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2014-09-17 16:23:08

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand response refers to the change in electricity usage by an end-user in response to signals from the grid operators or utilities. The end-user's participation in a program of this nature is a response to factors such as: greater awareness, an increased sense of responsibility, incentive pricing and new tariff schemes. Demand response programs are designed primarily to shift or curtail load for a short period of time; they are primarily of two...

2014-09-17 08:37:53

BLUE BELL, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), a leading provider of IT managed services, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned Unisys in the "Leaders" quadrant in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for End-User Outsourcing Services, North America. Unisys handles approximately 6.5 million North American IT service events for its clients annually. The Gartner Magic Quadrant report evaluates service providers on ability to execute and...

2014-09-17 08:35:47

Evaluation based on completeness of vision and ability to execute NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos, an international IT services company, today announced that for the second year in a row it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders' quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for End User Outsourcing Services, North America 2014"(1). The Atos visionary Workplace Services offering is a comprehensive portfolio of services providing end-to-end capabilities, which puts the...

2014-09-17 08:34:19

ReportsnReports.com offers Motion Control Market in North America 2014-2018 in its store. DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to Motion Control Market in North America 2014-2018 report at present, many vendors are developing robotic arms for their motion control systems. The field of mechatronics is highly prevalent these days as it cuts down the implementation costs of a motion control system. Vendors are integrating mechatronics into their motion control components to...

2014-09-17 08:20:39

~ Orders received since September 1, 2013 surpass $3.72 billion LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced today that it received new orders in its fourth quarter ended August 31, 2014 and through the date of this release for 15,000 railcar units valued at $1.37 billion. Orders announced today comprise a broad range of railcar types including tank cars, small cube covered hopper cars for sand and cement service, medium...

2014-09-16 23:03:53

The North America Application Delivery Network (ADN) market report defines and segments the application delivery network market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-application-delivery-network-adn-7381582251.html (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The North America Application Delivery Network (ADN) market report defines and segments the application delivery network market in North America with analysis and forecast...

2014-09-16 12:32:40

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Call it a growing "made in America" trend, a resurgence of manufacturing, or an economic recovery, the fact is that manufacturing activity in the U.S. is on the rise. Evidence of the trend is ample at Freudenberg companies in North America, from multiple production facility expansions to new locally developed products or products made in the U.S. and distributed regionally or even globally. At the same time, making sure that the trend is...

2014-09-16 12:21:44

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Car Security Systems Market by Type (Alarm, Immobilizer, Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) & Central Locking System) & Region (Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America & ROW) - Industry Trends & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, classifies and defines the passenger Car Security Systems Market in terms of volume and value. The report highlights the potential growth opportunities for passenger Car...

2014-09-15 23:04:59

The global phablets and superphones market is expected to reach USD 116.4 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 44.1% from 2012 to 2018. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Phablets and Superphones Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global phablets and superphones market is expected to reach USD 116.4 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of...

2014-09-15 23:04:00

The North America Agricultural Micronutrients Market report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-agricultural-micronutrients-1498674770.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The North America Agricultural Micronutrients Market report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...


Latest North America Reference Libraries

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Corbicula fluminea
2013-10-11 11:17:31

Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Corbiculidae. This species is originally from Asian origin, therefore it is often referred to as the Asian Clam or Asiatic Clam. Within the aquarium and koi pond trade it is frequently called the Golden Clam or Golden Freshwater Clam. Within southeast Asia its known as the Prosperity Clam or the Good Luck Clam. It has been introduced into many parts of the world such as North America...

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

Brown Bear, Ursus arctos
2013-05-17 22:30:23

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...

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