Saturn Engineering, investor in the Sofia Techno Park
On December 1 last year, the turn of the first sod was officially celebrated for a new building intended for office and production facilities of the Saturn engineering company, specialized in the development of applied production automation and control systems. The building will be part of the Sofia Techno Park complex, comprising the four massive buildings that shall be developed on the area of 6 decares in the Drujba II residential district in Sofia, Bulgaria. Representatives from the Iskar Municipality, ... more
KLINGER celebrated its 111th anniversary
On November 11, KLINGER, the leading Austrian producer of level gauges and valves, officially celebrated the 111th anniversary since the company foundation in its newly opened production and administrative center. The event took place in the town of Gumpoldskirchen where the KLINGER head office is located. KLINGER Company is worldknown for the Klingerite sealing material, developed in the beginning of the XX century. It still continues its development as a family company. The main KLINGER’s customers today are the heating ... more
Siplace X-series wins "iF product design award" and "reddot design award"
The new Siplace X-platform - co-designed by the Siemens subsidiary designafairs, Munich, Germany - convinced the juries of the international IF product design and reddot design competitions in every respect. This is proven by the recent successes in the international iF product design and reddot design competitions.For 2005, the "iF product design award" received more than 2,300 submissions from 31 countries. There are 12 categories, with the Siplace X-series winning one of the coveted awards in the Industrial Design category. ... more
Universal Instruments’ Exemplary Customer Service Receives a Frost & Sullivan Award
Frost & Sullivan.s recent analysis program, “Growth Opportunities in the SMT Placement Equipment Markets”, selected Universal Instruments Corporation as the recipient of the 2004 Award for Customer Service Leadership. Universal receives this Award for its proactive service partnership approach that meets both the stated and unstated requirements of its customers globally.“In the evolving world of electronic assembly, Universal has a refreshingly proactive and predictive approach to customer service in the surface mount technology (SMT) placement equipment market,” says Frost & ... more
Ultra-Small, Low-Power Temperature Sensors from Microchip
Microchip introduced two temperature sensors that offer low cost, a small SC-70 package and low current consumption of 6 microamps (typical), making them an attractive alternative to thermistors. The MCP9700 and MCP9701 temperature sensors provide a complete solution for thermal protection, temperature measurement or thermal calibration. The low power consumption is less than most of the thermal sensor ICs on the market, enabling longer battery life and reducing selfheating for better accuracy. The low output impedance allows direct connection to ... more
High temperature versions of Omron’s D3V
Omron has introduced new high temperature versions of its D3V miniature unsealed switch designed to withstand temperatures of up to 200oC in domestic ovens and similar applications. Rated at 11, 6 and 0.1A the new Omron D3V switches use Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) plastic molding material because of its excellent high-temperature performance, inherent flame retardance and chemical resistance. The 6 and 0.1A versions are VDE and UL approved for an operating temperature of 200oC whilst the 11A has been submitted to ... more
ProDesign unveils CHIPit Gold Edition Pro
ProDesign, will announce the immediate availability of CHIPit Gold Edition Pro at DATE 2005. The new high-speed prototyping platform is cost effective, flexible and applicable wherever functional ASIC design verification is requiredThe fields of application range from the initial phases of design algorithm creation, the basic IP development and debugging to the validation of complex SoC designs and early "quasi prototyping" for firmware and software development. CHIPit Gold Edition Pro specifically targets multimedia ASIC and SoC designers and features important ... more
REDLER is back on Balkans
Due to the latest business development plans to recover its positions on the Balkans market the leading company specialized in the field of chain conveyors - REDLER Ltd., together with its Bulgarian representative - TOTEMA Engineering, just finished their first trip visiting their current clients in Turkey."Being the traditional exporter in Turkey since 1986, REDLER Ltd. is a well known name among the users of material handling equipment with proven quality and productivity. Till the end of 2005 the next ... more
The Turkish holding SiseCam decided to implement in its daughter company Trakya Glass Bulgaria JsC the ERP system of Microsoft Business Solutions - Navision. The factories in Targovishte, that are in process of construction, will manufacture flat glass and table glassware. The MBS Navision implementation project launched on March 14th, 2005 and will be carried out jointly by Team VISION experts from company offices in Bulgaria and Turkey.The project started with 18 users and the modules: General Ledger, Purchase and ... more
SAMSON’s explosion-proof positioner
The Type 3731-3 Positioner with HART communication from SAMSON has the same excellent features - low power consumption and convenient configuration either using HART communication or directly on site. Only one rotary pushbutton is needed for start-up: turn to select parameters and push to activate them. This convenient method of operation is still possible in hazardous areas. The shaft design of the rotary pushbutton through the housing is flameproof. The explosion-proof enclosure with separate terminal compartment allows direct cable entry ... more
The boom in Eastern Europe has opened up great business opportunities for the Telecom & Banking division of Munich-based Elatec GmbH. The specialist in card-based mobile communications and bank applications has sold 70,000 credit cards to the United Bank of Bulgaria (UBB) and has received an even larger order from BH Telekom, said from the company. The Bosnian mobile network operator has chosen Elatec as its exclusive provider of SIM cards and SIM packages, laying the technological foundation for new ... more
Pressure transmitter from WIKA
The MH-2 pressure transmitter from WIKA, which has been specially designed for the rough operating conditions of mobile hydraulics applications, is available in all pressure ranges from 25 to 600 bar and with a wide range of different output signals. It is also possible to realise customer-specific variants upon request. In addition to its compact size and excellent temperature stability the MH-2 exhibits outstanding EMI properties.A fully-automated production line, certified in accordance with ISO/TS 16949:2002 and designed for such high-volume ... more
SIPLACE wins Global Technology Award at Productronica
The Global Technology Award was held for the first time this year and was given to the SIPLACE team. The Award was handed over to Hubert Egger (SIPLACE Software Product Manager), Viktor Woelk (SIPLACE Vice President global CRM) and Douglas Johnson (SIPLACE Software Product Manager). This award represents another indicator of SIPLACE’s innovation leadership in electronics production.The international industry publication Global SMT & Packaging held the contest for the surface mount and packaging industry for the first time in 2005 ... more
Electromagnetic lock from Comitronic
The SUPER MAGNET, created by the producing company of Comitronic - BTI, has been designed to lock a door while an integrated electronic switch controls its position. The switch uses the unique entirely electronic process known as ACOTOM 2 based on an electronic decoding system, which guarantees real fraud protection. The SUPER MAGNET is mainly used for the light doors in different applications such as machine safety, fire doors or bank airlocks. Connected to our AWAX safety module, it can ... more
Koncar Group got OHSAS Standard Certificate
Recently, Company KONCAR – Power Transformers got the OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) Certificate, announces the official web site of Koncar. "KONCAR – Power Transformers is one of KONCAR Companies that intensified activities on documentation of OHSAS Standard at the beginning of 2005 successively with the adjustment of Environmental Management System to the requirements of renewed ISO 14001:2004 Standard. Company KONCAR – Power Transformers decided to establish an integrated system comprising the management of quality, environment, occupational ... more

