Smart Molding International 1-2023

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The WITTMANN Group looks into the future with optimism 6
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag doubling machine production capacity in China 7
REP Italiana: 50 years of existence and a new director! 7
What to expect with the MedTech supply chain in 2023 8
A positive outlook on the global plastic injection moulding market from Jonas Persson, Rosti Group CEO 9
Braskem acquires taulman3D expanding its portfolio of materials for additive manufacturing applications 10
BTC Europe and Sudarshan Chemical Industries sign agreement on distribution of pigments in Europe 11
Evonik moved North America headquarters to Piscataway, N.J. 11
Victrex invests in new medical device product development centre and manufacturing expansion 12
Eastman board elected new director 13
Klöckner Pentaplast Group announcement – executive leadership changes 13
Carbon announces labor-saving solutions for dental labs at Lab Day Chicago 14
A mono-material toothbrush by ZAHORANSKY and Evonik 15
Optimized hot runner systems for PCR compounds 15
ENGEL to exhibit at Chinaplas 2023 with four machines and more 16
BOY presence in the Far East at Chinaplas 2023 17
Bole Intelligent Machinery invites visitors to Chinaplas 2023 17
molding outlook 18
Molding novelties at K 2022 18
machinery 24
Pharmaceutical primary packaging made of plastic: for a greater degree of safety – from production to usage 24
ENGEL supplied two 8,000-tonne injection molding machines to North America 26
LS Mtron expands its lineup for ‘the ONE*-E’ 30
A big step to the new era in plastic industry: 8500-ton ultra-large injection molding machine delivered 32
molds and tooling 34
Stack molding systems offer increased productivity, flexibility and reduced production costs 34
HASCO multicoupling system – Extension of product range 35
automation 36
End-of-line testing under hygienic conditions 36
Developing robots with empathy 38
periphery 39
Nordson electrostatic spraying systems for mold release industry 39
additive manufacturing 40
Bioprinting solution from ViscoTec relies on THERMOLAST® M 40
New Readyprint™ high performance filaments reduce complexities of open material printing 41
ELIX Polymers and Ayúdame3D join forces to produce solidarity prostheses 42
Nexa3D increases dental 3D printing throughput by 50% with the release of new dental resins and NexaX Workflow 43
Optimized for superior performance 44
There's LATI 3D plastic in the lion that watches over Varese 45
materials 46
Invibio launches implantable PEEK filament for 3D printing 46
A climate-positive solution towards circular economy 47
Developing innovative thin-wall transparent materials 48
simulation & software 50
Moldex3D collaborates with Sumitomo Heavy Industries to link machine and simulation 50