Technology

Amut supply

Two lines for Chinese waterproofing membranes

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Two extrusion lines for the production of waterproofing membranes in PVC and TPO have been recently supplied by Amut to Jiangsu Canlon. “We are becoming the largest supplier of waterproofing materials around China reaching a productivity capacity of 10 million sqm per year of waterproofing membranes in polymer...

Milacron sold the blow moulding business

Two US investment funds are the new owners of Uniloy

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

On May 14, Milacron announced that it entered into a definitive agreement with Osgood Capital Group and Cyprium Investment Partners to sell its Uniloy blow moulding business. Tom Goeke, Milacron President and CEO, said, “The sale of the Uniloy blow moulding business is being transacted in the best interests of Milacron, its stockholders, and its...

Strategic investment for Frigel

Frigel Eastern Europe opens in Poland

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

A strategic investment gives Frigel Group direct access to the Polish market of process cooling solutions in plastics, beverage and die casting industries. The company announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Poland as another important step for its global strategic growth...

Restructuring

Milacron sells blow moulding activities

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

In its first quarter financial report, issued April 30, Milacron announced that it will be offering for sale the Uniloy blow moulding machinery business. Uniloy’s line of blow moulding machines includes reciprocating screw blow moulders, injection blow moulding presses, shuttle machines and accumulator head blow moulding machines. The business...

The Wittmann Group 2018

On course for further growth in 2018

Technology - Wednesday, 8 May 2019

In 2018, the Wittmann Group realized 425 million Euros in sales, which represents an increase of just under 6% in turnover compared to the previous year. According to Michael Wittmann, Managing Director and CEO of the Wittmann Group, this development is extremely satisfactory. With 2,415 associates, the Group’s workforce was...

IVM acquires the second Nova eT

From an hydraulic press to an all electric one to improve process and productivity

Technology - Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Less than six months after the delivery of the first Nova eT all electric machine of Negri Bossi, the British IVM has taken delivery of a 280-ton model. The machine was purchased to produce an existing under-seat automotive component, with a visible and textured front face. The tool previously ran on a modern 270-ton hydraulic machine achieving a 46-second cycle time...

Gefran launches Hyperwave

Contacless magnetostrictive position transducer

Technology - Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Italian multinational company specialized in the design and production of automation components and industrial process control systems, Gefran launched the new magnetostrictive position transducer Hyperwave at Hannover Messe. “Gefran boasts a consolidated know-how, which is the result of over...

Arburg seminar at the University of Bologna

Additive manufacturing in medical technology

Technology - Wednesday, 24 April 2019

On May 23, Arburg Italy will hold its first seminar on "Additive manufacturing in medical technology" at the "Alma Mater Studiorum" University in Bologna. Maurizio Fiorini, Mattia Mele and Luca Tomesani from the University of Bologona will speak about their experience using the Freeformer and will present applications as well as the new...

A new centre for 3D Systems in Italy

Advanced SLA and SLS in Pinerolo, Italy

Technology - Wednesday, 24 April 2019

The official opening of its new Advanced Additive Manufacturing Centre in Pinerolo, Italy, has been announced by 3D Systems in recent days. Over the past fifteen months, the company undertook a multimillion-dollar expansion to more than double the manufacturing capacity and increase breadth of capabilities to meet increasing customer demand...

Bausano open day on granulation

Induction heating for energy savings up to 35%

Technology - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

On Thursday, April 11, Bausano opened the doors of its Rivarolo Canavese (Turin, Italy) factory to welcome around 60 customers and partners for an open day devoted to the production of plastic granulate, PVC in particular. The day-long event, organised by this renowned extrusion line manufacturer kicked off with a brief presentation of the...

HRScool by HRSflow

Hot runner systems without water cooling of the actuators

Technology - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

HRScool is an innovative solution from HRSflow (part of INglass Group) for hot runner injection moulding in which the otherwise necessary water cooling of the corresponding actuator can be dispensed with. The key to this is the twice optimized temperature management system, in which insulating supporting columns with a...

The Marangoni GRP joint venture enlarges

A new Ringtread franchisee in the tyre retreading business in India

Technology - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The joint venture active in the commercial vehicle retreading sector in India, Marangoni GRP Private Limited (MGPL), has signed up a new full service Ringtread franchisee at Chennai, India - Xtramiles, a new entrant into the tyre retreading business. Giuseppe Marangoni, Vice President, Group Marangoni and Harsh Gandhi...