ROWA Lack further expands its waterborne lacquer portfolio

With various water-based products from the ROWAKRYL®, ROWATHAL® and ROWAFLON® ranges already available for applications such as PVC-coated tarpaulins, print media and artificial leather, waterborne coatings from the ROWANYL®-group now complete the product range. The gloss product ROWANYL® 105004W, for example, is suitable for the production of (foamed) artificial leather, which is produced in a Read more about ROWA Lack further expands its waterborne lacquer portfolio[…]

Foundry-Planet Interview: Patrick André Shares Latest News From GIFA

We welcome Patrick André, CEO of Vesuvius. It is a pleasure to meet you here in Düsseldorf for the GIFA. 1) What sets GIFA (GMTN) apart from the other major industry events in the world? GMTN is considered the most important trade show for the businesses Vesuvius operates in, with a wide range of international Read more about Foundry-Planet Interview: Patrick André Shares Latest News From GIFA[…]

Nordson Corporation Acquires Optical Control GMBH & Co. KG

Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired Optical Control GMBH & Co.KG, a designer and developer of high speed, fully automatic counting systems utilizing x-ray technology.  This offering will expand Nordson’s test and inspection capabilities for electronics customers. The transaction is not material to Nordson financial results and terms of the deal were not disclosed. Based Read more about Nordson Corporation Acquires Optical Control GMBH & Co. KG[…]

Demands on a modern plaster

Plasters are found in virtually every home first-aid kit. They are available in all shapes and colors and in many different materials, such as fabrics or synthetics. Some plasters have a strong bond and some can be removed easily, while others have additional functions such as antibacterial properties, padding, absorption of wound secretions or for Read more about Demands on a modern plaster[…]

ALTANA acquires business from the Paul N. Gardner Company

. – Includes all technology, products, and the ongoing business of the company – Will be incorporated into the Instruments Business Line of the BYK Division of ALTANA – Strengthens position as technology leader in Physical Testing Instruments and expands business mainly in the Americas The specialty chemicals group ALTANA has acquired the operating assets Read more about ALTANA acquires business from the Paul N. Gardner Company[…]

ARNO Werkzeuge strengthens its line-up of drilling tools

ARNO Werkzeuge has strengthened its range of drilling tools. In particular with its AKB short-hole drill, this renowned tool manufacturer now offers a wide range of high-performance tools for diverse applications. In addition, exchangeable cutting inserts, self-centring drill bits as well as a variety of insert geometries and coatings all bear witness to more than Read more about ARNO Werkzeuge strengthens its line-up of drilling tools[…]

Tandem keynote at the 2nd ECP Summer Summit on 26 September 2019

– Over 300 decision makers for more than 750 networking meetings are expected at the 2nd ECP Summer Summit in Düsseldorf – Registration will begin on 24 May 2019, early bird discount offered until 30 June 2019 – Networking starts at Get-Together on the evening before The 2nd ECP Summer Summit is the summer event Read more about Tandem keynote at the 2nd ECP Summer Summit on 26 September 2019[…]

EMG eMASSⓇ electromagnetic strip stabilization: a solution for all needs

With more than 60 installations worldwide, the electromagnetic strip stabilization EMG eMASS® has meanwhile established itself as the standard solution for achieving optimum coating results in hot-dip galvanizing and hot-dip aluminizing. This high market acceptance was only possible because EMG eMASS® is now available in different versions which can be optimally adapted to the respective Read more about EMG eMASSⓇ electromagnetic strip stabilization: a solution for all needs[…]

High-Performance Polymers in the Production of Food

BIEGLO – High Performance Polymers has several high-temperature plastics in their portfolio that are suitable for the application in the food industry. Especially the program of PEEK granules, compounds, and semi-finished goods are all certified according to FDA and EU 10/2011. PEEK is extremely resistant against sour and alkalic cleaning supplies, as well as against Read more about High-Performance Polymers in the Production of Food[…]

It’s the surface that counts!

Optimized PVD grades from ROMIRA provide a premium alternative to electroplating. A metallic surface is a sought-after property for various plastic parts, not only as a decorative feature, but also regarding their functional use. Today, these surfaces are still largely produced using galvanic processes. Due to environmental problems, especially when chromium (VI) compounds are used, Read more about It’s the surface that counts![…]