Month: January 2020

  • AGCO Introduces Fendt Momentum Planter To North America

     AGCO Corporation, a worldwide manufacturer of agricultural equipment, introduces the new Fendt® Momentum™ planter to North American row crop producers. The revolutionary design and versatility of this planter establish a new standard for seed placement accuracy and provide technologies to help overcome planting conditions that have historically challenged even emergence and…

  • BASF Closes Acquisition Of Polyamide Business From Solvay

    BASF closed the acquisition of Solvay’s polyamide (PA 6.6) business. The transaction broadens BASF’s polyamide capabilities with innovative and well-known products such as Technyl®. This will allow BASF to support its customers with even better engineering plastics solutions, e.g., for autonomous driving and e-mobility. The transaction also enhances the company’s…

  • Henkel Introduces New Tin Replacement Solution For Automotive Body Repair

    Henkel has introduced Teroson EP 5020 TR, a two-component epoxy-based cold rebuilding material designed to replace conventional tin solder in aftermarket repairs of automotive body damages. Fast curing, easier to sand and smoother to apply than previous solutions, the material also eliminates the heat and open flame process required for…

  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Second Branch In Mesa, Arizona

    ABC Supply Co. Inc., the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of roofing, siding and other select exterior building products, has opened a new branch at 7753 E Ray Road, Building 6 in Mesa, Arizona. Carlos Navarro manages the new branch. Navarro joined ABC Supply’s Tucson, Arizona, location in 2018 and graduated from the company’s Branch Management…

  • Saint-Gobain Moves Forward With The Acquisition Of Continental Building Products Following Regulatory And Stockholder Approval

    Saint-Gobain today announces that Continental Building Productsobtained shareholder approval to be acquired by Saint-Gobain and that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act has expired thereby satisfying the regulatory approval requirements under the merger agreement. The Group expects the deal to close on February 3, 2020. Upon completion of the…

  • Toyota Tsusho Signs Sales Representation Agreement With A J Walter Aviation Limited

    Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Tsusho) has signed a sales representation agreement with A J Walter Aviation Limited (AJW), a British company engaged in the business of maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) of parts for aircraft bodies and engines. The agreement was signed in November 2019. Toyota Tsusho is the first in Japan…

  • Hydro Agrees To Sell Site Of Closed Kurri Kurri Smelter

    Hydro decided to permanently close Kurri Kurri in 2014 and has since been working in consultation with the local community and other stakeholders to find redevelopment options for the site. Since 2014, Hydro has been working on demolition and remediation of Kurri Kurri in accordance with environmental and biodiversity requirements,…

  • Henkel And NewPro3D Collaborate For Unique 3D Printing Solution In The Medical Sector

    NewPro3D recently joined Henkel’s Open Materials Platform with the goal of providing additive manufacturing solutions at production scale. Working collaboratively, the companies are combining their areas of focus to create next-level solutions for the medical industry. With Henkel’s expertise in materials and NewPro3D’s innovation in 3D printing equipment and software,…

  • For The Windows Of The Future: New Ultradur Grade Improves The Properties Of PVC-Window Profiles

    Modern insulation is a key to effective climate protection, and this also applies to window profiles in new and renovated buildings. BASF has developed an Ultradur® (Ultradur® B4040 G11 HMG HP green 75074) that can be used for co-extrusion with PVC and is now available with a significantly improved property…

  • ZF Provides Transmission And ADU Kit For New Airbus H145

    The new version of the Airbus H145 raises the bar concerning performance, maintenance and comfort. The transmission as well as ADU parts, which are used on the new H145, are produced exclusively by ZF and make a significant contribution to setting these new standards. The H145´s new five-bladed rotor brings…

  • IRWIN Announces Updated Sets Line Designed With Patented Bit Bar

    IRWIN, a leading manufacturer of innovative hand tools and power tool accessories, announces the launch of its next generation sets that are VISIBLE, STACKABLE, and ACCESSIBLE. The sets are designed to give professionals a clear view of the accessories housed inside without sacrificing the toughness to withstand jobsite conditions.  Through end-user research,…

  • Johns Manville Announces Plan To Build Polyiso Production Plant In Texas

    Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced plans to build a polyiso production plant in Hillsboro, Texas. “We take great pride in creating and delivering the best products for our customers,” said Mary Rhinehart, President and CEO of Johns Manville. “This…

  • DEWALT Expands XTREME Subcompact Series Tool Offering

    DEWALT expands the XTREME Subcompact Series™ tools, now a line of six compact and performance-packed brushless 12V MAX* tools, with the XTREME Subcompact Series™ 12V MAX* Brushless One-Handed Cordless Reciprocating Saw (DCS312). It is optimized for one-handed use across a wide range of applications; cutting PVC, metal pipe, wood, conduit and EMT.…

  • KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH Has Recently Consistently Expanded Its Core Business To Include Structural Components And E-Mobility Products.

