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January 18, 2016

Detroit- January 18, 2016- Ducker Worldwide, based in Detroit, Michigan, formally announced today that Lawrence C. Wu  has joined the team and will be working as a Director out of its North American Headquarters in Troy, Michigan. As Director, Mr. Wu will be a key contributor to Ducker Worldwide’s commercial team focused on business and product development. “Ducker Worldwide is uniquely positioned to gather and analyze market information to help businesses build competitive advantages. As data...

January 11, 2016

The day a tire popped off a car, flew off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and hit his house with a loud bang, Vardon Owen Marshall was in disbelief. But he was not too worried about the dent on the facade of his house on Park Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, right across from the busy elevated roadway. The indentation was quite noticeable, about four feet above the sidewalk. But instead of stressing out about finding money and a reliable contractor for the repair, Mr. Marshall, a cabinet maker...

January 08, 2016

At Ducker Worldwide we partner with clients in efforts to provide valuable insight directly from the marketplace. Our exclusive focus group discussions have aided in our client’s success of new product launching, establishing new market opportunities, as well as overall feedback on company performance and services. With over 50 years of experience, our dedicated team will develop a customized strategy to meet your organization’s needs. Ducker Worldwide offers focus group opportunities in the...

January 08, 2016

Markus Pfefferer, Managing Director – Asia Pacific, Ducker Worldwide has been confirmed as a moderator at Connected Car Pune. Pfefferer is responsible for development and management of client engagements throughout India, the Middle East and South East Asia. Pfefferer has assisted several companies in their efforts to expand globally through strategy formulation and business development, restructuring of organizations and administrative processes, and has played a significant role in...

December 04, 2015

Voluntary Lightweighting is the Key to Achieving India’s Efficiency Targets. By Freddie Holmes  Automotive World December 2, 2015 While corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) regulations in the US continue to apply pressure on OEMs to develop more fuel-efficient vehicles, the Indian market does not have to cope with such stringent regulations. However, this has not stopped Indian companies from pushing for lighter vehicles for other reasons.Speaking at Automotive Megatrends India 2015, a...

November 30, 2015

Markus Pfefferer, General Manager, India, Ducker Worldwide has been confirmed as a speaker in the Truck Lightweighting & Manufacturing track at Automotive Megatrends India 2015 December 2-3. Pfefferer is responsible for development and management of client engagements throughout India, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. He has assisted several companies in their efforts to expand globally through strategy formulation and business development, restructuring of organizations and...

November 18, 2015

The game has changed dramatically in the construction equipment industry. Historically, customer pride of ownership and brand loyalty was king in the market. However, brand loyalty has slipped and customers are seeking more sophisticated technologies and ways to assist them with lowering total cost of ownership. In order to appeal to customer needs, OEMs must provide innovative solutions that address lowering costs, while building relationships to increase trust and create loyalty. Click below...

September 02, 2015

Ducker Worldwide is sending its Heavy Equipment Industry team to the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition in Louisville, KY from September 29th to October 1st.  Having over 30 years of heavy equipment expertise, Ducker Worldwide is taking this opportunity to talk to equipment manufacturers, dealer representatives, suppliers and industry experts about global trends within the equipment industry.  Ducker Worldwide, Principal, Nicole McGregor and Project Director, Jennifer...

August 19, 2015

This past Tuesday Home Depot revealed it experienced a record number of transactions in the last three months. On average, shoppers spent more than at any point since 2006 and sales at stores open for a year or more jumped 5.8% from the previous year. Home Depot’s rival Lowe’s struggled to capitalize on the long expansion in housing prices. One of the key reasons Home Depot continues to outperform Lowe's is the significant business from professional builders and DIFM contractors.  Ducker’s...

August 18, 2015

2015 North American Automotive Metals Conference -  Dearborn, Michigan September 2-3, 2015 Scott Ulnick, Board Chairman & Managing Principle at Ducker Worldwide, along with Abey Abraham, Project Director at Ducker Worldwide will be speaking at the American Metal Market’s - North American Automotive Metals Conference.  Join Mr. Ulnick and Mr. Abraham as they cover, automotive metals by the numbers: Current market and forecast from Ducker’s global database tracking automotive parts, product...

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