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Cross section of a Visco-MT barrel emptying system

Health awareness among consumers has been growing, and not just since the Covid-19 pandemic. Natural and plant-based foods that have particularly high nutritional value or health-related benefits are very popular. One ingredient that accompanies this trend is date paste. It is really healthy, but not entirely easy to...

The hypervisor software enables multiple operating systems to run in parallel on a single device

B&R now equips its PC for mobile machinery with B&R Hypervisor software. This enables it to serve simultaneously as both a high-performance controller and a Windows or Linux PC, allowing smart farming applications to be implemented with only a single device. The General Purpose Operating System (GPOS) and the...

Evolve's B&R-controlled process fuses 2D-printed layers into solid 3D parts - combining the flexibility of additive technology with the material quality and production volume of injection molding

Evolve Additive Solutions has succeeded in combining the flexibility of additive technology with the volume and quality of injection molding. Featuring a fully integrated B&R automation system, the Evolve SVP platform delivers the precision and reliability to make additive manufacturing a real alternative for high-...

Marking a real highlight at Prosweets, Theegarten-Pactec will be showcasing a new development of its own creation. The CHS modular high-performance packaging machine was developed specially for packaging chocolate products

Theegarten-Pactec will be presenting its new packaging solutions at Prosweets 2022 in Cologne. At Stand G020 H029 in Hall 10.1, the Dresden-based company will be unveiling the CHS, its modular high-performance packaging machine for chocolate products featuring the newly integrated “envelope fold” packaging type. The...

Asco Filling System for Dry Ice Pellets

The Swiss Asco Carbon Dioxide Ltd. now simplifies the fast and precisely dosed filling of dry ice pellets into containers and shipping boxes. Companies that rely on the Asco Filling System for Dry Ice Pellets are mainly from the pharmaceutical, food and logistics industries. Thanks to the Asco Filling System for Dry...

Gerresheimer offers a fully comprehensive portfolio of glass pharmaceutical bottles extending from the smallest glass cartridges made from tubular glass up to large acid-resistant chemicals bottles

Drugs are not meant to fall into children’s hands. But just in case this ever does happen, it is crucial to prevent children from being able to open the containers by securing them with child-resistant caps. That is why more and more customers are choosing child-proof packaging options from Gerresheimer. Gerresheimer...

Modular M-block diaphragm valve with flexible connection system

The new Gemü P600S multi-port valve block solution allows for flexible combination of standardized single components. The new modular system therefore offers advantages regarding procurement and inventory-keeping, whilst simultaneously ensuring achievement of highly individual actuator travel and flow paths. In...

Phosphorus chemicals are analyzed in the laboratory of the phosphorus plant in Leverkusen

At Utech Europe 2021, Lanxess will be showcasing its most comprehensive ever product portfolio for the polyurethane industry. The trade fair will be taking place from November 16 to 18 in Maastricht in the Netherlands. The company will also be unveiling its range of polymer additives, a recent addition to its portfolio...

The new color grade Neopolen P 9435 LB (LB: light blue) shows a deep light blue

BASF is now extending the color range of its expanded polypropylene foam (EPP) Neopolen. The new color grade is characterized by a deep light blue and complements the existing range of four bright colors signal red, azure blue, dark green and sunny yellow, in which BASF's EPP has been available to date. Neopolen P 9435...

With Smooth Touch TPEs, Kraiburg TPE introduces a new compound series that is setting new standards in terms of touch quality

Reduced, smart, and high-quality - the packaging and design market is changing. Materials solutions that accompany manufacturers on this journey are in demand. Kraiburg TPE meets this demand with a new materials series: The TPEs were developed in relation to the market demands for valuable solutions. The result is a...