PlastixANZ http://www.plastixanz.com.au/ Your plastics industry information portal for Australia and New Zealand en-us Copyright PlastixANZ.com.au Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:18:45 EST 240 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/img/logo-PlastixANZ.png PlastixANZ http://www.plastixanz.com.au/ Product: Chen Hsong Easymaster Third Generation Servo Drive Series http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={8CEBCEA2-14D3-45EE-9D7A-A37ABB11F19F}Chen Hsong machines are well known across Australia for their quality, reliability and price competitiveness. They are well and truly Australia’s most preferred brand for most materials and wast...Wed, 6 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EST Product: Chen Hsong Jetmaster SVP/2 Large Servo drive series http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={FDFEB0EE-0831-4C77-B754-650872A4F15A}The Chen Hsong Jetmaster SVP/2 Large Servo drive series Driven by a revolutionary intelligent servo system, the Jetmaster-SVP/2 Large power pack combines a fast-response gear pump with a high-pre...Wed, 6 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Cost-performance options expand for EDI® Cast Film Dies http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={18525BB5-8432-42A3-A316-3BCAC2379E68}Nordson now offers Cast Film Producers the proven Uniflow™ Extrusion Die as an alternative to top-of-the-line Dies like the widely used Contour® Die. Nordson Corporation has adapted an ex...Sun, 3 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EST Product: Filling Machines for Artisan Food Producers http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={A0D0EED8-FD53-4B58-9346-334C248534F8}Riggs Autopack is a British manufacturer of high quality volumetric depositors and filling machines. We are an award winning UK market leader with an excellent reputation and supply our equipment to t...Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Product: Genox- Plastic Washing System http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={16C630CE-06F6-4017-97E0-87141486FAF9}Genox Universal Plastic Washing Plants are high performance recycling systems for the recovery of rigid or flexible plastics from derived form various sources, including materials with high contaminat...Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Product: Genox Tyre Recycling Systems http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={44E595A2-E588-4DBB-81E9-3FC0AFD2E3DF}Genox Tyre Recycling Technology End of Life Tyres present a severe environmental problem. Ever increasing traffic volumes, our reliance on motor vehicles, and stricter legislation usable tyre life ...Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Library: Tasman Machinery brings Formech vacuum forming case study http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={1F8E8078-B40C-4CDB-BB41-5CDF5586733C}Tasman Machinery brings Formech vacuum forming case study Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Company debutted new Rigid Packaging business at NPE2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={065DB4FA-414C-4F23-B405-40ADFA9BEB95}On May 7th, BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, announced organizational changes to proactively...Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Product: Genox- V Series Single Shaft Shredders http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={89659852-3AEA-4F1D-B889-1CB9A91A353C}Applications: V Series SINGLE Shaft Shredders are small-medium size reduction machines suitable for processing a wide rage of materials to uniform particle size. The output products created can oft...Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Library: Tasman Machinery introduces Formech Vacuum Forming Machine http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={7D39BBCF-AE82-4AAE-B5C1-E0C7673DB158}Tasman Machinery introduces Formech's Vacuum Forming Machine Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Winery Tops Off Tour with 3D Printed Map of Vineyard http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={8957F038-C7AD-46D8-A2DE-8FBF632B1B2B}Full-color appearance model of vineyard terrain helps winery visitors understand the different subtleties of wine. Wine aficionados already know: the environment in which wine grapes grow impacts t...Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Follow-up order: Pipeline Plastics invested in KraussMaffei Berstorff pipe extrusion lines http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={BF2D6637-BA15-4D21-A96B-ADD1B5C277D8}Pipeline Plastics, LLC of Westlake, Texas (United States) has placed orders with KraussMaffei Berstorff as part of a multi-facility expansion of its HDPE pipe business. The expansion will include the ...Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Wrap up for another successful National Manufacturing Week conference http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={98ECE6B0-770C-4983-943C-3DA7DDEBA6A7}Sydney, Australia– National Manufacturing Week (NMW) has reaffirmed its status as Australia’s most important and established manufacturing showcase, with early indicators pointing to anoth...Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Spotlight on plastics at 2018 AIP Conference http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={77DA65BF-8366-46ED-8CF1-9B4D74D0FA2D}The key role that plastic plays in the packaging industry was a major focus at the recent 2018 Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) conference. The international conference, held at the Marriot ...Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: Half-Day Training Course - The Role of Packaging in Minimising Food Waste http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={0266F5DC-39D0-44C0-A6F9-B32F95C6CB4E}WHERE: Mercure Parramatta, 106 Hassall Street, Parramatta, NSW 2142 TIME: 10 am to 3.30 pm (Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided) PRICE: $350 inc GST - AIP Members, $400 inc GS...Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Library: Tasman Machinery introduces Sumitomo (SHI) Demag SE180EV-A All-Electric Molding Medical Dosing Cups on 2.46-sec Cycle http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={AB0769CC-50D6-418F-A26E-D485568E0164}Tasman Machinery Pty Ltd. introduces Sumitomo (SHI) Demag SE180EV-A All-Electric Molding Medical Dosing Cups on 2.46-sec Cycle Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Congratulation to all 2018 PIDA award winners! http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={1D681DFB-A1C0-463A-94EC-E7701F00CA8E}The winners of the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand were announced in front of over 500 people during a gala dinner at the Marriott Hot...Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Consumer & Lifestyle Inspirations http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={61C043B0-B3A9-48BF-856D-8156C36227A6}Divining Trends The latest trends in the Consumer & Lifestyle Inspirations tool are based on observations of lifestyle, fashion, art, and youth culture. Created in cooperation with Great Centur...Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: AIP TO DISCUSS CONSUMER & ENVIRONMENTAL TRENDS IN PLASTICS: REUSE. RECYCLE. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={3E905539-37E1-45DB-9316-C88B8677D90B}Date: July 4, 2018 Start Time: 3:00 pm End Time: 5:00 pm Location: Mercure Parramatta, 106 Hassall Street, Rosehill, NSW 2142 Cost: Please click on this Link The Australian Institute of Packagi...Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Applied Machinery & Genox providing solutions to Australia’s recycling problems http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={53F50B01-4391-498A-A3E4-4899ABD50F15}The company helping to solve Australia’s plastic waste problem The global problem of plastics pollution and the need for greater sustainability are perhaps the hottest topics in industry circ...Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: The Worlds Fastest Single Head Tester - See the 6LD at NPE2018 - Orlando OCCC West Hall Room W230 Booth 21 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={52FAF641-933D-46E4-86EA-7D4243363BC8}Come and meet with Eric Mattox (North American Technical Sales manager) and take a look at our 6LD in action. The benefits of 6LD's speed? -Simpler operation on one head. -Extends the limit...Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: BILLION SAS and Georges Pernoud North America present on NPE 2018 a 4.0 Plastics Processing Solution for the May 7th to 11th 2018 – OCCC ORLANDO - BOOTH S11103. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={01A2EED1-D2C6-4440-9496-E6197FE27AAB}BILLION SAS (France) and Georges PERNOUD North America (MI) team up at NPE 2018 to present a 4.0 plastics production application. The process combines a BILLION one-shot all electric SELECT 300 Ton in...Tue, 8 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: 3D Systems go with the Flow – Written by Monash Motorsport SAE http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={97099D7D-CC1F-4BD2-9604-BFA046BEE6C6}At 3D Systems, we appreciate the important role industry collaboration plays in educating & empowering future generations of Engineers. No better example of this is through the ongoing sponsorship...Thu, 3 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Made locally. Recycled locally. PVC Recycling in Hospitals program leads the way in circular economy http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={2E3AEC90-8834-4FE2-9434-26AAF9C91135}The Vinyl Council of Australia wishes to clarify some recent reports about its increasingly successful PVC Recycling in Hospitals program. Managed by the Vinyl Council of Australia and its member p...Tue, 1 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Countdown begins to National Manufacturing Week 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={3BC873C9-88F4-41E5-8EE5-3793DC52D806}National Manufacturing Week 2018 will run from 9 to 11 May 2018 at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park.  