European Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers celebrate the next record year and new board appointments. more

Industry News

The VDMA and Euromap has published 82.1 software package for injection moulding machines integrated in vertical and horizontal IT communication structures for data exchange. more


Germany's VDMA, the mechanical engineering association, has joined major injection moulding machinery makers to launch its Euromap 77 exchange. more


EUROMAP and OPC announce closer cooperation for moulding machine interfaces in light of Industry 4.0 more

Industry News

European plastics trade associations have said they welcome the publication of the European Commission’s (EC) new Circular Economy package as a “step closer” to resource efficiency, however, there needs to be more clarity in a number of areas. more


Gondolas, growth and gaining momentum

At the recently held EUROMAP General Assembly in Venice, the member associations gave a positive outlook for Europe’s plastic and rubber machinery manufacturers; despite disappointing results from the BRIC countries. more

23 Oct 2015 09:00 Leanne Taylor's Blog

In this month’s column, Nigel Flowers, Chairman of the Polymer Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMMDA) discusses the latest machinery figures, the uptake of all-electric and what recent world events mean for the UK economy… more

Guest Blog

The output of the nine members of EUROMAP – the European Association of Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers – amounted to 13 billion euro in 2014, a year-on-year increase of 1.9 percent. more

Industry News

Plast 2015, Italy’s triennial plastics and rubber trade show, gets underway in Milan today with organisers expecting an increase in visitors over the course of the five-day show. more