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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announces new Managing Director in China

Schwaig, September 16, 2019 - Effective September 9, 2019, Mr. Stephan Greif is handing over the leadership responsibilities of Demag Plastics Machinery Ningbo Co. Ltd to incoming Managing Director Mr. Pietro Scattarreggia.

New energy efficient Multi-Component moulding machine delivers highest flexibility

Schwaig, September 12, 2019 - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has launched a highly competitive, energy efficient all-electric Multi-Component machine. The new IntElect Multi is available to customers globally from September 2019.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag hires new Group CSO

Schwaig, August 26, 2019 - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH is pleased to announce that Mr. Siegfried Köhler is joining the company as Group Chief Sales Officer.

Smart, speedy and sustainable: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag presents a future-ready K-2019 showcase

Schwaig, July 1, 2019 - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH will unveil its fastest, most energy efficient, sustainable, data driven integrated machine line-up at K-2019. Presenting five machines, the company is continuing its staunch focus on delivering “Precision. Power. Productivity.” to plastic moulders globally.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag recruits respected process engineering academic

Schwaig, June 25, 2019 - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has intensified its application and process engineering capabilities with the appointment of respected academic Dr. Thorsten Thümen.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag restructures national sales leadership team in Germany

Schwaig, May 21, 2019 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH announces a new sales management in Germany, effective since May 1, 2019.

Significant sales increase for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Schwaig, March 7, 2019 –Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Group with headquarters in Schwaig and production sites in Schwaig, Wiehe (Germany) and Ningbo (China) has posted all-positive results for the fiscal year of 2018. Global sales increased by 13% to EUR 294.9m with incoming orders rising by 6% to EUR 314.2m. The demand for IntElect all-electric injection moulding machines and El-Exis packaging machines was the main contributor to this major sales increase.

Management changes for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Schwaig, January 15, 2019 – Shoichi Ohira will join the management board of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery as COO (Chief Operation Officer) and Head of Production, effective 15 January 2019. Chief Collaboration Officer Hideki Kuroiwa will change into management and return to Japan shortly, where he will be responsible for Global Planning, and coordinating future joint projects within Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Group.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag expands management team

Schwaig, November 20, 2018 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag strategically aligned its management structure and expanded its management team, effective 1 October 2018.

All-electric IntElect machines pave the way to zero-defect production

Schwaig, September 27, 2018 – SuK Kunststofftechnik GmbH with headquarters in Kierspe/Germany specialises in the production of industrial parts for the automotive industry and its suppliers. For these customers, zero-defect production is not a nice extra but widely expected. Undeterred by the rising pressure on prices and stiff competition, the German injection moulding specialist is looking forward to a bright future thanks to its extensive moulding expertise and a highly efficient, all-automatic production line. Recently, the company has added a new chapter to its SuKcess story and acquired several all-electric injection moulding machines made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag. In addition to the impressive performance of these machines, SuK anticipates process-technology related benefits for techniques such as physical foaming.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at Fakuma 2018

Schwaig, September 3, 2018 – At Fakuma 2018, Stand 1105, Hall B1, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has chosen the motto of “Precision. Power. Productivity.” to showcase the company’s commitment to continuity and its high level of expertise in three core target markets. This year, the IntElect S will run a medical engineering application to demonstrate the new all-electric machine series for high-speed parts. An El-Exis SP 200 will run a high-speed IML application from the packaging segment and a versatile Systec Servo with advanced IMD technology, a new design and functional integration for the core segment of automotive applications.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announces new representative in Israel

Schwaig, July 30, 2018 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has announced a new sales partnership for Israel. Effective 1 August 2018, Antech Industrial Technologies of Bnei Dror will be the company’s local representation for application consulting, sales and service. Managing Director Alon Naveh is a proven expert in injection moulding technology and well connected in this market.

Rosti China commissions its 100th injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Ningbo, June 2018 – Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. delivered its 100th injection moulding machine to Rosti China in the second quarter of 2018. Its 1,100 employees makes the Chinese subsidiary of the Swedish plastics processor the largest of the eight Rosti production plants worldwide.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag consolidates its product portfolio

Schwaig, July 1, 2018 – The competitive advantages of all-electric machines, such as greater precision and dynamics with greatly reduced energy consumption, are a few reasons why this technology is increasingly driving events on the market. This development has prompted growth at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag over the last few years, leading to increased investment in the efficient, high-precision IntElect machine technology.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to choose the Piovan Group as an advanced partner

Milano, May 30, 2018 – In future, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will be working closer with the Piovan Group and its brands. The German-Japanese moulding machinery manufacturer has chosen the Italian specialist for downstream technology. Together they aim to develop and sale joint system solutions.

Dirk Scheibner appointed managing director of JSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery in Russia

Schwaig, May 18, 2018 – Dirk Scheibner was appointed managing director of JSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery with headquarters in Moscow, effective 1 May 2018. He succeeds Alexander Votinov, who has been managing director of the Russian subsidiary of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH since 2010. The Russian subsidiary was founded in 2003.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag presents all-electric IntElect series at PLAST trade show in Milan

Schwaig, May 16, 2018 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH in Schwaig near Nuremberg/Germany turns the spotlight on the new IntElect series of all-electric injection moulding machines at PLAST 2018 in Milan. Applications will be demonstrated live on three exhibits between 29 May and 1 June on Stand D162 in Hall 24. These exhibits will include two integrated system concepts with robots and a conveyor belt.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag sets up new subsidiary in Italy

Schwaig, May 7, 2018 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has set up a new subsidiary to service customers in the Italian market, effective 1 May 2018. As part of this measure, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Italia will take over the tried-and-trusted workforce from its former Italian representation, Macam Srl. and employ additional personnel for sales, application technology and after-sales service. Roberto Sallemi, former owner and managing director of Macam Srl. with many years of experience in working with customers from the Italian market, was appointed manager of the Italian subsidiary in Turin.

El-Exis SP hybrid concept from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is 20

Schwaig, April 18, 2018 – With a market share exceeding 20 %, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is the leading manufacturer of injection moulding machinery for plastic packaging. Launched twenty years ago, the hybrid El-Exis SP is the main contributor to this success. Now in its fourth generation, it is the quickest and most advanced machine on the market.

20th Anniversary of Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd.

Ningbo/Schwaig, April 16, 2018 – Sales and service activities for Demag injection moulding machines had already been in  place in the Chinese market for thirty years when, ten years later, the first local production site at Ningbo in eastern China came onstream as part of a joint venture. Today, Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. is a 100% subsidiary of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Schwaig with an annual capacity of 1,500 machines, 200 employees and most recent sales at a total of more than RMB 310 Mio. (about EUR 40 million).

New Production Expert for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Schwaig, March 15, 2018 – Martin Fischer has joined the Managing Board of the European headquarters of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in Schwaig/Germany, effective 1 March 2018. Fischer, who has many years of experience in automotive process optimization, will be spearheading the company’s newly established Supply Chain Management and Production Excellence divisions.

Fifth record year in succession for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Injection moulding machine manufacturer reports rise in incoming orders and market shares in 2017.

Ongoing growth for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Schwaig, October 18, 2017 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH is set to achieve its highest-ever sales volume in the 2017 financial year. It is anticipated that last year’s excellent order book and continuing strong sales in the current year will see revenues increase by 17% to EUR 273 million in 2017. Headquartered in Schwaig near Nuremburg, this manufacturer of injection moulding machinery beat its previous record year of 2015, with sales hitting EUR 234 million in 2016. Forecasts for 2018 are also extremely positive. More

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag creates myConnect, its online service platform

Schwaig, 18 October 2017 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has developed a web-based software solution to provide its customers with a central platform for a wide range of services. The modular myConnect system will open up access to a full range of online services from the injection moulding machinery manufacturer. From the second quarter of 2018, the company plans to deliver all its machines with network-compatible equipment, and also with the option of wireless connectivity. 

