Two-day open house for Moss

Many novelties showcased to the clients, suppliers and families

Technology - Wednesday, 5 November 2014

On October 23 and 24, Moss opened its doors at its Reggio Emilia (Italy) premises to introduce its most innovative machines for printing and moulding plastic containers, of which the company is the largest manufacturer globally. In addition to Italian and foreign clients and suppliers...

Sipa cooperates with CTS

PET tanks for compressed gasses

Technology - Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Sipa received a very interesting call recently from a new company, not far from Vittorio Veneto (near Treviso, Italy, where it is headquartered), that was developing an innovative range of ultra-light high-performance compressed gas cylinders. CTS, Composite Technical Systems, based near Udine (Italy), wanted...

A devoted event by Gefran

The revamping on injection machines is increasingly important

Technology - Tuesday, 4 November 2014

The “Revamping Day” held at the Gefran headquarters in Provaglio d'Iseo (near Brescia, Italy) was dedicated to the revamping of injection moulding machines for thermoplastics. The initiative, which took place at the beginning of October, had a positive response from industry experts and system integrators from all over Italy...      

PE pipe production

Two more Tecnomatic extruders to Mexican Valtic

Technology - Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Mexican manufacturer of polyethylene pipes, Valtic, selected the technological solutions of Tecnomatic to strengthen its market leadership position. “In less than ten years the company passed from an output of 1,500 kg per year to over ten thousand tons placing itself as a processor recognized for the quality of its products...

Italian project for automotive

First electric 3D printed car

Technology - Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Her name is Strati and she came to life after 44 hours of printing and 2 days of assembly at Chicago’s International Manufacturing Technology Show, one of the world’s largest industrial trade fairs. This world first was created by American company Local Motors, a small car manufacturer...

Anticipations from Star Automation Europe

Two new ranges of robots ready to be marketed

Technology - Wednesday, 22 October 2014

At Friedrichshafen Star Automation Europe has exhibited two new robots and a packaging application in collaboration with Arburg and Hofstetter. The first robot series - the ES-800II - is ready to be marketed, while the other series - the XW-122 - will be launched in spring 2015...

New order for Union

PP sheet line in southern Italy

Technology - Wednesday, 22 October 2014

A new complete line for the co-extrusion of polypropylene sheet has been ordered from Union by a converter in the south of Italy. The line will be used to produce food wrap 950 mm wide with thickness ranging from 0.3 to 1.5 mm at a hourly production rate of over 1,000 kg. The plant comprises two single-screw extruders configured to ensure....

Anniversary and a new machine

From Exact an extruder for hot recovery

Technology - Wednesday, 22 October 2014

In 2014, Exact is celebrating forty years of activity and, for this occasion, it has launched the new E-15 extruder, which extends its range of product introducing a system for hot recovery. The new extruder is suitable for both closed loop in-line recycling (trimmings of thermoplastic films such as LDPE, LLDPE, mLLDPE, HDPE and EVA as well as

Amut line in Russia

HDPE dimpled membrane for the construction industry

Technology - Wednesday, 15 October 2014

An extrusion line for HDPE dimpled membrane with net width of 4 meters has been recently manufactured ​​by Amut for a major Russian producer of building materials. HDPE dimpled membranes are widely used for the protection and drainage of underground walls, as well as for the protection and ventilation of waterproofing...

Flexographic printing

Bielloni improves drying of colours on Telia range

Technology - Wednesday, 15 October 2014

The whole range of the Telia Gearless flexographic printing machines developed by Bielloni Converting can be now equipped on request with a new enhanced drying tunnel featuring an innovative hot air recirculation and recovery system. This solution allows energy savings up to 30% in addition to ensuring excellent results...

Italian-German collaboration

Tecnomatic heads on Inoex Advantage lines

Technology - Wednesday, 15 October 2014

The German firm Inoex turned to the Italian manufacturer Tecnomatic for the supply of extruders and extruder heads to equip their Advantage lines for pipe diameters of up to 1000 mm. The two companies have already presented a line equipped with a Vega extruder and a Venus 630 head for pipes with diameters from 280 to 500 mm to major European converters...

Meet the needs of moulders

Husky further expands its hot runners and controllers business

Technology - Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Husky Injection Molding Systems continues to make significant investments to support the strong growth of its hot runners and controllers customers. The company established its hot runners and controllers business as a strategic priority early in 2013 and is focused on developing innovative products and services that solve customers’ key...