Motion plastics leader sees 30 percent online growth amid worldwide pandemic June 24, 2021 – An increase in the pace of innovation and emphasis on expanding its digital presence in the face of a worldwide pandemic helped igus increase online sales by 30 percent in 2020. Innovations range from telescopic robot tube packages to dry-running […]
HydroPRS pioneer Mura Technology begins construction of the world’s first commercially operated hydrothermal upgrading plastic recycling plant in the UK April 12, 2021 – Plastic waste that would otherwise pollute the environment can now be reused as a valuable raw material through a 25-minute chemical recycling process. igus, the Germany-based motion plastics specialist, is helping […]
The manus award celebrates its tenth anniversary and introduces its first sustainability prize JANUARY 26, 2021 – Nominations are open for the manus award from igus, which honors extraordinary and unique use of the company’s high-performance plastics in product design. The winner will receive prize money of up to 5,000 euros. To mark the tenth […]
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 […]
New app offers insight into production and development at Cologne factory February 3, 2020 – Technical sales consultants for igus now have the capability to show customers the company’s factory in Cologne, Germany regardless of where the customers reside. When igus technical sales members travel to see customers or trade shows, they bring useful travel […]
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”.
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.