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Persico acquires the activities of bielomatik in the welding business

The leading Italian multinational production systems manufacturer, Persico, has announced the acquisition of the plastic welding business of bielomatik Leuze, a manufacturer of plastic welding and lubrication systems based in Neuffen, Germany. The acquisition will significantly strengthen the market presence of both Persico Group...

Where eagles dare

Founded in 1950 in the historical town centre of Besano (near Varese, Italy), Adler celebrates, in 2020, its 70th year in business. Starting as a company specialized in designing and modifying any kind of machinery for the new-born Italian industry immediately after the Second World War, Adler soon began to manufacture machines for...

The format changeover on the machines for the preform inspection becomes autonomous

Two technological leaps in one: Sacmi has now made the manual format changeover procedure for preform inspection machines both automatic and autonomous. As of today, smart format changeover control is performed by an all-new computer vision device, Sacmi Driva (Drive and Recognise with Intelligent Vision Algorithms)...

From Reggio Emilia to Miami to better assist North American customers

In order to provide better services to existing and prospect customers from the North American market, Moss decide to go one step further and open a subsidiary company in the US. On January 2020, Moss unveil the nameplate of Moss North America, the company’s first site abroad...

Persico Automotive in Freilassing: German expertise, Italian inspiration

The technological know-how in the manufacture of automotive trim parts of Kiefel Automotive has been acquired by Persico. This transaction has enabled Persico to found the new German subsidiary Persico Automotive, which has extensive expertise in vacuum laminating. The new company is based in Freilassing...

J826: productivity and brilliant colours

Unleashing the power of 3D printed realism to a broader range of product designers and enterprise shops, Stratasys unveiled the new J826 3D printer at 3DEXPERIENCE World (Nashville, February 9-12). At about half the price of other J8-series PolyJet printers, the J826 combines part realism and productivity, including full Pantone-Validated colour and ...

Presma's challenge to traditional moulding in the rubber and silicone sector continues

The competitiveness and efficiency of the automated production process in the name of quality and safety represent, for Presma, the foundations on which it builds proposals that increasingly meet the expectations of rubber and solid silicone processors. After the Roto R12 12-station, horizontal injection moulding machine for rubber processing...

75 years of activity for Icma San Giorgio

Founded in 1945 by the Colombo family already active in the foundry sector since 1908, Icma San Giorgio began its business as a manufacturer of industrial machinery, initially for wood, later, a few years after the polypropylene was made by Giulio Natta, for plastics extrusion plants. Many milestones mark Icma's success in the...

Innovations focused on circular economy

Utmost operational efficiency, homogeneous regrind and absence of dust, integration 4.0, the most optimized total cost of ownership: these are all the benefits associated to the latest developments that CMG will present at PRS Europe, in Amsterdam on March 25 and 26. With the new Evoluzione range and the EV916 and EV616 models...

In India to locally produce machines for automation and assembly

Adding Pune to its global supply map, Gefit inaugurates its first factory in India. Gefit India manufacturing facility is set to produce automations lines and assembly machines to serve domestic market. The investment in this new factory reflects the company goal to be closer to its Indians customers, to...

Wittmann and FarragTech now under one roof

For more than 25 years, FarragTech has been active in plant engineering for plastics processing in the auxiliary equipment sector, with one main focus within its product range on compressed air granulate drying. As the inventor of the compressed air granulate dryer as well as internal compressed air mold cooling for blow molding processes...

Line for rPET sheets: no difference with the virgin material

Some days ago, a complete PET sheet coextrusion line underwent final testing at the Union factory in San Vittore Olona (near Milan). Destined for the European market, the line includes a ZP 112/52 D twin-screw extruder with four degassing stages and a TR 90/44 D single-screw co-extruder for the production of A-B-A type thermoforming sheets for...

INglass Group focuses on hot runners business with HRSflow

The 100% of Inevo has been sold by INglass to Luigi Cover, owner of CST Stampi, and Roberto Fagarazzi, Sales Director of the INglass mould division, since 2015. Inevo is the new name of the INglass mould division that started as Incos in 1987. Incos, focused since the beginning on injection moulds manufacturing for the...

Dual line for sorting and recycling of heterogeneous waste

The latest project the German manufacturer Stadler has completed for Schroll is the new recycling centre at La Maix, in the Vosges, near the town of Épinal (France). This centre has been dimensioned to be able to process 80,000 tonnes of waste per year. On the customer’s request, the facility was designed to allow for future expansion and the...

A new version of the ALLrollEX range on show

On March 11-13, Colines will be holding an open house at its manufacturing facility in Azzate (Varese, Italy) to unveil the latest version of its “best seller” ALLrollEX 1500mm 3-up. The cast film line series ALLrollEx is available in the 1000, 1500, 2000, 3000, 4000 and...

Investments bring financial strength and innovation

Innovation, digital factory and strengthening of the sales network and after sales service in each of the strategic markets. SCM Group continues to invest and the results speak for themselves. The group ended 2019 with a turnover in excess of 700 million euros, in line with 2018's record figures and on budget for the year. It was also in line with orders thanks...

The technical and engineering direction of Arburg entrusted to Guido Frohnhaus

At the start of the year, has taken over as Managing Director Technology & Engineering at Arburg in Lossburg. The 50-year-old engineer's remit includes the production, research and development, materials administration and technical administration departments. Guido Frohnhaus brings the ideal qualities to his role as Managing Director...

Coilers for large-diameter pipes

For coiling pipes up to 110 mm, 125 mm and 160 mm, FB Balzanelli recently introduced the coilers mod. MSR3065PE, MSR3015PE and MSR3515PE. All the models are the single reel type with the outer cut of the pipe and able to clamp the pipe automatically or manually, depending on customer preference...

“Thick&Thin", the revolutionary cast unit

Taking advantage of a 40 years experience in extrusion, Colines has developed a very innovative system for the production of high range thickness CPP, CPE and multilayer barrier film, from 15 to 500 micron. The system consists of a multi-roller cast unit with two separate cast zones, which allows...