Strong market response brings early rewards to shareholders of several quick players within the technology sector. The Semiconductor Industry Association expects semiconductor sales to increase 6.0% in 2011 and 3.4% in 2012, or a compounded annual growth rate of 13.4% for the period 2009 to 2012. A significant increase in 2010 was observed on account of weak sales in 2009, which made comparisons easier.
Late last year, 3-D printing company 3D Systems Corporation began making strategic acquisitions through available capital. The company was quick to reorganize and prepare to take advantage of depressed market conditions, acquiring valuable companies for bargain prices. Throughout this transition, the company maintained its focus on its customers and its credence "if our customers grow, we will profit." As a result, the company reported a Q4 EPS surge of 150% to 40 cents, easily beating analyst views by 14 cents. Sales jumped 42% to $52 mil on strong 3-D printer sales, also topping estimates. The entire report on 3D Systems Corporation (
World Street has highlighted Identive Group for its recent selection as the exclusive supplier of near field communication (NFC) RFID stickers for the roll out of Google's marketing campaign for Google Places in Austin, Texas. The selection was made to ACiG Technology, a supplier and distributor of RFID products and a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. The NFC stickers are manufactured by ACiG's sister company, Smartag. The full report on Identive Group, Inc. (
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