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Moulds produced in a 3D metal printerJoining, materials and technologies
Hard times for foundries: The boom of 3D metal printing is threatening their market shares for metal-cast components. They need to modernise their production processes.
Elipso and IK welcome the Alliance to End Plastic WasteNon-metals
The German Industrial Association for Plastic Packaging (IK) and its French partner association Elipso have welcomed the Alliance to End Plastic Waste as an important step in fighting marine litter.
SABIC and Plastic Energy sign circular economy MoUNon-metals
Complementary to its partnership with the EU and the circular economy initiative, Saudi Arabian petrochemical giant SABIC has signed an MoU with chemical recycling experts Plastic Energy to supply recycled plastics waste for production facilities in Europe.
1,000th connection via rConnectManufacturing and logistics
GF Machining Solutions Customer Services recently activated the 1,000th connection of its rConnect digital services platform. The 1,000th connection was established in November on an rConnect-ready Mikron MILL P 800 U high-performance Milling solution...
Machine downtimes reduced by 10 % – with no extra costs!Non-metals
Minimization of unproductive downtimes is a top priority for injection molding machine operators, since this is the only way to have the investment in the machine amortized in the shortest possible time. The WITTMANN W8 and WX robot generations come...