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Top automotive/transportation articles of 2013

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 | Permalink

This came quicker than I, and probably many, imagined but rampant wage rises in China are forcing manufacturers there to increasingly look to automation to lower costs. The future for industrial robot makers in China looks bright. It is expected to become the world’s largest market in the next few years, and with current penetration at 21 robots per 10,000 workers versus a global average of 55, and nearly 350 in Japan and South Korea, future growth looks certain.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection molding read more

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Japanese compounder sets up Méxican base

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

Targeting growing auto production, Japanese compounder Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co. (DNS) plans to start production of compounds at a 10,000-tonnes/yr facility in the Méxican State of Guanajuato in January 2015. Trading company Mitsubishi Corp. will partner DNS in the joint venture with a 35% stake. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Acetal syringe targets needlestick infections

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 | Permalink

A new low-cost option to stop needle-stick injuries made of acetal copolymer was on display this month at K2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Two French companies developed the syringe to reduce the risk of becoming infected with hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV following accidental needle-stick injuries. Following an injection, a piston and part of the syringe is retracted after a 90 degree rotation of the piston. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  K2103 Celanese read more

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K 2013: Sumitomo Demag boosts China’s role, shows SL plastication

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 | Permalink

Düsseldorf — Sumitomo Demag, the five-year-old combination of Japanese and German technical firepower, is rapidly increasing the role of injection molding machine manufacturing in China. In a press conference at K2013, the company announced plans to invest €7 million to expand capacity in a new manufacturing plant in Ningbo, China. The Ningbo factory builds a machine trademarked Systec C with clamping forces of 500-10,000 kN for the Chinese and other markets.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Japanese firm sets up engineering plastics compounding plant in Brazil

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Strong growth in the Brazilian auto market has prompted Japanese company Toyobo (Osaka) to establish a compounding base in the South American country for compounding of engineering plastics. The approximately 5,000-tonnes/yr compounding facility will start up in the city of Americana, in the state of Sao Paulo in August 2014. It will be located at the company’s existing textile subsidiary Toyobo do Brasil Industria Textil Ltda. It will compound resins including polyester (PET) and polyamide (PA). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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