Edible Tableware Gaining Spotlight In Japan In Bid To Reduce Waste

Edible tableware gaining spotlight in Japan in bid to reduce wasteEdible tableware, such as plates made of shrimp crackers and small cups made of seaweed, are gaining popularity in Japan as environmentally friendly substitutes for disposable dishes, thus cutting down on the amount of polystyrene foam and plastic waste.

Sharp Looking To Reduce Reliance On Apple

Sharp Looking To Reduce Reliance on AppleApple relies on several manufacturers, such as LG, Samsung, Sharp, and Japan Display.
It seems that Sharp is hoping to move away from relying too much on Apple, according to a recent report from Nikkei where they suggested that Sharp is in talks with Apple about buying smartphone panel production equipment from their Kameyama plant. The plant at the moment is reportedly primarily working on Apple displays.

Nissan Global Corporate Activities Reduce Co2 Emissions By 15.4 Percent

Nissan global corporate activities reduce CO2 emissions by 15.4 percentNissan Motor Co., Ltd. reduced CO2 emissions from global corporate activities in fiscal year 2013 while increasing vehicle production by 5.1 percent. The 2.0 percent cut in CO2 during the year puts the company on track to achieve its goal of a 20 percent reduction by fiscal year 2016, compared to 2005. Nissan set the target in its mid-term environmental action plan, the Nissan Green Program 2016 (NGP2016). CO2 emissions through Nissan's corporate activities* have already been reduced by 15.4 percent (t-CO2/vehicle)** during the program.

Nec Demonstrates How Intelligent Surveillance And Biometric Technologies Can Reduce Security Costs And Safeguard Lives And Property At Ifsec 2014 In South Africa

NEC demonstrates how intelligent surveillance and biometric technologies can reduce security costs and safeguard lives and property at IFSEC 2014 in South AfricaNEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that it is showcasing its latest range of intelligent security solutions for the enterprise and government markets at the International Fire and Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 13–15 May 2014.

Honda, Gm Fuel-cell Partnership Wants To Reduce Hydrogen Refueling Costs

Honda, GM fuel-cell partnership wants to reduce hydrogen refueling costsDollar signs are what's prompting Honda and General Motors to partner up to accelerate development of a hydrogen fuel cell system. With about half the cost of a fuel-cell system tied up in its fuel-cell stack, GM and Honda are looking to help each other drive costs down, according to a presentation by GM fuel cell research and development director Mark Mathias said in a presentation at the SAE 2014 Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium.

Epson Three New Ic Test Handlers Enable Chip Manufacturers To Greatly Reduce Their Back-end Testing Costs

Epson three new IC Test Handlers enable chip manufacturers to greatly reduce their back-end testing costsSeiko Epson has started accepting orders for three new IC test handlers capable of transferring, testing, and sorting semiconductor chips with high throughput from today. The new models (the NS8160MS, NS8080MS, and NS8080SH) will enable chip manufacturers to greatly reduce their back-end testing costs. The new IC test handlers boast significantly improved performance compared to Epson’s NS-8000 series of IC test handlers.