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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...

Plastpol 2021 gives in to the third wave of coronavirus infections

The third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in the introduction of new restrictive measures took its toll on Plastpol 2021, whose next edition, to be held in Kielce (Poland) from May 25 to 28, has been re-scheduled to September, although the dates and duration have not been decided yet...

Interplas postponed again

The Interplas fair has been postponed again after the cancellation of the 2020 edition and rescheduling from 29 June to 1 July 2021. Rapid News Group, the organiser of the event, has announced that the British fair will take place from September 28 to 30, 2021. The new postponement was decided as a precautionary measure for the organizational... 

Pandemic and remote commissioning: turning a challenge into an opportunity

In recent times, a way to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has consisted of the adoption of behaviours such as social distancing. However, the compliance with these rules, as well as with others indicated by the competent authorities in order to overcome the current health crisis, has not prevented many companies from...

NPE 2021 canceled

The Plastics Industry Association places the health and safety of its members, exhibitors, staff, and the attendees as its highest priority. After consultation with medical and legal experts, its Officers of the Board, the NPE executive committee, exhibitors, and the association membership, the Board of Directors decided...

Filter for Arburg mask rounds off coronavirus project

Arburg has been very active in the fight against coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. An outstanding example is the multifunctional face mask, which was developed in collaboration with partners and made ready for series production in only 41 days. May saw the start of production of face masks made from LSR and PP, initially as versions for everyday use. To protect both the wearer of the mask and those in the surrounding area...

Gefit technologies at the forefront also in the fight against Covid-19

Despite the pandemic that has shocked the whole world, Gefit has continued its growth path, scoring important numbers, also thanks to the many equipment produced and supplied to customers in the medical field. In the Moulds&Assembly division, based in Fubine (Alessandria, Italy), many multi-cavity...

Solvay to award special bonus to employees for efforts during Covid-19

Solvay announced that it will devote a portion of the cash generated this year  - up to 16 million euros - to provide a special reward to all non-executive employees worldwide in recognition for their efforts throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This special bonus comes on top of the group’s yearly bonuses and will be paid out before the year ends...

Smart Booking, the Sacmi digital app making work safe during the pandemic

A digital revolution that incorporates risk assessment to optimise the application of "agile work" concepts in the time of Covid-19: now, as part of an ambitious programme for the dissemination of new Cloud technologies and tools, Sacmi has launched the new Smart Booking service. Operational since July 1, the service lets all employees already involved...

Engel presents product and technology innovations in a completely new virtual format

True passion, real innovation, virtual experience - this is the message from Engel at the first Engel live e-xperience, scheduled from October 13 to 16, 2020. Engel is setting new standards with a completely new virtual and interactive trade fair concept in a year that will not let the Fakuma show happen. Live exhibits, an online specialist congress and...