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Ucima kicks off its 2020 international promotional program

Over the next twelve months, the Italian packaging machinery manufacturers’ association will once again be engaged in international promotion for the sector. The number of trade fair appointments has almost doubled. The first stop will be Manila, where in a few days’ time the Made in Italy flag will be flown by seven sector companies. After conducting in-depth studies of trends in the most promising markets in terms of development potential, Ucima is returning to its promotional programme at the industry’s top international shows with fresh momentum. The planned tour will cover all key

ITA Special Report: US Market for Advanced Manufacturing

The USA Market for Advanced Manufacturing (AM) and Robotics Manufacturing in the U.S. has often been assumed to be in long-term decline, with the competitive advantage moving to low-cost countries such as Mexico and China. However, with advanced technologies likely to automate as much as 60% of factory tasks, in the future low-cost countries may no longer enjoy a competitive advantage, and the USA could well regain lost ground. Although many basic and low value-added products have moved out of the USA, the country still has an incredibly thriving manufacturing sector with more than $4 trillion

Italy at Pack Expo 2019

From 23 to 25 September, the Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association will be taking centre stage at Pack Expo, the most important event for the industry in North America. Following its success in Chicago in 2018, Ucima is preparing to return to the USA for Pack Expo (23-25 September), one of the most important international exhibitions devoted to processing and packaging. This year’s venue is the Las Vegas Convention Center, the location that hosts the show in odd-numbered years. The seventh stop in the association’s 2019 international promotional programme, the show

Italy a major player at ITMA Barcelona 2019 textile machinery show

Italy’s presence at the world’s most important trade fair dedicated to textile machinery, ITMA, which opens its gates on June 20 in Barcelona for its 18 th edition, will be, as in previous editions, absolutely imposing, numbering some 360 exhibitors. ITMA opens its gates on June 20 in Barcelona, and for seven days visitors at the world’s primary textile machinery trade fair will be provided a first hand look at the high quality of the technology proposals of roughly 360 exhibiting Italian machinery manufacturers. The overall surface area occupied by Italian exhibitors, nearly 30,000 sq. meters

Print4Pack 2016 - A Big Success for Italy's Printing and Converting Industries !

The recent PRINT4pack Conference held on September 20-21, 2016 in Palermo, Italy was part of the Made BY Italy promotional programme which Italy's ACIMGA association has been developing for years to support the Printing and Converting Industry and was organized in cooperation with ARGI (Italian Association of Graphic Industry Suppliers) and with the support of the Italian Trade Agency and Italy's Ministry for Economic Development. The Conference provided a unique opportunity to spread in the Mediterranean basin an innovative and propositive culture about the new role of Packaging and the new