Systematically innovative enclosures

After five years of development work, Rittal has unveiled its new VX25 large enclosure system at the 2018 Hanover Trade Fair for the very first time. It is the first enclosure system that has been fully developed to meet the requirements for increased productivity in control and switchgear manufacturing and along the Industry 4.0 value Read more about Systematically innovative enclosures[…]

Hennecke presents advancements in WCM technology

Hennecke has made decisive advancements in so-called wet compression molding (WCM) technology through extensive process knowledge and on the basis of various customer requirements. WCM technology represents an efficient production method for the high-volume production of fiber-reinforced structural components and is characterized by the fact that the reactive mixture is applied to the fiber fabric Read more about Hennecke presents advancements in WCM technology[…]

3 Additive Manufacturing applications to benefit from high performance polymers

The introduction of both neat and reinforced high performance thermoplastics to the additive manufacturing (AM) materials portfolio has made it possible for industries having higher product quality and performance requirements to implement 3D printing in their workflow. Apium PEEK 450, CFR PEEK and PEI 9085 (ULTEM) are leading materials for industrial 3D printing. Using additive Read more about 3 Additive Manufacturing applications to benefit from high performance polymers[…]

LAP Presents Free Webinar: How to Speed up Laser Projection Tasks in Composite Manufacturing

LAP will present a 60-minute webinar, hosted by CompositesWorld, on how to accelerate composite lay-up by using the DTEC-PRO camera system. Matthias Lange, Product Manager at LAP, will give practical and technical insights into camera-assisted laser projection. Attendees will learn firsthand how to reduce calibration effort from minutes to seconds and how to reap the Read more about LAP Presents Free Webinar: How to Speed up Laser Projection Tasks in Composite Manufacturing[…]

NLMK Group, Russia, commissions SMS group to supply a thick slab caster

NLMK Group has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply a new thick slab caster for its steel mill no. 2 in Lipetsk in Central Russia. The new plant will replace a two-strand caster, which was supplied by SMS group in 1976, and will be built in the same place. The continuous caster is to be Read more about NLMK Group, Russia, commissions SMS group to supply a thick slab caster[…]

ROWALID pigment preparations – green light for the new pilot plant rolling mill

At the beginning of the year ROWA Lack GmbH installed a new pilot plant rolling mill to manufacture PVC and PMMA pigment preparations. This is now in successful operation and demonstrates a further strategic milestone in the alignment of the ROWALID pigment preparations business unit. This commissioning of the new pilot plant system at the Read more about ROWALID pigment preparations – green light for the new pilot plant rolling mill[…]

Next step in vision-based laser marking presented at the LASYS

At the LASYS (Stuttgart/Germany, June 5-7, 2018) FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving will be showcasing, before its official market launch, the latest innovation in vision-based automated laser positioning. The patent-pending software update enables the precise alignment of laser marks regardless of product positioning within the marking field. The innovative feature will be demonstrated at stand Read more about Next step in vision-based laser marking presented at the LASYS[…]

Stick together

Stick together Though adhesives are a crucial part of the packaging industry, manufacturers need to ensure their work is environmentally friendly. artimelt can offer their product partners across the value chain a range of products. What role do adhesives play in packaging, with particular regard to product labelling? artimelt: Adhesives play a vital part in Read more about Stick together[…]

NPE 2018: ROWA GROUP presents itself in the Sunshine State of Florida

North America’s biggest plastics trade fair, the National Plastic Exhibition (NPE), is being held between May 7 and 11, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. The NPE has acted like a magnet for the industry every three years since 1970 and is one of the world’s most important plastics conferences. ROWA Inc., who recently expanded their US Read more about NPE 2018: ROWA GROUP presents itself in the Sunshine State of Florida[…]

BMZ Group concludes with LG Chem contract over a few hundred million cells

On April 10, 2018, BMZ GmbH entered into a long-term agreement with LG Chem Ltd., the world’s one of the largest cell manufacturer based in Korea, for the supply of a few hundred million lithium ion cells by the end of 2022. "This provides our customers with long-term security of supply for their products based Read more about BMZ Group concludes with LG Chem contract over a few hundred million cells[…]