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Wacker Plans to Open US Printing Lab for Silicone Rubber at Year End 2018

Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is currently expanding its Aceo 3D printing services for silicone rubber and announced the opening of a US-based printing lab later this year.

3D-printed shock absorber with high degree of functionality

At the Fakuma 2018 trade fair the company will be presenting a demonstrator for a shock absorber. The complex part marks another milestone on the way from the creation of individual prototypes to the integration of various functions and mass production.

Boy has a coherent way of using 3D technology in a different way

Why do snap hooks made of POM have far better functional qualities then those with additive printing? Find out at the Spanish trade In(3D)ustry in Barcelona which runs from the 16th till the 18th of October in Barcelona.


Materialien und Software für den 3D-Druck optimieren

BASF erweitert die Zusammenarbeit mit Materialise, einem führenden Anbieter von 3D-Druck-Technologien. Gleichzeitig hat BASF eine Investition von 25 Millionen US$ in das belgische Unternehmen mit Sitz in Leuven vereinbart.

DB Schenker offers an extensive 3-D printing service

DB Schenker is the world's first logistics service provider offering its customers an extensive 3-D printing service. Customers can now upload the 3-D template via the online portal eSchenker, select materials and color, consult prices, place orders and have the printing delivered.

BASF acquires two manufacturers of 3D printing materials

BASF New Business GmbH (BNB) has acquired all the shares of Advanc3D Materials GmbH in Hamburg and Setup Performance SAS in Lyon. Advanc3D Materials offers advanced, tailor-made plastic powders and formulations for selective laser sintering (SLS) together with process knowhow.

Registration is now open for TCT Show 2018

Registration is now open for TCT Show, a world-leading design-to-manufacturing event delivering business-critical insights on 3D printing, additive manufacturing, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection as well as conventional manufacturing processes such as moulding, casting and CNC machining.

APF specialists to show Freeformer and numerous functional parts

At the Rapid.Tech user convention and trade fair to be held from 5 to 7 June 2018 in Erfurt (Germany), Arburg will present the potential of the Freeformer and Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) in hall 2, stand 2-409.

Arburg Technology Days 2018

Arburg Technology Days 2018: Around 6,300 guests from 54 countries. Large groups from overseas: around 160 guests from the USA and around 100 from China. Largest groups from Europe: Around 200 guests from Switzerland, 185 from France, 130 guests from Poland.

Mitsubishi Chemical invests into 3D printing business

Mitsubishi Chemical yesterday announced that they acquired Dutch Filaments BV, a leading manufacturer of 3D printing filaments in Europe, via wholly owned group company Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers Europe B.V.

Arburg at the Plast 2018: Industry 4.0 and innovative processes

Arburg will be presenting a special highlight at the Plast 2018 in Milan, Italy. To mark the 25th anniversary of Arburg's Italian subsidiary, visitors will be able to see the hybrid Allrounder 820 H in a new design and with the innovative Gestica control system for the first time outside the company headquarters.

Evonik opens new polyamide 12 powder plant in Marl

Evonik Industries has opened another production line for specialty polyamide 12 powders (PA 12) of its VESTOSINT brand at its largest global production site in the Marl Chemical Park.

Arburg to show Freeformer for first time at MECSPE 2018

With twelve themed exhibitions, the international MECSPE trade fair to be held from 22 to 24 March 2018 in Parma, Italy, will offer an overview of all aspects of the manufacturing industry.

American premiere of injection molding large machine

At the NPE Arburg will present itself as a trendsetter in the industry and a leader in digital transformation and Industry 4.0.

Arburg at the Pharmapack Europe 2018: First-hand expertise

On 7 and 8 February 2018, Arburg will be represented at the Pharmapack Europe 2018 in Paris. Here, the experts will provide information on the extensive range of machines and solutions for plastic part production in the medical technology, clean room and packaging sectors.