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Platform for injection moulding

Nova means… innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

At Plast 2018, one of the world’s most important plastic processing events, Negri Bossi will officially launch a new platform Nova range of machines. The new solution of mid‐range machines replaces the Vector range of machines and is available in 700, 850 and 1150 tonnes, with injection capacities ranging from 2010 to 6107 cubic metre and...

Euromap 77 interface

Data exchange between injection moulding machines and MES

Technology - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Euromap 77 is the first OPC UA based interface for plastics and rubber machinery. It will be used for the connection of injection moulding machines to central computers/MES. Euromap 77 has been released on May 4, 2018 and during the Euromap-press tour on May 8, 2018 at the NPE in Orlando machinery manufacturers demonstrated the...

New demonstration plant launch

From PET bottles to food packaging

Technology - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

From May 28 to 31, Amut and Erema invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the Amut headquarters in Novara, Italy, to make food contact grade thermoforming sheet in a direct process. This rPET sheet will be used at the Plast 2018 in Milan - which...

At Plast and Ipack-Ima

Two concurrent events with the Piovan Group

Technology - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

This year two events coincide for the Piovan Group, which will be exhibiting at both Plast (hall 24, stand B71/C72) and Ipack-Ima. The concurrence of the two shows is the ideal opportunity for offering the Italian market new products, new solutions and high-level engineering for both the plastics and the food processing worlds...

WM Thermoforming Machines at Plast 2018

King Midas’ golden touch

Technology - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Gold is the foremost symbol of wealth and power, of success and achievement, while being optimistic and positive, a colour that illuminates and enhances other things around it. Gold adds richness and warmth to anything, it makes everything precious, and to meet visitors at Plast 2018 (stand C31/D32, hall 13) WM Thermoforming Machines makes its...

Injection-stretch-blow moulding machine by Sipa

A small and nimble ISBM for special PET bottles

Technology - Tuesday, 8 May 2018

At NPE 2018 (Orlando, Florida, May 7-11), Sipa, one of the world’s top-ranking suppliers of equipment for production of PET preforms and bottles, will show the latest version of its ECS SP injection-stretch-blow moulding (ISBM) system (booth S17085, in the Bottle Zone, on Level One of the South Hall). The company, headquartered in Vittorio Veneto (Italy) and with a major mould...

Increasing of production capacity

Amcor invests in the electric technology of Meccanoplastica and Kautex

Technology - Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Amcor has announced the expansion of its injection blow moulding (IBM) and extrusion blow moulding (EBM) capabilities for the production of healthcare, food and home and personal care packaging. The company has invested in the Jet series all-electric IBM platform from Meccanoplastica Group, Florence, Italy and the KBB series all-electric...

Barnes Group at NPE 2018

Six injection moulding specialists together for the first time

Technology - Wednesday, 2 May 2018

At NPE 2018, all six Molding Solutions companies of Barnes Group will exhibit together for the first time. Barnes Molding Solutions delivers highly engineered, custom products and solutions through innovation and customer collaboration. A unified display will allow customers to interact with technologies from all six companies in one location. Every hour...

Leister introduces Basic S

Precise and repeatable welding for the medical industry

Technology - Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Laser Plastic Welding division of Leister has recently presented Basic S welding machine devoted to the medical industry, on the occasion of MedTec trade show (April 17-19, Stuttgart), the largest European event devoted to the medical industry. Incorporating a unique, state-of-the-art cooling system that was developed in-house, the...

Magic MP takes over Automa

A historic blow moulding brand stays Italian

Technology - Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The Italian manufacturer of blow moulding machinery with global operations, Magic MP, has recently acquired the brand and know-how of Automa, another Italian company operating on the international blow moulding market. The purchase decision was dictated first and foremost by Magic MP’s wish to not lose a historic name like Automa from Italy’s industrial heritage, after a...

Piovan Group at NPE 2018

Investments and new products to grow in North America

Technology - Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Over the last five years, the Piovan Group has recorded a significant growth, as the result of acquisitions and the opening of new companies. In 2017, the group achieved a total turnover of 211 million euros: the best result of ever, supported by a very positive outlook for the current year along with an ambitious plan of investments. In the US, with its company Una-Dyn, this year Piovan is looking forward to the...  

A strategic partnership

Frigel and MTIL joint venture to form “Frigel India”

Technology - Wednesday, 18 April 2018

On April 9, Frigel and Matsui Technologies India Limited (MTIL, a joint venture company of Matsui Japan and Samvardhana Motherson Group) announced a 50:50 joint venture to meet increasing demand for cooling solutions in the fast-growing plastics & beverage, and Oil & Gas industries in India. The new joint venture is...