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SEF 2019

The EuPC senior executives meet in Brussels

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The EuPC Senior Executive Forum (SEF) 2019 is being held in Brussels on March 13. SEF was founded in 2006 to advise the EuPC Steering Committee and to provide strategic guidance on the plastics converting industry's most important developments. The forum is composed of industry leaders and senior-level executives from the top...

Sacmi at Koplas 2019

The first time in Seoul

Technology - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

“The Global Plastic Market Platform”: a phrase that perfectly sums up the international Koplas fair (Seoul, March 12-16), Sacmi is making its debut in 2019. Buoyed by growing penetration on this strategic market - over ten Sacmi CCM compression presses were recently installed in South Korea by leading beverage...

Petcore Europe enlarges

The European association for PET welcomes 12 new members, including Bandera

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

The Brussels based association representing the entire PET value chain in Europe, Petcore Europe, increases its competence by welcoming twelve new members in 2019: Bandera, IFP Energies Nouvelles, Point Plastic, AFA Dispensing, Remondis PET Recycling, Cumapol, Retal Industries, PepsiCo, Mitsubishi Polyester Films, Suntory, Digimarc and Finat...

Celanese increases production in Italy

More TPC in Ferrara to meet the growing demand

Materials - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

The global chemical and specialty materials company, Celanese Corporation, announced on March 6 the expansion of its Pibiflex and Riteflex TPC (thermoplastic co-polyester) production unit at the Donegani facility in Ferrara, Italy to support the continued growth of its global engineered materials business. Celanese recently added one more solid-state...

Wittmann at Mecspe 2019

In Parma with two production cells: Industry 4.0 and bi-material moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

For Wittmann Battenfeld, this year’s Mecspe focuses on digitization and sophisticated process technology, which will be visualized on two injection moulding machines from the servo hydraulic SmartPower series. The Wittmann 4.0 integration will be demonstrated on a SmartPower 120/525, in whose...

Scinor Beijing Membrane Technology chooses Solvay

PVDF optimizes new ultrafiltration membranes

Materials - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

To optimize its TIPS membrane technology, Scinor Beijing Membrane Technology chose Solef PVDF from Solvay. TIPS (Thermally Infused Phase Separation) has applications in reverse osmosis pretreatment as well as industrial and drinking water applications. The excellent chemical resistance of Solef polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) was one key factor in...

Chinaplas 2019

Circular economy in the foreground in Guangzhou

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Technological innovation, on one hand, favours the acceleration of modern development as well as changes in various markets, while on the other, is driven by the latter two. Chinaplas, being a prominent platform for innovative technology and communication, is highly responsive to the needs and the trends, and always brings in new elements...

Evonik: transaction and results

Methacrylates sold to Advent International, growth in 2018

Materials - Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Evonik has signed an agreement to sell its methacrylates business to Advent International for three billion euros. The transaction is subject to approval by the authorities in several countries and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. The methacrylates business has 18 production sites and 3,900 employees worldwide and, from...

Still together

Plast returns in 2021 with The Innovation Alliance

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 February 2019

After the excellent results of the past edition, the Plast (the International exhibition for plastics and rubber industries) organizing secretariat announces the next three-year appointment for the event, which will take place from Tuesday, May 4 to Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Fiera Milano Rho-Pero fairgrounds, again together with The Innovation Alliance...

Negri Bossi introduced Motus at the Innovations Day 2019

The modern interface: ergonomic and easy to use

Technology - Wednesday, 27 February 2019

The new Motus controller from Negri Bossi was introduced at B&R’s Innovations Day 2019, the yearly event dedicated to designers who want to learn more about the latest innovations in the field of automation, which took place on February 21 at the Fiere di Parma fairgrounds. Many lectures and presentations of new products took place during the...

Renato Moretto met Luca Zaia

Moretto donated 100,000 euros for people and lands of Veneto

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Renato Moretto, president and CEO of Moretto, gave 100,000 euros to support people and lands of Veneto affected by the exceptional gales, which took place during last autumn. A cheque for this sum was delivered into the hands of the President of the Veneto Region, Luca Zaia, on February 25, at the company’s headquarters in Massanzago, near Padua...

RadiciFil: process sustainability, product quality

Lactam wastewater recovery: energy saving and emission reduction

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Enhanced environmental performance and improved polymer and, hence, yarn quality: these are the main objectives set for the new lactam wastewater recovery plant installed at the RadiciFil production site in Casnigo (Bergamo, Italy) during the course of 2018. The production facility specializes in polyamide 6 polymerization and BCF yarn production, the...