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KraussMaffei anniversary

Machine for Wirthwein with an extraordinary street art design

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

To celebrate 180 years of KraussMaffei and the 180th injection moulding machine for Wirthwein, the two companies took this opportunity to give the anniversary machine a one-of-a-kind look. Street artist Ralf Spitzer, well-known throughout Europe by his alias Shamey ABC, lent a street art flair to the GX 900-4300 BluePower with his special

VinylPlus Product Label

The sustainability mark for PVC products

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

The VinylPlus Product Label is the new sustainability mark making it simpler for customers, specifiers and markets to identify the PVC building and construction products delivering the highest functional performance and contribution to sustainability. Currently, the scheme applies to PVC window profiles with the first six manufacturers...

Acquisition

80% of Plantech goes to Syncro Group

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The Syncro Group has expanded with the acquisition of 80% of Plantech shares. Headquartered in Camposanto (near Modena, Italy), Plantech specialises in equipment for processing powders, granules and liquids for a number of sectors, including the plastic, chemical, food, pharmaceutical and construction industries...

Birthday for Colines in Marano Ticino

Over twenty lines in a year

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

A special birthday is going to be celebrated at Colines: the latest manufacturing facility of the company, located in Marano Ticino, (Novara, Italy) has now been operational for one year. In this relatively short period of activity over 20 lines were built and tested at Colines in Marano Ticino factory and right now the plant is “hosting” 8 different...

Versalis Petrochem Mazrui is born

Joint venture to market innovative chemicals in the Middle East

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Versalis, the Eni chemical company, Petrochem, a Mazrui Energy Services company, and Mazrui Energy Services, a Mazrui International company, have signed an agreement to establish Versalis Petrochem Mazrui (VPM), a joint venture for the commercialization of innovative chemicals for the Oil&Gas industry in the Middle East...

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...