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K speaks Italian

Almost 400 Italian companies in the plastics and rubber sector are registered for the up-coming edition of K, taking place in Düsseldorf on October 19-26, 2022. Per tradition, the Italian presence will be second only to that of the host country at the world’s most important fair for the sector and will mainly consist of...

Registration opened for JEC Forum Italy

Registration is now open for JEC Forum Italy, the first event in the country dedicated to composite materials to be held by JEC Group and Assocompositi in Bologna on June 6 and 7, 2023. After its debut next year, the event will then take place every time in a different Italian city, in order to promote the...

Over 20 thousand visitors at the first edition of Greenplast

Broadly positive balance for the first edition of Greenplast, the exhibition-convention which took place at Fiera Milano Rho from the 3rd to the 6th of May 2022, dedicated to materials, technologies, and transformation processes for plastics and rubber, with focus sections on...

Greenplast collects favours of exhibitors and visitors and makes an appointment for 2025

The first edition of the Greenplast exhibition and conference closed on May 6 at Fiera Milano. The event was welcomed by exhibitors and visitors to the point that Promaplast, the event organiser, announced that this fair dedicated to the environmental sustainability of the plastics industry will come back from...

Curtain on the second edition of Packaging Speaks Green, the forum returns in 2023

The curtain has just fallen on a successful second edition of Packaging Speaks Green, the international forum promoting the culture of sustainability and circular economy, held in conjunction with Ipack-Ima and Greenplast. As shown by the figures, it was a much wanted and much awaited event: over...

Postponement and venue change of Chinaplas 2022

The 35th Chinaplas has been postponed in view of the latest Covid development and further tightening of pandemic control measures in Shanghai and other provinces of China, and to protect the health and safety of all show participants as well as to ensure the best participation results for exhibitors and visitors...

Composite materials return to Paris

As the long-awaited event of the global composites community, JEC World 2022 will bring together professionals from all backgrounds, eager to meet again in person in Paris from May 3 to 5. Indeed, JEC World remains the unmissable trade show dedicated to composite materials, and the industry’s most significant business event...

JEC Forum Italy, the event dedicated to composites also lands in Italy

JEC Group and Assocompositi, the Italian association of composite materials, are organizing JEC Forum Italy, the first event in Italy dedicated exclusively to composite materials in all their different applications, which will be held for the first time next year in Bologna, at the Bologna Congressi exhibition...

Greenplast: ticket sales have begun, European and Middle Eastern buyer delegations at the fair

Another 50 days and the Fiera Milano fairgrounds in Rho-Pero opens its doors to Greenplast, the new exhibition-convention dedicated to materials, technologies, and processes involved in plastics and rubber manufacturing, with a focus on sustainability, materials recovery and recycling, and energy efficiency, scheduled for May 3-6...

At K 2022 the "Start-Up Zone"

Start-ups are young, creative, flexible and particularly stand out with their innovative solutions. So, K 2022 will offer the dedicated presentation area “Start-Up Zone” in the hall 8b at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre to newcomers specialised in the development of innovative products and solutions revolving around plastics and rubber...

Packaging Speaks Green 2022: the third international conference on sustainable packaging

From May 3 to 5, the world of sustainable packaging will meet in Milan for Packaging Speaks Green, the international forum on sustainability in the packaging supply chain which will be back as an in-person event in the Fiera Milano exhibition centre in Rho (Milan). The conference will be held in conjunction with...

On February 8 and 9 the fourth pre-GreenPlast webinar

The latest in the series of webinars organised in the run-up to GreenPlast 2022 has been scheduled for February 8 and 9, the first day in Italian and the second in English, in line with the tried-and-tested format used for the previous three. This time the event will focus, from an environmental perspective, on injection moulding. Entitled...

Italian manufacturers return to Moscow

Over 30 Italian companies are taking part in the collective - organized by Amaplast, a trade association representing some 170 Italian companies in the plastics and rubber processing machinery, ancillary equipment, and moulds industry and member of Confindustria - at the 24th edition of Interplastica, a specialized exhibition which...

JEC postponed from March to May

After thorough consultation with the exhibitors and partners of the event, JEC Group has decided to postpone the 2022 edition of JEC World. The world’s leading composites event will now take place from May 3 to 5, 2022, at the same venue Paris Nord Villepinte, as well as online via the JEC World Connect digital platform...

Tapping into opportunities presented by carbon neutrality and digitalization

At present, the manufacturing industry is in a dilemma featured in rising raw material prices and soaring freight costs worldwide. The global supply chain has encountered severe challenges, and there have been partial breaks. With the proposed goals of achieving carbon peak by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060...

Third webinar ahead of GreenPlast coming up in January 2022

As the new year gets under way, it will soon be time for a third live streamed webinar organised as part of the programme of initiatives aimed at sector professionals in the run-up to GreenPlast 2022, the new exhibition-conference event dedicated to plastics and rubber and to processing technologies and applications for these materials, which is...

GreenPlast 2022: organization in full swing

With four months to go before the inauguration, over a hundred companies have registered for GreenPlast, the new exhibition-convention dedicated to materials, technologies, and processes for plastics and rubber, taking place in Milan from May 3 to 6, 2022 with a special emphasis on environmental sustainability and energy efficiency...

A webinar for approaching GreenPlast 2022

On December 1, at 10.30 am, a webinar in Italian, introducing GreenPlast and its protagonists, is due to be live streamed, featuring Icma San Giorgio, Maris and Bausano. Promaplast’s intention, through this series of webinars - the first took place on 9 and 10 November and saw the participation of Tomra, Previero and Bandera...

PlastIndia 2022 postponed to a later date

The 2022 edition of PlastIndia, which was to be held from 17 to 21 February in New Delhi, has been rescheduled to a later date. The decision was taken by the organizers together with the fair’s partners to ensure safety and health for exhibitors, visitors and staff, as well as to prevent and avoid any...