To register for NMW 2018, visit www.nationalmanufacturingweek.com.au. Sy...Tue, 1 May 2018 00:00:00 EST News: High Heat Polyamides with up to 60% Glass Content All for Metal Replacement with Custom Formulations and Processability http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={0F9338B6-A50B-4759-9A6D-90D8FF203653}“The greater design flexibility of injection molded parts and the fact that they require much less post-process machining enhances the attractiveness of metal replacement projects for OEMs,&rdqu...Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Sacmi a global partner for sustainable packaging http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={CD764678-EBE4-4D24-8AC7-CA25EBE7A919}With the new Sacmi Heroline, manufacturers can make lighter, higher-performing containers while lowering raw material costs, optimising consumption and enhancing logistical efficiency. Every minute...Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST Library: What impact will a plastic bag ban have on the local industry? http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={FF2A81AB-4A1F-46E8-81E4-1BB88F4153E9}In this edition of PlastixANZ Editorial we will be looking at;  Impact on Retail Sales, The alternatives to soft plastic bags, How plastic packaging plays a vital role in our life, and ...Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Time is running out to catch 3M Australia Renishaw Oceania and Supagas at National Manufacturing Week 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={6023CE12-4B5C-4740-84E2-D26C05CDAF23}National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2018 offers a unique opportunity for decision makers and buyers in the manufacturing industry to connect with exhibitors that are delivering the latest technology, re...Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: LANXESS launches a new prepolymer for polyurethane cast elastomers - Low compression set and yet high tear strength http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={2E76A6B2-D975-4D0A-8DF6-84401AB3B955}Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has developed Vibrathane 7085, a new, polyester-based prepolymer for hot cast elastomers. It has MDI end groups (methylene diphenyl diisocyanate) and cures with 1,4...Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Plastic eating system could help solve recycling crisis http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={B0CA3C19-882D-4560-8BB7-8698848B3CFC}As nations around the globe search for new ways of handling waste following China’s decision to stop processing the world’s rubbish, a South Australian man is searching for investors to he...Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: El-Exis SP hybrid concept from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is 20 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={EA7E53DE-76CD-4815-A5FD-5FBF57429949}With a market share exceeding 20 %, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is the leading manufacturer of injection moulding machinery for plastic packaging. Launched twenty years ago, the hybrid El-Exis SP i...Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: ALPS offers unique Total Bottle Inspection Solution http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={FF596CBD-B333-47C2-B011-C5D770A33302}Air Logic Power Systems (ALPS) has joined forces with Swiss company IMD Ltd. to provide the blow molding industry with the first Total Bottle Inspection Solution. ALPS, the recognized leader of&n...Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Sepro will exhibit at Chinaplas 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={52474D47-2ED7-41AC-8D83-D6E4B0116A51}From April the 24th to the 27th, Sepro will exhibit at Chinaplas 2018, the 32nd International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries. Come to the National Exhibition and Convention Cen...Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Emirates Uses SLS Printing For Better Fuel Economy and Supply Chain Efficiency http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={07BCE21F-A891-4832-AF13-CA7FD29A6F12}Flame retardant nylon material and 3D Systems SLS printing help airline lower weight of in-cabin parts for significant operational cost savings opportunity CHALLENGE: ...Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: AHEAD OF INDUSTRY 4.0 AND MOLDING 4.0 WE WELCOME OUR NEWEST INNOVATION THE DRI-AIR DRYER 4.0 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={50183DD9-59E7-4B8A-9D24-064589D7AF19}The buzz in the resin processing industry these days is Industry 4.0, a trend where many technological and digital advances that began with consumer products now are being introduced to the Factory of...Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Australia at the forefront of PVC innovation: industry expert http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={C1B2279F-92ED-4572-BA44-81D18074DDBD}Global demand for high quality PVC is on the rise – and Australian industry can expect to see several innovative new resin developments in the near future. That was the message from the recent S...Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Barryvox® Transceiver from Mammut in innovative TPE/PA multi-component design http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={BC6DBC35-1C6A-46C8-8ED3-B64F5C7523A0}The Mammut Sports Group, based in Switzerland, has substantially advanced its range of locating devices for rescuing winter sports enthusiasts who are buried in avalanches. The range of devices has re...Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Studio System™ for rapid prototyping: Lumenium Virginia-based startup finds opportunity to reduce product development timeline by 25%. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={1EB6FC1A-1BD2-48D2-AC7A-BFF52C19B101}LUMENIUM LLC IS A VIRGINIA-BASED STARTUP developing an innovative family of internal combustion engines. Their Inverse Displacement Asymmetrical Rotational (IDAR) engine is a novel and totally singula...Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Injection molding firm investigates quick-turn mold application identifies 90% cost savings. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={BA983161-3569-45B8-9A82-040856B0364C}BUILT-RITE TOOL & DIE is a mold-making and design firm in Massachusetts with expertise in precision mold manufacturing. They specialize in the production of molds for plastic injection molding. Th...Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Dr. Daniel East Director CSIRO Lab22 Presenting The digitisation of objects – Industrial additive manufacturing for Inside 3D Printing Sydney Conference. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={DD12616D-F1DF-403E-9C87-2E333C72E921}Dr. Daniel East, Director CSIRO Lab22 Presenting The digitisation of objects – Industrial additive manufacturing for Inside 3D Printing, 9th May Conference. Dr. Daniel East, Director CSIRO La...Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST Product: Volastic Hot Runners http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={96626B68-7D97-40B9-9977-B3ED61A5BCD6}Volastic makes leading hot runner and manifold solutions for plastic mould manufacture. They are not just another supplier but stand apart because of their technical innovation. The Volastic hot...Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: Join us at NPE2018 for our exclusive Husky Press Event http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={79BE6C60-E00C-4183-896D-7C6557375DCC}When - Wednesday, 9th May 2018, 9.00AM Where - Orange County Convention Centre, Husky's Booth# W1303, West Hall Kindly register to attend this exclusive tour. Additional ...Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Bossard Australia presents new Industry 4.0 approach to prepare manufacturers for Smart Factory Logistics at National Manufacturing Week 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={C32F34B9-D3A7-4849-93F8-DE56FC6BFEB0}Following on from a hugely successful Melbourne event in 2017 which attracted more than 10,000 attendees, National Manufacturing Week 2018 will feature more than 200 exhibitors and 40 manufacturing in...Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Profile Solutions USA Inc the subsidiary of Gecam Industries/Profile Solutions Australia will participate in Pack Expo East in Philadelphia from April 16-18th 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={FF7907BD-7A5D-4C42-966A-87B2599D904A}Come and visit us at Booth 2124 We will be exhibiting our 6LDV leak tester with vacuum conveyor the worlds fastest single head plastic bottle leak tester able to test to > 14500 small per hour o...Mon, 9 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Special System for 5-layer PP-R Pipe with Fiberglass http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={F8CBE30E-C5FE-4EDE-9C5E-CCE59C3AC1D8}KraussMaffei Berstorff worked in close collaboration with Poloplast GmbH, a leading German plastic pipe manufacturer and long-time customer, to develop a special concept for manufacturing 5-layer PP-R...Wed, 4 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Novel recycling options identified for waste vinyl http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={24FEE910-06EB-4A73-9DDC-4E10C6D5BBEC}An ambitious research project spearheaded by the Vinyl Council of Australia has identified several novel recycling applications in a bid to use the 1.2 million m2 of PVC advertising ban...Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST Product: SCAMI ColorCap Labeling http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={85482E50-67FA-4323-B328-D353A9C1F6A9}Thinking of personalising your packaging, why not use cap labeling solutions? HBM Plastic Technology has the answer with their new SACMI Colorcap Digital Printing solution.   This all in ...Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: CLARIANT TAKES CHINAPLAS 2018 VISITORS ON A FUTURISTIC DRIVE http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={B9C96CED-CE46-4EF8-A41A-6BEA37D02689}Shanghai, March 7, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, steps up a gear for Chinaplas 2018 with an Augmented Reality electric car ready to immerse visitors in an inspiring tou...Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: CLARIANT LAUNCHES RENEWABLE WAXES FOR PLASTICS APPLICATIONS http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={B7A555FE-F475-408A-BE95-C5BD731BA7FF}Tokyo, February 26, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals is introducing a family of high-performance waxes based on a renewable feedstock. Licocare RBW multi-purpose additives ...Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: The elephant in manufacturer’s boardroom Quality failure in global supply chains to be discussed at National Manufacturing Week 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={57D43D57-1690-45AD-B766-0CE407EDA00D}Australia’s largest showcase of manufacturing innovation and inspiration, National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2018, returns to Sydney Showground from 9 to 11 May 2018. The three day event provi...Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: 2018 AIP NATIONAL CONFERENCE http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={905854B1-0AC3-4493-B36C-B95A246C46D6}When: 2-3 May 2018 Where: Mariott Resort, Surfer Paradise, Queensland AustraliaWhen: 2-3 May 2018 Full program, please follow the link:  http://aipack.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018_AIP_...Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: AIP to discuss Consumer & Environmental Trends in Plastic http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={ED47F4FA-212C-4A95-9E5B-608852D63E56}Event details: Date: April 11, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Location: 202 Station Street, Box Hill South, VIC, 3128 To book your place visit http://aipack.com.au/event-registration/?ee=1...Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Through Open 4.0 Sepro Sees Path to the ‘Factory of the Future’ http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={0A433DCB-6863-49A9-968C-4F7D14013234}By Jean-Michel Renaudeau, CEO, Sepro Group For several years, we have been talking about robotic innovation in today’s plastics industry and how important openness and flexibility are to achi...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Sepro America Celebrates a Decade of Remarkable Growth in North America http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={81D67430-7C2E-4C20-B9CE-D7C7E9995924}In August 2017, Sepro America, Warrendale, PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh, celebrated 10 remarkable years of growth in marketing robots and automation solutions to plastic injection molders in North Ameri...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Success 5 Robot from Sepro Offers Big Performance on Small IMMs http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={EB4C6603-6D07-4550-B950-61729E940538}The Success 5, the smallest in Sepro Group’s range of economical, general-purpose Cartesian robots for plastics injection molding, delivers precise, 3-axis servo performance in simple pick-and-p...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Sepro’s Servo-Driven S5 Picker http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={1E4BF858-7FCD-4C85-9FE7-5267DDA86207}The all-servo Sepro S5 Picker is a fast-acting, beam-mounted Cartesian sprue picker, based on the design of the economical Sepro Success range of pick-and-place robots. In its standard configuratio...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: New Small Sepro-Yaskawa 6-Axis Robots Added to 6X Visual Product Line http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={EE635CC7-206B-4B52-A2DE-199088C04DAB}Continuing its already-successful product-development collaboration with Yaskawa-Motoman, Sepro Group (La Roche-Sur-Yon, France) is expanding its 6X Visual family of robots with three smaller 6-axis u...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Sepro Group Announces €11 Million Expansion Of Robot Operations in France and U.S. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={158323F5-9944-4CD4-B164-080C323CB6F6}Following four years of record-setting sales growth, Sepro Group announced a three-phase, €11 million expansion plan. In France, the plan will increase production capacity at Sepro’s headqu...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Sepro: ‘Open 4.0’ Approach Shapes Future through Openness Partnership and Innovation http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={89E14F34-33F5-4969-8B98-590ED150C606}In late 2017, Sepro began talking to plastics injection molders about “Open 4.0,” a company-wide commitment to delivering innovation, integration, connectivity and choice through...Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST Library: Senator Kim Carr to open PVC AUS 2018 conference http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={C5AC90BB-C2F4-41A6-8DDC-7D3A8B4D7AC9}Senator Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, will be giving the opening address at PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future, Australia’s premier vinyl conf...Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST Library: Flight Plastics - New Zealand Recycled Plastic http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={9647C2A5-65E3-4D9B-B2E9-069F0D4CD348}Flight Plastics - New Zealand Recycled Plastic Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Metro Aerospace Introduces 3D Printed Part for Fuel Efficiency in Aerospace http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={227F9647-8D94-41D3-A7A5-560FF7F0406C}SLS 3D printed aerospace parts can provide a fuel savings of 4% at cruise with improved aerodynamics and reduced drag In the aerospace industry, the slightest design improvement can have a staggeri...Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: George Katsanevakis from Sussex Taps talks about sustainability manufacturing in Australia at National Manufacturing Week 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={FD206F63-7B4A-4C2E-8C65-4B7A7B441EFB}George Katsanevakis, Managing Director of Sussex Taps, announced as key speaker at National Manufacturing Week 2018. National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2018 returns to Sydney as Australia’s l...Sat, 10 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Multi feeder precision volumetric additive dosing unit is here. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={A4205DE7-7367-4AC9-85F6-DA50DD0CBC88}With virgin material addtitive mixing, the demand for an excellent mix quality and consistencyof accurate dosing is a must during machine processing. Motan Colortronic has produced a ...Fri, 9 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: REMAKE Project drives Australian recycling options for waste vinyl http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={9371F4B4-468C-4A3E-8365-20D10564C87E}An ambitious research project spearheaded by the Vinyl Council of Australia has identified novel recycling applications in a bid to use the 1.2 million m² of PVC advertising banners sent to Austr...Wed, 7 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Jay Leno’s Garage Achieves Antique Car Replacement Part for One-Tenth the Cost http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={65779E48-B14A-45E4-8259-321E8218D2BF}Jay Leno will be the first to tell you that embracing old cars does not mean embracing old technology. In fact, Leno’s love for old cars has encouraged the exploration of new technology in order...Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Registrations open for National Manufacturing Week 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={88C51F7A-D901-4DBF-B5EA-A2CEA5108382}20 February 2018: Registrations have now opened for National Manufacturing Week (NMW), Australia’s largest manufacturing showcase, which will be held from 9 to 11 May 2018 in Sydney. The...Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Flight Plastics recycles first 1000 tonnes of waste PET bottles http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={8781D7AC-43C3-4DC8-8728-E93A07D1438E}PRESS RELEASE Flight Plastics recycles first 1,000 tonnes of waste PET bottles Wellington: 31 January 2018 After opening New Zealand’s first PET plastic recycling plant in August, Fligh...Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Direct Metal 3D Printing Enables CEEE to Manufacture Lean and Green Heat Exchanger http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={4CF2D300-5EC1-40B3-86C0-F546EF1D4DBB}Direct Metal Printing delivers a 20% more efficient heat exchanger through innovative design for additive manufacturing, produced in weeks not months and with significantly lower weight. The Univer...Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: BOY with XXS and 25 E at the Chinaplas in Shanghai http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={F433D42C-23CC-45ED-9FC1-A85DFB4147AA}From 24th -27th April 2018 this year's Chinaplas will take place. In hall 2H, booth J87, BOY presents with its exhibits XXS and 25E evidences of performance in the field of smaller Injection Mould...Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Clariant Launches New EQius™ Brand for Humidity-Control Packaging Solutions http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={4988C6B8-22AF-4ACB-9228-BCCFA99CE172}- Controlled-atmosphere products united under new name - Healthcare Packaging making announcement at Pharmapack - Includes packets, canisters, caps and bags Muttenz, February 8, 2018 – ...Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Formech check out kayak accessory manufacturers Berley Pro http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={AD8C70BF-AC9C-4D6C-9F30-B3CB56E22A68}Courtesy of Tasman Machinery Pty Ltd Aussie fisherman Martyn Gittens produces accessories for native kayaks. After struggling with a self-build vacuum former, he discovered Formech and upgraded to ...Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: On Demand Appearance Models Help Companies and Customers Win http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={D037883C-0C0C-4430-8784-E6EA16E5943D}Quick delivery of accurate, high quality appearance models advances design outcomes for better products, faster. Anyone in product development can confirm: progress is not always linear. Going from...Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: Breakfast Seminar - Design Optimisation for Metal 3D Printing http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={D065C7DF-6DF7-40DC-86AA-B4AB6DF977F0}Dates - from 6th March. See details below.  Time: 7.30 am to 10am except for Brisbane - 5pm to 7pm. Location - Please click  the 'Register' for more information Cost - Free ...Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo - Sydney http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={9E2D2F70-D7BC-4D31-BCA9-AD31AA1A7D02}Date: 9 - 11 May 2018 Location: Sydney Showground, Sydney, Australia Cost: Fees (See below for member discount) Event Type: Exhibition, Conference The Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo...Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST Library: LANXESS. Quality Works. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={417E22D0-7146-4F88-AFF1-3855ABCF8BEE} Mon, 5 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: National Manufacturing Week 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={74065170-C8DB-4A9B-AF7C-F3C490F1F193} Date: 9 – 11 May 2018 Location: Sydney Showground, Sydney, Australia Cost: Free Attendance Event Type: Exhibition, Conference Email: nmw@reedexhibitions.com.au ...Thu, 1 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: Safety First Conference & Expo 2018 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={D138BBAD-9594-4B4C-968D-B183477237A3} Date: 9 – 11 May 2018 Location: Sydney Showground, Sydney, Australia Cost: Free Attendance Event Type: Exhibition, Conference Email: reply@safetyfirstexpo.com.au...Thu, 1 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST News: PVC AUS 2018 set to debate global plastic issues http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={981AF578-206D-4436-AB71-CD15EBA16033}Significant economic trends and sustainability progress in the PVC value chain will be explored by a host of global experts at the two-day PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future, Australia’s premier v...Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future - Open for Registrations http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={FA70ADF1-28F1-4649-9569-5A52F78B6341}Significant economic trends and sustainability progress in the PVC value chain will be explored by a host of global experts at the two-day PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future, Australia’s prem...Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: Annual Conference On 3D printing & Bio-printing in Healthcare http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={A0A3F7F1-418B-4A06-A67F-BA785F6C816D}Annual Conference On 3D printing & Bio-printing in Healthcare Singapore City, Singapore   August 20-21, 2018 Annual Conference on 3D printing & Bio-printing in Health...Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST Event: METAL 3D PRINTING WEBINAR http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={82707832-B0B6-4D7B-9896-CEB31F0EDFF1}Join us for a LIVE WEBINAR Desktop Metal Ships Their First Studio System Metal 3D Printers The long awaited time has finally arrived for Desktop Metal customers in the pioneer program. The ...Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Husky returns to Interplastica to showcase new packaging innovations http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={331D3B6A-D84C-495E-AE0F-1A1B71DA32F9}News release Thursday, December 21, 2017  BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, today ann...Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST News: New Stratasys 3D Printing Solution for Eyewear Aims to Get Frames to Market One Year Faster http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={6A603217-4376-44AA-B5B6-109F30A520E3}Solution is a response to eyewear designers’ need for a more efficient process, offering a unique combination of stiffness and flexibility, essential for eyewear makers’ prototyping requir...Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST News: LANXESS is committed to materials for new forms of mobility http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={90A84912-FF34-4D94-BCAE-429A0C9371C2}Wide range of applications for engineering plastics Focus on electric drives, autonomous driving, heavy goods vehicles and new logistics concepts Extensive range of materials available HiAnt ...Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST News: Seatools Exhibits Quality with Appearance Models from 3D Systems On Demand Manufacturing http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={DC3E68B2-997E-4F01-88EB-FB3D4F816473}3D Systems On Demand Manufacturing delivers durable and high quality detail 3D printed appearance model display. No matter how many leagues under the sea your underwater problem is, Seatools exists...Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST News: News Rapid Granulator makes major investment to improve productivity and quality control http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={414F39FE-432A-444E-9FD1-BBC9807929FC}Bredaryd, Sweden – October 9, 2017 – Leading size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is making a major investment in machining equipment at its headquarters in Bredaryd, Swe...Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST News: News Clariant launches 3D Printing business to provide solutions for the fast-changing Additive Manufacturing market http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={4C9EBC71-FA84-4DF8-8289-F27D3AACD5A9} Customized & professional 3D printer filaments with unique color options & features for the Additive Manufacturing market Containing high quality Clariant additives, pigments and masterba...Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST News: Platinum Equity to Acquire Husky International from Berkshire Partners LLC and OMERS Private Equity Inc. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={8CE0FB84-6B6F-4B8A-A61C-A31DC4197587}Bolton, Canada – Platinum Equity today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bolton, Ontario based Husky IMS International Ltd. (“Husky”). The transaction is exp...Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST News: How 3D Systems partners with customers to push boundaries http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={7133846F-014E-4A25-B488-7B1A4A8A307A}Despite the 3D printing manuals and how-to’s in circulation around the world and on the web, the fact remains that many 3D printing rules are still mostly guidelines. Capabilities have caveats:&...Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST News: Brand Sources Designs with Smartphones Delivers with 3D Printing. http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={A4E00A6E-29BB-447F-B1C3-B0F98AFB838E} Wiivv Wearables is on a mission to make body-perfect gear accessible to the masses. Its flagship product, a custom shoe insole, has proven to be a good first step and uses a combination of custome...Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST News: PRESS NEWS: 3D Systems Partner of Choice for Large Portion of BMW Additive Manufacturing Processes http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={56395A4C-F7AE-4BA2-80FE-205002E2ABB5}NEWS RELEASE 3-Year Contract Includes 3D Systems’ On Demand Manufacturing Services as Technology and Service Partner - Enabling BMW to Accelerate Customer Innovation Tuesday, Nov 7, 2...Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST News: PVC AUS 2018 - Register now for early bird savings! http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={C1E4FC21-B747-41B8-98B6-C26C2A7EDD7F} 13-15 March 2018 Amora Hotel Jamison, Sydney PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future. The only conference that brings together Australasia’s vinyl value chain to meet, educate, innovate. Bui...Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST News: 3D Printed Casting Patterns Deliver Efficient Solution for Metal Parts Production http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={EB5E0F09-3897-47D7-B2E4-7651E8A75D3E}Investment casting patterns delivered faster and more affordably with 3D printing. As one of the oldest-known metal forming techniques, investment casting remains an effective manufacturing methodo...Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EST News: Philmac Adopts 3D Printing for Prototype Tooling to Enable More Complex Design http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={F2F6ACA7-80EC-4D59-9AC7-ACBDAD39F6A2}3D Systems’ On Demand Manufacturing experts help Philmac find the right process and materials for 3D printed production tooling  Improving the design of a part within a system is rarely ...Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EST News: SACMI sell two more CBF to a Chinese Dairy http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={D3A2842C-E489-4415-B072-CE1DB5FEE35B}A leading Chinese Dairy company in the high growth dairy sector has purchased a further two CBF (Compression Blow Forming) systems to produce Aseptic PE bottles. Following an in-depth analysis comp...Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EST News: Alucaps purchase their 32nd CCM from Sacmi http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={A079E54B-7C5C-4B26-8983-0F7595412409}Alucaps Group are one of South Americas largest supplier of high quality plastic and metal closures to the beverage, food and pharma industries, including the Coca Cola Group. Alucaps has a long-st...Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EST News: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at Fakuma 2017 http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={679D5C1A-31E4-454A-8D15-41BD81A0C7CC}Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH in Schwaig near Nuremberg will use Fakuma 2017 to present a cross-section of its current portfolio of injection moulding machines. Three machines will be d...Sun, 10 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EST News: Continuous Improvements Add Up Over Time http://www.plastixanz.com.au/page.asp?PageID={A5435B52-A2A2-4709-AC37-F015ECC46976}With live scheduling, visualisation and a good shop-floor process in place, how do you make improvements ? How do you get more bang for your buck? Get your team on the floor involved...Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST