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Quotidiano di informazione – Anno 32 n° 289

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Toy Industries of Europe premia i produttori di giocattoli per il loro impatto sociale

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 2 febbraio 2020

Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) ha annunciato i “Play for Change Awards” per dare un riconoscimento ai produttori di giocattoli che hanno un impatto positivo sul pianeta e sulla vita dei bambini. I premi si concentreranno su sfide ambientali, sociali ed educative con tre categorie: Sostenibilità, Empowerment e Future Skills. I Play for Change Awards sono alla ricerca di prodotti che precorrano i tempi e iniziative aziendali che aiutino i bambini a vivere con fiducia nel mondo che li circonda in modi che mostrino rispetto per se stessi, per gli altri e per il pianeta.
Il Presidente del bord di TIE e MD EMEA di Mattel Sanjay Luthra afferma “Gli Awards promuoveranno i prodotti e le aziende più lungimiranti in tutta Europa e metteranno in evidenza come le aziende di giocattoli – indipendentemente dalle dimensioni – si comportino come leader, pensando oltre il semplice prodotto ma anche all’impatto che la loro azienda ha sul pianeta e sul futuro dei bambini “.La giuria degli Awards riunisce giudici dalla comprovata esperienza nelle tre categorie selezionate e sarà presieduta da John Baulch, editore di Toy World Magazine, che vede gli Awards come il futuro motore nell’innovazione del settore: “premiando le aziende per i loro sforzi nell’aiutare i bambini e migliorare la società, questi premi contribuiranno a innalzare ulteriormente il livello del settore dei giocattoli”.Proposte di tutti i generi provenienti da tutta Europa che abbiano un impatto positivo saranno in corsa per un premio. I produttori di giocattoli possono presentare le loro proposte dal 23 marzo all’8 maggio 2020. I vincitori saranno annunciati a settembre. I dettagli completi sulla categoria e i requisiti di accesso sono disponibili all’indirizzo
Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) was founded in 1991 to represent the interests of its members to EU policymakers in Brussels and further afield. We provide information for stakeholders, members and policymakers and provide a neutral platform for discussion and exchange. Our main focus is ensuring that toys are safe for children, but we also work on issues including responsible communications, ethical manufacturing, environmental sustainability, intellectual property rights and trade and promote the value of play and the importance of toys in helping children develop and grow. Members include national toy maker associations as well as corporate

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Hannibal Industries Increases Efficiency with Robotics and Inventory Management

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 15 settembre 2019

Hannibal Industries, one of the largest steel pallet rack manufacturers in the U.S., today announced it has added the latest robotic welding technology to its Southern California-based manufacturing facility in its continuing quest to make plant operations more efficient and productive. In addition, the company has purchased a CombiLIft CombiMG 2533-02 gantry crane that has been retrofitted to move master coils of steel for a more efficient stacking pattern, reduced emissions leveraging its LPG-fueled motor, and significant time savings on inter-plant transport of materials.
Hannibal Industries, an employee-owned company, conducts ongoing training to elevate its entire workforce to understand new technologies as they are introduced to the operation, and ensures that each advanced robotics element will bring significant benefits to customers and employees alike prior to implementation. Among the benefits of the new 30 by 90-foot RackMaster robotic welding system are high throughput, low cycle time, repeatable welds and easy operation, and features two robotic welders, two workstations, universal tooling, a Ferris Wheel positioner, vertical -down welding procedure and a customizable welding torch. The crane, which required both hiring and retraining and certification of existing employees in both operation as well as safety, will allow Hannibal to stack the steel master coils used for the production of racking as well as tubular products to three, saving a significant amount of space from a typical stack that can only be stacked to two with a traditional forklift.

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AdaCore Expands its Presence in the UK to Support Thriving Aerospace and Defence Industries

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 17 agosto 2019

AdaCore has a long and successful history serving customers in the UK. The company maintains relationships with many of the world’s major aerospace, defence and rail contractors. It is a member of ADS, the premier trade organisation for companies in the UK in Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors. And it actively participates in standards-related working groups and committees (such as for DO-178C).“The ATI welcomes the launch of AdaCore’s new operation, which will increase the UK’s capability in safety-critical software,” said Mark Scully, Head of Technology for Propulsion & Advanced Systems at the Aerospace Technology Institute. “The ATI has been working with AdaCore as we facilitate new software development projects and are delighted to see this lead to a new UK centre-of-excellence and more collaborations in the future.” “Our decision to open AdaCore Ltd is part of a larger corporate strategy to invest our intellectual property, tools, and services in regions where the demand for secure software-based systems continues to grow,” said Cyrille Comar, AdaCore Group President. “This move will enable us to better support our existing customers in the UK; collaborate on new contractual, research, and mentorship opportunities within the British ecosystem; and share our expertise in product qualification and certification.” As it does in other countries around the globe, AdaCore plans to expand its offering of public Ada training courses and events in the UK to help new users get up to speed with the Ada and SPARK languages.“Many of the world’s top academic and global research universities reside in the UK, and we hope to collaborate with them regularly to broaden the reach of our GNAT Academic Program (GAP) and to address the need for safe, secure and reliable software,” said Emma Adby, AdaCore Ltd Managing Director.

