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“Curved” mould

Samples similar to finished products

Materials - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

An Arcoplex Group company specialized in the production of masterbatches, Primacolor, following an investment project aimed at continuous improvement, is proud to announce that has been purchased a new press equipped with a mould allowing the production of curved sample, in addition to the standard colour plates...

Summer break

News on holiday

Marketing - Friday, 3 August 2018

The MacPlas Online editorial staff informs its readers that, due to the summer holidays, the updating of the website is suspended until August 31, and that the next MacPlas E-news newsletter in English will be sent on September 5. We wish all our readers a restful summer break.

New drying system

Pure efficiency

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

This is precisely what Dega set out to offer when developing its new FJH drying system, which, according to the manufacturer (in 2018 celebrating 40 years in business), should be regarded not as the best product of its kind, but rather as a superior product. Following the application of new concepts and new technological solutions, perfection is here taken to...

New application for HRSflow technology

The centre armrests for automotive interiors become ultralight with Flexflow

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The production of a lightweight centre armrest for the automotive interior is one of the latest examples of the use of the innovative Flexflow technology from Italian hot runner specialist, HRSflow. The multi-step process combines the thermoforming of a composite sheet with the injection moulding of two different thermoplastics. Development partners...

Saip combined plant at Isopan East

Sandwich panels with dual core

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

One of Saip’s best long-standing customer, Isopan, is one of the largest global manufacturer of insulated metal panels for residential, industrial, commercial, livestock buildings and temperature-controlled environments. The production units are located in Italy, Spain, Romania, Germany, Russia and Mexico. For the factory located in Romania...

Distribution agreement

RadiciGroup in East Europe with Hromatka

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The producer and supplier of polyamide and polyester engineering plastics RadiciGroup Performance Plastics and the Hromatka Group - with its subsidiaries Aectra Plastics and Plastoplan Polska, specialized in the marketing and distribution of high-tech specialty polymers - entered a strategic agreement for the distribution of engineering polymers of...

Introducing MindSphere World Italy

The development of the Internet of Things ecosystem started in our country

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Working in cooperation with 17 partner companies, Siemens Italy has founded MindSphere World based in Italy. The new association is designed to expand the reach of the ecosystem based on MindSphere in Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. MindSphere is the cloud-based open IoT operating system from Siemens and forms a vital focus of its...

Basf enlarges the range of hydrolysis resistant polyesters

Highly resistant PBT for automotive applications

Materials - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The demand of the automotive industry for highly effective sensors for the expansion of electric mobility and autonomous driving is increasing. So Basf has further developed its range of hydrolysis-resistant thermoplastic polyesters. The expanded range of Ultradur HR (Hydrolysis Resistant) comprises Ultradur B4330 G6 HR High Speed, a particularly...

India: sectoral conference

In Mumbai to talk about film and flexible packaging

Marketing - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

On September 4 and 5, ElitePlus organizes in Mumbai the seventh edition of the congress devoted to films and flexible packaging, with focuses on “3R-Reduce-Reuse-Recycling”. During the different sessions of the event, speakers will deal with the several aspects of the production of a wide range of films used for...

Sacmi World Cup

A big win for Oulmès

Technology - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

A major, long-standing recipient of Sacmi-built beverage lines, this Moroccan company has made a special package to celebrate the country's participation in the World Cup in Russia. Les Eaux Minérales Oulmès, Morocco's leading bottler of mineral water and other beverages, indeed has won the exclusive right to...

Amut-Erema plant in operation in Novara

A summer of “bottle to packaging”

Technology - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Over these days and the coming weeks, specifically July 17 and 18, July 23-27, September 3-7 and September 24-28, a plant developed by the Italian manufacturer Amut in conjunction with Erema is and will be in operation, for demonstration purposes, at Amut’s Novara facilities. It is a plant designed to recycle...

Promixon is five years old

A first major landmark in the mixing sector

Marketing - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Just a few days ago, Promixon has turned five years old, and the anniversary of its establishment has given the company an opportunity to take stock, for the first time, of its activity. This manufacturer has grown rapidly in these early years and its turnover, deliveries and staff are the elements that best illustrate its expansion...