Published: November 25th, 2013
Germany-based global auxiliary equipment maker Motan-Colortronic is demonstrating the scope and permanent nature of its commitment to the Brazilian market by establishing a new subsidiary there, according to a statement issued by the company. The company has enjoyed a number of years of robust growth in Brazil and is now opening Motan-Colortronic do Brasil LTDA in Piracicaba, in the region of São Paulo.
Published: November 22nd, 2013
Auxiliary equipment suppliers are responding to increasing demands of the medical extrusion market. At K2013, Conair and Milacron teamed to show a line developed specifically for tubing made from non-phthalate plasticizers.
Published: November 18th, 2013
Auxiliary equipment supplier Colortronic North America is being absorbed by the AEC brand of auxiliary equipment.
Published: November 3rd, 2013
Reduction Engineering Scheer GmbH is increasing its presence in Asia through doubling the scale of its manufacturing operation in China and setting up a sales and service center in Taiwan to support its customer base in Southeast Asia.
Published: October 30th, 2013
Published: October 29th, 2013
Anyone with a computer, tablet or smart phone and Internet access can now connect remotely with the Web-enabled controls available on Conair dryers, blenders and material-handling systems and monitor conditions or change settings.
Published: October 29th, 2013
Dusseldorf - During a press conference at K 2013, Mold-Masters introduced two new models and a new mounting option to its E-Multi lineup. E-Multi is a comprehensive series of portable auxiliary injection units for multi-material or multi-colored applications.
Published: October 25th, 2013
At this year's international K fair, sustainability and energy efficiency were the overarching themes that impacted almost every segment of the plastics industry on exhibit in Dusseldorf. Innovations in greener machinery, auxiliaries, processes, technologies and, of course, materials were on display at booths in all the halls, with more attention than ever for bioplastics. A few of the highlights are reviewed below.
Published: October 21st, 2013
Düsseldorf - While an automatic depalletizing machine may not sound like the sexiest offering at this year's international K show, it's certainly one that can make the life of workers at plastics processing plants easier and safer. MainTech Plastics Engineering, based in Venice, Italy, is specialized in the development and production of innovative auxiliary equipment and systems for the plastics industry. Its founders worked for many years for large, established Italian manufacturers of auxiliaries gaining the experience and expertise they needed to strike out on their own.
Published: September 24th, 2013
Las Vegas—Rinco Ultrasonics is well-versed in the design and manufacture of ultrasonic bonding and cutting machinery to weld plastic components and to cut food products. But a few years back, the company asked itself: Why not get into flexible packaging?
"We saw an opportunity in flexible where we can do [seal technology] better," Gordon Hull, managing director of Rinco Ultrasonics, told PlasticsToday. "We believe we have created a new market for pouches."