07/06/2015 | Webnews

Team LEWA at 6th city run in Leonberg

On Saturday, 27 June 2015, the 6th Leonberg City Run took place. As in the past years, LEWA supported the 5km- city run as a sponsor and also participated with its own team. With 1,051 "finishers" (including 299 students) Leonberg City Run broke its own record and could attract more participants than in the previous year (1,004 finishers). In addition to the children run and the students run, a 5 km and a 10 km run took place. Even before the start of the students runs, the dark rain clouds disappeared, so that the athletes could compete with the best weather. LEWA team’s sportsmen...
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06/22/2015 | Webnews

triplex G3M: LEWA expands product portfolio to new compact process diaphragm pump

LEWA introduces the new triplex process diaphragm pump G3M. With its compact monoblock design and the engine concept with a one-piece crank shaft, the new pump is very efficient. Compared to previous solutions, up to 30 percent footprint and weight can be saved. Thus, the G3M is particularly suitable for applications where space and weight play an important role, e. g. on offshore platforms. With the new pump, LEWA can respond even better to the customers’ needs and provide the most efficient solution for various applications. As an additional innovation, LEWA offers the option of...
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06/02/2015 | Pressrelease

Leading pump manufacturer sees growth potential in the process industry and pharmaceutical industry

For the Lewa Group, 2014 was another very successful year in terms of revenue and earnings. The company successfully proved its value with numerous large project bids in the oil and gas industries, both onshore and offshore, not to mention in the process industry sector. Despite a cooling market and dropping oil prices, Lewa intends to achieve continued growth in 2015. With regard to Achema, Lewa GmbH, supplier of pumps and systems, has defined three topics of focus with the objective of continuing to expand its position as a technology leader. "We are particularly proud of the global...
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05/29/2015 | Webnews

DUV-LEDs: Presentation at ACHEMA highlights innovative NIKKISO development

LEWA's parent company NIKKISO developed deep-ultraviolet light-emitting diodes – or shortened: DUV-LEDs. The NIKKISO experts were supported by none other than the two physics Nobel Prize winners in 2014. At ACHEMA, LEWA offers a presentation on development and applications of this technology. Deep-ultraviolet light-emitting diodes are a successor technology of normal LED diodes. Unlike the conventional LED technology, light wavelengths from 255 to 350 nanometers are possible. In addition to the large light spectrum, an essential advantage is the environmental sustainability: DUV-LEDs are very...
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05/13/2015 | Webnews

Fast and safe purification of biopharmaceuticals in the GMP field with LEWA EcoPrime

In modern process chromatography, the requirements of precision, quality, and reproducibility are strictly regulated. The LEWA EcoPrime is a low-pressure chromatography system which enhances batch-to-batch reproducibility in GMP manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals and the yield of the product significantly. The system includes LEWA pumps with innovative servo drive, which is registered for patent approval. Including this technology, EcoPrime offers an adjustment range of 1:150 or more. A precise flow control from 0.03 to 60 liters per minute is possible. LEWA EcoPrime realizes low-pulsation...
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05/06/2015 | Pressrelease

Achema trade fair preview (June 15-19, 2015 in Frankfurt am Main)

Precise low-pressure chromatography system for fast and safe purification of biopharmaceuticals in the GMP field Nowhere are the requirements of precision, quality, and reproducibility as strictly regulated as in modern process chromatography. Using the Ecoprime low-pressure chromatography system developed by Lewa GmbH, batch-to-batch reproducibility in GMP manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals can be enhanced significantly and the yield of the product can be  enhanced. Unveiled by the manufacturer at the Achema trade fair this year, the system is notable within its product family for its...
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04/22/2015 | Webnews

Hermetically tight at 200 °C: LEWA renovates pumps at Wacker Chemie

In the existing chemical installation in a Wacker Chemie plant, the safety-related design of the relevant pump systems had to be thoroughly renovated. LEWA planned and realized a customized pump unit with new high temperature diaphragm pumps. Hermetically tightness up to 200 °C and resistance to very cold ambient temperatures in winter: these were the most important factors for the design and construction of the new pumps in the Wacker Chemie plant.  As an expert in metering solutions of all kinds, LEWA implemented an individual system fulfilling the customer’s requirements. The use of...
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04/15/2015 | Pressrelease

Leonberg, Germany-based pump manufacturer is striving to continuously improve the management system for workplace safety and health protection with OHSAS certification

