, together with other European associations, has always been working on safety regulations for safer machines in our industry.
said exports account for more than 65% of the Italian sector's revenues.
Through PLASTEX 2008 we hope to further expand our presence in this very promising growth region," added Claudio Celata, Managing Director, Assocomaplast
, according to surveys among its members, estimated a value of production that again touched the threshold of 4 billion [euro].
According to the latest bimonthly survey conducted by Assocomaplast
among its own members (i.e., among machinery makers), in the coming months, respondents do not expect to see significant changes in orders for equipment.
should be commended for its role in tiffs investigation.
said the vast majority of the Italian manufacturers have acquired an order portfolio that covers the first semester of the current year.
Plast '03 is sponsored by Euromap (European Committee of Machinery Manufacturers for the Plastics and Rubber Industries), as well as by Assocomaplast
(the Italian trade association of the plastics and rubber machinery field).
European Committee of Machinery Manufacturers for the Plastics and Rubber Industries and Assocomaplast
, Plast `03, Milan Fairgrounds, Milan, Italy, Enfiplast, tel.: +39 02 82283756; fax: +39 02 5751-2490--May 6-10.
In Italy, the national trade association, Assocomaplast
, said machinery production increased 7% in 1997 to almost 6,000 billion lira, with exports representing nearly two-thirds of the total.
* Italian plastics and rubber machinery exports experienced good growth for the first six months of 1991, with an increase of 8% over 1990 results, according to Assocomaplast
, the Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery Manufacturers' Association.
Founded in 1960, ASSOCOMAPLAST
, the Italian Plastics and Rubber Processing Machinery Manufacturers' Association, now represents 170 member companies, or about 75% of the processing machinery output and 70% of the total employees.