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July 2017

Urban Chinese Consumers Are More Selective Spenders in 2017

31-07-2017

While China’s economy continues to grow at a moderate pace, consumers have become more selective spenders in 2017 as a result of increased pressures both at work and with their personal finances. New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that, today, urban Chinese consumers* are more conservative with regard to …

Gebo Cermex to Introduce All-In-One Product Handling Solution at Drinktec 2017

31-07-2017

With the packaging industry facing increasingly sophisticated consumption trends that present various challenges to the production and distribution of goods, Gebo Cermex is responding to these complexities with the introduction of AQFlex® - a breakthrough product handling technology. Thanks to its radically new approach of conveying and …

AstaPure® Astaxanthin Approved by Anvisa Brazil

28-07-2017

Algatech eyes Brazil market Kibbutz Ketura, Israel—Algatech (Algatechnologies) Ltd. received Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for its all-natural astaxanthin AstaPure® to be used as a food ingredient. Approval was granted thanks to the high quality and purity of this powerful product. This approval makes Algatech …

Similar Price, Double the Performance: New plain bearing all-rounder from igus

28-07-2017

The plastic arts: At Hannover Messe, igus will be presenting iglidur G1, the new lubrication and maintenance-free plastic bearing. Compared to iglidur G, the new all-rounder offers double the service life for almost the same price. (Source: igus GmbH) At Hannover Messe 2017, igus showed the improved version of iglidur G, the world's most …

Agilent Technologies to Expand Manufacturing and Research in Singapore

27-07-2017

Company Plans to Invest SGD$85 Million Over Five Years SINGAPORE, July 26, 2017 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it will increase its advanced manufacturing and applied research and development capabilities in Singapore with investments and business expenditures of $85 million SGD over the next five years.   These …

Meypack to Showcase New Development in Case Packing

26-07-2017

Meypack offers individual end-packaging solutions for all types of beverages. On the occasion of the drinktec trade fair (Munich, September 11th to 15th, 2017, Hall A6.325), Meypack is presenting its new development in the case packing area. The VP 600 has been quickly and specially adapted to process highly sensitive beverage and liquid food …

Azelis Acquires Chemcolour, Gains a Leading Position in Australia and New Zealand

26-07-2017

Azelis has agreed to fully acquire Chemcolour, leading provider of speciality chemicals and food ingredients in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). The company employs a highly knowledgeable team of 90 people, who will all transfer to Azelis. The acquisition strengthens and positions Azelis among the top distributors in ANZ.   Chemcolour …

First Turnkey IoT Solution from Festo

25-07-2017

Secure connection to the Festo Cloud and exclusive access to individual digitalisation: the IoT gateway CPX-IoT. (Photo: Festo AG & Co. KG) All data at hand with the IoT-gateway CPX-IoT from Festo What are the four factors driving Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things? These are primarily networking, adaptability, energy efficiency and new …

More Smart Plastics Intelligence for Greater Plant Availability

25-07-2017

The new isense EC.RC uses different sensors to carry out measurements and check that the energy chain is functioning correctly. A single communication module can monitor many e-chains and cables simultaneously. (Source: igus GmbH) How to monitor the operating state of all e-chains with just one module Predictive maintenance is part of Industry …