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New Hazardous Area Equipment Market report 16 September 2015

IHS is pleased to announce it is planning a new edition of its world-wide Hazardous Area Equipment Market report. As with previous editions, the new edition will be conducted in co-operation with Hazardex and is scheduled for publication mid-2016. ...

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IHS launches world report on market for hazardous area equipment 18 September 2014

In association with Hazardex, the Industrial Automation group of IHS has run research projects to quantify the market for equipment approved for use in hazardous (explosive) atmospheres since 1995. The latest edition, published in August, is the first to cover the world market, estimated to be worth $8.3 billion in 2013. ...

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Did a Disaster Stimulate Change? 31 July 2013

In early 2013, IHS published a report on the EMEA market for hazardous area equipment. It’s a market estimated to be worth over €2.5 billion in this region alone, three quarters from sales to the oil and gas industry. It is highly profitable and enjoying steady growth but how did this market evolve?...

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Comprehensive report on Process Safety Systems available from IMS Research 12 September 2012

The World Market for Process Safety Systems - 2012 Edition provides detailed analysis on the market for process safety systems worldwide. It presents market size and forecast data for process safety system hardware, software and services globally. Further segmentations include categorisation by system architecture and application....

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Comprehensive report on hazardous area equipment to be published in January 2013 06 September 2012

The Industrial Automation division of IMS Research will be publishing a new report in January 2013: Hazardous Area Equipment - EMEA - 2013. This report, produced in association with HazardEx, will analyse the following product groups that are approved for use in hazardous environments: Display Products, Enclosures, Barrier Products, Instrumentation, Lighting, Motors, Switchgear and Other Hazardous Area Products....

Industrial ethernet riding out the storm 08 November 2010

Although over 5 million new Ethernet nodes were installed in industrial automation networks in 2008, the number was estimated to have fallen by 10.7% to fewer than 4.7 million in 2009, according to a recently published report from IMS Research, which analysed sixteen major product groups to assess their Ethernet networking connectivity and use. Forecasts of industrial production by sector were used to give a realistic projection of Ethernet use in industrial automation to 2014....

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Security is priority in China 24 September 2010

Security is the most important factor for Chinese users when they select an industrial network, according to the results of a China-focused user survey analysed by IMS Research. Market analyst Alex Hong commented: "In high-risk industries, such as chemicals or gas stations, the security of network connection is always the highest priority. Any small delay or mishandling of data can potentially lead to disastrous accidents, apart from increasing maintenance costs."...

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Are LEDs set to take over the hazardous area lighting market? 21 December 2009

Recent developments in LED lighting technology have increased functionality and reduced "whole-life" costs through their greater power efficiency and the reduced need for maintenance. This makes them more suitable to use in hazardous areas....

Are end users of hazardous area equipment aware of ATEX directive requirements? 17 December 2009

With use of hazardous area equipment set to increase over the next five years, it is important to understand whether the users are aware of legislation....

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Oil & gas remains strongest influence on growth of hazardous area equipment 10 August 2009

The Middle East and Europe market for ATEX-certified hazardous area equipment is projected to exceed €2.5 billion by 2013. The growth of this market will primarily be driven by the pharmaceutical, oil and gas industries....

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