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag – Automation soon to be an independent business unit

Schwaig, October 18, 2017 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH is expanding its expertise and capacity in order to introduce automated production processes into the injection moulding of plastic parts. This includes a wide range of standard automation options with the addition of tailored options to meet specific customer needs. Production and the integration of automated solutions for customer orders will take place at the company’s Wiehe site. In parallel, the manufacturer of injection moulding machines is also stepping up its cooperation with partner companies in order to develop very specific and complex automated processes for injection moulding production. 

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at Fakuma 2017

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH in Schwaig near Nuremberg will use Fakuma 2017 to present a cross-section of its current portfolio of injection moulding machines. Three machines will be displayed on the company's own Stand 1105 in Hall B1 of the Friedrichshafen trade fair venue and a further three exhibited in conjunction with partner companies. Highlights include the latest generation of the all-electric IntElect series, a high-speed El-Exis SP machine for injection compression moulding of decorated thin-walled packaging lids and a multi-component Systec Multi injection moulding machine with an Industry 4.0 application. In addition to the IntElect machine, the latest innovation on show is the servoelectric SDR 5P sprue picker. 

The new all-electric IntElect: More compact, more dynamic, more precise and more efficient

Following the successful demonstration of 500 kN model at the “K” flagship fair in October 2016 in Düsseldorf, the new and complete machine series is now available, featuring clamping forces of 500, 750, 1,000, 1,300 and 1,800 kN. An expansion of the new IntElect series both in terms of clamping force and distance between tie bars, the new 1,800 model closes the gap between large and mid-size IntElect machines. Moulders benefit from the series’ extensive modular range and additional intermediate size, which provides perfectly adapted machines with up to five different screw diameters for each injection unit. 

Again record sales for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

The 2016 record figures mark the German-Japanese company’s fourth sales increase in a row. “Our customer base has become even more consolidated,“ CEO Gerd Liebig states. “In 2016, incoming orders were 20% higher than our turnover, which means that 2017 will see a massive capacity expansion.“ Liebig expects a 15% sales increase in 2017 to EUR 270 million. In addition to the success of the company’s products it was the improved quality of the pre-sales services’ strict focus on the relevant industry and application as well as customer care’s fast reaction times and the quick troubleshooting capability that resulted in the positive sales results. Moreover, the number of repeated buyers of all-electric machines over the last four years has doubled – in accordance with identical in the company’s sales to plastic packaging manufacturers. 

New management at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

The new management at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is now complete. As was already announced in October, Gerd Liebig (55) is succeeding the current CEO, Dr. Tetsuya Okamura (60) who is senior Vice President of Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. As COO, Andreas Schramm (51) will assume responsibility as of January 1st 2017 for the operative side of business at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, taking charge of all operational processes and operational services ranging from organisation and purchasing to quality and production. In addition, Mr Hideki Kuroiwa (51) will also be appointed to the board of management as CTO at the beginning of 2017. He will be responsible for the injection moulding machine manufacturer's technical product development, developing product synergies and innovative customer solutions in conjunction with the Japanese parent company. 

Gerd Liebig new CEO at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Gerd Liebig (55) will be new CEO at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag. Starting January 1st, 2017 he will succeed Dr. Tetsuya Okamura (60) who will take over a new responsible position at Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. Gerd Liebig has been working in responsible positions in Sales and Marketing the injection moulding industry for more than 25 years. From April 2015 on he has been the Chief Sales Officer at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH. 

New sales and service structures with strong, established partners

As Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig near Nuremberg is expanding its sales and service network in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and the Baltic States, the company will appoint additional personnel to shore up its after-sales service infrastructure. The agencies in Sweden, Denmark and Finland will also distribute equipment from Piovan S.p.a., the world leader in supplying ancillary equipment to the plastics industry  more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag boosts presence in Scandinavia and the Baltic States

Fastest K 2016 exhibits with multifaceted function integration

With eight machines running at K 2016, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will set new milestones in the latest injection moulding technology for the production of plastic packaging, automotive parts and precision components. The injection moulding machinery manufacturer with headquarters in Schwaig near Nuremberg will present five machine exhibits under the trade fair motto “Electrified 4.0” on its own stand in Hall 15 and a further three with the partner companies Sepro, Yushin and ONI. All these exhibits underscore product-specific unique selling propositions: speed, an increasing number of electric drives and equipment designed for the opportunities and demands of Industry 4.0. An important new development is the world premiere of the second-generation all-electric IntElect machine series. At Düsseldorf, the manufacturer will demonstrate a machine from this series with a clamping force of 500 kN. more

Electrified 4.0: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag demonstrates high performance of injection moulding technology at K 2016 and celebrates premiere of the 2nd generation of IntElect machines

Own Sales Team working from Central Office in Valencia

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has appointed Sebastian Schaper (46) manager of its new subsidiary in Valencia/Spain, which was set up to meet the specific application demands of Spanish customers with a comprehensive service. On November 1 2016, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery España S.L. will start operation, catering to 600 existing Demag customers in the Spanish market. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag with new Spanish subsidiary

Youtube videos show operation and optimisation of injection moulding machines

Operating and optimising injection moulding machines from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag
has now become even easier. Hand in hand with customers, the machine manufacturer’s
Application Engineering Center has developed a range of tutorials that explain the
functionality of its injection moulding machines and their NC5plus control system and
show users how to optimise the process. more 

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag launches technology and functionality

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag won title of Best Technology Application of the Year

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has won the coveted title of Best Technology Application of the Year at the 2015 Plastic Industry Awards. Judges noted that the success of activeFlowBalance “successfully improved product quality and product efficiency” and was a good example of the application of technology.” more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag expands business in Iran

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will expand its position in the promising Iranian market. Accordingly, the injection moulding machinery manufacturer has set up new consultancy, sales and service offices in Iran at the beginning of 2016. The company’s local partner, Kara Sanaat Rasha Co. of Tehran, and his strong team of experts with more fifteen years of experience and a solid relationship with local customers in the plastics industry will support this initiative. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag records 2015 as the most successful year in its corporate history

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has presented record results for 2015, with sales at EUR 234 million, up 11% on the previous year, and a significant increase in strategic market shares. These impressive growth figures are the result of the strategic changes initiated in April 2015, i.e. the focus on core competencies, the pooling of the two German production sites into one production centre and the capacity expansion at Demag Plastics Machinery in Ningbo/China. more

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Own Sales and Service Team working from Central Office in Tulln

With effect from January 1st, 2016 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag established her own Sales and Service structures in Austria.
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Andreas Holzer will focus on the digitalisation and globalisation of the company’s after-sales services.

Focus on the customers and their industry

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag presents enhanced Sales and Customer Service structures
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Andreas Holzer will focus on the digitalisation and globalisation of the company’s after-sales services.

Andreas Holzer responsible for service and retrofit portfolio

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag appoints new Head of After-Sales Service

 

Andreas Holzer will focus on the digitalisation and globalisation of the company’s after-sales services.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag boosts Sales and Service in Hungary

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag opens new subsidiary in Hungary
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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag boosts Sales and Service in Hungary. (LTR: Andras Borszeki, Director of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Hungaria, Dr. Tetsuya Okamura, CEO Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, Senior Vice President Sumitomo Heavy Insustries Ltd., Gerd Liebig, CSO Sumitomo (SHI) Demag) Photo: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

El-Exis SP repeats record as fastest exhibit at Fakuma

At this year’s Fakuma trade show, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will present the El-Exis SP 200, an exhibit with extremely short cycle times for injection moulding plus automation: the high-speed machine produces four 125 ml polypropylene gourmet containers and also completes their removal by a special handling robot in less than two seconds. Together with its partners Brink B.V., Harskamp/Netherlands, for the automation and the mould, and Borealis, Vienna/Austria, for the polypropylene (PP), the manufacturer of injection moulding machinery again demonstrates its potential as an excellent system partner for producers of plastics packaging products and its expertise in the optimisation of high-speed production lines. more

