Partnership Marangoni-Borrachas Vipal

Two for tyres retreading on a world scale

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Marangoni and Borrachas Vipal have announced the definition of a partnership agreement aimed at increasing the synergies and productivity, strengthening the industrial and commercial organisation of both groups. This will lead to the creation of the largest global independent player in the tyre retreading Sector...

200 guests at the celebration

500 machines sold by Gavo Meccanica

Marketing - Wednesday, 5 December 2018

On November 30, Gavo Meccanica, a Tuscany-based company specialising in manufacturing of pipe cutters which is about to celebrate 30 years of activity, invited their most trusted partners (including both sales agents and suppliers) at its facility in Larciano, near Pistoia (Italy). Here, the company celebrated the official delivery of its...

SCM Group acquires DMS

Strengthening global presence and expanding technology supply

Marketing - Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Leading Italian multinational company in machinery and industrial equipment, SCM Group has finalized the acquisition of US-based DMS (Diversified Machine Systems) located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. DMS is an important US player in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of innovative CNC machinery, particularly for...

Javier Constante succeeds Daniele Ferrari

A new president for PlasticsEurope

Marketing - Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Javier Constante, Commercial Vice President, Packaging and Specialty Plastics Business Emea of DOW Europe, has been nominated acting President of PlasticsEurope today. He succeeds Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis (Eni), who was elected President of Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) at the end of October...

Acquisition of MHT

Krones strenghtens its PET capabilities

Marketing - Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Leading manufacturer of filling and packaging solutions, Krones has acquired MHT Holding. This is based in Hochheim, Germany, and together with its subsidiaries is providing injecting moulding tools and services to the PET industry. The company generates approximately 25 million euros revenues with 125 employees...

It happens in Ludwigshafen

The level of the Rhine falls and Basf suspends the production of TDI

Marketing - Wednesday, 28 November 2018

The water level of river Rhine is currently on an all-time low, impacting transport by ship. Despite maximum shift to alternative means of transport (pipeline, trucks and rail), not all raw materials can be supplied to Basf’s Ludwigshafen site. Therefore, Basf will have to stop the TDI production in Ludwigshafen...

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag reorganizes itself

Strategic expansion of management

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Effective October 1, 2018, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag strategically aligned its management structure and expanded its management team. A new member of the management team, Martin Fischer, will be responsible for operations, which entails production and purchasing. A certified production expert, Fischer joined the company on March 1, 2018 and will now...

KraussMaffei anniversary

Machine for Wirthwein with an extraordinary street art design

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

To celebrate 180 years of KraussMaffei and the 180th injection moulding machine for Wirthwein, the two companies took this opportunity to give the anniversary machine a one-of-a-kind look. Street artist Ralf Spitzer, well-known throughout Europe by his alias Shamey ABC, lent a street art flair to the GX 900-4300 BluePower with his special

VinylPlus Product Label

The sustainability mark for PVC products

Marketing - Wednesday, 21 November 2018

The VinylPlus Product Label is the new sustainability mark making it simpler for customers, specifiers and markets to identify the PVC building and construction products delivering the highest functional performance and contribution to sustainability. Currently, the scheme applies to PVC window profiles with the first six manufacturers...


80% of Plantech goes to Syncro Group

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The Syncro Group has expanded with the acquisition of 80% of Plantech shares. Headquartered in Camposanto (near Modena, Italy), Plantech specialises in equipment for processing powders, granules and liquids for a number of sectors, including the plastic, chemical, food, pharmaceutical and construction industries...

Birthday for Colines in Marano Ticino

Over twenty lines in a year

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

A special birthday is going to be celebrated at Colines: the latest manufacturing facility of the company, located in Marano Ticino, (Novara, Italy) has now been operational for one year. In this relatively short period of activity over 20 lines were built and tested at Colines in Marano Ticino factory and right now the plant is “hosting” 8 different...

Versalis Petrochem Mazrui is born

Joint venture to market innovative chemicals in the Middle East

Marketing - Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Versalis, the Eni chemical company, Petrochem, a Mazrui Energy Services company, and Mazrui Energy Services, a Mazrui International company, have signed an agreement to establish Versalis Petrochem Mazrui (VPM), a joint venture for the commercialization of innovative chemicals for the Oil&Gas industry in the Middle East...