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Moretto drying system cuts costs by reducing energy demand


November 13, 2014 3:34 pm ET

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY — Among a number of product innovations, ancillary equipment producer Moretto SpA, based in Massanzago, Italy, gave particular prominence to its Eureka engineering thermoplastics drying system at Fakuma 2014....

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Borch shakes up executive suite, eyes possible U.S. factory


November 13, 2014 5:31 pm ET

Chinese injection press manufacturer Borch Machinery Co. Ltd. has shaken up its top management team, naming a new chairman and a new CEO in a move it says is designed to help grow in world markets.

Rajoo forms joint venture with Dutch machinery company


November 10, 2014 6:00 am ET

Rajkot, India-based extrusion machine maker Rajoo Engineers Ltd. has formed a joint venture with Meaf Machines BV to make sheet and thermoforming equipment.

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Arburg's Freeformer wins Red Dot design prize


November 10, 2014 2:05 pm ET

Arburg GmbH + Co. KG, the Germany-based injection molding machine manufacturer, has won a Red Dot design award for its first 3-D printing machine, the Freeformer.

Preston steps down as Davis-Standard CEO


November 7, 2014 4:23 pm ET

Machinery manufacturer Davis-Standard LLC is looking for a new CEO after Bob Preston is leaving that top post to become chairman and CEO of another company.

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Color mixer introduced for powder


November 7, 2014 6:00 am ET

Liquid color has been used in injection molding for years, but at Rotoplas, Reduction Engineering Scheer Inc. introduced an inline color mixer for use during pulverizing of powder for rotational molding.

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Shouman launches lab extruder business


November 6, 2014 8:47 am ET

Egyptian film packaging company Shouman Industrial Group is diversifying into the equipment business, launching a unit making laboratory extrusion lines for the European and North American markets.

Air cooling for new pulverizer technology


November 6, 2014 8:16 am ET

Orenda Automation Technologies Inc. unveiled its new pulverizer technology at Rotoplas — using air cooling instead of water for the first time, officials said.

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Maachi sees strong film sales


November 5, 2014 11:37 am ET

Macchi SpA, the Italian maker of blown film lines, generated sales of about 41 million euros ($50 million) in 2013, with just 110 employees.

Reiloy Westland hosts groundbreaking for new HQ factory


November 5, 2014 11:32 am ET

Screw and barrel maker Reiloy Westland Corp will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 11 at the new Maize Industrial Park in Wichita, Kan., where it is building a 55,000-square-foot headquarters factory.

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