Swiss Empa: Space exploration -Glowing glass droplets on the ISS

Together with researchers from Ulm and Neuchâtel, Empa will soon be studying material samples on the ISS. The material in question are super-hard and corrosion-resistant alloys of palladium, nickel, copper and phosphorus – also known as “metallic glasses”. A high-tech company from La Chaux-de-Fonds, which produces materials for the watch industry, is also involved. By … More Swiss Empa: Space exploration -Glowing glass droplets on the ISS

Swiss Federal Council appoints Helene Budliger Artieda as SECO State Secretary

On 4 May, 2022, the Swiss Federal Council announced the appointment of Helene Budliger Artieda as the new State Secretary for Economic Affairs. She will take up her position on 1 August, succeeding Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch, who is stepping down at the end of July after around eleven years in the post. Helene Budliger Artieda currently … More Swiss Federal Council appoints Helene Budliger Artieda as SECO State Secretary

BASF receives ISO-17025 certification for thermocouple lab at Fremont, California site

  Enables highest certification for customers in many industries, including Automotive, Semiconductor and Pharmaceuticals BASF Calibration lab in Fremont, CA is certified for thermocouple calibration between 0 and 1500 °C For more than 60 years, BASF has been a pioneer serving customers in the Temperature Sensing industry BASF has received ISO-17025 certification for thermocouple production … More BASF receives ISO-17025 certification for thermocouple lab at Fremont, California site

Lenzing rides out significant cost pressure to report solid first quarter

Solid revenue and earnings performance despite extremely tight cost situation Personnel changes on the Managing and Supervisory Boards – Stephan Sielaff appointed as the new CEO Successful production start at world’s largest lyocell plant in Thailand World’s largest pulp mill of its kind successfully started-up in Brazil Premium textile brand TENCEL™ celebrates 30 years of … More Lenzing rides out significant cost pressure to report solid first quarter

VDMA Webtalk to the run-up of Techtextil on Sustainable Technologies for Technical Textiles

  VDMA Textile Machinery cordially invites experts and stakeholders from the (technical) textile industry to register and attend our technology webtalks in the run-up to Techtextil 2022. The first webtalk will take place On 10th May 2022, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm (CEST) Register HERE ONTEC People Driven Innovation. The experts from ONTEC Automation GmbH Andreas Mondry and Manuel … More VDMA Webtalk to the run-up of Techtextil on Sustainable Technologies for Technical Textiles

Syngenta Crop Protection launches M2i’s pheromone-based technology, EXPLOYO™ Vit, to support wine growers in France

EXPLOYO™ Vit is a natural, pheromone-based and sprayable solution to improve quality and yield of grapes and control pests The technology is certified for organic farming and protects against detrimental pests that threaten vineyard cultivation Collaboration with M2i underscores Syngenta Crop Protection’s commitment to offering a broad range of sustainable products and technology choices Syngenta … More Syngenta Crop Protection launches M2i’s pheromone-based technology, EXPLOYO™ Vit, to support wine growers in France