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

The sales network grows – SONOTRONIC goes to Turkey

Effective: Jun 01, 2021
Das Vertriebsnetz wächst – SONOTRONIC goes to Turkey

With the new sales partner TUSONICS Türkiye Ultrasonics, the ultrasonic special machine builder SONOTRONIC is establishing a market and customer-oriented service and sales organization at the automotive location in Bursa, Turkey. The city of Bursa, located 150 kilometers south of Istanbul, is one of the most important supplier and production locations in European car manufacturing.

Best trainee!

Effective: Dec 17, 2020
Bester Azubi!

Our colleague Jannic Martin is the national best trainee 2020

"German engineering" for the production of mouth and nose protection masks

Effective: Oct 29, 2020
„Deutsches Engineering“ für die Herstellung von Mund- und Nasenschutzmasken

Strong partnership - strong machine concept: PFAFF and SONOTRONIC combine their know-how

SONOTRONIC opens subsidiary in Hong Kong

Effective: Sep 22, 2020
SONOTRONIC eröffnet Niederlassung in Hongkong

SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH has founded the subsidiary SONOTRONIC HK Ltd. together with its long-standing partner company Sanden Electronic Equipment Ltd. With this strategic step, SONOTRONIC has direct access to the Sanden production site in China.

"Safety first" has priority in 2020: SONOTRONIC without active trade fair participation

Effective: Jul 13, 2020
"Safety first" has priority in 2020: SONOTRONIC without active trade fair participation

In the run-up to the international trade fair for plastics processing Fakuma, which is scheduled to take place in Friedrichshafen from the 13th through the 17th of October, more and more exhibitors are deciding against "active participation" at the trade fair. SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH will also not participate as usual.

Mass with class: Series production of mouth and nose masks using ultrasound

Effective: May 26, 2020
Masse mit Klasse: Serienproduktion von Mund-Nasen-Masken mittels Ultraschall

Four different sectors of the German middle class with one mission: to guarantee the current supply of protective masks. SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH has equipped a complete production line with ultrasonic systems for this purpose. In further cooperation with the Fraunhofer IPT from Aachen and the mechanical engineering company IBF Automation from Freudenberg, Moss GmbH commissioned the production line. The aim: to produce up to 600,000 high-quality masks per day, assembled with ultrasound, and all of them 100% Made in Germany.

iSONIC MASK WELDER – a strong duo

Effective: May 05, 2020
iSONIC MASK WELDER – ein starkes Duo

The simplest and fastest way to produce mouth and nose masks from non-woven textiles is the production using ultrasound. For this purpose, SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH developed an ultrasonic machine concept for manual workstations in April 2020, which is well-priced, quickly available and immediately ready for use. The solution consists of the iSONIC MASK WELDER duo, a 20 kHz and a 35 kHz ultrasonic standard machine.

SONOTRONIC Inc. Covid Designation Letter

Effective: Apr 30, 2020
SONOTRONIC Inc. Covid Designation Letter

Within the U.S. Federal and State of Michigan guidelines Critical Manufacturing makes exempt the workers for the manufacturing of materials and products needed for the medical supply chain and transportation among others. SONOTRONIC, Inc. is a manufacturer of Ultrasonic Welding Machinery and Tooling supplying the medical industry with means of welding surgical face masks as well as machines and tools for the manufacturing means of transportation.

A strong bond in the crisis

Effective: Apr 23, 2020
A strong bond in the crisis

In cooperation with Zettl Automotive GmbH, SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH has developed a production line for the production of mouth and nose protection masks based on ultrasound. Thanks to the innovative joining technology, protective masks are produced at several manual workstations using the ECO iSONIC ultrasonic welding machines in minute cycles.

Review K 2019: Ultrasonic innovations at the leading plastics trade fair

Effective: Oct 24, 2019
Rückblick K 2019: Ultraschall-Neuheiten auf der Leitmesse für Kunststoffe

SONOTRONIC had a lot to offer at this year's K: No less than three new products were looking forward to being presented to the international trade public at the leading trade fair in Düsseldorf. Numerous visitors came to our redesigned stand from 16 to 23 October 2019 and informed themselves about our ultrasonic solutions for plastics processing.

