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Forschungszentrum Jülich/DE and its partners have built the most powerful super-computer in Europe with unparalleled flexibility and energy efficiency.
The year 2020 will be remembered in many ways, not only by the German Materials Society (DGM). On the one hand, it marks the beginning of a new centennium after the grand gala celebrating the 100th Anniversary at the end of November 2019, on the other hand it provided the stage for the first virtual DGM Day - during which, among other things, the election of the presidents for the 2021–2022 term of office was decided.
ACHEMA 2021 will be postponed to 4-8 April 2022. This decision was taken after intensive discussions with the community and in the ACHEMA Committee in view of the continuing uncertainty caused by the Corona pandemic. With this early decision DECHEMA wants to give exhibitors planning security in the light of the long-term preparation and investment required by a show of this size. The ACHEMA Committee, representing the exhibitors, had previously also unanimously supported a postponement to 2022, expressing at the same time their strong commitment to ACHEMA.
CeramTec/DE, a world leader in the design and manufacture of complex electronic ceramic components, is expanding its existing production capabilities to meet the rising demand for high-quality piezoelectric elements and materials. The internationally operating company with sites in Europe, Great Britain, USA and Asia has invested in two additional machinery units at its piezoceramic centre of excellencein Lauf/DE which further multiply existing high-volume manufacturing capabilities for piezoceramic components, such as discs, rings and tubes, as well as increase automation.
SVOLT Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (SVOLT), a global high-tech company headquartered in China that develops and produces lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for electric vehicles and energy storage systems, will establish its European production site in Germany, as announced at IAA 2019. A module and pack factory as well as a state-of-the-art cell factory with 24 GWh production capacity in the final expansion stage will be built at two Saarland locations.