Anniversary - news on Plastech
On 24 April 2014, the Arburg subsidiary in Shanghai celebrated its tenth anniversary.
Printpack’s 10,000 sqm Kutno (Poland) manufacturing plant has reached the first anniversary of its opening with a tally of significant achievements – gaining quality and packaging standards along with a raft of global brand customers.
In 1986, the invention of the Arburg host computer system ALS – the first ever software intended specifically for injection moulding plants – was a pioneering achievement. It enables the networking of machines, the monitoring of processes and the documentation of settings data.
As the highlight of the "50 years of Allrounder" anniversary, Arburg held its “Economic Miracle” anniversary competition.
BASF has been producing caprolactam using a large-scale continuous process at Ludwigshafen for half a century now. During this time around 6.5 million tons of the polyamide 6 intermediate have left the site.
In October, Borealis, a leading supplier of innovative solutions in the areas of base chemicals and plastics, celebrated an important anniversary with the 50th anniversary of polypropylene (PP) production at its Schwechat location.
In 1961, Arburg had the innovative idea of designing an injection moulding machine with a pivoting clamping unit and interchangeable injection unit.
New communication and innovation centre in Oberwaltersdorf (Austria) opened its doors.
This year the 14th of April marks a special anniversary for Erema, the Upper Austrian manufacturer of plastics recycling systems, looking back on a very successful 25 years of company history. What began 25 years ago, with the daring and the idea of three plastics engineers can today more or less be said to be the global standard in the innovative and cost-effective recycling of thermoplastic waste to form high quality secondary raw materials of a grade similar to that of virgin material.