ams acquires MAZeT

ams acquires color and spectral sensing specialist MAZeT to extend its leadership in advanced optical sensing.

ams acquires MAZeT
ams acquires MAZeT

Strategic transaction will drive color and spectral sensing growth opportunities in industrial, automotive and medical applications.

ams AG (SIX: AMS), a leading provider of high performance sensors and analog ICs,has closed the transaction to acquire 100% of the shares in the color and spectral sensing systems specialist MAZeT GmbH for an undisclosed amount in cash. The strategic acquisition extends ams” market leadership in advanced optical sensors and strengthens ams” position in emerging optical sensing applications.

Focused on industrial and medical applications, MAZeT offers very strong system and application know-how in advanced color and spectral sensing and outstanding optical engineering expertise.MAZeT”s capabilities include IC and filter design as well as hardware and software system development with its JENCOLOR®sensorsbeing used currently in applications including airplane interior lighting, agricultural sensors, and medical skin lesion analysis.

The company also has a legacy business acting as module supplier to its previous industrial shareholders. MAZeT is profitable and based in Jena, Germany, with around 80 employees. The Jena region is a global center of excellence in optical technologies, which offers a strong basis to support ams” growth plans going forward.

Dr. Fred Grunert, CEO of MAZeT GmbH, comments on the transaction: “MAZeT has been a pioneer in optical color and spectral sensor development and we are very pleased to join ams.Combining complementary products and the sensor expertise of both companies will create an even stronger leadership position with a leading portfolio of optical sensors targeting the automotive, industrial, medical and smart lighting end markets.”

“We are very excited to welcome the MAZeT team to ams.Adding MAZeT”s excellent optical know-how allows us to create new product and application opportunities in areas such as sensing and controlling lighting, measuring physical parameters or matching colors on a display to the real world. ams” operational and manufacturing capabilities and global sales reach will offer additional synergies increasing the strategic potential of this transaction”, adds Thomas Riener, EVP & General Manager Emerging Sensor Solutions at ams.

About ams AG
ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor solutions and analog ICs. Our mission is to shape the world with sensor solutions by providing a seamless interface between humans and technology. ams’ high-performance analog products drive applications requiring extreme precision, dynamic range, sensitivity, and ultra-low power consumption. Products include sensors, sensor interfaces, power management and wireless ICs for consumer, communications, industrial, medical, and automotive markets.
With headquarters in Austria, ams employs over 2,100 people globally and serves more than 8,000 customers worldwide. ams is listed on the SIX Swiss stock exchange (ticker symbol: AMS). More information about ams can be found at www.ams.com.

About MAZeT

MAZeT GmbH is a leading European development and production service provider. Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Jena, Germany, the company develops, manufactures and delivers customized electronics modules, software and ASICs and sells its own products worldwide under the JENCOLOR brand. Thanks to the broad technology offer and application expertise, MAZeT GmbH is a proven and reliable service partner in the areas of industrial electronics and optical sensor technology for custom-tailored, customer-specific solutions. Their development expertise and components for special applications are used in sectors as diverse as industrial metrology, control, automation and medical technology.

Firmenkontakt
MAZeT GmbH
Diane Damer
Goeschwitzer Strasse 32
07745 Jena
+49 3641 2809-39
ma@ahlendorf-communication.com
http://www.mazet.de/

Pressekontakt
ahlendorf communication
Mandy Ahlendorf
Schiffbauerweg 5F
82319 Starnberg
+4981519739098
ma@ahlendorf-communication.com
www.ahlendorf-communication.com

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Changes to a Berliner Testament

Changes to a Berliner Testament

Changes to a Berliner Testament

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A “Berliner Testament” is a popular form of will in Germany among spouses, as it enables them to provide each other with financial security and mutually appoint one another as sole heirs. However, it also entails disadvantages such as its strong binding effect.

