Automation and Robotics

Manufacturer of plastic pipes, Asset International, has installed a new KUKA robot system designed to relieve workers of strenuous milling tasks. more

Oct 13, 2016 2:00 PM Machinery

A Wigan-based manufacturer of office furniture has invested £750,000 in reshoring its operations back to the UK, following an absence of over 20 years. more

Oct 4, 2016 2:16 PM Machinery

Wittmann Battenfeld is making its latest control system the highlight of its exhibit at K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 1:58 PM K 2016

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and Oracle have published a factcard with the key information UK manufacturers need in order to understand, prepare for and capitalise on the opportunities surrounding the 4th industrial revolution (4IR). more

Aug 22, 2016 9:16 AM Industry News

A technology day designed to demonstrate the latest technology and equipment to enable UK manufacturers to unlock value and potential is being held next month. more

Aug 17, 2016 12:25 PM Events

Broadwater Mouldings Ltd, a UK-based fibreglass composite manufacturer, has completed an upgrade to its robotic trimming department that it says will allow it to further develop its worldwide business. more

Jul 14, 2016 3:38 PM Industry News

The Wittmann Group has marked its 40th anniversary with the launch of new products across its range of equipment and products for the plastics processing industry. more

Jun 22, 2016 2:37 PM Machinery

Magic Eight: Reflecting on the creation of Wittmann Battenfeld

On the eighth anniversary of the creation of the Wittmann Battenfeld Group, Managing Director of the company’s UK subsidiary, Barry Hill, reflects on whether the partnership has been a success and how the acquisition is affecting UK sales today. more

Apr 26, 2016 2:00 PM Guest Blog

Engel has provisionally estimated a record turnover of 1.23 billion euros (including Wintec) for the 2015/16 financial year, it revealed at Chinaplas. more

Apr 24, 2016 9:52 AM Chinaplas 2016

At Chinaplas 2016 Wittmann Battenfeld is showcasing a range of state-of-the-art injection moulding technology and peripheral equipment for a market it says “offers great potential for its future”. more

Apr 18, 2016 12:13 PM Chinaplas 2016

ENGEL is using its knowledge of the local market in China to demonstrate systems that not only increase productivity, quality and flexibility, but highlights how regional production, as well as collaboration with local partners can beneficial. more

Apr 18, 2016 11:42 AM Chinaplas 2016

Sales of capital injection moulding equipment in the UK market represent the strongest numbers since 2004, according to figures released today. more

Apr 14, 2016 3:02 PM Machinery

​Sepro Group has announced a new partnership with Japanese company, Yaskawa, for the supply of robots for larger tonnage injection moulding machines. more

Apr 4, 2016 11:20 AM Machinery

Top tips for injection moulding machinery buyers

Making the decision to purchase injection moulding machinery is an investment, and one which it is important to get right. Here, Nigel Flowers, M.D. at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, answers six of the most popular questions asked asked before buying. more

Jan 15, 2016 12:02 PM Guest Blog

At Fakuma, Sepro Group announced it is celebrating its third consecutive year of record sales in 2015. more

Oct 15, 2015 9:45 AM Machinery

Three new lines of SEPRO robots for plastics injection moulding machines with 800 to 5000 tonnes of clamping capacity will make their European debut at Fakuma. more

Fakuma 2015

The installation of a completely automated system at a UK plastics manufacturer has “completely transformed’ the production capabilities of the company, by increasing productivity, quality, reducing costs and minimising waste. more

Jul 31, 2015 12:06 PM Machinery

Sepro Group has signed another partnership with an injection moulding machine manufacturer that will see its Cartesian robots sold as part of a package. more

Jul 28, 2015 11:21 AM Machinery

Billion and Sepro have announced they will offer a “complete equipment package” combining injection moulding machines with robots as they look to achieve a common goal of expanding into new markets. more

Jul 7, 2015 3:11 PM Machinery

FANUC has launched what it says is the “strongest robot in the world.” more

Jun 11, 2015 2:55 PM Machinery

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