Preform Moulding

PET injection machines
18.04.2017 | Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) | Holland, Ohio | USA

Plastic Technologies announces new technology for smaller quantity, injection-molded PET preforms to support validation, market tests

Brand owners interested in conducting package validation testing (performance, filling line, shipping, etc.) and small test market distribution before committing to a wider launch now have access to a cost-effective alternative. Additionally, converters needing development and production support also can tap into a new resource. Plastic...

Markets, Preform moulds
03.04.2017 | SIPA | Vittorio Veneto | Italy

SIPA mold refurbishing centers now providing strong support for customers in the Americas

SIPA’s new mold refurbishing centers in North and South America are a big hit. In recent months, we have carried out major projects for some of the most important PET preform producers in the Americas. They include Lorenpet in Brazil, Niagara Waters and Western Containers in the USA. 

SIPA North America has been ramping up its mold refurbishing...

PET injection machines, Markets
23.03.2017 | Netstal-Maschinen AG | Näfels | Switzerland

Thailand's largest Beverage company banks on Netstal's PET-LINE

The Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (“Thai Beverage”) is one of the largest beverage companies in Thailand and the ASEAN region. Thai Beverage has decided to set up its own PET-preform production and, as a result, its subsidiary BevTech Co., Ltd. invested in state-of-the-art and highly efficient PET-LINE machine technology from Netstal. The...

Markets, PET injection machines
17.03.2017 | Netstal-Maschinen AG | Näfels | Switzerland

Used machines as a favorable alternative: Netstal at ReTEC in Augsburg

Netstal is one of the few injection molding machine manufacturers to have specifically offered used machines for a number of years. Used and overhauled premium technology is particularly in demand within emerging markets. Netstal will be co-exhibiting with KraussMaffei at ReTEC in Augsburg (April 25–27, Hall 5, Stand B20).

Preform developements
30.11.2016 | Société Générale des Techniques, SGT France | Rezé | France

A new barrier solution for UHT milk packaging

Specialists in the manufacture of preforms in polyethylene terephthalate (PET), Société Générale des Techniques launched a range of preforms onto the market specially designed to package UHT milk. One year after becoming available, the preforms have already been adopted by the dairy industry.

Management, PET injection machines
31.10.2016 | SIPA | Vittorio Veneto | Italy

SIPA strengthens its partnership with ENGEL in PET preform production systems

SIPA is strengthening its partnership with injection molding machine manufacturer Engel Austria GmbH. The two companies, which already work together on the development and production of SIPA’ large-cavitation system, have finalized an agreement aimed at consolidating their strategic cooperation. This will result in the launch of two additional...

Quality & Diagnostic, Preform moulding, Blow Moulding & Coating
30.09.2016 | IMD AG | Bruegg, BE | Switzerland

The new IMDvista LAYER: Measuring layer thickness of bottles and preforms with terahertz-technology

At the manufacturing stage of bottles and preforms, a quintessential step to ensure consistent quality involves the precise measurement of each layer of plastic. Current techniques for measuring the thickness of mono-layer and multi-layer plastic bottles and preforms are often contact-based, destructive and time-consuming. Ranging from cutting the...

PET injection machines
20.09.2016 | SACMI | Imola | Italy

PET preforms: Parmalat goes for SACMI technology

A new IPS 220 - part of a fully automated production centre, web-connected to maximise performance and efficiency – has been successfully installed and started up. The result: the highest-performing and lightest milk bottle preform on the Italian market and, with “SACMI Total Care”, an Industry 4.0-oriented approach to production and service.

Preform moulding
09.09.2016 | HRSflow | San Polo di Piave | Italy

HRSflow at K 2016: High-performance hot runner solutions – versatility for high-grade applications

At this year's K show, Italian hot runner specialist HRSflow will focus its presentation both on hot runner solutions tailored to the injection molding of complex, large-format parts with multiple gating in the mold and on systems for multi-cavity applications. Practical examples will feature the state-of-the-art FLEXflow technology, a servo-driven...

Preform moulds
21.06.2016 | Milacron | Cincinnati | USA

Milacron's Mold-Masters premium summit-series hot runner seeing major adoption for high end molding applications beyond the medical market

Milacron Holdings Corp. is experiencing rapid adoption of the Mold-Masters Summit-Series premium hot runner across multiple market segments. Originally designed to be a medical molding powerhouse, the Summit-Series is proving very versatile with customers utilizing the stainless steel hot runner to mold premium packaging, personal care goods,...