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Robots at Plast 2018

Six Sepro models displayed at the Sverital stand

Technology - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Six robots are exhibited by Sepro at Plast 2018 on the stand of its Italian distributor, Sverital (C61/D62, hall 22). A Sepro-Yaskawa 6X-70L 6-axis robot with Visual 3 control performs several important functions in an automation cell intended to demonstrate the integration of innovative technologies and products from...

New “open hearted” range

Granulators to recovery waste from thermoforming

Technology - Wednesday, 30 May 2018

At Plast 2018, Rapid Granulator is introducing a new range of granulators designed specifically for in-line processing of skeletal waste from sheet and film thermoforming lines. The new patent-pending ThermoPRO Series - based on an already patented Rapid design - is available in various standard and low-built formats for handling scrap widths from 600 to...

The opening of Plast 2018

In Milan, plastics and rubber from all over the world are protagonists for four days

Marketing - Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Plast 2018 is taking place at the Fiera Milano facilities in Rho-Pero (Milan) from Tuesday, May 29, to Friday, June 1, 2018. Organized by Promaplast, Plast is the preeminent European event this year for the plastics and rubber industry, embracing the entire production chain from raw materials to semi-finished and finished products, from...

Doss strengthens its structures

New R&D centre and, soon, offices in North America and Asia

Technology - Tuesday, 29 May 2018

An Italian company with more than twenty years of experience in visual inspection machines, Doss Visual Solution (DVS) is based in Erbusco, near Brescia, where a new R&D department of 600 square metres has been added to the existing 1,200 square metres of offices and workshops, giving rise to a site employing about 60 people. At stand...

Ettlinger at Plast 2018 with ERF ed ECO

Continuous filter even more powerful

Technology - Monday, 28 May 2018

The ERF 350 continuous melt filter, which enables around 30% higher throughput than the predecessor ERF 250, is being displayed by Ettlinger at Plast 2018 (hall 15, C32). The filters in Ettlinger’s ERF series are used by recyclers and compounders to filter heavily contaminated polyolefins and polystyrenes. All ERF filters are equipped with a conical..

Frigosystem between present and future

Ready for the changing industrial refrigeration

Technology - Monday, 28 May 2018

Strengthened by the research and experience of 50 years of activity, Frigosystem (hall 15, stand B82 at Plast 2018) fi nds itself well positioned by the request to increase energy effi ciency, imposed by the new European regulation Ecodesign 2018 in the fi eld of industrial refrigeration. The legislation, which came into force on January 1, requires compliance...

2017 Sacmi turnover

On the rise for the third consecutive year, exceeded 1.4 billion euros

Marketing - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The 2017 Financial Statement for Sacmi Imola shows higher sales and an increased gross operating margin with respect to 2016. Like its parent company, the Group as a whole closed the year by improving on the previous year’s performance, with sales touching 1.434 billion euros; the net consolidated result was over 35 million, also on the rise...

Systems integration

Recycling becomes upcycling

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Twin-screw extruders from Coperion in Stuttgart play a key role in the global manufacture of high-quality compounds. In addition to their global lead position they have acquired an excellent reputation in recent years in markets where such compounds are made from recycled plastics. Here the combination of Corema technology from Erema and twin-screw...

17 battenfeld-cincinnati extruders to MPM

At Plast 2018 with the Next Generation

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Seventeen extruders in fifteen years is the order volume placed by the Italian profile manufacturer MPM based in Fratte di Santa Giustina (Padua). Since 2004, this manufacturer of special protective profiles from different thermoplastic materials for industrial applications and refrigeration field has seen steady growth and repeatedly...

Gummiwerk Kraiburg at Plast 2018

Direct integration of rubber in fibre composite materials and metal

Materials - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

To meet the growing requirements for chemical resistance and thermal stability, Gummiwerk Kraiburg has expanded its product portfolio to include perfluor-elastomer-based (FFKM) compounds. This high-tech material is suitable for different applications. The materials of this product family start where other elastomers...

Wittmann Battenfeld at Plast 2018

Full “Power” in Milan

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Over the last three years, Italy has developed into one of the most important markets for the Wittmann Group in Europe. This is why the Plast 2018 in Milan is also an important platform for the company (hall 22, stand B121-C122) to showcase innovative machinery and processes. In the area of injection moulding machines...

Converting and winding

Turnkey solution for agricultural films

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Specialised in winding and converting machines, Mondon (hall 15, stand C59 at Plast 2018) offers a turnkey solution to agricultural film producers. This unique full automatic solution can be applied for stretch or non-stretch film. The numerous advantages of both solutions are suitable for every films production line films...