Germany-based manufacturer and supplier of innovative measuring, control, inspection and sorting technology Sikora has appointed Dr. Jörg Wissdorf as a new member of the executive board, effective 1 March.
Milan, Italy-based compounding and extrusion machinery manufacturer Icma San Giorgio has designed, built and installed a new compounding line for the production of biodegradable, bio-based plastic materials used mainly to manufacture shopping bags or agricultural mulch films.
Dhanny Mulyanto has been appointed as the new head of Global Supply Chain Management at Kautex Maschinenbau.
A project from Ips Intelligent Pelletizing Solutions, conducted in collaboration with Cetex Institute for Textile and Processing Machines at the Technical University of Chemnitz, has resulted in the development of a pelletising system offering a more efficient manufacturing technology for long-fibre reinforced polymer pellets.
In a study conducted by the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, researchers sought to identify and determine the source of the odour emitted by some recyclates.
Production launched at two new hand-sanitiser plants
Over 150 companies and universities have heeded Stratasys’ call to join the effort produce the much needed face shields used by healthcare workers treating contagious coronavirus patients. Among others, the list includes Boeing, Toyota Motor Company, Medtronic, Dunwoody College of Technology, the University of Central Florida, and the University of Minnesota.
The highly ambitious Polimery Police project in Poland has come another step closer to realisation now that the management board of Grupa Azoty Polyolefins S.A. has signed the commitment letters with a group of 11 Polish and international financial institutions, confirming the submission of debt offers for the “Polimery Police” project.
Additive manufacturing can contribute significantly to help combat the severe shortages of essential medical equipment at hospitals and other facilities globally due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
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27-28 October 2020