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world of industries 8/2016 (EN)

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Pilz opens a subsidiary in Singapore 1 Pilz is expanding support to its customers in Southeast Asia: Together with guests from the worlds of politics and business, Pilz celebrated the opening of its newest subsidiary - Pilz South East Asia - in Singapore. From Singapore, customers in the ASEAN region will receive comprehensive support from a dedicated sales and service organisation. “Wherever things are being automated, the emphasis placed on safety standards is rising. Our commitment to the region allows us to fulfil the increasing demand for timely, intensive support, especially in the areas of consulting and engineering services”. www.pilz.com KTR started up a new test bench 2 2 KTR started up a new test bench for large couplings covering a performance range up to 500,000 Nm at the headquarters in Rheine. The test bench allows to calculate mechanical coupling parameters and perform service life testing. Testing sample of the initial testing series is a torque limiter intended to be used on an 8 MW offshore wind energy plant. www.ktr.com Liebherr mobile harbour crane LHM 600 3 Liebherr Maritime Crane recently delivered the biggest mobile harbour crane of the Caribbean to Kingston Wharves Limited in Jamaica. The new Liebherr MHC, type LHM 600 high rise version is equipped with an elongated tower extension that ensures high visibility into deep cargo holds. With a maximum outreach of 58 m, twin lift capability and a lifting capacity of 104 t, the LHM 600 is capable of servicing vessels up to 19 container rows wide and 9 container stacks high. www.liebherr.com Hannover Trade Fair: The profitable side of I 4.0 4 To make the factory of the future more than a pipe dream, the concrete benefits for industry, employees and society in general must take center stage. That is the theme of the 2017 Hannover trade fair: “Integrated Industry – Creating Value.” Companies are confronted with technological possibilities with effects that are often difficult to assess. The trade fair will point out ways to tap the potential of digitization even with limited resources. Another presentation shows how digitization is changing the energy market. www.hannovermesse.de/home World of Industries 8/2016 7