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Important anniversary in Budrio

CMG: over forty years on the scene

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

On May 8, CMG, manufacturer of granulators and shredders, turned 40 and, to celebrate this milestone invited customers, representatives and members of the press to an event held at its Budrio (Bologna, Italy) headquarters and at the Museo Enzo Ferrari in Modena. The celebrations started in the morning with a tour of the departments and the test room...

Colines open house

Three days devoted to the ALLrollEX for stretch film

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The latest open house of Colines was widely appreciated by all the customers. The event, which took place at the Colines facility in Marano Ticino (Novara, Italy) on May 8, 9, and 10, gave the company the chance to meet several customers from worldwide and show them the latest improvements in its ALLrollEX production line...

A partnership for three

ST Blow Moulding enters the field of industrial packaging

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The blow moulding machine manufacturer ST Blow Moulding recently entered a strategic partnership with AST Kunststoffverarbeitung as a multinational producer as well as with W. Müller as a supplier and specialist for multilayer extrusion heads. In this way, ST Blow Moulding lays down the track for entering...

Sipa at Chinaplas

Focus on performance and product lightening

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The leading PET bottle production equipment specialist Sipa is coming to Chinaplas, scheduled in Guangzhou from May 21-24, to demonstrate its strength in sustainable solutions for packaging that combines high performance with low weight. Sipa produces machinery and moulds for injection moulded PET preforms and for...

Amut supply

Two lines for Chinese waterproofing membranes

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Two extrusion lines for the production of waterproofing membranes in PVC and TPO have been recently supplied by Amut to Jiangsu Canlon. “We are becoming the largest supplier of waterproofing materials around China reaching a productivity capacity of 10 million sqm per year of waterproofing membranes in polymer...

Milacron sold the blow moulding business

Two US investment funds are the new owners of Uniloy

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

On May 14, Milacron announced that it entered into a definitive agreement with Osgood Capital Group and Cyprium Investment Partners to sell its Uniloy blow moulding business. Tom Goeke, Milacron President and CEO, said, “The sale of the Uniloy blow moulding business is being transacted in the best interests of Milacron, its stockholders, and its...

Strategic investment for Frigel

Frigel Eastern Europe opens in Poland

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

A strategic investment gives Frigel Group direct access to the Polish market of process cooling solutions in plastics, beverage and die casting industries. The company announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Poland as another important step for its global strategic growth...

Restructuring

Milacron sells blow moulding activities

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

In its first quarter financial report, issued April 30, Milacron announced that it will be offering for sale the Uniloy blow moulding machinery business. Uniloy’s line of blow moulding machines includes reciprocating screw blow moulders, injection blow moulding presses, shuttle machines and accumulator head blow moulding machines. The business...

Polyolefins recycling in 2018

The capacity for rigid polyolefins in Europe totals 1.7 million tonnes

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

With a total recycling capacity of 1.7 million tonnes, rigid, post-consumer and post-industrial polyolefins, in particular HDPE and PP, are in the group of the most recycled streams in Europe. According to the data collected by Plastics Recyclers Europe, the countries with the highest shares of the installed capacity for these streams include...

The Wittmann Group 2018

On course for further growth in 2018

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

In 2018, the Wittmann Group realized 425 million Euros in sales, which represents an increase of just under 6% in turnover compared to the previous year. According to Michael Wittmann, Managing Director and CEO of the Wittmann Group, this development is extremely satisfactory. With 2,415 associates, the Group’s workforce was...

Biodegradability in the environment

The European Bioplastics point of view on the study of the University of Plymouth

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

According to the study “Environmental Deterioration of Biodegradable, Oxo-biodegradable, Compostable, and Conventional Plastic Carrier Bags in the Sea, Soil, and Open-Air Over a 3 Year Period”, carried out by Imogen E. Napper and Richard C. Thompson of the Plymouth University, biodegradability would not be sufficient to solve the problem of waste...

The FIP Lyon changes name

Three events in one for all the plastics industry

Marketing - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

The FIP trade show, the French event dedicated to the plastics industry organized every three years in Lyon, has changed its name: starting from the next event, scheduled from 16 to 19 June 2020, under the new name France Innovation Plasturgie, the fair will gather three concomitant trade shows under the same roof. The main show...