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Haitian International presents 2018 fiscal year results

Growth and expansion despite the difficulties

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

One of the world's largest manufacturers of plastic injection moulding machines, Haitian International Holdings, announced its annual results as at December 31, 2018. In the fiscal year of 2018, the company’s sales reached 10.85 billion RMB (more than 1,43 billion euros), representing a sales increase of 6.5% compared to 2017. Despite the...

Lanxess results

The good 2018 gives impetus to the beginning of 2019

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess closed its fiscal year with a strong result that bodes well for the year that has just begun. In 2018, group sales rose by 10.2% from 6.53 billion euros in the previous year to 7.197 billion euros. At 431 million euros, net income was considerably higher than the previous year’s figure of 87 million euros. This was...

Satisfaction for the Parisian fair

The more the demand of composites grows, the more JEC World grows

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

JEC World 2019 closed successfully on March 14, after three intense days of innovation, networking and knowledge sharing. "With more than 112 participating countries and 27 national pavilions, JEC World - the place where the world of Composites meets - gathered the key players of the industry and their representatives, as illustrated by...

Representation agreement

Netstal in Romania with Plastics Bavaria

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

With Plastics Bavaria, Netstal has its first ever representative office in Romania. The Romanian plastics expert will be supporting the implementation of the growth strategy in this region. “With Plastics Bavaria, we are delighted to have gained such an established and...

MoU between Solvay and Airborne

Promoting the industrial processing of high volumes of composites

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Solvay and Airborne at JEC World 2019. The two companies will partner on developing automated processing solutions for the industrialization and high volume use of composite materials. Industrializing the generation of tailored prepreg layups and forming technologies for high...

“Direct Factory” portal of Stratasys launched in Italy

3D printing on demand just a click away

Technology - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

The global leader in applied additive technology solutions, Stratasys, announced the launch of its “Direct Factory” portal in Italy. The portal enables designers, engineers and manufacturers to easily and rapidly meet their design and production requirements by ordering 3D printed parts online...

Machines and ancillaries

2018: a year of consolidation for Italian manufacturers

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The Italian trade association, bringing together about 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds, Amaplast, through its Statistical Studies Centre, has completed its year-end balance sheet for 2018, incorporating foreign trade data from Istat (Italian institute of statistics)...

Fairfax 3D Design choses Latiohm

Conductive compounds for tankers pressure relief valves

Materials - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The UK company Fairfax 3D Design has chosen Latiohm electrically conductive polyamide from Lati as the ideal material from which to manufacture its innovative new pressure relief valve. The pressure, or vacuum, relief valve is designed to be fitted into each compartment on a road tanker...

Plastics: sustainability and society

IdentiPlast 2019: record-breaking edition with speakers and public from all over the world

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The fourteenth edition of IdentiPlast, Europe’s leading conference focused on the recycling and recovery of used plastics, was the largest ever. The event run by PlasticsEurope and supported by the BPF took place on March 7 and 8 in London and featured talks from over 50 world-leading speakers in plastics recycling and waste management, and had...

Best Recycled Plastic Product Awards

Epro rewarded the most innovative and sustainable recycled plastic products

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

At the IdentiPlast gala dinner on March 7, 2019, Epro announced the winners of the Epro biennial awards aimed at recognising innovative and sustainable recycled plastic products. The winning entries were presented with trophies made from recycled plastic yoghurt pots, by PlasticsEurope President, Javier Constante from DOW...

Kraiburg TPE at Mecspe 2019

Hybrid thermoplastic elastomers for industrial and automotive applications

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

At Mecspe 2019, to be held in Parma (Italy) from March 28 to 30, Kraiburg TPE will present itself with its market-oriented portfolio of thermoplastic elastomers and a comprehensive service package. Kraiburg TPE’s trade-fair appearance will focus on the new TEH technology platform developed for automotive and industrial applications. The...

Engel restructures its marketing activities

Ute Panzer at the helm of global communication

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Since March 1, Ute Panzer is the new Vice President Marketing and Communication at the international Engel Group, headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria. She is responsible for all marketing measures, campaigns, trade fair appearances and worldwide communications, and reports to Christoph Steger, CSO of the Engel Group...