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Covestro achieves a breakthrough in research

Covestro

Covestro has scored a research breakthrough for the use of plant-based raw materials in plastics production: aniline, an important basic chemical, can now be derived from biomass. The materials manufacturer achieved this by collaborating with partners on the development of a completely new process, initially in the laboratory. Until now, ...

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Smart Factory Hackathon: coding for Audi’s production of the future

Smart Factory Hackathon: coding for Audi’s production of the f

Anyone who masters algorithms and programming is exactly right for this event: From October 4 to 6, 2017 the Audi Production division in Ingolstadt is holding its second Smart Factory Hackathon. In this competition, talented young data scientists from all over the world have the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. ...

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Management changes at Continental’s Tire Division

Continental

Effective June 1, 2017, Burkhardt Köller (65), Executive Vice President Finance and Controlling in the Tire Division at Continental and CEO of Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH, will be taking well-earned retirement after an impressive 47 years with the company. Speaking at the annual Tire Division Management Meeting, Nikolai Setzer (46), ...

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UD Trucks launched Croner in Middle East

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UD Trucks held the launch event of Croner, the new medium duty truck range developed for global growth markets, in Middle East, East and North Africa regions. A total of 495 customers and members of the press participated in the series of events and accompanied test drives in Dubai. As ...

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AkzoNobel opens new Performance Coatings facility in Chonburi, Thailand

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Responding to current and expected production needs for Thailand and South East Asia region, AkzoNobel has opened a new Performance Coatings production facility in Chonburi, Thailand. With an investment of €31 million, AkzoNobel expands its footprint with this ninth production site in the South East Asia region. The new site ...

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Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for April 2017

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Summary : April 2017 Domestic Production Twelfth consecutive monthly year-on-year decrease since April, 2016 ( 87.6% year-on-year ) Overseas Production First monthly year-on-year decrease in six months since October, 2016 ( 94.3% year-on-year ) Total Production Third consecutive monthly year-on-year decrease since January, 2017( 91.2% year-on-year ) Domestic Sales First ...

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Mazda production and sales results for April 2017

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Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for April 2017 are summarized below. I. Production http://www.acnnewswire.com/topimg/Low_MazdaApr17Production.JPG 1. Domestic Production Mazda’s total domestic production volume in April 2017 decreased 6.0 % year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles. Domestic production of key models in April 2017 CX-5: 33,402 ...

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