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Chen Hsong hopes two-platen sales offset weakness in emerging markets


July 8, 2014 4:12 pm ET

Difficulties in China and key emerging markets hurt profits for Hong Kong-based injection press maker Chen Hsong Holding Ltd. in its most recent fiscal year, but the company pointed to positive developments in selling large two-platen machines that...

Auxiliary equipment bringing new technology, capabilities to the market


July 8, 2014 1:49 pm ET

Attendees of Penn State Erie's Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference learned about the history of auxiliary equipment — and its future.

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India seeks anti-dumping duties against Taiwanese machines


July 7, 2014 4:48 pm ET

The Indian plastics machinery industry is asking its government to impose anti-dumping duties against injection molding machines from Taiwan, its largest source of such imports, an Indian industry trade association told Plastics News.

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Arburg says it will begin selling Freeformer in the US in 2015


July 7, 2014 2:56 pm ET

Arburg GmbH & Co. KG is selling limited numbers of its new additive manufacturing machine, the Freeformer in Germany and — after NPE 2015 — will sell the them in the United States.

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Korneef promoted to president of press maker Boy Machines Inc.


July 1, 2014 3:11 pm ET

Marko Korneef has been promoted to president of Boy Machines Inc. in Exton, Pa., the U.S. unit of the German manufacturer of small-tonnage injection presses.

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Shini enters the US market with robots, automation


July 1, 2014 2:38 pm ET

Taiwanese auxiliary equipment maker Shini Plastics Technologies Inc. has opened a 40,000-square-foot U.S. facility near Atlanta to handle sales and service of Shini robots and hot runners in the United States.

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Argentina's top PVC producer to expand capacity


June 27, 2014 3:04 pm ET

PVC Tecnocom SA, Argentina's leading producer of PVC compounds, paneling and tubing, will debut 1,500 metric tons of new monthly production capacity in July, transforming it into one of the continent's top two producers.

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India's machinery makers seek continued tariff targeting Chinese equipment


June 26, 2014 2:36 pm ET

After winning steep tariffs against Chinese-made injection molding machines, India's domestic machinery industry is accusing the Chinese of continuing to “dump” equipment by using factories in third countries.

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KraussMaffei forms partnership with IPS for service in Middle East, Africa


June 26, 2014 11:52 am ET

KraussMaffei AG has announced that Dubai-based Integrated Packaging Systems (IPS) has become the exclusive partner for the KraussMaffei brand in key markets across the Middle East and Africa.

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KraussMaffei machines headed to China for appliance manufacturing


June 25, 2014 10:00 am ET

KraussMaffei AG has supplied Germany-based BSH Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte with four injection molding machines for use in China, the company has announced.

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