Tital partners up with Rolls-Royce

Tital partner up with Rolls-Royce

Engine manufacturer counts on cooperation with German investment casting specialist Tital.

Solvay acquires Plextronics to improve OLED offerings

Expansion also includes new electronics lab in Seoul, South Korean.

BASF opens new R&D centre in Mumbai, India

Will focus on organic synthesis, advanced process and formulation research, discovery chemistry for modern agricultural solutions, and molecular modelling.

Large-scale power storage system made from reused batteries

Large-scale power storage system made from reused batteries

The company Sumitomo Corporation completed the world’s first large-scale power storage system made from reused electric vehicle batteries in Japan.

Cutting-edge solar air heating technology

Cutting-edge solar air heating technology

ArcelorMittal has entered a partnership with Conserval Engineering to manufacture a technology that uses solar radiation to heat buildings while reducing a building’s heating costs.

More efficient forging – on behalf of the EU

More efficient forging – on behalf of the EU

The German-based IPH is optimizing forging together with two other research institutes and four enterprises from five European countries.

A week in the materials industry: February 11th 2014

A roundup of news from the past week in the materials science industry.

Europewide challenge to Moore’s law begins

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New pan-european research projects aims to extend Moore’s law by reducing costs and improve the energy efficiency of electronic devices.

BASF inaugurates battery research centre in Japan

BASF today inaugurated its Research and Development Laboratory and Application Technology Center for Battery Materials in Amagasaki, Japan.

BASF inaugurated its Research and Development Laboratory and Application Technology Center for Battery Materials in Amagasaki, Japan on Wednesday the 5th.

Boring problems resolved

Boring problems resolved

The companies Schuler and Dörries Scharmann retrofitted an almost 30 year old boring machine.