Kiefel’s solutions for the automotive-, appliance-, medical- and packaging industries attracted the experts. The largest plastics and rubber trade fair for the United States, has been also again a perfect informative platform for visitors from South America to seek product, technology and cooperation.
Overall the visitors have shown great interest on the innovative thermoforming tool for floating polypropylene K-Cups. A pressure forming machine Thermorunner KTR 6.1 Speed demonstrated the processing of unique barrier material with a multifunctional 91 cavity PP-tool. The line included a fully integrated downstream-automation.
An intelligent injection stretch blow-molding technology has been also on show. The Blowliner M machine produced pill packers made of PET on a double-row, twelve-cavity mold with a volume of 250 ml and a weight of 30 g.