On Friday April 15, 2016 in Wien the annual Assembly of the International Technical Committee ISO/TC 270 (which draws international safety standards for plastics and rubber machines) took place at the presence of the following standardization bodies: American, British, Canadian, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese and Swiss.

Among the subjects on the agenda, the TC has decided to open a ballot between all the TC Members to evaluate the possibility to start new Working Groups concerning the safety standards for: blow molding machines, extruders, internal mixers, magnetic clamping systems, two roll mills.

Before the TC Assembly held from April 12 to 14 always in Wien, the ISO/TC 270 Working Group 1 - which is preparing an international standard on injection moulding machines - took place and confirmed that the draft standard will be sent to enquiry by the end of 2016.

ISO/TC 270 Chairmanship is managed by ASSOCOMAPLAST on behalf of UNI.