The Joseph-von-Fraunhofer prize - valued at 20,000 euros - has been awarded by Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. One of the four 2012 prizes was awarded to Dr. Jörg Ihde and Dr. Uwe Lommatzsch for the development, accomplished in cooperation with Plasmatreat, of the functional nano-layer technology PlasmaPlus®.
Hannover/Steinhagen. PLASMATREAT was announced winner of the German INDUSTRY AWARD 2012 on Monday 23 April at the Hanover Fair, the world's most important industrial technology event, for its innovative PlasmaPlus® coating technology.
Ford Automotive, Dearborn, Mich., with significant support from Plasmatreat, Elgin, IL, has devised a solution which utilizes atmospheric plasma for direct glazing of automobiles allowing green pre-treatment without VOC emissions. For this new process Ford was granted a global patent. Plasmatreat has struck an agreement with Ford as a global licence partner to market this application to automotive clients effective immediately. Read the full press news.
The market for the plastics processing industry is booming in the rising economic power between the orient and the occident. The biggest fair of the plastics industry throughout the entire Eurasian region, the PlastEurasia 2011 in Istanbul, closed its doors on October 30.