Best Hiring Practice for New Managers

The recruitment and retention of quality personnel is one of the most important tasks faced by business owners and managers. It can also present many challenges to people who are just taking on risk management responsibilities for their organizations. However, there are a few common-sense steps that can be taken to make the hiring process run as smoothly as possible. Here’s a look at some of them.

Best New Power Tools You Gotta Check Out

There are some really powerful and innovative power tools that have been recently released. Here are some to check out, that we were impressed with:

Rockwell Compact Circular Saw

This circular hand saw is “ the smallest big saw you’ll ever use.” It’s compact and perfect for tight corners – can be used almost anywhere! It also weighs half as much as a typical circular saw, but still so powerful it can cut through nails. It even has a vac port for mess-free projects.

How to Create Better Employee Training

Good employee training is becoming more and more crucial at a time when the labor market is tightening, and many skills taught might not even be applicable or needed in the near future. The skills gap is quickly changing due to the rise of digital automation and innovation!

This is likely one of the reasons why, in the 2018 LinkedIn Workplace Learning Report, 94% of employees said that they “would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career.”

Are Job Sites Getting Safer?

According to recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there’s been a decline in the amount of employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in 2017, and fatal injuries have also declined almost a whole percentage point from the year prior. So the question is, are work sites really getting safer, and why? Here’s some things that may be contributing to a safer work environment in the trades:

Cold Flow Improvers Market to Showcase Healthy Expansion

Cold flow improvers are mostly sought after for their ability to avoid wax formation in process units and pipelines when fuel temperature lowers, especially in industries that depend on lubricants and oil & gas sectors. According to a new report on global cold flow improvers market published by Persistence Market Research (PMR), the market is estimated to witness a year on year (Y-o-Y) revenue growth of 4.6%, projecting to attain one billion dollar mark in 2019. The global consumption of cold flow improvers has been envisaged to surpass 300,000 tons in terms of volume by 2019-end.

Platelet Rich Plasma Market Growing Strong

The global platelet rich plasma (PRP) market is projected to witness a year-over-year growth rate of 11.8% in 2016 over 2015 to reach $224 million in revenues. Increase in the number of patients suffering from orthopedic injuries and widening application area of PRP in different surgeries is likely to catalyze the market the growth. Use of PRP therapy in treating sports injuries is also anticipated to boost the growth of the market. 

Meat, Poultry and Seafood Packaging Market Highly Favorable

Packaging has developed itself as an important component in the modern lifestyle due to its transportation, storage, and rising consumer inclination towards convenience on the backdrop of a fast paced lifestyle. Moreover, the growing demand for healthy products have witnessed developments in terms of its consumption over the last few years and easy availability due to its effective packaging solution.

Rising Environmental Concerns Drive Global Incinerators Market

According to a new market research report published by Credence Research “Incinerators Market (Product Type – Fluidized Bed Incinerator, Rotary Kiln Incinerator, Catalytic Combustion Incinerator, Multiple Hearth Incinerator and Liquid Injection Incinerator; Application – Agricultural, Livestock, Industrial, Municipal and Medical) – Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026”, the global incinerators market is set to grow with a CAGR of 4.22% throughout the forecast period to reach $18.2 billion by 2026.

Amazon Rewards Fake Reviews – The Ebanel Case

The Numbing category on Amazon is rampant with fake reviews both positive and negative. Nowhere could we find a worse perpetrator than Ebanel Laboratories. After an in depth review of thousands of potentially false reviews, positive on their products, negative on their competitors, we filed a complaint to Amazon, and wrote an email directly to Jeff Bezos about Ebanel.

Amazon emailed us back on March 26th 2019.

Automotive After Market Showing Substantial Growth

The automotive aftermarket deals in manufacturing, remanufacturing, installation, distribution and retailing of vehicle parts, equipment, chemicals and accessories, after the sale of the automobile to the customer by the OEM (original equipment manufacturer). Automotive aftermarket is responsible for vehicle diagnostics, automotive spare parts and accessories and service workshop concept. In this market customers have the option to choose the offer that best fits their personal criteria and individual requirement.

Paper Release Liners Market to be Influenced by Growing End-use Adoption

Labels and stickers play an essential role when a product requires identification with any symbol, word or idea. These labels and stickers can be kept unused for a long time without losing its adhesive. This is made possible with the use of release liners. Release liners are products made up of paper or plastic films that carry sticky substrate until its use. Paper release liners are made up of calendared paper combined with silicone to offer excellent strength.