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: A Berliner Testament (http://www.grprainer.com/en/legal-advice/law-of-succession/last-will-and-testament.html)provides spouses with the opportunity to circumvent the rules of intestate succession and mutually appoint each other as sole heirs. Normally, the children are then designated as final heirs. The major advantage of a Berliner Testament is that the surviving spouse is financially secure should the other spouse die. This means, for instance, that the former is able to continue using the co-owned property. Nonetheless, it ought to be noted that the children are entitled to assert their claim to a compulsory portion. For this reason, it may be advisable to include so-called “Pflichtteilsstrafklauseln” (compulsory portion penalty clauses) in the will.

Having said all of that, one should also be mindful of the disadvantages of a Berliner Testament, including the strong binding effect associated with this kind of testamentary disposition. As long as both spouses are still alive, it remains possible in principle to change the provisions of a Berliner Testament at any time. However, this can only happen as a result of joint action by both parties; unilateral actions or orders are invalid and ineffective. In the event that one of the spouses dies, the remaining partner is bound by the joint provisions in the will. This has the potential to become problematic, e.g. if the surviving spouse subsequently wishes to appoint different final heirs for whatever reason. Even if the remaining partner were to remarry and possibly have more children, he or she will still be faced with any adverse consequences resulting from the joint spousal will.

It is, however, also possible to agree to what are termed “Öffnungsklauseln” (opening clauses) in order to lessen the strong binding effect of a Berliner Testament. This type of clause can be used to exempt the partner from this binding effect in relation to specific points or allow him to alter the entire will. Anyone who wishes to include these kinds of clauses in a will can turn to lawyers who are competent in the field of succession law. They are able to ensure that the wording is legally “watertight” and that no legal disputes arise among the heirs. Lawyers who are experienced in the field of succession law can advise on all matters pertaining to wills and contracts of inheritance.

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GRP Rainer LLP is an international law firm with lawyers and tax advisers specializing in business law, commercial law and company law and tax law. The attorneys counsel international commercial and industrial companies and corporations, as well as associations, mid-sized businesses, institutional investors and private individuals worldwide from offices in Cologne, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Germany and London UK.

Kontakt
GRP Rainer LLP
Michael Rainer
Hohenzollernring 21
50672 Köln
+492212722750
press@grprainer.com
http://www.grprainer.com/en

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Update 2.0 of eyefactive”s touchscreen CMS software

Update 2.0 of eyefactive"s touchscreen CMS software
AppSuite v2.0: Interactive digital signage touchscreen CMS software

eyefactive has released a major update for its touchscreen CMS software AppSuite. (http://www.multitouch-appstore.com) In addition to various new features and apps, especially the usability of the interactive content management software has been optimized.

Interactive touchscreens are becoming increasingly popular in the digital signage market. However, every hardware requires a suitable software to meet the specific demands of each client. eyefactive provides its own app platform to get every system up and running.

Akin to common website builders, eyefactive”s AppSuite empowers customers and partners to customize apps without any programming skills of their own. Digital content such as images, videos and PDFs can be easily integrated, the app”s look and style easily adjusted to match the customer”s corporate design. New apps and updates can be downloaded and installed directly from the integrated AppStore – an online marketplace similar to those for smartphones and tablets in the consumer market.

With the AppSuite update 2.0 primarily the access and usability of the interactive signage software has been facilitated. Helpful hints and instructions pop up at various points.

In addition to various new features, a special object recognition for LCD based touchscreens has been integrated. Now, any object can be detected as soon as it touches the screen – no additional hardware required.

AppSuite can be downloaded and tested for free at: www.multitouch-appstore.com (http://www.multitouch-appstore.com)

eyefactive from Wedel (near Hamburg / Germany) is the leading provider for interactive multitouch and multiuser technology in large-scale. The product portfolio consists of flexible and scalable multitouch displays integrated into tables and walls as well as the first dedicated app-platform for interactive signage software. For effective marketing at points of sale & information and creative teamwork in companies. eyefactive has been awarded multiple times, e.g. “ICT start-up of the year 2012” by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. Clients are world renowned brands like Porsche, Mercedes-Benz Bank, Beiersdorf, Siemens and Olympus.

