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HRScool by HRSflow

Hot runner systems without water cooling of the actuators

Technology - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

HRScool is an innovative solution from HRSflow (part of INglass Group) for hot runner injection moulding in which the otherwise necessary water cooling of the corresponding actuator can be dispensed with. The key to this is the twice optimized temperature management system, in which insulating supporting columns with a...

The Marangoni GRP joint venture enlarges

A new Ringtread franchisee in the tyre retreading business in India

Technology - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The joint venture active in the commercial vehicle retreading sector in India, Marangoni GRP Private Limited (MGPL), has signed up a new full service Ringtread franchisee at Chennai, India - Xtramiles, a new entrant into the tyre retreading business. Giuseppe Marangoni, Vice President, Group Marangoni and Harsh Gandhi...

Open house of Negri Bossi UK

The company satisfied for the well attendance at the event

Technology - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

At the end of March Negri Bossi UK organized an open house in its headquarters in Rugby. The focus of the open house was a Nova eT 130 running an 8 impression cap tool demonstrating using mould open and core movement in parallel. The Nova eT is a total electric machine designed for reliability and longevity. The main...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019

Seven awards for the innovative recycling

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 were announced at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, held at the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on April 11. The seven award winners are...

Turnover at the top

David CastaƱeda succeeds Wolfgang Doering as Elix CEO

Marketing - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The Board of Directors of Elix Polymers has appointed David Castañeda as CEO and Board Member effective from April 8, 2019. He succeeds Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March. Wolfgang Doering made a significant contribution to the development of Elix Polymers...

Macchi plant for 9-layer film

First time in Germany

Technology - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

The first 9-layer coextrusion line by Macchi in Germany has recently been delivered and installed at the premises of Duoplast, a leading producer of agricultural film. The line - configured with seven 55-mm extruders, two 65-mm extruders, a 500-mm die head and a BO Plus double station automatic winder - has a capacity of about 500 kg/h...

Camozzi at Hannover Messe 2019

IIoT solutions and cyber-physical systems for the Industry 4.0

Technology - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

The winning partnership between the leader of the Camozzi Group, Camozzi Automation and Camozzi Digital has showcased their combined solutions for Industry 4.0 at the this year’s Hannover Messe from April 1 to 5. Specialists in the production of components, systems and technologies for the industrial...

Training and consultancy on 3D printing

The first Stratasys Academy in Italy is now open and operating

Technology - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

The Stratasys Academy offers training and consultancy to a broad audience of users and businesses on how to optimize the use of Stratasys solutions and additive manufacturing in general within their development and manufacturing processes. The first Stratasys authorized training centre in Italy is now open and operated by Energy Group...

Sikora devices for the extrusion

Multilayer pipes under control thanks to X-ray system and processor

Technology - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

With the X-RAY measuring system X-RAY 6000 PRO from Sikora quality control of hoses and tubes is done fast and precisely, directly in the extrusion line. Within milliseconds, an X-ray image of the product is generated showing all measuring values, such as diameter, ovality, wall thickness and eccentricity. The measuring values are visualized on the... 

Husky refines the HyPET range

Better energy savings, system reliability, preform quality and user friendliness

Technology - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

The next generation HyPET HPP5e system launched by Husky is built upon the proven industry-leading technology of the HPP platform and is the result of significant technology improvements that work together to deliver better energy savings, system reliability, preform quality and user friendliness...

New green cobot from Fanuc

Small robot, heavy payload

Technology - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

The new collaborative CR-14iA/L robot from Fanuc had its European premiere at the Hannover Messe (Hannover, April 1-5). The green robot is an addition to the CR series, and combines the features of the smaller CR-7iA with those of the larger CR-15iA. The CR-14iA/L was developed to be able to lift heavier payloads than the CR-7iA and...

Mourning in the world of automation

Erwin Bernecker, one of the B&R founders, died at the age of 67

Marketing - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

One of the two founders of B&R, Erwin Bernecker, died suddenly and unexpectedly on March 30, 2019. The industrial electronics company B&R was founded in Eggelsberg in 1979 by Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer. Erwin Bernecker was an active member of the management board until the company was...