Wittmann expanding capacity for robots

In view of the further increasing demand for its robots and automation solutions, Austrian company Wittmann says it has implemented a two-stage plan for further production capacity. The first stage of development was completed successfully in mid-May 2015. The move now enables an overall

APPE ploughs £10m into Gresford plant

PET packaging specialist APPE has announced a major £10m investment in to its UK preform manufacturing platform. This is the one of the largest investments in its plant in Gresford, near Wrexham, since PET preform production began there more than 30 years ago and

Plastics machinery shipments increase

The shipments of plastics machinery increased sharply during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to statistics provided by the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES). “Annual shipments of plastics machinery increased for the fifth straight year in 2014, and