Please find further information here:
http://www.eyefactive.com/en

Kontakt
eyefactive GmbH
Matthias Woggon
Feldstrasse 128
22880 Wedel
0049 4103 903800
0049 4103 9038099
info@eyefactive.com
http://www.eyefactive.com/en

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For the International Aerospace Supply Fair AIRTEC 2016 visitor and exhibitor records are expected again

For the International Aerospace Supply Fair AIRTEC 2016 visitor and exhibitor records are expected again
AIRTEC Logo (Source: AIRTEC GmbH & Co. KG)

Munich/Frankfurt, July 25, 2016. After great success of the premier of the International Aerospace Supply Fair AIRTEC 2015 in Munich, the organizers are expecting an increase in visitor and exhibitor numbers again. Ilse Aigner, Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs, is the patroness.

Since 2015, AIRTEC has taken place at the exhibition center in Munich. The various synergy effects of the high-tech region Bavaria are highly appreciated by the sector. In addition to the increasing number of exhibitors and visitors, the trade fair, which will take place for the 11th time, is becoming more and more international. In 2016, for the first time Indonesia will be in the center of the trade fair as guest country of honor and Korean companies will be exhibiting as well. Furthermore, many leading companies of the aerospace sector as well as a high number of suppliers will be present at AIRTEC 2016. Moreover, the organizers announce that the Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs, Ilse Aigner, took over patronage of this event.

Hence, South Korean external trade and investment organization KOTRA will celebrate its premier at AIRTEC. The world-leading network of excellence for the entire fiber reinforced composite value chain, CFK-Valley, will be present with a pavilion. On top of that, numerous companies from Austria as well as Laserzentrum Nord, Exechon from Abu Dhabi and the aerospace cluster bavAIRia will be exhibiting.

The sector of additive manufacturing will play a significant role at AIRTEC 2016. Among the exhibitors will be global players like Airbus. The major European aircraft manufacturer will be present together with the German company Premium Aerotec. Moreover, SLM, solutions provider for 3D laser technology, and EOS, the pioneer in the fields of additive manufacturing, will be exhibiting.

Along with top-class exhibitors and B2B meetings during the trade fair, there will be a high-level congress again this year where leading experts will be speaking and which covers a broad range of current and future topics in aerospace.

Peter Sander, VP Emerging Technologies & Concepts at Airbus Germany, high-ranking representatives of the engines manufacturer MTU Aero Engines AG and other domestic and foreign top experts belong to the group of speakers in the “Additive Manufacturing Summit”.
The R&D summit will cover all strategically important subjects on aerospace. During this summit, Dr Leslie Cohen, Senior Vice President at HITCO Carbon Composites, will give a speech on digital thread. Andy Anderson, Deputy CTO at Airbus, as well as Jose Enrique Roman, Managing Director at Boeing, and Prof. Klaus Drechsler of Fraunhofer-Institut will be presenting.

Dr. Gerd Gruppe, Member of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR – Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt) will be part of the conference on “NEW SPACE” which deals with latest developments in space. Furthermore, the conference “HELI” will include current developments in helicopter technology and the conference “UAV” will focus on the subject of unmanned aerial systems.

AIRTEC 2016 takes place October 25 – 27, 2016 at the exhibition center Munich, Germany.

Further information can be found under www.airtec.aero (http://www.airtec.aero).

