• 15 May 2024

    The best Utech Europe in forty years

    The recent Utech Europe exhibition and conference held in Maastricht, the Netherlands, from 23 to 25 April, has confirmed its reputation as the leading global event for the polyurethanes industry by attracting more exhibitors and visitors than ever before in its 40-year history. The total number of attendees...
  • 08 May 2024

    All-round innovation in blow moulding

    Since the last edition of NPE in 2018, the plastics industry has undergone drastic changes to meet new challenges in the global climate, economy and politics. With this in mind, ST BlowMoulding has always been committed and focused on innovation and the development of new solutions in terms of...
  • 08 May 2024

    Engel to build a factory in Mexico

    According to the already known expansion plans in Mexico, Engel together with Queretaro Government announced its investment in the region during a meeting at the Mexican Embassy in Vienna (Austria). Following its company philosophy, “Close to the customer,” European injection moulding manufacturer...
  • 08 May 2024

    Ilham Kadri, CEO of Syensqo, elected to the presidency of Cefic

    Ilham Kadri, CEO of Syensqo, has been elected Cefic President, succeeding Martin Brudermueller. Ilham Kadri is one of Europe’s most prominent and well-known business leaders. She holds a degree in chemical engineering from L’École des Hauts Polymères in Strasbourg, and a PhD in macromolecular physico-chemistry from...
  • 08 May 2024

    Modern cable ducts lines

    The cable ducts are used worldwide, especially for the installation of fiber optic cables for internet expansion. The production of these pipes is particularly dependent on high precision and efficiency. battenfeld-cincinnati regularly sets new standards in this field with its innovative micro- and multiduct extrusion lines...
  • 23 April 2024

    Previero towards gender equality certification

    The Italian manufacturer Previero is preparing to achieve certification for gender equality in the company. The company is currently preparing the necessary documentation to obtain the certificate. The process will confirm Previero's commitment to promoting an inclusive and diverse working environment...
  • 23 April 2024

    Advanced static and dynamic process analysis

    The Dynamic-Rubber Process Analyser (D-RPA) 3000 developed by MonTech, represented in Italy by DGTS (Development of Gauge and Test Systems), is one of the world's most advanced high-end process analysis instruments, capable of satisfying the static and dynamic testing requirements of quality control and R&D...
  • 23 April 2024

    Sumitomo (SHI) Demag appoints Senior Director Technology

    Positioning the company to lead its response to future technological developments, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has appointed experienced processing and machinery expert Martin Pütz as its Senior Director Technology. As respected IKV (Institute for Plastics Processing) mechanical engineering academic...
  • 23 April 2024

    Versalis to acquire Tecnofilm and expands in the compounding

    Versalis, Eni's chemical company, announced the closing completion of the acquisition of 100% of Tecnofilm, a specialist company operating in the compounding sector following the approval of the competent authorities. Tecnofilm, a family-owned company based in the Marche, manufactures functionalised...
  • 23 April 2024

    Solvay inaugurates new blowing agent production unit in Rosignano

    Solvay, a global leader in essential chemistry, announced the opening of its groundbreaking Alve-One production unit in Rosignano, Italy. This marks a new milestone with the launch of a significant European production facility for Alve-One, a chemical blowing agent eco-designed to transform...
  • 17 April 2024

    Transversal hot blade guillotines

    Clean, accurate cuts without dust and burrs; no material waste thanks to long-lasting thin blades; process reliability; energy efficiency; high productivity; low maintenance costs; optimisation of the cutting cycle in both directions thanks to double-edge blades; ease of use and quick blade change; versatility thanks to...
  • 17 April 2024

    Cannon to introduce new PU processing solutions at Utech Europe

    At upcoming Utech Europe 2024, (Maastricht, the Netherlands, April 23-25), The event dedicated to the foam materials industry, Cannon Group will be presenting several innovative solutions and developments for the processing of polyurethanes.
    Cannon Afros will be exhibiting new equipment to...
  • 17 April 2024

    Three bubbles for blown shrink film

    Kuhne Anlagenbau focus at NPE 2024, Orlando, Florida, USA, 6-10 April, will be on large turnkey lines for extruding flexible simultaneously biaxially oriented barrier shrink films that do not require polyamide or polyester as a layer to impart strength to the structure. Consequently, they...
  • 17 April 2024

    The fourth generation joins the Reifenhäuser Group

    Jan Karnath, 39 years old, a nephew of Bernd Reifenhäuser (CEO) and Ulrich Reifenhäuser (CSO), is the first representative of the fourth generation to join the operational business of the Reifenhäuser Group. His start paves the way for the continuous development of the family business and...
  • 17 April 2024

    Self-administration for Illig recapitalization and restructuring

    The Heilbronn-based mechanical engineering company Illig is continuing its equity capitalization and restructuring process as part of its self-administered restructuring proceedings (equal to a chapter 11 according to the US law). The Heilbronn Local Court today accepted the company's filing. The self-administration will be led by...
  • 10 April 2024

    Macchi to exhibit new 5-layer R-POD Flex line at NPE 2024

    On the occasion of the next NPE show (Orlando, Florida, 6-10 May) Macchi will be exhibiting a 5-layer R-POD Flex blown film line representing the latest evolution of the innovative POD Flex system (dedicated to polyolefin), specifically designed for very high productivity and for the use of...
  • 10 April 2024

    A new sales and product manager for Syncro Group

    With a technical and commercial track record spanning over 30 years of in the field of extrusion, injection and blow molding, Yuri Agaiep is the new sales and product manager of Syncro Group with the task of consolidating the market of the group’s companies...
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