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Mumbai prepares to host two packaging events

Conferences on the injection-blow molding of containers and film extrusion

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 July 2016

On August 18-19 and September 21-22, Mumbai is due to host the fourth editions of two congresses, organised by ElitePlus, which will focus, respectively, on the injection-blow molding of containers and the extrusion of film for flexible containers. The events will deal with all the aspects of production, from the raw materials that can  be used to the various...

A Gamma Meccanica’s line in Turkey

GM125: steady controlled flow for top-quality granules

Technology - Wednesday, 20 July 2016

A GM125 Compac line has been supplied by Gamma Meccanica to a Turkish company for recycling of PP, PE woven and non-woven production waste. The line configuration includes the Compac feeding system with cutter-compactor, a single-screw extruder with degassing, a screen changer and a die-face pelletizer...

From Switzerland to… Switzerland

The second ST Soffiaggio Tecnica blow moulding machine to DuPont

Technology - Wednesday, 20 July 2016

On June 24, 2016 a major inaugural ceremony was held at the European Technical Center of DuPont in Meyrin, Geneva. The ceremony, marking the culmination of eight years of cooperation between the two companies, was attended by Pierre Maudet, minister for economy and security for Geneva; Daniel Loeffler, director at Economic Development...

Change of ownership

Barnes Group to acquire the moulds business of Adval Tech

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Barnes Group, an international aerospace and industrial manufacturing and service provider, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Adval Tech’s molds business (Foboha), focused on the development and manufacture of complex plastic injection molds for packaging, medical, consumer, and automotive...


Sipa confirms end of legal battle with Husky

Marketing - Friday, 15 July 2016

PET rigid packaging technology specialist Sipa is glad to announce that a legal action against it and a previous development partner in PET preform production technology has ended in Sipa favor. The court action had been taken by Husky Injection Molding Systems against Athena Automation and Sipa over the alleged misuse of...

Gummiwerk Kraiburg expands its product portfolio

Perfluorelastomer based compounds for durable seal applications

Marketing - Friday, 15 July 2016

To meet the increased requirements for chemical resistance and thermal stability, Gummiwerk Kraiburg has expanded its product portfolio to include perfluorelastomer based compounds (FFKM). Applications include high-performance perfluorelastomer products such as seals and membranes. These compounds are used primarily...



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