Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon President to Develop Vietnam as a Strong Base for Growth

- Hyosung Vietnam Co. remains in the black since 2009; annual sales exceed 1 trillion won ever since 2014


- Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon President says “Hyosung will expand its business actively to Vietnam’s various infrastructure areas as well.”

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ChoHyunJoon--Hyosung (KRX:004800) has invested about $1 billion in Nhon Trach Industrial Park in Dong Nai Province in Vietnam since 2007. It has enlarged the scale of a plant it constructed on the premise of Hyosung Vietnam. Main items produced at the plant include spandex used in blue jeans and others, and tire cords, a kind of tire reinforcement fabrics.

Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon President has drawn up a strategy to maximize the capacity of the Vietnam plant which serves as a production base for Hyosung’s flagship products. Then, he implemented the strategy in stages, building an integrated production system to raise output efficiency. As a consequence, it has remained in the black since 2009. From 2014, its sales exceeded 1 trillion won, taking up more than 1 percent of total Vietnamese exports.

Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon President met with Vietnamese Prime Minister last November and discussed infrastructure and new investment projects in the Southeast Asian nation. Cho Hyun Joon President told the Vietnamese Prime Minister that he had plans to advance to many fields including apartments, power plants, waste disposal facility, petrochemical industry, ATM and electronic payment in step with Vietnam’s rapid economic growth.

Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon President has emphasized, “On the basis of Hyosung’s own global competitiveness, it will expand its business actively to Vietnam’s various infrastructure areas as well.”


Contacts

Hyosung
CHANG-SEOK HAN, +82-2-707-7338
hanni@hyosung.com

How to Share New Energy Models Through Blockchain?

The PROSUME Energy Foundation presents an innovative platform that will revolutionise the development of new energy community models

ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The future of energy is peer-to-peer: PROSUME Energy Foundation is now disclosing a new revolutionary platform to exchange electricity from renewable and fossil sources. It connects independent power producers, consumers, innovative utility companies and energy communities in a locally shared market where each peer is free to interact in a multi-tenant ecosystem.



The members of the Foundation, professionals with a strong and long-time experience in the energy sector as well as in the blockchain softwares, have developed a platform that will deal with many of today’s problems and opportunities related to the energy sharing sector like support for regulation frameworks, fair policy pricing and new energy models and opportunities, network balancing, smart payment and smart billing.

PROSUME is a blockchain-based platform that, thanks also to its own decentralized and self-regulated monitoring system, guarantees an autonomous, independent and digitized smart place that will permit users to exchange different energy sources, promoting and accelerating new energy community models.

“We strongly believe in the sharing energy model based on the peer to peer exchange system, for this reason PROSUME platform has as its main goal to be the most innovative place to develop energy communities, in order to give everyone the possibility to exchange energy in a more transparent, traceable, accessible, flexible, resilient and sustainable wayaffirms Alfredo Giardina, Co-founder of PROSUME Energy Foundation.

The three pillars of PROSUME can be summarized in the symbolical “D”:

  • Decentralization: as any consumer can clearly see in his utility bill, the most expensive cost element about energy is referred to distribution services and taxes rather than actual energy consumption. PROSUME wants to study and develop new decentralised energy community models where “prosumers” would become the main actors.
  • Digitalization: the evermore-conscious consumer could help the whole energy sector to better understand how to balance energy peaks in order for its play to optimize the use of resources and promote the development of more sustainable energy policies, including the diversification of sources, etc.
  • Decarbonization: starting a fossil or nuclear company today is not economically convenient anymore; the companies would need several years to amortize its initial costs due to the high investments needed; furthermore, a great part of the primary sources wouldn’t be local, increasing costs even further. It is for this reason that small energy companies are trying to find alternatives by exploiting local sources, giving priority to the most sustainable and renewable ones;

“PROSUME solutions improve efficiency while reducing time and costs in managing network and energy infrastructures. We aim to combine the network and energy layer to build a blockchain-based Internet of Energy, reducing the points of failure and the need for additional hardware from its adaptability in integrating with available and installed technologies” continues Mr. Giardina.

The mission of the Foundation is to promote decentralizing power models and empower an energy community through the blockchain software technology through the implementation of peer to peer energy exchange policies targeting possible solutions for all the existing physical and legal energy framework barriers, investing in Research & Development to offer innovative hardware and IoT-devices related to smart metering, smart grid, smart billing, energy routers and devices.

