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Groundbreaking ceremony at thyssenkrupp for processing plant
At the recycling site in Duisburg’s inland port, TSR Recycling GmbH broke ground this week for the construction of a steel scrap processing plant.
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How cooperating with start-ups can give your business wings
Cooperation between long-established companies and start-ups is often tested in this industry. However, the advantages of these cooperations often aren’t immediately visible - why should valuable company knowledge be shared with external newcomers? Young companies supply valuable input and break loose from fixed patterns of thought to bring in new ideas.
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Printdur HSA: new austenitic steel
Deutsche Edelstahlwerke (DEW), a company in the SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group, are expanding their portfolio for additive manufacturing.
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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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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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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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Standardised stamping and forming die sets for Bihler presses
In a close cooperation Bihler and Meusburger developed the first standardised stamping and forming die sets with Meusburger standard parts for Bihler NC presses.
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R+W moves into new headquarters
The Poppe + Potthoff subsidiary R+W continues to grow with precision and industrial couplings – now a new building has been completed in Wörth am Main
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Salzgitter to support Foundation 2°
Salzgitter AG has joined the “Foundation 2 Degrees – German CEOs for Climate Protection” as a promoting company providing support for this important platform.
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Parallel trade shows in Düsseldorf
For the first time, the corporate group will also be represented at the #wire with its new brand "HMP Rolling".
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#wire2020 - Fusing art and physics
A wire model of Wales featuring the country’s geographical, industrial and architectural highlights is to be a centrepiece on the Wrexham Wire stand at #wire2020.
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Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group completes acquisition of BENTELER Distribution
All necessary approvals from relevant regulatory authorities have been received for the closing of the transaction.
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Faster measurement and efficient control in CV lines
With the X-RAY 8000 ADVANCED, SIKORA introduces a system with state-of-the-art High Speed Technology (HST) that is tailored to the requirements of Industry 4.0.
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New Storage Systems in Burghausen
In times of digitization, keeping up with technological progress is without alternative – and customers benefit from new developments. The BUHLMANN GROUP has clearly demonstrated this, especially with regard to the warehouse system.
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"proven concept" convinced
Metro, one of Thailand's leading wood-based panel producers, confirmed its commitment to Siempelkamp with an order for a new forming and press line for an MDF plant.
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Safety first at Schoeller Werk
In 2018, days lost due to accidents were reduced by around 50% compared to the previous year.
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Subsea compression FEED order for MAN Energy Solutions
Jansz-Io will be the first gas field outside Norway where the subsea compression technology comes to use.
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In-line measurement and control equipment for highest expectations
Zumbach will use the WIRE 2020 to showcase the most modern and advanced non-contact measuring technologies for dimensional measurements of all type of wire and cables.
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Dr. Florian Geiger is the new CEO at Steeltec
All change at the top: Effective January 1st, 2020, Dr. Florian Geiger has been taking over as the new CEO of the bright steel producer.
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Stalatube starts producing its own clean energy
Stalatube starts producing its own clean energy. The company installed a solar system on the roof of its headquarters in 2019.
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MAN Energy Solutions and Orcan Energy to collaborate
Orcan Energy's waste heat recovery technologies are now available to MAN customers for retrofitting their engines.
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WTT-Expo to debut in Düsseldorf
Industrial heat recovery, industrial heat exchangers, and heat transfer technology systems are in the focus of WTT-Expo, the international trade fair to be held for the first time as part of Tube Düsseldorf.
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RB Series for Reinforcing Steel
WAFIOS Straightening and cutting-off machines provide sophisticated technical solutions for the production of main and cross rebars as well as rod material.
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These trends will accompany us in the new decade
In the next ten years the metal industry will change more than in any previous decade.
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Combined tube bending expertise
For the automotive sector, high-volume production is crucial: each step in the manufacturing process is tailored towards speed and an efficient use of material resources.
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