IntElect with new features for more precision and quality

In mid-2015, the IntElect all-electric high-precision injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag was equipped with a range of new standard features, which will be presented at the Fakuma trade show for the first time. As a result, production processes with IntElect machines are now more reliable and repeatable, while the parts are produced with higher precision and higher quality. In addition to this, the new features improve the machine’s usability both in operation and during mould changes. The Fakuma exhibit presents the automatic balancing of a four-cavity mould for industrial precision parts with a reliable reproduction of surface details even under challenging filling conditions. This machine with its production efficiency modules was specially designed to accommodate the high precision requirements of manufacturers of industrial parts from the E+E, optics and automotive industry. more

Systec Servo for innovative lightweight technical parts with decorative surface

Less weight, more functions, attractive appearance – these attributes describe the result of the latest advancement presented by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and its technology partners at Fakuma 2014, where a production unit will manufacture a lightweight nutcracker, which is then systematically reinforced by UD tapes a complex production method. The finished product with better functionality weighs 35 % less than its predecessor. It demonstrates the integration of lightweight engineering and decoration requirements such as those needed for semi-structural optical parts in automotive applications, and proves Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s expertise as a reliable partner for complex injection moulding system solutions. The partners involved in this brand new development, which was never shown before in this specific combination, were automation specialist M.A.i GmbH & Co. KG of Kronach/Germany, decorative foil specialist Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. KG of Fürth/Germany and plastics processor HBW-Gubesch GmbH of Emskirchen/Germany. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag steps up production capacity in China Ningbo

On 10 July 2015, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag celebrated the official opening of its new Demag Plastics Machinery facility in Ningbo/China. Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag of Schwaig/Germany, has been manufacturing injection moulding machines for the Asian market in Ningbo since 1998. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag welcomes the packaging industry to “Packaging Days 2015” in Schwaig/Germany

“Faster, thinner, lighter – Perfect packaging for future trends” is the motto of this year’s Packaging Days, which is hosted by injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in cooperation with established partners from the packaging industry on 5 and 6 May 2015 at its headquarters in Schwaig near Nuremberg/Germany. more

“Faster, thinner, lighter – Perfect Packaging for future trends“ is the motto of this year’s dialogue with packaging experts, which is hosted by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Producing IML decorated containers by the second

At Plastpol, which will take place from 26 until 29 May in Kielce/Poland, Demag Plastics Group SP. z.o.o will present a highly impressive exhibit: an El-Exis SP 200 for the production of IML decorated food containers will be on show as a system solution in hall G, stand 15. more

Developed to meet the exacting customer requirements concerning output rate, part quality and energy efficiency, El-Exis SP machines are perfect for the production of thin-wall containers

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to Introduce SE-EV-HD High-Duty All-Electric at NPE 2015

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that it will introduce the SE-EV-HD all-electric to the North American market at NPE 2015, March 23 - 27 in Orlando (Booth W623). more

The new high-duty (HD) models of its flagship SE-EV Series are specifically designed for thicker-walled parts including complex parts with a combination of thin and thick walls.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to Demonstrate High-Precision Micromolding of 0.775mm-Diameter Medical Part at NPE 2015

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that one of the injection molding solutions it will feature at NPE 2015 (Booth W623) will be a micromolding demonstration of a POM gear that plays a vital role in a unique new cataract surgery device developed by Eye Care and Cure (ECC) of Tucson, AZ (eyecareandcure.com). more

An SE30DUZ direct-drive all-electric equipped with the SL Screw assembly will mold a 0.524-gram gear that rotates the surgical blade in the new I-core Capsulorrhexis Instrument from ECC.

Water Bottle Caps Will “Fly Right By” in NPE Booth W623

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced today that it will team up with several key partners at NPE 2015 to “meet or beat” the world-record the company set for water bottle cap production in 2014. more

El-Exis SP ultra-high-speed hybrid injection molding machine will mold over 180,000 high-precision 1.3-gram caps per hour

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announced the appointment of Gerd Liebig as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) from April 1st 2015

Gerd Liebig, 53, takes over the full responsibility of all worldwide sales, after sales and marketing activities out of the company's headquarter in Schwaig. He is also leading the worldwide sales subsidiaries and representatives. more

Gerd Liebig, new Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Germany

Gilles Mazzolini becomes new General Manager of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (France) S.A.S.

Gilles Mazzolini, currently Head of Sales at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag France, will take over as General Manager of the Lognes-based French subsidiary of Japanese-German injection moulding company Sumitomo (SHI) Demag with effect from 1 January 2015. more

Gilles Mazzolini, new General Manager of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (France) S.A.S. in Lognes

Plastika Skaza and Cablex Plastik win “Golden and Bronze Gazelle 2014”

On 22 October 2014, Slovenian plastics processor Plastika Skaza d.o.o. was presented with the “Zlata Gazela 2014”, the “Golden Gazelle”. Established in 2001 by Dnevnik, one of the largest Slovenian daily newspapers, the economic awards in gold, silver and bronze are presented to domestic companies with the highest growth rates. Cablex Plastik, also a customer of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s, came third and was presented with the “Bronze Gazelle 2014”. more

Tanja Skaza (middle), Managing Director of Plastika Skaza, accepted the “Golden Gazelle 2014” during the award presentation ceremony. IIgor Jarc (right), Managing Director of Cablex Plastik is proud of his “Bronze Gazelle”.

Barlo Plastik A.Ş. presents versatile and functional solution for complex packaging applications

At this year’s Plast Eurasia in Istanbul/Turkey, Barlo Plastik A.Ş. will present efficient and economic solutions for injection moulding packaging applications. more

The El-Exis SP is specially designed for high-speed packaging applications and, thanks to its hybrid drive technology, the best combination of ejection rate, energy efficiency and durability.

Christian Renners, CSO, leaves Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery – Management expresses its gratitude for his excellent work

Christian Renners, Member of the Managing Board of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, is leaving the company on his own request to pursue new professional challenges. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag offers “Perfect Solution in Packaging Production” at Arabplast 2015 in Dubai

Plastic packaging production often has to deal with low part weights and high output rates. High-speed applications such as closures and thin-wall containers are a major challenge for any injection moulding machine. more

Extensive technological expertise gathered from more than 10,000 product solutions for the high-speed segment: an El-Exis SP produces 96 closures in less than 2 seconds

Accuracy, Consistency and Production Efficiency Due To Electric Drive Technology

The electric injection molding machines of the IntElect series are ideal for the production of precision plastic components for technical applications. more

The different thicknesses of the plug and the high requirements in terms of the quality of parts require a specially adapted production solution for the economical production of the components.

Large Savings by Integrating Functions

To ensure plastic products meet the increasing demands of the users, they do not only need be high-quality and cost-effective in terms of production, but they also have to combine several functions in one. more

The Nutcracker is an extremely lightweight hybrid component, thanks to integration function which receives the necessary rigidity to the high forces to be transmitted during use.

"Blue Technolution" Machine Technology Setting New Standards

"Blue" is a symbol for the self-image of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag: All their activities are entirely based on a mindset characterized by environmental awareness, always taking into account the latest technological developments and viewing the global impact associated with them. more

Staying abreast of the competition thanks to optimum service

New injection moulding machines are extremely productive and have very efficient energy consumption. more

The upgrade from NC4 to NC5 plus provides access to many additional functions for areas such as the process optimisation

High Dynamics with Low Energy Consumption

In the production of packaging, low part weights frequently meet with high quantities, for instance in caps or thin-walled containers. more

Despite the high customer demand for emission rate, part quality and energy efficiency are thin-walled container a parade discipline of the El-Exis SP machines.

Emballage 2014 – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (France) SAS Revealing Flexibility and Functionality in Demanding Packaging Application

Efficient and economical solutions for packaging injection molding are the main applications, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (France) SAS presents at this year's Emballage in Paris. more

Plastic lids, produced on an all-electric IntElect 160 (1.600 KN clamping force) are decorated in modern IML technology with product and aroma protective peel-off function.

