From product design to manufacturing of injection moulds

A complete integrated solution for coffee capsules

Technology - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

It is a huge undertaking to take care of the entire production process of a new design, from the definition of each component’s geometry through to the presentation of the final product, ready for the supermarket shelves. It is something that many companies dream of doing at least once in their lifetime, but very often it is a project that has to remain just an idea, due to the obvious difficulties involved – huge investments in terms of research and development, a tough time frame to be defined at the beginning of the...

Comi at K 2016

Single station thermoforming machine with high technological contents

Technology - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Established in 1973 and specializing in design and manufacturing vacuum thermoforming machines, specifically for the refrigerator sector where it became in short time a milestone for multinational corporations, nowadays the Italian company Comi offers machines available in different configurations. Its range includes single station machines suitable for the production of any thermoformed article (LaborForma), vacuum thermoforming machines specifically developed for the production of household...

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Milacron technologies at K 2016 in two booths

Technology - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Milacron, a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, announces additional key technologies for K 2016. First, the company is displaying its Advanced Plastics Processing Technologies (APPT) featuring Milacron, Ferromatik and Uniloy product branded injection, PET, blow and extrusion offerings in hall 15, booth C06. Milacron’s Melt Delivery and Control Systems (MDCS) is in hall 1, booth A39, featuring product brands Mold-Masters, DME, Tirad and Cimcool. “We’re excited to provide an additional glimpse of what you... 

Extrusion line Omnia 1.0

The all-embracing choice for the future

Technology - Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Those who have known Baruffaldi for years know it to be a record holder in building special machines for cutting, slotting and assembling plastic profiles. However, not everyone knows that Baruffaldi was set up more than 60 years ago as a manufacturer of tooling and machinery for the extrusion of various types of profiles...

Combining the benefits of injection moulding and extrusion

World premiere of FDU Technology

Technology - Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The motto “One stop for higher productivity” summarises Haidlmair’s offer. The Austrian tool manufacturer, technology and market leader in injection moulds for beverage crates, storage and logistics containers, pallets and pallet boxes, as well as recycling containers presents its options and novelties to the audience at this year’s K show in Düsseldorf...

Tria’s development and innovation

New granulators for injection moulding field

Technology - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

In the perspective of continuous development and innovation, TRIA has designed a whole range of new granulators to get new market shares in injection moulding. Specific attention has been paid to the needs of automotive multinational companies, a sector in continuous growth: as a matter of fact the most important analysis and research institutes...

CMS: a three-day open house

Towards Düsseldorf with new thermoforming machines and machining centres

Technology - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

From September 28 to 30, CMS opened the doors of its Zogno plant (Bergamo), set in the charming Val Brembana area, for an event that provided the company with an opportunity to exhibit its most recent and innovative range of thermoforming machines and CNC cells for the processing of plastic semi-finished goods...

Extrusion systems

European converter orders its third film line from Bandera

Technology - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

An important European group, a leader in the production of PET film, which already has 8 Bandera lines in operation, entrusted the Varese-based company to manufacture its third PET film line, for its branch in the Iberian Peninsula. This line will be manufactured at the beginning of 2017 and it can produce both foam PET and the classical PET rigid film, with...

Friul Filiere at the K show

Usual quality, future technology

Technology - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Lots of new ideas and innovations are introduced by Friul Filiere to its customers and the international visitors of the show. At its booth, the company shows products representative of its history and tradition, upgraded and, more than ever before, highly energy-efficient: a single-screw extruder...

Turra at K 2016 with two machines

Vertical 4-column presses for an energy saving up to 40%

Technology - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Part of the Italian IMS Deltamatic Group, Turra develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative vertical injection presses for plastic components. This year, Turra will present its customized solutions to industry professionals at the world’s leading trade fair for plastics and rubber K in Düsseldorf. Its machines are used in the production of tools and...

New WiBa electric machines

The EcoPower Xpress at K 2016: faster and more ecological

Technology - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Under the motto “Be Smart”, Wittmann Battenfeld is showcasing its first all-electric high-speed machine model at the K 2016 in Düsseldorf. With the new EcoPower Xpress 400/1100+, the manufacturer introduces the development of a high-speed, all-electric machine model primarily geared to the requirements of the packaging and thin-wall...

Stratasys helps a surgeon save more kids

Shaping young hearts

Technology - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

At Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, director of pediatric cardiovascular surgery Redmond Burke dedicates his intellect and his hands to repairing tiny hearts. Burke performs challenging operations, often for children who have nowhere else to turn. In the complex yet highly tactile task of rebuilding the vital organ, he has a new ally: 3D printing...