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First COMPEO compounding system for colour masterbatch in operation

BUSS AG

Only announced to the plastics industry in the run-up to K 2019, a COMPEO 88 compounder from BUSS is already in industrial use. The first user is a multinational masterbatch manufacturer, which has been producing color masterbatches with this system Read more

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Universal Robots launches financial services leasing programme

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Universal Robots (UR) has launched its new cobot leasing programme in collaboration with DLL, a global vendor finance company. Read more

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Phillips-Medisize increases European manufacturing presence

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Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, announced expansion of its current Global Innovation and Development (GID) site in Struer, Denmark, earlier this month, with a dedicated Manufacturing Development and Clinical build unit scheduled to open in Q2 202 Read more

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Guido Frohnhaus named Tech Director at Arburg

Arburg

Guido Frohnhaus has taken over as Managing Director of Technology and Engineering at Arburg GmbH + Co KG in Lossburg, Germany. Read more

machinery

Rich Kanarski to lead Davis-Standard’s Technical Product Team

Davis-Standard

Davis-Standard has announced that Rich Kanarski has been appointed Manager – Technical Product Management. He will lead efforts to drive the evolution of technologies associated with key product lines in support of Davis-Standard’s strategic plan. Read more

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BÜFA expands UK presence

BÜFA

BÜFA Composite Systems, the Germany-based supplier of unsaturated polyester resins and formulations, will acquire AOC (UK) Ltd, the leading UK supplier of composite products. Read more

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CRP Technology launches Windform P2 for HSS technology

CRP Technology

CRP Technology, a leading company in the creation of prototypes and final applications in professional 3D printing, launches Windform P2 material. Read more

materials

Useon equips 70,000-tonne PP pelletising line with BKG underwater pelletiser

Useon

Extruder manufacturer Useon (Nanjing) Extrusion Machinery Co., Ltd. has installed a 70,000-tonne per year PP pelletising line that incorporates a BKG underwater pelletiser from Nordson Corporation. Read more

machinery

Extrusion control system

Maguire/Syncro

An innovative extrusion control system for wire and cable that provides accurate control of grams-per-metre yield, improves product integrity, and reduces operating costs was announced today by Maguire Europe. Read more

machinery

Guill Tool introduces reciprocating head

Guill Tool

Guill Tool, a global manufacturer of extrusion tooling, has released its new reciprocating head. The traditional tip and die assembly is replaced with a linear reciprocating assembly that changes the tube’s profile within a given length. Read more

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FMI: Injection moulding preferred for IML manufacturing

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Expected to reach a market value of a billion US Dollars by 2020, global consumption of in-mould labels will witness a gradual CAGR of below three per cent during 2019-2029. Read more

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Negative year forecast for Italian machinery manufacturers

Amaplast

A negative year-end result is expected for the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery industry as reiterated in the foreign trade data published by the Italian National Statistical Institute Read more

machinery

Oman Oil and Orpic Group’s ‘OQ’ brand featuring at Plastex and Plastivision

OQ

Following the announcement in 2018 of the integration of its nine business units, Oman Oil and Orpic Group will introduce its new corporate brand ‘OQ’ to the international arena this January at Plastex 2020 and Plastivision 2020 Read more

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Tetra Pak and Hexagon in smart plant engineering platform project

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Packaging solutions company Tetra Pak has announced a collaboration with Hexagon’s PPM Division, the global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities Read more

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The Wittmann Group at Swiss Plastics Expo

Wittmann Group

The Wittmann Group, represented by Battenfeld (Schweiz) AG and Wittmann Kunststofftechnik AG, will present its latest range of injection moulding technology, automation and auxiliaries at the Swiss Plastics Expo in Lucerne from 21-23 January. Read more

machinery

Aquila addresses the environmental issues of industrial gloves

Aquila

Aquila brand and their parent company Taste International have announced a programme of evaluation and are planning to address recycling and energy issues surrounding the manufacturing and use of industrial gloves. Read more

materials

Beer and skylines – and plastics manufacturing: Europe 2019

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Beer and skylines – and plastics manufacturing: Europe 2019

Editor Rob Coker remembers some of the standout trips made in 2019, and looks forward to more in 2020 Read more

19 Dec 2019 16:48 editor's blog

FANUC introduces first lightweight cobot

FANUC

With a view to tackling global skills shortages and the need to increase production flexibility, FANUC has launched its first ever lightweight collaborative robot, the CRX-10iA. Read more

machinery

UK manufacturing sector logistics expert: EU deal will not shape up

Tudor International Freight

A UK-based manufacturing sector logistics expert has warned businesses a future free trade agreement between Britain and the EU would not permit anything like the frictionless trade enjoyed within the bloc. Read more

industry

ULMA Medical Packages

ULMA Packaging UK

Medical device manufacturers should ensure their packaging solutions exceed mandatory EU legislation to safeguard quality standards and maintain a contaminant-free environment, according to ULMA Packaging UK. Read more

machinery

  • Universal Robots launches financial services leasing programme

    via Shutterstock

    Universal Robots launches financial services leasing programme

  • Guido Frohnhaus named Tech Director at Arburg

    Arburg

    Guido Frohnhaus named Tech Director at Arburg

    Guido Frohnhaus

  • FMI: Injection moulding preferred for IML manufacturing

    via Shutterstock

    FMI: Injection moulding preferred for IML manufacturing

  • Carlsberg Fredericia achieves zero accidents with cobots

    Using its UR cobots, Carlsberg has significantly improved staff safety and taken steps towards achieving zero accidents in its Fredericia-based factory

  • Aquila addresses the environmental issues of industrial gloves

    Aquila

    Aquila addresses the environmental issues of industrial gloves

    Aquila address the environmental issues of industrial gloves

  • FANUC introduces first lightweight cobot

    FANUC

    FANUC introduces first lightweight cobot

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