Marketing

Investments in sustainable coating and adhesive raw materials

Covestro expands global capacity for polyurethane dispersions

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Covestro has begun operations at a new production facility for aqueous polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) at its Dormagen site. Along with a current expansion of production in Barcelona, the company is thus boosting its capacities in Europe significantly. In order to meet global demand, Covestro is also building a new facility in China, as well as planning...

Satellite show

3D Plast: a theme zone for specialized operators

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Among more than one thousand exhibitors applied at Plast 2018, the following already confirmed they will join the 3D Print area, devoted to 3D printing and related technologies: Arburg, Elabora, Energy Group, Ermanno Balzi, Galassia 3D, Kreon Italia, Missler, ML Engraving, Proto Labs, Team3D, Tesar, Texer Design and Vega, and several other...

Two Gefran scholarship to the University of Brescia

High-level research activities for Industry 4.0 and sensors

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Two scholarships, worth 80 thousand euros each, will be making available to the University of Brescia by Gefran to finance research degrees in the Industry 4.0 and IoT fields and the predictive maintenance of sensors. In fact, Gefran has signed an agreement with the Engineering Faculty of the University of...

Hennecke and OMS Group join forces

A new leading company in the polyurethane machinery business

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Hennecke is acquiring all shares of OMS Group. The legal closing of the transaction will be complete by the end of December 2017. “With this acquisition, two technological leaders in the polyurethane machinery business are joining forces to open up opportunities for stronger growth”, emphasizes Rolf Trippler, managing director of Hennecke. Global...

Memorandum of understanding

Versalis and Mazrui Services together in the oil and gas industry

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Versalis, a major producer in the polymers and elastomers industry, and Mazrui Energy Services, a leading oil and gas services company in the Middle East, have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding that sets forth a game-changing partnership for the local production of innovative production chemicals for the oil and gas industry...

Hennecke and OMS Group join forces

A leading company is born in the polyurethane machinery business

Marketing - Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Hennecke is acquiring all shares of OMS Group. The legal closing of the transaction will be complete by the end of December 2017. “With this acquisition, two technological leaders in the polyurethane machinery business are joining forces to open up opportunities for stronger growth”, emphasizes Rolf Trippler, managing director of Hennecke...

At Plastimagen 2017

Made in Italy also conquers Mexico

Marketing - Wednesday, 8 November 2017

The Italian sales of plastics and rubber machinery to Mexican processors have been growing steadily and significantly over the past three years: from 85 million euros in 2014, 100 in 2015, to 173 in 2016. This is the best performance ever posted, at least among the top ten Italian export markets for the sector. That’s why Amaplast (Italian trade association...

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”...