Avance Industrial S.A. shows live applications with three Sumitomo (SHI) Demag machines

At the Plastimagen trade fair in Mexico City, Avance Industrial S.A. – the Mexican representatives of German-Japanese machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag – will be presenting live demonstrations of applications from the packaging and consumer industry, from the 18th to 21st November 2014, on Stand 1313. more

Closures for fruit juice carafes with a part weight of 64 g are produced on an all-electric SE 180 EV in about 10 seconds.

Mecman Industrial, S.L., with all-electric high-precision application and Retrofit products at Equiplast in Barcelona

At Equiplast 2014, which will take place from 30 September until 3 October in Barcelona, Mecman Industrial, S.L. will present a compact system for the production of sanitary applications. more

Swivel nuts produced on an all-electric IntElect

Faster colour changes save time and money

Many areas of application involve the production of identical plastic parts with different colours. more

Five precise metering pumps add liquid colour to the melt in the metering section of the plasticising unit. Later addition of colour significantly improves the production’s overall efficiency

Excellent surfaces – Lower costs

Producers of industrial plastic parts are facing enormous challenges. Despite the rising raw materials and energy costs, they are expected to cut costs at every stage of their production process. more

The combination of external gas pressure technology with alternating cavity temperature control guarantees a perfect reproduction of surface details and prevents the occurrence of sink marks and joint lines behind the gaps.

High precision and reliable processes boost production efficiency

Machines used for the production of high-precision technical components are expected to deliver reliable processes and allow accurate control.  more

The activeFlowBalance technology will improve the product quality by balancing filling and cavity pressure levels

High performance for maximum output rates

Packaging products are typical high-speed injection moulding applications. Most manufacturers need to produce a high number of high-quality parts as quickly and efficiently as possible. more

The El-Exis SP was specially developed for the production of high-speed packaging applications. With its hybrid drives, this machine delivers the best compromise between high output rates, energy efficiency and a long service life.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag lays foundation stone for new production facility in China

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo), a 100% subsidiary of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will set up a new production site in Ningbo, China, to boost its successful growth course. Official construction work on the new site started after the foundation stone was laid on 18 April, 2014. more

Laying the foundation stone for the new facility of Demag Plastics Machinery in Ningbo, China: the new production site with capacities for up to 1,000 machines will be completed by July 2015

Successfully compensate uneven and fluctuating balancing of multi-cavity moulds using activeFlowBalance

Demag Plastics Group SP. z.o.o. presented an exhibition piece of particular added value on Stand 15 in Hall G at Plastpol 2014; a highly precise, dynamic and energy efficient fully electric injection moulding machine, which used the innovative technology building block activeFlowBalance. more

Wall plugs from injection moulding process without activeFlowBalance: Different pressure levels create different conditions in the cavities, which can lead to the formation of burrs.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag already delivers every second hydraulic machine with an energy-saving drive

Energy efficient injection moulding is actively driven by the energy-saving drive activeDrive of the Systec hydraulic series from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH. A reduction in energy usage of up to 60 % is possible according to application. more

The energy-saving drive activeDrive enables savings of 30 - 60 per cent compared with standard hydraulic drives.

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) demonstrates a new record in the manufacture of screw caps at the Chinaplas 2014 in Shanghai

With two production cells for the packaging and medical sectors, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig/Germany and its Chinese daughter company Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. will be present this year from 23 to 26 April 2014 at the Chinaplas in Shanghai. more

Thanks to the servo-pump motor, the POM threaded rod is produced with low energy input.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is providing help in Romania

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, the injection moulding machine manufacturer with its headquarters in Schwaig near Nuremberg, is going to be supporting selected projects in Romania this year. more

Lorand Szüszner, responsible for the project at "Die Johanniter" (2nd from right) and Dr. Tetsuya Okamura (right), CEO of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, loading the trailer with parcels filled with gifts from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag employees.

CJSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery will present a virtuoso machine from the hydraulic series at the Interplastica in Moscow

The Russian subsidiary of the German/Japanese machine builder, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, will be presenting a hydraulic Systec machine with a consumer application at the Interplastica from 28 - 31 January 2014 in Moscow, in Hall 3 at stand 3C14. more

Lower portion of a coin dish made from polystyrene on a Systec 210-840 hydraulic injection moulding machine using a mould from Viki Vostok.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag celebrates jubilees with agencies abroad

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is marking the jubilees of another three partnerships in Norway, Finland and Greece this year. more

A well-established team: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and Tecomer Ltd. have been working together successfully for more than 40 years

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag on a respectable course for growth

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, as a globally oriented manufacturer of injection mould machines, who has been working in this constellation only for the last five years, has been able to stabilise its market position and gain further market shares since the last K trade fair in 2010. more

Current management of the Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH (left to right): Andreas Schramm (CTO), Dr. Tetsuya Okamura (CEO) and Christian Renners (CSO).

Systec SP broadens the machine basis for packaging injection moulding – activeColourChange accelerates colour change

Efficient and economic solutions for packaging injection moulding are one of the key applications that will be presented by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery at this year's K trade fair in Düsseldorf. more

activeColourChange (for three colours) allows direct feed of liquid colorants into the metering zone of the plasticizing system; this new concept leads to a significant reduction in colour change times.

With an IML/IMD combination for a multi-touch display – without a compression zone with an SL plasticising assembly for higher precision

With innovative technologies and production processes implemented in complex and fully automated injection moulding cells, as well as highly precise, dynamic and energy-efficient injection moulding machines, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag offers system solutions with high added value for various industry applications. more

Parts of a smartphone housing made of an ABC/PC blend using an all-electric SE 180 EV which is equipped with the modern SL plasticising assembly. The assembly operates with a completely heated screw without a compression zone (screw); the material is fed by an upstream dosing screw (GS Loader).

“Think green – act blue!” a sustainable basis for continuity and a trusting partnership

“Think green – act blue!” is the Sumitomo (SHI) Demag motto at this year’s K trade fair in Düsseldorf. more

The “Blue Horse”, manufactured in the Düsseldorf Old Town as a public campaign of the “Blue Competence” initiative of the VDMA.

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) is expanding its production capacity in China

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig/Germany, and its Chinese subsidiary Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. are planning an expansion of their annual production capacity in China from 650 to 1,000 injection moulding machines. more

Stephan Greif, the CEO at Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd, is looking forward to the expansion of product capacity in China.

activeColourChange and SL plastification system – new technology modules from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag increase performance during injection moulding

At this year’s K trade fair, held in Dusseldorf on 16 - 22 October, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery will be presenting two technical modules for injection moulding on Stand D22 in Hall 15. These are activeColourChange, a pigment dosing system with extremely short colour change times, and the SL plastification system, which works without the usual compression zone and therefore, offers advantages in comparison with conventional plastification systems. more

With activeColourChange - presented here schematically for two colours - the liquid pigments are added directly into the metering zone of the plastification system; this concept leads to extremely short colour change times, among other things.

Systec SP and IML/IMD injection moulding – Sumitomo (SHI) Demag presents a new packaging machine and a production cell for multitouch displays

At this year’s K trade fair, held in Dusseldorf on 16 - 22 October, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery will be presenting two technical innovations on Stand D22 in Hall 15. These are Systec SP, a packaging machine based on the Systec platform that has proved itself over many years, and a fully-automated IML/IMD production cell, in which for the first time, a 5” multitouch display is created by injection moulding in a single step. more

An IML-decorated bucket, content 1.2 l, very economically manufactured using the new Systec SP 280 packaging machine.

Representations of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag - many years of partnerships at the highest level

This year, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag can celebrate six partnership anniversaries with its overseas representatives. The Rumanian company CHORUS ENGINEERING and the Danish company Normann & Kock celebrate in 2013 the tenth year of their business relationship with the Japanese-German injection moulding machine manufacturer. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and Avance Industrial are pleased about the 50 years of successful collaboration

Sustainability brings competitive edge

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag builds on Japanese experience. Interview with Thomas Brettnich, Head of Technology Development at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag.  more

Thomas Brettnich, Head of Technology Development at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

One click for information - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag's new Internet site

June 20th, 2013 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has completely updated its website to provide clearer structures for users. At www.sumitomo-shi-demag.eu the injection moulding machine producer now offers a home page with quick access for popular subjects, direct contact partners for various sectors and video clips on highly varying applications. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag's new home page at www.sumitomo-shi-demag.eu provides many quick-access features for high speed navigation to the right contact partner within the company.

