Press conference

In Milan, Petra Cullmann unveils her take on K 2019

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

“The spaces at the K fair in Düsseldorf have been fully booked up for months now and we are expecting more than 3,000 exhibitors from all the continents (around 60 countries). We are pleased to say there will be over 400 Italian exhibitors present, who will be occupying around 27,000 square metres, a slightly larger area than last time. We are hugely grateful...

Work in progress in Lossburg

Arburg to build new assembly hall at central production site

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

On May 16, Arburg officially marked the start of construction on a new assembly hall with a ground-breaking ceremony. With the new building, production capacities for large Allrounder injection moulding machines and customer-specific turnkey systems are being further expanded. The investment volume amounts to tens of millions of euros. With this...

Italians at Chinaplas

The Canton fair is approaching

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

At the thirty-third Chinaplas fair (Canton, May 21-24, 2019), the Italian collective organised by Amaplast (the Italian trade association, member of Confindustria, bringing together about 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) will include about fifty Italian businesses and occupy an area of...

Sipa at Chinaplas

Focus on performance and product lightening

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The leading PET bottle production equipment specialist Sipa is coming to Chinaplas, scheduled in Guangzhou from May 21-24, to demonstrate its strength in sustainable solutions for packaging that combines high performance with low weight. Sipa produces machinery and moulds for injection moulded PET preforms and for...

The FIP Lyon changes name

Three events in one for all the plastics industry

Marketing - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

The FIP trade show, the French event dedicated to the plastics industry organized every three years in Lyon, has changed its name: starting from the next event, scheduled from 16 to 19 June 2020, under the new name France Innovation Plasturgie, the fair will gather three concomitant trade shows under the same roof. The main show...

Epse meeting in Brussels

President, vice president and treasurer elected

Marketing - Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Since 2003 the European Polycarbonate Sheet Extruders (Epse), with the representative support of the leading manufacturers of polycarbonate sheets in Europe, has been working to promote this versatile plastic material and its numerous applications. Aided by the expertise in its technical committee, Epse has also been integral to the development of...

Turnover at the top

David Castañeda succeeds Wolfgang Doering as Elix CEO

Marketing - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The Board of Directors of Elix Polymers has appointed David Castañeda as CEO and Board Member effective from April 8, 2019. He succeeds Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March. Wolfgang Doering made a significant contribution to the development of Elix Polymers...

Mourning in the world of automation

Erwin Bernecker, one of the B&R founders, died at the age of 67

Marketing - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

One of the two founders of B&R, Erwin Bernecker, died suddenly and unexpectedly on March 30, 2019. The industrial electronics company B&R was founded in Eggelsberg in 1979 by Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer. Erwin Bernecker was an active member of the management board until the company was...

The top 500 SMEs in Italy

Also Colines among the “Champions 2019”

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

For the second consecutive year, Colines has been named as one of the 500 italian “Champions” companies by ItalyPost, a highly-qualified team composed of skilled financial analysts coming from the ModeFinance rating agency. The “Champion” report was realized by analysing all the 15 thousands Italian companies with a turnover between...

New Engel branch near Monterrey

Widespread presence in Mexico with a second location in the north of the country

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Together with customers and partners, Engel de Mexico opened a second location in Mexico in San Pedro near Monterrey. "We are thus shortening the distance to our customers in the very important industrial region in the north of the country", emphasized Peter Auinger, Managing Director of Engel in Mexico...

Erema Group continues to grow

The turnover increased by 16% in the 2018-2019 financial year

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

2018-2019 financial year was the most successful business one in the Erema history. Consolidated total turnover of more than 180 million euro in 2018-2019 represents an increase of 16% compared to the previous year. A total of 6,000 Erema plastics recycling machines are currently in operation in 108 countries around the world...

Appointment and retirement

New COO for the motan group

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

From April 1, 2019, Michael Tregner has taken on responsibility for motan as managing director and for global motan production units as COO (Chief Operating Officer). He takes over for Ulrich Eberhardt, who retired after 40 years of service for the motan Group...