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Italian manufacturers: positive 2021 and encouraging outlook for 2022, although not without some uncertainty

With outcomes in some cases exceeding the forecast year-end results, the Italian industry of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds closed the year 2021 with double-digit growth in production (+14%, with value exceeding pre-pandemic level) and equally encouraging results in foreign trade...

All eyes on Mexico in the lead-in to Plastimagen 2022

The pandemic caused a slump in sales in 2020-2021, but Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds - with some 170 united in the trade association Amaplast - continue to see Mexico as a primary destination. In the first nine months of 2021, exports exceeded...

Packaging Speaks Green 2022: the third international conference on sustainable packaging

From May 3 to 5, the world of sustainable packaging will meet in Milan for Packaging Speaks Green, the international forum on sustainability in the packaging supply chain which will be back as an in-person event in the Fiera Milano exhibition centre in Rho (Milan). The conference will be held in conjunction with...

Italian manufacturers return to Moscow

Over 30 Italian companies are taking part in the collective - organized by Amaplast, a trade association representing some 170 Italian companies in the plastics and rubber processing machinery, ancillary equipment, and moulds industry and member of Confindustria - at the 24th edition of Interplastica, a specialized exhibition which...

Plastics and rubber processing machines in recovery

The full-year forecast developed by Mecs-Amaplast statistical studies centre shows double-digit growth in 2021 for the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds industry. “According to our estimates,” Amaplast president Dario Previero stated, “at the close of...

Plastics and rubber processing machinery, all indicators still positive

Double digit growth continues for the plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds industry, represented by the trade association Amaplast. Based on the most recent economic survey by the Mecs statistical studies centre, compared to the first three quarters of 2020, January-September 2021 showed...

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)...

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...

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...

Starting anew from Shenzhen

The Italian pavilion at the thirty-fourth edition of Chinaplas (Shenzhen, April 13-16, 2021) organized by Amaplast (trade association in Confindustria uniting over 160 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment, and moulds) will include some forty companies in a space of 1,100 square metres...

Over 30 companies aiding the national vaccination campaign

More than 30 Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery represented by the trade association Amaplast have pledged their support for the initiative “Fabbriche di comunità” (“community Factories”) developed by Confindustria to make member company facilities available for the national Covid-19 vaccination plan...

After the drop in revenues in 2020 (-11%), orders again growing for Italian manufacturers

After the record peak in 2017, substantially continuing into 2018, then followed by a cyclical setback in 2019, last year revenues for Italian plastics and rubber equipment manufacturers recorded a drop of 11.4% to a total value of 3.9 billion euros. According to data from the Mecs-Amaplast (national trade association and member of...