Injection Molding: Upper Range of High-Speed Packaging Presses Extended

Yizumi-HPM has expanded its PAC-K series of injection molding machines, adding a fourth model with 610 tons of clamping force.


Fakuma Show Goes On (Digitally) for Wittmann Battenfeld

Self-contained inline scrap integration; medical, LSR, and packaging Cells; an MES Upgrade and more to be introduced virtually.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Miniature Force Sensor

New crystal at the heart of Kistler’s miniature piezoelectric force sensor.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Vertical Insert Molding Line Increases Tonnage

Boy’s largest largest vertical injection molding machine line will now range up to 60 tons of clamping force instead of 55.


Injection Molding: All-Electric Machine Line Boasts Smaller Footprint

Optimized toggle geometry on the latest e-mac from Engel shortens footprint without impacting opening stroke.


Packaging: New System Produces Wide Variety of ‘Tethered’ Bottle Caps.

A wide variety of tethered caps, designed to meet EU regulations for 2024, can be produced on a new compact, high-speed line from SACMI.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Milacron Expands Industry 4.0 Platform

In a series of webinars, plastics machinery manufacturer Milacron revealed details of its M-Powered suite of Industry 4.0 tools, including expanding functionalities.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Hand-Operated Molding Machine Features Mixing, New Mold Frames

The Mix-Molder System’s miniature polymer mixing device can combine small quantities of molten plastics, additives and fillers, while mold frames support 3D-printed cavities.

Molds & Tooling

Tooling: Heat-Resistant 3D Printing Material Suited to Plastic Tooling

A tough, heat-resistant resin for 3D printing was introduced last November by 3D Systems.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Injection Molding: High-Speed Electric Line Available in U.S., Canada

Haitian’s Zhafir Zeres F line of electric injection molding machines is now available in the U.S. and Canada via the exclusive distributor for the region, Absolute Haitian.