• 15 July 2024

    In Ensinger a third Managing Director

    Plastics processor Ensinger is expanding its top management. On 1 July, Björn Schneekloth joined the family-owned company as a Managing Director. Together with the two long-standing Managing Directors Roland Reber and Ralph Pernizsak, he will be responsible for both Ensinger and the Ensinger Group...
  • 10 July 2024

    Agglomerator to support today's chemical recycling

    Although mechanical recycling is a well-established technology and remains the first choice for plastics recyclers due to its high efficiency, chemical recycling is now emerging as a key step in closing the plastics recycling loop, particularly for handling heterogeneous plastic fractions that pose a challenge for mechanical recycling...
  • 10 July 2024

    All Amut machines in the Philippines with Bethesher Industrial Supplies

    Bethesher Industrial Supplies (BIS) is the new agent in the Philippines for Amut's entire portfolio. The company is a leading local supplier of packaging machinery, especially turnkey injection moulding equipment. Based in Novaliches Quezon City, BIS will market the Italian manufacturer's extrusion and recycling equipment...
  • 10 July 2024

    A 55.000 kN duo at Engel’s technical centre in St. Valentin

    Engel has expanded its technical centre in St. Valentin, Austria, with one of the largest injection moulding machines from its standard portfolio: the duo 5500 combi M with a clamping force of 55,000 kN, measuring 32 meters long, 13 meters wide, 6.8 meters high, and weighing 545 tons...
  • 10 July 2024

    CMG Granulators receives Bronze Medal in EcoVadis Sustainability Rating

    CMG Granulators earned Bronze Medal from EcoVadis for Sustainability Performance placing the company, with a score of 59/100, in the top 70 globally. EcoVadis rating validates CMG business sustainability commitments and performance. “As part of our commitment to society, our people and the environment, CMG Granulators...
  • 10 July 2024

    Wave-shaped base for rPET bottles

    StarLite-R Nitro - Sidel’s latest distinctive high-resistance bottle base for still nitrogen-dosed products in 100% rPET bottles - offers manufacturers of nitrogen-dosed still beverages and edible oils increased creative scope, greater sustainable manufacturing, and proven performance...
  • 10 July 2024

    Krones Recycling spun off as an independent subsidiary company

    The demand for recycled plastics is increasing rapidly worldwide: consumer awareness is growing, companies are setting themselves ever more ambitious sustainability targets and recycling requirements from international governments are also increasing. As a company with almost 30 years of experience in plastics processing and almost...
  • 03 July 2024

    Union strengthens its team with two new members

    Union strengthens its asset of human resources with two experienced professionals in the extrusion sector: Massimo Gomis and Simone Coccoletti. With many years of experience in OEM companies in the plastics processing sector, both in the technical and service fields, both...
  • 03 July 2024

    An ALLrollEx in one month

    Just one month from contract signing to delivery: Colines quick-delivery policy once again leads to extreme customer satisfaction. This is the case of Interfilms-Novapak Group (Mexico), which signed the order for a 7-layer ALLrollEX 1500mm cast stretch film line just a month ago. It took only....
  • 03 July 2024

    IMS Technologies expands Calcinate headquarters

    The inauguration ceremony of the new production plant of IMS Technologies, a global leader in the design and production of high-tech machinery for the converting and packaging sectors, was held in Calcinate, in the province of Bergamo, on 26 June. Paolo Clerici and Stefano Bartolini, IMS Technology...
  • 03 July 2024

    Three days focused on the digitalization

    From 18 to 20 June 2024, Engel hosted the Digital Days event at its sites in Schwertberg and St. Valentin, getting new insights into the current state of process digitalization, in injection molding in particular, and the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in this field. During the three days...
  • 03 July 2024

    “We live injection molding”

    Under the motto of “We live injection molding”, the Wittmann Group invited its customers and partners to come on Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20 in Vienna. More than 1,000 guests accepted this invitation and experienced live the Wittmann Group’s competence...
  • 03 July 2024

    Trinseo opens next-gen depolymerization facility in Italy

    Trinseo announced the opening of its polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) depolymerization facility in Rho, Italy. The pilot facility represents a significant step forward in the company’s commitment to sustainability, as the next-generation recycling technology helps...
  • 03 July 2024

    The eight winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2024

    Announced on 20 June at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam, the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2024 represent examples of the best advances in the circular use of plastics and their recycling technologies. For the first time in the seven-year history of the awards, the jury has...
  • 26 June 2024

    Sorema mechanical recycling plant in Molise

    A company operating in the circular economy and environmental sustainability sector for over thirty years and listed on the Euronext Growth Milan market (EGM), RES (Recupero Etico Sostenibile) recently started up a post-consumer rigid plastic packaging washing and granulation plant at its industrial site in...
  • 26 June 2024

    Kirk Winstead appointed president of TRIA America

    With extensive experience in the plastics industry, Kirk Winstead is the new President of Tria America. "I am excited to join Tria America, a company I have long admired for its commitment to customers, quality and innovation," said the new President. "The ownership and strong values that...
  • 26 June 2024

    Amut in Japan with Altech

    Altech is the new exclusive agent for Amut recycling plants in Japan. The choice of the Novara-based manufacturer is in line with its strategy of expanding its presence throughout the world, particularly in the Far East, and offering quality service on the spot. Altech has been active in the plastics industry for over...
  • 26 June 2024

    Countdown: less than a year to Greeplast 2025

    Decarbonization, circular economy, recycling, reuse, and micro- and nano-plastics are just some of the topics of relevance in the plastics industry. They are increasingly featured in the news and have a significant impact on public opinion. It is thus indispensable to keep up to date on...
  • 26 June 2024

    Arburg expands its presence in Southeastern Europe

    With the establishment of its own subsidiary in Romania in April 2024, Arburg has taken another important step in further increasing its local presence in the emergent economic region of Southeastern Europe. The new subsidiary is based in Bucharest and is headed up by Interim Managing Director Daniel Orel, who...
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