Monthly Archives: February 2014

Poly-Round Plus from EDT Corp offers green and easy way to mount bearings

Poly-Round Plus from EDT Corp offers green and easy way to mount bearings

Poly-Round Plus from EDT Corp offers green and easy way to mount bearings

EDT Corp, an American bearing manufacturer located in Canada, has introduced a new edition of the Poly-Round plane bearing insert.The new Poly-Round Plus has a stainless pin on the outer diameter to facilitate drop-in installation into bearing housings without utilizing a set-screw as an anti-rotation device. The “Plus” pin of Poly-Round Plus bearings eliminates theRead More

Automotive World 2014

Automotive World 2014 recorded 20% growth in scale

Automotive World 2014, a combined exhibition of four specialized shows held in Tokyo, Japan, concluded on January 17 with a 20% growth in scale.Combining the 6th International Automotive Electronics Technology Expo (Car-Ele Japan), 5th EV & HEV Drive System Technology Expo (EV Japan), 4th Automotive Weight Reduction Expo and 2nd Connected Car Japan, Automotive WorldRead More

LANXESS and Hankook Tire enter into strategic technical partnership

LANXESS and Hankook Tire enter into strategic technical partnership

Technical alliance will focus on developing new synthetic rubber grades and technologies for high-performance tires  Further strengthening of ties between LANXESS and Hankook Tire following long-term supply agreement  Cologne/Seoul – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Korean Hankook Tire signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on February 26 to co-develop synthetic rubber technologies for high-performance tires. UnderRead More

Airbus will make a presentation during SAMPE BRAZIL 2014

Airbus will make a presentation during SAMPE BRAZIL 2014

On 11th November 2014, it will be held the second edition of SAMPE BRAZIL CONFERENCE, with the objective of showing new technologies on advanced composites to the Latin American market. SAMPE – Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering –, an international professional member society, provides information on new materials and processing technology either viaRead More

Vacuum Receiver with Pneumatic Dump Valve

Vacuum Receiver with Pneumatic Dump Valve

BETHLEHEM, PA- Flexicon has introduced a new Vacuum Receiver with a pneumatically-actuated dump valve for dilute phase pneumatic conveying systems.Constructed of stainless steel, the vacuum receiver features a rugged, clamp-together design that facilitates rapid, tool-free disassembly for filter cleaning and maintenance. The modular design permits the addition of cylinder segments for increased holding volume. TheRead More

Baerlocher introduces new generation of LOW-VOC kickers

Baerlocher introduces new generation of LOW-VOC kickers

Munich, February 26, 2014 – Baerlocher, a leading global supplier of additives for the plastics industry, continues to drive innovation aiming to improve indoor air quality. Under the name Baerostab KK-432, the company introduces an all new generation of LOW-VOC kickers. The advanced solutions help to reduce organic emissions and fogging effects, enabling the automotiveRead More

AMI’s Masterbatch 2014

BMW,Johnson & Johnson,X-Rite Pantone,& MotorCity Europe Confirmed to Speak at AMI’s Masterbatch 2014 Conference

AMI, Bristol, 21st February 2014 – The programme has been announced for the AMI’s Masterbatch 2014 conference, which will take place from 24-26 June 2014 at the Andel’s Hotel in Berlin, Germany. The event has become well established as the regular international forum for the global masterbatch industry attracting over 200 attendees every year. The market environment in Europe isRead More

Change of competitive environment leads to impairment in Q4 2013

LANXESS: Change of competitive environment leads to impairment in Q4 2013

FY 2013 net loss expected at EUR 159 million Planned dividend of EUR 0.50 per share Cologne – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has undergone impairment tests, according to IAS 36, that result in exceptional charges of EUR 257 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Due to the expected development of overcapacities, as well as rawRead More

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