About AIRTEC
AIRTEC is the World Aerospace Supply Fair with combined pre-arranged B2B-meetings and a highly qualified and international congress. Since 2006 AIRTEC takes place annually and represents the entire aerospace supply chain from design, engineering, testing and simulation over materials, production, tools, components, systems, electronics, sensors, avionics up to life cycle support, all at one exhibition place. At the international exhibition the international audience receives a varied overview of the aerospace supply industry where innovations, new technologies and trends are represented. Due to the unique exhibition B2B Meeting concept , AIRTEC is more than a traditional trade fair. The core of AIRTEC are the B2B meetings that are pre-arranged via a sophisticated B2B matchmaking platform prior to the event. The meetings take place during the three days of AIRTEC and in this way enhances the intensive exchange with potential business partners from Germany and abroad. The program is accomplished by an international aerospace congress, where experts from industry and research discuss new developments and trends. This combination of an international exhibition, B2B-meetings and an international congress makes AIRTEC one of the world-wide leading meeting-places in the aerospace industry.

Firmenkontakt
AIRTEC GmbH & Co. KG
Diana Schnabel
Carl-von-Noorden-Platz 5
60596 Frankfurt / Main
+49 (0) 69 27 40 03–15
airtec.presse@demat.com
http://www.airtec.aero

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fr financial relations gmbh
Jörn Gleisner
Louisenstraße 97
61348 Bad Homburg
06172/27159-0
j.gleisner@financial-relations.de
http://financial-relations.de

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Withdraw from loans, reduce interest burden

Withdraw from loans, reduce interest burden

Withdraw from loans, reduce interest burden

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Playing the get-out-of-jail-free card and withdrawing from expensive real estate loans is still possible until June 21 without consumers having to pay an early repayment penalty.

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: Interest rates are currently at a historic low. For consumers who had already taken out a real estate loan several years ago, this is a particularly bitter pill to swallow. They are paying comparatively high interest rates on their real estate loans. It is possible to appreciably reduce this interest burden by withdrawing from the loans in question.

A successful withdrawal means that the loan agreement is rescinded, i.e. the services performed to date by both parties are returned in full. Moreover, consumers are then also typically entitled to compensation for use with respect to the interest payments they have made. An early repayment penalty is not payable. On the contrary, it may even be possible as a result of a successful withdrawal to reclaim an early repayment penalty that has already been rendered in the case of a prematurely repaid loan.

In order to withdraw from a loan, it is necessary for the bank or savings bank in question to have made use of flawed guidance concerning the right of withdrawal. According to research conducted by the Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg (Hamburg Consumer Advice Centre), this is the case in around 80 per cent of the real estate loans concluded between 2002 and 2010. Consequently, the withdrawal period never commenced and it is still possible today to withdraw from the loans. Initially, this gave rise to a perpetual right of withdrawal in these cases. However, withdrawing from these legacy contracts is now only possible until June 21, 2016 following a change in the law. Investors who still wish to benefit from the low interest rates should therefore take action before it is too late.

While one should not be surprised if banks do not immediately accept attempts to withdraw, the legal situation is clear in most cases. Various courts have long since rejected the arguments commonly put forward by the banks, such as that the right of withdrawal has been forfeited or exercised in bad faith. That is why withdrawal normally succeeds. At the same time, this can also serve as a good basis for obtaining an out-of-court settlement with the bank and thus achieve more favourable conditions.

Lawyers who are experienced in the field of banking law (http://www.grprainer.com/en/legal-advice/banking-law.html) can assess whether the conditions for loan withdrawal have been met.

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GRP Rainer LLP is an international law firm with lawyers and tax advisers specializing in business law, commercial law and company law and tax law. The attorneys counsel international commercial and industrial companies and corporations, as well as associations, mid-sized businesses, institutional investors and private individuals worldwide from offices in Cologne, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Germany and London UK.

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Michael Rainer
Hohenzollernring 21
50672 Köln
+492212722750
press@grprainer.com
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Full speed ahead towards digital seafaring

Over the next few years, the digitization set the route for innovations in the shipping industry. – That”s where KVM technology comes into play.

Full speed ahead towards digital seafaring

Over the next few years, the digitization of vessels and fleets set the route for innovations in the shipping industry. This results in an ever-growing use of computer systems. But how can these newly required systems be stored and operated? And how can you provide maximum protection for these systems? That”s where KVM technology comes into play.

