Category Archives: Electronics & Machinery

Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

ABB rapidly staffs up its robotics division

ZURICH, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In March, the artificially intelligent AlphaGo computer system beat Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol in four games of Go, with just one loss. This was a historic match. It was the first time that the world … Read the full press release

U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance for the Philips BlueControl wearable light therapy device to treat mild psoriasis

AMSTERDAM, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Philips BlueControl wearable light therapy … Read the full press release

Police Body Cameras by X-Surveillance

Police Body Camera and Push-To-Talk in one by X-Surveillance The Hague, Netherlands, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Body Cameras will be an indispensable device to encourage and enforce better practices by police forces in addition to increasing accountability for all who … Read the full press release

BMW i8 Roadster: virtually silent and with zero local emissions

The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for a first look. The ultimate progressive sports car is now ready to spread its wings MUNICH, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW i is looking forward to welcoming the third member of the BMW … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding takes over the international and domestic cargo transport needs of Gorenje Group

European manufacturer builds on existing relationship with DHL Global Forwarding DHL manages 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually BONN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has taken over responsibility for the international and domestic cargo transport needs … Read the full press release

KUKA: KR AGILUS robot used in applications to deflash die-cast aluminium components at Grind Master

Grind Master, a global leader in metal finishing and deburring machines, has become an integrator for KUKA starting January 2016. The small robots of the KR AGILUS series in its portfolio deflash die-cast aluminium components with high consistency and quality. … Read the full press release

ASML Holding NV and Chinese consortium ICRD to set up a jointly-owned world-class training center in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shanghai Integrated Circuit Research and Development Center Ltd. (ICRD), a public research consortium dedicated to the advancement of the semiconductor industry in China, and leading chip-making equipment manufacturer ASML Holding NV (ASML) signed a … Read the full press release

TU/e students unveil solar car for 5 occupants

EINDHOVEN, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (21 June 2017) students at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) presented Stella Vie, a solar car for 5 occupants. The team is looking to this car to secure its third world title at the Bridgestone … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group opens showroom for its entire product range in Malmö, Sweden

The lighting group’s first cross-brand showroom Products from the brands Thorn, acdc and Zumtobel are on display Concept for the brand environment developed in cooperation with Snøhetta Malmö, Sweden, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 13 June 2017 the Zumtobel Group … Read the full press release

ŠKODA students designed and built electric buggy called ŠKODA ELEMENT

22 ŠKODA students from nine different professional fields have designed and built the fourth apprentice car since 2014. The electric buggy’s name is ŠKODA ELEMENT. MLADA BOLESLAV, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year, students from ŠKODA design and build a … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric #23 in LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Top Companies List

Ranked at #23 in the Top 25 companies worldwide as the most sought–after places to work by professionals 2nd successive year for such recognition, up 7 places since last year Rueil-Malmaison (France), 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the global specialist … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial’s New Holland Agriculture takes over the direct distribution and support of its products in South Africa and neighbouring markets

TURIN, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 7th, New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, announced at a press conference that is opening a new branch to distribute and support its products and services in South Africa and neighbouring markets. … Read the full press release

Laser Peening Metal Enhancement System Sold to ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg

Laser peening extends component service life through increased fatigue strength, improved damage tolerance, and enhanced corrosion cracking resistance. It has been widely adopted by combustion turbine manufacturers to prevent critical component failures. Dublin, Ohio, USA, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LSP … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Teams Up With Australia-based Artists for Innovative Art Installation in Sydney

ST’s Time-of-Flight proximity sensors and microcontrollers enable innovative gesture control in interactive artistic experience Australia’s major winter event, Vivid Sydney is acknowledged to be the world’s largest event combining light, music, and ideas SYDNEY, Australia, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Second Tissue Machine Supplied To Hebei Yihoucheng, China Starts Up Successfully

GRAZ, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,650 m/min and a width of 2.85 m. The … Read the full press release

BASF’s First Automotive Application Center For Asia Pacific To Open In China in 2018

Focus areas are automotive solutions for coatings, and process catalyst research and development €33.7 million center to be based at BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific (Shanghai), China Provides automotive manufacturers with access to advanced R&D facilities, including the 3-D robot … Read the full press release

