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Mercedes-Benz aims for 2021 series production of electric Actros

By: Irma Venter     27th September 2018 Mercedes-Benz last week unveiled the electric Actros heavy-duty truck. The first eActros was delivered to German logistics company Hermes in September for use under real-life conditions. 

Our innovations are the key partnership to your future

By: Yolande Botes     17th August 2018 “The EIE Group is known for its innovative state-of-the-art machinery and associated technologies on their automated and semi-automated solutions. Similarly, our reputation for applying solutions that ensure that our customer’s operations are fully optimised and fully supported through our... 

Huawei Launches the Industry-Oriented Intent-Driven Network Solution

19th June 2018 Accelerating Digital Transformation of Industries and Maximizing Business Value Huawei launched its Industry-Oriented Intent-Driven Network (IDN) Solution at CEBIT 2018, held in Hannover, Germany. By building intelligent, simplified, ultra-broadband, open, and secure intent-driven networks, this... 

Jungheinrich: "Your Connection To Success"

23rd April 2018 Largest exhibitor at CeMAT 2018 Intralogistics 4.0 is lived daily at Jungheinrich 

Goodyear’s soybean breakthrough wins global prize

By: Irma Venter     28th February 2018 The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company has won the Tyre Technology International Award for Innovation and Excellence in the category ‘Environmental Achievement of the Year’, during the 2018 Tyre Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany. The technology represents a breakthrough by Goodyear in applying... 

Pneumatics specialist showcases intelligent pneumatics

5th May 2017 At the 2017 Hannover Messe, in Germany, which took place last month, pneumatics manufacturer Aventics will show how the company’s intelligent pneumatics can anticipate system maintenance, using already available sensors and a new smart pneumatics monitor which is the company’s first Internet of... 

HyPlat works to replicate early entry successes in global fuel cell market

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd March 2017 Two years after its establishment as a South African hydrogen fuel cell component supplier, HyPlat has made rapid inroads into the global fuel cell market following the launch of its locally owned and developed intellectual property and technology offerings at the Hannover Fair in 2016. The... 

SKF ePowertrain portfolio reduces costs for hybrid and electric vehicles

20th July 2016 SKF ePowertrain technology, introduced at the Hannover Fair in 2015, reduced production costs for HEV manufacturers and improved energy efficiency in service. The latest ePowertrain technology from SKF, the knowledge engineering company, has been developed to help the manufacturers of hybrid and... 

SKF boosts reliability and efficiency of oil & gas top drive systems

30th May 2016 SKF showcased a range of advanced solutions that are helping to improve the operational reliability of critical top drive systems in the oil & gas sector. A range of advanced products and systems from SKF, the knowledge engineering company, are playing an important role in improving the... 

SKF at Hannover fair: mobile app and vibration sensor allow collection of expert data by non-experts

25th April 2016 At the Hannover fair, SKF launched SKF Enlight, a package that combines a powerful new mobile app with a special Bluetooth-enabled sensor. It allows non-expert staff to gather expert data such as vibration and temperature information, using standard mobile devices on an on-demand basis, gaining... 

SKF at Hannover fair: intrinsically safe tablets and smartphones take mobility into hazardous areas

8th April 2016 At the Hannover fair, SKF launched a range of tablets and smartphones that have been developed for use in hazardous areas, to allow mobile working in a host of new industries SKF launched a suite of tablets and smartphones for use in hazardous areas, in industries such as oil & gas, refining,... 

South African platinum spin-off to take on world markets

7th April 2016 South Africa is a step closer to realising the full potential of its enormous platinum reserves with the launch of a spin-off company, HyPlat, able to manufacture high-quality components for the international hydrogen fuel cell industry. Hydrogen fuel cells are a promising source of clean energy... 

IFOY Test Days 2016: jury tests nominated forklift and warehouse trucks

29th February 2016 • International jury tests 13 forklifts, warehouse trucks and intralogistics solutions entered for the IFOY Award 2016 by six manufacturers. • BYD, Crown, Jungheinrich, SSI Schäfer, Still and Toyota Material Handling undergo the IFOY Test and "Innovation Check" over the course of one week. The... 

