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The governing body of the Italian Packaging Machinery Association has been elected

CS 08/2017

The general meeting of Ucima (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Association) has elected the members of the Board who will work together with President Enrico Aureli and Vice-Presidents Andrea Malagoli and Luciano Sottile to head the association.

Italian packaging machinery: 2016 turnover tops over 6.6 billion euros

CS 07/2017
Italian packaging machinery: 2016 turnover tops over 6.6 billion euros

One of the driving sectors of Italian industry, it has posted further 6.6% growth. Exports make up 80.1% of sales, equivalent to 5.3 billion euros (up 5.8% on 2015). The domestic Italian market has seen an excellent performance with 10% growth in turnover to more than 1.3 billion euros. Food and Beverage are the main outlet sectors.

Packaging machinery in Mexico, Russia and Thailand

CS 06/2017

Over the next few days the Italian automatic packaging machinery manufacturers will be promoting Italian innovation at three major trade fairs in Mexico, Russia and Thailand.

Packaging machines: growth in Italian manufacturing continues

CS 05/2017

In the first three months of this year, turnover in the Italian market grew by +6.5%, with orders up by +9.9%. Export sales have also grown by 13%, following the relatively low growth of 3% in the last two quarters of 2016.

Italian packaging technology takes the spotlight at Propak Vietnam

CS 04/2017

The country pavilion coordinated by UCIMA and the Italian Trade Agency ICE will host Italian packaging technology in Vietnam from 21 to 23 March.

Italian packaging machinery industry resumes growth

CS 22/16

Based on the preliminary results published by the Ucima Research Department, turnover is expected to exceed 6.3 billion euros.

Ucima goes to Chicago to promote Italian technological excellence

CS 18/16

The Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Association will be present at Pack Expo, the industry-leading event in North America, with promotional initiatives for Italian packaging.

Ucima a Chicago per esaltare l’eccellenza tecnologica italiana

CS 18/16

L’Unione Costruttori Italiani Macchine Automatiche per il confezionamento e l’Imballaggio sarà presente a Pack Expo, il più importante appuntamento fieristico di settore in Nord America, con iniziative promozionali per il packaging made in Italy.

Italian packaging takes the spotlight in Nigeria and Myanmar

CS 16/16

10 Italian companies will represent the very best of Italian packaging technology.

Italian packaging in Shanghai

CS 13/16

A group of Italian companies coordinated by the Italian Trade Agency and Ucima is taking part collectively in one of China's biggest trade fairs for the packaging industry.

Andrea Malagoli (IMA) and Luciano Sottile (Goglio) elected new Vice Chairmen of Ucima

CS 12/16

Andrea Malagoli, Managing Director of Ima Spa and a member of the Vacchi family, and Luciano Sottile, Central Director of the machinery division of Goglio Spa, are the new Vice Chairmen of Ucima for the four-year period 2016-2020.

Ucima’s newly-elected Chairman Enrico Aureli sets out his agenda at the Members’ Meeting

CS 11/16

Enrico Aureli, the newly elected Chairman of the Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association, set out the agenda for his term in office to a large audience of businessmen gathered in Villa Marchetti for the Annual Members’ Meeting.