Digital solutions and innovation carry conviction in a difficult market situation – Mayer & Cie. takes positive stock of ITMA 2019

For the circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) this year’s ITMA ended with a satisfactory result. From 20 to 26 June 2019 the company had five machines on show at the leading industry trade fair in Barcelona. The industry leader’s focus was on sporting uses, with one exhibit dedicated to Mayer & Cie.’s … More Digital solutions and innovation carry conviction in a difficult market situation – Mayer & Cie. takes positive stock of ITMA 2019

Empowering customers to innovate with the Ultramid® Advanced portfolio

With more than 50 polyphthalamide-based compounds BASF complements its polyamide product range to broaden its offering to the market High-performance engineering plastics for today’s market needs and future trends BASF’s engineering plastics of the Ultramid® family have a long and very successful history in metal replacement. The BASF polyamides (PA) have allowed lightweight and high-performance … More Empowering customers to innovate with the Ultramid® Advanced portfolio

New record for flexible thin-film solar cells

CIGS solar cells with improved efficiency Never before has such an efficient flexible CIGS solar cell been built. Empa researchers achieve an efficiency of 20.8 % for the first time – breaking their own record. Flexible solar cell with unprecedented efficiency: The Empa Laboratory for Thin Films and Photovoltaics, headed by Ayodhya N. Tiwari, has … More New record for flexible thin-film solar cells

Central Asia: the European Union matches political commitment with further concrete support

To underpin the European Union’s political commitment and kick-start the implementation of the new EU Central Asia Strategy, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, at the EU-Central Asia Ministerial meeting in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, today presented a set of EU funded regional programmes. These programmes will support the environment, climate action, sustainable consumption and production, energy, gender equality, counter-terrorism, and education.  Coming … More Central Asia: the European Union matches political commitment with further concrete support