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Two new granulators exhibited by CMG at two trade fairs in a few days

At Plastics Recycling Technology 2021 (Vienna, October 20-21) and Ecomondo 2021 (Rimini, Italy, October 26-29), CMG Granulators will be exhibiting the EV916 and EV616 granulator models from the new Evoluzione range. These solutions are suitable for the most critical operating conditions, for wet or...

A new way of drinking Spritz

The boom of Spritz, now deeply influencing the beverage industry, has led Sipa to design a transportable packaging solution suitable for the immediate consumption of this acclaimed cocktail. The new concept is capable of conveying the true Italian spirit of the product, providing information about the...

Two Bandera lines for AMB

An international leading supplier of rigid and flexible films, the Italian company AMB will install two new extrusion lines from high-end Italian manufacturer Bandera in order to boost its production of recyclable PET solutions. Together, the new lines will produce an extra 20,000 tons per year to satisfy the increasing demand for...

Mining information from data

As the degree of digitalisation increases in injection moulding processes, so does the volume of data. The data contains a great deal of information, but this is often not recognisable at first glance. With the new performance.boost analytics service, Engel helps its customers to mine information from the available data in order to...

A new calendering line by Rodolfo Comerio at Tekni-Plex Gallazzi

The delivery to Tekni-Plex Gallazzi of a new high-performance calendering line by Rodolfo Comerio strengthens the collaboration between two top companies based in Lombardy. It was in March 2020 when Tekni-Plex Gallazzi was put into serious difficulty by a fire that had damaged the three calendering lines by Rodolfo Comerio operating at its...

Sumitomo launches first own-label robot series at Fakuma 2021

At Fakuma 2021, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery presents its first own-branded robot series solution. Based on two compact "handle&place" solutions, the new SAM-C (Sumitomo Demag. Automation. Machine - Cartesian) development will initially comprise four payload sizes - 3, 5, 10 and 20 kg - with the SAM platform...

A powerhouse of technology for bioplastics compounds

The biodegradable and compostable plastics sector is growing steadily, and this is partly due to the fact that several measures have been taken, especially in the EU, to cut down on single-use plastics. For instance, it is estimated that the market for PVA, a water-soluble thermoplastic polymer predominantly used in...

Excellence in winding PE pipes

The TR1000PE double-head automatic coiler from FB Balzanelli Excellence range is suitable for coiling smooth PE pipes with an external diameter from 16 to 32 mm and is available with one or two strapping units and manual or automatic adjustments. An American customer of FB Balzarelli which uses two TR1000PE coilers recently had to...

The third generation of Uniloy electric blow-moulding machines is coming

The leading blow-moulding machine and mould technology company serving the plastics processing industry, Uniloy, is proud to announce the launch of the new all-electric UCS.E continuous extrusion shuttle machine. The UCS.E marks the third iteration of their all-electric shuttle line, and it is the most advanced Uniloy Shuttle machine to date...

Sipa-SodaStream-PTI: three-way cooperation for new generation bottles

The manufacturer of in-home carbonations systems SodaStream is known for marketing products which transform tap water into flavoured or unflavoured sparkling soda water at the touch of a button. The company knew it had to continue evolving to satisfy changing consumer needs. One of those needs was providing consumers with a...

CMG at Plastics Recycling World Expo 2021 with new granulators

On September 29 and 30, CMG Granulators participates at Plastics Recycling World Expo 2021 in Essen (Germany), where presents EV916 and EV 616 models belonging to its news Evoluzione granulators range. They are solutions suitable for the most critical operating conditions in the wet or dry granulation, when...

Tomra celebrates opening a new flake sorting Test Center in Italy

On September 22, 2021, Tomra Recycling officially opened its new flake sorting Test Center in Italy, where the company will develop new applications and solutions in the fields of PO and PET flake sorting while simultaneously expanding its service offering. Under the theme of “Testing is believing”...

Recycled plastic is a resource like the virgin one: Plastiblow is convinced

The manufacturer of extrusion blow moulding machines, Plastiblow, has for many years been at the forefront of experimentation and technological innovation, so much so that today it can offer blowing machines and complete systems not only with low energy consumption (one of the lowest in this sector), but also...

Dual-reel automatic coiler

Suitable for coiling PEX-AL-PEX and pre-insulated pipes, the DR0901M W3 automatic coiler from Premium series of FB Balzanelli consist in two reels side by side, adjustable according to the pipe dimensions and programmable according to recipes, to obtain coils without the presence of the operator...

AlphaPET and SmartDuty lines by Bandera for the European packaging market

Two plants, belonging to the AlphaPET and SmartDuty series respectively, for the extrusion of PET and PP rigid film were sold by Bandera, after having been installed at its The House of Extrusion research and development centre at the beginning of the year to be ready for dispatch. The lines were purchased by...

CMG at Equiplast with new granulators for injection moulding and blow moulding

At Equiplast 2021, scheduled in Barcelona from September 14 to 17, CMG granulators launches the new SL series of low-speed screen-less granulators for the use in the field of highly technical injection moulding. The new series includes four models, with capacities ranging from 5 up to 30 kg/h and all with...

Simplified adjustment and maintenance in injection moulding machines

The innovative integrated solution IN-4000 SET has been developed by Gefran and Sensormate (a Gefran Group company specialised in force measurement on injection and die-casting machines and industrial presses) for measuring injection pressure and nozzle contact force, simplifying the maintenance and adjustment of...

A non-ordinary plastic bottle

Keeping up with the new market trends and consumer demands for long-life milk containers, Sipa has created an innovative, functional, appealing, and completely recyclable packaging. This development started with a careful market analysis highlighting all the advantages of...

Innovate to produce better and reduce costs

“Plastic products are essential in our everyday life” says Renato Moretto, founder and President of Moretto, manufacturer of auxiliary equipment for the plastics industry. “Our real challenge is to turn the critical issues related to plastics mass production into opportunities for the future...