Milacron to display the Plastics Industry's most comprehensive and groundbreaking product offerings in two booths at K 2016
Cincinnati, OH – August 15, 2016 – Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announce their upcoming presence at K 2016, the world’s largest Plastics trade fair. K 2016 will take place October 19-26th in Dusseldorf, Germany. Milacron will be displaying its Advanced Plastics Processing Technologies (APPT) featuring Milacron, Ferromatik and Uniloy product branded injection, PET, blow and extrusion offerings in Hall 15 Booth C06. Milacron’s Melt Delivery and Control Systems will be in Hall 01 booth A39 featuring Milacron’s product brands Mold-Masters, DME, TIRAD and CIMCOOL. Customers will be offered shuttle service between the booths in order to get a full glimpse of the Milacron portfolio working together in the two booths.
The industry’s only integrated plastics processing provider, Milacron has combined the individual strengths of industry leading product brands Ferromatik, Mold-Masters, Uniloy, DME, TIRAD, Kortec and CIMCOOL. Technologies such as injection, PET, co-injection, extrusion, hot runner systems, control systems, blow molding and mold technologies have been unified to create the industry’s most comprehensive integrated plastics solutions provider.
At K 2016, Milacron will illustrate how its new integrated approach, as well as its rich portfolio of products, provides customers with engineered solutions. Visitors to Milacron’s booths will be able to take a closer look at the future of plastics processing technology.
"K 2016 provides us with the opportunity to show the world what’s new at Milacron. There are so many exciting developments happening at Milacron, our focus remains on ensuring our customers succeed. It’s been over a year and a half since we combined the industry’s leading plastics processing brands under one roof," said Tom Goeke, CEO of Milacron. "K is a truly international trade show and it’s the ideal platform for us to showcase our innovative technologies and products, and demonstrate to customers how Milacron can help them succeed through our innovative, end-to-end service solutions."
Here’s just a sample of what visitors can expect from Milacron at K 2016:
Injection Molding Machines
Milacron’s Innovative PET Preform System with Co-injection Barrier Technology – Hall 15-C06
Milacron re-entered the PET machine market at NPE 2015 and will mark its European debut at K 2016. The M-PET 300 , a servo-hydraulic PET system, which combines key components across Milacron’s product portfolio – machines, clamps, injection unit, end-of-arm tooling, hot runner, mold and robots – into a single solution. The M-PET series offers leading edge performance and low energy consumption plus new options for post mold handling at an attractive price-to-performance ratio. The system operates with Milacron’s Preform Tooling, as well as existing industry tooling solutions.
Cell Specifics: M-PET 300, 72 cavity, 37 gram preform, 14 second cycle time, inspection system from IMD
Milacron’s Game Changing Klear Can with In-mold Labeling – Hall 15-C06
Fresh off the first commercial sale of Milacron’s Klear Can product, Milacron will be showcasing all of the benefits of the disruptive innovation.
Milacron’s Klear Can is a recyclable multilayer plastic can that is poised to dethrone metal food cans for the packaging of long shelf-life items such as fruits, vegetables, fish, meats, and more. Milacron recently confirmed the
sale of the first Klear Can production system, with Klear Cans expected to hit grocery store shelves in Q1 2017. This Klear Can offers the clear advantage of allowing the consumer to see the quality of the food at the point of sale, the package is BPA free and can run in existing filling, seaming and retorting lines at canneries. The cans will be in-mold labeled using Verstaete IML technologies. The Klear Can will run on Milacron’s Ferromatik-Series machine. The Ferromatik Series machines are designed to meet the needs and demands of the packaging industry with fast cycle times and high injection speeds. Ferromatik Series are in available in nine sizes: from 120 to 650 metric tons of clamping force and are pre-configured for easy multi-component, mono-sandwich, cube, and co-injection capability. Customers can also choose from electric, hydraulic, and hybrid drive options to meet their energy and performance requirements.
Cell Specifics: Ferromatik Series 280, integrated Mold-Masters iM2 48-zone controller, in-mold labeling from CBW, inspection system from IMD
Milacron’s K-TEC Machine Platform to Mold Two Component PET Preforms with Cosmetic Finish Partnering with MuCell and Foboha Cube Mold Technologies – Hall 15-C06
Milacron’s K-TEC machine platform ensures high speed, high accuracy and high uptime. The K-TEC’s exceptional precision and repeatability, fast cycle times, high injection rates and pressure, parallel functions, and easy maintenance are the hallmarks of the K-TEC, one of the most productive injection molding machines available on the market today. The K-TEC is available in full hydraulic or servo hydraulic configurations. It is especially suited for customized solutions for large production outputs. The K-TEC comes in eleven sizes from 60 to 450 metric tons clamping force, and is also available as a multi-component, monosandwich, or cube machine. The cell utilizes Foboha’s cube mold expertise and Trexel’s innovative MuCell system to produce a visually appealing cosmetic finish inside the PET preform.
