Krauss Maffei

News agency Reuters has reported that a Chinese group has made a bid of around one billion euros to buy KraussMaffei Read more


Dr. Frank Stieler will be appointed CEO of the global manufacturer of plastic and rubber machinery and systems, succeeding Jan Siebert on July 27th. Read more


She's electric: The Kunststoff-Institut Südwest (KISW) has commissioned a fully electric KraussMaffei AX-series injection moulding machine. Read more


Sam Anson at Gsell.

Source: Gsell Medical Plastics.

The Swiss are experts in manufacturing—in understanding how things can be made well. Following a tour of selected manufacturers, Sam Anson looks at the roots of the sector, examines recent acquisitions, and picks up on challenges going forward. Read more


KrausMaffei CX Hybrid CleanForm

Source: KraussMaffei.

At Asia's largest plastics trade show Chinaplas which took place in May, German injection moulding machine maker KraussMaffei sold 11 new CX machines to Taiwan-based plastic drug delivery device maker Scandinavian Health Ltd (SHL). Read more


Husky's Technical Centre in Brazil During its World Tour 2013

Source: Husky.

Plastics demand in Brazil was up 8% in Q1 2013 to 15 bn reais (US$7 bn) compared with a year earlier, despite Brazil's economy being "stuck in the mud" (according to The Economist). Husky and KraussMaffei report their experiences in the country. Read more


As the first day of the UK's only dedicated medical plastics trade show drew to a close last night, Sam Anson pulls together the highlights of the day from the show floor. Read more