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The organisation of Plast 2021, one of the major European tradeshows for the plastics and rubber industries, has begun. Read more

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EuPC, PlasticsEurope and PRE oppose Italy plastic tax

EuPC

During a meeting held during the 2019 K trade show, the three presidents of Europe’s plastics industry associations agreed to oppose the Italian Government’s tax proposal of €1,000 per tonne of plastic packaging. Read more

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Italy-based family-owned compounder LATI Industria Termoplastici S.p.A. has tasked Coperion with the pre-engineering and engineering of a state-of-the-art material handling line of a pilot plant at their production site in Torba, Italy. Read more

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Huntsman and PU Consulting renew partnership

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Global chemical company Huntsman Tecnoelastomeri has announced that it has renewed a longstanding partnership with Swedish company PU Consulting AB for the distribution of core products from its specialist hot cast elastomer business. Read more

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LATI3Dlab will develop high-performance polymers with advanced functional properties developed ad hoc to the specification of customers, whether filament manufacturers or users in technical and industrial fields Read more

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Free transport for Romans who recycle

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Commuters in Rome can now earn public transport credits by recycling plastic bottles. Read more

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Plenty in the pipeline at the PVC4Pipes Conference

PVC4Pipes

Significant trends across the European plastic pipe value chain, cost-competitiveness of PVC pipes and best practices for their installation will be some of the key topics for debate by a host of European experts at the first PVC4Pipes conference Read more

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Geocell increases drainage areas

Geoplast

As water management and flooding resilience are more demanding, Italy-based construction and infrastructure solutions manufacturer Geoplast recognises the need for a solution that is able to easily and efficiently increase drainage areas. Read more

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Rodolfo Comerio conceives ‘super-combined’ calendering line

Rodolfo Comerio

A major tyre manufacturer chose Rodolfo Comerio for the manufacturing of an innovative calendering line for a new plant in India able to produce rubberised textile cord and inner liner, as well as rubberised steel cord. Read more

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Europe’s flexible packaging market will be worth over €16bn by 2023

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Europe's flexible packaging market is predicted to achieve a CAGR of two per cent over the next five years to reach over €16bn in 2023, according to the latest Wood Mackenzie Chemicals ‘Flexible Packaging Europe Supply Demand Report.’ Read more

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Bandera hits the market with SmartFlex lines in Poland and Slovenia

Bandera

Greater flexibility is the key aspect that makes the SmartFlex lines amongst the most appreciated and required by customers among the other Bandera Blown Film technologies. Read more

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SIPA and EREMA win WorldStar Packaging Award

SIPA S.p.A

European technology that makes it possible to produce PET bottles entirely out of post-consumer waste has been recognised with a prestigious WorldStar Packaging Award by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) in Prague. Read more

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New Colines air bubble lines hit the market

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2019 is witnessing the launch of what is being dubbed the ‘new generation’ of extrusion lines for air bubble film, according to Italy-based extrusion company Colines S.p.A. Read more

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NUPI announces first European certifications for Niron Beta system

NUPI Industrie Italiane

Italy-based piping systems manufacturers NUPI Industrue Italiane SpA (NUPI) has announced that the Niron β system for HVAC applications received CSTB and ATEC certificates, the first European certifications obtained by NUPI for this product range. Read more

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Qosina launches European operations

Qosina Corp.

US-based Qosina Corp. has announced the establishment of operations in Europe. Qosina Europe is located in Milan, Italy, and managed by Giampaolo Meana. Read more

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Ezio Fregnan

Comau

With growing interest and the worldwide push in STEM subjects, robotics and Industry 4.0 generally, eppm asked Comau’s Academy Director Ezio Fregnan about the e.DO Experience initiatives, and what they mean for humans and robotics. Read more

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Bandera has supplied two flat-die extrusion lines to a Vietnamese customer

Bandera

Bandera has supplied two flat-die extrusion lines to a Vietnamese customer: one thermoforming line for PET and extrusion machinery for PP and PS. Read more

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A year of consolidation for Amaplast

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Amaplast has completed its year-end balance sheet for 2018, incorporating foreign trade data from the Italian Institute of Statistics (ISTAT). Read more

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Plast to return with the Innovation Alliance in 2021

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The Plast International Exhibition for Plastics and Rubber Industries organising secretariat has announced the next three-year appointment for the event, which will take place from 4 to 7 May 2021 at the Fiera Milano Rho-Pero fairgrounds in Milan Read more

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Simac, the international machinery and technology exhibition for shoes, is being held in Milan, Italy, with BASF presenting the latest material developments with Ultrasim computer simulation for manufacturing optimised shanks for shoes. Read more

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  • Registration opens for Plast 2021

  • EuPC, PlasticsEurope and PRE oppose Italy plastic tax

    EuPC

    EuPC, PlasticsEurope and PRE oppose Italy plastic tax

  • LATI upgrades with support from Coperion

  • Huntsman and PU Consulting renew partnership

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    Huntsman and PU Consulting renew partnership

  • GAP brings specialist systems to K

    GAP

    GAP brings specialist systems to K

  • Free transport for Romans who recycle

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    Free transport for Romans who recycle

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