Marketing

Change at the top

Dino Maggioni appointed CEO of Marangoni Group

Marketing - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Dino Maggioni, 48, manager with a long international experience in the industry and namely in the automotive sector, is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Marangoni Group. The new CEO was appointed by the company board after the approval by a shareholder meeting that also modified the company statutory charter to increase the number of directors to...

Pietro Cassani leaves Sacmi

A new general manager for the Imola-based cooperative

Marketing - Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Following the end of the working relationship with Pietro Cassani, the Sacmi Group has announced in a press release that a new general manager will be appointed at the helm of the company in the coming weeks. The press release also announced that in 2016 also, for the second consecutive year...

Claren, at the service of the blow-moulding sector

Everything for the after-sales service: original spares, updating and technical assistance

Marketing - Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The continuous extrusion blow-moulding machines with accumulator head by Automa and Blow Star can today boast a highly efficient original spare part supplying, upgrading and technical assistance service provided by Claren. This company has over 25 years of experience in the field of after-sales services, originally in the field of...

Own sales team working from central office in Valencia

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag with new Spanish subsidiary

Marketing - Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has appointed Sebastian Schaper manager of its new subsidiary in Valencia (Spain), which was set up to meet the specific application demands of Spanish customers with a comprehensive service. On November 1 2016, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery España has started operation, catering to 600 existing...

Circular economy

Focus on growth potentials in plastics recycling

Marketing - Wednesday, 2 November 2016

In order to enhance the circular economy growth potential in the plastics industry, KraussMaffei Berstorff and Erema aim at developing a successful customer/supplier partnership in the field of plastics recycling. To this scope, KraussMaffei Berstorff selects Erema as new supplier for high-quality recycling systems...

In top shape

K 2016 exceeds all expectations

Marketing - Thursday, 27 October 2016

The international plastics and rubber industry presents itself in top shape. It benefits from a globally growing end-user market with high quality demands and stands for impressive innovative power across the entire value chain. The extraordinarily good economic state of this sector and the positive outlook for the future characterised the world’s biggest...

Euromap press conference just before K 2016

Outlook for 2017 and 2018 remains positive

Marketing - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

On October 18, in Messe Düsseldorf - the day before the grand opening of the K trade fair - Europe’s plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers anticipated that sales will grow by an average of 1.8 per cent in the current year and in the two years ahead. “This forecast means that the industry in the member countries of Euromap will continue to...

Plastics: the facts 2016 launched at K 2016

The European plastics industry continues its stable trend as a continuation of its recovery

Marketing - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

At a press round table during the K 2016, the leading trade fair for plastics, PlasticsEurope has presented the latest production, demand and waste management data. The world production level of plastic materials has increased from 311 million tonnes in 2014 to 322 million tonnes in 2015, an increase of almost 4%. The European plastics industry ranks...

Moulds for rotomoulding

45 years of expertise and professionalism

Marketing - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

This year Boca celebrates 45 years of activity. Based in San Pietro Mosezzo (Novara), 40 km west of Milan, Boca (stand G58, hall 3, at K 2016) has invested in human resources and technological development since 1971 in order to improve its skills in producing moulds for rotational moulding. A long process characterized by constant growth in terms of professionalism, quality, and...

Change at the top

Peter Neumann withdraws from Engel after 35 years

Marketing - Wednesday, 26 October 2016

“There is some melancholy“, admitted Peter Neumann as he announced his withdrawal from operational business, “but also optimism because Engel is well established and continuity in management has been secured”. And the time has come. On the first day of the K 2016 show, he held its last press conference at the lead of Engel, passing the baton to...

Announcement at Messe Düsseldorf

Maguire partners with Syncro for advanced extrusion control technologies

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

On October 19, at K 2016, Maguire Products and Syncro announced a partnership to provide customers of both companies with an extensive platform of options for materials and extrusion control. Maguire has taken an investment position with Syncro that will lead to a portfolio of technologies drawing on Maguire’s experience in materials handling and...

Euromap press conference just before K 2016

Outlook for 2017 and 2018 remains positive

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 October 2016

On October 18, in Messe Düsseldorf - the day before the grand opening of the K trade fair - Europe’s plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers anticipated that sales will grow by an average of 1.8 per cent in the current year and in the two years ahead. “This forecast means that the industry in the member countries of...