Machine industry - news on Plastech

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.

Innopas SX from KHS gives bottlers greater flexibility in the pasteurization process

A high degree of microbiological safety: with the Innopas SX KHS GmbH provides a tunnel pasteurizer which with its modular design meets the growing demands of the beverage industry with its increasingly complex range of products and shorter market shelf lives.

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.


Best-practice ZSK extruder for quick ROI when compounding engineering plastics

Coperion is now offering an extremely cost-efficient high-performance twin screw extruder in best-practice design that is optimized for compounding engineering plastics: the ZSK 58 Mc18 world proven.

Wir sind da. - Arburg service worldwide

Around 40 leading service experts from Arburg convened for the international service meeting at the Lossburg headquarters on 19 and 20 June 2018 in order to find out about the latest innovations and to exchange experiences.

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.

interplastica 2019 dates announced

The next edition of interplastica, 22ndt International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, will take place at the Expocentr Krasnaya Presnya in Moscow from January 29 – February 1, 2019.

KraussMaffei delivers HP-RTM system to British university manufacturing research center AMRC

Drastically reduced cycle times and processes ready for large-scale production. Developing new technologies and applications for the fiber-reinforced lightweight construction of tomorrow is front and center at the Composite Centre of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in the United Kingdom.

More than 1,400 visitors celebrated with Wittmann Battenfeld

On June 13 and 14 of this year, Wittmann Battenfeld celebrated its 10th anniversary at its Kottingbrunn facility. More than 1,400 guests accepted the company’s invitation to take part in this event and celebrated with Wittmann Battenfeld.

The World of PIM Meets at Arburg

On 5 and 6 June 2018, around 200 PIM experts met at Arburg in Lossburg to attend the second international PIM conference.

VDMA - New board elected

On the occasion of their general assembly, the representatives of the member companies of the VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association elected their new board for the administration period 2018 to 2021.

Great success for Moretto’s new technological solutions at Plast 2018

At Plast 2018, Moretto renews its strong commitment to the market by presenting messages and new solutions focused on the specific requests of an increasingly demanding clientele.

K 2019 on course for success

Companies from the plastics and rubber industries again place their trust in the flagship fair. Focus on innovative materials and technologies, digitalization and circular economy.

Renato Zelcher - New President of EuPC

On the 25th May in Milan, during EuPC’s General Assembly, Renato Zelcher, CEO of Crocco S.p.A., has been elected as the new EuPC President for the period 2018-2020.