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Grupo Reyma acquires two more ALLrollEX from Colines

Two more ALLrollEX 3000mm lines were supplied by Colines to Grupo Reyma, thus reinforcing a collaboration started about two years ago. Manufacturers since 1970 of plastic materials (bags, jars, cups, containers, plates and other food packaging, as well as cling film and stretch film reels), the Grupo Reyma has...

“Ready-to-perform” program by Bandera: the SmartDuty plant to a new Italian customer

The SmartDuty PET foil extrusion plant by Bandera, whose construction began in mid-2021 to be available for delivery starting from the end of October, has been sold to a major Italian converter. This line is part of the “Ready-to-Perform” production programme developed by the...

A tour to discover “winning companies” in Italy

There is also Icma San Giorgio among the companies selected for the third edition of "Imprese Vincenti" (“Winning Company”), an initiative of Intesa Sanpaolo bank taking place in these days. The company from San Giorgio su Legnano (near Milan) was one of the protagonists of the first of eight virtual stages, held on...

Amaplast assembly: the sector is recovering and confirms as solid and dynamic

Amaplast, the Italian national trade association of some 170 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds, and a member of Confindustria, held its annual member assembly on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese (Milan)...

Moss acquires company branch of Martinenghi

On September 9 Moss completed an important transaction to initiate a phase of further company growth and market expansion. The operation consisted in the establishment of Martinenghi and the entering in its capital with a majority stake to complete the acquisition of Martinenghi company branch...

Automated self-supporting warehouse at the Coim site in Offanengo

On September 13, Coim inaugurated a new automated self-supporting warehouse at its facility in Offanengo (near Cremona, Italy), following an investment of over 10 million euros. The purpose of the project, aimed in part at supporting the increase in Coim business, was to create a warehouse inside the factory but...

Versalis to acquire technologies and plants for mechanical recycling in Porto Marghera

The chemical company of ENI, Versalis, has acquired on an exclusive basis the technology and plants of Ecoplastic, an Italian company of the De Berg group specializing in the recovery, recycling and transformation chain of styrenic polymers. The agreement guarantees Versalis the expertise developed by Ecoplastic, allowing it to...

Piovan closes the first half of 2021 with satisfaction

The Board of Directors of Piovan approved the consolidated half-year financial report as of June 30, 2021. “The excellent results obtained in this first half of 2021 confirm the soundness of the group's strategy in the long term and of the choices made by the management during the pandemic...

Sace and Intesa Sanpaolo to support Sacmi

A financing agreement for a loan worth 40 million euro was recently signed by Intesa Sanpaolo and Sacmi to achieve specific research and development targets with the aim of improving the environmental sustainability of production processes, in particular in the field of rigid packaging and ceramics, and promoting the circular economy principles...

Italian manufacturers: all indicators good for the first half year, turnover and orders are growing

A positive trend for plastics and rubber processing machinery in the first half of 2021 announced by the trade association Amaplast: the latest mid-year survey conducted by the Mecs Statistical Study Center records double-digit growth in both turnover and orders, consolidating the cli-mate of renewed faith in the sector after...

Piovan doubles up in China with a new plant in Suzhou

On July 15 Piovan and the local government of the Jiangsu province (China) signed an agreement that will lead to the construction of a new Piovan Group plant in China. Piovan has been on the Chinese market for over twenty years. The opening of the first commercial office in Hong Kong dates back to the year...

At Sacmi two days dedicated to “green” containers

On July 27 and 28, Sacmi will present the international online event "The plastic container green challenge" on scenarios, technologies and market trends in the plastic container production sector. During the event, the opportunities offered by the CBF system with compression technology, now also available for the production of...

Novamont recognized among the B Corps "Best for the World" 2021

Novamont is among the companies "Best for The World 2021", the program that recognizes B Corporations that have achieved the highest verified scores at global level in one or more impact areas, on which B Corporation certification is based: governance, workers, community, environment and customers. In particular...

Maire Tecnimont will build a PE plant in India

Maire Tecnimont announced that a consortium composed of its subsidiaries Tecnimont and Mumbai-based Tecnimont Private Limited has been awarded an EPCC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning) Lump Sum contract by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), for the implementation of...

RadiciGroup reports good financial year 2020 results despite the pandemic

The Italian multinational founded and headquartered in Bergamo and leading producer of chemicals, engineering polymers, synthetic fibres and nonwovens, with 3,000 employees in 15 countries worldwide, RadiciGroup, closed its 2020 financial year with consolidated sales revenue of 1,019 million euros, curbing the decrease compared to...

A digital platform for Econyl regenerated PA

After establishing its solid position in the B2B world, Aquafil is pivoting to reach consumers too, by launching an Econyl e-shop allowing conscious shoppers access to products made from Econyl regenerated PA in one place for the first time. The platform will champion a range of global brands who create their products using...

Benvic purchases Celanese compounding operations at the Ferrara Marconi plant

The European leader in the production of highly innovative PVC based thermoplastic solutions and biopolymers, Benvic, has announced the acquisition of the Ferrara Marconi compounding operations and related assets owned by Celanese, a leading global chemical and specialty materials company...

Sacmi board of directors approves the 2020 financial statements

Sales above 1.1 billion euros, net equity stable at 682 million euros. Moreover, the number of employees remained steady at almost 4,600 and the company retained its technological leadership on all markets. These were the key Sacmi Group stats - contained in the 2020 annual report approved by the board of directors...

Orders and turnover rebound for Italian manufacturers

In the first quarter of 2021, Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery manufacturers in the trade association Amaplast recorded double-digit increases in orders and turnover over the same period in 2020. Based on the end-of-quarter survey conducted by the Mecs-Amaplast Statistical Studies Centre among...