Injection moulding press/machines - news on Plastech

Ultra-short cycle times with maximum efficiency and quality

At the Fakuma trade fair Engel will demonstrate a further reduction in cycle times for the production of caps. An all-electric Engel e-cap 2440/380 will be used to produce 26 mm caps, including tamper-proof bands made of HDPE, at a cycle time of under 2 seconds under realistic manufacturing conditions.

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.

Rising Demand for Plastics and Plastics Processing

Plastics are booming. But not only is demand on the rise, quality requirements specified for materials and processing are becoming stricter as well. The Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing will present modern solutions for high-quality plastics processing in Friedrichshafen from the 16th through the 20th of October, 2018.


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.

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.

Servo-electric hot runner systems support of ultra-light armrests

In the production of an ultra-light center armrest for the automotive interior, the thermoforming of the carrier is followed by encapsulation with PP and finally overmolding with a flexible TPV with good grip properties.

Twice the production in half the delivery time

The new all-electric PX series from KraussMaffei is shaping up to be a success story. Due to the tremendous demand, KraussMaffei has increased its production capacities at the Sucany and Munich locations. The strategic purchase of Plamag gives a boost to component manufacturing.

BOY with a free of charge anniversary package

On the occasion of Dr. BOY’s 50th anniversary the management has prepared a “thank-you” for its customers in Germany and abroad. For all machine orders from the 1st July until the end of the anniversary year BOY offers a special anniversary package.

Engel is further expanding its worldwide mould technology

At Engel's headquarters in Austria, an entire department has been involved with injection mould technology for more than a decade. Now, to consolidate its systems business, Engel is establishing a decentralised network of mould experts in its sales regions.

Industry comes together at Erema Discovery Days 2018

More than 1.000 guests invited by Erema made their way to Ansfelden, Austria, for the Discovery Days 2018 from 27 to 29 June. Well-known companies from the plastics sector, such as Borealis, Engel, Greiner, Haidlmair and Henkel gave participants an insight into their view of working with plastics in a sustainable way.

inject 4.0 Forum: The next dimension

Three years ago, with inject 4.0 Engel introduced its answer to the challenges of Industry 4.0. In the meantime, the terms smart machine, smart production and smart service have become established throughout the entire plastics industry, and in many areas, the smart factory has arrived in practice.

Engel wins Gold in Pegasus Business Award

Engel was awarded Gold in the Lighthouses category during the gala night in the Brucknerhaus in Linz, Austria. The Pegasus is the most prestigious business award in the country and is awarded annually by the Oberösterreichische Nachrichten.

Know-how for smartphones made from metal and LSR

The 3C sector (communication, computer, consumer electronics) plays a significant role in Taiwan.