KVM systems have long been considered as standard equipment in classical IT applications. Now that more and more computer systems find their way into maritime applications, manufacturers G&D have devoted their developments to the specific requirements of this industry.

The devices of the German company have a reputation for being extremely robust and, thanks to their many features, ideal to be applied in typical control rooms. For several years, specific attention has been paid to the requirements in the maritime field. In addition to tests for the compliance with IEC 60945, this includes some of the new features that will be on display at this year’s SMM.

KVM systems are based on a simple principle: The units take the signals from the computer interfaces that are actually used to connect keyboard, mouse and display. From here, they distribute and amplify these signals to allow users to flexibly access their computers from everywhere.

Thus, computers can be stored in a central, access-protected equipment room, which leaves the crew more space on the bridge or in the control room. But users get even more advantages to operate these systems. For example, multiple computers can be operated from one workplace. Here, it is possible to either access only one system or a number of computers distributed on multiple displays or via MultiViewers. The special feature: It requires only one operating set to ensure perfect control.

For SMM, the IT specialist will present various novelties. From further improved CrossDisplay-Switching for intuitive switching by mouse or trackball, i.e. without the explicit manual operation of the KVM system, to scenario switching – G&D have clearly put their focus on optimal operation. The latter function – scenario switching – allows users to store the switching states for different tasks. With one single command, they can now access the computer set for recurrent or quickly emerging tasks, for example, at harbours, at sea or in an emergency at man-overboard manoeuvres. Support for touch functions and DDC-CI, which lets you adjust the brightness of monitors of some systems to external conditions, further complete the systems.

The applications for KVM systems and their functions are as varied as the application fields of seafaring itself. Starting with the optimum implementation of ECDIS over special user processes on workboats up to comfort aspects on super yachts. Here, the manufacturer especially had the various on- and offshore control rooms in mind where efficient operation is an absolute must.

Redundancy concepts for KVM installations are essential since they guarantee maximum reliability for the IT equipment. At stand B6.417, the KVM experts from G&D will demonstrate how such installations can look like based on individual requirements and examples from their live installations.

More information:
Guntermann & Drunck GmbH
Dortmunder Straße 4a
D-57234 Wilnsdorf
Phone: +49 (0) 27 39 / 89 01 – 100
Fax: +49 (0) 27 39 / 89 01 – 120
http://www.gdsys.de/en
E-mail: sales@gdsys.de

Die Guntermann & Drunck GmbH ist ein führender deutscher Hersteller digitaler und analoger High-End-KVM-Produkte für Kontrollräume aus der Flugsicherung, dem Broadcast, der Industrieprozesskontrolle sowie für maritime Anwendungen. Mit einem breiten Spektrum an KVM-Extendern, -Switches und -Matrixswitches bietet G&D seinen Anwendern das wohl größte verfügbare KVM-Produktportfolio auf dem Markt, das miteinander kompatibel und untereinander kombinierbar ist.

KVM-Produkte von G&D optimieren den IT-Einsatz und verbessern die Arbeitsbedingungen für Mensch und Maschine. Sie sind die stillen Unterstützer im Hintergrund, leistungsstark und jederzeit einsatzbereit. Durch kurze Kommunikationswege und die Bündelung aller Kernkompetenzen wie Entwicklung, Produktmanagment, Vertrieb, Marketing und Produktion unter einem Dach, begleitet G&D seine Kunden von der technischen Erstberatung, über die anwendungsspezifische Unterstützung vor Ort bis hin zum After-Sales-Support aus einer Hand.

Unabhängig davon, wie unterschiedlich die Rahmenbedingungen einzelner KVM-Installationen sind, eines haben sie gemeinsam: den Bedarf an robusten, zuverlässigen, benutzerfreundlichen und intuitiv zu bedienenden KVM-Produkten zu sichern. Und das mit der G&D-typischen Qualität, die zu Recht das Siegel “Made in Germany” trägt.