    Since 2016, for example, the company has been working with a well-known German OEM on a project for a battery-powered vehicle in the C-segment of the market. Its contribution is a cast housing for the additional batteries which allow battery capacity and thus vehicle range to be increased as wished…

  • Hydro Sells Its Interest In Vietnamese Extrusion Operations To A local Vietnamese Company

    The decision to sell Hydro’s 65 percent stake in the joint venture is part of the overall review in Extruded Solutions, aiming to optimize and streamline the portfolio. The transaction was completed on January 20, 2020. The manufacturing plant in Ho Chi Minh City was part of the Extruded Solutions…

  • Emerson’s Exploration And Production Software Suite Drives Customer Success Using Accelerated Automation And Cloud Hosting

    Emerson announced the release of the Paradigm19 integrated oil and gas exploration and production software suite, featuring automated workflows that enhance productivity while reducing user effort. Based on proven science that delivers maximum information about the subsurface, Paradigm 19 optimizes model accuracy, reduces outcome uncertainty and saves costs across the customer’s organization.…

  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. Acquires The Assets Of Midwest Wholesale Materials Co.

    Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of Midwest Wholesale Materials Co., a distributor of siding, windows, doors and steep-slope roofing in Madison, Wisconsin. Founded in 1960, Midwest Wholesale Materials has a single location at 4610 Pflaum Road. It will become the fourth ABC Supply location in the Madison market…

  • Total Revamp For Iconic, Historically Listed Building With Low-Carbon Aluminium

    The Ticon building is a bit of an icon in the city of Drammen in Norway. Built in 1963, it has an architectural style typical of that time period which is quickly diminishing today. Its exterior is therefore listed as historically protected by the local building authorities. This represents a…

  • JAMES HARDIE BUILDING PRODUCTS INC. HIGHLIGHTS DREAM COLLECTION AND LATEST IN INNOVATION

    James Hardie Building Products Inc., the world leader in fiber cement technology and exterior design options, will showcase its innovative product offerings, including James Hardie’s Dream Collection™ products which provide builders, contractors and consumers the ability to select from over 700 ColorPlus® Technology finishes, at this year’s International Builders’ Show…

  • HARMAN Introduces RCP, Expands Its Remote Patient Monitoring And Elderly Care Offering Powered By Intel

    HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies and solutions for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced HARMAN RCP, a remote patient monitoring solution that enables access to health data by connecting a wide array of medical and non-medical devices. As the world becomes…

  • BorgWarner To Acquire Delphi Technologies In All-Stock Transaction To Strengthen Propulsion Systems Leadership

    BorgWarner Inc. and Delphi Technologies PLC announced that they have entered into a definitive transaction agreement under which BorgWarner will acquire Delphi Technologies in an all-stock transaction that values Delphi Technologies’ enterprise value at approximately $3.3 billion. The acquisition would strengthen BorgWarner’s power electronics products, capabilities and scale. Combining with…

  • TELETRAC NAVMAN Launches IoT-Enabled Asset Tracker

    Teletrac Navman, a global software-as-a-service provider that leverages location-based technology and services for managing mobile assets, today announced its newest asset tracking product, the ATS1. The ATS1 (Asset Tracking System) is a battery-powered asset tracker that uses 4G so managers can easily track, view and manage non-mobile assets common on…

  • Recycled Aluminium The New Sought-After Material In Low-Carbon Construction

    CIRCAL is one of Hydro’s greener aluminium brands with minimum 75 percent recycled post-consumer scrap and a certified carbon footprint below 2.3 kg CO2 per kg aluminium. Since it was first introduced, Hydro’s business area Extruded Solutions, which supplies facades and building solutions to the building and construction industry, has…

  • Parker’s Ultra Low Carryover Valve Increases Throughput And Simplifies Fluidic Circuits For Clinical Diagnostic And Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation

    The Precision Fluidics Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the release of their new Ultra Low Carryover Valve, a miniature liquid solenoid valve.  The Ultra Low Carryover Valve utilizes a patent pending design to create a well swept and small internal volume resulting…