Vossloh

Vossloh and VR Track found two joint ventures in Finland

• Strengthening of Vossloh’s core divisions Customized Modules and Lifecycle Solutions • Internationalization and higher value added • Operationally positive earnings as of 2015

Southco

Safe and sound with Southco

With the rise and rise of e-commerce, the retail landscape has seen enormous change for both consumers and retailers in recent years. With double-digit growth year on year, there can be little doubt as to the growing importance of shopping online. In the same way that shopping online satisfies a growing demand for speed and convenience, the way goods are delivered and received has also evolved to reflect ever-changing consumer tastes.

3M Gas & Flame Detection Oldham

New CO2 detector in the OLCT 10N line

Oldham is pleased to announce the launch of the OLCT 10N CO2 detector

EPLAN

Changing CAEs led to major workflow improvements

How EPLAN streamlined order fulfillment Manufacturers upgrading to an advanced, database-centric electrical CAE like EPLAN can reap important strategic benefits over and above making their engineers more productive.

Verlinde

MEIJE installs VERLINDE EUROBLOC VT hoists for the renovation of 6 EDF hydroelectric dams on the River Maulde.

There are some 2,250 hydroelectric installations of various sizes in Metropolitan France whose power varies from 1,000 watts to several hundred megawatts. 436 of them are operated by EDF. Out of the total installed capacity of 25.4 gigawatts nationwide, EDF produces no less than 20 gigawatts or 13% of the company's total energy production.

NORD Drivesystems

Resilient, seawater-resistant drive systems for seafood factory conveyors

Mussels, clams, oysters and other shellfish must be served fresh and remain alive until the very moment they are cooked. Hence, factories specializing in these delicacies tend to keep fresh catches submerged in salt water before they are processed. In such facilities, all machinery used for cleaning, sorting, and packaging shellfish products is inevitably exposed to the seawater-infused environment. An aggressive atmosphere like that takes a heavy toll e.g. on regular conveyor drives. However, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has recently introduced an innovative surface treatment to toughen drives for just such areas of operation.

KOLLMORGEN

Progress through growth. KOLLMORGEN enhances its presence

Istanbul / Ratingen, May 2015 - All things seem possible in May: Kollmorgen announces its new location in Istanbul. Kollmorgen’s strong growth in the Turkish market has necessitated a new facility which offers 1,000 square meters of usable floor space to enable further development. Managing Director, Evren Kayakiran, is pleased to announce, “We have created an attractive space for new employees and fresh automation ideas.“

BRADY

Rigid, harsh washdown resistant tags & safety signs

Brady’s Rigid ToughWash Signs & Tags remain legible and intact even after repeated harsh wash downs. Made from a patent-pending plastic encapsulated process, they continuously communicate lean or safety messages to keep a facility visually safe, productive and compliant, even in extreme conditions.

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