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Two-speed foreign trade in the 2018 first half

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Italian imports of plastics and rubber processing machinery racked up an impressive 23% increase in the first half of 2018 with regard to the same period in 2017. On the other hand, the growth of exports is instead fractional, evidencing the lacklustre performance heralded in the early months of the year. While still well into the black at over one billion euros, the...

Summit in Italy by Smithers Rapra

The “home” for the elastomers industry

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Over 250 global elastomers professionals will gather at the Silicone Elastomers and TPE World Summits organized by Smithers Rapra at the Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel, in Ferno (Varese, Italy), from November 27 to 28. Known as the “home” for the elastomers industry, the two co-located summits have built a...

Greiner and Simplas together

Italian-Austrian agreement in the extrusion tools

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

The Austrian Greiner Extrusion Group and the Italian Simplas are now working together in the area of tooling for film and sheet extrusion. Greiner Extrusion Group at the same time acquires a minority holding in Simplas. The clients of both companies will benefit from significantly larger production capacities, rapid onsite support and comprehensive tool...

Versalis invests 250 million euros

In Ferrara a new plant for elastomers production

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

A new EPDM rubber production plant has been opened by Versalis in Ferrara on September 12. It will mainly supply the automotive industry. The new facility is an excellent example of reindustrialization of an Italian production plant. Over 250 million euros were invested in the project, which involved constructing a new production line on a land which...

Investments at Sipol

Ensuring stability by enhancing logistics and storage capacities

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

An investment program of about 3 million euro was launched on late 2017 and is being implemented during 2018 by Sipol. The main aims of this program include: a new 2,400 square meter warehouse dedicated to finished goods and powder-raw material storage increase; 6 new tanks for liquid monomer storage; dedicated software for the...

New headquarters for Una-Dyn

From Woodbridge to Fredericksburg to double the production

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

In July, Una-Dyncompleted its move from Woodbridge to Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. The newly outfitted structure, which occupies 110,000 square feet, was designed with lean manufacturing practices in mind, and will allow the company to double its production capacity. The new premises are also the new headquarters of...

Paolo Perazzi replaces Anthony M. Caprioli

A new general manager for Macchi

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Starting from the end of July, the Board of Directors of Macchi has appointed Paolo Perazzi as General Manager of the company. Paolo Perazzi takes over from Anthony M. Caprioli, to whom the Board of Directors has expressed a heartfelt thanks for the carried-out activities...

Takeover completed

Impianti OMS becomes Hennecke-OMS

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Following Hennecke’s takeover of the OMS group at the end of 2017, the operation has now been definitively completed from a legal point of view, too: on August 1, Impianti OMS became Hennecke-OMS. The change of name will not mean the company changing headquarters, and similarly the legal relationships and contractual obligations between the...

Distribution agreement

RadiciGroup in Eastern Europe with Hromatka

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

A strategic agreement for the distribution of engineering polymers of the class of polyamide and polybutyleneterephtalate, under the trade names of Radilon, Heramid, Radiflam, Radistrong and Raditer has been signed by RadiciGroup Performance Plastics and the Hromatka Group - with its subsidiaries Aectra Plastics and Plastoplan Polska...

Summer break

News on holiday

Marketing - Friday, 3 August 2018

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

Distribution agreement

RadiciGroup in East Europe with Hromatka

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The producer and supplier of polyamide and polyester engineering plastics RadiciGroup Performance Plastics and the Hromatka Group - with its subsidiaries Aectra Plastics and Plastoplan Polska, specialized in the marketing and distribution of high-tech specialty polymers - entered a strategic agreement for the distribution of engineering polymers of...

India: sectoral conference

In Mumbai to talk about film and flexible packaging

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

On September 4 and 5, ElitePlus organizes in Mumbai the seventh edition of the congress devoted to films and flexible packaging, with focuses on “3R-Reduce-Reuse-Recycling”. During the different sessions of the event, speakers will deal with the several aspects of the production of a wide range of films used for...