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Interview with Jochen Hirdina, Head of Plastics Technology at Krones AG

“Economically, recycling is perfectly feasible” Mr. Hirdina, Krones is pursuing its own sustainability strategy. What are the cornerstones? Krones has set itself very ambitious climate targets for 2030. As a company, we will have reduced our carbon footprint by 80 percent by that time. For our products, we plan to reduce carbon emissions by 25 […]

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Arburg – Digitally networked production cell communicates with mould and periphery

An especially “smart” exhibit at the Arburg trade fair stand “13A13” and an example for the future of digital production cells is the turnkey system based on a hybrid Allrounder 630 H: the injection moulding machine communicates via the Gestica control system and OPC UA with mould, hot runner controller, material dryer and automation. The […]

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KREYENBORG delivers highly flexible mixing system for the recycling sector

KREYENBORG has planned, delivered, and successfully put into operation a tailor-made mixing system, to be used by a customer for a wide range of regrinds. Due to the customer’s particular mixing requirements, this was a multi-faceted task for KREYENBORG. Since the customer needed to reuse different materials from different mills and shredders, and in various […]

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INEOS Styrolution and COEXPAN claim food contact standards across all dairy formats using 100% mechanically recycled polystyrene

Polystyrene, the material of choice for the dairy industry, now proven to be the most sustainable material as well Mechanically recycled Styrolution® PS ECO 440FC MR100 meets requirements for use in food contact polystyrene applications Mechanically recycled Styrolution® PS ECO 440FC MR100 is a drop-in solution protecting existing investments INNOTECH (Grupo Lantero’s research and development center for […]

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New member survey of the Additive Manufacturing Working Group in the VDMA

AM industry: Business outlook remains good “Almost three quarters of our member companies expect their business in Germany to grow over the next 24 months,” reports Dr. Markus Heering, Managing Director of the Additive Manufacturing Working Group within the VDMA. At the same time, in the current autumn survey among the approximately 200 members, a […]

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German engineering prowess leads to new servo power savings

Introducing a new servo pump and energy recovery system, the El-Exis SP 420 Servo being unveiled at K 2022 (Hall 15, Stand D22) consumes less power, setting a new high-speed and sustainability benchmark for packaging manufacturers. Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig – October 2022. Alongside the world premiere of the new packaging machine […]

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Interview with Dr. Ralf Düssel, Chairman of plastics producers’ association PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V.

Way2K: Industry interviews in the lead-up to the K 2022 trade fair“Mechanical and chemical recycling are complementary” Dr. Düssel, the plastics manufacturing industry has done reasonably well to date with a linear economic model, so why the switch to a circular economy? This is the only way to achieve the greenhouse gas reduction and climate […]

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Name change: ICE Flex becomes WITTMANN Digital

Name change: ICE Flex becomes WITTMANN Digital Effective 25 July 2022, the WITTMANN Group increased its company share in ICE Flex Srl and the company’s name has been changed to WITTMANN Digital Srl. Effective September 2018, the WITTMANN Group has established a joint venture with the software startup ICE Flex and thus taken an important […]

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Celebration time: Arburg Poland is 30 years old

Special: “Oktoberfest”-themed anniversary celebrations Noteworthy: Around 80 customers, partners and employees as guests Impressive: Arburg Poland successfully on the market for three decades Lossburg/Warsaw, 23/09/2022 On 15 September 2022, the Arburg subsidiary in Poland celebrated a round anniversary: its 30th year in business. Konrad Szymczak, Managing Director of Arburg Poland, greeted the 80 or so […]

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Interview with Nils Ritterhoff, Managing Director at ENTEX Rust & Mitschke GmbH

Way2K: Industry interviews in the lead-up to the K 2022 trade fair “It’s not about doing less, it’s about doing the right thing” Mr. Ritterhoff, what contribution is ENTEX making to the circular economy? In recent years we have analysed, developed and perfected various recycling processes together with partner companies, but also with research institutes. […]

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