Guntermann & Drunck GmbH – leading the way in digital KVM

Weitere Informationen:
Guntermann & Drunck GmbH
Dortmunder Straße 4a
D-57234 Wilnsdorf

Tel.: +49 (0) 27 39 / 89 01 – 100
Fax: +49 (0) 27 39 / 89 01 – 120
http://www.gdsys.de
E-Mail: sales@gdsys.de

Kontakt
Guntermann & Drunck GmbH
Jochen Bauer
Dortmunder Straße 4a
57234 Wilnsdorf
004927398901-100
004927398901-120
sales@gdsys.de
http://www.gdsys.de

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Tax investigators trawl through Panama Papers – Submitting a voluntary declaration

Tax investigators trawl through Panama Papers – Submitting a voluntary declaration

Tax investigators trawl through Panama Papers - Submitting a voluntary declaration

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Tax investigators have apparently been sifting through the Panama Papers in the hope of rumbling suspected tax dodgers. There is still time to submit a voluntary declaration that can lead to immunity.

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: The Süddeutsche Zeitung reports that tax investigators want there to be better connections between countries for the purposes of evaluating the information contained within the Panama Papers and getting wise to suspected tax cheats. Accordingly, the investigators hope to obtain information not only concerning tax evaders but also those assisting them.

In order to avoid criminal prosecution and a potential conviction for tax evasion, those concerned are still able to submit a voluntary declaration that can lead to immunity. However, this ought to happen soon, because as soon as the tax evasion has been discovered by the authorities voluntary disclosure is no longer an option. Anybody who still has untaxed earnings deposited in foreign accounts should increasingly expect to be detected as the automatic exchange of financial information is set to commence in the coming year, with former tax havens such as Switzerland and Austria, and now also Panama, wishing to participate. Time is thus slowly running out for voluntary disclosure (http://www.grprainer.com/en/legal-advice/tax-law/voluntary-disclosure.html).

Having said all of that, it is important to note that a voluntary declaration needs not only to be submitted on time but also complete and error free for it to be capable of leading to immunity. To this end, one needs to come completely clean with the tax office and disclose, among other things, any and all documents from the past ten years that may be relevant from a tax perspective. For a layperson, it is almost impossible to fulfil these strict requirements that have been set by the legislature. That is why a voluntary declaration ought not to be prepared on one”s own or with the help of standard templates, it generally not being possible to account for complex events and processes in this way. The result of this is that mistakes are practically inevitable, which leads to voluntary disclosure failing and then there still remains the risk of a conviction for tax evasion.

To prevent this from happening, lawyers and tax advisors who are competent in the field of tax law ought to be consulted. They can provide a detailed assessment of the circumstances of each individual case and know what information and documents need to be included in the voluntary declaration for it to be able to lead to immunity.

http://www.grprainer.com/en/legal-advice/tax-law/voluntary-disclosure.html

GRP Rainer LLP is an international law firm with lawyers and tax advisers specializing in business law, commercial law and company law and tax law. The attorneys counsel international commercial and industrial companies and corporations, as well as associations, mid-sized businesses, institutional investors and private individuals worldwide from offices in Cologne, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Germany and London UK.

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GRP Rainer LLP
Michael Rainer
Hohenzollernring 21
50672 Köln
+492212722750
press@grprainer.com
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Prototyping: Ready for the Series

transfluid creates expanded prototyping options for new pipe forming geometries

Prototyping: Ready for the Series
Unlimited opportunities of pipe forming, axial and rolling. (Source: transfluid)

Pipe forming technology is a complex matter – with ever smaller tolerances for advanced new projects from the different industries. These companies with their fresh ideas are, of course united by the wish of transferring the new product to serial production safely and reliably at once after development. This also applies to high-tech machine constructor transfluid (http://www.tube-processing-machines.com/homepage.html), which uses its pipe processing technologies for research in its internal prototyping department. This is not only about sampling of its own new developments, e.g. in the area of tool technology. Companies without machinery of their own can have their pilot series analysed and precisely improved at transfluid.

