Industry and Strategy

GPack acquires Fougères-based Alliora Coffrets

GPack has signed an agreement with Oaktree Capital Management LP to acquire Alliora Coffrets, based in Fougères, France. The acquisition is part of GPack Group’s ongoing development strategy centered on expanding throughout Europe.

Gerhard Schubert GmbH

Having closed 2016 on the up (turnover +7.5% in 2015 at 187.2 million euros), Gerhard Schubert GmbH’s expectations for the current year are high as well: the job situation is excellent thanks to the dynamism in of the company order intake, especially in the US and in the pharmaceutical sector.

More sustainable hygiene

Devised by Sofidel  (leading  producer of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, headquartered at Porcari, Lucca), Papernet Bio Tech is an innovative and biologically active paper that, thanks to a a mix of spores, makes the decomposition of the organic material more effective, contributing to minimising limescale, blockages and bad smells, as well as significantly decreasing the Total Bacteria Count and the concentration of Stafilococcus Aureus.

Gpack has come into being and it is already big

Three companies in one, for a complete range respecting the single skills and competencies. Cartotecnica Goldprint has created the Gpack Group, operational since December 2017, that offers itself as an integrated supplier of converting products for the luxury and general packaging market, but also cartons for pharma, special papers, posters and displays.

Servotecnica Award - Do students dream of an electric motor?*

The answer to the question above is a convinced “yes”. Luciana Guidotti

Celebration with a (very positive) assessment

Technology (on the cutting-edge), a philosophy (of integration), expertise (in human resources), relations (with the market): these are the assets on which B&R has built a 30-year history of commitment to a culture of automation in Italy. The secrets to this success, as told by various voices. Luciana Guidotti

Balluff grows by external means

The Balluff group, specialists in sensors and automation, has extended its own digital knowhow with the purchase of two companies: the ISS innovative software services GmbH (Stoccarda) and Matrix Vision GmbH (Oppenweiler).

Lenze: automation and social commitment

An extensive product portfolio, financial solidity, innovative capabilities in the automation sector: With these goals to their credit, last September Lenze celebrated its 70 years of business, not by chance at the “Don Gino Rigoldi Foundation” in Milan, for years alongside young people with difficult prospects, to which a sum of money has been donated.

Industry 4.0: facilitations

The law of conversion1 of D.L. 91/20172, the so-called “Decreto Sud”, has extended to September 30, 2018 the term to invest in “Industry 4.0” material assets, which may benefit from the 250% amortization introduced by the 2017 Budget Law.

Sun Chemical: Corporate Sustainability Report 2016

The concerm has released its annual document, which focuses on how its research and development efforts have led to new products and services that help customers improve their eco-efficiency goals.


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