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Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial is the Industry Leader in Machinery and Electrical Equipment in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and Europe

With a score of 89/100 the Company is confirmed as the Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices for the seventh consecutive year. CNH Industrial has also been named as Industry Group Leader in Capital Goods … Read the full press release

LeasePlan provides Uber with electric cars in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LeasePlan and Uber have announced a new sustainability initiative for Amsterdam. The technology company will launch a pilot with electric cars, provided by LeasePlan, in the Dutch capital. The first 30 Nissan Leafs will run via … Read the full press release

E-bike: Continental brings two pioneering 48V drive units to the electric bike

New 48V electric bike technology including a revolutionary new drive unit with both motor and stepless automatic gear system The new system comprises two new 48V drive units: 48V Revolution and 48V Prime 48V Revolution is the world’s first 48V-powered … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies expands its CoolMOS™ P7 superjunction power MOSFET family with a SOT-223 package

MUNICH, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is expanding its recently launched CoolMOS™ P7 superjunction power MOSFET family with a SOT-223 package. The device has been developed as a one-to-one drop-in replacement for DPAK. … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach supplies 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands

VALKENSWAARD, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the beginning of July, VDL Bus & Coach supplied 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands. This delivery is for the city services in Gorinchem, a historical fortress in the west of the Netherlands. The … Read the full press release

California-based Galaxy Theatres to upgrade its DFX auditoriums with Barco laser projectors

Sacramento, Ca. USA, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cinema technology leader Barco is the projector provider of choice for growing southern California-based Galaxy Theatres, providing its Flagship and Smart Laser projectors to outfit all of the exhibitor’s premium large format (PLF) screens … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL): £4.5 million allocated to London boroughs for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

LONDON, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL), London Councils and the Greater London Authority (GLA) today announced that almost £4.5 million has been allocated to London boroughs to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure on London’s streets. A total of … Read the full press release

MAHLE unveils highly efficient 48-volt vehicle concept for urban mobility

STUTTGART, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAHLE has developed a highly efficient 48-volt vehicle concept for urban mobility, which can be transferred to a wide range of platforms owing to its modular approach. “MEET” (MAHLE Efficient Electric Transport) will celebrate its world … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

Formula E: The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN)

The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN), the final round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. The team’s solitary points finish came with Robin Frijns’ (NED) ninth-place on Saturday, with António Félix da Costa (POR) … Read the full press release

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