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News & Events

Here you will find Forbo Movement Systems news and events sorted by date.

News

November 2020

On-Track, Cost-Cutting Belts

Hanover, November 19, 2020 – Semi-elastic belt ensures reliable tracking and cost-effective conveyor design in the food industry too.

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News Semi-elastic

November 2020

New, Ultra-Strong, Transilon Cutter Belt

Hanover, November 11, 2020 – Wear-resistant processing belt with polyurethane coating developed by Forbo Movement Systems for ultrasonic cutters.

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September 2020

Strong, Durable and Reliable

Hanover, September 28, 2020 – Live-roller power transmission belts for heavy-duty applications.

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live roller conveyor

September 2020

Prolink Series 18 Plastic Modular Belt – Powerful Performers that Stay the Course

Hanover, September 21, 2020 – A strong modular belt with an innovative hinge pin system for curved and spiral applications.

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Series 18

August 2020

Our Belt Especially for Sharp Edges

Hanover July 07, 2020 – New incision-resistant conveyor belt launched for the steel and recycling sector

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Our Belt Especially for Sharp Edges

July 2020

UVC-resistant conveyor belts

Hannover July 07, 2020 – Enhanced Hygiene During UV-C Disinfection

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UVC-resistant conveyor belts

July 2020

Idea for Cold Environments

Hanover July 07, 2020 – New robust belt for very low temperatures

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Idea for Cold Environments

July 2020

A Conveyor Belt to Safeguard Small Products

Hanover July 07, 2020 – A new conveyor belt conveys electronic components safely.

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June 2020

Hygiene-Enhanced, Easy-to-Clean, Nonstick Belt

Hanover, June 04, 2020 – New blue conveyor belt with polyolefin coating meets all food production challenges.

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Harry Dough

May 2020

Prolink Series 6.1 and 8 Plastic Modular Belts Make Water Slide Fun, Safe and Reliable

Hanover, May 25, 2020 – At one of the world’s largest water parks, Prolink belts ensure that visitors can get into the rotating water slide comfortably and safely and that the rafts are returned reliably to the top again.

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Wasserpark-Chimelong

May 2020

New Series 14-25 CUT (Curved Top) with a Curved Surface for Very Sensitive Products

Hanover, May 18, 2020 – Prolink series 14 plastic modular belts have always enabled very compact returns (>=19 mm) and narrow transfer points when conveying unit goods that aren’t very big.

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S14-25-CUT

March 2020

Specialist for food hygiene safety at Forbo Movement Systems

Hanover, March, 2020 – Expertise and commitment to the food industry

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September 2019

New Version of Prolink Series 14 with a Small Pitch and now also with a Friction Top for Vibration-Free Product Transfer

Hanover, September 10, 2019 – Forbo Movement Systems is upgrading its series 14 Prolink belts by adding a new variant with a ½ inch (12.7 mm) pitch: series 14-25 FRT1 made of polypropylene with a friction top (PP).

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New Version of Prolink Series 14 with a Small Pitch and now also with a Friction Top for Vibration-Free Product Transfer

July 2019

Reliable Conveying with New Modular Belt Type’s Large Friction Top Surface

Hanover, July 3, 2019 – Hygiene-enhanced modular belt series 10 for the food industry now available with Friction Top

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Reliable Conveying with New Modular Belt Type’s Large Friction Top Surface

April 2019

Robust Conveyor Belts for Tough Environments Withstand Even Sub-Zero Temperatures

Hanover, April 30, 2019 – Forbo Movement Systems presents two new PVC types in the especially hard-wearing TranstexTM conveyor belt line.

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Robust Conveyor Belts for Tough Environments Withstand Even Sub-Zero Temperatures

April 2019

New, Cost-efficient Elastic Belts That Stay on Track Launched for Automated Guided Vehicles

Hanover, April 02, 2019 – Forbo Movement Systems has added a new type with a rough top pattern to its range of elastic conveyor and processing belts.

