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New Haitian production facility

In Wuxi, the largest factory of the manufacturer after the one in Ningbo

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Grand groundbreaking ceremony of Wuxi Haitian’s new production base of middle to large injection moulding machines was held at the end of 2018. Zhang Jianfeng, President of Haitian Plastic Machinery Group, Suen Haojie, General Manager of Wuxi Haitian with nearly 200 staff representatives of Wuxi Haitian, and relevant department heads from...

Chinaplas 2019 to tap into emerging regions

New momentum arising from industrial transfer

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 January 2019

With the unrelenting and extensive globalization of economy and the continuous adjustment of global industrial specialization, investment by countries including China in regions like Southeast Asia has been growing rapidly. In China, one of the largest manufacturing countries in the world, the central and western regions are under...

Agreement of 3,3 billion dollars

ENI acquires 20% of Adnoc Refining

Marketing - Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Eni and Adnoc signed on January 27 a share purchase agreement to enable Eni to acquire from Adnoc a 20% equity interest in Adnoc Refining. The signing of the agreement was witnessed by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Giuseppe Conte, the Italian Prime Minister...

New Basf division

Digitalization & Information Services division aims to accelerate the digital transformation

Marketing - Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Digitalization is a key element of Basf’s new corporate strategy. The company has been addressing this topic for many years with great success. Since 2015, cross-divisional teams have explored the opportunities for the intelligent use of data and digital technologies, tested them in pilot projects and rolled them out in the company. Work in...

Euromap interfaces

Euromap 82.1 for temperature control devices released

Technology - Tuesday, 29 January 2019

One year after the publication of the first draft (so-called Release Candidate) for the OPC UA based interface for temperature control devices, the finished specification has now been released by Euromap. Before that, a few adjustments and above all a test of the interface by several manufacturers in different combinations had been made...

Representation agreement

Bianna Recycling in Italy with Amut

Marketing - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

The CEO of Amut Group, Mauro Drappo, and the CEO of Bianna Recycling, Sala i Lladó, recently signed a cooperation agreement. It establishes a long-term partnership to join values and performances of the respective companies: Amut will distribute in exclusive in Italy the products of Bianna Recycling, which thus will set its presence in such a market...

Negri Bossi electric machine at Mecspe

Last generation technology for the Italian market

Technology - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Negri Bossi will be present at Mecspe, first Italian event of the year 2019 that will take place in Parma from March 28 to 30. The attendance at this event is testament that the society continues to take an interest in the domestic market. The company will be exhibiting the new machine of platform Nova, the Nova eT 100 tons...

Sacmi at India Plast 2019

Complete solutions for the beverage industry

Technology - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Sacmi will be in New Delhi from February 28 to March 4, 2019 to take part in India Plast, the country's most important plastics fair. Taking centre-stage will be the compression technology with which Sacmi has profoundly innovated the way plastic caps are made thanks to its outstanding performance, quality and control characteristics...

PRE awards

Four Italian companies among the finalists of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

The Italian companies Cofit, Fimic and Icma San Giorgio, manufacturers of machines for recycling plastics and rubber, and Rialti, a compound producer, are included in the list of finalists of the second edition of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe, organized by Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE), the association of European recyclers. The winners...

Alliance End Plastic Waste

AEPW was born against plastics waste in the environment

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain recently launched a new organization to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. The cross value chain Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), currently made up of nearly...

Acquisition in the additive manufacturing

Evonik buys North American manufacturer of powders

Materials - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

The US-based technology startup for 3D printing materials headquartered in Austin, Texas, Structured Polymers, has been acquired by Evonik. The acquisition will provide this latter access to a new patented technology that will allow the company to expand its portfolio of specialty polymer powders in the additive manufacturing market...

New Lanxess startup

Online marketplace CheMondis launched successfully

Materials - Wednesday, 23 January 2019

A new global online marketplace for chemical products, CheMondis, has been successfully launched. The startup founded by specialty chemicals company Lanxess is set up as a cross-manufacturer and cross-dealer B2B platform on which products can be bought and sold. “Developing new business models is an important element of the...