Technology

The recycle according to Gamma Meccanica

The development of Tandem regeneration lines keeps on

Technology - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

The first half of 2018 was very positive for Gamma Meccanica, Italian company specialized in the production of lines for the regeneration of plastic materials. The recent events NPE and Plast in which the company took place proposing, in particular, the new GM Tandem range of regeneration lines brought many interesting prospects and confirmed the...

Sise at Fakuma 2018

Everything under control

Technology - Wednesday, 19 September 2018

The Fakuma show will be the opportunity for Sise to present its new range of GC units dedicated to sequential valve gate control, where three new units will be presented. First, the entry-level GC'Timer, will be able to control up to 16 pneumatic or hydraulic valve gates, then the GC'Access, up to 18, and finally the GC'Tech, up to 32 gates...

New solution for ECS SP systems

Mould changeover easier and safer

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

A new quick mould change system just developed by Sipa for its ECS SP single-stage injection-stretch-blow moulding machines means changeover times can be slashed by around a quarter. New features also add extra safety and user-friendliness for operators, especially for some critical operations...

Supply of Amut Dolci Extrusion

In Malaysia Italian technology for 7-layer stretch films

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

A cast line for the production of stretch film has been recently supplied by Amut Dolci Extrusion to EB Packaging for the factory located in Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia. Since 1995 EB Packaging is a Malaysian company involved in the manufacturing and trading of packaging materials, such as stretch film, plastic bags, PE foam, air bubble films and...

RFID device

Contactless recognition

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

A new device recently developed by Gimatic in line with the Industry 4.0 principles is the RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) module for robot grippers. In addition to identifying precisely and without error the tool required, this device is even able to transfer data to the operator or directly to the robot...

Fanuc at Fakuma 2018

The 450-ton all-electric IMM comes to Europe

Technology - Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Several all-electric Roboshot injection moulding machines will be exhibit by Fanuc during Fakuma 2018. One of the main highlights is the new α-S450iA. Latest machine developments led to the 4500-kN clamping force IMM the market has been expecting for years. Furthermore, a production cell, incorporating a 100-ton Roboshot, will...

Amut for Ferrarelle

Food-grade rPET from bottle-to-bottle recycling plant

Technology - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

“With our new recycling plant in Presenzano (Caserta, Italy), we take a step further in the eco-friendly attitude we have been pursuing over the last years. Already concerned with several social and cultural international projects, Ferrarelle is also taking care of its territory, by increasing its productivity, supporting people employment, reducing waste...

XForm: more in-form than ever

11 million cycles without maintenance

Technology - Wednesday, 5 September 2018

XForm 500 preform injection moulding system by Sipa is getting another upgrade. The 500-ton system is already into its third generation since it was introduced at NPE 2012 just six years ago. It stands out for its speed, its versatility (it accepts any generation of legacy tooling from any major mould maker), its energy efficiency...

New drying system

Pure efficiency

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

This is precisely what Dega set out to offer when developing its new FJH drying system, which, according to the manufacturer (in 2018 celebrating 40 years in business), should be regarded not as the best product of its kind, but rather as a superior product. Following the application of new concepts and new technological solutions, perfection is here taken to...

Saip combined plant at Isopan East

Sandwich panels with dual core

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

One of Saip’s best long-standing customer, Isopan, is one of the largest global manufacturer of insulated metal panels for residential, industrial, commercial, livestock buildings and temperature-controlled environments. The production units are located in Italy, Spain, Romania, Germany, Russia and Mexico. For the factory located in Romania...

Introducing MindSphere World Italy

The development of the Internet of Things ecosystem started in our country

Technology - Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Working in cooperation with 17 partner companies, Siemens Italy has founded MindSphere World based in Italy. The new association is designed to expand the reach of the ecosystem based on MindSphere in Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. MindSphere is the cloud-based open IoT operating system from Siemens and forms a vital focus of its...

Sacmi World Cup

A big win for Oulm├Ęs

Technology - Wednesday, 18 July 2018

A major, long-standing recipient of Sacmi-built beverage lines, this Moroccan company has made a special package to celebrate the country's participation in the World Cup in Russia. Les Eaux Minérales Oulmès, Morocco's leading bottler of mineral water and other beverages, indeed has won the exclusive right to...