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Gefran brings over 50 years of expertise and innovation to Düsseldorf

The leitmotif of Gefran attendance at K 2022 will be the in-depth know-how in the production process that distinguishes and positions the company among the major partners for OEMs, system integrators and end users - thanks to a line-up that includes innovative products...

The K of Comerio Ercole: digital assistance and advanced calendering

During the oncoming K 2022 international exhibition Comerio Ercole will present a new digital platform named Hercules40 which was recently introduced to supply a data-driven analysis tool for a continuous improvement of production process, including energy consumption optimization, as well as...

The corona treatment made in Italy at K 2022

An Italian manufacturer of corona and plasma surface treatments, Ferrarini & Benelli, will attend the K 2022 fair exhibiting a vast range of products. The three-phase digital Evo Smart generator with HMI touch-screen display and intuitive interface will be the main novelty in the field of corona treatment. Evo Smart achieves...

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...

Five reasons not to miss the K 2022 of WM Thermoforming Machines

The Swiss manufacturer of thermoforming machines WM Thermoforming Machines will attend K 2022 with its largest machine, and a calendar full of events and activities. And there are at last five reasons to visit its booth at the trade fair. First, the FC 1000 IM2, the largest machine in the company range, also known as...

Colines presents its exhibition program for K 2022

Less than a month away from the opening of Messe Düsseldorf gates for the K 2022 trade fair, Colines presents its exhibition program for the German event. Visitors of its booth will have the chance to get in touch with all the latest technologial solutions achieved by its group of companies, starting with...

Bausano experts explain the Smart Energy System

On the occasion of K 2022, Bausano provides the skills of its pool of technicians in the fields of recycling, pipe extrusion, screw design and compounding. Customers will be able to benefit from specific advice at its stand and discover the innovative patent pending Smart Energy System together with the Bausano team. A solution for...

Bandera at K 2022 - A challenge to be tackled with talent

This year BANDERA – Extrusion Intelligence has reached the prestigious milestone of 75 years of business, confirming itself as a global leader in the design and manufacturing of lines for the extrusion of plastic materials for industrial and consumer goods packaging, in particular...

At K, Icma recycling and compounding technologies turn green and orange

Green and orange, the corporate colours of Icma San Giorgio, will identify the solutions that the company will be exhibiting at K 2022 for recycling and compounding, respectively. In the green space Icma will unveil the innovative One-Step upcycling line for flexible packaging in its latest patented version where...

All for the cooling and the thermoregulation of moulds

Frigel brings to the K-22 show the main highlights of its portfolio of products tailored to the main plastic market segments, such as automotive, packaging, medical and all other sectors dedicated to the injection moulding of technical parts. New machine side solutions have been designed to ensure the maximum profitability and quickest ROI for...

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...

Macchi at K 2022 with an R-POD Flex 5 line for polyolefins and recyclates

On occasion of the next K 2022 show, Macchi will be exhibiting an R-POD (Polyolefin Dedicated) Flex 5 line for the production of 5-layer bubble film. It is the latest evolution of the innovative POD Flex system, specifically designed for very high productivity and for the use of "secondary" raw materials (regenerated/recycled). This...

Moretto at K: not only technology but also passion, ideas and values

Subject-matter expertise, competence and innovation are the pillars that have guided the Moretto business for over 40 years in pursuing a fundamental goal: to satisfy customer requests, to exceed expectations, to be the ideal partner in the supply of automations for the plastics processing industry. Passion, ideas, values and people characterize...

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...

At K 2022 Bausano brings on stage the lines for pipes with enhanced performance

The K 2022 show is the perfect setting chosen by Bausano to introduce industry professionals to the increasingly high-performing Smart Energy System for cylinder induction heating, which helps to reduce energy consumption significantly. The system will be on display at the stand on both a twin-screw extruder from the...

Advanced communication at field level

By the new KS-I industrial pressure transmitter, equipped with IO-Link 1.1 digital output and advanced diagnostic functions, Gefran is expanding its range of solutions dedicated to Industry 4.0. The KS family transducers, thanks to the sensitive element made using a proprietary film-deposited technology...

Comi machines get smarter with WinCC Unified from Siemens

Every year, Comi invests 10% of its turnover in the research and implementation of new technologies and new patents, focusing in particular on Industry 4.0 solutions. It is just in this area that the company’s cooperation with Siemens achieves its maximum effect, with the aim of implementing a strategy for the digitalisation of machines...

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...

Advanced human-machine interface makes control easier and more flexible

Oerlikon HRSflow has thoroughly revised the software for the control unit of its Flexflow hot runner systems. The updated Human Machine Interface (HMI) 4.0 now makes operation even more intuitive and convenient. Systems with different nozzle types can be integrated and several parameter sets can be saved per mould...