INGAS 2019 was held under the motto “Common Energy, Common Future
This year’s edition of the popular international forum for the gas industry INGAS took place on the 17th and 18th of October in the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey ... more
The Japanese corporation JTEKT expands its business in Romania
JTEKT intends to expand the production capacity at the Koyo bearings factory in Alexandria. The bearing factory has been operating since 1971, producing its first bearings in 1974 ... more
"PCB and EMS Industry in Bulgaria" – cover story in the upcoming SEEIM
The initiative aims to present the leading manufacturing and sales companies in the country, wowrking in this field, by providing them with a platform to introduce the audience to their business ... more
ZF opened a new plant for electric drives in Serbia
The new facility became operational after just a year of construction work. At the plant, located 14 km northeast of the Serbian capital of Belgrade, ZF will mainly manufacture electric motors, generators for hybrid and electric drives, transmission selectors, and microswitches. ... more
thyssenkrupp launched a new damper plant
The investment is worth around 60 million euros. It has created more than 350 new jobs at the Romanian location which now employs around 1000 people ... more
The TAURUS machines by Waldrich Coburg among EMO 2019`s innovations
The German machine tool manufacturer Waldrich Coburg is among the exhibitors at this year’s edition of the international trade show platform for the metalworking industry EMO in Hannover. In Hall 13, stand B39 the company focuses on its portal and gantry type milling machine TAURUS. ... more
This year`s EMO highlights two machining centres from TOSHULIN
The Czech manufacturer of technologically advanced multifunctional CNC machine tools and vertical lathes TOSHULIN traditionally participates in the EMO show in Hannover. The company’s joint exhibition with TOS Kurim at stand 28, Hall 13, features the multifunctional vertical mill-turn centre POWERTURN 2000 C1 and the machining centre with movable gantry FRF 250/2. “Together with the machines a new software application named TOSCADA is also presented. ... more
pro-micron showcases its patented technology spike at EMO 2019
The Germany based company pro-micron, specializing in wireless sensor systems, demonstrates its patented technology spike at the upcoming trade fair for the metalworking industry EMO 2019. The visitors can see the advantages of the sensory tool holder spike in Hall 6, booth F43. ... more
Leistritz with a world premiering whirling machine at EMO Hannover
At EMO Hannover 2019 Leistritz presents the whirling machine LWN 160 HP as a world premiere. The high surface quality of ball screws and planetary roller spindles shows the next dimension of whirling. A new control system and many features in the field of process monitoring and networking facilitate operation and increase flexibility. In addition, some tool innovations will be presented which allow up to 100% increase in efficiency in grinding, turning and end machining processes. ... more
JLP launched new production in Industrial and Logistic Park – Burgas
The Bulgarian bread and bakery products manufacturing company JLP invested about 5 million leva (EUR 2,56 mln.) in a new and modern production base. It is situated in the Industrial and Logistic Park - Burgas. The official inauguration of the plant was held earlier this year in May. ... more
Gerresheimer invests in its first SEE factory
The German company Gerresheimer announced its plans to build a new factory in North Macedonia. The construction process starting in the first half of this year is set to be completed in 2020, with production starting in the second half of next year. ... more
Chinese Minth Automotive will manufacture aluminum parts in Loznica
In the beginning of April 2019 the Chinese manufacturer Minth Automotive Europe started the construction of a production plant for aluminum car parts in Loznica, western Serbia. The facility will create about 1000 new jobs and will be built in two phases. The company is investing 100 million euro in the new manufacturing unit, the Development Agency of Serbia (RAS) reported. ... more
A Nis conference focused on free zones in the fourth industrial revolution
The ways of adjusting the free industrial zones in accordance with the requirements of the fourth industrial revolution was one of the leading topics during the XXIV International Scientific Conference “Regional Development and Demographic Flows of the Countries of South-East Europe”, which took place on June 21 2019, at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Nis. ... more
Continental Romania gets its Timisoara plant ready for Industry 4.0
The Automotive parts supplier Continental Romania is investing 1,9 million euro in the implementation of a fully automated storage system at its electronic components plant in Timisoara, local media reported. ... more
Sogefi Group plans to invest in a new Balkan manufacturing facility
Sogefi Group is building a second manufacturing plant in Romania, the country’s Investment Agency announced. The Greenfield project worth EUR 50 million is planned to be implemented in the next 8 years. The facility will manufacture suspension components. ... more

LATEST issue 4/2020

issue 4-2020


Kranj will become the first smart city in Slovenia thanks to digital technologies

Kranj will become the first smart city in Slovenia thanks to digital technologies

The smart solutions implemented in Kranj are expected to ease the local authority’s overall planning and emergency response, reduce utility losses and provide a tool for consumption control to the ... more
Glass producer in Kosovo achieves market growth through SME competitiveness programme

Glass producer in Kosovo achieves market growth through SME competitiveness programme

The investments enabled the company to increase its productivity, replace old technology with environmentally friendly one and enhance quality, as well as improve health and safety standards ... more
EBRD encourages green growth in the industrial real estate sector in Romania

EBRD encourages green growth in the industrial real estate sector in Romania

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed an agreement with Warehouses De Pauw (WDP) for a financing package of EUR 150 million, which will contribute to the implementation of a sustainability management framework, comprising international building ... more
Eta Bio signs licence agreement with Clariant to build cellulosic ethanol plant

Eta Bio signs licence agreement with Clariant to build cellulosic ethanol plant

Eta Bio, a family-owned agricultural business, will produce 50 000 tonnes of cellulosic ethanol per year by processing around 250 000 tonnes of wheat straw in their production facility in the Northeastern Bulgaria. Their partnership with Clariant, a ... more