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...

Chemical upcycling

New Sabic compounds from postconsumer PET

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The LNP Elcrin iQ portfolio of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounded resins from Sabic are derived from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) to support the circular economy and help reduce plastic waste. By chemically upcycling consumer-discarded PET (primarily single-use water bottles) into higher-value PBT materials with...

Appointment in Leverkusen

Sucheta Govil chosen as CCO of Covestro

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The material manufacturer Covestro has chosen a Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), the last position to be filled on its Management Board. The Supervisory Board unanimously appointed Sucheta Govil (55) for this position. By August 1, 2019, she will take over from Markus Steilemann, who has so far continued to work as CCO on top of his role as...

India: sectoral conference

In Mumbai two days devoted to the processing

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The seventh “Injection, Blow, Roto & PET Moulding International Summit”, organized by ElitePlus++, is being held on June 19-20, in Mumbai. During the event, speakers coming from all over the world will provide an in-depth overview on the latest development in injection moulding (first day), blow moulding, rotational moulding and PET processing (second day)...

Election of the new Amaplast president

Alessandro Grassi’s successor is named

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

On  June 25, Villa Erba in Cernobbio (Como) will provide the venue for the general meeting of Amaplast (the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds manufacturers' association), whose members are this year called upon to appoint a new president, for the period 2019-2021...

DowDuPont restructuring completed

Even DuPont returns independent

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

The premier innovation provider of value-added specialized solutions that transform industries and everyday life, DuPont, announced its debut as an independent company following the successful separation of its Agriculture Division through the spin-off of Corteva. The company was formerly known as DowDuPont. DuPont common stock...