Electrical / Electronic
Hoffmann Innovation Group, the German tool maker, has helped Rowenta bring its new range of domestic irons into production.
13 November 2013
Smartphone owners could soon be taking better photos thanks to a polycarbonate development from Bayer MaterialScience
7 November 2013
US industrial conglomerate Koch Industries has bought Molex – a major US producer of plastic components for the electronics market – in a deal valued at around $7.2bn (€5.4bn).
17 September 2013
Vistamaxx propylene-based elastomer (PBE) from ExxonMobil Chemical is being used by the Taiwanese Ndevr Corporation to make a soft, child-friendly cover for Apple’s iPad tablet computer
2 September 2013
Scientists at the Materials and Technologies Research Group of the UPV/EHU Polytechnical College of San Sebastian, Spain, have created nanostructured composite materials with specific electrical properties that vary according to the size of the nanoparticles
3 July 2013
ElectriPlast and Delphi Automotive have agreed to jointly develop a lightweight wire and cable system for the auto industry, which could replace existing standard copper wiring.
27 June 2013
A new EU-funded project “Light.Touch.Matters” has been launched to develop a new generation of smart materials that can sense touch and respond with luminescence. The project is a collaboration between product designers and material scientists, with 17 partners from nine EU countries
7 June 2013
Messe Düsseldorf and the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association (ESMA) are working together to give a platform to the field of printed electronics
10 May 2013
Swedish lighting company Wästberg has introduced Winkel w127, a dimmable table lamp manufactured in glass-reinforced bio-sourced polyamide
14 February 2013
PolyOne's Therma-Tech compounds are being used by Finnish company Kruunutekniikka, a manufacturer of solid-state LED lighting systems
15 October 2012
An EU-funded project called COLAE (Collaboration in Organic and Large-Area Electronics) is aiming to speed up the commercialisation and adoption of organic and large area electronics within Europe
12 October 2012
Steinbichler Optotechnik of Germany says its new 5 megapixel sensor for 3D data capture, the Comet L3D 5M, offers improved camera resolution for a higher level of surface detail
30 May 2012
Arkema and French public research body CEA (Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives) have extended their existing collaboration in photovoltaics to the field of micro-electronics and organic electronics.
25 April 2012
At the Materialica 2011 fair in Munich in October, Germany-based LED Linear won the silver product award category for its Venus Led light strips.
7 December 2011