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Inauguration of the new Plantech-CST headquarters in Cavezzo

In recent days, the new production site of Plantech-CST, a company of the Syncro Group, was inaugurated in Cavezzo (Modena). This investment has been planned to support the continuous development of cutting-edge technologies and the company’s entry into new markets. Besides the company’s top management, the inauguration...

High energy costs badly affect plastics converters in Europe

Several European plastics converters are at risk due to the high energy prices. EuPC, the European association representing processing companies, has sounded the alarm at the continental level. Converters like many other energy-intensive industries, are shocked by the dramatic...

RadiciGroup concludes the acquisition of Ester Industries engineering plastics

RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers completed the acquisition of the engineering plastics business of the Indian company Ester Industries. Last May, RadiciGroup announced this important action aimed at strengthening its internationalization strategy, with an investment of around 35 million euros...

Positive first half year for Piovan Group

The board of directors of Piovan approved the consolidated half-year financial report as at 30 June 2022: revenues reached 238.1 million euros, up 63.1% compared to 2021 (+ 5.5% on an organic basis and excluding one-off items) while the Ebitda amounted to 27.3 million euros (11.5% of revenues)...

NoEl enters Gruppo Colines Holding

Colines announced the acquisition of NoEl, company headquartered in San Pietro Mosezzo (Novara, Italy) and specialized in the manufacture of machines for pre-stretched coreless film production and reels slitting. NoEl is a highly technology-oriented company. As a matter of fact, over 50% of the company staff is...

Syncro Group team is further expanding

Walter Cavicchioli is the new sales manager of Syncro e Plantech-CST, covering Europe, Middle East and Africa markets. He joins the group bringing his 30 years of experience in the study of complex applications in the world of automation and material handling, experience gained in companies such as Doteco, Piovan and Penta...

At K 2022 Negri Bossi and Nissei look to the future together

At K 2022, Negri Bossi will come together with Nissei Plastic Industrial. The Italian manufacturer of injection moulding machines, in fact, is part of the Nissei Group, which took it over in 2020. Under the motto "A look to the future", the two companies will be exhibiting their products in the same booth along with the Roboline robots by Sytrama...

An unprecedented K for Colines

Colines is ready to take on to the upcoming K show in Düsseldorf: the Italian company booth will be bigger than ever, about 700 sqm. Colines will be showcasing a cast extrusion line in operation daily and further technology solutions. “We can’t wait to meet all our valued customers and partners”, said...

Arburg at K 2022 will only have a "plan A"

At K 2022 Arburg is pursuing a clearly worded line of communication: "There is only a Plan A". "Plan A" conveys a commitment to making a contribution and presenting solutions for the important global issues of sustainability, the circular economy and CO2 reduction. With "Plan A", the Lossburg-based company is confirming...

Camozzi Group strengthens in the USA: new plant for Ingersoll Machine Tools

On July 21 Ingersoll Machine Tools CEO, Jeffrey Ahrstrom, was joined by many guests and representatives from across the full spectrum of American manufacturing for the inaugural ribbon cutting ceremony and a guided tour of the facilities. A new era for American machining and manufacturing has begun with the...

After the result of 2021, Wittmann Group is looking ahead with optimism

In the fiscal year 2021, the Wittmann Group realized 376 million euros in sales, the third highest figure in its corporate history. The order intake figure even reached an all-time high. In spite of the supply chain problems preventing an even higher sales figure, the Wittmann Group is looking ahead with optimism. This optimism is also...

EurExMa enters in Syncro Group

Investing in Eurotech Extrusion Machinery, Syncro Group continues its process of technological development and sustainability. Since 1999, EurExMa has been developing lab and pilot extrusion lines for laboratories and R&D departments of companies specialized in the production and processing of thermoplastic materials...

Maklaus rewinders certified for Industry 4.0 tax credits

Building on a solid technological base that ensures simplicity and flexibility of use, in July 2022 Maklaus rewinders have obtained the certificate of "4.0 ready asset” entitling to Industry 4.0 tax credits. The possibility of interconnecting these machines to the factory IT systems through an...

In KraussMaffei a new head of corporate communication and marketing

Starting July 1, 2022, Lizette Ruiz Guevara has been made responsible for global corporate communications and marketing at KraussMaffei. She reports to KraussMaffei Group CEO, Michael Ruf, and succeeds Marion Sommerwerck, who left KraussMaffei of her own volition in February 2022...

Moretto for ten years in Turkey

Founded in 2012, Moretto MTR celebrates its 10th anniversary marked by winning teamwork and several ambitious projects. Inspired by the headquarters values and philosophy, the branch has become an important reference point for the Turkish market in the supply of automation for the plastics processing industry...

Amaplast assembly: sector in positive but critical factors are persisting

The annual member assembly of Amaplast - national trade association, member of Confindustria, that unites some 170 Italian manufacturers of machinery, equipment, and moulds for plastics and rubber - took place on July 7, 2022, at Villa Borromeo in Cassano d'Adda (Milan). In his address, President Dario Previero illustrated the...

Online platform for the meeting between mould makers and converters

The founder of Toolplace, Christian Götze, earned his degree in mechanical engineering and business administration and then gained ten years of experience in product development and sales at GKTool, a Swiss high-tech toolmaker. Today, the 36-year-old wants to put his experience to good use...

GAP becomes OEM partner of PCT Ebeam and Integration

Under the terms of an agreement signed in recent days, GAP, a manufacturer of bubble film extrusion lines has become OEM partner for the electron beam systems of PCT Ebeam and Integration. The installation of such systems on GAP plants will allow the production of thinner and recyclable monomaterial films without...

European Bioplastics elects new board with Stefan Barot as chairperson

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry in Europe, has elected a new board. The EUBP leadership team will be headed by its new Chairperson, Stefan Barot (Biotec) and supported by the new Vice Chairpersons, Lars Börger (Neste) and Mariagiovanna Vetere (NatureWorks)...