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At this year's Automation Fair in Chicago, Industry Europe had the chance to sit down with Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret in a discussion which covered a range of topics including collaborations with other companies, changes in manufacturing... Read more

The global cost of corrosion exceeds $2.5-trillion (€2.27-trillion) annually, or 3% of global GDP. Moreover, the environmental consequences are enormous. Innovative premium high-strength and high-performance stainless steel fasteners... Read more

As we see a ramping up of the climate change protests by a newly emboldened Extinction Rebellion, like with so many other issues facing the world at this point in history, their actions seem to result in a total division of opinion and a further... Read more

An integrated, sustainable, intelligent, synchronised and optimised transport and logistics network is essential to deliver upon societal challenges as well as to enhance or increase the competitiveness of all parties involved... Read more

On first sight, Chicago’s Pullman District may not seem like the place you might expect to find one of the United States’ most progressive factories. Passing a giant Walmart and dilapidated buildings on a once prosperous brownfield site in a... Read more

Animal skin is an excellent material, but even without the ethical concerns around killing animals for the skin, the leather tanning process causes significant chromium emissions that are damaging to the environment and human health. Synthetic... Read more

Industry4Europe, a coalition of 149 industrial Associations across the European Union, has published a joint paper calling for "an ambitious and long-term EU industrial strategy". The joint paper, entitled ‘A long-term strategy for Europe’s... Read more

The paper industry's association in Europe, Cepi, has announced the launch of a new sector-wide alliance, 4evergreen. The alliance aims to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate... Read more

EDANA is the leading global association and voice of the nonwovens and related industries. Since 1971, EDANA has provided its more than 250 members with a comprehensive range of services with the information and data necessary to enhance the... Read more

Recent research has shown that today’s environmentally conscious shoppers expect more from packaging, especially when it comes to their beverage choices. It is no longer enough for packaging to only protect the product, be convenient and visually... Read more

Large-scale floating photovoltaics plants can be one of the solutions for a sustainable energy supply. The EU has now approved a project that will optimise the anchoring and mooring of floating solar plants and adapt the anchoring to ocean... Read more

Following satisfaction of customary transaction approvals, MOL Group has announced the acquisition of 100% shareholding in Aurora, a German plastic compounder company. As a result of the acquisition, MOL Group is strengthening its position in... Read more

Dutch chemical company Avantium inaugurated its plant-based MEG (mono-ethylene glycol) demonstration factory in Chemie Park Delfzijl in the Netherlands last week. The plant is intended to demonstrate another way of reducing the reliance on fossil... Read more

Dassault Systèmes has announced that the electric air mobility pioneer, Eviation Aircraft, used its 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud to develop the first prototype of its zero-emission, all-electric regional commuter aircraft – Alice – in two... Read more

Seven leading mining and metals companies have partnered with the World Economic Forum to experiment, design and deploy blockchain solutions that will accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices... Read more

The auto firm Škoda has been named as the Czech Republic's most sustainable company in an evaluation carried out by the national government... Read more

UK-based manufacturer of easily recyclable paper-based packaging, Frugalpac, has added another innovative option to its range of sustainable coffee cups, introducing the Frugal Cup Linerless... Read more

Printing has been around for thousands of years; in fact, the world’s oldest print book The Diamond Sutra was produced in 868 A.D. Since then, printing has come a long way, but in 2019 it faces a new challenge – to exist sustainably. Printing is... Read more

The C40 World Mayor Summit this week in Copenhagen saw the launch of Paboco, the paper bottle company. The company unites some of the world's leading brands and experts in design, material and technology... Read more

Two Swedish energy companies, Azelio, specialists in thermal energy storage, and STELLA Futura, provider of sustainable energy solutions, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together on setting up a small-scale commercial project in... Read more

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