PROSUME gives the opportunity to several communities to interact and subexist allowing many different applications. It works as a p2p energy exchange service in different platforms like a smart community (empowering people to participate in specific aggregator requests of energy demands, where the consumer chooses from different energy sources like green, local, fossil, or sustainable, avoiding intermediaries), energy storage/transmission exchange, electric vehicle platform, etc.

Additional functionalities will be added and upgraded to the PROSUME platform to provide services such as flexibility market operation, assets visualization across the value chain, integration of the business process in the regulatory framework, and other compatible energy apps, hardware, etc.

Several energy companies from all around Europe have already showed a keen interest in this project. PROSUME is now negotiating eight different pilot projects in Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

The PROSUME token launch

PROSUME is conducting a token distribution event that will offer an upgradeable ERC20 derivate token named PEF on the Ethereum platform. The proceeds of the token distribution event will be used to implement PROSUME operations and to develop the PROSUME platform.

These tokens will then enable “prosumers” to be part of a platform where electricity assets delivered by various sources and providers can be exchanged. Tokens accepted for this ICO are ETH (ethereum), BTC (bitcoin) and LTC (litecoin). The Pre-ICO will start the 27 of September 2017 and last for 12 days, offering the chance for early adopters and strategic partners to exchange tokens for ETH, BTC or LTC with a significant Bonus (47%).


Contacts

Prosume
Giovanni Quaglino
pressoffice@prosume.io

AdGreetz Partners with Flipkart, India’s #1 E-Commerce Site, for Personalized ‘Big Billion Days’ Marketing Campaign, India’s Largest Annual Online Sales Event

Campaign Features 100,000-plus Unique Versions of Video, Display and GIF Ads Based On 58 Data Points

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdGreetz today announced its partnership with Flipkart, India's #1 e-commerce site, for what is perhaps the largest, full-scale, personalized digital marketing campaign in retail or online history. Reaching 90 percent of the online community in India, via ads deployed on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Google AdWords, the Flipkart campaign is in support of "Big Billion Days" (the Indian equivalent of the U.S.' Cyber Monday). The two-part campaign began on September 10th, 10 days prior to the sale’s official start. The five-day sale concludes on September 24th.


"AdGreetz is excited to be partnering with Flipkart, one of the world's leading retailers," said Eric Frankel, CEO and Founder of AdGreetz. “It takes an innovative company like Flipkart, to know that the way to build stronger relationships with past, current and potential customers is to converse with them on a one-to-one basis with personalized video and display ads; after all, no two customers are the same.”

Produced and deployed using AdGreetz' proprietary platform, Flipkart's 100,000-plus personalized ads feature a host of different consumer-specific variables, including:

  • location
  • gender
  • app customer vs. non-app customer
  • device type: mobile (iPhone vs. Android, optimized for 3G or 4G), tablet or desktop
  • eight product categories
  • 400 SKUs (additional SKUs based on recent search)
  • which of 10 preview days (i.e. Tuesday)
  • which of five sale days
  • credit card customer vs. cash customer
  • purchase history and many more

"We have learned that one-size-fits-all creatives do not work and that is why we have moved to creating hyper-targeted personalized videos for the ‘Big Billion Days’ campaign,” said Shoumyan Biswas, Flipkart’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We partnered with AdGreetz, the industry’s top personalization platform, and their expertise and vast experience working with many of the largest brands around the world made this extremely complex initiative doable and successful.”

Early results have been unprecedented, with Flipkart already seeing three times the industry average in click-through rates and twice the response of last year's sale.

For a sample of the Flipkart/AdGreetz ads, click here.

About AdGreetz:

AdGreetz is the industry’s leading SaaS video personalization platform that empowers brands worldwide to build stronger relationships with consumers, drive revenue and accelerate their digital transformation by allowing them to converse with (past, current and potential) customers on an individual level with billions of hyper-relevant, “smart”, data-driven, personalized, video and display messages and ads (on 18 digital and traditional channels) that engage and activate 50-500 percent better than other marketing tactics. Channels include: email, Facebook, Twitter, display, premium video, print, outdoor, point of purchase, apps, on-pack, Instagram, OTT, Snapchat, website and more.

AdGreetz is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Brooklyn.


