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8 * Plastics News, October 24, 2022
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WM focuses on fast,
fl exible technology
By Bridget Janis
Plastics News Staff
Teaming Up for Change
Transforming Together
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At K 2022, WM Thermoforming
Machines SA is introducing a
large, high-speed thermoformer
that can made a wide range of
products. The confi guration of
the FC 1000 IM2 enables customers
to easily switch
from " form with inmold
trim " to " form
with separate cut "
settings.
WM's three-axis
robot was also designed
for fl exibility
and speed. It has up
to 10 different mode
settings that can
handle a variety of product designs
and mold layouts.
" We have been continuously
developing the machinology
and improving speed, " said
Gregory Romanski, WM sales
area manager.
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allows for different products and
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We have
been
continuously
developing the
machinology and
improving speed. "
Gregory Romanski
WM Thermoforming
Machines SA
WM
THERMOFORMING
MACHINES
Hall 3,
Booth A16
imately one hour to change. It
can take materials such as PET,
polypropylene, polylactic acid,
paperboard and other biodegradable
materials.
Thanks to its engineered toggle
and yoke compensation system,
the Stabio, Switzerland-based
company says the FC 1000 IM2
offers the highest
machine throughput
per square meter
currently available
on the thermoforming
market.
WM has also focused
on energy
saving, looking at
the heating process
of the machine.
WM has a local presence in 60
countries and is supported by
35 agents. It sells about 45 machines
a year.
Its main markets are Southeast
Asia, Indonesia, France, England
and Spain, with a very strong
presence in Mexico, Brazil and
Colombia. WM grew into the U.S.
fi ve years ago.
With an evolving customer mix,
WM is prepared to go any direction
with automation. There are
new products like mixing plastics
and paper that WM would like to
look into more.
" It's going to be tweaked maybe
within the next few years because
the industry itself is trying to fi nd
its way, " Romanski said.
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