Wittmann Battenfeld, Inc.

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Torrington, CT 06790 US

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Company Profile

With headquarters in Vienna, Austria, WITTMANN BATTENFELD is a global company with 7 production facilities, 31 subsidiaries, and 24 agencies in 52 countries.

Wittmann Battenfeld stands for Innovation, custom-made turnkey solutions in Plastics Processing, from Injection Molding Machines to the complete range of Peripheral Equipment. EVERYTHING FROM A SINGLE SOURCE!

Wittmann Battenfeld USA Open House 2014- Connecting Technologies This is a video following Wittmann Battenfeld's Open House & Innovations Workshop, which was June 5th & 6th, 2014 at their US headquarters in Torrington, CT.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

LSR potholder with thin walls and long flow lengths will be molded at K 2019.

Injection Molding: New Software Shares Simulation Results Among Development Partners
New SigmaInteract software from Sigma Engineering helps different departments or project partners share simulation results.

How does injection molding relate to plastics recycling and reuse? K 2019 will provide some answers.

K 2019 Preview: Injection Molding Goes for the ‘Green’
‘Circular Economy’ joins Industry 4.0 as common themes of injection molding exhibits in Düsseldorf.

Hasco hot runner technical center

Hasco Opens Hot Runner Technical Center in Austria
Hasco has headquartered its hot runner operations in Guntramsdorf since 2014; the new expansion features a SmartPower 120/350 injection molding machine from Wittmann Battenfeld.

Cartesian robot manufacturers have programmed special routines for minimizing mold-open times, such as Wittmann Battenfeld’s Smart Removal.

AUTOMATION—PART 1 Why Cartesian Robots Are the All-Around Choice for Injection Molding
This first of three articles on automation for injection molders explains why Cartesian (linear) robots are molders’ first choice in a large majority of applications. Two following articles make the case for, respectively, articulated and collaborative robots.

Simcon flow simulation visualized on Arburg's Gestica injection machine controller

See the Mold Filling on Your Press Control Panel
Arburg embeds flow simulation in its Gestica controller.

Beauty products packaging made by Yonwoo in Korea.

Micromolding Puts on a Pretty Face
A leading manufacturer of cosmetics packaging bought a dozen Wittmann Battenfeld MicroPower injection systems to mold micro components of dosing pumps for beauty products.

Wittmann Battenfeld LSR injection screw has an improved dual shaft seal.

Wittmann Battenfeld Upgrades Machines for LSR
Revised screw and check valve prevent leakage and enhance shot-to-shot consistency.

Wittmann Battenfeld's revised LSR injection molding screw has an improved dual shaft seal.

Injection Molding: Machine Upgrades for LSR
Wittmann Battenfeld LSR injection machines have an improved screw design and integrate the dosing pump into the press controller.

Mold cooling is considered to be one of the “last frontiers” of injection molding process control.

Better Options for Mold Cooling—The ‘Next Frontier’ in Process Control
New concepts in mold temperature-control units, conformal cooling, and more in Tooling & Cooling session at Molding 2019 Conference.

Sawyer robot, acquired from Rethink by Hahn Automation.

Hahn Plastics Automation Opens Connecticut HQ, Reveals Plans for Rethink Sawyer Cobots
Avon, Conn., is new HQ for robotic supplier; will expand capabilities of its new collaborative robots line.

Matt McCable Killed in ATV Accident

Machinery Exec McCabe, 43, Dies in ATV Accident
Sales exec worked for Wittmann Battenfeld in a variety of roles before he co-founded rep firm.

Molding 2019 Robots and automation

The Automated Molding Shop Is Here; Are You Ready?
Robotic installation records are being smashed the world over, making it likely that your competitors (here and abroad) are automating—are you up on the latest technologies and best practices?

iMFLUX plastics processing engineer demonstrates the iMFLUX low-pressure process integrated with Milacron’s Mosaic press controller.

