Modular and future-proof: KUKA and Webasto revolutionize battery production

. Experts from KUKA and Webasto discussed the mobility of tomorrow in KUKA’s digital press conference series "Join us for a coffee…". The focus was on intelligent automation in electromobility. At the beginning of the virtual discussion round, Dr. Joachim Döhner, Battery Senior Director Global Sales at KUKA, and Christian Gallner, Director Plant Schierling at Read more about Modular and future-proof: KUKA and Webasto revolutionize battery production[…]

Eye protection for animals

Currently, there is no legal basis for horses, dogs and co. to wear protective products against sun or laser radiation, particles or liquids. But it is not only important for us humans to use adequate eye protection, because an eye injury in animals often goes unnoticed. Only when the animal shows an atypical behavior, a Read more about Eye protection for animals[…]

Negative outcome in ballot vote: MAN site in Steyr faces closure

In a secret ballot today, the majority of employees at the MAN site in Steyr (Austria) voted against plans by WSA Beteiligungs GmbH to continue the plant. The majority of employees of MAN Truck & Bus Österreich GesmbH voted today against the plan for the takeover of the Steyr plant developed by the company together Read more about Negative outcome in ballot vote: MAN site in Steyr faces closure[…]

Safe Production thanks to NewsGrip Retrofit

With the retrofit of a NewsGrip conveyor at the Kettwig site, Axel Springer benefits from a high level of production reliability and the future availability of spare parts. Although the NewsGrip conveyors in the Kettwig printing plant, which had already been commissioned in 1999, were still running smoothly, it became apparent that the discontinued controls Read more about Safe Production thanks to NewsGrip Retrofit[…]

BITZER opens first office in Pakistan

. BITZER establishes its first office in Pakistan – today, the specialist for refrigeration and air conditioning technology opened a sales office in Karachi in the course of a digital ceremony. BITZER is the very first compressor manufacturer to operate directly in Pakistan with an own office for sales and aftersales services. The foundation ceremony Read more about BITZER opens first office in Pakistan[…]

OceanaGold provides notice of first quarter 2021 results release date and conference call / webcast

OceanaGold Corporation (TSX: OGC) (ASX: OGC) (the “Company” – https://www.commodity-tv.com/ondemand/companies/profil/oceanagold-corp/) will release its financial and operational results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2021 after the TSX market close on Thursday April 29, 2021 (Toronto, Eastern Daylight Time). The results will be posted on OceanaGold’s website at www.oceanagold.com. The Company will host a conference Read more about OceanaGold provides notice of first quarter 2021 results release date and conference call / webcast[…]

NSK training resolves bearing failures at steel plant

Unaware that rod mill chocks had been fitted with the incorrect spacers, maintenance technicians at the plant of a steel manufacturer were facing regular bearing failures and the need to source high-cost urgent replacements. However, the intervention of NSK – via best-practice training sessions – soon resolved the issue, delivering impressive annual savings of €46,190. Read more about NSK training resolves bearing failures at steel plant[…]

Independent Research Surveys Manufacturing Executives: Real-time Data from Connected Factory is Key to Driving Innovation and Delivering Competitive Advantages

Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI) announced today a newly commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Analog Devices, that shows that industrial manufacturers who have made investments in connectivity technologies (“high maturity”) are better positioned to drive innovation and gain a competitive advantage compared to firms that have been slower to implement connectivity Read more about Independent Research Surveys Manufacturing Executives: Real-time Data from Connected Factory is Key to Driving Innovation and Delivering Competitive Advantages[…]

MBCC Group increases prices for Master Builders Solutions products in Europe

In order to ensure production and supplies, MBCC Group is increasing prices for all Master Builders Solutions® products in Europe by 5 – 17% on average with immediate effect. The reasons for this increase are a drastic global shortage as well as strong price increases for key raw materials as well as important basic products Read more about MBCC Group increases prices for Master Builders Solutions products in Europe[…]

Hermann Renz, a living legend in refrigeration, finally retires

On 31 March 2021, Hermann Renz had his last working day at BITZER in Rottenburg, Germany. In a small group, Corona-compliant and yet warmly, Mr Renz was said goodbye to by his closest and long-standing colleagues. In five decades and beyond his official start of retirement, Hermann Renz has characterised the way in which BITZER Read more about Hermann Renz, a living legend in refrigeration, finally retires[…]