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Rutronik holds its first Automotive Congress
The first Rutronik Automotive Congress was held in Pforzheim on June 5 and 6. It opened with a guide tour of the Rutronik Logistics Center, which included a presentation of innovative logistics concepts. The event addressed the numerous strategic challenges faced by the automotive segment. Speakers at the event included representatives from Hella, Infineon, Rohm, and ST. ... more
LEM makes voltage measurement more compact
LEM announced its range of low cost and lightweight transducers dedicated to the measurement of leakage current in PV inverters. The new LDSR model is dedicated to measuring the leakage current of 300 mA nominal up to 900 mA peak at 2 KHz frequency. The sensor is mounted onto a PCB for primary and secondary connections & provides an analogue voltage output. ... more
Microchip introduced new 8-bit microcontroller families
Advancements in the architecture of PIC and AVR 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) have optimized the devices for implementing closed-loop control, enabling systems to offload the Central Processing Unit to manage more tasks and save power. To help designers maximize performance and efficiency in these systems, Microchip Technology Inc. has introduced the new PIC18 Q10 and ATtiny1607 families, featuring multiple intelligent Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs) that simplify development and enable quick response time to system events. ... more
Coca-Cola expands its Bulgarian operations
The Bulgarian unit of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling (HBC) is investing 20 million euro by the end of 2018 in the expansion of its factory in Kostinbrod, near the capital Sofia, the company announced. It plans to construct a water main to the town in order to improve the facility’s operations and its production capacity. The project is expected to improve the working capacity of the factory with 30%, Svetoslav Atanasov, CEO of Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria, said in an official statement. ... more
Yaskawa is building a robot factory in Slovenia
Yaskawa has launched the construction of a new robot manufacturing facility in Slovenia, the Japanese automation company announced. It plans to produce 80% of its European robot demand in the facility. In addition, the factory will manufacture the first Motoman robots that are purely European production, the company added. ... more
Himoinsa and All Generating open a new logistics warehouse in Bucharest
Power generators and lighting towers manufacturer Himoinsa together with its distributor in Romania, All Generating, has officially opened a new logistics warehouse in Ilfov, Bucharest. ... more
A deep conversion complex to be made at Gazprom’s Pancvo Refinery in Serbia
Gazprom Neft has started the construction of a new deep conversion complex (DCC) with delayed coking technology through Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS), who is 56-percent owned by the company. ... more
Litens sets up its second European plant in Romania
The Canadian Automotive group Litens has opened its second European manufacturing plant in Romania. ... more
Osram opened its first factory in Bulgaria
German lightning devices manufacturer Osram officially opened its first factory in Bulgaria. ... more
Hidria awarded as best supplier of PSA Peugeot Citroen
The Slovenian company Hidria and its subsidiary Hidria AET were awarded the prize for best supplier, PSA Best Plant 2017 by PSA Peugeot Citroen. The Idrija-based company is a manufacturer of key parts for steering wheel systems and high-performance electro motors for hybrid and electric vehicles. The French multinational group is planning to continue working with Hidria on engine development after 2022, the Slovenian firm stated on its website. Besides the PSA group, Hidria also provides solutions for Opel ... more
Austrian company constructs a modern plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Austrian manufacturer of measurement and laboratory instruments Anton Paar is planning to build a new business and manufacturing facility in the Municipality of Brod, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Mayor of the Municipality of Brod, Ilija Jovicic, already handed over the building permit for the construction to the representatives of the company at the location Mocila and after that the foundation stone was laid, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported. ... more
Remus to build a new production facility in Sanski Most
The Austrian company Remus announced it was building a new manufacturing facility in Sanski Most, a city in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina. Remus is one of the largest global producers of exhaust pipes for the automotive industry. Currently the company’s personnel numbers 150 people. The new investment is aimed at doubling the company’s production and will result in hiring 130 more workers, the company said. ... more
Diltech held the third edition of Plastforum
The third edition of Plastforum, the event organized by Diltech in the field of plastics processing, took place on June 24th-25th 2017 in Plovdiv. A number of well-known manufacturers such as KraussMaffei IMM, KraussMaffei Berstorff, MotanColortronic, ONI, Regloplas and Maplan presented their latest solutions at the forum. ... more
MEP Teknik to exhibit at ITF Plovdiv 2017
MEP Teknik will take part for a consecutive year in the upcoming edition of the International Technical Fair, which will take place between September 25 - 30 2017 in Plovdiv, informs the company. ... more
The Macedonian industry discussed the proposed regulation for industrial emissions
The Metallurgy Association in Macedonia organized a meeting in the country’s Economic Chamber which brought together representatives of the industry. ... more

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productronica 2019 focuses smart factories and smart maintenance

productronica 2019 focuses smart factories and smart maintenance

The world’s leading trade fair for electronics development and production productronica 2019 will be held from November 12 to 15, 2019 in Messe Munchen. The main topics of this year’s ... more
SEMICON Europa highlights challenges and opportunities in smart segments

SEMICON Europa highlights challenges and opportunities in smart segments

SEMICON Europa will spotify challenges and opportunities in smart segments such as automotive, medtech, manufacturing and fab management including MEMS and sensors ... more
Next generation of machine technologies at Bumatech Bursa

Next generation of machine technologies at Bumatech Bursa

The event will present the latest novelties in the following product groups: machine tools for metal, sheet metal technologies; tools and turning lathes; drills, holders, cutting tools; press brakes, saws, profile bending machinery; laser cutting, plasma cutting ... more

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