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Arburg at the Formnext 2018: Big trade show fascinates visitors

Formnext 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany, has been extremely successful for Arburg. The world premiere of the Freeformer 300-3X was one of the main attractions at the world's leading trade fair for additive manufacturing.

Automotive industry in Asia increasingly relying on new technologies

More than 300 participants met at the two-day automotive conference trend.scaut 2018, which injection moulding machine manufacturer and systems expert Engel hosted in Shanghai at the end of October.

First day at BrauBeviale 2018 - KHS news at a glance

At BrauBeviale 2018 KHS presents the InnoPET Blomax Series V, sets new standards in beer filling with DPG and DRS, expands Bottles & Shapes consulting program and resolves juice production challenge with glass-coated PET bottles.


Engel at Plast Eurasia 2018

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 Netherlands celebrates 25th anniversary

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.

In sync with the times - Chinaplas to highlight Circular Economy

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.

Wittmann Battenfeld will present new VPower at Fakuma 2018

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.

Condition monitoring for hydraulic oil and hydraulic pumps

The challenge in maintaining and repairing injection moulding machines is to guarantee high availability while at the same time reducing costs.

Omron opens new office in Switzerland

Omron Electronics, a global leader in the field of industrial automation, has opened a new sales office in Baar (ZG), Switzerland.

Kistler boosts its Industry 4.0 offering

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).

Tailored hot runner solutions for demanding technical parts - Industry 4.0 in the spotlight

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.

All-electric PX 320 will show double IMD and IML simultaneously

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’s 450 ton all-electric IMM comes to Europe

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.

Gestica control system wins Red Dot Award

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.

On the Road to Digitalisation with Arburg

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).

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