DarWIN research project accelerates multi-manufacturer machine learning

The Fraunhofer spin-off plus10 has been conducting application-oriented research together with the South German Plastics Center SKZ. As part of their DarWIN research project, new AI-based process optimization tools have been developed specifically targeting injection molding machines. Sumitomo (SHI) Demag was selected to perform the final series of comprehensive research tests. A beacon for automated…

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to Exhibit at FAKUMA 2021

At Fakuma 2021, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig, will present numerous new products, focus on sustainability and unveil solutions for modern networking via Industry 4.0. Shown above is an all-electric IntElect 130/520-450, including an LSR package, that will demonstrate the production of a 16-cavity freeform automotive axial seal. Read more…

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Announces U.S. Personnel Additions and Appointments

Bob Brady has joined the company in a newly created position as Business Development Manager – Medical/Healthcare Dan Anderson has rejoined the company as a Regional Sales Manager Tony Marchelletta has been appointed National Sales Manager for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America Chad Mefford has been appointed General Manager of Sales and Georgia/Illinois…

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and BASF Develop New Manufacturing Cell for High-Performance Polymers

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s IntElect 1000 kN injection molding machine performs in BASF’s injection molding pilot plant Innovative manufacturing cell to produce a wide range of different test specimens Fully-digitized robotic processing and digital integration Read more…

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Continues Investment in U.S. Operations While Supporting Molders During the Pandemic

Teamwork, uninterrupted operations and large U.S. inventory provide important support for molders during the pandemic New facilities and improved equipment, logistics and efficiencies focus on meeting needs of U.S. market Read more…

K-2019: Enhanced El-Exis SP Delivers Ultra-High Speeds with up to 20% Less Energy Consumption

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH continues to enhance the energy credentials of its El-Exis SP range, which remain the fastest packaging injection molding machines in the world market today. … Consuming up to 20% less energy than its predecessors, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is bringing two energy-enhanced El-Exis SP machines to K-2019 – a large…

Chicago Tech Center Grand Opening Postponed

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that it is postponing the grand opening of its new Chicago Tech Center that was scheduled for April 22-23. The decision to postpone the two-day event was made to protect customers, supplier partners and company employees and ensure that company resources are focused on supporting customer requirements during this difficult…

Business-Related COVID-19 Update from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

At Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, our customers come first. As a supplier to you and your business, we continue to closely monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and we strive to ensure the health and safety of our employees so that they are better able to serve you. We know that continuing production is a high priority…

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Announces Phase Two of U.S. Expansion Plan

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. today announced Phase Two of its 2019 Expansion Plan in support of the U.S. injection molding market. Phase Two of the plan includes the addition of a new facility and Tech Center in the Chicago area and a new Training and Demo Center in Anaheim, CA. This…

New 1124 U.S. Ton El-Exis SP Ultra-High-Speed Hybrid Introduced at K 2019

Schwaig, October 16, 2019 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH launches what is believed to be the largest and most energy efficient packaging machine in the current global market. Unveiled at K-2019, the El-Exis SP 1000 (1124 U.S. tons) responds to market demands from injection molders specializing in pail production and other large-scale packaging…