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Plastic Machinery

Kiefel launches SharpFormer for refrigerator inner liner manufacturing

Kiefel launches SharpFormer for refrigerator inner liner manufacturing

Kiefel, a member of the Brückner Group, has launched a new thermoforming system, SharpFormer, and the supporting software KID-CAT for production of refrigerators. “We have made a quantum leap with the SharpFormer,” reported the division leader responsible, Andreas Frisch. The name Sharp stands for Speed (24s cycle time), High efficiency (machine availability of over 95%),Read More

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Henkel Adhesive Technologies ignites cooperation with star-up for novel technology in hydrophobic coatings

Henkel Adhesive Technologies has signed a joint development agreement with US-based DropWise Technologies Corp. to develop surface treatment solutions for new applications. DropWise, found in 2014, holds the intellectual property of a novel method of hydrophobic coating applications. As said, the innovation will enable a durable polymer surface with unique properties that offers improved heatRead More

SABIC Helps Power New Generation of Siemens Industrial Automation Controllers through Award-Winning Campaign

Through innovative materials, market and technical expertise and a collaborative approach, SABIC helps to realise the ambitions of its customers. To highlight the fruits of that collaboration with customers in Europe, SABIC has introduced a pioneering and award-winning campaign, Stories of Possible. Hosted at sabic.com/storiesofpossible, this campaign is to capture, in a series of sixRead More

Plastic Machinery

Spanish automotive OEM selects Oerlikon’s ePD surface technology for metallic coatings

Zanini Auto Grup in Spain has installed its first automated Paint Line, the INUBIA P6 system from Oerlikon Balzers for UV lacquer coating of plastics components. With the new INUBIA P6 equipment, Zanini will be able to supply coatings based on ePD technology licensed from Oerlikon Balzers. “We see this as the beginning of aRead More

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SEMI hands over the coordination of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics to VDMA

Competitiveness boost by cost reduction and innovative production processes Frankfurt am Main, 26.08.2015 – SEMI, the global semiconductor association, hands over the coordination of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) to VDMA. ITRPV is an extremely successful industry platform of the photovoltaics industry which is supported by and gets input from international cell andRead More

Plastic Machinery

Six months ROI with Bühler’s fully integrated optical sorting station

Following the installation of Bühler’s fully integrated optical sorting station, which included three SORTEX optical sorters, Poly Recycling GmbH confirmed that they achieved a full return on investment (ROI) in just six months. The optical sorting station, said to be the first of its kind in the industry, integrates separation and sorting steps in theRead More

Illig debuts IC-RDM 76K automatic pressure forming machine at Open House

At its Open House event from April 21-22 in Heilbronn, Germany, Illig debuted its large automatic pressure forming machine of the RDM-K series to more than 200 guests under the motto “World of Cups 2015”. Cups with sealed rims were produced on the new, large IC-RDM 76K out of polypropylene (PP) using a 60-up mold,Read More

KraussMaffei delivers RimStar RTM mixing and metering system to Rehau

A KraussMaffei RimStar Compact 8/4 high pressure Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) mixing and metering system is recently installed in polymer specialist Rehau Group’s new technical center for lightweight construction in Viectach, Germany. Rehau is using the process at its Viechtach location to research new methods for developing thick-walled hollow components in lightweight design, such asRead More