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Bucking the Trend

Despite the decades-old fashion for outsourcing manufacturing to low-cost overseas centres, a growing number of American corporations are now retaining—and even expanding, their existing domestic plant. Jim McMahon, visited the 25-acre New Jersey ...

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Case Study: Shanghai's First Smart Urban Centre

The mixed-use landmark Lilacs International Commercial Centre in Shanghai’s Pudong business district which was completed in January, is the first smart building complex in the City to install a total Siemens building management system package.

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Remodelling FM

A partnership between Citibank and customer contact management company Sykes underlines how FM models are evolving to meet changed customer demand.

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Third-Party Financing Helps Corporates to "Go Solar"

GTM Research Senior Analyst Omar Saadeh argues ready access to third-party financing is influencing the adoption of solar energy sources by many of the largest corporates in an article that establishes a link between facility ownership and on-site...

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Hand Drying Enters the Jet Age

Energy efficiency will become the key criteria for electric hand dryer selection over the next five years, as ‘jet’ style units replace ageing hot air dryers to become the 'norm', says Mitsubishi Electric UK's Marketing & Communications Manager, G...

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