Caprioli in the Colines board, he will oversee sales and market strategies

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Colines announced the appointment of a new board member: Anthony Michael Caprioli joined the company as an executive officer. His main duty will be overseeing sales and market strategy. Caprioli was born on 1969 in Australia, where he grew up and completed his schooling...

Amut Group and NatureWorks

An ACF thermoforming machine worked with Ingeo PLA during Chinaplas

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Bioplastics is certainly the main topic discussed by plastics players nowadays. The targets globally pursued include to eliminate unnecessary packaging, move from single use to re-use attitude and promote the utilisation of materials made from renewable resources to be applied in different sectors. Since many governments have expressed the...

A new Haitian factory in Mexico

1,000 injection moulding machines in 5-10 years

Technology - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

One of the world’s largest producers of plastic injection moulding machines, Haitian International Holdings has opened the construction of one of its manufacturing site in the Americas, following its global long-term strategy to manufacture and assemble locally. The new Mexican plant with an area of 92,000 sqm is located in...

New nozzles and cylinders from HRSFlow

Precise injection moulding of light components

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

At Molding Expo 2019, which takes place from May 21 to 24 in Stuttgart, HRSflow presented its new small-sized SA series hot runner nozzles for injection moulding small technical components with a very compact cut-out in the tool. The company also showcased extensions of its cylinder portfolio which are particularly...

Supply of Bandera

In The Netherlands with Agility

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Bandera’s business fellowship with an important company located in The Netherlands started in 2012 and has continued up to the current time with the supply of four rigid film and sheet extrusion lines for thermoforming addressed to food packaging and industrial applications.  Installation of the fourth and most recent one, a specially conceived...

An open house dedicated to LSR

The Italian "Rubber Valley": where rubber moulding is at home

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

A specialist manufacturer of moulds for rubber parts, ORP Stampi organised a joint open house together with Engel at its headquarters in Viadanica (near Bergamo, Italy), in the heart of the so-called Italian “Rubber Valley”. For the occasion, Engel supplied two injection moulding machines: a victory 120 LIM and a flexseals 300. Other partners...

Inauguration in Marinha Grande

Arburg strengthens in Portugal with a new technology centre

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

With a recent ceremony, Arburg officially inaugurated a new technology centre in Marinha Grande (Portugal). The premises offer sufficient space for machines, spare parts and training. One hundred guests were able to see the new possibilities for themselves during the open house event...

A new Nordson facility in M√ľnster

A European centre of excellence for BKG pelletizers and melt delivery systems

Technology - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

At a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony, Nordson Corporation celebrated the successful conclusion of a two-year project to build an extensive new facility to serve as a global hub for the company’s BKG pelletizers and melt delivery components. Located at a site that has been the longstanding home of BKG pelletizers, the new...

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...