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New, Cost-efficient Elastic Belts That Stay on Track Launched for Automated Guided Vehicles

March 2019

Our HighGrip Coatings That Don’t Let Go – Now Also in Sky Blue

Hanover, March 2019 – Forbo Movement Systems offer enhanced-grip conveyor belts as ideal options for the food industry.

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Our HighGrip Coatings That Don’t Let Go – Now Also in Sky Blue

March 2019

Two New Conveyor Belts for Heavy-Duty Primary and Secondary Processing in The Tobacco Industry

Hanover, March 2019 – Forbo Movement Systems’ new belts with polyolefin coatings are in operation in a diverse range of applications.

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Two New Conveyor Belts for Heavy-Duty Primary and Secondary Processing in The Tobacco Industry

March 2019

New Additions: Four Amp Miser™ 2.0 Belts Launched for Parcel Conveying and Airports

Hanover, March 2019 – New even more energy-saving, robust and quiet additions to the tried-and-tested AmpMiser™ 2.0 range.

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New Additions: Four Amp Miser™ 2.0 Belts Launched for Parcel Conveying and Airports

February 2019

Prolink Series 15: The New Robust Mini-Pitch Modular Belt for Long Cooling and Drying Sections

Hanover, February 1, 2019 – Forbo Movement Systems’ new Prolink series 15 offers two types with different surface patterns, Grid Top (GRT) and a Reduced Surface Area (RSA).

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Prolink Series 15: The New Robust Mini-Pitch Modular Belt for Long Cooling and Drying Sections

January 2019

Enclosed Products mean increased throughput and hygienic properties

Hanover, January 8, 2019 – The new Prolink modular belt series 6.1 bucket profiles are now the number one choice for inclined conveying.

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Enclosed Products mean increased throughput and hygienic properties

January 2019

Prolink Series 13: An Addition to the Range of Modular Belts Excelling in Tight Product Transfers

Hanover, January 2019 – Forbo Movement Systems’ series 13 plastic modular belts with micro pitch are now also available in a cone top (CTP), smooth version with an open area

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Prolink Series 13: An Addition to the Range of Modular Belts Excelling in Tight Product Transfers

International Trade Shows

Participations in International Trade Shows (2020)

Name of trade showDatePlace/CountryIndustry
Underhåll 2020 10 - 13 MarchGothenburg, SwedenAll Segments
LogiMAT 2020 10 - 12 March (cancelled)Stuttgart, GermanyLogistics
HMI (Cemat) 20 - 24 April (cancelled)Hannover, GermanyLogistics
ExpoPack 02 - 05 June (cancelled)Santa Fe, MexicoFood
Fooma 23 - 26 June (cancelled)Osaka, JapanFood
CFIA22 - 24 September (cancelled)Toulouse, FranceFood
CFIA 29 September - 01 October (new date)Nantes, FranceFood
Foodtech 202029 September - 01 OctoberHerning, DenmarkFood
Propak Asia 202020 - 23 October (new date)Bangkok, ThailandFood
FMB 04 - 06 NovemberBad Salzuflen, GermanyIndustrial production
Hofer Vliesstofftage04 - 05 NovemberHof, GermanyTextiles
ITME 202010 -15 DecemberNoida, IndiaTextiles
Interpack25 February - 03 March 2021 (new date)Dusseldorf, GermanyFood / Paper
Drupa20 - 30 April 2021 (new date)Dusseldorf, GermanyPaper / Printing
Global Gypsum conference2021 (new date)Lisbon, PortugalRaw materials
FoodPro2021 (new date)Melbourne, AustraliaFood


Archive

November 2018

Plastic modular belts with mini pitch – now also with closed and smooth surface

Hanover, November 20, 2018 – Prolink series 14 plastic modular belts allow very small returns and narrow transfer points when conveying unit goods that aren’t very big. A new belt type with a closed and smooth surface has now also been launched.

