2014.02 ACCE

Machines - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Machines

   

Demand for German plastics and rubber machinery recovers

Demand for German plastics and rubber machinery recovers The outlook for plastics and rubber machinery has improved further. The final quarter of 2009 closed with orders for German machinery up by a nominal 35 per cent. October 2009 saw a resumption of demand growth for the first time since early 2008. This trend continued in the two months that followed.

Mackie’s of Scotland opts for Netstal

Mackie’s of Scotland opts for Netstal Based in Westertown, Scotland, the family-run business Mackie’s of Scotland has been operating in the dairy farming industry for over 100 years.

Plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers in Europe in 2010

Plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers in Europe in 2010 - The slowdown in 2009 which Europe’s plastics and rubber equipment manufacturers had predicted turned out to be a deep slump and hit the branch much more than it expected one year ago - said Bernhard Merki, President of Euromap, Europe’s association for plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers.

Fakuma 2009 review

Fakuma 2009 review Fakuma’s anniversary exceeds all expectations, exhibitors close business transactions with customers from 90 countries, more than 37,000 expert visitors and a total of 500,000 visitors throughout Fakuma’s history to date.

Energy-efficient granulators now even more cost-effective

Energy-efficient granulators now even more cost-effective The CentriCut granulators from NUGA AG Kunststoffschneidmühlen, Balgach, Switzerland, now make grinding of plastic parts and surplus production material even more efficient, as the producer has been able to further increase the possible lifetime of the parts exposed to high wear.

The realization of the perfect temperature controller

The realization of the perfect temperature controller When asking moulders about their mental picture relating to temperature controllers, replies frequently include expressions such as: “low-cost purchase or leasing, easy installation, switch on and forget about it until the next mould change.”

New customer center in Illig starts operation

Illig the manufacturer of thermoforming machinery and the company which provides solutions for the packing technology could welcome altogether approx. 300 participants to the Open House held on 22nd September for the German speaking experts and on 24th September for the international professional experts.

100th Duroset machine from Kraussmaffei

100th Duroset machine from Kraussmaffei KraussMaffei’s CX injection moulding machine series (35 to 650 t) is a range of extremely versatile machines. Austrian plastics processor MKW recently installed a new CX machine for thermoset processing. The machine is the 100th thermoset machine produced as part of the CX series since KraussMaffei began the staged introduction of this new series, which has superseded the earlier C series.

Multirange synthesis for producing polyol

New MP reactor for producing APP optionally from PET or terephthalic acid in mid-sized systems.

Battenfeld Wittmann at Fakuma 2009: new injection mouldings series EcoPower

Battenfeld Wittmann at Fakuma 2009: new injection mouldings series EcoPower Energy and cost savings is the motto these days. With the first presentation of its new all-electric EcoPower machine series, Wittmann Battenfeld is right on target. From 13 -17 October, visitors to the Fakuma in Friedrichshafen will be able to experience this novelty first hand at the booth of the Wittmann group. In addition to this exhibition highlight, a high-speed packaging line and a multi-component application will be shown.