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SEEV-A Platform Introduction Features Two New All-Electric Machine Series, Five Molding Demos

[Strongsville, OH — April 27, 2016]...Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. opened a two-day event today in its Strongsville, OH Technology Center to introduce the North American market to the new SEEV-A Platform of advanced all-electric injection molding machines. The event, which provided technical presentations plus five molding demonstrations on SEEV-A Platform machines from 56 to 562 U.S. tons, was the market's first opportunity to see the new machines in action. Read more...

New SEEV-AHD All-Electric Machine Series Challenges Electric, Hybrid and Hydraulic Machines for Mid-Sized Molding Applications

[Strongsville, OH — January 4, 2016]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag introduced its new SEEV-AHD Series of mid-sized all-electric machines to the North American market today. The SEEV-AHD, with 8 model sizes ranging from 247 to 562 U.S. tons, combines significantly increased specifications with advanced technologies resulting in a substantially different mid-sized machine series. Read more...

Kouloungis and Mullins Join Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Sales Organization

[Strongsville, OH — May 11, 2015]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is pleased to announce the addition of Nick R. Kouloungis and Greg Mullins to its North American sales organization. Read more...

 
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Brings 9 Machines to NPE 2015

[ORLANDO, FL, NPE BOOTH W623 — March 23, 2015]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag opened its NPE 2015 exhibit today with a wide range of machines, new and specialized technologies, market applications and Aftersales capabilities to demonstrate the scope of efficient, profitable molding solutions the company provides molders worldwide."For NPE 2015, we placed a greater emphasis on the diversity of applications and innovative molding solutions. The parts and molding demonstrations are more complex, challenging and incorporate technologies that are new to the market — technologies that expand the capabilities and production efficiencies of injection molding," said John F. Martich III, V.P. and Chief Operating Officer of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag's U.S. operations. Read more...

 
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Demonstrates Innovative  
In-Mold Labeling Technique on the New 
SE-EV-HD All-Electric

[ORLANDO, FL, NPE BOOTH W623 — March 23, 2015]... Focused on bringing innovative molding solutions to the market, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is molding "Safe Handling" cups on its new SE-EV-HD high-duty all-electric at NPE 2015. The patented SH (Safe Handling) Cup from K-M Planning Ltd. is designed with ribs that protect the hands from the heat of the hot soup or beverages in the cup. Read more...

 
SE-EV All-Electric Demonstrations of New Technologies Highlight Machines' Flexibility, Precision and Molding Stability

[ORLANDO, FL, NPE BOOTH W623 — March 23, 2015]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag's advanced SE-EV all-electric is being featured in two molding demonstrations in the company's NPE 2015 booth to demonstrate the exceptional flexibility, precision and molding stability of the machine series.An SE50EV (56 U.S. tons) is molding a 4.46-gram PC drawing stencil in a single cavity, 3-plate cold runner mold using Y-HeaT technology from Yamashita Electric Co., Ltd. And an SE100EV is molding 1000-ul medical pipettes using a dual-gated concept tool from Cavaform International, LLC. Read more...

 
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Hybrid Systec Servo Demonstrates C02 Gas-Assist Injection Molding in NPE Booth W623

[ORLANDO, FL, NPE BOOTH W623 — March 23, 2015]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is demonstrating a new C02 gas-assist technology on a hybrid Systec 280 Servo. A single-cavity, cold runner mold from Treo Manufacturing, LLC is producing a long, hollow, 680-gram, PC grab handle. Read more...

 
Water Bottle Caps Will "Fly Right By" in NPE Booth W623

[Strongsville, OH — January 15, 2015] ... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that it will team up with several key partners at NPE 2015 to "meet or beat" the world-record the company set for water bottle cap production in 2014. Exhibiting in NPE Booth W623, Sumitomo Demag will run an El-Exis SP 420 molding a 29/25 water bottle cap with tamperevident band molded by mechanical slides. The high-precision, 96-cavity hot-runner mold is being supplied by Plastisud (NPE Booth W7550). The lightweight 1.2-gram HDPE caps are designed for still (non-carbonated) water. The mold was specially designed and built by Plastisud, France, to achieve consistent high-precision parts at an ultrahigh- speed cycle while still using the conventional, proven method of part ejection utilizing clamp and ejector stroke. Read more...

 
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to Demonstrate High-Precision Micromolding of 0.775mm-Diameter Medical Part at NPE 2015

[Strongsville, OH — January 15, 2015] ...Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that one of the injection molding solutions it will feature at NPE 2015 (Booth W623 ) will be a micromolding demonstration of a POM gear that plays a vital role in a unique new cataract surgery device developed by Eye Care and Cure (ECC) of Tucson, AZ (eyecareandcure.com). An SE30DUZ direct-drive all-electric equipped with the SL Screw assembly will mold a 0.524-gram gear that rotates the surgical blade in the new I-core Capsulorrhexis Instrument from ECC. The gear will be molded in a Sansyu FineTool (Takahama City, Japan) single-cavity cold-runner mold on loan from micromolder Makuta Technics of Shelbyville, Indiana (makuta.com). Read more...

