Appointment in Lossburg

The technical and engineering direction of Arburg entrusted to Guido Frohnhaus

Technology - Wednesday, 22 January 2020

At the start of the year, has taken over as Managing Director Technology & Engineering at Arburg in Lossburg. The 50-year-old engineer's remit includes the production, research and development, materials administration and technical administration departments. Guido Frohnhaus brings the ideal qualities to his role as Managing Director...

New developments from FB Balzanelli

Coilers for large-diameter pipes

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

For coiling pipes up to 110 mm, 125 mm and 160 mm, FB Balzanelli recently introduced the coilers mod. MSR3065PE, MSR3015PE and MSR3515PE. All the models are the single reel type with the outer cut of the pipe and able to clamp the pipe automatically or manually, depending on customer preference...

Powered by Colines

“Thick&Thin", the revolutionary cast unit

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Taking advantage of a 40 years experience in extrusion, Colines has developed a very innovative system for the production of high range thickness CPP, CPE and multilayer barrier film, from 15 to 500 micron. The system consists of a multi-roller cast unit with two separate cast zones, which allows...


Engel in Chile with Noblecorp

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

The new representation of Engel in Chile is Noblecorp. The two partners are thereby expanding their cooperation. Noblecorp is already successful in Peru on behalf of the Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer and system solution provider. "We are delighted to have won Noblecorp for the important Chilean market," says...

Continuous melt filter

Ultra-high throughputs by removing even difficult contaminants

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Member of the Maag Group, Ettlinger developed the brand new ERF 1000 high performance melt filter for very high throughputs in recycling applications for plastic materials. The four filter drums provide a total of 6,280 square centimetres of filtration surface - twice as much as the ERF 500, the previous top-of-the-range model...

Metal separation from virgin and recycled plastics

Protect processing machines and improve product quality

Technology - Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Metal contamination is an issue for any company producing plastics products or managing plastic waste.  In virgin plastic manufacturing processes, metal damages processing equipment and the quality of the end-product. Recycled plastic commonly has both ferrous and non-ferrous metal contamination, and removal is vital to...

Bandera sustains the circular economy

“Green” alternative to the PVC or PE films for food

Technology - Wednesday, 8 January 2020

The Italian manufacturer of extrusion plants, Bandera, is determined to keep a steady commitment to and support of the circular economy. The bio-compostable materials represent a valid option to boost the “green performing” packaging products. In this regard, in the blown film sector, Bandera is increasingly involved in fruitful...

The new technological centre of CMS

Racing with the giants of the automotive and aerospace industries

Technology - Wednesday, 8 January 2020

A technological development centre with special, state-of-the-art machinery to process composite materials, plastic, glass, stone and metal. An outlook onto the future of smart manufacturing for companies in state-of-the-art industries like car and aerospace, which here, can not only discover the latest innovations in terms of technologies and services...

Sacmi at Upakovka 2020

Sustainable solutions for the plastic packaging of the future

Technology - Wednesday, 8 January 2020

With over 1,000 cap types used by the global industry's major players, Sacmi is the world's number one beverage cap designer. Needless to say, the Group is set to play a pivotal role at Upakovka, Russia's biggest packaging&processing technology fair, to be held in Moscow from January 28 to 31, 2020...

Italian manufacturers

Less-than-encouraging full-year forecast

Technology - Wednesday, 8 January 2020

A negative year-end result is expected for the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery industry as reiterated in the foreign trade data just published by Istat (Italian National Statistical Institute) for January-September, analysed by the Amaplast Studies Center...


Paul Caprio new president for Engel North America

Technology - Wednesday, 8 January 2020

With the beginning of the new year, Engel North America welcomes Paul Caprio as president. As of January 2, 2020, Caprio is managing the sales and service subsidiary of the Austria-based injection moulding machine builder together with CEO Mark Sankovitch...

In February 2020

New subsidiary in North America for Pegaso Industries

Technology - Wednesday, 18 December 2019

The holding company based in Borgoricco (Padua, Italy) that includes Plastic Systems, Blauwer, Ergomec, PETSolutions and Steels Systems, Pegaso Industries, will soon open a new subsidiary in North America with the aim of developing the local market. Plastic Systems Usa will join Plastic Systems Shanghai, Plastic Systems Latin America and...