10/10/2017 | Webnews

Electromobility - Sophisticated control concept protects the insides of the batteries from damage

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...
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10/02/2017 | Pressrelease

Two become one: Innovative system combines the chromatography process and buffer in-line dilution in a single platform

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....
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09/10/2017 | Pressrelease

A diaphragm pump enables exact flavor metering or pinpoint addition of filtration aids in the food and beverage industry

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...
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08/22/2017 | Webnews

LEWA apprentices to visit the EU Parliament in Strasbourg

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...
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07/07/2017 | Webnews

LEWA provides chromatography demonstration and rental plants

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...
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06/18/2017 | Webnews

Open Training day – Insight to different professions trained at LEWA

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...
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04/26/2017 | Webnews

Turbomachinery and Pump Symposium 2017 (Pre-announcement)

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...
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04/24/2017 | Pressrelease

Nikkiso announces agreement to acquire the business of Cryogenic Industries, Inc.

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. The most important facts Cryogenic Industries has spent more than fifty years...
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04/11/2017 | Webnews

Trade show preview of ReitzeTec in Bremen from May 17 to May 18

"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. ...
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03/20/2017 | Pressrelease

Trade show preview of Hannover Messe from April 24 to 28, 2017

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...
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01/24/2017 | Pressemitteilung

LEWA strengthens its market presence in the USA through a service agreement for chromatography systems

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...
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01/18/2017 | Pressemitteilung

LEWA ecosmart diaphragm metering pumps & spare parts now available in the new webshop.

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...
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01/10/2017 | Webnews

LEWA starts testing room for process pumps

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....
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12/06/2016 | Webnews

Acquisition in the United Arab Emirates enables in-house production of chemical injection packages

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...
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11/03/2016 | Pressemitteilung

Natural gas for North Rhine-Westphalia ‒ safe and economical: Largest odorizing system in Germany

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. The...
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