Tag Archives: automation

Tiny Brush Is Produced in Highly Automated Cell

Engel and two partners will show an interesting display of cell integration at Plastec West that was first shown at K2016 last October. An all-plastic interdental brush developed [..]

Automation/Robots, Consumer Goods, Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Molds & Moldmaking , ,

Move Over Baxter, New Hannover Robots Dazzle

Robots equipped with new lower-price sensors and vision systems hold promise to dramatically improve productivity in injection molding plants. A Boston-based company called Rethink Robotics already has its [..]

Automation/Robotics, Europe, Injection Molding, North America , , , ,

Nypro Doubles Tool Capacity With ‘Cooling’ Robot

Nypro Puerto Rico is currently running a “cooling robot” to reduce production cycle times for a medical packaging jar. The technology innovation results effectively in a doubling of [..]

Cooling/Heating, Injection Molding, Medical , ,

Baxter May Change the Equation For Small US Molders

Visit a high-tech molder anywhere in the world and you will see sophisticated robots in every work cell. That’s particularly true in the United States and Europe where [..]

Automation/Robotics, Injection Molding, Management, North America , ,

NPE2012: Melt-Cube Boosts IML for Syringes

European mold makers take a lot of pride in nifty technical demonstrations at the giant K Fair held every three years in Düsseldorf, Germany.  There will be at [..]

Design, Hot runner systems, In-Mold Decorating, In-mold labeling (IML), Injection Molding, Injection Molding, Medical, North America , , ,