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Plastic modular belts with mini pitch – now also with closed and smooth surface

October 2018

Siegling Prolink Series 8.1: Stable and Robust, Easy to Clean and Very Quiet

Hanover, October 11, 2018 Forbo Movement Systems is adding an easy-to-clean and exceptionally low noise modular belt to its robust series 8

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Siegling Prolink Series 8.1: Stable and Robust, Easy to Clean and Very Quiet

August 2018

Steep inclines but no product loss
New series 6.1 scoop (bent) profiles


Forbo Siegling’s Prolink plastic modular belts are the right choice for any hygiene-sensitive applications in the food industry.

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Steep inclines but no product loss New series 6.1 scoop (bent) profiles

July 2018

The Right Place and Right Time at iba 2018: Forbo Siegling’s Showcase in Hall B6, on Stand 400

When conveyor and processing belts are used in dough and baked goods production, they have to be hygienic, reliable and able to handle products carefully.

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The Right Place and Right Time at iba 2018: Forbo Siegling’s Showcase in Hall B6, on Stand 400

May, 2018

A Small Detail with a Big Impact

Hannover, May 16, 2018 – Forbo Siegling’s split sprockets for plastic modular belts allow quick belt changes without dismantling shafts.

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A Small Detail with a Big Impact

May, 2018

Huge Potential for New Elastic Conveyor Belt due to Superior Resistance and Anti-Hydrolysis Characteristics

Hannover, May 16, 2018 – Forbo Siegling’s Polyurethane Belt Offers Excellent Resistance to Animal Fat, Oil and Detergents.

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Huge Potential for New Elastic Conveyor Belt due to Superior Resistance and Anti-Hydrolysis Characteristics

May, 2018

New Sky Blue Polyurethane Conveyor Belt Boosts Hygiene

Hanover, May 09, 2018 – New Polyurethane Belt Actively Supports HACCP Systems.
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New Sky Blue Polyurethane Conveyor Belt Boosts Hygiene

March, 2018

A Successful Balancing Act – Incision-Resistant Polyurethane Belt with Good Damping Capabilities

Hanover, March 07, 2018 – Forbo Movement Systems Presents new Belt for Rotary Cutters

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A Successful Balancing Act – Incision-Resistant Polyurethane Belt with Good Damping Capabilities

January, 2018

Global innovation – air-cooled heating clamp for fast and efficient splicing of flat belts

Hanover, January 2018 – Forbo Movement Systems presents its new air-cooled Siegling Blizzard HC 120/40.

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Global innovation – air-cooled heating clamp for fast and efficient splicing of flat belts

January, 2018

New Siegling Modular Belt Series with a Small Pitch Enable Vibration-Free Product Transfers

Hanover, November 21, 2017 – Forbo Movement Systems’ new product series 14 with a pitch of just 12.7 mm (0.5 inches) was developed especially for applications requiring tight, vibration-free product transfers even where there are fixed knife edges. Another development goal was to achieve exceptional strength and pull despite the small pitch.

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New Siegling Modular Belt Series with a Small Pitch Enable Vibration-Free Product Transfers

December, 2017

Siegling Conveyor Belts for Perfect Conveying of Workpieces in Furniture-Varnishing Systems

Hanover, December 6, 2017 – Dryer belts in the furniture industry’s UV-curing varnishing systems have to be able to withstand high temperatures and offer superior chemical resistance to aggressive substances.

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November, 2017

New Siegling belt with grip guarantee for greasy substances

Hannover, November 16, 2017 – Special surface pattern optimizes grip for many products in the food industry

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New Siegling belt with grip guarantee

September, 2017

Efficient and reliable – Forbo Siegling drag belt conveyors

Hanover, September 07, 2017 – The new Siegling Extremultus conveyor belt - Developed for high loads

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News

August, 2017

Not Just for Check-Weighers!

