Friul Filiere prepares for Plast 2018

Futura40: technological innovation and corporate history in a name

Technology - Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Friul Filiere has always set great store by its participation at the Plast fair, but this year’s event will be a particularly special one for the company: having recently turned 40, it could not have wished for a better stage on which to celebrate this significant milestone. The Friuli-based manufacturer is therefore anticipating, with great enthusiasm, the international...

In Lossburg with 2018 Technology Days

Great enthusiasm in Arburg

Technology - Wednesday, 21 March 2018

On March 13 Arburg opened the doors of the headquarter, in Lossburg, to the international press bringing forward Technology Days 2018, scheduled on March 14-17. Michael Hehl, Managing Director, Jürgen Boll, Managing Director Finance, Controlling, IT, Gerhard Böhm, Managing Director Sales, and Heinz Gaub, Managing Director Technology...

Nordson Medical turns to Piovan

Moulding with lights out in the smart factory

Technology - Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Injection moulding machines running 24/7, remote monitoring of all processes, human intervention reduced to a minimum and no night-time supervision. This sums up the mode of operation of the automatic factory started three years ago in Loveland, Colorado, by Nordson Medical for the production of medical items, a concrete example of Industry 4.0...

PVC pelletizing

New knife rotor minimizes dust content

Technology - Wednesday, 14 March 2018

As the central component of Coperion's eccentric pelletizing systems (EGR), a new type of knife rotor makes it possible to produce extremely low-dust PVC pellets for cable manufacture. Rotating directly on the die plate of the EGR, and fitted with pelletizer knives that have also been optimized, the rotor (patent pending) permits particularly smooth and...

Pipe extrusion

Four Amut lines for the Cambodian Chip Mong Industries

Technology - Wednesday, 7 March 2018

To start up the production of pipes that will allow it to extend its product range, Chip Mong Industries has chosen Amut to supply the extrusion lines needed for this project. This processing company is a member of the Chip Mong Group that, founded in 1982, is now one of Cambodia’s largest concerns, with activities in areas ranging from the real estate...

Arburg at Plast 2018

Machines, Industry 4.0, innovative processes and an important anniversary

Technology - Wednesday, 7 March 2018

"This year's Plast in Milan is a very special trade fair for us. We have now been represented by our own subsidiary in the Italian market for 25 years. The trade fair launch of the hybrid Allrounder 820 H in a new design and with the visionary Gestica control system shows that we continue to set trends in the market and that we will be a reliable...

Netstal at NPE 2018

American premiere of the Elios series

Technology - Wednesday, 7 March 2018

The Elios 7500-6000 - an example of the new Netstal high-speed machine series - will be in the limelight at a North American trade fair for the first time. With an 8+8 cavity stack mould, 473 ml delicatessen containers will be produced in a cycle time of 3.1 seconds. The series currently comprises four main versions with clamping forces of...

Investments and a look ahead to Plast 2018

Cofit sets up a new laboratory and steps up innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Research and development has always been central to the industrial strategy pursued by Cofit, which has therefore recently strengthened its facilities with a new laboratory for developing and testing its products, so as to be able to provide precise technological answers to the needs of an increasingly complex and constantly evolving market...

Negri Bossi receives order from Subansamble Auto

Two Vector and two Canbio machines in Romania to produce automotive components

Technology - Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Negri Bossi recently received an order for two Vector V650 and two Canbio ST 500 plants, from Romanian company Subansamble Auto, a member of the GIC group that operates in the processing of thermoplastic and polyurethane resins for the automotive industry. Subansamble Auto is already a user of Negri Bossi machines with clamping forces of up to...

Moretto at PlastIndia 2018

In Gandhinagar with dryers, temperature controllers and dosers

Technology - Wednesday, 21 February 2018

At the latest edition of PlastIndia, held from February 7 to 12 in Gandhinagar, located in the Indian state of Gujarat, Moretto showcased some of its most representative technologies. In particular, at the trade fair, the company illustrated the complete range of auxiliary equipment and automation systems for...

New order from Polycell to Colines

Another air bubble film line for the Australian company

Technology - Wednesday, 21 February 2018

The Australian processor Polycell commissioned Colines to build another Power Bubble 3000 line for the production of air bubble films, tested in the manufacturer’s factory in Bastia Umbra, near Perugia (Italy). The system makes it possible to produce 3,000 mm wide air bubble film, which can be inline laminated with aluminium, paper, foam and any...

Development at Union

Foam PET sheet line under testing

Technology - Wednesday, 14 February 2018

A new line is currently under testing at Union’s headquarters in San Vittore Olona (Milan) for the extrusion of foam PET sheet, for thermoforming and not just for it. The line consists of a drying system for raw material and a “loss in weight” type gravimetric dosing system. Immediately downstream, two extruders in tandem, twin screw and single screw...