Technology

Icma San Giorgio turn-key line

Productivity, cleanliness and safety for the pharmaceutical sector

Technology - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

In April, Icma San Giorgio (San Giorgio su Legnano, Milan, Italy) has delivered a complete extrusion system to a major European pharma group. The new line extrudes several types of TPE foil for pharma applications. Gravimetric dosing units, a high-efficient corotating extruder Icma MCM 60 and downstream equipment of a three-roll calender and...

Presentations and an open house event in Ceriano Laghetto

Wittmann Battenfeld Italia inaugurates its new headquarters

Technology - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Over 250 people - customers, industry professionals and members of the specialised press - recently gathered for the official opening of the new Wittmann Battenfeld Italia headquarters in Ceriano Laghetto (near Monza), and for two days (May 9th and 10th) given over to presentations and an open house event...

The Engel portal

e-connect thousandfold in use

Technology - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Engel celebrates the 1000th user of its new customer portal e-connect. At its Nivnice plant in the South East of the Czech Republic, the automotive supplier Teknia produces a wide range of products from technical parts to sophisticated visual components. e-connect offers on-site support to maintenance staff and machine operators in providing machine...

Important anniversary in Budrio

CMG: over forty years on the scene

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

On May 8, CMG, manufacturer of granulators and shredders, turned 40 and, to celebrate this milestone invited customers, representatives and members of the press to an event held at its Budrio (Bologna, Italy) headquarters and at the Museo Enzo Ferrari in Modena. The celebrations started in the morning with a tour of the departments and the test room...

Colines open house

Three days devoted to the ALLrollEX for stretch film

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The latest open house of Colines was widely appreciated by all the customers. The event, which took place at the Colines facility in Marano Ticino (Novara, Italy) on May 8, 9, and 10, gave the company the chance to meet several customers from worldwide and show them the latest improvements in its ALLrollEX production line...

A partnership for three

ST Blow Moulding enters the field of industrial packaging

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The blow moulding machine manufacturer ST Blow Moulding recently entered a strategic partnership with AST Kunststoffverarbeitung as a multinational producer as well as with W. Müller as a supplier and specialist for multilayer extrusion heads. In this way, ST Blow Moulding lays down the track for entering...

Amut supply

Two lines for Chinese waterproofing membranes

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Two extrusion lines for the production of waterproofing membranes in PVC and TPO have been recently supplied by Amut to Jiangsu Canlon. “We are becoming the largest supplier of waterproofing materials around China reaching a productivity capacity of 10 million sqm per year of waterproofing membranes in polymer...

Milacron sold the blow moulding business

Two US investment funds are the new owners of Uniloy

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

On May 14, Milacron announced that it entered into a definitive agreement with Osgood Capital Group and Cyprium Investment Partners to sell its Uniloy blow moulding business. Tom Goeke, Milacron President and CEO, said, “The sale of the Uniloy blow moulding business is being transacted in the best interests of Milacron, its stockholders, and its...

Strategic investment for Frigel

Frigel Eastern Europe opens in Poland

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

A strategic investment gives Frigel Group direct access to the Polish market of process cooling solutions in plastics, beverage and die casting industries. The company announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Poland as another important step for its global strategic growth...

Restructuring

Milacron sells blow moulding activities

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

In its first quarter financial report, issued April 30, Milacron announced that it will be offering for sale the Uniloy blow moulding machinery business. Uniloy’s line of blow moulding machines includes reciprocating screw blow moulders, injection blow moulding presses, shuttle machines and accumulator head blow moulding machines. The business...

The Wittmann Group 2018

On course for further growth in 2018

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

In 2018, the Wittmann Group realized 425 million Euros in sales, which represents an increase of just under 6% in turnover compared to the previous year. According to Michael Wittmann, Managing Director and CEO of the Wittmann Group, this development is extremely satisfactory. With 2,415 associates, the Group’s workforce was...

IVM acquires the second Nova eT

From an hydraulic press to an all electric one to improve process and productivity

Technology - Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Less than six months after the delivery of the first Nova eT all electric machine of Negri Bossi, the British IVM has taken delivery of a 280-ton model. The machine was purchased to produce an existing under-seat automotive component, with a visible and textured front face. The tool previously ran on a modern 270-ton hydraulic machine achieving a 46-second cycle time...