Manufacturing Technology

Henkel’s new gasketing technology allows for direct dispensation of a liquid gasket onto parts

Henkel has recently expanded its gasketing product portfolio by including new materials and technologies that have been specifically designed for the automotive industry. With higher oil resistance and proven lower gas permeability, Loctite AA 5884 is a new polyacrylate gasketing technology that enables customers to...

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has developed a new, innovative sealing concept for small, electric household appliances

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has launched series production of a modular sealing unit that combines a classic radial shaft seal with a plastic outer case. The design promotes better long-term seal performance and longevity, is easier to assemble and significantly lowers manufacturing costs in comparison with...

Sleek automation solution: new Compact-S PLC

B&R is offering a new Compact-S PLC with 512 MB of RAM and 2 GB of internal flash memory. That gives the X20CP0484-1 more than twice the RAM capacity of previous models from the Compact-S series. It is ideal for applications with high requirements for memory and performance.

Press conference during which Ucima chairman, Enrico Aureli, and Director Paolo Gambuli presented the preliminary figures about the sector trend

The Italian packaging machinery industry continues to grow, its total turnover exceeding the record figure of 8 billion euros registered in 2019. According to the preliminary figures published by the Research Department of Ucima (Italian packaging machinery manufacturers’ association), the sector has seen 1.8% growth...

ABB Industrial Automation offers a range of solutions for process and hybrid industries

In a growing market expected to reach $17.4 billion globally by 2023, a market analysis report by the ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, confirms that ABB increased its share of the Distributed Control System (DCS) market to 20.0 percent, retaining its leadership position for the 20th year running....

DSM and BAC are currently exploring the design and production of 3D-printed parts incorporating new, organic shapes and hollow internal structures

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living announced a collaboration with Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the British supercar manufacturing company based in Liverpool. Together, the two companies will co-develop innovative 3D printing applications for the new BAC Mono R and...

BASF’s Ultracur 3D material series fully validated with Origin’s manufacturing-grade printer and platform

BASF 3D Printing Solutions and strategic partner Origin, an open-platform additive-manufacturing printer provider are collaborating with Ecco, a footwear manufacturer to develop a wholly new approach to footwear production. The Danish Ecco Group, an innovative global manufacturer of high-quality footwear, is using the...

Huhtamaki is a global specialist in packaging for food and drink

Huhtamaki celebrates the opening of its new, state-of-the-art foodservice packaging manufacturing facility in Northern Ireland. The facility is located in the town of Antrim, near Belfast, and it is expected to employ approximately 100 people over the next few years. With the new facility Huhtamaki now has three...

Test of the crash safety of load-bearing automotive body parts at the development center for the Adhesive Technologies business unit in Munich

Henkel and RLE International have joined forces to help OEMs and tier 1 suppliers in the automotive industry leverage weight savings of up to 50 percent with hybrid structural body parts. Collaborating under the moniker of The Mobility Alliance, the partners will highlight the lightweighting potential of high-...

The “Security” white paper from Pilz helps to understand central aspects of security and to put solution approaches into practice

New strategies for the safety of plants and machines must take into account both security (IT security) and also safety (machinery safety). Pilz shows how this is possible in the “Security” white paper.