Cell Specifics: 4 cavity, 30.5 gram preform, Mold-Masters 16 zone TempMaster hot runner controller, MuCell technology, Foboha cube mold
Milacron’s NEW Elektron Evolution Equipped with the NEW Linear Robot and E-Multi Auxiliary Injection Unit to Mold Fan Favorite "Crinkle Box" – Hall 01-A39
The NEW Elektron Evolution has been a product of Milacron’s years of innovation in all-electric injection molding technology. The Elektron uses the advanced Ferromatik-Series control system Mosaic. Designed for a full range of applications and in a wide variety of sizes from 30 to 650 metric tons, it offers customers outstanding value. The Elektron Evolution uses 60 per cent less energy and 90 percent less water than hydraulic injection molding machines, reducing operating costs substantially. Setting the standard for movement repeatability, Elektron Evolution’s stroke precision of servo-driven axis is significantly greater than top hydraulic systems, making it the best injection molding machine for the reliable production of high-precision parts. Elektron Evolution is the perfect machine for customers molding sophisticated technical parts in the Automotive and Electronics industry. The cell features the NEW Standard Milacron Linear Robotic With the NEW Milacron Linear Robotic System in Standard and Performance versions, Milacron now offers standardized and cost efficient pick and place solutions. The cell is rounded out with the industry leading E-Multi Auxiliary Injection Unit. The E-Multi is a fully electric unit designed to allow for a cost effective upgrade to mulicomponent injection molding and can be mold or platen mounted. At K, the Elektron Evolution (EO 200) with Standard Linear Robot will be producing a two-component "Crinkle Box" using a Mold-Masters E-Multi (EM2) auxiliary injection unit to inject the secondary color.
Cell Specifics: 1 cavity, Linear Robot and Mold-Masters E-Multi (EM2) auxiliary injection unit and Mold-Masters 12 zone controller Mold courtesy of Haidlmair
Uniloy Blow Molding
Uniloy All-Electric Shuttle Blow Molding Machine M20.75 ED Producing 32 oz. Bottle – Hall 15-C06
Manufactured in Milacron’s brand new, state of the art facility in Policka, Czech Republic, the NEW Uniloy All-Electric Shuttle machine specializes in the production of bottles, containers and technical parts from 100 ml up to 20 liters. This machine represents the first model of the NEW M-Series, 3rd generation of Uniloy’s successful All-Electric Shuttle blow molding machines. The new M-Series provides the benefits of all-electric, modular design, simplified and reliable components, reduced operating costs, and is clean room friendly while not sacrificing performance. The new Uniloy M-Series Shuttle can process virtually all commercial resins enabling you to produce everything from tiny cosmetic containers to large industrial packaging and offers guaranteed production time, minimized downtime, lower maintenance costs, easy operation and consistent product quality.
Cell Specifics: 5+5 cavity, 47 gram, 13 second cycle time
Milacron both designs and builds full extrusion systems in house. Milacron’s breadth of extrusion offerings is all encompassing, from extruders, to new and rebuilt extrusion barrels and screws, to pipe heads, dies and downstream equipment, providing powerful, reliable solutions that meet customers’ unique needs. Milacron’s extrusion solutions are highly customizable and increase productivity, output and accuracy, while reducing costs.
New Milacron SV250 Single Screw Extrusion Machine - Hall 15-C06
The SV250 is a robust and flexible, its practical design is able to address the needs of tube and profile processors to sheet, fiber, wire and cable. The SV250 is a stock machine and therefore available for quick delivery. It will be available in sizes ranging from 2.0 - 4.5 inches in 24:1 L/D ratio. The SV250 on display at K will feature a die head mounted to it from the newly acquired Milacron product brand, Genca.
In addition to showcasing Milacron’s latest technologies and products at K, Milacron will be demonstrating the NEW Milacron eSTORE. Milacron launched the eSTORE in July and have received overwhelmingly positive feedback while processing thousands of customer orders in North America and Europe. The Milacron eSTORE is offered in 15 languages. The mobile friendly, e-commerce site is seamlessly integrated with the newly re-designed Milacron.com, offering a one-stop-shop for all Milacron products, including individual parts and assemblies. Customers will also have access to DME’s vast catalog, connecting them to an unrivaled selection of mold components and MRO supplies 24/7/365. Customers will benefit from simple, cost-efficient ordering deliveries within 24 hours.