Demand for Food Processing Equipment to Witness Rapid Surge

Food processing equipment helps to transform the raw food ingredients in to food items through various physical and chemical means. Food processing equipment are available in various categories which includes dryers, chillers, fryers, feeders, mixers, grinders, roasters, homogenizers, separators, slicers and ovens. These foods processing equipments are used in various industries including dairy industry, industrial bakery, poultry farm, seafood industry, chocolate manufacturing unit, confectionery, beverage industry, milk, fruit, nut, and vegetable industry. Stainless steel is one of the main elements, which is widely used in the food processing equipment. 304SS and 316SS are two most common types of alloys of stainless steel, which are used in food processing equipment.

Tire Materials Market Expected to Grow

Future Market Insights recently published a report titled “Tire Materials Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013–2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018–2028” that offers decisive insights pertaining to the global tire materials market and provides extensive information through organized market research. According to the report, the global tire materials market has been envisaged to approach the valuation of $100 billion towards the end of forecast period.

Burgeoning Demand Boosts SCK Paper Market

Paper serves the need of every sector right from institutional, art & craft to industrial to meet various purposes and demands. Today, there are multiple types of papers available in the market to cater to different sectors. Among them, some of the paper types are recycled paper, handmade paper, newsprint, and mechanical paper among others that possess specific characteristics and applications. SCK paper, abbreviated for super calendared kraft paper, is one such recycled paper made up of wood pulp which is water, air and grease resistant.

Solar Panel Cleaning Machines Market to Grow

According to a new market research report published by Credence Research “Solar Panel Cleaning Systems Market (by Type: Water Based Cleaning System, Electrostatic Cleaning System and Robotic Cleaning System; by Mode of Operation: Manual and Autonomous) – Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Landscape, 2018-2026”, the solar panel cleaning systems market estimated to grow with a CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Global Truck Manufacturing Market to Witness Rapid Development

Global truck manufacturing market is increasing mostly due to the growing population and increasing industrialization which is leading to the growth of logistics. After the Second World War, the industry and commerce activities grew at a rapid pace in the key developed countries which pace up the growing truck manufacturing market. With the growing e-commerce industry, the demand for shipping has increased which in turn has been creating propelling the truck manufacturing market. New emission regulations have been leading to the old truck models needs to be dumped which is creating new demands for the truck manufacturing industry.

Demand Boosting Vaccine Adjuvants Market

Adjuvant is a substance that enhance the immune responses against antigens. More than one adjuvant may be present in the final vaccine products. Aluminum salts, such as aluminum hydroxide, aluminum phosphate, and aluminum potassium sulfate are widely used as an adjuvant in the vaccines production. Increasing demand for adjuvants to enhance and extend immune response, and need for development of safe and non-toxic adjuvants will boost the growth of the market.

Sachet Packaging Machines Market is Projected to Grow

Future Market Insights delivers key insights on the sachet packaging machines market in its published report, titled “Global Sachet Packaging Machines Market: Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2019–2029.” In terms of revenue, the global sachet packaging machines market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period, owing to numerous factors, about which FMI offers thorough insights and forecasts in this report.

Automotive Wiring Harness Market Highly Favorable

Automotive wiring harness is an assembly of wires or cables which transmits electrical power or signals in the automobiles. As compared to the individual electric wires in an automotive, automotive wiring harness are better safeguarded against the impact of vehicular vibrations. Additionally, automotive wiring harness is more secure from abrasions and moisture. The global automotive wiring harness market is witnessing exponential growth due to the increasing automobile industry. 

Global Medical Holography Market to Grow Rapidly

A holography is a method of producing a three-dimensional image of an object using an interference pattern. The existing 3D technologies such as 3D-CT, 3D rotational angiography, 3D-ultrasound revolutionized medicine because they allowed doctors to see an individual patient’s anatomy without cutting into the body. The exceptional penetration rate of holography products is attributable to the natural benefits of this technology over conservative alternatives, which influence companies to work further toward developing these products for subsequent commercialization.

China’s Economy Might Be Rebounding, But What About Social Issues and Trump?

Wafer Level Packaging Market Sees Positive Impact

Packaging industry has made strides in terms of design incorporating functionality into the mix. Innovations in packaging have become key to keeping up with the changing needs of the consumers as well as the manufacturers. Packaging has encompassed almost all the industries in the world and they have individually experienced a shift in their packaging designs. One of the most interesting industries to incorporate packaging innovation into their operations is the semiconductor and technology industry.

