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Moretto at K 2022, a success beyond all expectations

To Moretto, a leading company in the production of automated systems for the plastics processing industry, the K 2022 was a successful fair both in terms of visitors number and the great amount of high quality requests received. An event in which Moretto's “green soul” found expression in the development of innovative technologies that...

Covering drainage pipes with PP geotextile

For almost 70 years, Baruffaldi Plastic Technology has been designing and manufacturing customized machines for processing plastic profiles and has always stood out for its dynamism, flexibility and avant-garde nature. Together with the Primac brand, it has been designing downstream equipment for plastic pipes for over 30 years. In particular...

Comerio Ercole acquired stake in Saspol

Based on its industrial partnership with Comerc International, the Comerio Ercole group has enlarged the presence into rubber production field becoming shareholder of the Italian company Sasmac International, the brand owner of well-known Saspol technology. Saspol was established in 1961 as a manufacturer of...

Extrusion-blow molding and climate protection

Climate protection is a megatrend and a goal of the plastics industry. Plastics producers and plastics processing machinery makers are striving to contribute and propose new solutions. The new AX 880 machine introduced at the K 2022 by ST BlowMoulding is the ultimate step of the company in such direction...

More space for the mould on the same footprint

At the K show 2022, the dual platen large machines from the Engel duo product family are exhibiting even more flexibility and efficiency. The new duo tech can accommodate larger moulds on the same footprint and achieves greater productivity thanks to a shorter dry cycle time and improved power...

K 2022: the seventieth anniversary edition archived with satisfaction

The joy of the plastics and rubber industry at finally being able to exchange ideas in person on a global level again after three years characterised K 2022 Düsseldorf and ensured an excellent mood among the 3,037 exhibitors. The companies reported extraordinarily good leads and a marked willingness to...

Grinders for special productions

Among the latest developments for rubber and plastics grinding applications, Previero presented at K 2022 the new MU 500 M range of grinders for special productions. For seventy years, the grinders of the M series have represented one of the best products of the company in terms of sturdiness, reliability, cutting efficiency and easy maintenance...

Biesse at K 2022 with product innovation and new visual identity

At the K 2022 show, Biesse put on display the most innovative technologies designed for all the machining phases of plastic and composite materials, showing the evolution of the production process which is now more efficient and intelligent thanks to innovative machines, software and advanced tools...

Additive manufacturing also for KraussMaffei

Additive manufacturing for industrial use is one of the key innovations displayed by KraussMaffei at the K show. powerPrint and precisionPrint open up new applications for additive manufacturing with plastic granulate and resin-based 3D printing materials respectively, along the plastic components value chain. For modern plastics processors...

The European plastics industry accelerates towards circularity and neutrality

Plastics Europe announces an increase of 20% in the use of recycled plastics in new products in 2021 compared to 2020, according to its “Plastics - The Facts 2022” annual report, presented at the K 2022 Show. Consequently, the rate of recycled content in plastics products has reached almost 10%. This step ahead demonstrates...

K 2022: 70 years for the plastics and rubber industry

The K show opens today and celebrates its 70th anniversary this year! With 3037 exhibitors offering the widest range of innovations along the entire value chain, K 2022 will provide a complete overview of...

FC 1000 IM2: when size meets speed

During the upcoming K-show, WM Thermoforming Machines will be presenting the newly designed FC 1000 IM2, a high-performance thermoforming machine that combines maximum size with speed covering a wide range of products of the global thermoforming market...

Stirrer unit for high-capacity recycling

Installed in hot washing modules, the STR stirrer units improve the chemical washing performance thanks to their mechanical action and guarantee an optimal separation of contaminants such as glue and organic materials while minimising the consumption of energy, chemicals and water...

Towards Plast 2023, first stop at K 2022 in Düsseldorf

The organization of Plast-International Exhibition for the Plastics and Rubber Industries which will take place from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 September 2023 at the Fiera Milano exhibition centre in Rho-Pero (Milan) has started its journey. One year before the inauguration, Plast secretariat has definitively put in motion the...

Robots and automation for every need

Many applications of Star Automation Europe product range will be on display at the company booth at the K 2022 show, starting from an XW-1000VIP cartesian robot displayed on a Shibaura EC180SX3-8A injection moulding machine. It is a preview of the new XW-VIP cartesian robot series, which soon will replace...

Orbital wrapping machines for stretch film

Colines launched the new series of AllWrapper orbital wrapping machines, that are all equipped with the innovative motorized pre-stretch system (patented) with magnetic transmission, without energy on the moving part, without contacts and therefore without wear...

European manufacturers well positioned and highly motivated for K 2022 despite crisis

The expected production value for plastics and rubber machinery in Europe in 2022 will be - as in 2021 - around 15 billion euros. Looking at the trend of the last twelve years, however, a steady growth in production can be observed. This is also reflected in the development of the global demand for plastics. For the period...

Four BMB cells for high-speed moulding and low energy consumption

BMB recent investments in research and development have focused on supporting its customers in order to ensure greater energy savings, with technical solutions aimed primarily at meeting the high productivity needs of the packaging sector. With four production cells running during the K 2022 exhibition, BMB will convey a...

Plastics and rubber processing machinery towards K at full speed

A growing order book characterizes the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery manufacturing industry: the first half of the year closed with an increase of 10% compared to the same period in 2021, and forecasts for the third quarter are still positive, above all thanks to sales and orders from abroad...