Contacts

AdGreetz
Ernesto Carreon, 310-806-6402
ernesto@adgreetz.com

India Express Logistics Market Outlook, 2022 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "India Express Logistics Market Outlook, 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


"India Express logistics Market Outlook, 2022" Major players in express logistics includes Blue Dart Express Limited, FedEx transportation & supply chain India limited, Safexpress Private Limited and Gati Limited is top the chart with holding more than 45% market share of overall express logistics industry.

India Postal Services is growing faster in express logistics due to their presence in all across country. India Postal services has good reach in rural area covering maximum villages in all 29 states. Surface express is dominant by Gati Limited and Safexpress holding more than 32% market share. The Air express is lead by Blue Dart and FedEx accounts more than 65% market share.

Significant investment opportunities exist across every segment in India Logistics Industry and several international leading players such as FedEx, UPS, DHL, and Kintetsu World express etc have already entered the Indian market, through green field projects, JVs, and acquisitions. After GST implementation, India logistics sector has receiving unprecedented interest among the global and domestic investor community. Global players includes, XPO, Nippon Express, Yamato, C.H Robinson etc has eyes on India Logistics industry.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Global Logistics market outlook

3. India Logistics Market Outlook

4. India Express Logistics Market Outlook

5. India Express Road Market Outlook

6. India Domestic Air cargo Market Outlook

7. India Rail Market Outlook

8. India Post Market Outlook

9. India Economic Snapshot

10. Impact of GST (Goods and Service Taxes)

11. Market Dynamics

12. Market Trends and Developments

13. PEST Analysis

14. Competitive Analysis

  • Gati Limited
  • Blue Dart Express Limited
  • Transport corporation of India Limited (TCI)
  • FedEx Corporation
  • Mahindra Logistics Limited
  • TVS Logistics Services Limited
  • Safexpress Pvt Limited
  • Startrek Logistics pvt Limited (SpotOn)
  • Future Supply Chain solutions Limited
  • V-Xpress (India) private Limited

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zjqg2/india_express

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Global Top 100 City Destination Ranking – London among the Top 5 Cities

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#africa--Global market research company Euromonitor International will present for the first time at the World Travel Market (WTM) London, the highly anticipated Top 100 City Destinations Ranking report, now incorporating global travel trends. Ahead of the release of the full city destination ranking on November 7, 2017, Euromonitor International reveals today insights on how travel trends are borne out of the opportunities and challenges that cities face.


According to Euromonitor International, London is the only UK city listed in the top 100 city destinations ranking, with 19.19 million tourists visiting the city in 2016. However, due to recent terrorist attacks, arrivals to London will see a slower growth of 3.4 percent in 2017, compared to a national average growth of 5.2 percent. Euromonitor predicts that post Brexit, other UK cities will grow at a faster rate, driven by rail developments, as UK authorities look for alternatives to improve transport links beyond London. Cities that could benefit from this are Edinburgh, the second ranked UK city with 1.6 million inbound arrivals, Birmingham and Manchester (1.2m), as well as Glasgow (688,000).

Euromonitor International Senior Travel Analyst, Wouter Geerts, comments: “The UK is in the throes of Brexit, which seems to be impacting every political and corporate decision made. Depending on your interests, Brexit is a good or bad thing for the travel industry. While many will argue that projects are still focused too much on London, the positive outlook and hope is that projects like Crossrail and the Thameslink Programme are the start of a rail revolution. What the UK government might be lacking in ambition, is made up tenfold by companies like Hyperloop One, which currently is still in the concept and testing stages of its hyperloop infrastructure.”

Pre-register to receive the Top 100 City Destinations Ranking Report, visit: http://go.euromonitor.com/wtm2017-top-100-cities-destinations.html

To find out more about the top 100 cities in the world, please join the press conference http://blog.euromonitor.com/2017/09/world-travel-market-wtm-london.html

About Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International is the world’s leading provider for global business intelligence and strategic market analysis. We have more than 40 years of experience publishing international market reports, business reference books and online databases on consumer markets.


Contacts

Asti Michou
Communications Executive - Euromonitor International
+44 (0) 20 7251 8024 EXT 1402
asti.michou@euromonitor.com

HKTDC: “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” Inspires London Audience

Asia Opportunities, Technology and Belt and Road Collaboration Spotlighted

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--"Think Asia, Think Hong Kong," a large-scale Hong Kong business promotion organised in London by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and supported by more than 60 UK organisations, attracted over 2,100 participants from the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.


