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Ducker Worldwide Continues to Expand; Appointing New Global Team Member

As part of Ducker Worldwide’s continued efforts to meet increasing demand for global market insights, consulting and advisory services and to support its position as a leader in providing these services, Ducker Worldwide formally announced today that it has added to its global team of talented professionals.  Ducker Worldwide welcomes Markus Pfefferer, General Manager of India.

To Outperform the Recovery, Building and Construction Professionals Should Plan for a Stronger than Normal Demand in Q1 2013

While hopes remain high for continued improvement in the housing sector, research indicates that remodeling expenditures are likely to jump in the late first quarter (and early second quarter) 2013.  A healthy demand for remodeling, coupled with a recovering home construction market will create demand not seen in building products for several years.

Ducker Worldwide in the News: GM Tests Magnesium Sheet Metal to Make Cars Lighter

Engineers and scientists at General Motors Co believe they are making major strides toward lighter vehicles by developing a way to expand the use of magnesium in auto parts.

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Ducker Worldwide's Jamie Bender to participate in panel at Association for Corporate Growth's Annual Great Lakes Capital Connection

Join Jamie Bender at the Fireside Chat  Panel on Thursday September 20th at 11:00am as Jamie and others discuss market research and due diligence as it relates to the investment evaluation process.

Ducker Worldwide in the News: Ford looking to aluminum for pickups?

Ford Motor, which has seen hidebound pickup buyers embrace gas-saving technology, appears to be headed a step further: an F-150 that makes extensive use of aluminum panels instead of steel.

Ducker Worldwide in the News: Ford Plans New F-150 with Aluminum Body

In this suburb just west of Detroit, Ford Motor Co. F -0.11%is working on one of the biggest gambles in its 108-year history: a pickup truck with a largely aluminum body.

Ducker Worldwide in the News: How pickups could lose 800 pounds with aluminum, magnesium

Federal regulators "are pretty confident" that cars will meet CAFE requirements, "but trucks are going to be more of a challenge," says Dick Schultz, an analyst for Ducker Worldwide, a consulting firm based in suburban Detroit.

Ducker Worldwide confirms sentiment strong for nonresidential construction; real growth expected in private funded projects and existing facility renovation

Nonresidential construction industry assessment reveals an increase in sentiment toward both anticipated and realized growth. Many sources concur that the nonresidential construction industry is rebounding. Growth is attributed to an increase in private spending as well as the need to upgrade and renovate existing structures according to industry participants. Healthcare and institutional government buildings are among the identified building categories that present the strongest opportunity for growth. Finally, the industry points to more favorable growth in the Northeast, Midwest and South.


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