharge. The duty cycle along with the parameters is included in the battery design engineering which helps to determine the type of charger to be used. The major lead acid battery applications are industrial, commercial, residential, power and automotive.

Airships Market - Factors limiting market growth Forecast 2023

An airship is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power. Unlike fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters, airships are lighter-than-air (LTA) typically using helium to stay aloft. Airships are equipped with engines for power generation whereas aerostats are tethered to the ground, by a cable that tends to provide power. An airship’s main component is one or more gasbags, a lightweight skin containing a lifting gas to provide buoyancy. The envelope of an airship may form a single gas bag, or may contain a number of internal gas-filled cells. An airship also has engines and crew and/or payload accommodation, typically housed in one or more "gondolas" suspended below the envelope. Airships are widely used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, communication, law enforcement, border patrolling, weather forecasting, and coast guarding. The driving factors for the drift  
The airship market has been experiencing massive growth in the recent years owing to the low operational cost and high competitive advantages of airship systems over aerostat systems and surveillance aircrafts. Also, Growing need for persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance worldwide is driving the global airships market. Moreover, increasing demand of airships for rapid communication and climatic research is boosting the demand for airships market. However, operational hazards and availability of alternatives such as aerostat systems and unmanned aerial vehicles are some of the factors restraining the market growth. Growth in the deployment of airships in military and defense forces are opening new opportunities for the participants in airships system manufacturing.
The global airships market is segmented by method of construction, by class, by payload type, and by geography. Based on the method of construction, the market can be segmented into rigid, semi- rigid, and non-rigid airships. On the basis of airship class, the market can be segmented into small, medium and large class airships. The market can also be classified on the basis of different payload, such as electro-optics, communication intelligence, thermal imaging camera, electronic intelligence, surveillance radar, and an inertial navigation system.
On the basis of applications, the market can be classified into military, homeland security, commercial and environmental research. The market segments in terms of geographical regions include North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle-East and Africa (MEA). The airships market in North America is anticipated to witness high growth due to the wide adoption of airship systems in military and homeland security applications in the region.
Industry participants dominating the global airship market with the most significant developments include Airborne Industries, GEFA-FLUG GmbH, Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd., Information Systems Laboratories Inc., Lindstrand Technologies, RosAeroSystems s.r.a., Skyship Services Inc., Westdeutsche Luftwerbung GmbH, and Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik GmbH among others.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Membrane Separation Market - Huge Opportunity to Chemical Free Water Treatment Process For Good Health

The competitive landscape of the global membrane separation market is dominated by multinational companies such as Koch Membrane Systems, 3M Company, Dow Chemical Company, Sartorius AG, Xylem Inc., Pall Corporation, and Merck Millipore. According to Transparency Market Research, ue to the large number of companies operating in various niches of the membrane separation market, the competition in the market is set to remain intense in the coming years. 

Buyers of membrane separation products have a relatively low bargaining power in the global market at present, as membrane separation products are quite similar to each other. However, the increasing number of companies expanding beyond their original region is set to make the market more competitive in the coming years, boosting the power of the buyers.

Increasing Demand for Water in Emerging Regions Beneficial for Membrane Separation Market

Several emerging countries, such as India and China, are witnessing chronic water shortage problems due to improper management and insufficient availability of water treatment facilities. Membrane separation has emerged as a promising solution in these regions, albeit with the caveat of high costs. The chemical-free nature of membrane separation technology also makes it suitable for use in water reuse and wastewater treatment facilities, which is another rapidly growing industry in emerging economies.

The rapid growth of the industrial sector in emerging economies is also beneficial for the global membrane separation market, as many industries require purified water and most produce significant quantities of wastewater. Membrane separation allows the wastewater to be reused for non-consumptive purposes.
The growing population of emerging countries, with China, India, and Brazil being three of the five most populous countries in the world, is also crucial for the membrane separation market. The growing population in these countries has ensured steady demand for membrane separation technology in the coming years. This has made these regions a lucrative target for global giants in the membrane separation industry.

Lack of Cost-effectiveness of Membrane Separation Leads to Threat from Alternatives

Despite being safe and environmentally viable, membrane technology is hamstrung by its high installation costs, which render it less cost-effective than conventional methods of water treatment. Despite the growing government support, membrane separation remains out of reach for many consumers in developing economies, leading to conventional methods often being preferred due to their higher cost-effectiveness.

The promising performance of conventional methods, which currently outweighs the threat posed by the chemicals used in them, has created a significant challenge for manufacturers of membrane separation technology. As a result, actively working on increasing public awareness about the safety benefits of membrane separation is a crucial strategy for market players.

