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Rising Demand for Plastics and Plastics Processing

Rising Demand for Plastics and Plastics Processing

Plastics are booming. But not only is demand on the rise, quality requirements specified for materials and processing are becoming stricter as well. The Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing will present modern solutions for high-quality plastics processing in Friedrichshafen from the 16th through the 20th of October, 2018.


Plastics
Koh-I-Noor relies on robots from Wittmann

Koh-I-Noor relies on robots from Wittmann

Wittmann is proud to have Koh-I-Noor Formex, based in the Czech Republic, among its long-standing customers for peripheral appliances, mainly robots. This company is a member of the Koh-I-Noo group, which can look back on a very long and interesting corporate history.


Injections
Vertical competence - proven for many years

Vertical competence - proven for many years

The German Witte Automotive Group manufactures in its Czech production plants in Nejdek and Ostrov large quantities of mechatronic lock modules for passenger car doors and trunk lids. To make these components, Witte has been relying on Wittmann Battenfeld injection molding machines with vertical rotary table clamping units for more than 15 years.


Plastics
TIG’s new brand image

TIG’s new brand image

Founded over 20 years ago, Technische Informationssysteme GmbH (TIG) is now the industry leader in quality assurance and production optimization.


Injections
Recycling organizations announce global definition of “Plastics Recyclability”

Recycling organizations announce global definition of “Plastics Recyclability”

In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two of the leading global international recycling organizations have developed a global definition governing the use of the term “recyclable” as is relates to plastics packaging and products.


Recycling
New management at Wittmann Battenfeld in Singapore

New management at Wittmann Battenfeld in Singapore

Effective 11 June of this year, Mr. Lester Koh has taken on the position of Managing Director and CEO of the WITTMANN BATTENFELD subsidiaries in Singapore and Malaysia. He succeeds the subsidiaries’ long-standing CEO, Mr Jimmy Teo.


Injections
Virtual DoE of elastomer parts

Virtual DoE of elastomer parts

Increasingly complex plastic parts, which need to meet economical as well as ecological standards, pose an enormous challenge for injection molders. Tools like the virtual DoE, featured by the Sigmasoft®Virtual Molding Technology, help rising to these challenges.


Machines
Coating unit for simultaneous double-sided siliconizing

Coating unit for simultaneous double-sided siliconizing

Kroenert, a global leader in the manufacture of customized coating, printing and laminating systems, is introducing the first coating unit for simultaneously siliconizing both sides of a web with solvent-free silicones.


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