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Austrian car parts producer opens new facility in Slovenia
Mark Metal, an Austrian manufacturer of car parts, opened a new production facility in the town of Ptuj, Slovenia. The company has been operational within the country for almost 20 years and now plans to expand production and double the number of jobs to nearly 200 in two years. It invested EUR 4 million into the former commercial premises of Techcenter and additional EUR 4 million into machinery. ... more
Another oil port in Porto Romano
The Albanian National Council of Territory has approved the building of an oil port within the Romano Port of the town Durres. The so-called MBM Port will be set up based on a concession contract in the form of BOT (building, operation and transfer of ownership and operation right at the end of the concession agreement). ... more
Serbian energy company NIS opens gas facility near Pozarevac
A new facility of Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS) for production and wholesale of natural compressed gas was opened on May 23 this year in the gas field Ostrovo near Pozarevac, Serbia. The planned annual capacity is 9000 tons and the investment is worth about EUR 3 265 000. ... more
The Bulgarian branch of Titan Machinery opened a new sales-service center
The Bulgarian representative of the American dealer of agricultural and construction equipment, Titan Machinery, officially opened its new sales-service center in Sofia. The company welcomed over 200 guests at an official ceremony and cocktail for its grand opening. ... more
ESD Bulgaria participated in the Belgrade Fair for Technical and Technological achievements
ESD Bulgaria participated in the 61st International Fair for Technical and Technological achievements in Belgrade, Serbia, which took place from May 15th to May 19th 2017. The exhibition emphasized on the technology developments under the theme “Future Tempo”. ... more
Marquardt to create 600 new jobs in Macedonia
A new factory of the German company Marquardt was officially opened in the industrial zone Karaslari in Veles, Macedonia. The factory that will produce high-tech parts for the German automotive industry (Mercedes, Audi and BMW) has an area of 15 000 sq.m. and already employs 170 of the planned 600 people. The current investment is EUR 25 million and is planned to reach over EUR 35 million. ... more
IMM and Ericsson will partner for Istanbul’s smart city vision
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) and Ericsson have signed an agreement for the development and implementations of a smart city consultancy project. The two will work together under the umbrella of the Istanbul Informatics and Smart City Technologies (ISBAK AS) company and their aim is to achieve the city’s smart vision and 2024 targets. ... more
IDE will develop electronic units for the ESSM Missle
Greece’s largest manufacturer of defense electronics products, systems and applications Intracom Defense Electronics (IDE) has won the contract for design and development of electronic units for the Block 2 improved version of the surface-to-air ESSM missile (Evolved SeaSparrow Missile). The country has taken part in an international bidding process with companies from ten countries participating in the ESSM consortium. ... more
Tyre manufacturer Pirelli invests EUR 200 million in Romania
An investment worth EUR 200 million will be made by Italy’s tyre manufacturing giant Pirelli in Romania. The company will deploy those funds at its factory in Slatina within the next five years. ... more
Novartis’s biggest European warehouse will be set up in Slovenia
The pharmaceutical giant Novartis and its Slovenian subsidiary Lek plant to shift their warehousing and distribution operations to a new logistics centre. The facility will be built adjacent to the Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport and will occupy an area of 35,000 sqm. German logistics company Kuehne + Nagel has been appointed to build and manage the facility. ... more
Sonaca opened a new factory in Romania
Sonaca, the Belgian company for development, production, assembly and testing of structures and systems for the aerospace industry, has opened a new production plant in Moldovenesti, Cluj County, in Romania. The local subsidiary of the Belgian group - Sonaca Aerospace Transilvania SRL - has made a total investment worth EUR 11,8 million, of which EUR 5,4 million were state aid provided by the government. ... more
Leoni will open a production plant in Serbia
The global cable and harnessing manufacturer Leoni has signed a contract with the Serbian government for the building of a production plant in Nis. The new facility will eventually employ a total of 2500 people by the end of 2018. ... more
OMV to bring innovative polyfuels technology in Petrobrazi Refinery
The largest oil and gas producer in South-eastern Europe, OMV Petrom, will invest around EUR 60 million in a new unit in Romania’s Petrobrazi Refinery. Based on innovative Polyfuels technology initially developed by the French company Axens, the new unit will be fully operational by the beginning of 2019, predicts the company. ... more
Lantek partners with ISL Photonics to deliver high efficiency laser cutting solutions
The developer of sheet metal CAD/CAM solutions Lantek has announced that it will be delivering its Lantek Expert system to the Bulgarian market. The company has signed an agreement with the Bulgarian fibre laser cutting machine manufacturer ISL Photonics, within which the software will be supplied to increase the efficiency of the Gladius, Maximus and Optimus machines in response to the high customer standards. ... more
Mecaspring will invest over EUR 1,5 million in Bosnian spring production
The Belgian group Mecaspring will invest around EUR 1,5 million in a new manufacturing plant of the company B-Spring, a company in the group of Mecaspring. This investment is part of the planned expansion of the B-Spring company, the director Frano Brajko commented. ... more

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Zero-Drift Amplifiers Offer Superior Precision at the Cost of Time Domain Performance

Zero-Drift Amplifiers Offer Superior Precision at the Cost of Time Domain Performance

Zero-drift amplifiers, meaning amplifiers that implement a continuously self-correcting architecture, have received a lot of fanfare due to the high level of DC precision that they enable ... more
Passive Matrix OLEDs

Passive Matrix OLEDs

For some time now, passive matrix OLED (PMOLED) displays have also been hugely popular, for example in the industrial sector. Vibrant colors, unique contrasts, and high resolutions as well as ... more
Security is changing in the IoT era

Security is changing in the IoT era

With the rapidly accelerating growth of IoT endpoints and increased concerns around security breaches, design engineers are looking for solutions that help reduce power consumption while adding robust security. Enter Microchip, manufacturer of microcontroller, memory and semiconductor devices, ... more

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