Technology

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...

Polyvalent units by Frigosystem

Cold and heat together

Technology - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

The request to reduce investments and operating costs of industrial refrigeration plants, using renewable energies and responding to stringent requirements and incentives for global sensitivity, is increasingly common. Frigosystem has recently introduced 4-pipe systems as a solution suitable for all those industrial plants with the need to heat and cool...

Tenth anniversary for Wittmann Battenfeld

More than 1,400 guests in Kottingbrunn

Technology - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

On June 13 and 14 of this year, Wittmann Battenfeld celebrated its tenth anniversary at its Kottingbrunn facility. More than 1,400 guests accepted the company’s invitation to take part in this event and celebrated with the company. Ten years ago, Battenfeld Kunststofftechnik was integrated into the Wittmann Group. In...

Anniversary of Wittmann-Battenfeld

Ten years together dedicated to the expansion and the technological innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 20 June 2018

On June 13 and 14 more than 1,000 operators, especially from Germany and Poland, and journalists representing the most important technical magazines worldwide, grouped together to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Wittmann and Battenfeld at the Kottingbrunn (Austria) headquarters, recently expanded of...

Pioneering spirit “live”

An enthusiastic crowd celebrated 180 years of technology at the KraussMaffei Competence Forum

Technology - Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Injection moulding, reaction process machinery, extrusion: the KraussMaffei Group has been shaping technological development in all three areas for decades. More than 1,800 visitors at the Competence Forum in Munich experienced a veritable celebration of innovative machines and technologies on June 6 and 7. The occasion was the 180th...

Electric machine

Sustainable blow moulding of bottles

Technology - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

At Plast 2018, Plastiblow displayed a double-head, single-carriage electric blow moulding machine configured to produce five-litre bottles with handles using a two-cavity mould. The model PB15ES-700 offers accessibility of all the components and fast and easy article changes. Visitors also had the opportunity to see a PB30ES-750, an electric blow moulding...

Engel at the DKT 2018 conference

Tailor-made for processing elastomers

Technology - Wednesday, 13 June 2018

At the German Rubber Conference DKT 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, from July 2 to 5, Engel will present three applications to demonstrate its high expertise in systems solutions for elastomer processing. On show: horizontal, vertical, hydraulic and all-electric injection moulding machines that underline how quality and efficiency potentials can be tapped...