 
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to Introduce SE-EV-HD High-Duty All-Electric at NPE 2015

[Strongsville, OH — December 16, 2014]...Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that it will introduce the SE-EV-HD all-electric to the North American market at NPE 2015, March 23 - 27 in Orlando (Booth W623). The new high-duty (HD) models of its flagship SE-EV Series are specifically designed for thicker-walled parts including complex parts with a combination of thin and thick walls. An SE180EV-HD (202 U.S. tons) will be demonstrated at NPE. Other model sizes for the Japan-manufactured machine will include 100 and 130 metric tons (112, 146 U.S. tons). Read more...

 
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Expands North American Sales and Service Organizations

[Strongsville, OH - August 19, 2014] ...Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has expanded its North American sales and field service organizations in recent months with the following new appointments and hires:

  • Appointment to International Sales Manager: Masaaki Michishita
  • Appointment to Technical Sales Manager - Packaging: Michael Uhrain
  • Two new direct sales representatives in Illinois and Texas: Dan Anderson and Jeremy Krismer
  • A new international field sales associate: Jun Akimoto
  • New sales representation in the Pacific Northwest: Shaw and Christler Equipment Technologies LLC
  • Area Service Manager for the Northeast and Southeast: David Smith
  • New Field Service Engineers in Illinois, Tennessee, California and Connecticut: Cesar Rosales, Roy Lawson, Manuel Camez and Mike Harrold Read more....

 
April 10 Grand Opening of New Technology Center in Strongsville, OH, to Feature
7 Molding Demos

[Plastec West — February 12, 2013]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that the company will hold a grand opening for its new Technology Center on April 10, 2013, in Strongsville, OH. The one-day event will feature seven molding demonstrations, including medical, automotive, electrical, construction, ultra-high-speed thin-wall packaging and closure applications..."For the April 10 event we are opening our doors to all injection molders — Sumitomo, Demag, Van Dorn and Newbury customers as well as injection molders running other brands of machines," said John F. Martich III, Chief Operating Officer of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag's U.S. operations... Read more....

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SE75EV All-Electric Demonstrates Benefits
of Z-Molding's Flow Front Control System

[Plastec West — February 12, 2013]...Sumitomo (SHI) Demag (Booth 4279) presented the innovative technology of its SE-EV Series advanced all-electric machine for visitors at the combined Plastec West/MD&M West 2013 trade show in Anaheim, CA. For its West Coast debut of the all-electric machine, an SE75EV C250 / 36mm (84 U.S. tons, 750 kN clamping force) is running a specialized 8-cavity electrical bobbin mold... Read more...


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Places SE-EV All-Electric at UMass Lowell's New Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center

[Norcross, GA — Novebmer 5, 2012]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that the company has placed an SE-EV Series advanced all-electric injection molding machine in the new Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC) of the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell). Read more...


John F. Martich III Named Chief Operating Officer

[Norcross, GA — July 2, 2012]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has appointed John F. Martich III Chief Operating Officer of the company's two U.S. operations: Sumitomo (SHI) Plastics Machinery (America) LLC in Norcross, GA, and Van Dorn Demag Corp. in Strongsville, OH. In his new role as Chief Operating Officer, Martich will lead all business operations of both companies. Read more...


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Brings 12 Machines to NPE 2012

[NPE 2012, Orlando, FL]... Supporting the Society of the Plastics Industry's NPE 2012 theme of "The Return of the Machines." Sumitomo (SHI) Demag opened its NPE 2012 exhibit with ten machines in Booth 2103 plus two more machines in other exhibitor booths. Read more...


El-Exis SP Demonstrates Speed and Precision With Waterfall of Over 150,000 Bottle Caps Per Hour

[NPE 2012, Orlando, FL]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag introduced the El-Exis SP to the North American market today with two ultra-high-speed, high-precision demonstrations. Read more...


New SE-EV Advanced All-Electric Redefines Precision, Energy Efficiency and Molding Stability

[NPE 2012, Orlando, FL]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag introduced the SE-EV advanced all electric (55 to 198 U.S. tons) to the North American market today with two high-speed, high-precision demonstrations. Read more...


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Demos New SL Screw Assembly in Medical Micromolding Application

[NPE 2012, Orlando, FL]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag introduced the SL screw assembly to the North American market today with a highprecision medical micromolding demonstration. Read more...


EL-EXIS SP to Make North American Debut at NPE 2012

[Norcross, GA, February 21, 2012]... Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that it will make the North American debut of its El-Exis-SP ultra-high-speed hybrid series of injection molding machines at NPE 2012, April 2-5 in Orlando. Read more...