The company currently has 14 service technicians spread throughout Brazil in key cities near customers, up from nine in 2011 prior to the umbrella company being formed, and plans to add at least one more in the northeast this year
24 May 2013
MG Stuma has spent £1.7m relocating from Bolton to two sites in Blackburn with Darwen. The facilities will trade as MGS Technical Plastics and MGS Medical Plastics.
20 May 2013
The future of injection moulder Wright Plastics has been ensured after administrators at KPMG sold the business to Fenton Precision Engineering, saving 61 jobs.
9 April 2013
Industry executives and the China Plastics Machinery Industry Association (CPMIA) offered two reasons for the change: the country's domestic machine manufacturing industry is becoming more competitive globally and foreign machinery companies are building more of their own factories in China to better tap its growing market and exports.
2 April 2013
The company showed off three machines from its new range: the EN 150 and 200 tonne as well as the hybrid Primax 22H electric screw drive.
11 March 2013
A European sales company has been established which will allow US company Dunnage Engineering to meet an increase in demand for its standard dunnage components and materials from customers in the automotive sector throughout Europe.
28 February 2013
US-based plastics machinery manufacturer MGS has announced a £9.7m investment to set up a factory in County Kildare.
14 December 2012
Engel delivered its 1,500th injection moulding machine to Lego at the beginning of December. The two companies have worked together for 40 years.
12 December 2012
When Worksop-based electrical switchgear manufacturer Eaton found that the twenty year old Arburg injection moulding machine running its front shield component (a safety device for switchgear cabinets) was underperforming, it returned to Arburg as a project partner for plant renewal.
22 November 2012
Swiss instrumentation specialist Kistler has enhanced its CoMo Injection cavity pressure monitoring system to include mould recognition and automatic loading of mould data, with a view to making connection and set-up easier and faster during mould changes.
21 November 2012
Injection moulding machine and automation specialist Engel sees its Viper linear robots increasingly being deployed in insert moulding and multiple-component processes as well as simple pick-and-place applications.
20 November 2012
Wittmann introduced two robots suitable for injection moulding applications at the Fakuma 2012 exhibition, both using the company’s R8.2 control protocol.
19 November 2012
Injection moulding machine maker undertakes an internal restructuring programme as it aims to increase its market share
13 November 2012
Styron of the US has been involved in a two-year development project leading to the launch of a thermoplastic hatch on the new Renault Clio car. The hatch is injection moulded in three PP compounds developed by Styron.
9 November 2012
Ensinger has unveiled materials for producing fuel cells and for the direct laser structuring of conductor tracks.
8 November 2012