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Freescale's US DoD Ambitions will be Challenged by NXP Ownership, says Strategy Analytics; Alternate options needed for high power RF business to effectively target $140 billion defense sector opportunity
March 05, 2015
 NXP Semiconductors will buy Freescale Semiconductor and merge operations in a deal that will result in a combined company valued at over $40 billion. With a focus on consumer markets, Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) service analysis of this acquisition recommends that the new entity consider alternate options for its high power RF (radio frequency) business if it is to effectively leverage the substantial semiconductor opportunity from global spending on defense systems that Freescale had started to target.

Grade Multi Crystal Silicon Ingot Market 2015 Global & Regional Market Analysis
March 05, 2015
DeepResearchReports.com have 2015 Global Solar Grade Multi Crystal Silicon Ingot Industry research report of 199 pages providing a list of data tables and figures along with 27 company profiles, to its online business intelligence library. Global Solar Grade Multi Crystal Silicon Ingot Industry is a professional and deep research report in this field. For overview analysis, the report introduces Solar Grade Multi Crystal Silicon Ingot basic information including definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, industry overview, policy analysis, and news analysis, etc. For international and China market analysis, the report analyzesSolar Grade Multi Crystal Silicon Ingot Marketin China and other countries or regions (such as US, Europe, etc.) by presenting research on global products of different types and applications, developments and trends of market, technology, competitive landscape, and leading suppliers' and countries' 2010-2015 capacity, production, cost, price, profit, production value, and gross margin. For leading suppliers, related information is listed as products, customers, application, capacity, market position, and company contact information, etc. 2016-2021 forecast on capacity, production, cost, price, profit, production value, and gross margin for these markets are also included.

Eco shift Power And Sun Industries Announce Extension Of Contract With Fortune 500 Big Box Retailer For Upgrading To Led Lighting
March 05, 2015
ECO SHIFT POWER CORP ("ECOP-0") - Eco-shift Power And Sun Industries Announce Extension Of Contract - With Fortune 500 Big Box Retailer For Upgrading To Led Lighting Eco-Shift Power, one of Canada's leading energy management and lighting firms, together with their wholly-owned subsidiary, Sun and Sun Industries Inc. ("Sun Industries") announce the extension of a contract with a Fortune 500 National Retailer undergoing a sustainable shift to highly efficient LED technologies. Sun Industries announced in November the award of a three year contract to conduct a national roll-out of audits and lighting retrofits for the National Retailer. This open contract, recently extended until January 31, 2020, means Sun Industries will be retrofitting roughly 110 stores each year for the next 5 years. This extension will increase the contract value to over Five million dollars [x5,000,000.00]. The value is made up of $500K this year followed by $1.5M each year for the following three years, leaving room for potential project extensions or further retrofits.

Display Week 2015 Sets Sights On Silicon Valley To Show Global Technology Hub The Future Of The Display World; Future Generations of Large Curved TVs, Automotive Displays, Wearables and Mobile Devices Take Center Stage at San Jose Convention Center Starting May 31
March 05, 2015
 The Society for Information Display (SID) today announced its final program lineup for Display Week 2015, set for May 31-June 5 at the San Jose Convention Center. Display Week 2015 showcases the latest display innovations: from the world's largest TVs down to the coolest displays for mobile devices; the newest flexible, wearable and touch technologies; new breakthroughs in next-generation vehicular displays; and even the latest in imaging and lighting. "The face of almost every electronic product today is a display, so the future of displays is also the future of most types of electronic devices. There is no better show in the world than Display Week to see in-depth coverage of this future," noted SID President, Amal Ghosh.  "Display Week is the premier showcase event for the $100 billion display industry, and its North American location is ideal for connecting the display supply chain with the integrators and business leaders that drive the worldwide electronics marketplace. Silicon Valley-which is synonymous with technological advancement- is the ideal setting for this year's event," he added.

