For Comerio Ercole, the future is now

The augmented reality helps deliver plants in the age of industry 4.0

Technology - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

During the K2016 trade fair, held in Dusseldorf from 19 to 26 October, besides the presentation of several innovative machines and accessories in the field of plastic and rubber processing, Comerio Ercole presents as a worldwide exclusive, a new system helping processors to best arrange their production departments before...

Negri Bossi at K 2016

Seventy years towards the future

Technology - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

At the K 2016 exhibition, Negri Bossi started the celebration of its 70th anniversary in the production of injection moulding machines, introducing new ideas and innovations that will shape its future. A testament to the longevity of the company was the predecessor model NB28 built in 1947. On the occasion of the K...

Seventy years of extrusion

A company driven by a constant desire for technological improvement

Technology - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

At K 2016, Bausano presented the best of its technology, showing the newest extruders MD 75/30, MD 92-30 and MD130-30, the completely renewed TGL side cutter for PVC granulation lines, and a new concept of granules chiller. Although the manufacturer’s range of extrusion machines and lines is subject to continuous renewal and improvement...

Gefran at the K show in Düsseldorf

Innovation for industry 4.0, safety and the environment

Technology - Friday, 21 October 2016

In hall 10 at K 2016, Gefran attends with a stand (F20) devoted to its technology and way of innovating, representing the added value of its extensive product catalog. In Düsseldorf the Italian manufacturer of automation components, sensors, and inverters presents its latest products for tomorrow’s industry: devices that bring remote control and connectivity directly to the field, with...  

Material testing at K 2016

Real-life conditions in the ultra high-force range

Technology - Thursday, 20 October 2016

The new Netzsch Gabo Eplexor 500N is an easy-to-use, modular testing instrument for the thermomechanical characterization of various materials such as plastics, rubbers, composites, metals and ceramics. The electrodynamic oscillator generates defined deformations across a wide frequency and temperature range. This allows for...   

Pipe extrusion

All for irrigation

Technology - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

In the plastics extrusion sector for more than twenty years, Profile Dies (booth E72, hall 16, at K 2016) is specialized in the design and production of special equipment and complete systems for drip irrigation pipes, films, flat sheets, hollow profiles and sheets and equipment tailored to customers’ specific requirements. The company also manufactures extrusione lines for the production of furniture trim in PVC, PP or ABS with thickness from 0.4 to 3 mm, PE/PP/PC/PMMA hollow sheets... 

Amutec is going green

Following and anticipating processor needs

Technology - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Thanks to the longstanding and business relationship with the lead customer Virosac, the Italian company Amutec expanded more and more its know-how in the biodegradable material market, becoming one of the main manufacturers of bag-making machines. Experience, professionalism, respect for the environment and customer focus are just some of the many company’s peculiarities that distinguish this young and already consolidated company. At K 2016 (hall 3, booth C71) Amutec is presenting a new range of machines, called TSA-SHA. These machines are roll-to-roll high speed...  

Pipe belling, bending, cutting and automatic packaging

A high level of automation

Technology - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Market competitiveness is now coming to depend, more and more, on the end of the extrusion line, because the production capacity of the extruder is directly proportional to the capacity of the end-of-the line machines to process the different quantities and types of pipes produced. When producing short pipe lengths (for PP pipes, for example), efficient functioning of the saw, belling machine and automatic packaging plant (when present) is crucial. For many years, IPM invested...

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...

“See even more”

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...