Preleminary data shows a recovery for Italian manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, according to Assocomaplast (the national trade association, member of CONFINDUSTRIA, including over 160 manufacturers of plastics and rubber processing machinery, equipment and moulds) has analysed ISTAT data on Italian foreign trade in the sector for the first three quarters of 2016, comparing them to the same period in 2015. The general result is that imports continue to rise (+8.5%) and exports have returned to positive values (+1.5%).
Italy's ICMA San Giorgio (Milan, Italy), In collaboration with a leading European producer of cutting systems, has launched a lab-line unit for testing in Monroe, Michigan, USA (near Detroit). This pelletizing and compounding line unit, equipped with ICMA’s 50 mm diameter co-rotating extruder from the MCM high torque family, is particularly versatile and covers a wide range of compounds including techno-polymers and filled compounds.
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.
Italy's Cibra Nova di Cirielli e C. Snc, brings advanced sealing technology to SMEs everywhere with its new impulse bag sealer model PN Prg. Companies know that when bagging, there are those products for which you can not risk a bad seal. A 15-20 kg plastic bag or a multi-layer bag full of chemical, pharmaceutical, or food products often has a very high value, and the seal must be perfect.
MIDWEST EXCHANGE Inc. announced their plans to proceed with their own PET Recycling plant to produce 100% recycled PET material, giving Greater Chicago region a World Class facility and closing the loop for recycling in North America.
MILAN, Italy: It has been another jam-packed day here in Milan, highlighted by three of Italy’s largest manufacturing technology trade shows – FluidTrans, PLAST and Xylexpo – which feature across more than 100,000 square meters of tech from some 1,500 exhibitors, including fluid power and transmission, plastics and woodworking.
Italy's TRIA SpA has just finalized setting up a new branch here in the US. The US company’s name will be TRIA AMERICA LLC, with offices based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The new company is to grow TRIA's market share in the US and to expand its market activity into sectors such as packaging, building, automotive, etc. The US branch is the third for the company that has already established branches in Germany and Brazil.
Plastic may not be the most beloved of materials to the more environmentally minded, but Plast 2012, a Milan, Italy-based show held last week, aimed to mold a different opinion of the material in people's minds.