An exciting 2019 CES

In 2019, the CES in Las Vegas once again presented itself as a global meeting place for exceptional technologies. This means that the trade fair is not a consumer trade fair in the usual sense: here, innovative masterminds from the most diverse branches of industry demonstrate what is already possible today. Even for the Canadian-based Read more about An exciting 2019 CES[…]

WITTENSTEIN’s transformation into a digital enterprise

The WITTENSTEIN Group is profiting from the know-how of its own Digitalization Center – with 30 or so sensor, electronics, software, data and cloud specialists Group-wide – and the broad digitalization expertise of the Industry 4.0 shop window factory in Fellbach to actively shape its own transformation into a digital enterprise. The digitalization strategy which Read more about WITTENSTEIN’s transformation into a digital enterprise[…]

Stauff expands its range of flat-face quick release couplings

Stauff has developed its FF range of quick release coupling for connecting the hydraulic circuits of construction machines and attachments. Three sizes have been available up to now. At the HMI, Stauff will be launching its entire range with nominal widths of from 6 to 38, which will be available in the coming six months. Read more about Stauff expands its range of flat-face quick release couplings[…]

LPM-II-plus provides early detection of contamination

The purity of the hydraulic media is crucial for the fault-free and low-maintenance operation of hydraulic and lubrication systems. Failure analysis shows that 70 to 80 percent of all machine failures are caused by contamination of the operating fluids due to inadequate oil maintenance. After all, precise hydraulic and lubrication systems work with micrometre gap Read more about LPM-II-plus provides early detection of contamination[…]

Safe solutions for oxygen applications

GEMÜ is expanding its product range for oxygen applications, offering globe and control valves for applications with gaseous oxygen in addition to its multitude of diaphragm valves with immediate effect. For safe plant operation, GEMÜ is placing particular emphasis on the selection of suitable materials for all media-wetted components. In the case of oxygen applications, Read more about Safe solutions for oxygen applications[…]

ODU-MAC® Blue-Line awarded as product of the year

The ODU-MAC® Blue-Line (Modular Attachable Connector) was awarded with the second prize as the Product of the Year 2019 in the category electromechanics in the 21st reader’s choice of the trade journal “Elektronik". The award is given to electromechanical components which assure high-level and reliable function of electronic devices. Markus Rochau, ODU product manager for Read more about ODU-MAC® Blue-Line awarded as product of the year[…]

Deep-drawn components for the smart factory – STÜKEN enables high-performance sensor technology

Wherever small, precise metal components are required, STÜKEN delivers reliable quality and economical solutions. There is hardly an industry, hardly a technical product without at least one STÜKEN component. New potential emanates from the smart factory – keyword Industry 4.0. STÜKEN is the global market leader for deep-drawn and stamped parts for the automotive industry. Read more about Deep-drawn components for the smart factory – STÜKEN enables high-performance sensor technology[…]

bio!TOY: 1st Conference on Toys made from Biobased Plastics

Plastics are THE most widely used materials for toys and many products for leisure. Plastics still rank ahead of wood, cardboard and textiles (including plush), which ultimately also very often consist of synthetic fibres. Plastics for toys should therefore be as healthy and sustainable as possible – because our children play every day. The first Read more about bio!TOY: 1st Conference on Toys made from Biobased Plastics[…]

Hyundai Steel commissions new horizontal roller straightener from SMS group

Korean Hyundai Steel has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the Final Acceptance Certificate after successful commissioning of a new straightening machine for the medium section mill at its Incheon site, South Korea. The new horizontal roller straightener replaces an existing straightener installed in 1995. With this new horizontal roller straightener from SMS group, Hyundai Steel is Read more about Hyundai Steel commissions new horizontal roller straightener from SMS group[…]

18th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2019

The setting for the International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2019 could hardly be more beautiful: This year’s International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC) 2019 began on Wednesday (16 January) amidst a magnificent snowy landscape. Around 450 representatives from the recycling industry, OEM’s, academia, manufacturing, governments, media and NGO’s had arrived this year, and almost everyone arrived Read more about 18th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2019[…]