Founded in 1963, Sikora AG, a global manufacturer and supplier of measuring and control technology to industrial sectors ranging from wire and cable, to the plastics industry, is this year looking back at a half a century of innovative development aimed at increasing its customers’ productivity.
Vienna-based Starlinger, a machinery manufacturer and leading producer of woven plastic bag production plants, has released its 2022 sustainability report. It is the company’s first. Available in English and German, the report provides information about Starlinger’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy as well as about the measures the company has already implemented.
Piovan has announced plans to acquire a number of selected assets from Germany-based ProTec Polymer Processing.
At the Anniversary Days held last week at its headquarters in Lossburg, plastics machinery manufacturer Arburg demonstrated to the world just how far the industry and the company have come in the course of a century.
As years go, fiscal 2022 was not at all bad for the Wittmann Group. The company saw a high order intake - well above average, in fact, especially during the first half of the year. However, the tight situation in terms of the supply of purchased parts, particularly electronic components, put any growth in sales on hold.
Materials handling expert Gough Engineering is launching a free consultation service for companies with challenging sieving, separation and screening applications.
Confronted with an increasingly challenging market environment, plastics machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei has announced it will be implementing a global adjustment and efficiency programme that will include the elimination of several hundred jobs in non-production areas.
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag China has started construction on a new 4,000 m2 production hall at its site in Ningbo.
At the Plastindia 2023 show, the first since the start of the pandemic, Asian injection machine makers said they were expanding in the country to meet demand for large tonnage machines.
A new option developed by Netstal for its hybrid injection moulding machines is claimed by the machinery manufacturer to bring new sustainability benefits to both moulders and the machines.
German plastics machinery manufacturer Arburg is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Hehl family company in style. To commemorate the event, the company is launching a new injection moulding machine range: the hybrid Allrounder 470 H.
The European Union has in recent years taken a number of decisive steps in pursuit of a more circular economy.
Greenful Group, a European-based company focussed on the development of circular building products based on recycled textiles, plastics and other waste, has partnered with Nordson on a project aimed at the production of circular construction panels from waste.
Overall production for 2022 is expected to reach a threshold of 4.5 billion euros, with growth of 1 percentage point over 2021, trade group Amaplast said in a Dec. 14 news release.