On the occasion of its meeting on March 19, 2013 the Board of Directors of the Association accepted the application of one new company: ERGOMEC srl (as Effective Members). Consequently, for the time being ASSOCOMAPLAST Members are 163.
On March 6, 1953 the founder of CIBRA (ASSOCOMAPLAST Member), Mr Gennaro Cirielli, filed a patent for the first sealing pincer for polyethylene bags.
On Wednesday February 13, 2013, the European Commission submitted to the Parliament a set of standards for a higher safety of products and a more effective market surveillance.
The 18th edition of PLASTIMAGEN - the main date for the plastics and rubber industries in Central America – is going to take place in Mexico City, from March 12 to 15, 2013. More than 30 Italian companies will showcase through the national pavilion coordinated by ASSOCOMAPLAST.
On the occasion of its meeting on February 14, 2013 the Board of Directors of the Association accepted the application of two new companies: B-TEC srl and BORGHI spa (as Effective Members). Consequently, for the time being ASSOCOMAPLAST Members are 162.
Energy efficiency in plastics and rubber processing machinery is a primary goal of the European manufacturers and is an EUROMAP (European Association for Plastics and Rubber Machinery) topical subject in their initiatives program.
The international show INTERPLASTICA in Moscow, annual event for all Russian processing companies interested in the latest technological innovations, closes today. The Italian collective participation organized by ASSOCOMAPLAST was very significant: 53 companies occupying a total of over a thousand sqm.
InnoREX is the name of the new project funded within the European FP7 program under the Grant Agreement number 309802. ASSOCOMAPLAST participates within a consortium coordinated by Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology, consisting of eleven partners including small and medium enterprises, researchcentresand trade Associations.
On the basis of ISTAT data regarding foreign trade in the first nine months of 2012, Assocomaplast forecasts for the entire year 2012 an outcome close the results for 2007 - the best year ever - with production on the order of 4.2 billion euros and exports worth more than 2.6 billion.
On Thursday December 13, 2012, in Milan, the Technical Committee ISO/TC 270, which has as main objective the worldwide safety standardization on plastics and rubber machinery, started its activity.
The updated version of ASSOCOMAPLAST informative bulletin dated December 2012 has been published with the results of the survey carried out by our Association among its Members on the conditions applied to customers for after-sales services of specialized staff, in Italy and abroad.
It will take place from January 29 to February 1, 2012, the 16th edition of INTERPLASTICA, the main trade exhibition for our sector in Russia, where almost fifty Italian companies are scheduled to participate, coordinated by ASSOCOMAPLAST.
Besides the routine activities, ASSOCOMAPLAST is organizing in the current quarter - even in cooperation with the Italian Trade Commission - some promotional initiatives to support the Italian plastics and rubber machinery industry.
The following divulgation events are scheduled in the upcoming weeks:
On the occasion of its meeting on October 24, 2012 the Board of Directors of the Association accepted the application of two new companies: AMUTEC srl and DELIA srl(as Effective Members). Consequently, for the time being ASSOCOMAPLAST Members are 165.
On October 18, 2012 the Extraordinary General Assembly of Europe’s Association for Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers (EUROMAP) has set the course for the years 2013 to 2015 in Friedrichshafen.
On Thursday, September 27, 2012, at UNI premises in Milan, the annual meeting of the European Technical Committee CEN/TC 145 took place, attended by delegates from the British, French, German, Italian and Swiss standardization bodies.
The Committee, composed by 14 Working Groups, studies and updates the harmonized safety standards on plastics and rubber processing machinery.
According to statistics provided by Assocomaplast, Italian imports and exports for the sector recorded new gains in the first half of 2012 with respect to the same period in 2011.
Imports grew by 6%, approaching 300 million euros.
Besides the routine activities, ASSOCOMAPLAST will organize, also in cooperation with the Italian Trade Commission, events to introduce the Italian manufacturers, with B2B meetings, in Tunisia (Tunis and Sousse, September 26-26) and Turkey (Istanbul, October 8).
On the occasion of PLAST 2012, ASSOCOMAPLAST realized the new institutional video, available in home page, which is also displayed on the occasion of exhibitions, seminars etc. for the promotion of the made in Italy.
The updated version of ASSOCOMAPLAST informative bulletin dated July 2012 has been published with the results of the survey carried out by our Association among its Members on the conditions applied to customers for after-sales services of specialized staff, in Italy and abroad.
On the occasion of its meeting on June 28, 2012 the Board of Directors of the Association has accepted the application of 2 new companies: CATTORINI COSTRUZIONI MECCANICHE srl (as Effective Member) and ULTRA SYSTEM srl (as Associated Member). Consequently, for the time being ASSOCOMAPLAST Members are 163.