Machinery Breadcrumb Home Machinery News Piovan group acquires South Korean automation specialist Piovan Group has acquired TobaPNC, a South Korean automation company specialised in industrial processes for plastics, particularly the transport of plastic powders. News Failed polymer films firm acquired by Hilco Industrial Acquisitions Five months after filing for a suspension of payment, Enkhuizen, Netherlands-based Draka Polymer Films was declared bankrupt on July 11. News K Special: Feddem to display long-fibre pultrusion lines German manufacturer of extrusion and compounding lines Feddem GmbH is exhibiting its portfolio of complete systems as well its long-fibre pultrusion line this October during K2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. News K Special: Sepro to demonstrate automation with IMM partners Sepro Group is inviting visitors to “experience full control” during the K2019 this October in Düsseldorf, Germany. News Wittmann unveils new large-size robot series Austrian machinery supplier Wittmann Group has introduced its latest large-size robot model WX193, designed for applications involving “extremely large parts”. News Sepro, Universal Robots announce cobot partnership French robot maker Sepro Group and collaborative robot builder Universal Robots have signed an agreement in the areas of cobots and industrial automation. News Milacron selling Uniloy to private equity firms News Reifenhäuser’s Open House event highlighted blown film trends At the event, held at Russian plastics processor KZPM, the high point was the new five-layer FFS line seen running in production – the first line of this kind built and supplied by Reifenhäuser. News Marbach adopts QRM approach in production Thermoforming tool manufacturer Marbach is targeting flexible and efficient production with the implementation of the principles of ‘quick response manufacturing’ (QRM). News For Wittmann, 2018 was extremely ‘satisfactory’ With reported sales close to 6% higher than in 2017, the year 2018 was, said Michael Wittmann, Managing Director and CEO of the Wittmann Group extremely ‘satisfactory’. News Sealed Air buying Automated Packaging Systems In a major plastics packaging deal, Sealed Air Corp. is acquiring Automated Packaging Systems Inc. for $510m (€457m). News Davis-Standard adds manufacturing space in China Davis-Standard LLC, the Pawcatuck, Connecticut-based maker of extrusion, converting and thermoforming equipment, is growing in China. News Fanuc extends cobot range with high-strength low-footprint addition Automation and robotic solutions supplier Fanuc UK has unveiled a new collaborative robot which can process heavy workpiece applications in narrow locations. News Cyprus opens first plastics recycling plant Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades inaugurated the country’s first turn-key plastics recycling plant, equipped with machinery from German and Austrian suppliers Linder and Starlinger. Load More Newsletters PNE Weekly e-Bulletin (Weekly) Automotive Newsletter (Monthly) Packaging Newsletter (Monthly) Injection Moulding Newsletter (Monthly) Recycling Newsletter (Monthly) EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.