To meet high-mix, low-volume demand, RenyMed (Baldwin Park, CA) has learned to be flexible and adaptive, which means it also needs equipment that moves as quickly as it does. That’s where Wittmann Battenfeld (Torrington, CT) comes in.
In collaboration with partners Hekuma and Hack, Engel has developed a first-of-its-kind production process for the direct molding of an interdental brush with up to 500 bristles. The company will demo the system at PLASTEC West in Anaheim, CA, on Feb. 7 to 9.
The biennial event, which returns to Montréal on Nov. 30, features equipment, products and services geared to the needs of plastics processors along with an educational program covering industry’s hot topics.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that productivity rose 3.1% in Q3. But is that an accurate measurement? Some economists argue that the statistics aren’t capturing the effects of innovations such as machine technology and robotics/automation.