Visit of District Administrator Roland Bernhard
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, District Administrator Roland Bernhard and Mr. Sascha Messmer visited LEWA in Leonberg. As a district administrator, Mr. Bernhard's duties include regularly visiting companies located in the district. Thus, the highest municipal official wants to catch up on the current situation and the most important needs of the companies. It also gives him first-hand information about the current issues and challenges the companies are facing.
LEWA is an important medium-sized company in the district of Böblingen and employer...
03/07/2018 | Webnews
The LEWA EcoPrime has won an Aspen Award.
The annually held Aspen Awards recognize the two most innovative products that have made the greatest contribution to the advancement of bioprocessing. Since 2007, Aspen Brook has shaped the sales and marketing as well as business and product development efforts in the biotechnological industry.
The LEWA EcoPrime Twin chromatography system was found to be the most innovative product in the downstreaming sector. LEWA was honored with the award for inventing products within the biopharma industry fitting to key applications. The EcoPrime Twin platform...
12/15/2017 | Webnews
New injection nozzle with a removable mechanism makes it easier to carry out evaporator maintenance in accordance with the current standards of the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW).
In accordance with worksheet G 280 of the DVGW, gases supplied using public lines must have an adequate warning odor added to them so that it is evident whenever they are leaking.
In 2018, a new version of the G 280 worksheet will become effective, enacting stricter rules which state that the evaporator at the odorizing system injection point must now also undergo maintenance...
12/07/2017 | Pressrelease
In these 20 years completed on December 1st, the subsidiary of LEWA installed in Diadema, SP, Brazil has established the technological references in process pumps and metering systems in the continent. During this time, the company has demonstrated the values of accuracy and transparency of its headquarter in Germany, while successfully overcomes the challenges and instabilities of the region.
Metering, injection and transfer of fluids has always been an activity for specialists. LEWA always had an excellent reputation in this area but lacked local presence. This changed on the 1st of...
10/10/2017 | Webnews
High-precision and reliable: Metering systems for battery test facility ensure efficient adjustment of the target values as well as reproducible test results.
Drives in electric vehicles require special batteries to meet the stringent requirements in the automotive sector in terms of safety, performance, durability, service life, cost and environmental protection. These lithium-ion batteries must be tested in battery test facilities to ensure that they comply with performance requirements for automotive use and use as stationary storage. Since the end of 2016, eight additional metering...
10/02/2017 | Pressrelease
Purification processes in the biopharmaceutical industry – the digital fluid control system makes use of integrated software to ensure maximum precision.Stringent rules apply to process chromatography for the biopharmaceutical industry. The standards for precision, accuracy and reproducibility are very high with respect to these processes. Buffer in-line dilution is fast becoming a common way to obtain the required concentration of the fluid being used for the chromatography purification process. For this purpose, Lewa has developed a design combining multiple functions in a single system....
09/10/2017 | Pressrelease
Above all, manufacturers of foods and beverages strive to ensure high recognition value by keeping flavors consistent. They do so using high quality standards in the manufacturing process. For example, brewing alcohol-free beer requires particular attention to detail.
This is because the valuable flavoring agents extracted from beer containing alcohol must be metered with perfect timing and in precisely defined quantities in order to achieve a characteristic beer flavor. The same principle applies to beer containing alcohol. The work steps of the brewing process must be carried out...
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...