The API’s gasoline engine oil specifications are created through an immense collaborative process between automakers and lubricant manufacturers. A new update of the standards was recently pushed back from 2017 to 2019. Learn about the update approval process, the goals for the new standards, and what this means for the synthetic lubricants market.
On January 5, 2017, Sears announced that it would sell its famed Craftsman tools brand to Stanley Black & Decker. This deal reflects the shifting US retail market and perhaps also the decline of Sears. However, for Stanley Black & Decker, it marks a major opportunity to expand its already significant share of the US tool market and move into new retail channels.
Instances of bilateral mastectomies and reconstructions have seen dramatic growth and much media attention. However, the same cannot be said for the overall market for breast implants used for cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. See how evolving cancer treatments and cosmetic priorities will impact the market for breast implants.
Several leading global manufacturers of internal combustion engine (ICE) filters have expanded in an attempt to increase market share and expand their operations. A Freedonia Group expert explains changes at 6 major producers, including Donaldson, MAHLE International, and MANN+HUMMEL.
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.