Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH


Weird theft doesn't slow exhibitor

April 7, 2015 11:52 am ET

Over the years, Plastics News has reported on some strange trade-show mishaps. But the theft of a truck, and subsequent damage to two Wittmann Battenfeld injection presses, is the weirdest one.


New lead in NPE trailer theft case

April 6, 2015 3:50 pm ET

A pair of suspected tractor-trailer thieves arrested last month just north of Orlando, Fla., has been linked to the truck stolen with Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. equipment in it right before NPE 2015.


Wittmann Battenfeld robots rev up for NPE demonstration

March 31, 2015 11:44 am ET

What if robots ran a NASCAR pit crew? The answer to that question was on display at Wittmann Battenfeld Inc.'s exhibit at NPE 2015.


Thieves steal truck bound for NPE

March 13, 2015 11:37 am ET

Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. had to scramble as thieves stole one of its tractor-trailer trucks with two injection molding presses from a locked staging area north of Daytona Beach, Fla., on March 12 — less than two weeks before NPE 2015.


Wittmann, Illig among machinery firms boosting investments in India

February 27, 2015 1:34 pm ET

GANDHINAGAR, INDIA — Expected growth in the Indian plastics market is leading several global machinery firms to make investments there, including Austria’s Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH, which announced its second expansion there in two years,...


Slow growth continues even as post-recession boom fades

December 3, 2014 12:52 pm ET

The U.S. injection molding press market is growing steadily, but more slowly than during the immediate post-recession boom, according to industry executives.


Sales, orders climbing for Wittmann Battenfeld

October 22, 2014 4:04 pm ET

Equipment maker Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH expects sales this year to increase 7 percent, to 295 million euros, as it said some key markets, including in Europe, were performing better than general economic news might suggest.


Wittmann Battenfeld opening 'full-service' West Coast technical center

September 3, 2014 4:03 pm ET

Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. has leased a 2,200-square-foot suite in Corona, Calif., and is establishing a West Coast technical center.


Wittmann Battenfeld adding machining center in Austria

August 15, 2014 9:42 am ET

Austrian injection molding and auxiliary equipment machinery company Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH is already increasing capacity of the new assembly hall for large machines that it opened last year.


Wittmann highlights 'one-stop shopping' turnkey systems at open house

June 18, 2014 3:29 pm ET

Wittmann Battenfeld Inc., the U.S. unit of the Austria-based machinery maker, sold 456 robots built in Torrington last year, shipped to the United States, Canada and Mexico, President David Preusse said at an open house June 5-6.

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