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K 2013: Stork to showcase five injection molding machines

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 | Permalink

Stork will exhibit its latest developments in injection molding machines and technology at K 2013 in Hall 13/D72. New at the K-show is the introduction of five application specific machines in cooperation with its partners. The company said the exhibits are targeted to show optimal efficiency in production systems for fast, high-tech packaging applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection molding packaging k 2013 read more

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K 2013: Stork to showcase five injection molding machines

Piovan’s Modula drying technology supports BMW i3 and i8 production

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 | Permalink

Piovan material handling and drying equipment is playing a central role in BMW ‘s new i3 and i8 production facilities after beating out five competitors on the basis of energy efficiency, ease of use, and productivity. Two sets of Piovan Modula drying technology were supplied to BMW, with each consisting of a single dry-air generator and seven drying hoppers with volumes ranging from 600 to 1000 liters. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – July 2013 Keywords:  Piovan Modula drying system BMW i3 read more

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PolyOne to close six facilities acquired in the purchase of Spartech

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 | Permalink

Over the next several months, PolyOne plans to close six manufacturing plants it received in the acquisition of Spartech and relocate production to other PolyOne facilities. “With the acquisition of Spartech, we identified redundant capacity, that can be better utilized – improving our operational efficiency and cost structure,” a PolyOne spokesperson told PlasticsToday . read more

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Hybrid Athenas target all-electrics in medical applications

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 | Permalink

Athena Automation (Vaughan, ON) will target the medical market with a hybrid machine in the mid-to-high-end price range that provides superior accuracy, energy efficiency and cleanliness compared to the industry-leading electric machines, CEO Robert Schad said in an interview with Plastics Today. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Robert Schad medical injection molding read more

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Lightweighting options for heavy trucks

Monday, April 8th, 2013 | Permalink

An increased industry emphasis on fuel efficiency, safety and operator comfort are accelerating the drive for heavy truck OEMs and their tier suppliers to discover new solutions for lightweighting, better ergonomics, styling, and sustainability. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – April 2013 Keywords:  Heavy trucks Sabic Innovative Plastics thermoplastics read more

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