Hanover, August 10, 2017 – New elastic conveyor belt with superior chemical resistance to grease, oils and aggressive cleaning agents

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Waageband News

August, 2017

Fray-Free – New Conveyor Belt is the Perfect Answer to the Food Industry’s Stringent Hygiene Requirements

Hanover, August 09, 2017 – Frayfree fabric design protects belt edges

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Fray-free News

June, 2017

Forbo Movement Systems’ Power Transmission Belts Set an Example in Indonesian Hydroelectric Power Plants

Hanover, June 20, 2017 – Greater Cost-Efficiencies due to Micro Hydropower and Extremultus Power Transmission Belts

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Power Transmission Belts

February, 2017

Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf

Hanover, February 2017 – Right Place, Right Time: Forbo Siegling Stand 1/E08 at interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, Germany

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News Interpack 2017

February, 2017

Prosan™ Conveyor Belts for Safe and Hygienic conveying

Hanover, February 14, 2017 – New Forbo Movement Systems Prosan™ conveyor belts actively support hygiene concepts in the food industry.

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Prosan™ Conveyor Belts for Safe and Hygienic conveying

November, 2016

Superior tension member and release characteristics combined

Hanover, November, 2016 – New polyolefin conveyor belt scores top marks in the confectionery industry for strong tension member and superb release characteristics

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toffee

October, 2016

Small openings ensure reliable conveying

Hanover, 21 October 2016 – New S6.1-21 FLT modular belt joins the Siegling Prolink 6.1 series

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September, 2016

A robust belt with potential

September 2016 – The Siegling Transilon E 10/M U1/U3 white FDA belt was developed especially for use in the meat processing industry and has now been added to the Transilon product range.

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A robust belt with potential

September, 2016

No product slippage: new series 5 and 11 modular belt types offer good grip and reliable conveying

Hanover, September 2016 –Forbo Movement Systems’ Prolink system now consists of 12 series, used for diverse conveying and processing jobs. New flights have now been developed for two curved belts in these series, series 11 and 5. One type is ideal for tough industrial conditions and the other conveys highly sensitive products efficiently and reliably.

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S11 FRT2

September, 2016

A perfect ratio

September 2016 – Due to the way their fabric is designed, Siegling Transilon curved belts have exceptional longitudinal and lateral flexibility.

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A perfect ratio

July, 2016

High speed and precision for cross-lappers

Hanover, July 04, 2016 – Forbo Siegling Transilon belts are the first choice for nonwovens

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Cross Lappers

June, 2016

Easy release, hygienic and versatile – Siegling Transilon conveyor belts with polyurethane coatings

Hanover, June 28, 2016 – Conveyor and processing belts with polyurethane coatings replace cotton or felt belts in bakeries

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Easy release, hygienic and versatile – Siegling Transilon conveyor belts with polyurethane coatings

June, 2016

Long lasting – even under the toughest conditions!

Hanover, June 23, 2016 – New type of conveyor belt that withstands high temperatures and hydrolysis especially well

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June, 2016

Elastic with perfect Grip

Hannover, June 23, 2016 – A new, elastic conveyor belt has been added to the GripStarTM series and complements the product range of Forbo Movement Systems.

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High Grip

April, 2016

The innovative processing belt for superabsorbent-polymer manufacturing

Hanover, 19 April 2016 – Belting specialist Forbo Movement Systems has added a processing belt for superabsorbent-polymer production to its range.

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Superabsorber

March, 2016

New newsletter service

Hannover, March 10, 2016 – Belting News now available online

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Newsletter News

January, 2016

EL line – elastic and always on track
New elastic conveyor belts score top marks for saving costs and self-tracking

Hanover, February 2015 – Belting specialist Forbo Movement Systems is adding elastic conveyor and processing belts (the EL line) to its product range. The belts in the new EL line are ideal for short center distances like those encountered in cross-belt sorters.

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El line

January, 2016

Mini modules, superior performance: hygienic conveying guaranteed, even for small spaces

Hannover, January 2016 – Siegling Prolink plastic modular belts now with micro pitch too.

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Series 13

January, 2016

Forbo’s HighGrip belt lets nothing go on steep inclines

Hanover, 14 January 2016 – Anywhere where a robust belt with superior grip is required, Forbo Movement Systems’ new blue belt (E 8/2 U0/R10 LG blue FDA) with longitudinal grooves is an excellent choice.

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January, 2016

Forbo Siegling at Fruit Logistica 2016 in Berlin

Hanover, 14 January 2016 – Top marks for hygiene with Forbo Siegling conveyor belts.

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