On July 2, 2015 ASSOCOMAPLAST Executive Committee appointed for the period 2015-2017 the Association Board of Directors as follows: Enzo Balzanelli (F.B. BALZANELLI AVVOLGITORI), Massimo Margaglione (GEFIT), Pierino Persico (PERSICO).
It is going on right now in Kielce Trade Fairs Fairgrounds, the 19th edition of PLASTPOL (May 26-29, 2014).
The exhibition covers around 14.200 net sqm, growing compared to the 2014 edition when the net area occupied was almost reaching 14.000 sqm. Also the number of exhibitors has increased, from 744 to 803.
It has started today May 20, 2015 the 29th edition of CHINAPLAS, annual exhibition for the plastics and rubber industry, alternating between Shanghai and Guangzhou, city that hosts this ongoing edition.
The resume of PLAST 2015, which took place from May 5 to 9, compared to previous one is enclosed.
As quoted in the website www.plastonline.org PLAST 2015, the largest exhibition of this year, in Europe, for the plastics and rubber industries, closed on Saturday May 9 with positive results.
On the occasion of PLAST 2015 opening ceremony, a prize was given to the winners of the Plastic Technologies Award 2015, created by PROMAPLAST srl, organizer of PLAST, and POLI.Design the Consortium of the Milan Polytechnical. Here enclosed the sheets of the winning projects sponsored by AMUT, ASSOCOMAPLAST, NEGRI BOSSI, PLASTICSEUROPE ITALIA.
CEN (European Committee for Standardization) has published on April 22, 2015 the standard EN 16474:2015 concerning the safety requirements for tyre curing machines, which will come into force upon publication in the European Official Journal.
On the occasion of PLAST opening ceremony, which will take place on May 5, from 10 to 13, in Room Aquarius of Fiera Milano Conference Centre in Rho (see enclosed program), the 5 winners of the Plastic Technologies Award 2015 (www.polidesign.net/en/PlasticAward2015) promoted by PROMAPLAST srl, PLAST organizer, and Consorzio POLI.Design, will be rewarded.
ASSOCOMAPLAST organizes the conference "Innovation, safety and sustainability of food packaging in plastic materials" in cooperation with FEDERCHIMICA/PLASTICSEUROPE ITALIA, FEDERAZIONE GOMMA PLASTICA/UNIONPLAST and ITALIAN INSTITUTE OF PACKAGING.
ASSOCOMAPLAST has completed the year 2014 balance sheet for the sector, incorporating ISTAT foreign trade data.
On Friday March 13, 2015 the exhibition of CONFINDUSTRIA at EXPO 2015 on the industrial sustainable feeding was presented at the Museum of Science and Technology in Milan.
On the occasion of its meeting on February 26, 2015 the Board of Directors of the Association accepted the application of three new companies: AMUT DOLCI BIELLONI srl, BIESSE srl Advanced Material Division, SGS ITALIA srl as Effective Members. Consequently, for the time being ASSOCOMAPLAST Members are 164.
On February 13, 2015 the type C standard EN 289:2014 on the safety requirements of compression and transfer moulding machines was published on the European Official Journal n. C 54 and has come into force.
It ended yesterday the first day of PLASTINDIA, the most relevant exhibition for our sector in India.
The 18th edition of Interplastica opened its doors on January 27, 2015 in Moscow. The uphill start of the show is due to a combination of factors: the significant instability of the Russian currency, the Ukrainian crisis and the price reduction of gas and oil.
The Italian economic situation shown by the foreign press is too often, if not always, based on negative factors: low competitiveness, public debt, etc. and thus it concurs to confirm a certain stereotype about Italy.
At the EXPOCENTR Fairgrounds, from January 27 to 30, 2015, the 18th edition of INTERPLASTICA will take place, the main sectorial exhibition in Russia, where 36 Italian companies will exhibit in the Italian pavilion coordinated by ASSOCOMAPLAST.
CEN (European Committee for Standardization) has published on December 17, 2014 the standard EN 1417:2014 concerning the safety requirements for two-roll mills, which will come into force upon publication in the European Official Journal.
Assocomaplast has compared ISTAT foreign trade data for January-September of the current year with data for the same period in 2013 and confirms further growth in both imports and exports.
Exports rose by over 4% while purchases from abroad grew by over 7%. This has also led to a consolidation (+3%) of an already strong balance of trade.
On the occasion of its meeting on December 11, 2014 the Board of Directors of the Association accepted the application of four new companies: PROMIXON srl and TEKNOMAST srl as Effective Members; COMAT srl and NUOVA TERMOSTAMPI spa as Associated Members. Consequently, for the time being ASSOCOMAPLAST Members are 169.
At the Tüyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center Fairground in Istanbul, will take place, from December 4 to 7, 2014, the 24th edition of PLAST EURASIA, the most important exhibition for our sector in Turkey.
At the New International Expo Centre Fairground in Shanghai, from December 3 to 5, will take place the 14th edition of RUBBERTECH, an interesting appointment for rubber processing technologies in China.
At the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran Fairground, from November 19 to 22, will take place the 27th edition of PLASTICS & RUBBER INDONESIA, the most important exhibition for our sector in Indonesia, organized by PT Pamerindo Indonesia and Overseas Exhibition Services.