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Three-way cooperation to produce MOPE cast film

The production of Mono Oriented PE film (MOPE) with cast technology is no longer a utopia: Colines, DOW and Comexi have set a new benchmark for the market, by producing a very high-level 30-micron MOPE with unique and specific mechanical and optical features. The film was totally made with DOW PE-based resins and...

The flexibility in granulation on display

At ArabPlast 2021 (Dubai, November 15-18) CMG Granulators proposes the new G17 range of granulators for the use beside the machines. They feature innovative characteristics that allow to obtain high productivity, regrind quality (dimensional homogeneity of the particles and absence of dust), operating...

Engel sustainability and circular economy make a stop in Dubai

Sustainability and circular economy are at the heart of Engel participation at ArabPlast 2021 (Dubai, November 15-18) and they pass through recycling, energy efficiency and thin-wall moulding technology as key factors to reduce the footprint of CO2. Both post-consumer and post-industrial materials - usually PP or HDPE - are used in the...

Friul Filiere in Poland with six extrusion lines for thermal break profiles

Six complete extrusion lines by Friul Filiere will be delivered to a Polish processor for the production of PA66 thermal break profiles for windows. This order confirms the renewed trusted partnership between the Polish market and the Italian company based on technological added value, the high quality of products and...

Everything under control for Negri Bossi at Mecspe

The Italian domestic market remains of fundamental importance for Negri Bossi. This was confirmed by the participation of the company in the oncoming Mecspe fair, scheduled in Bologna from November 23 to 25. At the fair, the company from Cologno Monzese (Milan) will be joined by its partners, Sate and ForPlast, which are...

Production of water pipes with expanded PE sheath

A new European project for the production of insulated water pipes involving Union includes the production of expanded PE insulating sheathing for rigid copper or multilayer pipes with diameters from 16 mm to 32 mm and insulation thicknesses of 6, 10 and 13 mm. In addition, a coating and embossing unit will be used for finishing the pipes...

Decoration of caps, a “hybrid” solution from Sacmi and Moss

In the rigid packaging technologies field, the need for caps that can perform as identity messengers and brand enhancers continues to grow. Responding to that need in unprecedented ways is the Hybrid Decoration Machine from Moss and Sacmi, a revolutionary solution that combines the advantages of...

Two more lines of Bausano to the Dutch PlastChem

Dutch company specialised in producing PVC granules for extrusion and injection moulding, PlastChem opens the most advanced PVC production plant of all Europe in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, and once again relies on Bausano extruders. The company, already operating an MD 158 Nextmover granulation line and the model...

Non-cooled hydraulic cylinder for a wider process window

With HRScool Evo, Oerlikon HRSflow launches a further development of the HRScool hydraulic cylinder system for hot runner injection moulding, which, thanks to its sophisticated temperature management, does not require active liquid cooling of the actuation unit. Thanks to a further reduction in the heat flow between...

With PolyBlown Colines debuts in blown extrusion

After two years of research and development, Colines launches the new PolyBlown range of blown film systems, available in configurations from 3 to 11 layers. For decades the company has mainly focused on the engineering and production of cast extrusion lines, even though occasionally built blown film lines for...

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...