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Binova introduces the new operational headquarters

In order to satisfy at the best the growing market demand, Binova, manufacturer of plants for the recycling and the production of compounds with corotating twin-screw extruders operating in Italy and in Europe, has invested in a new operational headquarters of approximately 2,000 square meters in the industrial area of...

Pegaso Industries turnover exceeds 100 million euros

Founded in 2019 as a holding company for the coordinated management of Plastic Systems, Pet Solutions, Steel Systems, Blauwer, Ergomec and their respective international subsidiaries, Pegaso Industries recorded an aggregate turnover of over 100 million euros in 2022 and substantial orders on the book for 2023. Through...

Tria switches to short week

As of January 2023, Tria introduces the short work week. For all employees of the company in Cologno Monzese (Milan) the working hours have been reduced from 40 to 36 hours per week without bringing down salaries.  Tria’s decision goes back to the lockdown in spring 2020, when the company introduced...

Ceba Elettromeccanica joins the Union Group

The majority stake of Ceba Elettromeccanica, a company based in Magnago (Milan) specialising in the development and production of industrial automation, was sold to Union. Through this operation, the company from San Vittore Olona (Milan) further expands its assets, gaining additional skills that will make it possible to...

The plastics and rubber processing machinery industry holds its ground

The full-year forecast developed by the Amaplast-Mecs Statistical Studies Centre highlights overall good performance for the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds industry. After the rebound recorded in 2021 - a year ending with double-digit growth in all indicators...

Moretto at K 2022, a success beyond all expectations

To Moretto, a leading company in the production of automated systems for the plastics processing industry, the K 2022 was a successful fair both in terms of visitors number and the great amount of high quality requests received. An event in which Moretto's “green soul” found expression in the development of innovative technologies that...

Also SBDry joins the Syncro Group

The "Zero Waste Myssion" strategy of Syncro continues with the entry of SBDry into the group, which thus enriches its family of "Planet Approved" products, technologies aimed at eliminating post-consumer and post-industrial waste. SBDry has over thirty years of experience and as a group have developed multiple and innovative technologies in...

Piovan revenues grow in the first nine months of 2022

The board of directors of Piovan approved the consolidated financial report as of September 30, 2022: revenues reach 381.7 million euros, up 81% compared to 2021. On a like-for-like basis, excluding the revenues realized by the US group acquired at the beginning of the year and consolidated since...

Comerio Ercole acquired stake in Saspol

Based on its industrial partnership with Comerc International, the Comerio Ercole group has enlarged the presence into rubber production field becoming shareholder of the Italian company Sasmac International, the brand owner of well-known Saspol technology. Saspol was established in 1961 as a manufacturer of...

Bandera US strengthens the sales

New entry in Bandera US, where Germano Ferrarini has been appointed new Sales Area Manager. He will work with Jim Dalton in the North American sales team of the Italian company, bringing the experience gained in both technical and commercial positions in the plastics industry...

Claudia Persico is the innovative entrepreneur of the year

The CEO and Rotational Director of Persico Group, Claudia Persico, won the 2022 edition of the GammaDonna Award, which since 2004 recognizes innovative female entrepreneurship. Confirming what was indicated in the Fifth Unioncamere Report on female entrepreneurship, according to which...

Plastics and rubber processing machinery towards K at full speed

A growing order book characterizes the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery manufacturing industry: the first half of the year closed with an increase of 10% compared to the same period in 2021, and forecasts for the third quarter are still positive, above all thanks to sales and orders from abroad...

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...

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...