Manufacturers adhering to Amaplast

Activities continue also during the coronavirus emergency

Technology - Monday, 9 March 2020

The Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery belonging to the Amaplast trade association, including those whose company premises are inside the areas subject to the restrictions introduced by the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers (DPCM) issued on Sunday 8 March 2020, are still operating. For all companies...

Gefran renews the Performance series

Increasingly smart and integrated double loop PID controllers

Technology - Wednesday, 4 March 2020

The Italian group specialised in the design and production of sensors, electric drives, automation components and industrial process control systems, Gefran, presents the updated Performance series of double loop PID Controllers, with control functions of motorised valves and generation of setpoint profiles. The range is made up of...

From Germany

Arburg Technology Days 2020 canceled

Technology - Wednesday, 4 March 2020

“In view of current developments regarding the coronavirus, Arburg management decided on February 26 to cancel the International Technology Days from March 11 to 14, 2020, in Lossburg”. This is the beginning of the press release with which the German manufacturer announces that the technological event organized annually at its...

Good news

Amaplast members working at full capacity, despite coronavirus

Technology - Thursday, 27 February 2020

In consideration of the measures adopted by the Government with regard to the spread of coronavirus, Amaplast, the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds manufacturers’ association, underlines that to date its member companies have implemented all the actions required by legislation to protect the health and safety of its...

Omso opens its doors

More than two months of demonstrations

Technology - Wednesday, 26 February 2020

From February 20 to April 30, Omso is opening the doors of its Reggio Emilia facility in order to exhibit a Wet-On-Dry version of its flexographic printing machine Servocup, and to demonstrate the capabilities of the machine in terms of reliability, speed of format change, production and quality. Visitors will also be offered...

Operation by the families Hehl and Keinath

Arburg acquires RepRap and expands in the additive manufacturing

Technology - Wednesday, 26 February 2020

The entrepreneurial families Hehl und Keinath have taken over the German RepRap, based in Feldkirchen. The partners consider additive manufacturing to be an important complementary production method for plastics processing which holds significant promise for the future. Due to the successful market entry with the...

Generation change

Sebastian Dombos new head of sales at Engel Deutschland

Technology - Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Sebastian Dombos is the new head of sales at the Engel Deutschland Nuremberg location. This personnel decision sees the injection moulding machine manufacturer and system solution provider, headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria, prepare the generation change in the board of the subsidiary with foresight...

Supply for the automotive indutry

3,500 Fanuc robots for BMW cars

Technology - Wednesday, 26 February 2020

The industrial robot manufacturer Fanuc and the automotive group BMW have signed a framework agreement for the supply of 3,500 robots for new production lines and plants. Fanuc robots will be used in the production of current and future generations of BMW models. The first robots were installed at the end of 2019. Further robots will be used at...

Expansion in Germany

Persico acquires the activities of bielomatik in the welding business

Technology - Wednesday, 19 February 2020

The leading Italian multinational production systems manufacturer, Persico, has announced the acquisition of the plastic welding business of bielomatik Leuze, a manufacturer of plastic welding and lubrication systems based in Neuffen, Germany. The acquisition will significantly strengthen the market presence of both Persico Group...

Happy anniversary Adler

Where eagles dare

Technology - Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Founded in 1950 in the historical town centre of Besano (near Varese, Italy), Adler celebrates, in 2020, its 70th year in business. Starting as a company specialized in designing and modifying any kind of machinery for the new-born Italian industry immediately after the Second World War, Adler soon began to manufacture machines for...

Sacmi introduces Driva

The format changeover on the machines for the preform inspection becomes autonomous

Technology - Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Two technological leaps in one: Sacmi has now made the manual format changeover procedure for preform inspection machines both automatic and autonomous. As of today, smart format changeover control is performed by an all-new computer vision device, Sacmi Driva (Drive and Recognise with Intelligent Vision Algorithms)...

Moss North America

From Reggio Emilia to Miami to better assist North American customers

Technology - Wednesday, 12 February 2020

In order to provide better services to existing and prospect customers from the North American market, Moss decide to go one step further and open a subsidiary company in the US. On January 2020, Moss unveil the nameplate of Moss North America, the company’s first site abroad...