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Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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The drynamic mobility show: how motion plastics supports mobility trends

Published on: 02/09/2021

igus experts present how motion plastics can reduce costs and sustainably improve technology in a series of live shows Our mobility is changing rapidly: e-scooters, e-bikes, e-cars and vehicles with alternative power sources are increasingly common. The concept of car sharing is also establishing itself in cities worldwide. At the IAA Mobility Show 2021 in […]

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Cost down, life up with Vertical farming

Published on: 26/08/2021

This week’s video shows how igus products are used in vertical farming, an exciting new industry which demands reliability, longevity and no maintenance.  This is perfect for igus motion plastics, from smooth gliding drylin® gantries to robust, lightweight e-chains®, the elimination of lubrication means no contamination. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/lFbmUTzMPXk For more […]

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High factor protection: igus develops solar materials with three-times more UV-resistance

Published on: 06/08/2021

Two new lubrication-free tribo polymers increase the service life of bearings in single-axis solar trackers Solarmid and iglidur P UV are the names of the two new materials that igus has developed specifically for housing bearings in single-axis solar trackers, the panels that track sunlight in solar farms. The new polymers last much longer than […]

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From garage business to world leader: igus founders celebrate 90th birthday

Published on: 22/06/2021

igus founders Günter and Margret Blase jointly laid the foundation for the breakthrough of industrial motion plastics in 1964. In 1964, Günter and Margret Blase founded a small business called igus in their garage in Cologne-Mülheim, Germany. Fast forward to 2021 and the company is a global brand, supplying customers worldwide with lubrication-free and maintenance-free […]

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The circular economy and igus give plastics a second life

Published on: 10/06/2021

Environmental protection is gaining more momentum today and plastic is a big part of this. Social transformation, responsibility for sustainability and the changes in our use of plastics are not going unnoticed by industry. Examples from igus, the motion plastics specialist, show how companies can use engineering and ecological innovations to tackle these issues. More […]

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igus Motion Plastics Show 2021: 168new products and range extensions

Published on: 11/05/2021

Real-virtual igus exhibition invites visitors to improve their moving application with high-performance polymers The “igus Motion Plastics Show 2021” opens its digital doors and is offering more new products, product enhancements and digital offerings than ever before. 168 innovations from all areas – from telescopic robot hose packages to dry-running ball bearings with 21x service […]

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Record 168 motion plastics innovations launched from the home office

Published on: 21/04/2021

In very tough business conditions, igus launched more new products in 2020/21 than the previous year – from integrated robotic drives to ball bearings with 21 times the high-speed service life. The leading motion plastics company igus launched more innovative products in 2020 than the previous year, despite the covid-19 pandemic. By investing in digitalisation, […]

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Extra igus investment paves the way for innovative plastic recycling technology

Published on: 08/04/2021

Recycling pioneer Mura Technology begins construction of world’s first commercial HydroPRS plant for chemical recycling of plastics Hydrothermal Plastic Recycling Solution (HydroPRS) is an advanced chemical recycling process designed to rapidly convert waste plastic that cannot be recycled easily, into valuable raw materials, reusing waste that would otherwise pollute the environment. Motion plastics specialist igus has invested further in recycling […]

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Meet igus Product Manager Dean Aylott

Published on: 19/01/2021

Product Manager, Dean Aylott igus UK recently celebrated 10 years with the company and to commemorate this milestone, he took to the HotSeat with PlastikCity, the dedicated procurement portal for the UK & IE plastics sector … Q: What trends do you think will shape the future of UK plastics?  How will igus respond? Prior […]

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