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News & Events

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

International Trade Shows

Participations in International Trade Shows

Name of trade showDatePlace/CountryIndustry
CFIAMarch 08 - 10, 2022Rennes, FranceFood
PPIS 2022 Post & Parcel International SummitMay 25 - 26, 2022Istanbul, TurkeyLogistics
AnugaFoodtecApril 26 - 29, 2022Cologne, GermanyFood
Ipack ImaMay 03 - 06, 2022Milano, ItalyVarious / Processing & Packaging
IffaMay 14 - 19, 2022Frankfurt, GermanyFood
Tire TechnologyMay 18 - 20, 2022Hanover, GermanyInd. Production
UnderhallMay 31 - June 03, 2022Gothenburg, SwedenMaintenance, Supplies and Services
LogiMATMay 31 - June 02, 2022Stuttgart, GermanyLogistics
FOOMA Japan 2022June 07 - 10, 2022Tokyo, JapanFood
Propak Asia 2022June 15 - 18, 2022Bangkok, ThailandFood
Nor-Fishing 2022August 23 - 26, 2022Trondheim, NorwayFood
RubberTech ChinaSeptember 06 - 08, 2022Shanghai, ChinaTire
IBIESeptember 18 - 21, 2022Las Vegas, USAFood
Bakery China 2022September 19 - 22, 2022Shanghai, ChinaFood, Baking
CFIA Toulouse September 20 - 22, 2022Toulouse, FranceFood
FoodTechOctober 04 - 06, 2022Herning, DenmarkFood, Baking
FMBOctober 12 - 14, 2022Bad Salzuflen, GermanyInd. Production
Cibus TecpostponedParma, ItalyFood / Packaging
Global Gypsum Conference November 02 - 03, 2022Estoril/Lissabon, PortugalRaw Materials
India ITMEDecember 8-13 2022 Noida/IndienTextile

News

November 2022

Siegling Fullsan – a Strong Solution for More Hygiene

Hanover, November 2022 – Homogeneous belts from Forbo. For businesses that can’t take risks

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Fullsan Production

October 2022

Very Good Grip and no Markings – even on Very Sensitive Products

Hanover, October 26, 2022 – New Friction Top series 18 module variant for superior product grip

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S18-44 FRT1

August 2022

Thin, Accurate Forbo Power Transmission Belt for Highly Efficient Banknote Processing System

Hannover, Germany, August 1, 2022 – Accurate banknote positioning at exceptional belt speeds

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Extremultus Production

July 2022

Two New Siegling Extremultus Power Transmission Belts Enable Perfect Grip of Electronic Components

Hanover, Germany, July 12, 2022 – Exact positioning of electronic components

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Solar Panel Manufacturing

July 2022

Superior Grip and Excellent Tracking with Forbo High Efficiency Belts

Hanover, Germany, July 4, 2022 – Developed for the paper industry and ideal for other applications too

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TR 5P-10 FBRC/FSTR black/green

June 2022

Twice the Service Life for the New Siegling Extremultus Power Transmission Belt

Hanover, Germany, June 2022 – Very robust, heat-resistant folder gluer belt added to the Siegling Extremultus product portfolio

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Extremultus TR 10P-30 FBRC/NSTR black/gray

May 2022

Robust Transtex Conveyor Belt Helps Get the Harvest in Reliably

Hanover, May 2022 – A New Transtex Product with Potential for Accumulation Applications

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PVC120 OFR HMxF-NA blue FDA

May 2022

Move it with Forbo: The conveyor belt specialists at Logimat 2022

Hanover – Forbo Belting products generate significant energy-saving costs and boost efficiency: Hall 3, booth 3B01

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Logimat 2022

April 2022

Forbo Movement Systems’ Prosnap Allows Fast, Tool-Free Opening and Closing of Plastic Modular Belts

Hanover, April 2022 – A new, quick opening and closing system for Prolink series 13

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S13-0 FLT PSP

March 2022

Anuga Foodtec 2022 in Cologne is Back – Visit Forbo Siegling’s Showcase in Hall 7.1/Booth 070

Hanover, March 2022 – As the world’s premier trade show for food and beverages, Anuga Foodtec 2022 is the perfect place to present relevant product developments to a broad range of industry professionals. Forbo Movement Systems is showcasing these highlights.

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Anuga Foodtec 2022

March 2022

Sharp Edges and Tough Production Environments No Problem for Forbo Conveyor Belts

Hanover, Germany, March 09, 2022 – Exceptionally robust and tear-resistant conveyor belts with a triple-ply fabric design developed for industrial applications.

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Sharp Edges and Tough Production Environments

February 2022

Two New Prolink Series 18 Module Variants – Powerful Performers for Even Greater Distances and Compact Spaces

Hanover, February 18, 2022 – Prolink series 18 stands apart for its comparatively low weight. Belts from this series are ideal for straight and curved conveying. Forbo Movement Systems presents two new variants. Due to their smart design, they tap into new applications where space is at a premium, or tight curve radii are required.

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S18-44 GRT 1.7

February 2022

The Siegling Transtex Conveyor Belt from Forbo – a Robust Option for Horizontal and Inclined Conveying of Bulk Goods

Hanover, February 10, 2022 – Forbo Movement Systems presents a new, exceptionally strong belt from the Siegling Transtex product line

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Transtex FTP2-150 P LZXF-NA

December 2021

Forbo’s Flame-Retardant Belts Excel on Curved Conveyors

Hanover, December 9, 2021 – New Curved Belt for Conveying Baggage and Parcels

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October 2021

A Modular Lightweight for Exceptional Belt Forces

Hanover, October 13, 2021 – The new Prolink series 17 of plastic modular belts is ideal for industrial applications like parcel distribution and corrugated cardboard and paper processing.

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S17-0 FLT

October 2021

Unique, Efficient and Hygienic Conveyor Belt for Food Applications

Hanover, October 12, 2021 – New Transilon conveyor belt developed for dough processing.

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Conveyor Belt Food

September 2021

NSF standard for plastic modular belts in all Forbo’s fabrication facilities has been implemented and certified

Hanover, September 20, 2021 – All Prolink plastic modular belts and related components made by Forbo-Siegling for the meat and poultry industry meet the highest requirements for hygiene and cleanability.

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June 2021

Forbo Belts for High-End Foreign Body Detection in Food

Hanover, June 30, 2021 – Metal-detectable conveyor belt provides extra hygiene in production processes.

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E 4/H U8/U8 MT/MT-NA MD blue FDA

News Archive

January 2021

Siegling Prolink Modular Belt with First-Class Friction Top

Hanover January 21, 2021 – New Friction Top module with Shore A 86 hardness is tougher and therefore more durable.

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 Series 8.1 FRT BL BG

January 2021

Siegling Blizzard, the Lightweight Heating Press with Turbo Cooling Goes Digital

Hanover, January 2021 – Siegling Blizzard, the lightweight, air-cooled press for splicing conveyor belts, is now available as an iCON version, allowing control via mobile devices.

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December 2020

Belt Fabric Structure Means Excellent Grip and Release Properties

Not all conveyor belts are the same. Some belts are too thick and not flexible enough lengthways for applications where tight return radii are required. The right fabric structure can also play a key role.

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Pizza dough

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

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

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

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

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