Capture 3D is now a part of the ZEISS Group
ZEISS has confirmed that the acquisition of Capture 3D, a US partner for GOM 3D non-contact measuring solutions, has been concluded successfully.
Former CEO of IAR Systems US subsidiaries pleaded guilty to criminal embezzlement IAR. Systems Group informs that the former CEO / Country Manager at IAR Systems Software Inc, Nadim Shehayed, pleaded guilty to criminal embezzlement and was sentenced to a jail term, probation, and restitution.
Panasonic to let 700 employees go The Japanese manufacturer says that given the challenging global business outlook, as well as its own long-term strategic review of the refrigeration compressor business portfolio, the company will cease the manufacturing of refrigeration compressors in Singapore by the end of September 2022.
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EU proposes a common charger for electronic devices The EU Commission says it is "Pulling the plug on consumer frustration and e-waste." Following years of work together with the industry to bring down the number of mobile chargers, the Commission is now putting forward legislation to establish a common charging solution for all relevant devices.
Mekoprint invests in its mechanics division Following a period, very much affected by the pandemic, with large fluctuations in demand, Danish Mekoprint is experiencing strong growth across industries and product areas. To ensure capacity and increased competitiveness, the Mekoprint division Mechanics alone, is investing more than 7 MEUR in a building expansion and additional machine capabilities and capacity.
Knapp invests millions in new Hungarian site Knapp, an Austrian manufacturer of warehouse logistics equipment, is opening a new site in Nemesvámos, Hungary.
Stora Enso starts pilot plant for carbon materials for batteries Stora Enso's announces that its pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials from lignin has started operations. This follows the company's EUR 10 million investment announced in 2019.
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Volvo and Geely to create joint powertrain operations Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely Holding have agreed to create a joint venture under the name Aurobay for its powertrain operations, as the companies proceed with their earlier announced plans to merge these into a new, stand-alone business.
Hellmann invests in New Zealand for Techtronic Industries The full-service provider Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announces a EUR 28 million lease and development investment with Auckland Airport to establish a new 19'200 square metre ambient warehousing complex dedicated to multinational manufacturer Techtronic Industries (TTI).
Keysight Technologies acquires Quantum Benchmark Keysight Technologies has acquired Quantum Benchmark, a software solution provider that enables error characterisation, error suppression, error correction, and performance validation for quantum computing hardware.
GCL-SI Hefei-based factory to start production in September Chinese PV company, GCL System Integration (GCL-SI), says it expects to start operation of its factory in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, in September this year.
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BASF & Shanshan to serve Chinese battery materials market BASF and Shanshan, a lithium-ion battery materials supplier serving both the e-mobility and the consumer electronics (CE) market, have agreed to form a BASF majority-owned joint venture (BASF: 51%; Shanshan: 49%) to produce cathode active materials (CAM) and precursors (PCAM) in China.
DuPont invests in R&D and manufacturing resources in Europe DuPont Mobility & Materials says it is investing USD 5 million in capital and operating resources at its manufacturing facilities in Germany and Switzerland to increase capacity for its high-performance automotive adhesives.
LG Chem invests in Chinese copper laminate company In a move to strengthen its position in the value chain for batteries, LG Chem is investing KRW 40 billion (EUR 29 million) in China’s Jiujiang DeFu Technology (DeFu), a manufacturer of copper laminate, a core part of secondary batteries.
Arizona will get a new lithium-ion battery recycling plant Li-Cycle Corp., a North American company focused on lithium-ion battery resource recovery and recycling, will build its third commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility to be located in Gilbert, Arizona, within the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Sponsored content by iTACiTAC presents milestone at productronica 2021: MES becomes MOM The MES specialist iTAC Software AG will present an important milestone in its product development at productronica 2021: The iTAC.MES.Suite becomes the iTAC.MOM.Suite. The company is thus decisively further developing the existing Manufacturing Execution System for the digitalized factory world. The solution, which is being developed in cooperation with iTAC's holding company Dürr AG, has significant new features for controlling, optimizing and predicting production processes in real time. It is based on a completely new, open architecture and can therefore be integrated into existing ecosystems. iTAC will be attending the trade fair from November 16 to 19, 2021 in hall A3 at booth 161.
Kongsberg signs F-35 contract worth NOK 1.75 billion Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a new agreement with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics (LMA) worth NOK 1.75 billion for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program production lots 15-17.
Panasonic opens new customer experience centre in Munich Panasonic is expanding its activities in Europe and at its Munich Ottobrunn site. Within the Panasonic Campus in Munich the new Customer Experience Center (CXC) is now about to open the doors.
BMW steps up sustainable sourcing of lithium The German automotive giant will be accelerating its expansion of e-mobility in the coming years. This will also increase the need for lithium in order to secure a steady flow of battery cells. Therefore, the company will source lithium from a second supplier, US-based Livent.
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Semiconductor shortage to impact Volvo Group's production The manufacturer of trucks and buses says that global shortage of semiconductors will have a substantial impact on its production during the second quarter.
Test specialists breaks ground on new expansion in Munich EDAG Group, an engineering service provider to the mobility industry, is bundling its test competences in a new building at the "Waldmeisterstraße" site in Munich, Germany. in direct vicinity of the BMW Group's Research and Innovation Centre.
Daimler and Volvo Group complete creation of fuel-cell JV Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group today completed the transaction to form their previously announced fuel-cell joint venture; cellcentric.
Leoni sells WCS unit Leoni Schweiz AG The German supplier of wires, cables and wiring systems has agreed to the sale of Leoni Schweiz AG, Switzerland to a consortium of buyers. Leoni Schweiz AG is the holding company of Leoni Studer AG, a specialist in high-quality cables and wires for complex applications in the industrial and infrastructure sectors.
UDC and PPG to set up manufacturing in Ireland Universal Display Corporation and PPG will jointly establish a new manufacturing site in Shannon, Ireland, for the production of UDC’s UniversalPHOLED materials.
Magna’s new Michigan plant to support the EV market Magna has broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in St. Clair, Michigan, that will build complex battery enclosures for the all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV.
Fire at Rogers' plant in Ansan, South Korea Materials specialist, Rogers Corporation, is reporting that there was a fire at its UTIS manufacturing facility in Ansan, S. Korea on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at approximately 9 p.m. local time.
SK Nexilis to build copper foil plant in Malaysia South Korean SK Nexilis, a produces copper foil for electric vehicle battery manufacturer SKC, is planning its first overseas production base to be in KKIP Industrial Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.Load more news