A UK manufacturer of plastic components says a new injection moulding machine is using between “a quarter and a third” less energy than its existing machines in the same tonnage range. Worthing-based Nordell, which produces bespoke and standard products as well as tooling for an international customer base, says the installation of its new Romi
Anaheim, Calif. — Mack Molding Co. is adapting to grow in a complex medical industry. The injection molder and molder not only needs to make products “better, cheaper and faster,” said Joan Magreth, vice president of sales and engineering, it has to be ready to move into new products and respond to changes in its
Plastic injection mold maker Precise Mold & Plate was recently named #2 Best Place to Work by the international trade publication Plastics News. The Best Places to Work program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the plastics industry , benefiting the economy, workforce, and businesses in the United States and Canada.
KraussMaffei is introducing the Weekly Timer, a new function integrated into its MC6 control system that makes it possible to set the production start during injection molding precisely. “The MC6 ‘learns’ the boundary conditions of the machine thanks to an intelligent sequence. This tells the control system how long the preheating phase will take, which
Arburg will be presenting the complete range of plastic parts production – from one-off parts through to high-volume production – at the Chinaplas 2016, to be held from 25 to 28 April 2016 in Shanghai. At Stand E1G01 in Hall E1, a Freeformer will demonstrate the efficient additive manufacture of design samples and prototypes based
French textile and rubber company, Joubert Productions, introduces to the market the first snow chains with links made entirely from plastic. This has become possible with Elastollan, the thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) from BASF. As introduced, the snow chains made from the two Elastollan grades B90A15 and B60A10WH meet the ÖNORM 5117 standard, which applies across
At Plastimagen 2016, Wittmann Battenfeld will present its comprehensive range of injection molding, automation and peripheral equipment. In the area of injection molding machines and equipment, the entire range of the PowerSeries machinery from Wittmann Battenfeld will be showcased. On a MicroPower 15/10, a machine which was specially designed for the production of small and
With effect from January 1st, 2016 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag established her own Sales and Service structures in Austria.Organizationally the new office in Tulln is directly responsible to Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s headquarters in Schwaig near Nürnberg. The customer care is characterized by a highly qualified staff, very short ways to the customer and the five-headed team’s