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Innovative solutions for agricultural films

Materials - Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Plasticulture is a growing market with increasing requirements towards higher crops quality and yields to meet the needs of growing population. In order to help satisfy the market needs, Ampacet has developed a range of masterbatches for greenhouse and tunnel applications including Agristab 372, Agroclear Range, Heatscreen 34 and Thermic 337...

Open doors in Biesse

Solutions for processing technological materials on show

Marketing - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

On June 28 and 29 Biesse opened the doors of its Pesaro campus to meet with customers and exclusively demonstrate the technology it has developed for all companies that process technological materials. The event was held in collaboration with 3A Composites, the leading supplier of slab materials that offers a unique variety of products under brands...

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag consolidates its product portfolio

Focus on all-electric drives and toggle technology

Technology - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

The price difference between hydraulic and all-electric injection moulding machines is reducing every year. This fact underlines the clear trend towards all-electric machines, especially in the lower clamp force range. Gerd Liebig, CEO of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, explains the reasons as follows: “All-electric machines like the IntElect have become so...


IsoCool: from distributor to company of Eurochiller

Marketing - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

On May, Eurochiller completed the acquisition of IsoCool, its historic distributor for the English and Irish markets. For more than 15 years, IsoCool has been providing energy savings cooling systems to the most diverse industrial fields, with particular regard to the plastics processing sector...

Closure of VinyLoop business at Ferrara

Demand collapse and restrictive legislation: R-PVC production no longer sustainable

Materials - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Following a detailed review, which has considered a wide range of options, VinyLoop Ferrara has announced on June 28 the closure of its specialised PVC recycling business at Ferrara, Italy. The process to carry out a safe closure of the plant will now begin. With immediate effect, there will be no further production of VinyLoop R-PVC...

RadiciGroup main sponsor of Atalanta

After the Italian Cup and the Europe League, also the Italian Serie A League

Marketing - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

In the 2018-2019 season, RadiciGroup will be the main jersey sponsor of Atalanta in all the matches of the Italian Serie A League, Uefa Europa League and the Italian Cup. On June 28 in Bergamo (Italy), RadiciGroup and Atalanta officially presented their partnership and, for the first time, gave the press a preview of the team jersey, made by Joma, that...

Stratasys contest

Italian student wins the Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Marketing - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

The global leader in additive technology solutions, Stratasys has announced that Italian student, Paride Stella, has taken a first place spot in its annual Extreme Redesign Challenge Awards. Stella won first place in the “Art, Architecture, Jewelry and Design” category and is the only winner from Europe this year...

Change of ownership

Bain Capital acquires Italmatch from Ardian

Marketing - Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Leading global private investment firm, Bain Capital Private Equity announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italmatch Chemicals, a global specialty chemical additive manufacturer, from Ardian, a world‐leading private investment house. Founded in 1997 by current CEO Sergio Iorio, Italmatch is a leading global manufacturer...

Polyvalent units by Frigosystem

Cold and heat together

Technology - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

The request to reduce investments and operating costs of industrial refrigeration plants, using renewable energies and responding to stringent requirements and incentives for global sensitivity, is increasingly common. Frigosystem has recently introduced 4-pipe systems as a solution suitable for all those industrial plants with the need to heat and cool...

Italian manufacturers

Eddies in the first quarter of 2018

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

The Statistical Studies Centre of Amaplast (Italian trade association, member of Confindustria, bringing together about 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) has analysed foreign trade data published by Istat for the first quarter of 2018. A comparison with the same period in 2017 reveals...

Tenth anniversary for Wittmann Battenfeld

More than 1,400 guests in Kottingbrunn

Technology - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

On June 13 and 14 of this year, Wittmann Battenfeld celebrated its tenth anniversary at its Kottingbrunn facility. More than 1,400 guests accepted the company’s invitation to take part in this event and celebrated with the company. Ten years ago, Battenfeld Kunststofftechnik was integrated into the Wittmann Group. In...

Goebel IMS reinforces sales team

A new sales manager for United States, Canada and Mexico

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Goebel IMS expands its global market share and keeps growing continuously. The leading manufacturer of slitting and winding solutions has been recording an increase in international orders across all industries for many years, including the American market which is quite significant. Therefore, Goebel IMS is extending its activities and...