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Collin highlights at the Fakuma 2018

For the first time, Collin presents its new Teach Line machine generation. Furthermore, a blown film line with the new series extruder is shown at the Fakuma booth..

Fakuma 2018: Engels' CC300 on display with new features

Engel has redefined the human-machine interface with its CC300. The control unit makes it even more efficient, user-friendly and safe to use injection moulding machines and integrated system solutions.

Wittmann combines facilities in Germany

Effective 1 October this year, the Wittmann Group has merged its companies Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH & Co. KG in Meinerzhagen and Wittmann Robot Systeme GmbH in Nuremberg into a single company.


Collin delivers the very first of its kind extrusion line for medical yarn in Thailand

The company could deliver the very first medical line for suture material - a micro extrusion line for the production of mono and multi-filaments - to Thailand!

150 years of KHS: from equipment trader to global turnkey supplier

150 years ago to the day, on October 1, 1868, Carl Kappert and Louis Holstein founded the Holstein & Kappert equipment trading company in Dortmund, Germany, thus laying the foundations for KHS.

Krones - a full-range supplier to the beverage industry

Together with its subsidiaries Krones will at this year's BrauBeviale again be showcasing its comprehensive corporate capabilities as a complete-system vendor for filling and packaging technology.

Seven sales regions for shorter decision-making processes

With the further development of its worldwide sales structure, Engel continues to strengthen its customer proximity. The 30 subsidiaries and more than 60 representations worldwide have been consolidated into seven regions, with a Regional Sales President appointed to each.

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.

Wittmann Battenfeld will present new VPower at Fakuma 2018

At the Fakuma 2018, Wittmann Battenfeld is exhibiting for the first time its newly designed vertical machine to an expert public at booth No. 1204 in hall B1. The new VPower will be available on the market from the beginning of 2019.

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.

The Wittmann Group takes up a stake in ICE-flex

Effective September 17th 2018, the Wittmann group has entered into a joint venture with the MES producer ICE-flex. With this move, Wittmann has taken another step to offer its customers optimal solutions as an extension of Wittmann 4.0.

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.

MSV Fairs - the largest in this decade

The jubilee 60th MSV will showcase cutting-edge technology. From 1 to 5 October 2018, six industrial fairs are held at the Brno Exhibition Centre, together with a unique exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia.

Hot runner solutions for demanding technical parts from HRSflow at Fakuma

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.