Articles about plastics processing, technologies, recycling and companies in the plastics industry
The steady growth of a company is a positive aspect. However, a certain degree of creativity is needed in the production areas in order to meet the growing require-ments. Several expansions require rebuilding and extensions which, in the case of a complete new building, would not have been...
Cold feed channels are accompanying the plastics injection industry from the very beginning. Even today, this way of filling the cavity seems the simplest and most elegant. This method of feeding plastic to the cavities is so widespread that even around the cold inlets a symbiotically totally...
The new ARAMIS SRX is a 3D image correction sensor for dynamic 3D correlation, 3D displacement and surface distortion. Thanks to its combination of high resolution and high speed, it is perfectly suited for demanding...
Plastics are increasingly used for high-stressed parts. This raises the demands for their strength...
More than 1,800 visitors have experienced the "technological pioneering" of KraussMaffei on the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the founding of the company. At the Competence Forum, which took place on June 6-7, in Munich, you could see 25 live demonstrations of injection, reaction and...
Innovative high-capacity crates, specially designed for the fruit and vegetable supply chain. A truly unique large-volume fruit crate developed by Schoeller Allibert:...
Since its inception in 2000, IPA has been training engineers in a comprehensive development program for Master of Industrial Engineering, focusing on areas such as production, logistics, quality and improvement. It is designed for managers and specialists from middle to top management of...
Ing. Miroslav HarazÝm, PhD. from DREKOMA, it is exploring the possibilities of humidifying the air through the MERLIN module. In the following article, you will present the benefits and use of the module, especially with regard to saving on heating and cooling...
Members and invited guests of the Slovak Plastic Cluster (SPK) met at the meeting room of the MIKADO Hotel in Nitra. The meeting outlined the annual report and management report for 2017. The budget for 2018 and the action plan were also resolved. The largest part was devoted to lectures on SPK...
At the German Rubber Conference (DKT), to be held from 2 to 5 July 2018 in Nuremberg (Germany), Arburg will present "live" a complex multi-component application with an electric Allrounder 470 A in hall 12, stand 213: Equipped with an external piston type injection unit, the high-performance...
The Industry4UM discussion platform in June spoke on questions man in a transforming production environment. Under the name of my colleague robot: threat or opportunity? opened wide range problems associated with the topic. Among other things, he noted that new technologies do not take people to...
Biesterfeld Plastic is once again expanding its cooperation with long-standing partner BASF. The company is distributing the thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer Elastollan« in central, western and southern Europe now on the basis of an exclusive distribution...
Over 1400 customers and partners congratulated WITTMANN Group on a magnificent celebration on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of their origin
The WITTMANN Group is the world leader in the production of injection molding machines, robots and peripheral equipment for the plastics industry in Vienna. It has eight manufacturing plants in five countries and its 34 sales and service representations operate in the world on all major plastics...
Schoeller Allibert group unveils its new Greenfield factory in Beringen, Belgium and upcoming Innovations
Schoeller Allibert Group continues to grow; it opens a new production plant in Belgium. This new facility with a 6.000m2production hall, will be inaugurated on the 21st of June 2018. It currently produces the Big Box Maximus 1212Ô and the ClickPallÔ but will mainly manufacture new products to be...
MaXecution is a new Manufacturing Execution System (MES) tailored for smaller injectors unit. The new software ensures higher production transparency through the use of productivity indicators, such as OEE, tool and resource management, or machine and non-product...
In the historical area of the fortress in ╚eklise (Bernolßkovo) built between 1712 and 1722 by Count Jozef Esterhßzy, on the proposal of Johann Bernhard Fischer of Erlach, Nordson EFD organized a presentation of the latest technologies for its customers on 12 June...
International Scientific Conference FORMS & PLASTICS 2018, organized by JAN SVOBODA s.r.o. in cooperation with ╝ubomÝr Zeman, took place May 16-17 in the pleasant environment of Maximus Resort. Approximately 150 participants came to technically very interesting...
2nd Central European Plastics Meeting coming up in October 2018 from myCEPPI - biggest plastics industry B2B meeting
The most prominent companies of the Central European plastics industry will once again congregate in October this year to make new business deals and professional bonds during a novel event based on one-on-one meetings. Several of the biggest resin manufacturers of the region and all of Europe have...
Caps collecting is still worthwhile. This is evidenced by the latest statistics of the Plastozrout competition. This year, nearly 230 tonnes were redeemed. Last year, it was almost 95...
The certification for IATF 16949 has been granted to the GRAFE Group. Upon passing the audit, the company from Blankenhain has qualified itself as manufacturer and developer of color masterbatches for the automobile industry. In so doing, the Thuringian company has once again assumed a lead role in...
Meusburger presents exclusive and groundbreaking innovations for the modular concept at the Stanztec trade fair. The E 5076 and E 5078 Module guides are now available in configurable lengths. This offers the customer maximum flexibility during the design of die...
The increasing demands demands for injection plastic is correction the injection mold a common necessity. FormCorrect typically requires only one correction iteration, which leads to a reduction in development process...
WITTMANN BATTENFELD is celebrating its 10th anniversary with its business partners is these days. Among other attractions, the guests will have the opportunity to experience the companyĺs expertise first-hand with 14 machines from the PowerSeries demonstrating interesting processes and...
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...
The current automotive industry is under constant pressure as a result of ever-increasing demands for comfort, safety, emission reductions and, of course, the price of cars. For this reason, it is necessary to follow the trends in the automotive...
In the last two decades, the plastics industry is slowly evolving. Traditional hydraulic (or pneumatic) injection machines are replaced by electric and hybrid machines. The main reason that pushes for the benefit of electric machines is simple - energy...
This year, the JEC World Fair was again presented as the world's leading composite trade fair. More than 1300 exhibitors with about 42,500 visitors from 115 countries this year were very...
Enclosure Coolers from company Vortec maintain electrical and electronic control cabinets in a cool and clean - this is a simple and affordable alternative to expensive air conditioning units with high...
Lasers and optical instruments are part of an increasing number of industrial applications, both in the processing of metallic and non-metallic materials. In the first half of May, LASCAM, in cooperation with its partners, has organized the first year of the Lasers + Optics Conference in the...
Professor Georg Steinbichler, Senior Vice President of R&D Technologies at ENGEL AUSTRIA, has been awarded the gold badge of honour by the VÍK association of Austrian plastics processors. In conferring the award, the VÍK has acknowledged Steinbichlerĺs contribution to the development of plastics...
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