Technology

  • 28 February 2024

    OMV Technologies thermoforming machine for Mexican packaging

    OMV Technologies USA (part of OMV Group together with the Italian sister company OMV Machinery, based in Verona, Italy) sold an RM77 thermoforming machine to Goplas, a prominent thermoforming manufacturer based in Mexico City. This significant transaction marks a milestone in the...
  • 21 February 2024

    After Myanmar, Sorema's recycling also in Vietnam

    The post-consumer PET bottle washing and recycling plant supplied by Sorema (the recycling systems division of Previero) running at Commercial Plastics (CPC) in Yangon, Myanmar, achieved the expected quality and quantity parameters, and will provide the basis for a second plant destined for...
  • 14 February 2024

    Integration means automation

    Stepping up automation through the integration of one or more machines. IMG emphasises its focus on greater automation of the production processes related to rubber injection moulding, aiming at improving efficiency for the benefit of plastics converters. The company based in...
  • 14 February 2024

    Meaf first rPET food sheet line in Lithuania

    By mating its energy efficient sheet extrusion lines with Kreyenborg’s IR-Clean Super-Clean process for post-consumer recycled PET, Meaf Machines can now offer its customers a cost-effective alternative for the production of FDA/EFSA approved single layer PET food grade sheet. A first...
  • 07 February 2024

    Promoting technological excellence and energy efficiency

    The correct process temperature is an essential factor for production, especially in applications where it is necessary to comply with very tight thermal tolerances, such as in plastics processing, and, therefore, even small temperature variations may have a negative impact on process performance. This is...
  • 07 February 2024

    In-line PET bottle quality control with automatic adjustment

    Sidel, a leader in innovative PET packaging solutions, is launching its latest quality control technology for PET bottles. IntelliAdjust is set to transform customers’ ability to produce PET bottles to a high and consistent standard. The smart bottle blowing control system offers high performance and easy to use technology that enables...
  • 24 January 2024

    Four days dedicated to the extrusion of multilayer films for packaging

    From 22 to 26 January, Bandera is opening the doors of its headquarters in Busto Arsizio (Varese, Italy) to introduce the Techno Flex PO5 blown extrusion line for the production of 5-layer film, designed to meet the evolving needs of the packaging industry. The Techno FleX PO5 boasts a sophisticated configuration aimed at maximizing efficiency...
  • 10 January 2024

    Filtration and compounding in a single step

    For recycling of post-consumer recyclate (PCR) or any highly contaminated polymer, Coperion has developed the innovative ZSK FilCo filtration compounder that allows filtration and compounding in a single production step. With the new ZSK FilCo system, waste plastic is fed into a ZSK twin screw extruder, where it is melted, homogenized and…
  • 10 January 2024

    Davis-Standard enhances after-sales service and support

    Davis-Standard expands its service and support capabilities focused on delivering better line efficiency and lower operating costs to its customers. The company’s investments in one global service team, critical spare parts inventory, new service products and advanced digital infrastructure are to address...
  • 20 December 2023

    Major order for Amut from A2A

    A leading company operating in the field of integrated recycling process solutions, Amut was recently assigned a major order from A2A, a big multi-utility Italian group and a leader in the field of energy and the environment. Recognising the value of the innovative technological solutions offered by...
  • 20 December 2023

    Encore of Colines in Algeria

    Colines continues its growth in the blown film extrusion market by supplying two state-of-the-art Polyblown lines to the company Sofiplast, a market leader in flexible film production in Algeria. Both plants, currently undergoing testing, are equipped with three 3-layer extruders for a width of 3,200 mm...
  • 13 December 2023

    A combination of versatility and sustainability in thermoforming

    With the new CPG-82 thermoforming machine, Comi Packaging (former Amut Comi) ushers in a real breakthrough in sustainability and versatility thanks to an optimal balance between performance and eco-conscious operations, addressing the market's evolving needs in terms of increased productivity and reduced impact on the environment...
  • 29 November 2023

    Coperion Recycling Innovation Center is up and running

    Coperion has successfully launched operation of its new Recycling Innovation Center. In this high-tech test centre for plastics recycling applications, every recycling process step - from material handling and feeding to extrusion, compounding, pelletizing, material postprocessing and deodorization - can be tested...
  • 22 November 2023

    Customised solutions for the automation of extrusion lines

    Quality, application flexibility and an approach that always puts the customer at the centre: this is the philosophy behind the synergistic collaboration between Gefran and Bausano that is constantly renewed thanks to the excellence that characterises the products of both companies, allowing them to meet the needs of a steady evolving market...
  • 22 November 2023

    The smaller the cells, the stronger the extrudates

    The Microcell technology developed by Promix Solutions makes it possible to reduce by up to 20% material consumption in the extrusion of foams without altering their mechanical properties. A further 20-50% reduction in the weight of the final product is achieved by using atmospheric gases (CO2 and nitrogen) as blowing agents...
  • 18 October 2023

    Innovation for cooling and thermoregulation of moulds

    At the Fakuma 2023 fair, Frigel Group will be exhibiting the latest process cooling solutions, designed especially for applications, among others, in the automotive, packaging, medical, chemical, pharmaceutical, household industries. Frigel’s lineup includes Microgel Syncro, the new machine-side unit that...