Review of FachPack 2019: Sustainable ultrasonic sealing of packaging

Effective: Sep 27, 2019
Rückblick FachPack 2019: Verpackungen nachhaltig mit Ultraschall siegeln

This year's FachPack in Nuremberg (Germany) from 24 to 26 September 2019 showed that the keyword sustainability is becoming increasingly important in the packaging industry, also with regard to the new packaging law.

Fascination Ultrasound – SONOTRONIC Corporate Video

Effective: Jul 18, 2019
Faszination Ultraschall – SONOTRONIC Imagefilm

Our entire portfolio compiled in 2:30 minutes moving images: This is the SONOTRONIC image film. About 36 hours of raw material was turned off. A lot of work that was worth it - the result is something to be proud of:

Ultrasound in plastics processing, medical technology and automotive industry

Effective: Feb 10, 2019
Ultraschall in der Kunststoffverarbeitung, Medizintechnik und Automobilindustrie

Optimal connections was the theme of the PLASTEC West and MD&M West trade fairs, at which SONOTRONIC Inc. was represented in February. The aim of both fairs was to present our ultrasonic, special and standard machines to an international trade audience from the fields of plastics processing and medical technology. Together with our sales manager Marc Hägele, our Mexican agency was represented at the Automotive Meetings in Mexico. There, solutions for the use of ultrasonic technology in the automotive industry were presented.

Ultrasonic riveting: door panels for the Lamborghini

Effective: Nov 30, 2018
Ultraschall-Nieten: Türverkleidungen für den Lamborghini

When it is not the cycle time that is important for producing door panels but rather the flexibility and cost of the machine, then two robot arms each with two interchangeable head tools can process one rivet pin after the other. Machines of this type are particularly profitable for products with many variants or for small batch runs.

ECOFLEX: Upgrade for shorter cycles

Effective: Nov 21, 2018
ECOFLEX: Upgrade für kürzeren Takt

Continuous process optimisation is not the only crucial competitive factor in the automotive industry and this is why the compact, ultrasonic ECOFLEX welding booth was redesigned to manufacture the cover of the VW Tiguan glove compartment. It combines many work stages into one, at a reduced cycle time.

Hidden Champion: SONOTRONIC is world market leader

Effective: Nov 21, 2018
Hidden Champion: SONOTRONIC ist Weltmarktführer

In the German business magazine "Wirtschaftswoche", SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH was declared world market leader in the field of "Ultrasonic special machines for the automotive industry". Every year, the magazine publishes the German world market leaders together with the Swiss University of St. Gallen.

FOOTBALL’S COMING TO SONOTRONIC SPORTS PARK: Company tournament on the new hybrid pitch

Effective: Jul 16, 2018
Football's coming to SONOTRONIC Sportpark: Firmenturnier auf neuem Hybrid-Rasen

Several highlights marked out the sports festival of SV Langensteinbach from 12 to 16 July. One was the inauguration of the “green hard pitch” and a second was the company football tournament involving two SONOTRONIC teams.

Review of FAKUMA 2017: Ultrasound has many facets

Effective: Oct 23, 2017
Rückblick FAKUMA 2017: Ultraschall hat viele Facetten

SONOTRONIC attended Fakuma on Lake Constance, Germany, again this year by exhibiting a selection from its ultrasonic standard machine programme together with numerous examples of special machines for working injection mouldings. The trade fair opened its doors to visitors from the plastics, automobile, textile and packaging industries for the 25th time from 17th to 21st October 2017.

Individual consulting and project management guarantee high customer satisfaction

Effective: Sep 15, 2017
Individuelles Consulting und Projektmanagement garantiert große Kundenzufriedenheit

SONOTRONIC Nagel GmbH at Fakuma 2017 (Hall A4, Stand A4-4104).

Ultrasonic welding: instrument panel inserts for the Audi Q3

Effective: Sep 10, 2017
Ultraschall-Schweißen: Instrumententafel-Einlegteile für den Audi Q3

The special ultrasonic machine delivered to Hungary only takes 60 seconds to weld inserts into the instrument panels of the Audi Q3. And that’s not the only record!