PIAE 2019 – Tradition meets innovation

PIAE 2019 presents itself in a new guise. The traditional VDI Plastics Congress will present its completely new, revised event concept from 3 to 4 April 2019 in Mannheim: More content, interactive program items and modern entertainment. Relying on proven traditions, opening up new space for innovations and new products – The international VDI Plastics Read more about PIAE 2019 – Tradition meets innovation[…]

Production security through machine protection

Mah Sing Plastics Industries Sdn Bhd (MSPI), one of the largest high-tech plastic manufacturers in Malaysia, has a major local market share and is recognized for its trustworthiness and reliability. They supply local and international businesses with a wide range of plastic products such as plastic pallets and plastic containers. MSPI wanted to inspect raw Read more about Production security through machine protection[…]

Congress Program IERC 2019 Announced

18th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2019 January 16 – 18, 2019, Salzburg, Austria IERC 2019 is the recycling industry’s most important event, bringing together over 500 international producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, standards bodies, refurbishers, NGOs, regulators and many more. Topics • Challenges of the Circular Economy regarding metals and plastics • Worldwide Read more about Congress Program IERC 2019 Announced[…]

Schenck Process acquires Process Components Ltd

The Schenck Process Group continues its growth: Today, Schenck Process announced the acquisition of Process Components Ltd (”PCL”) and its subsidiaries – including Kemutec Group Inc. in the US – with its well-known brands kemutec, KEK-GARDNER, mucon and PPS Air Classifier Mills, from EPIC Private Equity. PCL is a UK based designer and manufacturer of powder processing and handling equipment, components Read more about Schenck Process acquires Process Components Ltd[…]

Plastic parts in a metallic look are conquering the automotive sector

There is a new trend in the premium segment of automobile manufacturers: the use of plastics in a metallic design for vehicle parts such as radiator grilles, scuff plates and applications in the bumpers. The advantages of this include less paintwork and the easier production of large quantities. ROWA Masterbatch has taken this development on Read more about Plastic parts in a metallic look are conquering the automotive sector[…]

FUXIN orders coil trimming line from SMS group

FUXIN (Fujian Fuxin Special Steel Co., Ltd.; an entity of Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan) has selected SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply a coil trimming line for stainless steel strip. The line is to be erected in the Fujian province of China and scheduled to start production in 2020. It will enable FUXIN to process 150,000 Read more about FUXIN orders coil trimming line from SMS group[…]

PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane, a highly versatile material

Versatile, light, durable, and most recently, also more sustainable – these are the characteristics of polyurethane. The polymer is a true all-rounder that is increasingly used as an alternative production solution in diverse industry sectors: in automotive lightweight construction, shoe manufacturing, as a coating, in architecture and interior decoration, in the production of sports equipment, Read more about PSE Europe 2019 focusses on polyurethane, a highly versatile material[…]

Intelligent Machine and System Communication in the Plastics Industry

At the Fakuma 2018 trade fair in Friedrichshafen from 16 to 20 October, Sesotec GmbH in hall B1, stand 1302, especially for the target groups of injection moulding companies and system integrators focuses on metal separators that can be networked in the production environment. The OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture) machine communication standard Read more about Intelligent Machine and System Communication in the Plastics Industry[…]

Service à la ROWASOL: perfectly dosed

Customer service taking top priority at ROWASOL is a fact that becomes clear from the very first contact. Anyone who expresses an interest in the products and wants to convince themselves of the quality and benefits of the liquid colors for coloring plastics, is given the chance to get to know the comprehensive service package Read more about Service à la ROWASOL: perfectly dosed[…]

Safe media supply due to anti-static plant components

Electrically conductive designs of the GEMÜ PC50 iComLine multi-port valve blocks and the GEMÜ TubeStar tubes allow for the safe operation of plants, even with highly flammable media. Plastics as valve material have an ever wider range of uses in the processing industries. Because of their good chemical and mechanical resistance, they are being used Read more about Safe media supply due to anti-static plant components[…]