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When plastic becomes oil again: igus invests in chemical recycling pioneer

Published on: February 19, 2020

Cat-HTR technology developed by a German scientist regains resources from plastic waste in 20 minutes February 19, 2020 – igus announced it has invested more than $5 million in a commercial plant that will recycle plastic waste within 20 minutes. Using Cat-HTR (Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor) technology, the process will enable oil obtained from the recycling […]

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New cable management kit pairs with any cobot arm, optimizes cable protection

Published on: February 11, 2020

Hook-and-loop mounting brackets combined with superior triflex® R plastic cable carrier keep cables, human workers safe February 11, 2020 – Large and mid-sized corporations alike are becoming more interested in automating tedious and repetitive tasks. We are still quite far, though, from fully automated processes and manufacturing and assembly still require some human interaction. It […]

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Vertical instead of horizontal: how motion plastics make agriculture sustainable

Published on: February 6, 2020

Self-lubricating tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems February 6, 2020 – igus plays a major role in the cost-efficient and reliable operation of products used in vertical farming, which is a rapidly growing and promising alternative to conventional methods to produce food for the fast-growing world population. Self-lubricating tribo-polymers from igus, the […]

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