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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag expands fast-cycle all-electric platform

The moulding specialist Sumitomo (SHI) Demag releases new mid-size IntElect S high-speed energy-saving range globally. Engineered specifically for high volume packaging, medical and automotive applications requiring the highest processing precision in the fastest cycle time, the company is accelerating its...

Optimized hot runner systems for PCR compounds

Oerlikon HRSflow has developed special hot runner solutions for PCR compounds. Their application possibilities are demonstrated by two examples realized in practice - a fruit crate and a garbage can for composting organic household waste. With these environmentally friendly projects, which...

More space for the mould on the same footprint

At the K show 2022, the dual platen large machines from the Engel duo product family are exhibiting even more flexibility and efficiency. The new duo tech can accommodate larger moulds on the same footprint and achieves greater productivity thanks to a shorter dry cycle time and improved power...

Technology and precision at the service of injection moulding

The new QE2008-W system from Gefran is an evolution of the complete set of QE1008-W wireless sensors for the even more accurate measurement of the column deformation and of the mould clamping force in injection moulding and die casting applications. It has been enhanced with new features, including Bluetooth 5.0 communication...

Multi central units for supplying gas in foam moulding

At the K show 2002, Engel is improving the cost-effectiveness of structural foam moulding with new e-foam XL multi central gas supply units. Sophisticated sample parts produced during the show do not require any additional overhead, but leave the injection moulding machine ready to fit with a structured class A surface...

Four BMB cells for high-speed moulding and low energy consumption

BMB recent investments in research and development have focused on supporting its customers in order to ensure greater energy savings, with technical solutions aimed primarily at meeting the high productivity needs of the packaging sector. With four production cells running during the K 2022 exhibition, BMB will convey a...

High-performance melt filter enables flake processing in direct injection moulding

Flakes obtained from plastic waste by grinding can be processed directly in the injection moulding process if any foreign substances are thoroughly removed from the melt. The associated technology was developed by injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel, which chose a high-performance melt filter from Ettlinger, a...

Viper 4 is coming, a compact and efficient robot

Engel extends its series of linear robots for K 2022 with the new viper 4. What is currently the smallest viper model sees the Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer and automation expert explore a new approach. The use of low-voltage drive technology significantly boosts the energy efficiency. This innovation is...

Technologies for sustainable injection moulding

At K 2022, Oerlikon HRSflow will focus on an extensive range of hot runners tailored to small shot weights and the new Xp nozzle series for use in thin-wall injection moulding. Both support the trend towards greater sustainability by helping to reduce energy consumption in plastics processing. Applications of...

Greater cost effectiveness in the production of large containers

In collaboration with development partner Haidlmair, Engel has succeeded in reducing the cycle time for manufacturing large logistics products by 30%. The Engel duo speed high-performance machine, in combination with innovative mould technology is responsible for this performance boost...

Ready2Go, the Arburg app for machines ready for delivery

To offer customers quick and easy access to standard machines, Arburg has already been producing Allrounders from the Golden Edition and Golden Electric "ready to go" series since 2021. All European users of the arburgXworld customer portal have the opportunity to view the list of available warehouse and showroom machines...

Foam injection moulding for visible automotive components

The global leader in the chemical industry, Sabic, introduced a specialized portfolio of Sabic PP compounds for foam injection molding (FIM). New mineral-reinforced PPc F9005, PPc F9007 and PPc F9015 grades can help deliver excellent aesthetics for visible automotive interior parts with complex geometries, such as...

The “new” KraussMaffei: sustainable solutions and climate neutrality within 2030

At the trade show K 2022, the company will reaffirm its claim to expand its market position as a leading supplier of sustainable solutions for the plastics industry. The company's 185th anniversary in 2023 also marks the beginning of a new, sustainable era: in eight years, i.e. in 2030, the entire company will be climate-neutral...

In Arese new headquarters of KraussMaffei Italia

With an open house event held from June 22 to 24, KraussMaffei inaugurated its new branch in Italy. The new headquarters in Arese, just outside Milan, is added to the Abbiategrasso office, also in the province of Milan, which in 2022 celebrates twenty years of activity in Italy...

The Technology Days of Arburg restarted with digitization and sustainability

From June 22 to 25, 2022, the Arburg Technology Days took place again after a break of two long years due to pandemic. Around 3,700 visitors from all over the world came to Lossburg (Germany). Awaiting them under the title, "Think Tank", were around 50 machine exhibits, the Efficiency Arena with its focus on...

Engel towards K 2022: innovation and investments to face future challenges

Engel comes into business year 2022-2023 in good spirits, optimistic yet mindful of the prevailing conditions. Energy efficiency, digitalisation and the establishment of a circular economy are shaping the development priorities. The high level of innovative capacity is a key part of what makes the Engel Group so resilient...

New Netstal Italia entrusted to the leadership of Alberto Rossi

Alberto Rossi has taken over the position of Managing Director at the recently re-established subsidiary Netstal Italia. Alberto Rossi thus indirectly succeeds Andrea Bottelli, who had successfully built up the former Netstal Italia since 1995 and then further developed the Italian market for both brands as...

In Kentucky, Netstal subsidiary for the US and Canadian markets

The recently established US subsidiary of Netstal Maschinen, Netstal Inc., moved into its new headquarter. Based in Hebron, Kentucky (United States), the team led by new president Doug Haberman will provide comprehensive support to customers from the US and Canada, and continue to expand North American business...

Dino Sandretto has died

Dino Sandretto has died at the age of 95 years old. Alongside his brother, Modesto (who died in 2004), Sandretto founded the company Sandretto in 1946, that was destined to become one of the leading manufacturers of injection moulding machines in the immediate aftermath of World War II, bringing global fame to Pont Canavese...