3D-printed sensors

3D-printing is becoming increasingly important in industrial manufacturing. It not only makes it possible to produce very complex shapes that would otherwise be virtually impossible to generate using conventional processes, but also enables small batch numbers to be produced on a cost-effective basis. However, up to now, the integration of electronic components and consequently, the […]

Arburg and Leonhard Kurz: In-Mould Decoration (IMD) for finishing of plastic parts

Premiere: First joint IMD demonstration by Arburg and Leonhard Kurz Innovative in-mould film lamination: efficient and flexible decoration of control panels Automated: MULTILIFT V 40 robotic system for gentle handling The in-mould lamination of decorative films with plastic creates high-quality surfaces like those that are increasingly in demand for control panels in the automotive industry and […]

Sanner BioBase® : Sanner expands portfolio of bio-based plastic packaging

Bensheim/Germany, May 11, 2021 – Sanner continues to expand its portfolio of bio-based plastic packaging solutions. Following the successful market launch of Sanner BioBase® last year, additional closure variants and new tube sizes are now available for a broader range of applications in healthcare products and food supplements. A year ago, Sanner launched Sanner BioBase® […]

Kistler anticipates return to growth trajectory in 2021

The contracting automotive market and the global downturn triggered by the coronavirus pandemic have also impacted the Kistler Group, which earns over 70 percent of its income from automobile manufacturers and suppliers to the automotive industry who have been hit particularly hard. In 2020, sales declined by 22 percent to reach CHF 361 million (2019: […]

Technology Days 2021: June event extended by two days!

An entire week: in-person event from 7 to 12 June Exciting agenda: hands-on technology, Efficiency Arena and personal contact Safe environment: Covid-secure concept Lossburg, 21/01/2021 For over two decades now, Technology Days has been synonymous with hands-on technology and personal contact – both of which can only be experienced at a live, in-person event. To […]

Hall of Fame to Induct 10 New Members at NPE2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Leaders from the global plastics machinery, training, packaging, materials and trade association sectors will join the Plastics Hall of Fame at an awards gala at NPE2021: The Plastics Show. On December 18, the Plastics Academy announced the 10 new members and will induct them on May 16 at NPE2021 in Orlando, Fla.  “We are proud […]

A call to arms to fight the ‘war on plastic’

Every minute of every day, a truckload of plastic enters our oceans. It destroys because it endures, breaking down into smaller pieces and particles. And pretty much every size of particle is a problem – from the plastic bags that are filling up the stomachs of whales and turtles, to the smaller shreds that end […]