With safety to new applications

The specific characteristics of the various plastics and their blends are as diverse as the areas in which they are used. The demands on functionality of components are increasing, particularly in sectors such as the construction and automotive industries or medical technology. The health and medical device industry is subject to very strict regulations to Read more about With safety to new applications[…]

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[…]

SPECTRO Introduces SPECTROCUBE ED-XRF Analyzer for High-Volume Compliance Screening of Restricted Elements

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments introduces the SPECTROCUBE ED-XRF analyzer for the high-volume compliance screening of restricted elements. The new analyzer delivers easy, reliable, accurate, high-throughput analysis for elemental compliance screening at twice the speed of other analyzers in its class. Growing regulations restrict hazardous substances in manufacturing worldwide. Electronics/electrical manufacturers, testing laboratories, as well as makers Read more about SPECTRO Introduces SPECTROCUBE ED-XRF Analyzer for High-Volume Compliance Screening of Restricted Elements[…]

Call for Papers – Come and join us at IERC 2020!

Do you have interesting topics and experiences with new business models and technical developments that you want to present to an international audience of experts? Then use the International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2020 as the ideal platform for your presentation. The Call for Paper has started – so join us and exchange ideas with Read more about Call for Papers – Come and join us at IERC 2020![…]

Detection of Plastics with X-Ray Systems in the Food Industry

The supporting program of the IFFA this year again included the "IFFA Forum" that in technical lectures focuses on important industry trends. "Food Safety" was one of the top subjects. Uli Hurzlmeier, X-ray Product Manager of Sesotec GmbH, one of the leading manufacturers of product inspection and sorting systems, in this context gave a lecture Read more about Detection of Plastics with X-Ray Systems in the Food Industry[…]

What the Meat Industry Expects from Product Inspection Systems

For Sesotec GmbH, one of the leading manufacturers of product inspection and sorting systems for the food industry, the IFFA 2019 trade fair appearance was centered on two important subjects: X-ray technology and services. For Sesotec, close cooperation with customers, who are important drivers of innovation and partners on the same level, is the key Read more about What the Meat Industry Expects from Product Inspection Systems[…]

Advantages and benefits of OPC UA in the plastics industry

For years now, the world has been talking about “Industry 4.0”. The exchange of data in production plays an important role in making the introduction of Industry 4.0 a success. The open communication protocol OPC Unified Architecture, or OPC UA, is increasingly gaining popularity as a way of promoting data sharing. But what advantages and Read more about Advantages and benefits of OPC UA in the plastics industry[…]

HERBOLD Meckesheim has just started rebuilding the site destroyed by the devastating blaze

After the devastating fire in September 2018, HERBOLD Meckesheim has just begun rebuilding the destroyed production halls. The whole incoming goods and shipping department, the warehouse as well as parts of the production area were devastated by the flames. The new buildings comprise a 4000 M2-area and are supposed to be up and running in Read more about HERBOLD Meckesheim has just started rebuilding the site destroyed by the devastating blaze[…]

FSK – Specialist Day REACH meets Recycling

The Specialist Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes e.V. (FSK) is announcing an FSK Specialist Day titled REACH meets Recycling. The Specialist Association is organizing this event together with its Italian members C.O.I.M. and Olmo Guiseppe on 4 and 5 July, in the region of Milan, Italy. The FSK REACH meets Recycling Day is being organized Read more about FSK – Specialist Day REACH meets Recycling[…]

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[…]