Ice Cream Makes Chewy Encounter with Digital Manufacturing

Since its launch in 1981, Lotte’s Yukimi Daifuku has been loved by people of all ages as a popular Japanese household favorite. Many have tried the unforgettable flavor and texture of the vanilla ice cream balls wrapped in soft, chewy mochi rice cake. “Delicious whenever eaten, regardless of the season,” however, to achieve that deceptively Read more about Ice Cream Makes Chewy Encounter with Digital Manufacturing[…]

Dymax® Oligomers & Coatings Introduces New MechT E35A for ESD 3D Resins

Dymax Oligomers and Coatings, a division of Dymax, and Mechnano unveil MechT E35A, a stable dispersion of MechT discrete functionalized carbon nanotubes in Dymax’s urethane dimethacrylate (UDMA), BR-952. MechT E35A can be used in rigid, high tensile strength SLA, DLP, or jettable 3D printing resins to provide conductivity and decreased surface resistivity to the printed Read more about Dymax® Oligomers & Coatings Introduces New MechT E35A for ESD 3D Resins[…]

SIG announces launch of tethered caps for carton packs three years ahead of EU regulatory requirements

. SIG announced today that tethered caps will be launched for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021, well ahead of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. The redesigned caps do not compromise on convenience and will be compatible with existing filling machines and closure applicators so customers can Read more about SIG announces launch of tethered caps for carton packs three years ahead of EU regulatory requirements[…]

Extremely powerful, high-force electric linear actuators: Mclennan and Creative Motion Control sign distribution agreement

Mclennan, the leading motion control component supplier and systems integrator has signed a distribution agreement with the USA-based electric linear actuator, roller screw and grooved roller bearing designer and manufacturer Creative Motion Control (CMC). Formed in 2002, and with a growing reputation for its innovative approach to motion engineering, CMC’s products are characterised by their Read more about Extremely powerful, high-force electric linear actuators: Mclennan and Creative Motion Control sign distribution agreement[…]

Cobots enable effective high-mix, low-volume production

With increased competition, often on a global scale, manufacturers need to differentiate themselves by tailoring products more closely to customer demand. This, of course, carries with it an implicit reduction in batch sizes and has seen the rise of ‘high-mix, lowvolume production. Cobots can enable manufacturers to effectively meet individual customer requirements with greater product Read more about Cobots enable effective high-mix, low-volume production[…]

Plastic components with longer service life

23 percent of global energy consumption can be attributed to friction losses. Components with reduced friction therefore represent an important contribution to conserving resources and achieving climate protection targets. In the case of plastics, reduced friction can also reduce microplastics in the environment. With the development of microcapsules filled with liquid lubricants for plastics, the Read more about Plastic components with longer service life[…]

INEOS Styrolution delivers bio-based materials for nora by Interface rubber flooring

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today that nora by Interface, the commercial rubber flooring brand of Interface, has selected Styroflex® ECO 2G66 B60 to support the company’s efforts to lower the carbon footprint of its products as it endeavors to become a carbon negative enterprise by 2040. Marcela Villegas, Director Product Management Read more about INEOS Styrolution delivers bio-based materials for nora by Interface rubber flooring[…]

Asos and Fashion-Enter Ltd. Partner with Kornit Digital for Sustainable On-Demand Textile Production

Global online fashion retailer and UK supplier teaming with Kornit for adoption of efficient, low-impact direct-to-fabric digital textile printing with zero water waste and accelerated production speeds Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, today announced that global online fashion retailer ASOS and its supplier Fashion-Enter Ltd. are implementing Kornit Presto to explore the future Read more about Asos and Fashion-Enter Ltd. Partner with Kornit Digital for Sustainable On-Demand Textile Production[…]

Agriculture sector can boost drive-train reliability with NSK bearings

Drive-train solutions for vehicles and machines in the agriculture industry must meet a variety of performance demands that typically centre on high torque and high loads. Bearings for transmissions, differentials and prop shafts must therefore offer the highest levels of reliability and service life. NSK, based on decades of experience in supplying bearings for automotive Read more about Agriculture sector can boost drive-train reliability with NSK bearings[…]

Product purity for chemical products through precise quality control

Schirm GmbH is a production service provider for the chemical and related industries. At its five production sites in Germany and the USA, Schirm GmbH continuously invests in modern machinery and equipment to meet the expectations of its customers. Strictest quality requirements in the chemical industry The quality requirements of the chemical industry are particularly Read more about Product purity for chemical products through precise quality control[…]