05/13/2015 | Webnews
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...
05/06/2015 | Pressrelease
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...
04/22/2015 | Webnews
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...
04/15/2015 | Pressrelease
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...
03/02/2015 | Pressrelease
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
03/02/2015 | Pressrelease
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...
11/17/2014 | Pressrelease
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...
10/24/2014 | Pressrelease
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...
10/24/2014 | Pressrelease
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...
08/28/2014 | Pressrelease
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...
08/20/2014 | Pressrelease
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...
08/14/2014 | Pressrelease
To protect the health and safety of employees as well as possible, Lewa GmbH has obtained AMS certification (Arbeitsschutz mit System) compliant with the criteria of NLF / ILO-OSH 2001 and OHSAS 18001:2007 from the VGB (the German Employer's Liability Insurance Association).
The certification was awarded in the presence of Andreas Becker (VBG), Sven Roser, and Werner Bartole (Lewa) on June 26, 2014, in Leonberg. The certification confirms that Lewa GmbH, in addition to meeting legal requirements, has also implemented internal rules at all levels governing the responsibility, training, and...
08/11/2014 | Pressrelease
Continuous, fully automated monitoring and control of odorizing systems
For safety reasons, the Deutsche Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches e. V. (DVGW, German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water) normally requires an inspection of odorizing systems at least every four weeks. Lewa GmbH has now developed a new control system that continuously compares the set and actual values of the gas volume or odorant, so that these inspections can be eliminated or at least carried out at longer intervals. The odorant concentration can be configured in digital increments,...
07/29/2014 | Webnews
To protect health and safety of its employees, LEWA applied for the certificate according to Arbeitsschutz mit System (Systematic Labour Protection).
Fulfilling the criteria defined by the internationally accepted norms NLF / ILO-OSH 2001 and OHSAS 18001:2007, LEWA was awarded with the certificate by the Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft (Administrative Professions Organization) on June 26, 2014. This not only confirms that LEWA complies with all legal regulations, but also at all levels implements rules which pertain to responsibility, instruction and maintenance of proved and monitored...
07/23/2014 | Webnews
The LEWA Prize is awarded every year for outstanding achievements at University of Stuttgart. This year, the prize goes to the doctoral candidate Daniel Frank for his research at the Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology (IGVP). He found out, how potassium can be recovered from liquid manure for agricultural fertilization.
Potassium salts are used as fertilizers for plants in agriculture, because they accelerate photosynthesis and increase the resistance to diverse environmental influences and to vermin. Conventional liquid manure contains larger quantities of...