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Radisys Announces New Closing Date for Acquisition by Reliance Industries

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 11 dicembre 2018

Radisys Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a global leader of open telecom solutions, today announced that, at the request of Reliance Industries (RIL), Radisys and RIL have agreed to extend the closing date to a date no later than December 14, 2018 and the parties continue to work to close the transaction as promptly as practicable on or before that date. In connection therewith, RIL also acknowledged that Radisys has satisfied all conditions to RIL’s obligations to close the transaction.
Radisys (NASDAQ: RSYS), a global leader in open telecom solutions, enables service providers to drive disruption with new open architecture business models. Radisys’ innovative disaggregated and virtualized enabling technology solutions leverage open reference architectures and standards, combined with open software and hardware to power business transformation for the telecom industry, while its world-class services organization delivers systems integration expertise necessary to solve communications and content providers’ complex deployment challenges. For more information, visit

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SharesPost: Blockchain Will Reshape Industries Around The World And Eliminate Intermediaries

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 31 marzo 2018

Blockchain technology will redefine the business processes of many industries, cutting out the traditional middlemen and attracting a new breed of investors who will compete against venture capitalists to fund the most promising new applications, according to a research report by SharesPost.
Cryptocurrencies were the first successful implementation of blockchain technology, but industries from banking and payments to health care and real estate to video gaming and government will benefit from blockchain technology, according to the new, 33-page report by Rohit Kulkarni, Managing Director and Head of Research of SharesPost, Inc.
“Cryptocurrencies are just the beginning of a blockchain revolution that will transform virtually every industry that has traditionally relied on middlemen,” said Kulkarni. “The technology has the potential to reorder markets and industries, just as the Internet did at the turn of the 21st century. As important, the opportunities to fund blockchain applications are enormous. We’re already seeing new types of investors race ahead as traditional venture capital firms continue to allocate only marginal capital to this space.”Since 2016, there have been more than 150 investments in U.S.-based blockchain startups by venture capital firms, crypto-focused funds, and corporate VC investment arms. The report said significant amount of capital will flow to companies that are commercializing the technology beyond cryptocurrencies.
On page 21, the report lists the firms with the most blockchain investments. Digital Currency Group is No. 1 with 44 investments, followed by Pantera and Blockchain Capital, each with 10. Draper Associates and Andressen Horowitz, two of the world’s most well-known venture firms, each have funded nine companies.

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Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 28 gennaio 2018

strasburgo-parlamento-europeoStrasbourg. The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted today, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy.It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe. There is a strong business case for transforming the way products are designed, produced, used, and recycled in the EU and by taking the lead in this transition, we will create new investment opportunities and jobs. Under the new plans, all plastic packaging on the EU market will be recyclable by 2030, the consumption of single-use plastics will be reduced and the intentional use of microplastics will be restricted.
First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, responsible for sustainable development, said: “If we don’t change the way we produce and use plastics, there will be more plastics than fish in our oceans by 2050. We must stop plastics getting into our water, our food, and even our bodies. The only long-term solution is to reduce plastic waste by recycling and reusing more. This is a challenge that citizens, industry and governments must tackle together. With the EU Plastics Strategy we are also driving a new and more circular business model. We need to invest in innovative new technologies that keep our citizens and our environment safe whilst keeping our industry competitive.”Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, responsible for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness, said: “With our plastic strategy we are laying the foundations for a new circular plastics economy, and driving investment towards it. This will help to reduce plastic litter in land, air and sea while also bringing new opportunities for innovation, competitiveness and high quality jobs. This is a great opportunity for European industry to develop global leadership in new technology and materials. Consumers are empowered to make conscious choices in favour of the environment. This is true win-win.”Every year, Europeans generate 25 million tonnes of plastic waste, but less than 30% is collected for recycling. Across the world, plastics make up 85% of beach litter. And plastics are even reaching citizens’ lungs and dinner tables, with microplastics in air, water and food having an unknown impact on their health. Building on the Commission’s past work, the new EU-wide strategy on plastics will tackle the issue head on.Today’s plastic strategy will transform the way products are designed, produced, used, and recycled in the EU. Too often the way plastics are currently produced, used and discarded fail to capture the economic benefits of a more circular approach. It harms the environment. The goal is to protect the environment whilst at the same time lay foundations to a new plastic economy, where the design and production fully respect reuse, repair and recycling needs and more sustainable materials are developed.Europe is best placed to lead this transition. This approach will bring new opportunities for innovation, competitiveness and job creation. With the plastic strategy, the Commission has adopted a Monitoring Framework, composed of a set of ten key indicators which cover each phase of the cycle, which will measure progress towards the transition to a circular economy at EU and national level.

