Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri’s Castech PU casting machines meter and mix hot-cast elastomers and microcellular elastomer foams.
Keene Village Plastics, a supplier of plastic filament for 3-D printing, has introduced Slant reusable filament spools.
Using a unique oscillating movement to prevent pellets from bouncing, Trendelkamp’s Masterbatch Classifier series of pellet classifiers can efficiently classify a variety of sizes and shapes.
This status indicator plate device from Meusburger is used to indicate the status of injection molds and can be installed by the mold maker or retrofitted later.
Gneuss' new line of melt-pressure transducers can be used in extruders, screen changers, melt pumps and other plastics processing equipment.
With the new Visual Inspect app for iPads, Faro has expanded its portfolio of quality-assurance tools that can be used by plastics processors, as well as mold makers, to check the contours of parts and components.
Who is the biggest hot-runner manufacturer in the world? You may be surprised to learn it is South Korean manufacturer Yudo Group, which says it sells more hot runners worldwide than the second and third largest manufacturers combined. But Yudo, based in Hwaseong, is an interesting company for more than... [more]
As one of the youngest inductees into the Plastics Hall of Fame at age 60, Karlheinz Bourdon already has carved out an impressive career in the plastics machinery sector and shows no signs of slowing down. Having spent most of his career globetrotting for various units of KraussMaffei and Milacron, he... [more]
Injection Molding machinery suppliers at NPE2018 unveiled new and enhanced all-electric lines with features such as more space between tie bars to handle bigger parts, more robust servo motors for precision molding and the ability to overlap movements to shorten cycle times. NEGRI BOSSI Negri Bossi introduced... [more]
At NPE2018, auxiliary equipment supplier Conair launched new initiatives designed to keep its customers’ equipment fully operational. The company’s Uptime Guaranteed initiative promises customers a certain percentage of machinery uptime based on process parameters and a variety of other factors.... [more]
New blending capabilities focusing on better operator controls, improved feedback and more precise dosing were on display at NPE2018 in Orlando, Fla. The improved insight from new monitoring capabilities, as well as more accurate dosing, enable operators to more tightly regulate the amount of ingredients... [more]
Manufacturers of blown and cast film machinery at NPE2018 unveiled new and enhanced equipment for boosting production and enhancing film quality. D.R. JOSEPH D.R. Joseph unveiled two new blown film technologies. D.R. Joseph’s innovative radial sizing cage system has a reduced footprint and provides... [more]
To err is human; to catch a mistake in process — that’s innovation. Flagging errors before they become disasters is the goal of process-monitoring technologies throughout the plastics industry. Companies that cater to injection molders, extruders and blow molders showed off their wares at... [more]
Extrusion machinery and equipment company Reifenhäuser Group, Troisdorf, Germany, is strengthening its position in the North American market with several activities, including the addition of a new business unit and the expansion of its service business for dies in Maize, Kan. During NPE, Reifenhäuser... [more]
Daiichi Jitsugyo America (DJA), Wood Dale, Ill., has become a distributor for injection molding machines from LS Mtron Ltd., Anyang, South Korea, after officials reached an agreement at NPE. LS Mtron’s products will give DJA customers access to larger-tonnage, two-platen injection molding machines... [more]
Yizumi-HPM Corp., a unit of the Yizumi Group, plans to begin expansion of its 22,000-square-foot technical center in Iberia, Ohio, this fall. The expansion will add 15,000 square feet and new capabilities to the facility, primarily to accommodate the company’s growth in large-tonnage injection... [more]