New Gaia-X CEO Ulrich Ahle

Gaia-X European Association for Data and Cloud Aisbl has appointed Ulrich Ahle as its new Chief Executive Officer. The current CEO of the Fiware Foundation will take up his new position on 01 November 2023. He succeeds Francesco Bonfiglio, who had been leading the non-profit association for almost three years. Ulrich Ahle brings more than 30 years of experience in the IT & Digital industry. As the Chief Executive Officer of the Fiware Foundation since 2017, Ahle has played a pivotal role in advancing open source...


Tablet tester "Checkmaster CM-X" from Fette Compacting

Testing tablets, even under containment conditions, is what the new "Checkmaster CM-X" from Fette Compacting does. Customers can see the tablet tester in action for the first time at Powtech 2023 in Nuremberg. In order to keep tablet production precisely under control, the device tests tablets randomly and under containment conditions of level OEB4 in interaction with the "F10i", "F20i" and "F30i" tablet presses of the new i-Series.

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UK food market first as Mondi launches new recyclable paper-based packaging with Veetee

Mondi is bringing paper-packed dry rice to the UK for the first time, by collaborating rice supplier Veetee. The new rice packaging has been created using Mondi’s functional barrier paper, providing a safe, secure and strong alternative to the industry standard plastic packs. Veetee and Mondi are the first in the UK to launch a paper-based alternative for dry rice, customised in direct response to consumer demands for more sustainable packaging. Mondi uses its customer-centric approach to evaluate the needs of the...

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From society to politics to industry - everyone acknowledges that a functioning circular economy is necessary to meet climate goals. Everyone also agrees that the use of recyclates must be significantly increased. But there are a number of obstacles and problems along the way. For example, not enough recyclates are available in sufficient quantity and suitable quality.