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Read the interesting news items as well as current trends and press releases from and about SONOTRONIC.

Review of interpack 2014: ultrasonic applications in packaging technology

Effective: May 16, 2014
Messerückblick interpack 2014: Ultraschall-Anwendungen in der Verpackungstechnik

For SONOTRONIC this year’s interpack in Düsseldorf from 8th to 14th May 2014 was characterised by successful co-operation: SONOTRONIC presented numerous types of packaging produced on the basis of its ultrasonic technology and offered visitors insights into the way ultrasonic welding works by means of live demonstrations on exhibited machines. Also on our stand were our co-operation partners, Widmann Maschinen GmbH, who presented their ultrasonic solution for bag production and welding on spouts, and GEA Food Solutions, who presented the Smart Packer VFFS-tubular bag machine for producing cheese packs.

Review of K 2013: Ultrasonic welding for plastics, automotive and packaging

Effective: Oct 30, 2013
Messerückblick K 2013: Ultraschall-Schweißtechnik für Plastics, Automotive und Packaging

At this year’s K in Düsseldorf from 16th to 23rd October 2013, SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH presented solutions for ultrasonic welding in the plastics, automotive and packaging industries. The new ultrasonic standard welding machine, the ECO iSONIC, was the particular focus of visitor interest.

New service agency: co-operation with Bauer Electrónica S.A. de C.V. in Puebla, Mexico

Effective: Oct 30, 2013
Neue Servicevertretung: Kooperation mit Bauer Electrónica S.A. de C.V. in Puebla, Mexico

In August 2013, SONOTRONIC set up a new service agency with Bauer Electrónica S.A. de C.V. in the Mexican automobile industry stronghold of Puebla with the aim of further improving and developing its international presence. The local customers will benefit, in particular, from the faster response and shorter delivery times, as well as from reduced costs of products and services.

Review of the FachPack 2013 trade fair: User-friendly modular solutions for cut&seal applications

Effective: Sep 30, 2013
Messerückblick FachPack 2013: Bedienfreundliche Modullösungen für Trenn- und Siegelaufgaben

From 24 to 26 September 2013, SONOTRONIC exhibited new and established ultrasonic packaging solutions at FachPack in Nuremberg. There were moves towards deep drawn packaging at this year’s FachPack. The main emphasis was on sealing peelable films and cutting ever more complex packaging materials.

Review of Techtextil '13: Information exchange and live demonstration of the use of ultrasound

Effective: Jun 14, 2013
Messerückblick Techtextil '13: Informativer Austausch und Live-Anwendungen zum Einsatz von Ultraschall

SONOTRONIC exhibited at Techtextil again this year from 11th to 13th June 2013 with innovative ultrasonic technologies. With 1,322 exhibitors from 48 countries, SONOTRONIC was not the only company to benefit from the success of the fair. Standard ultrasonic machines and components, which are used for ultrasonic welding, cutting, cut&seal, as well as for thermofixing and washing, attracted the interest of countless national and international visitors, who were also invited to live demonstrations.

Review of the Fakuma ’12: New ultrasonic generators and standard machines

Effective: Oct 22, 2012
Messerückblick Fakuma ’12: Neue Ultraschall-Generatoren und -Standardmaschinen

SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH presented two new developments this year at Fakuma 2012 (hall A4, stand 4104). The company showed for the first time its new generation of standard ultrasonic machines ECO iSONIC and its newly developed digital ultrasonic generators.

Review of the FachPack '13 : Ultrasonic Solutions for packaging industry

Effective: Sep 28, 2012
Messerückblick FachPack '12 : Ultraschall-Lösungen für die Verpackungstechnik

At Fachpack SONOTRONIC showed its ultrasonic systems for sealing and punching applications that are intended to be integrated into existing or new packaging machines.

