Yet another building block has been added to Schlötter’s integrated management system: an energy management system (EnMS). With the new certificate being handed over to Schlötter on October 26, 2016, the company is now officially certified to DIN EN ISO 50001. The new EnMS was implemented under the auspices of Energy Management Officers Dr Joachim Heermann and Günther Lehle, who were supported by an energy team with several members on-site and an external consultant. By...more

In a recent press release (June 27, 2016), ECHA reported that substantial progress has been made in the applications for REACH authorisation of several uses for Chromium Trioxide. ECHA’s RAC (Risk Assessment) and SEAC (Socio-Economic Analysis) Committees have recently issued their draft opinion on the applications for REACH authorisation (‘AfA) of chromium trioxide. Both committes support the applications submitted by the CTACSub Consortium and will recommend that...more

O&S 2016 After Show Report As in previous years, O&S 2016 presented surface technology on a high level. Approximately 300 exhibitors and more than 6,500 trade visitors, many of them from abroad, attended the show which was held in Stuttgart from May 30 until June 2, 2016. Dr.-Ing. Max Schlötter GmbH & Co. KG from Geislingen was again among the exhibitors. Thomas Haberfellner, Director Sales and Service, had every reason to be satisfied: "It was a very...more