Getting clean and staying clean

23rd February 2016 Hannover. Whether car and automotive parts industry, medical technology, aviation, precision engineering, optics or electronics – in many sectors, information about residual surface contaminants is now a standard part of the technical specification for components, and not only dimensions and... 

SKF makes shaft alignment quick, versatile and intuitive

25th September 2015 The new intuitive app-powered shaft alignment tool from SKF allows operators to use the TKSA 51 at first sight and confidently align machinery with great precision. SKF, the knowledge engineering company, presented an innovative shaft alignment tool at Hannover Fair 2015. The TKSA 51 is the first... 

SKF Insight intelligent bearing technology trialed in railway and wind energy sectors

9th September 2015 At the Hannover fair, SKF demonstrated how its revolutionary SKF Insight technology is improving bearing health management in the railway and wind energy sectors. SKF has begun to apply SKF Insight – its revolutionary bearing health management technology – in several high-end industry... 

Cellulose-based fibre protects firefighters

21st August 2015 Austria-based textile and nonwoven cellulose fibres producer Lenzing showcased its Lenzing FR fibre as a complete solution for applications in firefighter protective clothing, at this year’s Interschutz international trade fair, which is hosted in June every five years. This year’s Interschutz... 

Fronius is partner of the IFOY AWARD

20th August 2015 Fronius International GmbH has been named the partner of the IFOY Award. From the 2016 voting period, the battery charging specialist will support the worldwide intralogistics award and supply battery charging technology for the IFOY Test. An agreement with a duration of five years was signed in... 

Sliding Door Damper moves heavy doors and windows smoothly into their final position

17th July 2015 At the Hannover fair, SKF demonstrated its Sliding Door Damper whose unique design ensures that heavy sliding doors are brought to a halt safely and smoothly. SKF has developed a revolutionary design of damping system that brings heavy sliding doors to a smooth close. The Sliding Door Damper... 

New compressed air tech boosts productivity

10th July 2015 Compressed air and gas systems and solutions provider Ingersoll Rand showcased new and “revolutionary” compressed air and gas technologies, which advance the productivity, reliability and efficiency of compressed air and gas operations,  at the 2015 ComVac trade show, which took place in April in... 

SKF showcased latest turbo-machinery solutions at the Hannover Fair

7th July 2015 SKF launched its magnetic bearing E300V2 control cabinet for turbo-machinery and highlighting the advantages of its S2M active magnetic bearing technology at the Hannover Fair 2015. SKF, the knowledge engineering company, launched its latest magnetic bearing E300V2 control cabinet for use with a... 

New SKF Tyre Pressure Monitoring System cuts haulage costs and increases safety

4th June 2015 The innovative new SKF Tyre Pressure Monitoring System will help truck operators cut cost and improve safety. SKF launched an innovative tyre pressure monitoring device for use on heavy goods vehicles. The SKF Tyre Pressure Monitoring System showcased for the first time at the Hannover Fair 2015,... 

SA’s Non-destructive Testing Industry at INDUTEC

15th May 2015 The South African Industry of Non-destructive Testing has endorsed next week’s SA Industry and Technology Fair  and will be using the international show to highlight the importance of non-destructive testing and its crucial role in a safer society. INDUTEC takes place from 20 - 22 May 2015 at... 

Riley Surface World reports great success at Surface Technology, Hannover 2015

22nd April 2015 Riley Surface World, based in Aldridge, near Birmingham, UK, is Europe’s leading reseller of new and used surface finishing plant and machinery, with over 1000 machines in stock and online. The company has reported a highly successful first attendance at the Surface Technology section of the huge... 

Swedish fuel cell developer PowerCell launched next-generation fuel cell stack, S2, during the Hannover Fair

20th April 2015 The Nordic leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) launched the next generation fuel cell stack, S2, with great interest during the Hannover Fair, one of the largest fairs in industrial engineering, last week. - With this new-generation fuel cell stack, we now have the opportunity to... 

