Kautex Machines, Inc.

25 Columbia Rd.
North Branch, NJ 08876 US

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FlexBlow’s new Beauty series two-stage stretch-blow machines offer quick changeovers and “zero-scratch” handling of preforms for cosmetic containers.

K 2019 Preview: Blow Molding Exhibits Focus on Recycling & PET
Spotty information from blow molding machinery exhibitors indicates that the “Circular Economy” will be a recurrent theme and that PET processing will predominate.

Erema, Kautex and Braskem logo

Braskem, Kautex, Erema Partner to Showcase Circular Economy in Action at K2019
Live demos include the production of three-layer HDPE bottles with a foamed middle layer, made with bioplastics and PCR, as well as recycling the bottles on-site during K.  

Lanxess Intensifies Blow Molding Support
A new development team, a new suction blow molder, and process simulation capability add to Lanxess’ new emphasis on blow molded nylon in automotive fueltrain applications.

Kautex KCC 10S MK3 with CoEx6 head.

Blow Molding: New Six-Layer Coex Head for Packaging
Kautex returns to in-house production of six-layer blow molding heads for packaging.

The better recycling profile prompted conversions from PETG  to EPET in products such as Simply Orange.

Why Blow Molders Are Switching to EPET
High clarity, easy incorporation of handles, and recycling resin code No. 1 are the principal drivers for converting to EPET resins for extrusion blow molding.

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.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: All-Electrics Multiply in Blow Molding
All-electric shuttles and injection-blow machines continue to proliferate.

Bekum EBlow 407DL all-electric shuttle blow molder

Blow Molding at NPE2018: Blow Molding Systems Run the Full Spectrum at NPE
Machines for every process—shuttle, wheel, reciprocating-screw, accumulator-head, suction-blow, injection-blow, compression blow, and one- or two-stage stretch-blow molding—will be running in Orlando. There will be a host of new models, including electric and servo-hydraulic types.

Kautex all-electric KBB40D blow molding machine

Three-Layer Bottles with Auto Weight Control
All-electric machine produces three-layer bottles that are leak tested and weighed, with automatic feedback to adjust the process.

Kautex Machines, North Branch, NJ

Kautex Opens Processing Lab in N.J., Shows Off Enhanced Machines
In September, Kautex Machines Inc. held an open house in North Branch, N.J., to show off its new processing lab.

Chuck Flammer VP sales Kautex Machines Inc.

10 Keys to the Future of Blow Molding
From customer support and training to process simulation and impact of Industry 4.0—a blow molding machine supplier offers its take on where blow molding is headed.

Plastics Personnel Moves: OCTEX, SPE, PLASTICS, battenfeld-cincinnati, and Engel
New president at OCTEX; new CEO at SPE; new chief economist at PLASTICS; recognition for employee at Engel and more.

Agri-Industrial Plastics Mick Stielow and Geoff Ward

High-Tech Blow Molding At Agri-Industrial Plastics
This family-owned custom molder stands out in its use of advanced computer and automation tools to claim a niche in large, complex, and multi-layer parts.

Hesta 700

Blow Molding: New Machines Take on Challenging Shapes
From very small to very large, from hotel amenity bottles to automotive jounce bumpers, new and upgraded machines tackle difficult jobs while improving productivity, quality, and energy efficiency.

Currier Kautex KBB

What Blow Molders Say About All-Electric Machines
They are well established in Europe, but molders in North America are just beginning to come around to all-electrics’ improved performance, maintenance, cleanliness, and—yes— energy efficiency. Here’s first-hand testimony, from the U.S. and abroad.

Kautex KBB400

K 2016 Preview: Blow Molding
Looking for speed and energy efficiency? Take your pick of new all-electric, hybrid, and servo-hydraulic machines.

BLOW MOLDING AT NPE: New Packaging & Industrial Machines
Several new wheels, a reciprocating-screw system for industrial parts, and a host of new PET machines debuted in Orlando.

Blow Mold 10,000-Liter Tanks?
Mammoth machine has a 660-ton clamp and 726-lb accumulator head.

At NPE: Blow Mold 10,000-Liter Tanks
Need a shot weighing 726 lb?

BLOW MOLDING AT NPE: Energy Savings, Lightweighting & Flexibility
New machines are mostly all-electric, hybrid, or servo-hydraulic.

How Currier Puts the ‘Custom’ In Custom Blow Molding
The three key ingredients are responsiveness, full-service product development, and control over both the bottle and the cap.

Product Categories of Kautex Machines, Inc.

Extrusion Blow Molding Machines