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Apply now! Start-ups for wire 2020 and Tube 2020
The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) supports young, innovative entrepreneurs at the leading Düsseldorf trade fairs for wire, cable and tubes.
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Turns in only one direction
The roller bearing design of RINGSPANN’s FZ freewheels offers space advantages in construction.
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New simulation process that revolutionizes materials science
The Freudenberg Innovation Award was presented to the “Atomistic Simulations” project as an outstanding innovation example.
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Measurement of plastic pipes from the inside of the pipe head
At K 2019, SIKORA presented the new CENTERWAVE 6000 NEXT “to the pipe head” for the first time.
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New thermally conductive adhesives for manual applications
Polytec PT has added three products to its extensive range of thermally conductive adhesives, which can be easily processed from side-by-side cartridges.
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thyssenkrupp Materials Services invests in European sites
Expansion of warehousing and logistics capacities in Germany, Poland and Hungary. Automation and digitalization significantly boost productivity.
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Fully-automatic sheet metal folding
Hans Schröder Maschinenbau GmbH presents the latest innovation of the industrial high-performance Evolution-series.
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ANDRITZ to modernize a 20-high rolling mill for First Copper Technology
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order to modernize a 20-high rolling mill for First Copper Technology Co., Ltd., Taiwan, at its plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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ABB to strengthen e-mobility portfolio with acquisition of Chinese EV charging provider Chargedot
ABB is to acquire a majority stake of 67 percent in Shanghai Chargedot New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (“Chargedot”), a leading Chinese e-mobility solution provider.
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ASMAG Flying Saws
With the new linear DRIVE saw, ASMAG has developed an economical solution for increasing the performance of existing tube welding lines.
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Thanks to a new gadget from thyssenkrupp: Robots are now able to use elevators
Previously, robots could not operate independently and use elevators, severely limiting their use within a multi-story building
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Higher, faster, further
The "Simple-Flex" series from JAKOB Antriebstechnik is a novel, innovative distance coupling.
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Bright steel for the Far North
Bright steel producer Steeltec has restructured its Scandinavian sales operations. The company of the SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group thereby has optimized the quality of its regional technical consulting and service capabilities.
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This is how SMS group has modernized the hot strip mill cooling section at Ningbo Iron & Steel in China
Only 14 months from the placement of the order, the FAC for the successful execution of the laminar cooling modernization was issued
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ANDRITZ successfully starts up Europe’s largest MG paper machine
The PrimeLine MG plant produces environmentally friendly MG paper for flexible packaging and release applications at the Pöls/Austria location
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How a simple 3D printed part can reduce nitrogen oxides
Mixing unit burns natural gas with particularly low emissions
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This is what makes the KITO Europe Group so special - apart from its headquarters in Düsseldorf
They offer a comprehensive range of lifting solutions – from premium chain hoists to load chains, light crane systems and special-engineered lifting solutions
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Rheinmetall Automotive with robust performance in weak market environment
Sales forecasts for 2019 were further reduced: Rheinmatall now expects a development between -2% and -3%
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Primetals Technologies to convert VD to VOD plant in Turkey
Heat size of 295 metric tons will make VOD plant largest in the world
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The new solution for improved 5G devices by Heraeus
5G is currently on everyone's lips. However, many advantages of the new standard can only be exploited with improved devices. Heraeus offers solutions for the top four technical challenges
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Improved plant availability and less maintenance
China Steel Corporation (CSC), Taiwan, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the contract to supply three 160-ton converters for its No. 1 steel making plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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This is how Heraeus wants to improve cell efficiency with new metallization pastes
New joint development partnership between LECO technology and Heraeus Photovoltaics
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Innovative indexing plungers from norelem
For special applications: The pins are characterised by a rotation lock and lead-in bevel
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Dr. Constantin Häfner named new Fraunhofer ILT director
Effective November 2019, renowned laser physicist Dr. Constantin Häfner will be taking on the Directorship of the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen.
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