Husky supply to Pascal Medical

12 presses for the medical injection moulding in Russia

Marketing - Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, Husky announced a strategic win with Pascal Medical, who has purchased and installed twelve Husky systems. Pascal Medical has chosen Husky to be its partner in the creation of an innovative, technologically advanced product complex for the manufacture of...

Italians overseas

Italmatch Chemicals acquires Sudamfos Do Brasil

Marketing - Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Global specialty chemical group operating in the production and marketing of performance additives for lubricants, industrial water and process treatment, oil and gas, and plastics, Italmatch Chemicals has acquired Sudamfos Do Brasil, a Brazilian distribution company, specialized in marketing of phosphonates, phosphates and other specialty chemical...

Uncertainty amongst shareholders

Clariant and Huntsman decided to abandon merger of equals

Marketing - Tuesday, 31 October 2017

The decision was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of Clariant and Huntsman. In a joint statement, Peter R. Huntsman, president and CEO of Huntsman, and Hariolf Kottmann, CEO of Clariant, stated: “We remain convinced that the proposed merger of equals as agreed to on May 21, 2017, would have been in the long-term best interests of all of our shareholders...

From Vicenza to Friedrichshafen

A complete range of injection machines for every need of moulding

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 October 2017

At Fakuma 2017, Plastic Metal exhibited a 280-ton double injection moulding machine in the context of a moulding station for the production of wheels for toys of the brand “Clycformers”. The machine displayed was a HE version that proved the top performances, quality production and energy saving of the hybrid machines...

Crisis in Tortona

Mossi Ghisolfi Group files for “concordato preventivo”

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The Mossi Ghisolfi Group announced that the companies: Mossi & Ghisolfi, M&G Finanziaria, Biochemtex, Beta Renewables, Italian Bio Products, IBP Energia, M&G Polimeri, and Acetati Immobiliare have filed, before the Tribunal of Alessandria, an application for admission to the arrangement with creditors procedure (“Concordato Preventivo”...

Basf sales and earnings grow

Bock: “The positive demand development continued in the third quarter of 2017”

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Basf Group recorded significant sales and earnings growth in the third quarter of 2017. “The positive demand development continued in the third quarter of 2017. We achieved solid volume growth, even compared with the strong prior-year quarter,” said Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors of Basf...

Strongest quarter in company’s history

Covestro raises the bar and announces share buyback

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Materials manufacturer Covestro delivered the strongest quarter in the company’s history in the third quarter of 2017 as the positive trend of the first six months carried on. At 491 million euros, net income was up 89.6% on the prior-year quarter. At the same time, Ebitda was 50.2% higher, and sales rose 16.9% over the same period the previous year...

Rapid invests in Sweden

Three machining centres to improve productivity and quality control

Marketing - Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is making a major investment in machining equipment at its headquarters in Bredaryd, Sweden. Installation of three high-precision, highly automated machining centres, with a total investment of 4.5 million euros, will provide the company with extra capacity to produce core components to...

Open house at Ripress

Three days devoted to a new technological style

Marketing - Wednesday, 11 October 2017

From October 5 to 7, Ripress, at its facilities in Nova Milanese (Monza Brianza, Italy), presented the GB range of electric injection moulding machines built by South Korean manufacturer Dongshin, for which it is the sole distributor in Italy. These are fully electric machines designed for rapid moulding, mainly of packaging, although they are also...

Moss marks its half century

Fifty years of printing and decorating

Marketing - Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Headquartered in Reggio Emilia (Italy), Moss specialises in the manufacturing and sale of machines for printing on and decorating plastic containers. The company, has just reached its milestone half century in business. To celebrate this important anniversary, at the start of October the company threw a party which was attended by the owners and the employees...


Thirty years of growth in Italy

Marketing - Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Three decades have passed since a far-sighted Austrian engineering company specialising in control electronics and industrial automation systems, decided to invest in Italy. Over these thirty years, what began as a dynamic group of just three people has grown to almost 100 employees, making the Italian market the second largest for B&R...

formnext 2017

Frankfurt hosts the additive manufacturing from all over the world

Marketing - Wednesday, 11 October 2017

With an impressive 50 percent increase in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, formnext powered by tct 2017 continues its strong growth trend. The formnext exhibition, which is scheduled to take place for the third time on November 14-17, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, also sets new standards thanks to its strong international...