Over a three-day period (19-21 September), a series of activities were held, including business missions, a gala dinner, and a full-day symposium featuring 50 high-profile speakers in panel discussions and thematic seminars, plus more than 220 business matching meetings. Returning to the UK since its launch in 2011, this flagship promotion profiled Hong Kong's strengths as a business hub for British companies looking to expand to China and Asia. Building on the close ties between the UK and Hong Kong, businesses were urged to consider new collaboration opportunities such as technology (including FinTech), marketing and branding, creative and entertainment, as well as the potential from the Belt and Road Initiative

Margaret Fong, Executive Director of the HKTDC, said “trade and investment has been the bedrock of our business relationship”. Ms Fong also mentioned the new trade flows which are emerging and the new trade cooperation agreements which are being put into place such as the upcoming Free Trade Agreement with the 10-nation ASEAN community.

The Hong Kong delegation was led by Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), who reminded the audience of the long-standing trade and economic relationship with the UK and added, “Despite the continuous opening up of the Mainland China economy, Hong Kong continues to be an ideal gateway for foreign companies, including, of course, British companies, to tap the fast-growing Greater China market. The unique advantages that Hong Kong enjoys under ‘one country, two systems’ and our very strong commercial links with the Mainland of China naturally make us the preferred location for doing business in Asia.”

Guest of honour Greg Hands, Minister of State for Trade Policy and Minister for London, said he was pleased that London is the first city to host “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” twice and commented “I strongly believe that the UK and Hong Kong are only just beginning to realise the opportunities for our partnership”.

Closer partnerships in the new economic order

The morning symposium started with a lively and upbeat panel on Asia in the New Economic Order, which covered many of Hong Kong’s defining advantages such as its legal framework and infrastructure and discussed the need to take advantage of the great opportunity that Asia currently offers. Victor Chu, Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group, described Hong Kong as “buzzing, active and at the cutting edge of innovation and the best bridge to China and other parts of Asia”; while Douglas Flint, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc, describing the Belt and Road Initiative as “one of the most exciting concepts ever to have been conceived” and a “huge opportunity for Asia”.

Navigating Belt and Road opportunities through Hong Kong

The Belt and Road Initiative, described as currently the largest and most important global development plan, was a recurring key theme of the day and featured in The Belt and Road Initiative: Partnering for Prosperity panel discussion during the main symposium as well as in the thematic session Hong Kong: Gateway to Belt and Road Opportunities, co-organised with the HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO). Gregory Hodkinson, Chairman, ARUP Group Ltd, described the Belt and Road as a modern global initiative that is “more than a growth story, it is a story about the fundamental choices we face as a shared society”. Laura Cha, Chairman, Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong, explained that “financing demand is where the Hong Kong advantage comes in – it is the primary market for Chinese companies to access capital”.

Tapping the Chinese mainland and Asian markets

According to a recent research among 1,000 UK companies commissioned by the HKTDC, the biggest opportunities that businesses recognise for launching into the Chinese mainland is its huge consumer base (42%), followed by its growing middle class (35%) and ability to be early adopters of technology (27%).

The thematic session Doing Business in China and throughout Asia highlighted the opportunity around Asia’s burgeoning middle-class consumers and the importance of e-commerce in expanding into this market with Michelle Leung, Senior Vice President, Fung Omni Services, Fung Group, explaining how easy it is to kick-start setting up a business in just two to three months. The changing nature of business was highlighted by Jonathan Cummings, Chairman, FITCH Hong Kong, who said “ten years ago, it was all about the big brands, consumers are becoming more and more market savvy and niche brands are gaining popularity”.

Exploring Hong Kong’s FinTech ecosystem

Hong Kong, as an international financial centre with a highly developed information and communications technology infrastructure, is well-positioned to become a premier FinTech hub. In the thematic session on the topic of Hong Kong: Asia’s FinTech Capital, Dr Lee George Lam, Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport, opened by saying “China is the largest FinTech market in the world and it is growing”. Dr David Chung Wai-keung, Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR Government, added “Hong Kong will become Asia’s FinTech Capital” as Li Shu-Pui, Executive Director, Financial Infrastructure, HKMA, confirmed that “any Chinese companies wanting to go global come to Hong Kong first”.

Strengthening UK-China cooperation in innovation

As UK enterprises expand into Asia, Chinese mainland and Asian companies are also looking for international investment and business opportunities with UK companies. Hong Kong is the ideal facilitator to help both sides find the right partners, matching relevant businesses together and providing professional services throughout the process.

