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SIKO Develops Ultra Compact Industry 4.0 Sensor

02-05-2018

Magnetic motor feedback systems are proving themselves in numerous applications in linear drive technology, handling systems, circuit board assembly, robotics and in a wide range of automation solutions in the context of Industry 4.0. In all of these areas, the speed and/or position of a drive must be communicated to a main controller in real …

Naturex to Showcase Innovations in Heart Health and Vitamin C

30-04-2018

(Avignon, France) 04/27/2018 - Natural ingredients with proven benefits for cardiovascular wellbeing will be a major focus for Naturex at Vitafoods Europe 2018. Exhibiting on Stand E10, Naturex will highlight Sweoat™ Brans, a new oat beta glucan-based solution that delivers a range of EFSA-approved heart health benefits. …

Krones Launches New, Droplet-Shaped Lightweight Bottle

30-04-2018

In many tropical countries, particularly in Asia, small water beakers made of PET are in widespread use. Sealed with a removable film/foil, they supply the on-the-go market for a quick thirst-quencher betweentimes. Airlines, too, like using these non-returnable beakers. Krones has now developed an attractive and practical alternative: a flexible, …

AAK Reports Significant Achievements Within Sustainability

30-04-2018

AAK has recently released its Sustainability Report for 2017. The report outlines AAK’s sustainability strategy, objectives, activities, and achievements within the five focus areas of the company’s model for sustainable growth – Our Customers, Our Suppliers, Our Planet, Our People, and Our Neighbours. “We have seen strong …

Creative Strategy More Important Than Ever in Exploding Snacks Segment

30-04-2018

Snacking is central to the strategy of ambitious and creative companies, with explosive growth in the number of new snacks launched between 2010 and 2017: 125% in Europe and 47% in North America[1]. But this huge growth means that healthy snacking is now an intensely competitive and crowded space, according to a new report from New Nutrition …

Record Year 2017: Festo continues strong growth

30-04-2018

Digitalisation strategy proves successful Festo recorded an increase in sales of over 12% to approximately €3.1 billion for the 2017 financial year. Festo recorded an increase in sales of over 12% to approximately €3.1 billion for the 2017 financial year. This positive development continued into the first quarter of 2018. The …

Flexible Wide-Neck Containers: KHS presents individual PET systems

30-04-2018

Further development of the InnoPET Blomax stretch blow molder Holistic expert consultancy with Bottles & Shapes™ PET containers for various segments There is a definite trend towards PET and ever larger bottle neck openings: in both the food and beverage sectors manufacturers are increasingly favoring lightweight plastic. Not only …

DuPont Nutrition & Health Advances Global Leadership Role in Sustainability

27-04-2018

‘Boot Camp’ Further Refines DuPont’s Alignment with the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals BRABRAND, Denmark, April 25, 2018 – Rising to meet the challenges of achieving global sustainable development is expected to require all the major stakeholders around the world to work together. DuPont Nutrition & …

Azelis Launches Company-Wide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme

27-04-2018

Azelis has launched its CSR programme, representing the efforts that Azelis makes throughout the entire supply chain and beyond. This launch follows two years of research, preparation, definition and implementation of the programme’s goals and KPIs. Azelis is committed to follow the United Nations Global Compact key pillars of Corporate …

Flexible and Compact: KHS systems at the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville, TN

26-04-2018

Dortmund/Nashville, April 19, 2018 – KHS USA, Inc. will be presenting its compact, efficient  systems at this year’s BrewExpo America® which is staged as part of the Craft Brewers Conference. The machinery has been specially designed for small and medium-sized breweries, with operators profiting from the tried-and-tested …