Passion for innovation and plastics culture

There is no future without innovation, technology and knowledge.

Proplast has made possible the marvelous art of innovating since the nineties. Twenty years of passion and continuous pursuit of perfection and best performance. A story in the name of innovation whose most recent chapters have been written by the introduction of advanced design and molding technologies, bioplastic, fibro-reinforced materials and 3D printing, of international research projects and finally of modern training paths on the basis of the digital business transformation. Our future started yesterday: it is determined by the skills focus, constant professional growth and partnerships with international players.

Proplast dedicates more than twenty years to its customers, members, industry experts, and those who have written the company's history.

1998-2020

1998-2020
2019
May

“ECP4” International Conference

“ECP4” International Conference
International Conference “Research and Innovation For Plastics in a Circular Economy – Strategic Research Needs for the European Plastics and Composites Industry” held on May 21th in Alessandria, at the Università del Piemonte Orientale. The event is organized within the European platform ECP4 European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing, which brings together some of the most important R&D centers in Europe.
April

“Plastica amica” contest

“Plastica amica” contest
The “Plastica Amica” contest on the use, reuse and recovery of plastic materials has been established. The initiative is aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises or start-ups who can propose a slogan, a project idea or an object. The 1st prize awarded to AT Media, the 2nd to Ecoplasteam Srl and finally to Tech IT Packaging – Tecnopolimeri.
March

“CIRCULAR ECONOMY: not a trend but necessity and opportunity”. Technical table

“CIRCULAR ECONOMY: not a trend but necessity and opportunity”. Technical table
CGREEN Cluster organizes a technical table entitled “CIRCULAR ECONOMY: not a trend but necessity and opportunity”, held on March 18th at the Scientific and Technological Park of Rivalta Scrivia – Italy
February

A&T Oval Lingotto

A&T Oval Lingotto
CGREEN Cluster takes part in the 13th edition of the A&T Automation & Testing fair from 13 to 15 February 2019 in Turin, at the OVAL Lingotto Fiere with a stand where it is possible to find an example of an “ideal supply chain”. The stand was shared by the following members: Check- Solution Srl, Gallicchio Stampi Srl, Mod.En Srl, Pro-Design Snc and SFC Compositi Srl.
2018
December

20 years of passion for innovation and plastics culture

20 years of passion for innovation and plastics culture
Proplast celebrates its 20th birthday!
December

Silver Label renewal

Silver Label renewal
On December 2018, Proplast renewed “The Silver Label Certificate” assigned by ESCA, In this way, it was identified again as a Cluster of Excellence for its activities of networking between the companies of plastics material field.
October

ECCP2

ECCP2
Proplast organizes the 2nd edition of the International Conference on conductive polymers ECCP “European Conference on thermally and electrically Conductive Polymers: from lab to market”, held on October 23th, 2018 at Castello del Valentino in Turin- Italy.
June

Nanotechnological treatments of polymeric surfaces

Nanotechnological treatments of polymeric surfaces
Big audience in the workshop “Nanotechnological treatments of polymeric surfaces” organized by Proplast within the CGREEN Piedmont Region Cluster on June 12.
June

PLAST ’18 fair

PLAST ’18 fair
Proplast participates in the Plast 2018 fair.
2017
November

Partners of the ICTPlast Training Project

Partners of the ICTPlast Training Project
Proplast became partner of ICTPlast project. A training program about advanced ICT tools. The project aimed to improve skills in planning production of SMEs for plastic sector.
September

Accreditation for Training

Consortium Proplast, successfully, passed the annual audit for the maintenance of regional accreditation about professional training (higher and continuing education) achieved in 2014.
September

Speakers at the Moldex 3d Technology Conference 2017

Speakers at the Moldex 3d Technology Conference 2017
Proplast took part in Moldex 3d Technology Conference 2017 as speakers. The project included the presentation of a study done on injected thermoplastic composites, relative process simulations and FEM structural simulations.
July

Plastic 4.0 and Smart Factory Seminar

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Great success about Plastic 4.0 and Smart Factory seminar. Industry 4.0 topic was presented from the specific point of view of plastics sector. Thanks to the presence of experts and corporate testimonials, different solutions adaptable to the industrial world have been concretely presented.
2016
November

ECCP Conference

ECCP Conference
Proplast organized the first edition of the International conference “ ECCP -European Conference on thermally and electrically Conductive Polymers: from lab to market”.
June

