Union

  • 22 May 2024

    Union hosts extrusion innovation weeks

    From 20 May to 15 June, Union hosts the Extrusion Innovation Weeks at its headquarters in San Vittore Olona (Milan, Italy), focusing on complete extrusion lines. The event is proposed as a kind of "renaissance of the extrusion process", in particular through the processing of recycled materials and...
  • 06 March 2024

    Two Union lines for rPET film in Mexico

    Two complete plants for the extrusion of rPET film for the thermoforming of rigid packaging have been installed by Union at a Mexican converter, which brings to 16 the number of lines in the fleet of this latter supplied by the Italian manufacturer. The two lines were developed to process up to...
  • 17 January 2024

    Andrea Rigliano joins Union

    With over thirty years of experience in the plastics industry, Andrea Rigliano (in the picture) was recently appointed Global Sales Manager of Union, a manufacturer of extrusion systems marketed under the Union, Tecom and Ceba brands, and part of the new Mech-I-Tronic mechatronics hub. In his new role...
  • 12 September 2023

    Union joins forces with Mech-I-Tronic to develop mechatronics hub

    To develop an Italian hub dedicated to the extrusion, industrial automation and plastics processing sectors. With this objective, made official during Plast 2023, Union has joined Mech-I-Tronic (MIT). The new structure will focus on the development of mechatronic technologies and will therefore also involve...
  • 14 June 2023

    xPET sheet line for Asian plastic processing

    An extrusion line for expanded PET sheets by Union was recently delivered to an Asian processor. The line consists of two extruders in tandem configuration that guarantees high production rates with densities up to 80 kg/cu.m. Union's tandem solution facilitates the achievement of best extrusion quality in a...
  • 18 January 2023

    Ceba Elettromeccanica joins the Union Group

    The majority stake of Ceba Elettromeccanica, a company based in Magnago (Milan) specialising in the development and production of industrial automation, was sold to Union. Through this operation, the company from San Vittore Olona (Milan) further expands its assets, gaining additional skills that will make it possible to...
  • 22 June 2022

    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...
  • 09 March 2022

    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...
  • 01 December 2021

    A second extrusion line by Union at Plastisavio

    The plastic laminate manufacturer, Plastisavio, assigned an order to Union for the supply of a second line with a capacity of 1,500 kg/h for the production of thermoforming sheets starting from 100% post-consumer material. For some years now, Plastisavio has been using another similar line supplied by the same manufacturer, based in...
  • 10 November 2021

    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...
  • 28 July 2021

    Union grows in America with two lines for PP hollow sheets

    The activity od Union on the American market is stepping up thanks to the recent sale of two complete systems for the production of hollow sheets. The systems delivered by the manufacturer from San Vittore Olona (Milan, Italy) can handle various MFI values without affecting quality and productivity and offer a flatness accuracy out of the...