As from 1st of June 2013, Christian Renners and Andreas Schramm take over responsibility as new managing directors at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag.

May 21st, 2013 Dipl.-Ing. Christian Renners, Business Unit Manager Sales and After Sales at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, takes over full responsibility as Managing Director (Chief Sales Officer) for Sales, After Sales, Marketing and all Subsidiaries. more

Andreas Schramm (CTO), outgoing COO Shaun Dean, Dr. Tetsuya Okamura (CEO), Christian Renners (CSO), Managing Directors of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH as from 1st June 2013. (from left to right)

Excursion for participants at Polymer Processing Society (PPS) Conference

May 14th, 2013 The 29th International Polymer Processing Society (PPS) Conference will be held in Nürnberg from 15th to 19th July 2013. http://www.sumitomo-shi-demag.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/Downloads/Pressemitteilungen/2013/SDG_PPS-29_en.pdfmore

The plant tour at one of the world's leading producers of injection moulding machines offers detailed insight into the fascinating world of machine construction.

Less noise in the manufacture

May 14th, 2013 Now, injection moulding machines from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag develop relatively low noise even in standard version. Sound pressure level can be further reduced through targeted measures to ensure the most quiet production environment. more

The Systec series hydraulic injection moulding machines from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag are noise-reduced. Noise level during operation of Systec 210 (2,100 kN closing force and 560 mm bar width) with standard equipment is only 64 dB (A). Due to the activeDrive drive concept, the sound pressure level of the machine can be additionally reduced to approx. 60 dB (A).

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag do Brasil will be at the Feiplastic 2013 in Brazil

April 24th, 2013 The Brazilian subsidiary of the German-Japanese machine builder, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, will be profiling itself as a full-range supplier in the packaging area at the Feiplastic from 20 to 24 May in São Paulo, on stand № H90. more

The fully electric SE-HSZ injection moulding machine – the model with 2,200 kN clamping force is shown here.

Frank Schuster new General Sales Manager at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

April 11th, 2013 Dipl.-Ing. Frank Schuster, Sales Office Manager at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, took over management of the sales department of the injection moulding machine manufacturer located in Schwaig near Nürnberg on 1st April 2013. more

Dipl.-Ing. Christian Renners, General Manager Business Unit Sales & After Sales, Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Dombos, Sales Manager Germany, Dipl.-Ing.  Frank Schuster, General Sales Manager and Dipl.-Ing. Rolf Zimmermann, Strategic Sales at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (l.t.r.)

Macam is issuing invitations to attend a technology day at Rivoli (TO), Italy

April 11th, 2013 Macam S.r.l., the Italian agency of the injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, is inviting existing and potential customers from Italy to attend a technology day from 17 - 19 April 2013 at its facilities in Rivoli (TO). more

Demag Plastics Group SP. z.o.o. presents fully electric machine with high efficiency production modules at Plastpol in Kielce

April 10th, 2013 At the Plastpol to be held from 7th to 10th May 2013 in Kielce, the affiliate of the German-Japanese Corporation Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH with headquarters in Czestochowa, Poland, will demonstrate the high performance, precision and reproducibility of its machines by producing lids live on the fully electric IntElect in Hall G, Booth 15. more

Sebastian Dombos is the new Sales Director Germany at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

April 09th, 2013 From April 2013, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Sebastian Dombos will be taking over overall responsibility for sales in Germany at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig. more

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Sebastian Dombos, the new Sales Director at the injection moulding machine manufacturer, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Avance Industrial S.A. de C.V. with three machines at Plastimagen 2013 in Mexico City

March 27th, 2013 Avance Industrial will exhibit a compact system for food containers and two additional applications for the consumer and packaging industry at the Plastimagen from the 12th to 15th of March 2013 in Mexico City.  more

This 2l container is produced on an SE 180 EV and IML decorated.

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) is taking part in the Chinaplas 2013 in Guangzhou

February 28th, 2013 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig/Germany and its Chinese subsidiary Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. will be exhibiting at the Chinaplas from 20 to 23 May 2013 in Guangzhou/China. more

Injection-moulded components for a pump spray manufactured on a Systec 120-430 C injection moulding machine from Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) with a mould from KEBO AG, Neuhausen/Switzerland

Volkswagen takes the first all-electric IntElect machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag into operation

February 12th, 2013 At VW's Braunschweig plant, a fully electric IntElect 220-1100 injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag was recently taken into operation for producing lighting dial trims. more

Mould test at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

February 05th, 2013 The injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, with its head office in Schwaig near Nuremberg, now has two further injection moulding machines available for mould validations by customers, with clamping forces of 1,600 and 10,000 kN. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (France) S.A.S. will be taking part in Pharmapack 2013 in Paris

January 22nd, 2013 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (France) S.A.S. will be exhibiting at Pharmapack with an information stand from 13 to 14 February in Paris. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery (France) S.A.S. will be taking part in the Emballage 2012 Packaging Exhibition in Paris

November 07th, 2012 The French subsidiary of the German-Japanese machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will be presenting on Stand 6 M 119 as a full-range supplier in the field of packaging at the Emballage in Paris from 19 to 22 November. A hybrid El-Exis SP high-speed machine will be manufacturing a 1 l bucket with IML labels, while a container application will also be displayed on an all-electric IntElec. more

CJSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery will be taking part in the Interplastica 2013 in Moscow

November 21st, 2012 The Russian subsidiary of the German-Japanese machine manufacturer, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, will be presenting an all-electric IntElect with a consumer application at the Interplastica from 29 January to 01 February 2013 in Moscow in the Forum Hall at Stand № FE54. more

Agency change in the Benelux countries

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig, has had a new partner for sales and service in the Benelux countries since mid-September 2012. more

Increasing worldwide growth with sustainable injection moulding technology

October 17th, 2012 Following the takeover of the Demag Plastics Group by Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) in 2008, market share has grown steadily due to the inten-sive interaction at the technical and cultural level. more

Safeguarding the future with production efficiency

October 17th, 2012 Anyone who is looking for durability, availability, production performance and energy efficiency will find themselves irresistibly drawn to machines from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH based in Schwaig near Nuremberg. more

Precision injection moulding with the highest production efficiency for medical technology

October 17th, 2012 With the new active technology modules, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH based in Schwaig near Nuremberg is making its fully electric IntElect even more attractive. more

NC5 plus enhances convenience and functionality

October 17th, 2012 The new NC5 plus control version has been upgraded with new features for Fakuma 2012. The control impresses with its comprehensive breadth of functions, embedded in a clear structure and improved visual user guidance. more

Decoration and function in only one step

October 17th, 2012 The highlight exhibit at the Fakuma 2012 is based on the versatility of the Systec series from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH based in Schwaig near Nuremberg. A hydraulic Systec 210 in a compact production unit produces a multitouch display that combines both IMD and IML technology. more

Intelligently retrofitting production efficiency in a straightforward procedure

October 17th, 2012 With Reinhold Ganzer at the helm, the Customer Service arm is being consistently steered towards the customers' central concern, namely greater production efficiency for existing machines. more

Increased efficiency with a new machine series and optimum peripherals for packaging

October 17th, 2012 The scope of uses of the fully electric IntElect series from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH based in Schwaig near Nuremberg, Germany, now includes a significant enhancement with the launch of the multi expansion stage for multi-component applications. more

CHORUS ENGINEERING srl exhibiting at Expo Plast 2012 in Bucarest

September 11th, 2012 CHORUS ENGINEERING srl is participating in Expo Plast from 3 to 6 October in Bucarest. It will have an information stand and will be giving a presentation on the subject of “Production efficiency”. more

