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...
07/14/2014 | Pressrelease
"Brand Originator" as new recognition feature of the Lewa-Nikkiso Group
Over the past few years, LEWA GmbH has continued to grow strongly, and is also leading the pump and system business in the Nikkiso Group.
In accordance with the overall strategy of the company, which plans continued organic growth and increased investment into the product portfolio, the new Corporate Design should reflect the value, power, and potential of the brand. Since emotions play an important role in the purchase decision even in the investment goods market, the new brand presence will have a...
07/14/2014 | Webnews
Again this year, several schoolgirls from Johannes-Kepler high school in Leonberg were invited to LEWA to learn about the work of industrial companies. The girls had the task to produce an object their school needed.
Within the framework of the project „Girls & Technology“ last year’s participants built a sofa out of steel.
This year, the participating pupils decided to build a basketball hoop for their schoolyard. With the help of the trainers and LEWA’s apprentices, the hoop was completed within one week. In the project, the girls learned about different technologies of wood- and...
07/02/2014 | Webnews
On June 28, 2014, the 5th city run took place in Leonberg. LEWA participated in the run both on and off the race track.
It was raining again and again, but just before the first starting signal sounded, the sun came out, ensuring ideal running conditions. Around 850 runners competed.
171 men and 133 women participated in the 5,000-meter run which was sponsored by LEWA. Within the LEWA company sports group, amongst men Ralph Gommel (29th place) and Andreas Hettich (47th place) achieved the best results, amongst women Ronja Pecher (34th place) and Déborah Stork (42th). „The threat of rain and...
07/01/2014 | Webnews
From August 25 to 28, 2014, LEWA will be present with an exhibition stand on the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) in Norway. LEWA’s know-how in the oil and gas industry will be shown.
The ONS is an exhibition and conference with important representatives from the oil and gas industry. It will take place from August 25 to 28 in Stanvanger, Norway. Around 60,000 visitors are expected. On 33,000 square meters, 1,250 exhibitors from over 30 nations will attend the ONS.
LEWA’s stand with the number 342/18 will be located in the „German Pavilion“ (Hall C). There, LEWA will present the ecoflow and the...
06/02/2014 | Pressrelease
New quintuplex pumps with drive powers of up to 800 kW
Lewa plunger pumps according to API 674 are used wherever high hydraulic power is needed, especially in the oil and gas sector and the process industry. These pumps are characterized by their compact construction and low weight, which is particularly significant for offshore installations. To meet the special requirements of customers even better, Lewa now offers a new generation of pumps with splitted gear housings. This special feature significantly facilitates maintenance, permitting the use of a fully balanced crankshaft which...
05/28/2014 | Webnews
At the „National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training“ (NIBRT) in Dublin, a LEWA EcoPrime chromatography system is installed in a GMP environment until June 6. The capability of the system is demonstrated with simulated production runs.
The NIBRT in Dublin was founded by stakeholders in the Irish government, industry and academia to support and promote the development of biopharmaceutical industry. Tasks of the institute are among others personnel training, laboratory validation and process de-bottlenecking.
From May 19 to June 6, a LEWA EcoPrime chromatography system is...
05/23/2014 | Webnews
From June 3 to June 5, 2014, the annual pharma fair “Vision Pharma” will take place at the exhibition site in Stuttgart/Germany for the first time. LEWA will be present there again. Apart from a classic fair stand, LEWA will inform visitors with a lecture and a daily product presentation about its innovations.
The fair “Vision Pharma” deals with the processing and production of pharmaceutical products. In June 2014, it will take place in Stuttgart for the first time instead of in Karlsruhe as previously.
LEWA will be present with an exhibition stand (stand number E.04) at the fair. For...
05/20/2014 | Webnews
LEWA ecofoam is a compact build and hermetically tight system for metering of blowing agents in the production of foamed plastics in combination with extruders. Now, interested parties can rent a LEWA ecofoam system for testing. The system works with many different blowing agents.
In an extrusion process of plastics, different blowing agents are metered. LEWA ecofoam allows exact metering settings. It facilitates quick and direct linkage between metering system and extruder. The metered flow of the blowing agent is controlled relative to the extruder output. The system has already been used...
05/06/2014 | Pressrelease
Lewa GmbH have been awarded a five year global framework agreement with BP to supply Chemical Injection Packages for BP's Global Projects Organisation.
This framework agreement enables BP’s Global project teams (including their EPMS/EPC contractors) to access Lewa GmbH international resources to supply Chemical Injection Packages. Lewa GmbH have demonstrated technical and commercial capabilities that increase product quality, reliability and drive standardisation within the Process Packaged Equipment category.
04/03/2014 | Pressrelease
Lewa GmbH supplies a major gas project in the Arabian Gulf
For development of two huge offshore gas fields in the Arabian Gulf, 40 process diaphragm pumps were ordered from the German company Lewa GmbH. The order, valued at about 30 million Euros, is the largest to date in the history of the company.
Once the project is completed on schedule in 2015, the Gulf facility will be the largest of its kind in Saudi Arabia: It will be capable of processing 70 million m³ of ethane, propane, butane, and natural gas per day from the two offshore fields, producing about 50 million m³ of market-ready...
03/31/2014 | Webnews
A plan for the development of two huge offshore gas fields in the Persian Gulf bestows LEWA with the largest order in the history of the company. 40 process diaphragm pumps with skids will be in-stalled on 13 wellhead and two tie-in platforms (drilling and conveyor platforms). The order volume amounts to about 30 million Euros.
After its completion in 2015 the facility will be capable of processing 70 million m³ of ethane, pro-pane, butane, and natural gas per day from the two offshore fields, producing about 50 million m³ of market-ready gas. The potential for demand peaks or in extreme...
03/24/2014 | Webnews
LEWA is the new main sponsor of local sports club TSV 1894 Eltingen e.V., and therewith makes a clear commitment to the Leonberg site. The agreement was sealed in March. The cooperation aims at strengthening local sports activities, especially non-professional soccer.
In total, the club will receive a high five digit Euro amount over the next four years. The youth soccer teams of TSV Eltingen will receive a large portion of this money. At the moment there are 13 teams with about 327 youths in various age classes.
In return, TSV Eltingen will rename its club facilities to LEWA Sportpark and...
03/11/2014 | Webnews
For years LEWA has been a reliable manufacturer of tailor-made metering systems for various industries.
This year’s in-house exhibition at LEWA Pumpen AG in Reinach focuses on solutions for pharmaceutical, life science, and chemical industries. On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the Swiss subsidiary pre-sents a vast range of products that offer process safety, efficiency, and hygienic design. The event also provides the opportunity to talk to LEWA experts about possible solutions and the development of new customer processes.
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014Start: 10:00 hrs.End: 17:00 hrs.Location:...