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Milacron's Success in Low Pressure Injection Molding Machines

Milacron Holdings Corp., has seen demand increase for its industry-leading Low Pressure Injection Molding (LPIM) Structural Foam machines following a successful NPE 2018 in Orlando. An eye-catching display showed a replica platen of the massive Cincinnati 6,750 ton machine sold to 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics of Holiday City.

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).


Boy with premiere at the Fakuma

With a total of fifteen exhibits, Boy presents almost the entire range of its machine program. In addition to the new machine, a Boy 15 from 1968 will also be shown.

Heat-resistant PLA compounds and versatile bioplastics at Fakuma 2018

At Fakuma 2018, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH will be presenting its broad portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for injection molding, thermoforming and extrusion.

Expertise in multi-component injection moulding and additive manufacturing

Arburg will exhibit two plastic processing highlights on MSV trade fair: A two-component Allrounder will demonstrate the high-volume injection moulding of ice scrapers as a hard/soft combination, while a Freeformer will additively manufacture one-off functional parts with complex geometries.

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.

Dr. Stefan Kruppa appointed head of new business unit Smart Machines of KraussMaffei Group

On July 1, Dr. Stefan Kruppa took over as head of the recently established "Smart Machines" business unit of KraussMaffei Group.

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).

Flexibly produce the smallest lot sizes

At the Fakuma 2018, from October 16 to 20 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, using two innovative applications Engel Austria will demonstrate how small lot sizes can be realised with the efficiency and economy of large series.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Engel Injectie marks 10 years in Bucharest

Bucharest-based Engel Injectie s.r.l. has celebrated its 10th anniversary in the company of 150 guests.