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Carbon tracking: igus sets the standard to help machine builders report carbon emissions

Published on: 10/01/2024

As well as increasing the number of low carbon and renewable products and services in 2023, igus uses a reliable carbon tracking method for suppliers and can now provide the carbon content of most iglidur products. It aims to show the carbon content of all its products by mid-2024. Companies are under growing pressure to […]

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Passing the acid test: igubal bearing saves battery recycler thousands

Published on: 28/11/2023

Simply switching to a polymer bearing from a stainless-steel bearing has saved a lead acid battery recycler, Fry’s Metals thousands in maintenance costs, and far more in preventing lost production time Recycling lead batteries in high volume is a tough, corrosive working environment to work in. As such, one of South Africa’s leading lead recycling […]

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igusGO: AI-driven, cost-saving machine design optimisation app makes work fun

Published on: 07/11/2023

By harnessing AI, a new igus app shows how to optimise the design of over 450 applications in just a few seconds Wouldn’t it be nice if time-poor engineers, faced with huge component choices, could easily and quickly improve their designs by seeing the full range of components and their properties instantly? Step forward the […]

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Tackling the scourge of ocean plastic

Published on: 03/10/2023

A rising wave of data shows just how serious ocean plastic pollution has become. igus is minimising waste plastic and helping remove plastic directly from the ocean As a manufacturer of plastic engineering components, igus takes marine pollution very seriously and is engaged in several programmes to reduce plastic pollution.  More than 171 trillion pieces […]

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Machine Heat Recovery System for heating factories efficiently is accessible to all, for free 

Published on: 17/08/2023

Engineers from igus are now using a simple, in-house technology for heat recovery. It uses the waste heat from machinery to heat factories and industrial units, saving energy costs and CO2 emissions. igus has made the details of the technology available online to industrial companies, for free. If all injection moulders worldwide were to use […]

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Big push in plastics recycling using digital trading platform: igus invests in start-up cirplus

Published on: 09/08/2023

With their recycling platforms, igus and cirplus want to jointly promote the regenerative plastics industry in the future. Cirplus also launches first global standard for high-quality plastics recycling Plastics are super-versatile and an essential part of our everyday lives, yet even today they often end up being incinerated. A more sustainable plastics economy is needed. […]

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Video of the month- bringing virtual reality into engineering

Published on: 13/07/2023

Ensuring engineering is accessible and enjoyable, igus® have recently introduced the term “enjoyneering”. This encapsulates the fun element of learning and experiencing all about engineering in the metaverse, the iguverse. In this week’s “video of the month” we take you deep into the iguverse, allowing a sneak preview of the various rooms we offer, the […]

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From recycling to bicycling: igus develops low carbon bike components for tomorrow’s mobility

Published on: 07/07/2023

At the world’s biggest bike expo, Eurobike 2023, igus will showcase recyclable and partly-recycled components for bicycle manufacturers, including handlebars that are about to go into production. Bicycle manufacturer Advanced is the handlebar’s first customer Following last year’s launch of the plastic igus:bike, the motion plastics specialist is now exhibiting a new product line made […]

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VOTW- the igus® scout, A new level of customer service

Published on: 08/06/2023

Excellent customer service is vitally important for every company and at igus®, this is no different. In this week’s “video of the week”, we introduce our newest customer service experience, igus® scout! This remote service allows igus experts to help people all over the world with a 1-2-1 consultation on products and innovations. Watch this […]

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Wave of new product development investment is coming: igus ready to support

Published on: 06/06/2023

Survey results from a big PwC / Make UK survey shows that new product introduction us the biggest area for planned investment. This reflects robust igus’ enquiries, says Managing Director Matthew Aldridge, and igus is primed to support this new product bonanza. Working in manufacturing, we are served up with a lot of statistics – […]

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