CGREEN Innovation Pole

CGREEN Innovation Pole
Proplast, together with PST and IBIS are established in ATS and become co-managers of the CGREEN Innovation pole. The pole carries out activities to support the competitiveness of Piedmont companies encouraging a sustainable innovation.
April

Extruding with Promix Solutions

Extruding with Promix Solutions
The new technology and Promix Solutions station jointed the compounding area for the extrusion of lighter thermoplastic products with reduced chemical additives use.
2015
December

Silver Label – Excellent Cluster

Silver Label – Excellent Cluster
Proplast is recognised by Esca as Excellent Cluster for its activity in the field of plastics innovation and awarded of  “The Silver Label Certificate”.
2014
October

Thermoplastic composites and new technologies for PROCOMP Project

Thermoplastic composites and new technologies for PROCOMP Project
Proplast was leader of a companies group. The project aim was to develop components in laminate and thermoplastic retro composite injected by mean of new technologies and automatic  processes.
July

Accreditation by Piedmont Region for the profession training.

Accreditation by Piedmont Region for the profession training.
Proplast received the accreditation by Piedmont Region as headquarter for the profession training.
April

Monitoring energy consumption

Monitoring energy consumption
The APROL EnMon system installed in Proplast headquarter allowed a scrupulous energy analysis of the various laboratories and related equipment with a focus on the transformation processes.
2013
June

15 Years – Supporting the Plastics Industry

15 Years – Supporting the Plastics Industry
Proplast celebrated its first 15 years: an important milestone characterized by successes and expectations for the future. The event of 27 June involved the participation of numerous entrepreneurs, national and international organizations. Many testimonies including Marco Giovannini – President of Confindustria Alessandria and Guala Closures: If it is true that the exams never end, it will be equally true that to face these exams we need excellent training centres on the territory which are able to attract and grow young talents.
2012
March

New MuCell, ® Heat & Cool®, Roctool® technologies come into Proplast

New MuCell, ® Heat & Cool®, Roctool® technologies come into Proplast
Proplast consolidated an important partnership with Engel and Trexel. A new area dedicated to microcellular injection molding and development of MUCELL®, HEAT & COOL, ROCTOOL technologies has been opened.
2011
September

BIOplastics Conference 2011

BIOplastics Conference 2011
Proplast together with Polimerica and Plastica Verde organized an international conference with high-technical value about BIOTECHNICS and BIOMATERIALS.
2010
June

Plastics Academy S.r.L establishment

Plastics Academy S.r.L establishment
Proplast Servizi srl has been transformed in Plastics Academy S.r.L integrating new professional training and recruiting activities specific for plastics sector.
2009
June

Plastics EcoDesign Center

Plastics EcoDesign Center
The participation in the Italian-French project laid foundations for the realisation od  “EcoDesign Center”. The project aimed to support companies in developing competitive products for the environmental sustainability.
March

Managers about “ Regional Innovation Pole for new materials”

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Proplast became manager of the “Regional Innovation Pole for new materials”. This valued recognition translated into a real opportunity for intercompany projects on R & D, training and technology transfer.
2008
June

Proplast Spin-Off

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Proplast moved in PST-Rivalta Scrivia. Developed over an area of 3,500 square meters, it became the first integrated cycle center in the field of product and process engineering, research and analysis. The dense internationalization process and participation in high-tech projects allowed Proplast to become a point of reference for plastics industry.
2006
September

Players of excellence

Players of excellence
Proplast consolidated important co-operations with international players about plastics sector.
2004
May

Testing Lab

Testing Lab
A new testing laboratory was opened for testing products and plastic materials.
2002
November

The revolution of Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling

The revolution of Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling
Proplast, quickly, became an excellence centre for Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling. The new system allowed a more rapid and accurate prototyping than traditional methods.
2000
June

Prestigious projects and ambitious recognitions

Prestigious projects and ambitious recognitions
Excellent years characterized by prestigious projects and ambitious recognitions: Proplast Services has been founded as a job agency Grand Opening of a new Advanced Design lab Miur recognition by Piedmont Region
1998
June

Proplast establishment

Proplast establishment
Proplast consortium opened its doors at the Polytechnic University of Turin –  Alessadria HQ. Together they founded the “Cultural centre for the engineering of plastic materials” becoming the operative head of Proplast. Excellent business relationship and the introduction of new path allowed Proplast to be recognised as a leader in the market.