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Open house for Colines

A new version of the ALLrollEX range on show

Technology - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

On March 11-13, Colines will be holding an open house at its manufacturing facility in Azzate (Varese, Italy) to unveil the latest version of its “best seller” ALLrollEX 1500mm 3-up. The cast film line series ALLrollEx is available in the 1000, 1500, 2000, 3000, 4000 and...

The 2019 of SCM Group

Investments bring financial strength and innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Innovation, digital factory and strengthening of the sales network and after sales service in each of the strategic markets. SCM Group continues to invest and the results speak for themselves. The group ended 2019 with a turnover in excess of 700 million euros, in line with 2018's record figures and on budget for the year. It was also in line with orders thanks...

Italian exhibitors at Interplastica 2020

Faith in the Russian market, despite its volatility

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

More than 40 Italian companies will take part in the Italian collective organized by Amaplast - the trade association, member of Confindustria, including over 160 manufacturers of machinery, equipment, and moulds for plastics and rubber processing - at the twenty-third edition of the specialized exhibition in Moscow on...

Appointment in Lossburg

The technical and engineering direction of Arburg entrusted to Guido Frohnhaus

Technology - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

At the start of the year, has taken over as Managing Director Technology & Engineering at Arburg in Lossburg. The 50-year-old engineer's remit includes the production, research and development, materials administration and technical administration departments. Guido Frohnhaus brings the ideal qualities to his role as Managing Director...

Basf increases the production of Irganox

More antioxidants at the Pontecchio Marconi site

Materials - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Basf plans to increase the production capacity for its antioxidant Irganox 1520L by 20% at the site in Pontecchio Marconi, Italy. Irganox 1520L is a key product in Basf’s antioxidant portfolio. With this expansion, Basf responds to an increasing market demand and aims to better serve its global customers...

At the Solvay plant in Willow Island

The production of light stabilizers increased in West Virginia

Materials - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Solvay’s new high molecular weight (HMW) hindered amine light stabilizer (HALS) capacity is now online, complementing existing HALS production at the Willow Island, West Virginia, USA, site. Solvay’s state-of-the-art facility was designed with the latest improvements in technology to ensure operator safety, reduce impact on the environment...

From oil & gas to plasmix recycling

Saipem tests a technology for the disposal and the reuse of unsorted heterogeneous plastic

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Plastic recycling is the goal of Saipem’s latest technological solution. The company has in fact signed a licence agreement with Itea, an Italian company that owns the patent, for application of the technology in a variety of settings. Originally designed for applications in the oil & gas sector, the technology is particularly suited to solid urban waste disposal...

New developments from FB Balzanelli

Coilers for large-diameter pipes

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

For coiling pipes up to 110 mm, 125 mm and 160 mm, FB Balzanelli recently introduced the coilers mod. MSR3065PE, MSR3015PE and MSR3515PE. All the models are the single reel type with the outer cut of the pipe and able to clamp the pipe automatically or manually, depending on customer preference...

Powered by Colines

“Thick&Thin", the revolutionary cast unit

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Taking advantage of a 40 years experience in extrusion, Colines has developed a very innovative system for the production of high range thickness CPP, CPE and multilayer barrier film, from 15 to 500 micron. The system consists of a multi-roller cast unit with two separate cast zones, which allows...

Investments in sustainability

RadiciGroup launches Renycle and acquires Zeta Polimeri

Materials - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

2020 of RadiciGroup has started off under the banner of sustainability: the market launch of Renycle, a range of yarns obtained from recycled nylon, and the acquisition of Zeta Polimeri, an Italian company with thirty years’ experience in the recovery of synthetic fibre and thermoplastics. Both concrete actions fall within the Italian Group’s strategy aimed at...

Transaction

To Borealis the 50% of Novealis owned by Nova Chemicals

Materials - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

According to an agreement signed in recent days, Borealis will buy Nova Chemicals’ 50% ownership interest in Novealis Holdings. Formed in 2018, Novealis is the joint venture between affiliates of Borealis and Nova Chemicals, which subsequently formed a 50/50 joint venture with an affiliate of...

Representation

Engel in Chile with Noblecorp

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

The new representation of Engel in Chile is Noblecorp. The two partners are thereby expanding their cooperation. Noblecorp is already successful in Peru on behalf of the Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer and system solution provider. "We are delighted to have won Noblecorp for the important Chilean market," says...

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