• 11 May 2022

    Maag Group acquires AMN DPI

    Maag Group has acquired the French tool manufacturer AMN DPI. Maag is thus consistently continuing its path as an integrated supplier for systems in the plastics industry from extruder tip. Founded in 1979 and based in Normandy, AMN, a developer and manufacturer of polymer...
  • 04 May 2022

    In Kentucky, Netstal subsidiary for the US and Canadian markets

    The recently established US subsidiary of Netstal Maschinen, Netstal Inc., moved into its new headquarter. Based in Hebron, Kentucky (United States), the team led by new president Doug Haberman will provide comprehensive support to customers from the US and Canada, and continue to expand North American business...
  • 04 May 2022

    The transformation of Versalis activities in Porto Marghera continues

    Versalis confirms the transformation of its activities at Porto Marghera (Venezia, Italy) and the implementation of new industrial initiatives in the area. These initiatives complement Eni's plans in the petrochemical and biorefinery field for a total of more than 500 million euros in investments, and aim to accelerate the energy transition and...
  • 04 May 2022

    Two new entries in Syncro Group

    Since the beginning of May, Syncro Group has a new business development manager for the North American market and a new  sales manager and product manager for the wire & cable division: they are respectively Paolo Gasparotto (photo on the left) and Andrea Stoppa (photo below)...
  • 03 May 2022

    New CEO and COO for Plastics Industry Association

    The Plastics Industry Association (Plastics) Board of Directors voted to appoint Matt Seaholm to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Glenn Anderson to the position of Chief Operating Officer. “We are incredibly excited to elevate both of these gentlemen to lead this organization into
  • 03 May 2022

    The plastics circular economy situation in Europe

    The European association of plastics manufacturers, Plastics Europe launched the second edition of the “Circular Economy for Plastics - A European Overview”, a detailed report of plastics flows related to production, conversion, consumption, waste management, recycling, and use of recycled plastics in Europe in 2020...
  • 03 May 2022

    The first three months of Basf in 2022

    The first quarter of 2022 was characterized by significantly higher energy and raw materials prices as well as supply chain disruptions. “Nevertheless, we had a very good start to the year 2022,” said Martin Brudermüller, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Basf, at the company’s virtual Annual Shareholders’ Meeting this year...
  • 03 May 2022

    IMCD stops its business in Russia

    The Management Board of IMCD has decided to discontinue business in Russia and close its offices in Saint Petersburg and Moscow. This follows IMCD’s decision of early March to suspend import and export operations in Russia and scale down the local business due to increasing international sanctions...
  • 27 April 2022

    Covestro pushes on circular economy and carbon neutrality

    Shareholders approved all the resolutions proposed by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board by the required majority at Covestro Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2022. The actions of Covestro’s Board of Management and Supervisory Board were ratified. As in the past two years, the Annual General Meeting was...
  • 27 April 2022

    Sirmax reorganizes itself with the "Lean Agile" project

    Less than two years after its start-up, the results of the “Lean Agile” project, implemented by Sirmax Group thanks to the collaboration with Considi, a Vicenza-based consulting company specializing in 4.0, Lean production, improvement strategy, management and business organization, are already tangible and concrete. The project...
  • 27 April 2022

    Dino Sandretto has died

    Dino Sandretto has died at the age of 95 years old. Alongside his brother, Modesto (who died in 2004), Sandretto founded the company Sandretto in 1946, that was destined to become one of the leading manufacturers of injection moulding machines in the immediate aftermath of World War II, bringing global fame to Pont Canavese...
  • 20 April 2022

    VFSE renewed the top management and elected Mele as president

    The association of European manufacturers of PVC films and sheets, Vinyl Films and Sheets Europe announced the composition of the new board for the next biennium 2022-2024. The structure of the Executive Committee was almost entirely reconfirmed. Stefano Mele (Gruppo Fabbri) is the newly elected president...
  • 13 April 2022

    Sipa opens its doors to future packaging designers

    Students and teachers of the master degree course in eco-packaging design at Politecnico di Torino were welcomed by Sipa, a company based in Vittorio Veneto (Treviso, Italy), as part of an open-house event organised for schools and universities with a view to the exchange of experiences between the...