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Following a funding increase, Complete Composites were looking to invest in technology to allow them to manufacture high-quality wind turbine components.
CNC Robotics installed a 7-axis KUKA robotic arm specifically designed for trimming, milling and drilling, incorporating 3D printing capability.
Shortage of skilled workers, difficult delivery conditions and high energy costs: SMEs are struggling with major challenges. According to a global survey by the Manpower Group, 75% of all entrepreneurs
said they had difficulty filling positions. The use of industrial robots is intended to provide a remedy.
technology leaders in the fields of die-casting solutions and plastics machinery manufacturing, Bühler and ENGEL are setting benchmarks for trends in the automotive world. Increasing demand from the automotive industry for larger and more complex parts requires new production processes and presents challenges for the customers of both companies.
At this years Interplas 2023, visitors to the Wittmann Battenfeld UK stand – its biggest space yet – will not only be appraised of the WX 128 but of all Wittmann’s varied automation solutions.
The new WX 128 robot impresses prospective buyers with a newly developed compact control cabinet on the horizontal Z axis – shortened by 30%.
Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has obtained COTREP technical notice for its new generation NIR-sortable masterbatch solutions.
COTREP, a technical committee for
recycling plastic packaging in France founded by Citeo, Elipso and Valorplast, has recently amended its sorting protocol for black PET packaging.
Martin Baumann has been named as the new Managing Director of Arburg Inc. in Rocky Hill, USA. He will assume office on 1 June, succeeding Friedrich Kanz who is handing over the reins of the U.S. subsidiary on 30 June, 2023 to enter retirement after more than 23 years with the company.
Wild & Küpfer AG is the manufacturer of technically high-quality plastic parts, and today employs 140 people. The major share of the 23,000
m² production area is dedicated to the Technical Division. Somewhat smaller, yet cutting-edge, is the second business division, the Medical Division.
Guests to the stand will be welcomed in an engaging space and driven through a holistic experience, reflecting the core business. The AMUT booth, B/C 121/122 in Hall 13, will feature three different immersive areas, where visitors will be introduced to the world of extrusion, cast and recycling.
Leading handling equipment supplier Vacucom has announced the enhancement of its product portfolio thanks to a partnership with CRG. This new partnership means that CRG’s comprehensive range of end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) components will be available in the UK from Vacucom, from its