PTFE a Star Among Plastic Gaskets and Seals

PTFE a Star Among Plastic Gaskets and Seals

PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) offers several advantages over other materials when used in gaskets and seals, including thermal insulation and stability in extreme temperatures. See how this material impacts the US gasket and seal market.


India’s Demonetization and White Label ATMs Impact CIT Market

India’s Demonetization and White Label ATMs Impact CIT Market

India’s recent demonetization of the former 500 and 1,000 rupee notes has resulted in dramatic increase in cash-in-transit (CIT) services there over the past two months. Rapid changes in the country's financial system have had rippling impacts on armored transport and other security services demand.

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Lithium-ion Batteries Take Off, And Catch Fire

Lithium-ion Batteries Take Off, And Catch Fire

Lithium-ion batteries offer many powerful advantages over other types of batteries when used in personal electronic devices. However, they remain a relatively new and developing technology, a fact that yields occasionally explosive results.


The Nuts and Bolts of Acquisition Activity in the Global Industrial Fasteners Market

The Nuts and Bolts of Acquisition Activity in the Global Industrial Fasteners Market

Major acquisition activity has made the global industrial fasteners market more concentrated among large suppliers. A large market share gives companies an advantage in product development and distribution, shaping the future of the market.