Month: March 2023

  • Packline Materials Handling Announce The Production Of Their New Powered Clamp Attachment With An X-Frame Design For Handling Rolls In Confined Spaces

    New to Packline Materials Handling and Ultrasource LLC, the stainless roll clamp attachment with powered clamping and rotation, and bespoke X-frame design, was designed in response to a customer enquiry in the food industry to lift and rotate rolls of film in a clean room environment, minimising operator manual handling.…

  • Creating Paper Products Through Closed Recycling Of Used Corrugated Containers:Initiatives With FANCL

    Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”), Marubeni Forest LinX Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “Marubeni Forest LinX”), Marubeni Paper Recycle Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “Marubeni Paper Recycle”), and Koa Kogyo Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “Koa Kogyo”) will provide FANCL CORPORATION (hereinafter, “FANCL”) with a circular economy model*1 that collects and recycles used corrugated containers generated by…

  • 2022 Aaon Annual Report

    https://www.aaon.com/download/AAON_Annual_Report_2022_220331.pdf

  • Team Penske and PPG Build on Long-time Partnership

    One of the longest-running partnerships in motorsports will reach 40 years and beyond as Team Penske and PPG have announced a multi-year extension of their agreement across the Team’s NASCAR® and INDYCAR® programs. The distinct and popular blue-and-white PPG paint scheme will continue in NTT INDYCAR SERIES (NICS) competition as…

  • Umicore Steps Up Solid-State Battery Technology Development With Investment In Blue Current

    Umicore and Blue Current, a manufacturer of silicon elastic composite solid-state batteries, have agreed to strengthen their collaboration on the development of solid-state battery technology, with Umicore investing a minority stake in the US-based start-up. This investment complements the joint development agreement (JDA) whereby both parties were able to integrate…

  • Komatsu Europe Expand Vilvoorde Logistics Centre

    KOMATSU Europe have extended their European Parts Organization facilities with the opening of a new warehouse that will provide additional storage space for large and heavyweight spare parts, ensuring extra support towards a fast and steady supply of Komatsu genuine parts to customers across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.…

  • Caterpillar’s Domestic Mining Truck Manufacturing Moves Up A Class In India

    India’s typical rigid mining truck class for many years has been 100 ton (91 t) represented by models like the locally made Caterpillar 777, BEML BH100 and Komatsu HD785. Looking at the 777 as an example, it has a long history – first produced in India way back in 1986…

  • Launch Of A New State-Of-The-Art Manufacturing Facility In Nuevo León Dedicated To Pioneering Mobility Technologies

    Faurecia, a company of Group FORVIA, adds to its operational capacity in the Americas with the opening of a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. Featuring bioclimatic design principles to optimize energy efficiency and support the Group’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2045, the  more than…

  • Arcelormittal And Japan Bank For International Cooperation Sign Agreement To Strengthen Business And Technology Partnership

    On 30 March 2023, ArcelorMittal signed a memorandum of understanding (‘MOU’) with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (‘JBIC’) to strengthen their partnership in steelmaking and decarbonisation. The signing of the MOU between ArcelorMittal and JBIC builds on their existing business relationship, which includes JBIC’s financing in support of ArcelorMittal’s…

  • ASSA ABLOY Acquires Mottura In Italy

    ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Mottura Serrature di sicurezza Spa (“Mottura”), an Italian manufacturer of high security residential armored lock cases and security cylinders. “We are committed to growing our presence in the Italian market and the acquisition of Mottura provides a great step in strengthening our…

  • Saint-Gobain Divests Its Glass Processing Business In Switzerland

    https://www.saint-gobain.com/sites/saint-gobain.com/files/media/document/20230330_Glassolutions%20Switzerland_VA.pdf

  • CNH To Acquire Hemisphere GNSS From China’s UniStrong

    CNH Industrial has entered into an agreement to purchase Hemisphere GNSS, a supplier of satellite positioning technology, from China’s Beijing UniStrong Science & Technology Co., Ltd. Consideration for the acquisition is preliminarily determined at $175 million, free of cash and debt, and subject to customary adjustments. It will reportedly be…