Headlines from Fakuma 2018
Integrating a special low-pressure process into machine controls; novel shop-floor quality-inspection technology; MES systems from machine and controls vendors; and sophisticated in-mold decorating.

Honeycomb design of this LSR pot holder has cell walls 1 mm thick and a flow length up to 135 mm.

Autonomous Optimization Proves Its Worth in LSR Molding
Sigmasoft Autonomous Optimization automatically ran and analyzed 60 simulations to find the best way to mold a challenging LSR part.

Wittmann Battenfeld display of Cadmould filling simulation on B8 machine control.

Molding Simulation Added to Injection Machine Controls
Arburg and Wittmann Battenfeld are integrating filling simulation to aid in machine setup.

Electronic Flow Monitoring Gives Medical Molder a Better Handle on Mold Cooling
Monitoring water flow and temperature in individual channels proves a valuable tool for process validation and troubleshooting.

Biplab Pal, CTO and co-founder of MachineSense

NPE2018 Auxiliaries: A Path to Industry 4.0 Emerges
Industry 4.0 dominated the news in auxiliary equipment at the show, but many questions remain for both suppliers and processors.

Werner Wittmann and Michael Wittmann of Wittmann Battenfeld

Something for Everyone at Wittmann Battenfeld’s 10th Anniversary Celebration
New injection machines, robots and auxiliaries; plus additional steps toward Industry 4.0 were on display at Wittmann Battenfeld event. 

Wittmann Battenfeld Feedmax basic loader

Materials Handling: Larger Sizes of Economical Loaders
Wittmann Battenfeld adds larger sizes of Feedmax basic economical vacuum loaders/receivers.

Wittmann Battenfeld’s new VPower line of vertical injection molding presses.

Technology Showcase at Wittmann Battenfeld’s 10th Anniversary Event
New injection machines, robots, auxiliaries, and software highlighted the two-day gala, along with some peeks at the future of “smart factories.”

Milacron Cincinnati 2250-tons

NPE Wrap-Up: News in Primary Machinery, Part 1
Rounding up details from the Big Show not previously reported in all our other coverage, here’s more news in injection and blow molding, extrusion and compounding. Next month, we’ll conclude with recycling/scrap reclaim, robots, tooling, auxiliary equipment, materials and additives.

Product Categories of Wittmann Battenfeld, Inc.

Assembly Robots and EOAT
Automation/Systems Integration
Bag and Drum Dumpers
Blenders (non-intensive)
Box Tilters
Chillers
Conveying Equipment (pneumatic and Mechanical)
Conveyors (parts-handling)
Degating Equipment
Dryers for Resins
Dust Removal Equipment
Feeders
Film Take-off Systems
General Purpose Robots and EOAT
Granulators
Guards & Safety Equipment for Machinery
Heat Exchangers
Heat-recovery Systems
Hopper Loaders
Hoppers, Bins, Tanks
Hot-water or Oil-circulating Temperature Controllers
Injection Molding Machines
Knives for Granulators, Pelletizers
Labeling Equipment--In-Mold
Labeling Equipment--Out-of-Mold
Level Sensors and Controls
Machine Installation Services
Machine Maintenance Services
Marking Equipment (including Laser Type)
Metal Detectors, Separators
Metering, Proportioning Equipment
Part or Sprue Removal Robots and EOAT
Parts/Runner Separators
Pelletizers
Pipe Take-off Systems
Preheaters for Materials
Pumps - Liquid Additive
Saws
Scrap-reclaim Systems
Scrap-reclaim Systems--Sorting/Fractionating Systems
Scrap-reclaim Systems--Washing Systems
Shredders, Guillotines
Silos
Stacking, Packing Equipment
Staking, Inserting Equipment
Temperature Controllers, Monitors
Unscramblers, Orienting Devices
Vacuum Pumps
Valves, Gates, Diverters
Water Treatment/Filtration Systems
Weigh Scales

Trade Names

Drymax
Feedmax
Gravimax
Tempro