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Industrial machinery excellence at Fiera Milano

Marketing - Friday, 15 December 2017

From the food products that we find on the supermarket shelves and the books that we peruse in the bookshop to the houses that we live in and the cars that we drive: “behind the scenes” of our economy’s most central production sectors, lies a lengthy chain of outstanding and technological industrial machinery, a world of technologies that spans...

Ancillary equipment for rotomoulding

Gravimetric dosing and thrust transport

Technology - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Thanks to the Rotodosing system - that ensures an ideal weight for each mould - combined with the Powderspeed system - used for the long distance transport of powder and non-powder materials - Dega offers a solution which can solve the problems concerning the costs due to the wastage of material during the production phase. The production cycle with the different weights...

Pouches and spouted pouches production

GualapackGroup to open a new plant in Chile

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The world manufacturer of premade spouted pouches, GualapackGroup continues its expansion in Latino American countries with the start of a brand new facility in Chile. Located close to Santiago, the new plant will be dedicated to pouches and spouted pouches production. “That new investment will strengthen our position in Latin America...

At Maag in Grossostheim

Open house event focusing on rotomoulding

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The recent open house event had already been the second occasion as part of which Maag, Gala, and Reduction Engineering Scheer showcased their products together. This particular event centred around rotomoulding and took place at the subsidiary in Grossostheim, Germany. The event had been scheduled for two subsequent days...

The second edition of the Grupa Azoty conference

Illuminating the future of OXO and the derivatives

Marketing - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

For the second time, Grupa Azoty invited business partners, representatives of the plastics industry and chemical processing to take part in The OXO Conference. This event, which was connected with the activity of OXO segment in KÄ™dzierzyn (Poland), was recently held in Sopot (Poland) and its motto was “Illuminating the future of OXO and the derivatives”...

Victrex increases the research

New centre for the development of PAEK grades

Materials - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Continued innovation that addresses improvement in application performance is an integral part of strategy and success at Victrex. Proactive investment in the development of next-generation thermoplastic solutions has now resulted in the completion of the company´s new 10-million pounds world class Polymer Innovation Centre. The centre is...

Moog enlarges its product range

EPU of 80 cc for high force actuation

Technology - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services, Moog enlarged its product range of Electrohydrostatic Pump Units (EPU) with the EPU size 80 cc in order to help customers address a wider range of applications. The product line now includes the sizes 19, 32 and 80 cc. The EPU size 80 cc is ideal for...

Corrugators by Itib

From small to large diameters

Technology - Tuesday, 12 December 2017

More and more often water, gas and cables are distributed, transported, channelled and protected in our cities and homes by plastic piping; as indeed are fluids, vapours and wires in our cars and domestic appliances; plastic pipes are also frequently used in the medical sector. In these and numerous other applications corrugated piping...

Bioplastics Award 2017

And the winner is... IamNature

Materials - Tuesday, 12 December 2017

This year the prestigious Bioplastics Award was given to Maip (Settimo Torinese, Italy) for a newly developed PHBH compound for ABB Light switch covers. “IamNature” is a special PHBH-based compound, available in tailor made grades and suitable for high temperature applications. It offers a sustainable solution preserving the technical properties of a traditional thermoplastic material. Maip has developed different...

Bandera to start 2018 with a 4-months open house

Five PET rigid film extrusion lines live at the House of Extrusion

Technology - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

A live demonstration of five PET rigid film extrusion lines will open Bandera’s 2018. From January to April, those lines dedicated to the thermoforming and form-fill-seal (FFS) sectors will be shown at the House of Extrusion, before being delivered to five converters based in Poland, Germany, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia...

Continuous polymerization

POM production with reactor extruders

Technology - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

At the end of the 80’s Maris received a very important and challenging request: to test our corotating twin-screw extruder as a “reactor” extruder, for the continuous polymerization of POM. This idea was born by a group of chemists from a North Eastern European Research Institute. The process they wanted to obtain by our “reactor” extruder was to...

Inoutic invests in battenfeld-cincinnati technology

From monoextrusion to coextrusion to widen applications and market

Technology - Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Inoutic ranks among the leading European manufacturers of energy-efficient profile systems for windows, doors and roller blinds. Its product portfolio also includes terrace systems as well as facade and roof claddings made of wood-plastic composite and PVC. Since sustainable management of existing resources is a top priority for the company, the...