Trade fair review IFAT 2012: International trade get-together reveals big demand for ultrasonic disintegration

Effective: May 15, 2012
Messerückblick IFAT 2012: Internationaler Branchentreff mit großer Nachfrage zur Ultraschall-Desintegration

SONOTRONIC, together with its environmental technology research partner, ULTRAWAVES, once again attended the IFAT Entsorga fair in Munich from 7th to 11th May 2012. At the world’s leading fair for water, waste water, waste and raw material management, the companies described to the international trade audience the areas of application and benefits of ultrasonic technology in sewage treatment and biogas plants.

Trade fair review NPE ’12: ultrasound for the car industry in North America

Effective: Apr 12, 2012
Messerückblick NPE ’12: Ultraschall für die Automobilindustrie in Nordamerika

SONOTRONIC Inc., exhibited at the NPE from 2nd to 5th April 2012, where it introduced itself as a specialist in ultrasonic welding machinery for the automobile industry in North America. The international plastics fair was first held in Orlando, Florida (USA) and was noted for the high-quality of visitors.

Trade fair review BioGasWorld 2012: great interest in ultrasonic technology in environmental engineering

Effective: Mar 01, 2012
Messerückblick BioGasWorld '12: Hohes Interesse an Ultraschalltechnologie in der Umwelttechnik

BioGasWorld was held for the first time at the Berlin Fair from 21st to 25th of February 2012. Apart from the domestic market, the international trade fair for biogas plant technology focussed particularly on developing the biogas trade in Eastern Europe. “Biogas goes East” was also the clear message at the stand of SONOTRONIC and ULTRAWAVES. Together, the two companies were able to generate much interest amongst the many trade visitors from Germany, as well as from Poland, the Czech Republic, Russia, the Baltic states and the Far East, in the use of high-performance ultrasound in biogas plants.

Review of the Fakuma ’11 trade fair: ultrasonic plastics processing and ultrasonic punching tools for many applications

Effective: Oct 26, 2011
Messerückblick Fakuma ’11: Kunststoffbearbeitung mit Ultraschall und ultraschallbeaufschlagten Stanzwerkzeugen für viele Bereiche

At this year’s Fakuma, from 18th to 22nd October 2011, we again unveiled an array of new innovations from SONOTRONIC. Whilst visitors from the automotive sector were particularly interested in our new ultrasonic punching concept, the new cantilevered ultrasonic roll seam module attracted a lot of attention amongst visitors from the packaging and textile industries.

Review of Techtextil ’11: Versatile ultrasonic components

Effective: May 30, 2011
Messerückblick Techtextil ’11: Vielseitig einsetzbare Ultraschall-Komponenten

At this year’s Techtextil in Frankfurt am Main from 24. to 26. May 2011, SONOTRONIC presented itself as a developer and manufacturer of ultrasonic components and standard machines, widely used in the textile industry. The ultrasonic welding, cutting, cut & seal, as well as ultrasonic thermofixing, washing and laminating technologies, enticed a large number of national and international visitors to our stand. As a result of Texprocess, which was taking place at the same time, Techtextil exceeded all expectations and there was a lively exchange of information.

Review of Interpack 2011: Ultrasound on the up – demand expanding

Effective: May 23, 2011
Messerückblick Interpack 2011: Ultraschall im Trend – Bedarf erweitert sich

At the leading packaging fair, Interpack, in Düsseldorf from 12. to 18. May 2011, SONOTRONIC also recorded significant success. Apart from the already well-known 20, 30 and 35 kHz intermittent and continuous sealing systems, the ultrasonic specialist exhibited, for the first time, the new module for head seams, the KSE 250-100. The module allows a weld seam length of 250 mm and can be optionally fitted with 35 or 30 kHz ultrasonic tools.

