DESMA LIVES SUSTAINABILITY
DESMA India was honoured with the "Sustainability Award 2018" of the German-Indian Chamber of Commerce as the winner for an outstanding sustainable company. This award is given for outstanding performance in the area of Sustainable Business Practices, i.e. for the way the company acts in financial, social and environmental risks and commitments.
This award was received personally by Mr. Mahendra Patel( Executive Vice Chairman) and Mr. Arun Mankodi ( Managing Director) at Mumbai on 20th September 2018.
THE EMPLOYEES GIVE A COMPANY ITS SOUL
Jaivardhan Verma, Human Resources Manager at DESMA India, acts according to this philosophy and is also convinced that a balance between body, mind and soul creates more efficiency and a holistic well-being in private life and thus also in the workplace. Every company should take care of the physical and mental health of its employees. This is a top priority for our colleagues in India and they even receive an award for "TOP HR LEADERS".
DESMA IS A PLACE FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
I started my apprenticeship as an electronics technician specializing in automation technology at DESMA in 2008. After the training I was employed and have been travelling around the globe as a service technician for more than 4 years. Afterwards, I continue my training as an electrical engineer, which I successfully completed. In July I started my new position in the project department. I think DESMA provides amazing opportunities. A company not offering such a support would not be an option to me. I'm happy to embrace the new challenges and to help the team with my newly acquired knowledge.
(Manuel Stricker, Project Engineer)
Our new trainees are here - WELCOME!
On 01 September four trainees started their professional lives at DESMA. After an introduction, Jonathan Höhn (electronics technician for automation technology), Max Schmid (industrial mechanic), Tizian Nothdurft (industrial mechanic) and Janis Hartung (electronics technician for automation technology) were allowed to work at their new workplace - our training center - and actively participate.
It is very important for us to offer the young people a varied and interesting apprenticeship.
Therefore the trainees get insights into each department and in their own project the respective knowledge can be deepened and practiced. We wish our trainees a lot of fun during their training!
DKG PRODUCT AWARD
DESMA has won the DKG Product Award for the SmartConnect 4.U product family in the category “Raw materials and additives”. This means: Products used in the manufacture of elastomer products (e.g. machinery and equipment, and raw materials).
Many amenities of modern life would be inconceivable without products made of rubber, rubber and elastomers. We rely on them in medicine. They ensure our supply of food and energy. They make our work and our everyday life easier. These innovative and powerful products often do their job in the invisible. The DKG Product Award 2018 highlights them. It is presented by the German Rubber Society (Deutsche Kautschuk-Gesellschaft e. V.) to underline the innovative dynamism of the German rubber industry and to make the attractiveness of the industry accessible to a broad public and thus to promote the industry.
Awards are given for outstanding and/or particularly creative products, developments and solutions in the field of elastomer products. Evaluation criteria: Idea and implementation, degree of innovation, technology, economy, ecology, Interaction human - product, design and aesthetics, quality of documentation.
THANKS FOR A SPECIAL DKT 2018
DESMA, the mechanical engineering company, demonstrated its impressive capability at this year's most important event for the elastomer industry. The distinction of the DKT Product Award underlines the technological ambitions and future success of DESMA.
This year, DESMA presented its products on a larger stand at DKT than ever before. The company demonstrated its capabilities on 200 m² and two floors. Visitors from 35 countries had the opportunity to see two machines equipped with the latest technology, and to experience how modern elastomer processing works.
DKG Product Award
DESMA is particularly proud that SmartConnect4.U has been given the DKG Product Award in the category of Raw Materials and Auxiliary Materials.
The selection committee commented: "Also in the rubber industry, the interaction of man and machine requires adapted practical solutions. Here, SmartConnect4.U offers digital networking of injection molding machines and peripheral systems using generic interfaces and systems. It enables increased efficiency and availability of the entire system in elastomer processing. Furthermore, the approach offers the individualization and traceability of products in an increasingly flexible production".
Martin Schürmann sees the award as both confirmation and incentive: "We would like to sincerely thank DKG once again for this honourable award. Since the Product Award is selected by a scientific advisory board and awarded by the German Rubber Society, it expresses the recognition of an entire industry of our product developments on the subject of Industry 4.0. This supports and motivates us to continue our efforts to contribute to the success of our industry and customers."
With the SmartConnect 4.U product series DESMA has a proven history of demonstrating how intelligent networking can make production processes more flexible, efficient and resource-saving. The systems ensure higher plant and machine availability, transparent and better product quality as well as unit cost-oriented production efficiency. DESMA will continue to further develop the system for the benefit of the customers.
DESMA Records 2018
In the yearly RECORDS magazine, presented by Martin Schürmann in Nuremberg, DESMA takes a look back at the success of the past year. In 2017, DESMA obtained orders from all over the world for 517 machines. Showcasing the individual location activities, this year's RECORDS is dedicated to the customer success; ensured by DESMA services and the 588 DESMA employees.
Exhibits on the display
The two exhibits on the display were received with great interest by the DKT attendees.
A D 969.100 Z was on display to produce sample parts; without waste or rework. This was made possible by a ZeroWaste ITM pot. This pot was further developed with eight temperature-controlled nozzles for sprueless direct injection. The integrated internal mold pressure sensor is used to switch off the transfer process and maintains a constant product volume. A swivelling screw cylinder allows compounds and tools to be changed within 10 minutes.
In a vertical BENCHMARK D 968.250 ZOB, DESMA installed the new FlowControl E-Drive cold runner with electrically controlled shut-off nozzles. The filling process of each nozzle can be controlled and balanced individually via the machine controller or via the internal mould pressure sensor PressureSense.
Both machines were equipped with the SmartConnect 4.U cockpit, which creates new dimensions in the communication between machine manufacturers and users. Enormous optimization potentials can be exploited with online support and the online shop for spare parts via electronic machine files, automatic monitoring of the machine status and an intelligent maintenance tool.
SmartTrace for transparency
The detailed documentation of the production and traceability of individual parts are becoming increasingly important. With SmartTrace, DESMA showcased its proven solution when the produced article becomes the information carrier.
To start with, an integrated laser scans the QR code of the tool in the injection molding machine and all data required for the process is automatically displayed. Optionally, a hand-held scanner can be employed to read the compound used and to link it with the relevant process parameters. After demolding, a laser station provides the article with a QR code. This allows the principal process values to be read and traced easily and at any time.
PLAST MILAN 2018
PLAST is one of the most important European trade fairs for plastics and rubber processing and takes place every three years in Milan. The DESMA team presents our D 968.250 with FlexCell robot application and the latest features of SmartConnect4.U.