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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...

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...

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...