Taiwanese supplier of plastic injection moulding simulation technology CoreTech System (Moldex3D) has partnered with Austrian machinery maker Wittmann Battenfeld to advance liquid silicone rubber (LSR) injection moulding and smart manufacturing.
Dutch businessman Paul Harkema, the driving force behind Moulding Industries, an investor active in the plastics industry, has again announced two strategic acquisitions within the injection moulding industry.
German manufacturer of technical plastic parts Hans Geiger Formenbau GmbH has overhauled its cable assembly process. The company has now developed and built a new tool that has made it possible to manufacture integrated cable and plug solutions.
In a major strategic move to increase its local production in eastern Europe, Röchling Automotive has started up a new production plant in Kočovce in the north-western district of Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Slovakia.
The Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), located in Co. Westmeath, Ireland, has added a new smart manufacturing cell. The pilot cell combines robots, intelligent sensors and related algorithms to improve process reliability and overall efficiency.