Welcome to Tasman Machinery

At Tasman Machinery, we believe that for our customers to succeed on the world stage, we must supply them with the leading plastics processing technologies from across the globe.

Whether it is all electric injection moulding machines from Sumitomo Demag, or ultra high speed take out robots from Yushin, our customers in the injection moulding sector are reaping the rewards of investing in leading technologies.

In the blow moulding sector, Aoki injection stretch blow machines are world renowned for their innovation and ability to produce PET bottles and containers for the lowest possible unit costs. Meanwhile in extrusion blow moulding, Plastiblow have always been at the forefront of the development of all electric solutions for the blow moulding sector.

Across extrusion, vacuum forming, & thermoforming, we represent some of the most famous names, including, Gefran, Formech, GN Plastics, Nordson, Tool temp, Xaloy, & Kryenborg.

Our team of sales, processing experts, and back up service technicians are here to help you. We look forward to working with you.

Latest Article

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Gefran – The Leader in Plastics Pressure Sensors

Tasman Machinery is proud to announce our partnership with Gefran, the leaders is plastics melt pressure sensors.

Gefran provide an extensive range of pressure transducer & transmitters for the extrusion industry.

This includes a full range of mercury free solutions to provide customers with environmentally and OH & S safe solutions.

Please click here to download their product brochure.

All Electric Precision from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Labtech Engineering Amazing Compact 5-layer film blowing line

Yushin Demo Cell 3 - FRA demonstrating Arc Motion features

FRA demo robot highlights the new E-Touch V with all new robot programming language and IoT system - IntuLine capabilities, all new state of the art active vibration control, Arc Motion demonstration and world class safety standards.


Our All Electric SE EVA Series, offering incredibly smooth, eneregy efficent, & precise production. The Ultimate in productivity!

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag SE180EV-A all-electric injection molding machine demo of an 8-cavity mold producing thin-wall medical dosing cups on 2.46-sec cycle. Demonstrates the ability of an all-electric to run a multi-cavity, high-speed, thin-wall application with exceptional precision and energy efficiency.

96 Caps moulding in under 1,9 seconds - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

El-Exis SP = dynamics, speed and durability of the packaging branche.This hybrid injection moulding machine is well suitable in the production of standard caps, as well as thin-walled and packaging parts with minimum tolerances and also in precision applications with high injection pressures.





The line will be used for a multitude of polymers from polyolefin to more advanced thermoplastics like PET etc. It is equipped with two single screw extruders and one twin, feed block, die and a new design of a chill roll attachment with large 600 mm diameter rolls. Downstream the line has a new large vertical MDO unit as well as a wind up unit with automatic change over of the film rolls.

The customer visited their factory for FAT and they were truly impressed with the whole line which, as they said was far better and nicer than they expected. They praised their engineering staff who made it possible to build such a sophisticated line with so many new features and within a very reasonable production time.

View of the whole line


Main features of this new large size high speed co-ex line


  • Roll width 900 mm
  • Roll diameter 600 mm
  • Individual servo motor for all 3 rolls
  • Entire rolling stack can be moved up and down remotely from the control panel
  • Individual tempering unit for each roll
  • Equipped with large water chiller


  • Two Single screw extruders of 30 and 40 mm screw diameter
  • One 26 mm twin screw extruder with gear pump
  • All with gravimetric feeding controlled on the central touch screen panel
  • Tower with resin mixer, feeding the twin screw extruder
  • Extruders on a raised platform


The 3/5 layers feed block and die with vacuum box are mounted hanging from a sturdy I beam steel support




The line is controlled on a central touch screen all with Siemens PLCs. This Includes all Gravimetric Feeders, also for the twin screw extruder.


The entire line including extruders, chill roll, MDO and wind up are controlled with a closed loop system. Here the gear pump on the twin screw extruder is the master and determines the output from the twin together with the two single screw extruders. We developed very special software for this purpose with assistance and advice from the engineers at Klöckner Pentaplast.


ff93f83e-8e45-4f36-8ed4-bc43d65c316e.jpg With roll diameters of 350 mm The largest MDO unit built so far



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The line was recently commissioned at Klöckner Pentaplast by their team of 7 technicians and engineers. Also four engineers from Klöckner Pentaplast were assisting and advising their team and they were very pleased with the machine, giving LabTech the highest compliments for an extremely well done line and great installation work by their team which they said was truly outstanding.

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