08/22/2017 | Webnews
At the invitation of MEP Rainer Wieland (EPP), LEWA’s apprentices visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg.Rainer Wieland was the top candidate on the EPP fraction’s list in Baden-Wurttemberg in the 2014 European elections. He has been a member of the European Parliament since 1997 and is now one of 14 vice presidents of the Parliament in the current legislative period. During his law studies, Wieland worked at LEWA as a holiday worker. After a recent visit to LEWA COO Dr. Martin Fiedler, Wieland decided to invite LEWA’s apprentices to the European Parliament.
Early in the morning on...
07/07/2017 | Webnews
For many of processes in the pharmaceutical- and biotechnology, a comprehensive pilot study and process development is necessary. LEWA supports such pilot studies with chromatography plants from the EcoPrime series.
At different locations, EcoPrime LPLC Batch plants and continuously working systems for test and demonstration purposes are available. Beyond that, these plants can also be rented to evaluate the process directly at the customer’s place.
In order to increase the range of products, LEWA has extended the portfolio of demonstration plants in Leonberg, with an EcoPrime 250 LPLC...
06/18/2017 | Webnews
As in previous years, LEWA is holding the "Open training day" again this year. On Saturday, July 8th, 2017, students and their parents are invited to take a closer look at the apprentice workshop at LEWA from 10 am to 3 pm.
Last year, more than 300 interested people attended the "Open training day". Particularly popular were the different stations that invited to participate, like "the hot wire" or the milling of a gyro. Also this year there will be different stations, which allow a deeper insight to different professions trained at LEWA.
Take your chance! On...
04/26/2017 | Webnews
Centrifugal pumps convey hazardous, toxic and supercritical fluids in the chemical industry as well as the oil and gas industry.
As part of the Turbomachinery and Pump Symposium (TPS) 2017 in Houston, Texas, Lewa-Nikkiso America, Inc. is putting the focus on Nikkiso centrifugal canned motor pumps. The centrifugal pumps are exceptionally well-suited to conveying hazardous, toxic and supercritical fluids in the chemical industry as well as the oil and gas industry. In addition, the showcase includes a demo version of the LEWA ecoflow diaphragm metering pump and an ecosmart where visitors can...
04/24/2017 | Pressrelease
Nikkiso Co., Ltd., a global leader in advanced technologies for industrial, precision equipment, aerospace and medical markets, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and trademarks of Cryogenic Industries, Inc. of Temecula, CA, USA and Cryogenic Industries, AG of Basel, Switzerland consisting of all its operations, which are conducted by ACD, Cosmodyne, Cryoquip; and their respective subsidiaries. The acquisition is expected to close mid-2017, subject to regulatory approvals.
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Cryogenic Industries has spent more than fifty years...
04/11/2017 | Webnews
"More technical, more innovative and bigger" – this is how ReitzeTec 2017 presents itself. ReitzeTec is an industrial fair for the North German region and will take place in Bremen on May 17 and 18, 2017.
On more than 60 stands, manufacturers, dealers and service providers will present new products from process and plant engineering. The focus is on pumps, measuring and control technology, industrial fittings as well as plant and container construction. Visitors and attendees expect exciting lectures on current topics, product presentations as well as interesting discussions.
03/20/2017 | Pressrelease
Hygienic diaphragm metering pump for highly complex food-processing procedures in low-pressure applications
The pulsation-cavitation demonstration stand brings the pumping process to life
Securing consistent taste and uniform quality is of the highest importance to producers in the food industry. For this reason, Lewa GmbH placed its focus on the hygienic program for the 2017 Hannover Messe: This means that various hygienic pump heads and valves will be available at our stand in addition to the Lewa ecodos hygienic program for low-pressure applications of < 20 bar. Moreover, visitors...
