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Humanoid robot provides inspection service with a smile


October 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Everyone knows robots can improve production and quality. But no one says they can't show a little personality while they're working.

Davis-Standard installs lab line for medical tubing development


October 8, 2014 9:46 am ET

Davis-Standard LLC has installed a lab line at its headquarters in Pawcatuck, Conn., for medical tubing.

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Midwest Coca-Cola improves efficiency with Sidel ECO Booster


October 8, 2014 10:51 am ET

Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling Co., an independent Coca-Cola bottler, added Sidel Group's ECO Booster service on four SBO 14/14 blow molding machines, and Sidel has helped the company make significant reductions on the blowing pressure and the...

Static mixers introduced to improve temperature uniformity


October 8, 2014 10:36 am ET

Charles Ross & Son Co. LPD and LLPD static mixers promote composition and temperature uniformity by increasing turbulence, while keeping pressure loss very low.

Octal honored by Indian toothbrush maker for efficiency help


October 8, 2014 10:33 am ET

Oman-based PET producer Octal Petrochemical has received two certificates of appreciation for quality performance and productivity improvement from Rialto Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., the exclusive contract manufacturer of Oral-B toothbrushes in India.

Starlinger installs new recycling line in Columbia


October 8, 2014 9:56 am ET

Starlinger & Co. GmbH of Vienna, Austria, installed a recoSTAR PET 330 iV+ recycling line in the Andes Mountains, at Eknka de Columbia, SA, which makes fibers, filaments, yarns and resins for textiles at its plant in Medellin, Columbia.

Kiefel punch press can work with variety of thermoforming units


October 8, 2014 9:52 am ET

Thermoforming machinery maker Kiefel GmbH of Freilassing, Germany, reports its KES 85 eccentric punch press can be combined with every lining thermoforming unit for notch-free processing and stacking trays, lids and formed products that have special requirements.

Hand-held temperature probe developed for preform interior


October 8, 2014 9:49 am ET

Plastic Technologies Inc. of Holland, Ohio, has developed a hand-held temperature probe for PET preforms used to produce stretch blow molded bottles.

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Engel showing CC300 control system


October 8, 2014 9:44 am ET

York, Pa.-based Engel North America Inc. will show its new CC300 control, installed on an all-electric Engel e-mac injection press at the MD&M 2014 show in Minneapolis Oct. 29-30.

Additive for low-friction medical parts


October 8, 2014 9:16 am ET

Low-friction medical components are the target of a new additive from Compounding Solutions.

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