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More flexible production of mid-volume PET preforms thanks to NexPET

Husky Injection Molding Systems has launched its new NexPET system - a game-changing mid-volume PET preform molding solution purpose-built to help producers introduce multiple new applications into the market more quickly and cost-effectively than ever before...

Engel France opens new training and education centre

Engel France opened a new training and education centre at the Wissous location. The idea behind this is to stage injection moulding 4.0 hands-on, for trials and to improve understanding with state-of-the-art machinery. In times fraught by the pandemic, virtual options are also offered for all training courses for setting up, programming and optimising...

Arburg Italy: opening event receives great response

On 30 September 2020, Raffaele Abbruzzetti, Managing Director of Arburg Italy, opened the new premises of the Italian subsidiary in Peschiera Borromeo (Milan) in the presence of more than 100 invited guests. With Managing Directors Gerhard Böhm and Guido Frohnhaus as well as Stephan Doehler, Arburg’s European Sales Director, prominent...

Even more power: the new GX 1300 from KraussMaffei

With the new large GX - clamping force of 13,000 kN - KraussMaffei intends to achieve an even better foothold in the growth market of logistics and packaging. Decisive benefit of the new size: applications such as buckets or crates can be implemented in a double cavity on one machine, for example. The compact design of the 2-platen technology also...

Even more cost effectiveness for small precision parts

Engel is extending its all-electric e-mac injection moulding machine series to include a machine with a clamping force of 1300 kN, thus further strengthening its position as a one-stop supplier for applications with electric injection moulding machines. The new e-mac 130 is being presented at the first Engel live e-xperience 2020 from October 13 to 16 to...

Arburg makes poker in China

With a market presence dating back 28 years, Arburg has been investing in China continuously and has earned itself a reputation for excellent product quality and service. On September 18, 2020, some 550 invited guests were in attendance for the official inauguration of the Arburg Technology Center (ATC) in Pinghu. 7,700 participants watched...

Engel presents product and technology innovations in a completely new virtual format

True passion, real innovation, virtual experience - this is the message from Engel at the first Engel live e-xperience, scheduled from October 13 to 16, 2020. Engel is setting new standards with a completely new virtual and interactive trade fair concept in a year that will not let the Fakuma show happen. Live exhibits, an online specialist congress and...

Arburg announces the Technology Days 2021

The Arburg Technology Days have been a unique and firmly established event in the international world of plastics since 1999. In 2020, due to the coronavirus and with significant foresight at the time, Arburg cancelled the event to avoid exposing visitors and employees to risk. The company has already decided to host next year’s...