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Two Bandera lines for increasing the capacity of Imaflex

Two extrusion plants, a 2400 3-layer SmartFlex and a 2400 5-layer Barrier Flex, will be supplied by Bandera US to Imaflex. This investment will enable Imaflex to increase capacity and develop new products to better support their growing customers’ needs. Installation and start up for the first line is scheduled for...

The innovation of Bausano for the processing of increasingly green plastic materials

"We are facing a real paradigm shift that is influencing the development of the latest generation of extrusion machines capable of operating with even greener formulations. Our customers are becoming increasingly environmentally aware and are investing in advanced technologies and in a virtuous policy of recovery and recycling...

Colines and Gneuss collaborate to extrude recycled stretch film

Colines and Gneuss have worked together to offer manufacturers of stretch film the possibility of using recycled polymer. Colines offers a special, proven cast and blown film extrusion process for handling recycled material, with the help of the Gneuss RSFgenius Melt Filtration System from Gneuss. Colines has already...

Tecom at K 2022 between eco-sustainability and recycling

The Italian manufacturer of blown film extrusion lines Tecom will be present to K 2022 with a wide range of products related to recycling and eco-sustainability. The recent merger with Union allowed the company to consolidate its market positioning and confirms its role as one of the best international manufacturers of lines dedicated to...

The K of Comerio Ercole: digital assistance and advanced calendering

During the oncoming K 2022 international exhibition Comerio Ercole will present a new digital platform named Hercules40 which was recently introduced to supply a data-driven analysis tool for a continuous improvement of production process, including energy consumption optimization, as well as...

Colines presents its exhibition program for K 2022

Less than a month away from the opening of Messe Düsseldorf gates for the K 2022 trade fair, Colines presents its exhibition program for the German event. Visitors of its booth will have the chance to get in touch with all the latest technologial solutions achieved by its group of companies, starting with...

Bausano experts explain the Smart Energy System

On the occasion of K 2022, Bausano provides the skills of its pool of technicians in the fields of recycling, pipe extrusion, screw design and compounding. Customers will be able to benefit from specific advice at its stand and discover the innovative patent pending Smart Energy System together with the Bausano team. A solution for...

Macchi at K 2022 with an R-POD Flex 5 line for polyolefins and recyclates

On occasion of the next K 2022 show, Macchi will be exhibiting an R-POD (Polyolefin Dedicated) Flex 5 line for the production of 5-layer bubble film. It is the latest evolution of the innovative POD Flex system, specifically designed for very high productivity and for the use of "secondary" raw materials (regenerated/recycled). This...

At K 2022 Bausano brings on stage the lines for pipes with enhanced performance

The K 2022 show is the perfect setting chosen by Bausano to introduce industry professionals to the increasingly high-performing Smart Energy System for cylinder induction heating, which helps to reduce energy consumption significantly. The system will be on display at the stand on both a twin-screw extruder from the...

Coperion at K 2022 focuses on compounding and recycling

At K 2022 (Düsseldorf, October 19-26), Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will be presenting a variety of new and ongoing developments that will markedly increase the efficiency of plastics compounding processes, help boost conscientious resource handling while at the same time achieving very high product quality. Coperion...

Line for high-speed quadruple extrusion of PVC-U pipes

A high-speed multi-extrusion line was recently delivered by Sica to a processor of PVC-U pipes for cable conduits and the protection of electrical cables. The line has been designed to perform pipe pulling, cutting, belling and packaging operations and is able to handle quadruple-extruded pipes with external diameter from 16 to 63 mm...

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...

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...

Bausano inaugurates a department dedicated to lines for pipe extrusion

The leading international player in the design and production of custom extrusion lines to process plastics, Bausano, announces the inauguration of the new design department for pipe extrusion lines, opening the virtual doors to its factory on March 31. An engaging video-event, which focuses on technology and sustainability, during...

Second line of Icma San Giorgio at Sabiomaterials for the compounding of green polymers

The well-known Italian manufacturer of compounding lines and extrusion systems, in particular dedicated to the ecological transition, Icma San Giorgio, has recently delivered a second compounding line for biodegradable polymers to Sabiomaterials, a young and dynamic Italian company very active in the field of...

Polish profile manufacturer expands with space-saving extrusion solutions

The two coextrusion solutions supplied by battenfeld-cincinnati in 2019 proved so perfectly satisfactory to the modern Polish system manufacturer of door and window profiles from the very beginning that they immediately placed repeat orders for several more. With the space-saving piggy-back models consisting of main extruders and coextruders...

Union tests a hollow sheet line for the American market

A complete line for the production of polypropylene hollow sheets with a width of 2,800 mm and a capacity of 1,000 kg/h was recently tested by Union at its headquarters in San Vittore Olona (Milan, Italy). The plant is destined for the American market and is equipped with the most advanced...

Gneuss at Greenplast with new extruder and rotary filtration systems

At the Greenplast show, scheduled in Milan from May 3 to 6, Gneuss is presenting its brand new MRSjump extruder. As with the proven MRS extruder, the extrusion process does not require any pre-treatment of the input material, such as crystallisation or pre-drying of the material. Short residence times, low thermal and mechanical stress...

High-speed extrusion line for medical tubes

Safe processes and utmost reliability: the medical industry sets strict criteria for producing medical devices. Medical tubes, in particular, require the highest quality in terms of dimensional accuracy, surface type and complete absence of contamination. The new high-speed extrusion line for PVC medical tubes by Bausano meets...