LATEST issue 3/2023

issue 3-2023



Electrical mobility in Türkiye – trends and opportunities

Electrical mobility in Türkiye – trends and opportunities

To ensure that charging systems grow in tandem with vehicle sales, the Turkish government must coordinate the deployment of public and private charging infrastructure to support all kinds of EV ... more
Pharmaceutical industry in Romania

Pharmaceutical industry in Romania

With average annual sales of 8,3 billion RON, the pharmaceutical business in Romania is thriving. The pharmaceutical industry`s value chain has grown dramatically in the past years across all segments. ... more
Serbian metal and machinery industry

Serbian metal and machinery industry

The metal processing and machinery sector in Serbia has a long history of development and it`s among the leading national production and manufacturing industries and one of the most important pillars of the local economy today ... more
Energy sector in North Macedonia

Energy sector in North Macedonia

In order to become a member of the European Union (EU), North Macedonia is currently standardizing and privatization its energy industry. The country has a great energy potential due to its favorable geographical location, natural resources and climatic ... more
Biodiesel production in SEE

Biodiesel production in SEE

During the last decade, the consumption of renewable diesel in Europe strongly increased, going from 14,3 million cubic metres in 2011 to about 19 million in 2019 ... more
LED lighting manufacturing in Türkiye

LED lighting manufacturing in Türkiye

LED manufacturing today is one of the most important segments of the Turkish lighting industry with numerous economic, social and technological factors contributing to its further development. The production and market challenges due to the COVID pandemic have ... more
Chemical production in Croatia

Chemical production in Croatia

Chemicals and pharmaceuticals, together with plastics and rubber processing are an integral part of the Croatian economy ... more