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  • Pennsylvania injection molder's versatility keeps it viable

    Issue: December 2017

    Part-making know-how and tight internal standards are linchpins for the Rodon Group, an injection molder of high-volume, high-quality parts. Established in 1956 by chemist Irving Glickman, the Hatfield, Pa., company differentiates itself by providing expertise throughout every stage of manufacturing,... [more]

  • Dr. Collin line improves bubble control

    Issue: December 2017

    In October at Fakuma in Germany, Dr. Collin GmbH, Ebersberg, Germany, introduced a blown film line with new bubble-control technology, as well as a versatile die for making medical products such as multilayer film and tubing. Dr. Collin’s new blown film line The blown film line, which is available... [more]

  • Yizumi-HPM's new tech center highlights latest IMMs

    Issue: December 2017

    Injection molding machinery maker HPM North America now is known as Yizumi-HPM Corp., incorporating its Chinese parent company’s name for this market. On Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, officials showcased the company’s new, 23,000-square-foot technical center in Iberia, Ohio, and Yizumi-HPM rolled... [more]

  • Recycling equipment, capabilities in spotlight at Fakuma

    Issue: December 2017

    European recycling equipment manufacturers rolled out new melt filters and a new shredder and showed Industry 4.0 capabilities as an add-on to existing equipment during Fakuma in Friedrichshafen, Germany, in October. Manufacturers of recycling equipment are starting to embrace Industry 4.0, which has... [more]

  • Gneuss debuts method to create sheet from undried PET

    Issue: December 2017

    At the Extrusion 2017 conference, Gneuss made the first U.S. presentation on its new technology for processing undried PET into foamed sheet. The Gneuss MRS extruder is used for the company’s new foaming technology. Gneuss previously offered extruders for processing PET into rigid sheet, but it... [more]

  • Exact Metrology reps ProCon in North America

    Issue: December 2017

    X-ray inspection equipment manufacturer ProCon X-Ray GmbH, Sarstedt, Germany, now is represented in North America by Exact Metrology Inc., based in Brookfield, Wis. ProCon’s products are used for nondestructive testing failure analysis, process control, research and development, and in academic... [more]

  • MoistTech moves to new, larger headquarters in Fla.

    Issue: December 2017

    To accommodate its growth over the last few years, MoistTech Corp. is moving its headquarters to a new facility. Both its former location and its new, 8,000 square-foot building are located in Sarasota, Fla. Since 2014, MoistTech — a manufacturer of online sensors and at-line instruments for moisture... [more]

  • Milacron reports on Q3 2017 results

    Issue: December 2017

    Based on better-than-expected financial performance in the third quarter of 2017, Milacron Holdings Corp., Cincinnati, has revised its sales guidance upward. Highlights from the quarter ending Sept. 30 include: • New orders totaling $322.3 million (up 11.3 percent); • Sales of $314.7 million... [more]

  • Guill Tool opens in-house rheology lab at HQ in R.I.

    Issue: December 2017

    In an effort to get its products to market more quickly, Guill Tool & Engineering Co. opened a rheology lab at its Warwick, R.I., headquarters. Equipped with a variety of machines — including a hybrid rotational rheometer, a differential scanning calorimeter, and a thermal conductivity meter... [more]

  • Engel creates unit for planning composite systems

    Issue: December 2017

    Engel’s Centre for Lightweight Composite Technologies in St. Valentin, Austria Schwertberg, Austria-based Engel Austria GmbH has created a new business unit, Engel Composite Systems, to assist customers that are planning or launching production systems for making composite components. The company’s... [more]

Davis-Standard's Manufacturing Marvel video
This video from Fox Business profiles Davis-Standard's product line of web converting equipment, including machinery for cast and blown film, extrusion, liquid coating, sheet, pipe, profiles and tubes as well as wire and cable.