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Krones Contiform 3 Speed: 2,750 containers per cavity/hour

Krones revamped under the motto of "producing more, consuming less" the existing stretch blow-moulding machine concept and presented the new Contiform 3 Speed, which extends the product portfolio - and fully lives up to its name.

Enabling Industry 4.0 - Digital Tools for Sustainable Life Cycle Management

As a system provider, the Baumüller Group is presenting its life cycle management live at the trade fair stand at SPS IPC Drives 2018 in Nuremberg from November 27-29, 2018 in hall 1, stand 560 under the motto "Enabling Industry 4.0: Value creation in every phase".

Gebo Cermex Wins Innovative Robotics Solution Category at PPMA Industry Awards

A world leader in line engineering and material handling solutions, Gebo Cermex was announced as the winner of the highly coveted Best Innovative Robotics Solution Award for its CoboAccess_Pal at the PPMA Industry Awards 2018 on September 25th.


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!

Melt filtration in challenging applications from Ettlinger

Ettlinger, a Maag Group company, will take advantage of Fakuma 2018 to show high performance solutions in the field of melt filtration involving different levels of contamination.

Kroenert and Coatema Under One Umbrella Company

Hamburg-based ATH GmbH - owner of Kroenert GmbH & Co KG - and Coatema GmbH, have announced that they have signed an agreement under which ATH will take over all shares of Coatema.

Moretto presents his concept of Efficiency 4.0

Moretto’s solutions, result of a continuous investment on technological innovation, are distinguished by being efficient and low energy consumption machines, conceived with the criteria of Industry 4.0 and based on the respect for environmental needs.

Automation of 2-component injection moulding for Wittmann R9

In the course of the production of the new R9 TeachBox, Wittmann faced the challenge of enabling cost-efficient production across the entire range of applications: from simple parts removal to complex automation of inserts or shifting of parts inside the mold.

Magnesium spring

2017 was the most successful year in the history of the Polish mineral water bottler Muszynianka: with 165 million fills and a turnover of around 50 million euros, the company is meanwhile Poland’s fourth-largest mineral water firm.

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.

Dr. Stefan Kruppa appointed head of new business unit Smart Machines of KraussMaffei Group

On July 1, Dr. Stefan Kruppa took over as head of the recently established "Smart Machines" business unit of KraussMaffei Group.

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.

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.

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.