Blog - Maillefer

COVID-19 - Stay Safe and Keep Healthy

April 2, 2020

The evolving global health crisis, which we all face, has temporarily changed Maillefer’s way of serving wire, cable, pipe and tube manufacturers worldwide. Our operations are adapted daily according to the situation as it develops, in order to serve customers in the best possible way.

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Monitoring Towards Excellence

March 25, 2020

In the context of Industry 4.0, Maillefer introduces Smart Monitoring as a novel and intuitive approach into the wire, cable, pipe and tube manufacturing environments.

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Castello Increases Flexibility to Deliver through Smart Monitoring

March 4, 2020

Castello Increases Flexibility to Deliver through Smart Monitoring

Castello relies on an advanced and controlled process to produce tubes with high quality. The recently installed Smart Monitoring from Maillefer provides the Italian company with necessary oversight for quality.

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AI Invests Our Product Portfolio

February 12, 2020

AI Invests Our Product Portfolio

Solutions in Artificial Intelligence are developing rapidly and have invested our product portfolio. We employ the latest AI technology to help our customers create value from their data. Based on the information compiled, AI helps human decision making and even assists in certain industrial processes directly.

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Sustainability Here and Now

February 5, 2020

Sustainability Here and Now

As the biggest plastics event took place in Germany, the question of where we stand in terms of sustainability has grown in importance. Where to begin? Maillefer looked at different functions within its organization and surprisingly realized that certain progress has been made. To move forward, however, will require us to precede towards international standards.

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Composite Pipe Production Doubled without trouble

January 22, 2020

Composite Pipe Production - Doubled Without Trouble

For more than two decades, Maillefer has been providing production systems for manufacturing multi-layer composite pipe with diameters ranging from 14 to 32 mm and from 16 to 63 mm. Today, our two model lines, the PCL32 and PCL63 that cover the two size ranges have evolved much.

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New Cutter for Medical Tubes

December 19, 2019

New in Pipe solutions - Cutter for medical tubes //Extend

The CSA 32 combines the cutting, measuring, conveying and collection of extruded tube in one swift process. The number and lengths of collection bins are customized according to product requirements. The holding capacity doubles by opting for bins mounted on both sides. Fault detection sends any scrap tube straight through to the CSA’s exit end.

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Coilers and reelers

November 27, 2019

Maillefer has a coiler or reeler model for your specific pipe & tube application. While they compose a familiar item in our typical extrusion line portfolio, they are also quite popular as individual components for upgrades of existing lines. Every model is fully automated, dual position, stand-alone, user-friendly and built with safety in mind.

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The right extrusion head for the right application

November 13, 2019

Maillefer has a complete program of extrusion heads which fulfils the needs for pipe & tube manufacturing. Typically proposed in our line offerings, as well as for performance upgrades and component replacements. The TL and ELH longitudinal heads, and the VLCH and ECH crossheads form the four families that cover pipe & tube applications. They respond to a variety of design requirements like single layer or multi-layer, stripe or skin options, co-extrusion or tandem processes, countless adhesives, polymers and elastomers, and special connections and tooling configurations.

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Chinaust welcomes our 100th automotive tube line

November 7, 2019

The 100th multi-layer PAL line is going to Chinaust and in particular to their facilities in Changchun in northeast China. Factory Acceptance Tests took place during the last days of June 2019 in the presence of a four person delegation led by Li Hongjie, General Manager of Changchun Chinaust. Not only was it the occasion to mark a successful acceptance by the customer, but also to highlight the delivery of the 100th multi-layer automotive tube extrusion line. Indeed, representatives from both companies began plans for celebrating Chinese style once the line ready for production.

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