Assocomaplast Report reveals growing North American demand for Italian solutions

The Italian plastics and rubber machinery industry ranks second in the world in export volume and since the early 1950s has offered a range of original, reliable machines.

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The industry has progressively developed, moving to more sophisticated, specific levels to provide higher productivity and quality technologies to improve penetration in worldwide markets.

Italian evolution in this field, both process and technology, offers plastics and rubber processors a range of machines and related equipment, plus peripheral or auxiliary tools up– and downstream for complex production lines.

The economic upturn of the sector is linked to the size of firms and experience realized during 50 years of activity.

Continuous upgrading permits a steady supply to Italian and foreign end–users, in particular to those interested in high hourly production and/or higher added value, through customized machinery.

Technological upgrading is demonstrated by 512 European patents of Italian plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers, members of the association ASSOCOMAPLAST (

Italian companies, while continuing to install complex treatment plants in Europe and the U.S., are also experiencing and meeting a growth in  demand for those technologies, particularly in emerging markets.


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