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News Article | February 21, 2017
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GOETTINGEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Sartorius AG approved the Executive Board’s recommendation to submit a proposal to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 6, 2017, to raise dividends to 0.46 euros per preference share and to 0.45 per ordinary share. Prior-year dividends, adjusted by the stock split that was implemented in June 2016, were 0.38 euros and 0.37 euros per preference share and ordinary share, respectively. If approved, the total amount disbursed under this proposal would thus rise 20.5% to 31.1 million euros from 25.8 million euros a year earlier. In addition, the Supervisory Board appointed Rainer Lehmann to the Executive Board of Sartorius AG, effective March 1, 2017. He succeeds Jörg Pfirrmann, who had announced in October 2016 that he would not be available for an extension of his term on the Executive Board. By mutual consent, Jörg Pfirrmann will resign effective February 28, 2017, from his position on the Board for overseeing the Finance, Human Resources Management and Information Technology functions. Rainer Lehmann will take over responsibility on the Executive Board for Finance, as well as Information Technology and Global Business Processes. Rainer Lehmann (41), who holds a university degree in business administration, has been working at Sartorius since 1999 in various finance positions. In 2004, he switched for two years to Biesterfeld AG, where he headed Group Controlling. After returning to Sartorius, Rainer Lehmann took over at the helm of the Finance unit in the USA for Sartorius’ North American companies and coordinated the setup of several Group companies in Latin America. Rainer Lehmann has held Group-wide responsibility as Senior Vice President for the Business Processes unit since 2016. In this connection, CEO and Executive Board Chairman Dr. Joachim Kreuzburg will assume leadership of the Human Resources Management unit and therefore also the position of Executive for Labor Relations in addition to performing his current Executive Board duties. Reinhard Vogt will remain in charge on the Board for Marketing, Sales and Services. As the terms of the Supervisory Board members of Sartorius AG will expire at the end of this year’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, the Supervisory Board also decided on its proposals of candidates to be submitted to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting for election of shareholder representatives to the Supervisory Board. The following candidates have been proposed for first-time election to the Supervisory Board: Dr. jur. Daniela Favoccia, partner of the law firm Hengeler Mueller, and Ms. Ilke Hildegard Panzer, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at the U.S. healthcare company Versiti Inc. The following people have been proposed for re-election to the Supervisory Board: Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Arnold Picot; Dr. Lothar Kappich; Prof. Dr. Thomas Scheper; and Prof. Dr. Klaus Rüdiger Trützschler. This press release contains statements about the future development of the Sartorius Group. The content of these statements cannot be guaranteed as they are based on assumptions and estimates that harbor certain risks and uncertainties. This is a translation of the original German-language press release. Sartorius shall not assume any liability for the correctness of this translation. The original German press release is the legally binding version. Furthermore, Sartorius reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. The Sartorius Group is a leading international pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment provider with two divisions: Bioprocess Solutions and Lab Products & Services. Bioprocess Solutions with its broad product portfolio focusing on single-use solutions helps customers produce biotech medications and vaccines safely and efficiently. Lab Products & Services, with its premium laboratory instruments, consumables and services, concentrates on serving the needs of laboratories performing research and quality assurance at pharma and biopharma companies and on those of academic research institutes. Founded in 1870, the company earned sales revenue of more than 1.3 billion euros in 2016. More than 6,900 people work at the Group's approximately 50 manufacturing and sales sites, serving customers around the globe.


Patent
Sartorius AG | Date: 2010-02-22

A method and an apparatus for dynamically checking the weight of objects (18a-c) which are guided across a weight-sensitive zone (14) of a weighing device (12) at an adjustable conveying rate by a conveying mechanism (20a-c). At regular intervals, the weight-sensitive zone (14) supplies individual measured weight values (E_(1), . . . , E_(n)) from which resultant weight values are derived in a digital evaluation unit (16) by averaging. The evaluation unit (16) includes a plurality of cascaded averaging filters (24a-e) which have different filter lengths that are varied by a common scaling factor depending on the conveying rate.


Patent
Sartorius AG | Date: 2010-02-22

A method and an apparatus for dynamically check weighing objects (18a-c) that are guided across a weight-sensitive zone (14) of a weighing device (12) by a conveying mechanism (20a-c). At regular intervals, the weight-sensitive zone (14) supplies individual measured weight values (E_(1), . . . , E_(n)) from which resulting weight values are derived in a digital evaluation unit (16) by calculating mean values. The evaluation unit (16) includes a plurality of cascading mean value filters (24a-e) that have different filter lengths which are varied by a common scaling value in accordance with a spatial dimension of the objects (18a-c).


Patent
Sartorius Ag | Date: 2010-06-04

A balance having at least one adjusting device (2, . . . ) having a drive, wherein the drive of the adjusting device is configured as a fluidic drive (4, . . . ), to which pressure can be applied by a pressure source disposed outside the scales via a pressure connection.


