The new zinc plating plant which is in operation since August 2011 is the second plant installed by Schlötter for the Oldenburg-based coating company Pentz&Gerdes.The newly built plant measures 55 metres (180ft) and comprises five transporters with a maximum load of 600 kg each. Currently, the...more

In the year 2011, Schlötter successfully completed the reconstruction of several plating plants which had been destroyed in a fire two years earlier. The newly installed plants for Rohde AG include a rack plating line with a tank volume of 150,000 litres and a barrel plating line with a tank volume...more

On 19 December 2011, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) added 20 more substances of very high concern (SVHCs) to the Candidate List, bringing the total to 73 substances. However, none of these new SVHC candidates are used in Schlötter additives. ECHA also recommended to the European...more

Schlötter responds positively to ECHA announcement with new Cobalt-Free Passivation ProcessesOn the 15th December 2010 ECHA (European Chemical Agency) included Cobalt (II) Sulphate to their list of substances that are "of very high concern". As a result, the use of Cobalt (II) Sulphate may be subject to a greater degree of scrutiny in the future. This announcement has led to an...more

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