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Closer to the customers in Saudi Arabia

Endress+Hauser has invested roughly three million euros in a modern, state-of-the-art calibration and training centre in the industrial city of Jubail, Saudi Arabia, thus strengthing direct contact with customers in the Middle East while supporting the country’s economic development. Saudi Arabia wants to expand the private business sector and become …

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Hensoldt awards “Argus” prize to students

Hensoldt has awarded its “Argus” research prize to outstanding final theses by graduates in communications, information and electrical engineering as part of its cooperation with research institutions and universities. New findings in these specialist areas, Hensoldt’s technological focal points, are important, for example, for flight safety, earth observation and driver …

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Drone inspection for gas detection

Gas sensors for the detection and monitoring of harmful substances within the environment such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and methane are essential elements of environmental risk assessment. Used in a wide range of industries, processes and applications they touch our every day lives monitoring toxins found in landfill and …

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MVTec reinforces its team with Sonja Schick and Martin Krumey

MVTec Software has announced two new staff appointments: As the new product manager for the MERLIC machine vision software, Sonja Schick has been responsible for the business relating to this product since August 2018. In addition, Martin Krumey came on board in September 2018 as MVTec’s vice president sales. Strategically …

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New calibration projects mark key milestone in Saudi Arabian partnership

Two ambitious new projects have started as part of TUV SUD NEL’s long-term agreement with the Arabian Calibration Company (ACC). The work will involve the construction of both a mobile calibration facility and a liquid flow measurement facility, to be located in the city of Damman in the Eastern Province …

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Rail 4.0: Schaeffler and ZF announce rail condition monitoring collaboration

To coincide with InnoTrans 2018, Schaeffler and ZF signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate between the two companies to create a digital condition monitoring system for mechanical drive trains in the rail sector.  The combination of both companies’ expertise will allow a Rail 4.0 solution with significant added-value to …

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Gas Sensing Solutions investigates levels of CO2 on car journeys

Ever wondered why long car journeys make you feel tired and sleepy? Is it the boredom of endless, never changing motorways or perhaps something else? Carbon Dioxide sensor specialists, Gas Sensing Solutions, wondered if it could be a build-up of CO2 gas because, at levels of 1,000 ppm and above, …

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Sensors for detecting chemical warfare agents

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a stamp-sized sensor that can detect trace amounts of certain chemical warfare agents, such as sarin, within minutes. Sarin is a man-made nerve agent that can spread as a gas or liquid. According to the Center for Disease control, exposure …

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Over €1million raised in Pre-Series A fund raising by Nanusens

Nano-technology company, Nanusens, has raised over a million Euros (£941,950) from 786 people via Crowdcube. This is a pre-Series A funding round and will enable to company to invest in R&D and additional staff as well as accelerate product roll out. Nanusens CEO, Dr Josep Montanyà i Silvestre, explained: “The …

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JonDeTech appoints a production manager

JonDeTech has appointed Leif Borg as product manager for the company to lead daily operations. “The position is completely refurbished and Leif will work to systematically handle our everyday issues as we approach a full commercialisation phase”, says Robert Ekström, CEO of JonDeTech. Leif Borg is an engineer with extensive experience in …

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