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Bandera at K 2022 - A challenge to be tackled with talent

This year BANDERA – Extrusion Intelligence has reached the prestigious milestone of 75 years of business, confirming itself as a global leader in the design and manufacturing of lines for the extrusion of plastic materials for industrial and consumer goods packaging, in particular...

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High energy costs badly affect plastics converters in Europe

Several European plastics converters are at risk due to the high energy prices. EuPC, the European association representing processing companies, has sounded the alarm at the continental level. Converters like many other energy-intensive industries, are shocked by the dramatic...

Five reasons not to miss the K 2022 of WM Thermoforming Machines

The Swiss manufacturer of thermoforming machines WM Thermoforming Machines will attend K 2022 with its largest machine, and a calendar full of events and activities. And there are at last five reasons to visit its booth at the trade fair. First, the FC 1000 IM2, the largest machine in the company range, also known as...

Banco BPM supports Comerio Ercole green transition

A loan worth three million euros was recently granted by Banco BPM to support the new investment plan for the green transition of Comerio Ercole. The loan, which falls into the category of Sustainable Linked Loans, is aimed at achieving the sustainable development goals defined in the company's strategic plan and includes the...

Colines presents its exhibition program for K 2022

Less than a month away from the opening of Messe Düsseldorf gates for the K 2022 trade fair, Colines presents its exhibition program for the German event. Visitors of its booth will have the chance to get in touch with all the latest technologial solutions achieved by its group of companies, starting with...

PET bottles for sparkling wine

Designed to replace traditional glass bottles, Sipa presents the first PET bottle for sparkling wine to be filled on existing bottling lines. The wine sector accounts for something like 45% of the market for glass bottles, which until recently was on a rapid rise - currently over 5 million tonnes, compared with...

Bausano experts explain the Smart Energy System

On the occasion of K 2022, Bausano provides the skills of its pool of technicians in the fields of recycling, pipe extrusion, screw design and compounding. Customers will be able to benefit from specific advice at its stand and discover the innovative patent pending Smart Energy System together with the Bausano team. A solution for...

RadiciGroup concludes the acquisition of Ester Industries engineering plastics

RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers completed the acquisition of the engineering plastics business of the Indian company Ester Industries. Last May, RadiciGroup announced this important action aimed at strengthening its internationalization strategy, with an investment of around 35 million euros...

Positive first half year for Piovan Group

The board of directors of Piovan approved the consolidated half-year financial report as at 30 June 2022: revenues reached 238.1 million euros, up 63.1% compared to 2021 (+ 5.5% on an organic basis and excluding one-off items) while the Ebitda amounted to 27.3 million euros (11.5% of revenues)...

At K, Icma recycling and compounding technologies turn green and orange

Green and orange, the corporate colours of Icma San Giorgio, will identify the solutions that the company will be exhibiting at K 2022 for recycling and compounding, respectively. In the green space Icma will unveil the innovative One-Step upcycling line for flexible packaging in its latest patented version where...

NoEl enters Gruppo Colines Holding

Colines announced the acquisition of NoEl, company headquartered in San Pietro Mosezzo (Novara, Italy) and specialized in the manufacture of machines for pre-stretched coreless film production and reels slitting. NoEl is a highly technology-oriented company. As a matter of fact, over 50% of the company staff is...

Syncro Group team is further expanding

Walter Cavicchioli is the new sales manager of Syncro e Plantech-CST, covering Europe, Middle East and Africa markets. He joins the group bringing his 30 years of experience in the study of complex applications in the world of automation and material handling, experience gained in companies such as Doteco, Piovan and Penta...

All for the cooling and the thermoregulation of moulds

Frigel brings to the K-22 show the main highlights of its portfolio of products tailored to the main plastic market segments, such as automotive, packaging, medical and all other sectors dedicated to the injection moulding of technical parts. New machine side solutions have been designed to ensure the maximum profitability and quickest ROI for...

Viper 4 is coming, a compact and efficient robot

Engel extends its series of linear robots for K 2022 with the new viper 4. What is currently the smallest viper model sees the Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer and automation expert explore a new approach. The use of low-voltage drive technology significantly boosts the energy efficiency. This innovation is...

Macchi at K 2022 with an R-POD Flex 5 line for polyolefins and recyclates

On occasion of the next K 2022 show, Macchi will be exhibiting an R-POD (Polyolefin Dedicated) Flex 5 line for the production of 5-layer bubble film. It is the latest evolution of the innovative POD Flex system, specifically designed for very high productivity and for the use of "secondary" raw materials (regenerated/recycled). This...

Moretto at K: not only technology but also passion, ideas and values

Subject-matter expertise, competence and innovation are the pillars that have guided the Moretto business for over 40 years in pursuing a fundamental goal: to satisfy customer requests, to exceed expectations, to be the ideal partner in the supply of automations for the plastics processing industry. Passion, ideas, values and people characterize...

At K 2022 Negri Bossi and Nissei look to the future together

At K 2022, Negri Bossi will come together with Nissei Plastic Industrial. The Italian manufacturer of injection moulding machines, in fact, is part of the Nissei Group, which took it over in 2020. Under the motto "A look to the future", the two companies will be exhibiting their products in the same booth along with the Roboline robots by Sytrama...

An unprecedented K for Colines

Colines is ready to take on to the upcoming K show in Düsseldorf: the Italian company booth will be bigger than ever, about 700 sqm. Colines will be showcasing a cast extrusion line in operation daily and further technology solutions. “We can’t wait to meet all our valued customers and partners”, said...

Technologies for sustainable injection moulding

At K 2022, Oerlikon HRSflow will focus on an extensive range of hot runners tailored to small shot weights and the new Xp nozzle series for use in thin-wall injection moulding. Both support the trend towards greater sustainability by helping to reduce energy consumption in plastics processing. Applications of...

Arburg at K 2022 will only have a "plan A"

At K 2022 Arburg is pursuing a clearly worded line of communication: "There is only a Plan A". "Plan A" conveys a commitment to making a contribution and presenting solutions for the important global issues of sustainability, the circular economy and CO2 reduction. With "Plan A", the Lossburg-based company is confirming...