Steel versus the world's strongest fiber a test of strength in securing loads

Steel versus the world's strongest fiber, a test of strength in securing loads.What happens if parts of a tried-and-tested tensioning lashing chain are combined with high-performance textile fibers? Dolezych, the renowned manufacturer of ropes, lifting and load securing equipment, to present the result at this year's IAA-Nutzfahrzeuge commercial vehicle trade fair in Hanover. The PowerLash with Dyneema® textile lashing chain with an LC of 5000 daN is the result of intensive cooperation between DSM Dyneema and Dolezych.

Vision Communications rejoins Eurocom Worldwide

Tibor Szentgyörgyi, founder and CEO of Vision CommunicationsEurocom Worldwide, one of the largest independent PR networks, has selected Vision Communications with headquarters in Budapest as a new member agency in Hungary. The agency, established in 1999, was one of the first members of the Eurocom Worldwide network. After skipping some years of membership, Vision Communications decided to rejoin the independent network in September 2016 again. Eurocom Worldwide only recently gained a new member in Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia and is constantly strengthening its position in the CEE market.

TE Connectivity Has Joined the OPC Foundation

OPC Foundation logo. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR077)DARMSTADT, Germany – September 22, 2016 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has joined the OPC Foundation, a vendor-independent non-profit organization which drives the development, maintenance and promotion of Openness Productivity Connectivity – Unified Architecture (OPC UA). This engagement reflects the company’s commitment to the concepts of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)/Industry 4.0 (I4.0), the key elements of which are semantic interoperability and transmission integrity, the essential aspects of OPC UA.

SABIC showcases fiber-reinforced thermoplastics tape portfolio at IAA Commercial Vehicles Show

SABIC showcases fiber-reinforced thermoplastics tape portfolio at IAA Commercial Vehicles Show.Lelystad, The Netherlands, September 22, 2016 - SABIC is showcasing a number of prototype applications for the transportation segment at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany, from September 22 to 29.

Unique edge enamelling system technology cuts lead times for cut-to-size coated architectural glazing

Unique edge enamelling system technology cuts lead times for cut-to-size coated architectural glazing.
(Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR109) Bertrange, Luxembourg, September 22, 2016 – A unique technology has been developed that improves the quality and reduces the time required for edge enamelling of Guardian heat treatable sputtered coated glass.

TE Connectivity Celebrates Company’s 75 Years of Leading Connectivity

TE ConnectivitySCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – September 21, 2016 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, celebrates “75 Years of Leading Connectivity” this month, marking a heritage of innovation and influence that has shaped the evolution of electronics and information and communication technology. TE’s history of innovation puts it at the center of the modern human experience, enabling advancements in safety, energy efficiency, transportation, industrial applications and medical care. Employees at TE facilities around the world are holding special heritage celebrations between September 19 and September 30.

Guardian Glass transitions to Guardian ExtraClear® float glass

Guardian Glass transitions to Guardian ExtraClear® float glass.
(Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR103)Bertrange, Luxembourg, September 21, 2016 – In response to continuing industry trends for higher transparency and neutral glass, Guardian Glass has now completed the transition of all clear float and fabricated glass production to Guardian ExtraClear® float glass in continental Europe. As a result, Guardian ClimaGuard® Premium2 glass has become Guardian’s standard 1.1 Ug value thermal insulation glass for residential applications in this region.

Advanced Antimicrobial Additives Designed for Flexible Polymer Applications

Treated tarpaulin, © SANITIZED AG. (Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR017) Burgdorf/CH, 21 September 2016: The global antimicrobial market is growing due to a public demand for hygiene and a rising awareness for contamination and infections. SANITIZED AG latest innovation is a highly effective product for long-lasting antimicrobial protection for flexible polymer applications. The Sanitized® antimicrobial solutions will be presented at Cinte Techtexil in Shanghai at Booth C13, Hall E7.

Award winners Guardian Student Design Challenge 2016

In the photograph from left to right: Kevin Baird, President and CEO, Guardian Glass, Anastasia Tasoula Kontzes, Angelo Blythe, Guus Boekhoudt, Vice President Flat Glass – Europe & Managing Director Guardian Europe.
(Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR130)Bertrange, Luxembourg, September 20, 2016 – The prize winners of the Guardian Student Design Challenge 2016 were announced at a press conference during the glasstec exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany. Student designers were invited to create and develop interior application ideas for Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective glass.

Guardian Glass announces prize winners in the Guardian Student Design Challenge 2016

The first prize in the Guardian Student Design Challenge 2016 was awarded to Angelo Blythe and Anastasia Tasoula Kontzes for their design concept “Guardian Clarity Sightseeing Boat”. 
(Photos Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR108) Bertrange, Luxembourg, September 20, 2016 – The prize winners of the Guardian Student Design Challenge 2016 were announced at a press conference during the glasstec exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany. Student designers were invited to create and develop interior application ideas for Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective glass.

Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective glass helps museum visitors focus on the exhibits

Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective glass helps museum visitors focus on the exhibits. 
‘Osiris, Egypt’s Sunken Mysteries’ at l’Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France.
(Photo Philippe Chancel © Franck Goddio / Hilti Foundation, GRDPR128)Bertrange, Luxembourg, September 20, 2016 – When museum operators want to ensure that the art shines in their exhibitions and not the display-case glass protecting it, they are increasingly opting for Guardian Clarity™ double-sided, anti-reflective glass. Clarity delivers a nearly invisible, glassless effect to museum display cases, allowing visitors to view the items as if visible to the naked eye, while still providing the necessary protection and security for these often priceless, irreplaceable artifacts.

TE Connectivity at InnoTrans to Show the Way for Rail Power and Data Transmission

Elizabeth da Silva, TE’s High Voltage Engineering Manager. She is pictured with TE’s prototype new-generation roofline module. . (Source: TE Connectivity, PR091)BERLIN – September 20, 2016 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is at InnoTrans to demonstrate its roofline module for high-voltage power transmission, as well as its Smart Rail solutions for the future of digital railways.

Clariant realiza Innovation Day e promove as cores de 2017 do guia de tendências ColorForward®

Clariant ColorForward® 2017. (Fotografía: Clariant)São Paulo, 16 de setembro de 2016 – A Clariant, uma das empresas líderes mundiais em especialidades químicas, realizou entre os meses de junho e agosto, na Argentina, Brasil, Colômbia e México, o evento Innovation Day para divulgar os recursos oferecidos pela empresa que facilitam o desenvolvimento de aplicações de masterbatches de cor e aditivos. Participaram profissionais que atuam em transformadoras de plásticos, especificadores de embalagens, revistas especializadas e associações.

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