Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Industrial Products - Made in Luxembourg


On October 2003, the Luxembourg Posts and Telecommunications issues the stamp feature the industrial product made in Luxembourg.   The issue stamps composed of three postage stamp with non-uniformed face value, which depicted Steel sheet-piles, Valves and other fitting, Polyester film.

Steel sheet-piles produced by ARCELOR
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Among the broad range of high end products developed in Luxembourg are the sheet piles shown on the postage stamp. These highly technical products are used in civil engineering applications around the world.
Arcelor, the world leader in steel was formed in 2002 as a joint venture of Aceralia (Spain), Arbed (Luxembourg) and Usinor (France). The Arcelor group, which had sales of 26.6 billion euros in 2002, plays a leading role in all its markets : automobiles, construction, household appliances, packing materials, and general industry. Arcelor has 104,000 partners in more than 60 countries.
The headquarters of the group is in Luxembourg. In Luxembourg, the group is the most important employer in the private sector with activities in production, research, and administration.

Valves, fittings and regulators produced by CEODEUX / ROTAREX .
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Founded in 1922 at Lintgen by Auguste Theodore Schmitz, CEODEUX S.A. produced at the time carbon dioxide for breweries as well as for Luxembourg industries.
Today CEODEUX / ROTAREX has, at Lintgen, 149 employees and 300 workers whereas the group has more than 1,700 people employed at 22 other production sites in Luxembourg and in dozens of other countries in Europe, Africa, America, and Asia. With sales offices in more than 28 countries, sales of the group for the past year surpassed 175 million euros.
The medical valves, shown on the stamps, are among the high-technology products developed and manufactured in Luxembourg by CEODEUX / ROTAREX.

Polyester film produced by DuPont de Nemours
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Located in the communities of Contern and Hesperange near Luxembourg, the DuPont Luxembourg site employs 1,300 people of 22 different nationalities.
The most important products at this location are: the Mylar®, Cronar® and Melinex® polyester films, manufactured by the joint development company DuPont Teijin Films; theTypar®, Xavan®, Plantex® and Zemdrain® high-resistance, nonwoven sheets; the Tyvek® thermobound polyethylene; as well as the Hytrel® thermoplastic elastomer. The stamp shows the inspection of a roll of polyester film produced in Luxembourg.

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