search

Husky Injection Molding has been present in Luxembourg since 1984. The company chose its production site in Dudelange, Luxembourg as the location for its Industry 4.0 project entitled “Factory of the Future”. With the new digital system, Husky will be able to reduce its production costs while still offering its clients high value added solutions that meet their most complex needs. Husky collaborated with Siemens throughout the project. Through this cooperation, Siemens developed human and technical skills specialised in the digitalisation of industrial processes

Government support

The digital “Factory of the Future” system has been developed via a research and development project of approximately €11 million. The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy supported the project with a subsidy of around €3.4 million. “This project is a concrete illustration of our digital innovation strategy in the priority field of Industry 4.0,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider at the press conference presenting the project on 6 February 2019. “As a pilot project, ‘Factory of the Future’ is fully integrated into our policy for sustainable economic development targeting the application of digital technologies in high tech industry.”

“Husky is aware of the tremendous impact of digitalisation in all areas, and we have worked with our partners to develop our digital production capability,” said John Galt, President and CEO of Husky Injection Molding. “Our new generation operational model is revolutionising the way we work. It offers new opportunities to serve our customers faster and more flexibly, while reducing overall costs. I would like to congratulate the Luxembourg government for its forward-looking approach: Luxembourg has recognised the need to completely transform industry and supports companies in this major transition. This confirms our conviction that Luxembourg is an ideal location for companies.”

Read more

The wood sector between tradition and innovation

15-05-2019

The Wood Cluster Forum conference organised on May 14 by the Luxinnovation Wood Cluster provided an opportunity to present a recent wood sector mapping and discuss current topics.
Read more

Anisoprint: Luxembourg an ideal EU base

07-05-2019

When Russian start-up Anisoprint decided in 2018 to bring its pioneering 3D printing technology for composite materials to the European market, Luxembourg quickly stood out as the ideal EU base. One year later, the company is in the process of moving its headquarters as well as most of its staff here. Convinced by the country’s start-up friendly environment and excellent support network, Anisoprint is also counting on a strategic research partnership to meet the requirements of large industrial clients.
Read more

Agilis Engineering is flying with its own wings

26-04-2019

This spring 2019, Agilis Engineering has two good reasons to celebrate: its 10th anniversary and the inauguration of its new premises at the entrance to the Western Region Business Park in Grass.
Read more

Goodyear and Luxembourg – partners in innovation

16-04-2019

The top management of global tyre company Goodyear was in Luxembourg on 12 April 2019 for the group’s Patent Dinner 2019. Luxinnovation’s CEO Sasha Baillie was invited to give a keynote speech on the long-standing and successful innovation partnership developed between one of the largest tyre companies in the world and the dynamic host country of its only innovation centre located outside the US.
Read more

Composites at the heart of industrial transformation

19-03-2019

The JECWorld 2019 exhibition, which was held in Paris from 12 to 14 March, was a great showcase for this subject, with more than 1,300 exhibitors from all over the world. Among them was a Luxembourg delegation that proudly displayed the country's colours on the national pavilion, organised by the Ministry of the Economy.
Read more

All news

Fermer