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The Formnext 2018 of Sabic

Differentiated materials to advance additive manufacturing and spark innovation

Materials - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Among its exhibit highlights at Formnext 2018 (Frankfurt, November 13-16), Sabic is featuring its newest filaments for fused deposition modelling, including a tough filament made from its high impact EXL resin. Addressing industry needs for greater choice, Sabic is also demonstrating the use of its filaments in...

In the United States, a new hub for extrusion lines and dies

In the United States, a new hub for extrusion lines and dies

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

At a ceremony in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States, Nordson Corporation celebrated the groundbreaking for a new world headquarters for its EDI extrusion and Premier fluid coating product lines, one that will include advanced equipment for enhancing die quality and more efficient systems for serving customers...

DSM at Formnext 2018

Two new breakthrough high-performance materials for 3D printing structural parts

Materials - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

On November 13 at Formnext 2018 (Frankfurt, November 13-16) DSM announced two major product launches that will help accelerate adoption of 3D printing into mainstream production. With Somos PerForm Reflect, DSM once again demonstrates its leadership in high-performing materials for...

Joint development

The first shelter with recycled plastic from the river Po

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The plastic waste collected and then recycled can become a useful tool for dealing with emergency situations. This was the result of the experimental project presented at the Ecomondo fair in Rimini by Waste Free Oceans and Corepla, who, together with Protomax, have created a humanitarian shelter prototype with plastic collected along the...

Inside 2018 of Biesse

Technologies and services 4.0 protagonists for eleven days

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Enormous enthusiasm for this edition of Inside which took place from October 17 to 27 at the Biesse campus in Pesaro (Italy) and offered visitors a wide range of services and technologies of incomparable value. An edition of Inside that took place over the course of ten days and welcomed clients from... 

Transaction ended

Barnes Group completes acquisition of Gimatic

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The global provider of highly engineered products and differentiated industrial technologies, Barnes Group, announced that it completed its acquisition of privately held Gimatic. Gimatic designs and develops robotic grippers, advanced end-of-arm tooling systems, sensors and related components for...

Since November 1

The bio activities of Mossi & Ghisolfi to Versalis

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Versalis (Eni Group) has acquired the bio-run activities Mossi & Ghisolfi as of November 1, 2018, including human resources, assets relating to the development areas, industrialization, the licensing of biochemical and biomass technologies and processes. The Eni-owned chemical company has successfully completed the consultation procedure...

From Reifenhäuser

New generation of PET thermoforming sheet lines

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Following the success of the 2013-release high-performance extrusion lines for PET thermoforming sheets with the patented mechatronic polishing stacks of the Mirex-MT-V design series, the next generation of this line type was presented this year. As in the past, the heart of these lines is the tried-and-tested synchronous “REItruder”...

Kistler at Fakuma 2018

Breaking new ground with monitoring system for injection moulding

Technology - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

At Fakuma 2018, the Kistler Group showcased its latest monitoring and control packages for ComoNeo, its high-quality process monitoring system that is designed to deliver efficiency and transparency for injection moulding. Unlike ever before, system users can choose their own packages from the vast range of functions available in the system...

Partnership between Clariant and Neste

Together to develop sustainable industrial solutions

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The world leader in specialty chemicals, Clariant, has signed an agreement for a new partnership with Neste, the world’s leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions. By using Neste’s renewable hydrocarbons in its product development, Clariant increases the...

Good result for Borealis

Solid quarter, growth and commitment to plastics recycling

Marketing - Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins and base chemicals, Borealis, announced a net profit of 279 million euros for the third quarter of 2018, compared to 273 million euros in the same quarter of 2017. The good result in the third quarter was supported by the strong profit contribution from...

ALLRollex from Colines in open house

Film thickness reduced up to 6 microns

Technology - Wednesday, 31 October 2018

From December 4 to 6 Colines will held, at its facility in Marano Ticino (Novarea), a three-day open house to show the 3000-mm latest version of the ALLRollEX range for the production of cast stretch film. The ALLRollEX on display is the second line to be delivered to the company Valfilm just...