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Leading the way in Industry 4.0: igus® named a Smart Factory Institute Strategic Technology Partner

Published on: April 4, 2022

igus now a Strategic Partner with first U.S. facility for industrial knowledge transfer April 4, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has been named a strategic technology partner of the Smart Factory Institute in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The first of its kind in the United States, the Smart Factory Institute is […]

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Record year exceeded thanks to 188,000 active customers: igus® increases delivery capacity and grows by 32%

Published on: March 24, 2022

32% growth and 80,000 more products available from stock – igus continues to invest in production and delivery capacity March 24, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced business results from 2021 that demonstrate record growth in revenues and customer adoption. Customers of motion plastics products – from drive cables to gears […]

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Set for growth: igus® names 5 new Vice Presidents for North America

Published on: February 10, 2022

New igus® appointments expands leadership team to drive outstanding customer experience and growth initiatives February 10, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has selected a new leadership team for its North American business unit in Providence, Rhode Island. The North American leadership group now includes: Tom Miller, Vice President of […]

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Increased innovation, digital presence increase igus online sales

Published on: June 25, 2021

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 […]

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igus investment paves the way for innovative plastics recycling technology

Published on: April 26, 2021

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 […]

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Unique plastic plain bearing applications wanted!

Published on: January 28, 2021

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 […]

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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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Virtual wonderland for engineers: the igus factory travels round the world

Published on: February 3, 2020

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 […]

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Merkel Visits igus at Hannover Messe

Published on: April 1, 2019

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”.

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