Injection moulding

  • 14 February 2024

    Integration means automation

    Stepping up automation through the integration of one or more machines. IMG emphasises its focus on greater automation of the production processes related to rubber injection moulding, aiming at improving efficiency for the benefit of plastics converters. The company based in...
  • 27 September 2023

    Hot runner systems under the banner of sustainability

    At Fakuma 2023, which will take place from 17 to 21 October in Friedrichshafen (Germany), Oerlikon HRSflow will be focusing on hot runner systems that enable greater sustainability and efficiency in thermoplastic injection moulding. In addition to future-oriented automotive applications, the focus will be on...
  • 27 September 2023

    Hourly rates for machines and equipment

    Machine utilization is often difficult to predict and plastics processors need as much flexibility as possible with their equipment. Traditional financing models are not designed to adapt to the actual use of the machine due to fixed rates. Thanks to the new flexPay financing model from KraussMaffei, it is now possible...
  • 12 July 2023

    Stack mould for compactness and efficiency in thin-wall moulding

    Designed to withstand high filling pressures, the new compact stack mould, engineered by the hot runner manufacturer Oerlikon HRSflow for thin wall packaging applications, is equipped with the new Xd nozzle series. The innovative patent-pending solution, soon available on the market, enables fast injection and cycle times in...
  • 07 June 2023

    Solutions for lighter necks and caps

    At ProPak Asia 2023, the beverage and food packaging fair to be held in Bangkok from 14 to 17 June, Sacmi will be exhibiting its solutions that reduce the weight of the neck-cap system without affecting the consumer’s experience. The development of lightened necks and caps, together with research into new, more...
  • 07 June 2023

    Gefit in Barcelona at the event dedicated to caps and closures

    Gefit will take part at the 10th edition of Plastic Closure Innovations event that will take place from 13 to 15 June at the World Trade Center in Barcelona, Spain. This event will showcase major global trends, explore recent advances and discus the latest innovations in this fast-growing market sector; also, it will...
  • 23 May 2023

    Arburg's 100th anniversary also celebrated in Italy

    On 18 and 19 May, the Italian subsidiary of Arburg, which with its 33 years of existence and 49 employees is second only to the German parent company, opened the doors of its headquarters in Peschiera Borromeo on the outskirts of Milan to continue the celebrations of the German company's 100th anniversary in the presence of...
  • 19 April 2023

    Sacmi’s green transition solutions on display at Interpack

    New standards for tethered caps, lightweight necks and recycling will be exhibited by Sacmi at Interpack 2023, Düsseldorf, from 4 to 10 May, with the aim of providing solutions for seizing green transition opportunities. On the cap manufacturing front, Sacmi has already implemented the EU Directive that requires...
  • 01 March 2023

    Technology and materials for sustainable coffee capsules

    All'edizione americana dell'evento organizzato da AMI sulle capsule monouso per caffè, in programma il 7 e l’8 marzo 2023 a Tampa, in Florida, Sacmi presenterà gli sviluppi in corso nella tecnologia di stampaggio a compressione multistrato, i materiali con essa utilizzabili e come essa contribuisca a migliorare la sostenibilità a livello…
  • 24 February 2023

    Two 8,000-ton Engel giants in Kentucky

    Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel has set a new record with two injection moulding machines delivered to the USA. With a clamping force of 8,000 tons each, they are the largest machines ever built at the St. Valentin plant in Austria. The two Engel duo 130000/130000H/8200 combi US machines were placed at Infiltrator Water…
  • 20 February 2023

    The anniversary press for a century of Arburg

    The 100-year anniversary of the Hehl family company has set the stage for Arburg's latest piece of machine technology, the hybrid Allrounder 470 H. This anniversary machine delivers an impressive performance across the board: it saves energy, conserves resources, is production-efficient, user-friendly and reliable...
  • 11 January 2023

    Sumitomo (SHI) Demag expands fast-cycle all-electric platform

    The moulding specialist Sumitomo (SHI) Demag releases new mid-size IntElect S high-speed energy-saving range globally. Engineered specifically for high volume packaging, medical and automotive applications requiring the highest processing precision in the fastest cycle time, the company is accelerating its...
  • 23 November 2022

    Optimized hot runner systems for PCR compounds

    Oerlikon HRSflow has developed special hot runner solutions for PCR compounds. Their application possibilities are demonstrated by two examples realized in practice - a fruit crate and a garbage can for composting organic household waste. With these environmentally friendly projects, which...