Production

At its Lohr plant, Gerresheimer produces more than one billion glass containers for the pharma and food industries every year

With modern and sustainable glass production technology, Gerresheimer's plants in Germany set exemplary standards for all of the company's plants in Europe, America and Asia, particularly in innovations for greater sustainability. With the use of hybrid technology, the Gerresheimer plant in Lohr plans to build a glass...

Sabic has launched its latest LNP Visualfx resin portfolio

Sabic has launched its latest LNP Visualfx resin portfolio featuring unique colors and special effects from the company’s new Expression 2021/2022 color palette, developed through research on emerging aesthetic trends. Designers and engineers in the Color, Material and Finish (CMF) field can find inspiration within...

The Contiform 3 Big Bottle is suitable for container volumes of up to eight litres, thus closing a gap in the group’s product portfolio

For millions of people all over the world, packaged drinking water is an essential part of their daily life, especially if they live in a region where they cannot depend on a reliable supply of potable tap water. Personal, health-related reasons or sensory preferences may also cause consumers to choose packaged...

Compact lightline cartonpacker is part of a packaging line for contract manufacturer Hudsonville Creamery & Ice Cream

After more than a year and a half of absence at trade fairs, the Schubert Group, based in Crailsheim, Germany, is looking forward to returning to Pack Expo in Las Vegas. Since the beginning of the Corona pandemic in the spring of 2020, this will be the first ‘live’ trade fair presence on the North American continent...

Plastic flake analysis system "Flake Scan" from Sesotec

The plastic flake analysis system "Flake Scan" from Sesotec has been nominated for the prestigious award of “Recycling Machinery Innovation of the Year” in this year’s Plastics Recycling Awards Europe. The material analysis system makes it possible to determine the precise quality of plastic flakes and regrind within...

DSM and Fibrant reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions for Akulon PA6 by 50% with Ecolactam

In view of the current tightening of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission ambitions in Europe, it is with great pride that DSM and Fibrant announce the accomplishment of a major reduction in the GHG emission of Caprolactam and thus subsequently also of PA6 as produced in Europe by July 2021. The GHG emission saved is...

The F 286 is constructed in the Multivac Hygienic Design, and it offers easy access for cleaning and maintenance

With its F 286 thermoforming packaging machine, Multivac is launching a new model, which is particularly suitable for producing vacuum and Map packs for snack products. The main features of the new machine are its high level of flexibility, efficiency and pack quality, as well as its excellent price-performance ratio,...

The many areas of application for the IIoT software Iris include OEE, predictive maintenance and quality management

From incoming goods to outgoing goods, the IIoT software Iris enables companies to design processes digitally, to network machines and to manage data comprehensively with a diverse range of analysis tools. This safeguards the quality of your products and the efficiency of your processes. All value streams are available...

The hybrid Allrounder Cube 1800 with compact cube mould achieves more than double the output quantity of a conventional machine of the same size with rotary mould

Innovative cube technology is significantly reducing cycle time. Previously, Arburg’s hybrid cube series had been primarily intended for efficient high-volume production in the packaging industry. The area of application of cube moulds has since expanded to take in the production of technical parts. The new Allrounder...

Freudenberg has developed a new EPDM that resolves fluid leaks in high-altitude, slow-flying aircraft

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has begun manufacturing seals made from a new Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) material that successfully addresses a significant challenge in the aerospace industry - hydraulic seal leakage at high altitudes and low temperatures. The new material, 80 EPDM 426288, successfully...