Portugal can use its economic recovery to build up resilience, says OECD

Portugal’s economic recovery is now well established, with GDP back to pre-crisis levels, a substantially lower unemployment rate and renewed investment and domestic consumption now joining a robust export sector to drive the economy. Efforts should now focus on reducing vulnerabilities to build resilience to future shocks, according to a new OECD report. The latest … More Portugal can use its economic recovery to build up resilience, says OECD

Ricoh’s evolving portfolio supports profitable diversification at FESPA 2019

Ricoh’s rapidly evolving portfolio will show FESPA visitors how they can profitably diversify their service capabilities and explore new markets. On its 304 square metres, B4 K31 booth at Messe Munich, from May 14 to 17, 2019, Ricoh will present solutions designed to support print production environments that want to enhance or expand the services … More Ricoh’s evolving portfolio supports profitable diversification at FESPA 2019

REACH: EC Commission imposes strict conditions over the use of hazardous chemicals used in automotive, aerospace and medical sectors

The EC Commission is working with Member States and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to continuously limit the risks posed by chemicals to human health and the environment in the context of the EU’s REACH regulation – the most comprehensive chemicals legislation in the world. On Friday, Member States’ representatives in the so-called REACH Committee … More REACH: EC Commission imposes strict conditions over the use of hazardous chemicals used in automotive, aerospace and medical sectors

WTO TRIPS Council launches new notification system, discusses incentives for technology transfer

The WTO Secretariat announced the launch of a new TRIPS notification submission system, an optional online tool for members to submit notifications, review materials and reports. The announcement was made at the meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on February 13, where members also discussed incentives for the transfer … More WTO TRIPS Council launches new notification system, discusses incentives for technology transfer

Acquisition of German BRUMA Schraub- und Drehtechnik GmbH by Swiss Bossard Group

The Bossard Group is consolidating its market position in the area of high-quality engineered products by taking over the German company BRUMA Schraub- und Drehtechnik GmbH in Velbert. The vendor of high-quality fastening solutions is a recognized supplier in demanding industrial sectors. The automotive and electrical industry are particularly noteworthy. The German company generates an … More Acquisition of German BRUMA Schraub- und Drehtechnik GmbH by Swiss Bossard Group

Itema exhibits at Techtextil North America 2019 showcasing the most comprehensive weaving solutions for technical fabrics

Techtextil North America is scheduled in Raleigh, North Carolina from February 26 – 28, 2019 Itema, the leading manufacturer of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, is exhibiting at Techtextil North America (Stand 1335) from February 26th – 28th at the Raleigh Convention Center, North Carolina. Itema America, Inc., with headquarters in Spartanburg, … More Itema exhibits at Techtextil North America 2019 showcasing the most comprehensive weaving solutions for technical fabrics