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Faster and more efficient colour change in hot runner moulds

Chem-Trend and Husky collaborated on a system solution that creates repeatability during the critical colour change process to ensure a faster, more accurate, and optimized approach for operators. The team devised a new guided procedure made easily accessible to operators within the Husky Altanium Mold Controller operator interface. The...

Haidlmair lands largest order in the company‘s history

In the midst of the global pandemic and possibly the biggest economic crisis in history, there can still be positive news from some companies. One such piece of news concerns the mould making company Haidlmair in Nussbach. The mould making specialists were able to secure the largest order in the company's history...

Engel hands over 100th injection moulding machine to MTA in Italy

Headquartered in Codogno (Lodi, Italy), MTA in northern Italy, is one of only a few companies certified to manufacture automotive fuses. In order to combine its high quality standards with efficiency, the company primarily relies on tie-bar-less injection moulding machines by Engel. In spring 2021, the 100th machine, an Engel victory, was delivered to...

Arburg hires the 59 students who have completed their internship in the company

On April 9 and 12, 2021, graduation ceremonies were held at Arburg in Lossburg (Germany). As in the previous year, the event was split into four smaller events in line with coronavirus restrictions. All 59 former trainees and students of the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University were taken on as permanent employees...

Unscrewing moulds with electric drives

With over fifty years of experience in the creation, construction and design of moulds for different sectors, including food and beverage, cosmetics, home care, automotive, pharmaceutical and healthcare, the Italian Gefit, always looking for innovative solutions, has decided to replace the hydraulic or pneumatic movements with...

Haitian Group starts construction of smart factory in South China

Haitian celebrated the official groundbreaking in Shunde County, near Foshan City in Guangdong Province, for the construction of a Smart Factory for advanced component and machinery manufacturing. For Haitian, the ceremony marked the beginning of a new chapter in the smart...

Joint development of a moulding cell for testing with high performance polymers

Creating tomorrow’s polymer innovations starts with understanding the chemical and mechanical performance and processing conditions of materials. At the Injection Moulding & Extrusion Pilot Plant of Basf in Ludwigshafen, Germany, the newest all-electric fully-automated injection moulding cell from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is delivering...

New managing director for Arburg Poland

As of January 1, 2021, the Arburg subsidiary in Poland has a new Managing Director in the person of Konrad Szymczak. He succeeds Slawomir Sniady, who successfully established and expanded Arburg Polska and has now retired after 25 years. Poland is one of the most important and strongest markets in Europe for...

The first time in Lossburg: the Arburg Sustainability Report

For the first time worldwide, Arburg is providing information in its new Sustainability Report on how sustainably the company acts and operates in all relevant areas over the long term. The Sustainability Report 2020, with its many info graphics, provides a clear summary of what Arburg is doing not only to protect the environment and conserve...

Negri Bossi chooses CS Plastics to strengthen itself in Benelux

In order to strengthen its presence in Benelux, Negri Bossi has chosen CS Plastics as agent. This company was founded in 2008 by Werner Vanderveken and Jurgen Lippens, who previously were colleagues in the field of injection moulding machines. CS Plastics, based in Lokeren (Belgium), supplies complete solutions for...

New VDA-M amplifier by Sensormate: one device, multiple functions

The new VDA-M amplifier developed by Sensormate - a company that is part of the Gefran Group specialising in force measurement on injection moulding and die casting machines and industrial presses - is ideally suited for use in injection moulding machines with toggle levers. VDA-M is a smart solution combining clamping force measurement, mould...

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag strengthens presence in Czech Republic and Slovakia

The Japanese-German injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will be serving the Czech and Slovakian markets from April 1, 2021 through the newly founded sales and service company Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery Česko. Headquartered in Prague, David Svoboda has been appointed as...

New release agent for the moulding of advanced composite materials

The global leader in the development and production of highly effective release agents, purging compounds, and other ancillary moulding products, Chem-Trend has launched the new release agent Chemlease 2754W. This semi-permanent product is specifically designed for advanced composites and high-performance carbon fibre components...

Gate bushing for high cavitation moulds with frequent version changes

The gate bushing is typically used in hot runner nozzles for preserving the gate point quality and preventing plastics wear in nozzle components.  Gate bushings are also used in the event of frequent cavity plate changes.  The type of gate bushing is determined based on the resin used and the application...

Wintec starts distribution in Europe

Member of the Engel group of companies headquartered in Austria, Wintec is expanding sales of t-win injection moulding machines to Europe. This step makes the dual-platen large-scale machines available worldwide. Since 2014, Wintec in Changzhou, China, has built high-quality injection moulding...

The right combination of technologies to keep the injection process under control

What are the main process anomalies that commonly affect injection molders and how to detect them? Try to imagine the most complex part ever: it is a delicate trade-off of polymer selection, processing, part design and mould design. Several elements could affect the injection process, from the...

New managing director for Arburg Austria

In November 2020, Jerome Berger officially took over the management of the Austrian Arburg subsidiary from Oliver Giesen, Director for Sales Germany and Austria. This appointment means that Arburg now has a Managing Director in the market who will be able to take care of Austrian customers in the region even more effectively and efficiently...

More than an open house

Campetella Robotic Calling 2020 took place from October 1 to mid-November. The open house event was organized in order to present two fast IML systems and the new concepts developed by the Italian manufacturer of robots and automation systems. Everything was taken care of in detail and nothing was left to chance with the aim of...

Gefit technologies at the forefront also in the fight against Covid-19

Despite the pandemic that has shocked the whole world, Gefit has continued its growth path, scoring important numbers, also thanks to the many equipment produced and supplied to customers in the medical field. In the Moulds&Assembly division, based in Fubine (Alessandria, Italy), many multi-cavity...