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...


Giulio Mengoli appointed as general manager of Sacmi

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 June 2019

On June 1, Giulio Mengoli became the new General Manager of the Sacmi Group. His appointment was made official by the Board of Directors of the parent company, Sacmi Imola. A native of  Padua, 49 years old, Giulio Mengoli has a long international experience, having held top...

Trend reversal for German machines

In 2019 a turnover decline of up to 10% is expected

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 June 2019

In 2018, the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers generated a turnover plus of 2% again compared to the previous-year period. “The growth rate of 3% originally predicted for 2018 could not be reached. Nevertheless, we are pleased about the positive all-year results as in particular towards the end of the year...

Michael Traxler succeeds Udo Stahlschmidt

New director for Engel's Mold Technology division

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Michael Traxler has been appointed head of Engel’s Mould Technology division. Together with his team, the experienced toolmaker will continue to expand the consulting services internationally to further strengthen the systems business of the injection moulding machine manufacturer Worldwide...

Biesse makes an encore

Deloitte prize for organisation, strategy, performance and sustainability

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

For the second consecutive year, Biesse Group is among the “Best Managed Companies“ (BMC) of Deloitte, for having distinguished itself among Italian companies for its entrepreneurial passion, skills and management skills. The “Best Managed Companies” (BMC) initiative aims to reward the commitment and skills of those companies that...