Articles By: Nicola Beer

IBM, others may go on fintech ‘shopping spree’ in 2018

IBM, others may go on fintech ‘shopping spree’ in 2018

Fintech CEO says tech giants like IBM may go on M&A ‘shopping spree’ for startups in 2018   Tech giants like IBM could go on a mergers and acquisitions “shopping spree” for fintech start-ups next year, the CEO of Auka told CNBC. Fintech firms would provide the capability but not the customer relationship, he said – which would be where […]

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Top five growing industries for those without a bachelor’s degree

Top five growing industries for those without a bachelor’s degree

Top five growing industries for those without a bachelor’s degree It’s easy to get the impression these days that it’s close to impossible to find a good job without a bachelor’s degree, but this is not the full story. Yes, it is true that workers with a BA have access to a larger array of jobs than those without one, […]

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Nidec adds two more European companies to its portfolio

Nidec adds two more European companies to its portfolio

Nidec adds two more European companies to its portfolio Nidec, the acquisitive Japanese motor-maker which now owns Control Techniques and Leroy-Somer, has added two more European businesses to its portfolio: the German compressor manufacturer, Secop, which it has bought for €185m in cash; and the Italian pump and motor producer, LGB Elettropompe. Secop – which was known as Danfoss Compressors until […]

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Siemens Mechanical Drives Unit to become Flender GmbH on October 1

Siemens Mechanical Drives Unit to become Flender GmbH on October 1

Siemens Mechanical Drives Unit to become Flender GmbH on October 1 Transformation to a standalone company under the Siemens umbrella advancing on schedule Affiliation also visible in the name: Flender GmbH, a Siemens Company Important step in enhancing market lead Wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens AG, headquartered in Bocholt  Starting October 1, 2017, the Siemens Mechanical Drives unit (MD) will be […]

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40 years of Godiva Bearings

40 years of Godiva Bearings

Godiva Bearings celebrate their 40th birthday in 2017. BearingNet went along to see them and find out about the Godiva journey and what they have planned to mark the occasion… The company started way back in 1977 as Godiva Bearings in Coventry, which is where the name comes from (the famous Lady Godiva who rode naked on horseback through the […]

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New Products from KUKKO

New Products from KUKKO

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