Bandera strengthens in China

New spare parts centre in Beijing for a quicker direct assistance

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 June 2017

By opening the new Spare Parts Centre in Beijing, Bandera has strengthened the existing technical and commercial cooperation with Nanjing Yangzi Plastic & Chemical Company in the field of extrusion of blown film for industrial sacks. The new structure will ensure the immediate and direct availability of spares in China as well as in the other Asian countries...

Soft-touch polymers

Trinseo to acquire Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, Trinseo, and API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali have signed a definitive agreement for Trinseo to acquire API. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, following customary closing conditions. Trinseo is funding the...

Dual appointment in Mumbai

Technical summit on injection blow moulding and rotomoulding

Marketing - Tuesday, 20 June 2017

ElitePlus++ Business Services (EPBS) and Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturer’s Association (CPMA) will organize the fifth injection, blow, roto and PET moulding international summit on July 6 and 7 in Mumbai. World leaders in the industry delivering keynote speeches and international speakers and industry veterans shall update on...

From Alessandria to Mexico

GualapackGroup acquires Mexican converter Excel Nobleza

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The Italian GualapackGroup has recently announced the acquisition of the Mexican converter Excel Nobleza. The GualapackGroup will be leading the company into new business ventures in partnership with the Herrero Family, its original founder, which will remain in the management of the company...

Novelty in association

Assocomaplast becomes Amaplast

Marketing - Tuesday, 13 June 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the member assembly of the Italian trade association of manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds approved the proposal to change the name of the association from Assocomaplast to Amaplast. As emphasized by the association president, Alessandro Grassi, “in a logic of renewal...

Assocomaplast assembly

Grassi confirmed as president, second term until 2019

Marketing - Tuesday, 13 June 2017

The annual member assembly of Assocomaplast - Italian trade association of 160 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds within Confindustria - took place on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Villa Cagnola in Gazzada Schianno (province of Varese)...

Circular plastics processing

EuPC launches two new European platforms

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 June 2017

On June 1 and 2, EuPC (the European plastics converters association) and Anaip (the Spanish plastics association) staged together the EuPC Annual Meeting in Madrid. During the conference under the title “A circular future with plastics”, EuPC’s general assembly passed two resolutions on the launch of new European industry platforms...

EUPOC 2017

Polymers and additive manufacturing: from fundamentals to applications

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 June 2017

The historic Palazzo Feltrinelli, overlooking Lake Garda in Gargnano (province of Brescia), was the setting for the 2017 Eupoc (European Polymer Conference) “Polymers and additive manufacturing: from fundamentals to applications” that took place on May 21-25. Among the featured speakers were Jean-François Gerard (Insa Lyon, Cnrs), president of...

Italian leader for PlasticsEurope

Daniele Ferrari elected as new president

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis (Eni), has been elected president of PlasticsEurope, succeeding Patrick Thomas, CEO of Covestro, who held this office since 2011. Ferrari was elected by PlasticsEurope’s general assembly, on June 1 in Madrid. Daniele Ferrari paid tribute to his predecessor, praising his efficient and effective...

IMG expands its headquarters

New facilities, for machines and offices

Marketing - Wednesday, 31 May 2017

On June 9 and 10 this year, IMG, Italian rubber injection moulding machine manufacturer and also distributor, in Italy, of Haitian and Zhafir plastic injection moulding machines, will be throwing open the doors of its headquarters in Capriano del Colle, in the Italian province of Brescia, to inaugurate new facilities to be given over to...


RadiciGroup best supplier of the year in plastic resin

Marketing - Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Radici Novacips, an Italy based company member of the RadiciGroup Performance Plastics business area, received the prestigious award "Supplier of the Year 2016" sponsored by Stihl, a remarkable customer, world’s leading manufacturer of chain saws and producer of outdoor power tools, including trimmers, brushcutters, cut-off...


Sepro invests 11 million euros in France and US

Marketing - Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Following four years of record-setting sales growth, Sepro Group is announcing a three-phase, 11 million euros expansion plan. In France, the plan will increase production capacity at Sepro’s headquarters facility in La Roche-sur-Yon, and launch a new global training facility nearby. In the US, the plan will add large-robot assembly capabilities to...