ARBURG, Inc.

644 West St.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067 US

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One of eight Arburg all-electric machines in a clean room at Plastikos.

Digital Manufacturing: Two Medical Molders Embrace Industry 4.0
‘Digitalization’ and ‘connectivity’ are loaded terms—shorthand for a whole new way of doing business. It can’t be accomplished in one go. But two Midwest molders in the sensitive medical field are already feeling the benefits of their initial steps in that direction.

Two injection molding cells each include three Sepro linear robots operating together with Arburg vertical injection molding machines.

Simplicity Conquers Complexity in Automotive Molding Cells
Six-axis robots are often recommended for complex automation cells, but here’s an example of how cost-effective, three-axis linear robots can be up to the task.

Larger Freeformer from Arburg Can Print Three Materials
It can build parts 50% larger and in hard-soft combinations with a support material.

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.

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.

Husky color faded pet bottles NPE2018

News Highlights from NPE2018
Developments in Industry 4.0, multi-layer preform molding, automation, LSR processing, and PP were among the major newsbreakers at May’s show. And one film processor finalized purchases of 13 new lines.

Rick Shaffer with Arburg freeformer at NPE2018.

Major New Injection Molding Group Emerges
In seven months, Westfall Technik has made six acquisitions in injection molding, prototyping, and moldmaking.

Arburg assembly cell using linear and articulated robots

More Automation = More Capable Robots
More complex automation tasks require use of six-axis robots, often in combination with linear robots, as well as use of machine vision, SCARA robots, and collaborative types.

Engel molds caps in 2-sec cycles on its e-cap machines

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Dazzlingly High-Speed Packaging Production
Several machine suppliers are injection molding caps and thin-wall cups in as fast as 2-sec cycles.

Arburg is molding LSR/LSR watchstraps

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: LSR in the Spotlight
LSR remains a popular topic, visible at numerous molding demos at the show.

Unifi Engineering Manager Corey Tate

Whoa, That Was Neat
NPE2018 is brimming with exciting new developments. So we asked—What's the coolest thing you've seen on the show floor?

Wittmann Battenfeld MicroPower Combimould two-shot machine and mold

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Micromolding is Big
Micromolding is a growing force in medical, electronics and micromechanical parts.

KraussMaffei molds 5-gal paint pails with IML

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Do It in the Mold
In-mold labeling and decorating are applied to packaging and automotive parts at numerous booths throughout the show.

Arburg Inc. Managing Director Friedrich Kanz

At the Arburg Exhibit, ‘Seeing Is Believing’
Arburg is showing the breadth of its products, its expertise as a solutions provider, and the depth of its local support for U.S. customers.

Engel molds interdental brushes for medical market

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Healthy Interest in Medical
Medical molding is a big presence at NPE.

overview of Industry 4.0 from VDMA

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: The ‘4.0’ Revolution
Injection and blow molding and robot suppliers are making Industry 4.0 the most prevalent theme of the show.

Freeformer System Offers Flexibility in Prototyping
Arburg says that its Freeformer customers can qualify their own materials using the APF process and optimize process parameters to the application at hand.

KraussMaffei’s FiberForm cell performs multi-material overmolding

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Multicomponent Injection and Blow Molding Demos
Multicolor and multimaterial molding includes composites, LSR, and even barrier preforms and bottles at this show.

Forecast 3D HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer systems

Additive Manufacturing at NPE2018: Lots of Prototyping…and Some Manufacturing Too
As a growing industry, there will be lots of ‘firsts’ at NPE, including a new zone and workshop.

Industry 4.0 explained by VDMA

Injection Molding at NPE2018: A Showplace for the ‘Smart Factory’
In Orlando, you’ll glimpse the future, and it’s automated and interconnected. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways for plants of all sizes to get in on these trends.

Product Categories of ARBURG, Inc.

Dryers for Resins
Feeders
General Purpose Robots and EOAT
Injection Molding Machines
Part or Sprue Removal Robots and EOAT

Trade Names

ALLDRIVE
ALLROUNDER
EDRIVE
freeformer
GESTICA
GOLDEN EDITION
GOLDEN ELECTRIC
HIDRIVE
MULTILIFT
SELOGICA
THERMOLIFT