Review Freshconex 2011: Unique selling point based on experience for CFS in VFFS machines with SONOTRONIC ultrasonic sealing system

Effective: Feb 21, 2011
Messerückblick Freshconex 2011: Erfahrungsbasierendes Alleinstellungsmerkmal für CFS bei VFFS-Maschinen mit Ultraschall-Siegelsystem von SONOTRONIC

This year’s Freshconex was held in Berlin from 9th – 11th February 2011. In the convenience food sector, the trade fair represents a benchmark in salad bag packaging on VFFS-machines, using ultrasonic sealing systems. SONOTRONIC was again represented at the stand of its development partner, CFS Weert.

Review K 2010: Sustainable plastics processing with ultrasound

Effective: Nov 11, 2010
Messerückblick K 2010: Nachhaltige Kunststoffbearbeitung mit Ultraschall

After two K-free years the time had come again: on 27th October 2010 the International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber opened its doors again for a trade gathering, the like of which is unmatched anywhere in the world. One of the principal themes of this year’s K was ‘Sustainability in the processing of plastics’. On this subject SONOTRONIC presented ‘Sustainable plastics processing’ in Hall 11 to an interested audience from the automotive, packaging and textile industries under the catch words, GREEN SONICS.

Review FachPack 2010: A complete success – progress through sustained packaging solutions

Effective: Oct 12, 2010
Messerückblick FachPack 2010: ein voller Erfolg – Fortschritt durch nachhaltige Verpackungslösungen

This year’s FachPack closed its doors at the Nuremberg Trade Fair Centre on 30th September 2010 having attracted 35,360 visitors from around the world and thus records improvements in all important respects at the start of its fourth decade. The good mood and creative atmosphere at FachPack 2010 was also apparent from the response and positive mood at SONOTRONIC’s stand.

Review IFAT ENTSORGA 2010: Ultrasonics stands out as particularly eco-friendly technology

Effective: Sep 24, 2010
Messerückblick IFAT ENTSORGA '10: Ultraschall als besonders umweltfreundliche Technologie überzeugt

The world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials IFAT ENTSORGA once again welcomed trade visitors and interested persons from all over the world from 13 to 17 September in Munich. Among more than 2,700 exhibitors from 49 nations who presented various environmental technologies and innovations, SONOTRONIC and its partner Ultrawaves were again represented as the leading manufacturer of innovative and environmentally-friendly ultrasonic systems.

Review Freshconex '10: Tubular bag machine for packing salad by ultrasound impresses fair visitors

Effective: Feb 08, 2010
Messerückblick Freshconex '10: Schlauchbeutelmaschine für Salatabpackung mit Ultraschall begeistert Messebesucher

Freshconex was held from 3rd to 5th February 2010 in Berlin. This event is regarded as the international trade fair for fresh fruit and vegetable convenience food in Europe. With respect to ready-prepared salad products, the SX 400 Smart Packer vertical tubular bag machine was again the centre of interest for visitors. The innovative machine was presented at the stand of our development partner, CFS Weert B.V., manufacturer of vertical tubular bag machines. SONOTRONIC was also in attendance as guest exhibitor to demonstrate the ultrasonic sealing system built into the SX 400 Smart Packer.

DWA-M 302 leaflet on acknowledged ultrasonic sewage sludge disintegration

Effective: Jul 22, 2009
Merkblatt DWA-M 302 für anerkannte Klärschlamm- desintegration mittels Ultraschall

Since 2002 SONOTRONIC and its Hamburg partner, ULTRAWAVES, has been manufacturing and distributing innovative machines for disintegrating sewage sludge by ultrasound. It has been doing pioneering work in this field.

Review of the Techtextil '09: welding, cutting, punching, washing and thermofixing by ultrasound

Effective: Jun 26, 2009
Messerückblick Techtextil '09: Schweißen, Stanzen, Schneiden, Waschen und Thermofixieren mit Ultraschall

Our trade fair year 2009 started very well with Techtextil in Frankfurt. Large numbers of visitors from home and abroad came to see us at our stand to learn about our innovative, ultrasound solutions for the textile industry. This year, we concentrated, in particular, on our roll seam applications, our standard welding, cutting and punching machine programmes, plus our new ultrasonic washing module.