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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.

K-Vision controller now supports two independent lines of feeders

Coperion K-Tron has added new features to its proven K-Vision software. The K-Vision controller is a graphical operator interface for controlling multiple devices such as feeders or feeder refill (vacuum receivers) in a process

Virtual Dimensioning of Challenging LSR-Processes

At Fakuma 2018, Sigma Engineering will present in a joint project the real and virtual production of a complex silicone part with EMDE and Momentive. The focus is the early design and optimization of mold and processes. Sigma accompanied the whole development process of the pot cloth and assisted to determine the ideal configuration for production.


Omron integrated Microscan Systems solutions into its product line

Acquisition of Microscan Systems Adds 35+ Years of Barcode Reading, Machine Vision and Verification Expertise into Omron’s Innovative Industrial Automation Solutions to Ensure Quality, Productivity and Consumer Safety.

Kistler boosts its Industry 4.0 offering

The Kistler Group is firmly on course for growth – and digitization. Following the acquisition of IOS GmbH last May, Kistler’s customers now benefit from one single source for everything from sensors to Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).

Gestica control system wins Red Dot Award

On 9 July 2018, the design world gathered in Essen, Germany, for the presentation of the internationally renowned "Red Dot Award" for design. These included the Gestica control system from Arburg, whose look and feel won over the 39-strong Red Dot panel of experts.

TIG’s new brand image

Founded over 20 years ago, Technische Informationssysteme GmbH (TIG) is now the industry leader in quality assurance and production optimization.

Virtual DoE of elastomer parts

Increasingly complex plastic parts, which need to meet economical as well as ecological standards, pose an enormous challenge for injection molders. Tools like the virtual DoE, featured by the Sigmasoft®Virtual Molding Technology, help rising to these challenges.

DB Schenker offers an extensive 3-D printing service

DB Schenker is the world's first logistics service provider offering its customers an extensive 3-D printing service. Customers can now upload the 3-D template via the online portal eSchenker, select materials and color, consult prices, place orders and have the printing delivered.

Route to smart compounding plants with the Coperion Production Control Center CPCC

With its Coperion Production Control Center (CPCC), Coperion offers compounders a clever solution for the control of compounding systems. The CPCC incorporates all the essential functions of a manufacturing execution system (MES).

Focal point: smart production - solutions

Solutions for digitalization and Industry 4.0 are of critical importance for plastics processors worldwide.

T.I.G. at Interplastica 2018

Solutions for digitalisation and Industry 4.0 are of critical importance for plastics processors worldwide. Adherence to schedules, cost reduction and resource optimization are requirements that modern manufacturing companies have to face these days.

Omron updates of its machine development environment

Omron releases Sysmac Studio Team Edition with fully integrated Open Source distributed version control system (GIT).

WITTMANN BATTENFELD and MPDV Mikrolab GmbH cooperate in MES

WITTMANN BATTENFELD GmbH from Kottingbrunn/Austria and MPDV Mikrolab GmbH based in Mosbach/Germany now cooperate in selling the MES Software HYDRA from MPDV.

SIGMA presents Autonomous Optimization at Fakuma 2017

At the upcoming Fakuma 2017, taking place between October 17th and 21st, SIGMA Engineering GmbH takes part in the TecPart stand at Hall A5-5105.