ALTANA’s half-year results: sales below the previous year due to the coronavirus; EBITDA margin declined slightly at a high level

. • Sales decrease by nearly 7 percent to 1,078 million euros • EBITDA margin reaches 18.7 percent • Company continues to invest in the future; worldwide conversion to CO2-neutral power supply already implemented • Forecast for the year as a whole: single-digit decline in sales After a positive start to the year, in the Read more about ALTANA’s half-year results: sales below the previous year due to the coronavirus; EBITDA margin declined slightly at a high level[…]

Endress+Hauser expands logistics capacity

Endress+Hauser is strengthening its logistics capabilities in Europe. Business partner Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will operate a modern, high-performance logistics center on behalf of the Group in Wörrstadt, Germany near Frankfurt Airport. The hub is scheduled to be completed and in operation by mid-2021. The new location will replace the current logistics center in Nieder-Olm, Germany. Read more about Endress+Hauser expands logistics capacity[…]

The BF 513 Optimizes Digital Book Production

Because of the increasing importance of digital printing and the resulting decline in the print runs of hardcover books, Gómez Aparicio Grupo Gráfico in Casarrubuelos, near the Spanish capital of Madrid, invested in a new BF 513 bookline. The machine complements a Diamant 60 bookline used for larger print runs, which was also purchased from Read more about The BF 513 Optimizes Digital Book Production[…]

Grüner Laser schmilzt reines Kupfer

Raffiniert geformte Kunststoffteile mit dem 3D-Drucker zu erzeugen ist heute keine Kunst mehr, sondern Alltagstechnologie. Ganz anders bei reinem Kupfer: Bisher gelang es nicht, das Metall mit Infrarotlasern vollständig aufzuschmelzen, um daraus Schicht für Schicht komplexe Bauteile zu erzeugen. Deshalb setzt das Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS in Dresden nun eine neuartige additive Fertigungsanlage Read more about Grüner Laser schmilzt reines Kupfer[…]

Grammer AG: First half of 2020 significantly impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Group revenue declines by 30 percent to 735.8 million euros in the first six month EBIT impacted by one-time effects amounting to -24.2 million euros Operating EBIT of -45.7 million euros in the first half of the year Increase in existing syndicated loan successfully completed Specific full-year forecast for 2020 still not possible due to Read more about Grammer AG: First half of 2020 significantly impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic[…]

Digital and analog interface benefits all at once thanks to Dual Channel

Digital communication opens up many opportunities – but only sensors that reliably deliver precise measured values offer real added value by IO-Link. Well established and appreciated by many users, both pressure sensor PP20H and CombiLyz AFI conductivity sensor excel by outstanding measuring performance and IOLink interface, but now they offer even more interesting features such Read more about Digital and analog interface benefits all at once thanks to Dual Channel[…]

RWE joins new European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

RWE supports the newly launched European Clean Hydrogen Alliance (ECH2A). The organisation has ambitious aims on the deployment of hydrogen technologies by 2030; bringing together renewable and low-carbon hydrogen production, demand in industry, mobility and other sectors, as well as hydrogen transmission and distribution. These objectives fit perfectly with RWE’s view of hydrogen as one Read more about RWE joins new European Clean Hydrogen Alliance[…]

Advantest and PDF Solutions Announce Partnership to Build Advantest Cloud Powered by Exensio

Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857), a leading semiconductor test equipment supplier, and PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDFS), a leading provider of software-based data analytics solutions to the semiconductor industry, today announced that they have established a partnership that includes: a development agreement for PDF’s assistance in development of a cloud-based software solution for Advantest’s customers that Read more about Advantest and PDF Solutions Announce Partnership to Build Advantest Cloud Powered by Exensio[…]

Commerzbank once again awarded top position for equity research and sales in Germany

. ● Institutional Investor (previously Extel) survey ranks Commerzbank first in ‘Overall Germany Research’ ● Commerzbank analysts take the two top positions for ‘Overall Germany Research’ ● Commerzbank awarded first and second placements in research sectors with a German-related focus ● Top 1 and 2 positions, respectively, in the European categories ‘Equity Technical Analysis & Charting’ and ‘Index Analysis’ Read more about Commerzbank once again awarded top position for equity research and sales in Germany[…]

Volkswagen Chooses FERODO® Brake Pads for 2020 Golf VIII

FERODO® disc brake pads have been selected as original equipment (OE) for 2020 Volkswagen Golf VIII hatchbacks, bringing the brand´s »Power of Performance» to the latest generation of one of Europe´s best-selling passenger car models. FERODO for more than 100 years has been a preferred partner to vehicle manufacturers around the world. The latest FERODO Read more about Volkswagen Chooses FERODO® Brake Pads for 2020 Golf VIII[…]