Technology

Fanuc at Fakuma 2018

The 450-ton all-electric IMM comes to Europe

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Several all-electric Roboshot injection moulding machines will be exhibit by Fanuc during Fakuma 2018. One of the main highlights is the new α-S450iA. Latest machine developments led to the 4500-kN clamping force IMM the market has been expecting for years. Furthermore, a production cell, incorporating a 100-ton Roboshot, will...

Amut for Ferrarelle

Food-grade rPET from bottle-to-bottle recycling plant

Technology - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

“With our new recycling plant in Presenzano (Caserta, Italy), we take a step further in the eco-friendly attitude we have been pursuing over the last years. Already concerned with several social and cultural international projects, Ferrarelle is also taking care of its territory, by increasing its productivity, supporting people employment, reducing waste...

XForm: more in-form than ever

11 million cycles without maintenance

Technology - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

XForm 500 preform injection moulding system by Sipa is getting another upgrade. The 500-ton system is already into its third generation since it was introduced at NPE 2012 just six years ago. It stands out for its speed, its versatility (it accepts any generation of legacy tooling from any major mould maker), its energy efficiency...

New drying system

Pure efficiency

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

This is precisely what Dega set out to offer when developing its new FJH drying system, which, according to the manufacturer (in 2018 celebrating 40 years in business), should be regarded not as the best product of its kind, but rather as a superior product. Following the application of new concepts and new technological solutions, perfection is here taken to...

Saip combined plant at Isopan East

Sandwich panels with dual core

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

One of Saip’s best long-standing customer, Isopan, is one of the largest global manufacturer of insulated metal panels for residential, industrial, commercial, livestock buildings and temperature-controlled environments. The production units are located in Italy, Spain, Romania, Germany, Russia and Mexico. For the factory located in Romania...

Introducing MindSphere World Italy

The development of the Internet of Things ecosystem started in our country

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Working in cooperation with 17 partner companies, Siemens Italy has founded MindSphere World based in Italy. The new association is designed to expand the reach of the ecosystem based on MindSphere in Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. MindSphere is the cloud-based open IoT operating system from Siemens and forms a vital focus of its...

Sacmi World Cup

A big win for Oulmès

Technology - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

A major, long-standing recipient of Sacmi-built beverage lines, this Moroccan company has made a special package to celebrate the country's participation in the World Cup in Russia. Les Eaux Minérales Oulmès, Morocco's leading bottler of mineral water and other beverages, indeed has won the exclusive right to...

Amut-Erema plant in operation in Novara

A summer of “bottle to packaging”

Technology - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Over these days and the coming weeks, specifically July 17 and 18, July 23-27, September 3-7 and September 24-28, a plant developed by the Italian manufacturer Amut in conjunction with Erema is and will be in operation, for demonstration purposes, at Amut’s Novara facilities. It is a plant designed to recycle...

The wait is over

Dry-offset printing on bottle caps gets to Europe

Technology - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

In less than a few weeks, Moss will install a new high-speed printer for bottle caps. The machine MO 2062 uses dry-offset printing technology and the processors selected a 3-color plus background printing and 2,500 pieces per minute configuration. However, the premium company that ordered the machine - a supplier of...

Bandera lines

Six SmartFlex to be delivered by the end of 2018

Technology - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The delivering of six equipment of the SmartFlex series of Bandera is scheduled from June to December 2018 to the following countries: Italy, Poland (2), Ukraine, Mexico, South Korea. The main advantages granted by the SmartFlex lines are...

Strong demand for the all-electric PX

Twice the production in half the delivery time

Technology - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The new all-electric PX series from KraussMaffei is shaping up to be a success story. Due to the tremendous demand, KraussMaffei has increased its production capacities at the Sucany, Slovakia and Munich locations. The strategic purchase of Plamag gives a boost to component manufacturing. Customers all over the world are benefiting from...

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag consolidates its product portfolio

Focus on all-electric drives and toggle technology

Technology - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

The price difference between hydraulic and all-electric injection moulding machines is reducing every year. This fact underlines the clear trend towards all-electric machines, especially in the lower clamp force range. Gerd Liebig, CEO of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, explains the reasons as follows: “All-electric machines like the IntElect have become so...