Specialist presentations

First-hand information

During our expert presentations, a team of high-profile specialists from a wide variety of industries will outline the latest trends, covering all aspects of plastics processing. A whole range of interesting presentations await you, covering subjects such as digitalisation, automotive technology, packaging and the freeformer 300-3X.

Digital transformation

Road to Digitalisation - Your economic path to the Smart Factory
Digital transformation is a comprehensive process of change in all functional areas of a company. At ARBURG, our activities rest on the following pillars: Smart Machine, Smart Production and Smart Services. This presentation highlights the comprehensive product portfolio we offer and explains how we plan to travel the Road to Digitalisation together with our customers.

Benjamin Franz (Key Account Manager)
has been working for ARBURG since 2000 and is the central point of contact for the subject of digitalisation in Sales. He cooperates with the various departments to advance technological developments in line with market and customer requirements.

Stephan Reich (Department Manager IT Applications Development)
has worked for ARBURG since 1996 and has headed up the IT Applications Development department since 2012. He develops new solutions in cooperation with the various departments and advises on new technological approaches such as cloud services and mixed reality.

Presentation times:

11:00 - 11:30GermanDaily
12:30 - 13:00GermanDaily
13:30 - 14:00EnglishWed. – Fri.
14:30 - 15:00EnglishWed. – Fri.

Automotive engineering

Automotive engineering – How does ARBURG support you in this field?
The automotive industry is a trendsetter for innovative products and manufacturing processes in plastics processing. Highly automated and yet flexible production cells are required to meet the industry's demanding requirements. The presentation will illustrate current challenges and highlight the potential of ARBURG's products and services using concrete examples.

M.Eng. Andreas Ziefle (Project Engineer)
has been working for ARBURG since 2014. Since 2016 he has been a Project Engineer in the turnkey department and is the central contact person for in-mould film lamination in the automation segment.

Presentation times:

11:30 - 12:00GermanDaily
12:30 - 13:00GermanDaily
13:30 - 14:00EnglishWed. – Fri.
15:00 - 15:30EnglishWed. – Fri.

freeformer

Unique freeformer system – current developments and industrial applications
The new freeformer 300-3X unlocks new possibilities in industrial additive manufacturing. Depending on the requirements, the freeformer is available in various sizes with two or three discharge units. The presentation will outline the latest technology and provide examples of the production of functional parts.

Dipl. Ing. (FH) Martin Neff (Departmental Manager APF)
has been working for ARBURG since 1996. As Department Head for ARBURG Plastic Free Forming (APF), he is responsible for the development of machine and process technology.

Frank Kynast (Manager Additive Manufacturing)
has been working for ARBURG since 2015. He is responsible for ARBURG Plastic Freeforming (APF) technical sales in Southern Germany, Austria and Spain.

Presentation times:

10:30 - 11:00GermanDaily
12:00 - 12:30GermanDaily
13:00 - 13:30EnglishWed. – Fri.
14:00 - 14:30EnglishWed. – Fri.

Packaging

ARBURG Packaging – machine concept for maximum production efficiency
In the production of injection-moulded packaging, the focus is on the most economical solution with consistently high part quality. In order to meet these requirements, ARBURG offers specially adapted machine technology for maximum production efficiency. This presentation will illustrate the added value and benefits offered by high-end machine technology and how it contributes to increasing production efficiency.

M. Eng. Bertram Stern (Sales Manager Packaging)
has been working for ARBURG since 2016. He is the central point of contact for the packaging industry in Sales. He works across divisions and in cooperation with the various departments to advance technological developments in line with market and customer requirements.

Presentation times:

10:30 - 11:00GermanDaily
11:30 - 12:00EnglishWed. – Fri.
13:00 - 13:30GermanDaily
14:30 - 15:00EnglishWed. – Fri.