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80 years of Wendel’s values

Wendel GmbH Email- und Glasurenfabrik, an enamel and glazes factory based in Dillenburg, ­Germany, is looking forward to the very eventful months...

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Company Profiles | Werksbeschreibung

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Forgestal S.L.

Forgestal is a company specializing in the design, manufacture, supply and maintenance of refractory equipment for the heavy clay industry. In...

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Modern materials handling by VHV

VHV Anlagenbau ­GmbH‘s exhibition stand has a whole new slant this time: Until now, the company has always “kept the balls rolling”, but now „the...

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Hellmich GmbH & Co. KG

The environmental engineering ­specialist Hellmich is focussing on heat exchangers (read: heat recovery) at this year‘s Ceramitec. Much of the overall...

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Messersì Packaging

Besides strapping machines, the product range includes wrapping machines with extended film, hooding machines like the new SH51, thermo-shrinking...

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Beralmar presents the use of alternative energies

Beralmar will take advantage of the upcoming Ceramitec to introduce to the professional public the latest news from its R&D department, especially on the use of alternative energies in the ceramics industry. With 48 years of experience and continuous activity, today Beralmar offers effective solutions in each of its business lines, which are: › engineering projects › man...

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Editorial

Dear readers,

“Technologies – Innovations – Materials” – this is the new three-part subtitle with which Ceramitec is presenting itself to the international trade...

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Ceramitec and Heavy Clay Day

Dear Readers, we are delighted to welcome you to this year’s Ceramitec. This year we want you to join us and put your foot down to really get things...

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Germany News

This year too, Johannes Edmüller, Managing Partner at ­Schlagmann Poroton, was able to welcome around 500 architects, structural engineers and...

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The exhibition for the ­German Brick Award 2011, in which 50 of the submitted projects are on display, will be presented in 12 German university

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On 1 March experts from various sectors presented their findings and ideas on the topic of “Recycling” at the Institut für Angewandte Baufor­sch­ung...

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International News

Interview

Interview with Dr.-Ing. Ullrich Knüpfer, Institut für Ziegelforschung Essen e.V. (IZF – Institute of Brick and Tile Research Essen Regd)

Dr.-Ing. Ullrich Knüpfer – new IZF Institute Director

As of 1 April this year, Dr.-Ing. Ullrich Knüpfer, 57, an expert with in-depth knowledge of the ceramics industry, has taken over as the new Director...

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Preview | Vorschau

Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag

“Share”-filled clay blocks – the easy way to achieve Passive House standard

Share & friends make it easy to improve construction materials. In the pipeline for a number of years now, this novel, highly performant insulating material has pyrosilicic (“fumed”) acid as its main constituent. The product Share is already approved for diverse applications. Several construction material producers are working on its direct, physical integration into walling material. Share‘s main, immediate merits include very low thermal conductivity (l ≤ 0.021 W/mK) and its mineral makeup, stable washer repellency, non-combustibility (Euro class A1 according to EN 13501), natural permeability...

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Since 1978, Franz Banke GmbH has been supplying to and partnering with the roof tile industry. From developing new tile models to designing and...

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A&B Impianti

A&B Impianti is an Italian company based in Asti and has been a member of Dragon &  Strong Group since 2007. The company is presenting the TRV rotating cutter with continuous rotation of the cutting wires, which was developed in...

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Heavy Clay Day

We are organizing the “Heavy Clay Day” for the second time, with talks by high-calibre speakers on the core theme of the “Conservation of Natural...

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Report | Reportage