Volt Electric Motors to participate in Hannover Messe with special motors

20th March 2015 Volt Electric Motors, with European headquarter in the Netherlands, will participate in the Hannover Messe that will be held from April 13-17 in Hannover (Germany). On stand F32 in Hall 15 Volt Electric Motors will present among others its special motors as well as two series of high-efficiency... 

Telematics service provider exhibits latest innovations at German vehicle show

30th January 2015 Global fleet and mobile asset management solutions provider MiX Telematics launched and demonstrated its latest telematics innovations at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, which took place in Hannover, Germany, from September 25 to October 2. “Telematics and connectivity were key focus areas at... 

Clean enough to coat – reliably and effectively

16th May 2014   Solutions for clean parts and surfaces Bilingual expert forum – Cleaning expertise for process optimization Stuttgart/Hannover. More and more parts are being coated to give them special functional or decorative properties. Surface quality requirements are also rising, not only for coating but... 

SolidCAM’s 2013 Reseller Conference reinforces the superiority of its unique iMachining

7th January 2014 SolidCAM resellers from around the world gathered in Hannover, Germany to share information and catch up with the latest developments at the SolidCAM 2013 reseller conference. With six offices in Germany, offices in the USA, Canada, China, Japan, and India, and affiliate companies in the UK,... 

Continental ups capacity at PE plant, eyes global speciality tyre market

By: Irma Venter     2nd December 2013 Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) will invest a three-figure sum – more than R100-million – in its local tyre manufacturing plant in Port Elizabeth in 2014, says CTSA MD Dieter Horni. Horni is unwilling to disclose the full investment figure in the local arm of the German tyre and parts... 

First solar farm officially launched in Northern Cape 

By: Carina Borralho     13th November 2013 Independent project developer Scatec Solar formally launched a 75 MW solar farm, which forms part of the South African government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), in the Kalkbult region of the Northern Cape on Tuesday. The solar power plant was the... 

Global machine tool industry poised for growth in 2014

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2013 As from today more than 2,100 manufacturers from 43 countries will be showcasing innovative production technology at EMO Hannover until 21 September. Taking place under the tagline “Intelligence in Production”, the world’s biggest and most important platform for innovations in metalworking is... 

Fair adds substance to National Development Plan – organiser

By: Ilan Solomons     3rd May 2013 The South African Industry and Technology Fair (Indutec) is actualising government policies and providing traction through adding real substance to the National Development Plan (NDP) 2030, the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP) and the Preferential Procurement Policy... 

Turning smartphones into versatile keys

By: Karel Smrcka     22nd March 2013 Turning smartphones into versatile keys      Its already possible  to open doors using an app – but we are a long way from seeing  widespread  acceptance of this in the market. Now researchers have developed  a piece of software that will make the technology  even more  secure and versatile. 

Company Announcement: Opportunity for African Industrialists and Manufacturers to Network with Worldwide Suppliers at African Event

6th March 2013 The South African Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC) is a new 10-shows-in-one trade exhibition focusing on companies involved in technology, manufacturing, energy and engineering, the water, gas and petroleum sectors, and the pumps, valves and pipes industry 

Company Announcement: Malaysian début at Petro.t.ex Africa brings French Repeat Appearance

7th February 2013 The Malaysian Trade Commission has confirmed it will be taking part in Petro.t.ex Africa for the first time this year, hot on the heels of Ubifrance’s announcement that it will repeat its attendance at the Expo at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg 

‘Big data’ survey shows potential for business 

By: Karel Smrcka     1st February 2013 For the first time  ever, a total 1.8 Mb of data was generated worldwide last year and, according to forecasts, the volume will continue to double every two years. So, one key question that can be asked today is: How can we use these mountains of data better? A survey by the Fraunhofer Institute... 

Company Announcement: SkyWind wins the Windalliance Technology Award

20th September 2012 SkyWind GmbH today received the Windalliance’s technology award 

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