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Scientists have Discovered how the Romans made Self-Healing Concrete

Scientists have Discovered how the Romans made Self-Healing Concrete, a reason why the colosseum and pantheon are still impeccably standing An unexpected and sustainable ancient manufacturing strategy may hold the key to designing concrete that could last for millennia. The ancient Romans were masters of engineering, constructing vast networks of roads, aqueducts, ports, and massive buildings, whose remains have survived for two millennia. Many of these structures were built with concrete: Rome’s famed Pantheon, which has the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome and was dedicated in 128

Machines Italia: Opportunity for consideration to be featured in the "Machines Italia Magazine" 2023 Spring/Summer (Vol. XV), entitled “Transforming how we work, one machine at a time” - Deadline for sending materials is March 28 2023!

Dear Italian Subsidiaries in North America, We would like to bring to your attention the opportunity to be part of the next edition of our magazine “Machines Italia” which is a complementary opportunity for your company to gain additional exposure within the North American marketplace. For context, you may review previous editions of the magazine at The following provides all indications and suggestions on the magazine and how your company can possibly be featured. The Chicago Office of the Italian Trade Agency, with a specific selection procedure entrusted

Sofidel Opens New Oklahoma Tissue Factory

Global tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel officially opened its seventh U.S. plant as part of an effort to meet increased consumer demand. The company invested $360 million in the 1.8 million-square-foot facility in Inola, Oklahoma, outside of Tulsa. The site includes a paper mill and converting plant to turn pulp into finished tissue paper, paper towels, toilet paper, and napkins, primarily for large commercial retailers. Company officials said the integrated facility features advanced technology and automated machinery to produce 120,000 tons of tissue per year, including two Toscotec paper

Team Of Canadian & Italian Researchers Breaking New Ground In Materials Science For Electronics

A study by a team of researchers from Canada and Italy recently published in Nature Materials could usher in a revolutionary development in materials science, leading to big changes in the way companies create modern electronics. The goal was to develop two-dimensional materials, which are a single atomic layer thick, with added functionality to extend the revolutionary breakthrough in materials science that started with the discovery of graphene in 2004. In total, 19 authors worked on this paper from INRS, McGill, Lakehead, and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, the national research council


It’s not a copy…..It’s Nipco Guarneri Technology and Voith Paper Walztechnik AG expand global cooperation for Nipco™ rolls and calenders. Guarneri Technology, founded in the ’40 by Mr. Ettore Guarneri located in Busto Arsizio named the Italian Manchester. Last October 2002, Guarneri Family signed the contract with Voith for the world-wide exclusivity of the Nipco™ rolls. The Voith Group is a global technology company. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the large family-owned


Our machines, almost for END LINE process, are necessary for weaving plant, finishing plant, converting plants, and to process knit fabrics, woven and non-woven fabrics, geotextile, net for agriculture, automotive and laminated fabrics, spun-bond, spun-lace, paper and medical fabrics. The machines of our production: • INSPECTION MACHINE FOR KNIT FABRICS AND LYCRA “TENSIONLESS” • INSPECTION MACHINES FOR ALL TYPES OF FABRIC • WRAPPING MACHINES FOR EVERY KIND OF ROLL • COMPLETE PERSONALIZED INSPECTION AND PACKING LINES • HIGH SPEED SLITTING MACHINE (IN/OFF-LINE) AND PRE-CUT (PERFORATION) PROCESS

Sustainability, Industry 4.0 and a new awareness for the industry, PRINT4ALL changes the date and will be held May 3-6 2022

Print4all: New Dates, Same Drive to Innovate Milan, 14 July 2020. Print4All changes date. The appointment is now in Fiera Milano (Italy) from 3 to 6 May 2022. The postponement of several European trade fair events dedicated to printing, which were originally slated to be held during these months concerned by the health emergency, has upset the international trade fair scene and the presence of other events at dates close to Print4All would have prevented some companies from properly deciding where to focus their attention and investments. For this reason, a new date was set for the event that

Sofidel Group Invests $360 Million In Oklahoma Plant

Italian tissue manufacturer Sofidel Group anticipates an early June grand opening for its $360 million plant in Inola, a spokesman for the company said. A total of 350 people will be employed at the 1.8 million-square-foot facility, which is expected to be fully operational by sometime this summer, spokesman Enrique Garay said. In terms of sheer size, Sofidel’s footprint is among the most spacious in the state. It is smaller than the four-story Amazon fulfillment center (about 2.5 million square feet of workspace) scheduled to open in Tulsa late this year. But the Rogers County facility is 38%

Print4All Conference - Future Factory

Print4All Conference marks the evolution of the entire Communication and Graphic industry. It's the event that allows manufacturers, converters/printers, influencers, brand owners and all the players within the supply chain to meet up with one another. Print4All is the result of the collaboration between several partners including the Italian Trade Agency, ACIMGA (Italian Manufacturers’ Association of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting and Paper Industry), Argi (the Graphic Industry Suppliers Association), and combines three long-standing brands showcasing specific industrial production

Innovation Days 2019 @ IMECE 2019

Together with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) hosted The Italian Way to Advanced Manufacturing round-table discussion panel on the occasion of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition (IMECE) which took place from November 10 to 13, 2020 in Salt Lake City, (UT). The November 13th, 2019 panel was attended by approximately 200 researchers, academics and industrials from around the world who were taking part in IMECE’s advanced manufacturing and related conference tracks. The panel provided an exciting debate discussion