Belden informiert Ministerpräsident Kretschmann über die Geschäftsaktivitäten am Standort Neckartenzlingen

Von links: Wolfgang Schenk, GF, Winfried Kretschmann, Ministerpräsident BW, Andreas Schwarz, Fraktionsvorsitzender. 
(Foto: Belden, PR465)Neckartenzlingen - 23. Januar 2018 - Belden Inc., ein weltweit führender Anbieter von Signalübertragungslösungen für unternehmenskritische Anwendungen, hatte am 18. Januar dieses Jahres am Standort Neckartenzlingen den baden-württembergischen Ministerpräsidenten Winfried Kretschmann zu Gast. Der Spitzenpolitiker, der von dem Grünen-Landtagsfraktionschef Andreas Schwarz, dessen Referentin Cornelia Bethge und der persönlichen Mitarbeiterin Astrid Linnemann begleitet wurde, wollte sich aus erster Hand über die Geschäftsaktivitäten des Unternehmens informieren. Die beiden Tochtergesellschaften Hirschmann Automation and Control und Belden Deutschland entwickeln und produzieren vor Ort robuste Netzwerk- und Steckverbindungstechnik, die beispielsweise in der Fabrikautomatisierung, im Verkehrswesen und im Energiesektor eingesetzt wird. Ministerpräsident Kretschmann betonte, dass der Dialog mit den Unternehmen für ihn wichtig sei und bezeichnete die Produkte aus Neckartenzlingen als gutes Beispiel für die Leistungsfähigkeit der Wirtschaft in Baden-Württemberg.

SABIC helps boost process performance and cost efficiency for customers in packaging industry

SABIC is introducing four Polypropylene (PP) random copolymer products to provide advanced material solutions for the unique needs of rigid and flexible packaging industry customers.SITTARD, THE NETHERLANDS, January 23, 2018 - Today, there is an increasing pressure from consumers, retailers, brand owners, regulators, governments, and non-government organizations for packaging, particularly in helping to reduce waste in the global food supply and in protecting goods for consumers while complying with ever more stringent regulations for food and consumer safety. Brand owners look for new packaging solutions that speak to consumer expectations with distinctive designs, transparency, hygiene, and easy opening. Packaging manufacturers today are not only faced to answer these challenges but also to help reduce weight and cost by lowering cycle times, down gauging and minimizing waste. SABIC is introducing a series of globally available advanced polypropylene copolymer solutions that can help meet the unique needs of its customers in the packaging industry:

Clariant Masterbatches Products and Solutions On Display at Saudi Plastics Trade Show

ClariantMuttenz, January 23, 2018 - Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals, with its Masterbatches business unit, is participating at the Saudi Plastics & Petrochemicals 2018 trade fair (Saudi PP 2018) taking place at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, 21 - 24 January. Clariant is exhibiting in Booth 716-1.

Belden’s Enhanced Network Management Software Adds Support for PoE, TSN Management

Belden’s enhanced network management software adds support for PoE, TSN management. (Photo: Belden, PR458) St. Louis, Missouri - January 22, 2018 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released the latest version of its Hirschmann network management software. Industrial HiVision 7.1 improves functionality with the addition of new features for PoE detection and management, as well as added support for configuring emerging technologies like TSN. Strengthening the already robust monitoring and management capabilities of previous versions, the result is improved availability and security for industrial networks.

ARLANXEO to expand production capacities for chloroprene rubber

ARLANXEO to expand production capacities for chloroprene rubber. 
(Photo ARLANXEO, ARPR030)Maastricht / Dormagen - ARLANXEO, one of the world’s leading suppliers of synthetic elastomers, is expanding its global chloroprene rubber (CR) production at the site in Dormagen, Germany. The production capacity there will be increased to as much as 70,000 tons per year overall that will be available to the market already during the first quarter of 2019. ARLANXEO is investing an upper single-digit million in the expansion project overall.

Clariant's Tangerang site wins Responsible Care Platinum Award in Indonesia

Gede Suyasa, Director, and Sukadi, Safety & Ecology Manager, Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Clariant Indonesia received the award on behalf of Clariant. (Photo: Clariant)Singapore, January 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, has received the Responsible Care Platinum Award in Indonesia by beating some 50 other competing companies, to win the prestigious Award since it was last presented six years ago. The award presented to Clariant during the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Responsible Care Indonesia has added to the already rich collection of sustainability performance recognition that the site has achieved, further demonstrating its full commitment to sustainability.

Clariant opens new masterbatch production site in Saudi Arabia

Clariant’s new masterbatch production site in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. (Photos: Clariant)Muttenz, January 19, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today officially opened its new state-of–the art masterbatch production site in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. The site is owned by Clariant Masterbatches Saudi Arabia, a joint venture between Clariant and Rowad, a leading plastic products manufacturer in the Middle East and part of Tasnee, Saudi Arabia's second largest industrial company.

Belden Expands Portfolio of Versatile Automation Tools to Meet Increasing IIoT Connectivity Demands

LioN-Power Multi-protocol I/O Modules. (Photo: Belden, PR463) St. Louis, Missouri - January 18, 2018 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, has expanded the Lumberg Automation LioN-Power product family to help industrial manufacturers address exploding Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity needs through simplified device automation. The updates and additions bring added flexibility through universal digital I/O modules, as well as holistic solutions through new IO-Link system devices.

DSM appoints Wilfrid Gambade as President DSM Dyneema

Wilfrid Gambade, President DSM Dyneema.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR358) Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, today announces that Wilfrid Gambade is appointed as President DSM Dyneema as of January 15 2018.

Clariant expands operations at its facility in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

Clariant Mexico increases Coatzacoalcos site production capacity by around 15%. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, January 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, completed the project to expand its industrial facility in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, and increased production capacity by around 15 percent.

Safety and service on the highest level

Ophthalmic squeeze dispenser (OSD) from Aptar Pharma with components made of medical grade Thermoplastic Elastomers of the product group THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE for direct contact with medications. 
(Photo: © 2018 Aptar Pharma)With the development of THERMOLAST® M the manufacturer KRAIBURG TPE offers compounds that are approved for use in direct contact with blood and medications. These materials can be colored in conformity with medical compliance requirements and open up new potential fields of applications. TPE compounds of the THERMOLAST® M portfolio can be used for medical and pharmaceutical applications such as primary medical packagings, hospital care applications and resealing membranes.

TE Connectivity’s new enhanced base helps cut time to market for street lighting control projects

TE Connectivity’s new enhanced base helps cut time to market for street lighting control projects. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR153)DARMSTADT, Germany – January 16, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, introduces the LUMAWISE Endurance N Enhanced base, creating a platform for customers’ rapid development and manufacture of NEMA/ANSI C136.41 compliant street and outdoor lighting control solutions.

Innovative odor-management for functional polyester textiles: Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 with patented, dual-action technology

(Graph: SANITIZED AG, PR020) Burgdorf/CH, 16 January 2018: SANITIZED AG presents a new unique dimension to odor-management for functional polyester textiles. The newly developed wash-resistant Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 has a dual-action effect: on the one hand it prevents the bacteria from docking on the textile, and on the other, it adsorbs odors whilst the garment is being worn. The underlying technology that has been further developed was awarded the Swiss Technology Award. Goodbye permastink!