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Yale takes UX Series to Asia


Yale, a provider of forklift design innovation and warehouse logistics, has released its new UX Series of driver-focused 4-wheel electric forklifts in Asia-Pacific. The Yale UX Series is engineered in a range of six vehicles, from 1-3.5 tonnes, to provide a solution to meet users’ needs for forklifts needed for less frequent usage with …

Italian packaging machinery sales top €8b


The Italian packaging machinery manufacturers have recorded their fourth consecutive growth year with a 2.2% increase in turnover in 2019.   The Italian automatic packaging machinery manufacturers have reported a 2.2% growth in revenues in 2019, thereby affirming its position of a niche mechanical engineering sector, which, for the first …

A good combination: New linear and pivot guide from igus


Drylin W linear guide with a PRT slewing ring bearing provides sliding and rotating adjustments. Igus has developed the new drylin W linear and pivot guide for use in multifunctional armchairs and seats. It allows users to move trays or displays forward and backward linearly as well as to rotate them using a bearing. Michael Hornung, drylin …

Wacker cyclodextrins improves the foaming of barista toppings


Coffee specialties like cappuccino, latte macchiato and café au lait are characterised by a creamy milk foam. Cavamax W6 cyclodextrin from Wacker is designed to improve the foaming properties of these barista toppings. With Cavamax W6, the toppings whether dairy or plant-based, is said to feature a high foam volume, uniform structure and …

FAO partners Rabobank to make food system more sustainable


Joint projects aim to lower greenhouse gas emissions, improve land and water use, and empower smallholder farmers to reduce food losses and address the challenges of climate change. The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has sealed a new partnership with Rabobank, a Dutch cooperative bank, with the aim of helping …

Cortec’s BioPad earns USDA-certified biobased content label


BioPad, a solution within Cortec corrosion product line, has been recognised as a US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-certified biobased product. The recognition will allow Cortec to display a USDA label on BioPad, highlighting its percentage of biobased content. This is the portion of a product that comes from a renewable source, such as plant, …