| Global themes | The British Plastics Federation | London | United Kingdom
BPF launch videos to educate the public about plastic
Following international debate on plastic waste at the World Economic Forum last week, the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has released two videos to address public misunderstanding about plastic’s role in society and the best ways to prevent plastic waste.
| Global themes | Starlinger | Vienna | Austria
Starlinger: Production monitoring and optimization with complete software solution GRAFiT 4.0
Detecting machine downtimes before they happen: sounds like science-fiction. But this has long been possible with GRAFiT 4.0, a complete software solution for central production monitoring and digital process optimization. The software is used on Starlinger machinery and allows the operator to…
| Global themes | TetraPak | Lund | Sweden
Tetra Pak collaborates with Hexagon in Smart Plant Engineering Platform
Virtual design and visualisation of entire plant solutions enables the use of digital twin technology and optimal solutions - Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, announces a collaboration with Hexagon’s PPM Division, the leading global provider of…
| Global themes | Krones AG | Neutraubling | Germany
Digital solutions for the service support of the future
The future of service support is becoming progressively more digital. But what for some is still a vision of the future is already corporate reality at Krones: thanks to remote support, Krones’ specialists are available to their clients night and day in the event of unexpected standstills or sudden…
| Bottle developments | Retal Group | Vilnius | Lithuania
Bespoke software creates virtual bottle
Investment in advanced CAD software means RETAL can create precise bottle simulations without incurring the cost or time of prototyping.
| Digitization | TOMRA Sorting | Leicester | United Kingdom
Tomra Sorting Recycling launches Tomra Insight, a powerful cloud-based data platform tomra sorting recycling launches tomra insight, a powerful cloud-based data platform
Web-based data provides actionable information to improve efficiencies, reduce operating costs, and inform wider-reaching strategic decisions.
| Digitization | Husky Injection M olding Systems | Dudelange | Luxembourg
Husky unveils a new groundbreaking digitalized end-to-end manufacturing execution process
Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, hosted a one-day event at its EMEA headquarters in Dudelange, Luxembourg to officially unveil its digital, state-of-the-art Next Generation Operating Model (NGOM). The event was attended…
| Preform moulding | KraussMaffei Group | Munich | Germany
KraussMaffei strengthens customer focus through digital solutions and services
- KraussMaffei expands its classic portfolio to include digital services and product offerings
- To this end the company is establishing the new business unit Digital Service Solutions
- Nadine Despineux will be responsible for Digital Service Solutions from the 1st of July
| Digitization | SIPA | Vittorio Veneto | Italy
SIPA’s revolutionary new Echo digital ecosystem is accessible, interactive, hyper-connected
A revolutionary new digital platform from SIPA will help PET container makers take an important step into Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution. At Drinktec, the Italian PET processing technology specialist is introducing Echo, an open digital ecosystem that connects individuals,…
| Digitization | Netstal-Maschinen AG | Näfels | Switzerland
Plastics 4.0: Netstal to unveil new e-service and cloud-based product monitoring data platform AnalytiX at Fakuma
- Premium support and optimum availability with the new Netstal e-service
- Visual display of machine parameters anytime, anywhere with AnalytiX
- Link ups to KraussMaffei MaXecution and other MES solutions
At Fakuma (Friedrichshafen, October 17-21, Hall A7, Stand 7303/7304), Netstal will be unveiling two…
| Digitization | sesotec | Schönberg | Germany
New chances of connected systems in the plastics processing industry
At the FAKUMA 2017 trade fair Sesotec as trade fair highlights presents Industry 4.0-ready metal separators to trade visitors. The objective of plastics manufacturers and processors is to produce a maximum quantity of products in constant high quality. For achieving this objective the digitisation…
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