Link to Milacron eSTORE – estore.milacron.com
Mold-Masters Summit-Series Hot Runner for Premium Applications
The Summit-Series is Mold-Masters’ new, premium hot runner line. The new hot runner nozzle has four times less thermal variation from set point, compared to the typical thermal variation seen in a nozzle with a heater band. The Summit-Series hot runner is built completely from stainless steel, which makes it ideal for molding shear and temperature-sensitive resins like PC, POM and PBT. The nozzle profile positively affects balance and is especially effective for medical market molding where precision is paramount. The Summit-Series can also be ordered with new servo-controlled valve-gate actuators, which allow for individual speed, time and position control of each valve pin in the mold. The Summit-Series is clean room-ready and is the perfect hot runner solution for any molder looking to reduce risk and optimize molding process parameters with minimized variance and strong, repeatable results.
Mold-Masters Fusion G2 Series Hot Runner
Milacron’s Mold-Masters product brand has developed new enhanced features in the Fusion G2 series for automotive and large-part molding at NPE. An extended nozzle length range provides more flexibility while the compound nozzle can be used to avoid interferences with cavity cooling lines, and position nozzles in very tight pockets. Fusion G2 is now available with valve pin open speed control and position monitoring that enables improved surface finishes at the gate of the part. Options for extra-extended gate seals are now also available on the entire Fusion G2 product line. Brand new additions to the Fusion G2 product line that will be on display will include high performance water-cooled gate inserts plus some additional new gating methods designed specifically for certain resins.
NEW Mold-Masters DURA+ Automotive Lens and Lighting Hot Runner
Mold-Masters NEW DURA+ hot runner for lighting applications have utilized features in the Master-Series and Dura product range. The developments focus on part quality and flexibility for customers. The new smarter angled manifold designs make installations easier and reduce the cost on mold machining. New gating styles and new valve pins with superior flow profile allow for perfect gate quality and the new heater path at main manifolds offer less zones to control without jeopardizing the thermal balancing. The new valve pin position sensors fine tune the injection process, dual thermocouples on nozzles to avoid the production fails and proven Fusion G2 actuators that bring repeatability on gate closing, cooling water jackets.
Mold-Masters TempMaster Control Solutions
The Mold-Masters TempMaster control system lineup features the industry’s leading Adaptive Process System (APS) software and algorithms. This APS is at the core of each and every TempMaster controller. Today’s demanding molding applications require a hot runner controller that you can rely on for precision control, ease of use and day-to-day reliability. Equipment size is also an important issue when trying to maximize shop floor utilization. With this in mind, Mold-Masters has designed the M-Series range of controllers including the fully integrated iM2, the powerhouse M2, and the economical MT series. TempMaster controllers are available in 2 to 560 zone configurations. All controllers are user-friendly plug-and-play units allowing for quick start-ups.
Mold-Masters Velocity LS Hot Runner Line Up
Velocity LS (Light Speed) is Mold-Masters NEW configurable 1-8 drop hot runner system featuring Master-Series nozzles. Velocity LS features proven high performance, faster lead times and greater value. Customers now have the convenience of building, pricing and receiving 3D drawings and quotations immediately online using the hot runner configuration system on the NEW Milacron eSTORE.
DME Mold Technologies and MRO Milacron has long been an essential resource to the plastics industry worldwide. Its DME product brand has been a market-leading mold technologies provider for 70 years and represents the industry’s broadest range of products for mold makers, processors and mold designers. Among its offer of unlimited mold base configurations are two new products engineered to save time and money.
NEW MUD Aluminum Insert Molds from DME
The Master Unit Die Quick-Change (MUD) System is designed to overcome the challenges of increasing productivity and decreasing costs. MUD Quick-Change Systems are proven to deliver increased uptime and reduced costs. Most changeovers take less than five minutes, require no special equipment and can be made by one person. The MUD quick-change approach to tooling reduces downtime by as much as 75%, and lowers the initial cost of new tooling by as much as 66%.
TIRAD High Precision Large Mold Bases
Tirad product lines will feature Large Mold Bases with plate lengths up to 1.5 X 2.3 m, increasing the company’s capacity to handle larger, more diverse product molds. The mold bases are manufactured on the fastest, most
powerful machines within their class, and use machining centers that process data faster and more accurately. The premier equipment used to make Large Mold Bases significantly reduces manual polishing and additional rework due to increased consistency in high quality finishes. TIRAD offers high precision climate room production capabilities of plates for plastics injection molds, especially for multi-cavity systems in accuracy +/- 0.005 mm / 1000 mm. TIRAD’s high precision mold bases for medical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage packaging and PET preform solutions.
Milacron continues to push the boundaries of possibilities in plastics with breakthrough products from leading brands including Milacron, Mold-Masters, DME, Ferromatik, Uniloy, TIRAD and CIMCOOL.
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About Milacron Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the plastic technology and processing industry. Milacron is the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, blow molding and extrusion equipment plus a wide market range of advanced fluid technologies. Visit Milacron at www.milacron.com
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