GE Redefines Lighting Category with GE Align(TM) Lighting, Aiding Natural Sleep Cycle
March 05, 2015
An estimated 50-70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep issues, according to the National Institute of Health. In honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, GE Lighting has developed a light bulb to help promote the body's natural sleep cycle; GE Align(TM) lighting is available on Amazon.com. "Aren't we all tuned to the good feelings on a bright and sunny day, or the feelings we have on a gloomy day? Light impacts not only our mood and wellness, but our ability to fall asleep," says Dr. Gary Allen, Physicist, LED Innovations Principal Engineer at GE Lighting. "By changing the timing, amount, spectral quality of light exposure, we can avoid disrupting the body's natural circadian rhythms."

Samsung Electronics Expands Digital Display Portfolio with YESCO Electronics Acquisition; Acquisition strengthens Samsung's entry into LED display market to meet growing market demand
March 05, 2015
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its acquisition of Logan, Utah-based YESCO Electronics, LLC, a leading LED sign and display manufacturer with more than 2,000 installations across the U.S. and abroad. The acquisition reinforces Samsung's entry into the LED display market, extending the reach of the company's pioneering technologies and expertise beyond large-format displays (LFDs) using LCD panels, where the company has been the worldwide market leader for six consecutive years.1 YESCO Electronics was a subsidiary of the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO), a privately-owned custom sign manufacturer.

penveu®to Exhibit at Several Spring Events; See penveu® in Action at NCCE 2015, CUE 2015, ATD 2015 and More
March 05, 2015
penveu ®, an Interphase Corporation (NASDAQ: INPH) business, today announced it will be exhibiting its innovative hand-held interactive device at several Spring events across the U.S. The penveu team invites everyone to attend one of these events to see the penveu interactive display system in action and try it themselves or to request a live webinar to learn more as an alternative. NCCE 2015 Convention & Exposition - March 18-20, 2015 - Portland, ORThe largest education collaboration in the Northwest!Event link: http://www.ncce.org/index.php/2015 Booth: penveu booth #524

Axcelis Announces Appointment Of Doug Moran As Vice President, Supply Chain; Charged with Driving Gross Margin Improvement Initiative
March 05, 2015
 Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, today announced the appointment of Doug Moran as vice president, supply chain. In this role, Doug will be responsible for overseeing the Company's complete supply chain and planning functions. 

1366 Technologies and Hanwah Q CELLSform Strategic Partnership to Develop and Commercialize Direct Wafer(TM) Technology; Partnership Reflects Joint Mission to Meet Global Demand for High-Performance, Low-Cost Photovoltaics
March 05, 2015
1366 TechnologiesandHanwha Q CELLS(NASDAQ:HQCL) today announced that they have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to jointly advance the efficiency and quality of solar cells while dramatically reducing their costs. The two companies will collaborate on the development of 1366's proprietary Direct Wafer(TM) Technology with the intent to commercialize and use Direct Wafers(TM) in Hanwha Q CELLS' world-renowned solar cells. Upon successful commercialization of the Direct Wafer(TM) Technology, the companies expect to expand the partnership. Among others, the potential options include the supply of Direct Wafers(TM) from 1366's manufacturing facilities to Hanwha Q CELLS.

Eco-Shift Power Corp. (OTCBB: ECOP) and Sun Industries Announce Extension of Contract With Fortune 500 Big Box Retailer for Upgrading to LED Lighting
March 05, 2015
Eco-Shift Power (OTCBB: ECOP), one of Canada's leading energy management and lighting firms, together with their wholly-owned subsidiary, Sun and Sun Industries Inc. ("Sun Industries") announce the extension of a contract with a Fortune 500 National Retailer undergoing a sustainable shift to highly efficient LED technologies. Sun Industries announced in November the award of a three year contract to conduct a national roll-out of audits and lighting retrofits for the National Retailer. This open contract, recently extended until January 31, 2020, means Sun Industries will be retrofitting roughly 110 stores each year for the next 5 years. This extension will increase the contract value to over Five million dollars [$5,000,000.00]. The value is made up of $500K this year followed by $1.5M each year for the following three years, leaving room for potential project extensions or further retrofits.


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