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Local heroes: Italpresse Gauss delivers its first Chinese-manufactured high pressure die casting machine
Italpresse Gauss, a Norican technology, has delivered its first locally produced die-casting machine to Huicheng Foundry Ltd, an aluminium foundry based in Jinan City, Shandong province, China.
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thyssenkrupp’s water electrolysis technology qualified as primary control reserve
E.ON and thyssenkrupp bring hydrogen production to the electricity market.
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How the hydrogen initiative can make Germany more climate-friendly
The Federal Government is promoting the expansion of hydrogen production. These are the effects it has on the metal industry
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Primetals Technologies sets new standard in the steel industry
The Subscription license for continuous caster process optimization from Primetals Technologies relieves automation experts of maintenance work.
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This is how technology from KUKA pushes the electromobility
Webasto started production of its standard batteries at the beginning of 2020. A finished battery pack is produced approximately every 15 minutes.
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Manufacture #LikeABosch
Manufacture #LikeABosch shows the company making the industry ready for 4.0
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Salzgitter Hydrogen
The aim of the “Salzgitter Hydrogen” sector-interconnection project is to generate hydrogen in Salzgitter through electrolysis and electricity from wind power.
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Salzgitter Flachstahl places order with SMS group for upgrade of No. 1 and 2 Coilers in Salzgitter hot strip mill
The main objectives of the modification of the No. 1 and 2 coilers are to increase pinch roll life and dramatically reduce the maintenance requirement of the pinch roll unit.
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With 3D Printing Against Corona: KUKA Robots Print Protective Equipment in Northern Italy
More than 1000 are thus produced every day. The Italian company Caracol-AM is donating parts of the production to local hospitals and institutions.
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thyssenkrupp Schulte secures route to the Zugspitze
Material installed in new bridge at 1,000 meters above sea level
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Modularity, high precision, longevity and an optimal service
norelem presents with its new generation of manual carriage guides a comprehensive selection of high quality products: dovetail models and roller mounted precision slides
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The world’s first 6-stand tandem cold mill with Hyper UC-mills in all stands
Primetals Technologies wins order from Shougang Qian’an to supply 6-stand Hyper UC-mill for electrical steel.
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Rheinmetall in the first quarter of 2020
Strong performance at Defence sees Rheinmetall through coronavirus crisis
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Schaeffler subsidiary Compact Dynamics selected as exclusive FIA supplier from 2022 to 2024
The innovative hybrid technology will be used in the new Rally1 vehicle category for an initial period of three years, starting with the 2022 season.
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ANDRITZ to supply 20-high cold-rolling mill to Northern Copper Industry Co., Ltd.
The special focus in design of the cold-rolling mill was not only the production volume, but also the strip shape and strip thickness tolerances so that the finished products can be produced with highest quality.
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Low-CO2 cement production with activated clay: thyssenkrupp to build first industrial-scale plant in Cameroon
Technology from thyssenkrupp reduces carbon dioxide emissions in cement production by up to 40 percent.
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In the teeth of COVID: New copper cold rolling mill successfully commissioned with extraordinary challenges
The new mill of Jintian Ningbo Copper Co., Ltd. isis specialized in rolling copper and copper-alloy strips of thick gauges.
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This is how Primetals Technologies is optimizing blast furnace operations
Primetals Technologies introduces wear-resistant copper staves for long-life blast furnace operation.
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ANDRITZ has developed a high-speed converting line for the production of face masks
In the first configuration, this new converting line will be able to produce masks for surgical/medical applications; other mask types – like N95/FFP2 – are currently being evaluated.
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Schaeffler AG supports with a certificate of debt of 350-Mio.-Euro emission-free mobility and energy
Schaeffler will use its recently issued green Schuldschein loan tranches to refinance a portfolio of projects focusing on products for zero-emission mobility such as electric motors and electric axles as well as products for generating climate-friendly energy using wind power.
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50,000 bushings for intensive care
KS Gleitlager providing rapid assistance in the crisis
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On the path to Hospital 4.0: KUKA robots sort up to 3,000 blood samples per day
LT Automation and Intelligent Systems have developed a robotic system with transport boxes for automatically checking and sorting blood samples at Aalborg University Hospital.
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Heraeus AMLOY and TRUMPF collaborating to establish a new production method
AMLOY and TRUMPF making 3D printing of amorphous metals viable for the industry
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umati: How a machine language can make the smart factory possible
The new, open standard "umati" is meant to unify the communication of all machines
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