01/24/2017 | Pressemitteilung
The service agreement that Lewa-Nikkiso America concluded with Analytical Technology Services, LLC (ATG) at the end of July 2016 covers the aftersales service throughout all of North America for the Lewa Ecoprime low-pressure chromatography system ‒ the latest platform for GMP production ‒ and the buffer in-line dilution system from the manufacturer. The agreement grants US customers of Lewa Process Technologies access to the practical experience and highly specialized knowledge of ATG. Lewa Process Technologies is a business unit of the Lewa Group that focuses on biopharmaceuticals and is...
01/18/2017 | Pressemitteilung
The Webshop for metering pumps offers 20 percent lower prices, shorter delivery times and now also matching spare partsThe website is optimized for mobile devices.
The relaunch of the Webshop at the end of November 2016 helped Lewa GmbH, a manufacturer of metering and process diaphragm pumps based in Leonberg, Germany, strengthen online sales of the Ecosmart series and continue expanding the range of products offered online. In addition to the Ecosmart pumps for flow rates up to 180 l/h and pressure up to 80 bar, appropriate spare part sets are now available when the pumps are purchased or...
01/10/2017 | Webnews
New testing facility for process pumps: High function density and high-quality equipment for innovative product developments.
At the beginning of the year, Lewa GmbH commissioned its newly designed process pump testing room. The previous testing facility was outdated, so it was completely refurbished and the technology was modernized.
Now, up to four large process pumps with a total power consumption of 800 kW (and each separately driven by a variable frequency device) can be operated and monitored in parallel. In this process, all relevant process and pump data are recorded continuously....
12/06/2016 | Webnews
Lewa GmbH, the manufacturer of metering and process diaphragm pumps based in Leonberg, Germany, has signed a purchase contract with Seko Middle East FZE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seko S.p.A., to take effect on December 1, 2016
The object of the agreement was the takeover of the entire plant, including all assets and the chemical injection package (CIP) business for the oil and gas sector, the (petro-) chemical industry and the power plant sector. The acquisition is part of the Lewa Group’s strategy of specializing in pumps and integrated systems solutions.
The Lewa Group will not be...
11/03/2016 | Pressemitteilung
The system odorizes up to 1 million cubic meters of natural gas per hour. An additional, identical system is to be installed yet this year.
Thyssengas GmbH transports up to 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually using an underground transport system that is 4,200 kilometers long. The Ochtrup location is the turnstile for the distribution of natural gas in Northwestern Germany. That is where natural gas is fed from the North Sea into the high-pressure gas pipeline, which is a subnetwork of Thyssengas that is crucial for supplying the Westphalia and Ruhr regions of Germany.
11/02/2016 | Pressemitteilung
The mobile after-sales service makes it possible to eliminate 80 to 90 percent of faults on odorizing systems from Lewa without delay
The technically complex systems used for odorizing gas have to meter extremely small amounts of the strong-smelling odorant with the highest level of precision and cleanliness. The team of technicians from Lewa are on the road throughout Europe with a total of three service vehicles, two VW buses and a slightly larger VW Crafter, making sure that the odorizing systems are working properly and that standstill times are minimized.
These vehicles are each...
09/27/2016 | Pressemitteilung
Optimized foam technology: Precise and cost-effective metering of blowing agents despite fluctuating extruder pressures.
Robust, hermetically tight pump technology ensures high operating reliability.
When manufacturing insulation panels, packaging foils or molded parts, blowing agents must be metered into the plastic melt under high pressure and extreme temperatures in order to achieve a high-quality result. The Ecofoam system from Lewa GmbH is a new complete solution including pump, measuring and control technology that stands out thanks to its precision and minimized downtimes. It pumps...
09/02/2016 | Pressemitteilung
Researchers from the foaming technology group at Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT) play a crucial role in developing foamed materials whose properties are customized for the respective applications.
At the plant, ICT initiated a collaboration with a renowned partner in the area of XPS systems and Lewa in the area of metering.
Efficient insulating materials, foams for structure applications, biobased, flame resistant and high-performance foams are currently in strong demand on the market. Researchers from the foaming technology group at Fraunhofer ICT play a crucial role in...