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Star Automation Europe at Mecspe 2019

Three decades in the business, three robots in operation

Technology - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

The forthcoming Mecspe 2019 fair (Parma, Italy, March 28-30) will see Star Automation Europe, which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary, presenting three Cartesian robots - one on its own stand, one on the BMB stand, and the third on the RP Injection/Toyo Machinery  stand - as well as a variety of ancillary equipment for injection moulding machines, sharing...

Italian technology in the world

Sace supports Colines in India and Brazil

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Through two new commercial operations in India and Brazil worth a total of 2.2 million euros and set up with the support of Sace Simest (the CDP Group’s centre for export and internationalisation), Colines has succeeded in strengthening its presence in the area of emerging or high-potential markets. These operations confirm and consolidate its...


Reifenhäuser Group takes over Plamex Maschinenbau

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

As of February 18, 2019, Reifenhäuser Group acquires Plamex Maschinenbau, Kelberg, a specialized supplier of blown film lines and extrusion components. Its core competences are blown film lines for water-cooled and biaxially oriented films for the medical and food packaging industry. The company will continue its operations under the name...

Italian-Indian agreement

Lehvoss Italia distributes Birla Carbon in Italy

Marketing - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

An agreement signed by Lehvoss Italia and Birla Carbon for the distribution, in the Italian market, of the products from Birla Carbon came into effect on January 1, 2019. With a turnover of 44.3 billion euros Birla Carbon, a company of the Indian group Aditya Birla, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of carbon black...

Basf at Simac 2019

Innovative materials and computer simulation for optimized shanks for shoes

Materials - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

From February 20-22, 2019, Simac, the international machinery and technology exhibition for shoes, is being held in Milan and Basf is presenting the newest material developments together with Ultrasim computer simulation, targeted specifically on manufacturing optimized shanks for shoes...

Medical application for PEEK

Polymer in place of metal and ceramics in dental prostheses

Materials - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

At the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO) Congress, recently held in Vienna, dental clinicians from the Malo Clinic, Lisbon, reported positive results when Juvora a PEEK polymer-based solution, replaces traditional metal and ceramic materials. Their findings were those of a two-year follow-up study of dental restorations implemented...

Lati for electrical installation

PVC-free corrugated pipes and conduits

Materials - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

The removal of halogens and other hazardous substances from materials intended for the electric and electronics sector is an industrial priority since long. The main reason lies in the dangerousness of these products when they reach their end of life. For some compounds, this process started successfully, for example with the use of...

European project supported by Horizon 2020

Polyurethane recycling towards a smart circular economy

Plastic and environment - Wednesday, 20 February 2019

The global manufacturer of high performance polyurethane foam products, Recticel will coordinate the PUReSmart project, launched on January 1, 2019 for a duration of four years. It is supported by 6 million euros in funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. The PUReSmart collaborative consortium gathers...

MS 1070 from Moss

A single silk-screen machine for all decoration needs

Technology - Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Extreme customisation. This is the engineering strategy implemented by Moss with the aim of delivering technical solutions meeting the different special needs of companies operating in the field of decoration. One of the highest expressions of this strategy in the range of products offered by the Emilian manufacturer, today, is represented by the...

Settlement and development regional agreement

Sacmi Innovation Lab 4.0 node of the High Technology Network of Emilia Romagna

Technology - Tuesday, 12 February 2019

The development of innovative IoT knowledge and skills and the creation of enabling technologies strategic to Sacmi's growth, yet also the establishment of a true 4.0 innovation hub at the service of the region-wide mechanics, mechatronics and food industries. This, in short, is the mission of Sacmi Innovation Lab 4.0, the facility selected...

Meeting in Lossburg

The Arburg Technology Days 2019 are coming

Technology - Tuesday, 12 February 2019

The Arburg Technology Days will be held in Lossburg (Germany) from March 13 to 16, 2019. The main focus will be on the "Road to Digitalisation". In this respect, the Efficiency Arena offers an overview of the digital products and services. The Technology Days event was first celebrated in Lossburg in 1999 and is now regarded...

New supply of Colines to Pantex International

Third plant for the extrusion of hygienic film

Technology - Tuesday, 12 February 2019

The partnership between Colines and Pantex International proceeds with the delivery, scheduled in spring, of the third cast extrusion line for production of hygienic film. "We chose to reconfirm our confidence in Colines - explained Gianluigi Fornoni, CEO of Pantex International - well conscious that we could count on the best technology and...