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Even DuPont returns independent

The premier innovation provider of value-added specialized solutions that transform industries and everyday life, DuPont, announced its debut as an independent company following the successful separation of its Agriculture Division through the spin-off of Corteva. The company was formerly known as DowDuPont. DuPont common stock...

Surface, exhibitors and visitors grown at SPS Italia 2019

Automation, digital technologies, robotics, mechatronics and vocational training were the salient themes of the successful displays and presentations put on by the 850-plus exhibitors operating out of the six pavilions of SPS Italia 2019. The fair, which took place in pavilions 4, 4.1 and 7 and in District 4.0 at Fiere di Parma (Italy), was dedicated to...

Sacmi approved the 2018 financial statement, revenues exceed 1.4 billion euros

On May 18 the Sacmi Imola shareholders' meeting approved the group's consolidated financial statement. Once again, 2018 saw revenues exceed 1.4 billion euros, with net equity growing further to 668 million euros and a balance sheet profit of 50 million euros. “The year 2018 produced one of the best results ever in Sacmi's history with...

Polyethylene for high-quality flexible packaging and recyclable laminates

Two new performance polyethylene polymers for high-quality flexible packaging, and recyclable full PE laminated packaging solutions were introduced by ExxonMobil at Chinaplas 2019. “Advancing polyethylene technology is an important part of our commitment to helping customers grow their businesses...

In Mumbai two days devoted to the processing

The seventh “Injection, Blow, Roto & PET Moulding International Summit”, organized by ElitePlus++, is being held on June 19-20, in Mumbai. During the event, speakers coming from all over the world will provide an in-depth overview on the latest development in injection moulding (first day), blow moulding, rotational moulding and PET...

In Milan, Petra Cullmann unveils her take on K 2019

“The spaces at the K fair in Düsseldorf have been fully booked up for months now and we are expecting more than 3,000 exhibitors from all the continents (around 60 countries). We are pleased to say there will be over 400 Italian exhibitors present, who will be occupying around 27,000 square metres, a slightly larger area than last time. We are hugely grateful...

Arburg to build new assembly hall at central production site

On May 16, Arburg officially marked the start of construction on a new assembly hall with a ground-breaking ceremony. With the new building, production capacities for large Allrounder injection moulding machines and customer-specific turnkey systems are being further expanded. The investment volume amounts to tens of millions of euros. With this...

The Canton fair is approaching

At the thirty-third Chinaplas fair (Canton, May 21-24, 2019), the Italian collective organised by Amaplast (the Italian trade association, member of Confindustria, bringing together about 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) will include about fifty Italian businesses and occupy an area of...

Focus on performance and product lightening

The leading PET bottle production equipment specialist Sipa is coming to Chinaplas, scheduled in Guangzhou from May 21-24, to demonstrate its strength in sustainable solutions for packaging that combines high performance with low weight. Sipa produces machinery and moulds for injection moulded PET preforms and for...

Three events in one for all the plastics industry

The FIP trade show, the French event dedicated to the plastics industry organized every three years in Lyon, has changed its name: starting from the next event, scheduled from 16 to 19 June 2020, under the new name France Innovation Plasturgie, the fair will gather three concomitant trade shows under the same roof. The main show...

President, vice president and treasurer elected

Since 2003 the European Polycarbonate Sheet Extruders (Epse), with the representative support of the leading manufacturers of polycarbonate sheets in Europe, has been working to promote this versatile plastic material and its numerous applications. Aided by the expertise in its technical committee, Epse has also been integral to the development of...

David Castañeda succeeds Wolfgang Doering as Elix CEO

The Board of Directors of Elix Polymers has appointed David Castañeda as CEO and Board Member effective from April 8, 2019. He succeeds Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March. Wolfgang Doering made a significant contribution to the development of Elix Polymers...

Erwin Bernecker, one of the B&R founders, died at the age of 67

One of the two founders of B&R, Erwin Bernecker, died suddenly and unexpectedly on March 30, 2019. The industrial electronics company B&R was founded in Eggelsberg in 1979 by Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer. Erwin Bernecker was an active member of the management board until the company was...

Also Colines among the “Champions 2019”

For the second consecutive year, Colines has been named as one of the 500 italian “Champions” companies by ItalyPost, a highly-qualified team composed of skilled financial analysts coming from the ModeFinance rating agency. The “Champion” report was realized by analysing all the 15 thousands Italian companies with a turnover between...

Widespread presence in Mexico with a second location in the north of the country

Together with customers and partners, Engel de Mexico opened a second location in Mexico in San Pedro near Monterrey. "We are thus shortening the distance to our customers in the very important industrial region in the north of the country", emphasized Peter Auinger, Managing Director of Engel in Mexico...

The turnover increased by 16% in the 2018-2019 financial year

2018-2019 financial year was the most successful business one in the Erema history. Consolidated total turnover of more than 180 million euro in 2018-2019 represents an increase of 16% compared to the previous year. A total of 6,000 Erema plastics recycling machines are currently in operation in 108 countries around the world...

New COO for the motan group

From April 1, 2019, Michael Tregner has taken on responsibility for motan as managing director and for global motan production units as COO (Chief Operating Officer). He takes over for Ulrich Eberhardt, who retired after 40 years of service for the motan Group...

Moretto among the top 500 SMEs in Italy

The Padua-based manufacturer, Moretto, is one of the 500 companies included in the “Champions 2019” list. The entries were selected by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, which analysed the performance of the Italian SMEs that recorded a turnover between 20 and 120 million euros. The evaluation involved the financial statements of the...

Growth and expansion despite the difficulties

One of the world's largest manufacturers of plastic injection moulding machines, Haitian International Holdings, announced its annual results as at December 31, 2018. In the fiscal year of 2018, the company’s sales reached 10.85 billion RMB (more than 1,43 billion euros), representing a sales increase of 6.5% compared to 2017. Despite the...