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

[July 22, 2019]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH continues to enhance the energy credentials of its El-Exis SP range, which remain the fastest packaging injection moulding 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 and a small version. Catering specifically to the packaging moulding markets, the ultra-high speed range ensures manufacturers never need to compromise on quality, production efficiency or sustainability. Read more


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Unveils K-2019 Machinery Line-up

[July 9, 2019]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH will unveil its fastest, most energy efficient, sustainable, data driven integrated machine line-up at K-2019, Hall 15, Booth D22. Presenting five machines, the company is continuing its staunch focus on delivering “Precision. Power. Productivity.” to plastic molders globally. Read more


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Announces Phase One of 2019 U.S. Expansion Plan

[Strongsville, OH — February 4, 2019]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. today announced Phase One of its 2019 Expansion Plan in support of the U.S. injection molding market. Phase One of the company’s plan includes the move to a new, larger facility and Tech Center in the Atlanta area. The 74,000 sq ft facility, which will open February 25, 2019, is almost triple the size of the Norcross, GA, facility that it will replace. Read more


SE180EV-A All-Electric Demonstrates Injection Compression Plus IML for Packaging Applications

[Orlando, FL — May 7, 2018]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. opened its NPE 2018 exhibit with a unique packaging demo today that combined injection compression molding plus in-mold labeling for a container lid molded on an SE180EV-A all-electric. Read more


New Auto Color Change System Cuts Changeover Time and Reduces Labor, Colorant Use and Scrap

[Orlando, FL — May 7, 2018]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. introduced today a new, fully automatic, fast color change system for its injection molding machines. An SE50EV-A all-electric machine demonstrated the new system by molding PP vacuum cleaner fan blades on a 14-sec cycle. Read more


SE30DUZ Demonstrates Micro Molding of Challenging, High-Clarity, DNA Sample Collection Tubes

[Orlando, FL — May 7, 2018]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. highlighted the exceptional micro molding capabilities of the SE-DUZ all-electric and SL Screw Assembly in its NPE booth today by molding high-precision, high-clarity DNA sample collection tubes. The parts are being molded using a Sansyu FineTool (Takahama City, Japan) single-cavity cold-runner mold on loan from micro molder Makuta Technics of Shelbyville, Indiana. Molded of high-flow PP,the tubes’ wall thickness is just 0.250 mm over the 12 mm length cone and the parts weigh a mere 0.055 grams each. Read more


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Brings 556 U.S. Ton All-Electric to NPE for Automotive, Gas-Assist Demo

[Orlando, FL — May 7, 2018]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. brought an SE500EV-AHDall-electric to NPE 2018 to demonstrate how the fast clamp speed and robust specs are making this machine a game changer for automotive and other market segments molding mid-to-large sized parts. To demonstrate the machine’s capabilities, it will be molding a 23.5-inch, long-flow-length, gas-assist (N) automotive-type part with a single-cavity hot runner mold on loan from Sajar Plastics in OH. Read more


El-Exis SP 300 Molds Over 130,000 Precision Caps Per Hour in NPE Booth W3045

[Orlando, FL — May 7, 2018]…To open its NPE 2018 exhibit, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. demonstrated fast-cycle, high-cavitation caps molding on its ultra-high-speed El-Exis SP hybrid. Molding over 130,000 caps per hour, a waterfall of 72 caps is ejected from the z-moulds hot runner mold on a sub 2-second cycle. The HDPE (MFI 7) material for the 1-gram caps was contributed to the demo by NOVA Chemicals. Read more


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to Bring 12 Machines to NPE 2018

[Strongsville, OH — March 5, 2018]…Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America, Inc. reported today that it will bring twelve all-electric and hybrid machines to NPE 2018. The machines, which will be located in the company’s booth (W3045) as well as the booths of four other exhibiting companies, will present a diverse range of molding applications. The size range will span from 33 to 562 U.S. tons. Read more


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