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Virtual FAT not to stop activities

In this recovery phase after the emergency caused by the Covid-19 virus, before everything returns as before, it’s necessary to find out new solutions to meet the new needs caused by the pandemic. For this reason Gefit successfully finalized its first online FAT: by using cameras and...

Helmar Franz resigned as a member of the Haitian International board

Helmar Franz has resigned as Member of the Board of Haitian International Holdings. He joined the Haitian Group as Executive Vice President Strategic Business Development in 2005 and after the listing of Haitian International Holdings at the Stock Exchange in Hong Kong for a total of 13 years he acted as Member on the Board, including as...

Moss tests and installs screen-printing machine remotely

In the weeks preceding the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy, an important German company, leading the market of cosmetics packaging manufacturers, entrusted Moss with the construction of a screen-printing machine, whose FAT and delivery date has fallen during the pandemic lockdown in Italy...

Omipa in Brazil with C Picolo Business Consulting

The Italian manufacturer Omipa has chosen the Brazilian company C Picolo Business Consulting as the distributor of its products in the Brazilian market. Established in 1963, Omipa has ever since been active in the design and construction of extrusion and coextrusion lines for the production of high-performance technical sheets...

FAT and SAT from remote to give continuity to the activities

From remote factory acceptance tests (FAT) to the ability to provide a true remote start up service (SAT - Site Acceptance Test), ensuring customers, wherever they are, maximise the opportunities provided by 4.0 technology and expertise. Thus Sacmi is leading the reopening of international markets by providing customers with close support worldwide...

Fifth line of Amut for the Cambodian factory of Chip Mong Group

The Amut Group takes a further step in its growth trajectory in Asia. Following the latest success scored in the region, the Italy-based group is now committed to maintain its strong position as a preferred partner for Chip Mong Group in the South East Asian market, by providing an additional extrusion line for the expansion of its production facility in...

Injection molding: continuity and safety with a 4.0 perspective

New release of the app for QE1008-W, a system measuring deformation in injection moulding applications, created by Sensormate - a company of the Gefran Group. QE1008-W is a complete set including deformation sensors which are easily and rapidly assembled thanks to their press-on magnetic technology. It is the preferred solution by many of the...

Discontinuous foaming line with open mould system

The evolution of discontinuous plants means that production is much more adaptable to customers’ needs with maximum flexibility: a large variety of panel sizes, different thicknesses, variable production densities, and numerous panel types with different designs and geometries. Hennecke-OMS is one of the...

The surgical face masks for Romagna are made in Fusignano

The evolution of Baruffaldi Plastic Technology know-how has led to the construction of the MM100 automatic line for the production of surgical face masks, the first model of which will be ready in June and will be delivered to Codice, a company which, just like the manufacturer, has its headquarters in Fusignano (Ravenna, Italy)...

Daniele Cerasaro new general sales and marketing director of Bandera

Bandera announced the appointment of Daniele Cerasaro as new General Sales and Marketing Director. Daniele Cerasaro has joined the company as an executive officer and his main task will be overseeing sales and marketing strategies of Bandera in the blown film and rigid flat die Technologies...

Remote installations of machines and systems during the pandemic

Despite the difficulties caused by Covid-19, Sipa is fully operational and ready to provide a high level of services to support its customers during this emergency, through its local networks, remote help desk and troubleshooting. Since the very beginning of this crisis, Sipa has been collaborating with its various sources of supply to ensure the provision of...

Seventy years in the service of the plastics industry

It was May 12, 1950 when two long-time friends, who had first shared their childhood years and then known the pain of the World War II, decided to build themselves a future based on the ideals of new-found freedom, reconstruction, and work which then went on to give life to Union...

HRSflow leads the hot runner field for automotive applications

Since the 4th quarter of 2019, HRSflow is the number one worldwide in the field of hot runner technology for automotive applications. This is shown by the regular internal comparison of the company's own sales figures with the corresponding accessible figures of competitors...

Glasses and transparent face shields for the protection from coronavirus

In the Italian scenario, many companies are converting part of their production into devices to deal with the emergency, continuing to develop projects for the community that can improve situations of coexistence with coronavirus. Negri Bossi, that since April 9, 2020, has been using two injection machines to produce masks for the community through the...

The maintenance app with augmented reality

Bausano has unveiled Bausano-Acty, a new app designed to speed up and simplify remote assistance interventions on its plants. The app was also developed in the light of current regulations introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus, which restrict travel and on-site interventions, or make these more difficult. Available free of...

Co-rotating twin-screw extruder for advanced PP and HDPE recycling

The Italian manufacturer, Icma San Giorgio, successfully tested a new line for the advanced recycling of PP and HDPE to be installed at a major Italian group active in the industrial components sector. This is the second line ordered by the same customer following the installation, about two years ago, of the first one which has ensured ever...

Pursuing excellence and generating shared value

To mark World Earth Day - which has been held for the last 50 years in order to promote the ethical right to a healthy, balanced and sustainable environment, with events staged across every corner of the globe - Biesse has published the third edition of the Group's Sustainability Report (the Consolidated Non-Financial Statement...

Extrusion line for 100% rPET sheets

In full conformity with the current safety provisions in the workplace against the coronavirus, Union recently concluded the final tests on an extrusion line for single-layer thermoforming sheets of 100% recycled PET obtained from post-consumer bottle flakes and destined for the production of egg trays...

Gefran approves the 2019 financial statements and appoints Marcello Perini as new CEO

The shareholders’ meeting of Gefran chaired by Maria Chiara Franceschetti was held on April 28. The meeting approved Gefran financial statements for the year 2019 and resolved to allocate the entire annual profit of 6.2 million euros to retained earnings. The new Board of Directors, which met immediately after the shareholders’ meeting, appointed...