Technology

Sacmi introduces Driva

The format changeover on the machines for the preform inspection becomes autonomous

Technology - Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Two technological leaps in one: Sacmi has now made the manual format changeover procedure for preform inspection machines both automatic and autonomous. As of today, smart format changeover control is performed by an all-new computer vision device, Sacmi Driva (Drive and Recognise with Intelligent Vision Algorithms)...

Moss North America

From Reggio Emilia to Miami to better assist North American customers

Technology - Wednesday, 12 February 2020

In order to provide better services to existing and prospect customers from the North American market, Moss decide to go one step further and open a subsidiary company in the US. On January 2020, Moss unveil the nameplate of Moss North America, the company’s first site abroad...

Kiefel Automotive know-how acquired by Persico

Persico Automotive in Freilassing: German expertise, Italian inspiration

Technology - Wednesday, 12 February 2020

The technological know-how in the manufacture of automotive trim parts of Kiefel Automotive has been acquired by Persico. This transaction has enabled Persico to found the new German subsidiary Persico Automotive, which has extensive expertise in vacuum laminating. The new company is based in Freilassing...

New 3D printer by Stratasys

J826: productivity and brilliant colours

Technology - Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Unleashing the power of 3D printed realism to a broader range of product designers and enterprise shops, Stratasys unveiled the new J826 3D printer at 3DEXPERIENCE World (Nashville, February 9-12). At about half the price of other J8-series PolyJet printers, the J826 combines part realism and productivity, including full Pantone-Validated colour and ...

High productivity, process optimization and automation

Presma's challenge to traditional moulding in the rubber and silicone sector continues

Technology - Wednesday, 5 February 2020

The competitiveness and efficiency of the automated production process in the name of quality and safety represent, for Presma, the foundations on which it builds proposals that increasingly meet the expectations of rubber and solid silicone transformers. After the Roto R12 12-station, horizontal injection moulding machine for rubber processing...

Anniversary for an important Italian manufacturer

75 years of activity for Icma San Giorgio

Technology - Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Founded in 1945 by the Colombo family already active in the foundry sector since 1908, Icma San Giorgio began its business as a manufacturer of industrial machinery, initially for wood, later, a few years after the polypropylene was made by Giulio Natta, for plastics extrusion plants. Many milestones mark Icma's success in the...

CMG at PRS Europe 2020

Innovations focused on circular economy

Technology - Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Utmost operational efficiency, homogeneous regrind and absence of dust, integration 4.0, the most optimized total cost of ownership: these are all the benefits associated to the latest developments that CMG will present at PRS Europe, in Amsterdam on March 25 and 26. With the new Evoluzione range and the EV916 and EV616 models...

Gefit opens in Pune

In India to locally produce machines for automation and assembly

Technology - Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Adding Pune to its global supply map, Gefit inaugurates its first factory in India. Gefit India manufacturing facility is set to produce automations lines and assembly machines to serve domestic market. The investment in this new factory reflects the company goal to be closer to its Indians customers, to...

Acquisition

Wittmann and FarragTech now under one roof

Technology - Wednesday, 5 February 2020

For more than 25 years, FarragTech has been active in plant engineering for plastics processing in the auxiliary equipment sector, with one main focus within its product range on compressed air granulate drying. As the inventor of the compressed air granulate dryer as well as internal compressed air mold cooling for blow molding processes...

Test just ended at Union

Line for rPET sheets: no difference with the virgin material

Technology - Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Some days ago, a complete PET sheet coextrusion line underwent final testing at the Union factory in San Vittore Olona (near Milan). Destined for the European market, the line includes a ZP 112/52 D twin-screw extruder with four degassing stages and a TR 90/44 D single-screw co-extruder for the production of A-B-A type thermoforming sheets for...

A consortium for Inevo

INglass Group focuses on hot runners business with HRSflow

Technology - Wednesday, 29 January 2020

The 100% of Inevo has been sold by INglass to Luigi Cover, owner of CST Stampi, and Roberto Fagarazzi, Sales Director of the INglass mould division, since 2015. Inevo is the new name of the INglass mould division that started as Incos in 1987. Incos, focused since the beginning on injection moulds manufacturing for the...

A Stadler supply to Schroll

Dual line for sorting and recycling of heterogeneous waste

Technology - Tuesday, 28 January 2020

The latest project the German manufacturer Stadler has completed for Schroll is the new recycling centre at La Maix, in the Vosges, near the town of Épinal (France). This centre has been dimensioned to be able to process 80,000 tonnes of waste per year. On the customer’s request, the facility was designed to allow for future expansion and the...