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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...

Live and online, extraordinary edition of "Inside" by Biesse Group

A global event with the participation of all divisions, an extraordinary edition that combines the real and the virtual: the new spring edition of “Inside” is around the corner, starring technology by Biesse, Intermac and Diamut in a well-rounded content-rich event that is not to be missed. The special spring edition includes...

Positive sign for the 2020 financial statements approved by Gefran

The ordinary shareholders meeting of Gefran, chaired by Maria Chiara Franceschetti, approved the group financial statements for the year 2020 and the Board’s proposal to distribute an ordinary dividend of 0.26 euros per entitled share before taxes. As for the performance of the parent company, Gefran, revenues reached...

A new accounting manager for Colines

New entry in Colines. The accounting department has a new manager. Gloria Rosetta joined the company after almost twenty years of experience in accounting. Right after graduating in Economics in 2003, Gloria Rosetta joined KPMG and then worked for several prestigious companies based in the North West of Italy, such as...

Icma technology for advanced recycling selected by the Solar Impulse Foundation

Historic Italian manufacturer of compounding and extrusion lines, and for over 30 years a leading player in plant engineering dedicated to the recycling of plastics, Icma San Giorgio contributed to the achievement of a very important result announced on April 13th by Bertrand Piccard, president and founder of Solar Impulse Foundation...

ST BlowMoulding opens a new subsidiary in China

The Swiss company ST BlowMoulding opens a new subsidiary in China, which joins to the production facilities in Italy and Switzerland and the technical services in America. Located in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, the new ST (Suzhou) BlowMoulding Technology reflects all the optimism and the desire of the company to get involved even in...

Oerlikon acquires INglass to accelerate expansion in polymer processing market

Leading provider of surface engineering, polymer processing and additive manufacturing, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Italy-headquartered INglass and its innovative hot runner systems technology operating under its market-leading HRSflow business. The strategic acquisition is a significant step in expanding...

Biesse Group opens new branches in Israel, Japan and Brazil

The leading multinational in the processing of wood, glass, stone advanced materials and metal, quoted in the Star division of the Italian Stock Exchange of Milan, Biesse Group has announced the expansion of its international network with new branches opening in Israel, Japan and Brazil to strengthen its presence in markets identified as strategic. The group...

Rubberon chose a Colines ALLrollEX 3000mm to start the stretch film production

With more than 12 years of hard working in Brazil, as a part of its strategic plan the Brazilian company Rubberon decided to go for a Colines ALLrollEX 3000mm to start their stretch film production. The line is ready to be shipped and will be undergoing commissioning in few weeks in Manaus. ALLrollEX 3000mm 6-up is equipped with...

Elba and Saldoflex: an all-Italian converting partnership

Two long-standing companies and world leader in the manufacture of plastic processing and printing machines, Elba and Saldoflex recently signed a partnership agreement that defines and outlines new synergies in the converting market, both in Italy and abroad. The companies, founded in 1956 and 1961 respectively, boasting a total of 125 years of...