The fourth thematic session UK-Sino Investment Partnerships in Innovation and Technologies focused on how the “connectivity” between Hong Kong, China and the UK helps businesses start and grow in Hong Kong. Speakers were positive in their outlook for Hong Kong’s position, with Shusen Meng, President, China Unicom Global Ltd, commenting “I have no doubt that Europe and the rest of the world will rely on Hong Kong as a super connector”.

“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” website: http://www.thinkasiathinkhk.com/2017

“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” video: https://youtu.be/HxwFWYC2lb0

“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” London 2017 highlights video: https://youtu.be/-HqJZgb5L38


Contacts

HKTDC’s London press office:
Joanna Dodd
Tel: 020 3874 3056/ 07887 508736
Email: joanna.dodd@rochesterprgroup.com

According to THE SAGE GROUP, Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Afflicts 42 to 60 Million Chinese Citizens

BEAUFORT, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--$CLI #CLI--A new analysis published by THE SAGE GROUP concludes that 5.6 to 6.3 million Chinese suffer from the most severe form of PAD, critical limb ischemia (CLI).


“China is known as the Diabetes Capital of the World,” stated Mary L. Yost, President of THE SAGE GROUP. “According to our estimates, it is also the PAD Capital of the World with the highest disease prevalence. China likely leads in the number with CLI. We believe that PAD represents a major, underestimated problem for the Chinese economy and healthcare system.”

“Although it is commonly believed that PAD is a ‘Western’ disease with a significantly lower prevalence in Asians, our research indicates this is not the case. One of the key reasons is that there are ethnic differences in the threshold value of ABI, which lead to underestimation of PAD prevalence in countries such as Japan and China,” Yost explained.

Commenting on PAD risk factors in China, Yost observed, “Over the last 20 years, diabetes, hypertension and chronic kidney disease have increased dramatically. Prevalence of these cardiovascular risk factors has risen to levels almost equivalent to the U.S. Although China’s population is currently younger than the U.S., Japan and Western Europe, its population is aging rapidly. Furthermore, the prevalence of smoking, the strongest risk factor for PAD, is considerably higher than in the U.S. and Europe. Exposure to secondhand smoke is widespread.”

About the Report: China Peripheral Artery Disease and Critical Limb Ischemia Prevalence and Incidence

The report contains a comprehensive analysis of the current prevalence and incidence of PAD and CLI in China. Epidemiology of diabetes, hypertension, chronic kidney disease and smoking and the impact of these risk factors on PAD are detailed. PAD and CLI prevalence and incidence are estimated for 2015-2035 employing the Diabetes Method as well as other risk factors. The number of patients with intermittent claudication (IC) is also included in the analysis of symptomatic disease.

Additional information: http://thesagegroup.us/pages/reports/china-pad-cli.php.

THE SAGE GROUP, a research and consulting company, specializes in peripheral vascular disease in the lower limbs, specifically chronic venous disease (CVD), PAD, CLI, IC, diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and the costs and consequences of PAD and amputation. Additional information: www.thesagegroup.us.


Contacts

THE SAGE GROUP
Harrington Witherspoon, 404-816-0746
witherspoon@thesagegroup.us

Global Application Performance Management (APM) Strategic Business Report 2017 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Application Performance Management (APM) - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a four-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Application Performance Management (APM) in US$ Million.

The Global market is further analyzed by the following types of Operating Systems:

  • Mainframe
  • Unix
  • Windows
  • Others

The report profiles 73 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • AppDynamics, Inc.
  • AppNeta
  • BMC Software, Inc.
  • CA Technologies, Inc.
  • Dynatrace, LLC
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Company
  • International Business Machines
  • ManageEngine
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Nastel Technologies, Inc.
  • New Relic, Inc.
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Quest Software Inc.
  • Riverbed Technology, Inc.
  • SolarWinds, Worldwide, LLC
  • Splunk, Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Industry Overview

2. Competitive Landscape

3. Market Trends & Issues

4. An Introduction To Application Performance Management (Apm)

5. Product Innovations/Introductions

6. Recent Industry Activity

7. Focus On Select Players

8. Global Market Perspective

Total Companies Profiled: 73 (including Divisions

Subsidiaries 76)

  • The United States (59)
  • Canada (1)
  • Europe (12)
    • France (3)
    • Germany (3)
    • The United Kingdom (2)
    • Spain (1)
    • Rest of Europe (3)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)
  • Middle East (2)

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mgzthv/application


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Related Topics: Computing Services

Global Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Market – Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2016-2021) – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Market Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2016 - 2021)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The Global Market for Next Generation Sequencing is poised to reach $10 billion by the end of 2020 growing at a CAGR of approximately 20%.

