Italian news

  • 14 February 2024

    Frigosystem in Asia with a new branch in India

    Following the announcement at the Plast Focus fair in New Delhi (held from 1 to 5 February 2024), Frigosystem is going to open a new branch in Chennai, India, the capital of the local automotive industry overlooking the Bay of Bengal. This is the first branch of the Italian company on the Asian continent...
  • 14 February 2024

    A new area sales manager in Syncro Group

    Jeannine Böhmer joined Syncro Group as new area sales manager. She brings more than 10 years of experience in the plastics equipment industry. “I am very excited to join Syncro Group and I’m looking forward to facing all the challenges and bringing remarkable results with...
  • 07 February 2024

    In Piovan a new division dedicated to refrigeration

    PiovanGroup launches a new strategic division in industrial and process cooling, the result of the integration of the business segments operated by the recently acquired Thermal Care and the existing Aquatech. The two companies share a 50-year history of designing, selling, and servicing high-quality heat transfer solutions for...
  • 07 February 2024

    Luigi Bandera inducted in the Plastics Hall of Fame

    Luigi Bandera, the founder of the extrusion and recycling equipment manufacturer Bandera, will be inducted in the prestigious Plastics Hall of Fame for his long-lasting and significant contribution to the development of plastics extrusion technologies. The recognition is significant...
  • 31 January 2024

    Andrea Peruch CEO and Antonio Bortuzzo president of Oerlikon HRSflow

    To drive growth and expand the global market presence, Andrea Peruch (right) will assume the role of CEO of Oerlikon HRSflow. Following the new appointment, Antonio Bortuzzo (left) will become President of the company. "I am honoured to take on the role of President, overseeing strategy, business compliance...
  • 31 January 2024

    Radici Partecipazioni expands its board of directors

    New entry in the Board of Directors of Radici Partecipazioni, the parent company overseeing all the Group's business activities in the chemicals, engineering polymers and advanced textile solutions sectors. He is Stefano Pigozzi a professional with proven experience in the chemical industry. Pigozzi appointment complements...
  • 24 January 2024

    Paolo Gasparotto new sales director of Syncro Group

    After two years venturing the North American market where Syncro Group USA is currently consolidating its new headquarters, Paolo Gasparotto, come back home in the new vest of Group Sales Director. In the new role he will secure all the six companies, complementary to each other, in the...
  • 17 January 2024

    Andrea Rigliano joins Union

    With over thirty years of experience in the plastics industry, Andrea Rigliano (in the picture) was recently appointed Global Sales Manager of Union, a manufacturer of extrusion systems marketed under the Union, Tecom and Ceba brands, and part of the new Mech-I-Tronic mechatronics hub. In his new role...
  • 17 January 2024

    SKZ training arrives in Italy

    At the beginning of 2024, SKZ Plastics Center entered the Italian plastics market together with its new sales partner Prochema, an integral part of the Italian plastics market for many decades in the areas of plastics processing machinery, extrusion and recycling, and already...
  • 10 January 2024

    Oerlikon HRSflow increases production in Italy with a new facility

    The hot runner manufacturer Oerlikon HRSflow will start the construction of a new fully automated plant in San Polo di Piave (Treviso, Italy) to expand its capacity to better serve its European partners. The plant will increase Oerlikon HRSflow Italian output by 30% to meet growing demand in packaging, consumer goods and automotive sectors...
  • 20 December 2023

    Italian manufacturers: encouraging preliminary results, despite a few shadows

    According to estimates by the Amaplast-Mecs Statistical Study Center, in 2023 the Italian plastics and rubber machinery production could set a new all-time record for the sector of over 4.8 billion euros, racking up a gain of at least three points over 2022. This is mainly due to a positive trend in exports - which improved progressively...
  • 13 December 2023

    Sirmax to build its fourteenth production plant in India

    A specialist in the production of thermoplastic pellets for various application sectors, Sirmax is building its fourteenth production plant near Hosur, India. The Italian group is already present in India with two plants, one in Palwal and one in Valsad. In addition to the greenfield project in Hosur, the company’s expansion plans in...
  • 06 December 2023

    Moretto UNI EN ISO 50001 certified

    Obtaining the UNI EN ISO 50001 certification, recognised and applied globally in the attestation of the adoption of an energy management system compliant with international best practices according to the ISO 50001 standard, Moretto made a further step towards sustainability...
  • 06 December 2023

    Scholarships for children of RadiciGroup employees

    At the RadiciGroup headquarters in Gandino (Bergamo) the ceremony for the awarding of scholarships to the children of employees who graduated from university (three-year, master's or single-cycle) in 2021 or 2022 was held on 1 December. A tradition that is repeated periodically to celebrate the...
  • 22 November 2023

    Macchi chooses Wiku Plastic for Germany

    The Italian extrusion equipment manufacturer Macchi is expanding its international presence thanks to a new partnership with the German company Wiku Plastic, which will represent it in Germany on a technical and commercial level. Headquartered in Röthenbach an der Pegnitz...
  • 15 November 2023

    Amut in Spain with Luiso

    Through a long-term cooperation agreement with the Spanish company Luiso, Amut expands its international presence in the field of recycling lines, cast film extrusion lines and related services. The Spanish market, which was already served directly from the Italian manufacturer's headquarters...