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Serbia plans development of 3 industrial zones along Morava Corridor
The motorway should contribute considerably to the development of local municipalities and the environment through which it passes, and represents a great opportunity for the domestic economy and industry ... more
Swiss Landis+Gyr to acquire Turkish smart meter manufacturer Luna
The acquisition will allow Landis+Gyr to gain a meaningful share of the Turkish market, where the transition to advanced metering infrastructure has yet to commence, and utilise Luna`s vertically integrated manufacturing to drive sales in adjacent markets ... more
Construction of waste-to-energy plant in Belgrade to finish in late 2022
The capacity of the energy-from-waste plant wil be up to 30 MW of electricity, plus 56 MW of heat purchased by the municipal company Beogradske Elektrane, reducing the natural gas consumption of its Konjarnik plant by 80% in the cold season ... more
Bulgaria`s Alcomet commissions new aluminium profile processing facility
The new facility, which spans across 4100 m2 and currently employs 30 people, will enable Alcomet to produce aluminium electric vehicle components ... more
Bulgarian EV manufacturer Sin Cars to start mass production of light e-trucks
The innovative L CITY model features built-in photovoltaic panels, which recover up to 20% of the battery capacity on a sunny day, so that the electric truck can run 250 – 300 km ... more
Albania announces invitation to tender for the design of cargo port in Durres
All commercial activities of the port of Durres are to be relocated to the new port, leaving only the passenger terminal in operation, the port authority said in a tender notice published by Albania`s procurement agency ... more
Swiss company plans construction of transformer plant in Serbia
In April, Serbia`s government signed a EUR 62,2 million agreement with Stadler for the delivery of three high-speed trains, to be used on the Belgrade-Novi Sad railway line, which is being built by Russian and Chinese contractors ... more
RiTE Ugljevik and China`s BNBM reached final agreement on plasterboard factory
According to the plan, the factory will be built on an area of 12,5 hectares at an area adjacent to the company`s coal mine and power plant in Ugljevik and will employ about 100 people ... more
HSE to commence construction of largest solar plant in Slovenia
Nenad Trkulja, the head of the project, added that the HSE would revive electricity production in the area, but in a environmentally-friendly way, without greenhouse gas emissions ... more
Huawei considers new regional logistics hub in Slovenia
Huawei already transports about 185 000 cubic metres of cargo from China to Hungary and to other European markets through Luka Koper ... more
TUSIAD recommends Türkiye focuses on green, digital transformation
Kaslowski said companies should include more sustainable and climate-friendly production patterns in their processes to maximize resource and energy efficiency potential ... more
Romanian robot kills coronavirus with UV light
Thanks to an advisory project backed by the EBRD and the European Union, robot assembly now takes Modulab, the innovative manufacturer, only one day compared to almost 14 days initially. It has been experimenting with advanced technology for over 15 years, and more than 60 unique prototypes have come to life in the company’s laboratory ... more
Greek government gives green light to 407,4 MW wind power project
The project has a planned investment budget of EUR 489 million and the approval covers the design, development and installation of a wind complex consisting of eight wind parks – four in north-central Evia and four in the south parts of the island ... more
Purplast invests EUR 5,1 million in new factory in North Macedonia
After start of operation the initial investment may be increased to EUR 12 million, with the number of employees reaching 215, Fatmir Bytyqi, deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs, said in the statement ... more
Bosnia´s Cablex to open cable plant in Prijedor
The facility will serve German automotive components supplier Bosch. The investor’s provisions are that the new plant is to begin production in mid-March, the municipal government said ... more

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PACS Solutions – solving the challenges of Industry 4.0

PACS Solutions – solving the challenges of Industry 4.0

The wide range of complete solutions from the comprehensive portfolio of PACS Solutions is adapted to the specific needs of each individual enterprise or production ecosystem ... more
How to set up an IoT network to get associated data from the sensor to the Cloud? – part II

How to set up an IoT network to get associated data from the sensor to the Cloud? – part II

At the heart of the NeoMesh technology lies a robust protocol stack with integrated security and reliability features. A key aspect is the encryption of the whole wireless communication between ... more
One stop shop for industrial automation

One stop shop for industrial automation

Since 1st of June 2024, PLACAD is officially a sales partner of RNA for South-East Europe. This cooperation enables many industries and machine builders to look into the future and start dreaming big ... more
How to set up an IoT network to get associated data from the sensor to the Cloud? – part I

How to set up an IoT network to get associated data from the sensor to the Cloud? – part I

The E-IoT ecosystem, which offers cellular LPWAN connectivity for direct sensor-database communication and has recently been using NeoCortec’s revolutionary NeoMesh protocol for having an ad-hoc, real low power, sub-GHz mesh WLAN to collect data locally and gateway it ... more
brewmaxx by ProLeiT – the globally recognized gold standard in brewery management

brewmaxx by ProLeiT – the globally recognized gold standard in brewery management

brewmaxx has been successfully implemented in leading brewing companies all over the world, including Heineken, Carlsberg, Diageo, Molsen Coors and AB InBev, as well as at numerous small and medium-sized breweries worldwide ... more
Soil moisture content measurement using E-IoT wireless, ad hoc local network and NB-IoT technology

Soil moisture content measurement using E-IoT wireless, ad hoc local network and NB-IoT technology

Soil moisture detection is one of the key elements of environmental monitoring and agricultural and horticultural IoT solutions. It involves measuring the amount of water in the top layer of soil, which directly affects plant growth, irrigation strategies ... more

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