LACP Vision Awards: Silver for SMACK Communications and RKW Group

Berlin-based brand and digital specialist wins with RKW sustainability report in the World’s Best Annual Reports competition. Each year the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) honors annual reports in several categories. Around 1,000 submissions from more than 20 countries were submitted this year. Entering the first sustainability report for the RKW Group, SMACK Communications Read more about LACP Vision Awards: Silver for SMACK Communications and RKW Group[…]

iPad safely packed

Electronic devices have become an indispensable part of everyday hospital life, especially portable equipment which is used more and more. In order to protect these various devices against external influences in the hospital environment, such as dirt and liquids, FutureNova developed the FlipPad™, which is precisely tailored to the conditions and requirements in medical facilities. Read more about iPad safely packed[…]

Topping out ceremony at Baumüller Dravinja

Baumüller Dravinja d.o.o., the Slovenian subsidiary of the German manufacturer of drive and automation systems, Baumüller, hosted a topping out ceremony for the construction of a new production hall in Slovenske Konjice in May 2019. The Baumüller Group has placed the largest individual investment in this location to expand the Slovenian site, which is located Read more about Topping out ceremony at Baumüller Dravinja[…]

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[…]

Mobile Point-of-care Terminal – POCm-W Serie

ICP Germany offers a new Panel PC series especially for mobile use in medical environment. The POCm-W can be equipped with up to three Li-ION battery packs to provide a runtime of 8 hours. The Hot Swap function and the optional battery docking station allow the battery life to be extended at will. Compared to Read more about Mobile Point-of-care Terminal – POCm-W Serie[…]

Lumics Reveals Next Generation “LuOcean™ Product Family

The LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019 is where Lumics will be introducing its latest additions to the renowned LuOcean™ product family, Lumics’ most successful series of high power fiber coupled diode laser modules. Lumics is again redefining the benchmark and paving the way for customers to simplify design and manufacturing of innovative diode laser based Read more about Lumics Reveals Next Generation “LuOcean™ Product Family[…]

Multi-talent for engine development

Magnetoresistive (xMR) sensors are not only commonly used in road vehicles, for example, in wheel speed or steering angle sensors, but are also playing an increasingly important role in the development of vehicles. The inherent precision and flexibility of the magnetoresistive measurement principle opens up new applications for engine test bench measurement and condition monitoring Read more about Multi-talent for engine development[…]

Avoid animal testing – MAT and rFC as persuasive alternatives

Already at the end of the 19th century it became known that injections can cause severe fever in patients. Substances causing this kind of reactions are called pyrogens, which have been analyzed over the following decades very intensely. A first animal (rabbit) test was developed using the fact that rabbits do also develop a fever Read more about Avoid animal testing – MAT and rFC as persuasive alternatives[…]

Variohm Group expands with the acquisition of displacement sensor specialist Positek

Gloucester-based Positek Limited – the leading sensor manufacturer has recently been acquired by The Variohm Group. The world-wide supplier of linear, rotary, tilt and intrinsically safe position sensors becomes the fifth member of the expanding Variohm Group; joining Variohm EuroSensor – sensor and transducer supplier and manufacturer along with Herga Technology for switching and sensing Read more about Variohm Group expands with the acquisition of displacement sensor specialist Positek[…]

Integrated measuring system guarantees exact travel distances

For over ten years, SCHNEEBERGER has been developing compact, integrated distance measuring systems for its MONORAIL guideways and today, sets the standard in terms of accuracy, design, installation, adjustment, operation and maintenance. A variety of interfaces to all major control systems, depending on the AMS version, are available. For example, the new AMSABS absolute measuring Read more about Integrated measuring system guarantees exact travel distances[…]