Arburg in Düsseldorf

Two views of one world

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

“As the world's leading trade fair in its industry, the K trade fair is the most important platform for presenting important visions and innovations. Every three years, the world of plastics looks to Düsseldorf to see where the journey is headed in the future," says Michael Hehl, Managing Partner and spokesman for the Arburg Management Board...

The K 2019 of Coperion and Coperion K-Torn

The efficiency above all

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

In keeping with the motto “Making more out of your plastics”, Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will exhibit a variety of new and continuing developments of their technological solutions for plastics processing at K 2019. Coperion will demonstrate how, by using energy and other resources responsibly, even plastics can be manufactured sustainably...

Brückner at K 2019

Dual layout plant for BOPE and BOPP film

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Brückner Maschinenbau is working on a means to make films with the highest possible recycling capabilities producible on film stretching lines. The focus is on mono-material film with superior mechanical and optical properties, which will be able to substitute previous multi-layer films made from different materials. These are ideal for the use in new...

BFM consolidates its presence in Asia

Lines for FFS bags in Indonesia and Malaysia

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

By delivering two complete, high-productivity lines for FFS (Form, Fill, Seal) bags, installed in Indonesia and Malaysia respectively, BFM consolidates its presence in the Asian market. The FFS lines for heavy duty bags developed by the Varese-based manufacturer consist of a motorized...

Dual supply for Bandera

SmartFlex in Poland and Slovenia

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Greater flexibility is the key aspect that makes the SmartFlex lines the most appreciated and required by customers among the other Bandera blown film technologies. Recently, two SmartFlex lines have been delivered to two producers from Eastern Europe: one in Poland and one in Slovenia...

Color CAP by Sacmi

Target: digital personalization of caps decoration

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Personalisation, brand enhancement plus tracking and anti-counterfeit functions. These are just a few of the digital decoration opportunities now available to the packaging-closures world. Sacmi - the developer of Colora CAP, the digital cap decoration solution that offers...

Festive farewell for Björn Norén

Former Managing Director of Arburg Italy retired

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

To honour the former Managing Director of Arburg in Italy, Juliane Hehl and Gerhard Böhm had come up with something very special. In a lively dialogue, they paid tribute to the achievements of Björn Norén, who had been active for Arburg in Italy for four decades in two respects: Managing Director of Arburg in Italy and with his company Sverital, which...

Inauguration in Lainate

Sustainable, smart and customer-oriented: this is the new Fanuc Italy headquarter

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Over 12,000 sqm entirely dedicated to customers and to “One Fanuc” solutions, with a particular effort towards the environment: these are the premises of the recently inaugurated headquarters of Fanuc Italia in Lainate (Milan), a landmark in the technological and commercial growth of the renowned factory automation company...

Sidel acquires Comep

Enlarging the offer of moulds and ancillary equipment for blow moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

On July 18, Sidel announced the acquisition of Cognac Moules Emballages Plastiques (Comep), a French producer and designer of moulds for PET, adding further strength to the group in the manufacturing of moulds and tooling. "We are confident that Sidel’s and Comep’s complementary expertise will bring us more...

Plaxtech supply in China

Roteax ready for the circular economy

Technology - Wednesday, 17 July 2019

July 11 has been a historic date for Plaxtech. After 10 years of development and industrial tests, the company headquartered in Udine has delivered the first of 8 Roteax systems to Jiana Environmental Protection Science and Technology. The ceremony was held in front of a number of representatives from the Chinese government, the...

New heavyweight for KraussMeffei

1100-ton GX press to debut at K 2019

Technology - Wednesday, 17 July 2019

No matter whether you want to manufacture bumper elements or small caps from high-cavity moulds - the hydraulic GX series from KraussMaffei masters packaging as well as medical technology and automotive. The GX 1100, the new heavyweight of the series, sees its market launch at the K 2019 trade show...

Scale economies and diversification

Hillenbrand acquires Milacron

Technology - Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Hillenbrand and Milacron Holdings entered into a definitive agreement under which Hillenbrand will acquire Milacron in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately 2 billion dollars, including net debt of approximately 686 million dollars as of March 31, 2019. This transaction represents a pivotal step in Hillenbrand’s vision to become a world-class...