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Icma San Giorgio turn-key line

Productivity, cleanliness and safety for the pharmaceutical sector

Technology - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

In April, Icma San Giorgio (San Giorgio su Legnano, Milan, Italy) has delivered a complete extrusion system to a major European pharma group. The new line extrudes several types of TPE foil for pharma applications. Gravimetric dosing units, a high-efficient corotating extruder Icma MCM 60 and downstream equipment of a three-roll calender and...

Presentations and an open house event in Ceriano Laghetto

Wittmann Battenfeld Italia inaugurates its new headquarters

Technology - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Over 250 people - customers, industry professionals and members of the specialised press - recently gathered for the official opening of the new Wittmann Battenfeld Italia headquarters in Ceriano Laghetto (near Monza), and for two days (May 9th and 10th) given over to presentations and an open house event...

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In Milan, Petra Cullmann unveils her take on K 2019

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

“The spaces at the K fair in Düsseldorf have been fully booked up for months now and we are expecting more than 3,000 exhibitors from all the continents (around 60 countries). We are pleased to say there will be over 400 Italian exhibitors present, who will be occupying around 27,000 square metres, a slightly larger area than last time. We are hugely grateful...

The Engel portal

e-connect thousandfold in use

Technology - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Engel celebrates the 1000th user of its new customer portal e-connect. At its Nivnice plant in the South East of the Czech Republic, the automotive supplier Teknia produces a wide range of products from technical parts to sophisticated visual components. e-connect offers on-site support to maintenance staff and machine operators in providing machine...

Work in progress in Lossburg

Arburg to build new assembly hall at central production site

Marketing - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

On May 16, Arburg officially marked the start of construction on a new assembly hall with a ground-breaking ceremony. With the new building, production capacities for large Allrounder injection moulding machines and customer-specific turnkey systems are being further expanded. The investment volume amounts to tens of millions of euros. With this...

RadiciGroup at Chinaplas 2019

Group know-how and materials chiefly targeted on four strategic markets

Materials - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

RadiciGroup is exhibiting at Chinaplast 2019 through Radici Plastics Suzhou and focusing on four strategic markets for its high performance polymers business area: automotive, electrical/electronics, water and heating systems, and transport. “We have just increased our production capacity”, pointed out Alberto Sessolo, CEO of...

Cooperation between Lanxess and Citrine

Deploying artificial intelligence in product development

Materials - Wednesday, 22 May 2019

By deploying artificial intelligence (AI), the specialty chemicals company Lanxess is looking to drastically cut the amount of time it takes to develop new materials. For this, the company has entered into close collaboration with Citrine Informatics, a US-based AI company specializing in data-driven materials development...

Italians at Chinaplas

The Canton fair is approaching

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

At the thirty-third Chinaplas fair (Canton, May 21-24, 2019), the Italian collective organised by Amaplast (the Italian trade association, member of Confindustria, bringing together about 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) will include about fifty Italian businesses and occupy an area of...

Important anniversary in Budrio

CMG: over forty years on the scene

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

On May 8, CMG, manufacturer of granulators and shredders, turned 40 and, to celebrate this milestone invited customers, representatives and members of the press to an event held at its Budrio (Bologna, Italy) headquarters and at the Museo Enzo Ferrari in Modena. The celebrations started in the morning with a tour of the departments and the test room...

Colines open house

Three days devoted to the ALLrollEX for stretch film

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The latest open house of Colines was widely appreciated by all the customers. The event, which took place at the Colines facility in Marano Ticino (Novara, Italy) on May 8, 9, and 10, gave the company the chance to meet several customers from worldwide and show them the latest improvements in its ALLrollEX production line...

A partnership for three

ST Blow Moulding enters the field of industrial packaging

Technology - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The blow moulding machine manufacturer ST Blow Moulding recently entered a strategic partnership with AST Kunststoffverarbeitung as a multinational producer as well as with W. Müller as a supplier and specialist for multilayer extrusion heads. In this way, ST Blow Moulding lays down the track for entering...

Sipa at Chinaplas

Focus on performance and product lightening

Marketing - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

The leading PET bottle production equipment specialist Sipa is coming to Chinaplas, scheduled in Guangzhou from May 21-24, to demonstrate its strength in sustainable solutions for packaging that combines high performance with low weight. Sipa produces machinery and moulds for injection moulded PET preforms and for...


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