Sumitomo Demag targets Chinese medical plastics market


There's a growing German engineering influence on the Chinese medical plastics processing market.

Haitian worked with former Demag CEO Helmar Franz to establish Zhafir Plastics Machinery GmbH, which designs and develops electric molding machines in a new plant in Ebermannsdorf, Germany. Machines for the Western market are made in Germany and machines for the Asian market are made in Ningbo, China
Now Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH, (Schwaig, Germany) and its Chinese subsidiary Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo, China) will be exhibiting a new machine making medical parts at Chinaplas (May 20-23; Guangzhou, China).

On stand 4.1K41 in Hall 4.1, the company will show Systec C, a controlled, hydraulic all-purpose machine series.

Systec C replaced the Dragon series last year. Clamping force for the Chinese-made version will go up to 1200 kN with a fully hydraulic knuckle-joint closing system and from 1300-10,000 kN with a hydromechanical knuckle-joint closing system....
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