Arburg has opened a 1,500 square metre machine warehouse in Shanghai, China. The opening ceremony was attended by 100 customers who witnessed four diverse applications running on Allrounder injection moulding machines.
3 December 2013
KraussMaffei has reached an agreement with unions and workers which allows the machinery group to keep open its plant in Treuchtlingen, Germany.
29 November 2013
Nottinghamshire-based S&S Plastics is set to create 15 new jobs following funding from the D2N2 Local Partnership Enterprise to expand a new manufacturing process.
27 November 2013
Although KraussMaffei Group has announced plans to close its injection moulding machine components plant in Treuchtlingen, Germany, the company is still negotiating with the IG Metall union.
26 November 2013
Banbury’s Stewart Group, a manufacturer of technical plastic moulded products for the gardening, home and professional catering sectors, has increased its rotational moulding capacity.
20 November 2013
Manufacturing growth in the UK, especially in the automotive sector, has given a substantial boost to injection moulding machine sales, according to Engel UK managing director Graeme Herlihy.
15 November 2013
KraussMaffei Group is closing a machining plant in Treuchtlingen, Germany, that produces components for small- to mid-sized injection moulding machines and extruders, it announced this week.
13 November 2013
Bangor’s Denroy Plastics has invested £500,000 in kit and equipment, including a 160-tonne Demag injection moulding machine, to improve the response times and flexibility of its Denman hairbrush brand.
6 November 2013
K 2013 was “the best trade fair in our company’s history”, according Arburg’s Helmut Heinson, the company’s managing director for sales, who added: “Our stand was probably the most highly frequented of the entire fair.
5 November 2013
Geiss Thermoforming, the German manufacturer of thermoforming machines and trimming and milling equipment, sold 11 pieces of machinery at K 2013, generating sales of more than £3.4m, said Michael Roche, general manager of the US operation.
1 November 2013
Senior staff from China-based aerospace manufacturer Comac has visited Poole-based engineering manufacturer AIC to inspect a £1.7m hot drape forming machine due to be shipped to its Shanghai plant.
31 October 2013
LyondellBasell saw its third quarter operating profit slip year-on-year by 4% to $1.5bn (£0.9bn), the result of a turndown in its European olefins and polyolefins business and scheduled maintenance at a US olefins and polyolefins site.
29 October 2013
Austria-based recycling machinery maker Next Generation German extrusion equipment manufacturer Leistritz have partnered to market recycling compounding technology.
23 October 2013
Ancillary equipment maker Maguire Europe honoured its UK agent Summit Systems for its leadership in introducing innovative auxiliary equipment technology to the marketplace at a ceremony during K2013.
22 October 2013
DSM said its Arnitel Eco material can now be made with up to 73% bio-based content, thanks to a new butanediol deal with Genomatica.
22 October 2013