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News on holiday

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 August 2016

The MacPlas Online editorial staff informs its readers that, due to the summer holidays, the updating of the website is suspended until August 31, and that the next MacPlas E-news newsletter in English will be sent on September 7. We wish all our readers a restful summer break.

Enhancing the factory efficiency

The smart extruder Icma 4.0

Technology - Thursday, 28 July 2016

Strongly committed to the benefits of Industry 4.0 digital revolution, Icma San Giorgio will present at its booth at K 2016 the innovative I-Smart solution. Already applied and successfully tested, this solution consists in a corotating twin screw extruder equipped with advanced sensors with diagnostic capabilities able to signal the presence...

Moretto in motion

The tour in the UK has ended

Technology - Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The “Moretto in Motion” tour of the United Kingdom has been recently completed. The moving showroom covered over 4,500 km in two weeks, welcoming more than 250 visitors. The lorry, outfitted with the company’s latest innovations in plastics automation can be considered today as a fundamental communicative channel of the...

Trials underway at Bandera

Two three-layer film lines for industrial bags destined for China

Technology - Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Two 3-layer blown film lines belonging to the HDBFlex Series for the production of HDB/FFS heavy duty bags, are being tested at the Bandera factory in Busto Arsizio, in the province of Varese. The lines are destined to two Chinese processors...

Proven invest-to-grow approach to integration

PolyOne acquires Gordon Composites and Polystrand

Materials - Wednesday, 27 July 2016

On July 26, PolyOne Corporation announced the acquisition of two specialty businesses from Gordon Holdings. The acquired businesses design and produce innovative, lightweight, high-performance solutions, utilising advanced composite technology and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities...

Engineering polymers for automotive

Tailored polyamides for the charge-air duct in modern engines

Materials - Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The reductions in fuel consumption and emissions which are prescribed by law in many countries are forcing the automotive industry to act. Besides developing alternative drives, the optimization of traditional combustion engines continues to play a key role. Downsizing results in higher pres-sures and temperatures, especially in components that...

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