Polymac set to participate in Plastex 2012 in Cairo

August 14th, 2012 Polymac will be presenting at the Plastex 2012 exhibition (The 13th International African Arabian Exhibition for Plastic Industries) in Cairo, Egypt with an information stand and numerous sample parts from 06 to 09 September. more

Experiencing production efficiency and shaping it for the future

August 1st, 2012 More than ever before, it is precision, availability, production performance and energy efficiency that are the dominating criteria for optimum production facilities. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag do Brasil at the Interplast 2012 in Brazil

July 27th, 2012 The German-Japanese company will be presenting the high performance capability, precision and reproducibility of the all-electric SE-EV machine at the Interplast from 20 to 24 August 2012 in Joinville, Brazil by producing precision parts live at Stand No. 116 of its subsidiary, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag do Brasil, Barueri/SP. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag invests in new production systems

June 20th, 2012 The Japanese parent company, Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) Ltd., is investing a further € 20 m in maintaining and extending the technological leadership at the injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH with its headquarters in Schwaig/Germany. more

Clean play of colours at the press of a button

May 24th, 2012 Up to now, the idea of producing components with different colours in a running change as free of rejections as possible has just been a dream within the sector. fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/Pressemitteilungen/2012/Kundentag2012/5_Customer_Day2012_Systec_aCC.pdfmore

Standardised automation increases production efficiency

May 24th, 2012 Anyone who can automate working steps within the injection moulding process will achieve considerable gains in production efficiency. If the components required to do this are as standardised as possible, then automation becomes twice as attractive. fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/Pressemitteilungen/2012/Kundentag2012/6_Customer_Day2012_Systec_Automation.pdfmore

Successful customer open day with a focus on technology

May 24th, 2012 How can I pro-actively influence production efficiency and exploit my resources to optimum effect? more

All-electric with a maximum degree of dynamism, precision and reproducibility

May 24th, 2012 Absolute cleanliness and maximum precision - this combination is absolutely crucial especially in medical engineering and is achieved perfectly with the all-electric IntElect injection moulding machines from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, based in Schwaig near Nuremberg. more

All-electric in top form

May 24th, 2012 No matter whether dealing with precision parts from the segments of optics, electronics or liquid silicone, the all-electric standard injection moulding machines in the IntElect series overcome even special challenges masterfully. more

Record-breaking results with screw caps Or: A machine of superlatives

May 24th, 2012 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, based at Schwaig near Nuremberg, has already proven several times since its market launch at the K 2010 that the El-Exis SP (Speed Performance) high-performance series is driving back the boundaries in the manufacture of packaging materials. more

Retrofit for reliable Ergotech machines

May 24th, 2012 While striving for optimum production efficiency, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, based at Schwaig near Nuremberg, naturally also takes into account the needs of users of older injection moulding machines as well. more

Top Teh d.o.o. for the first time at the Sajam Tehnike 2012 trade fair

May 9th, 2012 At the Sajam Tehnike trade fair from 14 to 18 May 2012 in Belgrad the Slovenian based representative of the German-Japanese company Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH will present the high performance, precision and repeatability of their all-electric machine IntElect smart for installation frames live in Hall1 Stand № 1122. more

MACAM S.r.l. attending the Plast 2012 in Milan with three machines

May 3rd, 2012 MACAM S.r.I. is exhibiting to the electricity and packaging industry at Plast from 8th until 12th May in Milan with compact machinery for medical engineering micro-parts and two further applications. more

The world of injection moulding meets up at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

April 25th, 2012 The technology to increase production efficiency has for many years been the focus of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig near Nuremberg. more

Genius 2.0 Systec: Injection mould-ing slide rule now also for the PC

April 18th, 2012 For decades the ‘injection moulding slide rule‘ has been a much loved aid when setting up injection moulding machines. Designed in the 1970s, developed constantly and always brought up-to-date, it is still used today in many injection moulding companies when machines are converted to a new tool. more

Demag Plastics Group SP. z.o.o. present efficient standard injection moulding and IML innovation at the Plastpol International Fair in Kielce, Poland

April 19th, 2012 With a compact production system for optical components and a Full-Cover-Labeling application for the packaging industry, Demag Plastics Group SP. z.o.o. will be present at the Plastpol International Fair from 29 May to 01 June in Kielce, Poland. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will soon have a comprehensive presence in China

April 18th, 2012 Sumitomo and Demag have already been conducting sales as individual brands in China for many years with a local presence, and Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. has been producing injection moulding machines in Ningbo since the end of 1998. more

Systec C modular injection moulding machine phases out the Dragon series

April 18th, 2012 The new Systec C series from Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. has been designed for a wide range of applications in all industrial sectors. With the launch of the new Systec 50 C to Systec 120 C machines with closing forces between 500 and 1,200 kN, the Chinese subsidiary of the Japanese/German injection moulding machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is phasing out its Dragon series. more

Extended Systec C machine series in the focus of the Chinaplas presentation by Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo)

April 18th, 2012 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig/Germany and its Chinese subsidiary Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. will be exhibiting at the Chinaplas from 18 to 21 April 2012 in Shanghai/China. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Brings 12 Machines to NPE 2012

April 2nd, 2012 Company introduces new all-electric, new hybrid and various other breakthrough technologies at Orlando exposition. more

New SE-EV Advanced All-Electric Redefines Precision, Energy Efficiency and Molding Stability

April 2nd, 2012 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag introduced the SE-EV advanced all electric (55 to 198 U.S. tons) to the North American market today with two high-speed, high-precision demonstrations. more

El-Exis SP Demonstrates Speed and Precision With Waterfall of Over 150,000 Bottle Caps Per Hour

April 2nd, 2012 New energy-efficient, ultra-high-speed hybrid producing 96 high-precision water bottle caps every 2.3 seconds. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Demos New SL Screw Assembly in Medical Micromolding Application

April 2nd, 2012 Micromolded Ultem barb stop is used in US Endoscopy's iSnare® system for the removal of gastrointestinal polyps. more

Dr. Tetsuya Okamura appointed Head of Sumitomo Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Global Plastics Machinery Business

February 28th, 2012 Dr. Tetsuya Okamura has been appointed Senior Vice President of Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) Ltd. Japan, effective 1 April, 2012. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag worldwide customer service under new leadership

January 11th, 2012 On 1st November 2011, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Reinhold Ganzer takes over as worldwide customer service leader of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, the injection moulding machine manufacturer based in Schwaig near Nuremberg.  The 47 year old takes on overall responsibility for servicing, replacement parts, technical support and retrofit. more

Renowned customers and a market share of 25 per cent

December 13th, 2011 After its most recent success in having boosted sales of its own-brand injection moulding machines in Slovenia, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery now aims at extending its distribution activities throughout the entire territory of the former Yugoslavia. more

CJSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery at Interplastica 2012

November 30th, 2011 CJSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will present at Interplastica trade fair in Moscow from 24 until 27 January 2012 the efficiency, precision and reproducibility of its IntElect machine to the international specialists. At stand FE44 the Russian subsidiary of German-Japanese manufacturer will demonstrate incomparable reliability and innovative high-tech technology in the production of precise mouldings. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag harvests the fruits of its refocusing

October 19th, 2011 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, based in Schwaig near Nuremberg, has reported continuously increasing market shares on the occasion of its press conference at Fakuma 2011. more

Great addition in convenience and functionality

October 19th, 2011 Fakuma 2011 marks the start of sales of the new NC5 plus control version. With this version, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, headquartered in Schwaig near Nuremberg, has made the layout of the NC5 control with its extensive range of functions even clearer, as well as creating and adding new functions. more

Taking active control of production efficiency

October 19th, 2011 Production performance, availability, energy efficiency and durability – through the smart interaction of these four key aspects, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, based in Schwaig near Nuremberg, manages to achieve maximum production efficiency for all the injection moulding machines in its product range. more

