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Italian manufacturers of machines

Shadows and light at the halfway point

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Assocomaplast (the national trade association, member of Confindustria, including over 160 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) has developed Istat foreign trade data for the sector in the first half of 2016 and compared them with those for the same period in 2015...

PET preforms

Sacmi technology for Parmalat milk

Technology - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Sacmi-developed innovation has won over Parmalat (Lactalis Group), which has now chosen the IPS (injection preform system) platform to renew its Piana di Monteverna (Caserta) plant. Here, as of today, PET preforms are being manufactured for the milk sector, providing the lightest. highest-performing 1-litre bottles on the Italian market...

Open house at Rodolfo Comerio

Mega calender on show for a week

Technology - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

From September 14 to 20, Rodolfo Comerio held an open house event to unveil one of the world’s largest calenders of its kind. The most important of the various features characterizing this machine are its five gigantic rolls, each with a diameter of 870 mm and a length of 5000 mm on the table...

Injection moulding

BMB goes electric at K 2016

Technology - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

This year, just as it does every three years, BMB will be coming to the K fair in Düsseldorf with the latest innovations from its product range, which are the result of its ongoing close collaboration with processors and its hefty investments in research and development programmes. Given that electric machines now account for around 90% of the...

New system from Fimic

More efficient filtration thanks to the metallic net, now on automatic screen changers

Technology - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

After 8 years of testing and development Fimic - the Italian manufacturer of automatic and self-cleaning screen changers for the extrusion of recycled plastics - will be exhibiting the new NET filtration system at K 2016. This systems is able to use mesh-type screens, normally applied in manual screen changers only, as a result...

Invista sells Engineering Polymer Solutions

RadiciGroup Performance Plastics strengthens itself in the United States and in Europe

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

On Monday, 12 September, RadiciGroup Performance Plastics signed an agreement for the purchase of the Engineering Polymer Solutions business of the American company Invista. With this acquisition, RadiciGroup - a world leading producer of nylon, PBT, TPE and POM engineering plastics - will be able to further strengthen and expand its...

Production of PSU, PPSU and PESU

Basf adds 6,000 tons per year to Ultrason range

Materials - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

An additional production line for Ultrason polyarylsulfone will be set up by Basf at its site in Yeosu, Korea. The new line will start up at the end of 2017, adding a production capacity of 6,000 metric tons per year and bringing BASF’s total annual capacity of Ultrason to 24,000 metric tons...

The challenges of the fourth industrial revolution

Comerio Ercole invests 1.2 million euros on Industry 4.0

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 September 2016

A new major expansion project involving the engineering department has been started at the south wing of the Comerio Ercole headquarters in Busto Arsizio (near Varese). The project, supported with a strategic investment of about 1.2 million euros, is linked to the development and engineering of new products and services that today are...

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