Industry 4.0 - news on Plastech
Engel will demonstrate how flawless interplay between injection moulding machine, automation, and Industry 4.0 can reconcile these demands cost-effectively and sustainably at the Plast Eurasia 2018 trade fair.
Arburg's Dutch subsidiary celebrated its 25th anniversary over a period of three days. The highlight was the exclusive evening event on 1 November 2018 with 80 invited guests, including high-ranking representatives from the German parent company.
Technological innovation, on one hand, favours the acceleration of modern development as well as changes in various markets, while on the other, is driven by the latter two. Chinaplas is highly responsive to the needs and the trends, and always brings in new elements, perpetually providing energy to the plastics and rubber industries.
At the Fakuma 2018, Wittmann Battenfeld is exhibiting for the first time its newly designed vertical machine to an expert public at booth No. 1204 in hall B1. The new VPower will be available on the market from the beginning of 2019.
The challenge in maintaining and repairing injection moulding machines is to guarantee high availability while at the same time reducing costs.
Omron Electronics, a global leader in the field of industrial automation, has opened a new sales office in Baar (ZG), Switzerland.
The Kistler Group is firmly on course for growth – and digitization. Following the acquisition of IOS GmbH last May, Kistler’s customers now benefit from one single source for everything from sensors to Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).
At Fakuma 2018, HRSflow will be demonstrating the universal application of its FLEXflow technology of servo-electric driven valve gate solutions based on examples of complex, high-quality parts. Produced with the help of advanced hot runner solutions, they will range from technical parts for the automotive industry to an extremely thin-walled laptop housing and an ultra-light tool box.
Frame decoration and electronic equipment in one - and in the adjacent cavity another component that has a dead-front design. At Fakuma, KraussMaffei will show how far manufacturing integration can meanwhile go using the example of the all-electric PX 320-2000. The second exhibit, the new PX 25-55 SilcoSet, impresses with the micro-injection molding of liquid silicone (LSR).
Fanuc Europe will exhibit several all-electric Roboshot injection moulding machines (IMM) during Fakuma 2018 - in hall B3, on stand B3-3211. One of the main highlights is the new α-S450iA.
On 9 July 2018, the design world gathered in Essen, Germany, for the presentation of the internationally renowned "Red Dot Award" for design. These included the Gestica control system from Arburg, whose look and feel won over the 39-strong Red Dot panel of experts.
At the Fakuma 2018 Arburg will offer trade visitors a chance to experience the future of injection moulding, both digitally and in reality, on the "Road to Digitalisation" (stand 3101, hall A3).