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The seventy years of Negri Bossi

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 March 2017

On March 21, the company Negri Bossi celebrated seventy years in business. It was, indeed, 1947 when Pietro Negri and Walter Bossi, with the participation of Marco Giani, founded what is now one of Italy’s oldest industrial companies. The three had already worked together, from 1943 to 1947, at Cogema...

Gefit-Engel partnership

Multi-cavity moulds for medical PET tubes

Technology - Wednesday, 29 March 2017

A leading manufacturer of injection moulds, Gefit celebrates its fiftieth year in the business in 2017 with the development of  three multi-cavity injection moulds for the production of PET blood tubes that will be working on three Engel e-motion all-electric injection moulding machines. This partnership and the “technical cooperation” between the two companies...

Jet Fusion 3D 4200

Italian preview of a new 3D printer “made by HP”

Technology - Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Participating for the first time in the Mecspe fair in Parma (from 23 to 25 March), the multinational HP has just publicly unveiled its very latest HP Jet Fusion 3D 4200 printer and its Processing Station with Fast Cooling system. This is a solution that, thanks to the innovative MultiJet Fusion technology, allows rapid modification of the prototyping...

German manufacturers

VDMA: 2016 better than expected

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 March 2017

German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers can look back over the past year with great satisfaction. 2016 as a whole saw substantial growth in sales, continuing the positive trend of the past few years. “At 4 per cent, growth is actually higher than the 2 per cent originally anticipated,” says Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Chairman of the VDMA Plastics...

Equipment maintenance

A new lubricant analysis programme to maximise productivity

Technology - Wednesday, 29 March 2017

ExxonMobil has launched Mobil Serv Lubricant Analysis, a new mobile-enabled used oil analysis service. The new service will help operators identify equipment issues before they happen and avoid unscheduled equipment maintenance. The service, which replaces ExxonMobil’s Signum, is vital in helping engineers maintain a...

“Metal replacement” by the additive production

PA and carbon fibre based resin for light and strong components

Materials - Wednesday, 29 March 2017

The 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, Stratasys announced the new advanced material FDM Nylon 12CF, a carbon fibre-filled thermoplastic strong enough to replace metal components in a range of applications. The first high-performance composite material to replace a range of metal applications available for Stratasys FDM technology

RadiciGroup for the extrusion field

Long-chain polyamides to obtain performance and flexibility

Materials - Wednesday, 29 March 2017

The new special polyamides for the extrusion market are the next frontier for RadiciGroup Performance Plastics. Today the Radilon product range, as well as technopolymers that offer improved resistance to high temperatures (Radilon A HHR and Radilon XTreme) and reinforced materials for metal replacement (Radilon A RW and Radilon S URV high fluidity), includes...

Three in one

4,000 square metres of industry passion

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The three companies, Baruffaldi Plastic Technology (machinery for profiles and roller shutters), Primac (machines for smooth and corrugated pipes) and Dosi (machining and engineering) have been reunited at Dosi headquarters in Fusignano (Ravenna, Italy), that have been enlarged for this occasion and now cover more than 4,000 square metres...

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