K 2013: Sumitomo Demag boosts China's role, shows SL plastication

Sumitomo Demag, the five-year-old combination of Japanese and German technical firepower, is rapidly increasing the role of injection molding machine manufacturing in China.

In a press conference at K2013, the company announced plans to invest €7 million to expand capacity in a new manufacturing plant in Ningbo, China. The Ningbo factory builds a machine trademarked Systec C with clamping forces of 500-10,000 kN for the Chinese and other markets.

Production capacity will rise from 650 machines to 1000 per year. Targeted completion date is 2015....

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