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  • Intelligent consumable and tool dispensers for e-commerce and Industry 4.0 The Supplix procurement system by Lerbs relies on Bedrunka + Hirth automatic vending machines. August 5, 2020
    The smart automatic vending machine has everything under control: valuable tools or equipment are securely stored in separate drawer partitions. Electromechanically locked metal covers allow access only to the authorised persons identified by an ID card or a PIN code. The machine knows exactly who is allowed to receive a measuring device and when it […]
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  • INEOS Styrolution supports the University Erlangen-Nuremberg to contribute to the fight against COVID-19 August 5, 2020
    • Terluran® ABS was given free of charge to produce 100,000 pairs of protective glasses • Unbureaucratic approach allowed production within only four weeks INEOS Styrolution has provided free product to the University Erlangen-Nuremberg to produce 100,000 pairs of protective glasses for frontline healthcare workers in local hospitals. INEOS Styrolution has given over 1300 kg […]
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  • Print operations shown how to plan their new normal with Ricoh and Inkish TV collaboration August 5, 2020
    Printing operations looking to create their new normal following the landscape changing impact of the global pandemic will be given a helping hand with a Ricoh Business Booster programme on Inkish TV The 15 minute webinar, on May 25 at 1pm (CET), will be presented by Business Booster programme developer Mark Hinder, Manager Business Development, […]
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  • New standard device for injection mold making: Compact rotary cooling unit increases efficiency in demolding rotating cores August 5, 2020
    i-mold has developed a line of compact rotary cooling units that facilitate the cost-efficient integration of rotating cores into injection molds. The device’s main components are a stator designed for twist-lock installation which also carries the coolant hose connectors, and the rotor which supports the cooling pipe as well as the thread for attaching the […]
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  • Iggesund’s UK mill accident-free in 2019 August 5, 2020
    Iggesund Paperboard’s paperboard mill in Workington, UK, did not have a single accident that led to absence during the whole of 2019. Quite an achievement, especially considering that more than 320 people work there, in a heavy process industry. David Inglesfield, Health and Safety Manager at Workington, asserts that the mill’s success year after year […]
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  • New FLEXflow Evo facilitates use of servo-controlled valve gate systems August 5, 2020
    Introduced in early 2020, FLEXflow Evo is an advancement of the FLEXflow technology for servo-electrically driven valve gate systems from HRSflow, which had revolutionized sequential injection molding. With actuators directly fixed on the manifold, the result is a ready-to-install system for quick and safe installation on the mold. The updated software simplifies the operator’s work […]
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  • HL: Plastics Are Helping Us Fight Against Corona Virus! July 31, 2020
    Amidst the Corona Virus outbreak, BMC has decided to ban the single-use plastics in Mumbai from May 1, 2020. The ban prohibits the use of plastic bags, disposable cups and plates, and bottles under a certain size. Despite scary headlines of the use of Plastics, what exactly do we rely on today to help keep […]
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  • HRSflow now global market leader in hot runner systems for the automotive industry July 31, 2020
    Since the 4th quarter of 2019, HRSflow is the number one worldwide in the field of hot runner technology for automotive applications. This is shown by the regular internal comparison of the company’s own sales figures with the corresponding accessible figures of competitors. This journey to the top is the result of HRSflow’s twenty-year history […]
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  • Hellweg’s Smart Control Included in Top Recycling Sector Innovations July 31, 2020
    Hellweg Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, a specialist granulator manufacturer from Roetgen in the Eifel region of Germany, is among the nominees for the Plastics Recycling Award Europe which recognizes products that boost sustainability. The new digital GRANUmaster Smart Control is one of six finalists in the “Recycling Machinery Innovation of the Year” category. The […]
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  • HASCO Polska cooperates closely with the University of Bydgoszcz July 31, 2020
    Moulds and tools are becoming increasingly complex. Performance limits repeatedly need to be broken and new ideas and innovations are called for in order to develop new solutions. As an internationally leading supplier of standard components and hot runner technology for tool and mouldmaking, HASCO works closely with universities and institutes of higher education, worldwide, […]
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