Turnover at the top

David Castañeda succeeds Wolfgang Doering as Elix CEO

Marketing - Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The Board of Directors of Elix Polymers has appointed David Castañeda as CEO and Board Member effective from April 8, 2019. He succeeds Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March. Wolfgang Doering made a significant contribution to the development of Elix Polymers...

Mourning in the world of automation

Erwin Bernecker, one of the B&R founders, died at the age of 67

Marketing - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

One of the two founders of B&R, Erwin Bernecker, died suddenly and unexpectedly on March 30, 2019. The industrial electronics company B&R was founded in Eggelsberg in 1979 by Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer. Erwin Bernecker was an active member of the management board until the company was...

The top 500 SMEs in Italy

Also Colines among the “Champions 2019”

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

For the second consecutive year, Colines has been named as one of the 500 italian “Champions” companies by ItalyPost, a highly-qualified team composed of skilled financial analysts coming from the ModeFinance rating agency. The “Champion” report was realized by analysing all the 15 thousands Italian companies with a turnover between...

New Engel branch near Monterrey

Widespread presence in Mexico with a second location in the north of the country

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Together with customers and partners, Engel de Mexico opened a second location in Mexico in San Pedro near Monterrey. "We are thus shortening the distance to our customers in the very important industrial region in the north of the country", emphasized Peter Auinger, Managing Director of Engel in Mexico...

Erema Group continues to grow

The turnover increased by 16% in the 2018-2019 financial year

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

2018-2019 financial year was the most successful business one in the Erema history. Consolidated total turnover of more than 180 million euro in 2018-2019 represents an increase of 16% compared to the previous year. A total of 6,000 Erema plastics recycling machines are currently in operation in 108 countries around the world...

Appointment and retirement

New COO for the motan group

Marketing - Wednesday, 3 April 2019

From April 1, 2019, Michael Tregner has taken on responsibility for motan as managing director and for global motan production units as COO (Chief Operating Officer). He takes over for Ulrich Eberhardt, who retired after 40 years of service for the motan Group...

“Champions 2019”

Moretto among the top 500 SMEs in Italy

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

The Padua-based manufacturer, Moretto, is one of the 500 companies included in the “Champions 2019” list. The entries were selected by the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, which analysed the performance of the Italian SMEs that recorded a turnover between 20 and 120 million euros. The evaluation involved the financial statements of the...

Haitian International presents 2018 fiscal year results

Growth and expansion despite the difficulties

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

One of the world's largest manufacturers of plastic injection moulding machines, Haitian International Holdings, announced its annual results as at December 31, 2018. In the fiscal year of 2018, the company’s sales reached 10.85 billion RMB (more than 1,43 billion euros), representing a sales increase of 6.5% compared to 2017. Despite the...

Lanxess results

The good 2018 gives impetus to the beginning of 2019

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess closed its fiscal year with a strong result that bodes well for the year that has just begun. In 2018, group sales rose by 10.2% from 6.53 billion euros in the previous year to 7.197 billion euros. At 431 million euros, net income was considerably higher than the previous year’s figure of 87 million euros. This was...

Satisfaction for the Parisian fair

The more the demand of composites grows, the more JEC World grows

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

JEC World 2019 closed successfully on March 14, after three intense days of innovation, networking and knowledge sharing. "With more than 112 participating countries and 27 national pavilions, JEC World - the place where the world of Composites meets - gathered the key players of the industry and their representatives, as illustrated by...

Representation agreement

Netstal in Romania with Plastics Bavaria

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

With Plastics Bavaria, Netstal has its first ever representative office in Romania. The Romanian plastics expert will be supporting the implementation of the growth strategy in this region. “With Plastics Bavaria, we are delighted to have gained such an established and...

MoU between Solvay and Airborne

Promoting the industrial processing of high volumes of composites

Marketing - Wednesday, 27 March 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Solvay and Airborne at JEC World 2019. The two companies will partner on developing automated processing solutions for the industrialization and high volume use of composite materials. Industrializing the generation of tailored prepreg layups and forming technologies for high...