New plant in Georgia has room for 20 injection machines, including the company’s first LSR molding presses to enhance its medical capabilities.
This new non-contact temperature screening system from MachineSense is quick and easy to use. It provides an added level of health protection for employees and legal protection for the business.
Alliance creates a one-stop shop for high performance medican polymers in the form of machinable shapes.
Postponed, rescheduled and ultimately cancelled in 2020, Chinaplas has returned this week with an in-person event featuring 3600 exhibitors in Shenzhen.
EMS-Grivory’s new Grilamid TR HT 200 amorphous nylon boasts an above 90%.
High-moisture-barrier Aclar Edge bottles for liquid drugs are nearing commercialization, and much broader market opportunities are emerging.
Westec Plastics is just one example of an injection molder that actually expanded in 2020 despite the business and logistical challenges of the pandemic.
Sepro Group says its MED Series of 3-, 5- and 6-axis robots is equipped with the features medical customers have been requesting for robots sold into ISO 7 and 8 clean room applications.
Polyplastics has expanded its Duracon POM PM series with the addition of high-flow grade PM27S01N
United Soft Plastics reports on a surging intereste for TPEs for face masks, ventilators, and face shields due to their elasticity, resilience, and FDA compliance.
Evolving from a two-man moldmaking company in a rented garage to three unique businesses, including a new medical injection molding unit, with 185 full-time employees, Micro Mold, Plastikos and Plastikos Medical enter their fourth decade family-led and poised for growth.
Husky says its new UltraShot injection system miniaturizes the shooting-pot concept of a traditional two-stage injection system—putting it within the mold—to create proximity to the gate that all but eliminates pressure drop.
A curvature or bowing effect in thin-wall PET blood tubes had long been accepted as the norm for the high-volume application, despite its impact on cycle time and downstream post-molding operations.
The Arburg, Wittmann Battenfeld and Toyo machines installed in Baldwin Park, Calif. support component production for in-vitro diagnostic test kits.
The company added all-electric Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, Niigata and Nissei molding machines to its Minnesota facility in support of medical device customers and other manufacturers.
TechnoMed is now Tecnoideal America.
The injection molder split the new Engel and Wittmann Battenfeld machines between its facilities in Longmont, Colo. and Oxford, Conn.
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After a sharp drop in activity at the start of the year, the German plastics and rubber machinery sector has corrected with 2020 orders tracking only 3% below 2019 levels, while Austria’s Engel and Wittmann Battenfeld saw North American bright spots.
Processors add three new Davis-Standard silicone extruders to increase production of tubing line.
Veteran tubing guru Alpert to be part of machine builder's technical and customer support, including product development and system testing.
Third quarter plastics shipments were up compared to the second quarter and on a year-over-year basis, rising 15.8% and 4.6%, respectively, as supplier sentiment and the trade deficit were also on the rise.
The greenfield site in Beverly covers 36,000-ft2, will employ 48 and provide LSR and thermoplastic injection molding on presses ranging in tonnage from 40 to 220 tons.