Arburg event celebrates powder injection molding

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: July 3, 2013 2:54 pm ET
Updated: July 3, 2013 2:55 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Product News
Companies & Associations

Two hundred invited guests from 25 countries journeyed to Lossburg, Germany, to celebrate 50 years of powder injection molding expertise at Arburg GmbH + Co. KG., on June 5-6.

The centerpiece was an international conference with 16 presentations by PIM experts from Europe, Asia and North America.

Attendees also toured the Arburg Customer Center, where seven presses molded parts such as stainless steel tubes for orthodontic braces, zirconium oxide drill bits for the dental sector, precision hard-metal milling cutters with interior threads and intricate molded wheels for a miniature Märklin locomotive. Arburg also demonstrated ceramic injection molding by turning out triangular ceramic cups and a key chain with two moving parts. In 1963, a German company, Feldmühle AG (today CeramTec Group), molded the first ceramic part on an Allrounder 200 AS press: a pigtail thread guide for the textile industry.

The company’s U.S. operation, Arburg Inc., is in Newington, Conn.

Tel. 860-667-6500, email usa@arburg.com.


Comments

Arburg event celebrates powder injection molding

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: July 3, 2013 2:54 pm ET
Updated: July 3, 2013 2:55 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Conair simulating clean room environment

March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

Conair Group (Booth W2143) is displaying a simulated clean room environment at NPE 2015 to show off its reinvented MedLine-brand line encompassing...    More

Dinamec boosting plastic removal capabilities through Schwing Fluid

March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

Dinamec Systems LLC of Acworth, Ga., is boosting its plastic removal and paint stripping capabilities through an exclusive North American...    More

Image

Kautex showing off an extrusion blow molding machine at NPE

March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

After 80 years in business, Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH officials know good old-fashioned word of mouth is often the best way to reach more customers.    More

Image

Bubble cooling technology offers quick return on investment

March 25, 2015 9:52 am ET

Gloucester Engineering (Booth W6744) claims its new, retrofitable bubble cooling technology can boost blown film output by as much as 20 percent,...    More

Progressive's AST Technology takes mold monitoring to the cloud

March 25, 2015 9:27 am ET

AST Technology's CVe Live software monitors an injection molding machine and stores the information in the cloud so molders and OEMs can access the da...    More

Market Reports

Flexible Packaging Trends in North America

North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.

For more insight on growth opportunities, drivers of growth and the outlook for 2015, download this report.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events