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The NPD Group right now announced that it has acquired Solarbuzz LLC, an international solar energy market analysis and consulting firm. Solarbuzz will operate in conjunction with The NPD Group Organization?s DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in flat panel display and electronics industry study and consulting.
The acquisition extends The NPD Group?s international market and supply chain investigation expertise into the burgeoning solar energy sector. Solarbuzz will maintain its brand name, and the Solarbuzz team will report to Tim Bush, General Manager of The NPD Group?s analyst-based services. DisplaySearch?s existing solar energy study reports and services will be folded into Solarbuzz?s item portfolio. As a result of the acquisition, customers will be able to leverage a lot more reports, services, and expertise in the solar research market. By operating in partnership with DisplaySearch, its sister organization, Solarbuzz will acquire access to an extended network of sales and analysis support about the globe, specially in Asia.
?We anticipate the solar energy industry will expand rapidly as we continue to witness increased government and industry efforts focused on renewable power,? noted Tod Johnson, Chairman and CEO of The NPD Group. ?As the flat panel display (FPD) supply chain matures and extends its manufacturing expertise into the solar energy sector, we see an opportunity to quickly expand our organization in this segment by acquiring Solarbuzz, an established brand in the solar industry because 2001. The business will complement DisplaySearch?s supply chain expertise in the FPD segment.?
Craig Stevens, who will continue to serve as Solarbuzz?s President, states, ?We share a widespread vision to offer comprehensive, high high quality solar market study to our respective client bases. We are delighted to turn into a component of The NPD Group loved ones and have taken advantage of our discussions in current months to strategy further expansions to the existing range of Solarbuzz reports and consulting services.?
Bush added, ?We are thrilled about the acquisition of Solarbuzz and believe their globally recognized name, commitment to high quality study, and deep roots in the solar market will tremendously enhance our capabilities in the solar research market. The synergies among each organizations are substantial, and we appear forward to blending our combined market research expertise in the solar and renewable power sectors.?
About Solarbuzz LLC
Solarbuzz LLC is a globally recognized industry analysis-based enterprise focused on the solar power and photovoltaic industries because 2001. The firm has an knowledgeable team of market professionals, who have worked at some of the most profitable organizations in the solar power business right now. Solarbuzz clients contain all of the largest international PV producers, together with key investment banks, equipment manufacturers, materials suppliers, hedge fund companies, a wide range of other multi-nationals considering participation in this business, and the largest PV technique integrators. Solarbuzz offers a wide-array of reports, which includes Marketbuzz?, an annual international PV business report, and Solarbuzz? QUARTERLY, which provides historical and forecast data on the global PV provide chain. The firm?s analysis also gives annual Downstream PV Marketplace Reports by region for the European, Asia Pacific and US markets. In addition, Solarbuzz.com is a recognized and respected on-line resource for the solar market. For more information, go to http://www.solarbuzz.com .
Given that 1996, DisplaySearch has been recognized as a leading international industry investigation and consulting firm specializing in the $ 770 billion display supply chain, as properly as the emerging photovoltaic/solar cell industries. DisplaySearch supplies trend data, forecasts, and analyses developed by a global team of knowledgeable analysts with extensive market knowledge and resources. In collaboration with The NPD Group, its parent organization, DisplaySearch uniquely provides a accurate, end-to-finish view of the display supply chain from materials and elements to shipments of electronic devices with displays to sales of significant consumer and commercial channels. For much more information on DisplaySearch analysts, reports, and market events, visit us at http://www.displaysearch.com . Read our weblog at http://www.displaysearchblog.com and follow us on Twitter at @DisplaySearch.
About The NPD Group, Inc.
The NPD Group is the leading provider of reliable and comprehensive consumer and retail data for a wide range of industries. Today, far more than 1,800 producers, retailers, and service businesses rely on NPD to assist them drive critical organization decisions at the international, national, and neighborhood market place levels. NPD helps our clients to identify new organization opportunities and guide item development, advertising and marketing, sales, merchandising, and other functions. Information is offered for the following business sectors: automotive, beauty, commercial technologies, consumer technology, entertainment, fashion, food and beverage, foodservice, residence, workplace supplies, computer software, sports, toys, and wireless. For much more data, contact us or visit http://www.npd.com and http://www.npdgroupblog.com . Follow us on Twitter at @npdtech and @npdgroup.
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