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Comerio Ercole in Hannover

Technological solutions and service packages for Industry 4.0

Technology - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

At the Tire Technology Expo 2018, to be held in Hannover (Germany) from February 20 to 22, Comerio Ercole will present several products for high-performance and flexible calendering and mixing processes, as well as its service packages dedicated to the fields of smart factory and Industry 4.0. The latter includes the new Cem Engineering 4.0 area...

Sacmi awarded

The FBE Award to the CBF technology

Technology - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Versatility and weight reduction - which means greater competitiveness, quality and process repeatability - have made this technology a true winner. And with a complete solution just supplied to a major player on the local dairy market, the positive feedback keeps on coming...

Plast 2018: organization in full swing

Preregistration open

Marketing - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Visitor preregistration opened on January 15 for Plast 2018, the international exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries taking place at FieraMilano in Rho-Pero (Milan) from Tuesday May 29 to Friday June 1, 2018. By preregistering (on the visitors page of plastonline.org), operators intending to visit the...

Cesap and SSMI

The Six Sigma Management Institute’s first Italian academy

Marketing - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

With the specific aim of seeing Lean Six Sigma methods applied in the chemicals industry and in the fields of plastic, rubber and paper/card processing, Cesap and Six Sigma Management Institute (SSMI), with the support of the Italian Plastics Institute, are launching a Six Sigma Management Institute academy in Italy. Cesap’s commitment to...

Saso rules

New environmental restrictions on exports to Saudi Arabia

Marketing - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

The Saudi government has introduced new and more stringent rules, in force as of December 12, 2017, on all polyethylene and polypropylene products with thicknesses of up to 250 micron (0.025 cm), including packaging, entering the country. With some exceptions for products used in the medical and food industries, polyethylene...

PET recycling

Amut plant to the Texan CarbonLite

Technology - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

“We are glad to have scored another top reference in the Northern America plastic recycling market. The CarbonLite PET recycling project comes after the two mega PET recycling plants that Amut supplied in North America to Unifi in Reidsville, North Carolina, and to PETStar Coca-Cola Mexico”, stated Piergianni Milani, the president of Amut Group...

A new Fanuc robot

Even stronger, more agile and faster with ceiling mounting

Technology - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

The six-axes R-2000iC/220U introduced by Fanuc complements the R-2000 robot series and is the successor to the iB version with 220 kg payload capacity. The new R-2000iC/220U robot, specifically designed for upside down mounting, is indicated by “U” in the type of designation, which stands for “upside down”. This robot is a...

Lohmann at Plast 2018

Precision and safety in bonding and adhesion

Materials - Wednesday, 17 January 2018

At Plast 2018, which will take place between May 29 and June 1, 2018, in Milan, Italy, Lohmann will present its broad range of products and die-cut solutions for almost every industry, e.g. the consumer goods and electronics, building and construction, medical, transportation or graphics branch...

MacPlas: the magazine of Plast 2018

Let’s talk about you!

Marketing - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Covering for over forty years the field of technical information for the plastics and rubber industry, MacPlas is the house organ of Amaplast - the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds manufacturers’ association - and also the official media partner of Plast, the international trade fair which takes place every three years in Milan...

An anniversary and a new extrusion line

Friul Filiere turns 40 and launches Futura40

Marketing - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

On January 17, 2018 Friul Filiere will be 40 years old, and to mark this landmark birthday it is lauching Futura40, a new extrusion line. As explained by the manufacturer, the new solution encapsulates the company’s four decades of experience, whose technological value is reflected in its modern aesthetics, attractive design and “minimal” style. Its...

Hot runner system from HRSflow

Class A vehicle windows made of polycarbonate

Technology - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

For the two-component injection molding of the rear-quarter windows of polycarbonate for the Buick GL8 and GL8 Avenir MPVs (multi-purpose vehicles), Chinese Tier 1 supplier Shentong uses two hot runner systems from HRSflow. One is for producing the transparent first component and the other for the partial, seamless overmolding with a...


Amut takes over Amut Dolci Bielloni

Marketing - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

On December 31, 2017, Amut Dolci Bielloni Srl was taken over by Amut SpA in what was the final stage in the planned acquisition of the division specialising in machines for the production of flexible packaging. The decision, a key part of the plan to rationalise the Amut Group, was taken with the aim of pursuing, in a more synergistic way, greater...



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