Plastics Industry News
繁體 | 简体
Technology
Applications
普旭真空设备国际贸易(上海)有限公司
Main > Daily Market News > Article Content
| Print | Submit Article |
Last Page | More | Next Page
Keywords of this article:  injection molding 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
medical 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
automotive 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
packaging 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
injection mold 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
Granulator 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
SmartPower servo hydraulic injection molding machine.
SmartPower servo hydraulic injection molding machine.
Photo: 123

The global manufacturing sector suffered from a slowed economy in 2015, but a slight adjustment would be good for the long-term development of the industry, according to the Wittmann Group, an Austrian injection molding machine and automation equipment supplier.

 

Expectedly companies would struggle in such hard times, but Jonathan Ching, Managing Director of Wittmann Battenfeld (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, views the situations from another angle.

 

The market will not stay red hot forever. If a company is fully occupied for too long, it would be difficult for it to make long-term judgment, and some important aspects, like R&D for the future, could be overlooked,” he said.

 

Automation turns the tide

 

Labor shortage and rising wages have made life difficult for the Chinese manufacturing sector. Wittmann Battenfeld sees it as an opportunity, offering injection molding and automation solutions for those who are determined to turn the tide.

 

While the market trend is favorable for Wittmann, Ching said the company still needs to work hard and supply high-quality machines for plastic processors to achieve automated production.

 

For example, our SmartPower servo hydraulic injection molding machine is intelligent and energy-saving, but that is only a starting point,” he explained. “The precision, efficiency, machine size and other equipment connections have to be fine-tuned to suit individual needs.”

 

To be more cost-effective, the company made the decision to manufacture locally in China.

 

At present, Wittmann has a factory in Kunshan, which is responsible for the production of automation equipment, in addition to more than 10 operational offices around China. Three to four new offices will be added this year to better serve the customers, according to Ching.

 

Optimism in automotive

 

Knowing the market well is important for a company to stay on top in fierce competition. Therefore, detecting the trends and identifying the user-markets so as to provide customized solutions for customers are a winning formula of Wittmann.

This year, the company specially targets new energy vehicles in the automotive industry. “The auto sector is upgrading, from being labor intensive to technology intensive, while moving out to Southeast Asian countries is also a trend. However, domestic demand in China is still strong, and I’m optimistic about it.”

 

Wittmann Group’s injection molding machines, auxiliary equipment and automation solutions are widely used in such industries as medical, packaging, electronics, automotive and home appliances.

 

The list of products include the new W838T robots, W808 and W818 robots for small machines, as well as W818TS with telescopic stroke; DRYMAX Aton 2 F30 segmented wheel dryer is a standout in drying equipment; mold temperature controller offerings include TEMPRO basic C90, TEMPRO basic C120 and TEMPRO C140.

 

In addition, Wittmann also supplies MAS series granulators and screenless granulator such as Minor 2 and Junior 2 Compact; feeders like FEEDMAX B and FEEDMAX S3; as well as DOSIMAX dosing system and GRAVIMAX B34 polymer blender.

(Booth: E3K21)

Related Articles  
Wittmann Battenfeld investing €15 million ...
Wittmann Battenfeld strives for total solu...
Wittmann Battenfeld with smart injection m...
How an automated, zero defect manufacturin...
Engel trend.scaut automotive conference re...
Stäubli shows off SMED technology for fast...
Related Supplier
KEBA AG
WITTMANN BATTENFELD (SHANGH...
浩亭(珠海)貿易有限公司
海天塑机集团有限公司
FU CHUN SHIN MACHINERY MANU...
海天塑机集团有限公司
We are collecting readers' comment for improving our website. If you are willing to help, please CLICK HERE to complete a survey. Your comments matter.
Write a mail to the editor
Copyright © Adsale Publishing Limited. Any party needs to reprint any part of the content should get the written approval from Adsale Publishing Ltd and quote the source "China Plastic & Rubber Journal (CPRJ)", Adsale Plastics Website - www.AdsaleCPRJ.com. We reserve the right to take legal action against any party who reprints any part of this article without acknowledgement. For enquiry, please contact Editorial Department.  [Want to use this report?]
Name
Company Name
Job title
Email (will not be published)
Comment
Recent Comment
Legal Statement | Privacy Policy
Remarks: Publication of the comments is at editor's discretion.
Register a New Member
海天国际控股有限公司
COSTRUZIONI MECCANICHE LUIGI BANDERA S.P.A
裕克施乐塑料制品(太仓)有限公司
埃维恩(上海)机械有限公司
普立万聚合体(上海)有限公司
广东联塑机器制造有限公司
DAVIS-STANDARD, LLC
HOSOKAWA ALPINE AG ABT. FVF

Supplier Highlights
AVIAN (SHANGHAI) MACHINERY CO., LTD. DAVIS-STANDARD, LLC
GUANGDONG LIANSU MACHINERY MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. HAITIAN INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LIMITED
HAPPYWAY AUTOMATION CO., LTD. OECHSLER PLASTIC PRODUCTS (TAICANG) CO., LTD.
POLYONE SHANGHAI CO., LTD.
WITTE PUMPS & TECHNOLOGY GMBH
Useful Links
Special Committee of Profiles Doors & windows, CPPIA
British Plastics and Rubber (BP&R)
NanoMarkets