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As part of the Day of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on 13 July 2018, two graduates were presented with an Arburg award for their outstanding scientific research.
On 9 July 2018, the design world gathered in Essen, Germany, for the presentation of the internationally renowned "Red Dot Award" for design. These included the Gestica control system from Arburg, whose look and feel won over the 39-strong Red Dot panel of experts.
Building on years of experience and expertise in engine and powertrain applications, Henkel is actively investing in new technologies and products for efficient large-scale manufacturing of safe and reliable electric drive systems.
Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will open a new applications development and technical services (AD & TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy.
A high degree of microbiological safety: with the Innopas SX KHS GmbH provides a tunnel pasteurizer which with its modular design meets the growing demands of the beverage industry with its increasingly complex range of products and shorter market shelf lives.
More than 1.000 guests invited by Erema made their way to Ansfelden, Austria, for the Discovery Days 2018 from 27 to 29 June. Well-known companies from the plastics sector, such as Borealis, Engel, Greiner, Haidlmair and Henkel gave participants an insight into their view of working with plastics in a sustainable way.
Three years ago, with inject 4.0 Engel introduced its answer to the challenges of Industry 4.0. In the meantime, the terms smart machine, smart production and smart service have become established throughout the entire plastics industry, and in many areas, the smart factory has arrived in practice.
Arlanxeo, a global manufacturer of synthetic elastomers, will present its new terpolymer Therban ST 3107 VP at DKT 2018 (German Rubber Conference).
PolyOne expands automotive engineered polymer portfolio with ElectriPlast conductive long fiber technology.
Evonik and Siemens are planning to use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into specialty chemicals.