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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.

Record by the Turkish plastics industry during Q1

The Turkish plastics industry achieved a record-level growth during Q1 of 2018 despite all negative developments in global economy.

Wittmann Battenfeld with new VPower at the Fakuma 2018

At this year's Fakuma in Friedrichshafen from 16 to 20 October, Wittmann Battenfeld will present its new, vertical Vpower under the motto "be smart" in Hall B1, booth 1204. With this machine model, Wittmann Battenfeld is now also offering its vertical machine series in the PowerSeries design.


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.

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.

Top graduates from the Technical University of Munich receive Arburg awards

As part of the Day of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on 13 July 2018, two graduates were presented with an Arburg award for their outstanding scientific research.

Omron Electronics Names Dr. Klaus Kluger as General Manager Central Eastern Europe

Omron Electronics, a leader in the field of industrial automation, has expanded the role of Dr. Klaus Kluger to manage both the Central and Easter Europe Regions.

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.

Henkel drives the future of e-Mobility

Building on years of experience and expertise in engine and powertrain applications, Henkel is actively investing in new technologies and products for efficient large-scale manufacturing of safe and reliable electric drive systems.

First in a new family, Omron’s Q2A motor drive delivers efficiency, flexibility, and ease-of-use

Omron has released the Q2A Tailored Application Drive series. Capable of driving a wide variety of motors such as IM, SPM, IPM, DDPM and SynRM, the Q2A is easily customizable to the customer's application.

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.

Materialien und Software für den 3D-Druck optimieren

BASF erweitert die Zusammenarbeit mit Materialise, einem führenden Anbieter von 3D-Druck-Technologien. Gleichzeitig hat BASF eine Investition von 25 Millionen US$ in das belgische Unternehmen mit Sitz in Leuven vereinbart.

Filling and closing machine from Bosch honored with Red Dot Award

The filling and closing machine AFG 5000 from Bosch Packaging Technology recently received the internationally renowned "Red Dot Award" from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen in the category product design.