Innovations - news on Plastech

Elmet auf der Fakuma: Top LSR dosing system now available with OPC-UA connection

Elmet is the first producer in this segment to offer the option to connect its multi-component dosing system TOP 5000 P to the injection molding machine using an OPC-UA protocol.

Sustainability in packaging and beyond

The increasingly ethical and health-conscious demands of consumers is driving new quality standards and has inspired Gabriel-Chemie to introduce a new range of products to answer the demand for Halal and Vegan-compliant products.

Mondi continues to innovate with sustainable solutions

Mondi continues to innovate with sustainable solutions, with next generation of Bag-in-Box technical films.


Engel presents EN ISO 14120-compliant safety guarding at Fakuma 2018

With its newly developed EN ISO 14120-compliant safety guarding, Engel offers a significant safety boost. In addition to this, the modular solution enables particularly easy configuration and installation.

Quality Seal Innovative through Research anew for Sigma

Sigma Engineering GmbH was again awarded with the quality seal "Innovative through Research" by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wirtschaft". The seal shows the Stifterverband's appreciation of researching companies in Germany.

Thermoplastic composites in large-scale production

At Composites Europe 2018, from 6 to 8 November in Stuttgart, Germany, Engel is setting two further milestones on the road to highly economical production of thermoplastic composites.

Arburg world premiere: larger Freeformer - more applications

At the Formnext Arburg will be celebrating a world premiere with its Freeformer 300-3X. The new large machine will process three components enabling the industrial additive manufacturing of complex functional parts.

Viability of PPS for Bump-Off Molding of Automotive engine cooling systems confirmed

Polyplastics has completed an extensive study which confirms the viability of polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) for bump-off molding of automotive engine cooling systems. Polyplastics' linear Durafide PPS, which already offers superior performance, now has bump-off molding capabilities to eliminate deburring.

Engel to present new multidynamic at Fakuma 2018

When introducing multidynamic three years ago, Engel set new standards for performance and efficiency in the use of linear robots.

World's first particle foam based on polyethersulfone from BASF

After two years of intensive research, BASF is now able to present prototypes of the world's first particle foam based on polyethersulfone (PESU).

Huntsman Polyurethanes presented new Daltoped AquaPUR technology

Huntsman Polyurethanes today announced the launch of Daltoped AquaPUR technology - an innovative, fully water-blown polyether soling solution providing excellent flow and surface definition for better looking, better feeling shoe soles.

Mondi will present numerous innovations at three major industry events

Mondi will present numerous innovations that fulfil packaging trends and the growing demand for sustainable solutions at three major industry events this September and October.

Wide range of adhesive innovations for healthcare applications from Henkel

New trends in healthcare materials and manufacturing of medical devices demand new adhesive solutions. Henkel is addressing these challenges with a wide range of innovative product solutions.

Mondi flexible packaging leapfrogs ahead in the recycling game

Mondi and Werner & Mertz are ready to release new, 100-percent recyclable pouch made of polyethylene.

New recipes for old-fashined vinyl records

PCW GmbH, founded in 1887, sees itself as one of the world's oldest PVC compounding companies and as closely linked to the history of vinyl records.