In addition to their pure functionality, packagings become ever more important in terms of product differentiation and thus of sales success. Ever higher standards are demanded of the quality of packaging and flexible production.
For demographical reasons alone, the medical sector is among the growth markets of our time. On the other hand, medical products make particular demands and put special quality requirements on manufacturing processes and machines.
Today, filigree individual components are at the core of many an engineering equipment and facilitate their miniaturization. Efficient, highly precise and reliable injection moulding machines are required to efficiently produce the necessary mouldings that often have complex geometries or thin wall thicknesses and that are often to be combined with other electronic components.
Ever since the early 1980s, the automotive industry has been a major driving force for the development of new technologies by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag. Today, you will hardly find a single car anywhere in the world that would not have plastic components made on some machine made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag. To mention but one prominent example, the innovative headlamps of the Audi R8.