Ultrafiltration to Exhibit Highest CAGR, Microfiltration to Retain Dominance

Of the various types of membrane separation technologies, microfiltration is likely to remain dominant through the forecast period, with the segment expected to reach a valuation of US$13.1 bn by 2019. Despite its dominance, microfiltration is on the wane, as ultrafiltration technology is expected to exhibit a robust 12.1% CAGR from 2013 to 2019 – the highest of all product segments of the membrane separation market.

Geographically, Europe is the leading consumer of membrane separation technology, due to the presence of several environmentally conscious and prosperous nations in the region. However, due to the increasing government support to the water and wastewater treatment sector in developing countries, Asia Pacific is likely to become a dominant regional market for membrane separation technologies by the end of the decade. The Asia Pacific membrane separation market is expected to be valued at US$13.1 bn by 2019

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Industrial Gear Market - New Business Opportunities & Investment Research Report 2023

Gears are vital components for the functioning of industrial equipment and products. As against gears used in consumer and commercial products, industrial gears are characterized by durable metal composition and heavy duty construction.
 Industrial gears are manufactured as per the set industrial norms and standards using the optimum quality materials. Standards for industrial gears include ISO 9001:2008, DIN Standards and American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) standards. Industrial gears are mainly used in steel manufacturing, steel processing, material handling, machine tools industry, engineering industry and in paper, plastic, rubber and sugar industries. The vendors manufacture all types of gears including bevel, helical, worm gears, spur, herringbone, spline, sprocket, double helical, internal, and rack. The size of the gear sets vary mainly between pitch diameters of 80-2000 mm.
 Industrial gear boxes, conveyor drives, pulverisers, marine drives, transportation systems are some of the applications that represent the industrial gear sector. The gears used in these applications are manufactured by job shops that specialize in small batch production over large varieties. Rigid machine construction and economics of production are the key factors that define the leading technology for this market. In addition to this, ability to withstand high mechanical loads and climatic stresses, service life, low noise emissions and low weight are few other parameters ensured by vendors in industrial gears market. 
 Industrial gear market is segmented by geography as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle-East and Africa and Latin America. Growing population and increasing income in countries such as India, China, and Brazil have led industries such as oil and gas, textile, food and beverage, and pulp and paper to expand their facilities in order to meet the demand of the consumer. These industries are expected to continue driving the growth of industrial gears market in the foreseeable future. Industrial gear market is cost sensitive. Gear manufacturers use various materials in their products, including stainless steels, hardened steel, cast iron, aluminum, brass and bronze.
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 Increasing prices of raw materials are posing a challenge to vendors to absorb the burden of costs and maintain profitability. Vendors vary sizes, shapes, speed ratios and designs of gears according to the specific requirements of industrial applications to remain competitive in the market. Companies such as Ashoka Machine Tools Corporation and Precipart Corporation are offering customized industry-specific gears to retain their market share. Cleveland Gear Company, Inc.
refurbish industrial gears produced by other manufacturers along with customization services. Intelligent integration of components is also a recent trend in this industry. For instance, SEW Eurodrive’s mechatronic industrial gear unit integrates industrial gear units, decentralized frequency inverters and motors in a standard package which allow use of linked-up sensor technology.
 Leading market participants in this industry include Klingelnberg GmbH, Cleveland Gear Company, Inc. Essential Power Transmission Pvt. Ltd. (Esenpro), Precipart Corporation, Griffin Gear Inc.(Renaissance Power Systems), NORD drivesystemsPvt. Ltd., Renold plc, SEW-Eurodrive, GearTech, Inc., (United Stars, Inc.), Allied Precision Gears Inc, Jrlon, Inc. Edgerton Gear, Inc. SRS Gears and Sprockets and Ashoka Machine Tools Corporation among others.
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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Global Hair Care Market to Grow due to Increasing Focus on Personal Grooming

Transparency Market Research is currently researching the hair care market to present a thorough research report about the subject. The research report, titled “Hair Care Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018”, will offer an insightful study on the matter to market enthusiasts for making well-informed business decisions. This market is studied keeping in mind the political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors governing it. The research report on the global hair care market also offers a take on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats faced by this market with the help of a SWOT analysis. Additionally, it also gives an evaluation of the threat of new entrants, the threat of substitute products or services, the bargaining power of customers (buyers), the bargaining power of suppliers, and the intensity of competitive rivalry by using a Porter’s five forces analysis.

