Atlas delivers new Titan SR800 slitter rewinder to TC Transcontinental Packaging

Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. announced that a new Titan SR800 slitter rewinder was added to the existing fleet of slitter rewinders operating within TC Transcontinental Packaging, a division of Canada-based TC Transcontinental. The reliability and operational performance of Titan slitter rewinders, plus the compatibility of accessories and the ability to consolidate the new machine into […]

Chinese plastics machinery industry in need of new spurs

Under the “New normal” economy, the Chinese manufacturing industry is under severe pressure to deliver a positive performance, and the plastics machinery sector is unavoidably one of them. In particular, both import and export of injection molding machines have slowed down. According to latest China Customs’ figures, from January to November China imported 16,600 units […]

Engel to highlight Inject 4.0 concept at Plastimagen 2016

At Plastimagen 2016, Engel will present to the visitors how innovative processing technologies and Industry 4.0 open up new possibilities for injection molding processors. “Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution that we are currently experiencing, is both a challenge and a chance,” emphasized Walter Jungwirth, Managing Director of Engel de Mexico in Querétaro. “Our goal […]

Engel to show efficient production of noodle containers at Plastics & Rubber Vietnam 2016

At Plastics & Rubber Vietnam 2016, Engel will demonstrate the efficient production of noodle containers on an Engel victory 500/160 tech injection molding machine with an integrated Engel viper 6 linear robot. Despite a bulky mold needed, the machine has a relatively small clamping force of 1,600kN thanks to its tie-bar-less clamping unit. Because there […]

New Automatic Drum-Refill System for Liquid Colors Boosts Productivity And Reduces Output Of ‘Off-Spec’ Product

RGInfinity™Auto-Refill System from Riverdale Global Refills Drums On-Line, Eliminating Downtime for Switching Drums as Well as Lapses in Color Metering ASTON, PA, U.S.A., January 4, 2016: Riverdale Global has developed a material handling system that automatically refills one or more liquid color drums during the molding or extrusion process, eliminating downtime for switching drums and […]

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Arburg highlights fiber direct compounding process at Plastimagen 2016

At Plastimagen 2016, Arburg will be showing two hydraulic Allrounders injection molding machines producing lightweight pedals and precise gearwheels in high volumes. In addition, a Freeformer will demonstrate additive manufacturing of one-off parts and multi-variant small-volume batches. A highlight of Arburg is the fiber direct compounding in which glass fibers are fed in from a […]