Implementing zero-defect production of precision parts economically

October 19th, 2011 The fact that all-electric IntElect injection moulding machines can fully meet the targets of achieving production both in an economical and also defect-free manner will be demonstrated by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, headquartered in Schwaig near Nuremberg, at Fakuma 2011. more

Hybrid El-Exis SP puts IML innovation in the spotlight

October 19th, 2011 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, headquartered in Schwaig near Nuremberg, will be presenting their El-Exis SP (Speed Performance) series, with even more increased high performance than the El-Exis S in terms of dynamics and efficiency, at Fakuma 2011, and with an innovative feature in process technology. more

Systec Trio demonstrates the all-round capabilities of the hydraulic series

October 19th, 2011 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, headquartered in Schwaig near Nuremberg, offers the ideal economical solution for the broad range of standard applications in injection moulding processing with its Systec series. more

Scoring points with precision and production efficiency

October 19th, 2011 With increased precision, dynamic performance and efficiency in its injection moulding machines, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH based in Schwaig near Nuremberg, Germany, is delivering exactly what its injection moulding customers want. more

Mecman Industrial, S.L. with all-electric clean-room injection moulding system and IML innovation at Equiplast in Barcelona

October 20th, 2011 With a compact clean-room production system for medical engineering micro-parts and a new full cover labelling application for the packaging industry, Mecman Industrial, S.L. is exhibiting at Equiplast from 14 to 18 November in Barcelona. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag brings hybrid high-speed machine to their first IPF in Tokyo

September 27th, 2011 For the first time, the Japanese-German manufacturer will be present at the IPF Japan, which runs from 25 to 29 October 2011 in Tokyo. more

Precision – The basis for zero-defect production

September 21st, 2011 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, a Japanese-German manufacturer of injection moulding machines with headquarters in Schwaig near Nuremberg, has invited customers, prospective customers and partner companies to a “Precision” Cluster Meeting at its Wiehe location on 22 September 2011. more

IntElect offers individual automation solutions

September 21st, 2011 The all-electric IntElect will demonstrate flexible automation concepts for medical engineering and consumer goods applications at the “Precision” Cluster Meeting, hosted by the Wiehe factory of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH. more

Perfection for demanding customers

September 21st, 2011 In the automotive and electronics industries, precision and zero-defect production are necessities more

Wiehe location booms

September 21st, 2011 In 2009, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH established a European centre of competence for electric injection moulding machines at its location in Wiehe, Germany. fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/Pressemitteilungen/2011/Cluster-Treff_Praezision/SDG_Cluster_Precision_Wiehe_en.pdfmore

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. won the Ringier Technology Innovation Awards in 2011 for the energy saving equipment ‘activeDrive’

September 14th, 2011 Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. won the Ringier Awards with new injection moulding technology ‘activeDrive’ - a feature that helps reduce specific energy consumption. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag appoints Bernd Tröger to head its Marketing department

August 18th, 2011 On 1 August 2011, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Bernd Tröger (39), head of Product Management at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, took over the post of head of the Marketing department at the injection moulding machine manufacturer based in Schwaig near Nuremberg, Germany. For the first time, the areas of Product and Cluster Management, Business Development and Communication have been combined together. more

Demag Hamilton Ltd. at Interplas with an all-electric cleanroom injection moulding system

August 2nd, 2011 Demag Hamilton presents at Interplas trade fair in Birmingham (27 - 29 September 2011) a compact cleanroom production system for medical micro components.  more

Market Segment Meeting "Trends and Technologies in Packaging"

June 29th, 2011 Trends and technologies in injection moulding solutions for the production of food packaging was the main topic of the third Market Segment Meeting at the main Demag plant in Schwaig, owned by the Japanese-German machine manufacturer Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH.  more

El-Exis SP impresses with high speed

June 29th, 2011 Just a few months after the market launch of its new El-Exis SP (Speed Performance) series at the K 2010, the Japanese-German producer of injection moulding machines, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, is conquering the high-speed applications of the packaging industry.  more

Highlights every second

June 29th, 2011 That the new EL-Exis SP offers a sustainable production system for packaging manufacturers was demonstrated with three different applications by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, the Japanese-German manufacturer of injection moulding machines, at the Market Segment Meeting "Trends and Technologies in Packaging".  more

Top precision in mass production

June 29th, 2011 It is not only the packaging industry that demands top performance from injection moulding technology. The huge market for consumable medical devices, in particular, makes similar requirements regarding the maximisation of output and production efficiency.  more

Cooperation out of sheer pleasure

May 31st, 2011 The broad product spectrum, extreme user friendliness and a well-equipped customer service. These are just some of the reasons why the St Petersburg State Institute of Technology has once again decided in favour of a hydraulic injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag this year.  more

Big boost in order intake for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in Wiehe

May 17th, 2011 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, headquartered in Schwaig near Nuremberg, is pleased about the high level of capacity utilisation at its factory in Wiehe, located in the state of Thuringia in Germany.  more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag presents the all-electric IntElect smart in Kielce, Poland

April 14th, 2011 In Kielce Demag Plastics Group SP. z.o.o. will be presenting an IntElect 50-110 with a clamping force of 500 kN that produces polyethylene closure caps in a mould from ZAHORANSKY GmbH Formen- und Werkzeugbau.  more

Automobile Symposium in Istanbul very well attended

February 10th, 2011 The agency of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in Turkey, Barlo Plastik A.S., invited interested parties to attend a symposium about "Automotive injection moulding" at the "Green Park Hotel & Convention Center Pendik" in Istanbul on 19 January 2011. With just under 70 participants, all of them from the automotive supplier sector, this symposium was exceptionally well attended.  more

Playmobil to place purchase order for 30 machines made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag for their Dietenhofen facility

January 13th, 2011 As recently announced by the Japanese / German mechanical engineering company, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery of Schwaig / Germany has received a large-scale order from geobra Brandstätter GmbH & Co. KG headquartered in Zirndorf near Nuremberg in Franconia, Germany, for the supply and delivery of 30 hydraulic injection moulding machines of the Systec 25-120 model for their Dietenhofen production facility at the K trade show.  fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/Pressemitteilungen/SDG_Playmobil_en.pdfmore

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to supply and deliver Systec model with 13,000 kN

February 08th, 2011 The hydraulic injection moulding machine made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig / Germany has been expanded to include a model with a clamping force of 13,000 kN. In the course of 2011, the Systec machine series will be further expanded to include clamping forces up to 20,000 kN. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at the Interplastica 2011

December 14th, 2010 At the Interplastica, which will be held in Moscow from 25 until 28 January 2011, the German-Japanese company, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, will be giving a live presentation of the high efficiency, precision and reproducibility of the fully electric IntElect smart machine in the production of precision parts. The presentation will be given at stand № 1D02 belonging to the Sumitomo subsidiary, CJSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag of Moscow. more

Now with Asaf Industries Ltd in Israel

December 22nd, 2010 Since the merger between the injection moulding machine activities of Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) and those of the Demag Plastics Group in the spring of 2008 the Japanese-German machine builder domiciled in Schwaig has continually expanded its sales and service activities and aims to build up a strong presence in all major industrial countries. A reputable partner has now been found in ASAF Industries Ltd for the continuing expansion of sales and service activities in Israel. more

With Showrann towards the Near and Middle East

December 01st, 2010 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig, Germany, is about to even further expand its distribution and service networks. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag highly satisfied with the course of affairs at the K 2010

November 30th, 2010 For Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig, Germany, the K 2010 trade show has been a very successful event. The machines, technologies or services on display at the Show enjoyed outstanding popularity on the part of customers and trade visitors from all over the globe alike. more

"Ready for the future":Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at the K 2010

October 28th, 2010 Being one of the world's leading manufacturer, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany will present a complete cross-section of its range of injection moulding machines at the world's leading trade show K 2010. fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/Pressemitteilungen/PK2010/SDG_1_en.pdfmore

Premiere for the high-speed injection moulding machine El-Exis SP made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

