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Dukane Expands CNC Machining Capabilities to Meet Growing Demands

Welding equipment maker Dukane anticipates a surge in demand for more complex tooling in the near term and shorter lead times.  

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Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion Conferences, together with the Amerimold Expo. 

Surface Analyzer with Smart Analytics for Quantifying Material Surface Quality

  BTG Lab’s Surface Analyst 5001 and IoT drive zero defect manufacturing.  

In-Mold Labeling Automation System for 5-Gal Pails

Muller’s new IML system boasts major improvements over standard pressure-sensitive and printed systems.

Hand-Held Ionization Gun Eliminates Need for Separate Power Supply

Simco-Ion’s Cleanflex Easy Ionization Gun for cleaning electrostatically charges surfaces and parts boasts improved blow-off force.

Custom Discharge Heads for Blown-ion Plasma Treaters

Enercon’s new offering said to enable new applications for difficult to reach surfaces.

‘Revolutionary’ Heat-Staking Process for Auto Interior Trim, Lighting Electronics, Medical Devices

Extol’s nanoStake staking technology uses a proprietary heating technology to rapidly heat and cool a punch to stake all types of thermoplastics.

‘Unique’ Infrared Welding Machine

Extol’s InfraGuide is said to be like no other IR welding technology eliminating heat flare-up or uneven heating.

Laser Plastic Weld Tooling Enhances Process Quality

Extol’s new LaserLock said to repeatedly locate and hold plastic parts inside the laser welding machine.

Corona Treatment System for Improved Decoration of Bottles

3DT’s new and versatile BottleDyne quickly treats bottles for better adhesion.  

Cost-Performance Industrial Fiber Laser-Based Label Marking System

Primera Technology’s new Catalyst Laser Marking System allows for fast, easy production of highly durable, synthetic labels.  

Upgraded Ultrasonic Welder Supports FDA 21CFR Part 11

Along with two key software upgrades to Emerson’ Branson GSX-E1 2.0 ultrasonic welder is a patent-pending dynamic weld-mode.

Solid Pin for Cost-Effective Assembly of Two Plastic Components

Spirol’s new BP100 Press-N-Lok Pin boasts quicker assembly time and lower assembly equipment costs compared to screws and adhesives.

Laser Welder Offers Speed, Flexibility and Enhanced Manufacturing Capabilities

Emerson’s new Branson GL-300 laser welder said to offer plastic component manufacturers maximum flexibility without loss of quality or product performance.

Emerson Opens New Global Headquarters for Welding & Assembly

Emerson’s new Branson welding & assembly technologies facility features several technological capabilities. 

Medical Assembly Automation Supplier Adopts New Name for U.S. Operation

TechnoMed is now Tecnoideal America.

Automated Vertical Wrapping System Boosts Throughput

Brown Machine’s NAS unit said to increase efficiency and reduce material costs.

Enhanced Plastics Laser Welding System

Evosy’s Next Generation HMI laser welding system offers intuitive visulaization and simplified operation. 

Blow Molding: Compact, Integrated Blowing & Labeling System for PET Bottles

Integrating PET bottle blowing and labeling saves floorspace and prevents bottle damage in conveying.

Welding: New Heat Staking Technology for Complex Plastic Parts

Emerson’s new Branson GPX heat staking technology provides greater design freedom for joining challenging plastic parts.  

Rinco Ultrasonics Expands Tooling Capabilities

Rinco Ultrasonics’ significant tooling expansion driven by increased demand from the automotive and medical markets.

ProMach Acquires Panther Industries

Packaging machinery maker ProMach further expands labeling and coding business with acquisition of automated labeling equipment maker Panther.

Clear Your Calendars for Plastics Technology 'Tech Days'

Beginning Oct. 8, we will be bringing exclusive, live, online technical content on a wide range of processing topics that you can access for free.