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A new website for Aquapurge

Institutional and product communication for a direct dialogue with customers

Marketing - Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Leading purging compound producer, Aquapurge, gets 2019 underway with the launch of a brand new website. The new Aquapurge website features a wealth of case study information and new videos and customer testimonials. Founders and directors John Steadman and Richard Brayne-Nicholls are set to amplify the...

Acquisition in recycling

60% of Plasmac passes to Erema

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

On January 1, 2019, the Austrian Erema Group acquired 60% of the recycling machine manufacturer Plasmac to further expand its range of tailor-made plastic recycling solutions for in-house applications. The remaining 40% of the recycling machine manufacturer is owned by Syncro Group, a manufacturer in Italy that makes equipment for the blown film industry...

Partnership agreement

Macchi stronger in Asia with Rieckermann

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

A new partnership agreement will see international industrial solution provider Rieckermann representing Macchi and providing after-sales service in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The agreement, officially signed on January 21, 2019 at Macchi headquarters in...

The KraussMaffei Rent-it programme

The injection moulding machine can now be rented

Technology - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Why not rent an injection moulding machine, rather than buy one? CMJ Kunststofftechnik is setting store by the KraussMaffei Rent-it business model. Decisive arguments for renting instead of buying the new all-electric PX 80-380 injection moulding machine were above all the prospect of a machine that is always state-of-the-art, more flexibility in production and...

Change in management

New CEO for IMS Technologies

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

IMS Technologies announced a change in management. Luigi Magliocchi was appointed new group Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Daniele Vaglietti who takes up his new role as Managing Director Sales and Marketing. Magliocchi previously worked as CEO at GDM in Milano, Italy. GDM is a worldwide leader...

Tire market

Marangoni Group acquires the majority shareholding of Leader Rubber

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

The Marangoni Group announced the acquisition of the majority shareholding in the South African tread maker Leader Rubber Company. The partnership between Leader Rubber and Marangoni has been ongoing for more than ten years and recently has been reinforced with the objective of further developing agreements with local retreaders and...

New compounds from Francesco Franceschetti Elastomeri

Marfran A: above all crystalline transparency and weather resistance

Materials - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

The new Marfran A family of compounds from Francesco Franceschetti Elastomeri stands out thanks to features such as transparency, elasticity, luster and resistance to weather agents, which make the compounds particularly suitable for optical and automotive industrial applications...

40 million euros for R&D

Chem-Trend opens new lab in Germany

Materials - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

The world market leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds, and other process chemical specialties, Chem-Trend, announced the opening of an advanced research and development (R&D) laboratory space in Maisach, Germany, about 25 kilometres west of Munich. The new lab...

MoU signed by ENI and Pertamina

Cooperation in the areas of circular economy

Marketing - Wednesday, 6 February 2019

The President Director of Pertamina, Nicke Widyawati, and ENI CEO, Claudio Descalzi, in the presence of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ignasius Jonan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to investigates synergies of their respective technologies, expertises and know-how, for jointly evaluating new collaboration opportunities in the...

Exponential growth, new hires and attention to the environment

Pegaso, a new industrial group looking at the world

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 January 2019

A new holding company, called Pegaso Industries, has recently been founded to allow the coordinated management of five companies that, in less than 25 years, have succeeded in conquering the plastic processing machinery market. Indeed, 1994 was the year that saw the start of a venture that today links these five companies: the historical brand Plastic Systems...

New delivery from Macchi

A 5-layer POD line for the first time in Georgia

Technology - Wednesday, 30 January 2019

A new Macchi 5-layer POD line has been delivered in Georgia to a major manufacturer of beverage packaging products. For the company based in Venegono Inferiore (near Varese, Italy) this is the first line of its kind ever delivered in the country. The plant, a 1,800-mm POD 5-layer line, will allow the production of up to...

RadiciGroup starts “Operation Clean Sweep”

Zero plastic pellet and dust loss

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 30 January 2019

During the past months, all the production plants of the RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers Business Area have signed a formal pledge to become an Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) Partner. The OCS is an international programme supported by Plastics Europe, China Plastics Processing Industry Association, Brazil Plastics Association and American Chemistry Council and Plastics...