The instruments and consumables is the largest segment with a share of around half of the market in 2013. The fastest growing segment is the services with a highest CAGR during the forecast period. The major players are interested in services segment as it provides additional revenue for the company at the same time, increases the sales of instruments and reagents.

Increasing applications in clinical diagnosis boosting the market growth, speed, cost and accuracy to spur the market growth, Efficient replacement for traditional technologies (Microarrays), and drug discovery applications demanding NGS technology are the major factors driving the growth of the market.

Companies Mentioned

  • Roche Holding Ag
  • Agilent Technologies
  • BGI (Beijing Genomics Institute)
  • Biomatters
  • Qiagen
  • Dnastar
  • Gatc Biotech Ag
  • Genomatix Software Gmbh
  • Illumina
  • Knome
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Macrogen
  • Oxford Nanopore Technologies
  • Pacific Biosciences
  • Parte

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction
  2. Research Methodology
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Key Inferences
  5. Market Overview and Industry Trends
  6. Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities
  7. Global Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Market Segmentation
  8. Global Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Market Segmentation By Geography
  9. Analyst Outlook For Investment Opportunities
  10. Future Outlook of the Market
  11. Appendix

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mxvgw6/global_next


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Systems Integration Services Market 2015-2022 – Global Strategic Business Report 2017 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Systems Integration Services - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

The report profiles 164 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Accenture Plc
  • Amdocs, Inc.
  • Atos SE
  • Capgemini Group
  • CGI Group Inc.
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation
  • DXC Technology Co.
  • Fujitsu Limited
  • Hitachi Ltd.
  • IBM Corporation
  • Indra Sistemas, S.A.
  • Infosys Ltd.
  • Micro Focus International plc
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NEC Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Oracle Corporation
  • SAP SE
  • Science Applications International Corporation
  • SmartBear Software Inc.
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited
  • Tech Mahindra Limited
  • TestPlant Limited
  • Tricentis GmbH
  • T-Systems International GmbH
  • UST Global
  • Wipro Limited

Key Topics Covered:

1. Industry Overview

2. Market Trends & Growth Drivers

3. Product Overview

4. Service/Solution Launches

5. Recent Industry Activity

6. Focus On Select Global Players

7. Global Market Perspective

Total Companies Profiled: 164 (including Divisions

Subsidiaries 175)

  • The United States (76)
  • Canada (6)
  • Japan (7)
  • Europe (34)
    • France (4)
    • Germany (2)
    • The United Kingdom (11)
    • Italy (1)
    • Spain (1)
    • Rest of Europe (15)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (46)
  • Middle East (4)
  • Latin America (1)
  • Africa (1)

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vm7v69/systems


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Global BPO Business Analytics Market – Market Size, Forecasts, Trends and Updates (2016-2022) – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global BPO Business Analytics Market - By Offering, Deployment, Vertical, Region - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends and Updates (2016-2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The BPO Business Analytics market was US 5.12 billion in 2016 and is estimated to reach USD 26.68 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 31.67 % during the period.

Increased cost pressure to maintain in- house IT system, SMEs adoption of IT and intensified cloud-based deployment, evolving business environment are the driving force of the market. Rising threat from open source software, excessive specialization cost for SMEs with the limited financial resource can discourage them to adopt BPO business analytics.

SaaS is being adopted for reduced initial capital expenditure and shifting it to operational expenditure. Market for Predictive analytics to reach $3.6 Billion by 2020. For better consumer service, employee productivity and decision making mobile based business analytics is being adopted to handle market pressure.

