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Sacmi hosts the AIM "technological day" on new cellulose-based materials

From pioneering research to applied technology, building the development prospects of an entire industry: cellulose-based materials for rigid sustainable packaging is a hot topic, and will be the focus of the “technological day” organized by AIM (the Italian association of science and macromolecule technology), scheduled for 22 November 2022...

K 2022: the seventieth anniversary edition archived with satisfaction

The joy of the plastics and rubber industry at finally being able to exchange ideas in person on a global level again after three years characterised K 2022 Düsseldorf and ensured an excellent mood among the 3,037 exhibitors. The companies reported extraordinarily good leads and a marked willingness to...

K 2022: 70 years for the plastics and rubber industry

The K show opens today and celebrates its 70th anniversary this year! With 3037 exhibitors offering the widest range of innovations along the entire value chain, K 2022 will provide a complete overview of...

Towards Plast 2023, first stop at K 2022 in Düsseldorf

The organization of Plast-International Exhibition for the Plastics and Rubber Industries which will take place from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 September 2023 at the Fiera Milano exhibition centre in Rho-Pero (Milan) has started its journey. One year before the inauguration, Plast secretariat has definitively put in motion the...

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...