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KraussMaffei Celebrates 50 Years in U.S.
The U.S. has become the largest single-country market for KM.
KraussMaffei Details Future Potential Strategy Under New Owners
Just over four months after it was acquired by state-owned chemical giant, ChemChina from private equity firm Onex for Euro 925 million, KraussMaffei talked about how its new owners will and won’t change its business.
KraussMaffei Purchase Another Sign That China Will Remain a Tough Competitor
One hears talk lately about how China is supposedly losing its killer edge as a global exports powerhouse. It has an aging population, rising wages, slowing economic growth, a shift in emphasis toward internal consumption, and recent upsets in financial markets.
ChemChina to Buy KraussMaffei Group
German plastics machinery maker to remain in place after purchase by China's largest chemical group.
INJECTION MOLDING: Sneak Peek at Fakuma News
News in LSR, micromolding, IML, medical technology, and more.
Slideshow: The sights of NPE2015
Relive NPE2015 through photos taken by the Plastics Technology staff.
INJECTION MOLDING AT NPE: Molding Exhibits Show Off Cell Integration with Multiple Processes & Operations
If you’re interested in lightweight composites, IML, LSR, multi-shot, inmold assembly, barrier coinjection, micromolding, variotherm molding, foams, energy-saving presses, robots, hot runners, and tooling—they’re all here in force.
Injection Molding at K 2013: Doing More with Less
More productivity with less energy consumption and capital investment; more operations in the machine or manufacturing cell with less time, labor, energy, and capital—these were the common themes of injection molding exhibits at October’s K 2013 show.
INJECTION MOLDING: New Machines for PET Preforms & Caps
Netstal presents three new molding systems at Drinktec 2013.
K 2013 Preview: Injection Molding
Next month’s mammoth triennial plastics show in Düsseldorf, Germany, challenges injection molding machine builders to demonstrate technological leadership in addressing the needs of the marketplace.
Sustainable Medical Molding: For Nypro, It’s Good Business
“Why worry about sustainability?” asks Ed Cathey, controller of Nypro’s Mebane, N.C., injection molding plant.
KraussMaffei Group Sold to Investors
In late September, Onex Corp., a Toronto-based private-equity firm, agreed to acquire the KraussMaffei Group of Germany for around $735 million from Madison Capital, which had owned KraussMaffei since 2006.
Injection Molding at NPE: New Machines Showed Their Stuff In Sophisticated Molding Demos
More speed, more power, more precision, and more automated functions accomplished in and out of the mold. That’s exactly what injection machinery suppliers were offering at NPE2012.
Injection Molding at NPE: Speed, Automation & Integration Take Center Stage
Hot buttons at the show will be multi-component molding, in-mold labeling/decorating (IML/IMD), in-mold assembly, medical molding, liquid silicone rubber (LSR), micro-molding, and high-speed packaging.
New Multi-Injection Approach to High-Barrier Packaging
At last month’s Interpack fair in Germany, Netstal of Switzerland and two partners demonstrated a new approach to injection molding high-barrier rigid containers.
K 2010 Preview, Injection Molding New All-Electrics & Hybrids Balance Performance & Economy
The world’s largest plastics show, coming up next month in Dusseldorf, Germany, provides ample evidence of the growing sway of electric drive technology in injection molding.
On-Site: Progressive Injection Molder Pioneers in Thermoforming IML
When you’re a successful injection molder with more than 40 years under your belt and more than 50 presses producing 1.8 billion containers and lids for food-packaging containers annually, what do you do when you feel the time is right to expand?
Injection Molding at NPE 2003
Show goers will see an electric injection machine in nearly every press maker’s booth this year, and electric/hydraulic hybrids in several.
Injection Molding Biopolymers: How to Process Renewable Resins
U.S. injection molders are still pretty green when it comes to processing the new crop of renewably sourced biopolymers. These biologically derived polymers made from PLA, PHA and starch-based resins are attracting growing market interest as materials with no ties to petrochemical-based thermoplastics.
K 2007 Injection Molding: Lots of New Machine Choices For Exotic to Everyday Molding
If you were looking for a new machine to mold micro- or mega-sized parts, multiple materials, long fibers, high-speed/high-cavitation packaging, exotic multi-material combinations with compounding on the machine, or just a cost-effective press for general-purpose use—K 2007 had it all.