Automated Guided Vehicle Market Remains Positive

FMI delivers key insights on the global automated guided vehicle market in its latest report titled ‘Automated Guided Vehicle Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012-2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027.’ The long-term outlook on the global automated guided vehicle market remains positive with the market value expected to increase at a CAGR of 10.6% during the forecast period (2017-2027).

Rising Consumer Adoption Drives Growth of Insulated Shipping Boxes Market

The rising utilization of protective packaging and transportation is expected to push the demand for insulated shipping boxes across the globe. There are various heat sensitive products in multiple industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and others which needs temperature controlled environment. Therefore most of the companies depend on the insulated shipping boxes for safe and secured transportation of their products.

Tamper Evident Packaging Market Sees Steady Growth

Packaging in today’s world calls for a multi-functional approach of the designing of the product. With the race to reduce the overall cost of production, manufacturers have innovated with the packaging design. This has led to a shift to flexible packaging, low use of material, low cost of storage and low transport cost. In this day and age another functionality that manufacturers need to take into account is safety. With the on the go lifestyle settling in, people expect the products they have purchased to be safe to consume.

Demand for Spirits to Witness Rapid Surge

Spirit, also known as distilled beverage, is an alcoholic beverage manufactured by distillation (process of separating component substances from a liquid mixture by using process of vaporization and condensation) of a mixture produced from alcoholic fermentation. Distillation process is used to purify the mixture and to remove diluting components like water from the mixture for the purpose of increasing its proportion of alcohol content (alcohol by volume (ABV)). 

Neurological Biomarkers Market to Grow

Biomarkers have their own importance in the process of a therapeutic intervention. It is considered a crucial part of the drug discovery as well as the detection and cure of a disease. Neurological biomarkers is a new branch that is gaining traction in the global market. A new report by Future Market Insights depicts the progress of global neurological biomarkers market and the forecast for the upcoming years. This comprehensive research report projects the overview of global neurological biomarkers market, titled ‘Neurological Biomarkers Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2025)’.

5 Ways to Make Your Video Content Social Media Ready

We are going to take on what you need to know on how to create amazing video content for your marketing efforts on social media and make it go viral. As many have noticed about videos for a long time now so it doesn’t come as a shocker when we talk about that if you haven’t started publishing videos yet, it’s time to move on and get rolling as part of your overall b2b marketing strategy.

Ultrasound Conductivity Gels Market Sees Stable Growth

Future Market Insights (FMI) has published a new report on ultrasound conductivity gels. The report has been titled, “Ultrasound Conductivity Gels Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 – 2017 and Opportunity Assessment, 2018 – 2028.” The report caters to the numerous needs of the global as well of the regional vendors and presents a distinguishing scenario of the market along with factors such as drivers, inhibitors, prospects, and trends based on the regional as well as the global dynamics.

Train Pantograph Market to Display Significant Growth

The pantograph is used on the roof of the train for transmitting current from overhead catenary wire and supply to the locomotive’s engine. The main component of pantograph are pallet, upper arm, guiding rod, coupling rod, lower arm, lifting device and support insulator. When electric locomotive moves, the pallets stretches by the help of spring and touches the overhead wire. Subsequently, current supply start and train could move over the rail. In modern train half-pantograph (Z-shape) is used particularly for high speed train, owing to high operating responsive at high speed.

Get Connected with Frontier Communications, Nearly 23% YTM, Bonds Mature April 2022

This week, Durig Capital takes a look at a company that provides communications services for consumers and businesses across the U.S. Frontier Communications has spent most of 2018 making progress on its transformation initiatives that are designed to reduce costs, increase profitability and improve the balance sheet. The company recently released its fourth quarter and full year results for 2018. The company is showing progress on its initiatives.

Frontier Communications’ April 2022 bonds are currently trading at a significant discount, giving them an outstanding yield-to-maturity of about 23%. These bonds provide investors with an excellent opportunity for diversification into the essential service of internet connection. Considering Frontier’s solid free cash flow and excellent interest coverage, these 2022 bonds make an ideal addition to Durig Capital’s Fixed Income 2 (FX2) High Yield Managed Income Portfolio, which historically, has done well in a rising interest rate environment, shown below.