Two further complete pet plants film for rigid packaging (thermoforming) at a top player in converting.

Union Officine Meccaniche has installed two R-PET lines at its historic customer in Mexico. With these last two systems the customer’s machine park reaches a total of 16 Union lines.

UNION: Stronger, closer & faster

In addition to the reliability of Union lines with an unrivaled life cycle, the customer is linked to the high level of quality of the finished product and Union’s reaction in grasping the need for fast deliveries to increase production in a short time.
The two lines have been designed to also work 100% with PET flakes, guaranteeing a perfect sheet for the thermoforming and FFS industry for the food sector and have a capacity of over 1000 kg/h, on a useful width of 1300 mm and with thickness range from 0.160 to 1.6 mm. All the lines are connected remotely to be able to offer continuous and timely assistance to every
customer around the world.

The Union Group is a faithful and consolidated supplier of the Top American Customer as not only as a historic manufacturer of extrusion plants with flat die technology for rigid packaging with innovative solutions, but also as a developer of open gate software for managing complex plants and entire factories integrating them into ERP/MES corporate systems.

A financially solid, competent, serious, concrete and rapid partner and above all an industrial structure and a robust organization. Union is design and construction commissioned. Feet planted on the ground of the concreteness of the polymer transformation industry.

Union confirms its position as a global supplier of complex extrusion systems in the following sectors:

  • of the latest generation rigid packaging PET, PLA, PP, BARRIER MATERIALS, EXPANDED INCLUDING XPS and flexible packaging for converting & printing and bio materials (TECOM Brand);
  • XPS expanded insulating panels but also PET and PE or structured panels with a honeycomb core;
  • compact sheets in PC, ABS, PMMA, PP, HDPE, HMWPE – also with optical quality – and also composite sheets with aluminium/steel sheets;
  • TPO waterproofing geomembranes even in extra large dimensions up to over 8m;
  • hollow profile sheet in PP and PC.

Union in the five-year business development plan 2024 – 2028 called “UNION – YEAR 2030 BRIGHT DAWN PLASTICS EXTRUSION PROJECT” will aim even more to beat international competition with solid and innovative arguments:

  • procedures for the global efficiency of the equipment in order to improve the OEE with the “UNION EXTRUSION LIFE RUN” project;
  • new and unique concept of real sustainability of the industry with the “UNION ZERO PROBLEMS” project, to replace the obsolete principles of Zero Waste or Reduced Energy Consumption, through access to the “TOTAL UNION CUSTOMER CARE” service which defines new standards of unique after-sales support for the sector. FAT on site, Commissioning & Start up
    with staff with very high knowledge of the process and Problem Solving remotely or close to the customer;
  • maximum competence in suggesting advanced line control systems that guarantee open interfaceability and the digitalisation of process data for the use of information useful for defining the absolute efficiency of the asset supplied, with the collaboration of the “CEBA OPC 2030” portal “SCADA PLATFORM”, developed by the subsidiary CEBA;
  • strong investment in the innovative production organization “UNION LEAN & SLIM” with personnel with high technical skills combined with an order organizational team that guarantees absolute quality control and rapid and precise reaction and job completion times.

Technologies increasingly aimed at the intensive use of recycled materials (even the most “mangy” ones in terms of composition i.e. mixed) and/or biodegradable for high quality products in terms of performance of use, pushing on upcycling and above all proposing on the processes flat die and also blown film the  “D&SUE = DIRECT & SMART UNION EXTRUSION” in flat die and also blown film processes also dedicated to packaging & converting.