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Jindal invests in Brindisi

The metallizer capacity expanded of 10,000 tons

Marketing - Thursday, 20 April 2017

Jindal Films Europe, a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty films for the flexible packaging and labeling markets, is further expanding its metallizing capabilities at its site in Brindisi, Italy. The new metallizer will add a further 10,000 tons of metallization capacity with start-up expected in the second half of 2017...

Directorate change

Hummel will retire, Sigurdsson appointed as CEO designate

Marketing - Thursday, 20 April 2017

On April 19, Victrex announced that David Hummel has notified the board of his intention to retire after 24 years as CEO. The board is pleased to announce that Jakob Sigurdsson, the former CEO of Promens, who has more than 20 years' experience in diverse multinational companies, will join the company on September 1, 2017, as CEO designate...

The Dolphin manifold unit by Moretto

Allocating the resin through a plunger movement

Technology - Wednesday, 19 April 2017

An exclusive  automatic manifold plate for resin-machine allocation in plastics centralized feeding systems, Dolphin by Moretto is based on a plunger movement of mechanical arms managed by a pneumatic cylinder, thus ensuring a very efficient an easy to control automation system with a reaction time of only one second. Starting from the...

Negri Bossi certified

The company’s quality system now in line with the new ISO 9001 standards

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Ahead of the 2018 deadline, Negri Bossi has already obtained the certification of its quality system in conformity with the new ISO 9001 standards (issued in 2015), adopting a risk-based thinking approach in order to determine the factors that could make the quality control system and processes ineffective and to put in place the...

New PID controllers

Integrated functions to reduce the number of installed devices

Technology - Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Gefran launches the new Performance family of PID controllers including three models: 850, 1650, and 1850. Numerous integrated functions reduce the number of devices installed on a machine and simplify configuration. Accurate regulation, numerous options and exclusive functions make these devices so intelligent that the system regulating and...

Hot runner for well-balanced family moulds

Producing high-quality chrome grille components in a single shot

Technology - Wednesday, 19 April 2017

With its FLEXflow technology, Italian hot-runner specialist HRSflow has developed an innovative solution for the injection moulding of high-quality parts primarily for the automotive industry. FLEXflow is a servo-driven, finely regulated valve gate system for hot-runner systems. The precise control of the melt flow of each individual...

New Piovan line

High efficient drying systems for any application and technology

Technology - Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The new Genesys line of auto-adaptive single hopper drying systems from Piovan delivers optimal and consistent operating conditions and lower energy consumption. It is one of the first patent issued in Europe for a high-efficiency polymer drying system. The plastics industry processes non-hygroscopic and hygroscopic polymers...

Rapid Granulator in the Usa

A new facility to bring US production under its full control

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Size reduction equipment specialist Rapid Granulator is making one of its biggest investments in decades to bring US production back under its full control. The company says this is a major move in its most important market. Rapid will begin in-house production of its full product range of equipment for granulating...



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