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Zoran Repic, Managing Director of Wittmann Battenfeld Australia

Zoran Repic has taken charge of Battenfeld Australia. In his capacity as Managing Director of the Wittmann subsidiary, he will be the public face of the Wittmann Group in the Australian market. Zoran Repic brings to this task 15 years of experience in the plastics industry. Following his graduation in economics with a...

Solvay is digitizing mining chemistry

Solvay launched an exclusive digital knowledge hub, the Mining Chemicals Handbook, which provides 24/7 access to relevant mining chemical application information for those active in this demanding sector. This is the first such resource in the industry, underscoring Solvay’s commitment to the industry and ongoing...

Endress+Hauser offers a wide range of process instrumentation with IO-Link technology for digital communication

IO-Link is enjoying increasing popularity, with demand for the communications standard growing rapidly, especially in the food & beverage industry. The fieldbus-independent technology for point-to-point communication is easy to use and provides a cost-effective way to digitalize industrial plants. Endress+Hauser, a...

MC Technology Center for flour treatment opened in Kenya: providing the latest applications development and knowledge transfer

In November of this year flour treatment specialist Mühlenchemie opened a new Technology Center in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The subsidiary is operating as Stern Ingredients East Africa Ltd., and is the company’s second location after Lagos for applications research and consulting on flour standardisation,...

Clariant’s Envicat N2O-S catalyst (left) removes N2O from the tail gas of nitric acid plants and converts it into harmless nitrogen and oxygen

Clariant launched a major global campaign to reduce the climate change impact of nitrous oxide (N2O). Drawing on decades of catalyst research expertise, the company has developed the Envicat N2O-S catalyst, which is proven to remove up to 95% of N2O generated as a by-product of nitric acid production. Clariant is now...

Sappi Kirkniemi mill in Lohja, Finland is part of Sappi Europe

Sappi has approved an investment in Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland which enables a switch in its energy sourcing to renewable bioenergy. With this investment the mill’s direct fossil greenhouse gas emissions will reduce by ca. 90 percent, which is equivalent to 230,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually. “By reducing...

The sustainable packaging solution is produced by using renewable resources and reduces plastic consumption of German pet food producer Interquell

Mondi has taken home a Hungaropack award for its sustainable paper-based Flexibag at this year’s contest organised by the Hungarian Association of Packaging and Materials Handling. Mondi’s Flexibag is made from renewable paper resources and enhanced with a functional plastic barrier ensuring premium product protection...

Together with ZF Friedrichshafen and Flixbus, Freudenberg develops fuel cell drive systems for long-distance coaches

Technology supplier Freudenberg is starting the research project “HyFleet” together with ZF Friedrichshafen and Flixbus. The partners aim to jointly develop a high-performance fuel cell system until 2024 to completely replace conventional diesel drives. They will also be examining the hybridization of electric...

Endress+Hauser placed a high value on sustainability in the Houston Campus

Endress+Hauser has invested 34 million U.S. dollars in a modern campus in Pearland, Texas in the Houston metropolitan area. The 112,000-square-meter campus includes a large new training center, office space for 125 employees, a calibration lab and a repair facility. The new campus reinforces the Group’s presence in the...

Luc Jamet (left) handed over his responsibilities as Area Sales Manager in France to Charles-Antoine Freiher

In 2008, packaging machine manufacturer Schubert opened a French sales and service location in Compiègne. Luc Jamet, who had been working the French market for Schubert since 1983, took over from the Crailsheim site. Together with his team, he strengthened the confidence of French manufacturers in the flexible, “made...