Amaplast Members' Assembly

Dario Previero elected as New President

Marketing - Tuesday, 25 June 2019

On the occasion of the general assembly of Amaplast - which took place on June 25, at Villa Erba in Cernobbio (Como) - Dario Previero was appointed as...


Giulio Mengoli appointed as general manager of Sacmi

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 June 2019

On June 1, Giulio Mengoli became the new General Manager of the Sacmi Group. His appointment was made official by the Board of Directors of the parent company, Sacmi Imola. A native of  Padua, 49 years old, Giulio Mengoli has a long international experience, having held top...

Trend reversal for German machines

In 2019 a turnover decline of up to 10% is expected

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 June 2019

In 2018, the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers generated a turnover plus of 2% again compared to the previous-year period. “The growth rate of 3% originally predicted for 2018 could not be reached. Nevertheless, we are pleased about the positive all-year results as in particular towards the end of the year...

Michael Traxler succeeds Udo Stahlschmidt

New director for Engel's Mold Technology division

Marketing - Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Michael Traxler has been appointed head of Engel’s Mould Technology division. Together with his team, the experienced toolmaker will continue to expand the consulting services internationally to further strengthen the systems business of the injection moulding machine manufacturer Worldwide...

Biesse makes an encore

Deloitte prize for organisation, strategy, performance and sustainability

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

For the second consecutive year, Biesse Group is among the “Best Managed Companies“ (BMC) of Deloitte, for having distinguished itself among Italian companies for its entrepreneurial passion, skills and management skills. The “Best Managed Companies” (BMC) initiative aims to reward the commitment and skills of those companies that...

Chemical upcycling

New Sabic compounds from postconsumer PET

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The LNP Elcrin iQ portfolio of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounded resins from Sabic are derived from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) to support the circular economy and help reduce plastic waste. By chemically upcycling consumer-discarded PET (primarily single-use water bottles) into higher-value PBT materials with...

Appointment in Leverkusen

Sucheta Govil chosen as CCO of Covestro

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The material manufacturer Covestro has chosen a Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), the last position to be filled on its Management Board. The Supervisory Board unanimously appointed Sucheta Govil (55) for this position. By August 1, 2019, she will take over from Markus Steilemann, who has so far continued to work as CCO on top of his role as...

India: sectoral conference

In Mumbai two days devoted to the processing

Marketing - Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The seventh “Injection, Blow, Roto & PET Moulding International Summit”, organized by ElitePlus++, is being held on June 19-20, in Mumbai. During the event, speakers coming from all over the world will provide an in-depth overview on the latest development in injection moulding (first day), blow moulding, rotational moulding and PET processing (second day)...

Election of the new Amaplast president

Alessandro Grassi’s successor is named

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

On  June 25, Villa Erba in Cernobbio (Como) will provide the venue for the general meeting of Amaplast (the Italian plastics and rubber processing machinery and moulds manufacturers' association), whose members are this year called upon to appoint a new president, for the period 2019-2021...

DowDuPont restructuring completed

Even DuPont returns independent

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

The premier innovation provider of value-added specialized solutions that transform industries and everyday life, DuPont, announced its debut as an independent company following the successful separation of its Agriculture Division through the spin-off of Corteva. The company was formerly known as DowDuPont. DuPont common stock...

The Italian fair for the automation

Surface, exhibitors and visitors grown at SPS Italia 2019

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Automation, digital technologies, robotics, mechatronics and vocational training were the salient themes of the successful displays and presentations put on by the 850-plus exhibitors operating out of the six pavilions of SPS Italia 2019. The fair, which took place in pavilions 4, 4.1 and 7 and in District 4.0 at Fiere di Parma (Italy), was dedicated to...

One of the best years ever

Sacmi approved the 2018 financial statement, revenues exceed 1.4 billion euros

Marketing - Wednesday, 29 May 2019

On May 18 the Sacmi Imola shareholders' meeting approved the group's consolidated financial statement. Once again, 2018 saw revenues exceed 1.4 billion euros, with net equity growing further to 668 million euros and a balance sheet profit of 50 million euros. “The year 2018 produced one of the best results ever in Sacmi's history with...