Kiefel Division, Brueckner Group USA
200 International Dr. Ste. 105
Portsmouth , NH 03801 US
As Seen In Plastics Technology
Thermoforming: Next-Generation Cup Former
Front-to-back enhancements come with no increase in machine footprint.
Thermoforming: Steel-Rule Former is Fast, Easy to Operate
Next-generation Speedformer also billed as energy efficient.
Decorating/Finishing: New Automotive Decorative Laminating Technology Cuts Costs, Boosts Quality
Describing it as a “revolution in vacuum lamination,” Kiefel GmbH in Germany has launched Tailored Blank Lamination (TBL) technology for automotive interior components such as door and instrument panels, consoles, storage compartments, pillars, etc.
Thermoforming: Enhanced Cup Former
High-speed former now offers enhancements in cooling, speed and controls.
Thermoforming: Buffering, Unloading Station
Unit can be added on to machines from various suppliers.
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.
Novel Thermoform Tooling Helps PP Coffee Pods Float
Tool forms pods with extremely low material densities, allowing them to float and be recovered in water-separation recycling systems.
Trend Watch: What to Look for in Thermoforming
At NPE2018, look for IML technologies and advancements to increase speed and productivity among thermoforming exhibitors.
Thermoforming at NPE2018: Meeting the Need for Speed, Flexibility, Quality
In thermoforming for packaging, it’s all about higher speeds, more flexibility to swap out tools, less waste, and a higher degree of automation.
U.S. Debut of Versatile Injection Stretch-Blow Machine
Mould & Matic Solutions presents its Blowliner system for PET, PP, and HDPE bottles from 10 ml to 5 L.
R&D Effort to Boost Efficiency in Thermoformed Packaging
Key is tiny, individually controlled ceramic heaters that allows optimal regulation of film thickness.
K 2016: Connectivity & Collaboration in Robotics & Automation
Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.
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.
K 2016 Preview: Thermoforming
Machine builders put the pedal to the metal with new packaging lines that set speed records. You’ll also see a new ‘twist’ in thermoforming.
K 2016 Preview: Blow Molding
Looking for speed and energy efficiency? Take your pick of new all-electric, hybrid, and servo-hydraulic machines.
Kiefel Buys Bosch Sprang
Machine builder adds supplier of tooling for cup thermoforming.
R&D Thermoformer: Tek Pak Is Launch Pad For New Products
Toolmaker and thermoformer takes concepts to production-ready parts in record time.
THERMOFORMING AT NPE: Machines Get Faster,
More Flexible & Precise
They’re more energy-efficient, as well.
Thermoforming News at K 2013
New machinery and tooling developments for thermoformers debut at K.
K 2013 Preview: Thermoforming
Speed, versatility, control, and cost savings are keys to new thermoforming machines for packaging and industrial applications
Thermoforming at NPE: Machines Raise Performance Bar
Exhibitors at this year’s show introduced an assortment of new machines and upgraded models with designs incorporating the latest in mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic technologies.