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 The global hair care products market consists of shampoos, conditioners, oils, serums, masks, accessories, nourishing products, hair sprays, and glazes. These products are a result of the huge demand for hair care to prevent hair damage, hair fall, and weakness due to pollutions, dryness, and other factors that could be related to the environment or the diet. Each of these products has certain unique properties that cater to specific needs. The products can be used for the purpose of moisturizing, protecting, or cleaning hair. These products can be natural or may include synthetic ingredients.

 The biggest opportunity for growth for the global hair care market is in countries such as India and China. The high demand from these countries will arise as the result of the growing need for hair spas, deep scalp nourishment, and hair care on the whole. Strategic mergers and acquisitions, which have led to new approaches at grabbing a strong hold over the market pertaining to personal grooming will help the top players in the global hair care market in the coming years. The biggest challenge for the hair care market in these countries is the availability of counterfeit hair care products.

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 Some of the important companies in the global hair care market are Proctor & Gamble, Scunci International Inc., L’Oreal USA, Unilever Home and Personal Care, Combe Inc., Goody Products Inc., Revlon Inc., Aveda, John Frieda Professional Hair Care Inc., Henkel Corporation, Neutrogena Corporation, Avon Products Inc., Conair Corporation, and Diamond Products Company. The research report offers a comprehensive view of the competitive landscape of the global hair care market along with sharing details regarding their financial overview, research and development activities, and investment outlook for the near future.

Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market - Current Market Trends 2019

One of the biggest challenge that pharmaceutical industries are facing is transportation of time dependent and temperature sensitive drugs to various countries due to variation in geographic conditions and lack of adequate infrastructure.  Cold Chain Logistics is the temperature controlled storage and distribution of pharmaceutical products, blood plasma products, tissues and chemicals within the country or across the globe to ensure a proper shelf life with the help of compressor technology.
 The preferable temperature range for pharmaceutical products lies within 2 °Cto 8 °C. Various modes which can be used as a cold chain logistics includes refrigerated trucks, reefer cars and reefer ships containers.Most of the drugs used as dermatological therapies, birth control pills, anti-depression drugs, neurostimulating drugs and others are mostly heat sensitive by nature and may cause adverse reaction if consumed.
 According WHO the global pharmaceutical market is valued at USD 300 billion and is expected to grow by USD 400 billion within 3 years. India, a leading player in global healthcare industry earns around 60% of its pharmaceuticalrevenues through exports which grew by 19% between 2008 and 2012.With such a high growth and demand, healthcare logistics market is also likely to grow to meet the global demand. Rise in biopharmaceuticals in the country with companies such as Biocon and Serum Institute have also led to increased demand for cold chain logistics. The major growth drivers for healthcare cold chain logistics includes the growing demand for quality and cost effective drugs in developing and underdeveloped countries, varying climatic conditions, feasibility to online documentations related to export and import. 
 Changing worldwide epidemiological profile of people is likely to increase demand for cardiovascular, central nervous and other chronic disease drugs and demand for generic drugs & vaccines will definitely boost the demand for healthcare logistics in coming years. Whereas lack of funds and cold chain infrastructure in underdeveloped & many developing countries are major restrains for the healthcare cold chain logistics market.
 The global healthcare cold chain logistics market is categorized based on the following:
·         By products
o    Biopharmaceuticals
o    Vaccines
o    Clinical trial materials
·         By techniques
o    Dry ice
o    Liquid nitrogen
o    Gel packs

Some of the major companies in healthcare cold chain logistics include DHL International GmbH, FedEx Corporation, Kuehne and Nagel International AG, LifeConEx, LLC, Continental Air Cargo, United Parcel Service Inc., DB Schenker, Inc. and World Courier.
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Monday, 19 September 2016

