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Digital engineering support during a pandemic: Thousands visit igus trade exhibition

Published on: 24/11/2020

An online trade show created by motion plastics specialists igus has attracted more than 10,000 customers since its launch in May. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has launched more than 120 innovative products in the last seven months from its 400 square metre stand at the company’s headquarters in Cologne, Germany. […]

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Virtual-Exhibition

igus opens virtual trade show 2020 to introduce more than 100 motion plastics innovations

Published on: 19/05/2020

19th May, 2020 In its virtual trade show, igus presents more than 100 plastic innovations and product range additions from all areas of motion plastics. Around 400 square metres in size, the real stand is now open to online visitors and follows the theme ‘Cost down, Life up. It’s our job’. The trade show is […]

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Video of the Week – the 2020 new products from igus

Published on: 04/05/2020

1st May, 2020 Tech up, Cost down: we will always give you at least one of these. This is our job and for many years has been our promise to you. The immense challenges of this year have spurred us on to even greater efforts. During this uncertain time of change, exhibitions have been cancelled.  […]

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igus invests £4M in pioneering plastic recycling firm

Published on: 15/04/2020

21st January, 2020 To support the circular economy of plastics, igus has invested £4 million in Mura Technology Limited that wants to put the first commercial Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor (Cat-HTR) plant into operation. The technology recycles plastic waste into oil within 20 minutes, which can be reused to make new plastic products. Every year, 8 […]

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igus initiates first recycling program worldwide for energy chains

Published on: 15/04/2020

10th December, 2019 What happens when a plastic energy chain reaches its maximum service life? Usually, it is disposed of and incinerated with other plastic waste. With its ‘igus green chainge recycling program’, igus is now doing something completely new: users can send their plastic chains to igus for recycling – irrespective of the manufacturer. […]

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Video of the Week – How our VR experience transports you to our test lab

Published on: 08/04/2020

15th January, 2020 When we visit customers or exhibit at trade shows, we now take more than free product samples. Using our VR glasses, we instantly transport you to our factory to explore the world’s largest test lab for tribopolymers. “Factory tours are popular with our customers to get a clear understanding of our injection […]

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Entries for 2020 vector award to close shortly.

Published on: 24/03/2020

The most novel and demanding design with the greatest innovation will receive the golden vector award. The prize includes 5,000 euros, the award will be presented at the 2020 Hannover Messe.

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Merkel Visits igus at Hannover Messe

Published on: 01/04/2019

VIP visit at the igus stand: German Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited the stand of the motion plastics specialist igus at this year’s Hannover Messe. The main focus of interest: cost-effective “robotics made in Germany”.

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igus sales rose by 8.5 percent in 2018

Published on: 25/03/2019

Configurable online, on the go and on a tablet, as a durable special part, 3D printed or equipped with smart intelligence – motion plastics are increasingly becoming high-tech components. At this year’s Hannover Messe, igus will be demonstrating this development with 120 new products – from the intelligent plain bearing to the world’s first online platform that brings suppliers and users of cost-effective robotics together.

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