Global Piezoelectric Ceramics Market & China Oil Well Cement Industry 2014 Research Reports

DALLAS, December 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

DeepResearchReports.com adds 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Piezoelectric Ceramics Industry and 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Oil Well Cement Industry business intelligence studies that provide 2019 forecasts for…

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Ferro sells most of its polymer additives business

Material supplier Ferro Corporation has sold the majority of the assets of its polymer additives business to a U.S.-based private equity firm for US$154 million in cash. Polymer Additives Inc., a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital LLC, bought the assets from Mayfield Heights, Ohio-based Ferro Corp; assets included in the transaction are Ferro’s four plants in the U.S. – in Bridgeport, N.J.; Cleveland, Ohio; Fort Worth, Tex.; and Walton Hills, Ohio – its manufacturing operation in Newport, UK; assets at the its former Baton Rouge, La.

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Turning point for coal? Japanese trading firms snap up coal assets

Only a few months ago, a potential buyer said Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp was prepared to sell a costly stake in a Canadian coal mine for as little as $1. But a flurry of acquisitions of high-quality coal assets by Japanese firms in recent weeks signals that some trading houses at least are betting a depressed coal market where prices have halved in three years may be bottoming out.

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Asia particularly vulnerable to natural disasters, but market remains soft

Asia is particularly vulnerable to natural disasters, but the region’s risk managers can expect to experience the same soft market as their peers worldwide. The region’s vulnerability to natural disasters calls for a strong approach to risk management, said Franck Baron, chairman of the Pan-Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association, which formed 18 months ago.

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Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

CUPCAKE BOWL: ArtsQuest’s third annual sweet fundraiser returns 12:30-2:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at the Musikfest Cafe in the ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem. Sample gourmet cupcakes as local chefs, restaurants and bakeries compete for coveted titles: Best Frosting, Best Cake, Best Decoration and Best Overall Taste.

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Members of Congress hold up to $39 million in Minnesota companies’ stock

It is neither new nor illegal for elected officials to buy stock. But questions about real or perceived conflicts of interest remain so ticklish that many members of the House and Senate – including all but one member of the Minnesota delegation – steer clear.

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