  • EDP Renewables Places Multi-Year Order for 1.8 GW of First Solar Modules

    First Solar, Inc. and EDP Renewables announced a multi-year order for 1.8 gigawatts (GWdc) of First Solar’s advanced thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. The modules, which will be delivered up to 2028, will power US projects developed by EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA). EDP Renewables is a leading…

  • CNH Industrial To Acquire Hemisphere GNSS

    https://www.cnhindustrial.com/-/media/CNHi/cnhicorporate/media/press_releases/2023/march/CNH-Industrial-to-acquire-Hemisphere-GNSS-0330/20230330_PR_CNH_Industrial_Hemisphere.pdf?rev=-1

  • ASSA ABLOY Acquires Mottura in Italy

    ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Mottura Serrature di sicurezza Spa (“Mottura”), an Italian manufacturer of high security residential armored lock cases and security cylinders. “We are committed to growing our presence in the Italian market and the acquisition of Mottura provides a great step in strengthening our…

  • ZF Group Expands Operations In Juarez, Mexico, Announces $194 Million Investment To Support E-Mobility Growth

    ZF Group will expand its e-mobility business in North America. A new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will be built in Cd Juarez, Mexico, with a planned $150 million USD investment in a first phase, that will support the growth of the electric vehicle business within North America. ZF is setting the…

  • dormakaba Simplifies Organizational Structure To Drive Profitable Growth

    In line with the Shape4Growth strategy to boost profitable volume growth, dormakaba will sharpen its focus on key markets and core businesses where it has the strongest competitive positions, coupled with an optimized go-to-market approach. At the same time, dormakaba will introduce targeted measures to reduce the company’s cost base…

  • Saint-Gobain Achieves The First Flat Glass Production Using More Than 30% Hydrogen

    Saint-Gobain is the first manufacturer in the world to carry out a test production of flat glass using more than 30% hydrogen during Research & Development (R&D) trials at the Herzogenrath site in Germany.With this world first, Saint-Gobain has proven the technical feasibility of manufacturing flat glass with a significant…

  • Kobelco Renews Three-Tonne Excavators

    The new Kobelco SK34SR-7 and SK39SR-7 replace the previous SK30SR-6E and SK35SR-6E and offer increased engine performance, improved operability, an updated cabin interior and easier maintenance, says the Japanese manufacturer. Larger bucket cylinders (from 65 to 70mm) result in a 15% increase in bucket digging force (from 27.8 to 32kN).…

  • What New And Upcoming Legislation Could Impact Construction In Europe?

    The regulatory landscape rarely stands still for long in construction. And changes in the law can often have repercussions for the way in which construction companies do business. That’s why Construction Europe has rounded up some of the newest legislative changes across different markets. With the help of legal experts…

  • Mitsubishi Electric, ME Innovation Fund Invests In Scadafence Ltd.

    Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that its ME Innovation Fund has invested in SCADAfence Ltd., an Israeli-based startup company that provides the OT & IoT cybersecurity platform “SCADAfence Platform” as well the industry’s only dedicated GRC platform, “Governance Portal”, as the third investment. SCADAfence provides visibility to networks that support industrial…

  • Saint-Gobain Achieves The First Flat Glass Production Using More Than 30% Hydrogen

    Saint-Gobain is the first manufacturer in the world to carry out a test production of flat glass using more than 30% hydrogen during Research & Development (R&D) trials at the Herzogenrath site in Germany. With this world first, Saint-Gobain has proven the technical feasibility of manufacturing flat glass with a…

  • Nucor Steel Berkeley Selects Primetals Technologies For New Galvanizing Line

    Nucor Steel Berkeley, a sheet mill division of U.S.-based steel producer Nucor Corp., has placed an order with Primetals Technologies for a new, automotive-grade continuous galvanizing line (CGL). The CGL will be implemented at Nucor’s facility located in Huger, S.C. With an annual capacity of about 500,000 tons, the new…

  • Mitsubishi Electric Develops Tomographic Imaging Technology To Visualize Hidden Objects With Millimeter Accuracy

    Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has developed what is believed to be the first industrial tomographic-imaging technology that uses a 300GHz terahertz wave for one-shot, one-direction measurements at any depth, suitable for low-impact scanning of biological organisms and moving objects with millimeter resolution. X-ray scanning devices for such purposes…