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Proplast

PROPLAST Consortium for the promotion of the plastic culture was created in 1997 with the aim to promote the plastic culture in Italy.

Originally created by Bayer, Basell, Guala and Mossi & Ghisolfi Group, Proplast counts today

169 consortium members:

    • 145 industrial companies

    • 8 associations

    • 13 universities

    • 2 public bodies and 1 bank foundation

3,4 million euro of income (2008)

42 employees

Proplast Consortium - of course - welcomes new members.


Proplast, together with Proplast Servizi were founded: 

    • to offer services to all those - enterprises and people - who operate in the plastics field and are interested in its development

    • to promote the creation of a reference point for experimental and research activities, both within the courses and in favour of companies working in the plastic field

    • to represent a reference point for a professional education about plastics

    • to promote the co-operation between national and international companies, athenaeums and other business, formative and research entities

 

The initiatives and services :

    • Industry services
         - laboratory testing
         - preforms and bottles testing
         - product design
         - process optimisation

    • Education at all levels

    • Continuous training

    • Applied research 

    • Information and documentation center

    • Seminar & congresses:

 

Relevant numbers 2009:

    • 428 moulding activities

    • 283 extrusion and compounding activities

    • 2071 testing activities

    • 45 advanced design activities

    • 204 blow moulding tests

    • 7 research projects

    • 11congresses and seminars