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Industrial Robots Global Study: China to overtake EU and North America by 2017

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 30 gennaio 2015

Frankfurt. More industrial robots will be operating in China’s production plants than in the European Union or North America. Operating unit numbers there will double from today’s 200,000 to more than 400,000. To compare: In North America, numbers will rise to about 300,000 – with 340,000 predicted for Europe’s five largest economies. So says the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) in its 2014 World Robot Statistics. China is already the world’s largest market in the sale of industrial robots. But this merely marks the first step in a fast game of catch-up. Given China’s still very low robotic density, the future market dimensions are palpably clear: To date, China only has 30 industrial robots per 10,000 employees in manufacturing industries. To compare: Germany’s robotic density is ten times larger – in Japan it is actually eleven times more. In North America robotic density is five times higher than in China, where the majority of industrial robots are used for handling operations (40%) and for welding (36%). The automotive industry is by far the largest customer (approx. 40%).
“The automation of China’s production plants has just started”, says Per Vegard Nerseth, Managing Director, ABB Robotics. “As the first foreign robot manufacturer to arrive here, we have observed the market and developments for years now. We have witnessed swift, almost explosive growth over the last two or three years, surpassing even our expectations.” Kuka and two Japanese robot manufacturers now also have their own locally-based production sites. Four out of five industrial robots in China are made by foreign manufacturers – the majority from Japan, North America and Europe. Yet more manufacturers are planning to build their own production lines in China.The Chinese government is simultaneously pushing forward with robotic research. Once again the main partners are leading foreign robotic manufacturers. In contrast, Chinese manufacturers have concentrated on customers satisfied with average quality and unsophisticated technology. But sales in this segment have also more than tripled since 2012.
World Robotics Industrial Robots: This unique publication presents comprehensive global statistics on industrial robots in uniform tables allowing consistent country comparisons. It contains detailed statistical data for some 40 countries, broken down by application areas, industrial branches, types of robots and by other technical and economic variables. Data on production, exports and imports are presented for a selection of countries. Trends in robot densities, i.e. number of robots per 10,000 persons employed in relevant sectors, are also featured.

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Smart Technologies

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 18 maggio 2010

London “The change in the UK government looks very good for the UK economy. Getting spending under control is a fundamental requirement for a healthy business economy. At the same time, the support for innovation and entrepreneurship is very important to take advantage of the next economic boom which will be centred on innovation and smart technologies”. David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, was live on CNBC this morning at 11.45 am. Mr Frigstad appeared on CNBC’s business news programme “Strictly Money” where he highlighted a strategic point of view for industries and sectors to grow in light of today’s economic climate. Mr Frigstad’s current visit to the United Kingdom is for Frost & Sullivan’s 2010 Global Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress – ‘GIL 2010: Europe’ that will kick off this evening, 17 May 2010, at the Emirates Stadium in London and will continue through Wednesday.  Tomorrow in his keynote speech Mr Frigstad will focus on Developing a Visionary Perspective on Growth. Complimenting Frigstad’s outlook on the economy will be Holger Schmieding, Chief Economist – Europe with Bank of America / Merrill Lynch whose keynote presentation – Eye on the Economy: Can the upswing get stronger? – will also be delivered to GIL 2010 participants on Tuesday. The focus of this year’s event in London is on leveraging innovation as a resource to help shape a better future for our companies and our careers.  For three days London will become the hub for CEOs, their teams and industry luminaries of a global community that explores tools and strategies to build a solid growth process. Frost & Sullivan, along with GIL members and a comprehensive alliance of visionaries, innovators and leaders, is and will be engaged in sharing, inspiring and creating a continuous flow of new ideas and fresh perspectives which leverage innovation as a resource to help shape a better future for the growth of our companies and our careers.Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company’s Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO’s Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages over 45 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from 40 offices on six continents. To join our Growth Partnership, please visit

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