ABB unveils three-phase string solution for cost efficient large decentralized photovoltaic systems

ZURICH, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB’s latest addition to the TRIO family, the TRIO-TM is a three-phase string solution with power ratings up to 60kW, for cost efficient large decentralized photovoltaic systems. Suitable for both commercial and utility applications, and for … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group recognised 217 long-serving employees during jubilee celebration

Recognition of 217 employees with 4,080 years of company service Celebration for all long-serving employees at headquarters Dornbirn Dornbirn, Austria, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As a way of thanking all long-serving employees who have spent a total of 4,080 years working … Read the full press release

eRamp energy efficiency project is coming to a close

Joint press release by the “eRamp” research project partners Munich and Dresden, Germany, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the most important European research projects for energy efficiency, “eRamp”, is coming to a close. Over the past three years, 26 partners … Read the full press release

Neoen, Schneider Electric sign 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents

Rueil-Malmaison (France), 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neoen, the premier French independent power producer and Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, have signed a 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents. The scope includes: conversion … Read the full press release

University of Kent: ground-breaking research can lead to new generation of higher-powered batteries

KENT, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new generation of higher-powered batteries for phones and cameras could result from ground-breaking research led by University scientists. Researchers from the University’s School of Physical Sciences (SPS), working with scientists from other European institutions, formulated … Read the full press release

Industry’s largest robot: The KUKA KR 1000 titan installed at Multicut A/S in Vildbjerg, Denmark

AUGSBURG, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest KUKA installation in Denmark, and the industry’s largest robot: the KUKA robot KR 1000 titan is located at Multicut A/S in Vildbjerg, where it supports an FMS system with four CNC machining centers at … Read the full press release

25 KUKA robots in operation at Possehl Electronics in Niefern, Germany

AUGSBURG, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A total of 25 KUKA robots are in operation at Possehl Electronics in Niefern, Germany. There, they manufacture complex timing cases for electric power steering systems for cars. Industrial robots work on three lines with an … Read the full press release

YARA Birkeland – world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship with zero emissions

OSLO, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The vessel “YARA Birkeland” will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half of 2018, shipping products from YARA’s Porsgrunn production plant … Read the full press release

Mike Benson joins Barco as National Director of Sales for control rooms business

Atlanta, Ga. USA, 08-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a global leader in networked control room visualization solutions, announced that Mike Benson has joined the company to drive growth in the Operator Experience sales operation, comprising the video wall and collaboration software … Read the full press release

Daimler’s digital mobility concepts at re:publica event in Berlin, 8 – 10 May 2017

Future visions for the four pillars of the CASE strategy Intuitive mobility thanks to intelligent electronics Mobility chains for the smart city of tomorrow Cooperative interaction between man and autonomous cars Fast implementation of customers’ mobility requirements Stuttgart/Berlin, 04-May-2017 — … Read the full press release

Students Introduced to NORMA Group’s training opportunities during Girls’ Day and Boys’ Day

Maintal, Germany, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, welcomed a group of students to the plant in Maintal today. As part of Girls’ Day and Boys’ Day, eleven girls and seven boys … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power to maintain Airbus A320 and A330 electrical equipment as part of maintenance agreement with Turkish Technic Inc.

MRO Americas Aviation Week, Orlando, U.S.A., 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Electrical & Power signed a contract with Turkish Technic Inc., the leading MRO in its region, to maintain electrical equipment in the Airbus A320 and A330 airplane operators in … Read the full press release

New Integration of Leica iCON and Liebherr LIPOS Brings Access to Valuable Data

New integration brings direct access to valuable data Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its Leica iCON rig solution has been integrated into LIPOS® (Liebherr Positioning System) by Liebherr, one of the … Read the full press release

Siemens Offers A New Line of Compact Switches for Enhanced Environmental Conditions

Scalance XF-200BA product line for enhanced environmental conditions Selection of electrical and optical bus adapters for flexible use Integration of S2 devices in high availability R1 systems NAMUR/NE21 approval NUREMBERG, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens offers Scalance XF-200BA, a new line … Read the full press release