October 28th, 2010 With the new El-Exis SP injection moulding machine, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany, continues its track record in terms of El-Exis high-performance machines. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to expand its Systec series for clamping forces up to 20,000 kN

October 28th, 2010 Being a fully controlled, hydraulic all-purpose machine, the Systec injection moulding machine made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany is used to produce a variety of plastic items for the most varied sectors. more

NC5 control by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to facilitate automation of injection moulding

October 28th, 2010 With the expansion of its NC5 control into an integrative control centre, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany provides users of its injection moulding machines with enhanced flexibility in terms of the control and integration of peripheral equipment of any kind.   more

All-electric injection moulding machines now available with larger range of clamping forces

October 28th, 2010 With the establishment of a centre of excellence in Wiehe/Germany, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany has pooled the development and production of all-electric injection moulding machines at one single location. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to further increase the dynamics and efficiency of its injection moulding machines

October 28th, 2010 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany has used the slackness in sales of the year 2009 to push research projects and for new initiatives aimed at boosting the dynamics, efficiency and precision of its injection moulding machines. more

MECMAN Industrial, S.L. to represent Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in Spain

October 20th, 2010 The manufacturer of injection moulding machines Sumitomo (SHI) Demag of Schwaig/Germany will be represented in Spain by Mecman Industrial, S.L. from now on.  more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery to appoint Sebastian Dombos chief sales officer for Southern Germany

September 30rd, 2010 Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Dombos, graduate engineer, has been appointed chief sales officer (CMO) for Southern Germany by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany, since August, 2010. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to expand its Systec series

September 23rd, 2010 The hydraulic injection moulding machine made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig/Germany has been expanded by the clamping force of 10,000 kN and is available with clamping forces from 250 kN through 10,000 kN as of now. more

New Chief Executive Officer for CJSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery in Russia

September 22nd, 2010 Alexander Votinov (a graduate engineer, 43 years) has taken over as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CJSC Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery in Moscow as of August 1, 2010. more

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. is very honored to have received the Ringier Technology Innovation Awards again in 2010

September 15th, 2010 Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. won with two innovations: the first clean room box solution on an El-Exis 100/475-610 machine and the first stack mould solution on a Systec 280/630-1450 machine shown in Chinaplas 2010. more

Markus Schiefer leaves Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

May 25th, 2010 Due to personal reasons Dipl.-Bw. (BA) Markus Schiefer (47) resigned with immediate effect from the Management Board of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, Schwaig. Mr. Schiefer’s tasks will be fulfilled by COO Mr. Shaun Dean. more

Micro injection moulding – Cluster Meeting at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in Wiehe/Germany

April 6th, 2010 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig near Nuremberg in Germany had invited to attend its Cluster Meeting on the subject of “Micro injection moulding – in a nutshell” at its center of excellence for electrical injection moulding machines in Wiehe, Germany, on March 11th. With 141 attendees, this Cluster Meeting was extremely well attended. Three more events on technical subjects will follow. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag expands centre of excellency in Wiehe

March 15th, 2010 The Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, headquartered in Schwaig near Nuremberg, has relocated its northern sales and distribution centre from Hamm (North Rhine-Westphalia) to its centre of excellency in Wiehe, Germany. In future, all higher-level marketing and service activities will be coordinated from here for the German states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Schleswig-Holstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Bremen, Hamburg, and Lower Saxony. fileadmin/user_upload/downloads/Pressemitteilungen/Sumitomo-Demag_Hamm-Wiehe ENGL.pdfmore

Systec – Saves Energy and Drives Down Resource Utilisation

Oct. 14th, 2009 Their solid and compact design and the great space for large moulds are the distinguishing characteristics of the hydraulic injection moulding machines of the Systec series in the European range of products of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH. This Japanese-German manufacturer of injection moulding machines with its European headquarters in Schwaig near the Bavarian city of Nuremberg is unveiling a Systec 350-2300 at the Fakuma fair in a production cell for manufacturing decorative strips for the inside door lining. This machine is equipped with the new speed-regulated activeDrive pump drive that save as much as 45% energy depending upon the cycle. Another detail of its equipment is a filter radiator system to extend the oil changing intervals from previously 25,000 to 40,000 hours. more

Fully Electrical IntElect with a Switchable Reverse Current Barrier Features Maximum Precision and Reproducibility at Low Energy Utilisation

Oct. 13th, 2009 Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH is unveiling an IntElect smart 160/520-680 at the Fakuma fair. This machine that is equipped with a switchable reverse current barrier will produce complex plug housings on an eight-fold mould. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at the Fakuma 2009: Shaping the future with pooled vigour

Nov 11th, 2009 At the Fakuma 2009, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH will present sophisticated applications from the fields of electrical engineering, automotive engineering, and packaging. “Shaping the future with pooled vigour“, this is the challenge the Japanese/German manufacturer of injection moulding machines with its European headquarters in Schwaig near Nuremberg, Germany, has set to accept through the use of German mechanical engineering contributed by Demag and pioneering direct drive technology contributed by Sumitomo. Not least because our future will depend on the responsible use and consumption of energy, energy efficiency of machines is one of the key topics of this trade-fair appearance. more

Sumitomo to rearrange production: Wiehe to become a center of excellence for all-electric injection moulding machines

May 29th, 2009 The Wiehe, Germany, based production facility of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH will be turned into a major manufacturing base for all-electric injection moulding machines within Sumitomo Heavy Industries. Besides the new all-electric for the European market, the Japanese-German IMM-manufacturer, with European headquarters in Schwaig near Nuremberg, will produce the Japanese as well.  more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag to launch new all-electric variant type

May 15th, 2009 The IntElect series including direct drive technology is now available in three sizes.  more

New Chief Operations Officer at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

May 12th, 2009 On May 6th, 2009 Mr. Shaun Dean (43) was appointed as Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s third Management Director. In his position as COO and together with Dr. Tetsuya Okamura and Markus Schiefer Mr. Dean will take over the responsibility for all operational and production processes. more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag at the Interplastica: Complete solution for the production of buckets with label and integrated handleFully Automated High-Speed IML Solution

January 20th, 2009

The new Sumitomo (SHI) Demag injection moulding machine was officially introduced under its new brand name October 2008, making its debut in Russia at the Interplastica Fair. The Japanese-German company Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH of Schwaig in Germany, comes to Moskow with a packaging application for the food sector. more

Demag and Sumitomo confirm talks

January 11th, 2008

Demag Plastics Group and Sumitomo Heavy Industries(SHI) confirm that talks regarding the acquisition of Demag by Sumitomo have occurred.
Additionally, anti-trust documents have been filed at the appropriate agencies.

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Sumitomo and Demag take next step

February 13th, 2008

Demag Plastics Group is proud to announce that on Friday the 8th of February, Sumitomo Heavy Industries agreed to purchase Demag creating the world’s largest IMM manufacturer.

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After successful restructuring, Demag is back in full swing again at K2007

November 7th, 2007 After comprehensive restructuring of the Demag Plastics Group, which CEO Dr. Klaus F. Erkes has been rigorously pressing ahead for  the past two years, the company presented itself most successfully and with the youngest product range of the injection moulding  industry at K2007. 

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Sumitomo and Demag will integrate both companies in Europe by the end of 2008

July 8th, 2008 The integration of Demag Plastics Group, Schwaig, into the Sumitomo Heavy Industries Group is proceeding efficiently.
In the course of the organisational integration the future European headquarters of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will be located in Schwaig near Nürnberg.

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Demag Plastics Group with German Japanese Management Team

March 13th, 2008 As of March 17th, 2008 Dr. Tetsuya Okamura of Sumitomo Heavy Industries will join the management board of Demag Plastics Group. Together with Demag’s CFO Mr. Uwe Rohfleisch, Dr. Okamura will represent the company and advance the integration of both companies. 

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Day 1 for Sumitomo and Demag

March 3rd, 2008 The agreement signed at the beginning of February for the sale of Demag Plastics Group to the Japanese Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. will enter into force on March 3, 2008. 

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