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Industrial machinery excellence at Fiera Milano

Marketing - Friday, 15 December 2017

From the food products that we find on the supermarket shelves and the books that we peruse in the bookshop to the houses that we live in and the cars that we drive: “behind the scenes” of our economy’s most central production sectors, lies a lengthy chain of outstanding and technological industrial machinery, a world of technologies that spans...

Pouches and spouted pouches production

GualapackGroup to open a new plant in Chile

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The world manufacturer of premade spouted pouches, GualapackGroup continues its expansion in Latino American countries with the start of a brand new facility in Chile. Located close to Santiago, the new plant will be dedicated to pouches and spouted pouches production. “That new investment will strengthen our position in Latin America...

At Maag in Grossostheim

Open house event focusing on rotomoulding

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The recent open house event had already been the second occasion as part of which Maag, Gala, and Reduction Engineering Scheer showcased their products together. This particular event centred around rotomoulding and took place at the subsidiary in Grossostheim, Germany. The event had been scheduled for two subsequent days...

The second edition of the Grupa Azoty conference

Illuminating the future of OXO and the derivatives

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

For the second time, Grupa Azoty invited business partners, representatives of the plastics industry and chemical processing to take part in The OXO Conference. This event, which was connected with the activity of OXO segment in Kędzierzyn (Poland), was recently held in Sopot (Poland) and its motto was “Illuminating the future of OXO and the derivatives”...


Added value through matting

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

The trend towards matte surfaces is still continuing. For a few years now, new vehicle models with an extremely matt surface have become more common on the market, standing out clearly from the previous cars that had a metallic finish. This trend is, however, also noticeable in the consumer goods sector and is desired by many consumers...

Plast 2018

Nearly 95% of spaces already assigned to over 1,000 exhibitors

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

More than one thousand exhibitors have already been assigned a stand to show their products at Plast 2018, covering around 95% of available space. Therefore Promaplast, the organiser of the show, invites interested companies to apply at the earliest, in order to reserve last spaces available in the ​final phase of stand...

Lotte Versalis Elastomers

A new industrial complex in South Korea

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

A new integrated industrial complex for the production of elastomers was launched today in Yeosu, South Korea. The launch was attended by the local authorities, the ambassador of Italy to Korea and major customers. The new plants of Lotte Versalis Elastomers, a 50:50 joint venture between Versalis (Eni)...

In Shanghai

Chinaplas is ready for new breakthroughs

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The next edition of Chinaplas (April 24 - 27, 2018) will move to the new National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Hongqiao, Shanghai - the largest single block building and exhibition complex in the world. With the new venue, it is expected that the exhibition area will increase to 320,000 sqm, a 28% growth...

Mould-maker of the year 2017

Haidlmair wins for the second time

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The competition “Excellence in Production” is organised each year by the WZL Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering at RWTH Aachen and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT. A top-class and independent jury selects the best mould- and toolmaking companies from the German-speaking countries. This year 292...

Flame-retardant materials in E&E applications

Custom-engineered TPE and more

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

With KDSClick, the connection technology manufacturer Conta-Clip Verbindungstechnik has created an extremely flexible cable entry system that comprises inlays and various seal elements manufactured using thermoplastic elastomers from Kraiburg TPE. The TPE specialist developed for example halogen-free flame retardant materials in...

ABS distribution in the Balkans

Agreement strengthens existing partnership between Elix and the Mida Group

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Leading manufacturer of ABS resins and derivatives in Europe, Elix Polymers has signed an agreement with T&P Plastic for the distribution of its products in the Balkan region encompassing Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia. T&P Plastic, headquartered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has...

Rubber Night in Brescia

IMG celebrates a record year

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 November 2017

No less than 175 operators in the rubber processing industry took part in the event organized by IMG on the evening of November 16 in Villa Piovanelli, Brescia (Italy). The Brescia-based rubber injection moulding machine manufacturer, that is also the official distributor for Italy of Haitan machines for thermoplastics, organized the event as a way of...