“Support in this area is in higher demand than expected. Therefore, we have expanded our research and prototyping department once again just recently,” says Stefanie Flaeper, managing director at transfluid. “We can perform diverse tests on components and tools with pipe diameters up to 65 mm here.” A CNC-controlled type SRM rolling forming machine and two axial forming machines are used for this with a forming power of up to 25 tons. The entire process chain can be implemented with an additional CNC-controlled pipe bending machine and an orbital pipe separation system – to ensure that requirements, e.g. regarding burr formation, can be met.

Tests and documentation for light-weight construction components and high-strength materials as well
For specific customer projects, the experts in the department are testing new forming geometries and tool concepts for serial maturity and quality. The transfluid team relies, among others, on a tactile and visual measuring system for components and tools. The interim results up to the certain result are documented reliably.

The transfluid experts have special experience as a technology leader and initial developer of incremental pipe forming, which permits partial rotation-symmetrical forming of pipes made of high- and very-high-strength materials. In particular review and assessment with light-weight components and high-strength materials is possible as well. Depending on geometry, this can even be done tool-independently. Thus, the company can offer the pilot series or prototype production particularly cost-optimised.

DOWNLOAD PRESS INFORMATION AND IMAGES (http://bit.ly/press-information-prototyping-OPR)

transfluid Maschinenbau GmbH – the solution for tubes

transfluid is sought after worldwide as a partner for manufacturing tube bending machines and tube processing machines. Since 1988 transfluid has been further developing its technologies for tube machining, so that it can provide customer-oriented, tailor-made solutions – for plant and machine construction, the automotive and energy industries,
shipbuilding and medical device manufacturing.

transfluid’s product portfolio offers perfect solutions in five different machine categories, that meet all the requirements in tube processing. t bend stands for a wide range of tube bending machines, which fulfil the highest demands in terms of industrial applications. The tube forming machines in the t form range offer the perfect tube shaping solutions. Tube forming is important as an individual or supplementary process, in order to obtain optimally tailored tubes. Automation systems are offered as fully developed concepts for bending and forming technology, under t motion. t cut covers the field of tube cutting machines. Here, transfluid is able to provide a range of different systems, for example for chipless orbital cutting and special knive separation processes. The category t clean encompasses tube cleaning machines. These ensure the cleanliness of workpieces and tubes. Additionally, with the new tu go range, transfluid offers a standardised portfolio of machinery, which is available from stock for immediate delivery. transfluid offers the powerful software t project for rapid and reliable tube processing. It can be used as an effective online solution for bending machines and the majority of CAD systems.

www.tube-processing-machines.com

Firmenkontakt
transfluid Maschinenbau GmbH
Stefanie Flaeper
Hünegräben 20-22
57392 Schmallenberg
+49 2972 97 15 – 0
+49 2972 97 15 – 11
info@transfluid.de
http://www.tube-processing-machines.com

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PSV
Stefan Köhler
Schlachthausstraße 10
57072 Siegen
+49 (0) 271 7700160
s.koehler@psv-marketing.de
http://www.psv-marketing.de

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Eclipse OSBP project by Compex approved, has entered incubation phase

Eclipse OSBP project by Compex approved, has entered incubation phase
Eclipse project in incubation (Source: @Copyright Eclipse Foundation, Inc.)

Eclipse Open Standard Business Platform (OSBP), the new project submitted by the Compex Systemhaus GmbH, has now been approved by the Eclipse Foundation. OSBP is a model-based software factory, composed of extensible frameworks, tools and runtime environments for building, deploying and managing business applications across their lifecycles.

The project has been supported by several universities and technology adopters from diverse industries. With Ed Merks and Eike Stepper two of the most influential Eclipse technology and modeling experts volunteered as project mentors.