Companies Mentioned

  • Accenture
  • Genpact
  • Capgemini
  • IBM
  • TCS
  • Absolutdata
  • Aegis
  • CGI
  • Chainalytics
  • Cognizant
  • Dell
  • Dunnhumby
  • EXL Service
  • Fractal Analytics
  • HP
  • Infosys
  • Minacs
  • Mu Sigma
  • Neeyamo
  • Opera Solutions
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Wipro
  • WNS Global

Key Topics Covered:

1. Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Overview

4. Market Dynamics

5. Global BPO Business Analytics market Segmentation, Forecasts and Trends - By Revenue

6. By Offering

7. By Deployment

8. By Vertical

9. By Region

10. Vendors Market Share Analysis

11. Company Profiles

12. Industry Structure

13. Global BPO Business Analytics market - Road Ahead

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cfdnhp/global_bpo


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Related Topics: Information Management

A.M. Best Comments on Credit Ratings of Sovereign Assurance Company Limited

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has commented that the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “aa-” of Sovereign Assurance Company Limited (Sovereign) (New Zealand) remain unchanged following the announcement that the company will be acquired. The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) remains stable.


This commentary follows the Sept. 21, 2017, announcement from Sovereign’s ultimate parent, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, that it will sell 100% of its life insurance business in Australia and New Zealand to AIA Group Limited (AIA) (Hong Kong). The sale agreement also includes a 20-year partnership with AIA for the provision of life insurance products to customers in Australia and New Zealand.

The transaction remains subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in 2018. A.M. Best will continue to monitor the progress of the acquisition and evaluate developments for any impact on the ratings.

Ratings are communicated to rated entities prior to publication. Unless stated otherwise, the ratings were not amended subsequent to that communication.

This press release relates to Credit Ratings that have been published on A.M. Best’s website. For all rating information relating to the release and pertinent disclosures, including details of the office responsible for issuing each of the individual ratings referenced in this release, please see A.M. Best’s Recent Rating Activity web page. For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Understanding Best’s Credit Ratings. For information on the proper media use of Best’s Credit Ratings and A.M. Best press releases, please view Guide for Media - Proper Use of Best’s Credit Ratings and A.M. Best Rating Action Press Releases.

A.M. Best is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source. For more information, visit www.ambest.com.

Copyright © 2017 by A.M. Best Rating Services, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


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Singapore Automated Storage and Retrieval System Market – Market Size, Forecasts & Trends 2017-2022 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Singapore Automated Storage and Retrieval System Market (2016-2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The market is growing at a faster rate due to the rising space constraints, rapid industrialization across the world. As such, there is a need for efficient product handling and storage in its application areas like unit load storage and handling, order picking and work in process storage.

Earlier in the conventional storage system, larger workforce are deployment for maintaining the process which resulted in clumsy material handling, more time for placing and retrieving loads and less efficiency for the rising demand.

Companies Mentioned

  • Bastian Solutions, LLC
  • Daifuku Co., Ltd.
  • Dematic GmbH & Co. Kg
  • Kardex Group
  • Murata Machinery, Ltd.
  • Mecalux S.A.
  • Vanderlande Industries B.V.
  • Beumer Group GmbH & Co. Kg
  • SSI Schaefer Group
  • Swisslog Holding AG
  • Systems Logistics corporation
  • Egemin Automation.,Inc
  • Vistastore Systems, Inc
  • Wynright Corporation
  • Savoye Inc
  • Dearborn Mid-West Company, LLC
  • Knapp AG
  • TWG Logistics Group

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Research Methodology

3. Executive Summary

4. Market Overview

5. Market Dynamics

6. Automated Storage and Retrieval System Market Segmentation, Forecasts and Trends - By Revenue

7. By Function

8. By Type

9. By Industry

10. Vendor Market Share Analysis

11. Company Profiles

12. Industry Structure

13. ASRS market - Road Ahead

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/47bcnr/singapore


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Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon President Expects Its Self-banking Solution ‘NBS’ to Be Global No.1 Product

  • Hyosung supplies its own self-banking solution ‘NBS’ to major banks in about 30 countries

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ChoHyunJoon--Hyosung (KRX:004800)’s operating profit surpassed 1 trillion won last year for the first time since its foundation 50 years ago. Cho Hyun Joon President’s ‘Technology Management’ became a cornerstone for the milestone performance. He is determined to keep its operating profit above 1 trillion won by securing business in such promising fields as carbon fiber, heavy industry and IT.


ATM is one of the future income sources for Hyosung. Nautilus Hyosung supplies various financial automation equipment, including NBS, a self-banking solution it developed on its own, to major banks in about 30 countries. NBS (New Branch Solution) provides an unmanned service by automating 107 banking businesses or 90 percent of businesses performed at tellers’ counters, thus making it possible to use banking services regardless of banks’ opening hours.

