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Industrial and agricultural tyre production

GRI invests in a Comerio Ercole calender to boost efficiency

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Sri Lankan industrial and agricultural tyre manufacturer Global Rubber Industries (GRI), headquartered in Sri Lanka, has invested around 36 million euros in the purchase of a Comerio Ercole calender in order to improve process efficiency at its Badalgama plant. The calender stands out for its capacity to process...

Open house at Thermoforming Machines

Flexible thermoforming for unconventional materials

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

On June 6 and 7, WM Thermoforming Machines will hold an open house event at its headquarters in Stabio (Switzerland), in order to showcase the new Flex 92 steel-rule-knife thermoforming machine and the latest version of the Twist 700 model: two machines able to respond to the fast-changing market trends and to reduce the environmental impact of...


Caprioli in the Colines board, he will oversee sales and market strategies

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Colines announced the appointment of a new board member: Anthony Michael Caprioli joined the company as an executive officer. His main duty will be overseeing sales and market strategy. Caprioli was born on 1969 in Australia, where he grew up and completed his schooling...

Amut Group and NatureWorks

An ACF thermoforming machine worked with Ingeo PLA during Chinaplas

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Bioplastics is certainly the main topic discussed by plastics players nowadays. The targets globally pursued include to eliminate unnecessary packaging, move from single use to re-use attitude and promote the utilisation of materials made from renewable resources to be applied in different sectors. Since many governments have expressed the...

A new Haitian factory in Mexico

1,000 injection moulding machines in 5-10 years

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

One of the world’s largest producers of plastic injection moulding machines, Haitian International Holdings has opened the construction of one of its manufacturing site in the Americas, following its global long-term strategy to manufacture and assemble locally. The new Mexican plant with an area of 92,000 sqm is located in...

DowDuPont restructuring completed

Even DuPont returns independent

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

The premier innovation provider of value-added specialized solutions that transform industries and everyday life, DuPont, announced its debut as an independent company following the successful separation of its Agriculture Division through the spin-off of Corteva. The company was formerly known as DowDuPont. DuPont common stock...

The Italian fair for the automation

Surface, exhibitors and visitors grown at SPS Italia 2019

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Automation, digital technologies, robotics, mechatronics and vocational training were the salient themes of the successful displays and presentations put on by the 850-plus exhibitors operating out of the six pavilions of SPS Italia 2019. The fair, which took place in pavilions 4, 4.1 and 7 and in District 4.0 at Fiere di Parma (Italy), was dedicated to...

New nozzles and cylinders from HRSFlow

Precise injection moulding of light components

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

At Molding Expo 2019, which takes place from May 21 to 24 in Stuttgart, HRSflow presented its new small-sized SA series hot runner nozzles for injection moulding small technical components with a very compact cut-out in the tool. The company also showcased extensions of its cylinder portfolio which are particularly...

One of the best years ever

Sacmi approved the 2018 financial statement, revenues exceed 1.4 billion euros

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

On May 18 the Sacmi Imola shareholders' meeting approved the group's consolidated financial statement. Once again, 2018 saw revenues exceed 1.4 billion euros, with net equity growing further to 668 million euros and a balance sheet profit of 50 million euros. “The year 2018 produced one of the best results ever in Sacmi's history with...

Supply of Bandera

In The Netherlands with Agility

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Bandera’s business fellowship with an important company located in The Netherlands started in 2012 and has continued up to the current time with the supply of four rigid film and sheet extrusion lines for thermoforming addressed to food packaging and industrial applications.  Installation of the fourth and most recent one, a specially conceived...

An open house dedicated to LSR

The Italian "Rubber Valley": where rubber moulding is at home

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

A specialist manufacturer of moulds for rubber parts, ORP Stampi organised a joint open house together with Engel at its headquarters in Viadanica (near Bergamo, Italy), in the heart of the so-called Italian “Rubber Valley”. For the occasion, Engel supplied two injection moulding machines: a victory 120 LIM and a flexseals 300. Other partners...

Stratasys and Solvay together

Joined development of authorized materials for FDM printers

Materials - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

An authorized materials partner program established by Stratasys is designed to expand the range of high-performance polymers available to manufacturers leveraging company fused deposition modeling process using FDM Technology in 3D printing applications. As an initial step, advanced materials leader Solvay has been selected to...