Delegation from Japanese steel institute visits SHARC furnace plant at Hellenic Halyvourgia

In December 2017 a delegation from the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan visited the SHARC electric arc furnace plant (Shaft Arc – electric arc furnace with scrap preheating in the shaft) at Hellenic Halyvourgia (HLV) in Volos, Greece. Hellenic Read More

LMI Technologies Launches New Gocator Line Profilers for Rubber & Tire Scanning Applications

LMI Technologies (LMI), a leading developer of 3D scanning and inspection solutions, is pleased to announce the official launch of the Gocator 2430 and 2440 laser profilers at Tire Technology Expo in Hanover, Germany. Gocator 2430 and 2440 extend the Read More

VDMA Packaging Forum: Information Day Focuses on Important Topics about Food and Pharmaceutical Packaging

The VDMA Packaging Forum held at Hugo Beck Maschinenbau on 14 February highlighted which requirements and challenges need to be considered in connection with packaging. The participants from the fields of plastics machinery, packaging machines and printing technology were given Read More

MC-Bauchemie develops new product range for concrete curing

MC-Bauchemie has developed and launched a new Emcoril product range for concrete curing, comprising the three product lines Protect, Traffic and Compact. These highly effective paraffin- and polymer-based curing agents are each aligned to distinctive application and performance profiles in Read More

Optimized PICMA® Chip Actuators for Ultrasound Applications in Medical Technology

PI Ceramic manufactures new ring chips in multilayer technology that allow resonant operation. This means that it is possible to generate oscillation with frequencies of up to 100 kHz with an operating voltage of a few volts – a combination that has Read More

Finishing mill in Tianjin Zhongwang’s aluminum hot rolling line expanded by SMS group

In Tianjin, near Beijing, Chinese aluminum producer Tianjin Zhongwang Aluminium Co. Ltd. operates two high-capacity aluminum hot rolling lines supplied by SMS group ( In January 2018, one of the two lines in 1+1+3 configuration, i.e. two reversing roughing stands Read More