Assocomaplast (the Italian trade association belonging to CONFINDUSTRIA, which groups to-gether over 160 makers of machinery, moulds and equipment for plastics and rubber) has completed the year 2014 balance sheet for the sector, incorporating ISTAT foreign trade data. Progress in exports maintained a constant pace to the end of the year, sustaining Italian machinery manufacturers in a period...
Italy's System Logistics's automated vertical storage solutions company Modula US has announced a $6 Million USD investment in manufacturing at the firm’s Lewiston, Maine facility. The factory will be equipped with the latest automated lines to punch, bend, weld and cut sheet metal for a variety of Modula storage products. According to Modula US President Miguel Fabra, “40...
This is how Mauro Drappo, CEO of the AMUT group, commented on the merger on 9 February that now has DOLCI BIELLONI operating with the new company name AMUT DOLCI BIELLONI. “Now two historical companies, AMUT and DOLCI BIELLONI can create significant synergies together and become a major player on international markets,” adds Drappo. “We believe that this merger represents the completion of a...
For the Italian textile machinery sector, the year’s fourth quarter resulted in a decline in orders, mainly due to a negative performance recorded in foreign sales. These findings have been reported in an economic survey conducted by ACIMIT, the Italian Association representing the industry, indicating a 4% drop over the previous quarter. The value of the orders index for the period from...
Watch the video presentations of the speakers at the Roads To Innovation: Advanced Manufacturing Symposium that was held on  November 18th 2014 at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario.  
Press Release: Milan, Italy January 2015: The Italian plastics and rubber machinery, equipment and moulds industry reconfirms its status as a solid sector making a significant contribution to the national economy, particularly through exports. This news is all the more positive if we consider the context of a recession that has struck almost all sectors of Italian industry. The...
Another DAVI plate roll has recently been installed for SUBSEA 7's production of suction anchors and components for the offshore industry. "SUBSEA 7 is undoubtedly one of the largest manufacturers in the offshore sector” – said President Orazio Davi. Following the excellent experiences in other African countries, he reconfirmed DAVI as a supplier for their yard in Ghana, where...
Italian auxiliary equipment manufacturer Moretto SpA has opened its first U.S. operation, in Columbus, Ohio, to handle sales, service and spare parts. Mr. Paolo Gasparotto, business development manager, said the 15,000-square-foot facility opened in October to cover the United States and Canada. Initially, Moretto is employing four people in Columbus, but Gasparotto said the company will...
December 18th, 20914 (Milan, Italy): Assocomaplast (the Italian trade association, belonging to CONFINDUSTRIA, which groups to-gether some 170 machinery manufacturers) has compared ISTAT foreign trade data for January-September of the current year with data for the same period in 2013 and confirms further growth in both imports and exports. Exports rose by over 4% while purchases from...
Valbruna Slater Stainless Inc., a stainless steel and nickel-alloy manufacturer, has announced plans to expand its operations in Fort Wayne, Indiana., creating up to 45 new jobs by 2017. The company, which is a subsidiary of Vicenza, Italy-based Acciaierie Valbruna SpA, will invest $30.5 million to renovate and equip its Fort Wayne facilities, constructing a 166,000-sq.-ft. addition. The...

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