Edition 308
16 February 2023
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Hi Jessica, welcome to the latest plastics news from PlastikMedia.
This week's edition features...
Visual of the new Arburg website
The Arburg website has served us well for over ten years. On 14 February, timed to coincide with the kick-off event marking 100 years of the Hehl family business, a new web presence will be launched. The focus of the improved site is on ultimate user experience, practical contact options, internationality and an optimised customer journey.
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PlastikCity is delighted to announce the launch of its very own social network, PlastikConnect. 
PlastikConnect is an online community exclusive to PlastikCity partners. The team aims to create a social space for plastics industry professionals to network and share knowledge, as well as a safe place to discuss plastic manufacturing matters.
injection moulding machine making fan wheels
Electric cars often have higher demands on the quality of injection moulded components than combustion models. The almost noiseless electric motors rely on the smooth running of the motor fan wheels. The injection moulding machine must deliver precision - so, naturally, Krug GmbH contacted ENGEL.
picture of a woman sat at a desk with a 3D printer & laptop
Central Scanning recently provided additional 3D scanners to the Maxillofacial department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
The Maxillofacial department treats patients with a variety of medical conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, face and neck. These conditions can sometimes require facial scanning. For example, burn victims, orthognathic patients and IED victims. 
Lewis Horne stood in front of a UNTHA shredder
Lewis Horne joined UNTHA UK 6 months ago as a Customer Relations Advisor and has loved getting stuck in learning the ins and outs of plastics waste and recycling. UNTHA UK is the UK’s leading industrial shredder specialist, celebrating a 50-year heritage – read on to see if the PlastikMedia HotSeat can get a shred of exclusive news from Lewis…
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prototype image of injection moulded cradle
Appello approached Plunkett Associates in early 2022 to create, from scratch, a brand-new wrist cradle and strap for the SmartTrigger device. Appello needed a product that would be secure, robust, and reliable, and chose to work with Plunkett Associates because they knew they could support all stages of the route to production.
PET washing plant photo
The American giant MOHAWK Industries, North America’s largest flooring manufacturer, once again relies on AMUT‘s experience for the upgrade of its PET washing plant in Summerville, Georgia, USA.
AMUT is pleased to announce the successful upgrade of the flake washing system at MOHAWK in September 2022.
LATI graphic showing smiling employees
LATI received the 'Great Place to Work' certification based on a survey conducted among its employees in Italy and abroad. The survey revealed that a high percentage of employees feel they are treated fairly and impartially, that the workplace is physically safe, and that employees intend to stay with the company for the long term.
infographic showing factory made of green leaves
Building upon its recent activities assisting plastics processors work towards achieving net zero, the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has made its latest document freely available online: Net Zero for Plastic Processors: A Practical Guide to Delivering Net Zero.
Moving your plastic injection moulding operation to a different manufacturer is nothing new.
If you’re thinking of making the move but aren’t quite sure what the process involves, then you’re in the right place with BEC Group’s latest blog.
When looking at injection moulding cavity pressure sensors, the number of products to choose from can be overwhelming.
In order to choose the proper sensor for your application, it’s vital to fully understand all of the options and what will work for your specific project.
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