Plastic pollution has become one of the greatest challenges facing our planet. Min Zhu, PhD, Senior Director, Technical Services and Operations, US & Canada Softlines at SGS, explores the issues and asks what are the drivers for change and what solutions are available to businesses who are committed to plastics reduction and sustainability?

Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet. Supporting their vision of a world without hunger and a planet respected, they pursue a strategy of sustainable value growth, promoting climate-friendly crop nutrition, essential industrial and air-quality applications, and net-zero energy solutions.

The modern building is intelligent, connected and as a result saves energy. In combination with alternative energy sources and efficient lighting solutions, emissions in the building sector can be drastically reduced. This makes a significant contribution to achieving climate targets. 2,169 exhibitors presented the latest developments in building technology and trends in innovative lighting design at Light + Building in Frankfurt am Main from 3 to 8 March 2024. Over 151,000 visitors travelled to the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building-services technology.

Boosting competitiveness, protecting the climate, promoting prosperity – these are the major tasks facing industry today. Innovative technologies are the key to mastering these challenges. But how can companies make efficient use of automation, artificial intelligence, renewable energies, and hydrogen? And what steps can be taken to counteract the impending de-industrialization of Europe? HANNOVER MESSE 2024 will provide answers.

GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), the global leader in immersion cooling for data centers, announced today that the Special Fluids division of global multi-energy company TotalEnergies has joined GRC’s ElectroSafe Fluid Partner Program, a platform for collaboration to advance the performance and environmental footprint of single-phase immersion cooling fluids.

Messe Frankfurt has left the difficult and demanding last three years behind it and is now enjoying both qualitative and quantitative growth in Germany and abroad. By the end of financial year 2023, approximately 340 events will have been held worldwide under the Messe Frankfurt Group umbrella, with more than 84,000 exhibitors and an estimated four million visitors.

All interested parties who would like to take part in the supporting program of HANNOVER MESSE by giving a presentation are invited to participate in the Call for Papers. The submissions should be assigned to the trending topics of Industrie 4.0, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Energy for Industry, CO2-neutral Production, or Hydrogen and Fuel Cells. The deadline for submissions is 12 February 2024.

Messe Frankfurt has passed the audit for the internationally recognised environmental management system in accordance with the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). With the EMAS validation, which also meets the requirements of environmental management norm ISO 14001, the company commits itself to continually improving its environmental performance.

Analyst commentary by Alex West, Senior Principal Analyst, Omdia

Sustainability topics have continued to rise to near the top of the agenda for many manufacturing CEOs. More and more we are seeing their commitments published along with their investment in delivering environmentally sustainable business. But how well are companies doing, what else can be done, and who’s setting the example?

The steel and metal industry’s quest to decarbonize production requires new solutions for heating processes such as ladle and tundish preheating. A new strategic partnership between Kanthal, a global leader in industrial heating technology, and Ceba, an expert in equipment for ladle and tundish preheating and drying, aims to offer sustainable electric solutions for these processes, advancing the green technology shift.

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