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/ins Since Hyundai Motor decided to go from regular steel to SSAB’s Hardox steel when producing the concrete mixers for their special trucks, the demand has surged. For Hyundai’s customers the long-term costs are reduced as the concrete mixer’s service life is doubled – at least.
/ins Nuremberg, 29 January 2019 – Bio-Gate AG, concluded a pre-submission with FDA regarding its HyProtect™ coating technology, which is an ultrathin plasma coating containing pure silver and polysiloxane that protects the surfaces of medical implants against bacterial colonization.
/ins Finding the right equipment for quality control can be time consuming. That’s why it is important to find long lasting and agile equipment. One solution is a digital microscope with quality control improving apps that allows the operator to alter the system to meet future requirements without investing in new equipment.
/ins Using a digital microscope instead of traditional magnification tools to repair and/or rework defective boards will improve the operator’s user experience and pave the way for more efficient quality control thanks to the bigger working area and real time image display.
/ins Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 per cent. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this single choice can make the biggest climate impact during a product manager or designer’s entire professional career. That’s the conclusion of a study done by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute for Iggesund Paperboard.
/ins This year’s greeting card from Iggesund Paperboard is designed by the Taiwanese designer Kevin Chen, who specialises in embossing and foil stamping. The concept behind the card ranges from the Scandinavian forests, symbolised by the moose, which is the king of the forest, to a globe representing the world-wide availability of Iggesund Paperboard’s flagship product, Invercote.
/ ins Reducing the total cost of ownership is paramount for manufacturers of dairy, food and beverage products. Factors like product safety, stable process flow and easy maintenance are crucial in achieving the ever increasing sustainability goals. The new Alfa Laval Aseptic Mixproof Valve is the perfect choice to achieve all these benefits and more.
/ ins Sulapac, a Finnish company listed among the top-100 hottest start-ups in Europe by Wired Magazine, is pleased to announce that the French luxury house Chanel has decided to shoulder its development, thus becoming its first investor coming from the cosmetic industry. Aiming to tackle the accumulation of non-biodegradable plastics, Sulapac has developed an innovative material which responds to consumers' growing desire to find environmentally friendly products or packaging.
/ins Stora Enso and Sulapac continue to combat the global problem of plastic waste by introducing a demo of a sustainable straw at Slush 2018, a global leading startup event gathering of 20 000 tech enthusiasts. The demo, targeting industrial scale production, is designed to replace traditional plastic straws with renewable ones. The straws are based on Sulapac’s biocomposite material – made of wood and natural binders – designed to be recycled via industrial composting and biodegrade in marine environment.
Automated die machining boosts manufacturing capacity /ins With its standardisation strategy and the C 22 UP machining centre from Hermle, the tool and mould making division of the WMF Group has managed to streamline die and tool production processes, thereby creating the scope for services for external customers.