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Marketing - Thursday, 1 August 2019

The MacPlas Online editorial staff informs its readers that, due to the summer holidays, the updating of the website is suspended until August 31, and that the next MacPlas E-news newsletter in English will be sent on September 4. We wish all our readers a restful summer break.

Bill Carteaux successor chosen

Tony Radoszewski new president and CEO of Plastics

Marketing - Thursday, 1 August 2019

The Plastics Industry Association has named Tony Radoszewski president and chief executive officer effective September 16, 2019. Radoszewski, a Plastics industry veteran with nearly 40 years of experience in the field, joins Plastics after serving since 2006 as the president of the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI)...

Negri Bossi at the K show with four machines

The Nova family enlarges with the s600T model

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

On a 480-smq stand, Negri Bossi will be displaying four machines which focal point will be the all new Nova s600T model, which completes this range of presses. In addition to this, the company also will be showing two electric machines from its Nova eT range as well as a 330 tonnes servo hydraulic machine...

Amut Group introduces its K

Seamless extrusion, recycling and thermoforming

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

At the K 2019 show, Amut Group will present in operation the brand-new ACS 2000 cast line for stretch film production. Most awaited is the Q-Catcher, the recent developed patented system. The Q-Catcher concept has been presented this year during the Stretch Film Conference in Barcelona, the Plastics Extrusion World Expo held in Cleveland...

New development at Rodolfo Comerio

“Supercombined” calendering line for tires

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

One of the major tire manufacturer in the world commissioned from Rodolfo Comerio a new calendering line for its plant in India. Featuring a 1,900 mm wide calender, this “supercombined” calendering line will be able to produce rubberized textile cords and inner liners, with the possibility to prearrange it for the future production of rubberized steel cord...

Arburg in Düsseldorf

Two views of one world

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

“As the world's leading trade fair in its industry, the K trade fair is the most important platform for presenting important visions and innovations. Every three years, the world of plastics looks to Düsseldorf to see where the journey is headed in the future," says Michael Hehl, Managing Partner and spokesman for the Arburg Management Board...

Congress in Mumbai

At the end of August two days devoted to films and flexible packaging

Marketing - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

The eighth edition of the "Specialty films and flexible packaging" congress organized by ElitePlus++ is scheduled in Mumbai on August 22 and 23. The event will be devoted to films and flexible packaging, with particular attention to aspects concerning the sustainability of materials and processes, circular economy and recycling...

The K 2019 of Coperion and Coperion K-Torn

The efficiency above all

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

In keeping with the motto “Making more out of your plastics”, Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will exhibit a variety of new and continuing developments of their technological solutions for plastics processing at K 2019. Coperion will demonstrate how, by using energy and other resources responsibly, even plastics can be manufactured sustainably...

Brückner at K 2019

Dual layout plant for BOPE and BOPP film

Technology - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Brückner Maschinenbau is working on a means to make films with the highest possible recycling capabilities producible on film stretching lines. The focus is on mono-material film with superior mechanical and optical properties, which will be able to substitute previous multi-layer films made from different materials. These are ideal for the use in new...

Napapijri chooses Econyl from Aquafil

Circular fashion with the jacket in recyclable PA 6

Materials - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Blazing a trail in circular innovation, Napapijri has seamlessly combined breakthrough technology, cutting-edge design, and sustainability with the launch of Skidoo Infinity, a jacket designed to be 100% recycled and made from Econyl recycled material from Aquafil...

BFM consolidates its presence in Asia

Lines for FFS bags in Indonesia and Malaysia

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

By delivering two complete, high-productivity lines for FFS (Form, Fill, Seal) bags, installed in Indonesia and Malaysia respectively, BFM consolidates its presence in the Asian market. The FFS lines for heavy duty bags developed by the Varese-based manufacturer consist of a motorized...

Dual supply for Bandera

SmartFlex in Poland and Slovenia

Technology - Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Greater flexibility is the key aspect that makes the SmartFlex lines the most appreciated and required by customers among the other Bandera blown film technologies. Recently, two SmartFlex lines have been delivered to two producers from Eastern Europe: one in Poland and one in Slovenia...

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