The Green Economy General Assembly

The priority commitments taken on by Europe for the development of a green and circular economy were at the center of discussions during the four days of Ecomondo and Key Energy 2017 (7-10 November 2017, Rimini Fiera).

Anuga FoodTec 2018

20 - 23 March 2018, Cologne (D)   This year’s edition will be one to “speak to the senses” and build an industry culture, given the extensive offering, focused on food production, which will be covered in all its phases. The entire affair will be duly oriented toward quality as that which determines the character of a food product.

Save Milano 2018

10 April 2018 will be the next edition of SAVE, a vertical event for solutions and applications in automation, instrumentation and sensors organized by Eiom: a Spring showcase for concerns and qualified operators to meet, get updates, find inspiration and do business together.

Allied in the name of innovation

Ipack-Ima, Meat-Tech, Plast, Print4all, Intralogistica Italia 29 May - 1 June 2018, Fiera Milano, Milan (I)

Single-dose with built-in applicator

The Lameplast single-dose becomes even smarter: not only does it  combine practicality, security and the right amount of product, but it also acquires an especially designed applicator and comes in different variants (simple and smooth, with brush, sponge or with irregular and massaging surface...) to thus to favour the correct application of a liquid, gel or cream.

A spiral bottle for orange soda

In the Fanta brand update process, Sidel actively participated in the development and industrialization of the new bottle for the Coca-Cola Company (TCCC).

2018: goodbye fear!

In an end of year 2017 survey, COOP asked Italians which words best represent their expectations for the coming year, and the results were very positive. Words like “crisis” dropped to the bottom of the ranking, replaced by optimistic expressions like hope, recovery and change. And with rising spirits comes rising consumption: +15.6% at Christmas.

2% growth in European tube production

In the first half of 2017, the total number of tubes delivered by all manufacturers which are members of the european tube manufacturers association (etma) amounted to nearly 5.4 billion. This mid-year figure is two percent higher than the corresponding figure in 2016.

Strategic investments in Italy

Following the unveiling in Ireland in December 2017 of a new software research and development center, dedicated to computer vision and artificial intelligence, the Lombard company Antares Vision resumes investing in Italy with a new plant that will make automatic inspection and quality control machines for pharmaceutical products (vials, flacons, capsules, compresses) in the industrial district of Bogolese di Sorbolo (PR).

Amaplast: Made in Italy and the Russian recovery

+109%: This the increase in Italian exports of machinery, equipment and moulds for plastics and rubber to Russia in the first nine months of 2017, as compared to the same period in 2016, according to the calculations of the Centro Studi di Amaplast (Confindustria member sector association that groups together more than 170 manufacturers) on foreign trade data published by ISTAT.