With our kickoff-edition of FAKUMA latest news we show you first impressions of the exhibition day in Friedrichshafen. On a sunny day lots of interested visitors flocked through the exhibition halls. During the opening press conference the present media representatives received information around the 26th Fakuma – International trade fair for plastics processing. Afterwards Mrs. Bettina Schall, managing director P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG, Mrs. Sandra Füllsack, spokesperson of the Fakuma exhibitor committee and Mr. Markus Lüling from KI Group gave us short interviews.
In the evening of the first exhibition day Guido Marschall and Markus Lüling, chief editor of K-Profi met to reflect this day having a cold beer.
On the second exhibition day in Friedrichshafen we collected for you the highlights of the exhibition stands of Arburg, Pöppelmann FAMAC, KraussMaffei, BASF, Ewikon and Getecha.
Topic: The future of injection molding
Host: Engel Austria
Fort the new talk-format „FAKUMA talk“ Guido Marschall move off to the exhibition stand of ENGEL. He spoke with Stefan Engleder, CEO Engel about “Simplicity” - the attempt of the Austrians to obviously simplify the complex operation of machinery and facilities. Further themes among others have been the progress of digitalization and redevelopment of protection requirement.
Theme: Potentials of the digitalization for the plastic industry
Mr. Gerhard Böhm, director sales, explained that digitalization will not only change machinery but also complete business divisions, manufacturing procedures and even the work environment.
The second exhibition day of Fakuma has ended. Guido Marschall and Markus Lüling, chief editor K-Profi once more met for an entertaining conversation at the booth of Arburg having a cold beer.
With the third edition of FAKUMA latest news you see the highlights of Engel, Covestro, BOY and Barlog. Besides you can expect a brief report about the VDMA press tour on the subject of “Circular Economy”.
Theme: The circular economy in the plastics industry
After the VDMA press tour on the subject of “circular economy” during Fakuma the CEO of VDMA plastics and rubber machinery, Mr. Thorsten Kühmann met Guido Marschall for a short intensive conversation about different aspects of the circular economy.
Fakuma latest news on the fourth exhibition day in Friedrichshafen shows you the exhibition highlights of LANXESS, Wittmann Battenfeld and Ettlinger. In Addition you see a short summery of the KI Group Summit Fakuma 2018.
Theme: Material trends in the plastics industry
Host: BARLOG Gruppe
Peter Barlog, CEO Barlog plastics spoke about material shortage at polyamide 6.6 in the plastics branch and the innovative alternatives that Barlog offers its customers in this field.
Markus Lüling, chief editor K-Profi and Guido Marschall once more met at the Arburg exhibition stand having a cold beer at the end of the fourth exhibition day.
In diesem FAKUMA spezial stellt der Präsident des portugiesischen Cluster Engineering & Tooling das globale und innovative Angebot Portugals für die Kunststoffbranche vor.
Please have a look at the Fakuma stand portrait of the Telsonic Group Switzerland – manufacturer of industrial ultrasonic systems.
For the last time Markus Lüling and Guido Marschall met at the Arburg exhibition booth for a cold beer and to speak about the Fakuma.
A successful Fakuma 2018 closes. Please have a look at the best of registered during the past exhibition days.