Sumitomo Demag

Sumitomo Demag makes the case for IM robots

Sumitomo Demag makes the case for IM robots

Many perceived ‘barriers’ to investment and integration in robotics and automation for injection moulding (IM) are based more on misconceptions and out-of-date information than on current realities. Here, Nigel Flowers, managing director at IM machinery supplier Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK tackles some of those myths, with a focus on packaging moulding markets. Robotic automation in […]

By March 3, 2016 Read More →
Robotics impacting on the plastics industry

Robotics impacting on the plastics industry

Nigel Flowers, managing director of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK, examines the rise and fall of the robotic march in the plastics industry. A growing number of injection moulders are embracing automation with BARA reporting a 75% rise in robotic integration within the plastics industry between 2013 and 2014. This increase is reflected in our own […]

By June 30, 2015 Read More →
Plastics for robotic motion
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