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ENGEL Delivers 100th Injection Moulding Machine to MTA in Italy

MTA, headquartered in Codogno, in northern Italy, is one of only a few companies certified to manufacture automotive fuses. In order to combine its high quality standards with efficiency, the company primarily relies on tie-bar-less injection moulding machines by ENGEL. In spring 2021, the 100th machine, an ENGEL victory, was delivered to MTA, just in

CHINAPLAS 2021 Concluded With a Huge Success

152,134 Visitors Joined the Mega Show CHINAPLAS 2021 was proudly concluded on April 16 with a total of 152,134 visitors (149,771 local and 2,363 overseas). Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the move to the new venue at Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, CHINAPLAS has once again proved itself to be a high standard platform

A Flying Start Towards Minimizing Removal Times

The production process for making injection-molded plastic parts consists of innumerable phases which all have an effect on the total cycle time. One of these is the finished parts removal sequence, where the minimization of mold-open time contributes substantially to shortening the cycle time. Modern robot systems offer the advantages of highly efficient motors and

SML’s Latest MDO Generation

SML’s Latest MDO Generation: Revolutionary Dual Frame System Boosts Efficiency From stand-up pouches to laminates, from tapes to functional films for hygiene products: The range of application for MDO films is truly tremendous. SML’s know-how on MDO dates back to the 1960s, when the first MDOs were put on the market under the name Lenzing.

Davis-Standard to Host Virtual “Basics of Plastics Extrusion” Seminar

Davis-Standard to Host Virtual “Basics of Plastics Extrusion” Seminar Davis-Standard is pleased to offer its popular “Basics of Plastics Extrusion” seminar, in virtual format, April 13 – 15, 2021. This three-day interactive seminar will cover the fundamentals of plastics extrusion, composition and properties of various polymers, and the mechanics of essential downstream processes. Session topics

PURE LOOP Solution Delivers Impressive Recycling of Challenging Production Waste

Kilometres of quality: the best recycled pellets for irrigation pipes The shredder-extruder combination from recycling technology provider PURE LOOP is the ideal solution for recycling challenging production waste. This category includes drip tapes and irrigation pipes that accumulate as waste during the production of irrigation systems or are rejected during quality inspection. Manufacturers who already

ExxonMobil Introduces New Paxon™ SP5504 HDPE, a Step-Change in Performance for Blow Molded Bottles and Containers

ExxonMobil has developed a new Paxon™ HDPE grade, SP5504, which offers a paradigm shift in the properties normally associated with the currently available unimodal HDPE resins. Offering a step-change in ESCR (Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance) performance without compromising stiffness, impact, top load performance, or processability, Paxon™ SP5504 is ideal for household and industrial chemical (HIC)

PET to PET significantly increases capacities for food-grade rPET with new Starlinger line

The Austrian recycling company installed another Starlinger bottle-to-bottle recycling system including SSP (solid state polycondensation) reactor at their production site in Müllendorf, Austria. “It is also thanks to the new Starlinger pelletizing line that PET to PET is one of the most modern facilities in PET recycling worldwide. Since the foundation of the company we

New Managing Director for Arburg France

Pascal Laborde has been in charge of the French Arburg subsidiary in Aulnay-sous-Bois since 1 November 2020. His main objectives are to further develop the successful business in France and to continue to advance the excellent reputation Arburg enjoys as a machine builder and automation, turnkey and digitalisation partner for the plastics processing industry. Traditionally,

Circular Economy and Carbon Footprint are Drivers for Lightweight Technologies

• Industry is solution provider for CO2 reduction• Ecological product design is gaining importance• Focus on sustainability opening up new fields of application for lightweight constructions At the annual meeting of the VDMA Hybrid Lightweight Technologies working group, which took place on 12 February, 2021, it became clear that the industry is intensively addressing holistic