November 2017

Stratasys debuts next-generation 3D-printed medical models

3D printing technology pioneer Stratasys introduced BioMimics, which provides highly realistic, functionally accurate 3D-printed replicas of complex anatomical structures. Available as a service through Stratasys Direct Manufacturing in North America, BioMimics empowers more effective…

Skorpion Engineering accelerates development of luxury car prototypes by 50%

Additive technology provider Stratasys Ltd. has delivered the tools to specialist automotive service bureau Skorpion Engineering enabling it to produce complex automotive prototypes 50% faster than would be achievable through traditional methods employing…

Hennecke is buying OMS Group in machinery industry consolidation

German polyurethane machinery maker Hennecke is purchasing Italy-based OMS Group of Milan in a deal that is expected to close in December. “With this purchase, two technological leaders in the polyurethane machinery business are…

BASF and BigRep set to partner to develop industrial 3D printing materials

The global chemical company BASF and BigRep, the Berlin-based technology start-up, have announced the two companies are set to form a partnership to jointly develop industrial 3D printing materials. The imminent strategic alliance…

11th European Thermoforming Conference in Rome

Rome will be the venue, of the 11th European Thermoforming Conference on 15th and 16th March 2018. This main event of the European thermoforming industry will be organised again by the European Thermoforming…

ISTMA Europe fall meeting held in Celje

Hosted by TECOS – Slovenian National Association, meeting was chaired by the new ISTMA Europe President, Joaquim Menezes, which presented his Presidency program for the three-years mandate leading the European group. Representatives from…

HRSflow’s HPgate enlarges molding process window

Any time the process window can be opened to provide more optimal molding conditions, molders love it. With its new HPgate, hot-runner specialist HRSflow introduces an innovative, quality-enhancing, cost-saving valve gate technology for the…

New HASCO flat ejectors with two or four corner radii

Flat ejectors are the preferred type of ejector for areas of injection moulds that are critical from the design angle, such as ribs or bars. The new HASCO flat ejectors are noted for…

Constantia Flexibles introduces packaging concepts for the digital age

With the packaging segment of the plastics industry experiencing rapidly increasing growth, innovation and creativity are critical to competitiveness. Beginning this month, Constantia Flexibles offers a unique solution for interactive food and pharmaceutical…

Arburg’s Gestica system is “the control system of the future”

Arburg says it will continue to use and develop its Selogica control system on its injection molding machines, but that its newer Gestica system is “the control system of the future.” The Gestica…

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