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A new general manager for Bandera US

A new general manager for Bandera US, the new North American branch of Bandera, a market leader for blown film production and recycling lines. Mattia Gambarotto (in the picture) will focus his activity to strengthen the company’s market position as well as to shape the North American service activity including...

A webinar for approaching GreenPlast 2022

On December 1, at 10.30 am, a webinar in Italian, introducing GreenPlast and its protagonists, is due to be live streamed, featuring Icma San Giorgio, Maris and Bausano. Promaplast’s intention, through this series of webinars - the first took place on 9 and 10 November and saw the participation of Tomra, Previero and Bandera...

Three-way cooperation to produce MOPE cast film

The production of Mono Oriented PE film (MOPE) with cast technology is no longer a utopia: Colines, DOW and Comexi have set a new benchmark for the market, by producing a very high-level 30-micron MOPE with unique and specific mechanical and optical features. The film was totally made with DOW PE-based resins and...

Davis-Standard will change ownership by the end of 2021

A leading New York-based middle market private equity firm, Gamut Capital Management has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Davis-Standard and its affiliates from Oncap, the middle-market private equity platform of Onex. Davis-Standard is a leading supplier of extrusion and converting systems and related...

Friul Filiere in Poland with six extrusion lines for thermal break profiles

Six complete extrusion lines by Friul Filiere will be delivered to a Polish processor for the production of PA66 thermal break profiles for windows. This order confirms the renewed trusted partnership between the Polish market and the Italian company based on technological added value, the high quality of products and...

Production of water pipes with expanded PE sheath

A new European project for the production of insulated water pipes involving Union includes the production of expanded PE insulating sheathing for rigid copper or multilayer pipes with diameters from 16 mm to 32 mm and insulation thicknesses of 6, 10 and 13 mm. In addition, a coating and embossing unit will be used for finishing the pipes...

Two more lines of Bausano to the Dutch PlastChem

Dutch company specialised in producing PVC granules for extrusion and injection moulding, PlastChem opens the most advanced PVC production plant of all Europe in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, and once again relies on Bausano extruders. The company, already operating an MD 158 Nextmover granulation line and the model...

With PolyBlown Colines debuts in blown extrusion

After two years of research and development, Colines launches the new PolyBlown range of blown film systems, available in configurations from 3 to 11 layers. For decades the company has mainly focused on the engineering and production of cast extrusion lines, even though occasionally built blown film lines for...

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...

A powerhouse of technology for bioplastics compounds

The biodegradable and compostable plastics sector is growing steadily, and this is partly due to the fact that several measures have been taken, especially in the EU, to cut down on single-use plastics. For instance, it is estimated that the market for PVA, a water-soluble thermoplastic polymer predominantly used in...

“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...

AlphaPET and SmartDuty lines by Bandera for the European packaging market

Two plants, belonging to the AlphaPET and SmartDuty series respectively, for the extrusion of PET and PP rigid film were sold by Bandera, after having been installed at its The House of Extrusion research and development centre at the beginning of the year to be ready for dispatch. The lines were purchased by...

Also a bit of Italy in the waterproofing of the new BIECC in Bahrain

The Saudi company Bitumat contributed to the waterproofing works of the new Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Center. The works are taking place with two waterproofing interventions: the basement was completed in 2020, the roof began in June 2021. In the first case...

The new extrusion heads from Bausano starring at a virtual event

The doors of Bausano Digital Lab virtually will open on July 8 with a live streaming dedicated to the new generation of extrusion heads for the production of PVC pipes. Created for an international audience, the event will be replicated in two twin sessions at 9 and at 17...

BG Plast lines for dimpled membranes in Russia and Poland

A contract was signed by Technonicol group of Moscow and the Italian manufacturer, BG Plast, for the supply of two extrusion lines for dimpled membranes with and without geotextile coupling for final width of 2,000 mm and 4000 mm. The two lines will produce 600 kg/h and 1,500 kg/h with extruders with diameters...

Bandera Plastic Week: four days on extrusion for circular economy

Working according to circular economy principles is no abstract concept, it is a markedly ecological approach to turning sustainability from theory to an actual call to action to generate profits in a responsible manner, particularly when talking about plastics. Bandera plays a significant role in this process, and from research to production size scale up...

Enhanced performances in XPE and PE-RT multilayer pipe extrusion

Domestic plastic pipes have experimented a significant increment in their use in the market. The advances in research and development of materials have made nowadays the plastic pipes one of the solutions to choose for the water supply, due to the economic and balance that they represent. The advantages offered by plastic pipes are, among...

GAP double open house event for the inauguration of a new R&D centre

On 12 and 13 May, GAP officially inaugurated its new research and development centre with a two-day open house exhibition. The company expressed its satisfaction for the success of the event as a sign of confidence of visitors towards the company, given the difficulties that everyone has faced in recent months...