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CMG took part at PRS Europe 2022

On June 22 and 23, 2022, CMG Granulators took part at Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2022 in Amsterdam, an event for plastics recycling. On this occasion, the manufacturer from Budrio (Bologna) presented the new Evoluzione series, in particular the EV916 and EV616 models, solutions suitable for the most critical operating conditions...

The Technology Days of Arburg restarted with digitization and sustainability

From June 22 to 25, 2022, the Arburg Technology Days took place again after a break of two long years due to pandemic. Around 3,700 visitors from all over the world came to Lossburg (Germany). Awaiting them under the title, "Think Tank", were around 50 machine exhibits, the Efficiency Arena with its focus on...

Sica brings Rieber belling to PVC-O pipes

A Rieber type belling process specific for PVC-O pipes (i.e. polymer pipes with oriented molecules) has been developed by Sica, an Italian manufacturer of plastic pipe processing equipment. These pipes have wall thicknesses approximately 35-40% lower than those made of PVC-U with the same operating pressure and make it possible to...

PET sheet extrusion lines in North America

Two lines for the extrusion of PET sheets destined for food packaging were recently delivered by Union to a North American processor. Both lines are able to reach output rates of up to 1,400 kg/h, guaranteeing the high quality of end products and responding to increasingly stringent market demands, in particular...

Small in size but not in performance

With over 10,000 machines sold, the Moretto mini dryers continue to be one of the products more appreciated by customers all over the world thank to their high performance, compactness and clean design. They are suitable for the treatment of technical polymers in the moulding of...

Bausano appoints a new technical manager

The Italian manufacturer of extrusion lines for processing plastic materials, Bausano, has instructed Massimiliano Fenili as Technical Manager in charge of supervising the design of systems for the various application areas: granules, pipes, profiles, WPC, medical sector and recycling. The appointment of Fenili falls within a broader project...

Extrusion-blow moulding technology for the production of composite pressure vessels

At the last edition of JEC World 2022, held in Paris from May 3 to 5, ST BlowMoulding, a specialist manufacturer of blow moulding machines, presented the benefits offered by blow moulding machines in the production of CPV (Composite Pressure Vessels) for LPG, CNG and CHG gas...

Previero-Sorema plant for the Mexican bottle-to-bottle

A turnkey plant manufactured by Previero-Sorema was recently delivered to the Mexican recycler Envases Universales México in order to increase its production capacity of rPET flakes for food use. This plant produces up to 9,000 kg per hour of washed and reground PET flakes obtained from the...

BottleOne chooses Sipa to develop PET bottles with integrated handle

For the development of one-gallon and a half-gallon PET containers with fully integrated handle in replacement of HDPE bottles, BottleOne, a US company based in Atlanta, turned to Sipa, which provided the XForm technology for the injection of special preforms and the SFL linear stretch-blowing system...

Direct moulding of rPET flakes for the production of preforms

Husky Technologies announced the introduction of its revolutionary HyPET HPP5e Recycled Melt to PreformTM (RMTP) system. With one system already running in the field and the second soon to be delivered, this development marks the successful integration of a preform injection moulding system with...

Gefran at SPS with pervasive and sustainable digitalization

Gefran is participating in the tenth edition of SPS Italia, which is taking place at Fiere di Parma (Parma, Italy) from May 24 to 26, where visitors are welcomed with a stand full of new products touching on the company four Business Units: sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components...

Cooperation for ultrasonic welding in rubber calendering

A leading Italian engineering and manufacturing company, Comerio Ercole has recently signed an exclusive agreement for rubber calendering process with Herrmann Ultraschaltechnik to pursue joint cooperation for a very innovative technology for the production of carcasses in the rubber calendering field where...

Moretto towards Plastpol 2022

From May 24 to 27 Moretto will be in Kielce, where it will participate at the 2022 edition of the Plastpol fair, a very important event for the company. Moretto has been present in Poland since 2009 serving all processors in Eastern Europe. The recently expanded branch consists in more than ten thousand square meters plant...

At Mecspe, a Nova eT machine will be producing plates for finger food

From June 9 to 11 at Bologna Fiere, in the Eurostampi section of the Mecspe 2022 show, Negri Bossi will be exhibiting the 180-H490 version of the Nova eT range of fully electric injection presses, one of the flagship products by the Milanese manufacturer. The machine on display, mainly aimed at the...

Direct resin infusion system to speed up wind turbine blades manufacture

A company of Cannon Group, Cannon Afros has developed an innovative direct infusion system for faster processing of epoxy and polyurethane (PU) resin systems for the manufacturing of wind turbine rotor blades. Rotor blades are typically made of fiberglass reinforced resin through vacuum infusion technology. They are the...

Starlinger recycling technology for Australia largest PET recycling plant

The recently opened Circular Plastics Australia PET recycling facility in Albury-Wodonga, New South Wales, is equipped with a recoStar PET 215 HC iV+ PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line from Starlinger that produces 2.5 tons of rPET per hour. Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is a joint venture partnership between...

Thermoplastic composite aircraft sidewall panels using recycled carbon fibre

The company of the Cannon Group, Cannon Ergos, is working with Boeing on moulding trials for the feasibility of using recycled carbon fibre (rCF) for the fabrication of aircraft cabin interior sidewall panels. The recovery and reuse of carbon fibre waste during production processes and end-of-life applications, such as...

CMG brings the efficiency in recycling at Greenplast

CMG will exhibit its most recent innovations for the recycling at the Greenplast 2022 exhibition-conference, scheduled at Fiera Milano from May 3 to 6, where its general manager, Giorgio Santella, will also take part at Tech Talks on May 4, organized as part of the Packaging Speaks Green conference, which...

Moretto innovation for sustainable profitability on display at Greenplast

Sustainability and profitability are the two main drivers in the future global industry. Sustainability means also developing solutions which help using raw materials in the most efficient way and without depleting the planet’s resources. Moretto has been very active in the energy efficiency field for many years. More than...