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Platform for injection moulding

Nova means… innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

At Plast 2018, one of the world’s most important plastic processing events, Negri Bossi will officially launch a new platform Nova range of machines. The new solution of mid‐range machines replaces the Vector range of machines and is available in 700, 850 and 1150 tonnes, with injection capacities ranging from 2010 to 6107 cubic metre and...

Colines strengthens its team of specialists

Giuseppe Maddaluno in charge for marketing and communication

Marketing - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

A new marketing and communication specialist just joined Colines. Giuseppe Maddaluno has a specific communication experience with more than ten years of journalism activity both for local and national newspapers, radio and TV. He joined the professional register for journalists in 2010 and got experience also as a...

Radici at NPE 2018

North America strategic for the Performance Plastics Business division of the group

Materials - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The North American market and the automotive industry, in particular, are strategic for RadiciGroup. That is why the RadiciGroup Performance Plastics Business Area - present in the USA since 1998 - has continued to invest in improving its production plants, increasing production capacity and ensuring prompt customer delivery of its innovative and...

Italian sales and service office based in Turin

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag sets up new subsidiary in Italy

Marketing - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has set up a new subsidiary to service customers in the Italian market, effective May 1, 2018. As part of this measure, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Italia will take over the tried-and-trusted workforce from its former Italian representation, Macam and employ additional personnel for sales, application technology and after-sales service...

Euromap 77 interface

Data exchange between injection moulding machines and MES

Technology - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Euromap 77 is the first OPC UA based interface for plastics and rubber machinery. It will be used for the connection of injection moulding machines to central computers/MES. Euromap 77 has been released on May 4, 2018 and during the Euromap-press tour on May 8, 2018 at the NPE in Orlando machinery manufacturers demonstrated the...

New materials from Sabic at NPE 2018

Filaments for fused deposition modelling

Materials - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The global leader in the chemical industry, Sabic, announced at NPE 2018 the third expansion of its additive manufacturing materials offering within 12 months. Specifically, Sabic is launching three new filaments for fused deposition modelling (FDM): Ultem AM1010F filament for general high-temperature applications, including tooling; and Ultem...

Chinaplas 2018

The biggest edition in the history of the Chinese trade show

Marketing - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

A highly successful Chinaplas 2018 concluded its four-day show on April 27, 2018, in Shanghai. The rainy weather prior to the opening of the 32nd edition of show did not hamper the enthusiasm of visitors, who were inspired by smart manufacturing, innovative materials, and green solutions. A total of 180,701 professional buyers from all over the...

Financial operation in the industrial refrigeration sector

Frigel Firenze takes over 100% of Green Box

Marketing - Wednesday, 9 May 2018

An important objective has just been reached by Italian company Frigel Firenze, a leader in the field of industrial refrigeration systems: with a view to creating an increasingly important point of reference in the global industrial refrigeration sector, it has bought out the company Green Box, of Padua (Italy). The operation involved 100% of the Green Box...

New demonstration plant launch

From PET bottles to food packaging

Technology - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

From May 28 to 31, Amut and Erema invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the Amut headquarters in Novara, Italy, to make food contact grade thermoforming sheet in a direct process. This rPET sheet will be used at the Plast 2018 in Milan - which...

At Plast and Ipack-Ima

Two concurrent events with the Piovan Group

Technology - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

This year two events coincide for the Piovan Group, which will be exhibiting at both Plast (hall 24, stand B71/C72) and Ipack-Ima. The concurrence of the two shows is the ideal opportunity for offering the Italian market new products, new solutions and high-level engineering for both the plastics and the food processing worlds...

WM Thermoforming Machines at Plast 2018

King Midas’ golden touch

Technology - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Gold is the foremost symbol of wealth and power, of success and achievement, while being optimistic and positive, a colour that illuminates and enhances other things around it. Gold adds richness and warmth to anything, it makes everything precious, and to meet visitors at Plast 2018 (stand C31/D32, hall 13) WM Thermoforming Machines makes its...

First 2018 quarter of Basf

Earnings growth, outlook confirmed

Marketing - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

“We were pleased with the development in the first quarter of 2018, we have had a good start to the year”, said Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors of Basf, commenting on the year-on-year rise in first-quarter earnings during the Basf annual shareholders’ meeting at Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim, Germany. At 2.5...