K-News issue 1 - 2016

In the past year we celebrated our 80th anniversary. The Open House in September in Bonn, to which we welcomed more than 150 guests from all over the world, formed the highlight of a very remarkable anniversary year. read more

One for all – the new look of K-News
Due to the positive feedback to the anniversary edition of K-News in the past year, Kautex Maschinenbau decided to keep the concept for future editions of the magazine. read more

Service for all processes
With a continuously growing selection of services, Kautex is making the change from classical machine builder to a know-how and service provider. read more

Elmeg shapes its future with Kautex machines
In the international automotive business, the name Elmeg has enjoyed a good reputation for more than 30 years. The Italian automobile supplier has specialized in the blow read more

Flexible VW production using Kautex systems
Back in 1976, Volkswagen AG began its own production of plastic fuel tanks and from the start placed its trust in technology from Kautex Maschinenbau. A few of the eight KB250 machines from this time are still in use for the fuel tank production of the current Golf model. read more

New generation of the KCC series
The third generation of the successful KCC blow molding machines presents itself with new features and a completely reworked design. read more

Our services are growing as are we
Tailor made service products and motivated employees, who strive for customer satisfaction are the basis for a successful service strategy – an interview with Thilo Schmidt, Head of Global Service. read more

Service not just for Kautex machines
Our Kautex service does not end at our own door step. Kautex Maschinenbau also provides a wide service spectrum for extrusion blow molding machines of other manufacturers. read more

Kautex lowers spare part prices
When people speak of price adjustments, customers usually expect price increases. Not in the case of original Kautex spare parts. read more

Suction blow molding for 3D parts
For almost 30 years, suction blow molding machines have been used for the production of 3D molded components. The process is currently experiencing an unexpected boom. read more

Toray Industries does research together with Kautex
With the substance polyphenylene sulphide (PPS), the Japanese chemical corporation Toray has developed an ideal material for the production of feed and exhaust air ducts for modern turbo-charged engines. New materials are being developed in close cooperation with Kautex Maschinenbau. read more

The latest KSB series: compact, reliable, flexible, economical
With the new KSB suction blow molding machines, Kautex Maschinenbau presents a completely new machine type which serves especially for the low-flash production of 3D molded parts. read more

Blend of experience and intuition
He works at the Kautex Technikum and his official job title is ”Process Engineer”. But Rudi Küpper is much more than that. He has been working at Kautex Maschinenbau for 35 years now and is considered the expert for everything to do with suction blow molding. read more

US subsidiary moves to a new location
The American subsidiary Kautex Machines Inc. successfully moved to a new 1500 square meter building in New Jersey in June 2016. read more

New subsidiary manager in Russia
Starting on April 1, Peter Harlaß, a real Russia expert, has taken over management of the Kautex Representative Offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. read more

India announces the year of the LPG consumer
The Indian market is opening to LPG cylinders made of composite materials. read more

New customer center in Berlin
Kautex Maschinenbau has opened a new 500 square meter customer center in Kleinmachnow near Berlin for sales, service, training and spare part warehousing. read more

Africa – Great demand for plastics
Many countries on the African continent are still considered developing countries. However, with a population of more than 1.1 billion and tremendous potential for long-term economic growth, the African market has become the focus of many international companies. read more

Kayaks for the World
Lifetime Products Inc. is the world‘s leading manufacturer of blow molded polyethylene folding chairs and tables, picnic tables, and home basketball equipment. In 2015, six Kautex machines were ordered for the production of kayaks. read more

New KBB jerry can machine at K 2016
As is tradition, Kautex Maschinenbau will again be there in Hall 14. As a trade fair highlight, the expert audience will have the opportunity at stand A 16/18 to see an all-electric jerry can machine in action. read more

A look into the lab – R&D at Kautex Maschinenbau
Whether simulation tools, robotic control, or modular construction – R&D staff at Kautex Maschinenbau constantly work to optimize processes and machines. We would like to present a few projects here. read more

KSH100 optimizes barrel production
With the KSH100, Kautex Maschinenbau has expanded the applications for barrel producers by using the CoEx process for the production of mono, dual, or triple-layer products. read more

At Chinaplas 2016 with new machines
From April 25-28, 2016 Kautex Maschinenbau presented a new model of the successful KCC extrusion blow molding machines at this year's Chinaplas in Shanghai. read more

The next round of the Roadshow
What began as a test has now established itself: Kautex will strengthen its presence in the regions with the Blow Molding Roadshow and get closer to its customers. read more

JEC Paris: Focus on composite materials
37,000 visitors and 1,300 exhibitors from more than 100 countries – this is the summary of this year's JEC World. read more

Projects June 2015 - May 2016
A list of projects from June 2015 till May 2016 read more

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