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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.


Periphery
VinyLoop closed PVC recycling project in Italy

VinyLoop closed PVC recycling project in Italy

PVC recycling project VinyLoop in Ferrara, Italy, which was started in 2002, ceases operations, according to a brief statement from the company dated 28 June 2018, said the company.


Recycling

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