“With OSBP project we want to establish a platform for developers, architects and engineers for creating, designing or developing model-driven business applications” says Ralf Mollik, project co-lead and director of development at Compex Systemhaus GmbH.

OSBP has a strong relationship with other Eclipse projects, delivering both the technological basis (IDE, modeling, OSGi), as well as the application functionality (application server, internationalization service, conversions etc.).

In addition to the 10+ Eclipse projects utilized, such as EMF, Xtext, and Birt, a whole set of other open source frameworks has been integrated giving access to the power of specialized frameworks, covering practically all different aspects of engineering business applications: presentation, business logic, security, and data management tasks.

The next project step will be an IP (intellectual property) check by the Eclipse Foundation, which aims to reduce potential legal risks for the users and committers. Thereafter the source code of the OSBP software factory will be transferred to Eclipse and will build the base for joint future development.

More details:
OSBP project website (https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/technology.osbp)
OSBP project proposal (https://projects.eclipse.org/proposals/eclipse-open-standard-business-platform-osbp)

Compex Systemhaus GmbH, Germany was set up in 1985 and since then it has always focused on designing business process oriented solutions, which enable organizations to model their business processes such as MDM, CRM, logistics and supply-chain, multi-channel sales and purchase, financials and many other fields, following the motto “everything is process”. Under the management of Christophe Loetz, its founder and managing partner, it has been able to expand its position in Germany and in several European countries over the last years.

Firmenkontakt
Compex Systemhaus GmbH
Patricius Krause
Hebelstr. 22
69115 Heidelberg
0622153810
sales@compex-commerce.com
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Last legs for get-out-of-jail-free card – Loan withdrawal possible until June 21, 2016

Last legs for get-out-of-jail-free card – Loan withdrawal possible until June 21, 2016

Last legs for get-out-of-jail-free card - Loan withdrawal possible until June 21, 2016

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Anyone who withdraws from a real estate loan concluded between 2002 and 2010 stands to potentially benefit from low interest rates and save a lot of money. Having said that, withdrawal only remains an option until June 21, 2016.

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: This get-out-of-jail-free card is now on its last legs. Initially, those who had not been properly informed by their bank or savings bank about their withdrawal options with respect to real estate loans taken out between 2002 and 2010 enjoyed a perpetual right of withdrawal. However, this so-called “ewiges Widerrufsrecht” (perpetual right of withdrawal) is now set to come to an end on June 21, 2016 due to a change in the law. Only those who have withdrawn from their real estate loans by then will be able to benefit from the ongoing low interest rates and save a lot of money by refinancing.

In order to withdraw from a real estate loan, it is necessary for the financial institution in question to have made use of flawed guidance regarding the right of withdrawal. If this deviates even marginally in presentation or substance from the applicable standard guidance, withdrawal is often a possibility. According to research conducted by the Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg (Hamburg Consumer Advice Centre), around 80 per cent of the guidance on the right of withdrawal accompanying real estate loans concluded between November 2, 2002 and June 10, 2010 does not comply with the relevant legal requirements. In most cases, it is possible to withdraw. One typical indication of flawed guidance on the right of withdrawal is ambiguous wording concerning the commencement of the withdrawal period, e.g. through the use of the word “frühestens” (at the earliest). Other deviations in presentation and substance from the respective standard guidance can also give rise to a situation whereby the withdrawal period never commenced and it thus remains possible even years after the loans were taken out to withdraw from them. However, it is extremely difficult for a layperson to tell whether guidance on the right of withdrawal is flawed. Lawyers who are competent in the field of banking law (http://www.grprainer.com/en/legal-advice/banking-law.html) can establish whether the conditions for withdrawal have been met.

If that is the case then consumers should take action, as withdrawal is only possible for approximately another two months. Consumers can still save a lot of money by invoking this get-out-of-jail-free card in its last stretch.

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