Airport Information System Market - Boosts Development of Next GeN Technologies

Airport information system is designed to improve efficiency, customer service and on-time performance in aviation industry. It gathers real time data and presents it in various formats such as graphs, tables and diagrams. The airport information system provides the real time status of required aviation equipment and passenger flows in a dashboard format. This, in turn, allows management personnel to analyze data and carry out current historical performance comparisons. The airport information management system is flexible and can be easily integrated to monitor various passenger sensitive equipments such as escalators, conveyors, lifts, baggage count, flow rate and availability of check in desk. The airport information system helps to increase asset efficiency by monitoring the equipment status, and providing automatic alerts i.e. SMS, on-screen alerts and emails if problems arise
Airport information system market is segmented on the basis of function, application, cost, airport size, software and geography. On the basis of function, the airport information system market is segmented into airport operation control center (AOCC) and departure control systems (DCS). Based on the airport size, the airport information system market is categorized into class A, class B, class C, and class D. On the basis of application, the airport information system market is segmented into airside and terminal side. Based on software, the airport information system market is categorized into passenger system software and non-passenger system software. Based on cost, the airport information system market is segmented into integrated cost in airport information system, operational cost in airport information system and procurement cost in airport information system. Furthermore, on the basis of geography, the airport information system market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Latin America.
Growing requirement for proper management in airport owing to increasing passenger traffic is one of the key factors driving the growth of airport information system market, globally. Major airports, particularly in Europe have upgraded the airport information systems by integrating kiosks to assist bag-tag printing. Frankfurt Airport in Germany, had initiated the adoption of real time management systems and advance passenger management systems. Growing importance of self-service airports is expected to boost the demand for airport information systems. Implementation of RFID in airport has proven to be the time saving option for passengers as well as airport personnel, thereby contributing to the enhanced customer satisfaction and staff productivity. High cost is required for implementing airport information systems and is not feasible for airports in developing countries. This is one of the factors inhibiting the market growth. Airports 

Increased demand for enhanced airport information systems has stimulated the industry participants to develop innovative products and focus on mergers and acquisitions to gain competitive advantage. Some of the key players in the airport information system market include SITA (Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques) (Geneva), Ultra Electronic Holdings (UK), Rockwell Collins Inc.(U.S.),Amadeus IT Group SA (Spain), Siemens AG (Germany), Inform GmbH (Germany), International Business Machines Corporation (U.S.), Resa Airport Data Systems (France), Northrop Grumman Corporation (U.S.), and Ikusi S.A (Spain), among others.

Commercial Roofing Market- Opportunities For Systematic Energy Efficiency Gains

Commercial roofing represents a wide range of roofing solutions used in the exterior part of a structure or a building. These roofing solutions are made from a variety of materials such as asphalt, rubber, asbestos, stone slabs and wood. Different roofing products such as asphalt shingle, rubber shingle and wood shingles are manufactured which are used in certain commercial applications such as hotels, offices, malls and medical centers. 

The commercial roofing industry has remained a vital part of the industry despite being negatively impacted by global economic downturn. However, it is currently facing the challenge of manufacturing systems and products to meet energy conservation guidelines and stringent building codes while continuing to meet property owner expectations for performance. Therefore, products and systems are being developed for increased insulation, high performance and reflectivity in order to provide opportunities for systematic energy efficiency gains.

The growth of the construction industry has been one of the major factors driving the commercial roofing market. Increasing commercialization and rising disposable income of consumers have further contributed to the growth of the market. However, fluctuating prices of certain energy sources used in the manufacturing process such as crude oil have increased the risk of limitation and unavailability, leading to either reformulation of the products or limiting the production. Increasing use of roofing products in green building projects is expected to provide new opportunities for the growth of the market as buildings with low environmental impacts are growing in importance driving changes in the process of operating designing the buildings.

North America was the major consumer in the commercial roofing market, followed by Europe. However, growing construction market in emerging economies such as China and India has led to the market penetration in developing regions such as Asia-Pacific. 

Friday, 16 September 2016

Dynamic Positioning Systems Market - Boosting the Demand in Oil Industries for Offshore Drilling and Technological Improvement

Dynamic positioning systems are computer driven system which automatically maintain a vessel’s heading and positionwith the help of its ownthrusters and propellers. It allows a vessel to automatically maintain its balance. Vessels installed with dynamic positioning systems have ability to operate with reliability, positioning accuracy, and safety. Due to which, such systems have been successfully accepted worldwide across various industries and the international maritime organizations such as General Electric Co. and Marine Technologies LLC.
 However, the deployment of these systems might be restricted due to the previously installed subsea structures on the seabed. But, for certain deepwater production and exploration scenarios, dynamic positioning operated vessels might be the only viable solution due to the length and depth of mooring lines required.  Dynamic positioning system includes position reference sensors, combined with motion sensors, wind sensors, and gyrocompasses which provide information to the computer system about the position, magnitude and direction of environment forces in order to maintain vessels position and balance. The dynamic positioning system is also used in combination with mooring and anchoring to form position mooring systems for energy efficiency.