Patent
Sartorius Ag | Date: 2010-12-02

An electronic device, and associated method, provided with a circuit board (10), with a set of input contacts (IN/COM), a set of output contacts (OUT/COM) and an electrical circuit (18) connected between the input contacts (IN/COM) and the output contacts (OUT/COM) and a controller. The controller carries out a real-time test of the circuit board using a test signal introduced into the electrical circuit, the electrical circuit (18) being designed as a passive network having a characteristic transfer function and provided with at least one capacitive element, wherein the capacitive element is a conductor surface (221) forming a capacitor in the assembled state with a corresponding, device-side conductor surface (222), which is connected to the electrical circuit (18) via a contact element in the assembled state, whereby the capacitive value of the capacitive element in the assembled state differs from the capacitive value of the capacitive element in the disassembled state.


Patent
Sartorius Ag | Date: 2010-12-02

An electronic device, and associated method, provided with a circuit board (10), with a set of input contacts (IN/COM), a set of output contacts (OUT/COM) and an electrical circuit (18) connected between the input contacts (IN/COM) and the output contacts (OUT/COM) and a controller. The controller carries out a real-time test of the circuit board using a test signal introduced into the electrical circuit, the electrical circuit (18) being designed as a passive network having a characteristic transfer function and provided with at least two separate partial circuits (18, 18) wherein the separate partial circuits are electrically connected in the assembled state by cooperation with at least one of: at least one device components and/or assembly components (181).


A top-pan balance having a pan, a weighing system, and an overload safety mechanism. The load cell (4) of the weighing system is connected to fixed points (1) on a housing of the weighing system by an upper connecting rod (2) and a lower connecting rod (3) as a parallel guide so as to be movable in the vertical direction. The pan is attached to a pan support (8/9) for securing against overload, the support being connected to the load cell through an auxiliary parallel guide (15/16) and through a biased spring element (17/18), whereby the pan is quasi rigidly coupled to the load cell in the permissible weighing range, but is only resiliently coupled to the load cell when the permissible weighing range is exceeded. At least one limit stop is fixed to the housing and limits the elastic deflection of the pan and the pan support in case of overload. An additional corner load sensor is provided between the pan support and the load cell, and the corner load sensor and the overload safety mechanism form a common assembly (7), wherein the corner load sensor is disposed behind the overload safety mechanism in the force flow direction from the pan to the load cell. Furthermore, the assembly is attached on the side of the load cell facing the connecting rods and extends into the space between the connecting rods.


Patent
Sartorius Ag | Date: 2011-05-10

Force plate (1) having a plate-shaped carrier (2) which, when arranged vertically, has an upper carrier section (3) at the top in the vertical direction and a lower carrier section (4) at the bottom in the vertical direction. A first end carrier section (5) is connected, on the one hand, to the upper carrier section (3) via a vertical rod (7) and, on the other hand, to the lower carrier section (4) via a horizontally oriented spring element (6). That end of the lower carrier section (4) which faces away from the first end carrier section (5) is connected to the upper carrier section (3) via a horizontal rod (8). A second end carrier section (15) connects the horizontal rod (8) to the lower carrier section (4) via a vertically arranged spring element (16).


A weighing scale, e.g. a top-pan scale, having a scale pan (01, 02) supported on a force transducer, and a corner load sensor (03, 04, 06, 08, 09) measuring the tilting of the scale pan (01, 02) relative to the force transducer. The corner load sensor includes a light beam source (03, 04, 06) emitting a first light beam and a second light beam. The first light beam and the second light beam are directed toward a reflecting surface on an underside of an arrangement that includes the scale pan (01, 02). The first light beam and the second light beam are respectively inclined relative to the reflecting surface of the untilted scale pan (01). The corner load sensor (03, 04, 06, 08, 09) of the scale also includes a first optical sensor (08) measuring the first light beam reflected by the reflecting surface. If no corner load exists, a predetermined proportion (12) of the reflected first light beam is directed to the first optical sensor (08). If the scale pan (02) is tilted, the proportions of the reflected light beams which fall on the two optical sensors (08, 09) change. The corner load sensor (03, 04, 06, 08, 09) has an evaluating unit determining the tilt of the scale pan (01, 02) dependent on the light quantities measured with the two optical sensors (08, 09).


Patent
Sartorius Ag | Date: 2010-12-02

An electronic device, and associated method, provided with a circuit board (10) with a set of input contacts (IN/COM), a set of output contacts (OUT/COM) and an electrical circuit (18) connected between the input contacts (IN/COM) and the output contacts (OUT/COM), and a controller. The controller carries out a real-time test of the circuit board using a test signal introduced into the electrical circuit, the electrical circuit (18) being designed as a passive network having a characteristic transfer function and provided with at least one inductive element, which is formed by a conductor wire (201) wound into a coil around a break (202) in the circuit board (10), which in the assembled condition, is penetrated by a ferromagnetic bar or fixing pin (203), such that the inductance of the inductive element in the assembled state differs from the inductance thereof in the disassembled state.

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