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  • Trexel extends foaming capabilities

    Issue: October 2018

    Trexel has announced several additions to its portfolio, including a new capability for its MuCell foaming equipment, a mold-design service dedicated to foamed parts and its first chemical foaming agent. Trexel’s MuCell process involves the controlled use of gas in its supercritical state to injection... [more]

  • Filtration systems boast resilience

    Issue: October 2018

    Melt filters get the gunk out of molten resin, but keeping them clean — and running — can be a challenge. To help with recyclers’ dirty jobs, OEMs continue to improve filtration systems, offering equipment that’s more resilient and easier to use. ADG Solutions, Ettlinger North... [more]

  • Ultimaker upgrades software

    Issue: October 2018

    3-D printer maker Ultimaker has launched version 3.4.1 of its Cura software, which is compatible with all its printers and offers new plug-ins for CAD software and other enhancements. The company also recently announced that users of HP scanners can print their scans with Ultimaker 3-D printers. Ultimaker’s... [more]

  • Predictive maintenance tools can improve plant efficiency

    Issue: October 2018

    Predictive maintenance is the buzz phrase of 2018. European machinery manufacturers might argue that Industry 4.0 is on everyone’s mind, but in North America the concept generating the most interest is predictive maintenance. As a defined concept, predictive maintenance has been around since about... [more]

  • SMC, Moog partner on electric injection blow molding machines

    Issue: October 2018

    As utility bills go up, the light bulb has gone off for machinery OEMs interested in providing their customers with greater energy efficiency. SMC Corp., one of Thailand’s largest makers of extrusion and injection blow molding (IBM) machines, is no exception. With the help of an international motor... [more]

  • Bielomatik unveils two welding technologies

    Issue: October 2018

    Lasers and hot nitrogen are the forces behind two new welding technologies from Bielomatik. The company has introduced the leadoff model of a planned series called Turn2Weld, as well as a company first — a nitrogen-gas system dubbed Hot Gas. The Turn2Weld K3722/Bielomatik Inc. Designed for bonding... [more]

  • Multistack expands with Budzar acquisition

    Issue: October 2018

    Multistack LLC, a Sparta, Wis.-based manufacturer of cooling, heating and energy-recovery systems, announced it has acquired Budzar Industries of Willoughby, Ohio. Budzar makes custom temperature-control and pumping systems. Multistack will operate Budzar as a wholly owned subsidiary. Each company will... [more]

  • Cannon USA adds on to its Pennsylvania facility

    Issue: October 2018

    Cannon USA, Cranberry Township, Pa., is marking its 40th anniversary with the completion of a 26,900-square-foot facility for machine assembly and storage of spare parts. The addition includes a high-clearance overhead crane for assembly of larger equipment, and LED lighting and skylights for energy... [more]

  • JSW America names IPM as representative in West

    Issue: October 2018

    Japan Steel Works America Inc. and Integrated Plastics Machinery (IPM) Inc. have reached an exclusive sales agreement for IPM to represent JSW America in California and the maquiladora region of Mexico. The injection molding division of JSW America is based in Corona, Calif. IPM’s technical center,... [more]

  • Incoe relocates to new Michigan headquarters

    Issue: October 2018

    As it celebrates its 60th anniversary, Incoe Corp. USA has finished moving into its new 138,000-square-foot headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The maker of hot runners consolidated three facilities into the new headquarters, which includes 85,000 square feet of manufacturing space and a customer knowledge... [more]

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