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2017 Sacmi turnover

On the rise for the third consecutive year, exceeded 1.4 billion euros

Marketing - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The 2017 Financial Statement for Sacmi Imola shows higher sales and an increased gross operating margin with respect to 2016. Like its parent company, the Group as a whole closed the year by improving on the previous year’s performance, with sales touching 1.434 billion euros; the net consolidated result was over 35 million, also on the rise...

Systems integration

Recycling becomes upcycling

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Twin-screw extruders from Coperion in Stuttgart play a key role in the global manufacture of high-quality compounds. In addition to their global lead position they have acquired an excellent reputation in recent years in markets where such compounds are made from recycled plastics. Here the combination of Corema technology from Erema and twin-screw...

17 cincinnati-battenfeld extruders to MPM

At Plast 2018 with the Next Generation

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Seventeen extruders in fifteen years is the order volume placed by the Italian profile manufacturer MPM based in Fratte di Santa Giustina (Padua). Since 2004, this manufacturer of special protective profiles from different thermoplastic materials for industrial applications and refrigeration field has seen steady growth and repeatedly...

Gummiwerk Kraiburg at Plast 2018

Direct integration of rubber in fibre composite materials and metal

Materials - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

To meet the growing requirements for chemical resistance and thermal stability, Gummiwerk Kraiburg has expanded its product portfolio to include perfluor-elastomer-based (FFKM) compounds. This high-tech material is suitable for different applications. The materials of this product family start where other elastomers...

Wittmann Battenfeld at Plast 2018

Full “Power” in Milan

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Over the last three years, Italy has developed into one of the most important markets for the Wittmann Group in Europe. This is why the Plast 2018 in Milan is also an important platform for the company (hall 22, stand B121-C122) to showcase innovative machinery and processes. In the area of injection moulding machines...

Converting and winding

Turnkey solution for agricultural films

Technology - Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Specialised in winding and converting machines, Mondon (hall 15, stand C59 at Plast 2018) offers a turnkey solution to agricultural film producers. This unique full automatic solution can be applied for stretch or non-stretch film. The numerous advantages of both solutions are suitable for every films production line films...

Platform for injection moulding

Nova means… innovation

Technology - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

At Plast 2018, one of the world’s most important plastic processing events, Negri Bossi will officially launch a new platform Nova range of machines. The new solution of mid‐range machines replaces the Vector range of machines and is available in 700, 850 and 1150 tonnes, with injection capacities ranging from 2010 to 6107 cubic metre and...

Colines strengthens its team of specialists

Giuseppe Maddaluno in charge for marketing and communication

Marketing - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

A new marketing and communication specialist just joined Colines. Giuseppe Maddaluno has a specific communication experience with more than ten years of journalism activity both for local and national newspapers, radio and TV. He joined the professional register for journalists in 2010 and got experience also as a...

Radici at NPE 2018

North America strategic for the Performance Plastics Business division of the group

Materials - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The North American market and the automotive industry, in particular, are strategic for RadiciGroup. That is why the RadiciGroup Performance Plastics Business Area - present in the USA since 1998 - has continued to invest in improving its production plants, increasing production capacity and ensuring prompt customer delivery of its innovative and...

Italian sales and service office based in Turin

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag sets up new subsidiary in Italy

Marketing - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has set up a new subsidiary to service customers in the Italian market, effective May 1, 2018. As part of this measure, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Italia will take over the tried-and-trusted workforce from its former Italian representation, Macam and employ additional personnel for sales, application technology and after-sales service...

Euromap 77 interface

Data exchange between injection moulding machines and MES

Technology - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Euromap 77 is the first OPC UA based interface for plastics and rubber machinery. It will be used for the connection of injection moulding machines to central computers/MES. Euromap 77 has been released on May 4, 2018 and during the Euromap-press tour on May 8, 2018 at the NPE in Orlando machinery manufacturers demonstrated the...

New materials from Sabic at NPE 2018

Filaments for fused deposition modelling

Materials - Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The global leader in the chemical industry, Sabic, announced at NPE 2018 the third expansion of its additive manufacturing materials offering within 12 months. Specifically, Sabic is launching three new filaments for fused deposition modelling (FDM): Ultem AM1010F filament for general high-temperature applications, including tooling; and Ultem...

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