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March 29, 2012

About Society of Automotive Analysts Networking Breakfast: Doing Business in Russia and India Is your company looking to expand overseas – specifically in Russia or India?  Here’s your opportunity to learn first-hand what the challenges and opportunities are when doing business in these two major world markets.  The Society of Automotive Analysts will examine “Doing Business in Russia and India” at its next Networking Breakfast on March 29, 2012. Our panels – experts with many years of first-...

March 24, 2012

By Dustin WalshCrains Detroit Business The White House announced this week $14.2 million in grants to aid automakers in advancements in lightweight materials. The U.S. Department of Energy funding will support advancements in light weight carbon fiber composites and advanced steels and alloys used in auto manufacturing. Ron Krupitzer, vice president of automotive applications for steel advocacy group Steel Market Development Institute in Southfield, said the announcement is encouraging for...

March 22, 2012

Society of Automotive Analysts March 29, 2012 – Southfield, Michigan Is your company looking to expand overseas – specifically in Russia or India?  Here’s your opportunity to learn first-hand what the challenges and opportunities are when doing business in these two major world markets.  The Society of Automotive Analysts will examine “Doing Business in Russia and India” at its next Networking Breakfast on March 29, 2012. Abey Abraham of Ducker Worldwide will be participating in the panel;...

February 14, 2012

Aviation International News By james WynBrandt February 13, 2012   "Here at Heli-Expo, Standard Aero Helicopter Programs (Booth No. 9446) is touting its No. 1 rating in customer satisfaction, based on data from independent market research firm Ducker Worldwide. Survey results indicate that more than 98 percent of customers who used StandardAero in 2011 would recommend their service to others. But more than just thumping its chest, StandardAero analyzes the survey results and uses the data to...

February 02, 2012

Ducker Worldwide Advisors served as the exclusive financial advisor to Yourmembership.com in their recent acquisition by the Riverside Company, a private equity firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. David Eberly, Managing Director, led Ducker’s advisory team in the engagement with Yourmembership.com, a leading global provider of online member communities and web-based membership management software.   “With Yourmembership.com, we worked as an extension of the management team in the identification of...

January 24, 2012

By John W. MillerWall Street Journal "The average car today contains only 175 pounds of advanced high-strength new steel, but is expected to contain twice as much by 2020, according to Ducker Worldwide, a consultancy based in Troy, Mich.  The basic-steel content of the average car is expected to decline to 980 pounds, from 1,542 pounds." Read Full Article

January 04, 2012

By Jay Greene The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an interim final rule late last month that requires pharmaceutical companies to report to the FDA all interruptions of drugs that are "life supporting, life sustaining, or intended for use in the prevention of a debilitating disease or condition." More than 220 drugs were reported in short supply in 2011, three times more than in 2006, the FDA said. Hospital pharmacists in Southeast Michigan have told Crain's that drugs in short supply...

December 01, 2011

The State News  By Stephen Brooks When the first class of students in MSU’s marketing research graduate program earn their degrees in December, they will be entering an industry experts expect to grow by double-digit percentages during the next several years. The class of 19 students is the first to complete the new graduate program, which launched in January. The program was created because there is a high need for students with skills in the market research industry, including how to manage...

November 07, 2011

Ducker Worldwide formally announced today that David Eberly has been appointed Managing Director of Ducker Worldwide’s Transaction Advisory Practice.  As Managing Director, Mr. Eberly will be a key contributor to Ducker Worldwide’s current service offerings including strategic growth planning, pro-active transaction ideation and target identification, due diligence, financial advice, transaction management, post-merger/acquisition integration and exit strategy.   “Ducker Worldwide brings a...

October 27, 2011

About CRU's 5th North American Steel Conference  The 5th North American Steel Conference will once again bring together consumers, steel mills, fabricators, service centers and financial analysts. The event presents a unique opportunity for delegates to meet and hear from senior- level representatives from companies involved in the North American steel market, both on the user and supplier-side.  Now available: The Impact of the Latest U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emission and Fuel Economy Rules on...

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