Moretto at the Düsseldorf trade fair

At K to win the challenge

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

As if on a large stage, Moretto exhibits the most innovative systems and products for injection moulding, blow moulding and extrusion. There are two exhibition areas in hall 11, one specifically dedicated to the extrusion sector, with Contrex brand products, the group brand specialized in the supply of automation and control systems for blown film extrusion...

Tria at the K fair with new grinders and applications

A step ahead in the recovery of edge trims

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Increasingly faster extrusion lines, thinner materials and PS, PP, PLA, PET with slippery and sticky additives: these are some of the factors that make grinding process of trims more difficult. Based on careful studies, perfect design and tests at customer companies, Tria from Cologno Monzese (near Milan), has brought to life the new generation of...

Attending the K after taking over Tecom

Union steps into the blown film market

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

The K 2019 exhibition seems set to become an important milestone for Union. At the German fair, the company, in addition to displaying its latest technological innovations in the field of flat-head extrusion (its traditional field of activity), will announce its entry into the market of blown film extrusion plants for biodegradable and compostable films...

Partnership between Krones and Stadler Anlagenbau

Together for a better and more profitable recycle

Technology - Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Used PET bottles and other plastic waste can serve the packaging sector and other industries as a valuable resource. It’s only that - currently, at least - this resource is still lying fallow in many areas. In order to bring about a lasting change here, Krones and Stadler Anlagenbau have joined forces in a cooperative partnership...

m-hub launches m-hub

An app for the plastics and rubber industry

Technology - Wednesday, 2 October 2019

A digital platform and the meeting place for the plastics and rubber industry, the m-hub mobile app has been launched by the namesake company, m-hub, which will unveil it at the K 2019 trade fair; the app is designed to create a community where it is possible to deepen knowledge and strengthen business Worldwide...

The Softslide consortium

Managing friction in dynamic seals

Technology - Wednesday, 2 October 2019

In order to solve the problem of friction in rubber dynamic seals, whose consequences in terms of money-loss are high, either due to maintenance or the risks of failure to operate correctly, a new consortium has been established. The SoftSlide consortium, consists of 5 international partners who have developed an innovative protocol for managing the friction...

New POD Flex series by Macchi

Three in one - extrusion line for lamination, barrier and bio films

Technology - Wednesday, 25 September 2019

At the K 2019 show in Düsseldorf, Macchi will present a seven-layer line, net width 2,700 mm, belonging to the new POD FLEX series. With this new range of systems, the Varese-based manufacturer meets the growing market demand of highly flexible extrusion lines, capable of extruding both lamination and barrier applications material, but also...

The debut of Camozzi Machine Tools

A new division of Camozzi Group

Technology - Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Debuting at EMO 2019 (Hannover, September 16-21), the new Camozzi Group division, Camozzi Machine Tools, created as a result of synergy between two of the group's subsidiaries, Innse-Berardi and Ingersoll Machine Tools, united in a partnership to pool common resources and experiences in the aerospace, defence, heavy metalworking...

New machine from Leister

Switch on and weld

Technology - Wednesday, 25 September 2019

The new proposal from Leister in the field of thermoplastic membranes is Twinny T5/T7, a welding machine purposely designed for increasing the productivity, sturdiness and reliability of the Twinny family. The welder’s motors and blowers are more powerful, and the transmission chains have been reinforced with the aim of improving performance...

BSH Hausgeräte chooses Kiefel

A new machine concept ensuring highest quality and lower production costs

Technology - Wednesday, 25 September 2019

The leading European home appliance producer BSH has again opted for a machine from Kiefel, Freilassing for their plant in Giengen, Germany. The machine in question is the KID 100/230 BFS-R thermoforming system with forming and punching tools, on which the company produces refrigerator door liners...

CMG at K2019

Size reduction 4.0

Technology - Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Integration, optimization, energy efficiency, production consistency, homogeneous regrind characteristics and absence of dust, these are the technological developments that CMG will present at K 2019. Materials, production, design and engineering are all characterized by a common element - innovation - that CMG...

Roboshot in the spotlight at K 2019

The injection moulding of the future according Fanuc

Technology - Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Fanuc is responding to market demands with new Roboshot technical solutions for future-oriented injection moulding. The company will demonstrate several premieres in their product portfolio on Fanuc’s K 2019 stand. Apart from implementing industry-specific know-how Fanuc’s products are well known for their low power consumption...