Machines and ancillaries

2018: a year of consolidation for Italian manufacturers

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The Italian trade association, bringing together about 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds, Amaplast, through its Statistical Studies Centre, has completed its year-end balance sheet for 2018, incorporating foreign trade data from Istat (Italian institute of statistics)...

Kraiburg TPE at Mecspe 2019

Hybrid thermoplastic elastomers for industrial and automotive applications

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

At Mecspe 2019, to be held in Parma (Italy) from March 28 to 30, Kraiburg TPE will present itself with its market-oriented portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers and a comprehensive service package. Kraiburg TPE’s trade-fair appearance will focus on the new TEH technology platform developed for automotive and industrial applications. The...

Engel restructures its marketing activities

Ute Panzer at the helm of global communication

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Since March 1, Ute Panzer is the new Vice President Marketing and Communication at the international Engel Group, headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria. She is responsible for all marketing measures, campaigns, trade fair appearances and worldwide communications, and reports to Christoph Steger, CSO of the Engel Group...

Change at the top

Stefano Venturelli succeeds Luciano Anceschi as CEO of Tria

Marketing - Friday, 15 March 2019

Starting from April 1, Stefano Venturelli will replace Luciano Anceschi as CEO of the Tria Group in a transition that has been planned for months in agreement with ownership. After opening the Board of Directors to external members in 2016, the company further develops its leadership with this appointment. Continuing growth in volumes and the...

The 2018 results of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Sales increase in challenging market

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Global sales increased by 13% to 294.9 million euros with incoming orders rising by 6% to 314.2 million euros. The demand for IntElect all-electric injection moulding machines and El-Exis packaging machines was the main contributor to this major sales increase. These are the results of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag for the fiscal year of 2018...

Dow restructures itself

The Materials Science division will become the new Dow

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The board of directors of DowDuPont has approved the previously announced separation of DowDuPont’s Materials Science Division, which will become the new Dow on April 1. The announcement marks a major milestone toward successfully separating Dow on April 1, to be followed by the expected separation of Corteva Agriscience from the new...

Appointment in Milacron

Michael "Mac" Jones at the helm of plastic technology in America and Europe

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, Milacron announced that Michael “Mac” Jones has been promoted to the position of President, Milacron Advanced Plastics Processing Technologies (APPT) Americas and Europe businesses...

SEF 2019

The EuPC senior executives meet in Brussels

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The EuPC Senior Executive Forum (SEF) 2019 is being held in Brussels on March 13. SEF was founded in 2006 to advise the EuPC Steering Committee and to provide strategic guidance on the plastics converting industry's most important developments. The forum is composed of industry leaders and senior-level executives from the top...

Petcore Europe enlarges

The European association for PET welcomes 12 new members, including Bandera

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

The Brussels based association representing the entire PET value chain in Europe, Petcore Europe, increases its competence by welcoming twelve new members in 2019: Bandera, IFP Energies Nouvelles, Point Plastic, AFA Dispensing, Remondis PET Recycling, Cumapol, Retal Industries, PepsiCo, Mitsubishi Polyester Films, Suntory, Digimarc and Finat...

Chinaplas 2019

Circular economy in the foreground in Guangzhou

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Technological innovation, on one hand, favours the acceleration of modern development as well as changes in various markets, while on the other, is driven by the latter two. Chinaplas, being a prominent platform for innovative technology and communication, is highly responsive to the needs and the trends, and always brings in new elements...

Still together

Plast returns in 2021 with The Innovation Alliance

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 February 2019

After the excellent results of the past edition, the Plast (the International exhibition for plastics and rubber industries) organizing secretariat announces the next three-year appointment for the event, which will take place from Tuesday, May 4 to Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Fiera Milano Rho-Pero fairgrounds, again together with The Innovation Alliance...

Renato Moretto met Luca Zaia

Moretto donated 100,000 euros for people and lands of Veneto

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Renato Moretto, president and CEO of Moretto, gave 100,000 euros to support people and lands of Veneto affected by the exceptional gales, which took place during last autumn. A cheque for this sum was delivered into the hands of the President of the Veneto Region, Luca Zaia, on February 25, at the company’s headquarters in Massanzago, near Padua...