Velox, the Hamburg, Germany-based distribution company, has signed a cooperation deal in the area of fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) technology.
9 December 2013
The US market for injection moulding machines grew about 5% in 2013, a far cry from the double-digit jumps in the years right after the recession. Machinery executives are OK with that since the important automotive sector is still buying – and they say signs point to a sturdy North American manufacturing sector ahead.
4 December 2013
If an optimist sees a glass half-full and a pessimist sees it half-empty, what do you call someone who can't decide what they see? You might call them a plastics company trying to decipher China's manufacturing environment today.
3 December 2013
KraussMaffei has reached an agreement with unions and workers which allows the machinery group to keep open its plant in Treuchtlingen, Germany. Working hours will change in 2014 and 2015.
28 November 2013
Although KraussMaffei Group has announced plans to close its injection moulding machine components plant in Treuchtlingen, Germany, the company is still negotiating with the IG Metall union and the works council with a view to finding a mutually satisfactory solution as early as 29 November.
26 November 2013
Arburg is constructing new US headquarter offices with showroom, training and machine and spare parts warehouse capabilities in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
19 November 2013
KraussMaffei Group is closing a machining plant in Treuchtlingen, Germany, that produces components for small- to mid-sized injection moulding machines and extruders, KM announced on 12 November. KraussMaffei will move the operation to its headquarters factory in Münich, Germany, and a plant in Sucany, Slovakia.
13 November 2013
German injection moulding machine (IMM) manufacturer, Ettlinger, has published a report into saving energy when producing extremely large moulded parts.
12 November 2013
3D printing gets a lot of attention as a potential equaliser in global manufacturing. The typical story is that the technology can help companies in developed economies like the US or Japan be more nimble and make tailored products to better compete against the low-cost, mass production economies like China
7 November 2013
K 2013 was “the best trade fair in our company’s history”, according to Arburg’s Helmut Heinson, the company’s managing director for sales, who added: “Our stand was probably the most highly frequented of the entire fair."
6 November 2013
Geiss Thermoforming, the German manufacturer of thermoforming machines, and trimming and milling equipment, sold 11 pieces of machinery at K 2013, generating sales of more than €4m, said Michael Roche, general manager of the US operation, Geiss LLC.
1 November 2013
The value of global plastics and rubber machinery production rose 3.7% in 2012, according to new figures released at the K show in Düsseldorf
31 October 2013
Gneuss Kunstofftechnik called a news conference to celebrate celebrating its evolution from filtration technology maker to a manufacturer of turnkey solutions encompassing extrusion lines and measurement technology
29 October 2013
Germany's place atop the plastics machinery industry both is obvious and understood around the world. So the leadership at Frigel Firenze, the Italian maker of process cooling equipment, knew it was just a matter of time before the company returned to that market.
25 October 2013
KraussMaffei Berstorff and Zeppelin Systems have formed a strategic partnership to build turnkey compounding plants for the production of technical plastics.
25 October 2013