Scae Europe business operations acquired by Amutec

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2020

One of the Europe’s largest sustainability-focused private equity investor, Ambienta SGR, announced the acquisition of the business operations of Scae Europe by its portfolio company Amutec. Amutec, based in Greve in Chianti, Florence (Italy), is a leading manufacturer of machinery for the production of...

Prudence prevails

Wittmann Group will abstain from active participation at Fakuma 2020

Technology - Wednesday, 24 June 2020

In the event of a Fakuma 2020 trade fair actually being held, the management of the Wittmann Group has decided to abstain from active participation this year, due to the well-known health risks caused by the Covid-19, and the resulting uncertainty as to how a trade fair booth could be set up and run in compliance with the necessary safety measures...

Gefran enlarges the product range

Melt pressure sensors for high-temperature polymers

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2020

The Italian multinational group specialised in the design and production of sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components, Gefran, upgraded its range of Melt transducers and pressure transmitters for high temperatures, designed to meet the highest safety standards, while fully respecting the environment...

Environmental sustainability development

A “green loan” for Sacmi from BNL BNP Paribas Group

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2020

BNL BNP Paribas Group has provided Sacmi with a 50 million euros loan to support the company's business development and its environmental and social sustainability projects. This “Positive Loan” scheme, in fact, offers specific terms and conditions designed to stimulate further enhancement of in-factory environmental performance. The terms of this...

"Symphony of all sorts" by Tomra

The latest sorting technologies launched by a worldwide streaming event

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2020

June 9, 2020, marked the global launch of Tomra Sorting Recycling’s latest advanced sorting solutions to meet demand for faster, more efficient and smarter material sorting - both now and in the future. Under the theme of “Symphony of all Sorts”, Tomra Sorting Recycling formally launched two brand new products - Tomra’s new generation technology...

Management reinforcing

Stefan Moll at the helm of the technical development of Kiefel

Technology - Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Member of the Brückner Group and market-leading engineering company for plastics processing, Kiefel is reinforcing its management. Stefan Moll has been responsible for technical matters as CTO since May 1, 2020, with a particular focus on global medical engineering business. Moll complements the existing management team of...

Amut-Comi fight pandemic

Thermoformed face masks

Technology - Wednesday, 10 June 2020

The thermoforming division of the multinational Amut Group, Comi, has recently designed a special purpose version of the automated ACF820 thermoforming machines, helpful in limiting the spread of Covid-19. The ACF series, featuring die-cutting technology, is a flexible solution to adapt to different kinds of production. The basic model of the machine...

2019 Annual Report of Sacmi

Positions secured, the look towards digitalization

Technology - Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Volumes of over 1.25 billion euros, growing employment (4,650 people), a net equity of 676 million euros: this is the picture that emerges from the Sacmi Group's 2019 Annual Report, presented at the Sacmi Imola shareholder's meeting. “The year 2019 saw Sacmi maintaining its market shares”, began the President of Sacmi...


Luca Ceresa new commercial director of Saip

Technology - Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Effective June 1, 2020, Luca Ceresa has been appointed as then Commercial Director of Saip. He joined Saip in 2012 and since then has been holding the role of Area Manager for Americas, West Europe and North Europe, with exciting results. Ceresa graduated at the Liceo Scientifico high school and attended the law courses at...

A new era has started

Remote commissioning is possible with WM’s thermoforming machines

Technology - Wednesday, 10 June 2020

In 2019 the company Upax-Unity, based in Perm, Russia, has purchased three thermoforming machines by WM Thermoforming Machines, to enlarge their existing fleet of over 10 units by a well-known German supplier. The equipment by WM was delivered to the facility in Perm just before the world faced the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic...

Engel and Hack Formenbau against the coronavirus

High-volume production of test swabs to start shortly

Technology - Wednesday, 10 June 2020

The demand for test swabs for nasal and throat swab tests will continue to grow strongly due to Covid-19. Injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel and Hack Formenbau are jointly committed to ensuring the global supply of test swabs. By providing an integrated system solution and process technology consulting, they are helping plastics...

The fight against Covid-19

Community masks from Fröbel injection moulded with Wittmann Battenfeld technology

Technology - Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Domiciled in Blaufelden, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Fröbel has developed a high-quality community mask for the fight against Covid-19 together with its partner company AKO Kunststoffe Alfred Kolb in Hoffenheim. The parts for this mask are produced at Fröbel using latest injection molding technology from Wittmann Battenfeld...