"raw materials" tag

Digitizing Raw Materials Planning in Engineered Goods

Using digital tools to coordinate purchasing across plants can reduce inventory by half without damaging either plant efficiency or customer service. Many engineered metals companies have been using acquisitions to grow. However, once…

Fraunhofer to recycle raw materials

Research scientists are developing new separation and sorting techniques for efficient recycling of raw materials in order to answer to rising demand of them in the newly industrializing countries.  The world’s reserves of raw materials…

Valuable materials in metallurgical dumps in Germany

Coordinated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT in Oberhausen, the registry reveals where metallurgical dumps, landfills and other disposal sites in Germany are located and ideally also what…

Indonesia to facilitate investments in raw materials for manufacturing industry

Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) will push investments that are focused on developing the raw materials needed in petrochemical, pharmaceutical and steel industries to boost the country’s manufacturing industry. Himawan Hariyoga, the deputy…

European challenges in the sector of raw materials

The pan-European consortium RawMatTERS won the 2014 Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) in the area of Raw Materials. RawMatTERS plans to address serious raw materials supply challenges that the EU is…

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