The dynamic positioning system market has been experiencing accelerated growth in recent years due to increase in number of dynamic position vessels like survey vessels, drilling ships, supply vessels, diving support vessels and many more. Moreover, technological improvement and usage of dynamic positioning vessels for offshore drilling by oil industries is also boosting the demand of dynamic positioning systems. But at the same time, lack of competent dynamic position operators and system complexity is restraining the market growth. In addition, installation and operation of a dynamic positioning system are major challenges restraining the DPS market growth.Application of dynamic positioning system in floating production storage and offloading vessel operations creates new opportunities to the dynamic positioning system manufacturer. It is also expected that advancements in the usage of condition-based monitoring systems as a part of vessel maintenance strategies would shape and influence the dynamic positioning system market.
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The dynamic positioning systems market has been segmented by sub-system, by reference system, by equipment type, by application and by region. In terms of the equipment type, the dynamic positioning system market is segmented into equipment class 1, class 2 and class 3. The sub-system segmentation covers thruster systems, power systems, sensors and dynamic positioning control systems. On the basis of reference system, the market is segmented into Artemis, taut wire, differential global positioning systemhydro acoustic position reference, and laser based systems.
 The market is also segmented on the basis of applications, such as merchant vessels, passenger ships, naval vessels, and offshore vessels. Based on the geographic regions, the dynamic positioning systems market is categorized into Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and North America. The increasing deep-sea excavations and the rising maritime trade with the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions is boosting the market growth. Moreover, safety operations across deep ocean waters during offshore oil and gas operations is accelerating the demand for dynamic positioning systems in Asia-Pacific region.

Some of the key players in dynamic positioning systems market are Rolls-Royce PLC, Marine Technologies LLC, Kongsberg Gruppen ASA, L-3 Communications corp., General Electric Co.,NORR Systems Pvt. Ltd., Navis Engineering Oy, AB Volvo Penta, and Praxis Automation and Technology B.V.

Global Smart Locks Market - Evolving Advance lock Technology and industry Trends 2024

Global Smart Locks Market
The global smart locks market has expanded rapidly in the last few years, in line with the development of telephony hardware from 2G to the 4G and even 5G devices available today, and the rising demand for smart city infrastructure. The increased security provided by smart locks, since the virtual ‘keys’ for smart locks cannot be duplicated as easily as conventional keys, has also been a major factor driving the demand for smart locks in the last few years.
An advancement in lock technology, smart locks are locks that can be operated remotely or through other unconventional means. While there have been several attempts to redesign the way locks work, smart locks, which can be operated from the user’s phone or with keyless fobs, have emerged as the most promising alternative to conventional locks.
The report presents a comprehensive analysis of the global smart locks market. The major product types in the smart locks market and the sales figures for them over the historical review period have been analyzed in the report. The major regional segments of the global smart locks market have also been profiled in detail in order to provide an overview of how each regional market performed and is expected to perform in the next few years. The operations of major players in the global smart locks market have been examined in the report to provide readers a helpful snapshot of the competitive landscape.
Global Smart Locks Market: Drivers and Restraints
The global smart locks market is driven primarily by the increasing demand for secure locks. Since the limitations of conventional locks have now become obvious, efforts to revolutionize the locks industry have been underway for a while and have led to the development of electronically operated smart locks. Apart from residential users, industrial and commercial establishments have also started adopting the advanced lock technology to boost their security. This is the fundamentally important factor expected to drive the global smart locks market in the next few years.
The global smart locks market is gaining significant impetus from the advancement in the telecommunications technology, which has now progressed to the point that remote operation of smart devices is not just possible but commercially available. The convenience of smart locks, which can be unlocked with the user’s smartphone instead of a separate key that the user can misplace quite easily, has thus been of great help to the market for the same.
The global smart locks market has also been boosted significantly by the steady support lent by governments across the world to broaden the scope of smart city infrastructure. Locks in new residential as well as commercial constructions already tend to be electronic, and smart locks are the natural successors of the same. Initiatives such as the smart city drive in India have become common around the world and will be a major driver for the smart locks market in the near future.
On the other hand, the risk of the phone and its backup being hacked is the major restraint of the global smart locks market. The rising threat of cyber-terrorism has made this factor a significant one for potential customers of smart locks, and the smart locks industry will need to be on the cutting edge of innovation to stay ahead of the security threats hampering the smart locks market.
Global Smart Locks Market: Geographical Overview
The smart locks market is currently dominated by developed regions such as North America and Europe, with the former outshining the latter in 2015. The technology and infrastructure required for large-scale use of smart locks will eventually trickle down to developing economies such as China, South Korea, Japan, and India, thereby driving the market for smart locks in Asia Pacific.

Major companies operating in the global smart locks market include AT&T Intellectual Property, Comcast, HAVEN, Yale Real Living, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., and UniKey Technologies, Inc.