After Lewa GmbH successfully passed the national exams of the Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft (VGB, a German association for occupational insurance) for Arbeitsschutz mit System (AMS, occupational safety with system) last year, the company has also been certified by the TÜV (German Technical Inspection Association) since early February 2015 in accordance with the internationally recognized standard OHSAS 18001:2007. Shortly before this, proof was again provided that the Leonberg manufacturer of pumps and systems meets the quality management system requirements of ISO 9001:2008. The...
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03/02/2015 | Pressrelease

Trade Show Preview for Anuga FoodTec (March 24 to March 27)

Lewa will present new pumps such as Viking Hygienic Series and Pomac Double Screw Pump at Anuga FoodTech. The full press release is only available in German. What: Anuga FoodTec When: March 24 to March 27, 2015 Where: Messe Köln, hall 5.1, booth A-049 Contact person: Jörg Sommer More information: www.lewa.com
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03/02/2015 | Pressrelease

UV LEDs replace conventional UV light sources, making innovative applications possible

Recipients of the Nobel Prize in physics support the development of the first deep-ultraviolet LEDsFirst presentation at electronica 2014 in Munich shows variety of possible industrial applications Profs. Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura received the Nobel Prize in physics in mid-December 2014 for their breakthrough that enabled the development of blue LEDs. In particular, Professor Amano and his team at Nagoya University have worked intensively over the past few years on further development of these semiconductor-based lamps. They provided consulting services to the...
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11/17/2014 | Pressrelease

Hidden champion from Leonberg/Germany: Lewa wins the 2014 Global Connect Award

Prize awarded by Dr. Nils Schmid at the exhibition for export and internationalization in Stuttgart/Germany The brisk sales activity of pump manufacturer and system integrator Lewa has been honored with the Global Connect award at the exhbition for export and internationalization in Stuttgart/Germany in the category "Hidden Champion". The prize was awarded as part of a ceremonial evening reception with about 1,000 guests on November 4, 2014 by Dr. Nils Schmid, Member of State Parliament, Minister-President pro tem, and Minister for Finance and the Economy of Baden-Württemberg. In...
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10/24/2014 | Pressrelease

Air -operated double diaphragm pump offers savings due to robust construction and optimum design

Air-operated pumps differ from other conveying technologies with a number of advantages. For example, they do not need electricity. Beginning in September 2014, for the first time Lewa GmbH will offer its own product line which is characterized by a long lifetime, fail-safety, cost-effectiveness, and servicefriendliness. Even shear sensitive media can be conveyed without problems using Airflow pumps. They are completely immersible with no restrictions on safety or performance. The pump stops on its own when the maximum pressure is reached – for example due to a closed slide valve. In...
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10/24/2014 | Pressrelease

Chromacon and Lewa sign licensing agreement

Agreement covers intellectual property relating to continuous processing of biopharmaceutical manufacturing products Zurich, Switzerland; Leonberg, Germany and Devens, MA USA September 25, 2014 – Chromacon AG has entered into a licensing agreement with Lewa GmbH and Lewa Process Technologies. This agreement will enable the further development of each company’s current and future biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies. As a result of the agreement, the biopharmaceutical industry can expect significant cost savings and quality benefits in downstream processing. “This agreement enables...
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08/28/2014 | Pressrelease

Lewa acquires successful sales representative in the North Rhine-Westphalia region

After the retirement of its CEO of many years, Burkhard Schmedding, Lewa GmbH has purchased Ingenieurbüro Schmedding KG, which acts as a sales and consulting office for pump systems in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The company's activities are primarily in the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, system and machine design sectors and the cosmetics and food industries. In addition to representing Lewa, which the office has done for two generations, Schmedding also offers other high-quality products and technical solutions for industrial applications, including special Bungartz...
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08/20/2014 | Pressrelease

Preliminary trade show report for Technopharm (Sep. 30 to Oct. 2, 2014) in Nuremberg/Germany

Top precision contamination-free conveying and metering in the manufacture of sterile products Process integrity, recipe constancy, and product safety play a decisive role in the pharma, food, and cosmetic industries. Lewa GmbH, a manufacturer of pumps and systems for a wide variety of industries and segments, will present a portfolio at this year's Technopharm in Nuremberg/Germany from September 30 to October 2 that includes not only different diaphragm metering pumps, rotary lobe pumps, progressing cavity pumps, centrifugal pumps, and air-operated double diaphragm pumps, but also...
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