Solvay unveils HUB by Technyl

Services platform to accelerate innovation

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 November 2019

To further accelerate customer product innovation in fast-changing markets, Solvay Performance Polyamides unveils HUB by Technyl. HUB by Technyl features strengthened MMI Technyl Design advanced predictive simulation, application performance testing (APT) and Sinterline 3D-printing services...

After K 2019

A clear signal for responsible handling of plastics

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 October 2019

K, the leading global trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, has drawn to a close in Düsseldorf after eight days on Wednesday, October 23. The 3,330 exhibitors from 63 nations proved impressively: plastics continue to be an innovative, indispensable, future-oriented material. But they also unanimously underscored the necessity of having...

Euromap press conference at K 2019

European machinery manufacturers see growing potential in circular economies in spite of economic downturn

Marketing - Wednesday, 16 October 2019

According to estimates, worldwide production of plastics and rubber machinery rose by 1.3 per cent to 36.8 billion euros in 2018. European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturing accounted for the lion's share of 42.3%. For European plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers the year 2018 was also a...

Italian manufacturers

Between uncertainties and expectations

Marketing - Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Once again, the mid-year figures show a drop in Italy’s imports and exports of plastic and rubber machinery, though the reduction is less marked than for previous months. In fact, in comparison with the first six months of 2018, imports for the period January-June 2019 showed a drop of about 17% (with respect to the figure of -20% in March), while exports...

Communication 4.0

The new Sacmi website

Marketing - Wednesday, 4 September 2019

The new Sacmi website has been online since July 26. Featuring innovative graphics and a layout that responds to users' real needs, the new site has been built according to cutting-edge web 4.0 standards and language. Available in four languages (Italian, English, Spanish, French), the website introduces...

Summer break

News on holiday

Marketing - Thursday, 1 August 2019

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 4. We wish all our readers a restful summer break.

Bill Carteaux successor chosen

Tony Radoszewski new president and CEO of Plastics

Marketing - Thursday, 1 August 2019

The Plastics Industry Association has named Tony Radoszewski president and chief executive officer effective September 16, 2019. Radoszewski, a Plastics industry veteran with nearly 40 years of experience in the field, joins Plastics after serving since 2006 as the president of the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI)...

Congress in Mumbai

At the end of August two days devoted to films and flexible packaging

Marketing - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

The eighth edition of the "Specialty films and flexible packaging" congress organized by ElitePlus++ is scheduled in Mumbai on August 22 and 23. The event will be devoted to films and flexible packaging, with particular attention to aspects concerning the sustainability of materials and processes, circular economy and recycling...

Successful workshop held by EuPC, Vdma, Amaplast and Euromap

Opportunities and challenges in the increased use of plastics recyclates in Europe

Marketing - Wednesday, 17 July 2019

On July 9 in Frankfurt, EuPC, together with the German Vdma, the Italian Amaplast and Euromap, organised the first joint workshop in order to establish new ways to promote the use of recycled polymers. With this initiative all four associations aim to enhance the dialogue between plastics machinery manufacturers and plastics converters. Their goal is...


A success of presences and innovations

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 July 2019

According to the data released in recent days by the organizer Adsale, Chinaplas 2019 closed its highly successful, four-day run in Guangzhou on May 24. The annual show - held this year at the China Import & Export Fair Complex, Pazhou, in southeastern China - attracted 3,622 exhibitors and 163,314 professional visitors from all over the world...

Assembly of Amaplast

The new President Previero: “Important and, above all, demanding challenges await us”

Marketing - Wednesday, 26 June 2019

On June 25, Villa Erba in Cernobbio (Como, Italy) hosted the annual members assembly of Amaplast, the Italian trade association belonging to Confindustria that includes more than 160 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds. The assembly began with the election of the new President and the two...

Amaplast Members' Assembly

Dario Previero elected as New President

Marketing - Tuesday, 25 June 2019

On the occasion of the general assembly of Amaplast - which took place on June 25, at Villa Erba in Cernobbio (Como) - Dario Previero was appointed as Chairman by the Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery and Moulds Manufacturers’ Association for 2019-2021...