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Fakuma 2014

Riding the trade show roundabout

The past month has been a blur of trade shows, exhibitions and events as silly season hits plastics. Despite the whirlwind, the overriding positivity from two of Europe’s flagship fairs indicates that the industry will exit 2014 on a strong footing. more

3 Nov 2014 09:52 Leanne Taylor's Blog

Over the course of the last few months, major machinery manufacturers have exhibited at some of Europe’s biggest trade shows, showcasing their latest technology, developments and upgrades. Leanne Taylor reports on results, forecasts and trends. more

3 Nov 2014 09:44 Machinery

At Fakuma 2014, Haitian and Zhafir have introduced their latest products especially for the European market. more

17 Oct 2014 14:19 Fakuma 2014

Engel has reported it has sustained the high levels of growth it saw in 2012/13 with a projected seven percent increase in turonover when its current financial year ends next year. more

16 Oct 2014 14:45 Fakuma 2014

With sales and market share growing in almost all global plastics markets, Sepro Robotique said it expects to close 2014 with all-time record turnover for the second year in a row. more

16 Oct 2014 08:59 Fakuma 2014

Wittmann Battenfeld said its forecast for overall sales in 2014 at some €295 million was “pleasing”, however, the company was hoping to break the €300 million barrier. more

15 Oct 2014 14:57 Fakuma 2014

At Fakuma 2014 Arburg said that it was enjoying “particularly positive” results from its UK subsidiary thanks to the continued re-shoring of production to the country. more

14 Oct 2014 17:51 Fakuma 2014

This year’s Fakuma is dedicated to all aspects of plastics processing, from traditional technology to innovative new applications, say the show’s organisers. more

14 Oct 2014 01:00 Fakuma 2014

At Fakuma BASF is inviting visitors to its stand to enjoy a coffee from a capsule made from its latest plastics before taking a seat on a chair also manufactured from products in its portfolio. more

8 Oct 2014 16:47 Fakuma 2014

Recycling machinery manufacturer, NGR, is showcasing its A:GRAN-Series for the processing of awkward waste plastics at Fakuma this year. more

8 Oct 2014 16:26 Fakuma 2014

Managing Director of Wittmann Battenfeld, Georg Tinschert, talks all things sustainable ahead of the company’s appearance at Fakuma. more

8 Oct 2014 16:22 Fakuma 2014

IML Xperts, a service provider and turnkey supplier for complete IML systems, is exhibiting for the first time at Fakuma 2014, where it is unveiling its 3D Full Cover IML for manufacturing fully decorated containers made with cost-effective standard more

8 Oct 2014 16:11 Fakuma 2014

KraussMaffei is expanding its range of injection moulding machinery with additions its says makes its portfolio “more powerful, more energy-efficient and more versatile.” more

8 Oct 2014 15:16 Fakuma 2014