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Investments at Sipol

Ensuring stability by enhancing logistics and storage capacities

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

An investment program of about 3 million euro was launched on late 2017 and is being implemented during 2018 by Sipol. The main aims of this program include: a new 2,400 square meter warehouse dedicated to finished goods and powder-raw material storage increase; 6 new tanks for liquid monomer storage; dedicated software for the...

VinylPlus has backed the European Commission pledging call

Committing to recycle 900,000 tonnes of PVC per year by 2025

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Since 2000, VinylPlus, the voluntary commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, has been a pioneer in the Circular Economy. It has backed the European Commission’s pledging call to increase recycling of plastics by committing to recycle at least 900,000 tonnes of PVC per year into new products by 2025, a significant...

Fanuc at Fakuma 2018

The 450-ton all-electric IMM comes to Europe

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Several all-electric Roboshot injection moulding machines will be exhibit by Fanuc during Fakuma 2018. One of the main highlights is the new α-S450iA. Latest machine developments led to the 4500-kN clamping force IMM the market has been expecting for years. Furthermore, a production cell, incorporating a 100-ton Roboshot, will...

New headquarters for Una-Dyn

From Woodbridge to Fredericksburg to double the production

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

In July, Una-Dyncompleted its move from Woodbridge to Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. The newly outfitted structure, which occupies 110,000 square feet, was designed with lean manufacturing practices in mind, and will allow the company to double its production capacity. The new premises are also the new headquarters of...

Paolo Perazzi replaces Anthony M. Caprioli

A new general manager for Macchi

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Starting from the end of July, the Board of Directors of Macchi has appointed Paolo Perazzi as General Manager of the company. Paolo Perazzi takes over from Anthony M. Caprioli, to whom the Board of Directors has expressed a heartfelt thanks for the carried-out activities...

Amut for Ferrarelle

Food-grade rPET from bottle-to-bottle recycling plant

Technology - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

“With our new recycling plant in Presenzano (Caserta, Italy), we take a step further in the eco-friendly attitude we have been pursuing over the last years. Already concerned with several social and cultural international projects, Ferrarelle is also taking care of its territory, by increasing its productivity, supporting people employment, reducing waste...

XForm: more in-form than ever

11 million cycles without maintenance

Technology - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

XForm 500 preform injection moulding system by Sipa is getting another upgrade. The 500-ton system is already into its third generation since it was introduced at NPE 2012 just six years ago. It stands out for its speed, its versatility (it accepts any generation of legacy tooling from any major mould maker), its energy efficiency...

Takeover completed

Impianti OMS becomes Hennecke-OMS

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Following Hennecke’s takeover of the OMS group at the end of 2017, the operation has now been definitively completed from a legal point of view, too: on August 1, Impianti OMS became Hennecke-OMS. The change of name will not mean the company changing headquarters, and similarly the legal relationships and contractual obligations between the...

Distribution agreement

RadiciGroup in Eastern Europe with Hromatka

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

A strategic agreement for the distribution of engineering polymers of the class of polyamide and polybutyleneterephtalate, under the trade names of Radilon, Heramid, Radiflam, Radistrong and Raditer has been signed by RadiciGroup Performance Plastics and the Hromatka Group - with its subsidiaries Aectra Plastics and Plastoplan Polska...

“Curved” mould

Samples similar to finished products

Materials - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

An Arcoplex Group company specialized in the production of masterbatches, Primacolor, following an investment project aimed at continuous improvement, is proud to announce that has been purchased a new press equipped with a mould allowing the production of curved sample, in addition to the standard colour plates...

Summer break

News on holiday

Marketing - Friday, 3 August 2018

The MacPlas Online editorial staff informs its readers that, due to the summer holidays, the updating of the website is suspended until August 31, and that the next MacPlas E-news newsletter in English will be sent on September 5. We wish all our readers a restful summer break.

New drying system

Pure efficiency

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

This is precisely what Dega set out to offer when developing its new FJH drying system, which, according to the manufacturer (in 2018 celebrating 40 years in business), should be regarded not as the best product of its kind, but rather as a superior product. Following the application of new concepts and new technological solutions, perfection is here taken to...