Technology

Let’s Do More: donation and fundraising of Biesse

100,000 euros to the San Salvatore Hospital in Pesaro for the measuring of vital parameters

Technology - Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Biesse Group continues to provide tangible support for Ospedali Riuniti Marche Nord as it battles the coronavirus. Right from the start, the Group actively participated with a network of local businesses in a solidarity effort for the purchase of equipment that was urgently needed to address the emergency in our province...

Donation by the Zoppas Group

One million euros for intensive care in Veneto

Technology - Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Taking action in their local region, the Zoppas family is supporting those on the front line managing the coronavirus emergency. Through its companies - Acqua Minerale San Benedetto, Irca and Sipa - the group donated one million euro to purchase fifteen complete intensive care units for the hospitals in Veneto...

Coronavirus infection

In Austria Engel closes until April 15

Technology - Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Another employee at Engel's large machine plant in St. Valentin, Austria, has been tested positive for Covid-19. Thus the company has six confirmed corona cases. Engel decided to close its production operations at its Austrian plants until April 15, 2020, due to the overall strong increase in the number of new infections especially in the...

Haitian International in 2019

Record in exports but decreasing in sales for the Chinese manufacturer

Technology - Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Under the impact of trade conflicts between the major economies, 2019 was the most difficult year for the global economy since the financial crisis of 2008. Nevertheless, amid the lowest growth of the global economy in the last decade, Haitian Group's revenues still recorded about 1.29 billion euros for 2019, a decrease of 9.6% compared to 2018...

The European Commission calls, Cecimo replies

Additive manufacturing to fight Covid-19 following the Italian example

Technology - Wednesday, 25 March 2020

In this moment of public health emergency caused by the outbreak of Covid-19, the healthcare sector is facing unprecedented challenges. In particular, the virus outbreak is causing severe shortages of critical medical equipment in hospitals or limited access to essential pieces, in particular valves or ventilators...

Covid-19

Green light for Italian plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers

Technology - Monday, 23 March 2020

As per Decree of the Italian President of the Council of Ministers (DPCM) issued on Sunday 22 March 2020, Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber machinery - referring to Ateco code 28.96 - may continue their activity, since they belong to a production chain defined as necessary...

New delivery from Icma San Giorgio

Compounding line for biodegradable products

Technology - Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The Italian manufacturer of compounding and extrusion systems Icma San Giorgio has just put in production a complex engineered compounding plant at a large processor of biodegradable products, specifically shopping or agricultural mulch bags. Purpose of the project was the realization of a turnkey line designed, from the loading systems of the...

A Union line for BewiSynbra

Tandem line for XPS insulating panels

Technology - Wednesday, 18 March 2020

A new tandem line from Union was recently delivered to BewiSynbra for the production of XPS panels for thermal insulation and soundproofing applications in buildings. The line consists of a primary twin-screw extruder and a secondary single-screw extruder and also includes a system for the recycling and grinding of production scrap as well as...

Automation

A digital manifold for centralized flow and temperature control

Technology - Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The new PF3WB/C/S/R digital flow switch manifold developed by SMC allows the user to centralize the flow and temperature control of the different lines in the same system. This solution makes it possible to accommodate all flow switches in a single manifold - and not on each line - in order to reduce inspection times and deliver quick and easy...

TR0801C coiler from FB Balzanelli

Doubling productivity while saving space

Technology - Wednesday, 18 March 2020

In order to coil 25-50-meter long corrugated PVC pipes at a speed of 70 meters per minute, FB Balzanelli has recently upgraded its TR0801C coiler. In its original set-up, this machine was conceived for coiling two reels, with automatic adjustment of the reel dimension, and was equipped with one strapping unit, while its upgraded version features...

Sacmi acquires Velomat

Sinergy in the field of caps and closures machines

Technology - Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Recently Sacmi purchased Abruzzo-based Velomat, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-speed assembly machines for caps, micro-pumps and medical devices. This takeover is part of a broader strategy by Sacmi - the world's leading provider of closures-beverage solutions - to expand and diversify opportunities in the industry, thanks to...

Ceremony in lossburg

Arburg inaugurated the new Training Center

Technology - Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Friday, 6 March 2020 marked the opening ceremony of Arburg’s new Training Center at he company’s headquarters in Lossburg. The 170 guests in attendance included Klaus Michael Rueckert, administrator of Freudenstadt district where Lossburg is situated, Lossburg mayor Christoph Enderle, plus representatives of the companies and institutions...