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Inside 2018 of Biesse

Technologies and services 4.0 protagonists for eleven days

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Enormous enthusiasm for this edition of Inside which took place from October 17 to 27 at the Biesse campus in Pesaro (Italy) and offered visitors a wide range of services and technologies of incomparable value. An edition of Inside that took place over the course of ten days and welcomed clients from... 

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Barnes Group completes acquisition of Gimatic

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The global provider of highly engineered products and differentiated industrial technologies, Barnes Group, announced that it completed its acquisition of privately held Gimatic. Gimatic designs and develops robotic grippers, advanced end-of-arm tooling systems, sensors and related components for...

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The bio activities of Mossi & Ghisolfi to Versalis

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Versalis (Eni Group) has acquired the bio-run activities Mossi & Ghisolfi as of November 1, 2018, including human resources, assets relating to the development areas, industrialization, the licensing of biochemical and biomass technologies and processes. The Eni-owned chemical company has successfully completed the consultation procedure...

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New generation of PET thermoforming sheet lines

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Following the success of the 2013-release high-performance extrusion lines for PET thermoforming sheets with the patented mechatronic polishing stacks of the Mirex-MT-V design series, the next generation of this line type was presented this year. As in the past, the heart of these lines is the tried-and-tested synchronous “REItruder”...

Kistler at Fakuma 2018

Breaking new ground with monitoring system for injection moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

At Fakuma 2018, the Kistler Group showcased its latest monitoring and control packages for ComoNeo, its high-quality process monitoring system that is designed to deliver efficiency and transparency for injection moulding. Unlike ever before, system users can choose their own packages from the vast range of functions available in the system...

Partnership between Clariant and Neste

Together to develop sustainable industrial solutions

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The world leader in specialty chemicals, Clariant, has signed an agreement for a new partnership with Neste, the world’s leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions. By using Neste’s renewable hydrocarbons in its product development, Clariant increases the...

Good result for Borealis

Solid quarter, growth and commitment to plastics recycling

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins and base chemicals, Borealis, announced a net profit of 279 million euros for the third quarter of 2018, compared to 273 million euros in the same quarter of 2017. The good result in the third quarter was supported by the strong profit contribution from...

ALLRollex from Colines in open house

Film thickness reduced up to 6 microns

Technology - Wednesday, 31 October 2018

From December 4 to 6 Colines will held, at its facility in Marano Ticino (Novarea), a three-day open house to show the 3000-mm latest version of the ALLRollEX range for the production of cast stretch film. The ALLRollEX on display is the second line to be delivered to the company Valfilm just...

The MS 1070 by Moss

Silk screen technological evolution and high versatility in one line

Technology - Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The MS1070 silk screen machine by Moss has been successfully tested in recent days by an Italian manufacturer of cosmetic and pharmaceutical articles for the decoration and assembly of dosing syringes. This machine is part of the Moss servo-driven system family, which allow a good setup control of both machine and its devices and make production...

The numbers of Fakuma 2018

The plastics industry in digital mode

Marketing - Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Everyone who’s anyone in the field of plastics processing came together at the once again fully booked out Fakuma international trade fair for plastics processing on Lake Constance where Germany, Austria and Switzerland meet for the twenty-sixth the time from October 16 to 20. The international exhibitors, as well as private trade fair promoters...

The third quarter of Covestro

Positive performance thanks to polycarbonate, coatings, adhesives and specialties

Marketing - Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The positive business performance of Covestro continued in 2018 with a solid third quarter in an increasingly challenging market environment. Group sales grew by 4.8% to 3.7 billion euros over the same quarter in 2017 thanks to higher selling prices and volumes sold. Core volumes were up marginally by 0.2%, remaining at last year’s level despite...

Introduced by Victrex at Fakuma 2018

PEEK for food and beverage industry

Materials - Wednesday, 31 October 2018

To help OEMs to meet the stringent regulatory and quality demands affecting the food equipment industry, Victrex introduced a dedicated PEEK1 food grade portfolio at the Fakuma show in Germany. Compared to metals, the new Victrex FG family of high-performing thermoplastics offers additional benefits in terms of cost-effectiveness...

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