Hyosung plans to expand its global ATM supply largely from its plant in Huizhou, China, which will roll out 75,000 ATMs annually by 2018. It is developing various services and functions to meet customer needs by utilizing advanced technology and knowhow it has accumulated in the financial IT area.

Hyosung Cho Hyun Joon President says “Hyosung has secured its competitive edge in banking automation equipment and smart banking-related total solutions such as UI/UX,” He added “We will grow up to be global No. 1 company in the field of self-banking solutions by utilizing salient features of technology and knowhow we have acquired so far.”


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CHANG-SEOK HAN, +82-2-707-7338
hanni@hyosung.com

For Asia’s rapidly aging populations, innovation and forward-thinking policies drive retirement security

 TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The quickening pace of aging in Asia – a region with more than half the world’s population over 60 – has urgent implications for the region’s families, retirees, pensions and policy makers.



“Given Asia’s aging populations, retirement challenges are particularly acute in the region,” said Professor David Blake, director of the Pensions Institute at London’s Cass Business School. “Solutions require urgent action from both businesses and individuals, and governments need to implement policies that support this action.”

With falling birth rates and declining death rates, Asia’s societies face the twin burdens of supporting rapidly growing elderly populations with shrinking or stagnant working-age populations. In Taiwan, for instance, it is projected that each person over 65 years of age will be supported by only 1.5 working age people by 2050, compared with 5.9 in 2015. Meanwhile, in nations like Japan, low or negative interest rates have discouraged the savings incentives needed to meet the growing financial costs of living longer.

To address these retirement challenges in Asia and throughout the world, Professor Blake, along with faculty members from National Chengchi University in Taiwan, hosted some of the world’s best minds at Longevity 13, the 13th International Longevity Risk and Capital Markets Solutions Conference, in Taipei. Longevity 13 is a forum attended by pension, insurance, capital market, actuarial and academic professionals to discuss market-based solutions to retirement quandaries posed by aging populations. Among those who addressed this year’s conference were Amy Kessler, senior vice president and Prudential’s head of longevity risk transfer, and Dylan Tyson, executive vice president and former chief strategy officer for Prudential of Korea.

“With the rapid pace of demographic and societal changes, understanding the needs of individuals and families is more important than ever,” said Tyson. “Life insurers can help people achieve a secure retirement by providing solutions to retirement challenges, such as guaranteed income that a person can’t outlive.” Tyson added that retirement is an important issue for people of all socio-economic groups. Government policies need to support families of all income levels to save for retirement. A strong partnership with policymakers is critical for developing private-sector solutions, such as pooling longevity risk, while ensuring robust foundations for consumer protection and financial stability.

Prudential’s Kessler emphasized ways for life insurers to create lifetime income solutions that add value for individuals, while carefully managing risk and capital. She suggested that annuity solutions, which have been effective in the U.S. and other markets, can be adapted to help solve Asia’s retirement funding challenges. She also outlined policy and regulatory approaches that can encourage retirement readiness among individuals, and sound product design and risk management practices among insurers.

Since 2005, The International Longevity Risk and Capital Markets Solutions Conferences, organized by the Pensions Institute and Cass Business School, have been the major annual international events that bring together leading international industry and academic representatives, as well as policymakers, to meet and discuss longevity risk, as well as the market and government developments and responses necessary for managing that risk. Since 2011, Prudential has sponsored this conference series. The company’s thought leadership and research stemming from this event is widely read by the actuarial community, as well as insurers, academics and finance professionals.

About Prudential Retirement

Prudential Retirement delivers retirement plan solutions for public, private, and nonprofit organizations. With more than 85 years of retirement experience, Prudential Retirement helps meet the needs of 4.2 million participants and annuitants. Prudential Retirement has $401.3 billion in retirement account values as of June 30, 2017. Retirement products and services are provided by Prudential Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company (PRIAC), Hartford, Connecticut, or its affiliates.

About Prudential Financial, Inc.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a financial services leader, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit news.prudential.com/

Prudential Financial, Inc. does not provide legal, regulatory, or accounting advice. An institution and its advisors should seek legal, regulatory, investment and/or accounting advice regarding the legal, regulatory, investment and/or accounting implications of any of the strategies described herein. Strategies described herein are for educational/knowledge sharing purposes only and with the understanding that the reader will discuss the subject matter with its own legal counsel, auditor and other advisors. This document does not constitute an offer or an agreement, or a solicitation of an offer or an agreement, to enter into any transaction (including for the provision of any services).

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